Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Utah woman shreds the slopes 102 months in a row — and counting (with video)

— Tribune: Recreation: Now’s the time to learn to ski or snowboard

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Inherent Vice: Tribune review  

— The Search For General Tso: Tribune review 

— Selma: Tribune review 


— Val A. Browning Center 50th Anniversary Concert, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, 3750 Harrison Boulevard, Ogden, free, but tickets required

— Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$69

— “To Billie and Ella with Love,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Grand Theatre, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City $15

— Bob Bailey, Emilee Floor & Salt Lake City Jazz Orchestra, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

— “Crosstalk,” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive and Heritage Drive, Provo, free

— Richard Elliott and Tony Arnold, NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m, Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 East Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, $20

— Eccles Organ Festival, 2nd Sunday of each month, through February 8, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “Savior of the World” through January 3, LDS Conference Center

— “How the Grouch Stole Christmas” through January 4, Deseret Star Playhouse

— “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” through January 17, Utah Children’s Theatre

 — “Alabama Story” through January 24, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Barefoot in the Park” through February 7, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Is He Dead?” through February 7, Hale Centre Theatre           

Museum Exhibits

William Lamson: Hydrologies Exhibition through January 10; Cultural Cartographies Exhibition through January 31; .gif Shop Exhibition through March 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 New Narratives: Recent Work by University of Utah Art Faculty Exhibition through January 11; salt 10: Conrad Bakker Exhibition through February 8; Tony Feher: They arrived yesterday, dusty and weary from the journey, but in good spirits, Utah Museum of Fine Arts 

 e.g. Amar Kanwar: A Season Outside Exhibition through January 17; Loving Devotion: Visions of Vishnu Exhibition through March 21; Kim Schoenstadt: Block Plan Series: Provo Exhibition through April 18; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March 2018; Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Memory: The Daydreams of Corinne GeertsenPortraits of Childhood: Artwork from the Permanent Collection of the LDS Church, Exhibitions through April 26; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art Exhibition through June 1, 2016; Soviet Impressionist Paintings Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art 

Et cetra

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

— Family Art Saturday: New is Old, Old is New, Saturday, 2 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art