Outdoor Notes

-- TribuneGet up close and personal with owls at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge event

-- TribuneSnow totals may be a sore subject, but at least there are these new national honors for Utah ski resorts  

-- TribuneProject underway to stop frustrating flash floods from blocking travelers access Utah’s iconic Delicate Arch 

-- TribuneUtahns celebrate adventurous and literary life of Page Stegner, son of Wallace, who continued family passion for Utah's wild places 

-- TribuneUtah declares victory over quagga mussels at popular boating spot

Weekend Events

New Films

-- Call Me by Your Name: Tribune review 

-- Paddington 2: Tribune review 

-- The Post: Tribune review 


-- Fischer conducts Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $23-$66

-- “Lark & Spur: An Evening in Paris,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Grand Theatre, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, $20,

-- Magic Shows, Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 1 and 4:30 p.m., Utah Children’s Theatre, 3601 South State Street, South Salt Lake, $12

-- Family Fun Concert: "Read, Listen and Play!" Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 2 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

-- “Perspective,” Myriad Dance Company, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$25

-- Pink Martini, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Boulevard, Park City, $50

-- Ring Around the Rose, Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5.50

-- Salt Lake City 7, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

-- Silver Anniversary Celebration, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 South Main, Logan, $25-$100

-- Vocal Point, Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $11-$13

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


-- “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” through January 13, On Pitch Performing Arts 

-- “The Sound of Music G2K” through January 13, American Fork Youth Theatre 

-- “Wasatch Improv Festival” through January 13, Quick Wits Comedy 

-- “Something Rotten!” through January 14, Eccles Theater

-- “Aida” through January 20, Hale Centre Theatre

-- “SALT: A Russian Folk Tale” through January 20, Treehouse Museum, Ogden

-- “Bright Star” through January 27, Pioneer Theatre Company

-- “Dear Ruth” through February 3, Hale Center Theater Orem

-- “Don’t Drink the Water” through February 3, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

-- “To Kill A Mockingbird” through February 3, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

-- “Pirates of the Scaribbean” through March 17, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

-- Anna Betbeze: Dark Sun, Carol Sogard: Artifacts for the 23rd Century Exhibitions through January 14; Al Ahad: The Hijab Project Exhibition through January 27; Dream: Egyptian Theatre Youtheatre Exhibition through May 19, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

-- Las Hermanas Iglesias: HERE, HERE Exhibition through January 28; salt 13: Katie Paterson Exhibition through May 20; Spencer Finch: Great Salt Lake and Vicinity ongoing exhibitions: Arts of AfricaAmerican and Regional Art: Mythmaking and Truth-Telling; Chinese Art: Emulation and Innovation; European Art; Ancient Mediterranean Art: Res Mortis; Ancient Mesoamerica; Modern and Contemporary Art: A Fuller Picture; Arts of the Pacific; Greater Merit: The Temple and Image in South Asia, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

-- Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March; The Interpretation Thereof: Contemporary LDS Art and Scripture Exhibition through March 31; Aundrea Frahm: We Revolve Ceaseless Exhibition through April 14; M.C. Escher: Other Worlds Exhibition through May 19; Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition through 2018; To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

-- Wit & Whimsy: off the deep end Exhibition through May 19; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through September 2018; Round Up: Icons of the West Exhibition through June 19, 2021, Favorite Ladies: Patterns, People, and Play, SMA: Milestones and Memories Exhibitions ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

Et cetra

-- Family Art Saturday: Beehive Bonanza, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art