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The 21st annual Bluff International Balloon Festival will take place in San Juan County this weekend.

MUSIC/DANCE

Grand Persian Music Concert, Jan. 18, 7 p.m., Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South, $20-$30 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

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

Mozart’s Symphony No. 39, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, 1505 White Pine Canyon Road, Park City, $40 (801-533-6683 or utahsymphony.org)

Strawberry Fields — Beatles Tribute Band, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, free (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

Rita Coolidge, Jan. 18-19, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $29-$60 (435-649-9371 or egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

“The Little Prince,” Jan. 19 and 25, 7:30 p.m.; Jan. 21 and 23, 7 p.m.; Jan. 27, 2 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, $29-$108, $15 for students (801-533-6683 or utahopera.org)

“Earthbound,” Jan. 20, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, $20 for general, $18 for seniors, free for students (novaslc.org)

Amigo the Devil with Harley Poe and Folk Hogan, Jan. 22, 7 p.m., Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, $13-$15 (theurbanloungeslc.com)

Timpanogos Big Band, Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Michal Menert and the Pretty Fantastics, Jan. 23, 8 p.m., Soundwell, 149 W. 200 South, $16-$21, adults ages 21 and older (801-291-1001 or soundwellslc.com)

Festival Lounges, Jan. 24-Feb. 3, 7 and 10 p.m., Copper Common, 111 E. 300 South, free (801-355-0543 or coppercommon.com/home)

Festival Lounges, Jan. 24-Feb. 3, 7 and 10 p.m., East Liberty Tap House, 850 E. 900 South, free (801-441-2845 or eastlibertytaphouse.com)

GETTING OUT

21st Annual Bluff International Balloon Festival, Jan. 18-20, times vary, Bluff Community Center, 3rd East and Mullberry, Bluff, San Juan County, free (utahscanyoncountry.com)

Butterfly Biosphere, Jan. 18-Feb. 28, dates and times vary, Thanksgiving Point, Ashton Gardens, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, $20 for general, $15 for children ages 3-12 and seniors, free for members and children ages 2 and younger (801-768-2300 or thanksgivingpoint.org)

“100 Left Hand Patterns Every Piano Player Should Know” piano workshop with Jerald Simon, Jan. 19, 11 a.m.-noon, Piano Gallery Riverdale, 5270 Freeway Park Drive, Ogden, free (801-779-9700 or facebook.com/jeraldsimon)

Clean Air Solutions Fair, Jan. 19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., The Gateway, 400 W. 100 South, free (catalystmagazine.net/CASF)

Penguin Awareness Weekend, Jan. 19-21, opens at 10 a.m., Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, 12033 S. Lone Peak Parkway, Draper, $19.95 for adults, $16.95 for students and seniors, $14.95 for children 3-12 (801-355-3474 or thelivingplanet.com/penguinday)

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

Donation day for the family of officer Joseph Shinners, Jan. 21, 4-10 p.m., El Pollo Loco, 76 E. University Parkway, Orem, free, accepting donations for Shinners family (801-360-9436)

THEATER

OPENING PRODUCTIONS

“Anne of Green Gables,” Jan. 18-Feb. 9, dates and times vary, Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry, Box Elder County, $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and children under 13; children under 4 not permitted (435-723-8392 or heritagetheatreutah.com)

“The Laramie Project,” Jan. 18-26, dates and times vary, Noorda Center, Bastian Theater, Utah Valley University, Orem, $14 for general, $10 for students and seniors, $5 for children under age 17 (801-863-8610 or uvu.edu/theatre/season)

“Lend Me a Tenor,” Jan. 18-Feb. 16, dates and times vary, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville, $19.50-$27 for adults, $17.50-$24.50 for seniors and students (801-298-1302 or centerpointtheatre.org)

“Robyn Hood,” Jan. 18-Feb. 23, dates and times vary, The Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $16 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and military, $10 for children ages 2-12 (801-355-4628 or theobt.org)

“Spamalot,” Jan. 18-Feb. 2, dates and times vary, Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna, $10-$12 (801-347-7373 or empresstheatre.com)

“Charlotte’s Web,” Jan. 19-Feb. 23, dates and times vary, Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State, $16 (801-532-6000 or uctheatre.org)

“The King and I,” Jan. 22-23, 7:30 p.m., Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main, Logan, $45-$65, half price for children ages 5-12 (435-752-0026 or cachearts.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

“Much Ado About Nothing,” Jan. 18-19, 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)

“The Lion in Winter,” Jan. 18-19, 7:30 p.m.; Jan. 19, 2 p.m., Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, $30-$50 (801-581-6961 or pioneertheatre.org)

