Keming Zhou, Utah Chinese New Year Celebration Committee
Local Utah Chinese communities will host a Chinese New Year Celebration on Jan. 26 at Skyline High School.

MUSIC/DANCE

Charley Jenkins, Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m., Price City Civic Auditorium, 185 E. Main, Price free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

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

Western Music Songwriters Series with Dave Stamey and Trinity Seely, Jan. 26, 5:30 p.m., Deseret Peak Complex Convention Center, 2930 W. state Route 112, Tooele, $15 (westernsong.net)

The 5 Browns, Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $15-$54 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Gifted Music School Conservatory Concert with Clive Greensmith and Celena Shafer, Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m., The Falls Event Center, 580 S. 600 East, $10-$15 (801-300-1199 or giftedmusicschool.org)

Organ Concerto in A Minor with Dr. Kenneth Udy and the Young Artist Chamber Players, Jan. 28, 7 p.m., Wasatch Presbyterian Church, 1626 S. 1700 East, free (wpcslc.org/announcements)

David Halliday and Jazz Vespers Quartet, Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

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

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

GETTING OUT

DinoFest 2019, Jan. 26-27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, included with regular museum admission, $14 for adults, $12.95 for youths ages 13-24 and seniors, $9.95 for children ages 3-12, free for U. students and staff with ID (801-581-4303 or nhmu.utah.edu)

Savvy Minerals Sip and Lip Bar, Jan. 26-27, 11 a.m., 580 Main, Park City, free (facebook.com/YoungLiving)

Samba Queen Contest, Jan. 26, 8 p.m., Metro Music Hall, 615 W. 100 South, $25-$100 for adults ages 21 and older (sambafogo.com/calendar)

“Cats and Cocoa,” Jan. 26, 10 a.m.-noon, Hogle Zoo, 2600 Sunnyside Ave., $16.95 for adults, $14.95 for seniors, $12.95 for children ages 3-12, free for children ages 2 and younger (801-584-1700 or hoglezoo.org)

Miss Utah USA Pageant, Jan. 26, 2 and 7 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, 1395 Presidents Circle, University of Utah, $30-$70, children younger than 6 not permitted (801-581-7100 or tickets.utah.edu)

Utah's Chinese New Year Celebration, Jan. 26, 6-9 p.m., Skyline High School, 3251 E. 3760 South, free (utahchinese.org/new)

Citizen Science and Wasatch Wildlife, Jan. 31, 7 p.m., Patagonia Outlet, 2292 South Highland Drive, free (patagonia.com/actionworks)

Free Admission for Furloughed Federal Workers, through government shutdown, Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, free for furloughed federal employees and their families, show valid government ID at front desk when picking up tickets, while shutdown is in effect (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.org)

Butterfly Biosphere, through 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)

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

“The Fifth Domain,” Play-by-Play reading series, Jan. 25-26, 7:30 p.m.; Jan. 26, 2 p.m., Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, $5-$10 (801-581-6961 or pioneertheatre.org)

“Wonderland,” through Feb. 2, dates and times vary, Harris Fine Arts Center, de Jong Concert Hall, BYU, Provo, $20-$26 (801-422-2981 or arts.byu.edu)

“Wicked,” Jan. 30-March 3, dates and times vary, Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $69-$229 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

“The Laramie Project,” Jan. 25-26, 7:30 p.m.; Jan. 25, 10 p.m., Noorda Center, Bastian Theater, Utah Valley University, Orem, sold out, call for details (801-863-8610 or uvu.edu/theatre/season)

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

“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)

“Anne of Green Gables,” through 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)

“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)

“Lend Me a Tenor,” through 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)

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

“Robyn Hood,” through 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)

“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)

IMPROV/COMEDY

Ben Bailey, Jan. 25-26, 7 and 9:30 p.m., Wiseguys, 3763 W. Center Park Drive, West Jordan, $20, ages 21 and older (wiseguyscomedy.com)

Bill Engvall, Jan. 25, 8 p.m., DeJoria Center, 970 N. State Road 32, Kamas, $55-$125 (435-783-3113 or dejoriacenter.com)

