Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

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— Elliott Frank, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 144 South Regent Street, Salt Lake City, $20

— Northwest Dance Project, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Pardoe Drama Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $24-$40

— Ogden Bach Fest, Onstage Ogden, Friday, 7 p.m., Ogden Tabernacle, 2145 Washington Blvd., Ogden, free

— Shijun Wang Piano Solo Recital, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $4.50-$7

— Spring Concert, Choral Arts Society of Utah, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City

— Ballet West Academy, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.; also Saturday, 10 a.m., 12 and 2 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $18

— “Onegin,” Ballet West, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., The Eccles Theater, 131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, $30-$87

— “Rachmaninoff & Shostakovich,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$86

— “Voices,” Repertory Dance Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, $15-$30

— David Halliday Latin Jazz All Stars, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

Jack Ashton’s Young Artist Chamber Players and Suzuki Strings Cedar City,  Saturday, 3 p.m., St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 70 North 200 West, Cedar City, free

— “For Your Ears Only,” Murray Concert Band, Saturday, 7 p.m., Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 East 5300 South, Murray, free admission, donations accepted

— Native Grass Band: Bluegrass Folk Music, Kayenta Arts, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $25

— “The Planets,” West Valley Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, free

— Ring Around the Rose: Dance Across the Valley, Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 11 a.m., Leona Wagner Black Box Theater, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5

— Letting Go! A Musical Fireside about Forgiveness, Sunday, 7 p.m., SCERA Center, 745 South State Street, Orem, free

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


— “Over the River and Through the Woods” through April 12, Sugar Factory Playhouse

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

— “Alice” through April 13, Utah Presents

— “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” through April 13, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

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

— “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” through April 13, Riverton Arts Council 

— “Othello” through April 13, Westminster College 

— “Sunday in the Park with George” through April 13, Weber State University

— “Sweat” through April 13, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “The Rivals” through April 14, University of Utah

— “Mamma Mia!” through April 16, Cache Theatre Company

— “All Shook Up” through April 20, Empress Theatre 

— “Anna Karenina” through April 20, Utah State University 

— “Bye Bye Birdie” through April 20, Vernal Theatre

— “Catch Me If You Can” through April 20, Hopebox Theatre 

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

— “La Traviata” through April 20, Lyrical Opera Theater

— “She Loves Me” through April 20, Utah Valley University

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through April 29, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Aida” through May 4, SCERA Center

— “The Taffetas” through May 4, Hurricane Valley Theatrical Company 

— “Silent Dancer” through May 12, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Steel Magnolias” through June 1, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

— Claire Taylor: Transcendence by Observation Exhibition through April 20; Heidi Jensen: Sit Comfortably In a Darkened Room and Think of Nothing Exhibition through May 4; Lenka Clayton: Under These ConditionsMike Simi: Getting’ By Exhibitions through May 11; Shady Acres Exhibition through May 25; See Me: Primary Children’s Hospital Art Therapy Department Exhibition through June 1, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 salt 14: Yang Yongliang Exhibition through June 2; 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

— 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

— To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019; After Promontory Exhibition through October 5; Danae Mattes: Where the River WidensPatrick Dougherty: Windswept Exhibitions through October 19, 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Et cetra

Sugar House Art Walk, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Sugar House

— Family Art Saturday: Shady Acres Inspired, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Tulip Festival, through May 4, Thanksgiving Point, Ashton Gardens, 3900 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi