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THEATER

"Alms for Oblivion," an Entre'Acte Series production, Pardoe Drama Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brig-ham Young University, Provo, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-25 (378-4322).

"An Ancient House: The Fall of the House of Usher," Plan B Theater Company, Bibliotect Book Store, 235 S. 400 West, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through Nov. 8 (236-1010).

"Bell, Book and Candle," StageRight Theater-Company, Realms of Inquiry School, 1140 S. 900 East, 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays, through Nov. 15 (485-8038).

"Blithe Spirit," Hale Center Theater, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, 8 p.m. Mondays & Thursdays-Saturdays through Nov. 8; then nightly except Sundays through Nov. 22; matinee Nov. 22, 3:30 p.m. (226-8600).

"Carnival," Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays & Mondays through Nov. 24; matinee 3:30 p.m. Nov. 8 (393-0070).

"The Cat and the Canary," Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry, 8 p.m., Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays through Nov. 1; matinee 2 p.m. Oct. 25 (723-8392).

"Cats," national tour, Kingsbury Hall (President's Circle, U. of U. campus), 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28-Nov. 2; matinees 2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday (355-5502, 581-7100 or 355-ARTS).

"The Creature Creeps," Geary Theatre, College of Eastern Utah, Price, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 & 31 and Nov. 1 & 2.

"The Dining Room," Black Box Theatre, Room 627, Gunther Trades Building, Utah Valley State College, Orem, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 & 25 (222-8345).

"Dracula," Rodgers Memorial Theatre, 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays & Wednesdays through Oct. 29; also 10:30 p.m. Oct. 24 & 31 (298-1302).

"Dracula vs. The Vampire," Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, 7:30 p.m. Mondays & Thursdays-Saturdays through Nov. 8 (355-4628).

"Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde: Won't You Be My/Our Neighbor," Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State, Murray, 7 p.m. Mondays & Thursdays; 7 & 9:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays through Nov. 15; also 3 p.m. Saturdays (266-7600).

"An Ideal Husband," Pioneer Theatre Company, Lees Main Stage of Pioneer Memorial Theatre, 300 S. 1340 East (U. of U. campus), 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and 2 & 8 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 29-Nov. 15 (581-6961).

"Into the Woods," Regan Theater, Utah Valley State College, Orem, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 3, 6-8 & 10-15; matinee 2 p.m. Nov. 11 (222-8982).

"Kindertransport," Morgan Theatre, Chase Fine Arts Center, Utah State University, Logan, 8 p.m. Oct. 24-25 & 29-31 and Nov. 1 (1-435-797-0305)

"The Little Wizard," puppet show, Sandy Park Bicentennial Pavilion, 500 E. 8680 South, 7 p.m. Oct. 27 ($3 at the door).

"Much Ado About Nothing," Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, 12 & 20 (393-0070).

"Last Lists of My Mad Mother," Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays and 2 & 7 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 9 (355-2787).

"The Mystery of Edwin Drood," Draper City Arts Council, Draper City Hall, 12441 S. 900 East (dinner theater); 7 p.m. Oct. 24-25, 27 & 30 and Nov. 1 (576-6585).

"Phantom: The American Musical," Rodgers Memorial Theatre, 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville, 7:30 p.m. Mondays & Thursdays-Saturdays through Nov. 22; matinee 3 p.m. Nov. 22 (298-1302).

"The Pumpkin Giant," City Rep, 638 S. State, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 & 31 and Nov. 1, 7 & 8; matinee 2 p.m. Oct. 25 (532-6000).

"Quick Wits," Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, 10 p.m., Fridays & Saturdays; open-ended run (355-4628).

"Sabrina Fair," Hale Centre Theatre, 2801 S. State, 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays through Nov. 22 (excluding Oct. 31); Saturday matinees 3:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and both noon & 3:30 p.m. Nov. 1-22 (484-9257).

"She Loves Me," Draper Theater Playhouse, 12366 S. 900 East, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 and Nov. 1, 3, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15 & 17 (572-4144).

"The Storm Testament," Villa Playhouse, 254 S. Main, Springville, 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays, through Nov. 8 (489-3088).

"The Trail of Dreams," Valentine Theater, Utah State Developmental Center, American Fork, 7:30 p.m. Mondays & Thursdays-Fridays through Nov. 22 (492-1847).

"The Woman in Black," Randall L. Jones Theatre, Cedar City, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-25 & Oct. 29-Nov. 1; matinee 2 p.m. Oct. 25 (1-435-586-7876).

LECTURES

"What Is It to See Red?" the philosophy of color perception, lecture by Greg Kliewer, Oct. 24, 3:30 p.m. USU, Business, room 317. Free to public, for information call 435-797-0254.

"Voices from the Past: From Ancient Mesopotamia to Modern Utah," Ewa Wasilewska, 1580 E. Vine St., Oct. 26, 9:45 a.m. (942-1218.)

"Modern Day Pioneers: The Latter-day Saints in Russia," Gary Browning, BYU professor of Russian, Oct. 30, 7 p.m. LDS Museum of Church History and Art theater (240-4615.)

