Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes 

— TribuneHike of the week: Taylor Creek, Middle Fork 

— TribuneUtah’s rich fossil record featured in National Geographic 

— TribuneHeavily vandalized area of Arches National Park closed

— For the latest wildlife news and information and the fishing report visit the DWR website 

Weekend Events 

New Films 

— Brick Mansions: Tribune review 

— Jodorowsky’s Dune: Tribune review 

— Joe: Tribune review 

— Railway Man: Tribune review


— “Accelerate,” Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $35

—  Tchaikovsky’s Suite No. 3, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$69

— “Sacred Sounds,” Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $12

— Spring Concert, Davis County Symphony, Saturday, 7 p.m., Layton High School Auditorium, 440 Wasatch Dr, Layton, $5 suggested donation

— Spring Concert, Murray Concert Band, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Murray High School, 5440 South State Street, Salt Lake City, free, donations accepted

— NOVA in Canyon Country, NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$20

— Organ concerts, every Saturday, noon, and every Sunday, 2 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free 


— “The Wizard of Oz” through April 26, Draper Historic Theatre 

— “War Horse” through April 27, Capitol Theatre

— “4,000 Miles” through May 4, Salt Lake Acting Company 

— “The Drowsy Chaperone” through May 10, SCERA Center for the Arts

— “Forever Plaid” through May 10, Covey Center for the Arts

— “The Foreigner” through May 12, Pleasant Grove Players

— “Man of La Mancha” through May 17, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “The Three Musketeers” through May 17, Utah Children’s Theatre 

— “American Captain” through May 31, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Arsenic and Old Lace” through May 31, Hale Centre Theatre

— “She Loves Me” through May 31, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden

— “ProvoCop: Mission Field Tested. Eagle Scout Approved” through June 7, Deseret Star Playhouse

— “Peter Pan, the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up” through June 14, Hale Center Theater Orem

Museum Exhibits 

–  michael whiting: 8-bit modern Exhibition through April 26; Sacred Gifts: The Religious Art of Carl Bloch, Heinrich Hofmann, and Frans Schwartz Exhibition through May 10; Simpler, Brighter, Stronger: Southwestern Art and Early Modernism, 1910-1960 Exhibition through July 26; Edward Burtysnsky: the Industrial Sublime Exhibition through Summer 2014, Brigham Young University Museum of Art 

– Trent Harris: Echo Cave Exhibition through April 26; Andrea Jensen: Entropostasis Exhibition through May 10; do it Exhibition through May 31, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art 

— Wasatch Back Student Art Show: What Dreams Are Made of Exhibition through May 25, Kimball Art Center

 Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art Exhibition through June 1, 2014, Springville Museum of Art  

 The Savage Poem Around Me: Alfred Lambourne’s Great Salt Lake Exhibition through June 15; Exploring Sustainability Exhibition through July 28; LAWRENCE WEINER: BENT TO A STRAIGHT AND NARROW AT A POINT OF PASSAGE Exhibition, Utah Museum of Fine Arts  

 Et cetra 

Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival,  Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., 250 West 100 South, Salt Lake City

— Tulip Festival, through May 3, Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi