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MUSIC/DANCE

Brahms Serenade, Utah Symphony, today and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, $12-$50 (888-451-2787 or www.utahsymphony.org)

"History, Herstory, Ourstory," DancEnsemble, today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Richards Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, $5 (801-422-4322)

"HMS Pinafore," Utah Lyric Opera,today-Nov. 21, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays, 7:30 p.m., SCERA Center of the Arts, Orem, $10-$12 (801-225-2787 or www.scera.org)

Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus, today, 7:30 p.m., Provo Tabernacle, $6-$9 (801-422-4322)

Owen Family Celtic Christmas Concert, today, 7 p.m., Saint George Opera House, St. George, free

Richard Elliott, organ recital, today, 7:30 p.m., Conference Center, free but tickets required (240-0080 or www.lds.org/event)

"Secret Garden," Imagine Ballet Theatre, today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden, $9-$20 (801-395-3227)

2005 BYU DanceSport Championships, today, 11 a.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m., Wilkinson Student Center, BYU, Provo (801-422-4322)

Utah Ballet, today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Marriott Center for Dance, University of Utah, $8.50-$13 (581-7100)

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Company, today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Capitol Theatre, $20-$40 (323-6900)

Halversen String Quartet, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Thorley Recital Hall, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, free

Repertory Dance Theatre & Virginia Tanner Creative Dance Program, Saturday, 11a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W 300 South, $5 (355-2787)

"Joseph," Saturday, 7 p.m., Farmington Community Arts Center, 120 S, Main, Farmington, free

"Sounds of the Stadium," Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Chase Fine Arts Center, Utah State University, Logan, $5 at the door

The Sounds Choir, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, free

Utah Valley State College Students Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Northwest Middle School, 1730 W. 1700 North, Orem, $10-$12 (467-1055)

"An Adventure in American Modernism," Westminster Collegemusic faculty, Sunday, 3 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, $5-$10 (832-2457)

Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine and the Sonolumina Chamber Orchestra, Sunday, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, free (donations accepted)

Utah Baroque Ensemble, Sunday, 7 p.m., Springville Art Museum, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, free

Weber State University Symphony Orchestra, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $3.50-$4.50 (1-800-978-8457)

New York New Music Ensemble, Monday, 7:30 p.m., Gardner Hall, U., free; also Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, Provo, $4-$7 (801-422-4322)

BYU Marching Band, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, BYU, Provo, free

Resonance: Music by the Students, for the Students, Music by the Students, for the Students, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Garrison Choral Room (BC136), WSU, free

Salt Lake Area Accordion Club, Tuesday, 7 p.m., South Valley Unitarian building, 6876 S. Highland Drive, $3 (801-272-3263)

Sonolumina Chamber Orchestra, Tuesday, 8 p.m., St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Park City, $15-$20 at the door

BYUFlute Choir, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, Provo, free

WSU Flute Choir, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, free

Jeffrey Shumway, piano recital, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, Provo, free

"LIVE," Synergy Dance, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Ragan Theater, UVSC, Orem, $6-$7(801-863-8797)

Orchesis Dance Theatre Fall Concert, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, $5.50-$8.50 (800-978-8457)

Utah Ballet, Thursday through Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 19, 2 p.m., Marriott Center for Dance, U., $8.50-$13 (581-7100)

GETTING OUT

"Disney's Jungle Adventures on Ice," through Sunday, Delta Center, $12-$21 (325-7328 or Ticketmaster outlets)

Native American Thanksgiving, Saturday, 1 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, $5-$8 (801-621-7595)

Los Dias de Los Muertos — The Days of the Dead, through Nov. 23, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, free

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

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

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

Cosmic light shows ("Entranced," "Rock Hall of Fame" and "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon"), dates and times vary, Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $5-$8 (456-7872 or www.clarkplanetarium.org)

Dee's Dances for Singles, 25 and older, Saturday, 9 p.m., Dinosaur Museum, Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, $8 at the door (www.deesdances.com)

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

Hourly star shows, 12:30-7:45 p.m., Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $5-$8 (456-7827 or www.clarkplanetarium.org)

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

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

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)

Museum Mondays, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Museum of Ancient Life, Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, $5 (801-768-7436)

THEATER

OPENING THIS WEEK

"Arsenic and Old Lace," today-Nov. 18, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m., also Monday, Timpanogos Valley Theater Company, Midway Town Hall, 120 W. Main, $5-$8 (435-654-6406)

"Bah, Humbug! Scrooge's Christmas Carol," Thursday-Nov. 19, 7 p.m., also Nov. 19, 1 p.m., Farmington City Youth Theatre, Community Arts Center, 120 S. Main, Farmington, $3-$10 (451-0953)

"Barefoot in the Park," today and Saturday, 7 p.m., also Saturday, 2 p.m., Around the Globe Theatre Company, Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. Broadway, $10-$15 (355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Defending the Caveman," Rob Becker's farewell tour, today and Saturday, 8 p.m.; also Saturday, 5 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $39.50-$49.50 (581-7100 or ArtTix outlets)

"Dracula vs. The Wolfman," today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Off Broadway Theater, 272 S. Main, $6-$9 (355-4628 or www.theobt.com)

