Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the Week: Red Reef Trail — Red Cliffs Recreation Area

— TribuneIn Utah’s Red Cliffs, desert beauty moves at a tortoise’s pace

— TribuneWhen even the most prepared angler must consider, ‘That’s why they call it fishing and not catching’

Tribune: Tiny southern Utah town enlists artists to help preserve historic bridge

Weekend Events

New Films

— Graduation: Tribune review 

— Growing Up Smith: Tribune review 

— Sleight: Tribune review 


— “Around the World,” UVU Ballroom Dance Company, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Ragan Theater, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $8-$12

— Barber’s Violin Concerto, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$81

— “Chama,” Samba Fogo, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $25

— “Fairyopolis,” Imagine Ballet Theatre,  Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $15-$29

— “LIVE – An Arts Collaboration,” Valley Dance Ensemble, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., The Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 South Main, Logan, $6-$12

Salt Contemporary Dance, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Infinity Event Center, 26 E. 600 South, Salt Lake City, $15-$50

— Temple Square Festival of Choirs, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

— “There Were Trees,” loveDANCEmore, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., Jordan Park, 1060 South 900 West, Salt Lake City, $8

— Gerald Clayton Quintet, JazzSLC, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $26.50

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

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

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


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

— “Beauty and the Beast” through April 29, Bluffdale Arts 

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

— “The Lion King Jr.” through April 29, Sandy Arts Guild

— “The Magic Flute” through April 29, Utah Valley University

— “Singing in the Rain Jr.” through April 29, Covey Center for the Arts

— “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

— “Dinner” through May 7, Wasatch Theatre Company

— “Kiss of the Spider Woman” through May 7, Utah Repertory Theatre

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

— “Silent Sky” through May 13, Pygmalion Productions

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

— “Anne of Green Gables” through May 20, Covey Center for the Arts

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

— “To Kill a Mockingbird” through May 20, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Annie Get Your Gun” through May 27, Brigham’s Playhouse

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

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

“Captain American Fork” through June 3, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

— 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

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

— 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; Wasatch Back Student Art Show: A Closer Look  Exhibition through May 28, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra

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

— Kids Fiesta — Día de los Niños, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan

— Scandi Spring Fest, Salt Lake Scandi Dance, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., Clubhouse on South Temple, 850 E South Temple, Salt Lake City

— Street Painting Festival, Kayenta Arts Foundation, Saturday and Sunday, Kayenta Art Village, 800 North Kayenta Pkwy, Ivins