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Community calendar for the week of Sept. 27, 2019

Robert Plant, Coco Montoya and the Utah Symphony are just three concerts in Utah this week.

The Dance for Life Suicide Prevention Charity Gala will be Saturday, Sept. 28 at Copper Hills High School in West Jordan. Hannahlei Cabanilla, winner of season 15 on “So You Think You Can Dance,” will hold master classes during the day, and Congressman Ben McAdams will speak at the evening show.
Dance for Life

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MUSIC/DANCE

Respighi’s “Pines of Rome,” Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 28, 5:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $10-$92 for ages 5 and older (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra: “In a Galaxy Far, Far Away,” Sept. 27-28, 7:30 p.m., Timberline Middle School, 500 W. Canyon Crest Road, Alpine, $12 for general, $9 for students and seniors (801-210-2466 or thetso.org)

Dance for Life Suicide Prevention Charity Gala, Sept. 28, 2 and 7 p.m., Copper Hills High School, 5445 New Bingham Highway, West Jordan, $15-$20; with guest speaker Congressman Ben McAdams (435-237-4635 or danceforlifenation.org)

Nathan Pacheco on the cover of his newest album, released Nov. 4 for Christmas. Pacheco will be in concert in Salt Lake City, Orem and Logan through December.
Nathan Pacheco, along with performances from local musicians from Northern Utah churches, will perform at the Ogden Interfaith Concert on Sunday, Sept. 29.
Orrigami Entertainment

Shaky Hand String Band with Two Headed Trout, Sept. 28, 7 p.m., Stokes Nature Center, 2696 E. U.S. Highway 89, Logan, $10 for general, $8 for students, free for children ages 12 and younger (435-755-3239 or logannature.org)

Ghost with Twin Temple, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m., Maverik Center, 3200 Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City, $29.50-$69.50 (801-988-8800 or maverikcenter.com)

Coco Montoya, blues guitarist, singer and former member of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, will celebrate the release of his new album “Coming In Hot” at The Commonwealth Room on Saturday, Sept. 28.
Alligator Records

Coco Montoya, Sept. 28, 8 p.m., The Commonwealth Room, 195 W. 2100 South, South Salt Lake, $23-$45, for ages 21 and older (thestateroompresents.com/the-commonwealth-room)

Mars Highway, Sept. 29, 3 p.m., Solitude Mountain Resort, 12000 Big Cottonwood Canyon, Solitude, free (801-534-1400 or solitudemountain.com/things-to-do)

Ogden Interfaith Concert with Nathan Pacheco, Sept. 29, 7 p.m., Ogden Utah Tabernacle, 2145 Washington Blvd., Ogden, free (facebook.com/OgdenInterfaithConcert)

No Parents with Plague Vendor and Hibernator, Sept. 30, 7 p.m., Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court, $15 (kilbycourt.com)

Robert Plant, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, call box office for availability (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Jay Lawrence Brazil Project, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

“The Simon and Garfunkel Story,” Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $30-$65 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Sinkane with Mad Alchemy, Oct. 2, 8 p.m., The State Room, 638 S. State, $20 (801-596-3560 or thestateroompresents.com)

Kishi Bashi with Takenobu, Oct. 3, 7 p.m., Metro Music Hall, 615 W. 100 South, $18-$20 (385-528-0952 or metromusichall.com)

“Inside Outside,” Oct. 3-5, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $30-$35 for general, $15-$20 for students and seniors (rdtutah.org)

“La Boheme,” Sept. 3, 5 and 11, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins, Washington County, $30 for general, $10 for students; dinner, Oct. 3 and 5 only, 5:30 p.m., $25 (435-674-2787 or kayentaarts.com)

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

GETTING OUT

Astronomy Festival, Sept. 27-28, noon-3 p.m., Southern Utah Museum of Art, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City, free (435-586-5432 or suu.edu/pva/suma)

Fall bulb and native plant sale, Sept. 27, 1-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, free with admission, $14 for general, $12 for seniors, military with ID and U. staff, $7 for children ages 3-17, free for U. students with ID, children under age 3 and members (801-585-0556 or redbuttegarden.org/fall-plant-sale)

“A Spiritual Home: Building Bridges for Sexual and Gender Minorities in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” Sept. 27, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free; forum also live on YouTube (978-394-4947 or mormonsbuildingbridges.org)

The West Coast Ravens Formation RV Team practices for the 2012 Historic Wendover Air Show at the Wendover Airport in Wendover, Utah, on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012.
The 2019 Historic Wendover Air Show will be Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Wendover Airport. On display will be both modern and vintage aircraft, military displays, Utah Military Vehicle Club and the Arizona Ground Crew WWII Living Historians.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

Historic Wendover Air Show, Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wendover Airport, 345 S. Airport Apron, Wendover, $15 for adults, free for youths ages 12 and younger (wendoverairbase.com/airshow)

Parkour dance class, Sept. 28, 9-10 a.m., Downtown Farmers Market, Pioneer Park, 300 W. 300 South, free, registration required (rdtutah.org/danceclasses)

Harvest Market, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundance Mountain Resort, 8841 N. Alpine Road, Sundance, free (801-223-4144 or sundanceresort.com/sundance-events)

Shopping Extravaganza, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Outlets at Traverse Mountain, 3700 N. Cabela’s Blvd., Lehi, $20 (outletsattraversemountain.com/events)

Rendezvous: A Mountain Culture Festival, Sept. 28, 2-8 p.m., The Gateway, 18 N. Rio Grande, free (shopthegateway.com)

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

“Your Organization + a Public Policy and Advocacy Plan = Win! Win!” Oct. 1, 2-4 p.m., Root For Kids, 2044 Mesa Palms Drive, St. George, free for Utah Nonprofits Association members, $15 for nonmembers (utahnonprofits.org)

“The Air We Breathe: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Air Quality,” Oct. 3, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, Child Hall, University of Utah, free, RSVP online (cleanair.utah.edu)

Fall Garden Maintenance, Oct. 3, 6-9 p.m. and Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, free with admission, $78 for general, $71 for garden members (801-585-0556 or redbuttegarden.org/fall-garden-maintenance)

LegalShield Leadership Conference: “A Better World,” Oct. 3-5, times vary, The Salt Palace, 100 S. West Temple, free for local residents (connect.legalshield.com/convention)

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)

Ballroom dancing, Fridays, 8:30 p.m., Murray Arts Center, 4868 S. State, Murray, $7, lessons at 7:30 p.m. (wrightwayenterprises.com)

THEATER

OPENING PRODUCTIONS

“Xanadu: A Chris Clark ALS Benefit” performance will be Friday and Saturday at Hale Center Theater Orem.
Hale Center Theater Orem

“Xanadu,” Sept. 27-28, 10:30 p.m.; Sept. 28, 11 a.m., Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $40 (801-226-8600 or facebook.com/hctorem)

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” Sept. 27-Oct. 26, dates and times vary, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, Barlow Main Stage, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville, $17.75-$28.75 (801-298-1302 or centerpointtheatre.org)

“Thoroughly Modern Millie,” Sept. 27-Nov. 23, dates and times vary, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $25-$27 for adults, $19-$21 for children ages 4-11 (801-226-8600 or haletheater.org)

“Curtains,” Oct. 3-26, dates and times vary, The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, $10-$26 (801-957-3322 or grandtheatrecompany.com)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

“Man of La Mancha,” Sept. 27-28, 7 p.m.; Sept. 28, 2 p.m., 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)

“Fly More Than You Fall,” Sept. 27-28, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 28, 2 p.m., The Noorda, Faculty Annex, UVU, Orem, $35-$45 (uvu.edu/thenoorda)

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

“Little Shop of Horrors,” through Oct. 5, dates vary, 7 p.m., Timpanogos Theatre, 90 N. 100 West, Heber City, $12-$17 for adults, $8-$12 for children, seniors and students with ID (timpvalleytheatre.com)

“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, 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)

“Dracula vs. The Adamns Family,” through 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)

“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)

“Phantom,” through 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)

“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

ABOMINABLE — A magical yeti must return to his family. 97 minutes; PG (action and mild rude humor); in general release; see review by Josh Terry.

AQUARELA — Water and ice are shown around the world in all of their many powerful forms. 89 minutes; PG (thematic elements); in general release.

THE DAY SHALL COME — An impoverished preacher who brings hope to the Miami projects is offered cash to save his family from eviction. He has no idea his sponsor works for the FBI, and the FBI plans to turn him into a criminal by fueling his madcap revolutionary dreams. 87 minutes; not rated; in general release.

JAY MYSELF — Photographer Stephen Wilkes creates an intimate portrait of his mentor, Jay Maisel, as he leaves the 30,000 square foot building in the Bowery that he’s inhabited and filled with his eccentric collection of beautiful random objects for the last 40 years — known as ‘The Bank.’ 78 minutes; not rated; Broadway.

JUDY — Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts. 118 minutes; PG-13 (substance abuse, thematic content, some strong language and smoking); in general release; to be reviewed by Josh Terry.

A NAME WITHOUT A PLACE — While retracing his late-brother’s footsteps through the Florida Keys, a sheltered young man stumbles upon the secret estate of a narcissistic recluse. 109 minutes; not rated; Tower.

THE SOUND OF SILENCE — A successful “house tuner” in New York City, who calibrates the sound in people’s homes in order to adjust their moods, meets a client with a problem he can’t solve. 85 minutes; not rated; in general release.

SPECIAL MOVIE SCREENINGS

“Friends 25th: The One with the Anniversary,” Sept. 28 and Oct. 2, 7 p.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $10.50-$12.50 (cinemark.com/movies/events); and select Megaplex Theatres, $9.65-$11.80 (megaplextheatres.com)

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

“Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner,” Oct. 1, 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)

“Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl,” Oct. 2-3, 7 p.m., Jordan Commons, 9335 S. State, Sandy, and The District Megaplex, 3761 S. Parkway Plaza Drive, South Jordan, $13.41 (megaplextheatres.com); and select Cinemark Theatres, $6.75-$10 (cinemark.com)

“Roger Waters: Us + Them,” Oct. 2, 7 p.m., Cinemark Century 16, 3300 S. State, $10 (cinemark.com)

“The Secret World of Arrietty,” Sept. 29, 12:55 p.m.; Sept. 30, 7 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $9.65-$11.85 (megaplextheatres.com); and select Cinemark Theatres, $9.50-$11.50 (cinemark.com)

“Snoopy, Come Home,” Sept. 29, Oct. 3 and 5, times vary, select Megaplex Theatres, $7.24-$12.07 (megaplextheatres.com); and Sept. 29, 11 a.m., Cinemark Jordan Landing, 7301 S. Jordan Landing Blvd., West Jordan, $6.75 (cinemark.com)

“Stone’s Throw,” a short film featuring Koala (team athlete) Dash Longe, will premiere Thursday, Oct. 3 at The Commonwealth Room in Salt Lake City.
DPS Skis

“Stone’s Throw,” Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m., The Commonwealth Room, 195 W. 2100 South, South Salt Lake, $8-$25 (thestateroompresents.com/the-commonwealth-room)

“Unsettled,” Oct. 1, 7 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free (utahfilmcenter.org)

World Championship Unification: Spence Jr. vs. Porter, Sept. 28, 7 p.m., Jordan Commons, 9335 S. State, Sandy, and Megaplex Pineview, 2376 E. Red Cliffs Drive, St. George, $16.09 (megaplextheatres.com); and Cinemark Jordan Landing, 7301 S. Jordan Landing Blvd., West Jordan, and Cinemark Century 16, 3300 S. State, $20 (801-486-9652 or cinemark.com)

FOOD CLASSES AND EVENTS

Great Salt Lake Chili Affair, Oct. 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m., The Salt Palace Convention Center, Hall 4, 100 S. West Temple, $42 for general, free for children ages 12 and younger (801-819-7298 or theroadhome.org/events)

BOOK SIGNINGS AND EVENTS

Ken Sanders Rare Books, 268 S. 200 East, Ken Babbs, author of “Last Go Round,” Sept. 28, 7 p.m.; and a panel discussion about author Ellen Meloy with moderator Jeff McCarthy and authors Ann Walka and Karin Anderson, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. (801-521-3819 or kensandersbooks.com)

The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Anthony McCann, author of “Shadowlands,” Sept. 27, 7 p.m.; authors, Kenley Coles, Brittney Mulliner, Camille Smithson, Donea Weaver and Haleigh Wenger, Sept. 28, 2 p.m.; and Rosemary Wells, author of “Max & Ruby and Twin Trouble,” Sept. 30, 6 p.m.; Craig Childs, author of “Virga & Bone: Essays from Dry Places,” Oct. 2, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

