Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— Tribune: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke gets firsthand look at why Zion and other national parks need billions more for upkeep

— Tribune:  Access to Zion Narrows ‘for sale’? Private landowner posts ‘no trespassing’ in world-famous route; hiking permits discontinued 

— KSL.comCecret Lake trail in Little Cottonwood to close for 1 month while crews repair dam

New Films

— Little Women: Tribune review


— An Evening of Jazz with Ronny Whyte, Glen Webb, & Robbie Matheson, Kayenta Arts Foundation, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $10-$30

— Grisha Goryachev, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, $20

— “An American in Paris,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$87

— “Andalucia,” Repertory Dance Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $15-$25

— “Tragic Romantics,” Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Timberline Middle School, 500 West Canyon Crest Road, Alpine, $8-$12

— “Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9,” Chamber Orchestra Ogden, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $8

— “Fall Colors in Concert,” Choral Arts Society of Utah, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Jr. High Auditorium, 4351 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, free

— “Rhythm, Passion, Fate!” Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— “Brilliant and Beautiful: Works by Chausson, Bernstein and Bruch,” Park City Beethoven Festival, Sunday, 5:30 p.m., Park City Community Church, 4501 Highway 224, Park City, $20-$25

— “Thriller,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through October 31, venues vary

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


— “The Babylon Line” through September 29, Utah State University

— “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

— “Waitress” through September 30, Eccles Theater

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

— “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” through October 6, Utah Valley University

— “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

— “The World’s Strongest Librarian” through October 13, Brigham Young University

— “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

— “Ragtime” through October 27, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

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

— “Dracula vs. Henry Botter” through November 3, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Curtains: The Who Dunnit Musical” through November 10, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

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

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

Museum Exhibits

— 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

Body and Soul Exhibition through November 4, Kimball Art Center

 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

— 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

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

The Block Film & Art Festival, Friday and Saturday, Downtown Logan’s Historic Theatre District, Center & Main Streets, Logan

Moab Pride Festival, Friday and Saturday, Moab Arts and Recreation Center, 111 East 100 North, Moab

— Garden Party, Living Traditions Festival, Saturday, 12 – 4 p.m., International Peace Gardens, 1000 South 900 West, Salt Lake City

— Harvest Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

— Rock ‘N’ Ribs Festival, Saturday, 12 – 7 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City