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Calendar for Dec. 31, 2005 Jan. 4, 2006

Special Events

Saturday 31 *The Park City Performing Arts Foundation will host the Neville Brothers at 8 p.m. in a special New Year’s Eve show. The concert is sold out. For more information, visit http://www.ecclescenter.org. *On New Year’s Eve, The Canyons Resort will celebrate the holiday with music from Solid Gold and fireworks in the Resort Village from 7-9 p.m. For more information about the event, visit http://www.thecanyons.com. *The Rock Cliff Nature Center at Jordanelle State Park will host "Track Me If You Can!" every Saturday through March 11. Join the park naturalist from 10 a.m. to noon and learn basic tracking skills necessary to understanding local wildlife. Bring snowshoes or borrow a pair from the park. Pre-registration is required. Day-use fee is $7 per vehicle. For more information, call 649-9148. *The Egyptian Theatre Company will present "Seussical the Musical" throughout December. There will be a showing today at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $19 to $32 for adults with discounts available for students, children and seniors.For Tickets or more information, call 649-9371 or go to http://www.parkcityshows.com. *The Heber Valley Railroad will present the Tube ‘n’ Train Adventure, featuring a train ride and tubing at Soldier Hollow at 11 a.m. Reservations are recommended. Adult Tickets are $26 and discounts are available for seniors, students and children. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org. *Ballet West presents the 50th anniversary production of "The Nutcracker," at the Capitol Theatre. Single tickets range from $17 to $65 and are available at all ArtTix outlets or at (801) 355-ARTS. For more information, visit http://www.balletwest.org. Sunday 1 *Happy New Year! Tuesday 3 *The Huntsman Cup disabled ski race will take place Jan. 3-5 at Park City Mountain Resort, starting at 9 a.m. each day in the Eagle Race Arena. For more information about the event, go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com. *Alta Community Enrichment will present its regular Knitting Circle at 7 p.m. at Goldminer’s Lounge in Alta. The event is open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.altaarts.org. Wednesday 4 *The Huntsman Cup disabled ski race will take place through Jan. 5 at Park City Mountain Resort, starting at 9 a.m. each day in the Eagle Race Arena. For more information about the event, go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com. *The Spotted Frog Bookstore and Wine Bar will present another installment of its regular wine seminars at 7 p.m. That night, the tasting will feature the wines of the east-central, southern, and Marches regions of Italy. The cost is $30 per person. To sign up, or for more information, visit http://www.spottedfrogbooks.com or call 575-2665. *The Salt Lake Acting Company will present, "I Am My Own Wife" by Doug Wright from Jan. 4 through Jan. 29 in the company’s Chapel Theatre, located at 168 West 500 North in Salt Lake City. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $30 and are available, along with more information, at http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org or by calling (801) 363-SLAC. Upcoming *The Sundance Institute will present a sneak peak at a 2006 Sundance Film Festival documentary on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Jim Santy Auditorium as part of the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Series. The event is free and open to the public and is presented in conjunction with the Park City Film Series. *Jan. 6, the Motion City Soundtrack will play live in Park City at Harry O’s Nightclub in a benefit concert for the Park City Ski Team. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door, with VIP passes available. Doors open at 8 p.m. For tickets or more information, contact the team at 649-8749. *Friday, Jan. 6, at 6 p.m. the Julie Nester Gallery will host an artist’s talk to kick off a reception by painter Gregg Chadwick. There will also be a reception for the artist on Jan. 27 from 4-7 p.m. The events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.julienestergallery.com or call 649-7855. *The Utah Flute Association will present flutist Laurel Ann Maurer in recital on Friday, Jan. 6, at 7:30 p.m. The recital will take place at Dumke Recital Hall at the University of Utah Gardner Hall. General admission tickets are $10 and students are $7. For tickets or more information, visit http://www.utahflute.org or e-mail info *The Intermountain Acoustic Music Association Local Concert Series will present Lark and Spur and Lerraine Horstmanshoff at the South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, located at 6876 Highland Drive, at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 6.Tickets are $5.For more information, call (801) 278-0332. Coolers are welcome. *Friday and Saturday, Jan. 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m., the Egyptian Theatre Company will present Robert Dubac’s comedy show, "The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?" Ticket prices range from $27-$50. Tickets are available, along with more information, from http://www.parkcityshows.com or by calling 649-9371. *The Utah Symphony will present a French-themed show on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 6 and 7 at 8 p.m. The concert will feature performances of Ravel and Saint-Sans’ Piano Concerto No. 2 conducted by Jean-Claude Casadesus. Tickets range from $12-$50 and are available by calling (801) 355-ARTS or at http://www.utahsymphony.org. *The Clark Planetarium’s new show, "Black Holes," opens Friday, Jan. 6, in the Digital Dome theatre at the Clark Planetarium. A special Black Holes night will take place Tuesday, Jan. 17 featuring guest lecturer Dr. Stacy Palen who will speak on the latest research and discoveries of these objects. For more information, call (801) 456-STAR or visit http://www.clarkplanetarium.org. *"Goodnight and Good Luck," rated PG, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Jan. 6-8. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com. *Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Jungle Jack Hannah will visit Park City’s Eccles Center in a show presented by the Park City Performing Arts Foundation. Tickets range from $15-$30 with discounts available for students and seniors. For tickets or more information, visit http://www.ecclescenter.org or call 655-3114. *Jan. 7 is National Winter Trails Day and will feature a free day of snowshoeing and cross-country skiing at White Pine Touring Center, sponsored by Snowsports Industries America (SIA), American Hiking Society (AHA), and the Cross Country Ski Areas Association. Call 649-6249 for more info, or visit http://www.wintertrails.org. *On Jan. 7, beginning at 9 a.m. the Repertory Dance Theatre Community School will present Dance All Day with Repertory Dance Theatre for only $5 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in Salt Lake City. The open house will allow visitors to participate in all of the school’s classes for only $5, all day. For more information, call (801) 534-1000 or visit http://www.rdtutah.org. *HawkWatch International will present "Hawk Talk" at the Park City Library on Jan. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in room 205. This is a chance to learn more about raptors and see one close up. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 615-5600 or go to http://www.parkcitylibrary.org. *On Jan. 9, Alex Mazurkewycz will talk about the history of Little Cottonwood Canyon at 5:30 p.m. at Snowpine Lodge in Alta. The event is free and open to the public and is presented by Alta Community Enrichment and the Alta Arts Council. For more information, visit http://www.altaarts.org. *The University Travel Film Series will present "Inside Iraq: The Untold Stories" on Jan. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Kingsbury Hall. Filmmaker Mike Shiley, a journalist embedded with the U.S. military forces in Iraq, will give the audience a nuanced look into the military conflict. Tickets are $7 and are available by calling (801) 581-7100 or online at http://www.kingtix.com. *Thursday, Jan. 10, Park City Moms will hold its second annual preschool fair in the Park City High School cafeteria from 6-8 p.m. The event will include representatives from at least seven different area preschools. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, go to http://www.parkcitymoms.com. *On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the History Book Club will discuss "Lies My Teacher Told Me," by James W. Loewen at its noon meeting at the Park City Library. All are welcome to come and participate in the discussion, even if you have not read the book. For more information, call 615-5600. *Robert Earl Keen will play Harry O’s in a fundraiser for the Park City Ski Team on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door and VIP passes are available. For more information about the event, or to purchase tickets, call 649-8754. *The Spotted Frog Bookstore and Wine Bar will present another installment of its regular wine seminars on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. That night, the tasting will feature the wines of northeastern Italy. The cost is $40 per person. To sign up, or for more information, visit http://www.spottedfrogbooks.com or call 575-2665. *Jan. 11, the Alta Arts Council will present a screening of "Teddy Bear Crisis," with filmmaker Kris Ostness present, at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows in Alta. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.altaarts.org. *Friday and Saturday, Jan. 13 and 14 Deer Valley Resort will host the 2006 Freestyle FIS World Cup. The mogul competition will take place Friday at 6 p.m. and the aerial competition will take place Saturday at 6 p.m. Both evenings include entertainment and fireworks. General admission tickets are free. For more information, call 649-1000 or go to http://www.deervalley.com. *The Paul Green School of Rock Music will present its Heavy Metal show on Jan. 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. at In the Venue in Salt Lake City. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 the day of the show. For tickets, go to http://www.tickets.com or call (801) 413-2849. For more information, go to http://www.schoolofrock.com. *"Paradise Now," rated PG-13, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Jan. 13-15. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com. *The Repertory Dance Theatre and Ballet West will present "Ballet and Sleeping Beauty," a Ring Around the Rose performance, on Jan. 14 at 11 a.