Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneHike of the week: North Canyon Trail 

— Tribune: Wildlife officials propose deer transplants across Utah 

— TribuneFeds proposing plan to protect sage grouse in the West

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Ender’s Game: Tribune review 

— Free Birds: Tribune review 

— Last Vegas: Tribune review 

— Sundance Short Fillms 2013: Tribune review


— Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway,” Friday, 7:30 p.m., Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 South Main, Logan, $30-$44

— Shaney McCoy Plus River Road, Intermountain Acoustic Music Association, Friday, 7:30 p.m., South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, 6876 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— Brian Stokes Mitchell, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$90

Murray Concert Band, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Hillcrest Junior High School, 126 East 5300 South, Murray free

— “Thriller,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through November 2, Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $25-$45

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

— Sundays @ 7 Faculty Spotlight: Gerald Elias, violin & Pamela Jones, piano, Sunday, 7 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “The Magical Adventures of Merlin” through November 1, SCERA Center for the Arts

— “Curtains” through November 2, Sandbox Theatre Company 

— “Doctor Faustus” through November 2, Grassroots Shakespeare Company 

— “Dracula vs. The Wolfman” through November 2, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Fairly Potter” through November 2, The Ziegfeld Theater , Ogden

— “Jekyll & Hyde” through November 2, Empress Theatre

— “Macbeth” through November 3, New World Shakespeare Company 

— “Nothing Personal” through November 3, Plan-B Theatre Company

— “The Hungry Games” through November 9, Deseret Star Playhouse

— “Jekyll and Hyde, the Musical” through November 9, Draper Arts Council

— “Other Desert Cities” through November 9, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “The Twelve Dates of Christmas” through November 16, Pygmalion Theatre Company

— “In the Heights” through November 23, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Good People” through November 24, Salt Lake Acting Company 

— “Brigadoon” through November 30, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

 Painters of the Wasatch Mountains Exhibition through November 3; Veterans’ Art Show Exhibition through November 19; Soldier Boy. Soldier Girl: Photographs by Lynn Blodgett Exhibition through December 1, Kimball Art Center

— Martha Wilson: Staging the Self Exhibition through November 10; salt 8: Shigeyuki Kihara; Under 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

 Below; O-Town Arts: Creating Absence Exhibitions through November 23; Biennial: Mondo Utah Exhibition through December 14; Tala Madani Exhibition through January 4, Utah Museum of Contemporary 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

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

— Día de los Muertos, Friday and Saturday, Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

— Día de los Muertos, Saturday, 6 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City

— Rose Park Día de los Muertos Festival, Saturday, 6 p.m., The Day-Riverside Library, 1575 West 1000 North, Salt Lake City

Heber City Cowboy Poetry Gathering & Buckaroo Fair, through Sunday, Wasatch High School, 930 S. 500 East, Heber City 

Moab Folk Festival, through Sunday, Grand County High School, 608 South 400 East, Moab