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Listed below are new and ongoing entertainment events throughout Utah Valley. Call the individual venues for tickets or more information.


"Pirates of Penzance" (Caribbean style) Oct. 7-30. This rendition at the Villa Theater in Springville is presented by Emerson-Smith College every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday at 7:30 p.m. For this show only, a catered Caribbean dinner will be served by reservation only.

Tickets are $8 adults, $6 seniors/students with ID/ children. For catered meal add $8 for adults and $6 for children. Call 471-7193 for more information.

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" Oct. 14-16, 18-22at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater at Utah Valley State College. Based largely on Washington Irving's classic tale. Written by award-winning playwright Mahonri Stewart. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for seniors and children, and $6 for UVSC students, faculty and staff. Tickets available at Campus Connection, 863-8797. Closes Friday.

"Hotel Frankenstein" Oct. 11-Nov. 1, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays at the Valley Center Playhouse, Lindon, 780 N. 200 East. Tickets are $6 general admission, $5 student, children and seniors. Call 785-1186 for ticket reservation and information.

Agatha Christie's "Black Coffee" Oct. 15, 16, 18, 22, 23 and 25. Present by the Pleasant Grove Players at 7:30 p.m. in the Keith Christeson Little Theater on the first floor of the Pleasant Grove City Library, 30 E. Center St. Tickets are $7 for adults and $6 students and seniors. A family ticket is also available. Call 785-0220 for tickets and information. Closes Monday.

"Starmites," a musical comic book adventure, Oct. 18-23presented by SCERA Youth Theatre's Acting Up group, at 7:30 p.m. in SCERA Showhouse II, 745 S. State. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children. Call 225-2569 for more information or ticket reservations. Closes Saturday.

"Prey" Oct. 21-30, an intense thriller at 7:30 p.m. in the Lehi Arts Center's Glen M. Smith Theatre. Tickets are $6. Call 836-1834 for more information.

The opera "LaBoheme" Oct. 22-23, 26-30in the de Jong Concert Hall. Call 378-4322 for ticket information.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Oct. 22- Dec. 18on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays at 7:30 p.m. at the Center Street Musical Theatre, 177 W. Center, Provo. Tickets are $8 per person; $7 seniors, students, and children. Dinner is optional and served at 6:30 p.m. for $10 per person. Groups rates available. Call 764-0535 for reservations or more information.


"Calcara and Friends: The Jazz of Harlem" Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m. at the Alpine Art Center, 450 S. Alpine Highway. Sponsored by the Alpine Community Arts Council. The concert features the talents of Tad Calcara, principal clarinetist of the Utah Symphony and founder of the New Deal Swing Band; Simon Salz, guitarist; Jay Lawrence, percussionist; Linke Hebrew, bass; and Tony DiLorenzo, trumpet. DiLorenzo has established himself as one of the most exciting film and TV composers, scoring films including "101 Dalmatians," "Toy Story" and the new "Benji" movie. Call Chris Culver at 756-8272 or Ann Gray at 763-1137 for more information.

Organ recital Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Brigham Young University's School of Music presents an organ recital featuring five students of faculty member Douglas E. Bush in the Madsen Recital Hall. Free.

American Fork Symphony "Haunting Melodies" Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the American Fork Junior High auditorium, 1120 N. 20 West. The symphony will feature performances of the whirling waltz "Danse Macabre" by Saint-Saens, selections from the opera "Carmen," Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5 and modern pieces from "Pirates of the Caribbean" and the musical "Carousel." There is a suggested donation of $3.

Second Annual Medieval Nights Oct. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Provo Arts Center, 425 W. Center. Join the Provo Arts Council for a night of storytelling, music, juggling, arts and more. Admission is $1. Call 852-6646 for more information.


BYU Museum of Art exhibits:

"Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World: Egypt, Greece, Rome" at the BYU Museum of Art. Tickets are $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 for students, $18 for families of up to six people. Admission is free for children 5 years and younger and BYU students and employees.

"Metaphorically Speaking: Contemporary Religious Art" through Jan. 8 at the BYU Museum of Art. The exhibit explores the use of visual symbols as parables and metaphors.

"150 Years of American Painting," a permanent collection of paintings at the BYU Museum of Art by artists such as Frederic Edwin Church, Maynard Dixon, John Singer Sargent and many Utah favorites, including Minora Young. Free.

BYU Museum of Art hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, call 378-ARTS.

"Making Earth" and "Portraits of Grief," a special exhibition at the Utah Valley State College Library. Featured artists include Hyunmee Lee, an art and visual communications professor at the college, and Frank McEntire, a sculptor and executive director of the Utah Arts Council. The exhibit is open from 5 to 7 p.m. Free.

"Looking Inwards, Looking Outward: Japanese Representations of Self and Others" is the title of a new exhibit on Japanese art, history and culture. Sponsored bythe Harold B. Lee Library and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections at Brigham Young University. Call 422-3514 for more information.

"Illumination: A Juried Art Show for High School Students" is on exhibit through Oct. 31 in the Anderson Art Gallery on the second floor of the Provo City Library at Academy Square. The show displays eclectic pieces from high schools students through the valley, including framed original art, 3-D, sculpture and other mediums, from artists in the ninth through 12th grades. Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.


Keith Stubbs Friday and Saturday at Johnny B's Comedy Club, 177 W. 300 South, Provo. Comedy fired as fast as you can take it. Stubbs just doesn't stop. Tickets are $8. Call 377-6910 for more information. Check the Web site at www.johnnybscomedyclub.com.

Comedy Sportz, 36 W. Center, Provo. Improv comedy with a clean flare every Friday and Saturday at 8 and 10:15 p.m. Tickets are $8. Call 377-9700 for reservations and more information.

If you have announcements for the entertainment calendar, please fax them to Genelle at 437-7624 or e-mail to utahcounty@desnews.com