Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes 

Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Holbrook Canyon Trail in Bountiful

– Tribune: Group calls for release of handsome Utah wild horse that became online sensation

– Tribune:  Judge says Utah public has right to access contested stretch of Weber River

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

Weekend Events 

New Films 

— Age of Adaline: Tribune review

— Desert Dancer: Tribune review

— Ex Machina: Tribune review

— The Water Diviner: Tribune review


— “Variations,” The Mundi Project, Friday, 7 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, free

— Chamber Singers Spring Concert, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— The Midtown Men, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $10-$85

— “Pulse,” Valley Dance Ensemble, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., The Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 South Main, Logan, $6-$12

— “Reunion,” Repertory Dance Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $30

— “The Story,” Ballroom Dance Company, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Ragan Theater, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem,

— “A Touch of Class,” Salt Lake Men’s Choir, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Salt Lake City, 777 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, $15

— “Aladdin,” Ballet West, Saturday, 7 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $13-$25

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

— Madeleine Festival, Sunday, 8 p.m., through May 27, Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 East South Temple, Salt Lake City

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


— “The Boy Who Loved Monsters and the Girl Who Loved Peas” through April 24, Utah Valley University

— “Cendrillon” through April 25, Kingsbury Hall

— “Cosi fan Tutte” through April 25, Utah Valley University

— “Crumb and the Pirates” through April 25, Capitol Theatre

— “Les Misérables” through April 25,  Hale Center Theater Orem 

— “Mary Poppins” through April 25, Draper Historic Theatre

— “You Can’t Take It With You” through April 25, Utah Valley University

— “Zorro” through April 25, Utah Children’s Theatre 

— “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche” through April 26, Silver Summit Theatre

— “Godspell” through April 26, University of Utah Theatre

— “Mockingbird” through May 2, Pygmalion Productions

— “Mr. Marmalade” through May 3, Good Company Theatre

— “Mr. Perfect” through May 3, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “The Park City Follies: Shangri-Latte” through May 3, Egyptian Theatre

— “The Boys Next Door” through May 4, Pleasant Grove Players

— “The Music Man” through May 9, St. George Musical Theatre 

— “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” through May 16, Empress Theatre

— “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” through May 16, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Les Misérables” through May 16, The Ziegfeld Theater

— “Over the River and Through the Woods” through May 23, Hale Center Theatre

— “Into the Hoods — A Fractured Fairy Tale” through June 6, Desert Star Theatre 

Museum Exhibits 

 Memory: The Daydreams of Corinne Geertsen; Portraits 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; 91st Annual Spring Salon Exhibition through July 3; Soviet Impressionist Paintings Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art 

–  Levi Jackson: Bushwacker Exhibition through May 2; Number 04: Actual Source Exhibition through May 16; Out Loud: Youth Workshop Exhibition through June 27; Panopticon  Exhibition through July 25, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art 

–  e.g. Courtney Kessel: You and Me Exhibition through May 16; Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami through June 20; Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920 – 1945 Exhibition through July 18; Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition on view through 2016; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March 2018; In Word and Deed: Five Centuries of Religious Art  Exhibition ongoing, Brigham Young University Museum of Art 

 Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art Exhibition through May 17; [con]text Exhibition through July 26;Tony Feher:They arrived yesterday, dusty and weary from the journey, but in good spirits,Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Wasatch Back Student Art Show: Over the Moon, Under the Sea Exhibition through May 17, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra  

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

Nihon Matsuri, Japanese Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Salt Lake Japantown Street, 250 West 100 South, Salt Lake

— Tulip Festival, through May 9, Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi