Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Recreation: New Southern Utah, Utah State programs prepare students for outdoor careers

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— The Boy and the Beast: Tribune review

— The Mermaid: Tribune review

— Zootopia: Tribune review


— BRAVO! Series: Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $20-$30

— Local Concert Series, IAMA, Friday, 7:30 p.m., South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, 6876 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— Winterlude Concert, Moab Music Festival, Friday 7 p.m., Star Hall, 159 East Center Street, Moab, $10 donation recommended

— Dixie State Symphony Band, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Eccels Fine Arts Center, Dixie State University, 255 South 700 East, Saint George, $5

Saint-Saëns’ Egyptian Piano Concerto, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$90

— Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Boulevard, Park City, $25-$75

— Jazz for Kids II: Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, Saturday, 11 a.m., Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, free, but tickets required

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

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


— “The Country Wife” through March 5, Dixie State University

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

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

— “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” through March 5, Kingsbury Hall

— “Grease” through March 5, Jaks Theatre Company

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

— “An Inspector Calls” through March 5, Pioneer Theatre Company 

— “The Music Man” through March 5, Draper Arts Council

— “Nice Work If You Can Get It” through March 5, Weber State University

— “Our Country’s Good” through March 5, Westminster College 

— “Based on a True Story” through March 6, Plan-B Theatre Company

— “The Importance of Being Earnest” through March 6, University of Utah

— “Twelfth Night” through March 5, Utah State University

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

— “As You Like It” through March 12, University of Utah

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

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

— “The Rez Sisters” through March 12, Utah Valley University 

— “The Andrews Brothers” through March 19, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Beauty and the Beast” through March 19, Draper Historic Theatre

— “The Crucible” through March 19, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

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

— “Selma ‘65” through March 19, Pygmalion Theatre Company

— “Beauty and the Beast” through March 26, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Climbing with Tigers” through March 26, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Nuptials” through March 26, St. George Musical Theater

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

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through April 9, Hale Center Theater Orem

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

First Friday Art Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Historic 25thStreet, Ogden

— Hostler’s Model Railroad Festival, through Sunday, Union Station, 2501 Wall Avenue, Ogden