Weekend Express: Utah’s events planning guide
Published: February 8, 2013 06:12PM
Updated: February 8, 2013 06:21PM
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Al Hartmann | Tribune file photo Bald eagles stand in a row on an ice patch while fishing at Farmington Bay State Waterfowl Management Area in February 2011. Bald Eagle Day is Feb. 9, 2013, and the Utah Division of Wildlife is holding watch parties in Ogden, Farmington and Corrine.

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. Sports listings can be found here.

The Art of the Brick

Nathan Sawaya is a New York-based artist who creates works out of some of the most unlikely things. His art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only toy building blocks: LEGO bricks to be exact. Visit kimballartcenter.org/upcoming-exhibitions or brickartist.com for information.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 from 12 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • Kimball Art Center, 638 Park Ave., Park City

Tickets • Free

Cory Doctorow - Author

Cory Doctorow will read and sign his new book, “Homeland.” Doctorow is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is a contributor to The Guardian, the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wired, and many other newspapers, magazines and websites.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m.

Wher Pelican Bay, Utah Lake. 242 Skipper Ln, Saratoga Springs, UT 84045 e • The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 south, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Saratoga Springs Polar Plunge

This event benefits the Special Olympics of Utah. See SOUT.ORG for registration details.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9. Registration is 10 a.m. The plunge begins at 11:30 a.m.

Where • Pelican Bay, 242 Skipper Lane in Saratoga Springs

Tickets • $10 for adult registration; $5 for students

The Vagina Monologues

Westminster College will present “The Vagina Monlogues” to increase awareness of and raise funds to combat sexual violence. The play will be held in the Courage Theatre in the Jewett Center for the Performing Arts. To purchase tickets go to bit.ly/GJmyuT or call 801-832-2457.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Jewett Center for Performing Arts, 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10.00; bit.ly/GJmyuT

Spanish Wine and Cheeses

With over 70 separate wine regions growing grapes and creating delicious wines, there is a lot to be learned from Spain. Sheral Schowe, Harmons wine educator, will lead you on a tour from the top to the bottom of Spain, as she presents six wines from six regions paired with Spanish cheeses. Call 801-428-0365 or visit harmonsgrocery.com for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8

Where • Harmons City Creek, 135 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $59.00; bit.ly/WN6tcF

Timpanogos Story Works Conference

Join the Timpanogos Storytelling Institute for the annual Story Works Conference. Held at Brigham Young University’s Conference Center, storytelling beginners, performers, educators, healers, business professionals, writers, parents and youth will enjoy workshops to improve and hone their storytelling skills, and learn more about storytelling in all its forms. Visit timpfest.org/storyworks/schedule-of-events for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 a.m.

Where • Brigham Young University Conference Center, 770 E. University Parkway, Provo

Tickets • $10-$183;bit.ly/YhYs5q

Salt Lake City Public Library’s 10th Year Celebration

In celebration of the Salt Lake City Public Library building’s 10th year, activities abound. The Children’s Department will host 10 story times, beginning at 9:45 a.m. and continuing every 45 minutes throughout the day, culminating in a birthday sing-a-long. For more information on events surrounding the ten-year celebration of the Main Library visit www.slcpl.org.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 9:45 a.m.- 4:30p.m.

Where • Main Branch of the Salt Lake City Public Library - 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

John Hunter Stout - Portraits of Nature Exhibit

John Hunter Stout will show his watercolor wildlife paintings in the “Portraits of Nature,” exhibit through Feb. 9. Stout is best known for his realistic paintings of the mountains and wildlife of the Intermountain West.

