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The Marissa’s Bookstore in Salt Lake City on Monday, May 20, 2024. (Photo by Xiangyao “Axe” Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Marissa’s Books and Gifts was Built for Book Lovers

By Jordan Thornblad, Arts Writer May 25, 2024

  "For the love of reading."  This is the motto behind the locally known bookstore and curiosity shop Marissa’s Books & Gifts which is located in Millcreek, Utah.  The wondrous store...

The first two pieces of the Reclaiming Eden exhibition in the Gittins Gallery at the University of Utah on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

MFA Thesis Exhibitions: ‘Reclaiming Eden’ and ‘Woven Worlds’

By Mikaela Ponce, Arts Writer May 24, 2024

  Gittins Gallery is displaying “Reclaiming Eden” and “Woven Worlds,” the work of Master of Fine Arts students Sydney Porter Williams and Jes Booth. Both artists have created exhibits that...

University of Utah senior pitcher Bryson Van Sickle (1) in a game versus University of Washington at Smiths Ballpark in Salt Lake City on Friday, April 19, 2024. (Photo by Mary Allen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Baseball Splits Tournament Contests with USC, Oregon

By Jonah Marriott, Sports Writer May 24, 2024

  After being swept by the USC Trojans on the road, the University of Utah baseball team (33-22, 16-14 Pac-12) headed to Scottsdale, Arizona for the Pac-12 tournament. On Tuesday and Wednesday,...

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‘Hit Me Hard and Soft’ Album Review: Billie Eilish Makes a Comeback

By Jordan Thornblad, Arts Writer May 23, 2024

  On May 17, 2024, nine-time Grammy Award winner Billie Eilish rocked the internet with the release of her third studio album: "Hit Me Hard and Soft." The album remains true to Eilish’s authentic...

Anya Taylor-Joy as Furiosa in Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure “FURIOSA: A MAD MAX SAGA,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Return to the Wasteland in ‘Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga’

By Graham Jones, Assistant Arts Editor May 22, 2024

  While the series has always had its fans, essentially defining the iconic “post-apocalyptic” look for popular media, the “Mad Max” franchise did not exit cult status until 2015's “Mad...

University of Utah Softball team players warm up before an NCAA dual meet against Stanford University at the Dumke Family Softball Stadium in Salt Lake City on March 27, 2021. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Softball Exits NCAA Tournament in Heartbreakingly Close Series

By Abbey Thomas, Sports Editor May 21, 2024

  Over the weekend, Utah softball entered their biggest competition of the year, traveling across the country to Durham, North Carolina, to take part in the NCAA Regionals. The Utes faced two opponents...

University of Utah baseball team players in the dugout during a game versus University of Washington at Smiths Ballpark in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, April 19, 2024. (Photo by Mary Allen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Baseball Swept by USC in Final Pac-12 Series

By Jonah Marriott, Sports Writer May 19, 2024

  Following a home victory against the Utah Tech Trailblazers, the University of Utah baseball team (32-21, 16-14 Pac-12) traveled west to take on the USC Trojans. It was the last series of the...

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Kilby Block Party Celebrates 25 Years of Music

By Laney Hansen, Arts Writer May 17, 2024

  The beloved venue Kilby Court has brought so much joy to music lovers and concert goers of all kinds across the state of Utah and beyond. As one of Utah’s biggest music festivals, last weekend...

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Star Wars Unlimited: The New Magic the Gathering?

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer May 17, 2024

  Star Wars has garnered many, many tabletop game adaptations, from role playing games to skirmish games to heavy strategy board games to simple card games. Until recently though, there wasn’t...

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Chill Out With These Essential Summer Movies

By Graham Jones, Assistant Arts Editor May 16, 2024

  As summer rapidly approaches, so does the need for ice cream-stocked freezers, high-powered cooling fans and entertainment for those 95-degree days when you can’t bear to step outside. For...