Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake TribuneUtah’s skiers and snowboarders took advantage of the snow dumped by a series of big storms  

— Salt Lake Tribune: In a first, Utah eco-group sues feds over San Juan energy leases that threaten the ‘last great frontier for American archaeology’

— Utah set to host biggest winter event since 2002 Olympics Record-breaking fire season singes Utah’s budget


— “Bernstein at 100,” Utah Opera, Friday, 7 p.m., The Electric Theater Center, 68 East Tabernacle, Saint George, $5-$10

— “Music of the Heart with Dan Waldis & Melissa Pace-Tanner,” Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $17.50

— “Living Legends,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $7-$13

— “Ricochet,” Contemporary Dance Ensemble, Friday and Saturday, Ragan Theater, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $8-$12

St. George Jazz Festival, Friday and Saturday, venues vary, $10-$15

— Tchaikovsky’s “Pathetique,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$64

— 23rd Army Band, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan

— It Gets Better Project with San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Boulevard, Park City, $29-$79

— Ring Around the Rose: Tablado Flamenco, Saturday, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5

— “She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain!: A Family Pops Concert,” American Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Newel and Jean Daines Concert Hall, Utah State University , 1400 Old Main Hill, Logan, $15-$25

— Vienna Ball, Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 8 p.m., University of Utah, Olpin Union Ballroom, 200 South Central Campus, Salt Lake City, $65-$95

— Winter Concert, Gifted Music School, Saturday, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 203 South 200 East, 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


— “The Little Mermaid” through February 9, Covey Center for the Arts

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

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

— “No Exit” through February 10, Eccles Theater

— “Noises Off” through February 11, Cache Theatre Company

— “Nunsense” through February 11, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Aida” through February 16, On Pitch Performing Arts

— “Comedy of Errors” through February 16, Brigham Young University

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

— “The Three Musketeers: A Musical Adventure!” through February 16, Titus Productions Theatre Co.  

— “The Untold Story of the Tortoise and the Hare” through February 22, SCERA Center

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

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

— “The Cake” through March 10, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “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

 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

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

 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

— Chinese New Year Celebration, Saturday, 12:45 – 5 p.m., Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Branch, 210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

— Family Art Saturday: Whoop Dee Masks, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 South West Temple, Salt Lake City