Recent Articles by Rachel Brutsch
Published: Monday, April 27, 2015 5:21 pm MDT
For an introspective experience that explores the power of family and how to balance dreams for the future with cherished memories, "Over the River and Through the Woods" is an especially worthwhile journey.
'Unicorns are everywhere': Cartoonist Dana Simpson shares lessons on friendship in comic strip 'Phoebe and Her Unicorn'
Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 4:52 pm MDT
On March 30, the comic strip “Phoebe and Her Unicorn” will begin syndication in newspapers across the United States, including the Deseret News. For cartoonist Dana Simpson, it’s a “very...
Published: Monday, February 16, 2015 12:16 pm MST
Directed by PTC’s former artistic director, Charles Morey, this admirable staging of Arthur Miller's classic “The Crucible” both entertains and explores a broad range of themes in ways that ar...
Published: Friday, February 6, 2015 5:50 pm MST
What place does the term "Latino" hold in American art history? A new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” now at the Ut...
Book review: Brandon Sanderson's 'Firefight: The Reckoners, Book 2' packs epic surprises (+ audio clip)
Published: Friday, January 2, 2015 3:01 pm MST
More is revealed about the Epics, their origins, their powers and their weaknesses in "Firefight," Brandon Sanderson's epic sequel to "Steelheart."
Published: Friday, December 26, 2014 3:08 pm MST
In 2014, the Arts section of the Deseret News ran a 10-part series featuring arts organizations throughout Utah. Here's an overview of the series with excerpts from each story.
Published: Monday, December 15, 2014 10:30 am MST
'Tis the season for holiday shows! A look at four productions taking place in area theaters.
Published: Friday, November 21, 2014 4:30 pm MST
Overviews of five theater companies in and around Salt Lake City that give local residents a chance to partake of high-quality theater productions — and, oftentimes, to be a part of them.
Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 3:57 pm MDT
No detail has been overlooked in the Utah Shakespeare Festival's production of "Boeing Boeing," and theatergoers — be they frequent or first-time flyers — are in for a bright and fun-filled ride.
Published: Monday, September 29, 2014 4:50 pm MDT
The game is on at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, where “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” will continue its run through Oct. 18 in Southern Utah University’s Randall L. Jones Theatre.