What to do in Park City this weekend: Terzian Galleries opening, Beethoven Festival, and Saints and Sinners Ball
March 14, 2019
Feeling generous this weekend? This weekend has several opportunities to dig deep and contribute to various causes. The Park City Institute holds its annual Saints and Sinners Ball, and the Utah Symphony will hold a fundraiser to support musical programs in Haiti. Other musical acts this weekend will take place, including “Sudan and Me” and the Park City Beethoven Festival.
One programming note: The Egyptian Theatre was scheduled to host Dave Mason this weekend, but he is unable to perform due to strained vocal cords. The band Iron Butterfly is replacing him. For a full list of special events and weekly community events, visit our online calendar.
'On Her Shoulders' screening
Thursday, March 14, 7 p.m.
Park City Library's Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave.
A 2018 Sundance Film Festival documentary about Nadia Murad. The 23-year-old Iraqi survived being forced into sex slavery as part of the Islamic State group’s attempted genocide of the Yazidi people and has since become an activist, winning the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to raise awareness of sexual violence in war.
Thursday – Saturday, March 14 – 16, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 17, 6 p.m.
Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street
Tickets: Thursday $23 – $35, Friday $27–$43; Saturday and Sunday $33–$49
The Iconic sounds of 1968, the band has five of six current members that all played with the original In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida lineup. The band replaces Dave Mason, who was originally scheduled to perform this weekend.
Terzian Galleries opening – Angie Renfro and Margie Criner
Friday, March 15, 6 – 9 p.m.
Terzian Galleries, 628 Main Street
The two artists come together in a two-person exhibit for the first time at Terzian Galleries. Renfro’s newest abstracted oil paintings evoke thoughts of nature in a soft soothing palette while Criner’s terrifically detailed wood abstract sculptures house little vignettes of everyday life inside them.
Sudan and Me musical
Friday, March 15, 7 p.m.
The Rockwell Room, 268 Main Street
A meeting with two of the Lost Boys of Sudan nine years ago inspired Park City-based singer, songwriter and choreographer Tanya Taylor to learn more about the refugees’ plight. The music during the performance will be played by Taylor on piano, Bigatel on guitar and Palmer Krehel on percussion.
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Park City Beethoven Festival with Hsiang John Tu
Friday, March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Park City Community Church, 4501 Hwy. 224
The 2019 Park City Beethoven Festival Concert Series begins this week with the Festival debut of award-winning virtuoso pianist Hsiang John Tu. The concerts will feature solo piano works by Debussy as well as Tu’s collaborations with clarinetist Russell Harlow and violist Leslie Harlow, the Park City Beethoven Festival resident artists.
Park City Institute's Saints and Sinners Ball
Saturday, March 16, 6 p.m.
St. Regis Deer Valley, 2300 Deer Valley Drive
Mischief, mayhem and maybe a little madness take over for the Saints and Sinners Ball to support the Student Outreach Programs of the Park City Institute. Shenanigans and high-jinx, auctions, a champagne sabering, plus traditional Irish fare and libations conspire to create an evening that is decidedly whimsical. Clever costumes abound.
Fundraiser for Haitian Orchestra Institute
6 p.m. on Monday, March 18
Julie Nester Gallery, 1280 Iron Horse Dr.
Tickets: RSVP to Heather Weinstock, 801-869-9011 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Each spring, members of the Utah Symphony travel to Haiti to work with music students at the Haitian Orchestra Institute. The evening will feature performances of Bach’s Third “Brandenburg Concerto;” Vivaldi’s “Summer” from “The Four Seasons” with Utah Symphony Concertmaster Madeline Adkins; Mendelssohn’s “Octet” and other selections.