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Weekend Express: The top 7 things happening in Utah

Published June 2, 2013 12:28 am

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

Gay Pride Festival • This Salt Lake City festival climaxes with a parade on Sunday. David Testo, the first professional soccer player in North America to come out as gay, is the Grand Marshall of what has become the second-biggest parade in the state. There are events today and Saturday, too. For a complete schedule, go to http://utahpridefestival.org.

When • Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2.

Where • Events throughout Salt Lake City, but the festival grounds at the City-County Building, 451 S. State St.

Tickets • Prices to the festival vary but a weekend pass is $20 for adults. See the website for more.

Music • Taylor Swift brings her Red Tour to Salt Lake City. Tickets are sold out, but if you already bought yours or can sell a first-born child to scalp admission, you'll see an all-out musical production with sets, dozens of costume changes and a full cast. Here's what we said about and photographed form her 2011 concert in Salt Lake City. Baby just say yes.

When • Saturday, June 1, 7 p.m.

Where • EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple

Tickets • $24-$84.50 at SmithsTix.com

Ogden Music Festival • This country and bluegrass festival runs for three days at Fort Buenaventura. Headliners include newgrass artist Sam Bush as well as The Boxcars and Tim O'Brien. There's also workshops for aspiring banjo players and other artists. Go to http://www.ofoam.org for more information.

When • Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2.

Where • Fort Buenaventura, 444 24th St. in Ogden

Tickets • Door prices are $55 for three days or $25 for a day; Kids 16 and under are free

Rat Fink Reunion • Never heard of the late artist and hot rod enthusiast Ed Roth or his animated character Rat Fink? That's OK. So long as you like cars and festivals. The 11th Annual Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's Rat Fink Reunion is today and Saturday in Manti. There are tours of the Roth residence, car shows, live music and more. Go to http://www.ratfink.com/rat-fink-reunion.php for more information.

When • Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 1

Where • 404 E. 300 North in Manti

Tickets • Most events are free

Movies • "What Maisie Knew' is a searing modern drama (adapted from a Henry James novel published in 1897) starring Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan as a couple going through a rough divorce, seen through the eyes of their 7-year-old daughter (Onata Aprile). (Read The Cricket for links to reviews of the weekend's other new movies, including Will Smith in "After Earth" and the heist thriller "Now You See Me.")

When • Opens today

Where • "What Maisie Knew' plays at Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City.

Tickets • $9.25 for evening screenings; $6.25 for matinee shows.

Television • In the two-hour, third-season premiere of "The Killing," Sarah is pulled back in to help investigate a serial-killer case. This show has received mixed reviews, but Tribune television critic Scott D. Pierce is a fan.

When • Sunday, June 2, at 6 and 9:05 p.m.

Channel • AMC

Sports on TV • On Saturday night, you can flip back and forth between baseball and soccer. The Salt Lake Bees host Colorado Springs (7 p.m., Channel 14); Real Salt Lake hosts San Jose (7:30 p.m., Channel 4).

For more weekend TV highlights • Go to http://www.sltrib.com/blogs/tv

Theater • If you haven't seen Pioneer Theatre's production of "Les Miserables," it's time to get tickets. Only two days remain. Salt Lake Tribune theater critic, Barbara Bannon, called the show an "eloquent and emotionally powerful production."

When • Friday, May 31, 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 1, 2 and 8 p.m.

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

Tickets • $42-$65.