When • daily

Where • Salt Lake City Public Library - Main, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Bountiful/Davis Art Center Statewide Competition

The Bountiful/Davis Art Center will present its Statewide Competition, one of the longest-running juried visual arts exhibitions in Utah highlighting the works of Utah’s most creative visual artists. There will be an opening reception on Feb. 22, 2013. Entries will be accepted Feb. 5-9, 2013. For more information call 801-451-3660 or email info@bdac.org.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • Bountiful-Davis Art Center, 28 E. State, Farmington

Tickets • Free

Industrial Ethos Exhibit

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University will present “Industrial Ethos,” an exhibit focusing on the intrigue of the industrial environment through the work of photographer Chris Dunker, a faculty member in the Department of Art and Design at Utah State University. Visit artmuseum.usu.edu for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Where • Utah State University Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art , 650 N. 1100 East, Logan

Tickets • Free

A Valentines Evening of Elegance and Magic

Celebrate Valentine’s Day the old-fashioned way with dinner and a vaudeville style show of magic and music featuring deceptionist Richard Hatch, violinist Rosemary Hatch and pianist Shannon Lee. Dinner reservations are required by Feb. 12. For tickets and more information, call the American West Heritage Center at 435-245-6050.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m.

Where • American West Heritage Center, 4025 S. Highway 89-91, Wellsville

Tickets • $55.00; $55 per couple for dinner and the show and just $25/couple for the show only;bit.ly/XjOiNt

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, Feb. 8 from 11:55 a.m.- 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Impac Mortgage Hiring Open House

Impac Mortgage will hold an open house to interview for job positions. Interviews will be conducted on the spot and job offers will be given. Impac is looking to hire 100 new employees for their new operations center. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes. For more questions, contact Blair Carley at 949-465-3727 or at Blair.Carley@impacmail.com. More information can be found at ImpacCareers.com/Utah.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 2 p.m.- 8p.m.

Where • Sheraton City Center, 150 W. 500 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Cache Valley Center for the Arts Gallery Walk

The Cache Valley Center for the Arts kicks off 2013 with the first of six walks. This free walk will feature 12 of Cache Valley’s local businesses, galleries, and nonprofit art spaces. Start at any participating location and pick up a map; look for the businesses marked with the official yellow banner or download online at www.cachearts.org.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Where • Cache Valley Center for the Arts, 43 S. Main, Logan

Tickets • Free

Sugar House Art Walk

Local Colors will be open for the first Sugar House Art Walk of 2013. It will also be the ending reception for the White-themed group artist show. Visit www.localcolorsart.com for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Where • Local Colors, 1054 E. 2100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Interfaith Month Event - Women & Islam

The Interfaith Roundtable will sponsor a lecture and dinner with Sophia Pandya who will lecture on “Islam & Women” as part of the Interfaith Month events.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 6:45 p.m.- 8:35 p.m.

Where • Pacifica Institute Utah, 363 W. 2720 South, Suite A, Salt Lake City

Nature is for Lovers

Come to the Ogden Nature Center for an evening of wine and desserts and learn about love wildlife style! Play a fun couples guessing game about animal and plant mating rituals, meet one of Feb.’s feathered lovers and take an optional romantic night walk around the Center trails. Space is limited and pre-registration is required to 801-621-7595. Please rsvp by 4 p.m. on Feb. 7.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.

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

Tickets • $35.00; $30 per couple for members;

Eletra Casadei Fashion Collection

Southern Utah University’s Department of Theatre Arts & Dance has acquired a collection of clothing, fabrics and designs from the estate of the late fashion designer Eletra Casadei. To celebrate her legacy, there will be a mini-fashion show prior to the performances of “Chicago the Musical” at the Randall L. Jones Theatre. Admission to the fashion show is free for non-Chicago ticket holders but requires seating in the theatre’s mezzanine and once the fashion show ends, exiting the theatre. Chicago ticket holders may view the fashion show from the orchestra level.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.

Where • Southern Utah University, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City

Tickets • Free

Life of a Star

Come to the visitor center to talk about some of the many wonders of the night sky. We’ll talk about the life stages of a star, and then find examples of those things in the cold winter sky, weather permitting. Dress to spend time outside. Park entrance fees apply. Call 801-721-9569 for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.

Where • Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse

Tickets • $9 Day-Use per vehicle, which includes Davis County causeway fee;

Winter Circle: Star Walk

Take part in a ranger-guided stroll under the stars and explore the Winter Circle, a bright pattern of stars adorning our cold, Feb. sky. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 435-628-2255 information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.

