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COVID-19 - Arts

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COVID-Era Arts Graduates Exemplify the Best the U has to Offer

By Luke Jackson September 2, 2021

  Fear and insecurity regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to decrease. Thanks to science, life has regained some semblance of normalcy and current University of Utah students are preparing...

(Graphic by Sydney Stam | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Stigma Around Majoring in the Arts is Still a Reality

By Luke Jackson August 31, 2021

  A few weeks ago, I got together with four of my oldest friends — the first time we’d sat together at a table in over a year. Much of our conversation was spent reflecting on what...

The Dior Autumn-Winter 2021-2022 Haute Couture Show. (Courtesy of Christian Diors YouTube)

Examining the Reveal of Dior’s Fall Collection at Paris 2021 Fashion Week

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer August 29, 2021

  The Autumn/Winter 2021 Christian Dior haute couture collection was revealed during Paris Fashion Week this past July. The newly premiered line was led by creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri...

Darkroom album cover. (Courtesy Sadie Campbell)

Sadie Campbell’s ‘Darkroom’ is a Mesmerizing Embrace of the Dark

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer August 28, 2021

  Singer-songwriter Sadie Campbell released her EP “Darkroom” on Aug. 27. The project sees Campbell take a departure from country-rock and step into a new genre-bending, box-defying space....

Lexie Thomsen and Allison Billmeyer in rehearsals for The Well Spoken. (Courtesy Bonneville Theatre Company Instagram)

Fringe Fest: Despite Festival Cancelation ‘The Well Spoken’ is Powerful

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor August 9, 2021

  Many theatre companies have experienced transition over the past year and a half, not only in the losses felt during the COVID-19 pandemic, but in addressing concerns of diversity and inclusion...

Ballet West first soloist Kaitlyn Addison for In the Balance. (Courtesy Ballet West)

Ballet West Explores Dance in the Pandemic through Docuseries ‘In the Balance’

By India Bown, Arts Writer July 12, 2021

  The COVID-19 pandemic brought on terrifying unknowns for everyone, but many artists found themselves possibly losing their livelihoods in the shift towards isolation. Series of shutdowns...

Image for RTX at Home July 8-17. (Courtesy Rooster Teeth LLC)

RTX at Home Entertains Audiences Virtually for a Second Year

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer June 17, 2021

  Touted as “the world’s greatest" animation, gaming and entertainment event, RTX returns for its 11th year, with a second digital alternative to its annual convention RTX at Home July 8-17. Conference...

A pride flag hangs from a house in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sept. 21, 2020. This design of the pride flag includes Black, Brown and trans pride. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Utah Pride Center Presents 2021 Pride Week Events

By Frank Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor May 30, 2021

  Continuing with tradition after cancellations last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Salt Lake City will celebrate Pride Week beginning Tuesday, June 1. The week-long festivities will be unlike...

SNL cast members huddle together at the end of the season 46 finales cold open.

Season 46 Finale of ‘Saturday Night Live’ Was a Tearful, Yet Joyous Sendoff

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer May 26, 2021

  NBC's "Saturday Night Live" has been a saving grace during a year of unpredictability, especially after months of social distancing and separation. During the COVID-19 pandemic, people got to...

Reanne Acasio prepares to film Salt Lake Acting Company’s virtual production of
ALABASTER by Audrey Cefaly. (Courtesy Reanne Acasio)

‘ALABASTER’ Gives Heartbreakingly Comic Premiere at Salt Lake Acting Company

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor May 16, 2021

  In their season of streaming productions, Salt Lake Acting Company recently produced Audrey Cefaly’s “ALABASTER,” which follows a photographer named Alice to Alabaster, Ala. to meet and...