Look Ahead: Local events and things to do this week, March 19-25

A new work at SLAC, Reba McEntire at The Viv, and RSL facing an expansion team.

(UMG Nashville) Country superstar Reba McEntire is scheduled to perform Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Vivint Arena in downtown Salt Lake City.

March 24-26

‘Sankofa’ at SLAC

What’s called “a journey about reclaiming self-identity and black liberation” will have its world premiere at Salt Lake Acting Company this week. The work, “Sankofa, This Journey: Go Back and Get It” compiles spoken word, music, dance and visual art. It’s presented by SLAC in partnership with UBLAC, the Utah Black Artists Collective. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 26, at 1 and 6 p.m. — all at SLAC’s theater, 168 W. 500 North, Salt Lake City. Tickets are available at saltlakeactingcompany.org.

March 25

Reba’s in town

You know you’re a big deal in music when people can refer to you with one name. Such is the case with country legend Reba McEntire, who can just go by “Reba” these days and everyone knows who you’re talking about. McEntire will be bringing her current tour to Vivint Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, on Saturday night, starting at 6:30 p.m. Opening acts are Terri Clark and The Isaacs. Tickets are available at VivintArena.com.

March 25

RSL meets a new team

After a much-needed break this weekend, Real Salt Lake returns to the pitch at America First Field, 9256 S. State St., Sandy, on Saturday, starting at 6:30 p.m. The opponent is the newest team in Major League Soccer: St. Louis City. Tickets available at rsl.com.