Heritage Jazz Festival, May 10, 1-9 p.m., 25th Street and Grant Avenue, Ogden, free (facebook.com/AmpedARTS)
Spring concert with Ballet West Academy and Gifted Music School Conservatory Orchestra, May 10-11, 7 p.m.; May 11, 2 p.m., Marriott Center for Dance, 330 S. 1500 East, room 106, $18 (giftedmusicschool.org)
Ballet West Choreographic Festival, May 10-11, 7:30 p.m.; May 11, 2 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, $49.50-$59.50, children under age 8 not admitted (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)
“Hank Williams: Lost Highway,” May 10-11, 7:30 p.m.; May 11, 2 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins, Washington County, $30 (kayentaarts.com)
“Tanner Gift of Music” with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, Utah Symphony, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Megan Hilty, May 10, 7:30 p.m., Conference Center, Temple Square, free (801-570-0080 or ChurchofJesusChrist.org/Events)
Dee-Dee Darby Duffin, May 11, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)
“Star Wars: A New Hope” in concert, May 11 and 13, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $31.90-$95.30 (801-533-6683 or utahsymphony.org)
Jazz Arts Celebration with Night Star Jazz Orchestra, May 11, 7:30 p.m., Ogden High School, 2828 Harrison Blvd., Ogden, free, fundraiser for OHS Bands (facebook.com/nightstarjazzorchestra)
JD Hunter, Benjamin Noyes and Jed Moss, May 13, 7 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., free (utahyouthsymphony.org)
Walk Off the Earth, May 14, 7 p.m., The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, $36-$186 (depotslc.com)
Aaron Ashton Group, May 15, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)
Cub Sport with Divorce Court, May 16, 7 p.m., The Gateway, Olympic Plaza, 400 W. 100 South, free (801-456-0000 or shopthegateway.com)
“Poetry and Prose Potluck,” May 16, 7:30 p.m., University of Utah, Union Building, Little Theatre, free (babcockperformingreaders.org)
Tulip Festival, May 10-11, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, Ashton Gardens, 3900 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, $15-$25, free for members, ticketed event (801-768-2300 or thanksgivingpoint.org)
“AutCon: An Unconventional Convention for Adults With Autism,” May 10, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Scenic View Academy, 5455 N. 250 West, Provo, $25-$35 (svacademy.org/autcon)
Heritage Festival of 150th Anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad, May 10-11, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Ogden's Historic 25th Street and Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, free (ogdencity.com)
Golden Spike Anniversary Celebration at The Gateway, May 10, 5-10 p.m., The Gateway, 400 W. 200 South, free (spike150.org/events)
“Fly With the Flock” Fun Run and Pancake Breakfast, May 11, 8 a.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, $28 for adults, $16 for children ages 12 and younger (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)
Spring Plant Sale, May 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre, 2280 E. Red Butte Canyon Road, free entry; May 10, 1-8 p.m. for members only (redbuttegarden.org/spring-plant-sale)
Anniversary Party, May 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, Museum of Natural Curiosity, 3605 Garden Drive, Lehi, $20 for general, $15 for children ages 3-12 and seniors, free for members (801-768-2300 or thanksgivingpoint.org)
Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire, May 11-12, 18 and 25-27, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; May 18, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., 400 N. Pioneer Road, Marriott-Slaterville, Weber County, $12 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-12, free for children ages 5 and under, $2 discount for seniors, students, first responders, military and patrons in Renaissance costume (801-458-2925 or utahrenfest.com)
Amazing Earthfest, May 11-18, various locations in Kanab, times vary, free, $20 voluntary registration fee encouraged (435-644-3735 or amazingearthfest.com)
“The Planet We Call Home: Form in Nature,” May 13, 6-7:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, Peery Education Building, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 3-12, free for members (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org/calendar)
Artist Dance Project fundraiser, May 14-16, 3:30-7 p.m., Artistic Dance Project, 564 W. 700 South, Suite 103, Pleasant Grove, free open classes, donations support Bundled Blessings Fertility (artistic.dance/open-house)
“Magic on the Sidewalk” Chalk Festival, May 15-18, times vary, Bountiful Main Street, between 100 North and 300 South, free (kidsfindjoy.org)
