Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake Tribune: Court upholds Utah’s efforts to relocate nonnative goats in the La Sal Mountains, but environmentalists worry about damage the animals do 

Salt Lake Tribune: U.S. agency considers more visitors to The Wave along Utah-Arizona border

Salt Lake TribuneAfter President Trump reduced the monument by 85%, what remains of Bears Ears?

— Hike of the Week: Temple Quarry Trail is a family-friendly hike with historic views

— Golden Spike 150: Take a tour of Utah’s transcontinental ghost line

New Films

— Pokémon Detective Pikachu: review 

— Tolkien: Deseret News review 


— 2019 Tanner Gift of Music with Brian Stokes Mitchell and Megan Hilty, Friday, 8 p.m., Conference Center, Temple Square, 60 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, free

Heritage Jazz Festival, Friday, 1 – 9 p.m., Union Station, 2501 Wall Avenue, Ogden, free

— Choreographic Festival, Ballet West, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m.,  Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $39.50

— “Nerve & Sinew,” Wasatch Contemporary Dance, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Regent Street Black Box at Eccles Theater, 144 South Regent Street, Salt Lake City, $13-$17

— Barlow Arts Conservatory, Saturday, 12:30, 3, and 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $12.50-$20

 — Come See What the Railroad Built, Saturday, 1 – 7 p.m., Delta High School, 50 West 300 North, Delta, $5

 — Dee-Dee Darby Duffin, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

— Golden Spike Forever – “Toward the Future” Grand Concert, Saturday, 7 p.m., Butler Middle School, 7530 South 2700 East, Salt Lake City, free

— Jazz Arts Celebration 2019, Night Star Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Ogden High School, 2828 Harrison Boulevard, Ogden, free admission, donations accepted at the door

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

— “A Collection of Beauties,” Municipal Ballet Co., Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m., Clubhouse on South Temple (Formerly Ladies Literary Club Building), 850 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, $12

— 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


— “Amerika” through May 11, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center  

— “Gold Mountain” through May 11, Peery’s Egyptian Theater

— “Hank Williams: Lost Highway” through May 11, Kayenta Arts

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

— “Aladdin” through May 12, Eccles Theater

— “The Children” through May 12, Good Company Theatre 

— “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

— “Grease” through May 25, Pioneer Theatre Company

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

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

— “She Loves Me” through May 25, Empress Theatre 

— “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

— “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” through June 15, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Matilda” through June 15, Hale Centre Theatre

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

Museum Exhibits

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

– 150th Golden Spike Anniversary Celebration, Friday, 5 – 10 p.m., The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City

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

Draper City Arts & Crafts Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Draper City Park, 12500 South 1300 East, Draper

— Family Art Saturday: Bicycle Motivator Tags, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 South West Temple, Salt Lake City

— Urban Bird Festival, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Tracy Aviary, 589 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City