Weekend Express: Utah’s events planning guide
Published: January 25, 2013 05:53PM
Updated: January 26, 2013 05:32PM
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Chris Detrick | Tribune file photo Trophies made out of Legos are lined up during the Utah FIRST LEGO League Championship at the University of Utah in 2011. A qualifier for the 2014 championship is Saturday at Thanksgiving Point.

We’re here to help you plan your weekend, with best picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Go here for our Sundance coverage. Sports listings can be found here.

Morris Murdock Travel Show

Morris Murdock Travel will hold its 17th Annual Travel Show. The Travel Show will feature a variety of vendors including: tour companies, cruise lines, tourism bureaus, hotels and resorts with names like Funjet Vacations, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Holland America Line, Delta Vacations and Disney Travel Company.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 2 p.m.- 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy

Tickets • $5.00; *Children 17 and under get in free;

Southern Utah Museum of Art Hike

The southern Utah landscape will be explored by regional artists during a Southern Utah Museum of Art Hike. Hikers can join acclaimed artist Arlene Braithwaite with a Winter Art Hike at Cedar Breaks National Monument. For more information, call 435-586-5462 or visit www.suu.edu/pva/suma or contact gallery@suu.edu for reservations.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 at 10:15 a.m.

Where • Brian Head Resort, 329 S. Highway 143, Brian Head

Tickets • Free; All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult;

Logan Winterfest

Snowshoeing, snowmobiling and some inside events all highlight the festival in Logan. Visit visitloganutah.com for complete listings.

When • Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25 and 26

Where • Throughout Logan and Cache County

Tickets • Many events are free, but some require payment. Go to visitloganutah.com for more.

Winter Wonders - Snowshoe Photo Scavenger Hunt & Birdfeeder Craft

Snowshoe or walk the Ogden Nature Center trails while searching for a list of things you might have otherwise overlooked. Bring a digital camera or a phone camera to capture your discoveries. Once you have observed all the items listed, return to the education building and share your findings. If you locate everything, your reward will be to make your own winter birdfeeder to take home and attract birds to your yard. Visit ogdennaturecenter.org for information.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Where • Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden

Tickets • $6.00; $3 for ONC members;

Mushroom Springs Hike

Join the ranch curator for a moderate 4-mile hike to Mushroom Springs discussing the island’s history surrounding the use of water. Call 801-721-9569 for information.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 at 1 p.m.

Where • Fielding Garr Ranch , 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse

Tickets • Free; $9 Day-Use per vehicle (includes Davis County causeway fee;

Winter on the Rocks 4x4 and ATV rally

The Utah 4x4 Club is hosting a weekend driving on the trails in southwest Utah. Base camp will be in Hurricane. For more information, visit www.winterontherocks.com.

When • Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25 and 26.

Where • Base camp is at the Washington County fairgrounds, 5500 W. 700 South in Hurricane

Tickets • Registration is $80.

The Winter’s Tale

The Logan Youth Shakespeare will present William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale,” the story of King Leontes who loses everything to his jealousy and pride, and redemption will not come until that which was lost has been found. Call 435-752-0026 for tickets or visit

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m.

Where • First Presbyterian Church - Logan, 12 S. 200 West , Logan

Tickets • $6.00; *bit.ly/TH9 pk4

Utah Figure Skating Club

The Utah Figure Skating Club will teach ice skating at the outdoor skating rink at Station Park. The lessons are geared for first timers. Hot chocolate will be served along with basic skating skills. Snowplow Sam, the U.S. Figure Skating Club’s mascot will be there to pose for photos with skaters young and old.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Where • Station Park, I-15, Highway 89 and Legacy Parkway, Farmington

Tickets • Free

Utah First LEGO League Championship

Utah First LEGO will hold its championship. This robotics and innovation competition for kids ages 9-14 has grown exponentially since launching in Utah two years ago. Visit www.techventures.utah.edu/utfll for information.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Where • University of Utah - Olpin Union Building, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Clearfield Storytelling Festival

Clearfield City will hold its Sixth Annual Storytelling Festival that will feature 15 tellers, some as young as 11 years old-and others that have maintained their professional storyteller status for years.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Where • Clearfield Community Center, 140 E. Center St., Clearfield

Tickets • Free

Old Time Square and Contra Dance

Old Time Square and Contra Dance with Loose Shoes will perform. Musicians welcome to sit in.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • First Unitarian Church, 569 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $5 donation;

Utah State Arts Week - Masquerade Ball

Utah State University Arts Week will hold a Masquerade Ball to end the Arts Week activities. Visit arts.usu.edu/artsweek for information.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 at 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 9:30 p.m.

