Calendar for Nov. 4-8, 2006 | ParkRecord.com

Calendar for Nov. 4-8, 2006

This week

Saturday 4

*The Park City Film Series will present "The Illusionist," 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 2007 X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival is now open for submissions. X-Dance will be held during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City Jan. 19-23, 2007. The entry deadline is Nov. 4, 2006 and all entries must go through http://www.x-dance.com. This year, X-Dance is requiring either a filmmaker or other representative to be in physical attendance.

*The Park City Ski Team will present a ski swap and sale Nov. 4-5 at Park City High School from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 649-8749.

*The Redstone Gallery is featuring Utah art educator Nathan B. Winters and his daughter Jana Winters Parkin during the month of November. The artists will be present for questions and answers today from 2 to 5 p.m. The Redstone Gallery is located at 1678 W. Redstone Center Drive. For more information, call 575-1000 or e-mail info@theredstonegallery.com or visit http://www.theredstonegallery.com.

*After numerous All-Ireland championships and after being proclaimed "the Jimi Hendrix of the violin" by The New York Times, Eileen Ivers will join and the Utah Symphony for two evenings of Celtic fiddling in Abravanel Hall at 8 p.m. under the baton of David Cho.

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Tickets for these performances are $20-$50. Tickets can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS, (888) 451-2787, in person at the Abravanel Hall ticket office, or by visiting http://www.utahsymphony.org. Subscribers and those desiring group or student discounts should call (801) 533-NOTE.

*UtahKids and Utah Family Voices will host a fundraising potluck lunch at the Department for Children With Special Health Care Needs at 44 North Medical Drive in Salt Lake City, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The money raised will go to help children with special health care needs. There will be a photographer there to take family pictures, an auction of baked goods, and a special Christmas sale of new and slightly-used therapy equipment vital to the children’s growth and strength. Specially adapted toys will be on sale as well. For more information about the luncheon, contact Jodi at scrappingmom07@comcast.net or Utah Family Voices at utahfamilyvoices.com.

Sunday 5

*The Park City Film Series will present "The Illusionist," 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.

*The Park City Ski Team will present a ski swap today at Park City High School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 649-8749.

*The Rose Wagner Art Gallery will hold an artist reception for Shawn Harris and T.S. Johnson today from 2-5 p.m. The exhibit will go until Dec. 29 at 138 W. Broadway (300 S.), Salt Lake City. For more information, call (801) 468-3511.

Monday 6

*Suzan Shown Harjo, a nationally-known advocate for Native Peoples’ traditions and cultures, will present a lecture at Westminster College titled "Why Native Peoples Matter Today: Contemporary Questions and the Answers Ancient Cultures Have Known All Along," on Monday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall of the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call (801) 832-2822.

Tuesday 7

**The Utah Watercolor Society meeting will take place Tuesday, Nov. 7. It will feature a lecture and demonstration by Jossy Lownes. She will be conducting a workshop Thursday and Friday evenings, Nov. 9 and 10, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. She will teach painting in acrylic on watercolor board. This technique requires no glass for framing. She will offer realism to abstract treatments to accommodate diverse interests in subject matter. The workshop is $125 per person, and the location will be at the Cottonwood Presbyterian Church, 1580 E. Vine St. (6100 South). The UWS general meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7 will be held at the same location (Cottonwood Presbyterian Church) because Wheeler Farm (the usual meeting place) will be holding elections that day. The general meeting begins at 7 p.m. with welcoming, refreshments, and announcements, followed by the Jossy Lownes presentation at 7:30. Guests are welcome. For further information on the workshop, contact sylj39@gmail.com, or (801)-269-1691 or by logging on to http://www.utwatercolor.com.

*Heber City will celebrate its 12th annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Buckaroo Fair Nov. 7-12. On Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m., the Buckaroo Fair will kick off with a dinner and show including Michael Martin Murphey with the BYU Philharmonic Symphony, Glen Ohrlin, Carin Mari and Pony Express, Colen Sweeten and Waddie Mitchell as host. Tickets for the Buckaroo Fair and continuous music and poetry are $10 at the door. Eddie Deen’s East Texas BBQ is $11 for adults and $6 for children if purchased in advance, or $13 and $7 at the door. Concert tickets range from $20-$36 and are available at Smith’s Tix, 1-800-888-8499 or http://www.smithtix.com, and Day’s Market Place in Heber City, (435) 654-2352. For more information on event times and locations, visit http://www.hebercitycowboypoetry.com.

