Phil Provenio
Comedian Jim Breuer will perform Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Complex in Salt Lake City.

MUSIC/DANCE

Festival Lounges, Feb. 1-3, 7 and 10 p.m., Copper Common, 111 E. 300 South, free (801-355-0543 or coppercommon.com/home)

Festival Lounges, Feb. 1-3, 7 and 10 p.m., East Liberty Tap House, 850 E. 900 South, free (801-441-2845 or eastlibertytaphouse.com)

Avant Vespers, Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, 50 W. 200 North, Provo, free, donations accepted (christianasplund.xyz/shows)

“Symphonie Fantastique” with the Utah Symphony, Feb. 1-2, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $15-$85 (801-533-6683 or utahsymphony.org)

Vocal Point, Feb. 2, 2 and 7 p.m.; Feb. 6, 7 p.m., Conference Center Theater, Temple Square, $12 (lds.org/events)

Margo Cilker and Field Heat with An American Forrest, Feb. 3, 6 p.m., Satori Sound Garden, 934 E. 2700 South, donations accepted (search “Satori Sound Garden Concerts” on Facebook)

Heart to Mouth, Feb. 4, 7 p.m., Union Event Center, 235 N. 500 West, $25-$30 (theunioneventcenter.com)

Evening in Brazil, Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Formosan Violin-Piano Duo, Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, Weber State University, Ogden, $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and military, $4.50 for students (weber.edu/artscalendar)

Andrew Scotchie and the River Rats, Feb. 5, 8 p.m., The Prohibition, 151 E. 6100 South, Murray, free (andrewscotchiemusic.com/tour)

CJ Drisdom Quintet, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Paris Monster with Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers, Feb. 6, 8 p.m., The State Room, 638 S. State, $12 (801-596-3560 or thestateroom.com)

Bruce Cockburn, Feb. 7-9, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $35-$65 (435-649-9371 or egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

GETTING OUT

LingoFest, Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Feb. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Stewart Stadium, 3870 S. Stadium Way, Weber State University, Ogden, $60 for general (weber.edu/lingofest)

Date Your Mate Marriage Celebration, Feb. 1, 6-9:30 p.m., Viridian Event Center 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, $12-$20 (385-468-4835 or extension.usu.edu/relationships/date-your-mate)

Chinese New Year Celebration, Feb. 2, 1-4 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (thecountylibrary.org/specialevents)

American Red Cross Lifeguard Course: Basic Water Rescue, CPR and First Aid, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 5-28, 6:30-9 p.m., Wildcat Center Room 101B and Swenson Pool, Weber State University, Ogden, $165 for general, $155 for WSU students and staff (weber.edu/aquatics/lifeguard.html)

“Free Press = Free Society: Why Journalism Matters,” Feb. 5, 7-8:30 p.m., Tyler Library, 8041 S. 55 West, Midvale, (801-943-4636 or calendar.slcolibrary.org/events)

“1 Million Cups,” Feb. 6, 9-10 a.m., Weber State University Downtown, 2314 Washington Blvd., Ogden, free (801-626-7232 or 1millioncups.com/ogden)

“$1 Winter Wednesday,” Feb. 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, $1 (801-596-8500 or tracyaviary.org)

Utah Boat Show and Watersports Expo, Feb. 7-10, times vary, Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S. State, Sandy, $9-$10 per day, $18 for four-day pass (801-485-7399 or greenband.com/boat)

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

“Illumination: New Play Readings,” Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, Allred Theater, Weber State University, Ogden, $13 for general, free for WSU students with ID (weber.edu/artscalendar)

“A Lie of the Mind,” Feb. 5-9, 7:30 p.m., Caine Lyric Theatre, 28 W. Center, Logan, $8-$13 for general, free for USU students with ID, children under 6 not allowed (theatre.usu.edu/performances/current)

“The Cake,” Feb. 6-March 10, dates and times vary, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $26-$41, contains adult themes according to saltlakeactingcompany.org (801-363-7522 or saltlakeactingcompany.org)

“Comedy of Errors,” Feb. 6-16, dates and times vary, Harris Fine Arts Center, Nelke Theatre, BYU, Provo, $6-$8 (801-422-2981 or arts.byu.edu)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

“A Streetcar Named Desire,” Feb. 1-2, 7 p.m., CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville, $15 (801-298-1302 or centerpointtheatre.org)

“Spamalot,” Feb. 1-2, 7:30 p.m., Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna, $10-$12 (801-347-7373 or empresstheatre.com)

