What to do this weekend in Park City: Shawn Colvin, Gallery stroll and Oscar-nominated Shorts
Park City can exhale and take a breather after the near month-long stretch of excitement from the Sundance Film Festival and the FIS World Championships. This weekend’s slate of events can be a great excuse to get out of the house. Highlights include the Last Friday Gallery Stroll featuring several exhibit openings, along with Park City Film’s Oscar Nominated Shorts marathon (or mini-marathon, if you will). For a full list of special events and weekly community events, visit our online calendar.
An Evening with Shawn Colvin
Thursday, Feb. 21 – Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m.
Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street
Tickets: Thursday $39-$60; Friday $43-$65; Saturday and Sunday tickets $49 to $70.
She has been a mainstay of the contemporary folk music scene since her first Grammy in 1989, releasing twelve superlative albums and establishing herself as one of America’s greatest live performers. The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter brings her singular voice and mesmerizing guitar playing back to our intimate stage in for another solo acoustic show
Project ABC community convening: rural arts development and arts resources
Friday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m. – noon
Summit County Library Kamas Valley Branch, 110 N. Main St.
The event will feature presentations by guests from outside the Summit County community who will share their insights on the subject. Jason Bowcutt, Community Arts Manager at Utah Division of Arts and Museums, Jennifer Ortiz, museum services manager for the Utah Division of Arts and Museums and Maria Sykes, executive director of Epicenter in Green River are set to speak.
Friday, Feb. 22, 4 p.m.
Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave.
The Park City Library and Park City Film Series are hosting free films during Park City School District Breaks. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again—which is easier said than done, even when they’re all Incredible.
Last Friday Gallery Stroll
Friday, Feb. 22, 6 – 9 p.m.
Join the art crowd as over twenty galleries host the “Last Friday” Gallery Stroll. Every month many galleries will hold artist receptions, demonstrations and more. Featured galleries this month are Montgomery-Lee Fine Art, J GO Gallery, and Mayer Gallery.
Scholar in Residence with Reuven Firestone
Friday, Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.
Temple Har Shalom, 3700 Creekside Ct.
Firestone, who has authored more than 10 books on Muslim and Jewish relations, was recently named as a Newground honoree for his work in Muslim-Jewish relations. Newground, a nonprofit, works to replace suspicions surrounding Muslims and Jews with trust and partnership. Firestone is a professor of Medieval Judaism and Islam at the Hebrew Union College of the Jewish Institute of Religion.
Oscar-Nominated Shorts at Park City Film
Friday, Feb. 22 – Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m.
Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave.
Tickets $8, PC Film members $6
This weekend, Park City Film looks to continue a 14-year tradition by screening the year’s Academy Award-nominated short films over Oscar weekend. Short films are considered in three categories for Academy Awards — the best animated shorts (Friday), documentary shorts (Saturday) and live-action shorts (Sunday).
Park City Athenaeum Club 122nd Anniversary
Saturday, Feb. 23, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Park City Library Community Room, 1255 Park Ave.
Park City Athenaeum Club, a nonprofit that provides community services throughout Park City, is celebrating their 122nd year by hosting a historical presentation of the Club from its founding in 1897 by miner’s wives to today. Diane Knispel, director of education at the Park City Museum will begin the meeting with a glimpse of Park City at the time of the Club’s organization and through the following years. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fueling Faves of Pro Athletes Cooking Classes
Monday, Feb. 25, 1:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Treasure Mountain Junior High, 2530 Kearns Blvd.
EATS Park City and YSA are working together to teach students how pro athletes use nutritious foods to achieve success! Classes will feature favorite recipes from local, pro athletes and participants will learn to prepare them as they learn about what fuels these successful individuals in their sports.
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