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Zenprov Comedy delivers giggles that will make you ‘Laugh ‘til Your Cheeks Hurt!’

   June 17, 2019   

Don’t miss Zenprov Comedy’s last show of the season. In “Laugh ‘til Your Cheeks Hurt!” the troupe kicks off your summer vacation by taking their audience through a twisted roller coaster of hilarity.

Red Earth Theatre presents Lysistrata in the Arches - A Battle of the Sexes

   June 17, 2019   

Red Earth Theatre brings a reading of Aristophanes’ anti-war comedy ‘Lysistrata’ to the stone arches at Tlaquepaque Thursday, June 20, 7:30 p.m., outdoors in the Patio de las Campanas. What can mere women in 5th century BC Greek culture do to stop their men from going away to war? They have the answer and it requires a certain a fortitude of character and passionate commitment to peace.

Literate Lizard Bookstore, Sedona Library host Ellen LaCorte book talk

   June 17, 2019   

Is it ever too late to see the truth? Ellen LaCorte’s propulsive debut novel, “The Perfect Fraud,” explores this question and more.

Sedona Film Festival hosts Ballet in Cinema: ‘Triple Bill’ June 23

   June 17, 2019   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, June 23 when it hosts the big screen premiere of “Triple Bill” from the Royal Ballet in London. There will be one show at 3:00 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Festival presents Met Opera encore of ‘Roméo et Juliette’ June 22

   June 17, 2019   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the encore of the Met Opera’s “Roméo et Juliette” (from the 2016/2017 season) on Saturday, June 22 at 12 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Page Springs Cellars readies for return of Tilted Earth music & wine festival

   June 10, 2019   

Page Springs Cellars is pleased to announce the 6th annual music & wine festival Tilted Earth coming to Cornville Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd. Friday evening kicks off with a Commemorative Wine Dinner, benefiting students of the Arizona Culinary Institute of Scottsdale, from 7-10 pm.

Sedona Youth Theatre returns for 13th year at Sedona Public Library

   June 10, 2019   

Back by popular demand, Sedona Youth Theatre returns to Sedona Public Library. Taught by Shondra Jepperson and Dev Ross, this nine-day intensive workshop has brought theatrical and musical youth together every July for the last 12 years.

ILLUMINATE Film Festival presents Evening of Conscious Film with Gregg Braden

   June 3, 2019   

ILLUMINATE Film Festival presents the second 2019 CineMatters Series event An Evening of Conscious Film with Gregg Braden: You Are Wired for Greatness.

Stratford Festival’s ‘Coriolanus’ premieres in Sedona on June 9

   June 3, 2019   

The Stratford Festival’s renowned new production of “Coriolanus” makes its Sedona big-screen debut on Sunday, June 9. The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the high-definition premiere from its home in Canada’s prestigious festival.

Red Earth Theatre presents ‘Our Stories Ourselves/Performing Wellness Storytelling’

   May 29, 2019   

Red Earth Theatre and The Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley bring a rare and powerful collection of stories to the stage, written by eight individuals who are living well with mental health challenges and life issues. Eight actors bring the words to life for an inspirational evening woven with truth, humor, joy and hope.

Poetry and Prose Project welcomes two award-winning Flagstaff authors

   May 28, 2019   

Friday, May 31, 5 p.m., at the Sedona Library is pleased to present authors Nicole Walker and Jesse Sensibar along with musical guest Leah Bee.

Sedona Poetry Slam is back May 25 at Mary Fisher Theatre

   May 20, 2019   

The Sedona Poetry Slam brings high-energy, competitive spoken word to the Mary D. Fisher Theatre on Saturday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m.

First Clarkdale Summer Block Party May 31

   May 20, 2019   

The Clarkdale Downtown Business Alliance along with the Clarkdale Foundation and the Town of Clarkdale present their first summer Block Party May 31, 6-9 p.m.

Royal Shakespeare Company’s ‘As You Like It’ premieres May 26

   May 20, 2019   

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s extraordinary new production of “As You Like It” makes its Sedona big-screen debut on Sunday, May 26.

Zenprov puts comic flair on 'How the West was Fun'

   May 13, 2019   

Returning from the Phoenix Improv Festival, Zenprov Comedy is back with an all-new lineup of games. From improvised story about pioneer Sedona Schnebly to ancient aliens, it’s all up for comedic examination in “How the West Was Fun!”

Jerome rolls out carpet for 54th annual Historic Home and Building Tour

   May 13, 2019   

The Jerome Chamber of Commerce is preparing its yearly exploration of the back streets of this historic mining town with the 54th annual Home and Building Tour.

Red Earth Theatre offers blessing for mothers at Tlaquepaque

   May 13, 2019   

Red Earth Theatre celebrates Mother’s Day at Tlaquepaque on Thursday May 16, 7:30 p.m., with stories, poetry and music in the outdoors in the Patio de las Campanas.

Sedona Farmers Market opens 2019 summer season

   May 13, 2019   

Summer season opens in Tlaquepaque along the creek at 336 Highway 179 in Sedona, where residents and visitors alike are invited to meet local and regional growers, artisan food producers and backyard gardeners.

The Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘Carmen Suite Petruska’ premieres onscreen May 19

   May 13, 2019   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, May 19 when it hosts the big screen premiere of “Carmen Suite / Petruska” — a brand new production — from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.

Take a trip to the ‘Darkside with Red Earth Theatre

   May 7, 2019   

Red Earth Theatre presents ‘Darkside’ by renowned English playwright Sir Tom Stoppard, featuring the music of Pink Floyd’s ‘Darkside of the Moon’ to be performed on the fabulous big stage at Old Town Center for the Arts in Cottonwood.

Give mom a lasting legacy this Mother’s Day

   May 7, 2019   

Flowers are beautiful and fragrant but they last a week at most. Candy is delicious but is soon forgotten. Why not give your Mom or any other women who has made a difference in your life a lasting legacy by having her name engraved on the new granite wall in the Jack Jamesen Memorial Sculpture Park?

Explore the Power of the Pack with National Association of Women Business Owners

   May 6, 2019   

The Sedona Verde Valley Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)is partnering with Plan B To Save the Wolves for a spectacular luncheon event on Wednesday, May 15.

Sedona’s Chocolita has recipe for success

By Photos by Jessica MacLean.    May 6, 2019   

Winning first place at the Moonshot AZ Pioneer Pitch event, Sarah Ann Lesslie -- owner of Chocolita in Sedona -- handmakes raw chocolates with wild-crafted ingredients.

Met Live Opera season presents ‘Dialogues des Carmélites’ May 11

   May 6, 2019   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents the next Met Live Opera presentation of Francis Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmélites” on Saturday, May 11. There will be two shows that day at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre: 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off is hottest event of the year

   April 29, 2019   

You won’t want to miss Rotary Club of Sedona’s 9th annual Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 4.