Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Celebrate Utah Olympic anniversary this week

Tribune: Wharton: Hiring freeze could cause major problems  

Weekend Events

— The Comedian: Tribune review 

— Julieta: Tribune review

— The Space Between Us: Tribune review


— Davis Arts Chamber Music Series: Wi-Fi(ve) Woodwind Quartet, Davis Arts Council, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Alpine Church, 254 W. 2675 N., Layton, free

— Hansel & Gretel, Ballet West, Friday, 7 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $15

— Brahm’s Symphony No. 2, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$79

— Utah Ballet: Classic/Contemporary Mix, University of Utah Dance, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Alice Sheets Marriott Center for Dance, 330 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City, $8-$12

— “Winter Season,” Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 W, 200 South, Salt Lake City, $15-$40

— “Elements,” Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Saturday, 2 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 W, 200 South, Salt Lake City, $10

— “Red Dress Event,” Chamber Orchestra Ogden, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $5

— Ricardo Cobo, Classical Guitarist, Zion Canyon Arts Foundation, Saturday, 7 p.m., Canyon Community Center, 126 Lion Boulevard, Springdale, $10-$15

— Sean Jones Quartet, JazzSLC, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Jeanne Wagner Theatre, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $24.50

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


— “Bus Stop” through February 4, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Cash on Delivery” through February 4, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Five Women Wearing Same Dress-The Laramie Project” through February 4, Southern Utah University

— “La Finta Giardiniera” through February 4, Utah State University

— “Mary Poppins” through February 4, Brigham Young University

— “The Nerd” through February 4, Hale Centre Theatre

— “You Can’t Take It With You” through February 4, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” through February 4, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Oliver!” through February 6, Cedar Valley Community Theatre

— “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” through February 11, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden

— “The Comedy of Errors” through February 25, Grand Theatre

— “The Magic Show” through February 25, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Phantom of the OBT” through February 25, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Indiana Bones – Raiders of the Wall Mart” through March 18, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

Thirty-Three: Celebrating 33 Years of the Independent Spirit & Sundance Film Festival Exhibition through February 12; Food for Thought: Photographs by Christopher Boffoli Exhibition through March 19, Kimball Art Center

Rebecca Campbell: The Potato Eaters Exhibition through February 18; A Visual Testimony: Minerva Teichert’s Book of Mormon Paintings; Embracing Diverse Voices: A Century of African-American Art, Exhibitions 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

Niki Chan Wylie, Words by Stephen Dark: Only God Can Judge Me Exhibition through March 18; Imagining UMOCA Exhibition through April 15; The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be Exhibition through May 13; Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch: Heads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying Exhibition through July 15, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony Exhibition through August 5; Soviet Impressionist Paintings Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

Et cetra

First Friday Art Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Historic 25th Street, Ogden

Chinese New Year Celebration, Saturday, 7 p.m., Cottonwood High School, 5715 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Valentine’s Pop-Up Shop, Saturday, 11 a.m., Mountain West Hard Cider, 425 North 400 West, Salt Lake City