Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake Tribune‘Nothing left to steal’: Utah’s Danger Cave looted by thieves, who stole artifacts dating back 11,000 years

— Salt Lake TribuneBirds vs. bikes? New battle brewing in Salt Lake Valley’s eastern foothills

— Salt Lake Tribune: Mighty 5 campaign brought an extra half-million visitors to parks; now Utah wants to steer them to other places Hike of the week: Red Reef Trail offers a slice of paradise in southern Utah

— More protection sought for rare poppy found in southern Utah

— KSL.comThousands of tiger muskies swim into new reservoir home

New Films

— A Dog’s Journey: Tribune review 


— Austin Weyand, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 South 100 West, Brigham City, free

— “Adaptation,” Tanner Dance, Friday, 6 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m., University of Utah, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, 1720 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, $10

— “Colors,” Jive Dance Studio, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $5-$11 

— “Copland’s Appalachian Spring & Billy the Kid,” Utah Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$19

— Armed Forces Day Concert, Choral Arts Society of Utah, Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

— “Bravo Puccini,” American West Symphony and Chorus of Sandy, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $6.50-$12.50

— “Swan Lake,” Dream Pointe Ballet Company, Saturday, 7 p.m., Ogden High School, 2828 Harrison Boulevard, Ogden, $10-$15

— “The Head and the Heart: Music by Bach, Thomas, and More,” NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $18-$20

— “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Mountain West Ballet, through May 20, 1245 East 9400 South, Sandy, $10-$14

— 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


— “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

— “Into the Woods Jr.” through May 24, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “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

— “Freezin’ – Let It Go Already” through June 8, Desert Star Playhouse

— “West Side Story” through June 8, Grand 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

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

Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., venues vary

Chalk Art Festival, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., Historic Main Street, Bountiful

Escalante Valley Arts Festival, Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Enterprise Community Center, 400 South 400 East, Enterprise

— May Farm Fest, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Wheeler Historic Farm, 6351 South 900 East, Salt Lake City

— Third Saturday For Families: Stick Sculptures, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Marcia and John Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City

Living Traditions Festival, through Sunday, Library Square, Downtown Salt Lake City