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More Weekend Essentials April 19-21


Sometimes, the pages of City Weekly can't contain all the Essential entertainment options. Here are more for your consideration. ---

Municipal Ballet Co.: The newly-formed classical ballet troupe (pictured) concludes the two-night run of its debut production Sunset District April 12 at Sugar Space for the Arts. The production features new work by seven local choreographers and one filmmaker, with a "contemporary aesthetic." Performances are 7:30 p.m. each night, $12 general admission.

AwkwardFest: City Weekly arts contributor and The Awkward Hour podcast host Brian Staker celebrates the podcast's 5th anniversary with music, local comedians and art, plus food and cash bar. Awkward Hour cohost and comedian Melissa Merlot emcees the event at The Complex, April 13, 1 - 9 p.m.

Spring Awakening: The University of Utah Theatre Department presents the controversial musical by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheikh, based on the Frank Wedekind play. Set in 19th-century Germany, it follows a group of teenagers struggling against the sexual morality of the era. Performances run April 12 - 28 at the Babcock Theatre (lower level of the Pioneer Memorial Theatre building), 7:30 p.m. with select 2 p.m. weekend matinees; tickets $15 general admission. Note: Contains mature themes, parental discretion advised.