Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah and Forest Service split on La Sals goat plan

— TribuneHigh mercury prompts new Utah fish consumption warnings

— TribuneUtah rivers will soon turn red as kokanee salmon begin their arduous journey 

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Prince Avalanche: Tribune review 

— Riddick: Tribune review 

— The Ultimate Life: Tribune review 


— Audra McDonald, Friday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, $30-$40; also, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University,  3750 Harrison Boulevard, Ogden, $25-$30

Eccles Organ Festival, Sundays, 8 p.m., through November 3, Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Moab Music Festival, through September 9, venues vary

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


— “Eric Jensen’s Charlie’s Aunt” through September 13, Off Broadway Theatre

— “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” through September 14, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Aida” through September 21, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden

— “Deseret the Musical” through September 23, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through September 28, The Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Tarzan” through September 28, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Peter and the Starcatcher” through October 18, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Starlight Express” through October 24, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Mary Poppins” through October 25, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “The Hungry Games” through November 9, Deseret Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

— michael whiting: 8-bit modern Exhibition through September 6; Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime Exhibition through November 16; People in a Hard Land: Iconic Images of Life in the Southwest Exhibition through December 28,  Brigham Young University Museum of Art

— Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution Exhibition through September 7; Gianni Pettena: Forgiven By Nature Exhibition through September 21; Biennial: Mondo Utah Exhibition through December 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— The Simple Life Photographs by James Winegar Exhibition through September 8, Kimball Art Center

— Martha Wilson: Staging the Self Exhibition through November 10; LAWRENCE WEINER:BENT TO A STRAIGHT AND NARROW AT A POINT OF PASSAGE Exhibition, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

— Expressions: A Walter Rane Retrospective Exhibition through December 1; Exploring Play Exhibition through January 11, 2014; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art Exhibition through June 1, 2014, Springville Museum of Art 

 Et cetra

First Friday Art Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Historic 25th Street, Ogden

Brigham City Peach Days, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Six North Main, Brigham City

Old Capitol Arts & Living History Festival, Friday and Saturday, Territorial Statehouse State Park, 50 West Capitol, Fillmore

Salt Lake Greek Festival, through Sunday, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 279 S. 300 W., Salt Lake City

State History Conference, through Sunday, Rio Grande Depot, 300 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City

Avenues Street Fair, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., First Avenue, between P and U streets, Salt Lake City

Utah Brazilian Festival, Saturday, 1 – 7 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Utah State Fair, through September 15, Utah State Fairpark, 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City

— Oktoberfest, Fridays and Saturdays through October 13, Snowbird Resort

— Downtown Farmers Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., through October 19, Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 W., Salt Lake City