Calendar for Nov. 25-29, 2006 | ParkRecord.com

Calendar for Nov. 25-29, 2006

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Saturday 25

*The Duhks will perform at Park City’s Eccles Center on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $18 – $65 (children 12 and under are half price and seniors receive a 20-percent discount). Tickets are $5 in Section C for Summit County students (K-12). New this season, the Park City Performing Arts Foundation has a second box office location at 625 Main Street (in the Prudential Utah office building on the corner of Heber Ave. and Main Street). Tickets and information are available at The Eccles Center and Main Street box offices, 655-3114 or http://www.ecclescenter.org or http://www.ParkCityTickets.com. Tickets and information are no longer available through ArtTix.

*The Park City Film Series will present "The U.S. Versus John Lennon," rated PG-13, at 8 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium located at the Park City Library. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. For more information, call 615-8291.

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore will present a book signing and story hour with Pat Bagley, award-winning cartoonist and author of the bestselling series "Clueless George." Bagley will be celebrating his new book "Clueless Geoge Takes On Liberals," Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 575-2665. *Mountain Town Stages will feature Cliff Eberhardt as part of the "Alone on Stage in Park City" Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. at Prospector Theatre at The Prospector Lodge located at 2200 Sidewinder Dr. V.I.P. tickets (seating in the first five rows) are $30 and can only be purchased at http://www.mountaintownstages.com . General admission tickets are $22 in advance or $25 at the door. General admission tickets can be purchased at Orion’s Music and The Prospector Square Lodge in Park City, all SmithsTix locations or by calling 901-SONG.

*The seventh annual Holiday Sale and Clay Arts Utah fundraiser will take place at the Sugarhouse Garden Center, 1602 East 2100 South in Salt Lake. For more information, visit http://www.clayartsutah.org .

Sunday 26

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*Mountain Town Stages will feature a free songwriting workshop with Cliff Eberhardt and a free Slopeside Serenade Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. as part of "Alone on Stage in Park City" at Prospector Theatre at The Prospector Lodge located at 2200 Sidewinder Dr. V.I.P. tickets (seating in the first five rows) are $30 and can only be purchased at http://www.mountaintownstages.com . General admission tickets are $22 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Orion’s Music and The Prospector Square Lodge in Park City, all SmithsTix locations or by calling 901-SONG.

*The Park City Film Series will present "The U.S. Versus John Lennon," rated PG-13, at 6 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium located at the Park City Library. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. For more information, call 615-8291.

Monday 27

*The Luge World Cup, presented by the Utah Olympic Park, will take place Nov. 27 through Dec. 2. For more information, call 658-4200 or visit http://www.olyparks.com.

*Kurt Bestor will perform his festive traditional holiday program at UVSC Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. in the McKay Events Center. "A Kurt Bestor Christmas: A Celebration of Life" is also a benefit concert for scholarships at UVSC. Tickets start at $10 and a family ticket package is available for $40 for six immediate family members, with additional tickets available for immediate family members at $5 each. For tickets, call (801) 863-SHOW, (888) 844-7469 (outside Utah County) or any SmithTix outlet.

*The Utah Chamber Artists will present its annual Christmas Concerts. The program, featuring music from their new compact disc "Joyous Day" with arrangements by artistic director Barlow Bradford. This concert is offered on two nights only in Libby Gardner Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. A shuttle will run from Rice-Eccles Stadium beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling (801) 572-2010.

Tuesday 28

*The Utah Chamber Artists will present its annual Christmas Concerts. The program, featuring music from their new compact disc "Joyous Day" with arrangements by artistic director Barlow Bradford. This concert is offered on two nights only in Libby Gardner Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. A shuttle will run from Rice-Eccles Stadium beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling (801) 572-2010.

*Dr. Mark Dudley, D.C. will offer a Holiday Stress Management workshop to address the seven most common symptoms of stress and ways to help cope at home Nov. 28 from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Balance – Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center, 245 West 100 South, Heber City. Call (435) 654-2532 to reserve a space. A $5 donation per person is suggested.

