Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the Week: Lofty Lake in the Uinta Mountains

— Tribune40 things we learned touring Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in southern Utah

— TribuneContest aims to lure anglers to Panguitch Lake after recent wildfire closure

Weekend Events

New Films

— Atomic Blonde: Tribune review 

— City of Ghosts: Tribune review 

— A Ghost Story: Tribune review 

— Lady Macbeth: Tribune review 


— Michael Chipman & Melinda Kirigin Voss: Night on Broadway, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 8 p.m., Holladay City Hall, 4580 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, free

Salt Lake City Jazz Festival, Friday and Saturday, 6 – 11 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, $10

— Deer Valley Music Festival, through August 5, Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater and St. Mary’s Church, Park City, $15-$36

— Park City Beethoven Festival, through August 14, venues vary

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

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


— “Disney’s The Lion King Jr.” through July 28, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “A Night at The Imperial” through July 29, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Blackbird” through July 30, Utah Repertory Theatre

— “The Little Mermaid” through July 31, Spanish Fork Community Theater 

— “The Foreigner” through August 1, Lyric Repertory Company

— “The Music Man” through August 2, Murray Arts in the Park

— “The Three Musketeers” through August 4, Titus Productions Theatre Co. 

— “Annie” through August 5, Cottonwood Heights Arts Council 

— “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” through August 5,  Lyric Repertory Company

— “High School Musical Jr.” through August 5, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Wait Until Dark” through August 5,  Lyric Repertory Company

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

— “REX” through August 7, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “Seussical” through August 7, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” through August 8, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “Madame Butterfly” through August 8, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “The Music Man” through August 9, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “The Pirates of Penzance” through August 9, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “The Dinner Party” through August 11, Neil Simon Festival

— “Noises Off!” through August 11, Neil Simon Festival

— “Broadway Bound” through August 12, Neil Simon Festival

— “Honk Jr.” through August 12, Empress Theatre

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

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through August 12, Sundance Resort 

— “Under Construction” through August 12, Neil Simon Festival

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

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

— “An Inspector Calls” through August 19, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Murder by the Book” through August 19, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Saturday’s Voyeur” through August 28, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Guys and Dolls” through September 1, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Shrek the Musical” through September 1, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Treasure Island” through September 2, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “As You Like It” through September 7, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Shakespeare in Love” through September 8, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “LOVE & DEATH vs EL BANDITO” through September 9, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Romeo and Juliet” through September 9, Utah Shakespearean Festival

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

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

— “Long Lost First Play” through October 21, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Mama Mia!” through October 21, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

 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; Al Ahad: The Hijab Project Exhibition through November 18, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony Exhibition through August 5; 44th Annual Quilt Show Exhibition through September 23; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through September 2018; Round Up: Icons of the West Exhibition through June 19, 2021, Springville Museum of Art

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

— 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

Et cetra

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

Peruvan Festival, Friday and Saturday, Library Square, 200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

Wasatch Wildflower Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Little Cottonwood Canyon

Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival, through August 6, various venues, Sugar House