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The Finer Points is the official blog of the University of Utah College of Fine Arts, delivering the news about the experiences and achievements of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and inviting the community to the incredible and diverse offerings of our college.

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02-16-2017
This February, the School of Dance at the University of Utah is honored to welcome Gino Grenek of the Stephen Petronio Company for an exciting residency with dancers from both the Modern Dance and Ballet programs. Grenek's work with the company spans over 17 years, and he will work with the dancers to reset Petronio’s seminal work, MiddleSexGorge. This will be the first time the...
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02-15-2017
By Emerging Leaders Ambassador and Guest Writer Rachel Luebbert. The notes of the saxophone flood the air, quivering like a butterfly’s wings. Then, the piano paints the space in a melodic portrait. The percussion pulses the room with rhythmic vibrations. The music is soft and tender, but at the same time driving and powerful. It demands all of your attention, all of your presence. Suddenly,...
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02-10-2017
In a world often focused on STEM education, the University of Utah is proud to celebrate something of a more right-brained nature and a milestone for its creative offerings: having issued the institution’s 100,000th Arts Pass ticket. The U’s Arts Pass program, which allows students to use their student ID to get free or nearly-free tickets to the hundreds of arts experiences on campus each...
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02-09-2017
Filmmaker sisters Sonia and Miriam Albert-Sobrino weave a dark and magical coming-of-age tale in their project for their second ever feature film, Melita. Told from the point of view of the main character, a deaf 10 year old girl, the story unfolds in a tiny, rural village in the twin filmmaker’s home country of Spain. The sisters create a world of their own where rain,...
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02-08-2017
Associate Professor of Composition in the School of Music Steven Roens recently released a new CD of original compositions for chamber groups and soloists. Specific Gravity highlights Roens interest in freely atonal compositions and features several talented soloist musicians. Roens’ compositions come to life with help from his colleagues at the University of Utah’s School of Music. The album showcases Associate Professor (Lecturer) Vedrana Subotic...
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02-06-2017
The University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library hosts the art exhibition Globalocation: Celebrating 20 Years of Artnauts, now - 3/3. The Department of Art & Art History has a incredible presence in the exhibition which includes Sandy Brunvand, Beth Krensky, V. Kim Martinez, Brian Snapp and Xi Zhang. "Portable Santuary" by Department of Art & Art History Professor, Beth Krenksy Artnauts, an art collective...
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02-01-2017
The University of Utah’s Department of Theatre opens the spring season with Dogfight, a romantic and witty musical adaptation of the 1991 movie with River Phoenix and Lili Taylor. Winner of the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical in 2013, Dogfight is directed and choreographed by Denny Berry. The play is set on November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a growing...
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01-24-2017
We're designating the weekend of March 4 the Weekend of Arts Conferences, and are proud to provide two incredible arts business and education opportunities. For our arts education students, check out ArtsLINK for an arts-integrated pre-service teaching conference hosted at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex. And for students interested in the business side of the things, ArtsForce is hosting the Business of...
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