Wednesday 29

*"The Santaland Diaries" runs Nov. 29 through Dec. 30 at the Rose Wagner Studio Theatre. Tickets are available by calling (801) 355-ARTS or online at arttix.org. Tickets are $22.50 and $15 for students. Most shows start at 8 p.m. There are some matinees starting at 3 p.m.

Upcoming

*Local production company Powderwhore Productions Presents "PW06," a telemark ski movie Thursday, Nov. 30 at Suede at 8 p.m. The film is $10 at the door.

*Strike the Motherlode Holiday Program, including the wreath tour fundraiser, will take place Dec. 1-16. Historic Main Street Business Alliance will present $5,000 and $1,000 shopping sprees for winners. There will be activites for families on Saturdays and a party with Santa on Dec. 16 at the Town Lift. There will be crafts, treats and cash prize drawings. For more information, call 649-6100 or log onto http://www.parkcitymainstreet.org.

*The Park City Professional Artist’s Association’s "A Dog’s Town" mixed media exhibit will be on display at the Kimball Art Center in the Badami Gallery from Dec. 1 through Jan. 10. There will be an opening reception Dec. 12 from 5-8 p.m. For more information, call 649-8882.

*The Kimball Art Center Holiday Glass Ornament display will be at the Garage Gallery from Dec.1 to Jan. 10. The pieces are original, handmade glass ornaments by local and regional artists. For more information, call 649-8882.

*The Summit County Library will be holding a half-price warehouse book sale Dec. 1-2. Nov. 30 will be the "Friends Preview." For more information, call 615-3900.

*The Julie Nester Gallery will present "A Sense of Place," an exhibition of recent artwork by Candice Eisenfeld and Thea Schrack. The exhibition will run from Dec. 1 26. There will be an opening reception Dec. 1 from 5:30-8 p.m. This show brings together two artists who are using contemporary techniques to produce fresh interpretations of landscape art. For more information, call 649-7855 or log on to http://www.julienestergallery.com.

*Around the Globe Theatre Company will proudly present A.R. Gurney’s "Silvia" from Dec. 1-9. at the Utah Arts Alliance Center, 2191 South 300 West in Salt Lake. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $10, $8 for seniors and students. Reservations can be made by e-mailing Robert Easton at bobthebuildingbear@yahoo.com.

*The Chier Foundation is hosting a holiday gift drive in conjunction with the Market at Park City (formerly Dan’s Market) on Snow Creek Drive. Anyone who wishes to drop off a gift for a Lost Boy or Girl can do so between Dec. 1 and Dec. 17. For more information, visit http://www.chierfoundation.org.

*The Off Broadway Theatre, located at 272 South Main in Salt Lake City, will be performing "Forever Scrooge" Dec. 1 through Dec. 30. Performances are Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults, $12 for students, senior citizens and military, and $8 for children 12 and under. All seats are reserved. For more information, call (801) 355-4628.

*The Intermountain Acoustic Music Association Local Concert Series will present singer/songwriter Kristin Erikson in a benefit for the Intermountain Acoustic Music Association at the South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society located at 6876 South Highland Drive. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 1 and is $5 at the door. For more information, call (801) 278-0332.

*"Evolution and Intelligent Design: Theoretical and Social Implications" will be the subject of a panel discussion at Westminster College at on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Gore Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (801) 832-2680.

*The Kimball Arts Center will host a fundraiser for the Friends of Animals on Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50. Proceeds from the ticket sales and silent auction will benefit the two nonprofits. In particular, funds will aid the Kimball to provide northern Utah with quality exhibitions, expanded art education and community events. Proceeds will also benefit the Summit County Friends of Animals and their plans for a new animal refuge. The refuge is planned for the Brown’s Canyon area and will serve as a multi-use facility for both animal rescue and rehabilitation. Friends of Animals hopes to break ground on the refuge in the spring of 2007. For more information, call 649-8882.

*A book signing and author discussion for Diane Alserda will take place at the Spotted Frog Bookstore Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. For more information call 575-2665.

*A celebrity ski fest will take place at Deer Valley Resort Dec. 2-3. For more information, call (800) 424-3337 or log on to http://www.deervalley.com.

