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Calendar for Feb. 1-4, 2006

Special Events

Wednesday 1

*Two new exhibits will open at the Kimball Art Center today. Park City artist Greg Ragland will present "Movement Within Spaces," featuring mixed media paintings and sculptures in the Badami Gallery, and Salt Lake City photographer Adam Clark will present his photographs of backcountry skiing and snowboarding in the Garage Gallery. For more information, visit http://www.kimball-art.org or call 649-8882.

*Westminster College will welcome Paul Rusesabagina, on whose experience "Hotel Rwanda" was based, at the Vieve Gore Concert Hall on Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are available to the general public for this event by calling the campus concierge desk at (801) 832-2244. Tickets are limited and will be given out until 2 p.m. on the day of the lecture or until they run out. For more information, visit http://www.westminstercollege.edu.

Thursday 2

*Feb. 2-5, the nonprofit Underdog Foundation will present the Park City Culinary Wine and Ski Classic, featuring parties, wine tastings, ski events, vintner dinners and a luxury kitchen parade. Visit http://www.parkcitywineclassic.com or call 615-7900 for tickets or more information.

*UVSC, Wasatch campus will offer a songwriting class to the public starting from 7-9 p.m. and running the following four Thursdays. The class is taught by Beth Lawrence and is open to songwriters of all proficiencies. The cost of the class is $49. Register at http://www.uvsc.edu/communityeducation.

Friday 3

*Through Feb. 5, the nonprofit Underdog Foundation will present the Park City Culinary Wine and Ski Classic, featuring parties, wine tastings, ski events, vintner dinners and a luxury kitchen parade. Visit http://www.parkcitywineclassic.com or call 615-7900 for tickets or more information.

*"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.

*Iron Horse Gallery, located at 1205 Iron Horse Drive in Park City, will host an opening reception for Caroline Zimmerman’s oil paintings from Tuscany from 5-8 p.m. The show is titled "La Dolce Vita," and the evening will include an extended trailer of "Les Absintheurs." The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 615-6900 or visit http://www.ironhorseARTgallery.com

*The Redstone Gallery, located at 1678 W. Redstone Center Drive, will host an exhibition featuring Hamilton Aguiar’s original paintings on silver leaf on canvas. The show will begin with an artist reception Feb. 3 and 4 from 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 575-1000 or visit http://www.theredstonegallery.com.

*Feb. 3-26, the Julie Nester Gallery will host a show, "Fiction," featuring new paintings from artist Tom Judd. The show will include an opening reception today from 5-8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.julienestergallery.com or call 649-7855.

*The Intermountain Acoustic Music Association Local Concert Series will present Avenues Jazz Trio and Kyle Wulle at 7:30 p.m. at the South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, located at 6876 Highland Drive in Salt Lake City. Tickets are $5. For more information, call (801) 278-0332. Coolers are welcome.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company is proud to present "Boy" by Julia Jordan Wednesdays through Sundays Feb. 3-26. There will be regular showings Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets range from $27.50 to $33.50 with discounts available for students and those 30 and under. For tickets, call (801) 363-SLAC or visit http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org.

*The Peking Acrobats, a troupe of Chinese tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts complemented by live musicians, will bring their 2,000-year-old tradition of acrobatics to Kingsbury Hall on Feb. 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the public performances are $17.50, $22.50, and $27.50 and are available by calling (801) 581-7100 or visiting http://www.kingtix.com.

*Repertory Dance Theatre’s LINK Series will present "Palpate" Feb. 3-4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling (801) 355-ARTS or visit http://www.ArtTix.org . For more information, call Heidi Schmidt at (801) 534-1000 or visit http://www.rdtutah.org.

Saturday 4

*Today, from 9:30-10:30 a.m., The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race will hold a "Meet the Mushers" event at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on S.R. 224. The event is free and open to the public and will include a chance to meet the sled dog racers. The race itself will run from noon to 2 p.m. starting from the St. Mary’s Church parking lot. For more information about the event, visit http://www.wyomingstagestop.org.

