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Anastasia Yarmash competes at the Youth America Grand Prix 2018 Paris semifinal. The 2019 regional semifinals will take place this weekend at the University of Utah.

MUSIC/DANCE

Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Jan Lisiecki, Jan. 11, 10 a.m.; Jan. 11-12, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $15-$89 (801-533-6683 or utahsymphony.org)

Youth America Grand Prix, Jan. 11, noon; Jan. 12, 9 a.m., Hayes Christensen Center, 330 S. 1500 East, University of Utah; awards ceremony, Jan. 12, 8:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, $10 for general, free for youths ages 21 and younger, tickets available at the door (yagp.org)

La Fiesta del Mariachi, Jan. 11, 7 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, sold out, call for details (801-255-2787 or scera.org)

Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin, Jan. 11-12, 7:30 p.m., Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, $20, free for junior high and high school students with school ID at box office (801-957-3322 or grandtheatrecompany.com)

Canned Heat, Jan. 11-12, 8 p.m.; Jan. 13, 6 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $29-$60 (435-649-9371 or egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

“Ring Around the Rose: Malialole,” Jan. 12, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $5 (801-355-2787 or rdtutah.org)

Doktor Kaboom, Jan. 12, 2 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $12 for adults, $5 for youths ages 18 and younger and U. students with ID, $10 for non U. students (801-581-7100 or tickets.utah.edu)

“Soar: Fantastic Flying Friends,” Salt Lake Symphony, Jan. 12, 2 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, tickets available at door (877-425-1537 or saltlakesymphony.org)

Josh Wright, Jan. 12, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Tad Calcara Swing Quintet with Melissa Pace Tanner, Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

“Cages,” Body Logic Dance Company, Jan. 17-18, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $16 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Rita Coolidge, Jan. 17-19, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $29-$60 (435-649-9371 or egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

GETTING OUT

“Heroes of the Ice Age,” Jan. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, Museum of Ancient Life, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, $20 for general, $15 for children ages 3-12 and seniors, free for members (801-768-2300 or thanksgivingpoint.org)

Beyond the Green Gala with Tony Finau, Jan. 12, 6 p.m., Cottonwood Country Club, 1780 E. Lakewood Drive, Holladay, $150 (thefirstteeutah.org/gala)

Urban Flea Market, Jan. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., The Gateway, 12 S. Rio Grande St., $2 for general, free for children ages 12 and younger (fleamarketslc.com)

Women’s Empowerment Week, Jan. 14-18, dates and times vary, Church and State, 370 S. 300 East, free-$29.50 (cs1893.com/events-calendar)

Downtown Winter Market, Saturdays through April 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rio Grande Depot, 300 S. Rio Grande St. (slcfarmersmarket.org)

THEATER

OPENING PRODUCTIONS

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” Jan. 11-March 16, dates and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $36-$44 for adults, $18-$22 for youths ages 5-17, children younger than age 5 not permitted (801-984-9000 or hct.org)

“A Streetcar Named Desire,” Jan. 11-Feb. 2, dates vary, 7 p.m., CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville, $15 (801-298-1302 or centerpointtheatre.org)

“Much Ado About Nothing,” Jan. 16-19, 7:30 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $12 for adults, $10 for children ages 3-11 and seniors (801-255-2787 or scera.org)

“Harvey,” Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m., Union Building, Little Theatre, University of Utah, free (babcockperformingreaders.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

“The Lion in Winter,” through Jan. 19, dates and times vary, Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, $30-$50 (801-581-6961 or pioneertheatre.org)

“The Wizard of Oz,” through Feb. 2, Hale Centre Theatre, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $44-$48 for adults, $20 for youths ages 5-17, children younger than age 5 not permitted (801-984-9000 or hct.org)

“I Do! I Do!” through Feb. 9, dates and times vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $15-$17 for adults, $14-$16 for students and seniors, $10-$12 for children ages 12 and younger (801-393-0070 or terraceplayhouse.com)

“The Odd Couple,” through Feb. 9, dates and times vary, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $24-$29 for adults, $18-$23 for children ages 4-11 (801-226-8600 or haletheater.org)

