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Animation: The Walt Disney Way

Animation: The Walt Disney Way

By Rohit Singh

September 30, 2018

In 1923, a young animator named Walter Elias Disney moved to Los Angeles after his studio in Kansas City, Laugh-O-Grams, went bankrupt. Five years and a number of failures later, he finally met success with a mouse that whistled and steered a boat. This mouse was the adorable Mickey Mouse, and his first...

Call It What It is: Mehndi

Call It What It is: Mehndi

By Palak Jayswal

September 26, 2018

Mehndi is a long-standing cultural staple in India. It’s more than decoration or the newest fad. It’s so deeply embedded in the culture that it has become tradition. If you’re not sure what mehndi is, this is because you know it for its Americanized name: henna. You may be more than familiar with...

Zines: A Brief History

Zines: A Brief History

By Alaikia Marielle

September 19, 2018

Zines (pronounced zeens) are a form of alternative press, short for fanzine. They typically take the form of small booklets that have drawings, poems, stories or essays that are then photocopied and distributed. The first zines can be traced back over 200 years to publications such as Thomas Paine...

Celebrate Art with Arts Bash

Celebrate Art with Arts Bash

By Adelina Whitten

August 28, 2018

The beginning of the semester marks a new year of fun. You’ll make new friends, go to parties and spend a whole lot of time at the University of Utah. Why not devote a mere three hours of your campus time to Arts Bash on Wednesday? It is a party, after all. As arguably one of the largest art celebratio...

Marisa Morán Jahn Celebrates Diversity and Collaboration with “Mirror/ Mask”

Marisa Morán Jahn Celebrates Diversity and Collaboration with “Mirror/ Mask”

By Abigail Raasch

August 22, 2018

At the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, here on the University of Utah campus, a recent gallery exhibit opened in the ACME (Art. Community. Museum. Education.) Lab. This interactive exhibit space is currently home to Marisa Morán Jahn’s "Mirror/ Mask" collection. The exhibit uses collaboration and improvis...

Creating a Mirror: The Relationship Between Art and Politics

Creating a Mirror: The Relationship Between Art and Politics

By Abigail Raasch

August 20, 2018

The word “artist” includes dancers, actors, musicians, sculptors, painters and more. Should these people, when given the public platform to do so, be permitted to share their personal beliefs — political, social and religious? This is a difficult question, especially when looking at what Americans...

U Alumnus Susan Hyde Greene to Present Photography at the Monterey Museum of Art

U Alumnus Susan Hyde Greene to Present Photography at the Monterey Museum of Art

By Adelina Whitten

August 15, 2018

Historically, a salon was a social gathering of notable folks at the house of a woman prominent in high society. These renowned individuals were usually writers and artists. This makes the moniker, Salon Jane, fitting for a group of six women featured at the Monterey Museum of Art in California. Salon...

“Marty has Cancer” is More Dark than Comedy

“Marty has Cancer” is More Dark than Comedy

By Madge Slack

August 7, 2018

If you aren’t familiar with the idea of a fringe show, it’s basically a theater version of the Sundance Film Festival. You never really know if the show you are walking into is going to be good or bad, high budget with lights and a set or a guy with a sheet sitting on a beat-up old chair. Most of...

My Suicide Note: A Show Worth Talking About

My Suicide Note: A Show Worth Talking About

By Madge Slack

August 7, 2018

When you walk into a comedy performance titled “My Suicide Note,” you might have some general idea of what to expect. A part of you wonders just how funny suicide can be and exactly what Collin Williams is going to say about it for an hour of your own life. However, if you've done research or read...

Slack: Utah Arts Fest, a Machine of the Oppressed

Slack: Utah Arts Fest, a Machine of the Oppressed

By Madge Slack

August 3, 2018

“There is a whole other element of language that is felt when it is heard.” These are the words of Alexandra Lindberg, a slam poet invited to present at the Utah Arts Festival. They fell in love with slam poetry a little over a year ago when they started writing about a breakup. From there they...

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