Couples: "The Music Never Stopped," Jan. 25, 6:30 p.m., is a film that has been approved to be viewed in the high schools and has been selected by Ogden as the movie to showcase this year. It tells about the real-life journey of a teenage boy who runs away from home and 20 years later winds up in a hospital with cerebral trauma that has affected his memory. His father eventually seeks out a music therapist to help his son. Directed by Jim Kohlberg, it stars Julia Ormond, Cara Seymour and Lou Taylor Pucci.
What to do
Families: Take the family to the Ogden Ice Sheet. Built for the 2002 Olympics, it is one of the nicest rinks in the state. Attend the open skate noon-2 p.m. Location: 4390 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Cost: $3.75-$4.50 per person.
Couples: Your movie ticket ("The Music Never Stopped") will get you into the opening reception party (1960s theme), held next door to the Peery Egyptian Theater on Jan. 25 following the movie. Location: Eccles Conference Center. Cost: free with "The Music Never Stopped" ticket stub.
Where to eat
Families: After skating, head to the Union Grill for an early bird dinner, served 3-5:30 p.m. Ask for a table located near a window so you can see the trains. After your meal, head to the other side of the station and watch the model trains make their way around the building. Location: 2501 Wall Ave.
Couples: Try Bistro 258, where the exposed brick and worn wood floors add to the ambience of this historic restaurant. Patrons often stay and just hang out after their meal. Location: 258 Historic 25th St.What: 2011 Sundance Film Festival
When: Jan. 20-30
Park City venues: Eccles Theatre, 1750 Kearns Blvd.; Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main; Holiday Village Cinemas, 1776 Park Ave.; Library Center Theatre, 1255 Park Ave.; Prospector Square Theatre, 2200 Sidewinder Drive; Redstone at Kimball Junction, 6030 N. Market St.; Temple Theatre, Located on state Route 224; Yarrow Resort Hotel, 1800 Park Ave.
Salt Lake City venues: Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. Broadway (300 South); Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway (300 South); Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South
Sundance Resort venue: North Fork, Provo Canyon
Ogden venue: Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd.
Film Finder: Sundance films do not carry traditional MPAA ratings with disclosures about the type of content a film includes. Sundance does feature a "Film Guide" on its website, where films can be sorted by genre. One of the categories is "Family Friendly." For more information, visit www.sundance.org/festival
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