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Calendar for June 21-24, 2006

Special Events

Wednesday 21

*The Park City Farmers Market will run from noon to 6 p.m. until Oct. 25 at The Canyons Resort in the Cabriolet parking lot. For more information, call 671-1336 or visit, http://www.parkcityfarmersmarket.com.

*Hale Center Theater in Orem will hold auditions for "Footloose"tonight. Men and women age 17 and above are needed. Please come prepared with 16 bars of a pop song (a la American Idol), an accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music. Please reserve an audition appointment by calling the box office at (801) 226-8600. Dance auditions will be held at callbacks on Saturday morning, June 24, by invitation.

Thursday 22

*Today is the opening day for summer activities at The Canyons. The resort will be open Thursdays through Sundays until Sept. 3. For more information, call 649-7457 or visit, http://www.thecanyons.com.

*The 2006 Utah Arts Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary at Library Square on Thursday, June 22 through Sunday, June 25. Admission is free for children 12 and under, and $5 for senior citizens (ages 55 and above). Adult admission is $8. From noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, admission is $5. For more information about the festival, call (801) 322-2428 or visit http://www.uaf.org. The festival is also looking for volunteers to set up and tear down the event.

*The Utah Humanities Council is presenting, "Venture: Transformations Through the Humanities," an exhibit of documentary portraits from award-winning photographer Kent Miles and the writing of the first graduating class of the Venture Course in the Humanities. It will take place June 22-25 at the Salt Lake City Library. For more information, visit http://www.utahhumanities.org/Venture.htm.

*Anne Windsor, author of "Mapping Your Souls Purpose: Discover Your Karma and Destiny," will discuss exactly that from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Spotted Frog Bookstore. For more information, call (435) 575-2665.

Friday 23

*Utah Opera will present the first act of a new opera entitled "The Grapes of Wrath" at the Utah Arts Festival’s Amphitheatre Stage (Library Square) on Friday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. The performance, which features the Utah Symphony, will allow people to be among the very first to catch a glimpse of the opera that was commissioned by Utah Opera and Minnesota Opera, and will have its world premiere in 2007. Grant Gershon will conduct. Admission to the Utah Arts Festival is $8.

*Over 200 individuals of 12 teams will compete in a running relay, the Wasatch Back Relay, road race over the 173-mile course from Logan to the finish line in Park City. For more information, visit http://www.wasatchbackrelay.com.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the "Sunset BBQ Special," featuring barbecue, a train ride, and bluegrass music, from 6:30-9 p.m. June 23, July 7 and 21, Aug. 4 and 18 and Sept. 1 and 15. For tickets or more information, visit wwwhebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

Saturday 24

*Mountain Town Stages, a non profit organization, will host "Shake Your Groove Thang" disco party June 24 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The Elks Club, 550 Main Street. The cost will be $15 online and at Orion’s Music or $17 at the door. Tickets purchased online will be held in will call at The Elks Lodge. There will be live music by "The Right Amount" and prizes for best costumes and dancers. All proceeds will benefit Mountain Town Stages. Visit http://www.mountaintownstages.com for additional information. If you are interested in volunteering at the party, call (435) 602-9665 or e-mail dana30 p.m. at Crumb Brothers Bakery, 300 South 300 West in Logan. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or by calling (435) 792-4996. Seating is limited, so advance purchase is recommended. The concert is co-sponsored by Utah Public Radio and Import Auto.

Upcoming

*The Park City Library will host Family Bed Stories at 7 p.m. on June 27. Wear pajamas and slippers (optional) and bring a favorite stuffed animal or blanket. All ages are invited to join in the children’s area of the Library. Call 615-5600 for more information.

*Nashville recording artist, Joel Reese (the Singing Cowboy), will return to the Santy Auditorium June 28 at 11 a.m. to entertain with his guitar picking and fun songs for the whole family. Reese has added some new surprises to his show. All ages are invited. Call the library for more information at 615-5600.

