Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— Tribune: Utah is putting more cougars in the crosshairs — and not even all hunters like the idea 

— KSL.comWant a challenging, but beautiful overlook hike? Try ‘C’ Hill

— KSL.comWildlife board approves more cougar hunting permits for 2018-19 season

New Films

— The House with a Clock in Its Walls: Deseret News review 


— “A Grand Night for Singing,” Southern Utah Heritage Choir, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $15

— “The Magic Lake,” Tanner Dance, Friday, 7 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $12-$15

— Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $36-$80

— “NaCl,” BRINE, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Leona Wagner Black Box Theater, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $15

— “World of Dance,” Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $12-$16

— “Duality,” It’s Been Awhile Dance Company, Saturday, 7 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Orchestra at Temple Square, Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m., Chase Fine Art Center, 4030 Old Main Hill, Utah State University, Logan, $15-$30

— Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale,” NEXT Ensemble, Saturday, 1 p.m., Union Grill – Downstairs, 315 24th Street, Ogden, $10

— “World Turned Upside Down: Early Music of the U.S. & Canada,” Utopia Early Music, Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 5 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, 231 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, $10-$15

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


— “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

— “Dear Edwina Jr.” through September 24, Herriman Arts Council

— “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 

— “Oklahoma!” through September 29, Ellen Eccles Theatre, Logan

— “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

— “Play On!” through October 1, Spanish Fork Community Theater 

— “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

— “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering…” through October 21, Salt Lake Acting Company

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

— “Wait Until Dark” through November 17, Hale Centre Theatre

— “The Scarlet Pimpernel” through November 24, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

 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

Niki de Saint Phalle: Freedom would be mine Exhibition through September 22, Kimball Art Center

— 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

Emily Call: Practical Contact Exhibition through October 6; 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 November 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

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

— Western Celebration of the Arts! Arts to Zion, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Silver Reef Museum, 1903 Wells Fargo Road, Leeds

Brazilian Block Party, Saturday, 2 – 10 p.m., Granary Row, 700 South 400 West, Salt Lake City

¡Fiesta for Nature! Saturday, 4 – 8 p.m., Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve Visitor Center, 3200 West 200 North, Layton

— Harvest Market, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sundance Mountain Resort, 8841 North Alpine Loop Road, Provo

Harvest Moon Celebration, Saturday, 12 – 8 p.m., Historic 25th Street, Ogden