Around the SL,UT September 16, 2011

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How’s your social calendar? If there’s a single night open, let’s fix that immediately. You’re in the SL,UT, and you should live it up. Here’s a taste of this week’s events and things to do.

It’s that time again for Dine O’Round. Fixed price menus at over 40 downtown restaurants with $5 & $10 lunches, $15 & $30 dinners. Dine O’Round runs through October 1st. For a list of participating restaurants, click here.

Coinciding with Dine O’Round, several of the participating chefs will be in the 6th Annual Chef Showdown Saturday, September 17. The chef showdown takes place at the Downtown Farmers Market in Pioneer Park from 10am-1pm. At 10:30am, the chefs will be given the secret ingredient, and then it’s off to the market so they can pick out the rest of their menu. Come on down and check it out.

Experience the Classical Greek Theatre Festival at Red Butte Garden Saturday and Sunday mornings. This year’s production is Euripides’ Iphigenia In Tauris. Shows begin at 9am, tickets are $15. The festival also runs next weekend, September 24-25.

The Flaming Lips are in SLC at Saltair Saturday, September 17 at 8pm. Don’t miss out on this show.

Monday is the first show for L8D Comedy Night (pronounced “elated) at Brewvies. Featuring the City Weekly Arty Award winning Levi Rounds, Toy Soup, Jon Clark, Jason Harvey, and more. Show begins at 7pm, tickets are $5 at the door.

Tuesday is the night for the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia quiz at The Huddle. $200 cash prize on the line for the team who knows the most about the worst people on earth. $5 entry per player, get the details here.

Wednesday is the Great Salt Lake Chili Affair at Salt Palace 5:30pm. Get a taste of gourmet chilis while contributing to a great cause, this is a fundraiser for the Road Home. Admission is $42 for an individual, $300 for table of 8.

Thursday, get your sci-fi costume ready and support Clark Planetarium’s Distant Galaxy Gala. A great event with food, drinks, and entertainment.

Must hear music:

Friday –  Pablo Blaqk, Joshua Payne Orchestra, Cubworld at Bar Deluxe 8pm $10 
Saturday –  Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band at The State Room 9pm $15 
Monday – The Pack AD, Fox Van Cleef at Urban Lounge 9pm $10 
Tuesday – Colin Hay, Chris Trapper at The State Room 8pm $30 
Wednesday – MC Chris at Kilby Court 7pm $14 
Thursday – Steady Machete, Motorcycle Death Machine at Bar Deluxe 9pm $5 

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