Arts and Entertainment Events calendar — December


There are many ways to get involved on campus. However, with so many different organizations here at the U, it’s often hard to find the thing you are most interested in doing. Below is the answer: a simpler compilation of events free to students taking place on the U campus throughout the month of December.



The Power of Poison NHMU, Oct. 15-Apr. 16, 2017; museum hours,

The Bard in Utah: Local Shakespeare Productions Marriott Library, Levels 1 & 2, Oct. 21-Dec. 16, library hours,



Advanced String Quartets Dumke Recital Hall, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.,

Wind Ensemble Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m.,

Jazz Ensemble Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m.,

Utah Philharmonia Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.,

University Combined Choirs Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m.,

Flute Choir Dumke Recital Hall, Dec. 11, 5 p.m.,

Sundays @ 7 Faculty Showcase — Piano Area Holiday Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Dec. 11, 7 p.m.,

Harp Ensemble Thompson Chamber Music Hall, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m.,

Pianoa Area Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.,



“Oliver!” Pioneer Theatre Company, Dec. 2-17, Mon-Thurs 7 p.m.; Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 & 7:30 p.m., $5 for RUSH tickets, half off for pre-ordered tickets,



Creativity in Focus Film Series —”Gerhard Richter Painting” UMFA, Dumke Auditorium, Dec. 21, 7 p.m.,



EAE Play Building 72, Level 2, Dec. 9, 1-5 p.m.,



Third Saturday for Families–Clay Pots Art Making UMFA, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, 1720 Campus Center Dr., Dec. 17, 1-4 p.m.,

Winter Solstice Celebration Red Butte Garden, Children’s Garden, Dec. 17, garden hours,



Dept. of Art & Art History Holiday Sale Art Building, Gittins Gallery, Dec. 5-8, building hours,

UPC–Holiday in the City Union Ballroom, Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.,

UPC–Food Drive 4 Finals ft. Free CupBop Union Plaza, UPC table near Cupbop truck, Dec. 6-8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., donation required for free Cupbop,

Pause for Paws College of Social Work, Atrium, Dec. 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.,


Casey Koldewyn
Casey Koldewyn found a passion for journalism after starting at "The Daily Utah Chronicle" in her sophomore year. Now working as "The Chronicle's" Arts & Entertainment desk editor, she hopes to bring more attention to the arts going on all around campus, by current and past students, faculty and staff alike. Long live arts.


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