Where • Snow Canyon State Park, 1002 Snow Canyon Drive, Ivins

Tickets • $6 Per Vehicle (up to 8 people);

Monarchs - The Amazing, and Vanishing, Royal Butterfly

Join Ron Hellstern from Utah Envirothon to learn about the life-cycle of the monarch butterfly, its migration story, and how local citizens can help raise-tag-release these flying “flowers” in a national citizen-science project. For more information and to RSVP call 435-654-1791.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.

Where • Wasatch Mountain State Park, Near Midway, Utah, Midway

Tickets • $5 per vehicle;

Connect - Matt Jacobson

Connect will present Matt Jacobson who will discuss the submitting artwork to galleries. Guest art critic will be Sheryl Gillilan. The Urban Arts Gallery is in the Gateway Mall. Visit utaharts.org/connect for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8 from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Where • Urban Arts Gallery, 137 Rio Grande St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Happy Little Secrets

The Echo Theatre will present Little Happy Secrets by Melissa Leilani Larson. The play begins when Claire returns from serving an LDS mission and reunites with her best friend Brennan. Claire discovers that her feelings for Brennan go deeper than friendship. As a devout Mormon, Claire struggles to understand how her feelings fit with her faith. Tickets available at www.TheEchoTheatre.com.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • $10.00; $12 at the door;www.TheEchoTheatre.com

Utah Lyric Opera - La Boheme

The Utah Lyric Opera will presents Puccini’s “La Boheme,” an opera of youth, passion, heartache and death, amid the fevor and fire of Paris’ Latin Quarter. Call 801-852-7007 or visit www.coveycenter.org for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center St., Provo

Tickets • $12-$25;bit.ly/10fJte4

The Will Rogers Follies

The Weber State University Department of Performing Arts will present “The Will Rogers Follies,” in the Allred Theater. The Will Rogers Follies combines the spectacle of the Ziegfeld Follies with the wit, charm and homespun humor of Will Rogers. Tickets are available at Dee Events Center Tickets, the Browning Center Box Office, by calling 1-801-626-7000 or at weberstatetickets.com.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Where • Weber State University - Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 3750 Harrison Blvd., Ogden

Tickets • $9-$12;

Doctor U

Travel through time and space with the Doctor and his companion, all the way to Utah circa 2013 (and beyond). The parody of “Doctor Who” is written by Mike Brown & Logan Rogan and directed by Mike Brown. For reservations, call 801-355-4628 or visit www.theOBT.org.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $8-$16;bit.ly/h5IPq9

Henry V

The Dixie State College Theatre Department will present William Shakespeare’s “Henry V,” in the Eccles Fine Arts Center Back Box Theatre. For tickets, call 435-652-7800 or visit www.dixiestatetickets.com.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Dixie State College , 225 S. 700 East, Saint George

Tickets • $10.00; bit.ly/Xzb2Hm

Chicago - The Musical

Southern Utah University’s Department of Theatre Arts & Dance will present “Chicago the Musical,” at the Randall L. Jones Theatre. The award-winning musical comedy will be directed by Brad Carroll. Call 435-586-7872 or visit www.suu.edu/arts for ticket information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City

Tickets • $10.00; *SUU students are free with valid I.D.; SUU Faculty & Staff, $8;www.suu.edu/arts

Violet

The Utah State University Department of Theatre Arts will present the musical “Violet,” the story of a woman in the 1960s on a journey searching for a televangelist preacher she believes can heal her disfiguring facial scar. This musical is rated M for Mature and is not recommended for audience members under the age of 13. For information and tickets visit the CCA Box Office, call 435-797-8022 or visit arts.usu.edu.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Caine Lyric Theatre, 28 W. Center St., Logan

Tickets • $18.00; *$10 for USU faculty and staff and free for USU students with ID;

