Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the Week: Recapture Canyon near Blanding

— TribuneOutside Magazine explores ‘the worst disaster in Zion’s 97-year history’

— TribuneOutdoor enthusiasts gearing up for Memorial Day travel

— TribuneWe hikers are freeloaders, and the feds are onto us

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Alice Through the Looking Glass: Tribune review 

— A Bigger Splash: Tribune review 

— High-Rise: Tribune review

— Love & Friendship: Tribune review 

— X-Men: Apocalypse: Tribune review 


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

— Mahler’s Symphony No. 9, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$63

— Families Making Music Concert: Madsen Family Strings, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall on Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

— “Innovations 2016,” Ballet West, through May 28, Jeanné Wagner Theatre, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City, $49.50-$59.50

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


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

— “Noises Off” through May 28, Draper Historic Theatre

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

— “RED” through May 29,The Space Between Theatre Company

— “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 

— “Once Upon a Mattress” through June 6, Cedar Valley Community Theatre 

— “Charlotte’s Web” through June 11, Brigham Young University

— “con·tem·POE·rar·y” through June 12, Meat and Potato Theatre

— “Big River” through July 23, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Peter Pan” through October 14, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

— 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: MetaphornographyExhibitions through July 23;Jennet Thomas: The Unspeakable Freedom DeviceExhibition through July 30;Jennifer Seely: Supporting Elements;Jim Williams: 265 I… Home as Self-PortraitExhibitions 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

Wasatch Back Student Art Show: In the Year 3000Exhibition through June 5;Take Flight: Alaska from AboveExhibition, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra

Last Friday Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Park City

Scandinavian Heritage Festival, Friday and Saturday, Snow College, 150 East College Avenue, Ephraim

Holi Festival of Colors Ogden, Saturday, 11 a.m., West Stadium Park, 1650 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden

Moab Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Swanny City Park, 100 West 400 North, Moab