"Hedwig and the Angry Inch," Thursday-Nov. 27, dates and times vary, Plan-B Theatre Company, Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. Broadway (300 South), $25 (355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Mamma Mia!" national tour, Tuesday-Nov. 27, dates and times vary, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, $30-$70 (355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Man From Nebraska," Tuesday-Dec. 11, dates and times vary, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $13-$33.50 (363-7522 or 355-2787)

"A Marrying Man," Thursday-Dec. 3, dates and times vary, UVSC Black Box, Orem, $6-$10, (863-8797)

"The Murder Room," Wednesday-Nov. 19, 8 p.m., Eccles Center, Snow College, Ephraim, $2-$6.50 (435-283-7478)

"Pussycat," Thursday-Nov. 20, Performing Arts Building, U., dates and times vary, $4-$7 (581-7100 or www.arttix.org)

"Twain by the Tale," today-Nov. 19, Thursday-Saturday and Monday, 7:30 p.m., Midvale Arts Council, Performing Arts Center, 695 W. Center (7720 South)$2-$15

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

"The Abdication," through Saturday, Courage Theater, Westminster College, 1250 E. 1700 South, $5-$8 (832-2455)

"The Assassins," through Nov. 20, Babcock Theatre, U., $6-$12 (581-7100)

"Broadway After Dark," through Saturday, Rodgers Memorial Theatre, 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville, $9-$14 (298-1302)

"Camelot," through Nov. 26, Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City, $15-$19 (984-9000 or www.halecentretheatre.org)

"Christmas Vacation: The Bi-Polar Express," through Jan. 7, Desert Star Cabaret, 4861 S. State, $8-$13, plus optional food service (266-2600)

"Disney's Beauty and the Beast," through Nov. 26, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, $14.50-$18.50 (226-8600)

"Getting Married," through Saturday, Margetts Theatre, BYU, Provo, $5-$12 (422-4322)

"The Lorelei," through Nov. 19, Wasatch Theatre Company, Columbus Center, 2530 S. 500 East, $7-$8 (446-5657)

"The Mikado," through Nov. 19, Eccles Fine Arts Center, Dixie State College, St. George, $7-$12 (435-652-7800)

"The Mousetrap," through Nov. 21, Springville Playhouse, 50 S. Main, $6-$30 (830-1551 or www.springvilleplayhouse.org)

"My Big Fat Utah Wedding: The Cultural Hall Is Reserved," through Nov. 19, Desert Star Dinner Theatre, 4861 S. State, Murray, $14.99-$29.99 (266-2600 or www.desertstar.biz)

"Once Upon a Mattress," through Saturday, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $6-$11 (393-0070)

"Our Country's Good," through Nov. 19, Auditorium, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, $5-$10 (435-586-7878 or 800-752-9849)

"The Rat Pack Remembered," through Dec. 31, Desert Star Dinner Theater, 4861 S. State, Murray, $29.99 (266-2600)

"Seussical the Musical," through Saturday, Children's Theatre of Salt Lake, 638 S. State, $9 (532-6000)

"Six Degrees of Separation," through Saturday, Allred Theatre, WSU, Ogden, $5.50-$8.50 (626-8500 or 800-978-8457)

"South Pacific," through Nov. 19, Center Street Musical Theatre, 177 W. Center, Provo, $8-$30, plus $10 each for optional dinner service, 6:30 p.m. (764-0535 or www.csmtc.com)

"The Spitfire Grill," through Dec. 17, St. George Musical Theatre, 37 S. 100 West, St. George, $7-$15 (435-628-8755)

"The Two Gentlemen of Verona," through Dec. 3, Pardoe Theatre, BYU, Provo, $5-$12 (422-4322)

"What the Butler Saw," through Saturday, Black Box Theater, Salt Lake Community College South City campus, 1575 S. State, $5 (957-3322)

IMPROV/COMEDY

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)

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

Off the Wall, dates and times vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 4700 S. 99 West, Ogden (393-0070)

On the Spot! Saturdays, 7 p.m., Historic Murray Theater, 4595 S. State, $7 (910-9971)

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

PRIVATE CLUBS

Burt's Tiki Lounge: The Thieves, Saturday (521-0572)

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

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)

Ego's: Supersuckers and Danko Jones, Tuesday; Vinyl, Thursday (521-5255)

In the Venue/Club Sound: Street Dogs and River City Rebels, Monday; Buckethead, Lagwagon and Bullets to Broadway, Tuesday; Senses Fail, Saves the Day and Early November, Wednesday; Minus the Bear and These Arms Are Snakes, Thursday (328-0255)

Kilby Court: The Happies, Iberis, the Adonis and the Thea Naughts, Saturday; Orenda Fink, Sunday (320-9887)

Liquid Joe's: Metal Gods, Thursdays (467-5637)

Lo-Fi Cafe: A Static Lullaby and Haste of the Day, Saturday; MC Chris and SNM&M, Monday; The Higher and Small Towns Burn a Little Slower, Tuesday; the PirQLaters, Thursday (949-6324)

Sun and Moon Cafe: Jason Ricci, Wednesday (583-8331)

Teazer's: Twista, Saturday (395-9516)

Urban Lounge: The Kingsbury Mix, Wednesday (746-0557)

Velvet Room: Spoon, American Music Club, Monday; Molotov, Thursday (467-8499)

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


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