MUSIC/DANCE

ASTA Stringfest 2011, March 4, 12:30 p.m.; March 5, 9:00 a.m., Val A. Browning Center, Weber State University, Ogden, free

Peter Breinholt and Cherie Call, benefit concert, March 4, 7 p.m., Bingham High School, 2160 W. 10400 South, $10 in advance, $12 at the door (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Bonneville Chamber Music Festival, March 4, 7 and 9, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens, free for students (www.weber.edu.bcmf)

Modern Dance Senior Concert, March 4-5, 7:30 p.m., Marriott Center for Dance, U., $10 for general, $7 for students, senior citizens, faculty and military (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

Primrose Memorial Concert, March 4, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, free (www.byuarts.com)

Salt Lake Community College Chamber Singers, March 4, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free, no admission for children under 8 (801-240-3323 or www.lds.org/events)

Vocal Point, March 4-5, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $10-$12 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

American West Symphony, March 4-5, 8 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 8575 S. 700 East, $10 for general, $8 for students, $35 for a family of five

Robert and Clara Schumann, Christian Arming, conductor and Nareh Arghamanyan, piano, Utah Symphony, March 4-5, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $15-$85 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Jed Moss, piano, March 5, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free, no admission for children under 8 (801-240-3313 or www.lds.org/events)

The Joy Spring Quartet, March 5, 7:30 p.m., I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2 N. Medical Drive, $10 for members, $15 for non-members (801-581-0098 or www.slcjcc.org)

The Punch Brothers, March 5, 7:30 p.m., Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden, $12-$15 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra, March 6, 7 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 1710 Foothill Drive, free (801-520-4590)

Celtic Music, March 7, 7 p.m., Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray-Holladay Road, free

WSU Jazz Ensemble, March 9, 7 p.m., Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, free

Sorcerer's Apprentice, Utah Valley Symphony, March 9-10, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $10 for students and senior citizens, $12 for general, $25 for families (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Modern Dance Senior Concert II, March 10, 7:30 p.m., Marriott Center for Dance, U., $10 for general, $7 for students, senior citizens, faculty and military (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

GETTING OUT

Taylorsville Urban Iditarod, shopping cart race, March 5, 10 a.m., Taylorsville High School, 5225 S. Redwood Road, $40 per team (801-915-9519)

Junction City Big Band Dance, March 5, 7:15 p.m., Shepherd Union Building, Weber State University, Ogden, $1 for lessons, $7 for dancing

Community and Family Night, March 7, 6 p.m., Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, free

RAH Family Variety Show, March 7, 7 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $8-$12 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

"Let's Celebrate!" Disney On Ice, March 9-10, 7 p.m., EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, $13-$52 (801-355-7328 or www.smithstix.com)

Amateur Dancesport Championships, March 10, times vary, Marriott Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, $8-$30 for a day pass (www.byutickets.com)

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

"The Importance of Being Earnest," Pleasant Grove Players, March 4, 7:30 p.m., nights and times vary through March 21, Pleasant Grove Library, 30 E. Center, Pleasant Grove, $9 for adults, $8 for students and senior citizens (801-922-4524 or www.pgplayers.com)

"The Lion in Winter," March 4, 7:30 p.m, nights and times vary through March 12, Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $7-$10 (www.weberstatetickets.com)

"Man of La Mancha," March 4, 7:30 p.m., nights and times vary through March 26, Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, $9-$11 (801-347-7373 or www.empresstheatre.com)

"The Secret Garden," March 4, 7:30 p.m., nights and times vary through March 26, Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Brigham City, $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and children under 12 (435-723-8392 or www.heritagetheatreutah.com)

"FDR," solo performance by Ed Asner, March 5, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City, $18-$65 (435-655-3114 or www.ecclescenter.org)

"The Marvelous Wonderettes," March 9, 7:30 p.m., nights and times vary through March 26, The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, $8-$24 (801-957-3322 or www.the-grand.org)

"A Slight Discomfort," March 10, 7 p.m., I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2 N. Medical Drive, free (801-581-0098 or www.slcjcc.org)