“Wonderland,” Feb. 1-2, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 2, 2 p.m., Harris Fine Arts Center, de Jong Concert Hall, BYU, Provo, $20-$26 (801-422-2981 or arts.byu.edu)

“The Wizard of Oz,” through Feb. 2, Hale Centre Theatre, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, sold out, call for details (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)

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

Jim Breuer, Feb. 6, 7 p.m., The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, $27.50-$49.50 (801-528-9197 or thecomplexslc.com)

SPECIAL MOVIE SCREENINGS

“Bohemian Rhapsody” singalong, Feb. 2, 11:15 a.m., Megaplex Thanksgiving Point, 2935 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, $13.08-14.14 (megaplextheatres.com)

“Carmen” Met Opera, Feb. 2, 10:55 a.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $16-$25 (cinemark.com); and Feb. 2, 10:55 a.m.; Feb. 6, 1 and 6:30 p.m.; and Feb. 9, 12:55 p.m., Jordan Commons, 9335 S. State, Sandy, and Megaplex Pineview, 2376 E. Red Cliffs Drive, St. George, $17.02-$21.42 (801-304-4577 or megaplextheatres.com)

“The Hitch-Hiker,” Feb. 4, 7 p.m., Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, free (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

“The Matinee Idol,” Feb. 7-8, 7:30 p.m., Organ Loft, 3331 Edison St., $5-$6 (801-485-9265 or edisonstreetevents.com)

Pasifika Film Fest, Feb. 1-3, times vary, The Gateway, 400 W. 100 North, free-$20 (pasifikafirstfridays.com)

“Paths of Glory,” Feb. 7, 6 p.m., Shepherd Union, Wildcat Theater, Weber State University, Ogden, free (weber.edu/History/historyfilmfestival.html)

“Rear Window,” Feb. 5, 10 a.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $2 (801-255-2787 or scera.org)

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

BOOK SIGNINGS

Provo City Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright, author and illustrator of “Lola Dutch: When I Grow Up,” Feb. 2, 2 p.m. (provolibrary.com/authorlink)

Millcreek Community Center, 2266 E. Evergreen Ave., publishers Doug and Kathryn Jones will present “How to Sell Your Book in 2019,” Feb. 6, 7 p.m. (801-664-0433)

ART CLASSES

“Familiarte: Snow Days at Shaw Gallery,” Feb. 2, 10 a.m.-noon, Shaw Gallery, Kimball Arts Center, Weber State University, free (weber.edu/artscalendar)

“Let Us Drink the Holy Wine of Happiness: Sacred Art and the Hopes We Share” presentation with Andrew Kosorok, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Cathedral, 231 E. 100 South, free, presentation followed by Q&A and tour of Cathedral undercroft (interfaithroundtable.org)

ART GALLERIES

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

Arrowhead Gallery ETC, Electric Theater Center, 68 E. Tabernacle St., St. George, art by Dave Hammaker, on display through February (801-628-9592)

Julie Nester Gallery, 1280 Iron Horse Drive, Park City, “Los Angeles” and the “White Series” sculptures by Guy Dill, opening reception Feb. 1, 6 p.m.; on display Feb. 1-26 (435-649-7855)

Meyer Gallery, 305 Main, Park City, art by Brian Kershisnik, on display Feb. 6-16 (435-649-8160)

Red Cliff Gallery, 220 N. 200 East, St. George, Fiber Arts Show, on display Feb. 4-March 1 (redcliffgallerysuag.com)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah, “The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West,” traveling exhibit; on display Feb. 1-May 26 (801-581-7332)

Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, “The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad. The Railroad Helped Build America.” 60-panel exhibit, on display through February (801-943-4636)

Weber State University, Shepherd Union Building, Ogden, “Hidden Figures: Black Herstory,” opening reception Feb. 5, 3 p.m.; on display through February (801-626-6000)

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)

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

Horne Fine Art, 142 E. 800 South, group exhibition by Ryan Cannon, Phyllis Horne, Karen Horne, Jamie Wayman and Ken Baxter, through February ( 801-533-4200)

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; “Ultra Force,” by Jacob Haupt, through March 3; “Neighborhood,” by Greg Caldwell, through March 16; “Under These Conditions,” by Lenka Clayton, through May 11; “Gettin’ By,” by Mike Simi, through May 11; and “Shady Acres,” by various artists, through May 25 (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)

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; 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, though 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)

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

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)

Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, 33rd Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, “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

