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MUSIC/DANCE

"Hansel and Gretel" and "Amahl and the Night Visitors," Utah State University Opera Theatre, today through Saturday, 7 p.m., also Saturday, 1 p.m., Caine Lyric Theatre, 28 W. Center Street, Logan, $10

Orchesis Dance Theatre, today through Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, Weber State University, Ogden, $8.50 (800-978-8457 or weber.edu/performingarts/)

Utah Ballet, today through Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Alice Sheets Marriott Center for Dance, University of Utah, $13 (581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.com)

Brigham Young University Folk Music Ensemble, today, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, Provo, $10 (801-422-7664 or performances.byu.edu)

"Jewels of the Orient," world dance, today, 7 p.m., Ragan Theater, Utah Valley State College, Orem, $10 (801-863-8797)

Junction City Big Band Dance, today, 7:15 p.m., Kimball Visual Arts Building, WSU, Ogden, $8

WSU Honors Wind Chamber Music, today, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, free

Reid Nibley Piano Scholarship Concert with American Piano Quartet, today, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, BYU, Provo, $10 (801-422-7664 or performances.byu.edu)

Ruth Wilson Francisco, soprano, today, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free

Svengali Jazz Quartet, today, 7:30 p.m., Flynn Artipelago, 3474 S. 2300 East, free

Ballet Showcase, today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Richards Building, BYU, Provo, $5

"Crazy for George," Gershwin tribute, Southern Utah University Opera Theatre, today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Thorley Recital Hall, SUU, Cedar City, $8 (435-586-7878)

Utah Symphony and illusionist Lyn Dillies, today and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, $20-$50 (355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

St. Cecilia Day concerts, Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine, today and Sunday, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, free

"Savior of the World," today through Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturdays, 2 p.m., Conference Center, $8 (801-570-0080 or 866-537-8457 or www.lds.org)

"Ring Around the Rose," Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Center, $5 (355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"La Coquette," Utah Regional Ballet, Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m., Ragan Theatre, UVSC, Orem, $10 (801-863-8797)

Audience With Artists Responding to Dance, Saturday, 8 p.m., Sugar Space, 616 E. 2190 South, free

"Belshazzar's Feast," U. Choirs, BYU Concert Choir, Philharmonic Orchestra and BYU Singers, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Salt Lake Tabernacle, free

Bridge of Love Benefit Concert, Joshua Creek, Saturday, 7;30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, $10

BYU Jazz Ensemble, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, BYU, Provo, free

Fry Street Quartet, Saturday, 8 p.m., Rose Wagner Center, $20 (355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Utah Music Teachers Association state piano competition winners, Saturday, 7 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., free

Viva Voce! Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free

Formosan Violin-Piano Duo, Monday, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, free

USU Guitar Ensemble, Monday, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall, USU, Logan, $5

Interfaith Festival of Hymns, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free

U. Jazz Bands and Jazz Choir, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $7 (581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.com)

Lydia Wu, piano, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, free

We Also Sing, women's chorus, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free

GETTING OUT

"Disney's High School Musical: The Ice Tour," through Sunday, EnergySolutions Arena, $15-$55 (325-7328, www.ticketmaster.com or selected Albertsons, Macy's or f.y.e. stores)

"Pioneer Craft House Holiday Extravaganza," Saturday, noon-3 p.m., crafts, music, Dutch oven contest, food, 3300 S. 500 East (412-3217)

Ballroom dancing, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 p.m., Murray Arts Centre, Murray, $7 (269-1400)

Cosmic light shows, "Entranced," "Rock Hall of Fame" and "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon," dates and times vary, Clark Planetarium, $5-$8 (456-7872 or clarkplanetarium.org)

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

Hunt Mysteries, audience-participation murder-mystery show and dinner, dates, venues and ticket prices vary (569-1482 or huntmysteries.com)

Karaoke, 16 and older, Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Draper Historic Theatre, $5 cover (drapertheatre.org)

Salt Lake Area Accordion Club, third Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., South Valley Unitarian building, $4-$5 depending on performer (272-3263 or www.slaac.com)

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

THEATER

OPENING THIS WEEK

"Gutenberg! The Musical!" today-Dec. 30, dates and times vary, Plan-B Theatre Company, Rose Wagner Center, $10-$18 (355-2787 or www.planbtheatre.org)

"Little Women, the Musical," today-Dec. 8, dates and times vary, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU, Provo, $10-$18 (422-4322 or performances.byu.edu)

"The Rant," Monday, 7 p.m., New Play Sounding Series, Salt Lake Acting Company, free

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

"Billion Dollar Baby," through Dec. 2, Salt Lake Acting Company, $13-$34 (363-7522 or www.saltlakeactingcompany.org)

