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"Goldilocks' Adventure," BYU Theatre Ballet, Jan. 23-26, 7:30 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinee Jan. 26, Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU. Tickets are $10 at the door (378-4322).

Moliere's "Tartuffe," Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU. Tickets are $12 at the door (378-4322).

"Viva Italia!" Utah Symphony Chamber Orchestra with Keith Lockhart directing, Jan. 23; 7:30 p.m., Peery's Egyptian Theater, Ogden; Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall. Tickets for Ogden concert are $16 and $20 (399-9214). Tickets for Salt Lake concert range from $16-$32. (355-ARTS).

Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon Jazz Quartet, Jan. 24, 8 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Theater, Dixie State College. Tickets are $10 (1-435-652-7994).

"Ballet Showcase II," University of Utah ballet department, Jan. 24-26, 7:30 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinee Jan. 26, Alice Sheets Marriott Center for Dance, U. campus. Tickets $8 at the door (581-7100).

Tablado Dance Company, Jan. 25 and 26, 8 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Voice Male, a cappella group, Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m., Bingham High School. Tickets at the door.

Bluegrass/folk trio Nickel Creek, Jan. 26, Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, Park City. Tickets $15-$50 at the door.

New York Metropolitan Opera preliminary auditions, Jan. 26, noon to 5 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free.

Ryan Shupe & the Rubber Band, Jan. 26, 7 p.m., Thanksgiving Point Barn, Lehi. Tickets at 325-SEAT or at the Thanksgiving Point ticket office.

Utah State University Music Department's Intercollegiate Band Festival, Jan. 26,10 a.m., Kent Concert Hall, free.

Utah Symphony's "Welcoming the World," Scott O'Neil conducting, Jan. 26, 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall. Tickets available at the door. Additional performance Jan. 26, 7 p.m., in the Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, WSU, Ogden. Tickets for that performance available at the door.

Abramyan String Quartet, Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U. Tickets $15 at the door (581-7100).

Cellist David Ying and pianist Elinor Freer, Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m., Jewett Center for the Performing Arts, Westminster College. Tickets $10 at the door (832-2119).

Davis Youth Orchestra, Jan. 29, 7 p.m., Northridge High School, Layton. Admission $2 at the door.

Oboist Geralyn Giovannetti, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU, free.

WSU Wind Ensemble, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., Austad Auditorium, Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, WSU, Ogden. Tickets available at the door (399-9214).

Innuendo Ensemble, Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U. Tickets $25 available at the door (581-7100).


Alchemy of Shadows: ESP, Mind-Reading and Hypnosis, Wednesdays, 8 p.m., Draper Historic Theater (293-0877).

Ballroom dancing, Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., Elks Lodge, Park City, (1-435-615-8291).

Ballroom dancing, Murray Arts Center, live band, Wednesdays, 8-11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 p.m., tickets at the door (269-1400).

Ballroom dancing, Sandy Senior Center, 9310 S. 1300 East, live music, Thursdays, 7-10 p.m., tickets at the door (561-3265).

Country-Western dancing, Dance Center, Murray, Fridays, 9 p.m.-midnight; free line-dance instruction first half-hour, tickets at the door.

Dancing, 10th East Senior Center, Salt Lake City, Wednesdays, with live music 10 a.m.-noon.

Folk dancing, Mondays, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Kiwanis Building, 440 S. 900 East (487-8036).

Governor's Mansion tours, (538-1649).

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

Israeli folk dancing, Jewish Community Center, Wednesdays, 8-10 p.m.

Maxwell, hypnotist, Avalon Theater, Saturdays, 9:30 p.m.

Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum, BYU, "Wild Sheep of the World," "Don Cox Collection," "Africa: A Diverse Continent," "Utah Synoptic Collection," "Evening Gallery Shows" (378-5051).

Museum of Church History and Art, "The Living Christ," featuring art on Jesus; "Families and Faith: Fabrics of Latter-day Saint Life," featuring historical and contemporary quilts, samplers, Navajo rugs and soft sculpture; and "Valiant Pioneer Children," all through Feb. 2, 2003.

Ott Planetarium, "Dancing with Dinosaurs," Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., WSU, Ogden (626-6855).

Salt City Chess Club, Thursdays, 6-10 p.m., 309 E. 100 South (323-0809).

Singles square-dancing classes, Horizon Elementary School, Murray, Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. (571-2340 or 484-9934).

Swing dancing, Dance Center, Murray, Saturdays, 9 p.m.-midnight, lessons at 8:30 p.m., tickets at the door (266-5066).

Toastmasters Club, Bountiful (240-3049 or 295-7940).

Western dancing, Discovery Building, Utah State Fairpark, Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Hansen Planetarium, 15 S. State, "A Dream of Wings," "Supernova: Seeds of Creation," "Unseen Universe and The Sky Tonight," "A Perfect Place for Penguins" (538-2104).



"God's Country," Eccles Theatre, WSU, Ogden; fund-raising "encore" for ACTF competition, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 (626-8500 or 1-800-978-8457).

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," Villa Playhouse, 254 S. Main, Springville; 7:30 p.m., Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 1-March 9; matinees, 2 p.m., Feb. 16 and 23 (489-3088).

"Monkey Business," live sketch comedy show, Megaplex 17, Jordan Commons, 11 p.m., Jan. 26 only ($8 at the door).


"Alan Schsnberger Skis the Stage," Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre, Park City; closes March 17 (1-435-649-9371 or 1-888-243-5779) or online at www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org.

"Anything Goes," SCERA Center Showhouse II, Orem, closes Jan. 28 (225-2569 or 225-2787).

