Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the Week: Meadow Lava Tubes

— Tribune: At Meadow Lava Tubes, a youngster’s enthusiasm for hiking gathers steam

— TribuneStop and explore the petroglyph wonders of Utah’s Parowan Gap

Weekend Events

New Films

— The Dinner: Tribune review 

— Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Tribune review 

— A Quiet Passion: Tribune review 

— Stop Making Sense: Tribune review


— NEXT Ensemble, Davis Arts Council, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Alpine Church, 254 W. 2675 N, Layton

— “Treblefest’ 17: A Celebration of Treble Voices,” Cache Children’s Choir, Friday, 7 p.m., Logan Tabernacle, 50 North Main Street, Logan

— “La Fille Mal Gardee,” Utah Valley Civic Ballet, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.; also Saturday, 1 p.m., Ragan Theater, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $1-$10

— “Rhapsody in Blue,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$79

— Aspiring Musicians Competition Concert, Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Willowcreek Middle School, 2275 W 300 N, Lehi, $5-$10

— “Press Start!” Tanner Dance, Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m., Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, University of Utah, 1720 Campus Center Drive, $5

— “A Russian Rendezvous,” American West Symphony of Sandy, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Theater at Mount Jordan, 9351 South Mountaineer Lane, Sandy, $5-$10

— “Something Old, Something New,” International Children’s Choir, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

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

— “Northern Lights Concert,” Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Hillside Middle School, 1825 South Nevada Street, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “Bye Bye Birdie” through May 6, Timpanogos Valley Theatre 

— “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

— “Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.” through May 9, Alpine Community Theatre

— “Disney’s My Son Pinocchio Jr.” through May 12, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Nunsense” through May 13, On Pitch Performing Arts 

— “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

— “The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue” through May 20, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “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

— “Pirates of the Carabeener” through June 10, Off Broadway Theatre

Museum Exhibits

— 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; 93rd Annual Spring Salon Exhibition through July 8;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

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

MOMENTS Art Festival,  Friday, 6 – 10 p.m., PLATFORMS, 490 25th St., Ogden 

— Urban Bird Festival, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Tracy Aviary, 589 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City