Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneREI joins gun-related boycott of major Utah outdoor gear company

— TribuneVail ski resorts keep making money even with pitiful snowfall in Utah and across the West

Weekend Events

New Films

— A Fantastic Woman: Tribune review 

— A Wrinkle In Time: Tribune review 


— Artem Yasynskyy, Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $8-$25

— Dan Waldis Quintet “A Little Jazz With Your Mancini”, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $17.50

— “ROOTS: 35 Years of Modern Dance,” Valley Dance Ensemble, Friday, 7 p.m., The Ellen Eccles Theatre in Logan, 43 South Main, Logan, $6-$12

— “Hear Us Roar,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Ragan Theater, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $6-$12

— “Shut Up and Dance,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Kingsbury Hall,  University of Utah, 1395 East President’s Circle, Salt Lake City, $20-$40

— 23rd Army Band – Big Band Swing Dance, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

— Ring Around the Rose: Ballet West, Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5

— “Spring Romance,” American West Symphony and Chorus of Sandy, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 8575 South 700 East Sandy, $5-$10

— Trinity Irish Dance Company, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Boulevard, Park City, $29-$79

— “Celtic Utah,” Sunday, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 203 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, free to public, $15 suggested donation

— “Dance,” Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Hillside Middle School, 1825 South Nevada Street, Salt Lake City, free

— “Peter Pan,” through March 12, Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $20-$28

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


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

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

— “Jumanji: Welcome to the Promised Land” through March 10, Brigham Young University

— “Seagull” through March 10, Utah Valley University

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

— “Spring Awakening” through March 10, Westminster College

— “The Wiz of the West” March 10, DeJoria Center

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

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

— “When PYGs Fly” March 11, Pygmalion Productions

— “Pride & Prejudice — The Musical” through March 12, West Side 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

— “Up (The Man in the Flying Chair)” through March 17, University of Utah Theatre

— “Pagliacci/Gianni Schicchi” through March 18, Utah Opera

— “Mary Stuart” through March 24, Brigham Young University

— “Straight” through March 25, Utah Repertory Theatre

— “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

— “The Little Miamaid” through April 14, Off Broadway Theatre

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

— 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

 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

 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

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

— Family Art Saturday: Layered Earth Drawings, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art