Entertainment in Sedona
Sedona Film Festival & Studio Live Sedona
June 12th – June 17th, 2012
If you are going to be visiting Sedona, Arizona this week, Studio Live Sedona and the Sedona International Film Festival have a wonderful lineup of entertainment for you that includes poetry, comedy, great cinema and live music!
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Flagstaff premiere of the enjoyable feel-good comedy “Darling Companion”. “Darling Companion”, from four- time Academy Award-nominated director Lawrence Kasdan, is a comedy about many varieties of companionship. At the center of the movie is a marriage that has gone on for a long time and become frayed. Surrounding that union are young people falling in love, a brand-new marriage and the surprise of mid-life romance.This film features a stellar ensemble cast including Diane Keaton, Kevin Kline, Dianne Wiest, Richard Jenkins, Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass, Ayelet Zurer and Sam Shepard. For more information on this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.
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The Academy Award-winning film “Undefeated” premieres at the Sedona International Film Festival’s new Mary D. Fisher Theatre Set against the backdrop of a high school football season, “Undefeated” is an intimate chronicle of three underprivileged student- athletes from inner-city Memphis and the volunteer coach trying to help them beat the odds on and off the field. Founded in 1899, Manassas High School in North Memphis has never seen its football team, the Tigers, win a playoff game. In recent decades, the last-place Tigers had gone so far as to sell its regular season games to rival schools looking to chalk up an easy win…Read More
The top 12 slam poets in Arizona will compete in three rounds in front five judges randomly selected from the audience who assign numerical value to individual performances. At the end of the night, the top four poets will represent Sedona at the week long National Poetry Slam in Charlotte, N.C., in August. There, Sedona’s four representatives will compete against more than 350 of the best performance poets from the United States and Canada. At nationals, poets perform both solo and group poems, creating complex, dynamic performances. For the last sixth months, poets from all over Arizona have been competing in Sedona, earning points for the Sedona Poetry Grand Slam. Only the top 12 of the nearly 50 competitors made the cut for this invitation-only contest. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Studio Live Sedona.
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Thinking of taking a vacation this summer? Consider taking a two-hour trip through the comic terrain of Zenprov Comedy. Zenprov played their last show to a standing room-only crowd that spent the evening roaring with laughter. The Zenprov players embrace the Del Close method of improv acting, which emphasizes the “group mind” that mysteriously develops during a performance. Miraculously, the player’s minds fuse together to create a “super mind” where they practically finish each other’s sentences—and often do. Laughter ensues. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Studio Live Sedona.
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Sedona Performing Arts Alliance Member Dom Giazzon will be hosting a benefit concert on Sunday June 17th, 2012 from 4:00 pm – 8:oo pm. Proceeds from the concert benefit the Verde Valley Sanctuary and All About Animals Rescue. The Verde Valley Sanctuary Benefit Concert features performances by just four of Dom Giazzon’s various musical projects, starting with a special Tribute to Sublime by da Ominators, featuring Robert “Wing” Ryan (The Rhythm Keepers, Riftors & Amitabha) and Randy J (solo artist, The Tarantulas, The Rhythm Keepers). da Ominators debuted on the old backyard stage in 2009 for the Casa de Milagros benefit concert, and have continued to appear in Sedona and Verde Valley since then, including New Years Eve shows at the Martini Bar for 3 years in a row. The set will pay homage to the “California Reggae” sound of the legendary band Sublime…Read More . This is an outdoor event please bring a blanket or chair. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Studio Live Sedona.
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More Sedona Entertainment
Olde Sedona Bar & Grill
June 7th – 10th, 2012
- 06/14 – The Retro’s
- 06/15 – Toucan Eddie
- 06/16 -DJ Tramma
- 06/17 – All Star Karaoke
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|M Diamond Ranch
“It’s so much more than just a trail ride”
|Sedona Adventure Tours
“Unforgettable Outdoor Fun & Family Friendly Adventure”
|Verde Canyon Railroad
“It’s not the destination, it’s the journey”
|Arizona ATV Adventures
“Drive our ATVs Through the West Sedona Valley”