Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Tiger muskie and 2 other fish species part of new plan to help curb chubs at Utah’s Scofield Reservoir

Tribune: Northern pike proving to be a pesky problem at Yuba Reservoir in central Utah

— Tribune: Erin Alberty: Do you have what it takes to eat an acorn?

Weekend Events

New Films                                                                          

— Menashe: Tribune review 

— Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World: Tribune review

— The Trip to Spain: Tribune review 


— Renee Elise Goldsberry, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $45

Bonneville Chamber Music Festival, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $6-$7

— Ring Around the Rose: African Drums, Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5.50

— Moab Music Festival, through September 11, venues vary, Moab

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


— “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

— “Seussical Jr.” through September 9, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Doctor Faustus” through September 12, Utah Valley University

— “Daddy Long Legs” through September 15, Draper Arts Council 

— “All Shook Up” through September 16, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Always… Patsy Cline” through September 16, Redstone Theatre 

— “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare” through September 16, Sandbox Theatre Company

— “Desire Under the Elms” through September 16, The Sting and Honey Company

— “Sister Act” through September 16, Empress Theatre

— “Utahoma” through September 16, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Always… Patsy Cline” through September 22, Grand Theatre

— “Ion” through September 16, Greek Theatre Festival 

— “Pillow Talk” through September 23, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Comedy of Errors” through September 30, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Romeo & Juliet” through September 30, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “The Heart of Robin Hood” through October 14, Hale Centre Theatre

— “How To Fight Loneliness” through October 14, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Surely Goodness and Mercy” through October 15, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “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

— “Wicked-er!” through November 4, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Forever Plaid” through November 15, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

 Michael Ryan Handley: Sublimation Exhibition through September 9; Spy Hop: Safe and Sound Exhibition through September 23; Jason Manley: Shrinking Room Exhibition through October 21; Al Ahad: The Hijab Project Exhibition through November 18; Jaime Salvador Castillo & Michael Anthony García: whereABOUTS Exhibition through December 9; Cities of Conviction Exhibition through January 6; Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

—  Work in Progress Exhibition through September 9; No Dull Days: J. Alfred Myer’s Turn-of-the-Century America Exhibition through September 23; Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks of Turn-of-the-Century Photography Exhibition through December 2; Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition through 2018; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March; The Interpretation Thereof: Contemporary LDS Art and Scripture Exhibition through March 31; To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

 44th Annual Quilt Show Exhibition through September 23; Wit & Whimsy: off the deep end Exhibition through May 19; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through September 2018; Round Up: Icons of the West Exhibition through June 19, 2021, Springville Museum of Art

— Ilse Bing Exhibition through December 31; Las Hermanas Iglesias: HERE, HERE Exhibition through January 28; ongoing exhibitions: Arts of AfricaAmerican and Regional Art: Mythmaking and Truth-Telling; Chinese Art: Emulation and Innovation; European Art; Ancient Mediterranean Art: Res Mortis; Ancient Mesoamerica; Modern and Contemporary Art: A Fuller Picture; Arts of the Pacific; Greater Merit: The Temple and Image in South Asia, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Et cetra

Sugar House Art Walk, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Sugar House

Old Capitol Arts and Living History Festival, Friday and Saturday, Starvation State Park, Duchesne

Peach Days, Friday and Saturday, 6 North Main, Brigham City

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, Friday and Saturday, Thanksgiving Point, Ashton Gardens, 3900 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

— Family Art Saturday: 3D Calligraphy, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Heritage Festival, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Main Street Park, 90 East 8720 South, Sandy,

SLC VegFest, Saturday, 12 – 8 p.m., Library Square, 200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

Salt Lake Greek Festival, through Sunday, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 279 South 300 West, Salt Lake City