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Group for Experimental Music, today, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, free

Salt Lake Symphony Children's Concert, Saturday, 2 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, $3-$7 (355-2787)

Minnie Driver, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City, $15-$50 (435-655-3114)

Ledisi, Monday, 6:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, free tickets required (581-7100)

Ruth Christensen, faculty vocal recital, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, Provo, free

Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, with Wynton Marsalis, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, $35-$80 (355-2787)

Opera Preview Lecture, "Jenufa," Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free

Q'd Up, jazz quintet, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, Provo, free

Park City Film Music Festival, Thursday-Jan. 30, screenings, times and venues vary, $5-$10 (359-8111 or www.parkcityfilmmusicfestival.org)

BYU Young Ambassadors, Thursday-Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m.; also 2 p.m. on Jan. 22; Conference Center Theater, $7 (240-0080)


Great American Train Show, Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Utah State Fairpark, $8

Art classes, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Emerson-Smith College, Provo, free (801-375-2617)

"Artful Tales," Mondays, 7 and 8 p.m., Museum of Art Auditorium, BYU, Provo, free (801-422-1140)

Ballroom dancing, Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Senior Center, 237 S. 1000 East, free

Ballroom dancing, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8-11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 8-11:30 p.m., Murray Arts Centre, 4868 S. State, $6 (269-1400)

Ballroom dancing, Thursdays, 7-10 p.m., Sandy Senior Center, 9310 S. 1300 East, $4 (561-3265)

Ballroom and swing dancing, times and locations vary, $7 (298-8047 or www.rocknrhythms.com)

Bridge lessons, Saturdays, 9 a.m., The Bridge Center, 525 E. 4500 South, Building F, Room 220, free (733-5400)

Cosmic light shows ("Entranced," "Cosmic Holidays," "Rock Hall of Fame" and "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon"), dates and times vary, Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $4-$7 (456-7872)

Country western and line dancing, Fridays, 8-11:30 p.m., Dance Centre in Murray, 4880 S. State (269-1400)

Dee's Dances for Singles, 25 and older, Saturday, 9 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, $7 at door (www.deesdances.com)

Dodgeball, Wednesdays, 7-10 p.m., 3100 S. Redwood Road (wwww.utahdodgeball.com)

Dog Day Afternoons, Saturdays, 1-3 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, free

Hypnotist, Saturdays, 10 p.m., Avalon Theater

Hourly star shows, 12:30-6:30 p.m. (8:30 on weekends), Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $3-$6 (456-7827)

Hunt Mysteries, audience participation dinner shows; dates, venues and ticket prices vary (569-1482 or www.huntmysteries.com)

Karaoke, 16 and older, Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Draper Historic Theatre, 12366 S. 900 East, no smoking or alcohol, $5 cover (www.drapertheatre.org)

Lindy and Swing Dance Club, Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Gallery, WSU, Ogden, $1-$5 (801-626-6439)

Salt Lake Area Accordion Club, third Tuesday every month, 7 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South (www.slaac.com)

Toastmasters — South Towne Orators Club, Thursdays, 7-8 a.m., Cottonwood Presbyterian Church, 1580 E. 6100 South (262-8852 or www.orgsites.com/ut/south-towne-orators)

Utah Line Dance Coalition, third Sunday every month, 1:30 p.m., Salt Lake County Complex South Atrium, 2001 S. State, free

West Coast swing lessons/dancing, Wednesdays, 9-11 p.m., Columbus Center Auditorium, 2531 S. 400 East, $7 (www.rocknrhythms.com or 298-8047)

West Coast swing lessons, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.-midnight, Dance Centre in Murray, 4880 S. State (269-1400)



"The Mikado," today-Feb. 12, Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays, 7:30 p.m., Center Street Musical Theatre, 177 W. Center, Provo, $7-$8, optional catered dinner, $10, 6:30 p.m. (764-0535 or csmtc.com)

"Morning's at Seven," today-Feb. 5, Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., matinee Jan. 22, 2 p.m., Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry, $7-$35 (435-723-8392)

"The Music Man," Wednesday-Jan. 29, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., matinee, Jan. 29, 2 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Center, BYU, Provo, $10-$14 (378-4322 or www.performances.byu.edu)

"My Big Fat Utah Wedding," reopens today for an open-ended run, dates and times vary, Desert Star Dinner Theatre, 4861 S. State, Murray, $14.99-$33.99 (266-2600 or www.desertstar.biz)

"Seussical the Musical," today-Feb. 12, Mondays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Rodgers Memorial Theatre, 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville, $9-$14 (298-1302)

"The Trojan Women," staged reading, today-Jan. 22, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Black Box Theatre, Utah Valley State College, Orem, $6-$10 (863-8797)


"Ghost of a Chance," through Feb. 5, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, $$8l;50-$13.50 (226-8600 or www.haletheater.org)

"Jane Eyre, the Musical," through Feb. 5, Alpine Playhouse, 81 S. 100 West, Alpine, $9.50-$11.50 (492-0499)