“Cold — Susan Powell Case Files: The Untold Story,” May 16, 4 and 8 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $24.50-$54.50 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)
Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Celebration, May 10-12, times vary, Golden Spike National Historical Park, 6200 N. 22300th St. West, Corinne, Box Elder County, $10-$125, limited tickets available for May 12 (spike150.org)
EAA Chapter 753: “Flying Start,” May 18, 9:30 p.m., Spanish Fork Airport, Hangar 74, 2050 N. 300 West, Spanish Fork, free for adults, preregistration required, space is limited (753.eaachapter.org/events.htm)
“Grease,” May 10-25, dates and times vary, Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, $44-$71, contains some vulgar language, some drinking, smoking and discussions of sex (801-581-6961 or pioneertheatre.org)
“She Loves Me,” May 10-25, dates and times vary, Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna, $12 for general, $10 on Thursdays (801-347-7373 or empresstheatre.com)
“West Side Story,” May 16-June 8, dates and times vary, The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, $17-$23 for adults, $14-$20 for seniors, $9-$12 for military (801-957-3322 or grandtheatrecompany.com)
“Aladdin,” May 10-12, times vary, Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $30-$145 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)
“Silent Dancer,” May 10-12, times vary, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $41, contains adult themes (saltlakeactingcompany.org)
“Sweetheart Come,” through May 18, dates and times vary, Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South, $20; for mature audiences only (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)
“Glorious!” through May 25, dates and times vary, Covey Center, 425 W. Center, Provo, $14-$16 (801-852-7007 or coveycenter.org)
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” through June 1, dates and times vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $15-$17 for adults, $14-$16 for military, students and seniors, $10-$12 for children ages 12 and younger (801-393-0070 or terraceplayhouse.com)
“A Lad ‘n’ His Magic Lamp,” through June 1, dates and times vary, The Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $16 for adults, $12 for students, seniors andx military, $10 for children ages 2-12 (801-355-4628 or theobt.org)
“Steel Magnolias,” through June 1, dates and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $36-$48 for adults, $18-$24 for youths ages 5-17, children under age 5 not permitted (801-984-9000 or hct.org)
“Freezin’,” through June 8, 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)
“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” through June 15, 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)
“Tuck Everlasting,” through June 15, dates and times vary, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $18-$24 for adults, $14-$16 for children ages 4-11 (801-226-8600 or haletheater.org)
“Matilda,” through June 15, dates and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $25-27 for adults, $19-$21 for children ages 4-11, children under age 5 not permitted (801-984-9000 or hct.org)
NEW MOVIES IN THEATERS THIS WEEK
“Ash is Purest White” — A story of violent love within a time frame spanning from 2001 to 2017. 136 minutes; not rated; Broadway.
“The Chaperone” — In the early 1920s, a Kansas woman finds her life forever changed when she accompanies a young dancer on her fame-seeking journey to New York City. 103 minutes; not rated; in general release.
“Hail Satan?” — A look at the quick rise and influence of the controversial religious group known as the Satanic Temple. 95 minutes; R (graphic nudity, and some language); Tower.
“The Hustle” — Female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, team up to take down the dirty rotten men who have wronged them. 94 minutes; PG-13 (appeal for crude sexual content and language); to be reviewed by Josh Terry.
“Pokemon Detective Pikachu” — In a world where people collect Pokemon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective. 104 minutes; PG (action/peril, some rude and suggestive humor and thematic elements); to be reviewed by Josh Terry.
“Poms” — A comedy about a group of women who form a cheerleading squad at their retirement community, proving that you're never too old to “bring it!” 91 minutes; PG-13 (language/sexual references); in general release.
“Red Joan” — The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy. 111 minutes; R (brief sexuality/nudity); in general release.
“Resilience and the Last Spike” — While camping with her family, a young adventurer tries to discover the mystery of workers on the transcontinental railroad. 90 minutes; not rated; in general release.
“Tolkien” — The film explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. 112 minutes; PG-13 (sequences of war violence); to be reviewed by Josh Terry.