Beginner’s Improv Workshop, Jan. 29-Feb. 26, Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Comedy Sportz, 36 W. Center, Provo, $90 (comedysportzutah.com/workshops)

SPECIAL MOVIE SCREENINGS

“Bohemian Rhapsody” singalong, Jan. 25-31, times vary, select Megaplex Theatres, $5.36-$10.98 (megaplextheatres.com)

“BTS World Tour: Love Yourself in Seoul,” Jan. 26, 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $13.89-$16.07 (megaplextheatres.com); and Jan. 26, times vary, select Cinemark Theatres, $12-$14 (cinemark.com/bts)

“Comes a Horseman,” Jan. 29, 10 a.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $2 (801-255-2787 or scera.org)

“The Great Race,” Jan. 25, 7 p.m., Harold B. Lee Library, Reynolds Auditorium, BYU, Provo, free (sites.lib.byu.edu/news)

“Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission,” Jan. 30-31, times vary, select Megaplex Theatres, $7.23-$10.98 (megaplextheatres.com)

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

“A Silent Voice,” Jan. 28 and 31, 7 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $9.64-$11.78 (megaplextheatres.com); and Jan. 28 and 31, times vary, select Cinemark Theatres, $9.50-$11.50 (cinemark.com)

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

“Who Will Write Our History,” Jan. 27, 7 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $7.23-$11.78 (megaplextheatres.com)

“The Wizard of Oz,” Jan. 27, 2 p.m.; Jan. 30, 7 p.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $6-$9.75 (cinemark.com/tcm-2019)

BOOK SIGNINGS

The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright, author and illustrator of “Lola Dutch When I Grow Up,” Jan. 26, 2 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

Benchmark Books, 3269 S. Main, Thomas Wayment, author of “The New Testament — A Translation for Latter-day Saints: A Study Bible,” Jan. 30, 5:30 p.m. (801-486-3111 or benchmarkbooks.com)

Provo City Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, Carol Lynch Williams, author of “Once I Was a Beehive,” Jan. 29, 7 p.m.; and Emily Butler, author of “Freya and Zoose,” Jan. 30, 7 p.m. (provolibrary.com/authorlink)

ART CLASSES

Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, watercolor class for adults, Mondays, Jan. 28-March 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $70; and intermediate photography class, Mondays, Jan. 28-March 4, 6:30-8 p.m., $60 for adults and high school age youths (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

ART GALLERIES

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

Gallery MAR, 436 Main, Park City, “Let’s Get Going,” by Michael Kessler and R. Nelson Parrish, on display Jan. 25-Feb. 16 (435-649-3001)

Hogle Zoo, 2600 Sunnyside Ave., “World of the Wild,” by various artists, on display Jan. 26-March 10 (801-584-1700 or hoglezoo.org)

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, “Shady Acres,” by various artists, on display Jan. 25-May 25; “Ultra Force,” by Jacob Haupt, on display Jan. 25-March 3; “Neighborhood,” by Greg Caldwell, on display Jan. 25-March 16; “Under These Conditions,” by Lenka Clayton, on display Jan. 25-May 11; and “Gettin’ By,” by Mike Simi, on display Jan. 25-May 11; museum-wide opening reception Jan. 25, 7 p.m. (801-328-4201 or utahmoca.org)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS IN SALT LAKE COUNTY

Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, “Color Talks,” by Betta Inman and Joy Nunn, through Feb. 9 (801-363-4088)

David Dee Fine Arts, 1709 E. 1300 South #201, “In the High Desert,” by Maynard Dixon, through April 5 (801-581-8143)

Downtown Salt Lake, Broadway between 200 West and 200 East, “Tolerance: Salt Lake City” plakat installation, through April 8 (801-755-9137)

Finch Lane and Park Galleries at the Art Barn, 1340 E. 100 South, art by Vincent Mattina, Etsuko Kato and Bill Dunford, through Feb. 22 (801-596-5000)

Glass House, 3910 S. Highland Drive, Millcreek, art by Robert Mellor, through January (801-666-8968)

