Calendar for Jan. 17-20, 2007 | ParkRecord.com

Calendar for Jan. 17-20, 2007

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Wednesday 17

*Utah Symphony & Opera will present its premiere of Richard Strauss’s "Ariadne auf Naxos" in the Capitol Theatre today at 7:30 p.m. The Utah Symphony will accompany Utah Opera in each performance. Tickets for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday performances are $12-$62. Tickets for Monday and Wednesday performances are $10-$55. Tickets can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS), (888) 451-2787 or by visiting http://www.utahsymphonyopera.org . Subscribers and those desiring group or student discounts should call (801) 533-NOTE.

*The Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., will host "Baby and Me," (songs, stories and rhymes for children ages birth to two years) Wednesdays at 10 a.m. This is a lap-sit program and each child must be accompanied by a caretaker. Call the Library for more information at 615-5600.

Thursday 18

*Opening Day for the Sundance Film Festival is today and will continue through Jan. 28. For more information, log onto: festival.sundance.org.

*The Utah Watercolor Society will present its Signature and Star Member Show at the Patrick Moore Gallery 511, West 200 South in Salt Lake City. There will be an opening reception for the artists today from 5 until 8 p.m. Artists who have achieved Signature and Star Member status in the Utah Watercolor Society have been selected for this juried show. Guests will be invited to fill out cards expressing their passion for art and the cards will be on display for sharing as part of the exhibit. The public is welcome. For more information, go to http://www.utwatercolor.com

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*Sundance ’07 Opening Night Park City Party at Celsius tonight featuring live jazz, swing and blues by Shades of Gray. Doors open at 8:00 show starts at 9:30. Tickets are $10 at the door or can be reserved in advance by calling 615-7200 or 658-1468.

Friday 19

*Temple Har Shalom will present SchmoozeDance 2007, Park City’s film festival with a Jewish flair. SchmoozeDance is tonight beginning at 6:30 p.m. This film festival is open to the public at no charge. For more information, call 649-2276.

Saturday 20

* Big Band Celebration to benefit the Hospice program at Intermountain Homecare, in Wasatch and Summit counties will take place tonight at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall in Midway. The event is free to the public. Featuring tunes from the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s, the Music Makers will perform throughout the evening, along with a special performance by the Utah State College Ballroom Dance Team. There will also be live and silent auctions, made possible by generous sponsors from Wasatch and Summit counties. All proceeds from this event will directly support the quality and availability of vital end-of-life services at Intermountain Homecare in Wasatch and Summit counties. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please call (435) 657-4323 or (435) 671-1717.

*"Trailer Park as an American Icon" is the title of Art Access II Gallery beginning today and continuing through Feb. 9. Using oil and acrylic paintings on panel, Logan resident Scott Foster asserts that the trailer, with its subtle shifts of corrugation and the contrast between metallic surfaces and foliage, is not without beauty or elegance. Art Access II Gallery is located at 230 South 500 West No. 125 in Salt Lake city. Gallery hours are Mon.-Fri. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The artist’s reception will be held on Friday, Jan. 19 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Saturday 20

*Bald Eagle Day will take place Jan. 20 at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, located at 2155 W. Forest Street, in Brigham City, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fee is $1 for individuals and $5 per family. For more

information, call (435) 723-5887.

*There will be an audition for "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown," the Broadway Musical Jan. 20 at The Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 S. People should come prepared to sing 16 bars of an upbeat Broadway show tune. A current resume and headshot is also appreciated, but not required. An accompanist will be provided. For more information, call (801) 347-7373.

Upcoming

*Picabo Street Ski Challenge for Children, presented by Park City Mountain Resort, will take place Jan. 21. For more information, call 800-222-PARK.

*Utah Symphony & Opera will present its premiere of Richard Strauss’s "Ariadne auf Naxos" in the Capitol Theatre Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. The Utah Symphony will accompany Utah Opera in each performance. Tickets for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday performances are $12-$62. Tickets for Monday and Wednesday performances are $10-$55. Tickets can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS), (888) 451-2787 or by visiting http://www.utahsymphonyopera.org . Subscribers and those desiring group or student discounts should call (801) 533-NOTE.

