clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Community calendar for the week of Sept. 20, 2019

Two classic rock bands make a stop at Salt Lake’s Eccles Theater this week. Kansas takes the stage on Saturday and Toto on Tuesday. Talented young musicians with Salute to Youth will perform with the Utah Symphony at Abravanel Hall on Tuesday. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this Saturday at the Gateway.

Broadway star Robert Creighton reprises his role as stage and film actor and dancer James Cagney in the Broadway-bound production of “Cagney” at Pioneer Theater, Sept. 20-Oct. 5.
Pioneer Theatre Company

MUSIC/DANCE

Arkona, Sept. 20, 7 p.m., Soundwell, 149 W. 200 South, $18-$22 (801-291-1001 or soundwellslc.com)

“The Music of John Williams,” Sept. 20-21, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $20-$92 for ages 5 and older (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Glen Hansard, Sept. 20, 8 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $26-$46 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

“Thriller,” Sept. 20-Oct. 6, dates and times vary, Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $23-$40 (435-649-9371 or odysseydance.com/shows/thriller)

Susan Bush, Sept. 21, 7 p.m., Ken Sanders Rare Books, 268 S. 200 East, free (801-521-3819 or kensandersbooks.com)

Kansas, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $40-$125 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Pianist Ludmila Gudnina, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, free (ChurchofJesusChrist.org)

Sarah DeGraw and The Odd Jobs, Sept. 22, 3 p.m., Solitude Mountain Resort, 12000 Big Cottonwood Canyon, Solitude, free (801-534-1400 or solitudemountain.com/things-to-do)

Hayley Kirkland and Company B, Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center, 425 W. Center St., Provo, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

The 60th annual Salute to Youth will take place Sept. 24 at Abravanel Hall. Ten talented young musicians will take the stage with the Utah Symphony.
Steve Griffin, Deseret News

Salute to Youth, Sept. 24, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $15 for ages 5 and older (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Orchestra of Southern Utah: “Classical Revival,” Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m., 21eleven, 2111 N. Main, Cedar City, $8 for adults, $5 for students, suggested donation (435-592-6051 or facebook.com/OSUCedarCity)

Toto, Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $40-$95 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Chevelle with Three Days Grace, Dorothy, Diamante and Breaking Benjamin, Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m., USANA Amphitheatre, 5150 Upper Ridge Road, West Valley City, $29-$295+ (smithstix.com)

Divino Nino with Crumb and Shormey, Sept. 25, 7 p.m., The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, $18 (801-528-9197 or thecomplexslc.com)

Decent Criminal and Problem Daughter, Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m., The Underground, 833 S. Main, $8 (facebook.com/theundergroundslc)

Dee Dee Darby Duffin Quintet, Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Night Star Jazz Orchestra, Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Organist Raul Prieto Ramirez, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle, Temple Square, free (thetabernaclechoir.org)

GETTING OUT

50th reunion for Idaho’s Skyline High School class of 1969, Sept. 19, 6-9 p.m., Skyline High School, 1767 Blue Sky Drive, Idaho Falls, Idaho, auction and dinner; Sept. 20, 7-11 p.m., The Downtown Event Center (The DEC), 480 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, $35 in advance for both evenings, $40 at door; see website for more information and to purchase tickets (skylineidaho69.com)

Backcountry and the National Ability Center present Stoke Series Live, Sept. 20, 5:30-10 p.m., The Shop, 1167 Woodside Ave., Park City, $35 (facebook.com/NationalAbilityCenter)

Summit Series: Lewis Peak, Sept. 21, 7 a.m., Weber State University, Outdoor Program, 4022 Stadium Way, Ogden, free, registration required, for adults ages 18 and older (801-626-6373 or weber.edu/outdoor/summit-series.html)

“Dance All Day” RDT Open House, Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $10 (rdtutah.org/danceclasses)

TEDx Salt Lake City, Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, 1395 Presidents Circle, $35-$100 (tedxsaltlakecity.com)

Take Care Utah’s Hispanic Heritage Parade and Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 21, at The Gateway.
Utah Health Policy Project

Hispanic Heritage Parade and Street Festival, Sept. 21, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., The Gateway, 400 W. 100 South, free (facebook.com/UtahHispanicHeritageParade)

Punch Bowl Social grand opening party, Sept. 21, 7-10 p.m., The Gateway, 6 N. Rio Grande St., $20; public opening at 10 p.m., for ages 21 and older (801-948-2989 or punchbowlsocial.com/location/salt-lake-city)

“Classical Connections Lecture Series with Luca de la Florin,” Sept. 23, 7 p.m., Highland Community Center, 5378 W. 10400 North, Highland, free

Diaper Need Awareness Drive, Sept. 23-29, Salt Lake County Library’s 16 open branches, diaper donations accepted (utahdiaperbank.org)

Diaper Needs Awareness Month with Miss Utah, Sept. 24, 3-5 p.m., Tyler Library, 8041 S. Wood St., Midvale, free (utahdiaperbank.org)

“Native Seed Collecting” class, Sept. 24, 6-8 p.m., Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, $20-$25, register online (redbuttegarden.org/native-seed)

“ACME Session — Playing Our Roles: How we can all contribute to creating a community free of sexual violence,” Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m., Glendale Library, 1375 S. Concord St., free (801-594-8660 or umfa.utah.edu)

Haunted Forest, through Oct. 31, dates and times vary, 6000 W. 6400 South, American Fork, $25-$30, free for children ages 6 and younger with adult (801-367-2300 or hauntedutah.com)

THEATER

OPENING PRODUCTIONS

“Cagney,” Sept. 20-Oct. 5, dates and times vary, Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, $45-$73 (pioneertheatre.org)

“Dracula vs. The Addams Family,” Sept. 20-Oct. 26, dates and times vary, The Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $16 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and military, $10 for children ages 2-12 (801-355-4628 or theobt.org)

“Little Shop of Horrors,” Sept. 20-Oct. 5, dates and times vary, Timpanogos Theatre, 90 N. 100 West, Heber City, $12-$17 for adults, $8-$12 for children, seniors and students with ID (timpvalleytheatre.com)

“Prometheus Bound,” Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m., Harman Theatre, 3333 Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City, $10-$15; pre-show lecture at 7 p.m. (harmantheatre.org)

“Phantom,” Sept. 23-Nov. 9, Hale Centre Theatre, Centre Stage, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $48-$52 for adults, $22-$26 for youths ages 5-17, children under age 5 not permitted (801-984-9000 or hct.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

“Noises Off!” Sept. 20-21, 7:30 p.m., Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Washington Terrace, Weber County, $15-$17 for adults, $14-$16 for military, students and seniors, $10-$12 for children ages 12 and younger (801-393-0070 or terraceplayhouse.com)

“Fly More Than You Fall,” through Sept. 28, The Noorda, Faculty Annex, UVU, Orem, $35-$45 (uvu.edu/thenoorda)

“Man of La Mancha,” through Sept. 28, dates and times vary, Brigham’s Playhouse, 25 N. 300 West, Washington, Washington County, $23 for adults, $21 for seniors, $17 for children ages 5-17 and students with ID, children under age 5 not admitted (435-251-8000 or brighamsplayhouse.com)

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” through Sept. 28, dates and times vary, Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State, $20, for ages 5 and older (801-532-6000 or uctheatre.org)

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” through Oct. 5, dates and times vary, SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $14 for adults, $12 for children ages 3-11 and seniors (801-225-2787 or scera.org)

“Every Brilliant Thing,” through Oct. 12, dates and times vary, The Beverley Center for the Arts, Anes Studio Theatre, SUU, Cedar City, $52-$56; contains adult topics (800-752-9849 or bard.org)

“Hamlet,” through Oct. 12, dates and times vary, The Beverley Center for the Arts, Randall L. Jones Theatre, SUU, Cedar City, $32-$77; contains adult themes and bawdy language (800-752-9849 or bard.org)

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” through Oct. 12, dates and times vary, The Beverley Center for the Arts, Randall L. Jones Theatre, SUU, Cedar City, $37-$82 (800-752-9849 or bard.org)

“A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody,” through Oct. 12, Covey Center, 425 W. Center St., Provo, $16 for adults, $14 for students, seniors and military (801-852-7007 or coveycenter.org)

