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Plans for the weekend: George Lopez, live
• The Utah Symphony performs a "Holiday Swing" concert, tonight and Saturday at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Jerry Steichen conducts; Byron Stripling performs trumpet and vocals. Show starts at 8 p.m. each night. Tickets available at ArtTix.
• Singer-songwriter Jake Smith, who performs under the name The White Buffalo, plays tonight at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening act: Hope & Tim. Show starts at 9. Tickets are $20, at the venue's website.
• Female rapper Reverie performs Saturday at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Vel the Wonder, Verbal Assault, Dave Allen. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 on the day of the show, at Smith's Tix.