MUSIC/DANCE

Jon Schmidt, Feb. 25-26, 6 p.m., Desert Star Theatre, 4861 S. State, $29.95 (801-266-2600 or desertstar.biz)

BYU Wind Symphony, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, $6-$10 (www.byuarts.com)

Lawrence Green, classical guitarist, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free, no children under 8 (www.lds.org/events)

Linkin Park, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m., EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, $42.50-$72.50 (www.smithstix.com)

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," Utah Symphony, Feb. 25-26, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $15-$85 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Flowers of Edinburgh: Five Centuries of Scottish Music," Feb. 25, 8 p.m.; Feb. 27, 5 p.m., St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 231 E. 100 South, free or $15 suggested donation (801-649-8522 or /www.utopiaearlymusic.org)

Alex Band, Feb. 25, 9 p.m., UCCU Center, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, $8 (www.smithstix.com)

"Be Thou An Example of the Believers," Feb. 26, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Orem, $5 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Dixie State College Symphony Orchestra, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m., Avenna Center, Dixie State College, St. George, $5 for general admission (435-652-7800)

Formosan Violin-Piano Duo, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free, no children under 8 (www.lds.org/events)

The 5 Browns, Feb. 28 and March 1, 7:30 p.m., The Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main, Logan, $26-$38 (435-752-0026 or www.centerforthearts.us)

American Fork Symphony, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m., American Fork High School, 510 N. 600 East, American Fork, $3 for general, $10 for families

"Bernstein and Mozart: The Long and Short of It," Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $15 for adults, $10 for students, $50 for families of two adults and four children (801-581-7100 or www.chamberartists.org)

University of Utah Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, March 1, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $7 for adults, $3 for students (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

Bonneville Chamber Music Festival, March 2, 7:30 p.m., Val. A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, Ogden, free (www.weber.edu/bcmf)

Vocal Point, March 3, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Orem, $10-$12 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

GETTING OUT

Fight for Air Climb, Feb. 26, 8 a.m., Wells Fargo Center, 299 S. Main, $30 for general (801-961-4000)

Evergreens tour, Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-noon, Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, free for members, $8 for adults (801-585-0556 or www.redbuttegarden.org)

"Zooperhero Day," Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., $1 off for wearing a superhero costume, $9 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and children 3-12, free for children under 2 (801-582-1631 or www.hoglezoo.org)

"Trip to the Tropics," Feb. 26, 1-3:30 p.m., Le Jardin, 10600 S. 1910 East, free (801-596-8500 or www.tracyaviary.org)

"Wonderland Birthday Celebration," Feb. 26, 6-8:30 p.m., Treehouse Museum, 347 22nd St., Ogden, $10 for members, $15 for non-members, $40 for member families (801-394-9663 or www.treehousemuseum.org)

Forever Pink Prom, breast cancer research fundraiser, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Rice-Eccles Stadium Tower, U., $60 (www.elysewhite.org)

"Step Up to the Plate," Feb. 27, 6-9 p.m., Newpark Resort Hotel, 1456 Newpark Blvd., Park City, $55 in advance and $65 at the door. (435-615-7878 or www.arts-kids.org)

Girl Scouts of Utah International Women's Day Celebration, March 3, 6:30 p.m., Grand Hall at the Gateway, 400 W. South Temple, $50 (www.gsutah.org)

Free Woodcarving Lessons, Tuesdays, 6 p.m., Ice House at Wheeler Historic Farm, 6351 S. 900 East

Electric Squares Dance Club, lessons and rounds, Fridays, 7 p.m., Columbus Community Center, 2530 S. 500 East, $10 per couple

Special needs dance classes, Saturdays, 1 p.m., Dance Club, 983 N. State, Orem, free

Dancing with the Come Dance With Us Band, Tuesdays, 8 p.m., Eldred Center, 270 W. 500 North, Provo, $5

Ballroom dancing, Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:30 p.m., Murray Arts Centre, 4868 S. State, $7 (801-269-1400)

Showtime Utah, "All that Jazz," Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Old-West Dinner Adventures with Steel 'N' Thunder band, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m., 20 S. Main, Pleasant Grove (801-636-9669)

Western Dance Club of Utah, second Saturday of the month, 8 p.m., 100 E. 200 South, Pleasant Grove, $5 (801-226-3040)

Old Time Square and Contra Dance with Loose Shoes, fourth Saturday of the month, 7:30 p.m., First Unitarian Church, 1300 East and 600 South, $5