Provo City Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, Erin Stewart, author of “Scars Like Wings,” Oct. 3, 7 p.m. (provolibrary.com/authorlink)

Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, M.E. Evans, author of “Naked (in Italy): A Memoir About the Pitfalls of La Dolce Vita,” Sept. 28, 7 p.m.; and Johnny Worthen, author of Kindle book “Eleanor the Unseen,” Oct. 2, 7 p.m. (801-328-2586 or wellerbookworks.com)

Utah Valley University recently announced that registration is open for Book Academy 2019. The one-day conference will take place Oct. 11, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the UVU Wasatch Campus, 3111 College Way in Heber City. The conference aims to assist writers and teachers improve their skills and discover resources for writing, according to a uvu.edu/conferences/book-academy. Registration cost is $95 for full and $45 for students, with keynote speaker James Perry and lunch included with full registration. Visit uvu.edu/conferences/book-academy for more information.

ART CLASSES AND EVENTS

Astronomy Festival, Sept. 27-28, noon-3 p.m., Southern Utah Museum of Art, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City, free (435-586-5432 or suu.edu/pva/suma)

“Studio Demonstrations Window,” Sept. 27-28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, free (801-363-4088 or artatthemain.com/events)

“Fiesta for Nature,” Sept. 28, 4-8 p.m., The Nature Conservancy Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve, south end of 3200 West, Layton, free (801-581-7332 or umfa.utah.edu)

Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main, Bountiful, Family Art Night, Sept. 30. 6:30 p.m.; and silk painting workshop, Oct. 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $125 (801-295-3618 or bdac.org)

“Art in Nature: Owl that Art,” Oct. 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 12th St., Ogden, $12 for members, $15 for nonmembers, registration required (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

ART GALLERIES

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

Anthony’s Fine Art and Antiques, 401 E. 200 South, “Certain Women: A Latter-day Saint Women’s Art Show,” opening reception Oct. 3, 6 p.m.; on display Oct. 4-Nov. 9 (801-328-2231)

Avenues Open Studios, various locations in Salt Lake City’s avenues, Sept. 28, 11 a.m. (facebook.com/AvenuesOpenStudios)

Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main, Bountiful, “Liten,” curated by Laura Sharp Wilson, and art by Susan Krueger-Barber, Nolan Flynn, J. Amber Egbert and Eric Fairclough, opening reception Sept. 27, 6 p.m.; on display Sept. 27-Nov. 1 (801-295-3618)

Cedar City Art Walk, various artists at participating locations in downtown Cedar City, Sept. 27, 5 p.m. (cedarcityartscouncil.org)

Finch Lane and Park Galleries at the Art Barn, 1340 E. 100 South, art by Susan Makov, Clara Koons and Megan Arne, opening reception Sept. 27, 6 p.m.; on display Sept. 27-Nov. 15 (801-596-5000)

Meyer Gallery, 305 Main, Park City, “Small Treasures,” by various artists, opening reception Sept. 27, 6 p.m.; on display through Oct. 19 (435-649-8160)

Woodbury Art Museum, University Place, 575 E. University Parkway, Orem, Faculty Art Show, opening reception Oct. 1, 6 p.m.; on display Oct. 1-Dec. 14 (801-863-4200)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS IN SALT LAKE COUNTY

Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, “Impressions in Glass,” by Joe Peretto, through Oct. 12 (801-363-4088)

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

David Ericson Fine Art, 418 S. 200 West, art by Brian Kershisnik, through Oct. 18 (801-533-8245)

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

Modern West Fine Art, 412 S. 700 West, “Myth,” by Fidalis Buehler, Mitch Mantle and Wren Ross, through Oct. 31 (801-355-3383)

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

Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Six Friends art exhibit, through Oct. 6 (801-585-0556)

Relics Framemakers & Gallery, 4685 S. Holladay Blvd., Plein Air Holladay 2019, through Oct. 16 (801-272-8312)

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

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; and art by Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez, through Jan. 11, 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; “Ummah,” by various artists, through Dec. 15; and “De/Marcation: A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah,” by various artists, through Jan. 12, 2020 (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)

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

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

“Preschool Music Time,” Sept. 27, 9:30 a.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, $2 donation recommended (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

Astronomy Festival, Sept. 27-28, noon-3 p.m., Southern Utah Museum of Art, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City, free (435-586-5432 or suu.edu/pva/suma)

