Good Company Theater presents again this weekend the hilarious, timely and stimulating play “Fremont Junior High is NOT Doing Oklahoma!”. For tickets, visit goodcotheatre.com.
Photo provided, Benjamin Zack
Talia Keys and The Love will perform an outdoor concert at the Monarch this Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets cost $ 10 and will be on sale at the door.
Photo provided, Cat Palmer
The Ogden Chamber Orchestra returns with the whole orchestra to “Reintroduce the Orchestra” this Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 7:30 pm at Peery’s Egyptian Theater.
Grouplove appears in the last concert of the Ogden Twilight series of the year this Saturday, September 25, 2021.
The Ogden Hispanic Festival celebrates Latino heritage with music, dancing, food, vendors and more this Saturday, September 25, 2021. All are welcome.
This Sunday, September 26, 2021, is the last Oasis Summer Nights event of the season, which takes place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Good Company Theater: “Fremont Junior High doesn’t do Oklahoma!”
Good Company Theater presents the hilarious, timely and stimulating play “Fremont Junior High is NOT Doing Oklahoma!” The world premiere, written by Chicago-based interdisciplinary theater and scholar Paul Michael Thomson, is a solid pick by GCT as another school year approaches, brilliantly balancing comedic relief with heavy and relevant themes like the racism, sexism and revisionist history ingrained in our “classical literature, plays and films and questions their continued use in our school system. Political satire asks all the questions that many of us ask ourselves. are asked about “canceling the culture” while eliciting continuous laughs, from a cast of six high-caliber Utah-based members, including Zaza Vandyke of Ogden, whose performance is almost overwhelming. going there in eighth grade to be their best friend.The story centers on a modern drama club board at Fremont Junior High School and its endearing president, the gay boy 14-year-old Chrysanthemum (Joseph Branca) and ‘best friend’ Phylicia (Talia Heiss), the club vice-president who jumps at the chance to star and make a statement as a black actress in comedy The school’s spring musical, “Oklahoma!” A humorous breakup ensues between best friends and divides advice on whether or not to make the musical. What are they going to decide? Discretion is advised for audiences under 13 due to the strong language throughout. Masks and proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the date of the show are required.
Until October 3, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m., ASL performance on September 25; Good Company Theater, 2404 Wall Ave .; $ 25 / $ 17 student; goodcoheatre.com.
The Monarch Market continues this Saturday with another incredible lineup of creators and local live music! Che Zuro, Mark Dee and (new to The Monarch) String Theory perform on the patio next to the beer garden from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Kick back and unwind with fantastic tunes and cold craft beers just east of the Farmer’s Market, then stroll creative studios and specialty vendors including Cheryls Bagels, Witchful Wishings, Plant Kandy, Salt Lake Syrups and more.
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (live music until 3 p.m.); The Monarch, 455 25th St .; free; themonarchogden.com/monarch-market.
“Get On Up” with Talia Keys and The Love at The Monarch
Talia Keys returns to The Monarch on Saturday, following two incredible shows supporting Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real at Red Butte Gardens and Indigo Girls in Deer Valley earlier this month. Keys, a passionate singer-songwriter and revolutionary multi-instrumentalist, brings the whole group – Talia Keys and The Love – to Ogden for the first time in two years. “I wanted to put on a show for all ages and it was the perfect opportunity,” said Keys, who works with children as music director for the nonprofit Rock Camp SLC. The five-piece soul-funk-rock ‘n’ roll band are “ready to cheer you up, uplift your heart and soul, and most of all make you dance.” The monarch is delighted to reunite with Keys with “The Love” for “a night of music, friends and dancing”, outside on the upper deck.
Saturday, 6 pm-10pm; The Monarch, 455 25th St .; all ages; $ 10; facebook.com/TheMonarchOgden/events.
“Reintroducing the Orchestra” of the Ogden Chamber Orchestra
After a season and a half of canceled or reduced staff and limited places, Chamber Orchestra Ogden is back for its 2021-2022 season with the full orchestra. “Reintroducing the Orchestra” kicks off the new season at Peery’s Egyptian Theater this Saturday, with a special highlight from “A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra” by Benjamin Britten. “Because the orchestra is playing ‘A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra’, we encourage you to bring your children and give them the chance to see these instruments up close,” said Music Director and Conductor Michael A Palumbo. Orchestra members will gather in the south corridor outside the theater from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. to demonstrate their instruments. All children from 8 years old are welcome.
Saturday, 7:30 p.m .; Peery Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd .; $ 8; Chamberorchestraogden.org.
Ogden Twilight: group love
The Ogden Twilight 2021 season ends this Saturday with Grouplove, with supporting roles Brother and Dad Bod. If you think you don’t know who the alternative indie rock band are, listen to “Tongue Tied” from their 2011 album “Never Trust A Happy Song” – Grouplove is classic indie rock and it will be a wild party to celebrate the last Ogden Twilight Concert of 2021. Dine and shop at various food trucks and vendors, and expect electric performances and great energy from an audience of over 7,000 people. Catch official Ogden Twilight after-parties at nearby bars Alleged and Unspoken.
Saturday, 5 p.m. Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E. 25th St .; $ 10; facebook.com/ogdentwilight.
5th Ogden Hispanic Festival 2021
“We are united!” is the theme of this year’s Hispanic Festival, by Latinos United Promoting Education and Civic Engagement, which celebrates Hispanic heritage with art, music, dance, delicious food and inspiring community leaders Latino from Ogden. Special guests La Sonora Dinamita will perform. This is a fun, all-ages, and inclusive event for all members of the community to come together to celebrate Ogden’s Latino culture.
Saturday, 2 pm-7pm; Union Ogden Station, 2501 Wall Avenue; free; lupec-us.org.
Oasis Summer Nights
Sunday concludes this year’s Oasis Summer Nights series. Catch the last of these enchanting evenings, presented by the Junior League of Ogden, a family gathering of live music, art and food in the beautiful Oasis Community Garden. All are welcome to the free and friendly community event. Stock up on artisanal goods from a variety of vendors, grab delicious food from food trucks, throw in a blanket or chair, and listen to tunes from local musicians in an enchanting garden setting.
Sunday, 4 pm-6pm; Oasis Community Garden, 2445 Monroe Blvd .; free; juniorleagueogden.org.