Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— Tribune: Landmark conservation plan for cherished Cottonwood canyons near Salt Lake City is almost done but minus a big name: Alta ski resort

Tribune: Utah’s latest land battle pits ranchers against not the feds but the state

Tribune: Court gives environmentalists a victory, affirms deal reached with feds to revise land plans

Tribune: Environmentalists, feds and Utahns agree: Don’t send Green River water to Colorado 


— Award-Winning Pianist Michael Gurt in Concert, Park City Beethoven Festival, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Park City Community Church, 4501 Highway 224, Park City, $25

— Jane Coop, Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Jeanne Wagner Theatre, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $8-$30

— Bernstein’s “Candide,” Utah Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $27-$71

— “The Bridge,” Salt Contemporary Dance, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, 1395 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$25

— “Dancensemble,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Dance Studio Theatre, Stephen L. Richards Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, $7

— “Doyen,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 144 South Regent Street, Salt Lake City, $15

— “Jewels,” Ballet West, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Capitol Theater, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $15-$87

— “A Night of Broadway,” Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., SCERA Center, 745 South State Street, Orem, $10-$12

— Fall Concert, Weber State University, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $4.50-$7

— “The Great War: Commemorating 100 Years Since WWI,” Saturday, 7 p.m., Tabernacle, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Ring Around the Rose: Tanner Dance, Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Jeanne Wagner Theatre, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5

— “When Johnny Comes Marching Home,” NEXT Ensemble, Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Alleged, 201 25th Street, Ogden, $10

— Organ concerts, every Saturday, noon, and every Sunday, 2 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, free


— “The Velveteen Rabbit” through November 9, Hale Center Theater Orem

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

— “Let the Right One In” through November 10, An Other Theater Company 

— “The Mousetrap” through November 10, Brigham Young University

— “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” through November 10, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Y School Musical” through November 10, Brigham Young University

— “Come from Away” through November 11, Eccles Theater

— “The Wolves” through November 11, Salt Lake Acting Company

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

— “Framed—A Comedy about Art, Marriage, and Ambition” through November 17, Kayenta Arts Foundation

— “Much Ado About Nothing” through November 17, Utah Valley University

— “Murder on the Nile” through November 17, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Ruthless! The Musical” through November 17, Weber State University

— “The Secret Garden” through November 17, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Twelve Angry Jurors” through November 17, Empress Theatre

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

— “Big Love” through November 18, University of Utah Theatre

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

— “How the Grouch Stole Christmas” through January 5, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

  JP Orquiz: A Stack of Forms Exhibition through November 17; Working Hard to be Useless Exhibition through December 29; Daniel Everett: Security Questions, Molly Morin: Information Density Exhibitions through January 12; Whoop Dee Doo: Matt Roche and Jaimie Warren Exhibition through March 3, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 Roots and Branches Exhibition through November 30; 33rd Annual Spiritual & Religious Art of Utah, Journeys: Monomyth and Transformation Exhibitions through January 16; 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

Sugar House Art Walk, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Sugar House

Illuminate Festival, Friday and Saturday, 5 – 10 p.m., The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City

— Fall Fest, Salt Lake Scandi Dance, through Sunday,

— Celebration of Veterans, Saturday, 10 a.m., SCERA Center, 745 South State Street, Orem

— Family Art Saturday: Designing for Play, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Intermountain Train Expo, Saturday and Sunday, Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 South State Street, Sandy

Jewish Arts Festival, Friday and Sunday, I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City