"Kidking the Hobbit: Bored of the Rings," through March 19, Desert Star Cabaret, 4861 S. State, Murray, $6-$13, plus optional food service (266-2600)

"She Loves Me," through Saturday, Midvale Performing Arts Center, 695 W. Center (7720 South), $2-$15, at City Hall or at the door


23 Skidoo, Saturdays, Papa Lee's, 117 N. University Ave., Provo (375-2654)

Comedy Sportz , dates and times vary, 2021 S. Windsor St., and 36 W. Center, Provo (377-9700 for both locations)

Improv-uh-bles, dates and times vary, Utah State University, Logan (Improv-uh-bles@bigfoot.com)

Improv Sports, dates and times vary, Southern Utah University, Cedar City (garr2506@student.suu.edu)

In No Particular Order, Fridays, 8 p.m., Mark Studio, 3188 S. 400 East, $5 (484-5662)

Knock Your Socks Off, dates and venues vary (891-6397 or www.KYSoff.com)

Laughing Stock, weekends, times vary, Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $6-$8 (355-4628)

Off the Top, Park City, by request only (435-647-5678)

Off the Wall, venues, dates and times vary, Salt Lake City (390-6348), and Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 4700 S. 99 West, Ogden (393-0070)

Quick Wits, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 p.m., 7700 S. 700 West, Midvale (577-8323)


ABG's: (373-1200)

Area 51: (534-0819)

Axis: (519-2947)

Blue Moon Cafe: (322-4796)

Bluekatz Coffee: (467-7007)

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

Burt's Tiki Lounge: (521-0572)

Cabana Club: (359-6271)

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

Club 90: (566-3254)

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)

Cup of Joe: (363-8322)

Crazy Goat: (328-4628)

DV8: Cosm, Saturday (359-8400)

Dmitri's: (277-7776)

Ego's: Bloswick and DJ Aspect, tonight; Afro Omega, Saturday; Joint Compound, Thursday (521-5255)

Expose: (474-9116)

Firehouse BBQ Grill: (268-3374)

Halo: (363-4522)

Harry O's: Robert Earl Keen, Saturday (1-435-647-9494)

Hog Wallow Pub: (733-5567)

In the Venue/Club Sound: (328-0255)

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

Kilby Court: Jessica Something Jewish, 1985, the Annuals, the Glendale Rabashaw and Drew Danbury, tonight; El Tor, Glacial and Lazer Gold, Saturday; Smashy Smashy, Chromelodeon and The Coming On, Monday; Tragic Black and Carfax Files, Wednesday (320-9887)

Kristauf's: (366-9490)

Lamb's Restaurant: (365-7166)

Lazy Moon Pub: (373-7600)

Liquid Joe's: Phunk Junkees and Royal Bliss, tonight; Adonis and the Rubes, Wednesday; Metal Gods, Thursdays; the Spazmatics, Saturdays (467-5637)

Lo-Fi Cafe: Goodbye Celebration, Animal Hospital, GAZA and Art of Kanly, Tuesday (949-6324)

Mo Diggity's: (832-9000)

Monks House of Jazz: (350-0950)

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

Phat Tire Saloon: (262-7428)

Piper Down: Irish Sesson music, Mondays (468-1492)

Plan B in Park City: (435-615-7588)

Porcupine Pub and Grill: (942-5555)

Port O'Call: Royal Bliss, Saturday (521-0589)

Ritz Club: (485-8507)

Royal Palace: (801-798-7650)

Sanctuary: (532-4614)

Sandy Station: (255-2289)

Sky Box Amphitheatre: (456-1200)

Standard Lounge: (272-7625)

Sugarbeats: (403-4083)

Suede: Koteba, Saturday; Beat Upheavl, Tuesday (435-658-2665)

Sun and Moon Cafe: (583-8331)

Tap Room: Tim Wray, Sunday (466-0974)

Tavernacle Social Club: Kirk & Jason Garrett, Mondays; Karaoke night, Tuesdays; Kirk Garrett & Michael Rogers, Wednesday; Mixed Company Comedy, Thursdays; Duelin' pianos, Thursdays-Saturdays (519-8900)

Teazer's: 112, tonight (395-9516)

Third & Main Bar & Grill: (364-4600)

Todd's Bar & Grill: (328-8250)

Trapp Door: (759-4257)

Urban Lounge: Slug Localized, tonight; Fifi Murmer, Saturday (746-0557)

Velvet Room: Bettie Siervert, Wednesday (467-8499)

Vortex: Harry "Choo Choo" Romero with JD XTC Ken Burrola, Saturday(548-1834)

Wasatch Front Bar & Grill: Pianist Wayne Christiansen, Tuesdays-Thursdays; disc jockey and dancing, Fridays and Saturdays (261-0115)

Westerner: (801-972-5447)

Wiseguys Live Comedy Club: (463-2909)

Zanzibar: (746-0590)

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