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Utah entertainment calendar

Published: Friday, Jan. 13 2012 12:00 a.m. MST

MUSIC/DANCE

Gina Bachauer International Junior and Young Artists Piano Competition, Jan. 13-14, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U. (801-297-4250 or www.bachauer.com)

Dance Conservatory, Jan. 13-14, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, free (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Elizabeth Buck, Jan. 13, 5:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, free (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

"Africa: Music, Culture, Dance," Jan.13-14, 7:30 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $10 for adults; $8 for senior citizens, students and children ages 3-11 (801-225-2787 or www.scera.org)

Chamber Music at the Covey, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $5-$7 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Gospel Music Festival, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m., Austad Auditorium, Weber State University, Ogden, free (801-626-6800 or www.weber.edu/Performing Arts)

"HARMONY: The Music of Life," BYU Young Ambassadors, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m.; Jan. 14, 2 and 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, $8-$12 (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

"Bravo Broadway: Dancing and Romancing," Utah Symphony, Jan. 13-14, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $27-$58 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Botanica," MOMIX, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City, $18-$65 (435-544-3114 or www.ecclescenter.org)

Chamber Orchestra Ogden, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., Ogden's Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, $4 at the door (801-626-6800 or www.weber.edu/PerformingArts)

Joshua Wright, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (801-535-6110 or www.slcclassic.com/publicservices/gallivan/default.htm)

Utah Youth Symphony, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Tabernacle, free, tickets required (801-570-0080 or www.lds.org/events)

Young Artists of Voice competition, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, $6 (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

Blue Sky Jazz, Jan. 15, 5 p.m., Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville (801-489-2727 or www.smofa.org)

Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Jan. 16, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $10 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Martin Luther King Concert, Jan. 16, 7 p.m., Murray High School, 5440 S. State, free (801-264-2614 or www.murray.utah.gov)

Pacifica Quartet, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $25 for general admission, $5 for students (801-561-3999 or www.cmsofslc.org)

Q'd Up, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, free (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

"100 Years of Broadway," Jan. 19, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $24.50-$34.50 (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

GETTING OUT

Bluff Balloon Festival, Jan. 13-15, Bluff Community Center, Bluff (435-672-2290 or www.bluffutah.org/balloon.htm)

Utah International Auto Expo, Jan. 13, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Jan. 15, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Jan. 16, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State; $8 for adults; $6 for senior citizens, military and children ages 7-12; free for children under 6 (385-468-2260 or www.southtowneexpo.com)

Jim Gaffigan, Jan. 13-14, 8 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $46.75-$56.75 (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

OTC Comedy Birthday Show, Jan. 13, 9 p.m., OTC Training Center, 913 S. Main, Cedar City, $5 (www.otccomedy.com)

Wedding Expo, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, $5, free for registered brides and grooms (801-768-2300 or www.thanksgivingpoint.org)

Puppet show with Coralie Leue, Jan. 14, 11 a.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $3 for guests ages 2 and older (801-225-2787 or www.scera.org)

Ring Around the Rose, Jan. 14, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, $5 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Snowshoe Saturday: Animals in Winter," Jan. 14, 1-4 p.m., Stokes Nature Center, 2696 E. Highway 89, Logan Canyon, $5 suggested donation (435-755-3239 or www.logannature.org)

"Who's In Our City," Jan. 14, 2 p.m., Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-12, $6 for senior citizens and students (801-596-8500 or www.tracyaviary.org)

Martin Luther King Jr. Walk and Community Outreach Day, Jan. 16; service project, 8:30 a.m.; walk, 5:30 p.m.; commemoration program, 6 p.m., Brigham Young University, Provo (801-422-3065 or multicultural.byu.edu/black-history-month)

Martin Luther King Jr. march and service day, Jan. 16, 9 a.m.-noon, Westminster College, 1840 S. 1300 East (801-484-7651 or www.westminstercollege.edu)

Decades of Dixie Heritage Festival, Jan. 16-17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Dixie Center, 1835 Convention Center Drive, St. George, free (435-628-7003 or www.dixiecenter.com)

Brian Regan, Jan. 18-21, 4:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $40.50-$45.50 (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

