Northern Utah's premiere Bossa Nova and Brazilian Jazz group. Playing classics from Antonio Carlos Jobim to more contemporary Djavan.
Show is scheduled to be outdoors starting at 8pm, however, if the weather looks threatening, we'll move indoors.
Come support Excellence in the Community concert series, providing a stage for Local Utah talent. (www.excellenceconcerts.org)
Upcoming Excellence in the Community Concerts:
* September 12 - TBA
* October 10 - Caleb Chapman's Soundhouse
Utah Film Circuit: West Jordan is an initiative of the Utah Film Center and the Viridian Event Center. Join us for this monthly screening series that features the best dramatic and documentary films from around the world.
Directed by Jesse Moss
82 min | 2014 | USA | Not Rated
Desperate, broken men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local Pastor risks everything to help them. The Overnighters is "one of the most remarkable examples of layered non-fiction storytelling to come along in some time." (Indiewire)
Utah Film Circuit is a program of free monthly independent, foreign, and documentary screening held throughout Utah by the Utah Film Center. The screenings at the Viridian take place the second Thursday of each month at 7:00pm.
Upcoming Utah Film Circuit Screenings
More details can be found on the Utah Film Center website
Tuesday evenings are set aside for FREE educational classes to all members of the community. Check the Viridian Center Calendar for the most updated details and class descriptions.
Music performed by invited guest pianists on the Viridian lobby grand piano.
* August 10 @ 1pm
* August 17 @ 1pm
* August 24 @ 1pm
Tumbleweeds is an initiative of the Utah Film Center hosted by the Viridian Event Center. On the 3rd Saturday of each month, we'll feature independent and international films picked for families and people of all ages.
African Cats is an epic true story that captures the real-life love, humor, and determination of the majestic kings of the savanna. The story features Mara, an endearing lion cub who strives to grow up with her mother’s strength, spirit, and wisdom; Sita, a fearless cheetah and single mother of five mischievous newborns; and Fang, a proud leader of the pride who must defend his family from a rival lion and his sons.
Tumbleweeds is a year-round program by the Utah Film Center for children & youth aged 4+ and features free monthly screenings at the Viridian, Salt Lake City, Orem, and Moab. The screenings at the Viridian take place the third Saturday of each month at 11:00am.
Upcoming Tumbleweeds Screenings
* September 12 - TBA
More details can be found on the Utah Film Center website.
Have you ever wondered if something in a movie could really ever happen? Join Salt Lake County Library and the Natural History Museum of Utah and meet a experts who will “Debunk the Junk” from the movie!
The final installment in the "Debunk The Junk" movie series is a cult favorite: Little Shop Of Horrors! Little Shop of Horrors is a 1986 American rock musical horror comedy film directed by Frank Oz. It is a film adaptation of the off-Broadway musical comedy of the same name by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman about a nerdy florist shop worker who raises a vicious, raunchy plant that feeds on human blood! Featuring special appearances by James Belushi, John Candy, Christopher Guest and Bill Murray, Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin and Levi Stubbs.
Free popcorn for all who attend. This is a classic. Be sure not to miss this fun night out!!!
An NHMU botanist will join us with specimens and post-film questions and answers.
The Viridian Center is proud to partner with and host Salt City Studio as they bring dance to the community.
Come celebrate summer and dance. No tickets required as this is a free family friendly event with performance and workshops from Beth Fish (Tamarind Tribal Bellydance), Shopping, Food Trucks, Fashion Show, Breakdance and Bellydance galore!
Find more details at www.UtahSummerDanceFestival.com