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I Hated ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’

I Hated ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’

By Christopher Payne

May 13, 2019

  This article is spoiler free. It's not common that I walk out of a movie theater with a clear, non-conflicted opinion of a film. I've mastered the art of nitpicking and can usually find something wrong with the acting, the cinematography, poorly written dialogue or plot points, lack of character deve...

Summer Arts Events Calendar

Summer Arts Events Calendar

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 12, 2019

  Now that summer is here, we have much more free time to enjoy events all around Utah. Music, art, theater and more — summer is the perfect time to celebrate art. This calendar highlights some of the many arts events happening around the valley. Grease May 10-25 | Pioneer Theatre Comp...

The Chronicle Playlist: Singing into Summertime

The Chronicle Playlist: Singing into Summertime

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 3, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4MDKNmpLKcUg4FetOQlKuk?si=NAbZndxBRWeCV-YuVQCwBQ As the semester comes to an end, it’s time to shed the stress and remember what it feels like to stay up late and not have to worry about projects, papers and exams. The days are getting longer and hotter a...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 51: ‘The Act’

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 51: ‘The Act’

By Abigail Raasch

April 27, 2019

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “The Act.”   There are so many guilty pleasure shows out there. You know the ones — you don’t want to admit you enjoy the cheesiness or bad one-liners out of fear of being judged. On a slightly different note, Hulu's “The Act” i...

A Personal Reflection on Wasatch Writers in the Schools

A Personal Reflection on Wasatch Writers in the Schools

By Palak Jayswal

April 13, 2019

  Over this past semester, I was part of an amazing creative writing program at the University of Utah. Wasatch Writers in the Schools (WWiTS) is explained in depth by our news desk, but to experience this program firsthand is something else entirely. It’s safe to say, I’m glad I rearranged my entire schedu...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 49: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 49: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

By Palak Jayswal

April 10, 2019

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for "Grey’s Anatomy." It’s hard to find someone who hasn’t seen “Grey’s Anatomy” before, even if they've only watched a part of an episode in passing. With the 15th season currently airing on ABC, the medical show has become a staple i...

Tiny Desk Contest Gives Student Artists a Platform

Tiny Desk Contest Gives Student Artists a Platform

By Palak Jayswal

March 26, 2019

  Since 2008, National Public Radio (NPR) has hosted the beloved concert series “Tiny Desk Contest,” which showcases undiscovered artists from all genres. The contest branches from the Tiny Desk Concert, where famous musicians perform a short, intimate set in the NPR offices. The conceit...

Gordon and Connie Hanks: The Hearts of Jazz in SLC

Gordon and Connie Hanks: The Hearts of Jazz in SLC

By Palak Jayswal

March 7, 2019

  Gordon and Connie Hanks live, breathe and love jazz music. They are appropriately dubbed “icons of the Salt Lake jazz community” and have been working their entire lives to bring wonderful music to life here in the area. Both alumni of the University of Utah, the Hanks are the force an...

The Chronicle Playlist: Oldies but Goodies

The Chronicle Playlist: Oldies but Goodies

By Palak Jayswal

March 5, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4O5eCAXBLbccJhxQh1Pkej?si=ci_8jj0FQeOMHFwGVcdKvQ Every day is a great day to play old music and get things done. With this in mind, we wanted to make a playlist of timeless songs that are sure to make you smile. Some are from long ago and some are more recent, but they all have the same effect. Here are some oldies, bu...

The Chronicle Playlist: We Found Love in a Hopeless Place

The Chronicle Playlist: We Found Love in a Hopeless Place

By Palak Jayswal

February 14, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/13ByezGQ1oeEP9mxQAm55g?si=vS7Kev_MRB-wX2l1m326-A Love songs — you either love them or love to hate them. It's the perfect time of year for mushy romantic ballads and declarations of devotion — and even if you're not feeling the love, there are plenty of g...

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