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The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle


Fringe Fest: ‘Strangers: A Homo’s Odyssey’ is a Beautiful Journey in Self-Love

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer August 1, 2021

  Why do we love? This age-old question has been asked by all who’ve felt the bitter sting of heartbreak or the intense grasp of infatuation. Answers to the query have been attempted by poets,...

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‘Schmigadoon!’ Revamps Golden Age Musical Theatre

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer July 31, 2021

  Ever dreamt that life was like it is in musicals? Well, that dream — or personal nightmare — becomes the reality for unhappy couple Melissa (Cecily Strong) and Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) when...

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‘American Horror Stories’ Offers Nostalgia to Returning Audiences

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer July 30, 2021

  Famous writer and producer Ryan Murphy’s show "American Horror Story" has been dominating streaming and television platforms for a decade. In between season nine, released Sept. 2019, and...

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Animated Stand-Up Comedy Special ‘Tig Notaro: Drawn’ is a Must-See

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor July 29, 2021

  Emmy and Grammy-nominated comedian Tig Notaro's latest stand-up special “Tig Notaro: Drawn” is something we’ve never seen before. Her latest work lands right at the intersection of adult...

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Ryan Caraveo’s ‘Northend Sweetheart’ Perfect For End-of-Summer Listening

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer July 29, 2021

  I was driving home from Park City, basking in the pinkish hue of an uncharacteristically beautiful Salt Lake City sunset with the sounds of Ryan Caraveo's lyrical single "Ricochet" bouncing...

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The ‘Fear Street’ Trilogy Sacrifices Scares for Nostalgia

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer July 28, 2021

  Netflix’s new teen horror trilogy “Fear Street,” based on the Young Adult book series by R.L. Stine, strives to make what was once old feel new again. Residing somewhere in between film...

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Piano Prodigy and Philanthropist Donna Stoering Moves to Salt Lake City

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer July 27, 2021

  For Donna Stoering, music has always been part of the rhythm of her soul. Her impressive resume boasts a variety of accomplishments in music, from teaching professionally at ten years old,...

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A Painfully Artistic Dissection of Wolf Alice’s ‘Blue Weekend’ and its Visual Repertoire

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer July 23, 2021

  From eccentric cross-dressed dance competitions and medieval role-playing to exemplifying "main character energy" on public transportation, the British pop-punk band Wolf Alice had given us...

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New UMFA Exhibit ‘Confluence’ Looks at Utah’s Relationship to Water

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer July 22, 2021

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts has created a new exhibit centered around water and our relationship to it. “Confluence” uses the experiences of several Utah organizations and Ute spiritual...

Garth Brooks First Musician to Rock New Rice-Eccles

Garth Brooks First Musician to Rock New Rice-Eccles

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor July 18, 2021

  This weekend, the University of Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium played host to legendary country music star Garth Brooks. The concert was a huge success and the chart-topping solo artist had no...