Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake Tribune: Battle over public land designations divides Utah lawmakers, too, as state bill seeks to usurp local control 

— 3 reasons to visit Hovenweep National Monument


— “Bollywood Boulevard,” Utah Presents, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, 1395 East President’s Circle, Salt Lake City

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

— “La Fille Mal Gardée,” Utah Ballet II, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Marriott Center for Dance, University of Utah, 330 South 500 East, Room 106, Salt Lake City, $8-$12

— 3rd Annual Weber State University Jazz Review, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $4.50-$7

— Honor Band Festival and Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Smith Theatre, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Pkwy, Orem, $5-$10

— Music by Debussy, Dvorak, and Norman,” NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $18-$20

— “Swan Lake,” Ballet West, through February 23, Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $15-$87

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


— “Much Ado About Nothing” through February 15, Grassroots Shakespeare Company

— “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

— “Arsenic and Old Lace” through February 23, Vernal Theatre

— “The Little Mermaid” through February 23, Jaks Theatre Company 

— “Mama Mia” through February 23, Hopebox Theatre 

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

— “Chicago” through March 2, The Stage Door Theater 

— “The Crucible” through March 2, Kensington Theatre

— “First Date” through March 2, Grand Theatre 

— “Noises Off” through March 2, Sandy Arts Guild 

— “Once” through March 2, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “An Evening with Two Awful Men” through March 3, Plan-B Theatre Company 

— “Company” through March 3, University of Utah

— “The Spitfire Grill” through March 4, Draper Historic 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

Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., venues vary

— Third Saturday for Families: Drawing with Photographs, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Bryce Canyon Winter Festival, through Sunday, Best Western Plus Ruby’s Inn, 26 South Main Street, Bryce Canyon

— Legacy Winter Festival, through Sunday, Soldier Hollow Legacy Park, 2002 Olympic Drive, Midway