Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— TribuneUtah copes with drying streams, dying animals as drought tightens its grip — with no relief in sight

— Tribune: Why is the Great Salt Lake half red and half blue?

— Looking for a SLC hike that will make you tired, but not too tired? Try Dog Lake

— Davis County man hopes to rally others to clean up trails

New Films

— The Predator: Deseret News review 


— “Bernstein on Broadway,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$68

— Chick Corea Trio, JazzSLC, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $39.50

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


— “Carmen Inside Out” through September 14, Utah Presents

— “Hello, Dolly!” through September 15, St. George Musical Theater

— “Singing in the Rain” through September 15, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Urinetown” through September 15, Empress Theatre

— “Oliver” through September 16, Egyptian Theatre, Park City

— “Daddy Long Legs” through September 22, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Disney’s My Son Pinocchio” through September 22, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Flowers for Algernon” though September 22, Kayenta Arts Foundation

— “Chess the Musical” through September 23, University of Utah Theatre

— “Women of Trachis” through September 24, Classical Greek Theatre Festival

— “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time” through September 29, An Other Theater Company 

— “Oslo” through September 29, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “South Pacific” through September 29, Brigham’s Playhouse  

— “Twelfth Night” through September 29, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “You Got Older” through September 29, Wasatch Theatre Company

— “The Wizard of Oz” through October 6, SCERA Center

— “An Iliad” through October 9, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “The Liar” through October 13, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “The Foreigner” through October 13, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Othello” through October 13, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Matilda: The Musical” through October 18, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Cinderella” through October 19, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “The Prince of Egypt” through October 20, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Beauty and the Fantastic Beast – And Where to Find Him” through November 3, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

— Niki de Saint Phalle: Freedom Would Be Mine, Reclaimed: Mixed-media Paintings by Erin Westenskow Berrett Exhibitions through September 16, Kimball Art Center

 45th Annual Utah Quilt Show Exhibition through September 22; Roots and Branches Exhibition through November 30; Beginnings: The Mormon Art & Belief Movement Exhibition through February 16; 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

— Adrien Paci: Albanian Stories, Dana Gluckstein—DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition, Rick Shaefer: Refugee Trilogy, Exhibitions through September 29; 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

Samson: The Identity Project Exhibition through October 13; SLUG Retrospective: 30 Years Under the Influence Exhibition through October 20; Ryan Ruehlen: Georhythmic Drift Music Exhibition through Novemberr 3; Working Hard to be Useless Exhibition through December 29; Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 Marisa Morán Jahn: MIRROR | MASK Exhibition through December 9; 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., 1100 East 2100 South, Salt Lake City

Melon Days, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m., 460 East Main Street, Green River

9th and 9th Street Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., 900 East 900 South, Salt Lake City

— Festival of India, Saturday, Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, 5 – 8:30 p.m., 8628 South Main Street, Spanish Fork

HollowFest, Saturday, 3 – 7 p.m., Wasatch Hollow Park, 1700 South 1650 East, Salt Lake City

— Mini Maker Fair, Saturday, 10 a.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Riverfest, Saturday, 3 – 7 p.m., International Peace Gardens, 1000 South 900 West, Salt Lake City

Utah Brazilian Festival, Saturday, 1 – 7 p.m., University Place, 575 East University Parkway, Orem

Autumn Aloft, Saturday and Sunday, Treasure Mountain Middle School, 2530 Kearns Blvd, Park City

Festa Italiana, Saturday and Sunday, The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City

Urban Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City