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MUSIC/DANCE

"Savior of the World," 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)

"Gilbert & Sullivan Sing-In," today, 7 p.m., Draper Historic Theatre, 12366 S. 900 East, free

"The Nutcracker," Ballet West, today, 7 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, Weber State University, Ogden, $16-$37 (399-9214)

The Osmonds 2nd Generation Christmas Show, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, $22.50 (801-768-4900 or www.thanksgivingpoint.com)

Salt Lake Choral Artists, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Salt Lake Tabernacle, free but tickets required (570-0800)

Tool and Trans Am, Saturday, 8 p.m., E Center, $30-$55 (467-8499, 800-888-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

"Messiah" Sing-In, Utah Symphony & Chorus, Saturday and Sunday, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, $7-$14 (355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Nosotros," Tablado Dance Company, Saturday and Sunday, 7 p.m., Rose Wagner Center, $20 (355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Christmas on Temple Square," Saturday through Dec. 23, except Mondays, 5:30-8 p.m., Temple Square, free

"Christmas at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building," Saturday through Dec. 23, except Mondays, 1-5 p.m., free

Gabriel Ensemble, Sunday, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 12 C St., $5

"Messiah" Sing-In, Sunday, 7 p.m., Olympus High School, 4055 S. 2300 East, free

Banshee in the Kitchen, Celtic, Monday, 7 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, free

Kurt Bestor, Monday, 7 p.m., David O. McKay Event Center, Utah Valley State College, Orem, $10-$30 (467-8499, 800-888-8499 or www.smisthstix.com)

String Chamber Concert, Monday, 7:30 p.m., Garrison Choral Room, WSU, Ogden, free

Brigham Young University Trombone Choir, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, Provo, free

"Gloria," Utah Chamber Artists, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, $15 (572-2010)

Greg Floor & Westminster Jazz Ensemble, saxophone, Tuesday, 8 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, free

Salt Lake Symphonic Winds, Tuesday, 7 p.m., Wasatch Presbyterian Church, 1626 S. 1700 East, free

Utah Valley State College Percussion Ensemble, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Centre Stage, UVSC, Orem, free

Vocal Point, a cappella, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, BYU, Provo, $9 (801-422-7664 or performances.byu.edu)

WSU Jazz Ensemble, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $4.50 (800-978-8457 or weber.edu/performingarts/)

WSU String Chamber Ensembles, Tuesday, 7: 30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, free

Anonymous 4, vocal quartet, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $25 (581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.com)

Celina Shafer, soprano, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, Provo, free

Kalai, folk rock, Wednesday, 8 p.m., Taggart Student Center, Utah State University, Logan, $10

Synthesis, jazz, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, BYU, Provo, $10 (801-422-7664 or performances.byu.edu)

Utah Philharmonia, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $7 (581-7100 (or www.kingsburyhall.com)

Utah Symphony, Pavel Kogan and Ralph Matson, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $11-$31 (399-9214 or www.symphonyballet.org)

Woodwind Chamber Groups, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, Provo, free

U. Modern Dance Graduates, Thursday through Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., Alice Sheets Marriott Center for Dance, U., $10 (581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.com)

"Molly Mouse's Sugar Plum Debut," Children's Ballet Theatre, Thursday through Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Center, $12 (355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

GETTING OUT

Ballroom dancing, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m.; also 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, The Gateway, $5-$8 (456-7872 or clarkplanetarium.org)

Dee's Dances, Saturday, 9 p.m, Noah's, 644 N. 2000 West, Linson, $8 (www.deesdances.com)

Hourly star shows, 12:30-7:45 p.m., Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $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, 12366 S. 900 East, $5 cover (drapertheatre.org)

Salt Lake Area Accordion Club, third Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., South Valley Unitarian building, 6876 S. Highland Drive, $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. campus, prices vary (581-7332 or umfa.utah.edu)

THEATER

OPENING THIS WEEK

"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," today-Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and Mondays, Valley Center, Lindon, $5-$6 or $25 per family (785-1186 or www.vcpnews.com)

"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," Thursday-Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., dates vary, also noon on Saturdays, Sugar Factory Playhouse, West Jordan, $3-$5 at West Jordan Macey's or at the door (www.sugarfactoryplayhouse.com)

"Blithe Spirit," Thursday-Dec. 8, Thursdays-Fridays, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturdays, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Pinnacle Acting Company, Midvale (674-7956)

"Canyon Suite," Thursday-Dec. 8, dates vary, 7:30 p.m., Black Box Theater, UVSC, Orem, $6-$10 (863-8797)

"Christmas Carol II," today-Dec. 29, 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, except Nov. 26, Off Broadway Theatre, $8-$16 (355-4628 or www.theobt.com)

"Fred Garbo Inflatable Theater Company," Saturday, 2 and 6 p.m., Eccles Center, Park City, $5-$30 (435-655-3114 or www.parkcitytickets.com)

"1940s Radio Hour," today-Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays, Rodgers Memorial Theatre, Centerville, $9-$16 (298-1302)

