The Daily Utah Chronicle

A Guide to the SLC Arts Scene

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

August 11, 2020

  For students returning to the University of Utah campus or for individuals setting foot in Salt Lake City for the first time, it’s important to find places that make the city feel like home. The Salt Lake arts scene is bustling and thriving with energy, and this art scene can help you fin...

University of Utah 2019-2020 Arts Recap

By Gabrielle Klinge, Arts Writer

August 10, 2020

  The fine arts at the University of Utah were put on display in a variety of mediums during the 2019-20 school year. Theater productions, ballet concerts and orchestra performances, amongst other artistic showcases exhibited the talents of many aspiring and established artists at the U, along with pr...

Liberty Media May Soon Dominate the Music Industry

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By Colter Hendrickson

August 2, 2020

  The Department of Justice has recently accepted a potential proposal from the Liberty Media Corporation that may allow it to increase its shareholdings in rival corporation iHeartMedia by up to 50%. Liberty Media Background Liberty Media is a media, communications and entertainment corporation owned by John Malone, who already owns Pandora Radio and S...

The U’s Theatre Students of Color Unite Against Racism

Photo Courtesy of the Department of Theatre

By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

July 31, 2020

  Recently, a community of Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) students in the University of Utah’s theatre department released a statement in order to address the racism that has taken place within their department and to ask the department to make some necessary, overdue changes. The...

The National Parks Shine on ‘Wildflower’

The National Parks release new album “Wildflower” (Courtesy Bari Lieberman)

By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

June 20, 2020

  As new music is continually released this summer, one notable album at the moment is “Wildflower” by The National Parks. The National Parks are a Provo-based band that have been making music for several years now. As the newest album from the band, “Wildflower” is a blend of several...

Pioneer Theatre Company Announces Shortened 2020-2021 Season

(PTC announces shorter season | Courtesy Kirsten Park)

By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

May 24, 2020

  COVID-19 has drastically changed the lives of everyone within the last few months. It has become the topic of conversation, as most news reports and online articles (including this one) make constant mention of the pandemic and how people are dealing with it. Now, in the fight to stay afloat...

Parker Theatre to Reopen with ‘The Corona Conundrum’

(Parker Theatre reopening with “The Corona Conundrum” | courtesy Paul Peterson)

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

May 16, 2020

  COVID-19 has majorly impacted theaters across the country, causing many to postpone their seasons and close their doors. Even the ‘Great White Way’ has gone dark. Due to the cases in New York City, the Broadway League extended the shutdown of NYC theaters until at least September 6th. But in a time of crisis, the connection that live theater provides is growing more important. “We need human i...

How local concert venues are staying afloat during the pandemic

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By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

May 4, 2020

  Salt Lake City is far from having a shortage of entertainment for music lovers. Venues like Kilby Court, Metro Music Hall and Urban Lounge have long been providing entertainment for those looking to enjoy music in a fun environment. Places like these have been hosting artists of all types —...

Pop-Cultured: Drawing the Line in Comedy

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By Parker Dunn, Assistant Arts Editor

April 17, 2020

  Comedy has been around for what seems like forever. Controversial comedy has also been around for quite some time, with some ancient Greek tragicomedy satyr plays — which sometimes featured phallic props — dating as far back as 500 B.C. Nowadays, it feels like sex, race and politics are,...

Misinformation, Truth and Facts in Theater

Pioneer Theatre Company on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

April 13, 2020

  In an era full of misinformation and “fake news,” these themes are bound to seep into the arts. Plays, movies, tv shows, music and other artistic mediums have a unique role in society as they can provide an escape from the stressful world, but — simultaneously — the arts can also reflect t...

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