Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Report: 7.5 million people visited Utah BLM lands in 2015

Tribune: 10 ways to beat cabin fever in Utah this February

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Deadpool: Tribune review 

— Son of Saul: Tribune review 

— Where to Invade Next: Tribune review 

— Zoolander 2: Tribune review 


— Stefan Koch: Aspects of Richard Stöhr, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Caine Performance Hall, Utah State University, 600 N 1150 E, Logan, $8-$10

— University Choirs, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $6.50-$12.50

— “Come Away to the Skies: Bluegrass Music,” Salt Lake Choral Artists, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., St. Ambrose Parish, 2315 Redondo Avenue, Salt Lake City, $8-$15

— Mahler Symphony No. 8, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., Salt Lake Tabernacle, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, free, but tickets required

— Opera Scenes, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $6

— Beethoven 5th Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $5

— Synthesis: BYU Jazz Festival, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $6-$10

— “Romeo & Juliet,” Ballet West, through February 20, Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $19-$107

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


— “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” through February 20, Ellen Eccles Theatre, Logan

— “First Date: The Musical” through February 20, Midvale Main Street Theatre

— “Star Ward” through February 20, Off Broadway Theatre 

— “The Wedding Singer” through February 20, St. George Musical Theater

— “Peter Pan’s Great Adventure” through February 26, SCERA Center for the Arts

— “The Foreigner” through February 27, Midvale Performing Arts Center 

— “The Last Five Years” through February 27, Grand Theatre

— “THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb Story” through February 28, Good Company Theatre 

— “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” through March 5, Ziegfeld Theater

— “The Drowsy Chaperone” through March 5, South Jordan Community Theatre 

— “I Hate Hamlet” through March 5, Sandy Arts Guild 

— “Streetlight Woodpecker” through March 6, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum” through March 12, Empress Theatre 

— “Honk!” through March 12, Brigham’s Playhouse 

— “My Valley Fair Lady: Get Me to the Mall on Time!” through March 19, Desert Star Playhouse

— “The Pirate Queen” through April 2, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

Andrew Moncrief: A Strange Feeling Exhibition through March 19; David Brothers: Rolithica;Paul Crow: Here; Yoshua Okón: Oracle,Exhibitions through April 30; Ideologue Exhibition through July 23, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Music of Freedom: Jazz Through the Lens of Herman Leonard  Exhibition through March 19; In Word and Deed: Five Centuries of Religious Art  Exhibition through March; e.g.: Kehinde Wiley, “Smile” Exhibition through April 30; 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, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Illuminations of Africa’s Wildlife: Its Beauty, Its Struggle to Survive Exhibition through April 24, Kimball Art Center 

— Here, There, and EverywhereMiddle | Nowhere, Exhibitions through May 15; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art  Exhibition through June 1, 2016; Soviet Impressionist Paintings  Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

Et cetra

Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Salt Lake City

— Third Saturday for Families: Drawing with Art Dice, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Balloons and Tunes Roundup, through Sunday, Kanab Main Street, 76 North Main Kanab