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‘Shakespearean Support Group’ Audio Play Holds Space for The Bard’s Characters

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer September 18, 2021

  On Aug 31, local playwright and University of Utah alum Kimi Handa Brown's audio play “Shakespearean Support Group” premiered on the “Standby for Places” podcast. The audio play reimagines...

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RTX at Home Entertains Audiences Virtually for a Second Year

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer June 17, 2021

  Touted as “the world’s greatest" animation, gaming and entertainment event, RTX returns for its 11th year, with a second digital alternative to its annual convention RTX at Home July 8-17. Conference...

Cereal is no longer an unhealthy bowl of sugar and milk, but a delicious reward that I have earned by being alive. (Design by Ashlyn Cary | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Binge Bytes: ‘The Empty Bowl’

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer April 10, 2021

  First, imagine you are floating — laying on your back as the sun reaches down and kisses gently upon your cheeks. You hear two silky voices from the heavens and a soft ambient ocean, calming...

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‘A Century in Cinema’ is a Picture Perfect Podcast

By Paige Gardner , Assistant Arts Editor February 24, 2021

  The popularity of podcasts has grown steadily over the last few years with more listeners than ever in 2020. Millions of people began tuning in to podcasts last year as many new podcasts emerged....

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The McElroy Family’s Prevalence in the World of Podcasting

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor February 24, 2021

  If you are someone who has explored the world of podcasts, there’s no doubt that you’ve stumbled across, if not become obsessed with, the McElroy brothers. The three siblings — Justin,...

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January Arts Desk Favorites

  Oakley Burt The new year is all about setting new resolutions and trying to see them through — something I'm not always the best at. Starting 2021 the right way, I set a goal to read one new...

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Plan-B Theatre Releases Plans for an Audio-Only Season

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor January 31, 2021

  When Plan-B Theatre’s playwrights began work on the 2020-21 season, they had visions of live performances, stage blocking, big audiences and, ultimately, lots and lots of face-to-face interaction. Enter...

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Spotify Wrapped Season

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor December 14, 2020

  Spotify is my favorite social media platform.  Want to get to know someone better? Skip Instagram and Facebook, where images are handpicked and captions planned out hours in advance, and...

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The Podcast That Asks if Democracy Actually Exists in the U.S.

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer December 6, 2020

  Democracy is the lifeblood of this country, born in that gory summer of 1776 when the Founding Fathers established the power of the people in a way that no other nation had before. Right? To...

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To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 81: ‘The Midnight Gospel’

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer August 30, 2020

  Enlightening and vulnerable podcast conversations might not sound like they belong against a backdrop of absurd and sometimes violent cartoons, but not far into its first episode, “The Midnight...