Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Hickman Bridge in Capitol Reef National Park

— TribuneFor Utah man, seven summits also needed seven seas

TribuneGreat Basin earns dark skies designation

Tribune: Celebrate the Great Salt Lake this week

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Dough: Tribune review

— The Man Who Knew Infinity: Tribune review 

— Money Monster: Tribune review 

— Too Late: Tribune review 


– -BYU Ballroom Dance Company: Blackpool Premiere Showcase, Friday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center,  Brigham Young University, Provo, $12

— Impulse at Mundi Live: A Sound Painting Music Festival, The Mundi Project, Friday, 7 p.m., Leona Wagner Black Box Theater, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, free

— Moon Light Performers, Davis Arts Council, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Alpine Church, 254 W. 2675 N., Layton, free

— “A Treasure Chest of Pops,” Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $5-$15

— “Once Upon a Time,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 South State Street, Orem, $8

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

— “Handel and the Club,” Utah Youth Orchestras and Ensembles, Saturday, 7p.m., Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 South 700 East, Salt Lake City, $10 suggested donation

— Ring Around the Rose: African Drums, Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5

— “Utah Opera Resident Artists: Once upon a time…” Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan, free

Utah Youth Orchestras and Ensembles, Saturday, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— “Wontanara: We Are All Together,” Sunday, 6 p.m, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $25

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


— “Curtains” through May 14,CenterPoint Legacy Theatre 

— “Junie B. Jones The Musical” through May 14, Egyptian Theatre, Park City

— “The Little Mermaid Jr.” through May 14, Ziegfeld Theater

— “Stage Kiss” through May 14, Wasatch Theatre Company 

— “The Marriage of Figaro” through May 15, Utah Opera

— “Peter and the Starcatcher” through May 18, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Sleeping Beauty KIDS” through May 20, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “The Count of Monte Cristo” through May 21,Pioneer Theatre Company 

— “The Foreigner” through May 21, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Steel Magnolias” through May 21, Brigham’s Playhouse 

— “Mary Poppins” through May 28,Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden

— “Tom Sawyer” through May 28, Utah Children’s Theatre 

— “The FrontRunner Express: A Clue-less Pyramid Scheme” through June 4, Desert Star Playhouse 

— “The Full Monty” through June 4, Grand Theatre

— “Ivanhoe Knight Fever” through June 4, Off Broadway Theatre 

— “Jane Eyre” through June 4, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through June 4, Empress Theatre 

Museum Exhibits

— Here, There, and EverywhereMiddle | Nowhere, Exhibitions through May 15; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art Exhibition through June 1; 92ndAnnual Spring SalonExhibition through July 9;Soviet Impressionist Paintings  Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

2 Out 2 Loud: Where’s the Glitter? Exhibition through July 9; Ideologue; Nicholas Courdy: Metaphornography Exhibitions through July 23; Jennet Thomas: The Unspeakable Freedom Device Exhibition through July 30;Jennifer Seely: Supporting Elements; Jim Williams: 265 I… Home as Self-Portrait Exhibitions through September 24, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 Branding the American West: Paintings and Films 1900-1950 Exhibition through August 13; Capturing the Canyons: Artists in the National ParksExhibition through August 20;Reality Reorganized: Walter Askin and Wayne Kimball’s Mysterious Discursions Exhibition through August 27;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

Take Flight: Alaska from AboveExhibition, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra

Sugar House Art Walk, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Sugar House

10th Annual Amazing Earthfest, Friday and Saturday, Kanab Main Street, 76 North Main, Kanab

— “Magic on the Sidewalk,” Bountiful City Chalk Art Festival, Friday and Saturday, 20 S Main St., Bountiful

— Family Art Saturday: Rocket to the Moon, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Get Into the River Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m., various events along Jordan River Parkway

Ogden Heritage Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Union Station, 2501 Wall Avenue, Ogden

Great Salt Lake Bird Festival, through Monday, Davis County Legacy Events Center, 151 South 1100 West, Farmington