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In Utah this week: The ‘Pioneer Woman,’ ‘Modern Family’ actor Ty Burrell, and authors Shannon Hale, Brandon Mull

David Archuleta will also be performing at the Tuacahn Amphitheatre.

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper is holding a Guest Appreciation Day on Nov. 17 and will be offering $2 admission to thank the public for its support of the Zoo, Arts, and Parks (ZAP) program. 
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

There are plenty of events — both live and online — going on across Utah. Here are some of the concerts, classes, drive-in movies and more happening this week.

Friday, Nov. 13

Concerts

  • 5 p.m. — BYU Dance Live: Theatre Ballet. Free weekly livestream performance from Brigham Young University’s Department of Dance.
  • 6:30 p.m. — Concerts on the Couch: Your Song My Song. Online family concert hosted by Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum.
  • 7:30 p.m. — David Archuleta. Concert at Tuacahn Amphitheatre in Ivins, Washington County.

Comedy

  • 7 & 9:30 p.m. — Chris Porter. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Salt Lake City. For adults 21 and older.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Arvin Mitchell. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in West Jordan. For adults 21 and older.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Marcus and Guy. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Ogden.
  • 7:30 p.m. — “Comediathalon.” Performance at ImprovBroadway in Provo.
  • 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. — Live Improv Show. Performance at ComedySportz Utah in Provo.

Special movie screenings

Book events

  • 6 p.m. — R.E. Burrillo, author of “Behind the Bears Ears,” and David Gessner, author of “Leave It As It Is.” Online event hosted by Back of Beyond Books.
  • 6 p.m. — Natasha Saje. Author of “Terroir: Love, Out of Place.” Online event hosted by The King’s English Bookshop.

Art events

Saturday, Nov. 14

Concerts

A promotional photo of David Archuleta.
David Archuleta will be performing at Tuacahn Amphitheatre in Ivins, Washington County, Nov. 13-14.
Cyrus Pamganiban
  • 7:30 p.m. — David Archuleta. Concert at Tuacahn Amphitheatre in Ivins, Washington County.

Getting out

Comedy

  • 7 & 9:30 p.m. — Chris Porter. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Salt Lake City. For adults 21 and older.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Arvin Mitchell. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in West Jordan. For adults 21 and older.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Marcus and Guy. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Ogden.
  • 7:30 p.m. — ImprovBroadway Mainstage Show. Performance at ImprovBroadway in Provo.
  • 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. — Live Improv Show. Performance at ComedySportz Utah in Provo.

Special movie screenings

Book events

  • 8 a.m.-8 p.m. — Author Extravaganza! Online event with 51 different authors, including Shannon Hale, Brandon Mull and Ally Condie, hosted by The King’s English Bookshop.
  • 7 p.m. — Jacob Ethan Gibson. Author of “Mariana the Moon Girl,” in conversation with Annie Krueger. Online event hosted by Weller Book Works.

Art events

Sunday, Nov. 15

Special Movie Screenings

Monday, Nov. 16

Concerts

Special movie screenings

Art events

Tuesday, Nov. 17

Getting Out

Special movie screenings

Book events

Ree Drummond’s latest cookbook is “Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays.” She will be in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Dec. 3, for a book signing.
Ree Drummond is releasing her new book, “Frontier Follies,” with a virtual launch event on Nov. 17.
Provided by William Morrow Cookbooks
  • 6 p.m. — Ree Drummond. Author of “Frontier Follies.” Online event hosted by The King’s English Bookshop.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Concerts

Special movie screenings

Book events

  • Noon — Neylan McBaine, author of “Pioneering the Vote,” in conversation with Ganel-Lyn Condie. Online event hosted by Deseret Book.
  • 6 p.m. — Keir Graff. Author of “The Tiny Mansion.” Online event hosted by The King’s English Bookshop.
  • 7 p.m. — Kyl Myers, author of “Raising Them,” in conversation with Pidgeon Pagonis. Online event hosted by Weller Book Works.

Art events

Thursday, Nov. 19

Concerts

Getting out

Comedy

  • 7 p.m. — Preacher Lawson. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Salt Lake City. For adults 21 and older.

Special movie screenings

Book events

Ongoing events

Concerts

Getting out

Ty Burrell attends the Variety and Women in Film Pre-Emmy Event at Scarpetta on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
“Modern Family” actor Ty Burrell is participating in a five-part webcast series with the Utah Museum of Natural History, starting Nov. 15.
AP, Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision
  • Behind the Scenes Reimagined: Webcast with Ty Burrell. Five-part webcast series from the Utah Museum of Natural History, with daily episodes Nov. 15-19 at 7 p.m.

