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SCENE The Park Record. Editor: Scott Iwasaki Arts@parkrecord.com 435.649.9014 ex.113 ‘WHY DID THE MOOSE CROSS THE ROAD?’ AT THE SWANER ECOCENTER CAPITIAL CAMPAIGN ENTERS THE PUBLIC PHASE, C-3 www.parkrecord.com GREAT WHITE WILL ROCK THE DEJORIA CENTER, C-4 C-1 WED/THURS/FRI, MARCH 22-24, 2017 Park City Mountain will get the Spring Grüv started Saturday Ecologist and researcher Patty Cramer, who has been commissioned by the Utah Department of Transportation to study wildlife and highway crossings in Utah, will give a presentation called “Why Did the Moose Cross the Road” from 6:308 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, at the Swaner EcoCenter, 1258 Center Drive at Kimball Junction. The event is $5 for the general public and free for Swaner EcoCenter members. For information, visit www.swanerecocenter.org. PARK CITY SOCIAL DANCE CLUB AT BASIN RECREATION The Park City Social Dance Club, which operates under the BallroomUtah umbrella, is now holding Wednesday classes at 7:30 p.m. at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse, 1388 Center Drive at Kimball Junction. Registration is $70 for individuals and $130 for couples. Registration can be done online at basinrecreation.org/ adult_dance.html#top, by phone at 435-655-0999 or at the Fieldhouse service desk. STORY TIME FOR TOTS AT THE KIMBALL ART CENTER Free story times for tots will be from 3:30-4:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd. The program, for 3- to 5-year-olds and their parents, brings art to the community and inspires young children to express their creativity. Staff will read a book each week and lead tots in an art project themed around the story. For information, visit www. kimballartcenter.org. PARK CITY INSTITUTE WILL PRESENT BLUES GUITARIST TAJ MAHAL ON SATURDAY Taj Mahal at the Eccles Center The Park City Institute will present Blues guitarist Taj Mahal at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Blvd. Mahal has played with everyone from Angelique Kidjo and Ziggy Marley to Los Lobos and Ben Harper. Tickets range from $29 to $79 and can be purchased by visiting www. ecclescenter.org. PARK RECORD FILE PHOTO Park City Mountain Resort’s annual Spring Grüv will kick off Saturday. The 16-day celebration will include pond skimming, above, a tradition where people dress in crazy costumes and try to snowboard or ski across a 100-foot pond outside of Park City Mountain’s Red Pine Lodge. Resort plans concerts, pond skimming and more for 16-day event By SCOTT IWASAKI The Park Record Spring is on the horizon. Temperatures are rising and tress are starting to bloom. What better way to usher in the new season than at Park City Mountain Resort’s annual Spring Grüv, a 16-day celebration of music, family activities and pond skimming. The annual event, now it its 10th year, has become a tradition for many people who live in and visit Park City, said Whitney Wall, Park City Mountain brand experience manager. “Spring is one of the best times of year on the mountain and Spring Grüv is the ultimate celebration to cap off the winter season,” Wall said in an email interview with The Park Record. “We wanted to create an opportunity for people to come together, soak up the sunshine and celebrate the season with live music, activities and fun with family and friends.” All Spring Grüv events are free for spectators and open to the public, but there are some participation and transportation fees that apply. “Those competing in the pond skimming competition do have to pay an entry fee to compete [and] pond Please see Spring, C-5 The sun will come out with Ziegfeld’s ‘Annie’ Ogden company brings Tony-winning musical to Park City DEER VALLEY AVALANCHE RESCUE DOG AWARENESS EVENT By SCOTT IWASAKI The Deer Valley Avalanche Rescue Dogs and their handlers will be on the Plaza at Snow Park Lodge from 3-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, at Deer Valley. Guests can stop by and have their picture taken with the dogs and visit with their handlers. Deer Valley Avalanche Rescue Dog logo merchandise such as t-shirts, stickers, pins and mugs will be available for purchase and the proceeds will benefit the Avalanche Rescue Dog team. For information, visit www.deervalley.com. The Ziegfeld Theater Company will bring a little sunshine to Park City when it brings it’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Annie” to the Egyptian Theatre. The performances, which start March 23, will run Thursday through Sunday for two weeks. Although the Ogden-based Ziegfeld Theater is known for fresh interpreta- The Park Record tions of plays and musicals, the take on “Annie” is pretty straightforward, said Bonnie Romney, marketing director and assistant producer. “One of the things we like about ‘Annie’ is that it is an intergenerational experience,” Romney told The Park Record. “For a lot of people it was their ﬁrst experience with musical theater when they were young. So, we felt we needed to be true to the story and that intergenerational spirit was important for us.” Director Trent Cox shared that sentiment, Romney said. “His vision was to carry on that ‘Annie’ tradition,” she said. “I think Trent’s vision was to get people to bring their kids to the show and get them excited about theater.” “Annie” was a departure for Cox, whose last directed project Ziegfeld prePlease see ‘Annie,’ C-2 COURTESY OF ZIEGFELD THEATRE The Ziegfeld Theatre Company from Ogden will bring “Annie” to the Egyptian Theatre for a two-week run that starts on Thursday, March 23.