Comedy with a Complex - A Valentine’s to Remember

Come to the Vibe at the Complex for a romantic night of all local, uncensored Comedy. Hosted by the one and only Natashia Mower and featuring Dean Weber, Andy Farnsworth, Abigail Harrison Petterborg and Steve Soelberg. Visit www.thecomplexslc.com for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • $5.00; $7 at the door;bit.ly/115Zrbn

Dreamgirls

Broadway Across America will present Dreamgirls, the story of an up-and-coming, 1960’s singing girl group, and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and fortune. Visit arttix.org for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Where • Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $30-$57.50;bit.ly/T7ulsP

LOVE: A mixed media cabaret unlocking the Science of love

PopUp@Leo will present LOVE, a mixed media cabaret featuring Deena Marie Manzanares, Austin Archer, and Robert Scott Smith. Tickets available in advance at The Leonardo Admission Desk, by calling 801-531-9800 ext. 202 or at theleonardo.org/programs/love.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 at 5 p.m.

Where • The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 south, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10.00; $5 with student ID;bit.ly/12UGwgO

Fever! Burlesque

Join us for Utah’s hottest burlesque show. The women of Fever, will heat up the stage with their many performances.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 9 p.m.- 11 p.m.

Where • Paper Moon, 3737 S. State, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $5.00;

Bald Eagle Day

The Division of Wildlife Resources will hold its annual Utah Bald Eagle Day that day. Northern Utah locations include: Salt Creek Waterfowl Management Area (Compton’s Knoll), located about northwest of Corinne. There will be a viewing at Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9

Where • Various locations. See Freewildlife.utah.gov

Tickets • Freewildlife.utah.gov

The Honey Stop Grand Opening

New shop in the downtown area, specializing in raw honey varieties from around the country, is having its Grand Opening event. Visit www.thehoneystop.com for information.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Where • 9th and 9th neighborhood and business district, 900 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Red Butte Garden Adventures - Animal Families

Come to Red Butte Garden to hear stories of the many loving animal families that live in the Garden. Test your knowledge of how animal families show love and kindness for one another, and then create a Valentine’s keepsake to share with your own loved ones. Visit www.redbuttegarden.org/Garden_adventures1 for information. Call 801-581-8454 to register.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m.

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

Tickets • $7.00; For Red Butte Garden members, $5;www.redbuttegarden.org/Garden_adventures1

Island Hikes

Come for a guided bird tour and see who calls the island home in the winter. At 1 p.m., join the curator at the Fielding Garr Ranch for a moderate four-mile hike to Mushroom Springs and a discussion on the island’s history of water use. Space is limited. Call 801-721-9569 for information.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m.

Where • Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse

Tickets • $9 Day-Use per vehicle, which includes Davis County causeway fee;

Wild Land: Thomas Cole and the Birth of American Landscape Painting

The Brigham City Museum of Art and History will present the artwork of Thomas Cole, an English-born American artist, who sought nature’s untouched grandeur to explore and paint. He was particularly drawn to the beauty of the Catskill Mountains in New York which were the setting for many of his paintings. For information, call 435-226-1439 or visit www.brighamcitymuseum.org.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 from 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • Brigham City Museum-Gallery, 24 N. 300 West, Brigham City

Tickets • Free

Utah Museum of Fine Arts - Highlights of the Collection Tour

Experience the UMFA galleries through a 30-minute tour with a docent. No pre-registration necessary.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 at 1:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • $7.00; *Children (6 & under) and UMFA members are free.;

A Flea in Her Ear

A classic French farce of marital mayhem, “A Flea in Her Ear” is Georges Feydeau’s masterpiece of mistaken identities. Visit kingsburyhall.utah.edu for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Where • Babcock Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15.00; All University of Utah students receive free tickets to the entire 2012-2013 season with a U card;bit.ly/WunlXn

Big The Musical

The Empress will present “BIG the Musical”. The classic 1988 motion picture fantasy bursts onto the stage. Purchase tickets online at www.EmpressTheatre.com.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Where • Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna

Tickets • $10.00; bit.ly/odF3tD

Valentine’s Ball

The annual Valentine’s ball, held in Provo Library’s historic ballroom, is a wonderful way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The romantic evening includes a dinner provided by Marvelous Catering, live music by CB Jazz, dancing, and a red rose for each lady. Tickets can be purchase at the Library’s Circulation Desk or by calling the Scheduling Office at 801-852-7691. Visit provolibrary.com/valentines-dance for information.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Where • Provo City Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo

Tickets • $25.00; $50 per couple;

Wesley Bell Ringer Valentine’s Dinner

Christ United Methodist Church will hold its 7th annual Wesley Bell Ringer Valentine’s dinner, dance and silent auction. The gym will be transformed into a romantic restaurant and dinner will be served by the Wesley Bell Ringers, who will also provide dinner time entertainment. The band, Stella will play after dinner. For reservations contact Jody Mattena at tabibuafrica@aol.com or 801-842-2393.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.

Where • Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $20.00; $40 per couple, $35 for alumni couple; child care and dinner for the children is provided. Please make reservations for children;

McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery Yappy Hour Fundraiser

McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery will host “The Yappy Hour; An Evening of Wine & Dog Pairing,” for Furburbia. Call 435-575-1270 or visit facebook.com/McMillenFineArt/events for information, tickets.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 from 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Where • McMillen Fine Art Photography, 1678 W. Redstone Center Drive #120, Park City

Tickets • on.fb.me/VLlajT

Dreaming of Chocolate

Millcreek Cacao Roasters Dana Brewster and Mark DelVecchio will conduct a meticulous process that transforms cacao beans into incredibly flavorful chocolate. Watch Dana and Mark’s autobiographical video plus a slideshow from their intensive immersion in Ecuador’s cacao agriculture. Harmons own National Pastry Chef award-winner Chef Adalberto Diaz will craft chocolate confections. Visit www.harmonsgrocery.com or call 801-617-0133 to register.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • $29.00; bit.ly/TtkfGs

Salt Lake Symphony’s Annual Vienna Ball

Transport yourself to old Vienna for an evening at the Salt Lake Symphony’s 27th Annual Vienna Ball. The Salt Lake Symphony and the Mark Chaney Jazz Trio will perform and there will be floor shows by the BYU Ballroom Dance Team, a full sit-down dinner, and a silent auction. Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets, 1-800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m.

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

Tickets • $85

How to Make a Rope Swing

Salt Lake Acting Company will produce the winner of the Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Award, “How to Make a Rope Swing,” the painful story of intolerance, love and forgiveness. Visit www.saltlakeactingcompany.org for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $24-$39;bit.ly/XbSk9l

MUSIC • Listings by David Burger

Emilie Autumn

“Fight Like a Girl,” Autumn’s latest album, mixes traditional instruments (such as violin and harpsichord) with elements of electronic and industrial music. Her live performances are known to be equally eclectic.

When • Friday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • $18 advance, $25 day of; at SmithsTix.com

Broadway Calls

The punk-rock trio from Oregon released its latest album “Comfort/Distraction” on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Silver Snakes opens.

When • Friday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.

Where • Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10 advance, $12 day of; at SmithsTix.com

Pries

After posting a steady stream of mixtapes for free downloads online, rapper Pries released his debut album, “The Lonely Kid Show,” last November.

When • Friday, Feb. 8, 8:30 p.m.

Where • The Shred Shed, 60 E. Exchange Place, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10 advance, $15 day of; at SmithsTix.com

LA Riots

The remix artist and producer blends indie rock and electro dance music.

When • Friday, Feb. 8, 9 p.m.

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

Tickets • $15 at SmithsTix.com

New York City Queens

This indie rock five-piece, which released its debut album last year, features three vocalists. Murietta and Totem & Taboo will open.

When • Friday, Feb. 8, 8 p.m.

Where • Bar Deluxe, 666 S. State St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $5 at 24Tix.com

Canned Heat

The lineup has changed numerous times in the past four decades, but the band still blends modern electric blues, rock and boogie.

When • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 8 p.m.

