Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Calling Utah’s monument loss ‘tragic,’ Jane Goodall aims to inspire Utahns to fight for public lands, climate action and clean air

Tribune: Floating trash on the Jordan River threatens entire species of waterfowl, but a new project aims to fix that 

Weekend Events


— “Lamb of God,” Lieto Voices, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $12-$18

— “The Passion According to St. Matthew,” Salt Lake Choral Artists, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $10-$15

— “Symphonique,” Utah Valley University, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Mountain View High School, 665 West Center Street, Orem, $10

— “Singin’ In the Spring,” Weber State University, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $6-$7

— “Five musicians join to celebrate Father Bach’s Birthday!” Kayenta Arts Foundation, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $10-$35

— Joey Alexander Trio, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $34.50

— Spring Gala, Gifted Music School, Saturday, 6 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $12-$15

— “Spring Music Festival: Eat Your Feelings,” Westminster College, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall in the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City $10

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


— “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” through March 30, SCERA Center

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

— “The Mountaintop” March 31, Eccles Center for the Performing Arts

— “Footloose” through April 1, Ziegfeld Theater 

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

— “Single Wide” through April 7, Brigham Young University

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

— “A View from the Bridge” through April 7, Grand Theatre

— “Catch Me If You Can” through April 14, Empress Theatre

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

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

— “Twelfth Night” through April 14, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Our Town” through April 28, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Spamilton – A Parody – 1776 Trombones” through June 2, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

 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

— Nicole Pietrantoni: Alas, Alack; Wildness: Drawings and Prints by Fred Montague Exhibitions through April 15, Kimball Art Center

 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

— 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

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

St. George Arts Festival, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., St. George Town Square, 50 South Main Street, Saint George