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Artist of the Week: From the Page to the Stage, DiNucci Writes, Produces and Directs Her Own Play

Artist of the Week: From the Page to the Stage, DiNucci Writes, Produces and Directs Her Own Play

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

February 7, 2020

  Jillian DiNucci, a sophomore at the University of Utah and student in the Actor Training Program, has now written and produced her own play. Originally hailing from Boise, Idaho, she first got her start with a playwriting program at the age of 13. Now, after receiving a grant, DiNucci has ...

Alt-Country Band American Aquarium comes to the Metro Music Hall

Alt-Country Band American Aquarium comes to the Metro Music Hall

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer

June 19, 2019

  Maturing as an artist comes with a clearer sense of one's place in the world and the audience one reaches. For BJ Barham, the leader of the alternative-country band American Aquarium, this evolution also comes with a hearty album that generates continuous pride. Almost a year later, Barham...

Game Corner: ‘Unheard’

Game Corner: ‘Unheard’

By Yixin Song

April 27, 2019

  It is always hard to review games that are built solely on narrative without revealing any spoilers. You can talk about the intense fights, art styles and why characters are in their current situation, but it is almost impossible to analyze elements such as the map design in "Gone Home" separ...

A Personal Reflection on Wasatch Writers in the Schools

A Personal Reflection on Wasatch Writers in the Schools

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

April 13, 2019

  Over this past semester, I was part of an amazing creative writing program at the University of Utah. Wasatch Writers in the Schools (WWiTS) is explained in depth by our news desk, but to experience this program firsthand is something else entirely. It’s safe to say, I’m glad I rearranged my entire schedu...

Writing essays is better than typing them

Writing essays is better than typing them

December 10, 2013

The end of the semester is here, which means it is crunch time for many of us. That means writing essays a day or two before they are due. If you want to make your final papers better, then you can’t rely solely on typing the paper. There are intrinsic differences between writing and typing. If you ...

USpeak breathes life into poetry

USpeak breathes life into poetry

November 13, 2013

Every Thursday at 7 p.m., the U’s spoken word poetry club, USpeak, puts on a writing workshop in the Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building. The meetings are open to all students and are not exclusive to members. Those who attend will explore pieces they write and receive feedback from attendees. ...

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