Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Overlooking State Street in Hurricane

— Tribune: Southern Utah town has starring role in dark-sky movement

— TribuneCelebrate Earth Day by fishing for garbage on the Provo River

Weekend Events

New Films

— After the Storm: Tribune review 

— Born in China: Tribune review 

— Cezanne and I: Tribune review 

— Free Fire: Tribune review 

— The Lost City of Z: Tribune review 

— The Promise: Tribune review 

— Their Finest: Tribune review 


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

— Music in the City: Ginger Bess, Friday, 8 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 South 100 West, Brigham City, $8-$12

— “Not Merely Song and Dance,” Friday, 7:30 p.m., Grand Ballroom, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $5-$10

— Capstone Senior Showcase, Friday and Saturday, Ragan Theater, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $8

— “Sleeping Beauty,” Tooele Valley Academy of Dance, Friday 7 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m., Tooele High School, 301 West Vine Street, Tooele, $5

— “The Spy Who Loved Me,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$82

— Westminster Chamber Singers Spring Concert, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, $10

— Ballroom Dance Spring Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Southern Utah University, 351 West University Boulevard, Cedar City, $6-$10

— Gershwin’s Magic Key from Classical Kids Live! Utah Symphony, Saturday, 11 a.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $8-$20

— “Let There Be Light: The Creation by Franz Joseph Haydn,” Salt Lake Choral Artists, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $10-$20

— “The Little Mermaid,” Ballet West, Saturday, 2 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $10-$20

— National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Classical Winners Concert, Saturday, , 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Spring Concert, West Valley Symphony of Utah, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, free

— “Turandot,” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $5

— Madeleine Festival of the Arts and Humanities: Repertory Dance Theatre, Sunday, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— “Our Truest Friend: A Free Musical Fireside,” Sunday, 7 p.m., SCERA Center, 745 South State Street, Orem, free

— “The Son of Man,” Vox Humana, Sunday, 7 p.m., Mount Saratoga Chapel, 612 W. Pony Express Parkway, Saratoga Springs, free

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


— “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

— “La Rondine” through April 22, Utah Presents

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

— “RED” through April 22, Southern Utah University

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

— “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

— “Park City Follies” through April 30, Egyptian Theatre, Park City

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

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

— “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

— “Betty Blue Eyes” through May 27, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Sister Act” through May 27, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

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

— 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

Art Starts Here: A KAC Instructor Showcase Exhibition through May 21, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra

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