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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...

Raasch’s Favorite Salt Lake Theater of 2019

Raasch’s Favorite Salt Lake Theater of 2019

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

December 19, 2019

  For many of us, the theater holds a place held dear in our hearts. We can find connections in the characters and stories on stage, whether they come to us through a song or a monologue. Salt Lake City is a rare gem when it comes to the amount of theater we have. Here are my top ten theater per...

‘Healthcare: Stories of Rebellion’ Opens a Safe Space for Learning and Connection

‘Healthcare: Stories of Rebellion’ Opens a Safe Space for Learning and Connection

By Abigail Bowe, Arts Writer

November 28, 2019

What is it like to think about medicine as a student? One may picture the field as a realm of study, a set of STEM classes or late-night math homework. Another might imagine the subject in terms of political debate, or under the structures of social programs. It often feels natural to think about illness,...

Vérité Showcases Honest Heartbreak at Kilby Court

Vérité Showcases Honest Heartbreak at Kilby Court

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

November 23, 2019

At a tiny, garage-band style venue, Vérité, an electropop artist from New York, filled the Friday night air with enchanting vocals and captured everyone’s attention through her dynamic stage persona as she took the stage at Kilby Court on Nov. 22. As Kelsey Byne’s musical persona, Vérité explores themes of ...

The Frenetic Energy of EARTHGANG Comes to the Valley

The Frenetic Energy of EARTHGANG Comes to the Valley

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor

November 22, 2019

The Complex was hardly two-thirds full when EARTHGANG took the stage, but with the energy shared between the rap duo and the crowd, you’d think the room was twice over capacity. The Atlanta based musicians — Olu (Johnny Venus) and WowGr8 (Doctur Dot) — came to Salt Lake City on Nov. 19 during the...

Lily & Madeleine Deliver Vulnerable Indie Folk Set

Lily & Madeleine Deliver Vulnerable Indie Folk Set

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

November 16, 2019

Salt Lake City’s music scene comes alive on Friday nights with venues in the downtown area hosting a wide variety of artists. This Friday was no different at the quirky venue The State Room, boasting a sold-out show of indie folk artists including Penny & Sparrow and Lily & Madeleine. Sister...

AXIS Finds Freedom in Limitations

AXIS Finds Freedom in Limitations

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

November 13, 2019

  Stage lights dimly glow on three dancers. The music begins and the art commences — bodies twirl, lift, slide and defy the laws of physics — all with four moving legs, five arms and three dancing souls. This was the beginning of an evening’s performance by AXIS Dance Company at Kingsb...

Brian Regan Charmed Audience at the U

Brian Regan Charmed Audience at the U

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

November 11, 2019

On Nov. 9, comedy fans gathered in the Jon. M Huntsman Center at the University of Utah for a night of laughs hosted by comedians Brian Regan and Jackie Kashian. Kashian opened for Regan and successfully warmed up the audience with a few self-deprecating jokes and some about middle-aged, white women....

‘ODA Might’ is A Must See

‘ODA Might’ is A Must See

By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

November 9, 2019

In their latest production, "Oda Might," Plan-B Theatre Company is able to do what most would deem impossible these days — balance the good with the bad. The production deals with heavy subject material such as mental instability, murder, race, injustice and death. While discussing such complex issues,...

Utah Symphony Celebrates Día de Muertos with ‘Coco’

Utah Symphony Celebrates Día de Muertos with ‘Coco’

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

November 7, 2019

With Halloween now over, the spooky decorations and costumes are being tucked away across many households. But when Halloween ends, another celebration begins — Día de Muertos, or the Day of the Dead — a major holiday in Mexican culture. The Utah Symphony participated in this year’s celebrations...

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