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5 and are available through ArtTix at (801) 355-ARTS. For more information, visit http://www.rdtutah.org. *On Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. in Alta Lodge in Alta Ski Area, Roger Bourke, retired rocket scientist, will give a talk about the exploration of Mars.The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.altaarts.org. *Alta Community Enrichment will present its regular Knitting Circle on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at Goldminer’s Lounge in Alta. The event is open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.altaarts.org. *The Spotted Frog Bookstore and Wine Bar will present another installment of its regular wine seminars on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. That night, the tasting will feature the wines of northwestern Italy. The cost is $50 per person. To sign up, or for more information, visit http://www.spottedfrogbooks.com or call 575-2665. *The 2006 Sundance Film Festival will run Jan. 19-29 at locations around Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and the Sundance Resort. For more information, including venue locations, screening times, and ticket prices, go to http://www.sundance.org. *On Jan. 19, UDOT’s avalanche forecaster, Liam Fitzgerald, will talk about the work of those responsible for keeping the Little Cottonwood Canyon road safe from avalanches. The talk will be at Alta Ski Area’s Peruvian Lodge, at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.altaarts.org. *The 2006 Slamdance Film Festival will run Jan. 19-27 at locations in Park City and Salt Lake City. The festival will be based in the Treasure Mountain Inn. For more information, including screening times and ticket prices, visit http://www.slamdance.com. *The Paul Green School of Rock Music will present its Rolling Stones show on Jan. 20 and 21 at 7 p.m. at In the Venue in Salt Lake City. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 the day of the show. For tickets, go to http://www.tickets.com or call (801) 413-2849. For more information, go to http://www.schoolofrock.com. *Friday through Sunday, Jan. 20-22, the USSA Intermountain Freestyle Tour will visit Deer Valley with mogul and dual mogul competitions. For information about the event, visit http://www.boardfrenzy.com or call (801) 583-0222. *The third annual Park City Film Music Festival will run Jan. 24 29 on the second floor of the Main Street Mall in Park City. There is a $50 fee to attend all the sessions and panel discussions. Individual ticket prices and more information is available at http://www.parkcityfilmmusicfestival.com. *On Jan. 25 and 26 explorer Mike Libecki will present a climbing slide show on Antartica at Our Lady of the Snows in Alta, at 7 p.m. The event will also feature a raffle to benefit the Access Fund. For more information, visit http://www.altaarts.org. *"The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio," rated PG-13, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Feb. 3-5. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com. *"The Squid and the Whale," rated R, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Feb. 10-12. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com. *On Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Sundance Resort and the Sundance Channel will present the 2003 Sundance Film Festival film "Die Mommie Die!" as a part of the Channel at Sundance film series. Admission is $5 and all screenings begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Sundance Screening Room. For film tickets and information, please call the Sundance activities desk at (801) 223-4567. *"Pride and Prejudice," rated PG, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Feb. 17-19. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com. Ongoing General *Park City School District’s Community Education program has quarterly classes for adults, youth and young learners. To find out more, go to http://www.pcschools.us (click on "Community" then "Community Education") or call Julia at 615-0215. *Recycle Utah hosts "Green Building" seminars focused on resource and energy-efficient building. The seminars are held from 8 10 a.m. on the second Friday of every month at the Miners Hospital. For more information, call Recycle Utah at 649-9698. Mondays *Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts Baby and Me for newborns to two-year-olds and their caretakers every Monday at 3:30 p.