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Glad You Asked

Glad You Asked: Weekend Edition

by Colin Wolf
- Posted // 2013-02-22 -

Dear GYA, What's better than watching The Oscars, Sunday night? Absolutely everything. I would rather be chased by an angry posse of Guatemalan super bees than sit through 10 minutes of The Oscars. Hell, I'd even chug a can of lukewarm kiwi-strawberry Snapple. Please tell me there's something to do this weekend besides watch The Oscars? - Max Frohgurts, Sandy

Max, You're right. There are a lot of things I would rather do than watch The Oscars. But luckily for the both us, there are a few decent things going down this weekend. Let's start with Friday's events

- Stand-up comedian Cash Levy will be at Wiseguys Ogden. Shows tonight and Saturday are both at 8. Tickets are $10. 

- At Pioneer Memorial Theatre, check out the Broadway production of Clybourne Park. Click here for tickets

- The Leonardo's popular new exhibit, Mummies of the World will be going on all day today. Tickets start at $18.  

- Blues guitarist Elvin Bishop will be onstage at Egyptian Theatre tonight at 8. Tickets range from $40 to $65. 

- Dance-pop indie band Gold Fields will be performing at In The Venue. A Silent Film and Royal Teeth will be warming things up. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 at the door. 


Saturday's events: 

- For some roller-derby action, check out the Rollin' Rebellion versus the Sirens of Steel at Food 4 Less tonight at 6. 

- The Homestead Resort will be hosting a Chocolate Festival today at 2 p.m.   

- Metal band 10 Years will be at In The Venue. Young Guns, Lost Element and Perish Lane are also on the bill. Doors opens at 6:30 p.m. Ticket are $14.50. 

- Local indie bands Desert Noises and The North Valley will be at Kilby Court. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. 

- The rock band Infected Mushroom will be at The Great Saltair. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $43. 

- The Marriott University Park Hotel will be hosting a Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball tonight. Doors open at 8. City Weekly's The Word will be there, snapping photos and handing out swag. 


Sunday's events: 

- The Big Movie Mouth-Off Oscar Extravaganza will be happening at Brewvies today at 3 p.m. Click the link for more info on this all-day Oscar party. 

- After The Oscars, Big Shiny Robot, True TV and Brewvies will be showing a free screening of AMC's The Walking Dead on the big screen.  The show starts at 10 p.m.   

- Toro Y Moi will be at Urban Lounge tonight. Sinkane and Dog Bite are also on the bill. The doors open at 9. Tickets are $15. 

For the weekend's complete list of things to do, click here.  

Twitter:@WolfColin

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