Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake TribuneLake Powell’s mercury contamination worse in side canyons, study shows

Salt Lake Tribune: A key slice of Summit County’s farm heritage can be saved, but the public needs to kick in last $535K 

Salt Lake TribunePlan for reservation system at southern Utah’s Arches National Park is out — for now


— Extasis: Professional Tango Trio, Kayenta Arts, Friday, 7 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $15-$30

— “Songs of Paradise,” Southern Utah Heritage Choir,  Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 225 South 700 East, Saint George, $15

— BYU Vocal Point, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $13-$15

— Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Utah Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $20-$96

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

— “Fairy Tales Come Alive in Music and Art,” Chamber Orchestra Ogden, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $8

— Mahler: The Titan, American West Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $6.50-$12.50

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


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

— “The Dancing Man” through March 23, Children’s Dance Theatre

— “Disney’s Sleeping Beauty” through March 23, American Fork Youth Theater 

— “The Fantasticks” through March 23, Kensington Theatre

— “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

— “Once Upon a Mattress” through March 23, Heritage Theatre

— “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” through March 23, Brigham Young University

— “Gloria” through March 24, Good Company Theatre 

— “Charley’s Aunt” through March 25, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Rilla of Green Gables” through March 25, West Side Theatre Co.

— “Urinetown: The Musical” through March 25, Riverton Arts Council 

— “The Little Mermaid” through March 30, SCERA Center

— “Mamma Mia!” through March 31, Ziegfeld Theater

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

— “Charley’s Aunt” through April 6, St. George Musical Theater

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

— “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” through April 13, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” through March 15, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through April 13, Off Broadway Theatre

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

Museum Exhibits

— 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; All Aboard! Exhibition through September 21; 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

— 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

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

— Clire Taylor: Transcendence by Observation Exhibition through April 20; Lenka Clayton: Under These ConditionsMike Simi: Getting’ By Exhibitions through May 11; Shady Acres Exhibition through May 25, 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

Vernal Utah Storytelling Festival, Friday, 7 – 9 p.m., Vernal Middle School, 721 West 100 South, Vernal