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Annual global celebration of Rumi’s Wedding in Sedona, Friday, Dec. 14

   December 11, 2018   

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.

Met Live Opera season continues with ‘La Traviata’ Dec. 15

   December 11, 2018   

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).

Danny Rhodes Memorial Blues Summit pays tribute to one of Verde Valley’s most-revered musicians

   December 10, 2018   

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.

John Ziegler’s Circle of Friends to perform for 25th and final time

   December 10, 2018   

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.

Sedona Film Fest presents ‘Swimming With Men’ premiere Dec. 7-12

   December 2, 2018   

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.

Film Festival presents ‘Arrangiarsi’ premiere with filmmaker Dec. 6

   December 2, 2018   

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.

Sedona Film Festival hosts Ballet in Cinema: ‘Mayerling’

   December 2, 2018   

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.

Award-winning jeweler Alvin Yellowhorse joins Turquoise Tortoise

   December 2, 2018   

With extraordinary vision and exceptional skill Alvin Yellowhorse crafts some of the world’s finest Native American jewelry available today.

Beauty in everything at Goldenstein Gallery

   December 2, 2018   

In the Navajo tradition the “beauty way path” recognizes that beauty exists within us and around us as the light reflects through a rainbow.

Louis Landon holiday jazz concert at Sound Bites Grill

   December 2, 2018   

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.

Judy Roberts Trio performs at Dahl & Di Luca Dec. 6

   December 2, 2018   

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.

Sedona Arts Center promises busy December for art aficionados

   December 2, 2018   

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.

Tlaquepaque presents Sedona Tree Lighting, Festival of Lights

   December 2, 2018   

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.

Old Town Center presents theatrical bellydance with Caravan Dreams

   December 2, 2018   

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.

Evoke the holiday spirit during Sedona’s 1st Friday in the Galleries

   December 2, 2018   

The holidays are here, and the New Year is just around the corner. With winter solstice also occurring this month, joyfulness is in the air and there is no better place to be than Sedona.

Zenprov laughs it up with ‘A Festival of Traffic Lights’

   December 2, 2018   

In honor of the biggest holiday event of the year and joyous traffic congestion it creates, Zenprov Comedy presents “A Festival of Traffic Lights.” Jam-packed with laughs, this improvised comedy show will steer you away from road rage onto the freeway of funny.

Jerome Artists’ Cooperative Gallery’s Holiday Show

   November 29, 2018   

The Jerome Artists’ Cooperative Gallery celebrates its 22nd Annual Holiday Show during Jerome’s First Saturday art walk on Dec 1 from 5-8 p.m. at the historic Hotel Jerome, home to the Jerome Artists’ Cooperative Gallery.

Instant Family delivers tears, laughs, joy

By David Kanowsky    November 26, 2018   

Instant Family is based on the true story of the experience that the screenwriter Sean Anders and his wife went through adopting their children.

Film Festival hosts Ballet in Cinema: ‘Don Quixote’ Dec. 2

   November 26, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, Dec. 2 when it hosts the big screen encore of “Don Quixote” from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow. There will be one show at 3:00 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Vino Di Sedona moves Open Mic Night

   November 26, 2018   

Open Mic moves to a new night, Thursday. This change will definitely extend the weekend and get it off to a rockin’ start.

All female tribute show Zepparella returns to Sound Bites Grill

   November 26, 2018   

Zepparella is the All-Female Zeppelin Powerhouse. Vocalist Anna Kristina, Guitarist Gretchen Menn, Bassist Holly West, and Drummer Clementine have brought their passion for the sacred music of the greatest band in the world all over the US and Canada.

‘A Magical Christmas’ Concert by the Cottonwood Community Band

   November 26, 2018   

The Cottonwood Community Band is presenting their annual Christmas concerts, “A Magical Christmas” under the direction of Dr. Sy Brandon. The first concert will be held on Sunday, December 2nd, 3:00-4:00 p.m., at the Cottonwood Recreation Center located at 150 South 6th Street.

The Gozers rock in December at Cornville’s Old Corral

   November 26, 2018   

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.

Goldenstein Gallery unveils new work from acclaimed artist Patricia A Griffin

   November 26, 2018   

For many collectors, the poetic nature of artist Patricia A Griffin’s work acts as a doorway. Her compelling paintings draw them across a mysterious threshold, leaving them profoundly connected at a soul level with her intriguing subjects; both domestic and wild animals.

Seronde Family and Friends Holiday Gift Show

   November 26, 2018   

For many years artist and activist Adele Seronde have a cherished family tradition of a family holiday art show featuring small works from her immediate family as well as cherished friends.