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

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” through 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)

“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

“Bohemian Rhapsody” singalong, Jan. 18-24, times vary, select Megaplex Theatres, $5.36-$8.03 (megaplextheatres.com)

“Bisbee ‘17,” Jan. 22, 7 p.m., Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. Broadway, free (801-746-7000 or utahfilmcenter.org)

“Cyrano de Bergerac,” Jan. 23, 7 p.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $9.50-$11.50 (cinemark.com);

“Dragon Ball Super: Broly,” Jan. 18-24, times vary, select Megaplex Theatres, $5.36-$10.44 (megaplextheatres.com); and select Cinemark Theatres, $5-$11.75 (cinemark.com)

“Field of Dreams,” Jan. 22, 10 a.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $2 (801-255-2787 or scera.org)

“The Final Wish,” Jan. 24, 8 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $10.71-$11.78 (megaplextheatres.com)

Pacquiao vs. Broner, Jan. 19, 7 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $21.42 (megaplextheatres.com)

“La Bayadere,” Bolshoi Ballet, Jan. 20, 10:55 a.m., Jordan Commons, 9335 S. State, Sandy; and The District Megaplex, 3761 S. Parkway Plaza Drive, South Jordan, $13.92-$16.07 (801-304-4577 or megaplextheatres.com); and select Cinemark Theatres, $15-$17 (cinemark.com)

The Sundance Film Festival, Jan. 24-Feb. 3, Park City, Salt Lake City, and the Sundance Resort, ticket prices vary (sundance.org)

“Shoulder Arms,” Jan. 24-25, 7:30 p.m., Organ Loft, 3331 Edison St., $5-$6 (801-485-9265 or edisonstreetevents.com)

“They Shall Not Grow Old,” Jan. 21, 1 and 7 p.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $9.50-$11.50 (cinemark.com)

BOOK SIGNINGS

Finch Lane Gallery, 54 Finch Lane, authors Stephen Trimble and David Pace, Jan. 23, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, authors A.G. Howard, Rosalyn Eves, Sara B. Larson and R.C. Lewis, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

ART CLASSES

“Third Saturday for Families: Collage Landscapes,” Jan. 19, 1-4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Art, 410 Campus Center Drive, free (801-581-7332 or umfa.utah.edu)

“The International Tolerance Project: Promoting Dialogue Through Design,” Jan. 23, 7 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Art, 410 Campus Center Drive, free (801-581-7332 or umfa.utah.edu)

ART GALLERIES

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

Arrowhead Gallery ETC, Electric Theater Center, 68 E. Tabernacle St., St. George, art by Charlie Kessner; opening reception Jan. 18, 6 p.m.; on display through Jan. 31 (801-628-9592)

Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, “Color Talks,” by Betta Inman and Joy Nunn, opening reception Jan. 19, 2 p.m.; on display through Feb. 9 (801-363-4088)

David Dee Fine Arts, 1709 E. 1300 South #201, “In the High Desert,” by Maynard Dixon, opening reception Jan. 18, 6 p.m.; on display Jan. 18-April 5 (801-581-8143)

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. 18, 6 p.m.; on display through Feb. 22 (801-596-5000)

Glass House, 3910 S. Highland Drive, Millcreek, art by Robert Mellor, opening reception Jan. 18, 6 p.m.; on display through January (801-666-8968)

Modern West Fine Art, 177 E. 200 South, “Now Showing,” by Ben Steele, opening reception Jan. 18, 6 p.m.; on display Jan. 18-Feb. 28 (801-355-3383)

Phillips Gallery, 444 E. 200 South, art by Tom Bettin, Randee Levine and Tom Howard, opening reception Jan. 18, 6 p.m.; on display through Feb. 8 (801-364-8284)

Urban Arts Gallery, 137 S. Rio Grande St., “Those Who Can’t,” by Utah art educators, opening reception Jan. 18, 6 p.m.; on display through Feb. 3 (801-651-3937)

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

Zions Bank West Valley City Financial Center, 2950 W. 2500 South, West Valley City, “Collecting the Past for the Future,” traveling treasures exhibit, on display through Jan. 31 (nhmu.utah.edu/programs/traveling-treasures)

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)

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 Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, “Revolution Curated: Original Art of Yan’an’s New Society 1955-1984,” curated by Dodge Billingsley, through Feb. 27 (801-965-5100)

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

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

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)

Gallery MAR, 436 Main, Park City, art by Jylian Gustlin and Jared Davis, through Jan. 22 (435-649-3001)