*The Motherlode Canyon Band will perform June 28 at Deer Valley as part of the Park City Performing Arts free Wednesday Concerts. For more information call 655-8252.

*The String Cheese Incident will perform with Bob Weir and RatDog Friday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at Salt Air. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $39.50. Tickets and information are available at http://www.stringcheeseincident.com.

*The Brigham Young University Museum of Art will introduce viewers to the work of Milton Glaser, whose conceptual approach to solving design problems has positioned him at the forefront of the field of graphic design and illustration. The exhibit, "Just Enough Is More: The Graphic Design of Milton Glaser," will be on display from June 30 through Oct. 7. Tours are conducted during regular museum hours and must be scheduled at least one week in advance. Tours usually last about one hour. Call (801) 422-1140 to schedule a tour or to inquire about additional information.

*The Utah Cultural Celebration Center, along with the West Valley City Arts Council and Spectrum Studios, will present the 2006 Face of Utah Sculpture exhibition, starting June 30-Aug. 24. This year’s show is slated on the heels of the hugely successful Ten Commandments exhibition by Utah resident Arnold Friberg, which averaged over 1,000 visitors per week. The grand opening will go from 6 to 10 p.m. For more information call (801) 965-5108 or visit, http://www.culturalcelebrationcenter.org .

*Big Stars, Bright Nights Summer Concert Series kicks off its summer with Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Bonamassa and Schyuler Fisk on July 1 at Deer Valley. For tickets call, 655-3114.

* Julie Nester Gallery will present, "Pacifica," an exhibition of recent paintings by Marshall Crossman. The exhibition will run from July 1 26. There will be a reception for the artist on July 1, 5 to 8 p.m. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 a.m. For more information, call (435) 649-7855 or visit, http://www.julienestergallery.com.

* Lyle Lovett will perform at Deer Valley July 20. Tickets are on sale at all Smith’sTix Outlets and Deer Valley Signatures Stores. Tickets are $35, for more information call 1-800-888-TIXX.

*July 6-9, The Salt Lake City International Jazz Festival events will start at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 6 in Abravanel Hall. Tickets must be picked up in advance. There will be free events Friday through Sunday thoughout local outlets in Washington Square starting at 5:30 p.m. Headliners this year include: Arturo Sandoval, Patti Austin, The Average White Band, Hiroshima, The Rippingtons, Tom Scott, Eddie Daniels, E’nJ and ron Stripling.

*The Adopt-A-Native Elder Program is in need of volunteers to help plan for its 17th Annual Navajo Rug Show and Sale, which will be held Nov. 9-12, at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Lodge. The volunteers will meet Thursday, July 6, at 6:30 p.m. at 1012 Cutter Lane in Park City. For more information, call April at 645-8806.

*The Neways Summer Concert Series will present Mark Chesnutt in concert July 7 at 8:30 p.m. at Springville Acres Park, located at 700 South 1300 E. in Springville. Tickets can be purchased at all Smith’s grocery stores or at http://www.smithstix.com for $20. Tickets are $25 at the gate if they have not sold out. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. on the night of each concert. For more information, visit http://www.neways.com/concertseries .

*The Park City Library is offering a six-week free basic Internet and e-mail class. The class will begin Tuesday, July 11, and will meet every Tuesday at 9 a.m. For more information, call 615-5600

* The Park City Library has announced this year’s "One Book." It is "In the Time of the Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez and is available at the library in English or Spanish. The movie will be shown for free on July 15 and book discussions will take place the last two weeks of July. This is Park City’s fourth year having a One Book for the community to read. For more information about the book, program, and events call 615-5602 or go to http://www.parkcitylibrary.org/one_book2006.htm .

*Big Stars Bright Nights Concert Series will present Etta James at Deer Valley July 21. For tickets call 655-3114.

