Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake TribuneThat didn’t take long: Environmental groups sue over this week’s paving of Utah’s Burr Trail

— Baby wildlife come out to play; experts recommend people leave them alone

— 5 best places to go canyoneering in Utah

— KSL.comUtah officials urge safety as above-average snowpack begins to melt


— Alexander Kobrin, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $8-$30

— Aspiring Musicians Concert, Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Timberline Middle School, 500 West Canyon Crest Road, Alpine, $12

— “Good News!” Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1929 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, $6-$10

— AARAMBH, Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Regent Street Black Box, Eccles Theater, 144 South Regent Street, Salt Lake City, free

— “Path of Miracles,” Brevitas, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 1710 Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City, free, donations accepted

— Spring Concert, Young Artist Chamber Players, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, free

— Madeleine Festival, Sundays, 8 p.m., through May 26, The Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 East South Temple, 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


— “Aida” through May 4, SCERA Center

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

— “Tragical Mirth; A Spring Shakespearience” through May 4, Cache Arts

— “Park City Follies” through May 5, Egyptian Theatre Company

— “Norma” through May 6, Utah Opera

— “The Music Man” through May 11, Timpanogos Valley Theatre

— “Aladdin” through May 12, Eccles Theater

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

— “Singin’ in the Rain” through May 18, Ziegfeld Theater

— “Sweetheart Come” through May 18, Pygmalion Theater Company 

— “See How They Run” through May 20, Old Barn Community Theatre

— “Glorious!” through May 25, Covey Center for the Arts

— “James and the Giant Peach the Musical” through May 25, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “The Pajama Game” through May 25, St. George Musical Theater

— “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” through June 1, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “A Lad ‘n’ His Magic Lamp” through June 1, Off Broadway Theatre

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

— “Matilda” through June 15, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Tuck Everlasting” through June 15, Hale Center Theater Orem

Museum Exhibits

 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

Zhi Lin: “Chinaman’s Chance” on Promontory Summit, Parker Jones: From My Seat in the Dirt, Exhibitions through June 2, Kimball Art Center 

— 95th Annual Spring Salon Exhibition through July 6; 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

— First Friday Art Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Historic 25th Street, Ogden

— Utah Cinco de Mayo Celebration in Midvale, Friday and Saturday, Midvale City Park, 455 West 7500 South, Midvale

— Chithirai Thiruvizha 2019 Spring Festival, Saturday, 4:30 – 9 p.m., LDS River Ridge Skate Center, 10168 South 1000 West, South Jordan

— Cinco de Mayo Festival, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

— Paradigm Fandom Expo, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Paradigm High School, 11577 South 3600 West, South Jordan

— Tulip Festival, through May 4, Thanksgiving Point, 3900 North, Garden Drive, Lehi