Scene clips for May 23-25, 2007
May 23, 2007
Swap a read
The Friends of the Summit County Libraries will hold its annual used book sale at the Kimball Junction library this week. Beginning on Thursday, May 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. the sale will feature a preview for Friends members to peruse a selection of hardbacks and paperbacks for adults and children, all priced at $1 or less. New Friends can pay $10 dues at the door. Videos and DVDs, as well as books on tape will also be available. The sale continues May 25 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and May 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us .
Park City Film Series will present "The Desperate Hours" on Thursday, May 24 as part of the Reel Classics Series. Released in 1955, he movie stars Humphrey Bogart as Glenn Griffin, a murderer who escapes from an Indiana prison with his gang to raid a home in American suburbia. "The Desperate Hours" is based on Joseph Hayes novel and play. The film’s director, William Wyler, also directed the critically-acclaimed "Ben-Hur" in 1959 and "Funny Girl" in 1968. The film is not rated. The screening will be free. Call 615-8291 or visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com .
Singin’ in the Tipanogos Valley
"Singin’ In the Rain" is Timpanogos Valley Theater’s next production beginning today and running through June 2. This classic musical comedy has played to audiences for over 50 years. Curtain time is 7 p.m. at the Wasatch High School auditorium theater in Heber City. Timpanogos Valley Theater has been presenting professional level productions for over four years. Tickets are available through Day’s Market or by calling house manager Duke Di Stefano 435-654-4896 or the box office at 435-654-6406.
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Make way for new art
Work by young artists in Salt Lake City and Park City areas is on display at the Kimball Art Center through May 28. Artwork for the Wasatch Back Student Art Show is in the Main Gallery, work from students in the Kimball Young Artists’ Academy will be shown in the Garage Gallery and students from the Visual Art Institute have hung their work in the Badami gallery.
Beginning June 2, the Kimball will bring three new Utah-based artists to the nonprofit community art center in Park City. The new exhibits will feature Jacqui Larsen, Keith Sharp and Erin Berrett.
The Kimball Art Center is located at 638 Park Avenue. Gallery hours are weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends from 12 to 5 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.kimball-art.org or call the gallery at 649-8882.
Adopt a grave
For Memorial Day Weekend, the Park City Historical Society and Museum invites the public to adopt a grave at the Park City and Glenwood cemeteries.
The museum has compiled profiles of historical town figures to choose from.
Stop by the museum at 528 Main Street to learn about the history, then, go to the cemeteries to decorate tombstones.
Call 649-7457 or visit http://www.parkcityhistory.org for more information.