Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Edge of the Cedars State Park kiva ruin and art walk — Blanding

Tribune: Antelope Island biologists begin bison roundup Saturday

Tribune: Optimism high for Utah deer rifle opener Saturday

Weekend Events

New Films

— Denial: Tribune review

— Desierto: Tribune review

— In a Valley of Violence: Tribune review

— Keeping Up With the Joneses: Tribune review

— A Man Called Ove: Tribune review

— Ouija: Origin of Evil: Tribune review


— American West Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Eccles Theater Grand Opening Premier Performance, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City, $50-$200

— Fry Street Quartet, Moab Music Festival, Friday, 7 p.m., Star Hall, 159 East Center Street, Moab, free

— Grand Circle New Music, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Fine Arts Center, Dixie State University, 255 South 700 East, Saint George, free

— Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$79

Chamber Orchestra Ogden, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $5

Eccles Theater Open House and Arts Celebration, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Jared Pierce piano, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

— “Thriller,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through October 29, venues vary

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


— “The 39 Steps” through October 22, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Julius Caesar” through October 22, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Murder for Two” through October 22, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” through October 22, Sandy Arts Guild

— “The Nether” through October 23, Good Company Theatre

— “Over the River and Through the Woods” through October 24, Pleasant Grove Players

— “The 39 Steps” through October 29, Covey Center for the Arts

— “The Addams Family” through October 29, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Bellwether” through October 29, Westminster College

— “Burn” through October 29, Sackerson

— “Drac-Man vs. Superiorman” through October 29, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Into the Woods” through October 29, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Jekyll & Hyde” through October 29, Grand Theatre

— “Self Defense, or The Death of Some Salesmen” through October 30, University of Utah Theatre

— “The Addams Family: The Musical” through October 31, The Stage Door Theater

— “Roald Dahl’s Willey Wonka” through November 4, SCERA Center

— “Ghostblasters: We Ain’t Afraid of No Jokes” through November 5, Desert Star Playhouse

— “The Glass Menagerie” through November 5, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Let’s Murder Marsha” through November 5, Heritage Theatre

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through November 5, Empress Theatre

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through November 5, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Winter” through November 13, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Catch Me If You Can” through November 19, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Oklahoma!” through November 19, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Sister Act” through December 3, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

Three-Mile Radius Exhibition through October 22; Glimpses of Springville Exhibition through October 29; Lost + Found: In Search of Georgian Art Exhibition through November 19; Rock the Vote: Presidential Portrayals Past and Present Exhibition through January 7; 31st Annual Religious & Spiritual Art of Utah; Forgotten Angels and Other Heavenly Beings, Exhibitions through January 11; Soviet Impressionist Paintings Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

Berna Reala: Singing In The Rain Exhibition through November 5; Object[ed]: Shaping Sculpture in Contemporary Art Exhibition through December 17; Work in Progress; Alyce Carrier: Old Work, Exhibitions through January 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition on view through 2016; Rebecca Campbell: The Potato Eaters Exhibition through February 18; A Visual Testimony: Minerva Teichert’s Book of Mormon Paintings Exhibition through April 29; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March 2018; To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Et cetra

Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Salt Lake City

— Trick-or-Treat Street, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Utah Olympic Oval, 5662 South 4800 West (Cougar Lane), Salt Lake City

Taste of Latin America Festival, Friday and Saturday, Library Square, 200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City