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” through Feb. 16, dates and times vary, Brigham’s Playhouse, 25 N. 300 West, Washington, Washington County, $23 for adults, $21 for seniors, $17 for children ages 5-17 and students with ID, children under age 5 not admitted (435-251-8000 or brighamsplayhouse.com)

“My Big Fat Utah Wedding,” through March 23, dates and times vary, Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State, Murray, $26.95 for adults, $15.95 for children ages 11 and younger (801-266-2600 or desertstar.biz)

SPECIAL MOVIE SCREENINGS

“Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow,” Jan. 15, 7 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free (801-746-7000 or utahfilmcenter.org)

“Adriana Lecouvreur,” Jan. 12, 10:55 a.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $16-$25 (cinemark.com); and Jan. 12, 10:55 a.m.; Jan. 16, 1 and 6:30 p.m., Jordan Commons, 9335 S. State, Sandy and Megaplex Pineview, 2376 E. Red Cliffs Drive, St. George, $17.02-$21.42 (megaplextheatres.com)

“Bohemian Rhapsody” singalong, Jan. 11-17, times vary, select Megaplex Theatres, $3.46-$12.05 (megaplextheatres.com)

“Buffalo Boys,” Jan. 11-17, times vary, Jordan Commons, 9335 S. State, Sandy, $5.36-$12.05 (801-304-4577 or megaplextheatres.com)

“The Death of Superman” and “Reign of the Supermen,” Jan. 13, 12:55 p.m.; Jan. 14, 8 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $9.57-$11.78 (megaplextheatres.com); and select Cinemark Theatres, $9.50-$11.50 (cinemark.com)

“Dragon Ball Super: Broly,” Jan. 16-24, times vary, select Megaplex Theatres, $5.36-$10.44 (megaplextheatres.com); and select Cinemark Theatres, $5-$11.75 (cinemark.com)

“Everest,” Jan. 11, 6:30 p.m., Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, free (801-229-7050 or oremlibrary.org)

“Frozen,” Jan. 14, 6:30 p.m., Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, free (801-229-7050 or oremlibrary.org)

“Kubo and the Two Strings,” Jan. 12, 2 p.m., Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, free (801-229-7050 or oremlibrary.org)

“Modest Heroes,” Jan. 12, 12:55 p.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $9.50-$11.50 (cinemark.com); select Megaplex Theatres, $9.62-$11.78 (megaplextheatres.com)

“Perfect Strangers,” Jan. 11-17, times vary, Valley Fair Megaplex, 3620 S. 2400 West, West Valley, $5.36-$10.44 (megaplextheatres.com)

“Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero,” Jan. 14, 6:30 p.m., Murray Library, 166 E. 5300 South, Murray, free (murraylibrary.org)

“The Wanted 18,” Jan. 11, 10 a.m., Tenth East Senior Center, 237 S. 1000 East, free (385-468-3140)

“Why Worry?” Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m., Organ Loft, 3331 Edison St., $5-$6 (801-485-9265 or edisonstreetevents.com)

“Wonders of the Sea,” Jan. 17, 7 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $9.57-$11.78 (megaplextheatres.com); and Sugar House Cinemark, 2227 S. Highland Drive, $12-$14 (cinemark.com)

BOOK SIGNINGS

Finch Lane Gallery, 54 Finch Lane, authors Carol Moldaw, Noam Dorr and Cori Winrock, Jan. 17, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, authors Holly Black and Ally Condie, Jan. 14, 7 p.m.; authors Kate Hallsen, Kaci Morgan, Bonnie Bedford Park and Patty Rayman, Jan. 16, 7 p.m.; and authors Sexton Mark E. Smith, Corey Rushton, Annastasia Hirt and Linda K. Hilton, Jan. 17, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

Provo City Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, Yamile Saied Mendez, author of “Blizzard Besties,” Jan. 16, 7 p.m. (provolibrary.com/authorlink)

ART CLASSES

“Paint Party: High Mountain Lake,” Jan. 12, 1 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, $20 (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

