Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake TribuneUtah company gives $100K to keep Zion, Arches and Bryce operating through Presidents Day during shutdown

— Salt Lake Tribune: Road dispute shuts access to Native American treasures in Hovenweep, Canyons of the Ancients 

— Salt Lake TribuneScientists study Lake Powell sediments to see how climate change, humans are affecting the water

— Salt Lake Tribune: Lake Powell could become a ‘dead pool’ as climate change, political wars and unabated growth drain its waters 

— KSL.comWhere to adventure near Moab without getting bogged down by crowds 4 unique outdoor adventures in Park City


— Charley Jenkins, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Price City Auditorium, 185 East Main Street, Price, free

— “The Legacy We Leave Behind,” Southern Utah Heritage Choir, Friday, 7 p.m., St. George Tabernacle, Tabernacle and Main Street, Saint George, free

— “In Accord: An Evening of Music and Movement,” Tanner Dance, Friday and Saturday, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Tanner Dance Black Box Theatre, 1721 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, $10

— “The 5 Browns,” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, $15-$54

— “The Best of Beethoven,” Southwest Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 225 South 700 East, Saint George, $12-$25

— Clive Greensmith, Gifted Music School, Saturday, 7 p.m., The Falls Event Center at Trolley Square, 505 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, $10-$15

— Honor Orchestra, Saturday, 4 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, free

— “Red Dress Concert,” Chamber Orchestra Ogden, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $8

Utah Chinese New Year’s Celebration, Saturday, 6 – 9 p.m., Skyline High School, 3251 East 3760 South, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “Jake’s Women” through January 26, Neil Simon Festival

— “James and the Giant Peach” through January 26, Cedar Valley Community Theatre

— “The Laramie Project” through January 26, Utah Valley University

— “Off the Map: BYU International Theatre Festival: The Man Who Planted Trees” through January 26, Brigham Young University

— “Off the Map: BYU International Theatre Festival: The Other Mozart” through January 26, Brigham Young University

— “The Snake Prince” through January 26, Treehouse Museum, Ogden

— “The Little Prince” through January 27, Utah Opera

— “School of Rock the Next Generation” through February 2, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Spamalot” through February 2, Empress Theatre

— “A Streetcar Named Desire” through February 2, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “The Wizard of Oz” through February 2, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Wonderland” through February 2, Brigham Young University

— “I Do! I Do!” through February 9, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “The Odd Couple” through February 9, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Lend Me a Tenor” through February 16, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “The King and I” through February 23, St. George Musical Theater

— “Robyn Hood” through February 23, Off Broadway Theatre

— “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” through March 16, Hale Centre Theatre

— “My Big Fat Utah Wedding: Bigger! Fatter! Utah-ier!” through March 23, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

 Rendezvous Exhibit through January 26; Whoop Dee Doo: Matt Roche and Jaimie Warren Exhibition through March 3, Greg Caldwell: Neighborhood Exhibition through March 16; Lenka Clayton: Under These Conditions, Mike Simi: Getting’ By Exhibitions through May 11,  Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 Beginnings: The Mormon Art & Belief Movement Exhibition through February 16; Magic and Machine: Fantasy and Sci-Fi in Utah Art Exhibition through August 3; 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

— 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; Danae Mattes: Where the River WidensPatrick Dougherty: Windswept Exhibitions through October 19, 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

 salt 14: Yang Yongliang Exhibition through June 2, 2019; 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

Sundance Film Festival, through February 3, Park City