Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— Tribune: Major Utah oil-shale project clears ‘tremendous milestone,’ but at what cost to the environment?

— Tribune:  Zion National Park to resume issuing hiking permits in the Narrows — but it’s only a temporary solution 

— Canyon Hollow Trail offers fall colors without the travel Enjoy the bright blue waters of Bear Lake State Park

— Study finds BLM lands contribute billions from recreation

New Films

— Venom:  review


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

— “Spirit,” Repertory Dance Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Jeanne Wagner Theatre, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $30

— BalletX, Ogden Symphony Ballet Association, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $30

— Kayenta Acoustic Roots Music Arts Festival, Kayenta Arts Foundation, Saturday, 1 – 8 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $30

— “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


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

— “Richard III” through October 6, Southern Utah University

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

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

— “The Cripple of Inishmaan” through October 13, Weber State University

— “The Jawbone’s Daughter” through October 13, Wasatch Theatre Company

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

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

— “Men on Boats” through October 13, Westminster College

— “Othello” through October 13, Utah Shakespearean Festival

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

— “Xanadu” through October 13, Utah State University

— “Frankenstein” through October 15, Sugar Factory Playhouse

— “Wizard of Oz’ through October 15, Riverton Arts Council

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

— “Cinderella” through October 19, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Ghost: The Musical” through October 20, Empress Theatre

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through October 20, Sandy Arts Guild

— “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

— “Angel Street” through October 27, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Mamma Mia!” through October 27, Sandbox Theatre Company

— “Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” through October 27, Heritage Theatre

— “Ragtime” through October 27, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “The Rocky Horror Show” through October 27, Grand Theatre

— “The Addams Family” through October 29, Draper Historic 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

— “The Marvelous Wonderettes” through November 3, St. George Musical Theater

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

— “Anything Goes” through November 17, Hale Center Theater Orem

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

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

Museum Exhibits

— 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

— Body and Soul, Downy Doxey-Marshall: The Stitching Years Exhibitions 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

 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

— Lasting Impressions: Etchings and Drawings by Carl Bloch Exhibition through January 5; For Home and Country: Posters and Propaganda from the Great War Exhibition through January 12; Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibition through March 3; Electronic Gallery: 4.1 Miles Exhibition through March 23; 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

Et cetra

First Friday Art Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Historic 25th Street, Ogden

— Salt Lake City Performance Art Festival, Friday and Saturday, Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

Harvest Fest, Saturday, 12 – 5 p.m., DeJoria Center, 970 North State Road 32, Kamas

Mountain Arts and Music Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Huntsville Square, 7355 East 200 South, Huntsville

Moab Festival of Science, through Sunday, Star Hall, 159 East Center Street, Moab