Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the Week: Mary Jane Canyon near Moab

— TribuneLooking for a Utah hiking trail? Here are some websites

— TribuneSummer is duckie season on the flat water of the Colorado River near Moab 

— TribuneFishing is spotty right now, but should be excellent later in the summer, due to high water levels

 Weekend Events

New Films

— Cars 3: Tribune review 


— “The Pushers,” SB Dance, Friday and Saturday, 8:30 p.m.; also Sunday, 5 p.m., Rose Wagner Blackbox Theater, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City, $22.50

— “Konservatoriet: An Evening with Bournonville,” Imagine Ballet Theatre, Saturday, 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $7.50-$15

— Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Sea Melodies: Douglas Morton Live, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, 2033 South Lone Peak Parkway, Draper, standard admission applies

— Concerts in the Park, Tuesdays and Fridays through August, 7:30 p.m., Brigham Young Historic Park, North Temple and State St, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “Argonautika” through June 17, Brigham Young University

— “The Lord of the Rings Musical Parody: One Musical to Rule Them All” through June 17, Cache Theatre Company 

— “One Earth – A Rock Fable” through June 17, Grand Theatre

— “in(divisible)” through June 18, Plan-B Theatre Company

— “West Side Story” through June 22, Utah Cultural Celebration Center

— “Cabaret” through June 24, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Hairspray” through June 24, SCERA Center

— “The Little Mermaid” through June 24, LaForge Encore Theatre Company 

— “The Rainmaker” through June 24, Draper Historic Theatre

— “The Tempest” through June 24, Creekside Theatre Fest

— “Fiddler on the Roof” through June 26, Riverton Arts Council

— “OZ” through June 26, Creekside Theatre Fest

— “Tarzan: The State Musical” through June 26, Four Seasons Theatre Company

— “The Importance of Being Earnest” through July 1, Pinnacle Acting Company

— “Steel Magnolias” through July 1, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “The Whale” through July 1, The Hive Theatre Company

— “Høüses” through July 2, Riot Act Theatre 

— “1776” through July 15, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Disney’s Tarzan” through August 6, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through August 12, Hale Centre Theatre

— “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare…Abridged” through August 17, Lyric Repertory Company

— “The 3 Amigos” through August 19, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Disney’s Newsies” through October 18,  Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Shrek the Musical” through October 20, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

 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

 Out Loud: Identities, Symbolism, and the Self Exhibition through July 8; Rona Pondick and Robert FeintuchHeads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, DyingScott Horsley: I Learned it from Watching You Exhibitions through July 15; Céline Downen: Beehive Works Exhibition through August 5; Willow Skye-Biggs: Tastes Like Mandy Exhibition through August 12; Michael Ryan Handley: Sublimation Exhibition through September 9; Spy Hop: Safe and Sound Exhibition through September 23, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Playground Exhibition through July 8; e.g. Annie Poon: Split House Exhibition through summer 2017; Work in Progress Exhibition through September 9; Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition through 2018; 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

— Ink for Alaska Exhibition through August 13; Richard Serra: Prints Exhibition through August 20, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra

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

— Chalk Art Festival, Friday and Saturday, The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City

— Summerfest Arts Faire, Friday and Saturday, Logan Tabernacle, 50 North Main Street, Logan

— Family History Library Block Party, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Family History Library, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City

— Juneteenth Freedom and Heritage Festival, Saturday, 12 – 10 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City

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

— Utah Blues Festival, Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City