Where • Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City

Tickets • $25-$45 at egyptiantheatrecompany.org

Ryan Innes

Utah-based pop/soul singer Ryan Innes performs.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • $10 at scera.org

Graveyard

The Swedish psychedelic rock band will perform, with opening acts The Growlers and The Shrine.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9, 8 p.m.

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

Tickets • $13 advance, $15 day of; at 24Tix.com

MOVIES

Film critic Sean P. Means has some good things to say about “Side Effects,” but there are other movies debuting this year, too. Click here to fins show times and reviews.

Television • compiled by Scott D. Pierce

There are all sorts of music stars on The Grammy Awards on Sunday (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2 — a one-hour tape-delay). And that’s always an entertaining show.

But … Downtown Abbey (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7) is wrapping up its third season with a two-hour episode, and there’s all sorts of things going on.

I don’t want to give anything away, but just make sure you don’t miss the final minutes. Gasp!

Friday on TV ...

The Job (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): In the premiere of this not particularly good reality show, contestants vie for a job with the Palm Restaurant Group.

Last Man Standing (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Mike offers Mandy’s new boyfriend a job.

Touch (7 and 8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): This weird, disappointing series returns with a pair of episodes.

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

Alpha Dogs (7 and 7:30 p.m.; 10 and 10:30 p.m., National Geographic Channel): This new series goes inside the training of police and military dogs.

Malibu Country (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Shauna moves in with Reba while they work on a song.

CSI: New York (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Mac works with D.B. (Ted Danson) to rescue Christine in the conclusion of a story that began Wednesday on “CSI.”

Shark Tank (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Product pitches include a hand-held cooler, environmentally friendly dry cleaning bag, and a chewing tobacco alternative.

Shakespeare Uncovered (8 and 9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): David Tennant investigates “Hamlet”; Trevor Nunn investigates “The Tempest.”

NBA (8:30 p.m., ESPN and Root): Chicago Bulls at Utah Jazz

Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Danny investigates murders inside the Hasidic community

Spartacus: War of the Damned (10 p.m., Starz): Tiberius makes a fateful decision.

Saturday on TV ...

Men’s college basketball: Utah at Oregon (6 p.m., P12N); San Francisco at BYU (7 p.m. BYUtv);

Ripper Street (7 and 10 p.m., BBC America): The detectives have only an unreliable witness in a murder case.

The Grammys Go On: A Death in the Family (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The adulation of the troubled Whitney Houston goes on in this hourlong exploitation of her death. Sigh.

NBA (8 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Sacramento Kings

That’s My Boy (10 p.m., Starz): Awful 2012 “comedy” (sort of) with Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg. (Rated R)

Saturday Night Live (10:30 p.m., Ch. 30): Justin Bieber hosts and performs.

Battleship (10:30 p.m., HBO): Awful 2012 movie based (sort of) on the board game. (PG-13)

Sunday on TV ...

Women’s college basketball (1 p.m., P12N): Oregon State at Utah

60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Three of the five Americans who survived the al Qaeda attack on an Algerian natural gas facility that resulted in the deaths of 37 foreign workers tell Charlie Rose about their ordeal..

BAFTA Awards 2013 (6 p.m., BBC America): These awards are the British equivalent of the Oscars.

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (6 p.m., Syfy): In this really good prequel, young William Adama goes on his first mission. “BG” fans should love this.

Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Cora unleashes a giant on Storybrooke.

The Simpsons (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Mary Spuckler (Zooey Deschanel) returns to Springfield.

The Walking Dead (7, 9, 10 and 11 p.m., AMC): The second half of the season begins and Rick has to save one of his group.

Revenge (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Amanda and Jack get married, and we reach the point where the season began — the flash-forward in which Jack’s boat has sunk and there’s a body aboard.

Girls (10 p.m., HBO): Hannah is attracted to a 42-year-old man.

Shameless (10 p.m., Showtime): Frank is placed on babysitting duty.

Enlightened (10:30 p.m., HBO): Eileen and Tyler start dating.

House of Lies (11 p.m. Showtime): Matt Damon guest stars.

Californication (11:30 p.m., Showtime): Hank and Charlie meet with Robbie Mac.