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Action & Adventure Abound at Radical Reels

Action & Adventure Abound at Radical Reels

March 6, 2017

Faster, deeper, higher, steeper — this is the theme of the Banff’s Radical Reels film tour. Focusing on dynamic, high adrenaline films featuring sports such as climbing, kayaking, skiing, BASE jumping and mountain biking — Radical Reels shows the more intense, action focused films from the Banff...

Artist of the Week: Nick Vincent Gets Creative for Conservation

Artist of the Week: Nick Vincent Gets Creative for Conservation

February 27, 2017

With its vast selection of land attractions, Utah has something for every outdoor enthusiast. University of Utah’s student Nick Vincent, has taken to the red rock regions of the state to find inspiration, develop his creativity and to learn how to preserve the environment for future generations. Vincent...

Collaboration Flows Between Disciplines

Collaboration Flows Between Disciplines

February 27, 2017

Dark, static sound permeated the room where “Liquid Collaboration” was installed in the Gittins Gallery from Feb. 2-17. A screen on one wall seemed to vibrate with images as static as the sound. Water was everywhere, and yet at the same time hardly there at all. Though featured in of the three pieces,...

‘Objects of Resilience’ Seeks to Exhibit Immigrant and Refugee Experience

February 24, 2017

Words like "immigrant," "refugee," "immigration," etc. are tied to a variety of connotations, not all of them good. The Initiative for Transformative Social Work, a University of Utah student-driven and student-formed program, decided to add the connotation of "resiliency" with the "Objects of Resilience"...

Submissions Requested: The Block Film & Art Festival

February 21, 2017

Filmmakers and artists: listen up! Organizers of Logan's The Block Film & Art Festival are requesting entries. Part of the 6th annual Logan Film Festival, The Block Film & Art Festival is meant to feature specifically local and student films and artwork. There are six categories for these...

100,000 Attendances at Art Performances–and Counting

100,000 Attendances at Art Performances–and Counting

February 14, 2017

100,000 tickets. 100,000 students attending. Utah prizes arts, as Daily Utah Chronicle reporter Madge Slack found in a recent article.  Clearly, that extends to the University of Utah as well; according to the University's College of Fine Arts, they recently issued their 100,000th Arts Pass ti...

Graphic Novels vs. Comic Books: What’s the Difference?

Graphic Novels vs. Comic Books: What’s the Difference?

By Savannah Turk

September 19, 2012

When wandering through a bookstore, it is routine for me to stop by the graphic novel section and flip through some of my favorite classics, “Sin City” and “Watchmen,” before skimming the new items. After telling people I read graphic novels, a common response is, “I didn’t know you were...

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