Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Events

Outdoors Report

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New Films

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— “Chamberpalooza,” Gifted Music School, Friday, 6 p.m., Sugar Space Arts Warehouse, 132 South 800 West, Salt Lake City, $5

— “Music From The Movies with Lisa Dondlinger,” Southwest Symphony Orchestra, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $12-$24

— “Songs of the Heart,” Friday, 5 and 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$35

— Spring Concert, West Jordan Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Juan Diego High School, 300 East 11800 South, Salt Lake City, free

Repertory Dance Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City, $10-$29

— “Tipping Point Dance Company Showcase: Motion Sense,” Tanner Dance, Friday, 6 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m., University of Utah, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, 1720 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, $8

— “Armed Forces Day Concert,” Choral Arts Society of Utah, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, free

— “Mozart & Miscellaneous Mayhem,” Jubilate, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 South 700 East, Salt Lake City, $10

— “Mozart’s Coda,” Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $12

— “Way Out West,”  Murray Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 East 5300 South, Murray, $6

— “New Orleans Jazz Songfest,” Sunday, 4 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

— “Alice in Wonderland,” Mountain West Ballet, through May 21, Sandy Amphitheater, 1245 East 9400 South, Sandy, $10-$14

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


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

— “Lucky Stiff” through May 19, Empress Theatre

— “Steel Magnolias” through May 19, On Pitch Performing Arts 

— “Die Fledermaus” through May 20, Utah Opera

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

— “Mama Mia!” through May 26, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “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

— “Monty Python’s Spamalot” through June 9, Grand Theatre

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

— “Bye-Bye Birdie” through June 16, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Hindsight – An Immersive Play in Downtown SLC” through June 23, Sackerson

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

Museum Exhibits

Dream: Egyptian Theatre Youtheatre Exhibition through May 19; Desire LinesJulius von Bismarck: Landscape Paintings, Exhibitions through May 26; Out Loud: Mostly Human Exhibition through July 14, 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

— Wasatch Back Student Art Show: Art and the EnvironmentMark Crenshaw: In Bloom, Exhibitions through May 27, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra

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

Lantern Fest, Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Utah Motorsports Campus (formerly Miller Motorsports Park), 512 South Sheep Lane, Tooele

Rose Park Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Rose Park Elementary, 1105 West 1000 North, Salt Lake City

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

Living Traditions Festival, through Sunday, Salt Lake City and County Building, 451 South State Street, Salt Lake City