"African Americans in World War 2," Jan. 19, 1:10-3 p.m., HPER east, U., free (801-581-6293)

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

Wasatch Contras Dance, third Saturday of the month, 7 p.m., Ladies' Literary Club, 850 E. South Temple, $7

Old Time Square and Contra Dance with Loose Shoes, fourth Saturday of the month, 7:30 p.m., First Unitarian Church, 1300 East and 600 South, $5

Western Dance Club of Utah, second Saturday of the month, 8 p.m., 100 E. 200 South, Pleasant Grove, $5 (801-226-3040)

Showtime Utah, "All that Jazz," Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Old-West Dinner Adventures with Steel 'N' Thunder band, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m., 20 S. Main, Pleasant Grove (801-636-9669)

Date Night Dance, Saturdays, 7:30-10 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, $15 per couple (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Ballroom dancing, Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:30 p.m., Murray Arts Centre, 4868 S. State, $7 (801-269-1400)

Dancing with the Come Dance With Us Band, Tuesdays, 8 p.m., Eldred Center, 270 W. 500 North, Provo, $5

Special needs dance classes, Saturdays, 1 p.m., Dance Club, 983 N. State, Orem, free

Electric Squares Dance Club, lessons and rounds, Fridays, 7 p.m., Columbus Community Center, 2530 S. 500 East, $10 per couple

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

"The 39 Steps," Jan. 13-28, 7:30 p.m., dates and times vary, Heritage Theatre 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry, $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and children under 12 (435-723-8392 or www.heritagetheatreutah.com)

"All My Sons," Legacy Preparatory Academy, Jan. 13-14, 7:30 p.m., The Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $7 (801-294-2801 or www.theobt.org)

"Find and Sign," Jan. 13-28, 8 p.m., dates and times vary, Pioneer Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East; $25-$38 for weeknights and matinees, $29-$44 for weekend evenings (801-581-6961 or www.pioneertheatre.com)

"Spitfire Grill," Jan. 13-Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., dates and times vary, 9104 W. 2700 South, $11 for adults, $9 for students and senior citizens, $9 for children 12 and under (801-347-7373 or www.empresstheatre.com)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

"The Meeting," times vary through Jan. 14, Black Box Theatre, 1575 S. State, $10 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and students (801-957-3322 or www.the-grand.org)

"In a Dark, Dark House," Wasatch Theatre Company, dates and times vary through Jan. 28, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, $15 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"The Game's Afoot," dates and times vary through Feb. 4, Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City; $24-$26 for adults, $15-$16 (801-984-9000 or www.halecentretheatre.org)

"The 39 Steps," dates and times vary through Feb. 11, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $16-$20 for adults, $12-$16 for children (801-226-8600 or www.haletheater.org)

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," dates and times vary through Feb. 11, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $10-$12 for adults, $9-$11 for students and senior citizens, $7-$9 for children ages 12 and under (801-393-0070 or www.terraceplayhouse.com)

"CSI Provo: Decaffeinated DNA," dates and times vary through March 24, Desert Star Theater, 4861 S. State, Murray $9.95-$14.95 for children, $13.95-$42.95 for adults, dinner option available (801-266-2600 or www.desertstar.biz)

IMPROV/COMEDY

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)

The Thrillionaires, every fourth Friday, 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)

SMALL VENUES

Area 51: (801-534-0819)

Axis: (801-519-2947)

Atchafalaya: (801-467-8499)

Avalon: (801-467-8499)

Barefoot Event Center: (888-439-8824)

The Basement: (thebasementmusic.com)

Bay: (www.smithstix.com)

Cisero's, Park City: (435-649-5044)

The Complex: Allstar Weekend, Jan. 17 (801-467-8499)

Dawg Pound: (801-261-2337)

The Depot: (801-467-8499)

Edgemont, Orem: (801-467-8499)

El Potrero, Ogden: (www.24tix.com)

Expose: (801-474-9116)

Five Monkeys: (801-266-1885)

Groovacious, Cedar City: (www.groovacious.com)

Halo: (801-532-1510)

Harry O's: (www.24tix.com)

The Hotel: (801-467-8499

In the Venue: KandyLand Winter Edition, Jan. 14 (801-467-8499)

Jazzy Rock 'n' Roll Grill, St. George: (435-674-1678)

