Peter Coombs
"South Pacific" - Capitol Theatre - see Theater

MUSIC/DANCE

"Africa: Music, Culture, Dance," Jan. 6, 9 and 12, 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)

Laurence Lowe, horn, Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, free (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

Noteworthy, Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $10 for general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Opera at the Covey, Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $6-$8 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

"Singer-Songwriters in the Round," Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, 6878 S. Highland Drive, $10 (www.iamaweb.org)

Utah Symphony, Jan. 6-7, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $17-$51 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Whiffenpoofs and Noteworthy, Jan. 7, 7:30 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, $20 for adults, $10 for students (www.whiffenpoofs.com/tickets)

"Jazz at the Station," Jan. 11, 7 p.m., Ogden's Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., free (www.weber.edu/PerformingArts)

Geralyn Giovannetti, Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, free (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

"Mythbusters: Behind the Myths," Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $35-$55 (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

Red Deseret Ramblers Bluegrass, Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m., Sugar House Barbeque, 2207 S. 700 East, free with dinner (www.iamaweb.org)

"Bravo Broadway: Dancing and Romancing," Utah Symphony, Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m., Austad Auditorium, Weber State University, Ogden (801 399-9214)

GETTING OUT

Home Remodeling and Decorating Show, Jan. 6, noon- 10 p.m.; Jan. 7, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Jan. 8, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State, $7.75 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and children ages 12 and under (801-571-9012 or www.thehomeshow.com)

Monster Truck Winter Nationals Plus Thrill Show, Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m.; Jan. 7, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City, $15-$28 for adults, $8-$18 for children (801-988-8800 or www.maverikcenter.com)

First Friday Party, Jan. 6, 8 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple (801-328-4201 or www.utahmoca.org)

LEGO League Qualifying Tournament, Jan. 7, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3003 Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, free (801-768-2300 or www.thanksgivingpoint.org)

"Animal Showshoes," Jan. 7, 10-11:30 a.m., Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, $5 for garden members, $7 for general (801-585-0556 or www.redbuttegarden.org)

Family snowshoeing, Jan. 7, 1-4 p.m., Stokes Nature Center, 2696 E. Highway 89, Logan Canyon, $5 suggested donation (801-755-3239 or www.logannautre.org)

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

"Snow White," Missoula Children's Theatre, Jan. 7, 3 and 7 p.m., Riverview Junior High School, 751 W. Tripp Lane, Murray, $5 for general, $20 for families of 6 (801-264-2614)

"Guys and Dolls Jr.," Legacy Dance Company, Jan. 9, 5 and 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $5 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

"CSI Provo: Decaffeinated DNA," Jan. 12, 7 p.m., 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)

"In a Dark, Dark House," Wasatch Theatre Company, Jan. 12, 8 p.m., dates and times vary through Jan. 28, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, $15 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"The Meeting," Jan. 12, 1 p.m., 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)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

"South Pacific," through Jan. 8, times vary, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, $32.50-$57.50 (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)

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)

Baxter's Cafe: (801-486-0440)

Bay: (www.smithstix.com)

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

Club Allure: (www.24tix.com)

Club Edge: (www.24tix.com)

Club Ice: (801-519-2947)

Club 90: (801-566-3254)

Club Manhattan: (801-364-7651)

Club Orange: (801-467-8499, 800-888-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Club Overdrive: (801-467-8499)

Club Sound: (801-818-2263)

Club Vegas: (www.24tix.com)

The Complex: (801-467-8499)

Cup of Joe: (801-363-8322)

Dawg Pound: (801-261-2337)

The Depot: The Best of the Best Talent Competition, Jan. 6 (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: The Sale, Jan. 6 (www.groovacious.com)

Halo: (801-532-1510)

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

The Hotel: (801-467-8499

In the Venue: (801-467-8499)

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

Kamikazes: (801-467-8499)

Karumba: (801-467-8499)

Keys on Main: (801-363-3638)

Kilby Court: (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)

Mo's Bar & Grill: (801-531-7041)

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)

Outlaw Saloon: (801-467-8499)

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: Phil Vassar, Jan. 12 (801-467-8499)

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

Salt Rock Coffee and Venue: (801-643-1662)

Salt Shaker: (www.24tix.com)

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

Sandy Station: (801-255-2289)

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)

Urban Lounge: (www.24tix.com)

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