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)

Modern West Fine Art, 177 E. 200 South, “Now Showing,” by Ben Steele, through Feb. 28 (801-355-3383)

Phillips Gallery, 444 E. 200 South, art by Tom Bettin, Randee Levine and Tom Howard, through Feb. 8 (801-364-8284)

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, “Whoop Dee Doo,” directed by Matt Roche and Jaimie Warren, through March 3 (801-328-4201 or utahmoca.org)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah, “salt 14,” by Yang Yonglian, through June 2; and “The International Tolerance Project: Promoting Dialogue Through Design,” traveling poster exhibition, through June 23 (801-581-7332)

Urban Arts Gallery, 137 S. Rio Grande St., “Those Who Can’t,” by Utah art educators, through Feb. 3 (801-651-3937)

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 OUTSIDE SALT LAKE COUNTY

Arrowhead Gallery ETC, Electric Theater Center, 68 E. Tabernacle St., St. George, art by Charlie Kessner, through Jan. 31 (801-628-9592)

Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main, Bountiful, art by Katie Strader, Erin Coleman, Sarah May, Chauncey Secrist and Lara McAllister, through Feb. 15; and “Our Beautiful Mess,” by youths on the autism spectrum, through Feb. 15 (801-295-3618)

Brigham City Museum of Art and History, “All the World’s a Stage: Costumes from Utah’s Greats,” by various artists, through March 16 (435-226-1430)

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)

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

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

LIBRARIES

Riverton Library, 12877 S. 1830 West, Riverton, ballet for kids, Jan. 25, 10:15 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Glendale Library, 1375 S. Concord St., “Zen Zone,” Jan. 25, 3 p.m. (801-594-8660)

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, Pokemonth, Jan. 25, 4 p.m.; “Mini Monet” art class for children, Jan. 26, 1 p.m.; and teens read to a dog, Jan. 26, 3 p.m. (801-524-8200)

Magna Library, 2675 S. 8950 West, Magna, “Escape Room Lock-In” for teens, Jan. 25, 6:30 p.m., register at calendar.slcolibrary.org (801-943-4636)

Taylorsville Library, 4870 S. 2700 West, “Teen Tri-Wizard Tournament,” Jan. 25, 6:30 p.m., register at information desk, costumes encouraged (801-943-4636)

Whitmore Library, 2197 Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights, read to a dog, Jan. 26, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Millcreek Library, 2266 E. Evergreen Ave., East Millcreek, “Little Red and Big Bad” puppet show, Jan. 26, 11 a.m.; and read to a dog, Jan. 26, 11 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, League of Extraordinary Teens, Jan. 26, 1 p.m. (801-594-8611)

West Jordan Library, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, read to a dog, Jan. 26, 3 p.m. (801-943-4636)

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, will host auditions for “Seussical the Musical 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.

Utah Valley University is accepting submissions from writers to present at the Book Academy 2019 conference that will be held Oct. 11 in Heber City. All writers, including screenwriters, playwrights, authors, journalists, marketing experts, bloggers, video game writers, graphic novelists and education writers are invited to submit a presentation. Submissions are due by Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. Proposals should align with the purpose of Book Academy, encourage participants to increase their writing talent and inspire participants to pursue their writing goals. For more information on how to become a presenter, call 801-863-8010 or email [email protected]. Visit uvu.edu/conferences/book-academy for more information about Book Academy 2019.

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.

Walmart recently introduced a new line of grab-and-go soups for National Soup Month. The 13 new Marketside Soups are in stores nationwide, according to a news release. The soups come in 16 and 32 oz. sizes and range in price from $2.87-$4.97. The flavors are loaded potato, broccoli and cheddar, tomato bisque, split pea soup with ham, chicken tortilla, creamy chicken and wild rice, French onion, garden vegetable, vegetable beef, butternut squash, chicken bone broth, New England clam chowder and lobster bisque. Visit walmart.com and search marketside soup for more information.

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. 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. Visit mariecallenders.com for more information.

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