COMEDY: The Garrens Comedy Troupe will perform new sketches and improvisations at 7:30 and 9:15 p.m. in 205 JRCB. Tickets are $4 at 7:30, $5 at 9:15, and are available at the door or in advance in 3328 ELWC. Call 379-8888 for more information.
MUSIC — A CAPPELLA: The A Cappella Club is sponsoring the A Cappella Jam at 8 p.m. in the Wilkinson Center Ballroom. Tickets are $3 with student ID, $4 without. Vocal Point, Voice Male and Vocal Noyz will all perform.
MUSIC — POPULAR: The Numb will play at Wrapsody, 117 N. University Ave., at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $4.
MUSIC — ACOUSTIC GUITAR: Local musician Mike Masse will perform for free at The Cafe, 840 N. 700 East, at 8 p.m.
MUSIC — RELIGIOUS: The Church Music Festival, featuring winners in the annual LDS Church Music Contest, will be held in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square at 7:30 p.m. There will be soloists, narrators, and a choir. Admission is free.
POETRY READING: Barnes & Noble, 330 University Parkway, Orem, will host its second semi-annual Beatnik Poetry Night Saturday at 8 p.m. Topher and Irony will be the MCs, and people are welcome to show up prepared to read poetry, dance, or do anything else artistic. The event is free.
MUSIC — ROCK: Local band Chump will play at Wrapsody, 117 N. University Ave., at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $3. Also playing is Clubber Lang and the Heavyweights, a new band that does modern punk versions of ’80s pop songs.
MUSIC — ROCK: William at War will perform at The Cafe, 840 N. 700 East, at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $2.
MUSIC — CLASSICAL: The Wasatch Baroque Players will present music of Bach, including concertos and sonatas, in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY
PERFORMANCE — MUSIC AND DANCE: Living Legends will celebrate Native American, Latin American and Polynesian cultures in shows tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Music and dancing from the difference cultures will be performed. Tickets are $7 for students, $9 general. Call 378-HFAC for tickets or more information.
MOVIES — INTERNATIONAL CINEMA: Three films are at International Cinema, 250 SWKT, this weekend. Information is provided by IC. “Pelle the Conqueror” (1988, 2 hrs. 18 min.) is about a boy’s experiences in a rough society as he seeks light, hope, and to conquer the world. It’s in Danish and Swedish with English subtitles and shows at 5:15 p.m. today; 3 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday. “The Navigator: An Odyssey Across Time” (1989, 1 hr. 32 min.) is about a 14th-century group fleeing from a plague. It’s in English and will be shown at 7:50 p.m. today; 5:30 p.m. Saturday. “The Trip to Bountiful” (1985, 1 hr. 46 min.) is an Academy Award-winning film about a Texas woman desiring to return to her home before she dies. It’s in English and will be shown at 3:15 and 9:40 p.m. today; 1 and 7:15 p.m. Saturday. Admission to all shows is free with an IC card; $1 without.
THEATER — COMEDY: “Charley’s Aunt” will be performed at the Villa Playhouse Theatre, 254 S. Main, Springville, today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The show, a farce, is about two guys who want to woo girls by impressing them with their rich aunt, only she doesn’t show up, so another guy has to dress up like her. Hilarity ensues. Tickets are $6. Call 489-3088 for more information.
THEATER — MUSICAL COMEDY: “Forever Plaid” will be performed at Provo Theatre Company, 105 E. 100 North, today and Saturday at 8 p.m. It’s a musical comedy that both parodies and pays homage to the music of the early ’60s. Tickets are $12.50 and $15, with some student discounts available. Call 379-0600 for more information.
THEATER — COMEDY: “Angels on the Loose” will be performed at the Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The show, written by Orem resident Ruth Hale, is about a widow and widower whose dead spouses reluctantly help them find love. Tickets are $6-9; call 226-8600 for specific information or reservations.
THEATER — COMEDY: Neil Simon’s classic comedy “Barefoot in the Park” will be performed at the Springville Playhouse, 50 S. Main (underneath the Springville Library), today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The show is about two newlyweds who have to adjust to the differences in their personalities. Tickets are $4 for students, $5 general admission. Call 489-1067 for more information.