Where • Utah State University Kent Concert Hall, 1400 Old Main Hill, Logan

Tickets • $5.00;

Arrivals/Departures

“Arrivals/Departures” is a group show curated by loveDANCEmore, featuring dance film and video. There will be live dance performances during the Jan. 18 and Feb. 15, 2013 Gallery Strolls.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • Rio Gallery, 300 S. 455 West, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

New Roper Memorial Pipe Organ and Inaugural Concert

The Rev. John C. Wester, Bishop of the Diocese of Salt Lake City, will bless and commission the new 50-rank M.L. Bigelow pipe organ (Op. 36) during a Choral Vespers service assisted by the Choir of Saint Ambrose and Choristers from the Liturgical Studies program at J.E. Cosgriff Catholic School. Following Vespers, Dr. Clay Christiansen, Tabernacle Organist will perform an inaugural concert.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m.

Where • Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School , 2335 Redondo Ave., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Layne Meacham and Suzanne Storer Exhibit

Paintings by Layne Meacham and ceramic sculptures by Suzanne Storer will be featured in new exhibits in the Art Barn’s Finch Lane Gallery.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • Art Barn, 54 Finch Lane, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Chase McCleary Exhibit

Red Butte Garden will host Chase McCleary whose abstract paintings are based on McCleary’s love for atmospheric landscapes, open spaces and distant horizons. Visit www.redbuttegarden.org/chase_mccleary for information or call 801-585-0556.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10.00; *Red Butte Garden members are free;

Slusser Gallery Landscapes Exhibition

Slusser Gallery will offer more than 40 landscape and still life paintings by 20 different top artists from Utah, California, and the East Coast. Refreshments will be served at the Jan. 18 reception.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • Slusser Gallery, 447 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

R.T. Clark and Craig Law Exhibit

Utah State University retired faculty members R.T. Clark and Craig Law will exhibit their work in “An Exhibition by USU Emeritus Professors” Jan. 14- Feb. 8 in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall. Law received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from USU, studying photography. Clark taught photography at USU for 28 years, serving as department head of the art department as well.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • Utah State University - Chase Fine Arts Center, 4030 Old Main Hill, Logan

Tickets • Free

Utah State University Arts Week

Utah State University’s Caine College of the Arts invites community members and students to save the date for Arts Week 2012. With a variety of artistic events, including performances, concerts, exhibits and a networking event, this week is meant to connect people and programs throughout the community.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m.

Where • Utah State University , 131 Old Main Hill, Logan

Tickets • arts.usu.edu

LDS Film Festival

The SCERA Center for the Arts will host the annual LDS Film Festival, Jan. 23-26, 2013. Visit www.ldsfilmfestival.org for information. Tickets will go on sale Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at the main office of the SCERA Center for the Arts or by calling 801 225-ARTS.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m.

Where • SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State St., Orem

Tickets • scera.org/events/view/319

Venessa Gromek Exhibit

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art will present a new exhibition in the Locals Only Gallery, “The Sublime is Light and Easy-to-Assemble” by Venessa Gromek. Drawing on notions of the sublime in both nature and design, Gromek’s “Tents” series addresses the intersection of the outdoor industry with the aesthetics of modern sculpture. Visit utahmoca.org for information.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Where • Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Anni Stafford and Erik Heybroek Exhibit

Charley Hafen Jewelers Gallery will feature the paintings of Anni Stafford and Erik Heybroek. The combined show is The Four Seasons Represented.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 11:55 a.m.- 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Where • Charley Hafen Jewelers Gallery, 1409 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Ushio Shinohara: Boxing Painter