“The Price,” through Oct. 12, dates and times vary, The Beverley Center for the Arts, Anes Studio Theatre, SUU, Cedar City, $52-$56 (800-752-9849 or bard.org)

“Death of a Driver,” through Oct. 20, dates and times vary, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $30-$44 (801-363-7522 or saltlakeactingcompany.org)

“When You Wish,” through Oct. 24, dates and times vary, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, Washington County, $32-$99 (435-652-3200 or tuacahn.org/wish

“The Little Mermaid,” through Oct. 25, dates and times vary, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, Washington County, $32-$99 (435-652-3200 or tuacahn.org/mermaid)

“The Sound of Music,” through Oct. 26, dates and times vary, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, Washington County, $32-$105 (435-652-3200 or tuacahn.org/music)

“Adams Family Reunion,” through Nov. 9, dates and times vary, Desert Star, 4861 S. State, Murray, $26.95 for adults, $15.95 for children ages 11 and younger (801-266-2600 or desertstar.biz)

“The Addams Family,” through Nov. 16, dates and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, Jewel Box, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $36-$48 for adults, $18-$24 for youths ages 5-17 (801-984-9000 or hct.org)

NEW MOVIES IN THEATERS THIS WEEK

AD ASTRA — Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe. 122 minutes; PG-13 (violence and bloody images, and for brief strong language); in general release; see review by Josh Terry.

DOWNTON ABBEY — The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century. 122 minutes; PG (thematic elements, some suggestive material, and language); in general release; to be reviewed by Josh Terry.

HAUNT — On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an “extreme” haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real. 92 minutes; R (horror violence/gore, and language throughout); in general release.

RAMBO: LAST BLOOD — Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission. 101 minutes; R (strong graphic violence, grisly images, drug use and language); in general release.

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT — A pair of sisters find out that the mother they thought was dead is alive and starring on a soap opera. 98 minutes; not rated; Broadway.

RAISE HELL: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS — This documentary tells the story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the good ol’ boy corruption wherever she found it. 93 minutes; not rated; Broadway.

SPECIAL MOVIE SCREENINGS

“Anthropocene: The Human Epoch,” Sept. 25, 7 p.m., Cinemark Jordan Landing, 7301 S. Jordan Landing Blvd., West Jordan, $7-$10 (cinemark.com/movies/events)

“Friends 25th: The One with the Anniversary,” Sept. 23, 7 p.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $10.50-$12.50 (cinemark.com/movies/events); and select Megaplex Theatres, $9.65-$11.80 (megaplextheatres.com)

“Gone with the Wind,” Sept. 20, 7 p.m., Harold B. Lee Library, Reynolds Auditorium, BYU, Provo, free (sites.lib.byu.edu/news)

“The Great K&A Train Robbery,” Sept. 26-27, 7:30 p.m., Organ Loft, 3331 S. Edison St., $5-$6 (801-485-9265 or edisonstreetevents.com)

“Shane,” Sept. 24, 10 a.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $2, for adults ages 18 and older (801-225-2787 or scera.org)

“The Shawshank Redemption,” Sept. 22, 4 p.m.; Sept. 24-25, 7 p.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $5-$10 (cinemark.com/movies/events); and select Megaplex Theatres, $6.44-$8.58 (megaplextheatres.com)

“Student Athlete,” Sept. 24, 7 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free (utahfilmcenter.org)

“ZZ Top: The Little Ol’ Band from Texas,” Sept. 26, 7 p.m., Jordan Commons, 9335 S. State, Sandy, $7.24-$10.46 (801-304-4577 or megaplextheatres.com)

BOOK SIGNINGS AND EVENTS

Assembly Hall, Temple Square, Elizabeth A. Kuehn and Alex D. Smith, historians and documentary editor for “The Joseph Smith Papers,” Sept. 26, 7 p.m. (facebook.com/JosephSmithPapers)

Benchmark Books, 3269 S. Main, Terryl Givens and Brian M. Hauglid, authors of “The Pearl of Greatest Price: Mormonism’s Most Controversial Scripture,” Sept. 26, 5:30 p.m. (801-486-3111 or benchmarkbooks.com)