*The Canyons Resort will host Howie Day to perform live at The Canyons’ Vertical Vibe event Jan. 22. Day is the artist behind the album "Stop All The World Now" a two-year-old album which has recently garnered attention for the song, "Collide." Vertical Vibe is a yearly free concert at The Canyons Resort’s Resort Village. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. with a fireworks display. Guests should arrive early and park in the Cabriolet parking lot.

*On Jan. 26, 27 and 28, the Utah Symphony will present An American in Paris, featuring George Gershwin’s An American in Paris, Samuel Barber’s Concerto for Piano, op. 38 and Charles Ives’ Holidays Symphony. Conductor Keith Lockhart, and pianist Andrew von Oeyen will combine talents for this all-American program. Tickets can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS), (888) 451-2787 or by visiting http://www.utahsymphonyopera.org . Subscribers and those desiring group or student discounts should call (801) 533-NOTE.

*Park City Mountain Resort will present Music on the Mountain Jan. 20 from 3 to 7 p.m. For more information, call (800) 222-PARK or log on to http://www.parkcitymountain.com.

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore will host a discussion with Donavan, the ’60s and ’70s psychedelic pop star who wrote the song "Mellow Yellow," about his autobiography on Jan 25 at 6:30 p.m. This event will be free and open to the public.

* Balance Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center, located at 245 West 100 South in Heber City, will hold an Art of Self Care Yoga Clinic class Jan. 26 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lara Stewart Boyle will offer 30-minute personalized sessions focused on yoga practice. The fee is $30 per 30-minute session. For more information, call (435) 654-2532.

*Kingsbury Hall will present Youth Theatre at the University of Utah in a stage adaptation of Louis Sachar’s wildly popular children’s book "Sideways Stories from Wayside School." The play, adapted by John Olive and directed by Rachel Briley, will be performed by deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing actors. It will run during the opening weekend of the Deaflympics in Salt Lake City. Every moment of this production will be both spoken and signed. "Sideways Stories from Wayside School" will be performed at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth (ages 3 to 18), and are available by calling (801) 581-7100 or visiting http://www.kingtix.com .

*The Park City Winterfest, including International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race Finals (Feb. 3), live music, fireworks, moonlight snowshoeing, cross-country ski tours and the annual celebration of the anniversary of the opening ceremonies of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games will take place Feb. 2-11. For more information, call (800) 222-PARK or visit http://www.parkcitymountain.com .

*The Kimball Art Center will show Sports Photography by David Burnett, a Salt Lake City native, beginning Feb. 3 and continuing through March 11. The Kimball Art Center is located at 638 Park Avenue in Park City. The center’s hours are weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free of charge.

*The Vagina Monologues will be performed at The Eccles Center Feb. 3. For more information, call the Park City Performing Arts Foundation at 655-3114.

*Balance Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center, located at 245 West 100 South in Heber City, will hold an Introduction to Soaring Crane Qigong class Feb. 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call (435) 654-2532.

*The third annual Big Band Sweetheart Dance, Park City High School music department’s one and only fundraiser,

will be held Friday, Feb. 9 at the Yarrow from 7 11 p.m. The entire community is invited. Tickets are on sale at the Eccles Center box office. One table sits 10. Dance floor tables are $450 and other tables are $400. Individual tickets are $40 per person and $35 for senior citizens. Tickets are tax deductible. For more information on tickets call 655-3114.

*Marc Cohn will perform at the Eccles Center Feb. 10. For more information, call the Park City Performing Arts Foundation at 655-3114.

*The Golden Chinese Dragon Acrobats will perform Feb. 17 at the Eccles Center. For more information, call the Park City Performing Arts Foundation at 655-3114.

*Presented by the Park City Jazz Foundation, sultry jazz singer, Jane Monheit, will perform a cabaret-style concert at the Egyptian Theater on Sunday, Feb. 18. Sponsored by Zermatt Resort and Spa and Knead-A-Massage, all proceeds from the President’s weekend benefit concert will be given to the educational programming of both the Park City Jazz Foundation and the Egyptian Theater Company. Tickets are on sale at the Egyptian Theater box office or online at http://www.egyptiantheatercompany.org . For more information, call 649-9371.

*Wailin’ Jennys will perform at the Eccles Center Feb. 21. For more information, call the Park City Performing Arts Foundation at 655-3114.