Ushio Shinohara: Boxing Painter is an exhibition and live performance by Ushio Shinohara that corresponds with the premier of a documentary film about Ushio and his wife Noriko at Sundance Film Festival 2013 called “Cutie and the Boxer.” Visit cuartcenter.org for information.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 11:55 a.m.- 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11:55 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Where • Central Utah Art Center, 175 E. 200 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Allison Hooper, Cheese World Rock Star

Artisan Cheese Maker and “Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery” co-founder Allison Hooper makes her annual pilgrimage to Utah to entertain all you cheese lovers. Class includes cheese samples, and a glass of wine. Non-alcoholic beverages available. Visit harmonsgrocery.com for information.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Where • Harmons Bangerter Crossing, 125 E. 12800 South, Draper

Tickets • $49.00; $80 for 2;bit.ly/WWgXfR

Phantom of the Opera

The Brigham Young University Theatre and Media Arts Department will present the musical “Phantom of the Opera.” Visit bit.ly/MyZ41L for information.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Brigham Young University de Jong Concert Hall, Campus Drive and 1200 North, Provo

Tickets • $15-$25;bit.ly/VxqEwN

Side Show

Utah Musical Theatre Company will present “Side Show,” a musical based on the lives of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who make a change from being a circus act to famous stage performers in the 1930s. Visit for information utahmusicaltheatrecompany.com

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Echo Theatre, 145 N. University Ave., Provo

Tickets • $12.00; *bit.ly/12Tu4yR

Next to Normal

The Ziegfeld Theater will present the rock musical, “Next to Normal,” by composer Tom Kitt and lyricist/playwright Bryan Yorkey. Tickets are available at ZigArts.com or by calling 1-855-ZIG-ARTS.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Ziegfield Theater, 3934 Washington Blvd. , Ogden

Tickets • $12-$15;ZigArts.com

MLK Event - The Meeting Reading

A public reading of “The Meeting,” a play that depicts an imagined meeting between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X will be sponsored by the Salt Lake Community College. The play examines both men’s philosophies as each argue positions on freedom, dignity and respect for African Americans and all others who have suffered injustice. A panel discussion and reception will follow the reading.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • First Unitarian Church, 569 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

The Beast of SB Dance 2013

The Stephen Brown Dance Company will present The Beast of SB Dance 2013, a sampler concert of highlights from past and current shows. The performance will be held in the Leona Wagner Black Box theater.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 at 4 p.m.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15.00; bit.ly/Zj2uMf

CPR-AED and First Aid Class

The South Davis Recreation Center will hold a CPR-AED and First Aid class. Visit www.southdavisrecreation.com or call 801-298-6220 for information.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 at 8 a.m.

Where • South Davis Recreation Center, 550 N. 200 West, Bountiful

Tickets • $85.00; $75 for members;bit.ly/WdQAgN

Of the Siren and the Sky

Of the Siren and the Sky is the first proper museum exhibition on the career of Siren Bliss, a Salt Lake City native who, by his own account, has made more than 80,000 artworks. Curated by Triple Candie, the presentation includes recreations of the artist’s drawings and sculptures, posters containing statements by him, and photographs and objects related to his life story. Visit utahmoca.org for information.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Where • Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Mike Disfarmer: Cleburne County Portraits

A small town photographer from Heber Springs, Ark., Mike Disfarmer used glass plate negatives to create snapshot size photographs as keepsakes for the local community. The stark minimalism of his studio backdrops, especially those used during the 1930’s and through the war years, effectively isolate his subjects and in doing so create intimate, deeply human portraits of them.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $7.00; *U. of U. students, staff and faculty are free;

The Voice of the Prairie

The Grand Theater will present “The voice of the Prairie” the story of an old hobo, named Poppy and his young traveling companion, Davey Quinn. It is the early 1890’s and itinerant story tellers like Poppy are the voices of the prairie. Years later, Davey is discovered by a radio entrepreneur while he is telling stories about Poppy and Frankie, a blind girl he rescued from a cruel father. Quinn becomes famous on a radio as the Voice of the Prairie. Frankie re-enters his life and the FCC threatens them all for broadcasting without a license. Visit www.the-grand.org for information.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Community College Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10-24;bit.ly/OvSXaf

