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ANNUAL EVENTS

Over 200 artists and 30 musical acts, including The Naked Waiters … hmmm, will attend the fabulous Park City Arts Festival this year. If so inclined come say hey as I will be at The No Name Saloon all weekend long.

Pride(ful) festivities are still in full swing in Ogden, Farmington, Torrey and Brian Head … just checking if you’re paying attention. Too soon though?

“Those Bitches” at Try-Angles, and there are shit-ton of them by the way, will put on two drag shows at the Harvey Milk Summer Fest. Also, the members of the Salt Lake Men’s choir will be dunked, raising funds for singing lessons. Never too soon.

The Rose is going full frontal yet again on “fake” anatomy … still paying attention? Resident companies explore fake news, mass hysteria and apocalyptic events, much like Trump’s inauguration. Also, Betty White and Bea Arthur will reprise their roles of Chicken Little and Turkey Lurkey. Too soon?

4Friday — Park City Kimball Arts Festival

Main St, Park City, times vary through Sunday.  $12 weekend pass, parkcitykimballartsfestival.org

5Saturday — Ogden Pride

Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E. 25th St, Ogden, 12-8pm. Free, ogdenpride.org

6Sunday — Q Day at Lagoon

Lagoon Amusement Park, Canyon Pavilion, 375 Lagoon Dr, Farmington, 11am-10pm. Discount coupons available at Cahoots, Club Try-Angles, Off Trax Cafe and JAM.

11Friday — Women’s Redrock Music Fest

Robber’s Roost, 185 W. Main St, Torrey, hours vary through Saturday. Tickets $40/Fri., $50/Sat.

20Sunday — Harvey Milk Summer Fest

Club Try-Angles, 251 W. Harvey Milk Blvd., clubtryangles.com

26Saturday — ROSE EXPOSED…The Sky is Falling

Jeanne Wagner Theatre, Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South, 8pm. Tickets $15, artsaltlake.org

CONCERTS

Here’s exciting news: bisexual punker Billie Joe Armstrong; electro poppers Andy Fletcher, Martin Gore and Dave Grahan; and the charismatic Harvey Milk grace Utah stages this August. Woohoo! Too soon?

7Monday — Green Day

USANA Amphitheatre, 5150 Upper Ridge Rd, WVC, 7pm. Tickets $30-89.50, smithstix.com

23Wednesday — Depeche Mode

USANA Amphitheatre, 5150 Upper Ridge Rd, WVC, 7:30pm. Tickets $35-140, smithstix.com

26Sunday — San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus

Snow Park Lodge Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Dr S, Park City, 7pm. Tickets $44-79, ecclescenter.org

FUNDRAISERS

The Party includes a performance of “Saturday’s Voyeur” as well as food and drinks, including a specialty voyeur cocktail (from what I understand you take it outside and watch the performance through a window). Fun! Rose Exposed should take a lesson.

5Saturday — SLAC’s The Party

Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, 5:30pm. Tickets $100, saltlakeactingcompany.org

SPECIAL ENGAGEMENTS

Season 9 contestants of RuPaul’s Drag Race wage war on the catwalk. Find out who slaughters whom among a few of the following: Isanka Trump, Nancy Boi Peeloosely, Betshe DeBlows and Barren Von Tramp … too soon?

What can anyone say about Bob and Joan, other than the gays love their cat fights, pill hats, alcoholism, stardom and blowin’ in the wind. Hmm! I might have confused some people.

14Monday — War on the Catwalk

Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, 8pm. Tickets $21.50-160.50, artsaltlake.org

24Wednesday — Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan

Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St, Park City, 8pm, through Saturday. Tickets $23-29, egyptiantheatrecompany.com

THEATRE

Here’s a quiz: The Book of Mormon spreads ______ : A) peanut butter B) legs C) venereal disease D) the Good Word E) B & C.

If you picked D or E then your career is Broadway Bound! Neil Simon and the Apostles would be so proud.

1Wednesday — The Book of Mormon

Eccles Theater, Delta Hall, 131 S. Main St, times vary, through Aug. 20. Tickets $35-185, artsaltlake.org

16Wednesday — Broadway Bound!

Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St, Park City, times vary, through Aug. 20. Tickets $15-25, egyptiantheatrecompany.com

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sep. 5, Foster the People, smithstix.com

Sep. 22, Paramore, smithstix.com

Sep. 30, Equality Utah Allies Dinner, equalityutah.org

Nov. 4, Ani DiFranco, artsaltlake.org

April 11-17, 2018, Hamilton, artsaltlake.org

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