SPECIAL MOVIE SCREENINGS
“Batman and Robin,” May 14, 7 p.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $9.50-$11.50 (cinemark.com); additional 4 p.m. showing at Century 16 Sandy Union Heights, 7670 S. Union Park Ave., Cottonwood Heights
“Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel,” May 14, 7 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free (utahfilmcenter.org)
“The Invincible Czars: Phantom of the Opera,” May 11, 7 p.m., Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, $20 (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)
Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmelites,” May 11, 10 a.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $17-$25 (cinemark.com); and May 11, 10 a.m., and May 15, 12:50 and 6:30 p.m., Jordan Commons, 9335 S. State, Sandy, $17.14-$21.42 (801-304-4577 or megaplextheatres.com)
“Sabrina,” May 14, 10 a.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $2 (801-225-2787 or scera.org)
“Saga of Tanya the Evil,” May 16, 7:30 p.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $9.50-$11.50 (cinemark.com)
”Spite Marriage,” May 16-17, 7:30 p.m., Organ Loft, 3331 S. Edison St., $5-$6 (801-485-9265 or edisonstreetevents.com)
“The Tragedy of Richard the Second,” May 11, noon, Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, $15-$20 (ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk)
“Union Pacific,” May 15, 7 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, free, pre-film discussion with film historian James D’Arc (utahfilmcenter.org)
BOOK SIGNINGS AND EVENTS
Benchmark Books, 3269 S. Main, Brent M. Rogers, Brett D. Dowdle, Mason K. Allred and Gerrit J. Dirkmaat, editors of “The Joseph Smith Papers, Documents, Vol. 8: February-November 1841,” May 16, 5:30 p.m. (801-486-3111 or benchmarkbooks.com)
The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Tom Wharton, author of “It Happened in Utah: Stories of Events and People That Shaped Beehive State History,” May 10, 7 p.m.; Jay Kristoff, author of “Aurora Rising,” May 11, 2 p.m.; Karin Anderson, author of “Before Us Like a Land of Dreams,” May 14, 7 p.m.; Erin Hunter, author of “Bravelands #4: Shifting Shadows,” May 15, 7 p.m.; Leslie Miller, co-editor of “Reimagining a Place for the Wild,” with contributors Wendy Fisher and Kirk Robinson, May 16, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)
Union Grill, 315 24th St., Ogden, Dick Kreck, author of “Hell on Wheels: Wicked Towns Along the Union Pacific Railroad,” May 10, 7 p.m. (spike150.org/events)
ART CLASSES AND EVENTS
Coalville Community Arts Day, May 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., North Summit Elementary School, 240 S. Beacon Dr., Coalville, Summit County, free (pcscarts.org)
“Family Days: Kate’s Art Rocks,” May 11, 2 p.m., Southern Utah Museum of Art, Sorenson Center for the Arts, SUU, Cedar City, free (435-586-5432 or suu.edu/pva/suma)
“Arts and Healing,” May 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, Level 4 conference room, 210 E. 400 South, free (801-328-4201 or utahmoca.org)
“Art Talk” with Amanda Sanfilippo Long, executive director and curator of Fringe Projects, May 16, 7-8:30 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, free (801-328-4201 or utahmoca.org)
Anne Jespersen Fine Arts, 167 S. Main, Helper, “Spike 150: Helper and the Railroad,” by various artists, through Aug. 2 (thehelperproject.net)
Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, “Celebrate Utah,” by Art at the Main artists; “Move Over, Sir! Women Working on the Railroad” and “All Set for the West: Railroads and the National Parks,” produced by the Union Pacific Railroad Museum; “Beauty, Brawn, Commerce and Travel: Photography of U.S. Railroads,” by the Wasatch Camera Club; and “Along the Line: Contemporary Explorations of the Transcontinental Railroad,” curated by Meagan Evans and Jason Lanegan, opening reception May 10, 6 p.m.; on display through June 26 (801-965-5100)
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, “Smokey Bear” replicas of portraits by Rudolph Wendelin, on display May 13-26 (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.org)
Loge Gallery at Pioneer Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East, “Brought to you in Technicolor,” by Stephanie Hock, Rebecca Klundt, Brandt Berntson and Lindey Carter, on display May 10-25 (801-581-6961)
Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, “The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad” exhibit, through May 30 (spike150.org/statewide-events)
Red Cliff Gallery, 220 N. 200 East, St. George, “Oil Painters of America,” by various artists, through May 11 (redcliffgallerysuag.com)
Southern Utah Museum of Art, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City, “A Study of Scale,” by Kate Starling, on display May 11-July 27; and “Homage to William Shakespeare,” by Karl Momen, on display May 11-Oct. 5 (435-586-7700)