Karumba: (801-467-8499)

Keys on Main: (801-363-3638)

Kilby Court: A LULL, Deleted Scenes and Nurses, Jan. 14; Aiden & Modern Day Escape, Jan. 15 (www.kilbycourt.com)

Kristauf's: (801-366-9490)

Lamb's Grill Cafe: (801-364-7166)

Liquid Joe's: (801-467-5637)

Lo-Fi Cafe, Layton: (801-467-8499)

Mixed Emotions: (801-467-8499)

Mo Diggity's: (801-832-9000)

Mocca Express: (801-233-9151)

Molly Blooms, Park City: (435-645-0844)

Muse Music: (801-377-6873)

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

Oasis Cafe: (801-322-0404)

Ouida's Lounge:(801-521-4442)

Pat's Barbecue and Juke Joint: (801-484-5963)

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

Plan B in Park City: (435-615-7588)

Playground: (801-467-8499)

Point After: (www.24tix.com)

Project Audio Lounge: (801-467-8499)

Rail Events Center: (801-467-8499)

Riverhorse Cafe, Park City: (435-649-3536)

Salt Shaker: (www.24tix.com)

Saltair: (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Sidecar, Park City: (435-645-7468)

Silver Star, Park City: (435-901-3391)

South Shore: (www.24tix.com)

State Room: (800-501-2885 or www.thestateroomslc.com)

Studio 600: (801-467-8499)

Subterranian: (www.24tix.com)

Sun and Moon Cafe: (801-583-8331)

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)

Submit listings to features@desnews.com before 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)

The Thrillionaires, every fourth Friday, 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)

SMALL VENUES

Area 51: (801-534-0819)

Axis: (801-519-2947)

Atchafalaya: (801-467-8499)

Avalon: (801-467-8499)

Barefoot Event Center: (888-439-8824)

The Basement: (thebasementmusic.com)

Bay: (www.smithstix.com)

Cisero's, Park City: (435-649-5044)

The Complex: Allstar Weekend, Jan. 17 (801-467-8499)

Dawg Pound: (801-261-2337)

The Depot: (801-467-8499)

Edgemont, Orem: (801-467-8499)

El Potrero, Ogden: (www.24tix.com)

Expose: (801-474-9116)

Five Monkeys: (801-266-1885)

Groovacious, Cedar City: (www.groovacious.com)

Halo: (801-532-1510)

Harry O's: (www.24tix.com)

The Hotel: (801-467-8499

In the Venue: KandyLand Winter Edition, Jan. 14 (801-467-8499)

Jazzy Rock 'n' Roll Grill, St. George: (435-674-1678)

Karumba: (801-467-8499)

Keys on Main: (801-363-3638)

Kilby Court: A LULL, Deleted Scenes and Nurses, Jan. 14; Aiden & Modern Day Escape, Jan. 15 (www.kilbycourt.com)

Kristauf's: (801-366-9490)

Lamb's Grill Cafe: (801-364-7166)

Liquid Joe's: (801-467-5637)

Lo-Fi Cafe, Layton: (801-467-8499)

Mixed Emotions: (801-467-8499)

Mo Diggity's: (801-832-9000)

Mocca Express: (801-233-9151)

Molly Blooms, Park City: (435-645-0844)

Muse Music: (801-377-6873)

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

Oasis Cafe: (801-322-0404)

Ouida's Lounge:(801-521-4442)

Pat's Barbecue and Juke Joint: (801-484-5963)

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

Plan B in Park City: (435-615-7588)

Playground: (801-467-8499)

Point After: (www.24tix.com)

Project Audio Lounge: (801-467-8499)

Rail Events Center: (801-467-8499)

Riverhorse Cafe, Park City: (435-649-3536)

Salt Shaker: (www.24tix.com)

Saltair: (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Sidecar, Park City: (435-645-7468)

Silver Star, Park City: (435-901-3391)

South Shore: (www.24tix.com)

State Room: (800-501-2885 or www.thestateroomslc.com)

Studio 600: (801-467-8499)

Subterranian: (www.24tix.com)

Sun and Moon Cafe: (801-583-8331)

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)

Submit listings to features@desnews.com before 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

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