Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake Tribune: Watchdog to investigate whether BLM broke the law by studying Grand Staircase monument’s potential for oil and gas leasing 

New Films

— Toy Story 4: Tribune review 


— West Jordan City Band, Friday, 7 p.m., Viridian Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan

Concerts in the Park, Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 p.m., through August, Brigham Young Historic Park, 50 West North Temple Street, 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


— “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

— “Peter and the Starcatcher” through June 25, Creekside Theatre Fest

— “Macbeth” through June 25, Creekside Theatre Fest

— “Forever Plaid” through June 26, Harman Theatre 

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through June 26, Murray Arts Council 

— “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

— “The Little Mermaid” through June 29, Four Seasons Theatre Company

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

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

— “Nunsense” through July 6, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Pirates of Penzance” through July 6, Outlaw Trail Theater,  Vernal

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

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

— “Bravo, Caruso!” through July 30, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre 

— “Mamma Mia!” through July 31, Lyric Repertory Company

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

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

— “Freaky Friday” through August 24, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Sunday School Musical – The Greatest Roadshow” through August 24, Desert Star 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

— 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

— 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

— 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! World Refugee Celebration, Friday, 6 p.m., Big Cottonwood Regional Park, 4300 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City

— Marimba + Voice Festival Concerts, Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m.; also Friday, 7:30 p.m., Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem

Solstice Flute Festival, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Homestead Resort, 700 North Homestead Drive, Midway

Summer Solstice Celebration, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Lorin Farr Park, 769 Canyon Road, Ogden

Utah Uke Fest, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Highland Community Center, 5378 West 10400 North, Alpine

Utah Arts Festival, through Sunday, Library Square, 200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City