MUSIC/DANCE

Junction City Big Band Dance, Nov. 18, 7:15 p.m., Shepherd Union Building, Weber State University, Ogden, $6 with lessons, $5 for general (801-626-6367)

Bells on Temple Square, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Tabernacle, free, tickets required (801-570-0080 or www.lds.org/events)

Center for Story benefit concert, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., Orem High School, 175 S. 400 East, Orem, $10-$20 in advance, $15-$25 at the door (801-229-7047 or www.centerforstory.org)

DancEnsemble, Nov. 18-19, 7:30 p.m., Richards Building, BYU Provo, $6 (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

"Dreams and Illusions," Salt Lake Community College Dance Company, Nov. 18-19, 7:30 p.m., The Grand Theater, 1575 S. State, $8 for general, $4 with the donation of two cans of food (801-957-3322)

Jazz at the Covey, Nov, 18, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $6-$8 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Lyric Opera Ensemble, Nov. 18-19, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $7 for adults, $3 for students (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

Modern Dance Graduate Concert, Nov. 18-19, 7:30 p.m., Marriott Center for Dance, U., $12 general admission, $8 for faculty and staff and free for U. students (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

Music in the City, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, $8 for general, $5 for students (435-723-0740 or www.bcfineartscenter.org

Orchesis Dance Theater, Nov. 18-19, 7:30 p.m., Allred Theater, WSU, Ogden $8-$11 (801-626-6800 or www.weber.edu/PerformingArts)

Repertory Ballet Ensemble, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., Ragan Theatre, Utah Valley University, Orem, $12 for general, $9 for senior citizens, $7 for students (801-863-7529 or www.uvu.edu/arts)

Savior of the World, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., Conference Center Theater, Tuesday-Saturday through Jan. 1, $8 for evenings, $5 for Saturday matinees (801-570-0080 or www.lds.org/events)

"Snapshots," Repertory Dance Theatre, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 19, 2 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $20 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra, Nov. 18-19, 7:30 p.m., Timberline Middle School, 500 W. Canyon Crest Road, Alpine, free (801-210-2466 or www.theTSO.org)

"Viva Verdi," Lyric Opera Ensemble, Nov. 18-19, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $7 for general, $3 for outside students, free for U. students (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

Vocal Point, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 19, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $10-$12 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

"The Childhood of Christ," Nov. 18-19, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $17-$51 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Hatch Family Ensemble, Nov. 19, 2 p.m., Thatcher-Young Mansion, 35 W. 100 South, Logan, $10 for adults, $7 for children under 12 (435-932-0017 or www.HatchAcademy.com)

Jon Schmidt, Nov. 19, 6 p.m., The Gateway, 400 W. 100 South, free (www.shopthegateway.com)

Gifted Music School Youth Orchestra, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 1710 Foothill Drive, free (www.giftedmusicschool.org)

Eastern Srings & Western Airs, Nov. 19, 7-9 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-965-5100 or www.culturalcelebration.org)

Group for Experiemental Music, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, free (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

Sara Bauman, violin, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free (801-240-3323 or www.lds.org/events)

Melissa Pace Tanner and Jay Lawrence, Nov. 19, 8 p.m., Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 W. South Temple, $10 in advance, $15 at the door (801-467-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

Silver Winds Flute Ensemble, Nov. 20, 5-6 p.m, Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville (801-489-2727 or www.smofa.org)

Utah Baroque Ensemble, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., 800 East 600 N., Orem, free

Young Artist Chamber Players, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., Gore Recital Hall, Westminster College, free

ConfiDance Fall Show, Nov. 21-22, 6:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, free (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

Beethoven's Early Sonatas, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $10 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

New York Voices, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, $25 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

UVU Percussion, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m., Ragan Theater, UVU, Orem, $7 (801-863-8797 or www.uvu.edu/campusconnection)

WSU Guitar Ensemble, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, WSU, Ogden, free (801-626-6800)

Ice Breaker Jazz Festival, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m., Ragan Theater, UVU, Orem, $10 for general, $7 for students (801-863-8797 or www.uvu.edu/campusconnection)

University of Utah Jazz, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $7 for adults, $3 for students (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

WSU Jazz Ensemble, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m., Allred Theater, WSU, Ogden, $5-$6 (801-626-6800 or www.weber.edu/PerformingArts)

GETTING OUT

Salt Lake Design Week, through Nov. 18, times and locations throughout Salt Lake City vary, cost varies by activity (www.sldesignweek.org)

World Fest, through Nov. 18, times vary, BYU, Provo, costs vary by activity (801-422-2695 or www.internationalservices.byu.edu)

Free Dyslexia Screenings, Nov. 18, 2-6 p.m., Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem; and Nov. 19, 10 am.-2 p.m., Rockwell Charter High School, 3435 Stonebridge Lane, Eagle Mountain (435-709-8211)

Turkey Bowl, Nov. 19, 11:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m., Davis Lanes Bowling, 1396 N. Main, Layton, $3.50 per person (801-336-3924)

Christmas Tree Lighting, Nov. 19, 6 p.m., The Gateway, 400 W. 100 South, free (www.shopthegateway.com)