"Cash on Delivery," through Saturday, Eccles Center, Snow College, Ephraim, $2-$6.50 (435-283-7478)

"Cinderella," through Nov. 24, Children's Theatre & School of the Arts, 237 S. State, $10 (532-6000)

"The Cripple of Inishmaan," through Sunday, Studio 115, Performing Arts Building, U., $5-$9 (581-7100 or www.kingtix.com)

"Doubt," through Saturday, Pioneer Theatre Company, U., $21-$39 (581-6961 or www.pioneertheatre.org)

"Grinch, or How Newt GingGrinch Saved Christmas," through Jan. 5, Desert Star Playhouse, Murray, $8-$17.95 266-2600 or www.desertstar.biz)

"Honk Jr.," through Saturday, Youth Theatre, Kingsbury Hall, U., $5-$10 (581-7100 or www.kingtix.com)

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," through Saturday, Auditorium, SUU, Cedar City, $5-$10 (435-586-7878)

"I Love a Piano," national tour, through Sunday, Capitol Theatre, $27.50-$47.50 (355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"It's Christmas Time Again," through Monday, Valley Center Playhouse, Lindon, $5-$6 or $25 per family (785-1186 or www.vcpnews.com)

"King Lear," through Saturday, Black Box Theatre, Salt Lake Community College, South City campus, $10 (957-3322)

"The Mystery of Edwin Drood," through Saturday, Empress Theatre, Magna, $6-$10 (347-7373)

"Once on This Island," through Nov. 24, Hale Centre Theatre, West Valley City, $15-$23 (984-9000 or www.halecentretheatre.org)

"Plaid Tidings" and "A Taffetas Christmas," through Dec. 22, St. George Musical Theatre, Concert Hall, Dixie State College, St. George, $8-$15 (435-628-8755 or www.sgmt.org)

"The Seagull," through Saturday, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU, Provo, $7-$14 (422-7664 or www.performances.byu.edu)

"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," through Saturday, Center Street Musical Theatre, Provo, $8-$10; also $5-$10 for optional meals, 6:30 p.m. (764-0535)

"Sweeney Todd," through Saturday, Eccles Center, Dixie State College, St. George, $15 (435-652-7800 or www.dixie.edu)

"Tartuffe," through Saturday, Jewett Center, Westminster College, $8 (832-2457)

"Thoroughly Modern Millie," through Nov. 24, Hale Center Theater, Orem, $13.50-$17.50 (226-8600 or www.haletheater.com)

"Wait Until Dark," through Saturday, Heritage Theatre, Perry, $7-$8 or $35 per family on Mondays (435-723-8392 or www.heritagetheatre.utah.com)

"The Winter's Tale," through Sunday, Babcock Theatre, Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, U., $6-$12 (581-7100 or www.kingtix.com)

IMPROV/COMEDY

Comedy Sportz, dates and times vary, (377-9700)

Decaf Comedy Jam, first, third and fifth Mondays, Johnny B's Comedy Club, Provo (377-6910 www.decafcomedy.com)

Improvisations, Fridays, 9 p.m., Kaysville Firehouse Theatre

Laughing Stock, weekends, times vary, Off Broadway Theatre, $6-$9 (355-4628)

Off the Wall, dates and times vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden (393-0070)

Quick Wits, Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Studio 600, 26 E. 600 South (355-9860 or www.mystudio600.com)

PRIVATE CLUBS

Avalon: Circa Survive, tonight; Greeley Estates, Schoolyard Heroes, Confide, Darling You Should Be Ashamed and Here She Lies, Monday; Straylight Run, The Color Fred, Deer in the Headlights & Cassino, Wednesday; Comedy Hypnotist, Thursday (467-8499)

Bliss Nightlife: Tommy Lee & DJ Aero, tonight (467-8499)

Burt's Tiki Lounge: MC Frontalot and Schaffer the Dark Lord, Tuesday (521-0572)

Club NVO: Secret Lives of the Freemasons, tonight (467-8499)

Depot: B-52's, Saturday (467-8499)

Five Monkeys: Smile Brigade, tonight (266-1885)

Harry O's: Bad Boy Bill, tonight (435-647-9494)

The Hotel: Scotty Boy, tonight (467-8499)

In the Venue: Of Montreal and NME, tonight (467-8499)

Lamb's Restaurant: Pianist Jimmy Reed, Thursdays through Saturdays (365-7166)

Mixed Emotions: Winter Warm Ups featuring Rydah J. Klyde, Saturday (467-8499)

Outlaw Saloon: Blackhawk, Saturday (467-8499)

Studio 600: Five Star Iris, tonight (467-8499)

Suede: Juliette & the Licks, Scissors for Lefty, and Suffrajet, Wednesday (435-658-2665)

Urban Lounge: Fog, tonight; Witchcraft, Saturday (467-8499)


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