“Improv Night,” Sept. 27, 7:30-9 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, free, for teens ages 14-19 (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

“The Big Play,” Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-noon, Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (801-948-7858 or viridiancenter.org)

Homeschool Day, Sept. 28, 10:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, included with admission, $5, affidavit required (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.org)

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

Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play, Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, included with admission, $12.50 for general, $10 for seniors (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.org)

The PBS Kids television show “Wild Kratts” makes a live appearance on stage with “Wild Kratts Live 2.0: Activate Creature Power,” at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 28.
Live at the Eccles

“Wild Kratts Live 2.0: Activate Creature Power,” Sept. 28, 1 and 4:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $20-$42.50 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

LIBRARIES

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, “Physics Fun,” Sept. 27, 4 p.m.; and read to a dog, Sept. 28, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, “Don’t be a Back to School Bully” for tweens and teens, Sept. 27, 4 p.m. (801-594-8611)

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, “Teen Tech Night: Heat Transfer Decoration for Your Backpack,” Sept. 27, 4 p.m.; and art class for teens, Sept. 28, 1 p.m. (801-524-8200)

Taylorsville Library, 4870 S. 2700 West, “Teen After Hours: Mythology Treasure Hunt,” Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Millcreek Library, 2266 E. Evergreen Ave., East Millcreek, “Three Silly Wishes” puppet show, Sept. 28, 10:30 a.m.; read to a dog, Sept. 28, 11 a.m.; and Taylor’s Traveling Troupe, Sept. 28, 2 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Riverton Library, 12877 S. 1830 West, Riverton, “Dads and Donuts” storytime, Sept. 28, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Whitmore Library, 2197 Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights, read to a dog, Sept. 28, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, Space Academy, Sept. 28, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (801-852-6650)

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 is posted in room 325. 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, 1,000 word essay for a cash prize of $4,000; grades 9-12, 750 word essay for a cash prize of $2,500; and grades 6- 8, 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 McCarthey 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.

The Utah Division of Arts and Museums recently announced that folk arts grants are available for the year 2020. The Folk Arts Cultural Preservation Grants, with funds up to $1,500, will assist Individual artists, organizations and cultural communities in the documentation, preservation and presentation of traditional art forms, according to a news release. The Folk Art Apprenticeship Grants, with funds up to $3,000, will support master folk artists to work with an apprentice to share and preserve a traditional skill or art form. The deadline to apply is Friday, Oct. 4. Visit artsandmuseums.utah.gov/project-grants for more information.

The Gateway recently issued a call for artist submissions for the new Art Shop Project installation “Illuminate: Winter Wonderland.” According to a news release, artists are urged to enter innovative designs in all different mediums that incorporate an element of light and reflect the approaching winter season. The deadline for proposals is this Monday, Sept. 30. The art work will be showcased in 12 vacant store windows. Each selected work will be awarded $500. The installation will run early fall season 2019 into the end of winter 2020. Visit facebook.com/illuminateslc for more information.

Craft Lake City is accepting applications for its inaugural Holiday Market in Ogden. All Utah-based artisans, craft food creators and vintage vendors can apply by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The market will be Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at The Monarch maker space in Ogden. Email artisancoordinator@craftlakecity.com or visit craftlakecity.com for more information about the Craft Lake City Holiday Market in Ogden.

Utah Arts Festival recently announced a partnership with Wasatch Studio Tour to connect local artists with the community. According to a news release, the Wasatch Studio Tour is Salt Lake City’s first valley-wide artist open studio with more than 100 artists and 20 mediums. The citywide art stroll will take place Oct. 12-13, 10-6 p.m. at various places throughout the city and is free to the public. Visit wasatchstudiotour.com for more information about the art studio tour.

Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main, Bountiful, recently announced its two new artists in residence. Kasey Lou Lindley and Nancy Andruk Olson are the 2020 Test Site artists who will experiment at the studio and work toward a solo exhibition. Artists were selected by an outside juror. Visit bdac.org/artist-residency for more information about the artists.

The Park City Summit County Arts Council recently announced two pop ups: CreatePC and Brand PC. Both are located on Park City’s historic Main Street at 660 Main and 692 Main. Currently the pop ups feature seven local artists and 13 locally grown bands, according to a news release. Visit pcscarts.org for more information.

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