*The Westminster College Chamber Singers, Griffin Chorus, Griffin Men’s Chorus and the new Handbell Choir will perform a holiday choral concert Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall of the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (801) 832-2457.

*The ninth-annual KUTV Holiday Pops Benefit Concert will take place Dec. 2 at the Cottonwood High School Auditorium. The concert will benefit the 2News Salvation Army Angel Tree Program. For more information, call (801) 390-1567.

*Robert F. Kennedy Jr., environmental activist, attorney and best-selling author, will speak at Westminster College on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall of the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory. Kennedy’s lecture, "A Contract with Our Future," will discuss the important role that our natural surroundings play in our work, our health and our identity as Americans. For ticket information, call Jeff Salt at (801) 485-2550.

*Marv Hamilton and Friends will perform at the Great Salt Lake Guitar Company, 362 W. Center Street in Provo Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance or $9 at the door. Tickets are available at Orion’s Music in Salt Lake City, the Great Salt Lake Guitar Company in Provo, and at http://www.marvmusic.com.

*Balance Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center located at 245 West 100 South in Heber City, will host Lara Stewart Boyle Dec. 8 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. She will offer 30 minute, one-on-one personalized sessions focused on yoga practice. The cost is $30 per 30 minute clinic. For more information, call (435) 654-2532 or log onto http://www.balance245.com.

*Ballet West presents its annual holiday production of "The Nutcracker" Dec. 8 through Dec. 30 at the Capitol Theatre. "The Nutcracker" will run for 24 matinee and evening performances. Evening performances begin at 7 p.m., with matinees at 2 p.m. There is a special holiday matinee on Christmas Eve at Noon. Ticket prices range from $17 to $65 and are available at all ArtTix outlets, or at the Capitol Theatre Box Office, 50 West 200 South. Tickets may also be charged by calling (801) 355-ARTS or at http://www.arttix.org. Immediately following each matinee (except Dec. 24), the Ballet West will host on-stage sugar plum parties for children. Tickets are $5 per person.

*"Rescue Horse Heroes," a benefit for Wasatch Humane Horse Rescue and Adoptions that will help rescued horses be Happy and Healthy this Holiday Season will take place Dec. 9 at Mark and Rebecca Eaton’s home at 484 Shepherd Way in Park City at 7 p.m. There will be a live auction and guest speaker. There is a requested minimum donation of $25 or a donation of a bag of Nutrena Horse Feed. For more information and to R.S.V.P., call Misti Seppi at 714-1516.

*John Robert Holbrook will sign copies of his children’s book "Gingerbead Jimmi: Magical Story Book" Dec. 9 at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore at 1104 East 2100 South in Sugarhouse from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (801) 898-0474.

*The Salt Lake Symphony and Utah Opera Theatre will collaborate in a performance of Giancarlo Menotti’s holiday opera "Amahl" and the Night Visitors." The production will be led by music director/conductor Dr. Robert Baldwin. Show times are Friday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Libby Gardner Concert Hall on the University of Utah campus and Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Provo Tabernacle. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Tickets for the Salt Lake performance are available at the Kingsbury Hall Box Office, (801) 581-7100 or http://www.kingtix.org.

*Balance Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center located at 245 West 100 South in Heber City, will host Barbara Jenson Dec. 12 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. She is a certified Qigong instructor who will lead a class to introduce a Chinese-based practice to detoxify the body and tone the qi (life force energy). The cost is $30 per person for a two and a half hour class. For more information, call (435) 654-2532 or log onto http://www.balance245.com

Ongoing

*"Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation," a national traveling exhibition that focuses on Lincoln’s quest to restore a Union divided by Civil War, will be displayed at the Park City Library through Dec. 12. For more information, call 615-5600.

*The Redstone Gallery will present works by Heber artists Nathan B. Winters and Jana Winters Parkin through November. For more information, call 575-1000.

*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 Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Ralph B. Woodward, director, isconducting auditions for boys and girls from 9 through 15 years of age. No special preparation is required, although some instrumental background is helpful. Those interested in scheduling an audition are invited to call (801) 537-1412 for an appointment. For more information, visit http://www.childrensing.com.

