Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report 

— Salt Lake Tribune: Can rehabilitate its reputation after trademark flap? 

Salt Lake TribuneCan SITLA and energy production coexist with eastern Utah’s emerging recreation economy?

Salt Lake TribuneWhen Utah tech companies recruit, they sell the state’s big peaks as big perks

New Films

— Charlie’s Angels: review

— Frozen II: Tribune review


— BYU Syncopation, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive and Heritage Drive, Provo, $6-$7

— Choir Concert, Friday, 7 p.m., Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $5-$10

— “Rhapsody in Blue,” Utah Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $20-$92

— “Unwound: Rhapsody in Blue,” Utah Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $20-$92

— BYU’s Vocal Point, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $13-$15

— Tribute to Stephen Sondheim with SUU Opera Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Thorley Recital Hall, Southern Utah University, 351 West University Boulevard, Cedar City, free

— “Xiré,” Samba Fogo, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., Regent Street Black Box at Eccles Theater, 144 South Regent Street, Salt Lake City, $18-$20

— Lark & Spur Gratitude Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Grand Theatre, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Levi Cobb—“Heart and Soul,” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— “Contrasts,” NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$20

— Museum and Music Series: “Proving Grounds: Landscapes of the American West,” Sunday, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, 650 North 1100 East, Logan, free

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


— “The Girl Who Drank the Moon” through November 16, Utah Valley University

— “The Lifespan of a Fact” through November 16, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Mamma Mia: The Musical” through November 16, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Steel Magnolias” through November 16, Empress Theatre 

— “Wait Until Dark” through November 16, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Form of a Girl Unknown” through November 17, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “ODA MIGHT” through November 17, Plan-B Theatre Company 

— “The Odyssey” through November 17, University of Utah

— “Bright Star” through November 18, Cache Theatre Company

— “Ah, Wilderness!” through November 23, Westminster College 

— “Alice in Wonderland” through November 23, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Disney’s The Lion King” through November 23, Ziegfeld Theater

— “Doubt” through November 23, An Other Theater Company An Other Theater Company

— “The House of Edgar Allen Poe” through November 23, Weber State University

— “Thoroughly Modern Millie” through November 23, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Two-Headed” through November 23, Pygmalion Theater Company 

— “A Wilder Night: Three One-Act Plays by Thornton Wilder” through November 23, Brigham Young University

— “Much Ado About Nothing” through December 7, Brigham Young University

— “It’s a Wondrous Life” through December 28, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Savior of the World” through December 28, Temple Square

Museum Exhibits

 Spencer Finch: Great Salt Lake and Vicinity, Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art Exhibitions through December 8; DE | MARCATION:A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah Exhibition through January 12; Paintings from the Smithsonian American Art Museum Exhibition through October 4, 2020; 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

— Abstraction is Just a Word, But I Use It. Exhibition through January 4; Rachel Henriksen: Knew/New, Justin Watson: A Farewell to Images, Exhibitions through January 18; Kelsey Harrison: Never an hour for thought Exhibition through January 28, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 Ars Moriendi: The Art of Death and Dying, 34th Annual Spiritual & Religious Art of Utah Exhibitions through January 15; SELF: Explorations of Identity Exhibition through May 16; 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

— Rend the Heavens: Intersections of the Human and Divine Exhibition through JanuaryBecoming America Exhibition through summer 2021, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Et cetra

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

— Jewish Arts Festival, Saturday, 6 p.m., I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center, Two North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City

— Third Saturday for Families: Printing Holiday Cards, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City