Naomi Natale: Art, Activism, Revolution

Naomi Natale: Art, Activism, Revolution
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The intersection of art and activism has been explored and discussed endlessly, and for good reason. Sometimes, art is the only way to help others fully understand or express injustice. … read more

ODESZA Interview at BUKU

ODESZA Interview at BUKU
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ODESZA live a life that every college aged producer dreams of. Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight met their freshman year at Western Washington University and began collaborating together just before they graduated in 2012 under the name ODESZA. … read more

Leon Bridges: Soul Music and its Simple Formula

Leon Bridges: Soul Music and its Simple Formula
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Bridges was signed to Columbia Records in December of last year on the strength of two singles posted to Soundcloud that had only been up for three months, and just last month Bridges took SXSW by storm, winning their prestigious Grulke Prize for Developing US Act. … read more

SLUG Goes to Treefort Music Festival

SLUG Goes to Treefort Music Festival
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Viet Cong were all smiles when they took the stage for a near packed house at the El Korah Shrine. I couldn’t be more appreciative of the weight they threw into their performance, considering the beforehand knowledge that many of the spectators were probably just arriving early for the Omar Souleyman show that followed.  … read more

 
 
Covering the President: My Adventure at Journalism Space Camp

Covering the President: My Adventure at Journalism Space Camp
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“Call me right now. Right now. Right now,” pops up on my phone’s screen. The tone is alarmist, so I call my friend to find out what’s going on. She forwards me a White House press credential application and says that I should apply. … read more

Salt Lake Poetry Slam Finals: It’s Now or Never

Salt Lake Poetry Slam Finals: It’s Now or Never
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Sponsored by Wasatch Wordsmith, the 2015 Salt Lake Poetry Slam finals took place at the Broadway theatre. This competition would determine which of the five poets from the 10 who qualified would represent Salt Lake at the national competition in Oakland, CA.  … read more

Mushroomhead @ Area 51 04.02 with Doyle, The Family Ruin, Natas Lived

Mushroomhead @ Area 51 04.02 with Doyle, The Family Ruin,...
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The punk and metal faithful were out in droves Thursday night at Area 51 to see the spectacle that is Mushroomhead, and I can say that the only way you could have walked away from that show without being completely pumped full of adrenaline was if you were dead. … read more

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
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Mark my words: Everything Tina Fey touches is magical. She is the Fairy Godmother of comedy, and her newest Netflix exclusive is no exception. From the cast to the music, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt stands up to its name and is a solid, feel-good comedy.  … read more

Review: Ratatat @ The Complex 04.06 with Despot

Review: Ratatat @ The Complex 04.06 with Despot
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A thick fog like a San Francisco morning hung in the dance hall at The Complex. Goths, punks, club rats, hipsters and a lone man reading under a wall light half-filled the dance floor. Security guards meticulously surveyed from the no-man’s-land of the prison-esque fences dividing the dance floor and bar. … read more

George Ezra @ The Depot 04.05 with Ruen Brothers

George Ezra @ The Depot 04.05 with Ruen Brothers
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The night had a slow start so all hope now rested on the shoulders of the young English lad, George Ezra, who we had all come to see. When Ezra came out on stage he looked tired and a bit worn from days on the road but his energy and spirit seemed very much intact. … read more