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Artist of the Week: Gretchen Dietrich

Artist of the Week: Gretchen Dietrich

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

January 23, 2020

  Gretchen Dietrich, current executive director at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, has had an illustrious career in art history and education. Renowned across the country for having worked at some of the most prestigious institutions and now sitting at the helm of Utah’s flagship art museum,...

A ‘New’ Take on Dating for Ex-Mormons

A ‘New’ Take on Dating for Ex-Mormons

By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

January 22, 2020

  Within the last five years, being able to swipe left or right on a potential love interest seems to have replaced the stereotypical coffee-shop-meet cute story for thousands of people in our generation. More and more people are finding dating success by turning to their phones. With more peop...

Gearing Up for the Grammys: Best New Artist

Gearing Up for the Grammys: Best New Artist

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

January 18, 2020

  With the Grammys coming up at the end of the month, all eyes and ears from the music industry are focused on the nominees. While we've talked about the Grammys as a whole and the Record of the Year category, perhaps no category is more contentious this year than Best New Artist. This past year we witn...

“Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy” Is a Moving Portrait and Call to Action

“Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy” Is a Moving Portrait and Call to Action

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

January 18, 2020

  I’ve always known documentaries to be thought-provoking, inspirational and educational pieces of work. Many of the best documentaries pick apart a tragic event in someone’s life as a wake-up call to humanity to be and do better. “Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy” is one ...

Dine or Dash: Tres Hombres Mexican Grill & Cantina

Dine or Dash: Tres Hombres Mexican Grill & Cantina

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

January 18, 2020

  On one of the corners of the ever-stretching Highland Drive, there are three friends in cowboy hats who are the subject of a restaurant's sign — alerting passersby and hungry patrons of its presence. Inside Tres Hombres Mexican Grill & Cantina, the fun only continues. Some may find t...

‘She Kills Monsters’ Delights with Foes, Friends and Fears

‘She Kills Monsters’ Delights with Foes, Friends and Fears

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

January 17, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for "She Kills Monsters." When you think about grief, turning to a game of Dungeons and Dragons might not seem like an obvious coping mechanism. But, as Agnes Evans (Piper Salazar) mourns the loss of both of her parents and her younger, self-identified...

Dine or Dash: Proper Burger

Dine or Dash: Proper Burger

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

January 16, 2020

  Utah is famous for its many local breweries. Utah’s famous craft beer is an art that started as a local-deemed necessity. Utah breweries originally were created by local people trying to maneuver around Utah’s incredibly strict liquor laws. The laws have changed over the years, and the breweries have bee...

Cinema Globetrotting: Free Movies to Watch From Around the World

Cinema Globetrotting: Free Movies to Watch From Around the World

By Abigail Bowe, Arts Writer

January 16, 2020

  Many compelling films hide amidst foreign language and independent titles which don't make it straight away to commercial availability in the United States. Oftentimes, U.S. viewers only become aware of these movies when they break into an Academy Award nomination, make a major splash at big prem...

Gearing Up for the Grammys: Record of the Year

Gearing Up for the Grammys: Record of the Year

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

January 15, 2020

  Awards season is officially in full swing, from the American Music Awards to the Golden Globes, and now, music’s biggest night is right around the corner — the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. Airing on Jan. 26, the Grammys boast 84 categories to recognize the achievements of those involved in music creation. As a p...

Pop Cultured: Stop Marvelling the Redundant Marvel Movies

Pop Cultured: Stop Marvelling the Redundant Marvel Movies

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

January 14, 2020

  Look, I love Marvel. I draw superheroes, read the comics and sell themed jewelry at craft fairs. I go to see the movies when they come out at the theater, while I'll admit that I quite like Disney Plus — in some small part because I can't resist the frightening allure of Baby Yoda — but it also allows me to dig into the Marvel Cinematic Universe at the drop of a hat. The franc...

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