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ANNUAL EVENTS

On the heels of Utah Pride hoarding the grounds of Washington Square, this festival attracts shiny, sparkly art, baby strollers, dogs, smokers incognito and heavenly scented mobile facilities…much like Utah Pride, and who doesn’t want to herd through it all twice in one month.

26thursday — Utah Arts Festival
Hours vary, through June 29, Washington and Library Squares. Online Tickets $8 or $30 weekend package, uaf.org

SPORTING EVENTS

The Pride Softball League is in full swing and today Team Try-Angles squares off with the Utah Film Center. A bar team against a bunch of movie buffs, the anticipation of who will win is ball-scorching. But please, a bar team playing softball at 10 am on a Sunday?!! That’s just cray-cray.

1sunday — Pride Softball League: Team Try-Angles vs. Utah Film Center
Sunnyside Park, 1735 E. Sunnyside Ave., 10am. Free, prideleague.com

SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT

The Imperial Rainbow Court of Northern Utah lights up the night with glitz and glamzillas. This should be just as fabulous as RuPaul’s Drag Race Reunited. Well, wait a minute, I don’t think it could top Chaz Bono dissing one of the finalists. That hussy!!

14saturday — Gay Northern Lights Pageant
Fraternal Order of Eagles, 5130 S. 1700 West, Roy, 7:30pm. Tickets $6 at the door.

CONCERTS
There a little something for everyone this month: A Provo-based band with a gay, Mormon lead singer; an icon in R&B and jazz music; a symphonic tribute to America; and, an alternative prop-rock band.

16monday — Neon Trees
The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, 6:30pm. Tickets $22, 24tix.com

24tuesday — Natalie Cole
Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, UofU, 7:30pm. Tickets $42-47, redbuttegarden.org

27friday — Patriotic Celebration at Sundance
Sundance Resort, 8841 Alpine Loop Rd., Sundance, 8pm. Tickets $18, arttix.org

29sunday — Icarus the Owl
Metro Bar, 540 W. 200 South, 8pm. Tickets $6, 24tix.com (21 and over)

MOVIES

Two inspirational flicks set in California….that scorched slice of American pie.

2sunday — Transvisible: The Bamby Salcedo Story
City Library, 210 E. 400 South, 2pm. Free, utahfilmcenter.org. Part of the Utah Pride Festival.

13friday — The Case Against 8
City Library, 210 E. 400 South, 7pm. Free, utahfilmcenter.org

DANCE

Inspired by the memoir “Just Kids” by Patti Smith (on the Bohemian lifestyle), this program by SB Dance company is a “dance circus spectacle.”

6friday — The Pushers
Black Box Theater, Rose Wagner Center,138 W. 300 South, 8pm through June 15. Tickets $15, arttix.org.

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