Utah entertainment calendar

Deseret News

Published: Thursday, Sept. 15 2011 6:07 p.m. MDT

MUSIC/DANCE

Redfest, Sept. 16, 6:45 p.m., Union Plaza, U., $15 (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Christopher O'Riley and Matt Haimovitz, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., Austad Auditorium, Weber State University, Ogden, $12-$15 (801-626-8500 or www.weberstatetickets.com)

Jazz at the Covey, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $8 for general, $6 for senior citizens and students (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Kalai, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Conference Center, Utah State University, Logan, $13 in advance, $15 at the door (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Nancy Ambrose King and Jeffrey Lyman, oboe and bassoon, Sept. 16-17, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young university, Provo, free (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

O.C. Tanner Gift of Music Concert, Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Utah Symphony, Sept. 16-17, 7:30 p.m, Temple Square Tabernacle, free, tickets required (801-570-0080 or www.lds.org/events)

SummerArts Concerto Concert, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $7 for adults, $3 for students (801-581-6762 or www.music.utah.edu)

"Wish Upon a Star," Jenny Oaks Baker and the Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra, Sept. 16-17, 7:30 p.m., Timberline Middle School, 500 W. Canyon Crest Road, Alpine, free (801-210-2466 or www. thetso.org)

MercyMe, Sept. 16, 8 p.m., Sandy Amphitheater, 1300 E. 9400 South, $15-$20 (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Cheney Cello Trio, Sept. 17, 3 p.m., Dumke Recital Hall, U., free (801-581-6762 or www.music.utah.edu)

Tribute, Sept. 17, 4-7 p.m., Ogden Amphitheater, 343 25th St., Ogden, $10 (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Aaron Loftus, Sept. 17, 6 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brighamm City, $2

Melodramus, Sept. 17, 7 p.m., The Murray Theater, 4959 S. State, $5 in advance, $7 at the door (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Adelaide Muir Trombetta, Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., free (801-581-6762 or www.music.utah.edu)

Hinrich Alpers, Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $15 for general, $5 for students (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Sundance Trio, Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, free (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

Diana Ross, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, $35-$95 (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Dixie Showcase, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., Cox Auditorium, Dixie State College, St. George, free (435-652-7544 or centennial.dixie.edu)

"Password," Deva Premal and Miten, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $35-$55 (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

"Voicing Wonder... Chant & Contemplation," Utah Camber Artists, Sept. 19-20, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, free (801-572-2010 or www.utahchamberartists.org)

Weber State University Marching Band Review, Sept. 20, 4 p.m., Stewart Stadium, Weber State University, $6 per person (801-626-6800 or www.weberstatetickets.com)

"Global Music," Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m., St. Jude's Episcopal Church, 70 N. 200 West, Cedar City, $5 for adults, $3 for students (www.OrchestraofSouthernUtah.org)

Wind Ensemble, Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $7 (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

Cinese Opera Orchestra of Shanghai, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, $12 (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

Utah Glee Club, Sept. 22, 7 p.m., Halo Events Center, 26 E. 600 South, Provo, $7 for adults, $4 for children under 10 (www.utahgleeclub.com)

Fall Choral Showcase, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, $6 (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

"Polychromatic," Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, $30 for general, $15 for students and senior citizens (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Utah Philharmonia, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $7 (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

GETTING OUT

League of Utah Writers Writing Conference, Sept. 16-17, Riverwoods Conference Center, 635 S. Riverwoods Parkway, Logan, $120-$180 (801-943-6571 or www.luwriters.org)

Utah Pirate Festival, Sept. 16-17, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Willard Bay State Park, 900 W. 650 North, Willard, $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6-12, free for children under 5 (www.utahrenfest.com)

Utah State Fair, Sept. 16-18, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. on weekdays, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. on weekends, Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West, $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and children ages 5-12, free for children under 5 (801-538-8400 or www.utah-state-fair.com)