Wednesday 8

*The 2006 Cowboy Poetry Horse Extravaganza will take place Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. The 2006 Cowboy Poetry Colt Starting Demonstration will take place Friday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon. Both events will be held at the Wasatch County Event Center in Heber City. Tickets to each event are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available at Heber Ranch and Farm Supply and Day’s Market or by contacting Jenn Layman at (435) 901-3480 or jenn_layman@yahoo.com.

Upcoming

*The Utah Symphony introduces "Casual Thursday" on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Abravanel Hall. Designed with the average working-person’s schedule and budget in mind, this after-work classical concert has an earlier start, a shorter run time, and cheaper tickets than traditional classical performances. World-renowned violinist Sarah Chang will not only play the great Brahms Violin Concerto, but will also join Maestro Scott Yoo in talking to the audience about the musical selections and the challenges of preparing the work. "Casual Thursday" will give the audience a chance to learn about the music of the evening in a casual environment where they can wear what they want and clap when they want. The audience will experience two of the same pieces that will be performed in a more classical setting on Friday, Nov. 10 and Saturday, Nov. 11. Tickets for this performance are $10-$35. Tickets can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS, 888-451-2787, in person at the Abravanel Hall ticket office, or by visiting http://www.utahsymphonyopera.org. Subscribers and those desiring group or student discounts should call (801) 533-NOTE.

*The Uinta Headwaters RC&D will be hosting their fourth annual renewable energy conference Nov. 10 at the Park City Marriott. Cost is only $10 and includes lunch. For more information, call (435) 657-1465.

*The Adopt-A-Native Elder Program will present its 17th Annual Navajo Rug Show and Sale, "The Weaving of Life," beginning Friday, Nov. 10 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Lodge. There is a 10 percent discount on rugs Friday evening. Rich Wyman will be playing piano and there will also be a live auction. Native American actor, Jay Tavare, will also be present and participate in the live auction. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for children. The rug show continues on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A princess pageant, silent auction of children’s rugs, Navajo veterans’ ceremony, powwow, and weaving demonstrations by the Elders will take place over the two days. The admission is $5 or $5 worth of can goods.

*The Off Broadway Theatre will present "IMPROV! The Musical," at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10, 11, 17, and 18. Tickets will be $14 for the general public, $10 for students, seniors, and military, $8 for children (12 and under) and are available at the Off Broadway Theatre box office. All shows will take place at the Off Broadway Theatre, 272 South Main St. in Salt Lake City. For more information, call (801) 355-4628.

*Sarah Tomson of Balanced Being Yoga will present a free "Flow Yoga" class Nov.11 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Park City Dance. For more information, call 579 0357.

*The Summit County Library will hava a book talk with the authors of the "Children’s Picturebook Price Guide" Nov. 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Main Branch Auditorium. Books will be available for purchase and signing. For more information, call 615-3900.

*Following two years of 600-plus inches of snow, Ski Utah is pleased to announce its inaugural season kick-off party. The free party will take place at the Gallivan Center, downtown Salt Lake City, on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 4 to 10 p.m. Utah SnowJam 2006 Rockin’ the Powder is geared for powder hounds of all ages and will feature live music by ’80s cover band, Metal Gods and funky beats spun by DJ Knucklz. Other offerings will include the Ski Utah Photo of the Year contest, ski and snowboard videos, gear demos, beer garden and food vendors, and prizes from all Utah resorts. Local celebrity athletes will be signing posters in the Powder Lounge. Participating athletes include Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Joe Pack, Grete Eliassen, Heidi Voelker, Graham Watanabe, Nikki Stone, Josh Madsen, and many more. People can also meet Kent Hyden, Ski Utah’s new blogger for the 2006-07 season. There will be a best ’80s ski/snowboard outfit contest. The winner will receive new gear and clothing from Rossignol, Burton and Eider. Party-goers are also encouraged to bring all their current and past season passes for a chance to win special prizes. Resorts will be giving away 2006-07 season passes. For more information, contact Hilary Reiter at (801) 433-2016.