*The Womens’ Entertainment is looking for Utah talent. They are producing a documentary-style wedding show, "Bridezillas," that will follow the bride through her final wedding preparations. Wanship local, T.J. Bates, is in charge of casting. If planning a wedding and interested please e-mail a photo of the bride and groom. Please include details about the wedding. The date must be before July 23. For more information, e-mail cast4reality//www.finearts.slco.org.

*The National Sports Foundation’s second annual "Arts for Athletes" is accepting artwork for a fundraiser on Friday, July 28 at the Park Meadows Country Club. All mediums welcome. Sponsorship and private donations are also appreciated to help underwrite the event. NSF is the local ski jumping club located at the Utah Olympic Park. It is a non-profit organization with all donations tax deductible. For more information contact Linda at 901-9675.

*The Big Stars, Bright Nights Summer Concert Series will present Randy Newman Aug. 15 at Deer Valley. For tickets call, 655-3114.

*The Fidelity Investments Park City Jazz Festival will be Aug. 25-27 at the Deer Valley Amphitheater. Tickets are on sale at all SmithsTix locations, http://www.smithstix.com, Deer Valley Signatures stores or online at http://www.parkcityjazz.org. Local’s tickets, VIP packages, Lodging Packages and more are available by calling the Park City Jazz Foundation at 940-1362 or going online at http://www.parkcityjazz.org. New this year is a special three-day general admission package. American Express users will receive a 15 percent discount, available until July 31.

*The Big Stars, Bright Nights Summer Concert Series will present Bonnie Raitt and Keb’Mo, Aug. 30 at Deer Valley. For tickets call, 655-3114.

*The Big Stars, Bright Nights Summer Concert Series will present Willie Nelson, Sept. 4 at Deer Valley. For tickets call, 655-3114.

*Elton John and his band will appear live as part of his 2006 "The Captain and the Kid Tour" at the E-Center in Salt Lake City, Sept. 19, 2006. Tickets will be available at all Smith’sTix Outlets, (801) 467-TIXX, 1-800-888-TIXX, http://www.smithstix.com and the E-Center box office

Ongoing

*StageRight Theatre Company presents "The Rivals." The production runs Fridays and Saturdays June 10 through July 22 at 5001 South Highland Drive in Salt Lake. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for students and seniors; call (801) 272-3445 for reservations.

*At the Kimball Art Center, Material Matters: Art Quilts from Front Range Contemporary Quilters runs through June 23. The theme of the exhibition is "It’s not your grandmother’s quilt!" Also, textile sketches showcase cloth as a medium of expression in the Badami Gallery and paper quilts are on display in the Garage Gallery through July 31. Kimball Art Center galleries are open to the public and admission is free. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and noon to 5 p.m. on weekends. Call (435) 649-8882 For more information.

* The Utah Humanities Council is currently conducting an online "listening tour" around the state, hoping to get feedback on issues and opportunities Utahns face today and what they think they’ll face in the future. With that feedback, UHC hopes to shape its programs to fit those issues and opportunities. For more information, contact Brandon Johnson at (801) 359-9670 or go to, http://www.utahhumanities.org/SoundOff.htm.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the "Sunset BBQ Special," featuring barbecue, a train ride, and bluegrass music, from 6:30-9 p.m. June 23, July 7 and 21, Aug. 4 and 18 and Sept. 1 and 15. For tickets or more information, visit wwwhebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*Youth Theatre at the U (YTU) presents the musical "Once on This Island," a Caribbean adaptation of the popular Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, "The Little Mermaid." The production will be presented in the Babcock Theatre, June 14-24, as part of the summer season of plays for young audiences.

*The Leigh-North Gallery has announced their its first annual Fine Art Collectors Sale and Exhibition from June 16 July 31. The gallery is located at 136 S. Main Street, Suite 202 in Salt Lake City. The opening reception will be Friday, June 16 from 6-9 p.m.

* The Utah Arts Council is pleased to announce its fourth annual tribute to design. The exhibit "Design Arts Utah ’06" will run through July 28, at the Rio Gallery located in the historic Rio Grande Depot, 300 South 455 West in Salt Lake City. The Rio Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about the exhibit or the Design Arts Program, contact Jim Glenn at (801) 533-3585 or jglenn//arts.utah.gov.

