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Letting Women Be Women in Entertainment

By Haley Freeman, Arts Writer December 22, 2023

  The arts haven’t always been equal. Gender roles that began with familial standards of men working and women raising children kept women from performing onstage until the 18th century. The...

Liz Whittaker poses for a photo with her intimacy supply bag outside the Price Theatre Arts Building on Nov. 5, 2023. (Photo by Sarah Karr | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Getting Steamy Onstage: How Intimacy is Choreographed

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer December 16, 2023

  Liz Whittaker has been in the theater business for over 20 years. Most of this time was spent acting with the occasional job as a director or sound designer. Then, one day in 2018, Whittaker’s...

Alyse Alan Louis in Christmas in Connecticut. (Courtesy of Pioneer Theatre)

PTC’s ‘Christmas in Connecticut’: A Cozy Classic Reimagined

By Luke Jackson December 2, 2023

  In true poetic fashion, Salt Lake’s first real snow of the year falls gently on the opening night of PTC’s “Christmas in Connecticut.” All boot prints lead to the warm and bouncy piano...

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December Arts Desk Recommendations

  Happy December y'all, you made it. It's finally getting cold outside so break out those sweaters, ignore your finals for a few hours and curl up with these December recommendations. Films "For...

Nature themed artwork projected onto the Salt Lake City and County Building to match its facade at ILLUMINATE Creative Art + Tech Festival on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023. (Photo by Andre Montoya | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Illuminate Light Art + Creative Tech Fest Returns To Salt Lake For A Second Year

By Andre Montoya, Arts Writer November 16, 2023

  Illuminate Light Art + Creative Tech Fest put together by the Utah Arts Alliance took place at Library Square just in front of the City and County Building. The festival occurred from Nov. 10-11...

(Courtesy of the U of U Theatre Department)

U Theatre’s ‘The Tempest’: Brimming with Talent and Fantastic Production Value

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer November 15, 2023

  The sound of waves hitting a shore drift through the Babcock Theatre as people file in to watch the University of Utah Department of Theatre’s production of “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare,...

George Balanchines Serenade, which the University of Utah School of Dance will present in spring 2024. (Courtesy of Luke Isley)

The School of Dance Presents Balanchine’s ‘Serenade’

By Haley Freeman, Arts Writer November 9, 2023

  In spring 2024, the University of Utah School of Dance will present George Balanchine’s "Serenade." 'Serenade' Created at the School of American Ballet in 1934, "Serenade" was the first...

Town Hall (Courtesy University of Utah Department of Theatre)

We Are All Friends in U Theatre’s ‘Town Hall’

By Haley Freeman, Arts Writer November 1, 2023

  The University of Utah Department of Theatre is inviting students to a town hall from Oct. 27 through Nov. 5, 2023. Nestled in an intimate black box theater in the Performing Arts Building...

(Courtesy of Parker Theater)

Edwin Drood is Dead, But Community Theater is Alive and Well

By Audrey Hall, Arts Writer October 26, 2023

  The Parker Theatre on South State Street presents “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” to center stage Sept. 23-Oct. 28. The book of the same name is the final piece of literature written by Charles...

A Polaroid of Laufey at the Salt Lake City Show (Courtesy @laufey on Instagram)

A Bewitching Night With Laufey

By Grier Abercrombie, Arts Writer October 23, 2023

  Following the release of her latest (and most popular) album, "Bewitched," singer-songwriter Laufey kicked off the sold-out “The Bewitched Tour” in early October. As she makes her way across...

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