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

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer 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...

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Still Woozy’s Debut Album Is Everything You Could Ever Want

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer September 1, 2021

  Sven Gasmky, the Portland based artist known as Still Woozy, finally cracked the code and released his debut album “If This Isn’t Nice, I Don’t Know What Is” on Aug. 13. Not only is...

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Amazon’s Latest ‘Cinderella’ Revamp is Almost Really Fun

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer September 1, 2021

  “There’s another one?” This simple sentiment was uttered by my wife and I’m sure millions of folks from all over upon hearing about the new Cinderella flick. We’ve got the Disney...

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Stigma Around Majoring in the Arts is Still a Reality

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer 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...

Strangers: a Homos Odyssey (Courtesy of Tom Roche and the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival)

Fringe Fest: ‘Strangers: A Homo’s Odyssey’ is a Beautiful Journey in Self-Love

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer August 1, 2021

  Why do we love? This age-old question has been asked by all who’ve felt the bitter sting of heartbreak or the intense grasp of infatuation. Answers to the query have been attempted by poets,...

Ryan Caraveos Northend Sweetheart cover art. (Courtesy of Ryan Caraveo)

Ryan Caraveo’s ‘Northend Sweetheart’ Perfect For End-of-Summer Listening

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer July 29, 2021

  I was driving home from Park City, basking in the pinkish hue of an uncharacteristically beautiful Salt Lake City sunset with the sounds of Ryan Caraveo's lyrical single "Ricochet" bouncing...

Screenshot from the trailer for Space Jam: A New Legacy. (Courtesy Warner Bros.)

‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ is Not Good — Not Even a Little Bit.

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer July 17, 2021

  From the corporate overlords who attempt to concoct the next movie sensation to better occupy our minds and exploit our wallets comes the "Space Jam" remake that nobody asked for. Starring "The...

Chris Pratt in The Tomorrow War. (Courtesy skydance.com)

‘The Tomorrow War’ Ambitious but Disappointing

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer July 1, 2021

  Chris Pratt, one of Hollywood's favorite famous Chrises, is everywhere in the industry these days. His quirky and lovable personality mixed with his rakish good looks make him a perfect leading...

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Red Butte Gardens’ Refreshing ‘Fiber Expressions’ Exhibit

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer June 28, 2021

  Red Butte Garden has been a Utah staple for 35 years — with over 20 acres of gardens and five miles of hiking trails, it is a phenomenal place to explore. Along with providing an escape to...

Saya Woolfalks Encyclopedia of Cloud Divination (Plates 1-3) at Kimball Art Center. (Photo by Luke Jackson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

‘When Evening Has Passed and Tomorrow Comes’ Exhibition Inspires and Reflects Utopia

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer June 15, 2021

  "Utopia" in and of itself is an interesting concept. First written by Sir Thomas More, the word is essentially a combination of the Greek words for “good place” and “no place.” A utopia...