Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes 

Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Parrish Canyon Trail in Davis County

– Tribune: Boats lifted from Utah’s famous Great Salt Lake; water levels too low to support sailing

– Tribune:  Utah’s Indian tribes restaking a claim to their homeland with proposed Bears Ears conservation area

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

Weekend Events 

New Films 

— Avengers: Age of Ultron: Tribune review

— Clouds of Sils Maria: Tribune review

— Merchants of Doubt: Tribune review


— “Sing Me to Heaven,” Davis Master Chorale, Friday, 7 p.m., Layton High School, 440 Wasatch Drive, Layton, $5

— Sunbeam Choi, piano, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall on Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

— 35th Anniversary Concert, Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Salt Lake City, 12 C Street, Salt Lake City, $6-$10

— Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$55

— “Classically Pops,” Chamber Orchestra Ogden, Saturday, 7 p.m., Union Station, 2501 Wall Avenue, Ogden, $5

— International Children’s Choir, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall on Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Spotlight Spectacular, Oquirrh Mountain Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Draper Park Middle School, 13133 South 1300 East, Draper, $5-$8

— Spring Concert, Davis County Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Christian Life Center, 2352 East Highway 193, Layton, free

— Spring Concert, West Jordan Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

— May Concert, Wasatch Community Symphony, Sunday, 7 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 1710 Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City, free

— Spring Concert, Young Artist Chamber Players, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, free

— Madeleine Festival: Danza Azteca de Salt Lake City Grupo Quezalcoatl & Mariachi De Mi Tierra, Sundays, 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 


— “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

— “Wonderland!” through May 8, South Valley Youth Theater

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

— “Shrek the Musical” through May 9, Cache Valley Center for the Arts

— “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

— “The Little Dog Laughed” through May 16, Wasatch Theatre Company

— “The Music Man” through May 16, Pioneer Theatre Company

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

— “Winnie the Pooh” through May 30, Utah Children’s Theatre

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

— “Mary Poppins” through June 6, Brigham’s Playhouse

Museum Exhibits 

–  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

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 

Et cetra  

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

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