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Still from Gabriel Martins  film Marte Um (Mars One) which Premiered at Sundance Jan. 20, 2022. (Courtesy Sundance Institute)

Sundance: Gabriel Martins’ ‘Marte Um (Mars One)’ is Rated T for Tender

By Frank Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor January 22, 2022

  Gabriel Martins’ "Marte Um (Mars One)" made its festival debut at Sundance on Thursday, Jan. 20. The film follows Tércia (Rejane Faria), Wellington (Carlos Francisco), Eunice (Camilla Damião)...

2022 Sundance Film Festival (Courtesy Sundance Institute)

Sundance 2022 is in Full Swing, and Fully Online

By Frank Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor January 21, 2022

  Sundance 2022 is here, and for the second consecutive year it’s completely online. Though this wasn’t always the plan, Festival Director Tabitha Jackson is confident it’s the best option...

(Graphic by Cyan Larson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Walking the Narrow Path of Academic Careers in the Arts

By Hannah Keating and Frank Gardner January 21, 2022

  Adjunct and full-time professors alike have had a difficult couple of years of adapting to online teaching and trying to work through the emotional toll taken by the pandemic. Many of...

(Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Labor Strikes in Arts and Entertainment: National News and Local Conversations

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer January 19, 2022

  The concerns of entertainment and gig workers have come to a head as television and film became the main source of entertainment during the COVID-19 pandemic. As streaming companies...

Mark H. Dold on the Eerie Parallels from the Premiere of Talbotts The Messenger at Pioneer Theatre Company

Mark H. Dold on the ‘Eerie Parallels’ from the Premiere of Talbott’s ‘The Messenger’ at Pioneer Theatre Company

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer January 15, 2022

  Jeff Talbott’s "The Messenger" had its world premiere at Pioneer Theatre Company on Jan. 14, and the play showcased the eerie yet comprehensible parallels between an epidemic that began in...

Members of the Arts Desk

Starting a New Year: The Arts Desk on Their Past Favorites and Pieces To Look Forward To

  Here on the Arts Desk of the Chronicle, we talk about art. A lot. While 2020 shut down many creative productions as COVID-19 and its subsequent stops, restrictions and shutdowns rose, 2021 brought...

UMFA Holiday Market (Photo by Kaylee McElle | Courtesy UMFA)

UMFA’s Holiday Market Returns to Pre-Pandemic Brilliance

By India Bown, Arts Writer December 8, 2021

UMFA’s Annual Holiday Market is Back In the spirit of the season, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts hosts an annual Holiday Market, showcasing local artists’ works for visitors to purchase. Unable to...

John Cameron Mitchell as Hedwig in the Origin of Love Tour

‘The Origin of Love’ at Utah Presents Illuminates the Songs and Stories of John Cameron Mitchell’s ‘Hedwig’

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer December 8, 2021

  After two years of waiting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, "The Origin of Love: The Songs and Stories of Hedwig" showed at Utah Presents this Friday, Dec. 4 at Kingsbury Hall as a 20th Anniversary...

The members of Mamalarky (Courtesy Hive Mind)

‘Mamalarky’ Band Member Livvy Bennett on Kilby Court Performance and New Singles

By India Bown, Arts Writer November 19, 2021

  In the cozy artist venue Kilby Court, indie rock band Mamalarky entranced the crowd with their dreamy sound on Nov. 10, 2021. Opening up for the band Slow Pulp, they kicked off the night with...

Dancers Amy Gunter Lolofie and Fiona Katrine in rehearsal for SALTs Fall Concert
(Photo: Myles Woolstenhulme)

SALT Contemporary Dance’s Fall Concert was a Mesmerizing ‘Return to the Stage’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor November 14, 2021

  SALT Contemporary Dance held their fall concert, “A Return to the Stage” at the Mid-Valley Performing Arts Center Nov. 5 and 6 as a part of their 2021-22 season. Returning from shutdown and...