The Daily Utah Chronicle

Artist of the Week: Michael Wall

Artist of the Week: Michael Wall

By Arielle Gulley

November 5, 2019

  Upon speaking to Michael Wall, you are instantly made aware of two things: he loves his family and he knows more about music than most will learn in a lifetime. For some, music is nothing more than something used to fill the silence on the drive to work, or maybe a playlist we use when we’re ...

SALT Dance Finds Beauty in Tragedy

SALT Dance Finds Beauty in Tragedy

By Kate Button

October 24, 2019

When life presents us with tragedies, how do we find the beauty in the pain? When we are forced to confront physical or cognitive deterioration, how do we cope and find support? What happens when you can’t function normally in everyday life? How do we go on living, even once life as we know it has com...

Artist of the Week: Jessica Liu

Artist of the Week: Jessica Liu

By Hannah Keating

October 15, 2019

  Jessica Liu didn’t always know she was going to be a dancer. Naturally, it fell in the procession of fantastic dream jobs she had as a child — ballerina simply had, as she described, “its fair moment in the limelight.” She just knew when she started dance lessons at the age of five in h...

Save Time and Money While Visiting More Arts Events through the Utah Cultural Alliance

Save Time and Money While Visiting More Arts Events through the Utah Cultural Alliance

By Abigail Bowé

September 10, 2019

  Most of the college students I know love the arts across a broad range of outlets and interests, ranging from professional interests to hobbies. Among them are vinyl collectors, photographers, Broadway fans, choir devotees, dancers, poets, writers, hardcore concert-goers, film geeks and costume...

Crimson Nights Goes to the Boardwalk

Crimson Nights Goes to the Boardwalk

By Marshall Foster

August 20, 2019

  With the new school year about to start, students at the University of Utah have mixed feelings. Some feel as though their summer went by way too fast while others feel excited to return for another year at the U. However, many can get behind the excitement for the U’s biggest party of the...

Matt and Kim Bring Infectious Energy to Ogden Twilight

Matt and Kim Bring Infectious Energy to Ogden Twilight

By Kate Button

August 3, 2019

  On Aug. 2, indie duo Matt and Kim took to the Ogden Twilight Concert Series stage and filled the night with their high energy dance music. The duo, comprised of Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino, are well known for their live performances that involve the entire audience. The night up at the ...

Indie Duo Matt and Kim Prepare for the Ogden Twilight Concert Series

Indie Duo Matt and Kim Prepare for the Ogden Twilight Concert Series

By Kate Button

July 21, 2019

  The Brooklyn-based electronic dance-punk duo Matt and Kim released their latest album “Almost Everyday” in May 2018. This album marks the duo’s sixth studio album. The two — Matt Johnson on keys and Kim Schifino on drums — have consistently released music since 2009 and the pair h...

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...

A Scholar and an Artist: The Difficulty of Studying Fine Arts in the Honors College

A Scholar and an Artist: The Difficulty of Studying Fine Arts in the Honors College

By Abigail Raasch

April 22, 2019

  “About 30% of honors students complete the Honors Bachelor Degree, the highest degree an undergraduate can earn at the University of Utah,” said Dean of the Honors College, Sylvia Torti. “This year, 175 students are scheduled to complete the degree and they will represent about 45 di...

Putting Their Best Foot Forward: Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Putting Their Best Foot Forward: Complexions Contemporary Ballet

By Abigail Raasch

April 22, 2019

  Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company “blends methods, styles and cultures from across the globe, and the result is a continually evolving form of dance that reflects the movement of our world —  and all its cultures — as an interrelated whole” according to Gibney Dance. UtahPresents, ...

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