June 22, 2021

Press Releases


Valentine’s Day: Healing your Heart Art Workshop: Wednesday, February 13th, from 6pm 7:30pm at Verde Valley Community Hospice, 859 Cove parkway#103, Cottonwood, AZ 86326. For more information: 928-592-2992. Free admission. This event is open for those who lost a loved one. You may bring a picture of your loved one when attending this art workshop. You are not alone on this journey because we are here for you! Come meet with others who also share the same experience and create your own peer support!

Vittles, Vines & Valentines Special: Feb 13 thru 16. Looking to surprise your sweetheart with something special and different this Valentine’s Day? Come on down to one of the Verde Valley’s favorite venues, the Blazin’ M Ranch and enjoy our Valentine’s Week special! Along with our entertaining and award-winning western stage show and mouth-watering chuck-wagon supper, we’re including extra perks for special memories of your Valentine’s visit. The week of Valentine’s Day, couples can enjoy a special package admission price of $50 for two adult dinner and show tickets, half off all bottles of wine in the Copper Spur Saloon and even special chocolate tastings in our shops. Mention Coupon Code CUPID2013 and reserve a spot for you and that special someone today! For Reservations call (800)937-8643 or visit us online at BlazinM.com.

Sedona Heritage Museum presents Living History Wed. Feb. 13, 10 am “Songs from the Soul as the Highway Rolls.” Dan Engler, Cornville singer-songwriter pens story-telling songs that reflect his life experiences over the past 40 years in AZ. He’ll share about folk music and sing a few samples. Free, open to the public, refreshments. Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Road, Sedona, Arizona. For more information: 928.282.7038 or SedonaMuseum.org. Sedona Heritage Museum monthly live entertainment with Plein Aire String Quartet $5/person over age 12. In the Historic Packing Shed. Different concert every month! Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Road, Sedona, Arizona. For more information: 928.282.7038 or SedonaMuseum.org.

Chamber Music Sedona will present its second Cultural Destination Weekend of its 30th Anniversary Season in February with its newest series, The Met: Live in HD, and its traditional concert series in a consecutive Saturday and Sunday sequence, Feb 16 and Feb 17. The Sedona Performing Arts Center is recognized by many as Arizona’s place to see

The Met: Live in HD and Sat, Feb 16 at 11am Chamber Music Sedona presents Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Rigoletto with an all-star cast. Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi’s towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke, Željko Lucic is his tragic sidekick, Rigoletto, and Diana Damrau is Rigoletto’s daughter, Gilda. The 11am presentation is preceded by an informal Curtain Raiser talk 9:45-10:25am with Russell Fox. The Sedona Performing Arts Center is a state-of-the-art venue and was designed using the Metropolitan Opera’s exacting specifications for sound and picture projection. Reserved tickets $23 and general admission $19 and on line at ChamberMusicSedona.org as are gourmet lunches which must be ordered before noon Thursday prior to the opera. The Sedona performance is made possible with support from Sharon and Bob Angelo.

Sun, Feb 17 at 2:30pm Chamber Music Sedona presents the Harlem Quartet at St. John Vianney Church, 180 St. John Vianney Lane, Sedona. Praised for its “panache” by The New York Times, the Harlem is “bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent,” says the Cincinnati Enquirer. The Quartet will perform its program “From Schubert to Strayhorn” including Mozart’s Quartet No. 15 in D Minor, K.421, Chick Corea’s “The Adventures of Hippocrates”, Billy Strayhorn’s “Take the A Train”, and Schubert’s Quartet in D Minor (“Death and the Maiden”). A pre-concert talk will take place from 1:15-1:55pm immediately before the concert with Steve Douglas. Reserved tickets are $40 and general admission $19 and available on line at www.chambermusicsedona.org. The concert is sponsored by Birgit & Werner Loewenstein and Ann & John Steinbrunner. Chamber Music Sedona’s 30th Anniversary Season is made possible with underwriting support from Aspey, Watkins & Diesel, P.L.L.C., Attorneys at Law. Additional support comes from The City of Sedona, The Arizona Commission on the Arts, with funding from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Verde Valley Medical Center, The Margaret T. Morris Foundation and WESTAF.

57th Annual VNSA (Volunteer Nonprofit Service Association) Used Book Sale: Feb 16 & 17, 2013, Sat 8am to 6pm, Sun 8am to 4pm at Arizona State Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall Building, 1826 West McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ. Free Admission to the Book Sale. The Fairgrounds charges for parking. All books are half price on Sunday except those in the Rare & Unusual section. In addition to cash, we accept MasterCard, Visa and local checks with proper identification. We are selling over 500,000 gently used hardback books (75%), paperbacks(25%), video tapes, CDs, DVDs, books on tape and CD, puzzles, and games. The books are arranged into 27 different categories and hundreds of sub-categories. The average price of a book is between $1 and $5. VNSA is comprised of 150 volunteers who work year round to provide shoppers with great books at a spectacular value. The funds raised provide financial support to two local agencies: Literacy Volunteers of Maricopa County, Inc. and Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation. Since its inception, VNSA has donated over $6.5 million dollars to charities in Maricopa County. VNSA Volunteer Nonprofit Service Assoc, Inc. (602)265-6805 vnsabooksale.org.

Art for Sedona’s Sake will commence its Spring arts and crafts shows begin March 23/25 of 2013. Following dates are: April 6/7. April 20/21, May 11/12. The Fall lineup is: September 28/29, October 5/6, November 2/3 and proudly announces their 7th Annual Indian Artists Market October 19/20, 2013, 10am to 5pm on the corner of SR89A. Saddlerock Circle. Parking and admission are free to the general public. At these shows you may find Native American and contemporary jewelry, photography, pottery, knives, yard art, sculptures, gems & minerals, soaps & lotions, furniture, hats, scarves, clothing, Kettle Korn and more. For more information or artist applications, please call: 928.639.4224. Press releases and event announcements are accepted by email (space permitting) at info@sedonausa.com. Please submit them by the 21st of each prior month and in text form. Fliers, pdfs and other graphics are not accepted.


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