Scene clips for Jan. 13-17, 2007
January 13, 2007
Rock out to Opera
The Park City Performing Arts Foundation welcomes The East Village Opera Company at 7:30 p.m. in the Eccles Center. The group features a five-piece band, string quartet and two vocalists, and performs operatic masterpieces from Carmen to Turandot with a hard rock edge. Ticket prices range from $18 to $65 (children 12 and under are half-price and seniors receive a 20-percent discount). Tickets are $5 in the C-section for Summit County students (K-12). New this season: PCPAF has a second box office location at 625 Main Street. Tickets and information are available at The Eccles Center and Main Street box offices at 655-3114 or http://www.parkcitytickets.com.
Leguizamo talks books at Spotted Frog
The Spotted Frog Bookstore will host a discussion with John Leguizamo at 6 p.m. Leguizamo is the award-winning actor from "Summer of Sam," and "Romeo and Juliet." He is also a comedian and author. The discussion will be on his new book "Pimps, Hos, Playa Hatas and all the Best of My Hollywood Friends." Tickets are $20 and include food, wine, discussion, book signing and a reception. For more information, call (435) 575-2665.
Center takes Sundance hiatus
During Sundance, the Kimball Art Center galleries will be closed. The galleries will re-open Feb. 3 with three photography exhibits featuring award-winning photojournalist David Burnett, Utah photographer Nathan Jones and an exhibit called "Lesleigh: Paris – A City of Light."
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Utah Opera takes on Richard Strauss
Utah Symphony & Opera will present its premiere of Richard Strauss’s "Ariadne auf Naxos" in the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City. 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.