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Arts Bash: A Party to Celebrate the Arts

By Grier Abercrombie, Arts Writer September 2, 2023

  As students are populating campus once again for a new school year, events are happening all over campus to welcome them back. From Crimson Nights to the Get Involved Fair, students have a variety...

Photos from Tatau: Marks of Polynesia (Courtesy of The Utah Museum of Fine Arts)

UMFA Celebrates Its New Exhibit ‘Tatau: Marks of Polynesia’

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer August 17, 2023

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts recently celebrated the opening of its new special exhibit “Tatau: Marks of Polynesia” with an opening event that took place on Aug. 12. Tatau the art of Samoan...

SLAC Summer Show 2023 (Courtesy of Salt Lake Acting Company)

SLAC Summer Show 2023: A Show by Utahns, For Utahns

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer August 9, 2023

  On July 12, The Salt Lake Acting Company debuted their annual summer comedy show titled “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” Unlike other summer shows previously, “A Beautiful Day in...

Cavetown performing at the Great Saltair. (Photo by Josi Hinds | Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Unique Sounds of Cavetown’s ‘Bittersweet Daze’ Tour

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer August 4, 2023

  Cavetown’s “Bittersweet Daze” tour recently made its way to Utah, playing the night of July 25 at the Great Saltair. Joining Cavetown were openers mxmtoon and Ricky Montgomery. Together,...

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Why You Should Care About the SAG-AFTRA Strike

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer August 1, 2023

  On May 2, 2023, the Writers Guild of America went on strike. The WGA is a labor union that was formed on April 6, 1933 (originally the Screenwriter’s Guild) to protect and represent writers...

(Photo Courtesy of Kat Bowen)

Chalk Art in Salt Lake City

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer July 29, 2023

  Under strings of fairy lights and sunny blue skies, artists of all ages sit crisscrossed on concrete. Each one is focused on blending, adding to and examining the chalk art murals they’ve been...

Taylor Swift performing on the Eras Tour (Courtesy of Marca)

A Swiftie Examines The Taylor Swift Obsession

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer July 13, 2023

  Taylor Swift is arguably one of the most prolific music artists of the 21st century. Swift has 10 studio albums and 237 songs to her name. Within one day, she sold over 2 million tickets to her...

Fans in the mosh pit during Osees performance at the 2023 Kilby Block Party on May 13, 2023. (Courtesy of Robert Sagers)

Your Guide For Getting Into the SLC Music Scene

By Edie Raines, Copy Editor June 20, 2023

  As Utah becomes a bigger and bigger destination for concerts and music festivals, you may find yourself wanting to join in the festivities without spending hundreds of dollars. An incredible...

(Photo courtesy of Chufan Huang and Jack Mitchell via Getty Images)

Peck, Ratmansky and the Future of American Ballet

By Haley Freeman, Arts Writer June 16, 2023

  The legacy of American ballet begins not in America, but in Russia. The year is 1904 and Georgiy Melitonovich Balanchivadze, better known as George Balanchine, is born. The son of a composer,...

2023 SLC Pride: What It Means to the Community

2023 SLC Pride: What It Means to the Community

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer June 15, 2023

  From June 1-4, 2023, the annual Salt Lake City Pride Festival was held in various places around Downtown Salt Lake. The theme for this year’s festival was “unapologetic,” a term meant to...

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