Ongoing

*Arts-Kids is looking for a volunteer to help with program preparation and assistance. Adult volunteers are also needed for helping with after-school programs for the rest of this semester and next semester, which will begin Jan. 29 for 10 weeks. Volunteers unable to commit to the program will also be needed for fundraisers in the spring and summer of 2007. For further information and interview, please call Pat at 615-7878.

*The Art of Wine, located in the Snow Creek Shopping Center, host daily classes from 4 to 7 p.m. on the hour. Themes change weekly. Gourmet cheese and fresh breads will be provided. For more information or to register, call 655-WINE or e-mail theartofwine@bigplanet.com.

*First Tracks – First Tracks is a program that provides pre-arranged, private, early lift access, guided skiing from 8 to 9 a.m. from the Wasatch Express chairlift. First Tracks is a groomed-run skiing tour and must be scheduled at least 10 days in advance. Intermediate skiing ability level is a minimum requirement. For additional information and pricing, contact the group sales office at (800) 424-3337 or (435) 645-6510, or via e-mail at sales@deervalley.com.

General

* THE SHOP Yoga Studio, located in Old Town at 1167 Woodside Ave., offers several daily Anusara yoga classes for beginner through advanced students. Classes are donation-based and no reservation is required. Nationally-known instructors and workshops monthly. Visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com for class schedule and more information or call 649-9339.

*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.

Mondays

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore at Redstone Towne 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.

*The SHOP Yoga Studio located in Old Town at 1167 Woodside invites parents/caregivers and children up to 2 years old to join us for Yoga Together from 11 a.m. to noon every Monday. All classes are donation-based. Call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com .

*The Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., will host "Baby and Me," (songs, stories and rhymes for children ages birth to two years) Mondays at 3:30 p.m. This is a lap-sit program and each child must be accompanied by a caretaker. Call the Library for more information at 615-5600.

Tuesdays

*Live improv comedy performed by Off the Top, at The Sidecar. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 647-5678.

*The Park City Bar Association provides free legal advice the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at 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 or Lisa Peck at (801) 531-6088.

*The Park City Professional Artist Association Park City’s network for visual artists meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Spotted Frog Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. New members are welcome. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityart.com .

*A beginning fencing class will take place at the Park City Academy for swashbucklers of all ages. Classes will begin at 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at 4 p.m. through Feb. 1. To register for classes, call Elaine Aliberti at 655-0289.

*Mountainlands Community Housing Trust Roommate Roundups are held 5 -7 p.m. every Tuesday at the Bad Ass Coffee House located at 651 Park Ave. It’s an opportunity for people who are seeking housing, roommates, or both to find out useful housing and community resource information and to meet potential roommates. People who would like more information or have questions can call 647-9719.

*Boys and girls six and older are invited to join the Park City Library for the Kid’s Book Club Tuesdays at 4 p.m. The Library is reading "The Ballad of Lucy Whipple" and exploring Park City history. The second Tuesday of the month they meet at the Park City Museum. Call the Park City Library for more information at 615-5600.

Wednesdays

*First Tracks at The Canyons will take place every Wednesday and Saturday morning. The Canyons provides skiers and riders the chance to ski and dine with an Olympian. The First Tracks program allows skiers to hit the hill before opening and is guided by freestyle skier and former U.S. Ski Team aerials coach Kris "Fuzz" Feddersen, World Cup downhill winner Holly Flanders, Paralympian Chris Waddell, Olympic moguls and aerials skier Trace Worthington, or 1997 U.S. National giant slalom champion Carrie Shineberg. The twice-weekly sessions, which meet at 7:20 a.m. at the bottom of the Flight of The Canyons gondola, costs $100 a day plus the price of a regular day pass. The fee also includes breakfast at Red Pine Lodge. Reservations are required and space is limited, so call the Perfect Turn Sales Cabin to reserve a spot at 615-3449.

*Awana Clubs meets Wednesday evenings from 6:15 8 p.m. at Mountain Life Church, located at 7375 N. Silver Creek Road. Awana is a non-denominational Christian youth ministry for children from preschool through sixth grades. For more information, call the church office at 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 Chris Hartley, at 649-0624.