Salt Lake Fraternal Order of Eagles Charity Steak Night

Salt Lake Fraternal Order of Eagles #67 will hold a Charity Steak Night. All proceeds benefit the Utah Eagles State Cancer Fund. Salt Lake Eagles will provide live music and hold raffles throughout the evening. Call 801-972-1595 for information.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 at 6 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Eagles, 1104 W. 2100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $8.00; *

Amy Ringholz Exhibit

Amy Ringholz will bring a new exhibition of her own “Kingdom” of animals. Ringholz has established herself as one of the must-have artists for collectors in the West. Her energetic canvases and vivid imagination combine to create an inspired array of animals, each with their own playful personalities.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Where • Gallery MAR, 436 Main St., Park City

Tickets • Free

James Burnes Sculpture

Featured artist James Burnes has installed a public artwork in downtown Park City, Utah. “Flaco,’ created in 2010, is a life-sized horse sculpture, created with CorTen steel and wood, and sealed to protect the artwork from elemental decay.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Where • Gallery MAR, 436 Main St., Park City

Tickets • Free

Super Paw Showdown!

The Humane Society of Utah and Salt Lake County Animal Services are going head-to-head in an adoption competition the weekend before the Big Game. Each team is competing to see who can adopt the most animals before the weekend ends. But who really wins? The homeless pets! Pick your new “team member” at either the Humane Society of Utah or Salt Lake County Animal Services.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 from 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Where • Humane Society of Utah, 4242 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City

Willam Christensen Ballet West Archive

The new Willam Christensen Ballet West Archive will be presented with a lecture and reception. The lecture will be moderated by KUER’s Ken Verdoia and will feature Ballet West’s artistic director Adam Sklute and ballet master Bruce Caldwell. Contact Judy Jarrow for more information at judy.jarrow@utah.edu and 801-581-3421.

When • Sunday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m.

Where • University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library, 295 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Day of Remembrance for Downwinders

The Utah Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons will hold its Second Annual Day of Remembrance for Downwinders. Jan. 27th will mark the 62nd anniversary of the first nuclear weapons test in Nevada. The event will feature music, prayers, and remembrances honoring the sacrifices of downwinders and give added impetus to the ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

When • Sunday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m.

Where • First Baptist Church of Salt Lake, 777 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

MUSIC • Listings by David Burger

Pinback

Spotlight Show • The San Diego-based indie-rock band will bring its tour in support of its newest release “Information Retrieved” with special guests Judgement Day, and singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist Rob Crow said in a phone interview that Salt Lake City is “one of my favorite places to play.” The hirsute musician has also worked in projects such as Heavy Vegetable, Physics, Optiganally Yours and Thingy, and returns to work with Pinback every several years. “There’s no excuse for boredom,” Crow said. “I’ll be playing until my arms fall off. I want to do this as much as possible.” The reason for being a chef in so many different kitchen is simple, he said. “I like to work with varied groups of people,” he said. “People who challenge me with things I’ve never thought of ... [There is] no typical way to write a song.”

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 at 9 p.m.

Where • The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15 in advance, $20 day of, at SmithsTix

Paul Oakenfold

The perennial trance and house DJ is taking the stage in Park City to help wind down the final weekend of the Sundance Film Festival.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 10 p.m.

Where • Star Bar, 268 Main St., Park City

Tickets • $75 at starbarutah.com

George Strait

The country stalwart is making a stop in Salt Lake City as part of his “The Cowboy Rides Away” tour. Strait will be accompanied by special guest Martina McBride.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $69.50-$89.50 at SmithsTix.com

Joshua James

The local alternative rock and folk artist is coming to Salt Lake City. Jay William Henderson is set to open.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m.