ART GALLERIES

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main, Bountiful, art by Katie Strader, Erin Coleman, Sarah May, Chauncey Secrist, Lara McAllister; on display Jan. 11-Feb. 15 (801-295-3618)

Finch Lane and Park Galleries at the Art Barn, 1340 E. 100 South, art by Vincent Mattina, Etsuko Kato and Bill Dunford; opening reception Jan. 11, 6 p.m.; on display Jan. 11-Feb. 22 (801-596-5000)

Gallery MAR, 436 Main, Park City, art by Jylian Gustlin and Jared Davis, opening reception Jan. 11, 6 p.m.; on display Jan. 11-22 (435-649-3001)

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, 650 N. 1100 East, Utah State University, Logan, “Collecting on the Edge,” by various artists; on display Jan. 17-May 4 (435-797-0163)

Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, “Revolution Curated: Original Art of Yan’an’s New Society 1955-1984,” curator reception Jan. 17, 6 p.m.; on display through Feb. 27 (801-965-5100)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah, “The International Tolerance Project: Promoting Dialogue Through Design,” traveling poster exhibition; on display Jan. 17-June 23 (801-581-7332)

Woodbury Art Museum, University Place, 575 E. University Parkway, Orem, “Hidden Voices,” by various artists, opening reception Jan. 15, 6 p.m.; on display Jan. 15-Feb. 23 (801-863-4200)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS IN SALT LAKE COUNTY

Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple, “A Visual Journal: The Artwork of Henry B. Eyring,” through Jan. 21 (801-240-3310)

Horne Fine Art, 142 E. 800 South, “Waking Up Winter,” by Jamie Wayman, Phyllis Horne, Ryan Cannon and Karen Horne, through Jan. 26 (801-910-2088)

Southam Gallery, 152 S. Main, “Holiday Group Show,” by A.D. Shaw, Richard Boyer, Ken Baxter, Joshua Clare, Jerry Hancock and Lucia Heffernan, through Jan. 15 (801-322-0376)

Trolley Square, 602 S. 700 East, “Rendezvous,” by 21 artists who participated in UMOCA’s artist-in-residence program, through Jan. 26 (801-328-4201)

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, “Lord I — The Records Keeper,” by Lori Damiano, through Jan. 18; and “Whoop Dee Doo,” directed by Matt Roche and Jaimie Warren, through March 3 (801-328-4201)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah, “salt 14,” by Yang Yonglian, through June 2 (801-581-7332)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS OUTSIDE SALT LAKE COUNTY

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, BYU, Provo, “Pulitzer Prize Photographs,” by various artists, through March 3, and “Where the River Widens,” by Danae Mattes, and “Windswept,” by Patrick Dougherty, through Oct. 19 (801-422-8287)

Granary Art Center, 86 N. Main, Ephraim, “Total Plentitude: A Congregation of Seeker Sisters,” by Page Turner, through Jan. 25 (435-283-3456)

Julie Nester Gallery, 1280 Iron Horse Drive, Park City, “Orchestrated Moments,” by Nicholas Wilton, through Jan. 22 (435-649-7855)

Mountain Place Gallery, 123 N. Main, Logan, “Winter Follows,” by Russ Fjeldsted, through January (435-752-0211)

Red Cliff Gallery, 220 N. 200 East, St. George, “Color of Winter,” by Dixie State University students; on display through Jan. 30 (redcliffgallerysuag.com)

Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, 33rd Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, “Journeys: Monomyth and Transformation” and a youth art competition, through Jan. 16; “Beginnings: The Mormon Art and Belief Movement,” by various artists, through Feb. 16; and “Round Up: Icons of the American West,” by various artists, through June 19, 2021 (801-489-2727)

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

“Preschool Discovery Days: Motionless Marvels,” Jan. 11, 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. or 1 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 12th St. Ogden, $5 for members, $6 for nonmembers, for children ages 3-5, admission price includes one child and one adult, call to register (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

Magic Brooklyn, Jan. 11, 7 p.m.; Jan. 12, 1 and 4:30 p.m., Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State, $12, no babies or toddlers permitted (801-532-6000 or uctheatre.org)