Utah Pride Center, 1380 S. Main, “Exist, Resist, Persist,” by T.K. Stephens, opening reception May 16, 6 p.m.; on display through June (utahpridecenter.org)
Woodbury Art Museum, University Place, 575 E. University Parkway, Orem, “Art of Our Century: Shadows and Light,” by Josie Bell, opening reception May 14, 6 p.m.; on display May 14-June 22 (801-863-4200)
CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS IN SALT LAKE COUNTY
Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple, 11th International Art Exhibition: “Meditations on Belief,” by various artists, through Oct. 7 (801-240-3310)
David Ericson Fine Art, 418 S. 200 West, paintings and pottery by Lee and Joe Bennion, through May 17 (801-533-8245)
Downtown Salt Lake City, places vary, “Wake the Hive” plakat installation walk, through June 22 (facebook.com/craftlakecity)
Finch Lane and Park Galleries at the Art Barn, 1340 E. 100 South, art by David LeCheminant and Horacio Rodriguez, through June 7 (801-596-5000)
The Gateway, 110 S. Rio Grande St., “Dreamscapes,” by 50 Utah artists, through May 31, $15, free for children ages 2 and younger; present a dining receipt of $20 or more from any Gateway restaurant at the “Dreamscapes” box office and receive $5 off admission for two (dreamscapesslc.org)
Modern West Fine Art, 412 S. 700 West, “New West,” by select new artists, through June 15 (801-355-3383)
Rio Gallery, 300 S. Rio Grande St., “Transcontinental: People, Place, Impact,” by various artists, through June 14 (801-245-7272)
Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, “Chicago 1968: The Whole World is Watching” by Michael Cooper, through June 14 (801-524-8200)
Southam Gallery, 152 S. Main, “May Group Show: Painting Spring,” by Ken Baxter, Richard Boyer, Josh Clare, Shanna Kunz, Lucia Herrernan and A.D. Shaw, through May 28 (801-322-0376)
Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, “Pixelations,” by Erik Jensen, through May 28 (801-965-5100)
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, “Shady Acres,” by various artists, through May 25; and “See Me,” by IHC art therapy youth artists, through June 1 (801-328-4201 or utahmoca.org)
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, through May 26; “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)
Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, “The People: The Missing Piece of John Wesley Powell’s Expeditions,” by Jack Hillers, through May 30 (facebook.com/thecountylibraryviridianwestjordanbranch)
CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS OUTSIDE SALT LAKE COUNTY
Art Around the Corner Foundation, various locations in St. George, outdoor sculpture exhibit, by various artists; on display through early 2020 (artaroundthecorner.org)
Brigham Young University Museum of Art, BYU, Provo, “Where the River Widens,” by Danae Mattes, and “Windswept,” by Patrick Dougherty, through Oct. 19; and “After Promontory,” curated by Ashlee Whitaker, through Oct. 5 (801-422-8287)
Brown Art Gallery, 274 S. Main, Springville, art by W. Bill and Marilyn Brown, Linda Paulsen, Rebecca Peery and Barbara Ward, through May (801-372-1068 or brownhousegallery.com)
Edge of the Cedar State Park Museum, 660 W. 400 North, Blanding, “Ancient Skies Through Ancient Eyes,” by Bob Maynard, through Oct. 31 (utahscanyoncountry.com)
Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd., Park City, “Chinaman’s Chance on Promontory Summit,” by Zhi Lin, and “From My Seat in the Dirt,” by Parker Jones, through June 2 (435-649-8882)
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, 650 N. 1100 East, USU, Logan, “Double Cross,” by George Stone, through July (435-797-0163)
Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, Earth Day posters, by children ages 5-12, through May 18; and “For the Birds” birdhouse exhibit, by various artists, through June 29 (801-621-7595)
Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, “Spike 50: Golden Spike Parade in 1919,” photographs from parade, through May 31 (spike150.org/statewide-events)
Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, “Round Up: Icons of the American West,” by various artists, through June 19, 2021 (801-489-2727)
“Scout Saturday: Insect Study Badge,” May 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, $20 per scout ages 5-16 (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)
“Happy Bee-day” with Wasatch Beekeepers, May 11, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, $12.50 for general, $10 for seniors (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.org)
“Ring Around the Rose: Pygmalion Productions,” May 11, 11 a.m.-noon, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $5.50 (801-355-2787 or rdtutah.org)
“Family Days: Kate’s Art Rocks,” May 11, 2 p.m., Southern Utah Museum of Art, Sorenson Center for the Arts, SUU, Cedar City, free (435-586-5432 or suu.edu/pva/suma)