*Through Feb. 5, the nonprofit Underdog Foundation will present the Park City Culinary Wine and Ski Classic, featuring parties, wine tastings, ski events, vintner dinners and a luxury kitchen parade. Visit http://www.parkcitywineclassic.com or call 615-7900 for tickets or more information.

*The Park City Performing Arts Foundation will present Bob Berky in a Pillow Theater Performance at 1 and 4 p.m. in the American Express Blue Box Theater at the Eccles Center in Park City. PCPAF encourages young audience members to bring pillows and blankets, so that little ones can sit close to the action. Chairs are available for grown-ups. Tickets are $5 for children and $10 for adults. Call the box office at 655-3114 for information or visit http://www.ecclescenter.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 through Feb. 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 Redstone Gallery, located at 1678 W. Redstone Center Drive, will host an exhibition featuring Hamilton Aguiar’s original paintings on silver leaf on canvas. The show will begin with an artist reception from 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 575-1000 or visit http://www.theredstonegallery.com.

*The Wasatch Winter Showcase, an art show and performance showcase, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UVSC Wasatch campus in Heber City. The event will include several performers from the Summit and Wasatch county areas, along with the art show. The latter event will begin Feb. 4 and continue Feb. 6-11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. For more information, call (435) 654-6482.

*The Peking Acrobats, a troupe of Chinese tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts complemented by live musicians, will bring their 2,000-year-old tradition of acrobatics to Kingsbury Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the public performances are $17.50, $22.50, and $27.50 and are available by calling (801) 581-7100 or visiting http://www.kingtix.com.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company is proud to present "Boy" by Julia Jordan Wednesdays through Sundays through Feb. 26. There will be regular showings Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets range from $27.50 to $33.50 with discounts available for students and those 30 and under. For tickets, call (801) 363-SLAC or visit http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org.

*Repertory Dance Theatre’s LINK Series will present "Palpate" at 7:30 p.m. in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling (801) 355-ARTS or visit http://www.ArtTix.org . For more information, call Heidi Schmidt at (801) 534-1000 or visit http://www.rdtutah.org.

Upcoming

*The Utah Chamber Artists will hold a winter concert, featuring Morten Lauridsen’s "Lux Aeterna" and Beethoven’s "Symphony No. 4" on Monday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Libby Gardner Concert Hall in Salt Lake City. Tickets are available by calling (801) 572-2010 are $15 for adults, $10 for students.

*Bridget Larrabee, a docent at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, will be presenting "Passions of Art," a discussion on art with a romantic flair on Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. This program is free and will be held in Room 109 at the Park City Library. For more information, visit http://www.parkcitylibrary.org or call 615-5600.

*Ken Sanders Rare Books will hold a birthday celebration for Salt Lake City-born beat icon Neal Cassady, on Feb. 8. There will be a lecture by author Michael Schumacher, "Neal Cassady and The Beat Generation," held at 11 a.m. in the Weber State University, Stewart Library. Later, John Sillito will give a brief presentation at the site where Neal Cassady lived in Salt Lake City, at 48 W. Broadway, at 6:30 p.m., titled, "Salt Lake City in the 1920s." Following that event, a reading and celebration of Cassady’s life and work will be held at 7 p.m. at Ken Sanders Rare Books. For more information, visit http://www.kensandersbooks.com.

*Former White House advisor and terrorism expert Daniel Benjamin will speak at Westminster College in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. His speech, "The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror," is presented as part of Westminster’s Kim T. Adamson Lecture on International Studies. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.westminstercollege.edu.

*The Salt Lake Art Center will present a show, Sophie Matisse in its Street Level Gallery through May 6, with a public reception on Friday, Feb. 10 from 6-9 p.m. For more information about the event, call (801) 328-4201 or visit http://www.slartcenter.org.

*"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.