Huntsman Cancer Institute at 2000 Circle of Hope Drive, Susan Sample, author of “Some Unsayable Blue,” Sept. 26, 5 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Sam Ricks, author of “Stinkbomb and Ketchup-face and the Pizza of Peril,” Sept. 21, 11 a.m.; Shaun Hamill, author of “A Cosmology of Monsters,” Sept. 21, 4 p.m.; poets Katharine Coles and Francesca Bell, Sept. 25, 7 p.m.; and James V. D’Arc, author of “When Hollywood Came to Utah,” Sept. 26, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

L.S. Skaggs Atrium, College of Pharmacy, 30 S. 2000 East, Venki Ramakrishnan, author of “Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome,” Sept. 20, 3:30 p.m., $28 includes book and 5 p.m. reception; call to preorder book by Sept. 19 (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, John Branch, author of “The Last Cowboys,” Sept. 20, 4 p.m. (435-615-5600 or parkcitylibrary.org)

Provo City Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, authors Sofiya Pasternack and Kwame Alexander, Sept. 23, 6 p.m. (provolibrary.com/authorlink)

Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, Orson Scott Card, author of “Lost and Found,” Sept. 20, 7 p.m. (801-328-2586 or wellerbookworks.com)

Westminster College, Kim Adamson Alumni House, 1840 S. 1300 East, authors Christopher Nelson and Betsy Sholl, Sept. 26, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

FOOD CLASSES AND EVENTS

National Pepperoni Pizza Day, Sept. 20, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Villa Italian Kitchen, 1200 Provo Town Center Blvd., No. 2082, Provo, buy-one, get-one-free slice of pepperoni pizza (villaitaliankitchen.com)

ART CLASSES AND EVENTS

“Studio Demonstrations Window,” Sept. 20-21, 24-25 and 27-28, 10 a.m.; Sept. 22, 1 p.m.; Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, free (801-363-4088 or artatthemain.com/events)

“Artist Talk: Risa Puleo and Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez,” Sept. 20, 7 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, free (801-328-4201 or utahmoca.org/events)

Urban Arts Festival, Sept. 21, noon-10 p.m.; Sept. 22, noon-8 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (utaharts.org/urban-arts-fest)

“Botany for Artists,” Mondays, Sept. 23-Oct. 7, 6-9 p.m.; and Saturdays, Sept. 28-Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, $180 for garden members, $225 for general (redbuttegarden.org/botany-for-artists)

ART GALLERIES

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, “Impressions in Glass,” by Joe Peretto, opening reception Sept. 21, 2 p.m.; on display through Oct. 12 (801-363-4088

“Invisible Burden,” by Brian Kershisnik, will be on display starting Sept. 20 at the David Ericson Fine Art gallery in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake Gallery Stroll will also be that evening at participating galleries.
David Ericson Fine Art

David Ericson Fine Art, 418 S. 200 West, art by Brian Kershisnik, opening reception Sept. 20, 6 p.m.; on display Sept. 20-Oct. 18 (801-533-8245)

Finch Lane and Park Galleries at the Art Barn, 1340 E. 100 South, art by Amy Bennion and Elizabeth Matthews, gallery stroll, Sept. 20, 6 p.m. (801-596-5000)

Glass House, 3910 S. Highland Drive, Millcreek, art by David Louis Jones, opening reception Sept. 20, 6 p.m. (801-666-8968)

Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd., Park City, “The Imperfections That Render Us Visible,” by Jim Jacobs, on display Sept. 20-Nov. 3 (435-649-8882)

Loge Gallery at Pioneer Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East, “In Good Company,” by artists at Saltgrass printmakers, on display Sept. 20-Oct. 5 (801-581-6961)

Modern West Fine Art, 412 S. 700 West, “Myth,” Fidalis Buehler, Mitch Mantle and Wren Ross, opening reception Sept. 20, 7 p.m.; on display through Oct. 31 (801-355-3383)

Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Six Friends art exhibit, opening reception Sept. 21, 5 p.m.; on display Sept. 20-Oct. 6 (801-585-0556)

Relics Framemakers & Gallery, 4685 S. Holladay Blvd., Plein Air Holladay 2019, opening reception, Sept. 20, 6 p.m.; on display Sept. 20-Oct. 16 (801-272-8312)

Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, “Get Forty-Fied,” by Utah Calligraphic Artists, on display Sept. 20-Oct. 22 (801-965-5100)

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, art by Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez, opening reception Sept. 20, 7 p.m.; on display Sept. 20, 2019-Jan. 11, 2020 (801-328-4201)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah, “De/Marcation: A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah,” by various artists, community reception, Sept. 25, 7 p.m.; on display through Jan. 12, 2020 (801-581-7332)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS IN SALT LAKE COUNTY

Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple, 11th International Art Exhibition: “Meditations on Belief,” by various artists, through Oct. 7 (801-240-3310)

Downeast Millcreek, 2330 E. 3300 South, Millcreek, “The Art of Mt. Olympus,” by various local artists, through Sept. 30 (801-410-4288)

Rio Gallery, 300 S. Rio Grande St., “Design Arts,” by Utah student designers, through Oct. 18 (801-245-7272)

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, “Looking for America,” by various artists, through Sept. 25 (801-524-8200)

Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, “Our Best,” by members of the Utah Watercolor Society, through Oct. 16; “Get Forty-Fied,” by Utah Calligraphic Artists, through Oct. 22; and “Colors of the Wild,” by Jennifer Seeley, through Nov. 6 (801-965-5100)

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, “Synchronistic Space,” by Anne Fudyma, through Oct. 12; “Bath House,” by Madison Donnelly, through Oct. 26; “Glazed Atrium,” by Ryan Lauderdale, through Nov. 2; “Abstraction is Just a Word, But I Use It,” by various artists, through Jan. 4, 2020 (801-328-4201)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah, “Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art,” curated by Leslie Anderson, through Dec. 8; and “Ummah,” by various artists, through Dec. 15 (801-581-7332)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS OUTSIDE SALT LAKE COUNTY

Arrowhead Gallery ETC, Electric Theater Center, 68 E. Tabernacle St., St. George, art by Sue Knoll, through September (801-628-9592)

Art Around the Corner Foundation, various locations in St. George, outdoor sculpture exhibit, by various artists; on display through early 2020 (artaroundthecorner.org)

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, BYU, Provo, “Where the River Widens,” by Danae Mattes, and “Windswept,” by Patrick Dougherty, through Oct. 19; and “After Promontory,” curated by Ashlee Whitaker, through Oct. 5 (801-422-8287)

Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum, 660 W. 400 North, Blanding, “Ancient Skies Through Ancient Eyes,” by Bob Maynard, through Oct. 31 (utahscanyoncountry.com)

Granary Art Center, 86 N. Main, Ephraim, “De/Marcation: A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah,” curated by Amy Jorgensen and Edward Bateman; and “Heaving Into Mountains,” by Jackie Leishman, through Sept. 27 (435-283-3456)

Julie Nester Gallery, 1280 Iron Horse Drive, Park City, group show featuring art by Joe Brubaker, John Dempcy, Matt Devine, Chris Hayman, Chad Little and Nicholas Wilton, through Sept. 30 (435-649-7855)

Mountain Place Gallery, 123 N. Main, Logan, “Celebrate Fall,” by Russ Fjeldsted, through October (435-752-0211)

Red Cliff Gallery, 220 N. 200 East, St. George, “Color Explosion,” by members of the Southern Utah Art Guild, through Oct. 31 (redcliffgallerysuag.com)

Southern Utah Museum of Art, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City, “Homage to William Shakespeare,” by Karl Momen, and “Al Farrow: Wrath and Reverence,” through Oct. 5 (435-586-7700)

St. George Art Museum, 47 E. 200 North, St. George, “In the Spirit of Everett Ruess,” woodcuts and linocuts by Carol Bold, Royden Card, Abe McCowan and Robert Perkins, through Oct. 22 (435-627-4525)

Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, “Round Up: Icons of the American West,” by various artists, through June 19, 2021 (801-489-2727)

Weber State University, Kimball Visual Arts Center Shaw Gallery, Ogden, “Perspectives in Printmaking: An Evolving Dynamic,” through Nov. 9 (weber.edu/artscalendar)

