Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneHike of the week: Alexander Basin 

— TribuneSolitude set to open Friday, starting Utah’s ski season early

— TribuneFree entry at national parks in Utah, countrywide for Veterans Day

— For the latest wildlife news and information and the fishing report visit the DWR website

Weekend Events

New Films

— 12 Years a Slave: Tribune review 

— About Time: Tribune review 

— Diana: Tribune review 

— The Motel Life: Tribune review 

— Thor: The Dark World: Tribune review 

Concerts

— Guitar Ensembles, Friday, 7:30 p.m., The Performance Hall, Utah State University,1400 Old Main Hill, Logan, $5-$10

— Men’s and Women’s Chorus, Friday, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Corner of North Campus and Heritage Drives, $6-$10

— “Sing We Joyous,” Friday, 7:30 p.m., Ragan Theatre, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $5-$10

— Wind Orchestra, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Kent Concert Hall, Chase Fine Arts Center, Utah State University, 1400 Old Main Hill, Logan, free

— Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $29-$55

— East Meets West: Promoting Peace through Music, Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— “Legends Never Die,” Orchestra of Southern Utah, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Center, 105 North 100 East, Cedar City, $5-$10

— Ring Around the Rose: Tanner Dance, Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5

— Wind Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University,Corner of North Campus and Heritage Drives, $6-$10

— “The Latin Quarter and the French Quarter,” Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$20

— “The Firebird,” Ballet West, through November 16, Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, 1395 E. President’s Circle, Salt Lake City, $25-$75

— Organ concerts, every Saturday, noon, and every Sunday, 2 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free

Theater

— “The Hungry Games” through November 9, Deseret Star Playhouse

— “Jekyll and Hyde, the Musical” through November 9, Draper Arts Council

— “Other Desert Cities” through November 9, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Camelot” through November 16, Dixie State College

— “Of Myth and Mud” through November 16, Weber State University

— “The Twelve Dates of Christmas” through November 16, Pygmalion Theatre Company

— “33 Variations” through November 17, Silver Summit Theatre Company

— “Anne of Green Gables” through November 18, West Jordan Youth Theatre 

— “In the Heights” through November 23, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Next to Normal” through November 23, Utah Valley University

— “Avenue Q” through November 24, University of Utah Theater

— “Good People” through November 24, Salt Lake Acting Company 

— “Brigadoon” through November 30, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Tinkerbell and the Pirates” through November 30, Utah Children’s Theatre

Museum Exhibits

— Martha Wilson: Staging the Self Exhibition through November 10; salt 8: Shigeyuki Kihara; Under Pressure: Contemporary Prints From the Collections of Jordan D. Schitzer and His Family Foundation, Exhibitions through January 5; Exploring Sustainability Exhibition through July 28, 2014; Lawrence Weiner: BENT TO A STRAIGHT AND NARROW AT A POINT OF PASSAGE Exhibition, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

— Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime Exhibition through November 16; People in a Hard Land: Iconic Images of Life in the Southwest Exhibition through December 28, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

— Veterans’ Art Show Exhibition through November 19; Soldier Boy. Soldier Girl: Photographs by Lynn Blodgett Exhibition through December 1, Kimball Art Center

— Below; O-Town Arts: Creating Absence Exhibitions through November 23; Biennial: Mondo Utah Exhibition through December 14; Tala Madani Exhibition through January 4, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Expressions: A Walter Rane Retrospective Exhibition through December 1; Exploring Play Exhibition through January 11, 2014; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art Exhibition through June 1, 2014, Springville Museum of Art 

 Et cetra

Sugar House Art Walk, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Sugar House

 — Jewish Arts Festival, Saturday through Monday, Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City

— Winter Farmers Market, Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., through April 26, Rio Grande Depot, 300 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City