Wasatch Contras Dance, third Saturday of the month, 7 p.m., Ladies' Literary Club, 850 E. South Temple, $7

Cosmic light shows, "Pink Floyd" dates and times vary, Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $5-$8 (801-456-7872 or clarkplanetarium.org)

Hourly star shows, 12:30-7:45 p.m., Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $5-$8 (801-456-7827 or clarkplanetarium.org)

Quilters Without Borders, interfaith quilting group meets monthly, see www.quilterswithoutborders.org for schedule

Children's art workshops, third Saturday of the month, 2 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, U., prices vary (801-581-7332 or umfa.utah.edu)

THEATER

OPENING THIS WEEK

"Adrift in New York or Her First False Step," Feb. 25, 26 and 28, 7:30 p.m., Draper Historic Theatre, 12366 S. 900 East, $5 for general admission (www.draperartscouncil.org)

"Oklahoma," Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m., nights and times vary through April 9, Terace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $10-$12 for adults, $7-$9 for children (801-393-0070 or www.terraceplayhouse.com)

"No Dogs Allowed," Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m., Monday and Friday evenings through March 18, SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 3-11, senior citizens and students (801-255-2787 or www.scera.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

"Oliver!" Scera Park Elementary, Feb. 25, 7 p.m.; Feb. 26, noon, Orem High School, 150 S. 400 East, Orem, free

"The Nigerian Spam Scam Scam," Feb. 25-26, 8 p.m.; Feb. 27, 6 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $18 in advance, $20 at the door, $25 for cabaret seating (435-649-9371 or www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

"Back From the Future," nights and times vary, through Feb. 26, Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State, $15.95-$17.95 for adults, $9.95 for children (801-266-2600 or www.DesertStar.biz)

"The Persian Quarter," nights and times vary through Feb. 27, 168 W. 500 North, $15-$34 (801-363-7522 or saltlakeactingcompany.com)

"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," Pinnacle Acting Company, nights and times vary through March 5, Midvale Performing Arts Center, 695 W. 7720 South, $15 (www.pinnacleactingcompanyorg)

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," nights and times vary through Feb. 28, Sandy City Hall, 10000 S. Centennial Parkway, $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students (801-568-2787 or www.sandyarts.com)

"In," nights and times vary through March 5, Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, $24-$42 (801-581-6961 or www.pioneertheatre.org)

"Mesa Verde," Plan-B Theatre, nights and times vary through March 6, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $20 for general, $10 for students (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Hairspray," nights and times vary through March 12, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville, $18 for adults, $17 for students and senior citizens (801-298-1302 or www.centerpointtheatre.org)

"Well," nights and times vary through March 12, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, $20 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"The Phantom of the OBT— A Love Story," nights and times vary, Off Broadway Theatre, through March 19, 272 S. Main, $16 for adults, $12 for students and senior citizens, $8 for children 12 and under (801-355-4628 or www.theOBT.org)

"A Tale of Two Cities," nights and times vary through April 9, Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lane Drive, West Valley City, $23-$26 for adults, $15-$16 for children (801-984-9000 or www.halecentretheatre.org)

IMPROV/COMEDY

Out of the Blue, Saturdays, 9:30 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 South 100 West, Brigham City, $5 (435-723-0740)

Comedy Sportz, shows every Friday and Saturday, 8 and 10:15 p.m., 36 W. Center, Provo; family friendly; $8 (801-377-9700 or www.comedysportzutah.com)

Laughing Stock, weekends, times vary, Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $6-$9 (355-4628)

Thrillionaires Improv Theater, Covey Center for the Arts Little Theater, Provo, $10 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Quick Wits, Midvale Main Street Theatre, 7711 S. Main Street, Midvale, $6-$8 (801-824-0523 or www.quickwitscomedy.com)

Wiseguys Comedy Club West Valley City, Aaron Burrell, Jan. 7 and 8, 7:30 and 10 p.m., 2194 W. 3500 South, $10; also Keith Stubbs, Jan. 7 and 8, 7 and 9 p.m., $10 (801-463-2909 or www.wiseguyscomedy.com)

Wiseguys Comedy Club Trolley Square, 505 S. 600 East, prices vary (801-532-5233 or www.wiseguyscomedy.com)

Small Venues

Abyss Rock and Roll Sports Bar: (www.24tix.com)

Area 51: (801-534-0819)

Axis: (801-519-2947)

Atchafalaya: (801-467-8499)

Avalon: (801-467-8499)

Barefoot Event Center: (888-439-8824)