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

“Rooted: Art from Home” with youth artists, Sept. 20, 6-9 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free (facebook.com/slcodiversityaffairs)

“Songs, Stories, S’mores,” Sept. 20, 6-8 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 12th St., Ogden, $3 for members, $5 for nonmembers, free for ages 2 and younger (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

Forky (Tony Hale), left, in a scene from “Toy Story 4.”
“Make Your Own Forky Day” will be Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Hobby Lobby store in the Valley Fair Mall in West Valley City.
Pixar

“Make Your Own Forky Day” and Hobby Lobby grand opening celebration, Sept. 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Valley Fair Mall, Hobby Lobby, 3601 S. 2700 West, West Valley City, free (shopvalleyfairmall.com)

“Esie Explores Beneficial Bacteria” with author S. Kitanovic, Sept. 21, 1-2 p.m., Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, included with admission, $12.50 for general, $10 for seniors, free for members and children under age 1 (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.org)

“Third Saturday for Families: Finger Puppet Portraits,” Sept. 21, 1-4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah, free (801-581-7332 or umfa.utah.edu)

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Saturdays through Sept. 28, 10:30 a.m., Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State St., $20, for ages 5 and older (801-532-6000 or uctheatre.org)

LIBRARIES

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, Taylor’s Traveling Troupe, Sept. 20, 11:15 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, “Teen DIY: Water Color Animal Art,” Sept. 20, 4 p.m. (801-594-8611)

Corinne and Jack Sweet Library, 455 E. F St., “Tween Talk” with Rape Recovery Center, Sept. 20, 4 p.m. (801-594-8651)

Hunter Library, 4740 W. 4100 South, West Valley City, stuffed animal sleepover, Sept. 20, 4:30 p.m., drop off stuffed animal (801-943-4636)

Sandy Library, 10100 Petunia Way, Sandy, read to a dog, Sept. 21, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Murray Library, 166 E. 5300 South, Murray, read to a dog, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. (801-264-2580)

Bingham Creek Library, 4834 W. 9000 South, West Jordan, read to a guinea pig, Sept. 21, 1 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Ruth Vine Tyler Library, 8041 S. Wood St., Midvale, Pirate Day Celebration, Sept. 21, 2 p.m. (801-943-4636)

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, will host an audition on Friday, Sept. 27, 2-5 p.m. for “Once On This Island.” Auditions for members of the Actors’ Equity Association will be at 3 p.m. A character breakdown is on the audition page at pioneertheatre.org. A headshot and resume are recommended. Auditioners should be prepared to sing 16 bars in a style similar to the show. An accompanist will be provided. Girls ages 10-14, no taller than 58 inches, will be seen 5-6:30 p.m. The audition sign-up sheet will be posted in room 325 on Friday, Sept. 20. Callbacks are by invitation only on Sept. 28. Sides will be provided for callbacks. Rehearsal dates will be Jan. 27-Feb. 20, 2020. “Once On This Island” will run Feb. 21-March 7, 2020. For more information, visit pioneertheatre.org/contact-us/audition-information.

Rowland Hall, 720 Guardsman Way, in conjunction with the annual McCarthey Family Foundation Lecture Series: “In Praise of Independent Journalism,” invites students in grades 6-12 and at colleges and universities in Utah to submit an original essay concerning freedom of the press, according to a news release. Categories are as follows: university and college students, a 1,000 word essay for a cash prize of $4,000; grades 9-12, a 750 word essay for a cash prize of $2,500; and grades 6- 8, a 500 word essay for a cash prize of $1,500. The entry deadline is Sept. 27. Applicants should email a Word document, typed and double-spaced, to mkl@mklpr.com. All entries must include the student’s name, phone number, email address and name and department of the university or college or name of the school and grade in which the student is enrolled. The winning essayists will be introduced and receive their cash prize at the McCarthy Family Foundation Lecture on Nov. 9. Rowland Hall, in partnership with the McCarthey Family Foundation Lecture Series, presents presidential historian Jon Meacham. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author will discuss “The Free Press in America: Past and Present Challenges” on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit rowlandhall.org/mccartheylectureseries.

Note: This list is not all-inclusive, and events and prices are subject to change. To submit an event listing, email features@deseretnews.com.