"Peter Pan," today-Dec. 29, dates and times vary, Egyptian Theatre Company, Park City, $17-$36 (435-649-9371 or www.parkcityshows.com)

"Return to Christmas," today-Dec. 1, dates and times vary, SCERA Center, Orem, $12-$14 (225-2787 or www.scera.org)

"Santa's Elves," today-Dec. 22, dates vary, dinner 6 p.m., show 7:30 p.m., Eccles Conference Center, USU, Logan, $7.95-$13.95 for show only, $16.95-$18.95 for show and dinner (435-755-0968 or www.picklevilleplayhouse.com/christmas/)

"Scrooge, a Christmas Carol," today-Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m., dates vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden, $6-$11 (393-0070 or www.terraceplayhouse.com)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

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

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

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

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

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

"Once on This Island," through Saturday, 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, Dixie State College Concert Hall, $8-$15 (435-628-8755 or www.sgmt.org)

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

CLUBS

Area 51: (534-0819)

Atchafalaya: (467-8499)

Avalon: Bayside, June, The Sleeping, a Day to Remember and Drivers Side Impact, today; Big D and the Kinds Table, Whole Wheat Bread and Brain Failure, Saturday; My Children My Bride, Catherine, Oh Sleeper, Every Bridge Burned and Burn This City, Tuesday (467-8499)

Axis: (519-2947)

Bar Deluxe: (521-5255)

Bliss Nightlife: Young Buck, Wednesday (467-8499)

Bleachers: (877-840-0457)

Blue Note Cafe: (495-1450)

Bogeys: (467-8499)

Brick House (at the Hard Rock Cafe): (532-7625)

Burt's Tiki Lounge: (521-0572)

Cabana Club: (359-6271)

Celsius Lounge: (467-8499)

Circuit: (688-2224)

Cisero's: (435-649-5044)

Club Ice: (519-2947)

Club Karumba: (467-8499)

Club Overdrive: (467-8499)

Club 90: (566-3254)

Club Manhattan: (364-7651)

Club NVO: (467-8499)

Club Vegas: (467-8499)

Club Velour: (801-818-2263)

Cup of Joe: (363-8322)

The Depot: (467-8499)

DV8: (359-8400)

Dmitri's: (277-7776)

Duvan's Karumba: (467-8499)

Easy Streets Salon Rouge: (435-647-5678)

Expose: (474-9116)

Fat, Dumb & Happy's Comedy Club: (866-328-3862)

Firehouse Grill & Tavern: (467-8499)

Five Monkeys: (266-1885)

Gepettos: (272-1061)

Halo: (532-1510)

Hard Rock Cafe: (532-7625)

Harry O's: Natural Roots, tonight; DJ Fashen, Saturday (435-647-9494)

Hog Wallow Pub: (733-5567)

The Hotel: (467-8499)

Huka Bar & Grill: (281-4852)

In the Venue: Dreamland 2, DJ Dean and Global Deejays, Saturday (467-8499)

J.B. Mulligans: (435-658-0717)

Karamba: (467-8499)

Kilby Court: (320-9887)

Kristauf's: (366-9490)

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

Lazy Moon Pub: (373-7600)

Liquid Joe's: (467-5637)

Merle B's: (435-867-9800)

Mixed Emotions: (467-8499)

Mo Diggity's: (832-9000)

Mo's Bar & Grill: (531-7041)

Mocca Express: (233-9151)

Monks House of Jazz: (350-0950)

Muse Music: (801-377-6873)

Orbit Cafe: (322-3808)

Ouida's Lounge: (521-4442)

Outlaw Saloon: (467-8499)

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

Piper Down: (468-1492)

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

Porcupine Pub and Grill: (942-5555)

Port O'Call: (521-0589)

Project Audio Lounge: (467-8499)

Red Door: (363-6030)

Ritz Club: DJ UNK, tonight (485-8507)

Saltair: As I Lay Dying, Saturday (467-8499)

Sandy Station: (255-2289)

Sidecar: (435-645-7468)

Sky Box Amphitheatre: (456-1200)

South Shore: (466-3577)

Spur Bar and Grill: (435-615-1618)

Standard Lounge: (272-7625)

Star Bar: (467-8499)

Studio 600: (467-8499)

Suede: (435-658-2665)

Sugarhouse BBQ: (463-4800)

Sun and Moon Cafe: (583-8331)

Sundance Theatre: (801-223-4567)

Tap Room: (466-0974)

Tavernacle Social Club: (519-8900)

Teazer's: (395-9516)

Third & Main Bar & Grill: (364-4600)

The Broken Record: (328-8250)

Tracks Brewing Company: (467-8499)

Trapp Door: (759-4257)

Twenty-Third Floor: (467-8499)

Urban Lounge: King Khan & BBQ, tonight; Ryan Montbleau Band, Tuesday (467-8499)

Velvet Room: (467-8499)

Vortex: (548-1834)

Westerner: (801-972-5447)

The Whiskey: (262-7428)

Wiseguys Live Comedy Club: (463-2909)

Zanzibar: (746-0590)

Zoom: (435-649-9108)


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