*The Park City Social Dance Club will conduct a dance session of East Coast/West Coast swing through Dec. 4. All visitors and residents are welcome. All ages are invited and a partner is not required. Instruction is from 8 9 p.m. with dancing from 9 10 p.m. each night. Park City Social Dance Club meets at the Park City Dance Academy (Kimball Junction at I-80), 6554 N. Creekside Lane. For additional information, call Cindy Rae at (801) 792-3082 or Steve Holcomb at 513-2003.

*The Holladay Library, in conjunction with the Intermountain Society of Artists, will exhibit paintings in watercolor and oil by Mary Wright Straight through Dec. 15. The Holladay Library address is 2150 East Murray-Holladay Road (4730 South.) Library hours are Monday -Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, access http://www.isartists.net.

*Pickle Company guest curator Kenny Riches will present "We are Woven," a collaborative installation by Jenni Lord, Allison Baar, Sherri Pauli, and Möey Nelson today through Dec. 9 at the Pickle Company, located at 741 South 400 West in Salt Lake. For more information, log onto http://www.thepicklecompany.org.

*"Unseen Shores: the Post Vietnam Era" from the U.S. Navy art collection, funded in part by the George S. and Delores Eccles Foundation and Alternative Visions, will be on display at the Salt Lake Art Center until Jan. 13. Hours are Tuesday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The center is located at 20 South West Temple in Salt Lake. For more information, call (801) 328-4201.

*The Park City Social Dance Club is holding an eight-week session of East Coast/West Coast swing through Dec. 4. All visitors and residents are welcome. All ages are invited and a partner is not required. Instruction is from 8 9 p.m. with dancing from 9 10 p.m. each night. Park City Social Dance Club meets at the Park City Dance Academy (Kimball Junction at I-80), 6554 N. Creekside Lane. For additional information, call Cindy Rae at (801) 792-3082 or Steve Holcomb at 513-2003.

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 Social Dance Club is holding an eight-week session of East Coast/West Coast swing through Dec. 4. All visitors and residents are welcome. All ages are invited and a partner is not required. Instruction is from 8 9 p.m. with dancing from 9 10 p.m. each night. Park City Social Dance Club meets at the Park City Dance Academy (Kimball Junction at I-80), 6554 N. Creekside Lane. For additional information, call Cindy Rae at (801) 792-3082 or Steve Holcomb at 513-2003.

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. From now through November, shows will be "buy one admission, get one free." 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.

*Mountainlands Community Housing Trust has begun Roommate Roundups for the fall season. They 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 of all ages are invited to come for activities at the Park City Library, including writing, poetry, crafts, movies, puppetry, games, readers’ theater and more. No registration is required. Drop by anytime. Call the library at 615-5600 for more information.

Wednesdays

*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.

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 National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Utah Chapter is offering free classes for those suffering from depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, OCD or bipolar disorder at the Episcopalian Church in Park City. Classes will help individuals to understand and cope with these issues. Classes are every Thursday through Nov. 23. For more information, call 649-4357.

Fridays

*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.

*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.

* The Art of Wine, located in the Snow Creek 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 theartofwine@bigplanet.com.

*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.

*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.

Sundays

Nightlife

Saturday 25

*Cliff Eberhardt, Prospector Square

*Revivor, The Spur Bar and Grill

*The Legendary Porch Pounders, The Sidecar

*Utah County Swillers, Cisero’s

*Matt Calder, Bistro 412

*Matt Frey, J.B. Mulligans

*DJ Stevo, Star Bar

*Pat Carnahan, Shabu

Sunday 26

*Songwriting Workshop and Slopeside Serenade, Prospector Square

*Eric Anthony, Cisero’s

Monday 27

*Open Mic, The Sidecar

*Locals Night, J.B. Mulligans

Tuesday 28

*Tony Oros, Bistro 412

*Pool Tournament, J.B. Mulligans

Wednesday 29

*Matt Calder, Cisero’s

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.