HERA Climb4Life, Sept. 16-18, times and locations vary throughout Salt Lake City, $75 (970-948-7360 or www.herafoundation.org)

"Find Frida Treasure Hunt," Sept. 16, 6-9 p.m., Mestizo Coffeehouse and Gallery, 641 W. North Temple, (801-596-0500 or www.mestizocoffeehouse.com)

"The Largest Dodgeball Game Ever: Red vs. Blue," Sept. 16, 6:30-11:30 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, free (801-768-2300 or www.thanksgivingpoint.org)

Survivor Date Night, Sept. 16, 7 p.m., Museum of Peoples and Cultures, Brigham Young University, Provo, $10 per couple (801-422-0020 or www.mpc.byu.edu)

Tanglewood Marrionettes, Sept. 16, 7 p.m.; Sept. 17, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, $8 for adults, $6 for children (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

Tintic Silver Festival, Sept. 17-21, Church Street, Eureka, times and costs vary based on activity (435-433-6915)

Norseman Festival, Sept. 17, 6 a.m.-8 p.m., North Davis Junior High, 835 S. State, Clearfield, and Fisher Park, 920 S. 1000 East, Clearfield, $3 for adults, $2 for children 17 and under, $15 for families (www.NorsemanFestival.org)

International Coastal Cleanup, Sept. 17, 9 am.-1 p.m., International Peace Gardens, 1060 S. 900 West; North Knolls at Utah Lake, Saratoga Springs, and Legacy Preserves, North Salt Lake (www.signuptocleanup.org)

"Safety Safari," Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., $9 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and children 3-12, free for children under 2. (801-582-1631 or www.hoglezoo.org)

Heritage Festival, Sept. 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Park, 90 E. 8720 South (801-568-7100 or www.sandy.utah.gov/heritagefest)

Moon Festival, Sept. 17, 1-4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah (801-581-7332)

Junction City Roller Dolls, roller derby, Sept. 17, 5 p.m., Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 West, Layton, $12 for adults, $10 for military, $6 for children ages 6-12 and free for children under 5 (www.jcrdolls.com)

Fall Equinox Celebration, Sept. 17, 6 p.m., Parowan Gap, Parowan, free (435-586-5127 or www.ScenicSouthernUtah.com)

Dixie Birthday Bash, Sept. 19, 6 p.m., Dixie Pavillion, Dixie State College, St. George (435-652-7544 or centennial.dixie.edu)

Free Woodcarving Lessons, Tuesdays, 6 p.m., Ice House at Wheeler Historic Farm, 6351 S. 900 East

Cosmic light shows, "Pink Floyd" dates and times vary, Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $5-$8 (801-456-7872 or clarkplanetarium.org)

Hourly star shows, 12:30-7:45 p.m., Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $5-$8 (801-456-7827 or clarkplanetarium.org)

Quilters Without Borders, interfaith quilting group meets monthly, see www.quilterswithoutborders.org for schedule

Children's art workshops, third Saturday of the month, 2 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, U., prices vary (801-581-7332 or umfa.utah.edu)

THEATER

OPENING THIS WEEK

"Iphigenia in Tauris," Sept. 16, 5 p.m., nights and times vary through Sept. 28, Richer Commons, Westminster College, $15 (801-832-2457 or www.westminstercollege.edu/culturalevents)

"Little Women: The Musical," Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., nights vary through Oct. 8, SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $12 for adults, $10 for children and senior citizens (801-225-2787 or www.scera.org)

"Next to Normal," Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., times vary through Oct. 1, Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East, $36-$57 (801-581-6961 or www.pioneertheatre.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

"The Foreigner," through Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., nights vary, Midvale Performing Arts Center, 7720 S. 700 West, $8 for adults, $5 for children, students and senior citizens (801-294-1242 or www.sugarfactoryplayhouse.com)

"Guys and Dolls," through Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m., nights vary Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry, $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and children 12 and under (435-723-8392 or www.heritagetheatreutah.com)

