Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

Salt Lake Tribune: Split appears in San Juan as new Navajo-led County Commission moves to support an even bigger Bears Ears than Trump shrunk

— Salt Lake Tribune: Now there’s a $50 million plan to save Utah’s famous Bonneville Salt Flats, but will it work? 

Salt Lake TribuneUtah snowpack packed with water, but reservoirs remain low 

— KSL.comSnowbird launches app for carpooling up Little Cottonwood Canyon What to do if you’re caught in an avalanche

New Films

— How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World: review 


— Tengyue Zhang, Friday, 7:30 p.m., The Eccles Theater, 131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, $20

— Utah Valley Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $12-$15

— “The Other Mozart,” Utah Presents, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Dumke Recital Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East President’s Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$25

— Brahms’ Violin Concerto, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$84

— Daniel Hsu, Celebrity Concert Series, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 225 South 700 East, Saint George, $25

— “Love Is in The Air,” Murray Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, 7 p.m., Murray High School, 5440 South State Street, Salt Lake City, $6

— Pirates of Penzance In Concert, Syracuse City Arts Council, Saturday, 7 p.m., Syracuse High School, 2000 West 700 South, Syracuse, free

— Rosin: Cello Duo Daniel Gaisford & Jessika Soli, Kayenta Arts, Saturday, 7 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $30

— “Singing the Blues: Jazz and Blues in Sacred Music,” Salt Lake Choral Artists, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $10-$20

— “Torch Songs,” Jubilate, Saturday, 7 p.m., Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 South 700 East, Salt Lake City, $10 suggested minimum donation

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

— “Echoes of Old Gods: Music from the Fringes of Europe,” Utopia Early Music, Saturday, 8 p.m., and Sunday, 5 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, 231 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, $10-$15

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


— “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

— “The Eulogy” through February 24, The DiFiore Center

— “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 Importance of Being Earnest” through March 4, Highland City Arts Council

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

— “Footloose” through March 9, American Fork Community Theater

— “Wait!” through March 9, Pygmalion Theater Company 

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

— “Blithe Spirit” through March 16, Covey Center for the Arts 

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

— “Mamma Mia!” through March 16, Empress Theatre 

— “Mamma Mia!” through March 16, Ziegfeld Theater

— “Camelot” through March 23, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” through March 23, An Other Theater Company

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

— “An American in Paris” through April 6, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Urinetown: The Musical” through April 6, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Disney’s Newsies” through April 20, Hale Center Theater Orem

Museum Exhibits

 Jacob Haupt: Ultra Force Exhibition through March 2; Whoop Dee Doo: Matt Roche and Jaimie Warren Exhibition through March 3, Greg Caldwell: Neighborhood Exhibition through March 16; Lenka Clayton: Under These ConditionsMike Simi: Getting’ By Exhibitions through May 11; Shady Acres Exhibition through May 25, Utah Museum of Contemporary 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

 47th Annual Utah All-State High School Art Show Exhibition through March 22; 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

— Cold Places: Photographs by Sue Flood, Paul Crow: On Ice Exhibitions through April 7, Kimball Art Center

 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

Last Friday Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Park City