folk, today, 7:30 p.m., Whittier Community Center, 290 N. 300 East, Logan, $16 (435-752-9650); also, Bill Staines songwriting workshop, Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Whittier Community Center, $25 (435-752-9650)
Merla Little and Gretchen Tanner,
piano, today, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free (no children under 8)
Ballet West, today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m., Rose Wagner Center, $40 (355-2787)
Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, $12-$48 (355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org
"Good Night Fairies,"
South Valley Creative Dance, Saturday, 2 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, free
Bear Foot Band and magician Paul Brewer,
Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 E. 5300 South, $6 (264-2614)
Shah Sitara Showcase,
Middle Eastern music and dance, Saturday, 6:45 p.m., Post Theater, 245 S. Fort Douglas Blvd., Building 636, $5
Tamara Tanner, Steve Emerson and Jeffrey Price,
violin, cello and piano, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free (no children under 8)
Melissa Thatcher, Richard Marshall and Brittany Platt Gardner,
violin, piano and cello, Sunday, 2:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 12 C St., $5
Pleasant Grove Orchestra,
Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Pleasant Grove Recreation Center, 200 South and 100 East, Pleasant Grove, free
Westminster Chamber Singers,
Sunday, 7 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, $6 (801-832-2437)
Salt Lake Scots Pipe Band,
Tuesday, 8 p.m., Brigham Young Historic Park, State Street and Second Avenue, free
Jazz at the Station,
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Historic Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, free
"Guitar Hero" tournament,
Saturday, 11 a.m., Logan Best Buy, 1457 N. Main, Logan, $25 registration (www.landingzonegaming.com
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m.; also Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 p.m., Murray Arts Centre, 4868 S. State, $7 (269-1400)
Western Dance Club,
Saturdays, 8 p.m., 100 East and 200 South, Pleasant Grove, $5
Cosmic light shows, "U2"
dates and times vary, Clark Planetarium, $5-$8 (456-7872 or clarkplanetarium.org
audience-participation murder-mystery show and dinner; dates, venues and ticket prices vary (569-1482 or huntmysteries.com
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., prices vary (581-7332 or umfa.utah.edu)
"The Curious Savage,"
Thursday through July 19, times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, $13-$23, (984-9000 or www.halecentretheatre.org
... The Musical,"
Midvale Copperview Theatre Arts Youth Program, Thursday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Wheeler Historic Farm, 6351 S. 900 East, Murray, free
BYU Theatre for Young Audiences production, Friday through June 13, times vary, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU, Provo, $7-$12, (801-422-4322)
"High School Musical,"
Thursday through July 12, times vary, St. George Musical Theater, 200 N. 1000 East, St. George, $8-$15 (435-628-8755 or www.sgmt.org
Friday through July 26, times vary, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $13.50-$17.50 (801-226-8600 or www.haletheater.com
Pinnacle Acting Company, Wednesday through Saturday, 7 p.m., Midvale City Park Amphitheater, 7500 S. 455 West, Midvale, $10-$12 (www.pinnacleactingcompany.com
"Saturday's Voyeur 30th Anniversary,"
Wednesday through Aug. 17, times vary, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $44 (801-363-7522 or www.saltlakeactingcompany.org
"The Tricky Part,"
Plan-B Theatre Company, Friday through June 15, times vary, Rose Wagner Center, $18 (801-355-2787 or www.planbtheatre.org
"Annie Get Your Gun,"
through Saturday, times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, $16-$25 (984-9000 or www.halecentretheatre.org
"Cinderella's Waltz Right Inn,"
through June 16, days vary, 7:30 p.m., The Valley Center Playhouse, 780 N. 200 East, Lindon, $5-$6 with family passes available (801-785-1186 or www.vcpnews.com
through June 7, 7:30 p.m., Rodger's Memorial Theatre, 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville, $9-$16 (801-298-1302 or www.rodgersmemorial.com
through June 9, days vary, 7 p.m., Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna, $8.50-$11 (801-347-7373 or www.empresstheatre.com
through Saturday, days vary, 7:30 p.m., Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $8-$16 (801-355-4628 or www.theobt.com
through June 7, 7:30 p.m., Center Street Musical Theater, 177 W. Center, Provo, $8-$10, family passes available (801-373-4485 or www.csmtc.com
"My Fair Lady,"
through June 6, times vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $6-$11, (393-0070 or www.terraceplayhouse.com
"Wizard of Odd,"
through June 7, times vary, Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State, Murray, $8-$17.95 (266-2600, www.desertstar.biz
, dates and times vary, Provo, $4-$10 (801-377-9700)
Decaf Comedy Jam
, first, third and fifth Mondays, Johnny B's Comedy Club, Provo (377-6910 or www.decafcomedy.com
Fridays, 9 p.m., Kaysville Firehouse Theatre
weekends, times vary, Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $6-$9 (355-4628)
Off the Wall
, dates and times vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden (393-0070)
Thrillionaires Improv Theater
, Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $10 (801-852-7007 or www.conveycenter.org
CLUBS AND RESTAURANTSCLUBS AND RESTAURANTS
Breathe Electric, GYTAD and Danger Mouth, Saturday; Poison the Well, Gwen Stacy and Duck Duck Goose, Sunday; Dark Tranquility, Divine Heresy and Firewind, Monday; Breath Carolina, the Millionaires, Avonlee, Amorette and Today's Tomorrow, Thursday (467-8499)
Burt's Tiki Lounge
: Mindflow, Thursday (521-0572)
Erykah Badu, Tuesday (467-8499)
: Danity Kane, Wednesday (435-647-9494)
In the Venue:
The Grand Archives, the Queers, Lemuria, Bomb the Music Industry, Andrew Jackson Jihad and Kepi Goulie, tonight; Tiger Army and War Tapes, Saturday; Ladytron and Datarock, Monday (467-8499)
White Rabbits, Miles Benjamin, Anthony Robinson and the Furs tonight; Cathexes That Wrecks Us, Attractive and Popular, and Agape, Monday; Neva Dinova, Dead Horse Point and the Apple Miner Colony, Tuesday; The Dead Science, Dane & the Death Machine, Silt Labels and the Yaks, Thursday (www.kilbycourt.com
Pianist Jimmy Reed, Thursdays through Saturdays (365-7166)
Royal Bliss, tonight (467-5637)
Capleton, tonight; Mana Poly All Stars and Natural Roots, Saturday; George Clinton & Parliment Funkadelic, Sunday (467-8499)
Peppermill Concert Hall, Wendover, Nev.:
Collin Raye, tonight (800-537-0207)
Panic! at the Disco, Motion City Soundtrack, the Hush Sound and Phantom Planet, Wednesday (467-8499)
Live music every third Friday and every Saturday (466-8255)
Joan of Arc, the Future of the Ghost and Vile Blue Shades, tonight (467-8499)
Red Desert Ramblers, Saturday (364-0805)
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