Mariachi music headed for Brigham City

BRIGHAM CITY — Ready for some mariachi music?

The group Mariachi de mi Tierra will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West.

The Utah-based mariachi band dresses in traditional outfits and presents equally traditional songs from Mexico. Led by Mauricio Paez, the group formed in 2000. These days, Mariachi de mi Tierra is kept busy most weekend at quinceañeras, birthday parties, weddings and other celebrations.

The concert is sponsored by the Excellence in the Community organization.

Admission is free, although donations are welcome. Due to the limited seating, audience members are asked to reserve their tickets in advance at www.eventbrite.com.

For more information, visit www.bcfineartscenter.org, or call 435-723-0740.

Show tunes to hit Davis County on Saturday

FARMINGTON — Twenty-one show tunes from 15 musicals. Saturday night is shaping up to be a good night for music.

The Davis Master Chorale’s 2019 Spring Concert, “Night of the Stars,” will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in the Farmington High School auditorium, 548 W. Glovers Lane. Joining the chorale at the concert will be the Davis County Celebration Orchestra.

The evening will feature crowd-pleasers from composing teams like Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Menken and Ashman — including tunes from “The Sound of Music,” “The King and I,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Showboat,” “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Oklahoma!” and more.

A $7 donation per person is suggested.

For more information, visit davismasterchorale.org.

Superhero run in

Ogden this weekend

OGDEN — Men, women, boys and girls of steel are invited to the Superhero Hop 5K and Kids Run this weekend.

Registration for the race begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 20, in the Swenson Gym parking lot at Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd. The 5K starts at 9 a.m.; the kids superhero fun run is at 10:15 a.m.

Racers are invited to dress as their favorite superhero. Bunny ears are not required but are encouraged. Proceeds will benefit Prevent Child Abuse Utah, raising awareness for the “Pinwheels for Prevention” campaign in ogden.

Prizes will be awarded for top finishers in each age group. All participants will receive a souvenir and treats at the finish line.

A packet pickup is also scheduled for 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 19, at Striders, 1937 Washington Blvd.

The 5K registration is $25, the kids run is $10.

For more information, visit www.runthelastmile.org/events.

Films to shoot in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Two new film productions have been approved for state-funded incentives, including one that will be partially shot in Weber and Davis counties.

“Good Joe Bell” and “My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To” were approved for state film incentives by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. According to a news release from the Utah Film Commission, the two projects will generate an estimated $7 million in economic impact and create more than 220 local jobs.

“Good Joe Bell” begins shooting this month, with filming taking place in Tooele, Salt Lake and Summit counties. Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, the film stars Mark Wahlberg, Connie Britton and Reid Miller. “Good Joe Bell” tells the true story of an Oregon father who sets out on a walk across America to raise awareness after his gay teenage son died by suicide. The script was written by Academy Award winners Diana Ossana and Larry McMurtry.

“My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To” was approved under the Community Film Incentive Program, which supports smaller, local projects. The narrative feature will shoot in Salt Lake, Wasatch, Summit, Weber and Davis counties. It’s being produced by Utahn Kenny Riches (“Monsters and Men”).

Contact Mark Saal at 801-625-4272, or msaal@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @Saalman. Friend him on Facebook at facebook.com/MarkSaal.

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