Come and experience a holiday treasure. The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, Dec. 23, when it hosts the big screen premiere of “The Nutcracker” — a brand new production — from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.
Red Earth Theatre returns to Tlaquepaque for two performances on Thursday, Dec. 20, at 6 and 7.30 p.m., with a reading of ‘A Christmas Carol’ in the Chapel at the Patio de la Camilla.
Among the Verde Valley’s favorite local watering holes and center of Cornville’s social scene, the Old Corral Bar offers a great lineup of fun for almost any taste. From a casual afternoon chat with friends to a top-notch live music dance and show, the Old Corral delivers.
A fabulous group of fiber artists have come together to create a special exhibition and sale of wearable art at the Sedona Arts Center.
For those who may like a type of Indian spiritual flavor of the well known Christmas holiday, the HUB in Sedona will host “Come Celebrate An Indian Christmas.”
ILLUMINATE Film Festival announces 1000 Acts of Courage, a community-building statewide social action campaign to inspire one thousand courageous acts for the well-being, empowerment and equality of girls and women.
Appearing in the Celebrity Show Lounge at Sound Bites Grill on Sunday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m., is Arizona’s award-winning Neil Diamond Tribute Band performing a special Christmas Show.
Friday, Dec. 21, Main Stage welcomes local favorite, DJ ill.Ego. DJ ill.Ego’s performance roots began at Cottonwood’s Main Stage and have seen him garner a thriving and ever-growing fan base not just in the Verde Valley, but throughout Arizona.
Sedona’s best open mic night, hosted by Dan Rice, is every Thursday, 6-10 p.m., at Vino Di Sedona. Each musician is allotted an amount of time, or number of songs, and every week brings a variety of new talent along with regulars like KB Bren, Jim French, Ron McLain, Jerry Wayne McFarland, David Harvey, Tim Young, and Dave Rice who frequently play at Open Mic.
Back for a sixth year, the Tlaquepaque’s Holiday Sweet Stroll is a dazzling display of sparkling lights, fantastic entertainment, sweet treats, and even sweeter holiday deals for the savvy shopper. It’s a free event and everyone is warmly welcomed to soak up a dose of holiday cheer.
Calling all water media artists. The Northern Arizona Watercolor Society has announced the 2019 Watermedia Exhibition. The deadline for receipt of entries, images, and related material is Jan. 31, 2019. The exhibition will be held March 1-18, 2019, at the Special Exhibition Gallery, Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road in Sedon.
Please join he celebration of Rumi, the 13th century Sufi master, poet and mystic guide, who lived and taught in Konya, Turkey. His awakened presence and initiatory poetry continues to powerfully open humanity’s mystical heart and awareness.
The Sedona International Film Festival presents the next Met Live Opera presentation of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” on Saturday, Dec. 15. There will be two shows that day at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre: 11 a.m. (live simulcast) and 4 p.m. (encore).
Join Cottonwood Main Stage for a night of remembrance and music Dec. 26 for the 6th annual Danny Rhodes Memorial Blues Summit. The event will start at 6 p.m.
In a nice way, John Ziegler asked for the magazine cover to promote his last show of Circle of Friends at Mingus Union High School Dec 16.
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of the new British comedy — just in time for the holidays — “Swimming With Men” Dec. 7-12 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.
This special premiere of “Arrangiarsi” is part of a world tour and will feature filmmaker Matteo Troncone who will be in Sedona to present the film and host Q&A discussions after both screenings.
The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, Dec. 9, when it hosts the big screen premiere of “Mayerling” from the Royal Ballet in London. There will be one show at 3 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.
With extraordinary vision and exceptional skill Alvin Yellowhorse crafts some of the world’s finest Native American jewelry available today.
In the Navajo tradition the “beauty way path” recognizes that beauty exists within us and around us as the light reflects through a rainbow.
The Louis Landon Trio featuring Louis Landon on piano and vocals, Troy Perkins on bass and Eddie Barattini on drums will be doing a special holiday Jazz concert on Saturday, Dec 8, at 7 p.m., at Sound Bites Grill.
As the house jazz pianist at Dahl & Di Luca Ristorante Italiano, I’m happy to be a part of a very special event performing with the Judy Roberts Trio; including her husband, Greg Fishman, Thursday, Dec. 6, 8-10 p.m.
Color continues to thrive at Sedona Arts Center in an exhibition featuring Lyn and Ken Mikell, Susan Moody, Karen Puckett, Cheryl Waale, and Karl Williams.
December in Red Rock Country is a magical time, and Sedona’s family-fun headquarters continues to be Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village. Be sure to mark your calendars for two back-to-back holiday extravaganzas: the Second Annual Sedona Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 7, and the spectacular Festival of Lights on Saturday, Dec. 8.
Caravan Dreams, the annual theatrical bellydance showcase, returns to Old Town Center for the Arts for one night only on Saturday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m.