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)

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

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, and “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)

Woodbury Art Museum, University Place, 575 E. University Parkway, Orem, “Hidden Voices,” by various artists, through Feb. 23 (801-863-4200)

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Yule Ball, Jan. 18, 7-10 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free, tickets required, space is limited (slcolibrary.org)

“Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure,” Jan. 19, 10 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m.; Jan. 20, 1 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $20-$125 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

“Saturdays at the Center: Who Was Here?” Jan. 19, 10-11:30 a.m., for children ages 5-9; and 12:30-2 p.m., for children ages 10-16, Ogden Nature Center, 966 12th St. Ogden, $2 for member children, free for member adults; $5 for nonmember children and adults (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

“Charlotte’s Web,” Jan. 19-Feb. 23, dates and times vary, Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State, $16 (801-532-6000 or uctheatre.org)

LIBRARIES

Corinne and Jack Sweet Library, 455 E. F St., chocolate festival for teens, Jan. 18, 3:30 p.m., register online at events.slcpl.org/event (801-594-8651)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, “Teen DIY: Fantastic Frames,” Jan. 18, 4 p.m. (801-594-8611)

Whitmore Library, 2197 Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights, “Adventures in Electricity” STEM activity, Jan. 18, 4:15 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, a free screening of “Snow Buddies,” Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m.; and a free screening of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” for teens, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. (801-229-7050)

Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, a potions class for teens, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. (801-852-6650)

Sandy Library, 10100 Petunia Way, Sandy, read to a dog, Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Marie Callender’s, with locations in Salt Lake City and Layton, recently announced their “Whole Pie To Go” sale will run Jan. 18-Feb. 28. The restaurant will offer the special as part of National Pie Day on Jan. 23. Guests can choose from more than 20 varieties, according to a news release. Prices start at $7.99. The pie sale excludes cheesecakes, seasonal fresh fruit pies and promotional pies. Fruit pies include apple, cherry, French apple and peach. Cream pies are $8.99 and include banana cream, chocolate cream, coconut cream and custard. Specialty pies are $9.99 and include chocolate satin, cream cheese and Kahlua cream cheese. Vist mariecallenders.com for more information.

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 are due by Friday, Jan. 18 at 11:59 p.m. 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 Feb. 9, and the concert will be May 3. Visit thetso.org for more information.

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is accepting applications for mini-grants through Jan. 22. The grants will provide an opportunity for limited funding requests from nonprofit organizations according to saltlakearts.org. Funds will be awarded to applicants providing art projects that may arise during the year and that are determined to be of value to the community. Grant awards will be $500. Organizations may apply once a year. Applications are due online by Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 5 p.m. for projects occurring March-August 2019. Call 801-596-5000 or email [email protected] with questions. For guidelines and to apply, visit saltlakearts.org/grant/mini-grants.

Sandy Arts Guild will host auditions for “Mary Poppins Jr.,” Jan. 22-24, 7-9 p.m. at Mount Jordan Middle School, 300 E. 9400 South. Youths ages 10-18 are invited to audition. The play will run April 24-27 at the school. Visit the Sandy Arts Guild at sandyarts.com for more information.

Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, will host auditions for “Seussical Jr.,” Jan. 29-30, 6-8 p.m. for youths ages 8-16. Students are encouraged to become familiar with and perform one of three musical selections from the show that are available on the center’s website, according to a news release. The musical will run May 2-6. For more information, visit bcfineartscenter.org/theater.html.

Ogden UnCon recently announced its Pitch Fest Writing Contest. The contest puts local authors in contact with publishers, editors and literary agents in the industry during Ogden UnCon, according to a news release. During the June event, selected applicants will have the opportunity to give their pitch directly to a panel of judges. Interested participants must submit a query letter, marketing plan and a sample of a finished book by Feb. 1. The submission fee for the contest is $10 per submission. Those interested in participating in the contest must also purchase a ticket to Ogden UnCon. The inaugural Ogden UnCon will be June 7-9 at Ogden Eccles Conference Center. For more information, visit ogdenuncon.com/pitch-fest-contest.

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 [email protected]. 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.

Cedar City Arts Council is accepting applications from Iron County residents for mini-grants through Feb. 28. State grants are available for music, dance, literature, theater, folk art, visual arts organizations and individuals, according to a news release. Cedar City Arts Council grants are offered twice a year, up to $500 for organizations and individuals. For eligibility and more information, email [email protected] or visit cedarcityartscouncil.org/support/quick-grants.

Note: This list is not all-inclusive, and events and prices are subject to change. To submit an event listing, email [email protected].