Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Lake Blanche in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Tribune: Improbable collaboration shines light on Utah’s glittering Crystal Ball Cave

Tribune: Nevada Northern Railway gears up for 30th season and solar eclipse

Tribune: Plenty of Utah history still standing at Fort Deseret

Weekend Events

New Films

— The Boss Baby: Tribune review

— Ghost in the Shell: Tribune review

— Personal Shopper: Tribune review

— T2 Trainspotting: Tribune review

— The Zookeeper’s Wife: Tribune review


— “Bach and Friends: A Celebration!” Kayenta Arts Foundation, Friday, 7:30 p.m., private residence, Ivins, $5-$30

— Electro-Acoustic Concert, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Dolores Dore Eccles Fine Arts Center, Dixie State University, 255 South 700 East, Saint George, free

— “Surge,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Ragan Theater, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $8-$12

— “The Little Mermaid,” Ballet West, through Sunday, Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $15-$35

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


— “Oklahoma!” through March 31, SCERA Center

— “The Long Walk” through April 1, Utah Opera

— “Short Attention Span Theatre” through April 1, Utah Valley University

— “A Streetcar Named Desire” through April 1, Grand Theatre

— “Annie” through April 2, Egyptian Theatre, Park City

— “Not One Drop” through April 2, Plan-B Theatre Company

— “The Crucible” through April 4, Brigham Young University

— “King Charles III” through April 8, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Peter and the Starcatcher” through April 8, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “The Scarlet Pimpernel” through April 8, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” through April 8, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Chariots of Fire” through April 15, Brigham Young University

— “Treasure Island” through April 15, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “The Lion King” through April 16, Eccles Theater

— “Cutie and the Beast” through April 22, Off Broadway Theatre

— “The Music Man” through April 22, Hopebox Theatre

Museum Exhibits

Imagining UMOCA Exhibition through April 15; Justin Chouinard: These Ribbons Are Substratum Exhibition through April 22; Gary Jacobson: Some Thoughts Exhibition through May 6; 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

Groundbreaking: Innovations in Clay Exhibition through April 16,  Kimball Art Center

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

From the Studio of Arnold Friberg Exhibition through May 13; Russian Stories, Soviet Ideals; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art, Exhibitions through June 1; George Beard: Mormon Pioneer Artist with a Camera Exhibition through June 17; The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony Exhibition through August 5; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through September 2018, Springville Museum of Art

Et cetra

Last Friday Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Park City

Green River Rock and Mineral Festival, through Sunday, John Wesley Powell River History Museum, 1765 East Main Street, Green River