Arts & Humanities

The Arts and U

May 14, 2018

UMFA summer exhibition spotlights Japanese American with Utah ties



‘BACK CAST: FLY-FISHING AND OTHER SUCH MATTERS’

May 17, 2018

A storyteller and avid fly fisherman, Jeff Metcalf, assistant professor of English, is an enhanced observer of the human condition, who finds himself often in the streams of the American West. Not only rivers run through his new book of essays, his cancer does too.



‘THE BONE PILE’

May 10, 2018

In his recently published book, Maximilian Werner, assistant professor, writing and rhetoric studies, uses the vehicles of fly fishing, every day experience, and some of our most sacred rituals to explore the origins and limitations of our behavior and ideas.



‘NATURE’S ULTIMATE MACHINES’

May 7, 2018

From slug slime to whale flippers to electrical shocks, organisms have “engineered” impressive tactics to make a living on planet Earth. The museum’s special exhibit explains how some species glide through the air, endure extreme temperatures or crush 8,000 pounds in a single bite.



The Arts and U

May 7, 2018

Pioneer Theatre Company produces hit musical “Mamma Mia!”