Glad You Asked: Weekend Edition | Buzz Blog
We need your help.

Newspapers and media companies nationwide are closing or suffering mass layoffs since the coronavirus impacted all of us starting in March. City Weekly's entire existence is directly tied to people getting together in groups--in clubs, restaurants, and at concerts and events--which are the industries most affected by new coronavirus regulations.

Our industry is not healthy. Yet, City Weekly has continued publishing thanks to the generosity of readers like you. Utah needs independent journalism more than ever, and we're asking for your continued support of our editorial voice. We are fighting for you and all the people and businesses hardest hit by this pandemic.

You can help by making a one-time or recurring donation on PressBackers.com, which directs you to our Galena Fund 501(c)(3) non-profit, a resource dedicated to help fund local journalism. It is never too late. It is never too little. Thank you. DONATE

Glad You Asked: Weekend Edition

by

comment
blog9123widea.jpg

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

Add a comment