“James and the Giant Peach,” through May 25, dates and times vary, Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State, $16 (801-532-6000 or uctheatre.org)
Woodland Fairy Festival, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., through June 15, Gardner Village, 1100 W. 7800 South, West Jordan, free (gardnervillage.com)
Riverton Library, 12877 S. 1830 West, Riverton, ballet class for kids ages 2-5, May 10, 10:15 a.m. (801-943-4636)
Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, “Stone Soup” puppet show, May 10, 1 p.m. (801-943-4636)
Hunter Library, 4740 W. 4100 South, West Valley City, youth employment workshop for ages 14-24, May 10, 1 p.m. (801-943-4636)
Sandy Library, 10100 S. 1405 East, Sandy, “Middle Earth Adventure” activity, May 10, 1:30 p.m. (801-943-4636)
West Valley Library, 2880 W. 3650 South, West Valley City, tulip card craft for children, May 10, 3:30 p.m.; and “Craft Teens: Cardboard Architecture,” May 11, 3:30 p.m. (801-943-4636)
Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, “Sci-Fi Friday: Electrolytes and Batteries,” May 10, 4 p.m.; and “Pre-Prom Respectful Dating” for teens in grades 7-12, May 11, 4 p.m. (801-594-8611)
Whitmore Library, 2197 E. Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights, read to a dog, May 11, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)
Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, “Trains! Trains! Trains!” craft and storytime, May 11, 11 a.m. (801-524-8200)
Millcreek Library, 2266 E. Evergreen Ave., East Millcreek, hexagon shelf craft for teens and adults, May 11, 2 p.m.; and read to a dog, May 11, 3 p.m. (801-943-4636)
Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, a free screening of “The Phantom Tollbooth,” May 11, 2 p.m. (801-229-7050)
Calvin S. Smith Library, 810 E. 3300 South, “Owl Tales,” May 11, 3 p.m. (801-943-4636)
Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, a free screening of “Zip & Zap and the Captain’s Island,” May 11, 4 p.m. (435-615-5600 or parkcitylibrary.org/calendar)
Alpine Community Theater will host auditions for “Newsies” on May 11 at the Valentine Theater, 839 E. 9th North, American Fork. Children ages 8-12 are invited to audition 9-11 a.m. The audition time for teens and adults is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Those able to tap should bring their tap shoes, according to a news release. Auditioners should bring music on an electronic device and be prepared to sing 16 measures of an upbeat song from a Broadway musical, but nothing from “Wicked” or “Hairspray.” Dance steps will be taught, so appropriate footwear is required. Callbacks will be May 14-16 by invitation. The final cast list will be posted May 17. A mandatory meeting will be Tuesday, May 21. Show dates are July 19-29. Call 801-404-0736 or visit alpinecommunitytheater.org for more information.
Wasatch Chorale, based in Orem, will host auditions Wednesday, May 15, 7-8 p.m. at the Provo Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 175 N. University Ave., Provo. For more than 40 years, the organization has provided several concerts per year, with the season running August to late May, according to wasatchchorale.org. Rehearsals are Wednesday nights during the season. The next audition will be Aug. 21. Visit wasatchchorale.org or email [email protected] to schedule an audition. Call 801-266-2600 for an audition time. The audition is also an open call. Those arriving without an audition time will be seen in the order of their arrival.
Rise Up Children’s Choir will hold auditions for the 2019-2020 season on Saturday, May 18, 1-4 p.m. Auditions will be at the American Fork Library, 64 S. 100 East, American Fork. Auditions are open to youths ages 6-18. Audtioners should bring a completed application form, a headshot and sheet music and should be prepared to sing 16-31 bars, a cappella, of music from a contemporary, pop, musical theater or inspirational song of their choice. Visit riseupchildren.com for more information and to book an audition time and access the audition form.
SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 South State, Orem, will host auditions for “Beauty and the Beast,” May 20-21, 7-9:30 p.m. All roles are available. Auditioners ages 14 and older should bring music and prepare to sing 16 bars in the style of the show, according to a news release. An accompanist or iPod playback will be available. Boys interested in the role of Chip should be between ages 8-12. Callbacks will be May 22 by invitation. Rehearsals will begin after Memorial Day. “Beauty and the Beast” will play Aug. 2-17 at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre, and Aug. 19-23 at BYU Education Week. Auditioners can register online and sign up for an appointment at scera.org/auditions.
