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Ghibli Fest: ‘The Secret World of Arrietty’

By Isra Habib, Arts Writer June 18, 2024

  As seasons change and the weather gets warmer, the air buzzes with the feeling of summer. This past week, Studio Ghibli Fest screened “The Secret World of Arrietty,” a film that captures...

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (Courtesy of Studio Ghibli)

Studio Ghibli Fest: Revisiting Ghibli’s Roots

By Isra Habib, Arts Writer June 13, 2024

  In the early 1980s, Hayao Miyazaki’s manga “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind” was serialized in Tokuma Shoten’s Animage magazine. Miyazaki later adapted his manga into a film and laid...

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‘Jim Henson Idea Man’: A Celebration of Life

By Isra Habib, Arts Writer June 6, 2024

  Ron Howard’s “Jim Henson: Idea Man” is a visually stunning exploration of a life that redefined entertainment. The documentary is a tribute to Jim Henson, a puppeteer who brought us iconic...

The first two pieces of the Reclaiming Eden exhibition in the Gittins Gallery at the University of Utah on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

MFA Thesis Exhibitions: ‘Reclaiming Eden’ and ‘Woven Worlds’

By Mikaela Ponce, Arts Writer May 24, 2024

  Gittins Gallery is displaying “Reclaiming Eden” and “Woven Worlds,” the work of Master of Fine Arts students Sydney Porter Williams and Jes Booth. Both artists have created exhibits that...

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Met Gala 2024 Recap: ‘Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion’

By Jordan Thornblad, Arts Writer May 9, 2024

  Each year on the first Monday in May, fans all around the world eagerly await the “Superbowl of Fashion” to grace their screens. The Met Gala has become a wondrous exhibit of fashion and...

Spirited Away Courtesy of Studio Ghibli

Studio Ghibli Fest’s ‘Spirited Away’: Life is Worth Living

By Isra Habib, Arts Writer May 4, 2024

  The essence of childhood boils down to wonder, awe and imagination. We all have memories of imagining new worlds, separate from the mundane. Many films attempt to reproduce this feeling, this...

The Boy and the Heron Courtesy of Studio Ghibli

Studio Ghibli Fest: Celebrating Ghibli’s Legacy

By Isra Habib, Arts Writer April 27, 2024

  This spring marks the start of this year’s Studio Ghibli Fest. After Hayao Miyazaki’s latest masterpiece, “The Boy and the Heron,” was released last year, this event honors the animation...

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24 Frames and 5,891 Miles: Connecting Through Film

By Graham Jones, Assistant Arts Editor April 26, 2024

  Jungkyum Yang is a junior at the University of Utah’s Asia Campus in Incheon, South Korea. “Forrest Gump" stands as my favorite movie,” Yang said. “It showcases the significant...

A viewer explores the Pictures of Belonging exhibit in Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) in Salt Lake City on April 13, 2024. (Photo by Minh Polaris Vuong | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pictures of Belonging: A Celebration of Japanese American Experiences

By Mikaela Ponce, Arts Writer April 18, 2024

  "Pictures of Belonging," an exhibit currently being displayed in the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, honors the work of Miki Hayakawa, Hisako Hibi and Miné Okubo, three females of Japanese descent...

Entrance to Dancing Crane Imports 
(Photo by Mikaela Ponce | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

What’s Inside Dancing Cranes Imports

By Mikaela Ponce, Arts Writer April 15, 2024

  Dancing Cranes Imports is a spiritual store located in Sugar House. With collections ranging from crystals to clothes, this unique shop is a celebration of different cultures. A World of Discovery The...