"Eat Like a Pilgrim," Nov. 19 and 21, 6 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, $27-$30 for adults, $17-$20 for children ages 3-12, free for children ages 2 and younger (801-768-2300 or www.thanksgivingpoint.org)

Tanger Tree Lighting Ceremony, Nov. 19, 6 p.m., Tanger Outlet Center, 6699 N. Landmark Drive, Park City, free (435-645-7078)

"Are We Not Men: Feats of Brute Strength and Masculinity," Nov. 19, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $15-$18 (435-649-9371 or www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

"North Pole Express," Nov. 19-Dec. 24, times vary, Heber Valley Depot, 450 S. 600 West, Heber City, $29-$47 for adults, $26-$44 for senior citizens, and $18-$36 for children ages 3-12. (435-654-5601 or www.HeberValleyRailroad.org)

Holiday Lighting Ceremony, Nov. 21, 6 p.m., Layton High School, 440 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton, free (801-336-3924 or www.laytoncity.org)

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

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

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

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

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)

Date Night Dance, Saturdays, 7:30-10 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, $15 per couple (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

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

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

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

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

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

"Blue," Nov. 18, 8 p.m.; Nov. 19, 2 and 8 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $10 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Once Upon a Mattress," Nov. 21-23, 7 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $3 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

"Alice in Wonderland," Farmington City Youth Theater, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.; Nov. 19, 2 and 7 p.m., Farmington Community Arts Center, 120 S. Main, Farmington, $5 in advance, $6 at the door (801-451-2383 or www.farmington.utah.gov)

"Little Shop of Horrors," through Nov. 19, 7 p.m., Kearns High School, 5525 S. Cougar Lane, $5 (385-646-5380)

"Nine Dragons," University of Utah Youth Theatre, through Nov. 19, 7 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $10 for adults, $5 for students ages 18 and under (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

"The Sunshine Boys," Pinnacle Acting Company, through Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., dates vary, Midvale Performing Arts Center, 695 W. 7720 South, $15 for general, $13 for senior citizens and students (801-634-5802 or www.pinnacleactingcompany.org)

"Forever Plaid," through Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., dates vary, Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, $9-$11 (801-347-7373 or www.empresstheatre.com)

"Inspecting Carol," through Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., dates vary, Black Box Theatre, 1575 S. State, $10 (801-957-3322)

"Last Lists of My Mad Mother," through Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., dates vary, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $20 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Xanadu," through Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., dates vary, Eccles Theater, Weber State University, Ogden, $8-$11 (801-626-6800 or www.weber.edu/PerformingArts)

"Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical," through Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., Babcock Theatre, U., $20 for general admission, $15 for faculty and staff, free for students (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

"Snapshot," through Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., Studio 115 Theatre, U., $10 for general, $5 for students (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

"Children of Eden," through Nov. 21, 7 p.m., Mountain View High School, 665 W. Center, Orem, $5 in advance, $7 at the door (801-227-2400)

"The Wiz," through Nov. 21, 7 p.m., Highland High School, 2166 S. 1700 East, $8 online, $9 at the door (www.highland.slcschools.org)

"The Marvelous Wonderettes," through Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m., Hale Center Theater, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $15.50-$19.50 for adults, $13.50-$17.50 for children (801-226-8600 or www.haletheater.org)

"White Christmas," through Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., dates vary, Pardoe Theatre, BYU, Provo, $16-$21 (801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com)

"(a man enters)," through Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., dates vary, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $18-$38 (801-363-7522 or www.saltlakeactingcompany.org)

IMPROV/COMEDY

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 (801-355-4628)

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

Wiseguys Comedy Club West Valley, 2194 W. 3500 South, prices vary (801-463-2909 or www.wiseguyscomedy.com)

The Thrillionaires, every fourth Friday, Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $10 for general, $8 for students and senior citizens (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

SMALL VENUES

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: (www.smithstix.com)

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: (www.24tix.com)

The Complex: Mord Fustang & Miles Dyson, Nov. 23 (801-467-8499)

Cup of Joe: (801-363-8322)

Dawg Pound: (801-261-2337)

The Depot: Trench Town Rock feat. Natural Roots & Afro Omega, Nov. 18; The Monthly Comedy Showcase, Nov. 19; Royal Bliss, Nov. 23 (801-467-8499)

Edgemont, Orem: (801-467-8499)

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

Expose: (801-474-9116)

Five Monkeys: (801-266-1885)

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

Halo: (801-532-1510)

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

The Hotel: (801-467-8499

In the Venue: Fearless Friends Tour featuring Blessthefall, Nov. 18; Shwayze & Cisco Adler, Nov. 19 (801-467-8499)

Jazzy Rock 'n' Roll Grill, St. George: (435-674-1678)

Kamikazes: (801-467-8499)

Karumba: (801-467-8499)

Keys on Main: (801-363-3638)

Kilby Court: Priory, Nov. 21; Ocean Grove, Nov. 23 (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)

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)

Oasis Cafe: (801-322-0404)

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

Outlaw Saloon: (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)

Project Audio Lounge: (801-467-8499)

Rail Events Center: (801-467-8499)

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

Salt Rock Coffee and Venue: (801-643-1662)

Salt Shaker: (www.24tix.com)

Saltair: The Devil Wears Prada, Nov. 23 (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)

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)

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

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

Urban Lounge: (www.24tix.com)

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