The Basement: (thebasementmusic.com)

Baxter's Cafe: (801-486-0440)

Bay: Tash, Feb. 26 (www.smithstix.com)

Beehive Tea Room: (801-328-4700)

Bistro 412, Park City: (435-649-8211)

Burt's Tiki Lounge: Guttermouth, Feb. 27 (801-521-0572)

Celsius Lounge: (801-467-8499)

Cisero's, Park City: (435-649-5044)

Club Allure: (www.24tix.com)

Club Edge: (www.24tix.com)

Club Ice: (801-519-2947)

Club 90: (801-566-3254)

Club Manhattan: (801-364-7651)

Club Orange: (801-467-8499, 800-888-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Club Overdrive: (801-467-8499)

Club Sound: (801-818-2263)

Club Vegas: Malevolent Creation, Feb. 26 (www.24tix.com)

The Complex: Voz de Mando, Feb. 26; Whitechapel, March 3 (801-467-8499)

Dawg Pound: (801-261-2337)

The Depot: Leftover Salmon and Elephant Revival, Feb. 26 (801-467-8499)

Dmitri's: (801-277-7776)

Downstairs, Park City: (435-615-7200)

Easy Streets Salon Rouge: (435-647-5678)

Edgemont, Orem: (801-467-8499)

El Potrero, Ogden: (www.24tix.com)

Five Monkeys: (801-266-1885)

Gepettos: (801-272-1061)

The Grind Coffee House, Cedar City: (435-867-5333)

Groovacious, Cedar City: (www.groovacious.com)

Harry O's: Patwa, Feb. 25 (www.24tix.com)

The Hotel: (801-467-8499)

In the Venue: S3X, Feb. 25; Escape the Fate and ABK, Feb. 26; Devotchka and Before There Was Rosalyn, March 1; Joshua Radin, March 2 (801-467-8499)

Kamikazes: (801-467-8499)

Karumba: (801-467-8499)

Keys on Main: (801-363-3638)

Kilby Court: Abe Vigoda and Wild Nothing, Feb. 25; Rooney, Feb. 26; The Octopus Project, Feb. 28 (www.kilbycourt.com)

Kristauf's: (801-366-9490)

Lamb's Grill Cafe: (801-364-7166)

Liquid Joe's: (801-467-5637)

Lo-Fi Cafe, Layton: (801-467-8499)

Lumpy's Downtown: (801-938-3070)

Lumpy's South Salt Lake: (801-467-8499)

MacCools Public House, South Jordan: (801-727-3111)

Merle B's: (435-867-9800)

Mike's Tavern, Cedar City: (435-867-5990)

Mixed Emotions: (801-467-8499)

Mo Diggity's: (801-832-9000)

Molly Blooms, Park City: (435-645-0844)

Muse Music: (801-377-6873)

Noah's, Lindon: (www.24tix.com)

Oasis Cafe: (801-322-0404)

Outlaw Saloon: Chance McKinney, Feb. 25 (801-467-8499)Pat's Barbecue and Juke Joint: (801-484-5963)

Peppermill Concert Hall, Wendover, Nev.: (801-468-1492)

Plan B in Park City: (435-615-7588)

Playground: (801-467-8499)

Point After: (www.24tix.com)

Poplar Street Pub: (801-364-1061)

Project Audio Lounge: (801-467-8499)

Rail Events Center: (801-467-8499)

Red Door: (801-363-6030)

Republican: (801-595-1916)

Riverhorse Cafe, Park City: (435-649-3536)

Salt Rock Coffee and Venue: Crashing At Dawn and The Gorgeous Hussies, Feb. 26 (801-643-1662)

Salt Shaker: (www.24tix.com)

Saltair: (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Sidecar, Park City: (435-645-7468)

Silver Star, Park City: (435-901-3391)

South Shore: (www.24tix.com)

State Room: (800-501-2885 or www.thestateroomslc.com)

Studio 600: (801-467-8499)

Subterranian: (www.24tix.com)

Sun and Moon Cafe: (801-583-8331)

Sundance Theatre: (801-223-4567)

Tavernacle Social Club: (801-519-8900)

Tea Grotto: Live music every third Friday and every Saturday (801-466-8255)

Teazer's: (801-395-9516)

Toadz, Cedar City: Talent Showcase with Pablo on Mondays; Live music Fridays (435-867-8988)

Urban Lounge: Bobby Brackins, Feb. 25; The Octopus Project, Feb. 28; Ugly Duckling, March 1 (www.24tix.com)

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