Arts and Entertainment

Summer promises array of movies


With the launch of multiple hits and flops, this summer has potential to be a summer to remember when it comes to new films. 

“I love movies,” said Matthew Hansen, a sophomore communicationmajor from Salt Lake City. “They are the highlight of my summer because that’s when most of ...

Students showcase art at Sears

Katey Olsen from Mesquite, Nev. browses the Dixie State University Art Showcase and views the piece “Cephalopod Society of Propriety” by Marjorie Ann Eno, which won best in show. Photo by Mike Seery.

From renowned faculty to graduating seniors to first time freshmen, the Dixie State University Art Showcase is a platform to display all the diversity and creativity of DSU.

The Dixie State University Art Showcase will be open until May 2 in the Sears Art Museum in the Eccles Fine Arts ...

Performer Profile: Kelby Morrison devotes free time to sleeping


Dancer, actor and singer Kelby Morrison is a member of Raging Red. Multimedia reporter Kylee Young spoke to her about her favorite performing experiences and how she spends her free time.

Album Analysis: Yeah Yeah Yeah's 'Mosquito' doesn't suck—too much


This bloodsucker might be too elusive to squash.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ fourth album, “Mosquito,” is based on places that seep through each song’s chords and key riffs; rain forests with voodoo, shoddy city subways and fiery space stations all serve as backdrops for singer Karen O’s vocals. However ...

Tuacahn continues Disney partnership with 'Mary Poppins,' 'Mulan'


Tuacahn, surrounded by the natural red cliffs of Snow Canyon, is the place to be for live summer entertainment.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Tuacahn has been given the rights to produce a Disney musical, and it starts on May 30 with "Mary Poppins."

“Even if someone has ...

Dance team seeks new, qualified members


Dixie State University Dance Team hopefuls can expect to be judged on their skill, their studies, and most importantly, their spirit. 

DSU's Dance Team performs at football and basketball games, and it also devotes time to service around the community. Tryouts for next year's team are April 26 ...

Applebee's offers nightlife options


The nightlife in St. George gets a little spicier and family oriented all at the same time.

Applebee’s is a restaurant with more than 2,000 locations nationwide. It brings in customers with its neighborhood barbecue atmosphere but has been bringing in a different type of customer lately. At ...

Keshara on Film: "42" intriguing biopic


It takes a great man with several amazing talents to push through the hatred of so many other men and still fuel the love he has for baseball.

I watched the trailer for “42” last week, unaware of what it was exactly, having neglected my education of baseball history up ...

Kylee Young named D-Queen


Friends were created when Dixie State University crowned the new D-Queen. 

Kylee Young, a senior communication major from Oakley, Idaho, was crowned D-Queen on Tuesday.

Young bested 11 other young women. She said while all the girls were competitive, they were all very supportive toward each other.

"Getting to know ...

Outdoor concert to benefit Kenyan schools


Today's outdoor concert will feature more than just music; the local bands will be playing to help send Dixie State University students to Kenya.

The concert, which will be held at the Amphitheater east of the fountain at 7:30 p.m., is also a humanitarian venture in coordination ...

Chalk art competition canceled


Though the rain washed away the chalk, it didn’t wash away the Dixie State University Student Association’s plans for D-Week.

Due to bad weather conditions, the D-Week kick-off, which involved clubs and students drawing with chalk by the fountain, was canceled.

“It was disappointing that the weather wasn ...

'Arden Forest' gives children look at Shakespeare

Students perform “An Arden Forest Dream” for Santa Clara Elementary School children April 4. Photo by Michael Seery.

With only three trees, five boxes and a few sound effects, actresses in this semester’s children’s theater production continue to charm their elementary school audiences.

Seven students in the children’s theater class are cast as major Shakespearean female characters in “An Arden Forest Dream, where all seven ...

Students willing to give sequels chance, say sequels don't live up to originals


As long as the cast stays consistent and the entertainment keeps on coming, audiences will always want more of a good thing where movies are concerned.

Sequels are intended to continue a good story on a new front. They are the continuation of familiarity with new aspects, jokes and adventures ...

Album Analysis: Tyler, the Creator talented; needs to know when to hold off on jokes


For someone so obnoxious, Tyler, the Creator knows when to keep quiet.

He tweets and raps content offensive enough turn-of-the-century Eminem would blush. Greater than his penchant for controversy, though, is a desire for crafting music that constantly evolves; he stays on par with stars Kendrick Lamar and Frank Ocean ...

Keshara on Film: 'The Host proves to be entertaining, well-filmed adventure


One thing I love about a good story is when humanity is at its most vulnerable and weakest points.

 “The Host” does just that.

This movie has been highly anticipated for a while because of its popularity as a book. Now, I love books with all my heart, and I ...