- Florencia en el Amazonas (opera performance) - Jan. 5, 1-3 p.m.
- Utah's Animals - Jan. 5, 2-3 p.m.
- Science Movie Night: The Shaman's Apprentice (at the SLC Main Library) Jan. 8, 7 p.m.
- Hawk Talks: Accipters & Buteos - Jan. 12, 11-12 p.m.
- Bug Brigade - Jan. 12, 2-4 p.m.
- Museum Free Day - Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (reservations recommended)
- Scientific Illustration Family Workshop - Jan. 19, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
- The Chickadee Society - Jan. 24, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
- Family Sleepover - Jan. 25, 6:30 p.m.-January 26, 8:30 a.m.
- Bug Brigade - Jan. 26, 2-4 p.m.
- Justin Bieber - Saturday, Jan. 5, 7 p.m. ($39.50-$79.50) SOLD OUT
- George Strait with Martina McBride - Friday, Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m. ($69.50-$89.50)
301 W. South Temple
These quarterly events turn the spotlight on Utah writers with first books or new books. Authors to be showcased this month include Chester Crowley (Chester Crowley's Peculiar Head) Christine Geery (Heart Full of Hope) Steve Jaynes (The Anonymous Patriot) and Diana Oaks (One Thread Pulled).
Friday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m.
1511 S. 1500 E.
Geeky Walter journeys to Middle Earth to save his girlfriend in this new Desert Star parody.
Jan. 10-March 23, see website for show dates and times
4861 S. State St. in Murray
Pizza, appetizers, sandwiches, soft drinks and desserts available during the show.
Preseason polls rank the Red Rocks #5 in the nation, which would equal last year's finish. The Pac-12 is the country's most powerful gymnastics conference, including six top-25 teams.
- Jan. 12 @ UCLA 8:30 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
- Jan. 19 vs. Oregon State, West Virginia, SUU, 7 p.m.
- Jan. 25 @ Arizona, 7 p.m.
All times MT.
Jon M. Huntsman Center
1825 East South Campus Drive at the University of Utah
General admission is free, but ticket is required. Lower bowl is $5.
Tracy Lord is young, beautiful, wealthy, and about to marry the man of her dreams. But when her dashing ex-husband and two reporters descend on her family’s opulent country house, Tracy has a hard time keeping her nuptials on track.
January 11-26, 2013
7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday
2 p.m. Saturday Matinees
300 S. 1400 E.
Tickets $25-$44 in advance; $5 more day of show.
Tracy Aviary offers $1 admission every Wednesday November through March. In addition, the aviary will be hosting these fun January Events:
- Join Tracy Aviary and TreeUtah on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. for "Crowing About Our Communitrees", a program all about our bird neighbors and the trees they call home. Program is free with aviary admission.
- The aviary's beloved Andean Condor, Andy, is turning 54 on January 19, 2013 and you are invited to a celebration in his honor from 1-3 p.m. Play games, eat cake, and meet Andy himself!
Tracy Aviary is located at 589 East 1300 South in the southwest corner of Liberty Park. It is accessible from the northern entrance of the park located at 900 South. Phone: 801-596-8500.
Adults $7, seniors and students $6, children 4-12 $5, children under 3 free, Avian Encounter $3
Events honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will take place throughout the Salt Lake Valley during the week of Jan. 14-21.
Kingsbury Hall has a terrific lineup of performances for all tastes in January 2013, including comedy, music and the chance to boldly go where no one has gone before.
- An Evening With Robin Williams - Wednesday, Jan. 16, 7:30 ($80-$150). Mature audiences.
- Hair: The National Tour - Saturday, Jan. 19, 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 19, 1 p.m. ($30-$57.50). Mature audiences.
- "Shatner's World - We Just Live in It" - Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m. ($30-$60).
1395 E. Presidents Circle
This year's lineup of films has been announced, and organizers are almost ready for the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Jan. 17-27. The annual independent film festival brings hundreds of Hollywood power players and wannabes to Park City. If you've never attended the festival, you might want to give it a try. It can be a lot of fun, even for non-Hollywood types.
Registration is already closed for the locals advanced ticketing process, but there are still plenty of ways to get Sundance screening tickets. Once you've decided what films you want to see, you can try to get tickets online or at the box office starting Jan. 17. If that fails, there's always the wait list, which will score you a ticket surprisingly often.