Friday, May 16, 2008

Free Events on Saturday, May 17, 2008

Get "Rockin" at the Museum of Anthropology

The Saturday activity series continues at the Museum of Anthropology. This Saturday, the museum will offer 'Rock Art' workshops for kids. All ages are invited. Children and parents can visit the museum any time during the event hours and the museum staff will lead activities that include a take-home rock art project for kids. Tours and information on the many kinds of rock art found in Utah and the world will be featured.

Place: Museum of Anthropology
Location: Old Main, Utah State University, Logan, UT
Phone: 435.797.7545
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: FREE

The Living Traditions Festival

The Living Traditions Festival celebrates the diversity of our city through music, film, crafts and food. The festival is being held at Washington Square (City/County Building) in downtown Salt Lake City. Saturday's events are as follows:

Films and Storytelling in the Main Library (across the street from Washington Square):
11:30 a.m.: Hawaiian storytelling, Lower Urban Room
12:30 p.m.: American Indian storytelling, Lower Urban Room
1 p.m.: Film screening, Korea, Tessman Auditorium
1:30 p.m.: Latin American storytelling, Lower Urban Room
2:30 p.m.: African drumming storytelling, Lower Urban Room
3 p.m.: Film screening, France, Tessman Auditorium

Entertainment on two stages:
North Stage-
Noon: Liberian Culture Troupe, Dances of Liberia
12:45 p.m.: Chinese Performing Arts Group, Chinese dance
1:30 p.m.: Wesleyan Tongan Church of America in Utah Brass Band, Tongan music and dance
2:30 p.m.: Swiss Chorus Edelweiss, Swiss music
3:30 p.m.: Kausachun Peru, Peruvian music
4:30 p.m.: Los del Sur, music of South America
5:30 p.m.: Tongan Singers of Utah, Tongan music and dance
6:15 p.m.: Okinawa Kenjinkai, Okinawan dance
7 p.m.: New Zealand-American Society, Maori dance
8 p.m.: Son De Maderam Son Jarocho music from Veracruz
9 p.m.: Buille, Irish music

South Stage-
Noon: Salt Lake Scots, Scottish music
1 p.m.: Hui O Hawaii O Utah, Hawaiian dance
1:55 p.m.: Rinceori Don Spraoi, Irish dance
2:30 p.m.: PAAU, Philippine dance
3:15 p.m.: Poleviyaoma Hopi Group, Hopi dance
3:40 p.m.: Rastko Serbian Dancers, Serbian Dance
4:10 p.m.: Sewa Cultural Dance Troupe, dance of Sierra Leone
4:45 p.m.: Latin Dance Heritage, Latin American dance
5:45 p.m.: Kanamu Productions, Tahitian dance
6:30 p.m.: Vientos del Sur, dances of southern South America
7:30 p.m.: Dionysius Greek Dancers, Greek dancers
8:15 p.m.: Hispafric, music and dance of Equatorial Guinea
9 p.m.: Ballet Folklorico Citali & Sol de Jalisco Mariachi Band, Mexican music and dance.

Event: The Living Traditions Festival
Location: Washington Square, 200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE admission and entertainment

A Concert Honoring Veterans

The Choral Arts Society of Utah and the Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band perform at the Murray Park Amphitheater. The program offers Sousa marches, Broadway favorites and Big Band swing tunes, capped by a fireworks show.

Event: Veterans Concert
Location: Murray Park Amphitheater, 296 East Murray Park Lane, Murray, UT
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE

1 comment:

Andrea said...

Do you know how I could contact someone who was in charge of this event? I am interested in finding out more about some of the performing groups. Thanks, Andrea