Utah Repertory Theater’s Sweeney Todd is a bloody good time

November 1, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Halloween may be behind us, but for those of you who want to keep the spooky season going, the blood-chilling production of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts is sure to thrill and delight. Produced in partnership with the Utah Repertory Theater Company, this haunting, […]

New Broadway musical Fly More Than You Fall soars on first night of previews

September 16, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes For theater enthusiasts and performers near the west coast, Broadway often seems particularly unattainable—a distant idea that only the lucky few get to experience. However, thanks to a collaboration between the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts and a creative team based out of New York, a Broadway-caliber performance has come to Utah Valley University. […]

Black Veil Brides release hook-infested album Vale

January 24, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes Decked out in varying textures of black clothing, faces masked in heavy makeup, and hair teased up in “glam metal” styles, Black Veil Brides definitely made an entrance when they introduced themselves to the world of music in 2009. The release of their first single, Knives and Pens, created mixed reactions from the public. There […]

Movie Review: The Shape of Water

January 18, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Shape of Water is Guillermo del Toro’s signature part monster flick, part fairytale love story. With dark, gritty tones and his use of makeup and prosthetics instead of CGI, del Toro returns to the roots and style of his earlier works evoking feelings of Pan’s Labyrinth. Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins), main character, is a […]

Sushi Be Rollin comes to UVU

November 14, 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute Food trucks have become a fun way for people to try a variety of foods from ethnic fusions and delectable sweets without having to sit down at a restaurant. UVU has joined in on the trend by having food trucks on Monday’s and Thursday’s in the parking lot south of the Fulton Library and in […]

Stranger Things Season 2 not as “Upside Down” as Season 1

November 6, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes Netflix released Season 2 of the ‘80s homage show Stranger Things on Oct. 28 and millions of the Netflix subscribers took to their couches to begin the binge of the 9 episode season. Season 2 definitely lived up to its title and to the anticipation built around its release, but one episode raised some eyebrows. […]

Two scoops of entertainment and a pinch of politics: A recap of the 89th Academy Awards

March 6, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes One year after Chris Rock nearly ruined the Oscars, the 2017 Academy Awards gave a cautious audience the show they were looking for. An introduction by Justin Timberlake — singing his Oscar nominated song “ Can’t Stop the Feeling” — set the tone for the production. Entertainment, not politics, is what a world-wide audience wanted […]