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Springville Museum of Art 47th Annual Art Ball

9 May

Enjoy a magical evening of stunning art, fine dining, big band dancing and more by supporting the SMAA’s annual fundraiser! Join us for “Springtime in Seville” featuring a silent auction, fine art miniature auction of works from notable Utah artists, entertainment and dance instruction from Lupe Archuleta, dance bands Route 89 & Jersey Street, and a delicious Spanish-themed menu from Marvellous Catering. Mark your calendars for an enchanting evening of dancing under the stars with friends and family!
Saturday, May 11, 2013   |   6:00 – 10:00 PM
Pre-purchase (through May 10 at 5 pm): $35 per person
At the Door (starting May 11 at 6 pm):  $45 per person
$5 discount for SMAA Members, artists entering the 2013 Spring Salon, and SHS Students
There are no additional fees for online ticket purchases. Tickets may also be purchased at the Museum or by phone.
Purchase tickets here.

2013 BYU Easter Conference

28 Mar

BYU to host Easter Conference March 29 in JSB auditorium

The 2013 Brigham Young University Easter Conference will begin Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium on the south end of the BYU campus.

Admission is free, and free parking is available in Y parking lots after 4 p.m. and in the visitor parking lots.

Elder John M. Madsen, an emeritus member of the Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be the keynote speaker. Also speaking will be Brent L. Top and Brad Wilcox, professors at BYU and former mission presidents for the Church. Both are popular speakers, and both have authored books about the Savior.

The conference topic will be the Savior, His life, His mission, the Atonement and His influence in our lives today.

“Attending the BYU Easter Conference is an ideal way to prepare for and to celebrate the Easter season,” said Brent Nordgren, production supervisor for the BYU Religious Studies Center.”We invite you to bring your family, a date, a friend or your LDS ward.”

A book, “With Healing in His Wings,” has been published that includes the presentation from this year’s and last year’s conferences.

For more information, contact Brent Nordgren at 801-422-3293.

U.S. DanceSport Championships at BYU

20 Feb

March 6 – 9, 2013
Days of the Week: Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
BYU Marriott Center
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84604
Time: 8:00am-11:00pm
Price: $12-$16 Adult, $9-$12 Child

Hundreds of ballroom dancers of all ages will sweep into Provo to compete as Brigham Young University again hosts the United States National Amateur DanceSport Championship.
The Amateur Dancesport Championships is a great opportunity for both students and non-students to compete in a friendly atmosphere. Brigham Young University has fostered the growth of Ballroom Dance in the local area. Spectators and competitors alike will enjoy this event which is known for its large number of entries and fast-paced approach. Offering Pre-teen, Junior and Youth events, as well as full amateur competitions, the Brigham Young University Dancesport Championships is a must for people who enjoy the sport of competitive ballroom dance.
This is among the largest amateur ballroom dance events in the country, with over 12,000 spectators. Dancers from kindergarten age on up are invited to participate. The championship is divided into six categories, with national amateur titles awarded in Latin, standard, smooth, rhythm, cabaret and formation in all age groups.
Single-day tickets range in price from $9-$16. Three-day ticket packages are $37 for Adults and $27 Child. Tickets can be purchased online at, by phone at (801) 422-BYU1 or (800) 322-BYU1, or in person at the Marriott Center ticket office.

Museum of Peoples and Cultures Valentine’s Date Night

13 Feb

The Brigham Young University Museum of Peoples and Cultures will celebrate Valentine’s Day with an Egyptian-themed date night, “Sphinxes and Sweethearts,” Friday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the museum building.

Tickets are $10 a couple and are available at the Wilkinson Student Center information desk. The museum is located at 100 E. 700 N. in Provo.

“This date night offers a fun experience for couples,” Promotions Manager Samantha Gilbert said. “It’s a great way to get out of the house and learn something new during an exciting and eventful evening.”

The event will offer prizes, cultural experiences and Mediterranean refreshments. Couples will have the chance to win prizes through different activities including a mummy-wrapping race, a set of three different games (Pyramid, Egyptian Balderdash and “Matching of the Gods”) and painting hieroglyphics.

The Museum of Peoples and Cultures hosts events to serve the academic mission of BYU and care for anthropological, archaeological and ethnographic collections in the custody of the university.

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Old Nauvoo Dance Night

11 Feb



BYU’s Education in Zion will be offering a free night of dancing…. 1830 and 40’s style! Grab your date for fun filled night of dancing an refreshment  Dress is casual. For more info visit here

Eat Like a Viking!

5 Feb

February 23, 2013
Veterans Memorial Building
400 North Main Street, Spanish Fork, UT 84660
Time: 6:00pm
Price: $15 Adults, $5 Child under 12

Eat like a Viking!  Enjoy some authentic Icelandic culture.  Join the Icelandic Association of Utah in celebrating Thorroblót 2013.
Thorroblót is Icelands annual end-of winter-solstice feast. This year we carry on this traditional celebration with good food, fun and perhaps a few surprises. We will have our traditional festivities of Barnakór (Childrens Choir), quilt auction, and door prizes.
Enjoy a feast of lamb & fish professionally catered by Viking Feast.  For those of you who truly wish to EAT LIKE A VIKING, purchase our þorramatur sample platter. The þorramatur includes traditional imported Icelandic delicacies, such as hangikjöt (smoked lamb), harðfiskur (dried fish), hákarl (cured shark), flatbrauð (flatbread), lifrapylsur (liver pudding) and hrutspungur (pickled ram’s testicles) All of these items are a big part of this traditional feast in Iceland, as are music and dancing. Don’t miss it!


An Evening in France

30 Jan

Friday, February 15, 2013
White Willow Reception Center
342 North 500 West, Provo, UT 84601
Time: 7:00pm
Price: $35 per seat

Each month White Willow Event Center hosts a Culinary Adventure.  Take your taste-buds on a trip without leaving our great city! Join us for an unforgettable dining experience featuring a delectable five-course French dinner.
RSVP required, seating is limited.