Outdoors Report 

-- Salt Lake Tribune: UDOT outlines traffic vision for Little Cottonwood Canyon, but critics worry that agency is wearing blinders 

-- KSL.com: Colorado-based ski resort ownership company purchases Brian Head Resort

-- KSL.com?Want to chop your own Christmas tree? Here's where you can get a permit for that in Utah?

New Films

-- Last Christmas: Deseret News review


-- Alexander Korsantia, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $8-$30

-- “Around the World in Song,” American West Symphony and Chorus, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Community of Grace Presbyterian Church, 2015 Newcastle Drive, Sandy, $5-$10

-- Axis Dance Company, Utah Presents, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, 1395 East President's Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

-- Chamber Choir Fall Concert, Friday, 7 p.m., Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $5-$10

-- Chamber Concert, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Snow College, 150 East College Avenue, Ephraim, free

-- ‘“D-Day’ Commemorating 75 Years,” Friday, 7 p.m., Tabernacle, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

-- Fall Concert, Swiss Chorus Edelweiss, Friday, 7 p.m., Hillside Stake Center, 1400 South 1900 East, Salt Lake City, free

-- “A Night of Broadway,” Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., SCERA Center, 745 South State Street, Orem, $10-$12

-- Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $10-$92

-- Aaron Ashton Band, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

-- Celebration of Veterans, Saturday, 10 a.m., SCERA Center, 745 South State Street, Orem, free

-- dancEnsemble, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Dance Studio Theatre, Stephen L. Richards Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, $3-$7

-- David Glen Hatch and Ammon Bratt, Solo/Duo Piano Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

-- “New Horizons,” Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

-- Soirée Musicale in Concert, Kayenta Arts, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $10-$30

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

-- Fall Concert, Utah Baroque Ensemble, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Grandview East Stake Center, 1081 West 1060 North, Provo, free

-- Organ concerts, every Saturday, noon, and every Sunday, 2 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free


-- “Adams Family Reunion - A Series of FUNfortunate Events” through November 9, Desert Star Playhouse

-- “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” through November 9, Snow College

-- “Sweeney Todd” through November 9, Utah Valley University

-- “The True Story of Robin Hood” through November 9, Titus Productions Theatre Co.

-- “A Year With Frog and Toad” through November 10, Southern Utah University

-- “The Girl Who Drank the Moon” through November 16, Utah Valley University

-- “The Lifespan of a Fact” through November 16, Pioneer Theatre Company

-- “Mamma Mia: The Musical” through November 16, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

-- “Steel Magnolias” through November 16, Empress Theatre 

-- “Wait Until Dark” through November 16, Brigham’s Playhouse

-- “Form of a Girl Unknown” through November 17, Salt Lake Acting Company

-- “ODA MIGHT” through November 17, Plan-B Theatre Company 

-- “The Odyssey” through November 17, University of Utah

-- “Bright Star” through November 18, Cache Theatre Company

-- “Alice in Wonderland” through November 23, Utah Children’s Theatre

-- “Disney's The Lion King” through November 23, Ziegfeld Theater

-- “Doubt” through November 23, An Other Theater Company An Other Theater Company

-- “Thoroughly Modern Millie” through November 23, Hale Center Theater Orem

-- “Two-Headed” through November 23, Pygmalion Theater Company 

-- “A Wilder Night: Three One-Act Plays by Thornton Wilder” through November 23, Brigham Young University

Museum Exhibits

-- Spencer Finch: Great Salt Lake and Vicinity, Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art Exhibitions through December 8; DE | MARCATION:A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah Exhibition through January 12; Paintings from the Smithsonian American Art Museum Exhibition through October 4, 2020; 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

-- Abstraction is Just a Word, But I Use It. Exhibition through January 4; Rachel Henriksen: Knew/New, Justin Watson: A Farewell to Images, Exhibitions through January 18; Kelsey Harrison: Never an hour for thought Exhibition through January 28, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

-- Ars Moriendi: The Art of Death and Dying, 34th Annual Spiritual & Religious Art of Utah Exhibitions through January 15; SELF: Explorations of Identity Exhibition through May 16; 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

-- Rend the Heavens: Intersections of the Human and Divine Exhibition through JanuaryBecoming America Exhibition through summer 2021, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Et cetra

-- Edison & Broadway Block Party, The Blocks, Friday, 4 – 8 p.m., Edison Street, 300 South Edison Street, Salt Lake City

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

-- Ogden Film Festival, Friday and Saturday, Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden

-- Red Rock Film Festival, Friday and Saturday, Cedar Theatre, 33 North Main, Cedar City

-- Shred Fest, Friday and Saturday, Liberty Park, 900 South 700 East, Salt Lake City

-- Family Art Saturday: Layered Fabric Wall Art, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art