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Utah Pride Festival • Friday to Sunday; most events are at Washington Square, 200 E. 400 South. Friday: 7 p.m. Grand Marshal reception ($40) at The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 South; Saturday: 9 a.m. 5K, 12:30 p.m. interfaith service, 2 p.m. dyke and transgender march, 3:30-5:30 p.m. festival family hours and kid carnival, 7:30 p.m. entertainment/dance party; Sunday: 10 a.m. parade, 11 a.m. festival gates open. Festival admission $10, children 12 and under free. More information,">

Free Fishing Day • Saturday. Fish for free throughout Utah. More information,

Ninth annual Park City Film Music Festival • Friday through Sunday, Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., and Prospector Theatre and Screening Rooms, 2200 Sidewinder Drive, Park City. Independent films, seminars, free performances, receptions and roundtables. Admission varies. More information, or 435-649-5309.

Slow Food Park City Food & Film Weekend • Friday through Sunday, Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave., Park City. Each day features food and a food-themed movie: Friday, "Julie & Julia"; Saturday "Big Night"; and Sunday "Chocolat." More information,

Temple Square Concerts In The Park - Buzztones • 8 p.m. Friday, Brigham Young Historic Park, 50 W. North Temple. Admission free.

St. George Pow Wow • 2-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Dixie Convention Center, 1835 S. Convention Center Drive, St. George. Arts and crafts vendors, food booths, local entertainment. Grand entries at 7 p.m. Friday, 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission $3 for 12 and older. More information,

Ogden Music Festival • Friday through Sunday, Fort Buenaventura, 2450 "A" Ave., Ogden. Admission: three-day pass $55, Friday or Saturday admission $25, Sunday admission $30. More information, http://www.ofoam.orgor 801-399-8491.

10th Annual Historic 25th Car and Motorcycle Show • 5-9 p.m. Friday, Historic 25th Street, Ogden. More than 200 hot rods, classic cars, trucks and motorcycles will line Historic 25th Street from Wall Avenue to Washington Boulevard. Admission free. More information,

National Trails Day Service Project • 7:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, REI Salt Lake City, 3285 E. 3300 South. Join REI, Bonneville Shoreline Trail Committee, and the Wasatch Mountain Club to help build a new portion of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail (Mt. Olympus). Pre-registration required through Public Lands Info Center at 801-466-6411 or by emailing

National Trails Day Celebration - D&RGW Rail Trail • 10 a.m. Saturday, Ellison Park Trailhead, 750 N. Cold Creek, Layton. Events include geocaching, a superhero scavenger hunt, several prizes and giveaways. Call the recreation center at 801-336-3924 for more information.

Sounds Of Freedom Military Appreciation Day • 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Layton Commons Park, 457 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. Festivities include a car show hosted by J.C. Hackett, musical entertainment, a drawing for an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, and booths with demonstrations, games, food and drinks. More information,">

Summer Reading Kickoff • 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, West Jordan Library, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan. Free live music, entertainers, activities, exhibitors, a giant inflatable playground and crafts for the kids. Sign up for the Summer Reading program at the party.

Who Likes Short Shorts? Film Festival • Friday and Saturday, Post Theater, 245 S. Fort Douglas Blvd. This festival will exhibit high production-value short films, many from around the world but with a focus on Utah productions. Admission $8-$20. Visit"> for more information.

Fiesta! • 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City. Fiesta! is a spicy evening of art, activity, entertainment, excitement and education celebrating Mexican heritage and culture in Utah. Admission free. More information,

Family Fun Day And Open House • Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Camp Kostopulos, 4180 Emigration Canyon. Camp Kostopulos invites families with children with special needs to come to the annual Family Fun Day and Open House. There will be swimming, horseback riding, jump houses, ropes course, fun and food. Call 801-582-0700 x 104 or visit for more information.