*Kids Kollection, located in Park City Plaza near Einstein Brothers Bagels, will hold a free Valentine’s Day face painting event from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. For more information, call 649-5656.

*The Salt Lake Symphony will play its 20th annual Valentine’s Day Vienna Ball on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 8 p.m. until midnight in the University of Utah Union Ballroom. Tickets are $45 per person for general admission and $60 per person for reserved seating and are available at SmithTix. For more information, visit http://www.saltlakesymphony.org.

*The Repertory Dance Theatre Community School and guest artist Mabiba Baegne will present a Central and West African dance and music workshop Feb. 10-12 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Classes are $15 a piece for more information, visit http://www.rdtutah.org or call (801) 534-1000. Advance registration is encouraged.

*Ballet West will present the world premiere of Jonas Kage’s Romeo and Juliet, Feb. 10, 11 and 14-18 at the Capitol Theatre. Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 10, 11 and 14-18. The matinee performances begin at 2 p.m. on Feb. 11 and 18. Capitol Theatre ticket prices range from $17 – $65 and are available at ArtTix by calling 355-ARTS or at http://www.arttix.org, or at the Capitol Theatre ticket office.

*The Repertory Dance Theatre and Christopher Fair will present "Ring Around the Rose: Magic with Flair" on Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5 and are available by calling (801) 355-ARTS. For more information, visit http://www.rdtutah.org or call (801) 534-1000.

*Repertory Dance Theatre will present "Charette" a fundraising event challenging five choreographers to create five new dance works and compete for the title of "Iron Choreographer" on Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Tickets for the event are $40 and are available at (801) 355-ARTS or by visiting http://www.ArtTix.org. For more information, visit http://www.rdtutah.org.

*The Salt Lake Art Center is pleased to present the exhibition "Robert Motherwell: Te Quiero" from Feb. 11 to May 31 in its Main Gallery. The art center will hold a public opening reception on Friday, Feb. 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.slartcenter.org or call (801) 328-4201.

*Tuesday, Feb. 14, the History Book Club will discuss "Bataan Diary," by Parkite Chris Schaefer, at its noon meeting at the Park City Library. Schaefer will be present for the discussion and everyone is welcome to participate, even if you have not read the book. The event is free and open to the public, for more information, call 615-5600.

*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.

*The Utah Symphony & Opera will pesent "Vivace Uncorked: The Anti-Concert" to be held on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Abravanel Hall lobby. Tickets to the events are just $25, with student tickets available for $15. Call (801) 533-NOTE and mention Vivace to purchase. Joining Vivace is free by sending an e-mail to Vivace

*"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.

*Newfoundland rockers Great Big Sea will be at the Eccles Center in Park City Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. for a concert presented by the Park City Performing Arts Foundation. Tickets range from $15-$50 and are available by calling 655-3114 or at http://www.ecclescenter.org.

*"New York Doll," rated PG-13, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Feb. 24-26. 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.

*Caregivers Night Out is a monthly support group that offers assistance for those that are taking care of loved ones. Meetings are held in Summit County on the third Thursday of every month at Wentworth Assisted Living Center. Located at 4200 North 400 West in Oakley, The Wentworth specialized in Alzheimer’s. Meetings are from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call (435) 783-5575 for more information.

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 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

Wednesday 1

*Duncan Sheik, Suede

*Chris Bender, The Spur

*Locals’ Night with DJ Flegz, Cisero’s

Thursday 2

*Chris Johnston, Ringo

*Rich Wyman, Bistro 412 Bar

*Karaoke with Fran, Cisero’s

Friday 3

*The Rhythmites, The Sidecar

*Joy and Eric, Bacchus Wine Bar

*Tony Oros, Ringo

Saturday 4

*Ricky Straud, Bacchus Wine Bar

*DJ Q Tip, Cisero’s

To become a part of The Park Record’s FREE events and music calendar, call Matt James at 649-9014, ext. 104, or e-mail arts@parkrecord.com


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