Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report 

— Salt Lake Tribune: Moab’s Slickrock Trail spared from energy leasing as BLM withdraws plans 

—‘Utah’s cultural heritage is under threat’: Archeologists seek solutions as vandalism grows   

— You can now hunt at most of Utah’s state parks

— KSL.comUtah is one step closer to designating Utahraptor State Park


— Danzón: A Journey to Latin America, Southwest Symphony, Friday, Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 225 South 700 East, Saint George, $15-$28

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

— Noteworthy, Friday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $11-$13

— “Shut Up & Dance – A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Vegas!” Odyssey Dance Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, 1395 East President’s Circle, Salt Lake City, $20-$40

— “Singin’ in the Rain: Film in Concert with the Utah Symphony,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $29.50-$95

— “Eat, Drink and Make Music,” Jubilate, Saturday, 7 p.m., Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 South 700 East, Salt Lake City, $10 suggested donation

— Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Kayenta Arts, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $35

— “Souvenirs,” BYU Young Ambassadors, Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo

— Stacey Kent, Jazz SLC, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $10-$32.50

— “Nordic Spirit,” NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, $30

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


— “Flying” through February 29, Pygmalion Theater Company 

— “Herriman Harmonyx Musical Comedy: MLM Murder & Mayhem,” through February 29, Herriman Arts Council 

— “Jane Eyre the Musical” through February 29, Vernal Theatre

— “Mama Mia!” through February 29, The Stage Door Theater

— “Ready, Steady, Yeti, Go!” through February 29, Wasatch Theatre Company

— “The 39 Steps” through February 29, Weber State University

— “Floyd Collins” through March 1, University of Utah

— “Luann” through March 2, Brigham City Fine Arts Center

— “Annie” through March 7, Music Theatre West 

— “Gloria” through March 7, Westminster College 

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through March 7, Snow College

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through March 7, Kensington Theatre

— “The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)” through March 7, Grand Theatre 

— “Noises Off” through March 7, Utah Valley University

— “Once On This Island” through March 7, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “A Doll’s House, Part 2” through March 8, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “At the Bottom” through March 8, Pinnacle Acting Company 

— “Newsies” through March 14, Ziegfeld Theater

— “Talley’s Folly” through March 14, Covey Center for the Arts

— “James Blonde: Agent 7-11 in License to Thrill” through March 21, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Oliver!” through April 4, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Matilda” through April 11, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Strictly Ballroom” through April 11, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Bright Star” through May 2, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

 48th Annual Utah All-State High School Art Show Exhibition through March 20; 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

 Trishelle Jeffery: Best Breasts in the West, Ya’el Paderoza: Humanocene Exhibitions through March 21; UTAH COLLECTS: Contemporary Collecting Practices Exhibition through May 9; Adrian Stimson: Buffalo Boy Exhibition through May 16; Guerilla Girls Exhibition through May 20, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Jiyoun Lee-Lodge: Mindscape Exhibition through March 22; Xi Zhang: Dream Dust Milkshake Exhibition through April 12, Kimball Art Center

 Supermarket: Pop Art and 1960s America Exhibition through March 28; A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists from the MOA Collection Exhibition through September 12; Becoming America Exhibition through summer 2021, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

 Seven Masters: 20th-Century Japanese Woodblock Prints Exhibition through April 26; 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

Et cetra

Last Friday Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Park City

RootsTech 2020, Friday and Saturday, Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 South West Temple, Salt Lake City

Utah STEM Expo, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Mountain American Expo Center, 9575 South State Street, Sandy