"Beau Jest," Hale Center Theater Orem, closes Feb. 5 (226-8600).

"Cabbies, Cowboys and the Tree of the Weeping Virgin: Short Plays by Utah Writers," Upstairs Theatre, Salt Lake Acting Company, closes Feb. 24 (ArtTix, 363-7522 or 355-2787).

"Cheaper by the Dozen," Villa Playhouse's Little Brown Theatre, Springville, closes Jan. 26 (489-3088).

"Dinner With Friends," Pioneer Theatre Company, Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, closes Jan. 26 (581-6961) or online at www.ptc.utah.edu.

"Experiments in Ink, Etc.," U. Lab Theatre, Performing Arts Building (west of the campus book store); closes Jan. 27 (ArtTix, 581-7100 or 355-2787).

"Fiddler on the Roof," Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden; closes Feb. 16 (393-0070).

"Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates," Children's Theatre of Salt Lake, continues through Feb. 23 (532-6000).

"J. Golden," Trolley Square Live, 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, closes Feb. 23 (942-5976).

"La Bete," Babcock Theatre, lower level of Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, closes Jan. 26 (ArtTix, 581-7100 or 355-2787).

"Night of January 16th," Heritage Community Theatre, Perry, continues through Feb. 2 (435-723-8392).

"Nunsense," Hale Centre Theatre Black Box, West Valley City, closes Feb. 2 (984-9000).

"Odd Couple," female version, Grand Theatre, SLCC South City campus; closes Feb. 2 (957-3322).

"One Toe in the Grave," Hale Centre Theatre, West Valley City, closes Feb. 2 (984-9000).

"Showdown at the 5-Ring Ranch or 7 Bribes for Olympic Brothers," Desert Star Theater, Murray, closes March 9 (266-7600).

"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," Rodgers Memorial Theatre, Centerville, continues through Feb. 9 (298-1302).

"So This Is Dixie," original musical revue, St. George Musical Theatre, Opera House, closes Feb. 18 (435-628-8755).

"The Miss Tree Pageant," interactive murder mystery, Trolley Square Live, 9:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; closes Feb. 23 (942-5976).

Knock Your Socks Off, improv comedy troupe, 8 and 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, Trolley Square Live, open-ended run (942-5976 or 363-4474).

Laughing Stock, improv comedy revue, Off Broadway Theatre, open-ended run (355-4628).

Quick Wits, improv comedy, Lakeside Theatre, 389 S. State, Clearfield; 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, open-ended run (825-3866); also Trolley Square Live, 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, open-ended run (363-4474).

The Skinny Lincolns, improv comedy troupe, Trolley Square Live, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, open-ended run (891-5233 or 363-4474).

Wiseguys, live stand-up comedy, Trolley Square Live, 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; open-ended run (363-4474).


ABG's (373-1200).

AXIS, Diamond Mania, 8 p.m., Saturdays, through Jan. 26 (519-2947).

Area 51 (534-0819).

Blue Iguana Express Bar (322-4796)

Bourbon Street Bar and Grille, College Night with DJ Justin Godina, Tuesdays (521-8358).

Bricks, Trance and House, Fridays; Club Love, Saturdays (328-0255)

Burt's Tiki Lounge (521-0572).

Cisero's, Locals Night, Wednesdays (1-435-649-5044).

Club 90 (566-3254).

Club Hammerzz (269-9796).

Club Manhattan, Old School Funk/Disco, Mondays; Universal Dance Beat, Tuesdays; Best of the '80s, Wednesdays; open mike, Thursdays; House and Trance, Saturdays (364-7651).

Cozy (1-435-649-6038).

Cup of Joe, Slick Rock Gypsies, Thursdays (363-8322).

Da Phat Squirrel (328-9298).

Dead Goat Saloon, Lisa Marie & Co-Dependents, Jan. 25; Low-Fi Breakdown, Jan. 26; Acoustic Goat, Jan. 27; James Solberg Band, Jan. 28; Goat Jam, Jan. 29; Cave Catt Sammy, Jan. 30; Elsewhere, Jan. 31. (328-GOAT).

Dragonfly Cafe, open mike poetry night, Wednesdays (474-2241).

Ghetty's (269-9796).

Harry O's, North Mississippi Allstars, Jan. 30; DJ Daddy/Hip Hop and Ladies Night, Saturdays (1-435-647-9494).

Hog Wallow Pub (733-5567).

J.B. Mulligans (1-435-658-0717).

Kilby Court, Xiu Xiu, Jan. 30. (320-9887).

Kristauf's (366-9490).

Lamb's Restaurant (365-7166).

Liquid Joe's (467-JOES).

O'Shucks, Tanglewood, Jan. 25-26; Free Love, Jan. 27; open mike, Jan. 28; Low-Fi Break/Foggy Memory Boys, Jan. 29. (596-8600).

Pop's Place (485-7677)

Port O'Call (521-0589).

Ritz Club, Dokken, Jan. 27. (486-2176)

The Bull and Bear (350-0950).

The Caban Club, Dave Compton, Tuesdays-Saturdays (359-6271).

The Lazy Moon Pub (373-7600).

The Warehouse (534-0064).

Wiseguys Live Comedy Club Open mike night, Wednesdays (463-2909).

Xscape (359-8400).

Ya' Buts (359-1200).

Zephyr Club Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Jan. 25-26. (355-CLUB).

Submit notices two weeks in advance to: Weekend Calendar, Deseret News, P.O. Box 1257, Salt Lake City, UT 84110, call 237-2150, or fax 237-2550. E-mail: features@desnews.com