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Smile, it’s Happy Hour: Our Favorite SLC Discount Dives

Smile, it’s Happy Hour: Our Favorite SLC Discount Dives

By Abigail Raasch

March 31, 2019

  As college students forging our own paths, one big step towards “adulting” is making our own food. I try my best to prep meals and then try cooking when I get home. But with a college class schedule and homework load, my food options usually land on coffee, chips and take-out or delivery....

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...

Loveloud Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Music Festival

Loveloud Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Music Festival

By Palak Jayswal

March 21, 2019

  Last week the LOVELOUD foundation announced the lineup for their 2019 festival, which will take place on June 29 at the USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City. It will be the third annual festival hosted by this organization.  The lineup for this year’s festival includes Kesha as the head...

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...

Artist of the Week: Alexander Norton III Singing Ever Sweeter

Artist of the Week: Alexander Norton III Singing Ever Sweeter

By Madge Slack

January 30, 2019

  Alexander Norton III is a senior here at the University of Utah who is currently pursuing a double major. His degrees will be a Bachelor of Science in political science and an Honors Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in vocal performance. In short: He’s an opera singer. Once upon a t...

Visiting Professor Viktor Valkov Impresses in His Faculty Recital

Visiting Professor Viktor Valkov Impresses in His Faculty Recital

By Josh Petersen

January 23, 2019

  It was a rainy night on Jan. 17, but for the audience inside the Libby Gardner Concert Hall, there was an entirely different kind of thunder. In his faculty recital, Department of Music visiting professor Viktor Valkov showed off his technical skill on a wide range of piano selections. Throughout...

Holiday Throwback: Singing Sacred Texts

Holiday Throwback: Singing Sacred Texts

By Hannah Keating

January 15, 2019

  In recent years, one of the biggest debates during the holiday season is the “war on Christmas,” a tug-of-war between the secular and the sacred in our society. The inclusivity of the words “winter” or “holiday” to respect how people wish to spend the season can be politically a...

Petersen: My Favorite Songs of 2018

Petersen: My Favorite Songs of 2018

By Josh Petersen

December 23, 2018

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/74Armf915mp5TgAtQ4kmuF?si=k4ciXIuQRT2JdUnubPg68A 2018 was a difficult, exhausting year, but at least we could take solace in great music that provided both an escape from and a reflection of our increasingly troubled world. This was quietly a great year...

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