EXHIBITS

Fossil Art: The Making of an Art Exhibit from the Earth's Distant Past," through Dec. 7, Utah Museum of Natural History, information: 581-4303.

Treading in the Past: Sandals of the Anasazi, Edge of the Cedars State Park, Blanding, Oct. 1-31, 801-678-2238.

Vertebrate Paleontology in Utah: 150 Years of Discovery, Utah Field House of Natural History State Park, Vernal, Oct. 1-31, 801-789-3799.

MISCELLANEOUS

Sundance Farms Harvest Market, Oct. 24, noon to 6 p.m., Sundance Farms, 3303 W. 2400 South, Charleston. Featuring handcrafted local artisans and organically grown produce. Call 801-654-2721 for information.

Hansen Planetarium, 15 S. State, Destination Mars through Nov. 22, plus laser music concerts, including Laser Halloween. Tickets $4.50 adults and teens, $3.50 children and seniors. 538-2098.

Spencer, hypnotism, Avalon Theater, Saturdays, 9:30 p.m.

Vandermeide, comic hypnotism, Murray Theater, Saturdays, 9:15 p.m.

Third Annual Celebrity Benefit for Wednesday's Child adoption service, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m. Tickets $75, 359-7700.

Eleventh Annual Bison Roundup, Antelope Island State Park, Oct 25-26, herds rounded up using horses, helicopters and park vehicles. Entrance fee $6 per vehicle, $2.50 for walk-ins and cyclists, 801-773-2941.

Ninth annual Living with AIDS Conference, "Living Beyond," Oct. 25-26 at Westminster College. Registration fee $25, scholarships available for people living with HIV/AIDS. 801-484-2205.

Art Adventures, Gallivan Utah Center, Oct. 28, noon-1 p.m. creating veggie pumpkin sculptures, $1, for children age 3 and up.

Zahirah will perform Middle Eastern dancing, Nov. 1 at the Sahara Restaurant, 368 S. State, call 595-6900 for reservations.

Eighth annual Navajo Rug Show and Sale, Snow Park Lodge, Deer Valley Resort, Nov. 6-8. 801-649-0535.

GETTING OUT

"The Phantom Killer," murder mystery dinner, Riverboat, 4500 S. 800 West, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31 (268-2628).

"Slaughter on the Strip," overnight murder mystery dinner, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, Snowbird Resort (1-800-453-3000, Ext. 4080).

Big band ballroom dancing, Murray Arts Centre, Tuesdays & Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 p.m. (instruction 7:30 p.m.).

Dancing, 10th East Senior Center (237 S. 1000 E.), Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

International folk dancing, Union Bldg., U. of U., Mondays, 7-9 p.m.

Israeli Folk Dance Group, Jewish Community Center, Wednesdays, 8-10 p.m.

Singles Square Dance classes, Horizon Elementary School, 5180 S. 700 West, Murray, Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. (571-2340 or 484-9934).

Swingin' Singles Square/Line Dance Club, Pioneer Hall (1140 W. 7800 S.), Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.

Western dance, Discovery Bldg., Fairpark, Fridays-Saturdays, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Western dance, Murray Arts Centre, Fridays, 9:30 p.m. (instruction 8:30 p.m.).

Utah State Fairpark year-round swap meet, Saturdays-Sundays, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission 50 , free parking in North Temple parking lot.

MUSIC/DANCE

Organ recitals, S.L. Tabernacle, Sundays, 2 p.m.; Mondays-Saturdays, noon. Free.

American West Symphony and Chorus, Oct. 24, 25 at the Assembly Hall on Temple Square, free admission to those 8 years of age and older.

Paradise Lost, S.F. Bay area trio in concert, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Social Work Auditorium on the U. campus. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 day of concert, $2 discount for Intermountain Acoustic Music Assoc. members/students. 801-339-7664.

Gary Morris in concert, Oct. 25, 8 p.m., Ellen Eccles Theatre, Logan, 801-752-0026.

Elliot and Carey Cheney in a benefit cello recital, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. at South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, 6876 S. Highland Drive. Tickets $10, students $5. Proceeds benefit the society.

Utah Symphony with Pinchas Zuckerman, Oct. 25, 8 p.m.; Family Series "Halloween Hunks," Oct. 27, 7 p.m. 533-NOTE (6683).

Chamber Music Society presents the Guarneri String Quartet, Oct. 26, 8 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts auditorium, U. of U. campus, ticket information: 561-3999.

A Night with Jane Austen, live piano performance by Karlyn Bond, Oct. 28, 7 p.m. Murray Library auditorium, 166 E. 5300 South. 264-2575.

Nachtmusik Chamber Orchestra, Provo Tabernacle, Oct. 29-30, 7:30 p.m., tickets at Smith'sTix, 801-221-4599.

Southwest Symphony Orchestra fall concert, Oct. 30-31, 8 p.m. Dixie College, Cox Performing Arts Theater 801-652-7994.

Nexus percussion ensemble, Peery's Egyptian Theater, Ogden, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m and in Cache Performance series, Oct. 30 7:30 p.m., Kent Concert Hall, Chase Fine Arts Center at USU, ticket info: 801-797-1716.