Bank of Utah, with branches and offices statewide, recently announced that it is accepting donations of cash and nonperishable food to help “Kick Childhood Hunger,” its second annual food drive. The 17 branches and loan offices throughout the state will collect donations through May 17. According to a news release, last year the organization delivered approximately two tons of food to local charities. The goal this year is three tons. Donations will be distributed to local food pantries that help schools put food in children’s backpacks to ward off hunger during school, and to send home food with the children on weekends, according to the news release. The following nonperishable food items will be accepted: canned pasta, canned stew, canned chili, pasta sauce, canned meat, granola bars, individual fruit cups/pouches, peanut butter, macaroni and cheese, oatmeal packets, fruit snacks and peanut butter or cheese crackers. The news release noted that pantries prefer packaged and canned foods, but no glass jars. Local pantries that will benefit include Cache Community Pantry in Logan, Tremonton Community Pantry, Box Elder Food Pantry in Brigham City, Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank in Ogden, Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership, Bountiful Community Pantry, Crossroads Urban Center in Salt Lake City, Peace House in Heber, Community Action Services and Food Bank in Provo, Carbon Caring for Kids in Price and Switchpoint in St. George. For more information and a list of drop-off locations, visit bankofutah.com/kick-childhood-hunger.
The School of Nutrition Association recently announced that Jennifer Berglund, cafeteria manager at Highland Junior High School, won the 2019 West regional Manager of the Year award. According to a news release, Berglund implemented a pilot Breakfast in the Classroom program, created promotional materials to increase awareness of the program and answered questions about meal components. Due to the success of the program, BIC is being implemented in the district’s other secondary schools. Berglund will be honored at an awards ceremony in St. Louis, Missouri in July. Visit schoolnutrition.org for more information.
Bambara, 202 S. Main, will offer a brunch buffet for Mother’s Day. The restaurant, located in the Hotel Monaco, will include a variety of specials including smoked pork or spinach Benedict, grilled Scottish salmon with basil butter, Puget Sound oysters with horseradish mignonette and house-made pastries. The cost for Bambara’s Mother’s Day brunch is $55 for adults, $50 for seniors, $20 for children ages 6-12 and free for children under age 5. Visit bambara-slc.com or call 801-363-5454 for reservations.
Fleming’s, 20 S. 400 West at The Gateway, will offer a special three-course Mother’s Day menu on May 12 starting at 10 a.m. Entree selections include eggs Benedict, steak and spring vegetable quiche with filet mignon, barbecue Scottish salmon filet or a filet and lobster offering, according to a news release. Price for the special menu is $48-$60, and includes starter course options, sides to share and dessert offerings of Key lime pie or carrot cake. Call 801-355-3704 or visit flemingssteakhouse.com for reservations and more information.
Oasis Cafe, 151 S. 500 East, will serve a Mother’s Day brunch buffet on Sunday, May 12, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The cafe will offer seating on the patio, weather permitting, according to a news release. The buffet will include a prime rib carving station and chocolate fountain for dessert. The cost is $35 for adults and $18 for children ages 3-18. Dinner will also be served that evening, 5-9 p.m. Reservations are suggested. Call 801-322-0404 or visit OasisCafeSLC.com.
Stanza Italian Bistro, 454 E. 300 South, will be open for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12. Dinner will be served 4-9 p.m. In addition to the regular dinner menu, the restaurant will also offer a melon and burrata salad and crab agnolotti. Call 801-746-4441 or visit stanzaslc.com for reservations.
Texas de Brazil, 50 S. Main, will open early on Mother's Day. On Sunday, May 12, the restaurant will open at 11 a.m. and serve the full rodizio-style dinner menu all day, according to a news release. Complimentary nonalcoholic beverages and a dessert will also be offered to diners. Visit texasdebrazil.com/locations for pricing and more information.
Trio Cottonwood, 6405 S. 3000 East, will serve a special Mother’s Day brunch and dinner buffet on Sunday, May 12. The buffet, served 9 a.m.-3 p.m., is $36.99 for adults and $15.99 for children ages 7-12. The dinner, served 4-9 p.m., is $42.99 for adults and $18.99 for children. Call 801-944-8746 or visit cottonwood.triodining.com for reservations.
Veneto Ristorante Italiano, 370 E. 900 South, will celebrate Mother's Day with a special menu. Call 801-359-0708 or visit venetoslc.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].
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