*The Branson Missouri-style, Legends of Country Music Show with Larry King will show at 7 p.m. at Prospector Square. For more information on tickets, dinner packages and reservations, call 658-3030 or (888) 283-3030.

*The Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., will host "Baby and Me," (songs, stories and rhymes for children ages birth to two years) Wednesdays at 10 a.m. This is a lap-sit program and each child must be accompanied by a caretaker. Call the Library for more information at 615-5600.

*The Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., will present "Preschool Storytime" (songs, stories, rhymes and a craft for children ages 3-5 years) Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Call the Library for more information at 615-5600.

Thursdays

*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. Meetings are from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call (435) 783-5575 for more information.

*The Shop Yoga Studio, a nonprofit community yoga center, offers Anusara yoga classes every Thursday night from 6-7:30 p.m. Donations are voluntary. The studio is located at 1167 Woodside Ave. For more information, call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

*Lara Boyle, of Integrative Yoga Wellness, is teaching a yoga series embracing "The Art of Self-Care," Thursday evenings, 6-7:30 p.m., at Yoga Quarry, located in Quarry Village. For more information, call 655-5273.

*The Branson Missouri-style, Legends of Country Music Show with Larry King will show at 7 p.m. at Prospector Square. For more information on tickets, dinner packages and reservations, call 658-3030 or (888) 283-3030.

*A beginning fencing class will take place at the Park City Academy for swashbucklers of all ages. Classes will begin at 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at 4 p.m. through Feb. 1. To register for classes, call Elaine Aliberti at 655-0289.

*The Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., will host "Toddlertime" (songs, stories, rhymes and a craft for children ages 2-3 years) Thursdays at 11 a.m. Call the Library for more information at 615-5600.

*The Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., will present "Preschool Storytime" (songs, stories, rhymes and a craft for children ages 3-5 years) Thursdays at 10 a.m. Call the Library for more information at 615-5600.

Fridays

*The Branson Missouri-style, Legends of Country Music Show with Larry King will run every at 7 p.m. at Prospector Square. For more information on tickets, dinner packages and reservations, call 658-3030 or (888) 283-3030.

*The SHOP Yoga Studio is offering pre- and post-natal yoga for women in all stages of pregnancy and motherhood Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. Call 649-9339 for more information or online at http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

*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.

*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.

*The last Friday of every month, the Kimball Art Center will present A Park City Gallery Stroll. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. and will include live jazz at the Kimball Art Center. Tickets are $5 and are available through the organization. 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 at 649-8882 or visit http://www.kimball-art.org.

Saturdays

*The Branson Missouri-style, Legends of Country Music Show with Larry King will run every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at Prospector Square. For more information on tickets, dinner packages and reservations, call 658-3030 or (888) 283-3030.

*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.

*Each third Saturday, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) offers a special art studio program designed for children ages 4 – 12. The event is from 2- 4 p.m. and is free with admission to the museum. Space is limited and patrons are accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call (801) 581-7332 or visit http://www.umfa.utah.edu .

*Sarah Tomson offers a "Flow Yoga" class on Saturdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Park City Dance. All levels are welcome and please bring a mat. For more information, visit http://www.BalancedBeingYoga.com or call Sarah at (435) 579-0357.

Sundays

Nightlife

Wednesday 17

*Tim Wray, Shabu

*John Craigie, The Sidecar

* Small House Strings, The Spur Bar and Grill

*Locals Night, Cisero’s

Thursday 18

*Shades of Gray, Celsius

*Fat Paw, Cisero’s

*Funk Schwa,The Sidecar

*The Summer Obsession Space Trucker, Suede

Friday 19

*Lerain & Nathanal, Shabu

*The Motherlove, The Spur Bar and Grill

*Swollen Members, Suede

*Locals’ Night, J.B. Mulligans

*Locals Open Mic, The Sidecar

*DownRightBlue and Ghostowne, The Star Bar

Saturday 20

*The Ryan Montbleau Band, The Spur Bar and Grill

*Saul Kay, J.B. Mulligans

*Leraine & Nathanal, Shabu

*SubPop Records (ottp) and Washington State & Seattle, The Star Bar

To add an event to The Park Record’s FREE calendar, call Anna Bloom at 649-9014, ext. 110, or e-mail (preferred) arts@parkrecord.com.