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Karl Hugh, Utah Shakespearean Festival
Utah Shakespearean Festival, through Saturday, Cedar City, "Cyrano de Bergerac"

MUSIC/DANCE

John Flanders & Double Helix, jazz/funk, today, 12:15 p.m., Exchange Place Plaza, 350 S. Main, free

Kimo Watanabe, Hawaiian slack-key guitar, today, 7 p.m., First Unitarian Church, 569 S. 1300 East, free

"Move," Vibe Productions, dance, today, 8 p.m., Sandy Amphitheater, 1300 E. 9400 South, $10-$15 (568-2787 or www.sandyarts.com)

Voice Male, a cappella, today, 7:30 p.m., Brigham Young Historic Park, State Street and Second Avenue, free

Moab Music Festival, Red Cliffs Adventure Lodge, 6 p.m., today, $25; Red Cliffs Adventure Lodge, 6 p.m., Saturday, $25; Old City Park, 2 p.m., Monday, free; Colorado River Benefit Concert, noon, Thursday, $300 (435-259-7003 or www.moabmusicfest.org)

Don Omar and DJ Flexx, Saturday, 8 p.m., E Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, $43-$103 (325-7328 or www.ticketmaster.com)

"Earthquake Benefit Concert," members of the Utah Symphony and the University of Utah's Music School of Music, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $10 (581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

Dwight Yoakam, Saturday, 7 p.m., Deer Valley Amphitheater, Deer Valley, $46 (435-644-3114 or www.parkcitytickets.com)

Ludmila Gudnina, piano, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free (no children younger than 8)

Bob Dylan & His Band, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Deer Valley Amphitheater, Deer Valley, $49.50 (467-8499, 800-888-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Murray Acoustic Music Festival, Kate MacLeod Duo, Blue Sage Trio and the Red Desert Ramblers, Monday, 6 p.m., Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 E. 5300 South, $5 (264-2614)

Three Dog Night, Monday, 8 p.m., SCERA Outdoor Theater, 699 S. State, Orem, $15-$25 (801-255-2787 or www.scera.org)

Al Green, Wednesday, 7 p.m., Red Butte Garden Amphitheater, 300 Wakara Way, $58 (585-0556 or www.redbuttegarden.org)

Nine Inch Nails and Deerhunter, Wednesday, 8 p.m., E Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, $35-$45 (325-7328 or www.ticketmaster.com)

"Who We Are? An Evening of Choreography by Stephen Koester," Wednesday through Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Center, $18 (355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Dokken, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Murray Theater, 4916 S. State, $16 (467-8499, 800-888-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

"Love Transcends the Sky Line," Tzu Chi buddhist University College of Technology, Thursday, 2 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young Univeristy, free

"Aloha-USO!" Celebrate America dinner, show and dance, Thursday through Sept. 6, 7 p.m., Evan Stevenson Ballroom, Utah State University, Logan, $45; show-only performance Wednesday, 8 p.m., $25 (435-797-0305, 888-878-2831 or www.celebrateamericashow.com)

GETTING OUT

Ballroom dancing, today, 7:30 p.m., Columbus Center Auditorium, 2531 S. 400 East, $10 (298-8047 or www.dance-scene.com)

"Showtime Utah!" Old-West Dinner Adventures with Boots Randolph, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m., and Entertainment Hot Spots, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 p.m., 20 Main, Pleasant Grove, $4 (801-636-9669 or www.showtimeutah.com)

Western Dance Club, Saturdays, 8 p.m., 100 East and 200 South, Pleasant Grove, $5

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

Cosmic light shows, "U2," 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)

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)

THEATER OPENING THIS WEEK

"Cinderella," today through Sept. 20, nights vary, 7:30 p.m., with matinees available, Phoenix Theatre, 3188 S. 400 East, $12-$14 (801-486-2728 or www.academyofpa.org)

"Defending the Caveman," Thursday through Sept. 6, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $34.50-$44.50 (435-649-9371 or www.parkcityshows.com)

"High School Musical," today through Sept. 20, nights vary, 7:30 p.m., with matinees available, Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry, $8-$9 (435-723-8392 or www.heritagetheatreutah.com)