Where • Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10 at 24Tix.com

Sum 41

The 90s alternative rockers are still at it having released an album in 2011 titled “Screaming Bloody Murder.” They will be performing in Salt Lake City with openers I Am Dynamite and Hunter Valentine.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m.

Where • The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $21-$28 at SmithsTix.com

Wax Tailor

The French hip-hop producer is on tour supporting his latest album “Dusty Rainbow from the Dark,” which was released in September 2012.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 9 p.m.

Where • The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $12 advance, $15 day of show; at SmithsTix.com

Head for the Hills

The Colorado-based bluegrass band will perform. Salem will open.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 9 p.m.

Where • The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15 at thestateroomslc.com

Hang Time

The local band, fronted by Will Sartain, is celebrating the release of its debut album.

When • Friday, Jan. 25 at 9 p.m.

Where • The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $5 at 24Tix.com

Ke$ha

The latter part of 2012 was a busy time for Ke$ha. She released a memoir (“My Crazy Beautiful Life”) and a new album called, “Warrior.”

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m.

Where • Park City Live, 427 Main St., Park City

Tickets • $75 at SmithsTix.com

Tommy Emmanuel

Two-time Grammy nominated guitarist Tommy Emmanuel will perform Saturday night.

When • Saturday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m.

Where • Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. President’s Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15 at KingTix.com

MOVIES

The Sundance Film Festival is the cinematic highlight in Utah this weekend, but there are some Hollywood releases for the metroplexes, too. Click here to find show times and reviews.

TELEVISION • Listings by Scott D. Pierce

It was sort of a surprise when Starz announced that the upcoming season of Spartacus (Friday, 10 p.m., Star) would be the last — but it wasn’t an unpleasant surprise.

Far too often, shows drag on too long. And in the case of “Spartacus,” we all know how this is going to end, so extending it doesn’t make much sense. One more season does make sense. If you don’t know how it ends, I won’t tell you here. But, geez, you don’t know how it ends?

Friday on TV …

Shakespeare Uncovered (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Ethan Hawke investigates the true story behind “Macbeth’s” murderous Thane of Cowdor.

NBA (8:30 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Lakers

Saturday on TV …

U.S. Figure Skating championships: Pairs free and dance free skate (1 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5); ladies short program and free skate (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5)

Men’s college basketball: Louisiana Tech at Utah State (7 p.m., KMYU); BYU at Portland (8:30 p.m., ESPNU)

Ripper Street (7 and 10 p.m., BBC America): A toy maker is beaten to death.

Women’s college gymnastics (7 p.m., BYUtv): Boise State at BYU

An Idiot Abroad 3 (7 p.m., Science Channel): Karl Pilkington and Warwick Davis experience laughing yoga and get parts in a Bollywood film.

NBA (7:30 p.m., NBATV and ROOT): Indiana Pacers at Utah Jazz

The New Normal (10 p.m., Ch. 30): Turns out that nobody’s gaydar is functioning particularly well.

Saturday Night Live (10:30 p.m., Ch. 30): Adam Levine hosts; Kendrick Lamar performs.

Sunday on TV …

U.S. Figure Skating championships: Men’s free skate (1 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5); ladies short program and free skate (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5)

NFL Pro Bowl (5 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Meaningless all-star game.

The Simpsons (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Homer and Marge try to decide who will get custody of the kids if something happens to them.

Men’s college basketball (7 p.m., P12N): Stanford at Utah

The Good Wife (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Alicia is presented with a risky, career-changing offer.

The Makeover (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): In this Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie based on George Bernard Shaw’s play “Pygmalion,” a consultant transforms a beer vendor into a congressional candidate.

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): The Crawleys face even more trials.

The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A 25-year-old cold case has ties to Red John.

Girls (10 p.m., HBO): Hannah makes friends with a junkie.

Shameless (10 p.m., Showtime): The family learns there’s a sex offender in their neighborhood.

Enlightened (10:30 p.m., HBO): Levi escapes for a night of debauchery.

House of Lies (11 p.m., Showtime): Marty and Clyde woo a Las Vegas casino mogul.

Californication (11:30 p.m., Showtime): Karen discovers Hank in a compromising position.