Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake TribuneGreat Salt Lake up 2.5 feet and still rising from last year’s ‘disastrous’ low levels; Lake Powell is rising as much as 15 inches a day.

— Salt Lake TribuneOil drilling comes to Utah wildlife refuge. Will rules keep birds, plants and fish safe?

— Hike of the week: Conquering Mount Nebo

— KSL.comCapitol Reef National Park officials investigating vandalism incident at backcountry site

— KSL.comOfficials close off fishing in section of Utah Lake State Park due to concerns over hooks

— How have wildfires affected Utah Lake? Researchers are looking into it

New Films

— Men In Black: International: Deseret News review 


— Leo Kottke, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City, $29-$60

— “Sleeping Beauty,” SB Dance, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $18.50

— “The Andes: Living Legends,” Saturday, 7 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $10

— “La Ventana by Bournoville,” Saturday, 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $7.50-$15

— “Noche Flamenca,” Saturday, 7 p.m., Grand Theatre, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, free

— “ZERO FLUX,” Junction Dance Company, through Sunday, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $20

— “An Evening of Bluegrass,” Davis Arts Council, Sunday, 7 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 403 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, free

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


— “Disney’s Newsies” through June 15, Draper Arts Council

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

— “Matilda” through June 15, Hale Centre Theatre

— “The Elixir of Love” through June 15, Brigham Young University

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

— “Disney’s Newsies” through June 22, SCERA Center

— “The View UpStairs” through June 23, Good Company Theatre

— “Peter Pan, The British Musical” through June 24, Kensington Theatre

— “The Beauty Queen of Leenane” through June 29, Pinnacle Acting Company

— “A Chorus Line” through June 29, Ziegfeld Theater

— “Grease” through June 29, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Robin Hood” through June 29, Cobb & Co. Theater Productions

— “The Music Man” through July 6, Empress Theatre 

— “Nunsense” through July 6, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “My Fair Lady” through July 13, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Downton Dead Parody” through July 20, Off Broadway Theatre

— “A Raisin in the Sun” through August 3, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” through August 23, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Shootout at Shadow Mountain” through September 7, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Disney’s When You Wish” through October 24, Tuacahn Amphitheater 

— “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” through October 25, Tuacahn Amphitheater

Museum Exhibits

— Out Loud: Ostracized and Masked Exhibition through July 6; Andrew Dadson: Roof Gap; Deanna & Ed Templeton: Contemporary Suburbium Exhibition through September 7, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— 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; In the Arena: The Art of Mahonri Young Exhibition through September 21; After Promontory Exhibition through October 5; Danae Mattes: Where the River WidensPatrick Dougherty: Windswept Exhibitions through October 19, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

 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

— Venture Out! Outdoor Science Exploration, Friday, 6 p.m., Churchill Jr. High, 3450 East Oakview Drive, Salt Lake City

Latino Arts Fest, Friday and Saturday, Park City Library, 1255 Park Avenue, Park City

Saratoga Splash Days, Friday and Saturday, Neptune Park, 452 West 400 North, Saratoga Springs

Summerfest Arts Faire, Friday and Saturday, Logan Downtown, 160 North Main Street, Logan

Utah Blues Festival, Friday and Saturday, The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

British Field Day, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Liberty Park, 900 South 700 East, Salt Lake City

Coalville City Summer Celebration, Saturday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., Coalville City Main Street, 10 North Main Street/North Summit Middle School, Coalville

Family History Library Block Party, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Family History Library, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City

— Fort Douglas Day, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Fort Douglas Military Museum, 32 Potter Street, Salt Lake City

— 17th Annual Chalk Art Festival, through Sunday, The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City