Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Events

Outdoors Report

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— “May the Fourth,” Taylorsville Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Bennion Jr. High School Auditorium, 6055 South 2700 West, Taylorsville, free

— Pablo Cintron, Davis Arts Council, Friday, 7 p.m., Alpine Church, 254 West 2675 North, Layton, free

— Trio Latitude 41, Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $8-$25

— Watts Family Band, NEXT Ensemble, Friday, 6:30 p.m., Alleged on 25th, 201 25th Street, Ogden, free

— “America Sings! Music of American Composers & Arrangers,” Salt Lake Choral Artists, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1929 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, $15-$20

— “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Utah Valley Civic Ballet, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.; also Saturday, 1 p.m., Ragan Theater, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $5-$7

— Richard Strauss’ Don Quixote and Zarathustra, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$66

— “Ballade to the Moon – A Spring Soirée of Choral Jazz and Songs of the Night,” Salt Lake Symphonic Choir, Saturday, 7 p.m., Waterford School, 1480 East 9400 South, Sandy, $10

— International Children’s Choir, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Latin Roots, Kayenta Arts Foundation, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $5-$20

— Scheherazade, Ballet West II, Ogden Symphony Ballet Association, Saturday, 2 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $5-$10

Wasatch Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Hillside Middle School, 1825 South Nevada Street, Salt Lake City, free

— The Madeleine Festival Presents Two Shields Native American Dance Company, Sunday, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— “Samah – Dance of Mystic Poetry,” ChitraKaavya Dance, Sunday, 5 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $20

— Season Finale, NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $18-$20

Young Artists Chamber Players, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, free

— The Sleeping Beauty & The Quiltmaker’s Gift, Julie Moffitt Ballet School, through May 7, Peery’s Egyptian Theatre, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $10-$14

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


— “Hello, Dolly!” through May 5, Timpanogos Valley Theatre 

— “Red Bike” through May 5, Pygmalion Productions

— “Sister Act” through May 5, SCERA Center

— “The Christians” through May 6, Good Company Theatre

— “Hamilton – An American Musical” through May 6, Eccles Theater

— “Art” through May 12, Kayenta Arts Foundation

— “Camelot” through May 12, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Fun Home” through May 13, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “What We’re Up Against” through May 13, Wasatch Theatre Company

— “The Full Monty” through May 19, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Lucky Stiff” through May 19, Empress Theatre

— “Die Fledermaus” through May 20, Utah Opera

— “9 to 5: The Musical” through May 26, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Next Fall” through May 26, An Other Theater Company 

— “The Parent Trap” through May 26, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Steel Magnolias” through May 26, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Sense and Sensibility” through June 2, Hale Center Theater Orem

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

— “The Music Man” through June 9, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Tuck Everlasting” through June 23, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

 EARL GRAVY: HOMEBODIES, AWAY TEAMSMerritt Johnson: Exorcising AmericaWren Ross: The Forge, The Gibbous, The Heron, The Oilcan: Contemporary Constellations For Navigation, Exhibitions through May 12, Dream: Egyptian Theatre Youtheatre Exhibition through May 19; Desire LinesJulius von Bismarck: Landscape Paintings, Exhibitions through May 26, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 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

— 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; 94th Annual Spring Salon Exhibition through July 7; 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

— Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, Saturday, 3 – 9 p.m., Ogden City Amphitheater, 343 25th Street, Ogden

— May Farm Fest, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Wheeler Historic Farm, 6351 South 900 East, Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City Open Streets, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Pioneer Park, 350 South 300 West, Salt Lake City