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Shopping Sustainably with the ‘Good on You’ App

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

August 8, 2020

While this fall semester may feel different from most, I always associate the months of August and September with the back to school season. This time marked by returning to classes always feels like a great time for personal rebranding and shopping for a new wardrobe — or just adding a few key pi...

Phoebe Bridgers Delivers a Depressingly Beautiful Album With ‘Punisher’

Phoebe Bridgers released her second solo album on June 18, 2020. (Courtesy of Dead Oceans Records)

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

June 22, 2020

  On June 18, 2020, Phoebe Bridgers released her sophomore album, “Punisher,” a day earlier than scheduled. In a tweet, Bridgers said, “I’m not pushing the record until things go back to ‘normal’ because I don’t think they should. Here it is a little early. Abolish the police. Ho...

Burt and Button’s Favorite Albums of 2019

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By Kate Button and Oakley Burt

December 28, 2019

  For a playlist featuring the albums listed in this article, click here. For more music recommendations from the Daily Utah Chronicle, click here. As 2019 comes to an end, it's time to look back on the albums that defined the year — including our personal favorites. We’re both die-hard music fans, and we’re always counting down the days until new music is release...

Vérité Showcases Honest Heartbreak at Kilby Court

Vérite enchants at Kilby Court (Photo by Kate Button I The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

November 23, 2019

At a tiny, garage-band style venue, Vérité, an electropop artist from New York, filled the Friday night air with enchanting vocals and captured everyone’s attention through her dynamic stage persona as she took the stage at Kilby Court on Nov. 22. As Kelsey Byne’s musical persona, Vérité explores themes of ...

Exploration of Space, Time and Death: A Review of New Foals Album

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

November 12, 2019

  In their sixth studio album, “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Part 2,” Foals, a rock group based out of Oxford, explores themes of mortality, humanity and the realities of life. On March 8, 2019, Foals released “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Part 1,” and the over six-month-lo...

Utah Symphony Celebrates Día de Muertos with ‘Coco’

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By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

November 7, 2019

With Halloween now over, the spooky decorations and costumes are being tucked away across many households. But when Halloween ends, another celebration begins — Día de Muertos, or the Day of the Dead — a major holiday in Mexican culture. The Utah Symphony participated in this year’s celebrations...

‘Lifespan of a Fact’ Explores the Dichotomy of Facts and Truth

Emily Penrose (Constance Macy) and Jim Fingal (John Croft) in an intense editing session (Courtesy Pioneer Theatre Company)

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

November 2, 2019

Warning: This article contains mild spoilers for "Lifespan of a Fact" In an era of disinformation, alternative facts and fake news, how do we determine what information is trustworthy or accurate? How does the truth — whatever that may be — impact our understanding of the world? Presented by Pione...

Binge Bytes: ‘Radiolab’

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By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

September 12, 2019

Have you ever wanted to learn about something interesting or random in an easy-to-digest format during your limited free time? I’ve found this solution through a podcast called “Radiolab.” The podcast covers a range of topics from Typhoid Mary to the strongest punch in the world, coming from a shrimp....

‘Malibu Nights’ in Salt Lake City

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By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

June 12, 2019

  Los Angeles, California-based alternative pop band LANY came to Utah on a beautiful Tuesday summer night. Their show at the Great Saltair housed nearly 6,300 fans on their “Malibu Nights” tour and every moment of their concert was beautiful. With songs from a “wonderfully cathartic brea...

LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

Photographing the book 'Mama's Boy' by Dustin Lance Black in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

June 11, 2019

  To preface this review, I have to tell you that memoirs are a leap from my regular reading tastes. As someone who is consistently bored by nonfiction and a serial enthusiast of all things fiction, this book was already in need of something that could catch my eye. Nonetheless, I approached ...

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