*The Summit County Libraries are holding "Food For Fines," Nov. 13-18, to celebrate Children’s Book Week. The libraries are accepting one can of food for each $1 in fines owed (lost book charges and collection accounts not included). Food collected will be donated to local food banks. For more information, call 615-3900.

*On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Park City History Book Club will discuss "1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus," by Charles C. Mann, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Park City Library. This recent bestseller sheds an entirely new light on what the Americas were like before Europeans arrived, including city life and the political intrigues of the ancient Inkas, Aztecs and American Indians. The discussion will be led by Dr. Jane Stone, archeologist and anthropologist, who has worked at several of the sites described in this book. Copies can be obtained at the Park City Library, Summit County Library, Dolly’s Bookstore on Main Street and the Spotted Frog in Redstone Center. Everyone is invited to come participate in the discussion. For more information, call 615-5600.

* The Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City will present a performance by the internationally-acclaimed Guarneri String Quartet. The Guarneri will perform on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Libby Gardner Hall on the campus of the University of Utah. Tickets are available at the Kingsbury Hall Ticket Office (801) 581-7100 or at the door for $20 and students $5.

*The Norwegian Outdoor Exploration Center will celebrate its 26th year at its annual fundraising gala on Friday, Nov. 17 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight. at Deer Valley’s Silver Lake Lodge. The dinner, live auction and dancing to the Joe Muscolino Band will support programs for at-risk-youth and grieving children. Tickets are $125/person. R.S.V.P. at 649-1767.

*The Summit County Library will present "Mysteries Alive," Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Main Branch of the Library. Join the library to work with members of a sleuth squad to solve clues and learn about crime investigation. Attendees must sign up. For more information, call 615-3900.

*Blessid Union of Souls will reunite for a concert featuring the original members of the multi-platinum recording group on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m., at Juan Diego Catholic High School Auditorium. The performance will be recorded for future release of their new album. For more information, call (801) 984-7604.

*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.

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 Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Ralph B. Woodward, director, is now conducting 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.

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, excluding Halloween, 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.

*Balance – Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center in Heber will have Pilates beginning mat classes on Tuesdays from 7:30 8:30 a.m. The price is $15 per class or 10 for $120. Class size is limited to five participants. The class is taught by Andrea Martone, Pilates center graduate and instructor. Advance reservations are required. For more information, call (435) 654-2532.

*Tuesdays through October, Beth Lawrence will offer "Joyful Singing," a non-threatening group vocal class 7-9 p.m. at The Studio at Harvest Lane in Midway. Cost is $59. For more information, call (435) 657-1717, e-mail at info@vivalavoice.com or online at vivalavoice.com.

Wednesdays

*Every Wednesday, through October, The Canyons has scheduled the Park City Farmers Market from noon 6 p.m. in the Cabriolet parking lot. However, there are fewer vendors.

*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.

*Balance – Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center in Heber will have Pilates beginning mat classes on Thursdays from 9 10 a.m. The price is $15 per class or 10 for $120. Class size is limited to five participants. The class is taught by Andrea Martone, Pilates center graduate and instructor. Advance reservations are required. For more information, call (435) 654-2532

*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 11 a.m. to noon. 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.

*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

*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.

*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.

*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 4

*Salty Rootz, Cisero’s

*Motherlode, The Spur Bar and Grill

*Matt Frey, J.B. Mulligans

*DJ Stevo, Star Bar

*Colin Robinson, Bistro 412

*DEL: Tha Funkee Homosapien, Suede

*Julie Hawkins, Grub Steak

*All Star Band, Star Bar

*Ulysses, The Sidecar

Sunday 5

*Tony Oros, Cisero’s

Monday 6

*Ari Heist with Samadhi 3, Suede

*Locals Night, J.B. Mulligans

*Monday Night Football, Cisero’s

*Open Mic, The Sidecar

Tuesday 7

*Pool Tournament, J.B. Mulligans

*Tony Oros, Bistro 412

Wednesday 8

*Matt Calder, Cisero’s

*DJ Q-Tip, 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.