Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report 

— Salt Lake Tribune: More animals are being killed illegally in Utah, DWR says 

— KSL.comSalt mounds forming at Great Salt Lake are ‘rare,’ ‘unique’ geologists say

New Films

— 1917: Tribune review 

Concerts

— Guest Artist Double Reed Roundup, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive and Heritage Drive, Provo, free

— “Erica Hansen presents: Women of Country Music” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Grand Theatre, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, $12-$23

— “Isabel Leonard sings Mozart,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $10-$92

— Vocal Point, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive and Heritage Drive, Provo, $11-$13

— “Family Fun Concert: The Thrill of Music!” Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 2 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— New Year, New Music: 20/20: Way of Seeing, NEXT Ensemble, Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Union Grill, 315 24th Street, Ogden, $10

— Nrityaseva Indian Classical Dance festival, Saturday, 6 p.m., India Cultural Center of Utah, 1142 West South Jordan Parkway, South Jordan, $10

— Posh Rhythm Orchestra, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

— Neil Harmon, Eccles Organ Festival, Sunday, 8 p.m., 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 South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

Theater  

— “Disney’s Frozen Jr.” through January 11, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through January 11, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Contemporary Voices: Play Readings from Award-Winning Scripts” through January 18, Brigham Young University

— “Mauritius” through January 18, Pinnacle Acting Company 

— “Seussical” through January 18, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Coriolanus” through January 19, New World Shakespeare Company 

— “Mary Stuart” through January 25, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Lucky Stiff” through January 27, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Man With the Pointed Toes” through February 8, Hale Center Theater Orem

Museum Exhibits

— 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 Africa; American 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 AsiaUtah Museum of Fine Arts

Ars Moriendi: The Art of Death and Dying34th Annual Spiritual & Religious Art of Utah Exhibitions through January 15; Sketchy: Drawings and Studies from the Permanent Collection Exhibition through April 25; 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, Soviet Stories: Layers of Reality Exhibitions ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

— 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

— Rend the Heavens: Intersections of the Human and Divine Exhibition through January; Supermarket: Pop Art and 1960s America Exhibition through March 28; Becoming America Exhibition through summer 2021, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Et cetra

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

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

Ice Castles, through February 29, Homestead Resort, 700 North Homestead Drive, Midway