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603. *The Spotted Frog Bookstore in Redstone Center hosts "Scrabble Monday" every Monday from 6-8 p.m. Bring a board, a dictionary and challenge fellow Parkites to some word play. For more information, call the Spotted Frog at 575-2665. Tuesdays *The Park City Bar Association provides free legal advice every first Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Miners Hospital in Park City. All are invited to attend with any legal questions. There is no charge for this service. For more information, contact either Ed Stone at 658-1441 or Lisa Peck at (801) 531-6088. *Every Tuesday, the Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts story times for preschoolers aged 3-5 at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us. *The Park City Singers, a non-auditioning community choir, rehearses each Tuesday evening from 7:25 to 9:30 p.m. at Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church.New and returning members are welcome; come and sing. For information, e-mail parkcitysingersvisit http://www.parkcitysingers.com, or call 649-9589. Wednesdays *Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts "Baby and Me" for newborns to two-year-olds and their caretakers every Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603. *Every Wednesday, the Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts story time for toddlers aged 2-3 at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us. *Awana Clubs meets Wednesday evenings from 6:15 8 p.m. at Mountain Life Church, located at 7375 N. Silver Creek Rd. Awana is a non-denominational Christian youth ministry for children from preschool through sixth grades. For more information, call the church office 647-5855 or check out awana.org. *Newcomers of Greater Park City gather every second Wednesday of the month at Miners Hospital at 10 a.m. For more information, call Joan Mosch, at 649-6568. *The Summit County Dancesport Foundation, a non-profit organization, offers group sessions in social, folk and modern dance every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Steve at (801) 450-3852. Thursdays *Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts Preschool Story Time for 3 to 5-year-olds every Thursday at 10 a.m. and Toddlertime for 2 to 3-year-olds at 11 a.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603. *The Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts Lap Sitters for babies from birth to 2 years on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us. *The Summit County Library has bilingual story times every Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. at its Kimball Junction Branch, located in the Sheldon D. Richins Building on Landmark Drive. The event is free to the public. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us. *Look Good Feel Better is a free program that teaches beauty and hair techniques to female cancer patients in active treatment. The program runs on the second Thursday of each month at Heber Valley Medical Center in the boardroom from 6:30-8:30 p.m. To reserve a spot or for more information, call 1-800-395-LOOK. Fridays *The last Friday of every month, the Kimball Art Center will present "Last Fridays Arts & Eats Gallery Stroll." The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available through the Kimball Art Center. On the day of the gallery stroll, interested participants can stop by the Art Center to pick up a map listing participating galleries and restaurants. For more information, contact the Kimball Art Center at 649-8882 or visit http://www.kimball-art.org. *The SHOP Yoga Studio, a non-profit community yoga center, offers Prenatal Yoga Classes every Friday from 10-11:30 a.m. The classes are appropriate for all levels of students. Donations are voluntary. The studio is located at 1167 Woodside Ave. For more info, call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com. * The Art of Wine, located at 1400 Snow Creek Drive in the Dan’s Shopping Center, will host a Friday Evening Wine School with instructor Sheral Schowe from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Each week features a different theme. Gourmet cheese and fresh breads will be provided. For more information or to register, call 655-WINE or e-mail theartofwine*The Christian Center Friday Prayer Group is open to Christians of all backgrounds. Come to the Center, located at 1100 Iron Horse Drive, any Friday from 9-10 a.m. for a brief devotional and great prayer time for our community, our churches, our world. For more information, call 649-2260. * The Park City Mountain Sports Club holds a T.G.I.F meeting and activity every Friday in and around Park City. Call 645-5350 or visit http://www.pcmsc.org for more information. Saturdays *At 10 a.m. every Saturday, The Spotted Frog Bookstore will host Children’s Story Hour for kids ages 2-6. Parents must remain in the store. For more information, call the Spotted Frog at 575-2665. *The Rock Cliff Nature Center staff at Jordanelle State Park host Track Me If You Can! every Saturday beginning Dec. 17 and running through March 11. Join the park naturalist from 10 a.m. to noon and learn basic tracking skills necessary to understanding local wildlife. Bring snowshoes or borrow a pair from the park. Pre-registration is required. Day-use fee is $7 per vehicle. For more information, call 649-9148. Nightlife Saturday 31 *Rockin’ Rhinos, Cisero’s *Black and White Masquerade Ball, Harry O’s *The Diamond Experience, Suede *The Saul Kaye Band, J.B. Mulligans *Grand Junction, The Spur *Leraine & the Desert Island Band, 350 Main Brasserie *Ricky Straub, Bacchus Wine Bar Sunday 1 *Tony Oros, Cisero’s Monday 2 *Marcus Bently, The Spur *DJ Danny Boy, Cisero’s Tuesday 3 *Tony Oros, Bistro 412 Bar *Small House Strings, The Spur *Game Night, Cisero’s Wednesday 4 *Small House Strings, J.B. Mulligans *Local’s Night with DJ Flegz, Cisero’s *Tony Oros, The Spur To become a part of The Park Record’s FREE events and music calendar, call Matt James at 649-9014, ext. 104,


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