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Artist of the Week: Alexis Rausch

Artist of the Week: Alexis Rausch

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

January 14, 2020

  When I first saw “No Story, Thanks” by Alexis Rausch — a painting of an outstretched arm against a baby blue wall, bisected by two thin, yellow, crossed lines — I was struck by its specificity. Every detail, which I later learned where all measured strokes by the artist, fit together lik...

Kim Petras Brings The Clarity Tour to SLC

Kim Petras Brings The Clarity Tour to SLC

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

December 2, 2019

Of all the rising names in pop music, there is no one like Kim Petras. After being thrust into the spotlight as one of the youngest openly transgender artists, her popularity as both an independent musician and LGBTQ+ icon has skyrocketed. Now on the North American leg of her The Clarity Tour, Petras...

Why You Should Support Local Art

Why You Should Support Local Art

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

August 26, 2019

  Art is the cornerstone of transformation. Why should people invest time, money and energy into watching performances and viewing exhibitions which do not always speak to them? The answer lies in the two-way relationship between the artist and the viewer. Without the support of a community, an ...

Find and Feed Your Inner Artist

Find and Feed Your Inner Artist

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 25, 2019

  Summer is the best time to fill your life with the arts. If you've been pushing off your goals of becoming a more artistically-driven and self-aware human, you now have several months to achieve them. It's the perfect season to create habits that you can carry into the school year. You may...

U Alumna Heads to the Broadway Stage: Mandy McDonnell’s Journey to ‘Cinderella’

U Alumna Heads to the Broadway Stage: Mandy McDonnell’s Journey to ‘Cinderella’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

February 8, 2019

  If you are looking for actress Mandy McDonell, she is currently waltzing her way across the nation in the national tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” As a member of the show’s ensemble, she performs every show in an extravagant and colorful ball gown, singing and dancing ...

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