UV To Do: January 2016

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Events

The top of the ice castle wall shows the complex process at work. The ice castle's walls are like rings of a tree, said its creator Brent Christensen, with layers upon layers of ice creating the structure. (Photo by Bethany Davis)

The top of the ice castle wall shows the complex process at work. The ice castle’s walls are like rings of a tree, said its creator Brent Christensen, with layers upon layers of ice creating the structure. (Photo by Bethany Davis)

Midway Ice Castle

When: Beginning Jan. 8
Where: Soldier Hollow Midway
Cost: $6.95–$12.95
Site: icecastles.com

Provo City Center Temple Open House

When: Jan. 15 – March 4
Where: Provo City Center Temple in downtown Provo
Cost: FREE
Site: ldschurchtemples.com

Sundance Film Festival

When: Jan. 21–Jan. 31
Where: Salt Lake, Sundance and Ogden (Click here for venues)
Cost: Prices vary ($20 for individual local tickets)
Site: sundance.org

Frigid 5K and Polar Plunge

When: Jan. 30 at 9 a.m.
Where: Utah Lake State Park
Cost: $18 for race and polar plunge; $10 for polar plunge
Site: frigid5k.com


Theater

Throughout January, the Hale Center Theater Orem is presenting a laugh-out-loud comedy, "The Nerd." (Photo by Pete Widtfeldt)

Throughout January, the Hale Center Theater Orem is presenting a laugh-out-loud comedy, “The Nerd.” (Photo by Pete Widtfeldt)

“The Nerd”

When: Now–Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m. with Saturday matinee at 3 p.m.
Where: Hale Center Theater Orem
Cost: $17–23
Site: haletheater.org

“Mother Hicks”

When: Jan. 14–16, 21–23, 25, 28–30
Where: UVU
Cost: $8–$12
Site: uvu.edu


Music

BYU Vocal Point has two performances at BYU on Jan. 9. (Photo courtesy BYU Vocal Point)

BYU Vocal Point has two performances at BYU on Jan. 9. (Photo courtesy BYU Vocal Point)

Utah Symphony

When: Jan. 7 at 7:35 p.m.
Where: de Jong Concert Hall, BYU
Cost: $10–$20
Site: arts.byu.edu

BYU Vocal Point

When: Jan. 9, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Where: de Jong Concert Hall, BYU
Cost: $10-$12
Site: arts.byu.edu

BYU Jazz Voices

When: Jan. 8–9 at 7 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $10–$12
Site: scera.org

BYU Young Ambassadors

When: Jan. 14–16 at 7:30 p.m. with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.
Where: de Jong Concert Hall, BYU
Cost: $8–$12
Site: arts.byu.edu

7th Annual A night of Broadway

When: Jan. 27–30
Where: SCERA
Cost: $10–$12
Site: scera.org


Dance

The BYU Ballet Theatre is presenting "Alice in Wonderland" at the end of January. (Photo by BYU Photo)

The BYU Theatre Ballet is presenting “Alice in Wonderland” at the end of January. (Photo by BYU Photo)

Rhythm of Ireland

When: Jan. 13–16 at 7 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $10–$12
Site: scera.org

Elevate

When: Jan. 20–22 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Sorensen Center Ragan Theater, UVU
Cost: $8–$12
Site: uvu.edu

Cirque Ziva: Golden Dragon Acrobats of China

When: Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $25–$35
Site: provo.org

BYU Theatre Ballet: Alice in Wonderland

When: Jan. 28–30 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday
Where: de Jong Concert Hall
Cost: $13–$15

Sports

BYU's Kyle Collinsworth and UVU's Telly Davenport fight for possession of the ball. Collinsworth had 17 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. Davenport had 3 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists. (Photo by Rebecca Lane)

BYU’s Kyle Collinsworth and UVU’s Telly Davenport fight for possession of the ball. (Photo by Rebecca Lane)

BYU men’s basketball home games

Jan. 7: Santa Clara, 9 p.m.
Jan. 9: San Francisco, 7 p.m.
Jan. 28: Loyola Marymount, 9 p.m.
Jan. 30: Pepperdine, 8 p.m.

BYU women’s basketball home games

Jan. 14: Gonzaga, 7 p.m.
Jan. 16: Portland, 2 p.m.
Jan. 21: Loyola Marymount, 6 p.m.
Jan. 23: Pepperdine, 2 p.m.

BYU men’s volleyball home games

Jan. 8: Loyola-Chicago, 7 p.m.
Jan. 9: George Mason, 7 p.m.
Jan. 15 & 16: Stanford, 7 p.m.

UVU men’s basketball home games

Jan. 7: New Mexico State, 7 p.m.
Jan. 9: UTRGV, 7 p.m.
Jan. 28:
Seattle U, 7 p.m.
Jan. 30:
CSU Bakersfield, 7 p.m.

UVU women’s basketball home games

Jan. 16: Grand Canyon University, 3 p.m.
Jan. 21: University of Missouri – Kansas City, 5 p.m.
Jan. 23: Chicago State University, 3 p.m.


Museums

Norman Rockwell Exhibit

When: Nov. 20, 2015 – Feb. 13, 2016
Where: BYU Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: moa.byu.edu

30th Annual Spiritual & Religious Art of Utah

When: Nov. 18–Jan. 12, hours vary
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

Hidden Voices

When: Jan. 12–March 5
Where: Woodbury Art Museum at University Mall
Cost: FREE
Site: uvu.edu

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Rebecca Lane

While her first language is sarcasm, Rebecca dabbles in English and Russian to achieve her lifelong dream of being a journalist. A BYU sports fan, reading enthusiast and wannabe world traveler, Rebecca is a Colorado transplant that is convinced Colorado's mountains are much larger than the many Utah County peaks. Rebecca manages UtahValley360.com for Bennett Communications. Follow her on Twitter @rebeccalane.

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