"Lend Me a Tenor," through Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m., nights vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $10-$12 for adults, $7-$9 for children (801-393-0070 or www.terraceplayhouse.com)

"The Fantasticks," through Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m., nights and times vary, Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $12-$25 (435-649-9371 or www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

"Bull in a China Shop," through Sept. 22, nights and times vary, Heber Social Hall, 900 N. 100 South, Heber, $6-$12 (timpvalleytheatre.com)

"Grey Gardens," through Sept. 24, 8 p.m., nights vary, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $15 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Hunk-cules," through Sept. 24, nights and times vary, Deseret Star Theater, 4861 S. State, $15.95 for adults, $9.95 for children (801-266-2600 or www.desertstar.biz)

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," through Sept. 24, nights and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley, $24-$26 for adults, $15-$16 for children (801-984-9000 or www.halecentretheatre.org)

"The Three Musketeers," through Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m., nights vary, Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $6-$15 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

"Waiting for Godot," through Sept. 24, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $22 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Mary Poppins," through Sept. 25, nights and times vary, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, $30-$135 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Anything Goes," through Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m., CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville, $16-$18 for adults, $15-$17 for students and senior citizens (801-298-1302 or www.centerpointtheatre.org)

"The Drowsy Chaperone," through Oct. 1, nights and times vary, Hale Center Theater, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $15.50-$19.50 for adults, $13.50-$17.50 for children (801-226-8600 or www.haletheater.org)

"Grease," through Oct. 20; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; Tuacahn Amphitheatre, 100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, $29-$59 for adults, $23-$59 for children (435-652-3300 or www.tuacahn.org)

"The Little Mermaid," through Oct. 21; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; Tuacahn Amphitheatre, 100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, $29-$59 for adults, $23-$59 for children (435-652-3300 or www.tuacahn.org)

Utah Shakespearean Festival, through Oct. 22; nights, times and costs vary based on play, Cedar City (435-586-7878 or www.bard.org)

"Forever Dead," through Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m., nights vary, The Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $16 for adults, $12 for students and senior citizens, $8 for children under 12 (801-355-4628 or www.TheOBT.org)

IMPROV/COMEDY

Michael Epps and Friends, Sept. 17, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Thrillionaires, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $10 for general, $8 for students and senior citizens (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Comedy Sportz, shows every Friday and Saturday, 8 and 10:15 p.m., 36 W. Center, Provo; family friendly; $8 (801-377-9700 or www.comedysportzutah.com)

Laughing Stock, weekends, times vary, Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $6-$9 (801-355-4628)

Wiseguys Comedy Club Trolley Square, 505 S. 600 East, prices vary (801-532-5233 or www.wiseguyscomedy.com)

Wiseguys Comedy Club West Valley, 2194 W. 3500 South, prices vary (801-463-2909 or www.wiseguyscomedy.com)

SMALL VENUES

The Complex: Disforia, Sept. 16; Kamelot, Sept. 17; Sunsplash Concert, Sept. 20; The Art of Flight, Sept. 22 (801-467-8499)

In the Venue: Get Scared, Sept. 16; Cruel Hand, Sept. 17 (801-467-8499)

Kilby Court: Colour Revolt, Sept. 16; Sims, Sept. 17 (www.kilbycourt.com)

Noah's, Lindon: (www.24tix.com)

Peppermill Concert Hall, Wendover, Nev.: (801-468-1492)

Saltair: Flaming Lips, Sept. 17, 8 p.m. (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

State Room: Rev. Peyton's Big D--- Band, Sept. 17; Colin Hay, Sept. 20; Star Anna & Amy LaVere, Sept. 21, The Wood Brothers, Sept. 22 (800-501-2885 or www.thestateroomslc.com)

Tea Grotto: Live music every third Friday and every Saturday (801-466-8255)

Toadz, Cedar City: Talent Showcase with Pablo on Mondays; Live music Fridays (435-867-8988)

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