The reggae music group SOJA performs at The Depot on Tuesday, Feb. 28. SOJA stands for Soldiers of Jah Army. Lead singer and guitarist Jacob Hemphill credits Bob Marley with his musical inspiration and his own life growing up in Africa as a kid. SOJA is touring to promote their latest album release ‘Strength To Survive.’ This seven-piece band along with their guests The Movement and Anuhea take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show and can be purchased at Smith’s Tix. The Depot is located at 400 West South Temple in Salt Lake City.
The Utah Jazz (15-17) take on the Houston Rockets (20-14) on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at home at EnergySolutions Arena. The last meeting between these two teams was on Feb. 19 with the Jazz going down in defeat in Houston, 85-101. Tip-off is 7 p.m. Tickets are $8-$162 and can be purchased at Smith’s Tix and the EnergySolutions Arena box office, 301 West South Temple in Salt Lake City.
The Utah Jazz battle a tough opponent in the Miami Heat (27-7) at home on Friday, March 2. The Heat’s ‘Big Three’ of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh are 12-5 on the road and the Jazz are 12-6 at home. Tickets are on sale at Smith Tix’s and the EnergySolutions Arena box office.
New movies released last Friday include a thriller called ‘Gone‘ about a woman who searches for her sister who has disappeared. She believes her sister was abducted by the same serial killer who kidnapped her two years ago. This film stars Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Carpenter and Wes Bentley and is directed by Heitor Dhalia.
‘Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds‘ is a comedy, drama and romance film written, produced and directed by Tyler Perry. Perry also stars in the film as businessman Wesley Deeds, who is steered away from his usual day-to-day routine when he meets a single mother, Lindsey, who works on the cleaning crew in his office building. ‘Good Deeds’ also stars Gabrielle Union, Thandie Newton and Phylicia Rashad.
To see theaters and showtimes for these and other films in the Salt Lake City area, visit the Yahoo movie website.