Daylong Events • Saturday, Antelope Island State Park, Syracuse. Learn about the history of bison on Antelope Island at 10 a.m., stop by Bridger Bay Beach between 11 a.m. and noon to visit with a park interpreter about lake life and other fun facts. Microscopes will be on hand for viewing and discovering lake wonders. At 7:30 p.m., meet the park naturalist at the White Rock Bay Campground Trailhead for a 3.5-mile round trip hike up to Beacon Knob under the light of the full moon. Admission $9 per car. More information,">

Beginning Knitting Workshop • 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Taylorsville Library, 4870 S. 2700 West, Taylorsville. Learn basic knitting techniques with Mary Wiley. Knit a simple washcloth during this three-week series. Pick up the supply list at the information desk. Register at">

Fight For Air 5k Run/walk • 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sugar House Park, 2100 S. 1500 East. The American Lung Association will sponsor a Fight for Air 5K Run/Walk. More information,

Utah Lake Festival •10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Utah Lake State Park, 4400 West Center St., Provo. Activities will educate attendees about the value of the Utah Lake ecosystem and the associated recreational opportunities. Activities include a sailboat regatta, fishing tournament, fishing clinics, children's activities, food and more. Admission free. More information, or 801-364-0088.

National Learn To Row Day • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Great Salt Lake Marina, 13312 W. 1075 South, Magna. The Great Salt Lake Rowing will host a free public event intended to give participants a "taste of rowing." Those under age 18 need a guardian /parent to sign the waiver. Participants should wear suitable recreational sports clothing. For more information, contact Joe Inman, or call 801-647-1648.

Comedy Boot Camp • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Salt Lake Community College Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State. The Salt Lake Comedy Festival will sponsor a Comedy Boot Camp, a training course that transforms civilians into comedians. Recruits learn about sketch and stand up comedy writing, how to work together as an improv team and what it takes to succeed as a comedian. Visit"> for a class schedule.

Wasatch Farmers Market at Gardner Village • 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Gardner Village, 1100 West 7800 South, West Jordan. The market will be held every Saturday from June 2 to Sept. 29. Live music, farm-fresh breakfast, 90-plus farmers, artists and more. More information,

Farmers and Artists Market - Ogden Valley • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Century 21 parking lot in Eden. More information,

The Dirty Dash • 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Soldier Hollow, 2002 Olympic Way, Midway. The Dirty Dash is a mud run obstacle course. Registration $50. More information,

Fantasy Hair Show • 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. This is a creative and imaginative show featuring wild themed hairstyles by the students and staff of Avalon School of Cosmetology. More information,"> or 866-472-4627.

Hike to Battle Creek • 9 a.m. Saturday, meet at Out N Back, 1797 S. State St., Orem. Battle Creek is near Pleasant Grove. This hike is great for families so bring the kids. More information, 801-224-0454.

Layton - Garden Fair • 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Weber Basin Water Conservation Learning Garden, 2837 E. Hwy 193, Layton. Free hotdogs and soda, activities for the whole family, classes, local vendors. Admission free. More information, or 801-771-4374.

Kane County Farmers Market • 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, lawn of the Kane County Office of Tourism, Kanab. The Kane County Farmers Market will be held every Saturday from the last weekend in May through Oct. 13. Fresh fruit and vegetables, crafts, food and food preparation. More information, 435-899-1115.

Pony Express Days • Friday and Saturday, various locations. 5 p.m. Friday demolition derby, Pony Express Rodeo Arena, 4447 Major St.; 6 p.m. Saturday Chris Cagle concert and fireworks, SilverLake Amphitheater, 7920 N. SilverLake Blvd.; 9 a.m. Saturday Dutch oven cookoff, Nolan Park pavilion; 10 a.m. Saturday parade, Pony Express Parkway. More information, or 801-789-6600.

Blanding Farmers Market • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Blanding Visitor Center, 12 N. Gayson Parkway, Blanding. Fruits and vegetables, baked goods, handcrafted jewelry and more. More information, or 435-678-3699.


"Once upon a time" isn't what it used to be.

"Snow White and the Huntsman" is a dark spin on the classic fairy tale, as Snow (Kristen Stewart) goes from imprisoned innocent to Joan of Arc-like warrior princess with the aid of the brawny Huntsman (played by Chris Hemsworth). Stewart and Hemsworth are fine, but the real star of the show is Charlize Theron's turn as the wicked Queen. Director Rupert Sanders adds some stunning visuals, and Colleen Atwood's costumes (particularly for the Queen) are spectacular.

