• Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus, a live action-sports extravaganza, happens tonight at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets, from $37 to $137, available at Smith's Tix.
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• Utah Opera's production of Verdi's classic "La Traviata" debuts Saturday at the Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. (and repeats at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Jan. 24, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26). Tickets available at 24Tix.
• Blues-jazz act Andy Frasco & The U.N. performs Saturday at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening act: Kris Lager Band. Show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $12, at the venue's website.
• Superstar singer Pink will perform — this time for sure! — Monday at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, from 36.50 to 96.50, at Smith's Tix.
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