The Daily Utah Chronicle

The Band CAMINO Brings Candid and Optimistic Indie Pop to SLC

The Band CAMINO Brings Candid and Optimistic Indie Pop to SLC

By Kate Button

October 3, 2019

Going to a concert on a Tuesday night might not seem like a typical choice — especially for college students in the middle of midterms — but this did not stop The Band CAMINO from taking to the stage of the Complex on Oct. 1 in front of a sold-out crowd. Self-described as “your mom’s favorite b...

Alexandra Barbier Sets Out to Queer the Art of Performance

Alexandra Barbier Sets Out to Queer the Art of Performance

By Abigail Raasch

October 3, 2019

  The University of Utah's modern dance program has limited slots for graduate students who are looking to work hard to hopefully become professionals, gain more experience and be challenged in their art. Alexandra Barbier is currently in her third and final year in the modern graduate program and in the...

Artist of the Week: Michael Cavanaugh: A Backstage Wizard

Artist of the Week: Michael Cavanaugh: A Backstage Wizard

By Alison Myers

October 2, 2019

  After an early exposure to theatre, and without the draw of the limelight, Michael Cavanaugh, an alum of the University of Utah, found that he had a sense for the backstage life and directing. As he was growing up, both of Cavanaugh's parents taught high school theatre, and this early introduction...

U Theatre Reinvents ‘Macbeth’

U Theatre Reinvents ‘Macbeth’

By Kate Button

September 28, 2019

  While most people would not think of attending a Shakespearean play as a common activity for college students, the University of Utah’s Studio 115 was sold out as “Macbeth” opened on Friday, Sept. 27.  This rendition of the play is set in a future dystopian city, after a global apocalyp...

Jesse McCartney Brings Nostalgia to Homecoming Week

Jesse McCartney Brings Nostalgia to Homecoming Week

By Oakley Burt

September 26, 2019

On Wednesday night, University of Utah students were treated to a vibrant, energetic concert featuring Jesse McCartney and Dallas Wayde, as part of the U’s homecoming week.  Wayde, a local pop artist, opened for McCartney last night. He released his first album “So Young & So Damaged” in ...

Artist of the Week: Amy Oakeson

Artist of the Week: Amy Oakeson

By Abigail Raasch

September 25, 2019

Music is one of those certain things sure to touch individuals at the most unexpected of times. Many musicians face the ups and downs of being artists, but seldom do you hear them regret their choice to pursue their passion. Amy Oakeson, a teacher for the University of Utah Musical Theater Program and...

Web Series ‘Better with You’ Brings Audiences a Halloween Romance

Web Series ‘Better with You’ Brings Audiences a Halloween Romance

By Oakley Burt

September 23, 2019

Romantic comedies are not uncommon — but romantic comedies set during Halloween are.  Apple Juice Productions has created a new original web series titled “Better With You,” set during the heart of spooky season. “Better With You” is an opposites-attract love story centered around attention-loving I...

Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

By Kate Button

September 21, 2019

On Sept. 20, Modest Mouse delivered a setlist ranging from ‘90s grunge to modern alternative rock at the Red Butte Garden Amphitheater. This venue, which can accomodate around 3,000 visitors, was sold out as locals rushed in to see Modest Mouse — an indie, alternative, rock and lo-fi band from Washin...

Arts Desk August Favorites

Arts Desk August Favorites

September 17, 2019

  Arts is a rather broad, all-encompassing term. Here at the Arts Desk, luckily, we've got a wide range of tastes and appreciation for every facet of art. With this piece, we kick off a monthly project where we share our favorite arts production or item, providing a bit of insight to everyone...

Good Theatre and Good Monsters: The U of U Theatre Department’s ‘Dracula, the Musical’

Good Theatre and Good Monsters: The U of U Theatre Department’s ‘Dracula, the Musical’

By Abigail Bowé

September 17, 2019

  From Homer's fearsome beasts to Victorian penny dreadfuls, Grimm's fairy tales to 1980s slasher flicks, monsters appear everywhere throughout the history of storytelling. One can find Stephen King releases on one end of the globe and body horror mangas on another, monster-themed toys marketed...

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