Scene clips for March 17-20, 2007
Spring series rocks out in post-Slopestyle
Today, Saturday, The Canyons Resort will host its Canyons Slopestyle Competition which begins 11 a.m. at the Upper Respect Terrain Park, located off the Sun Peak Express.
After the competition, the Spring Concert Series will offer another free concert Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. with the band, The Blasters. A rockabilly band that hails from Downey, Calif., the Blasters cite influences like Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly. The band says they play songs of "the working man’s curse and rock and roll romance."
The concert will be held in the Resort Village’s Forum at The Canyons Resort.
Egyptian to hold auditions for show
The Egyptian Theatre Company in Park City announces auditions for "Little Shop of Horrors," this Sunday, March 18, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the theatre at 328 Main Street, and Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. – noon at Utah Symphony and Opera, 336 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. The production opens July 6 and runs through Aug. 26. The production will be directed and choreographed by Brent Schneider with musical direction by Kelly DeHaan. Those wishing to audition should be prepared to sing 32 bars from a Broadway selection. Callbacks will be held Saturday, March 24, from 12:30 – 3 p.m. at the Utah Symphony and Opera building. Please call the theatre to reserve an audition time, 649-9371.
Thomas the Tank to pull into Heber
Tickets officially went on sale for Thomas the Tank Engine’s annual visit to Utah for "Day Out With Thomas 2007: All Aboard Tour" on Friday, March 16. Heber Valley Railroad will host the event May 24 through 28 in Heber City.
The event includes a 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, a meeting with Sir Topham Hatt, the controller of the railway, storytelling, live music and a Thomas and Friends Imagination Station that features stamps and hands-on arts and crafts.
Tickets are $16 for ages two years and up and are available for purchase by calling SmithsTix at 800-888-TIXX or by logging onto http://www.hebervalleyrailroad.org . For more information, call Heber Valley Railroad at (435) 654-5601 or visit http://www.hebervalleyrailroad.org.
Peters sells out Eccles
The Park City Performing Arts Foundation reports that tickets for the Bernadette Peters show at the Eccles Center on Saturday, March 24 are sold out.
The show will feature Tony Award-winning Peters singing with the Utah Symphony.
Information is available at the Eccles Center box office by calling 655-3114 or visiting http://www.ParkCityTickets.com.
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Park City Fire District Chief Paul Hewitt died Friday from injuries sustained in an off-duty accident earlier in the week, the agency announced.