“Scales and Tails,” Feb. 2, 11 a.m.- noon and 1-2 p.m., Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, $12.50 for general, $10 for seniors, free for members and children under 1 (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.org)

“Be Free to Love Yourself,” Feb. 2, 1-2:30 p.m., The Rhythm Dance Academy, 19 N. Main, Tooele, $25-$30, for teen girls ages 12-18 (801-793-1208 or search “Femme, Tooele on Eventbrite)

Chinese New Year Celebration, Feb. 2, 1-4 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (thecountylibrary.org/specialevents)

Punch-and-Judy show, Feb. 2, 2 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, free, donations welcome (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

“Style for Girls,” Mondays, Feb. 4-March 25, 4-5:15 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, $25 for girls in grades 6-9, no class Feb. 18 and March 4 (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.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)

LIBRARIES

Corinne and Jack Sweet Library, 455 E. F St., “Lego Mindstorm Robotic Explorers for tweens,” Feb. 1, 3:30 p.m., register online at events.slcpl.org/events (801-594-8651)

Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, bilingual storytime, Feb. 2, 10 a.m.; and a free screening of “The Princess and the Frog,” Feb. 2, 4 p.m. (435-615-5600 or parkcitylibrary.org)

Murray Library, 166 E. 5300 South, Murray, Harry Potter Extravaganza, Feb. 2, 11 a.m.; and a storytelling workshop for youths in grades 2-12, Feb. 2, 1 p.m. (801-264-2580)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, read to a dog, Feb. 2, 1 p.m.; and Chinese New Year celebration, Feb. 2, 2 p.m. (801-594-8611)

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, read to a dog, Feb. 2, 1 p.m.; and card games for tweens and teens, Feb. 2, 3 p.m. (801-524-8200)

Millcreek Library, 2266 E. Evergreen Ave., East Millcreek, read to a dog, Feb. 2, 3 p.m. (801-943-4636)

West Valley Library, 2880 W. 3650 South, West Valley City, “Crafty Teens: Duct Tape Construction,” Feb. 2, 3:30 p.m. (801-943-4636)

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

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 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.

The Bountiful Davis Art Center recently announced its fifth annual Plein Air Competition. Traditional painting participants must bring their unpainted canvases and surfaces to the art center between Feb. 9 and Feb. 16 for stamping. Non-traditional media, including embroidery, collage and sculpture, is also being accepted this year. Artists may enter up to five pieces. The entry fee is $10 per piece. Art must be created on-site and primarily outdoors anywhere in Utah between Feb. 9 and Feb. 23. Artists must bring their completed pieces to the art center by Feb. 23. Submitted pieces will be on display at the center March 1-29. For more information about the competition, contact Bountiful Davis Art Center at 801 295-3618 or info@bdac.org. Visit bdac.org/plein-air-competition for
 additional details.

The Old Spaghetti Factory at Trolley Square, 189 Trolley Square, is offering dinner to federal furloughed employees and their families. Employees can bring in their federal work ID to the Trolley Square location for a voucher that entitles them to a three-course dinner from the classic pasta menu, according to a news release. The offer will be good through Feb. 14 at the Trolley Square location. Claimant must be a full-time furloughed employee of the federal government. Visit trolleysquare.com/the-old-spaghetti-factory for more information about the restaurant.

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 cedarcityartscouncil@gmail.com or visit cedarcityartscouncil.org/support/quick-grants.

Marie Callender’s, with locations in Salt Lake City and Layton, recently announced their “Whole Pie To Go” sale will run through 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.

Utah Community Action recently announced that their Central Kitchen location served its 2 millionth meal at the end of 2018. The South Salt Lake kitchen serves over 5,000 meals a day to children, according to a news release. The organization invites the community to make non-perishable donations to support the vulnerable populations amid the government shutdown. Pantries are at the following locations: Redwood Food and Resource Center, 3060 S. Lester St., West Valley City; Copperview Food and Resource Center, 8446 S. Harrison Street, Midvale, Utah Community Action administration office, 1307 S. 900 West or any Utah Food Bank partners. For more information on how to help, visit utahca.org/donate.

Utah Food Services and RubySnap recently donated meals to Salt Lake’s unpaid TSA officers during the government shutdown. According to a news release, 300 sack lunches were offered to TSA to help supplement Salt Lake City’s airport security volunteers. Many other restaurants and food service groups are also donating meals to furloughed employees. Visit utahfoodservices.com for more information about the company.

Note: This list is not all-inclusive, and events and prices are subject to change. To submit an event listing, email features@deseretnews.com.