General

Utah Mountain Bluebird Trails is looking for volunteers. Several positions are needed for trail monitors. This is a weekly commitment (approximately) to check nesting boxes during the spring/summer season. A general knowledge of birds is helpful, however, training is offered. Only serious candidates need apply. Call Letitia Lussier

649-6982, for more information.

*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

*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 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.

*Intermezzo Chamber Music Series will run from June 26-Aug. 7, Westminster College will hold concerts by internationally acclaimed artists every Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall at the Eccles Conservatory. Single tickets are $15; discounts are available for season subscribers and free admission for students. For tickets and information, call (801) 230-2817.

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 or Lisa Peck at (801) 531-6088.

*Every Tuesday and Thursday night from 6:30-7:30, the Summit County Library’s Kimball Junction branch offers free English classes for non-native speakers. Those interested must sign up at the branch desk or by phone at 615-3900. Ask for David or Amparo.

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

*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.

*Boys and girls of all ages are invited to come for reading related activities including writing, poetry, crafts, movies, puppetry, games, readers’ theater and more. No registration required. Drop by anytime. Call the Library at 615-5600 for more information.

*Every Tuesday UVSC will hold group singing classes from 7-9 p.m. No singing experience necessary. The class is Taught by Beth Lawrence with the Integrated Voice technique, a method of movement, visualization, relaxation and breathing. To register visit http://www.uvsc.edu/communitveducation. For more information email Beth30 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 Chris Hartley, at 649-0624.

*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.

*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 7-8:30 p.m. focusing on the eight limbs of yoga. Donations are voluntary. The studio is located at 1167 Woodside Ave. For more information, call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

Fridays

*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 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.

*The Heber Valley Railroad’s Soldier Hollow Express, a 90-minute trip offering views of Mt. Timpanogos, departs

at 3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday from the depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*The Provo Canyon Limited, a three-hour scenic excursion featuring the Provo Canyon’s scenery, will depart at 11 a.m. every Friday and Saturday from the Heber Valley Railroad depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

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 Art of Wine, located at 1400 Snow Creek Drive in the Dan’s Shopping Center, will host a Saturday Evening Wine School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. most weeks. 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 theartofwine30 p.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.

*The Heber Valley Railroad’s Soldier Hollow Express, a 90-minute trip offering views of Mt. Timpanogos, departs

at 3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday from the depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*The Provo Canyon Limited, a three-hour scenic excursion featuring the Provo Canyon’s scenery, will depart at 11 a.m. every Friday and Saturday from the Heber Valley Railroad depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

Sundays

Nightlife

Wednesday 21

*Marcus Bently, The Spur Bar

*Jess, Sidecar

*Local’s Night, Cisero’s

*The Earl Brothers, J.B. Mulligans

*Jess, Sidecar

Thursday 22

*MC Cumberland Gap, The Spur Bar

*Rich Wyman, Bistro 412

*Karaoke, Cisero’s

*Small House Quartet, Celsius

*DJ JD, Sidecar

*Two Timin’ Three, Star Bar

Friday 23

*2 White Guys & Monkey, The Spur Bar

*DJ Danny Boy, Cisero’s

*Rock DJ Night, The Star Bar

*Dr. Bob, Sidecar

*Drew Emmit Band, Suede

Saturday 24

*Motherlode Canyon Band, The Spur Bar

*Ricky Straud, Bacchus Wine Bar

*DJ Q Tip, Cisero’s

*Rich Wyman, Celsius

*Sabor Latino Fiesta, The Star Bar

*Matt Frey, J.B. Mulligans

*Jeff Lawrence, Sidecar

*The Honored Guests, Suede

To add an event to The Park Record’s FREE calendar, call Dan Bischoff at 649-9014, ext. 104, or e-mail (preferred) arts@parkrecord.com.


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