Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the week: Broads Fork Trail — Big Cottonwood Canyon 

— Tribune: Utah curling clubs see increase in interest 

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— The Act of Killing: Tribune review

— Prisoners: Tribune review

— Short Term 12: Tribune review 

— Thanks for Sharing: Tribune review 


— “eviDANCE,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University, Harris Fine Arts Center Corner of North Campus and Heritage Drives, Provo, $8

— “The Golden Era of Jazz,” Ginger Bess, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Grand Theatre, $20

— Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture , Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$69

— Cedric Pescia and the Final Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $8-$20

— Paradigm Chamber Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $6-$10

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

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


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

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

— “The Secret Garden” through September 24, Music Theatre West 

— “Closer” through September 28, Wasatch Theatre Company

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

— “Tarzan” through September 28, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Metamorphoses” through September 29, University of Utah Theater

— “Oedipus the King” through September 29, Red Butte Garden

— “The Mikado” through October 5, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Something’s Afoot” through October 5, Pioneer Theatre Company

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

— “Marvelous Wonderettes” through October 19, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Richard II” through October 19, 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

— Gianni Pettena: Forgiven By Nature Exhibition through September 21; Biennial: Mondo Utah Exhibition through December 14; O-Town Arts: Creating Absence Exhibition through November 23, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Members’ Pin Up Show Exhibition through October 13; Painters of the Wasatch Mountains Exhibition through November 3, Kimball Art Center

— Martha Wilson: Staging the Self Exhibition through November 10; salt 8: Shigeyuki KiharaUnder Pressure: Contemporary Prints From the Collections of Jordan D. Schitzer and His Family Foundation, Exhibitions through January 5; Exploring Sustainability Exhibition through July 28, 2014; Lawrence Weiner: BENT TO A STRAIGHT AND NARROW AT A POINT OF PASSAGE Exhibition, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

— 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

— 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

Harvest Moon Celebration, Saturday, Historic 25th Street, Ogden

— 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