Several independent titles are opening in a few multiplexes today.

• "For Greater Glory" is a heavy-handed historical epic, centering on the Cristeros War — when Catholic rebels fought the socialist Mexican government in the 1920s. The hammy performances (led by Andy Garcia) and cartoonish characters make this one a chore to watch.

• "Battlefield America" is a drama set in an underground hip-hop dance competition. It was not screened for local critics.

• "Crooked Arrows" is an inspirational sports drama, about a Native American high school lacrosse team (coached by Brandon Routh, from "Superman Returns") competing in a prep-school league tourney. It also wasn't screened for critics.

On the art-house list, the highlight is "Headhunters," a gritty and sometimes wacked-out thriller from Norway. It centers on Roger (Aksel Hennie), a corporate consultant who moonlights as an art thief to bring in the cash to keep his trophy wife (Synnøve Macody Lund) happy. Then he meets a CEO candidate (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, from "Game of Thrones") who's as sneaky as he is.

"Virginia" is the directing debut of screenwriter Dustin Lance Black ("Milk," "J. Edgar"), and it's a trippy piece of Southern melodrama about a mentally unstable woman (Jennifer Connelly) having a yearslong affair with a married Mormon sheriff (Ed Harris). The movie gets downright loopy at times, and the tone shifts are jarring. (Black, by the way, is in Salt Lake City this weekend - as grand marshal of the Utah Pride Parade. Read the Cricket's interview with him.)

Lastly, there's "The Salt of Life," a pokey musing on love and lust by Italian writer-director Gianni di Gregorio — who plays the lead character, Gianni, a retiree who feels invisible to the women in his life. Di Gregorio doesn't bring nearly the charm he displayed in his last movie, "Mid-August Lunch," and the episodic story goes nowhere.

Sean P. Means


Salt Lake Bees vs. Colorado Springs • 6:35 p.m. Friday, Spring Mobile Ballpark, 77 W. 1300 South, Salt Lake City. Tickets, or 801-325-2273.


Million Dollar Quartet • 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South. This musical tells the story of when Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley played together for a single night. The four young musicians united for an impromptu recording that has come to be known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions of all time. Tickets: $30-$57.50. More information,


Chris Cagle • Country music singer Chris Cagle will headline the 14th annual Pony Express Days closing concert and fireworks, with local favorite Charley Jenkins opening. Cagle signed to Virgin Records Nashville in 2000, and made his debut on the Billboard country chart with "My Love Goes On and On," the first single from his debut album "Play It Loud." The album also yielded hits "Laredo" and "I Breathe In, I Breathe Out." Cagle has in part taken a break from country for something that is more important to him. "I take more pride in being a father than in everything else," he said in a Tribune interview. When he does write songs, he has a simple credo he lives by. "I write a song to change the way your heart feels in three and one-half minutes," Cagle said. "If you have a [political] message, put it on a billboard." But, again, he takes solace in a house where no one else knows where it is and his family. "Everything else besides my family is craziness."

When • Saturday at 7 p.m.

Where • SilverLake Amphitheater, 7920 N. SilverLake Parkway, Eagle Mountain

Tickets • $10 at door; Children ages 2 and under are free.

Leland Sundries • As a high-level publicist in New York City, Nick Loss-Eaton worked with artists including Bruce Springsteen, Son Volt, Ry Cooder, Tom Morello, Todd Snider and the late Levon Helm — "all inspirations of mine," Loss-Eaton said in a Tribune interview. But as his indie-folk project Leland Sundries began attracting more and more attention, he left his job to follow his bliss. "It was a pretty hard decision," he said. "It was decision about following my heart." With a group of guys in Brooklyn that are coalescing as the newest incarnation of the band, Loss-Eaton will be performing for the first time in Utah with only one guitarist backing him. But whatever the line-up, Loss-Eaton's music revives the spirit of the band's name, taken from a trip to the South when he met the olds bluesman Eddie Cusic — who taught Little Milton — in Leland, Miss. When traveling throughout Memphis, he noticed the word "Sundries" on a number of signs — something you don't often see as a Yankee. It seems fitting that his first instrument was a harmonica, inspired by Bob Dylan — another hero whose time in the South influenced him for the rest of his life.

When • Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

Where • Vertical Diner, 2280 South West Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Pop Evil • Hard rock group Pop Evil — which as opened for KISS in Utah ‚ will perform, with Janus and Lola Black opening.

When • Friday at 7 p.m.

Where • The Complex, 537 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $20 at SmithsTix

Provo Rooftop Concert Series - The Moth & the Flame with Desert Noises • The Moth & the Flame crafts lo-fi moody rock at The Provo Rooftop Concert Series. They will play with indie-rockers Desert Noises.

When • Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Provo Town Square, 55 N. University Avenue, Provo

Tickets • Free

Blood, Sweat and Tears • One of the greatest jazz-rock horn bands in the history of popular music performs in Sandy.

When • Friday at 8 p.m.

Where • Sandy Amphitheater, 9400 S. 1300 East, Sandy

Tickets • $15-$25 at SmithsTix

Temple Square Concerts in the Park - Buzztones • The Buzztones, a 17-piece swing band with vocalists, create a big-band sound.

When • Friday at 8 p.m.

Where • Brigham Young Historic Park, 50 W. North Temple , Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Jon McLaughlin • Academy Award-nominated pop-rock singer-songwriter Jon McLaughlin has worked with artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Sara Bareilles, and Jason Mraz.

When • Friday at 9 p.m.

Where • State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $14 at

Viva Z-Rock Fest • Rock group Royal Bliss, King Niko, Hour 13, and more will perform at this annual concert at The Gallivan Center,

When • Saturday at 2 p.m.

Where • Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $9.49-$11.25 at SmithsTix

Matt Flinner Trio • Folk-bluegrass band Matt Flinner Trio will perform, presented at the Tanner Amphitheater, surrounded by the cliffs of Zion National Park.

When • Saturday at 8 p.m.

Where • Dixie State College , 225 S. 700 East, Saint George

Tickets • $10 in advance, $18 day of, at

Bob Schneider • Americana-folk rock singer Bob Schneider will perform. Pop-rock singer Laura Warshauer will open.

When • Saturday at 9 p.m.

Where • Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East,

Tickets • $16 in advance, $18 day of, at 24Tix

Sheryl Crow • Grammy-Award-winning pop-rock singer Sheryl Crow will perform for the third year in a row at Red Butte Garden.

When • Sunday at 7 p.m.

Where • Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Sold out

David Burger


Movies in the park • It's a Utah tradition: Cities along the Wasatch Front offer free family-friendly movies at a park near you all summer.

Salt Lake City: Movies will be shown at parks throughout the city starting with Toy Story on Friday at Liberty Park, 700 East 1000 South. Go to for the rest of the city's summer lineup. Movies also will be offered on the lawn at the Utah State Capitol starting with Puss in Boots on June 29. Even the popcorn is free at the Capitol's summer movie events. Go to for the full lineup.

Millcreek: Happy Feet will be shown Friday at Canyon Rim Park, 2900 E. 3100 South. Go to for this summer's lineup of movies, which are shown in four different locations within the township.

Magna: The city kicks off its summer movie program with The Muppets on June 15. Go to for a list of all the movies that will be shown.

South Jordan: Outdoor movies are shown throughout the summer starting June 8. Go to for more information.

Sandy: The city will show The Adventures of Tintin on June 6. Go to for the full lineup.

Draper: The city's movie lineup begins June 15. Go to{6E9C52DC-BA3B-4A85-9397-86AEAB54CE99} for more information.

Cheap summer movies • Several Wasatch Front theaters are offering family-friendly movies this summer on the cheap:

Cinemark theaters: Cinemark theaters along the Wasatch Front are offering summer movies for children. Purchase tickets for all 10 movies in the series, which begin in early June, in advance and pay only 50 cents each. Even without advance purchase, tickets are only $1 for each movie. These aren't first-run movies — titles include "Kung Fu Panda 2," "Happy Feet 2" and "Dolphin Tale" among others — but they are shown in an air-conditioned movie theater during the hot summer months. Go to to find participating movie theaters and the lineup at each location.

Water Gardens Theaters/Spanish Fork: The theater starts its summer movie program on May 29. Tickets are $1 each. Go to for more information and for a lineup of movies.

