Park Record Clips for Jan. 2-4, 2008
Second City to stop at the Egyptian
Jan. 4 and 5, Chicago’s 45-year-old comedy club, The Second City, will perform its show "One Nation, Under Blog" at The Egyptian Theater, located at 328 Main Street in Park City. The performance will feature some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from The Second City’s forty-five plus year history.
Second City alumni include Stephen Colbert, host of the Colbert Report, as well as Joan Rivers, Gilda Radner, George Wendt, Martin Short, John Candy, and familiar Saturday Night Live cast members John Belushi, Chris Farley and Tina Fey.
The Second City performance will include satire and improvisation. Tickets are $35-$45 and can be purchased by calling the box office at (435) 649-9371 or visiting ParkCityShows.com.
Volunteer with the series for Sundance
The Park City Film Series is looking for volunteers to sell concessions during the upcoming Sundance Film Festival, Jan. 17-29. All duties will be performed at the Park City Library venue and volunteers will receive a T-shirt, film festival vouchers and film series tickets. Shifts are only three hours in length. For information, go to the volunteer page at parkcityfilmseries.com.
Broadway star to come to Eccles
At 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 5, see Savion Glover. A Broadway star by the time he reached adolescence. Savion Glover has performed with some of the world’s most famous dancers. He took Salt Lake City by storm at the 2002 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremonies, and his passionate affair with funk-ridden tap has accounted for multiple successes throughout the musical theater community, including a Tony Award for his performance in "Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk." Glover will perform at the Eccles Center on 1750 Kearns Blvd. Tickets are available at the box office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or online at http://www.ecclescenter.org .
Local ticket sales for festival begin this weekend
Locals ticket package purchases for the 2008 Sundance Film Festival will be held at the box office located on the corner of Swede Alley and Heber Avenue on Jan. 5 and 6. Those registered will be notified by e-mail about their time slots. Locals may purchase up to 20 tickets each. Tickets are $15. At the box office, locals should bring proof of residency a Utah driver’s license or a legal photo ID accompanied by a Utah utility bill. The address on the bill must match the address on the online registration.
The Sundance Film Festival will be held from Jan. 17 through 27. For more information, visit sundance.org/festival.
Center returns to regular hours
The Kimball Art Center has returned to its regular hours. Hours are weekdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekends 12 5 p.m. and closed tuesdays. The galleries are open to the public and admission is free.
Also, this week will be the last chance to view Ginny Ruffner’s glass and metal sculpture exhibit, and the holiday ornament display. The original glass ornaments are made by a dozen regional artists. The display will be up through Monday, Jan. 7 and Ruffner’s work will show through Sunday, Jan. 6. For more information, visit Kimball-art.org.
People’s Health needs doctors
The People’s Health Clinic is looking for active or retired physicians, physician assistants or nurse practitioners who are interested in volunteering some time to see the medically uninsured of our community. The clinic sees patients every week in the evenings on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call the Clinic at (435) 615-7822 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
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