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Art Against Doom: Creative Activism in the Face of Climate Change

Art Against Doom: Creative Activism in the Face of Climate Change

By Abigail Bowé

September 18, 2019

  If you've ever taken a course in the Carolyn and Kem Gardner Commons, perhaps you've seen a large installation — up on the second floor — of a quote from pop artist Andy Warhol printed along a wall of frozen clocks. It reads, “They always say time changes things, but you actually have...

Greg Laswell Brings Haunted Covers to SLC

Greg Laswell Brings Haunted Covers to SLC

By Kate Button

September 12, 2019

  Greg Laswell — an indie alternative rock artist from Long Beach, California — is set to release his second album of covers, aptly entitled “Covers II.” The release is set for Sept. 13 and is paired in conjunction with a tour across the United States that has already begun. Laswell, ...

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 ...

Roselit Bone Will Bring Desert Punk to SLC

Roselit Bone Will Bring Desert Punk to SLC

By Kate Button

July 28, 2019

  Roselit Bone — a genre-bending band from the Pacific Northwest — released their third album, “Crisis Actor,” on July 19, 2019. In conjunction with this release, the band is embarking on a tour of the western United States. Roselit Bone’s trademarks of emotional honesty, rock intensity and broken down re...

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...

SummerArts Piano Competition Provides Key Opportunities to Pianists

SummerArts Piano Competition Provides Key Opportunities to Pianists

By Hannah Keating

June 17, 2019

  Held annually through the University of Utah's School of Music, the SummerArts Piano Competition acts as an opportunity for young pianists of the Salt Lake Valley to showcase their talents while providing a springboard for the brightest students to receive scholarships and perform with some of Utah...

MTP Student Laura Rizzo in Idaho Summer Stock Theater

MTP Student Laura Rizzo in Idaho Summer Stock Theater

By Hannah Keating

May 27, 2019

  As regional theater across the country close their traditional seasons, "summer stock" theaters open their performances to the public. Current third-year Department of Theatre student Laura Rizzo started rehearsals for the regional theater company Yellowstone Playhouse just after the end of...

‘Dialogues Des Carmelites’ Tells the Story of Strong Women in the Face of Fear

‘Dialogues Des Carmelites’ Tells the Story of Strong Women in the Face of Fear

By Hannah Keating

April 21, 2019

  The University of Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble and Utah Philharmonia presented Francis Poulenc's opera in three acts "Dialogues des Carmelites" at Kingsbury Hall from April 19 to 20. "Dialogues des Carmelites" follows heroine Blanche de la Force, a young woman who joins a convent during the Reig...

‘The Rivals’ Delights with Witty Humor and Sharp Performances

‘The Rivals’ Delights with Witty Humor and Sharp Performances

By Christopher Payne

April 14, 2019

  Ten minutes into the University of Utah’s production of “The Rivals,” I was entirely lost. I only understood every two in five words. I couldn’t have said which characters were which or who knew whom. I’m not one for traditional theater, and this show reinforced my initial misgivings with...

Dancers Will Take Over the U at the Upcoming ACDA Conference

Dancers Will Take Over the U at the Upcoming ACDA Conference

By Abigail Raasch

March 6, 2019

  Spring break is upon us. What does this mean? As most students will depart from the University of Utah, leaving it barren and lifeless, 530 collegiate dancers and their adjoining faculty will be taking over campus. The American College Dance Association (ACDA), founded in 1973, will be hosting their Northwest ...

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