The Daily Utah Chronicle

Gallery Hopping in SLC

Gallery Hopping in SLC

By Palak Jayswal

January 16, 2019

  Although Salt Lake (and Utah in general) is known for its snow, there’s much more to us than the "greatest snow on Earth." Utah has vibrant art and music scenes, including many spectacular art galleries that even long-time residents are unaware of. Many of these galleries are hole-in-the-wall...

The Tumblr Ban on Adult Content is Problematic

The Tumblr Ban on Adult Content is Problematic

By Alaikia Marielle

January 12, 2019

  In early December 2018, Tumblr announced its plans for “a better, more positive Tumblr.” These “positive” changes to Tumblr came in the form of an all-out ban on adult content. Specifically, Tumblr tells users in their community guidelines: “Don't upload images, videos, or GIFs that s...

Holiday Makeup: Serving Up Fresh Looks for the Season

Holiday Makeup: Serving Up Fresh Looks for the Season

By Madge Slack

December 5, 2018

  The holidays are officially here and we all know that facing our families can be as stressful as it is fun. To help fight off the holiday blues, arm yourself with your best looks. Sometimes all it takes to feel fierce is a sharp brow and a dark lip. Makeup is a form of self-expression and, ...

Mixbook’s CreateCelebrate Brings November Holiday Fun

Mixbook’s CreateCelebrate Brings November Holiday Fun

By Adelina Whitten

November 14, 2018

  Thanksgiving is around the corner, yet signs of Christmas have popped up all over the country. Store decorations are in full swing, houses are ornamented with flashy lights and our stress levels are starting to go through the roof. Luckily, Mixbook’s CreateCelebrate Holiday Pop-Up, a special...

Fighting for Equality: The USNC for UN Women’s Walk

Fighting for Equality: The USNC for UN Women’s Walk

By Hannah Keating

November 6, 2018

According to a 2018 study from WalletHub, Utah placed 50th as the best states for women’s equality in the United States, ranking dead last in many of the study’s economic, political and educational metrics. Among the top placing were states such as New York and California, where the U.S. National C...

Art and Propaganda

Art and Propaganda

By Madge Slack

November 5, 2018

  Everyone studies art at some point. Sometimes it leads to the knowledge of Picasso’s greatness or abstract ideas concerning how Leonardo Da Vinci was important. Most people know that Van Gogh cut off one of his ears, but hardly anybody can say which one or even pronounce his name correct...

Deciphering Fact vs Fiction at “salt 14”

Deciphering Fact vs Fiction at “salt 14”

By Abigail Raasch

November 1, 2018

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts has officially brought in their 14th artist as part of their "salt" series of contemporary art. This new exhibit, "salt 14," highlights the work of Yang Yongliang. The artist’s profile has been growing, especially in the United States, rather recently. Coming...

“The Wolves” Premieres at Salt Lake Acting Company

“The Wolves” Premieres at Salt Lake Acting Company

By Madge Slack

October 9, 2018

  Soccer gets an edge this weekend with “The Wolves” at Salt Lake Acting Company. Presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., this play is a 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist about what it is like to be a teenage female athlete. The plot follows a girl's soccer team as they warm...

Embody Pride Week through the Arts

Embody Pride Week through the Arts

By Palak Jayswal

October 2, 2018

Oct. 1 through Oct. 6 is Pride Week on campus here at the University of Utah. Our LGBT resource center is hosting many events over these five days, including a significant amount of arts events. The flier which advertises the event displays the catchprase “embody pride” and a caption which reads “ar...

Utah Museum of Fine Arts Celebrates Faculty Creativity With Site Lines

Utah Museum of Fine Arts Celebrates Faculty Creativity With Site Lines

By Marshall Falkner

September 30, 2018

I went to the Utah Museum of Fine Arts for their public unveiling of the new “Site Lines” exhibit on Sept. 27. This mixed media exhibit from the University of Utah Art Department Faculty has been a year in the making, complete with video, paint on wood and molded acrylic pieces. The crowd of the...

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