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Calendar for Jan. 11-14, 2006

Special Events

Wednesday 11

*Robert Earl Keen will play Harry O’s in a fundraiser for the Park City Ski Team. 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 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.

*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.

*The Pioneer Theatre Company will present "Humble Boy" at the Pioneer Theatre from Jan. 11 to Jan. 28. Curtain times are at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. for Saturday matinees. Ticket prices range from $20-$39 with discounts available for groups and college students. For tickets or more information, call (801) 581-6961 or visit http://www.pioneertheatre.org.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company will present "I Am My Own Wife" by Doug Wright 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.

Thursday 12

*The Park City Motorcycle Club will have a winter social get together at 7 p.m. The event will be held in Nacho Mama’s on Sidewinder Drive in the Prospector Square Area. For more information, visit http://www.parkcitymotorcycleclub.org.

*Surface Medical Spa will host an hour-long seminar on the latest "anti-aging" techniques at its facility in Kimball Junction at 6:30 p.m. Bring a friend and receive two coupons for a complimentary one-hour facial and microderm for future use. Seating is limited. Call 655-8900 to reserve a space.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company will present "I Am My Own Wife" by Doug Wright 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.

Friday 13

*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.

*"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 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.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company will present "I Am My Own Wife" by Doug Wright 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.

Saturday 14

*Deer Valley Resort will host the 2006 Freestyle FIS World Cup. The aerial competition will take place at 6 p.m. The evening includes entertainment and fireworks. General admission tickets are free. For more information, call 649-1000 or go to http://www.deervalley.com.

*At 10 a.m., the Park City Library will host a family story time program, "Baby It’s Cold Outside," featuring a morning of stories, songs and a craft celebrating winter. Children and parents of all ages are invited to attend the event, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 615-5600.

*Big Head Todd and the Monsters will play Deer Valley Resort in conjunction with the Freestyle International World Cup. The concert will take place following the World Cup award ceremony in the on-snow venue area and will be followed by fireworks. For more information, call 649-1000.

*"Paradise Now," rated PG-13, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series through Jan. 15. Show times are at 8 p.m. today 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 Phoenix Gallery will present a show and artist reception for painter and photographer Curtis Olson from 6-9 p.m. with an artist introduction at 7 p.m. The event will include light refreshments and live music, and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 649-1006 or go to http://www.phoenixgalleryparkcity.com.

*The Repertory Dance Theatre and Ballet West will present "Ballet and Sleeping Beauty," a Ring Around the Rose performance, 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.

*The Paul Green School of Rock Music will present its Heavy Metal show 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.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company will present "I Am My Own Wife" by Doug Wright 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

*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.

*Westminster College and the Utah Martin Luther King Jr. Commission will present a panel discussion: "Positive Dialogues: A Continuing Conversation on Multiculturalism in Education," about the impact of "No Child Left Behind" on students of color. The discussion will take place on Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Gore School of Business Auditorium. For more information, visit http://www.westminstercollege.edu.

*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.

*New York Times Puzzle Master Will Shortz will sign his puzzle collections on Saturday, Jan. 21 at Dolly’s Bookstore on Main Street in Park City from 3-5 p.m. For more information about the event, call 649-8062.

*The Salt Lake Symphony will present its annual Evening in Vienna concert on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Abravanel Hall. Admission is $10 for general admission, $8 for students and seniors and $35 for families (two adults and three children). Tickets are available at ArtTix at (801) 355-ARTS or http://www.arttix.org.

*The StageRight TheatreCompany will present William Shakespeare’s "Much Ado About Nothing," playing Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 March 4 at the StageRight Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for students and seniors. Call (801) 272-3445 for reservations. For more info, visit http://www.stageright.org.

*On Sunday, Jan. 22 Park City Mountain Resort and Picabo Street will present Picabo’s Challenge for Children Celebrity Fundraiser at Park City Mountain. The event will benefit the National Children’s Alliance. For more information, call 649-8111 or visit http://www.parkcitymountain.com.

*Alonso Duralde, author of "101 Must See Movies for Gay Men" will be at Dolly’s Bookstore on Main Street in Park City to sign his book from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22. For more information about the event, call 649-8062.

*The Canyons Resort will present its third annual Vertical Vibe, featuring Switchfoot, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23 in The Forum. Switchfoot will perform live, accompanied by a fireworks display. Parking will be in the Cabriolet lot. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 649-5400.

*On Monday, Jan. 23, Dolly’s Bookstore will host signings with four authors. Armistead Paupin, author of "The Night Listener" will be present from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; photographer Sally Mann, maker of "What Remains" will sign from noon to 1 p.m.; Photographer Lauren Greenfield will be present from 1-2 p.m. and film critic Roger Ebert will sign his books from 4-6 p.m. For more information about the events, call 649-8062.

*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.

*Wendy Nothcutt, author of "The Darwin Awards" series, will sign books at Dolly’s Bookstore from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26. The same day, author Lloyd Kaufman, who wrote "Make Your Own Damn Movie" and "All I Need to Know About Filmmaking I learned from the Toxic Avenger" will sign his books from 4-6 p.m. For more information about the events, call 649-8062.

*Westminster College has partnered with the MIT Club of Utah to present a broadcast from the MIT Enterprise Forum’s program "Forecasting Markets: The Capital Update for 2006" on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 5 p.m. in the Gore Auditorium. The presentation will make predictions about the availability of capital this year for entrepreneurs. This event is free and open to the public.

*Friday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. Intermountain Hospice will host a special Big Band Celebration benefit concert in the Midway Town Hall. Admission to the show is free, but donations are welcome, all proceeds will support Intermountain Hospice’s efforts in Wasatch and Summit counties. For more information about Intermountain Hospice or the Big Band Celebration, call (435) 657-4323 or visit http://www.intermountainhealhtcare.org.

*Westminster College will present its next violin and piano duo, featuring Utah Symphony member Gerald Elias and Westminster piano instructor Marjorie Janove, as part of its 2005-2006 Concert Series. The concert will be Sunday, Jan. 29, at 3 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall of the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory. For ticket information, please call (801) 832-2457.

*UVSC, Wasatch campus will offer a songwriting class to the public starting on Feb. 2, 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.

*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.

*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.

*"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.

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

Wednesday 11

*Les Dexic, J.B. Mulligans

*Local’s Night with DJ Flegz, Cisero’s

*Tony Oros, The Spur

Thursday 12

*John Boy’s Mule, The Spur

*Junior and Transportation, Harry O’s

*Rich Wyman, Bistro 412 Bar

*Pat Carnahan, Shabu

*Chris Johnston, Ringo

*Karaoke with Fran, Cisero’s

Friday 13

*Muddpuddle, Cisero’s

*Keith Taylor, Shabu

*Tony Griffin at 6 p.m.; TBA at 9:30 p.m., The Spur

*Tony Oros, Ringo

*DJ JD, The Star Bar

Saturday 14

*A-Frame, The Star Bar

*Troy Griffin, Ringo

*Matt Frey, J.B. Mulligans

*Joy, Eric, Fred and Tony, The Sidecar

*Mark Granger at 6 p.m. , Ides of Soul at 9:30 p.m. The Spur

*DJ Scooter, Harry O’s

*DJ Q Tip, Cisero’s

*Pat Carnahan, Shabu

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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