“Aladdin Jr.,” through Jan 11, times vary, Alpine Community Theater, 839 N. 900 East, American Fork, $4-$8 (801-404-0736 or www.alpinecommunitytheater.org)

“Ring Around the Rose: Malialole,” Jan. 12, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $5 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

LIBRARIES

Riverton Library, 12877 S. 1830 West, Riverton, “Fantastic Friday” for teens and adults with special needs, Jan. 11, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, “Little Red and Big Bad” puppet show, Jan. 11, 11:15 a.m.; “Seasonal STEM: Igloo” for tweens and teens, Jan. 11, 3:30 p.m., register at calendar.slcolibrary.org/events; and read to a dog, Jan. 12, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

West Jordan Library, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, “Adventures in Electricity” for children, Jan. 11, 3:30 p.m.; and read to a dog, Jan. 12, 3 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Whitmore Library, 2197 Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights, read to a dog, Jan. 12, 10:30 a.m.; and “Make and Take: Resin Pendants” for teens and adults, Jan. 12, 3 p.m., register at calendar.slcolibrary.org/events (801-943-4636)

Murray Library, 166 E. 5300 South, Murray, read to a dog, Jan. 12, 11 a.m. (801-264-2580)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, egg drop for tweens and teens, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. (801-594-8611)

Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, a free screening of “Kubo and the Two Strings,” Jan. 12, 2 p.m. (801-229-7050)

Sprague Library, 2131 S. 1100 East, thrift store art craft, Jan. 12, 2 p.m., register at events.slcpl.org/events ((801-594-8640)

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Cedar City Arts Council and Utah Arts and Museums will offer a free grant workshop on Jan. 12, 10 a.m.-noon at the Cedar City Library in the Park, 303 N. 100 East, Cedar City. Participants will learn about available grants, grant writing and how to apply for grants, according to a news release. The workshop will focus on grants available for specific art disciplines. State grants are available for music, dance, literature, theater, folk art, visual arts organizations and individuals. State presenters Laurel Alder and Jason Bowcutt will be available for individual consultation, and attendees will have time to create a grant draft for local mini-grants offered by the Cedar City Arts Council. The workshop is free to the public. Applications for the mini-grants are due Feb. 28. For more information, email cedarcityartscouncil@gmail.com or visit cedarcityartscouncil.org/support/quick-grants.

The Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra recently announced its Aspiring Musician Competition. The winning musicians will have a chance to study and perform with a full orchestra, according to a news release. Video submissions and registration is due by Friday, Jan. 11. There is a $35 registration fee for submissions. After the application and registration fee are received, the Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra will send applicants more information on how to provide video links for the competition’s first round. The final round will be a live competition on Feb. 9, and the concert will be May 3. Visit thetso.org for more information.

Provo Poetry recently announced its second annual poetry contest. Poets who have lived or spent significant time in Utah are invited to submit pieces, according to a news release. Poems must be appropriate for a general audience (rated PG) and fitting for an all-inclusive community. Previously published poems are permitted. The poems should be 20 lines or less in length. Poets may submit up to 10 poems. The deadline to submit poetry is Feb. 1. Email separate poems to provopoetry@gmail.com. The contest will be judged by Paisley Rekdal, Utah’s current poet laureate. Provo Poetry was founded by local poets Trish Hopkinson and Marianne Hales Harding, with the main objective to instill the love of poetry within the general community. For more information, visit provopoetry.org.

Olive Garden recently added a shrimp scampi mini pasta bowl to their Tastes of the Mediterranean menu. Dishes on the menu feature fresh ingredients such as seafood, vegetables and olive oil — all under 600 calories, according to a news release. The shrimp scampi mini pasta bowl is available on Olive Garden’s lunch menu, Monday-Friday before 3 p.m. The bowl starts at $6.99 and can be paired with soup, salad and breadsticks. Visit olivegarden.com for more information.

Note: This list is not all-inclusive, and events and prices are subject to change. Please send information on additional events to features@deseretnews.com.