It’s our favorite time of week – time to check out what is happening this weekend at Canyons and around town.
Friday night, Canyons joins together with Kimball Arts to host the 3rd Annual Charity Lift Event! Come join host and 2-time Olympian Kaylin Richardson from 6:30pm – 10:30pm for dinner, drinks, and a Live Quick Draw Art Battle with spinning DJ Lux! There will be a live auction featuring Art Battle works and transformed chairlifts. Tickets are $65 and proceeds from the evening will benefit the nonprofit Kimball Art Center, Helping to keep it free and open to the public year round. The Kimball Art Center is the heart of Park City’s historic and vibrant arts community. For more information and a list of featured artists, go to http://www.kimballartcenter.org/charity-lift/
On Saturday, Demo Day is back at Canyons. Try the latest in ski and snowboard technology from Bern, Burton, Gnu, Lib Tech, Never Summer, Blizzard, K2, Klint, Nordica, Salomon, Scott, Rossignol, Volkl and more – FREE with any lift ticket or season pass. Now that Orange Bubble is open, it couldn’t be any easier to test out the Rossignol S7s. Just make sure Santa sees your updated Christmas list! The demo will take place from 9:00am – 4:00pm on the Ski Beach.
Music abounds this week including a Chanukah concert by Lipa Schmeltzer at Red Pine Lodge on Thursday night at 6pm. A headliner within the Jewish community, Schmeltzer has released 10 acclaimed albums. To purchase tickets: http://canyonsresort.com/events.html%3Ftextid%3D10944
If you are feeling the need to dance, head up to Park City Live on Friday night for Ozomatli-– one of the favorite Canyons Spring Grüv performers in recent years. In their sixteen years together as a band, celebrated Los Angeles culture-mashers Ozomatli have gone from being hometown heroes to being named U.S. State Department Cultural Ambassadors. Their music — a notorious urban-Latino-and-beyond collision of hip hop and salsa, dancehall and cumbia, samba and funk, merengue and comparsa, East LA R&B and New Orleans second line, Jamaican ragga and Indian raga— has long followed a key mantra: it will take you around the world by taking you around L.A. Keep in mind this is a 21+ event, and show starts at 10pm. More info: http://parkcitylive.net/show.cfm?id=84312
Fans of How I Met Your Mother should head to the Park City Film Series to catch Josh Radnor in the 2012 Sundance Movie Liberal Arts
Synopsis: Newly single and restless at his job, the astute Josh Radnor plays a man in his 30s reevaluating his life. His deep nostalgia for college days – the dining halls and dorm rooms, the parties and poetry seminars – makes him wonder if his best days are behind him. When his favorite professor, played by the always reliable Richard Jenkins, invites him back to campus to speak at his retirement dinner, Radnor jumps at the chance. There he meets an enticing sophomore played by a vibrant Elizabeth Olsen. Despite the difference in their ages, she awakens in him long-dormant feelings of possibility and connection. Check out the trailer here.
Showtimes are Friday and Saturday night at 8pm; Sunday at 6pm. http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com/
The Holidays are upon us, and what is the holiday season without Elvis? This weekend, catch the World’s Ultimate Elvis Show at the Egyptian Theater. – World’s Ultimate Elvis Christmas Show. This performance will encompass 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s Elvis tunes featuring Elvis favorites and seasonal Christmas songs recorded by the King or Rock-n-Roll. Kick your holidays off to a hip-swiveling, body-shaking start with this very special musical event! Justin Shandor has appeared on the cover of USA Today and in the pages of French Vogue. He tours internationally and performs to sold-out stadium audiences both near and far. Justin resides and performs regularly in Las Vegas, NV.
Shows are Friday and Saturday night at 8pm, Sunday at 6. http://www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org/
As always, enjoy your weekend and be safe out there!