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In Utah this week: A virtual ‘Messiah’ singalong and ‘Clueless’

Ballet West’s ‘The Nutcracker’ will air on KSL-TV, and Air Supply’s Graham Russell will put on a free, virtual show.

Ballet West’s “The Nutcracker” will air on KSL-TV on Dec. 25 and 31 while Salt Lake County arts venues remain closed due to the pandemic.
Ballet West

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

Friday, Dec. 25

Concerts

Special movie screenings

Saturday, Dec. 26

Concerts

8 p.m. — Boxing Day Salon. Online concert hosted by Provo’s Blue Door.

Getting out

Comedy

Special movie screenings

Sunday, Dec. 27

Special movie screenings

20120709 Alicia Silverstone, left, Brittany Murphy and Stacey Dash star in “Clueless” (1995), to be shown at the Tower Theater in late August.
Alicia Silverstone, left, Brittany Murphy and Stacey Dash star in “Clueless” (1995). To celebrate the film’s 25th anniversary, it will be shown at select Cinemark and Megaplex Theatres Dec. 27-28.
Paramount Pictures
  • 1 & 5 p.m. — “Clueless.” Film screening at select Cinemark and Megaplex Theatres.

Monday, Dec. 28

Concerts

Special movie screenings

  • 4 & 7 p.m. — “Clueless.” Film screening at select Cinemark and Megaplex Theatres.

Tuesday, Dec. 29

Special movie screenings

Wednesday, Dec. 30

Concerts

Thursday, Dec. 31

Concerts

Getting out

  • 6 p.m. — New Year’s Eve Gatsby Dance. New Year’s Eve celebration hosted by Dance For Life at Brigham Academy Center in Brigham City. Livestream option also available.
  • 10 p.m. — Last Hurrah 2020! New Year’s Eve celebration at The Gateway in Salt Lake City. Livestream option also available.

Comedy

  • 6:30 & 9:30 p.m. — Brad Williams. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Salt Lake City. For adults 21 and older.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Erica Rhodes. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Ogden.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Steve Soelberg. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in West Jordan. For adults 21 and older.

Ongoing events

Concerts

Getting out

A butterfly made of lights is pictured as part of the Luminaria light display at Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020.
A butterfly made of lights is pictured as part of the Luminaria light display at Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020.
Yukai Peng, Deseret News
  • Luminaria. Holiday lights and decorations at Thanksgiving Point’s Ashton Gardens in Lehi. On display through Jan. 2, 2021.
  • Lumaze: A Fairy Tale Christmas Festival. Event runs through Jan. 2, 2021, at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City.
  • ZooLights. Holiday light displays and events run through Jan. 3, 2021, at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City.

Theater

  • “A Christmas Carol.” Filmed version of Hale Centre Theatre production runs through Jan. 5 at select Megaplex Theatres.

Virtual Productions

Art events

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 Utah Design Crafts Artists Competition” by various artists will be on display through Jan. 16, 2021.
  • Brigham Young University Museum of Art. “Far Out: The West Re-Seen” by Victoria Sambunaris will be on display through May 1, 2021; “Art for the People: Associated American Artist Prints from the Springfield Museum of Art” by various artists will be on display through May 21, 2021; “Rend the Heavens: Intersections of the Human and Divine” by various artists will be on display through December 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.
  • Modern West Fine Art. “Silent Night” by various artists will be on display through Jan. 2, 2021.
  • 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. “Annual Spiritual and Religious Youth Art Competition” by various artists will be on display through Jan. 2, 2021; “96th Annual Spring Salon (Fall Edition)” by various artists will be on display through Jan. 13, 2021; “Grand Ambitions” by various artists will be on display through summer 2023.

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.

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