Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Many cities fight Airbnb rentals. This remote Utah county is proud its listings have jumped from zero and wants more.

— Tribune: Utah’s city lights are baffling — and killing — migratory birds. Conservationists say it’s time to go dark.

— TribuneMajor retailers boycott Utah outdoor gear company over guns

Weekend Events


— The Clarkwood Duo, Davis Arts Council, Friday, 7 p.m., Alpine Church, 254 West 2675 North, Layton, free

— “Bernstein at 100: Chichester Psalms and Divertimento,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $23-$66

— Rhapsody in Blue, Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Timberline Middle School, 500 West Canyon Crest Road, Alpine, $6-$10

— Rocky Mountain Choreography Festival 2018, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theatre, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $10-$20

— “Disney Delights,” Jubilate, Saturday, 7 p.m., Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 South 700 East, Salt Lake City, $10 suggested donation

— Parsons Dance, Ogden Symphony Ballet Association, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $10-$35

— Salute to Youth, Southwest Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $12-$24

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


— “Angels in America: Millennium Approaches” through March 3, An Other Theater Company 

— “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

— “The Sound of Music” through March 4, Eccles Theater

— “No Clue the Parody” through March 5, Brigham City Fine Arts Center

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

— “Bye Bye Birdie” through March 10, Empress Theatre

— “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” through March 10, Clearfield Community Arts 

— “Seagull” through March 10, Utah Valley University

— “Spring Awakening” through March 10, Midvale Main Street Theatre 

— “Spring Awakening” through March 10, Westminster College

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

— “The Weird Play” through March 11, Plan-B Theatre Company

— “Barefoot in the Park” through March 17, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Footloose” through March 17, Ziegfeld Theater 

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

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

— “Robin Hood” through April 7, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Thoroughly Modern Millie” through April 7, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “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

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

Moab International Film Festival, through Sunday, Star Hall, 159 East Center Street, Moab

Tumbleweeds Film Festival, through Sunday, venues vary