Water Gardens Theaters/Pleasant Grove: Summer movies start on June 5 and cost $1 each. Go to for a schedule.

The SCERA Center: The Orem center's summer movie program stats June 4. Tickets are $2. Go to for more information.

Towne Cinemas: The American Fork theater offers movie tickets for $1.50 each. Go to for more information.

Lesley Mitchell


Did you see that the battleship USS Iowa is headed for Southern California to become a museum? I was thinking the Sea Shepherds should have bought it because then they'd finally win the Whale Wars (7 and 9 p.m., Animal Planet).

My son, however, pointed out they'd probably just sink themselves. And he's probably right — the Sea Shepherds do seem to have more than their share of troubles, many of them self-inflicted.

While their leader, Paul Watson, often seems to cross the line of ethical behavior, it's hard to argue that the Japanese whalers are not the villains here. And the fact that the Japanese government spent $29 million of tsunami relief funds on "security" for this year's murderous expedition to the Antarctic is infuriating.

The battle begins again. And if you start watching, it's hard to stop.

Elsewhere on Friday •

Fairly Legal (10 p.m., USA): Kate and Ben head for Lake Tahoe to try to settle a dispute.

Common Law (11 p.m., USA): Wes and Travis suspect a woman's murder is tied to a dating website.

Elsewhere on Saturday •

Golf (1 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Third round of The Memorial

Arena Football (6 p.m., Ch. 2.2): Utah Blaze at Kansas City Command

Stanley Cup Finals (6 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Game 2 — Los Angeles Kings at New Jersey Nets

Primary Children's Telethon (7 p.m., Ch. 5): Three-hour benefit.

How to be a Gentleman (7:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): CBS burns off another episode of this dreadful sitcom.

Mr. Popper's Penguins (9 p.m., HBO): Jim Carrey stars in this 2011 comedy. (Rated PG)

The Ides of March (10 p.m., Starz): Ryan Gosling and George Clooney star in this 2011 political thriller. (Rated R)

Elsewhere on Sunday •

Golf (12:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Final round of The Memorial

Secret Millionaire (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Millionaire Scott Jacobs looks for deserving people in Newark, N.J. (Season premiere)

Adele Live in London (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): It's not live, of course, but Adele performs and answers questions from Matt Lauer.

The Killing (7 and 11:08 p.m., AMC): Sarah and Holder are forced to go on the run.

Drop Dead Diva (7 and 11 p.m., Lifetime): Teri tries to get Jane to come home. (Season premiere)

MTV Movie Awards (7 p.m., Logo and MTV2; 10 p.m., MTV, VH1): The awards are meaningless, but the show is generally fun.

Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Chris tries to help a man whose weight has cost him his job and could cost him his relationship.

Miss USA Competition (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The return of this cultural anachronism.

Mad Men (8 and 10:04 p.m., AMC): Don follows an unexpected lead.

The Client List (8 p.m., Lifetime): Selena starts dating Evan.

The Glades (10 p.m. A&E): UFO conspiracy theorists claim a cover-up in a murder investigation. (Season premiere)

Game of Thrones (10 p.m., HBO): In the season finale, Theon and his men take action; Briene silences Jamie; Jon proves himself.

Ice Road Truckers (10 p.m., History): Warmer-than-usual weather makes roads barely passable. (Season premiere)

Nurse Jackie (10 p.m., Showtime): Cruz gets revenge against Jackie's co-workers.

Sister Wives (10 and 10:30 p.m., TLC): Janelle wants to open a gym; Kody and his younger daughters go to a Valentine's Day daddy-daughter event.

The Big C (10:30 p.m., Showtime): Paul learns something about Cathy.

Longmire (11 p.m., A&E): A modern-day cowboy/Wyoming sheriff is faced with a murder in the premiere of this series.

Veep (11 p.m., HBO): Selina orders a "partial" full disclosure of all office correspondence.

The Borgias (11 p.m., Showtime: Lucrezia takes a lover.

Girls (11:30 p.m., HBO): Jessa and Marnie meet a guy who is not what he seems.

Teen Wolf (midnight, MTV): This goofy, scary, funny, entertaining series returns for a second season.

Scott D. Pierce

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