Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneIt was supposed to be eagle day, but mild winter weather brought birds of a different feather to Utah refuges instead

— TribuneUtah’s warm winter drives elk out of Hardware Ranch, leading to the early end of another popular outdoors event

Tribune: More than 160,000 people applied to hike The Wave last year. Only a few thousand got in.

Weekend Events

New Films

— Black Panther: Tribune review


— BYU Jazz Festival: Synthesis, Friday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $7-$11

— Jack Cimo Concert, Utah Classical Guitar, Friday, 7 p.m., Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 South 900 West, Salt Lake City, free

— “High Noon in Concert,” Utah Symphony, Saturday, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$44

— Dallyn Vail Bayles in Concert: An Evening of Broadway & Inspirational Music, Saturday, 7 p.m., SCERA Center, 745 South State Street, Orem, $12-$14

— “Cinderella,” Ballet West, through February 25, Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $20-$88

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


— “My Favorite Murder” through February 16, Utah Presents

— “Busytown the Musical” through February 17, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Forever Plaid” through February 17, Ellen Eccles Theatre, Logan

— “I and You” through February 17, Pygmalion Productions

— “Romeo y Julieta” through February 17, Brigham Young University

— “Trouble in Tahiti” through February 17, University of Utah

— “Vietnam…Through My Lens” through February 17, Kayenta Arts Foundation

— “Little Red Riding Hood” through February 23, SCERA Center

— “The Music Man” through February 23, Jaks Theatre Company 

— “Annie” through February 24, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Charlie’s Aunt’’ through February 24, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Evita” through February 24, The Stage Door Theater 

— “Forever Plaid” through February 24, Vernal Theatre 

— “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” through February 24, Grand Theatre

— “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” through February 26, Kensington Theatre

— “i” through March 3, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “The Nerd” through March 3, Sandy Arts Guild

— “The Beautiful Game” through March 4, University of Utah Theatre

— “Cash on Delivery” through March 7, Hale Centre Theatre

— “HIR” through March 11, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Pirates of the Scaribbean” through March 17, Desert Star Playhouse

— “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” through March 31, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” through April 14, Hale Center Theater Orem

Museum Exhibits

 Eric Overton: Monument Exhibition through March 17; EARL GRAVY: HOMEBODIES, AWAY TEAMSMerritt Johnson: Exorcising America Exhibitions through May 12, Dream: Egyptian Theatre Youtheatre Exhibition through May 19; Desire Lines Exhibition through May 26, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 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; Aundrea Frahm: We Revolve Ceaseless Exhibition through April 14; M.C. Escher: Other Worlds Exhibition through May 19; Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition through 2018; To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

— 46th Annual Utah All-State High School Art Show Exhibition through March 23; Wit & Whimsy: off the deep end Exhibition through May 19; Russian Stories, Soviet Ideals Exhibition through June 1; Speaking Volumes |Transforming Exhibition through June 2; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through summer 2019; Round Up: Icons of the West Exhibition through June 19, 2021, Favorite Ladies: Patterns, People, and Play, SMA: Milestones and Memories Exhibitions ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

 salt 13: Katie Paterson Exhibition through May 20; Spencer Finch: Great Salt Lake and Vicinity 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

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

— Chinese New Year Celebration, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan

Chinese New Year Celebration, Saturday, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Cottonwood High School, 5715 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City

— Third Saturday for Families: Candle Decorating, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m. and 5 – 8 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Marcia and John Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City

— 2018 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, through Sunday, Peery’s Egyptian Theatre, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden

Bryce Canyon Winter Festival, through Sunday, Ruby’s Inn, 26 South Main Street, Bryce Canyon

Kanab Balloons & Tunes Roundup, through Sunday, 76 North Main, Kanab