Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Warner Valley Dinosaur Tracks

— TribuneSpring fishing at Lake Powell beginning to heat up

— Tribune: Hello old friends: Wildflowers making beautiful return to Utah deserts  

— TribuneDocumentary follows Sandy resident’s record run on Appalachian Trail

Tribune: Still time for early-bird registration for National Audubon Society’s July convention in Park City

Weekend Events

New Films

— Colossal: Tribune review

— Donnie Darko: Tribune review

— The Fate of the Furious: Tribune review

— Frantz: Tribune review

— Tommy’s Honour: Tribune review


— “Lamb of God: An Easter Oratorio,” Southwest Symphony Orchestra, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $17

— Bronfman Plays Beethoven Piano Concerti 3 and 4, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$79

— “Journeys and Reflections,” Ballet West, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City, $19-$87

— Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square Easter Concert, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Repertory Dance Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City, $19-$29

— “Spring Season,” Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $15-$40

— “Duo Fortin-Poirier: Vingt Doigts et un Piano,” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Dolores Dore Eccles Fine Arts Center, Dixie State University, 255 South 700 East, Saint George, $15

— “The Great Tour,” Murray Concert Band, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 E 5300 S, Murray, free, donations appreciated

— “Lux Aeterna: The Choral Music of Morten Lauridsen,” American Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 South Main, Logan, $13-$22

— “Women’s Choir Invitational,” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Ragan Theater, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $5-$10

— “Utah Virtuosi,” NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $18-$20

— “Body Project: An Original Faculty-Choreographed Dance Concert,” through April 17, Randall L. Jones Theatre, Southern Utah University, 351 West Center Street, Cedar City, $5-$10

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


— “Blithe Spirit” through April 15, Westminster College

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

— “Nunset Boulevard” through April 15, Dixie State University

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

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

— “The Two Noble Kinsmen” through April 16, University of Utah Theatre

— “Nice and Slow” through April 21, Utah Valley University

— “Big Fish” through April 22, Utah State University

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

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

— “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” through April 23, People Productions

— “Oliver!” through May 13, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Anything Goes” through April 29, Utah Valley University

— “Crazy for You” through April 29, Empress Theatre

— “I Am My Own Wife” through April 30, Good Company Theatre

— “My Fair Lady” through May 6, SCERA Center

— “Hand to God” through May 14, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” through May 20, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “To Kill a Mockingbird” through May 20, Hale Centre 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 FeintuchHeads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying Exhibition through July 15, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Groundbreaking: Innovations in Clay Exhibition through April 16; Art Starts Here: A KAC Instructor Showcase Exhibition through May 21, Kimball Art Center

— Visual Testimony: Minerva Teichert’s Book of Mormon PaintingsEmbracing 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

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

St. George Arts Festival, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Historic Town Square, 50 S. Main, St. George

Salt Lake City Mini Maker Fair, Saturday, 12 – 6 p.m., Utah State Fair Park, 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City

— Third Saturday for Families: Landscape Yarn Painting, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, 1720 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City