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Pioneer Theatre Company Announces Shortened 2020-2021 Season

(PTC announces shorter season | Courtesy Kirsten Park)

By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

May 24, 2020

  COVID-19 has drastically changed the lives of everyone within the last few months. It has become the topic of conversation, as most news reports and online articles (including this one) make constant mention of the pandemic and how people are dealing with it. Now, in the fight to stay afloat...

Welcome to V-Season: ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Fundraisers for Local Organizations

(Courtesy Salt Lake Acting Company)

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

February 15, 2020

  “Welcome to V-Season” flashes in red on the homepage of the V-Day organization’s website. The “V” referred to here is not necessarily what we usually associate with the middle of February — there are no Valentine’s cards or red hearts here, only a proclamation to end violence ...

The Band CAMINO Brings Candid and Optimistic Indie Pop to SLC

Photo by Kate Button I The Daily Utah Chronicle

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

October 3, 2019

Going to a concert on a Tuesday night might not seem like a typical choice — especially for college students in the middle of midterms — but this did not stop The Band CAMINO from taking to the stage of the Complex on Oct. 1 in front of a sold-out crowd. Self-described as “your mom’s favorite b...

Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

Modest Mouse at Red Butte Garden Amphitheater (Photo by Kate Button I The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

September 21, 2019

On Sept. 20, Modest Mouse delivered a setlist ranging from ‘90s grunge to modern alternative rock at the Red Butte Garden Amphitheater. This venue, which can accomodate around 3,000 visitors, was sold out as locals rushed in to see Modest Mouse — an indie, alternative, rock and lo-fi band from Washin...

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

The artists and organizers of Art Against Doom gather together at Copper Palate Press to get ready for their Sept. 20 show. (Photo by Matt Gubler)

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

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

(Courtesy Greg Laswell and Perpetual Media Relations)

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

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

Music duo Matt and Kim. Photo by Colin Devon Moore. (Courtesy Right On PR)

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

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. Courtesy Charlotte McCaslin

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

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

Courtesy Right On PR. Photo by Caleb Kuhl.

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

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

(Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

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...

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