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Edward Abbey’s Birthday – A celebration with friends

   January 21, 2019   

Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. at Studio B in Old Town Center for the Arts in Cottonwood, there will be a celebration of the birthday of author and environmental activist Ed Abbey.

‘The Winter’s Tale’ from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre premieres Jan. 27

   January 21, 2019   

The famous Globe Theatre of London returns to Sedona on Sunday, Jan. 27 in high definition when the Sedona International Film Festival hosts the big screen premiere of “The Winter’s Tale.”

Beer School, farewell to Micki Free featured this week at Cottonwood Main Stage

   January 21, 2019   

Thursday, January 24, Main Stage welcomes their first “Beer School” event with San Diego’s “Modern Times Beer.”

Monster Comedy: Zenprov vs. Godzilla at Mary Fisher Theater

   January 21, 2019   

Zenprov Comedy takes on Godzilla with their completely improvised show “Zenprov vs. Godzilla” on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher D. Theatre in Sedona.

Sedona Camera Club to present ‘AnimalScapes’ with Ron Niebrugge

   January 21, 2019   

Professional photographer Ron Niebrugge will present at the meeting of the Sedona Camera Club starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, at the Christ Lutheran Church, 25 Chapel Road, Sedona.

Mary Queen of Scots lacks cohesive storyline

By David Kanowsky    January 21, 2019   

Mary Queen of Scots is a film that scores high on production values, like cinematography, costumes, makeup, scenery, etc.

Sedona Film Fest presents ‘Divide and Conquer’ premiere Jan. 21-23

   January 14, 2019   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of the award-winning documentary “Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes” for a limited exclusive run Jan. 21-23 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Sedona Film Fest presents ‘The Flanagan Experiments’ premiere Jan. 17

   January 14, 2019   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to partner with Sedona filmmaker Ken Sheetz to share the scientific genius of one of Deepak Chopra’s heroes — local hero and longtime resident, Dr. G. Patrick Flanagan — Thursday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m., at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Full week of music on tap at Vino Di Sedona

   January 14, 2019   

Vino Di Sedona Fine Wine and Craft Beer, is located at 2575 W SR 89A in West Sedona.

Sedona City Hall presents: ‘Great Peacemakers’ exhibit by Steve Simon

   January 14, 2019   

Start the new year by celebrating the work of prolific painter Steve Simon, who has created 40 portraits capturing the Great Peacemakers of our time, each portrait displayed with the story of these inspirational figures.

Abstract landscape artist: Claudia Hartley to host workshop for El Valle Artists Association

   January 14, 2019   

The El Valle Artists Association is pleased to sponsor a workshop with Claudia Hartley Jan. 26 at the Pine Shadows Club House, 2050 W. State Route 89A, Cottonwood.

Full week of fun at Cottonwood Main Stage

   January 14, 2019   

Main Stage has a series of nightly events the remaining nights of the week as well. Mondays feature Latin dance classes with Dana De Luz at 6:30 p.m. then karaoke with hostess Christa Cave at 8 p.m. Tuesdays are swing dance class with Dana De Luz at 6:30 p.m. and then karaoke with host, Braiden Campbell at 8 p.m.

‘Beginning Anew’ art exhibit opens at Sedona Arts Center

   January 14, 2019   

The Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition presents ‘Beginning Anew’, an innovative art exhibition that opens to the public on Thursday, Jan. 31, and runs through Sunday, Feb. 10, in the Special Exhibition Gallery at the Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road, in Uptown Sedona.

Wdya’Got at Tlaquepaque - music, words and mayhem

   January 14, 2019   

You are invited to the Chapel at Tlaquepaque on Thursday, Jan. 17, 7 p.m., for the resurrection of “Wdya’Got?” featuring Zenprov Comedy bouncing their zany long form improv off a musician (Leah Bee) and spoken word artist (Gary Every).

Winter concert season announced for Old Town Center for the Arts

   January 14, 2019   

Old Town Center for the Arts has lined up a wide variety of great performers and concerts for its 11th late Winter/Spring Concert season. Here’s a brief description of some of our upcoming concerts at Old Town Center for the Arts.

Bella Vita Ristorante presents Jeanie Carroll and Dan Vega this weekend

   January 14, 2019   

Divas through the Decades entertainer Jeanie Carroll will kick off the weekend at Bella Vita Ristorante on Friday, January 18, from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Schall & Waddell Jazz Party at Sedona Arts Center

   January 14, 2019   

In a creative partnership, Sedona Arts Center and Goldenstein Gallery are hosting a Jazz Party and Art Reception Saturday, Jan. 19, 5-7 p.m., as part of the innovative Keith Schall and John Waddell special exhibition at the Sedona Arts Center. Frost and Frost will perform.

Sedona concert promises magic from ‘the best musical instrument you’ve never heard of’

   January 14, 2019   

Friday, Jan. 18, Billboard-charting Chapman Stick musical artist Michael Kollwitz is performing live in concert to celebrate the worldwide release of his latest album, “Serenity III- More Peaceful Music on The Chapman Stick.”

College’s Verde Valley Art Gallery presents the amazing photography of Ron Chilston

   January 14, 2019   

The public is invited to a special opening reception January 18, 5-7 p.m., to celebrate a photography exhibit by Jerome artist Ron Chilston, which will be hosted at the Verde Valley Art Gallery of Yavapai College in Clarkdale.

Movie Review: On the Basis of Sex captures R.B.G. legacy

By David Kanowsky    January 14, 2019   

On the Basis of Sex is the story of a young woman who wants to be a lawyer and that is one focus of her life. She is married with a young child and that is equally important to her.

Jed Morrison returns to Main Stage

   January 9, 2019   

On Friday, January 11, local favorite, DJ Johnny K, will once again be playing at Main Stage. For several years and counting, Johnny K has delighted guests at the venue with his performances while playing crowd favorites of the last five decades and a variety of musical genres including old school R & B, hip hop/rap, top 40 and everything in between. This is 21+ event with no cover charge.

Open Mic turns 4 at Vino Di Sedona

   January 9, 2019   

Rick Busbea has been in the Sedona music scene for four years, and his lively upbeat shows have given him the reputation of a “must see” musician while in Sedona. Rick will keep your toes tapping playing songs by Kenny Chesney, Jimmy Buffett, Jim Croce and more; he’ll play some originals too, but his passion is cover songs to take his audience down “memory lane.” This belief led to the creation of the “Rick Busbea Jukebox” so his audience can pick favorite songs for him to play. Rick will be at Vino Di Sedona on Wed, Jan 9, 7-10 p.m.

The Grasshopper Grill: PK Gregory in the lounge

   January 9, 2019   

The Grasshopper Grill, at the corner of Page Springs and Cornville Roads, this week features live entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings. Starting at 5:30 P.M., the region’s most popular and talented singers, songwriters, instrumentalists and bands

Cornville’s Old Corral Cecil’s Boys Friday and Sky Daddy Saturday

   January 9, 2019   

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.

Esteban kicks of 2019 concert series at Sound Bites Grill

   January 9, 2019   

Legendary flamenco/classical style guitarist, ESTEBAN, has announced his 2019 concert series as “Artist in Residence” at Sound Bites Grill in Sedona Arizona. He will be performing once or twice a month starting Saturday Jan 12th and Jan 19th, 2019. Esteban performs with his daughter Teresa Joy, Raul Yanez and Joe Morris.