Theater

Opening Productions

Continuing Productions

Virtual Productions

Art galleries

Live exhibitions

  • Anthony’s Fine Art and Antiques. “Only in Utah: A Celebration in Art” by various artists is currently on display.
  • Brigham City Museum of Art and History. 2020 Photography Competition: “Changes” by various artists will be on display through Nov. 14.
  • Brigham Young University Museum of Art. “Rend the Heavens: Intersections of the Human and Divine” by various artists will be on display through December 2021; “Far Out: The West Re-Seen” by Victoria Sambunaris will be on display through May 1, 2021. “Becoming America” by various artists will be on display through May 2022.
  • Center for the Arts at Kayenta. “Liquid Color” by various artists will be on display through Dec. 30.
  • Finch Lane Gallery. “Botanical Concrete” by Heidi Almosara; “Mother: Landscape” by Kasey Lindley; and “Tributaries” by Nathan Mulford will be on display through Nov. 13.
  • Ogden Contemporary Arts Center. “Constructed” by various artists will be on display through Dec. 27.
  • Southern Utah Museum of Art. “Right Here Right Now: Featuring the ‘Work in Progress’ Mural” by various artists will be on display through Dec. 23; “From Dust” by Cara Despain will be on display through Feb. 27, 2021.
  • Springville Museum of Art. “Contemplations: Highlights from the Spiritual and Religious Permanent Collection” by various artists will be on display through Dec. 12; “96th Annual Spring Salon (Fall Edition)” by various artists willy be on display through Jan. 13, 2021; “Grand Ambitions” by various artists will be on display through summer 2023.
  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts. ACME Lab: “Utah Women Working for Better Days” by various artists will be on display through Dec. 6.

Virtual exhibitions

  • Art at the Main. “Art From Within” by various artists is available to view online through Dec. 31.
  • Chase Home Museum of Folk Arts. “The Grand Beehive: Utah’s Iconic Symbol” by various artists, “Traditional Textiles: Ties That Bind” by various artists, and “Work, Refined” by various artists are available to view online.
  • David Dee Fine Arts. “The Exquisite Art of the Woodblock Print” by various artists is available to view online.
  • Modern West Fine Arts. “Roots: A tribute to the original artists of Modern West” by various artists is available to view online.
  • Springville Museum of Art. “Up Close and Far Away” by various artists runs through April 1, 2021.
  • Woodbury Art Museum. “Faculty Art Show” by various artists runs through Dec. 12.

Community briefs

  • Intermountain Farmers Association is partnering with Purina and Victor to hold a “Feeding Furriends Animal Food Drive” to donate livestock feed and pet food to local animal shelters, rescues and sanctuaries. Through Nov. 21, one bag of livestock feed or pet food will be donated for every 10 bags sold at any IFA Country Store location. Customers can also ask cashiers to add $1 or more to any purchase at an IFA Country Store; monetary donations will go towards additional food donations. For more information and to find store locations, visit ifacountrystores.com.
  • Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is collecting items for homeless animals during the month of November as part of its third annual Pet Project. The Aquarium is teaming up with Best Friends Animal Society of Utah to help dogs and cats in local shelters. Aquarium guests are invited to donate items such as cat or dog food, toys, bedding, brushes and other items for homeless pets. It is also possible to donate through Best Friends’ Amazon Wish List. The donation drive runs through Nov. 25. For more information, visit thelivingplanet.com/pet-project.
  • Wild Utah Project, the Tracy Aviary and other Utah-based organizations are expanding their study of the black rosy-finch and are looking for volunteers to help in the study. Volunteer community scientists will conduct a series of 20-minute bird feeder counts for rosy-finches once every three weeks from December through April. A volunteer training session will take place via Zoom on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit wildutahproject.org/rosy-finch.
  • The Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra is accepting applications for this year’s Aspiring Musicians Competition concert, which will take place March 13, 2021. The competition is open to all studying musicians age 25 and below, and is open to all instrument and voice types. The application and $35 registration fee must be submitted by Dec. 1. Late applications will be accepted until Dec. 8 with an additional $10 late fee. After the application is received, the applicant will be emailed information on how to submit a video entry for the competition’s first round. The video must be submitted by Jan. 4, 2021. A live final competition will take place on Jan. 23 at Summerhays Music Center in Orem. For more information and competition guidelines, visit thetso.org/2021-aspiring-musician-competition.
  • Pioneer Theatre Company and the Pioneer Theatre Guild have launched the Holiday Scene Shoppe, which will be an online store that runs through the end of this year. The Holiday Scene Shop is part of PTC’s “Second Act” program, which repurposes production materials such as painted backdrops, stage flooring, scripts and musical scores, to create home decor items. All proceeds from “Second Act” support PTC’s efforts to keep their resident artisans working during the COVID-19 pandemic. Holiday Scene Shoppe items can be purchased at pioneertheatre.org/second-act.
  • Ogden Restaurant Week is expanding its dates and will include the entire month of November this year. During Ogden Restaurant Week 2020, the community can purchase a $20 gift card for $10, which can be used at participating restaurants through Nov. 30. The gift cards are possible through a Shop IN Utah grant. For more information and to find a list of participating restaurants, visit ogdenrestaurantweek.com.

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