"Seussical: The Musical," today through Oct. 6, nights vary, 7:30 p.m., matinees available, Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna, $9-$11 (801-347-7373 or www.empresstheatre.com)

REPERTORY THEATERS

Pickleville Playhouse, through Saturday, Garden City (Bear Lake), "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and "Chuck Wagon's Wild West Showdown," $8-$15 dinner option available (435-946-2918 or www.picklevilleplayhouse.com)

Tuacahn Amphitheater, through Oct. 18, "Les Miserables," $20-$56 dinner option available (800-746-9882 or www.tuacahn.org)

Utah Shakespearean Festival, through Saturday, Cedar City, "Cyrano de Bergerac," "Othello," "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," "The Taming of the Shrew," "The School for Wives" and "Fiddler on the Roof," $22-$60 several discounts available (800-752-9849 or www.bard.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

"Big: The Musical," through Sept. 20, nights and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City, $15-$25 (801-984-9000 or www.halecentretheatre.org)

"For Love or Mischief," through Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Wellsville Tabernacle, Center and Main, Wellsville, free (435-245-0202)

"The Hasty Heart," through Sept. 13, nights and times vary, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $11.50-$15.50 (801-226-8600 or www.haletheater.com)

"Lucky Stiff," through Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., nights vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $6-$11 (801-393-0070 or www.terraceplayhouse.com)

"Oklahoma!" Lehi City Arts Council, Saturday through Monday, 7:30 p.m., Show Barn, Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, $12-$15 (www.thanksgivingpoint.com)

"Pirated!" through Sept. 6, Rodgers Memorial Theatre, 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville, nightly, except Sunday, 7:30 p.m., $9-$16 (801-298-1302 www.rodgersmemorial.com)

"Rockrollers and Pancakes," through Sept. 29, nights and times vary, Valley Center Playhouse, 780 N. 200 East, Lindon, $5-$6, family passes available (www.vcpnews.com)

"Scary Poppins," Thursday through Nov. 8, nights and times vary, Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State, Murray, $8-$17.95 (801-266-2600 or www.desertstar.biz)

"Wedlocked," through Sept. 13, nights vary 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $10 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

IMPROV/COMEDY

Comedy Sportz, 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)

Improvisations, Fridays, 9 p.m., Kaysville Firehouse Theatre, 85 N. 100 East, Kaysville

Laughing Stock, 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)

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

Thrillionaires Improv Theater, Covey Center for the Arts Little Theater, Provo, $10 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

CLUBS AND RESTAURANTS

Avalon: I Am Ghost, tonight; A Forgotten Secret, Beyond All Glory and Deer in the Headlights, Sunday (www.theavalontheater.com)

Burt's Tiki Lounge: The May Fire, Monte Negro and Astra Heights, tonight (521-0572)

Club Boom Va: Necrophagist and Dying Fetus, tonight (467-8499)

The Depot: Xavier Rudd and Griffin House, Saturday (467-8499)

Harry O's: Global Noize All-Stars, Sunday (435-647-9494)

In the Venue: Reggie & the Full Effect, Fire SLC with DJ Icon, Audius and DJ Samurai, Saturday; Ratatat, Wednesday (467-8499)

Kilby Court: The Coast, Blue Sunshine Soul, Shadwo Moses and Neon Trees, tonight; Jana Hunter, Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez, Stag Hare and Chaz Prymek, Saturday; Stiletto Formal, Kinch and Until Further Notice, Tuesday; The Gunshy, Wednesday; Mt. Eerle, Guitorchestra and Vanessa Huput, Thursday (www.kilbycourt.com)

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

Paladium: Mz Maliiciousz Bash, Saturday (467-8499)

Peppermill Concert Hall, Wendover, Nev.: Clint Black, tonight and Saturday; Phil Vassar, Sunday (800-537-0207)

Studio 600: Meg & Dia and Jonezetta, Tuesday (638-4403)

Tea Grotto: Live music every third Friday and every Saturday (466-8255)

Teazer's: No Quarter, tonight (395-9516)

Urban Lounge: GZA, tonight; Shearwate, Wye Oak and Band of Annuals, Saturday (www.24tix.com)

Why Sound: Inverse, the Stiletto Formal, Kinch and Confidence the Killer, Thursday (www.24tix.com)


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