"The Drowsy Chaperone," March 10, 7 p.m., nights and times vary through March 19, Layton High School, 440 Wasatch Drive, Layton, $8 for aduts, $6 for children (801-402-4888)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

"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.pinnacleactingcompan.org)

"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)

"No Dogs Allowed," 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)

"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)

"Oklahoma!" nights and times vary through April 9, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $10-$12 for adults, $7-$9 for children (801-393-0070 or www.terraceplayhouse.com)

"Beverly Hillbillies 90210: You Might Be a Redneck If ..." nights and times vary through April 23, Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State, $15.95 for adults and senior citizens, $9.95 for children (www.desertstar.biz)

IMPROV/COMEDY

S.E.L.L.O.U.T., the Blackpack, March 4-5, 8:30 p.m., The Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $20-$25 (435-649-9371 or www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

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)

Alchemy Coffee: (801-322-0735)

Area 51: (801-534-0819)

Axis: (801-519-2947)

Atchafalaya: (801-467-8499)

Avalon: (801-467-8499)

Bar Deluxe: (www.24tix.com)

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: (801-521-0572)

Cabana Club: (801-359-6271)

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: The Contortionist, March 7 (www.24tix.com)

The Complex: Excision, March 5; Barrington Levy, March 9; Saving Abel, March 10 (801-467-8499)

Cup of Joe: (801-363-8322)

Dawg Pound: (801-261-2337)

The Depot: (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)

Expose: (801-474-9116)

Firehouse Grill & Tavern: (435-632-1555))

Five Monkeys: (801-266-1885)

Gepettos: (801-272-1061)

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

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

Halo: (801-532-1510)

Harry O's: (www.24tix.com)

Hog Wallow Pub: (801-733-5567)

The Hotel: (801-467-8499

Huka Bar: (801-281-4852)

In the Venue: Movement, March 5; Lords of Acid, March 8; Atticus Metal Tour III, March 10 (801-467-8499)

Kamikazes: (801-467-8499)

Karumba: (801-467-8499)

Keys on Main: (801-363-3638)

Kilby Court: Stacy Clark, March 6 (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)

Mo's Bar & Grill: (801-531-7041)

Mocca Express: (801-233-9151)

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

Muse Music: (801-377-6873)

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

NoBrow Cofee and Tea: (801-364-3448)

Oasis Cafe: (801-322-0404)

Ouida's Lounge:(801-521-4442)

Outlaw Saloon: (801-467-8499)

Owl Bar, Sundance: (801-223-4222)

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)

Porcupine Pub and Grill: (801-942-5555)

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: (801-643-1662)

Salt Shaker: (www.24tix.com)

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

Sandy Station: (801-255-2289)

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

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

South Shore: (www.24tix.com)

Spur Bar and Grill, Park City: (435-615-1618)

Standard Lounge: (801-272-7625)

Star Bar, Park City: (435-615-7588)

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

Studio 600: (801-467-8499)

Subterranian: (www.24tix.com)

Sugarhouse BBQ: (801-463-4800)

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

Sundance Theatre: (801-223-4567)

Tap Room:(801-466-0974)

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)

Tracks Brewing Company: (801-467-8499)

Trapp Door: (801-759-4257)

Twenty-Third Floor: (801-467-8499)

Urban Lounge: Scott H. Biram, March 5; A Hawk & A Hacksaw, March 8 (www.24tix.com)

Uprok Records: (801-467-8499)

Velour Music Gallery: (801-818-2263)

W Lounge:(www.24tix.com)

Wasatch Brew Pub, Park City: (www.savorthesummitt.com)

Westerner: (801-467-8499)

The Whiskey: (801-262-7428)

Why Sound:(www.24tix.com)

Wiseguys Live Comedy Club, Ogden: (801-467-8499)

Woodshed: (801-364-0805)

X Room: (801-467-8499)

Yard, Park City: (435-513-0207)

Zoom, Park City: (435-649-9108)

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