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Review: ‘Robin Hood, the Musical’ takes Hurricane on a merry journey; STGnews Videocast, Photo Gallery 

REVIEW – “Robin Hood, the Musical,” a legendary tale of ambition, scandal and greed, abounds with merriment at the Hurricane Community Center, 63 S. 100 West in Hurricane. Produced by the Southern Utah Center for the Arts, this theatrical presentation is now playing and continues through April 11. Arriving at the Community Center for a musical […]

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Easter services at Tuacahn: ‘He is the God of the living’ 

ST. GEORGE — Calvary Chapel St. George is welcoming all to attend its nondenominational Easter services at the Tuacahn Amphitheatre on April 5, one at 8 a.m. and another at 11 a.m. Rick Nerud, pastor, said it will be a”time of worship that will combine traditional Easter Hymns with contemporary Christian songs that all ages and backgrounds will […]

L-R in foreground "Movie Monday" Co-hosts Rick Gunn, Sheldon Demke, March 30, 2015 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

Movie Monday 

ST. GEORGE – It is “Movie Monday” with St. George News Co-hosts Sheldon Demke and Peter Gunn, bringing Southern Utah a quick review of box office hits and busts from the weekend, a quick look at the weekend ahead, and … what’s happening and who’s who locally in film and filmmaking. Roll the reel: Click    at the […]

David Archuleta | Publicity photo courtesy of Tuacahn Amphitheatre, St. George News

David Archuleta performs at Tuacahn, overflow seating only 

ST. GEORGE — Utah’s own superstar, David Archuleta, will perform at the Tuacahn Amphitheatre, 1100 Tuacahn Drive in Ivins, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. After tickets went on sale Wednesday, the response was overwhelming and no seats remain available in the main theatre. But, Director of Marketing Stephanie Finck said Monday, there are still a few tickets left in the overflow sections – but […]

Posters of Art Around the Corner's 2015 exhibit pieces were displayed at the artists' reception at the St. George Children's Museum Friday night. The pieces will be on display throughout the city from March 28, 2015, through March 2016. St. George, Utah, March 27, 2015 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Art Around the Corner Foundation presents 2015 outdoor sculpture exhibit 

ST. GEORGE — Nationally and internationally known artists, whose works are part of the 2015 outdoor exhibit of Art Around the Corner throughout St. George, were invited to a formal reception Friday at the St. George Children’s Museum, 86 S. Main Street. The reception gave the artists a chance to meet Mayor Jon Pike, the City Council, other artists […]

Willie Jessop sits down with Oprah Winfrey for an episode of "Where Are They Now," Chicago, Illinois, date not specified | Screenshot of episode footage courtesy of the Oprah Winfrey Network, St. George News

Crisis of faith: FLDS migration to mainstream Mormonism; Oprah special details Warren Jeffs’ crimes 

HILDALE – For many former members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, losing their families and learning the truth about their imprisoned prophet’s crimes against young children has created a crisis of faith – leaving some feeling like ships without a spiritual anchor. “It’s an everyday evolution,” Hildale resident Willie […]

A group of people with various disabilities perform at a music concert in the Cox Performing Arts Center, St. George, Utah, March 26, 2015 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Community celebrates ADA’s 25th anniversary with performances; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE — The Red Rock Center for Independence and Dixie State University hosted a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act at a musical concert Thursday night in the Cox Performing Arts Center. Hundreds of members of the disabled community performed at the concert, singing, dancing and playing musical instruments. Among those performers was […]

Blackrock Motorsports - St. George Lions Club sponsored drag races at the Ridge Top Complex, St. George, Utah, April 26, 2014 | Photo by John Teas, St. George News

Lions Club Drag Races; corporate sponsorship available 

ST. GEORGE — The Lion’s Club’s 2015 drag races are revved up and roaring with their first event done and upcoming events scheduled in May, September and October. See video report from Saturday’s kickoff: Racing on the ridge attracts drag fans Previous years brought vintage cars and spectators in droves. The 2015 lineup has races on May 16-17, Sept. 19-20, […]

"Hotel Impossible" host Anthony Melchiorri, date and location not specified | Photo courtesy of The Travel Channel, St. George News

Travel Channel visits Cedar City; volunteer, on-camera opportunities 

CEDAR CITY – The Travel Channel’s hit series “Hotel Impossible” has brought its brand of business rescue to Southern Utah, and show host Anthony Melchiorri will be in Cedar City through the end of the week filming an episode of the show and lending his makeover magic to the Stratford Court Hotel. Southern Utahns with a hankering for TV fame […]


Resource Fair reaches out to local Hispanic community 

CEDAR CITY — A Hispanic Community Information and Resource Fair has been organized by the Southern Utah Public Affairs Council of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, set for Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the Cedar High School campus. “We are very excited to be able to be the key sponsor for this event,” said Waldo […]

God's Messengers Dance Company during a performance, St. George, Utah, undated | Courtesy of God's Messengers Dance Company, St. George News

God’s Messengers Dance Company presents ‘A Tribute to the Life of Jesus Christ’ 

ST. GEORGE — A night of inspiration and dance by God’s Messengers Dance Company is set for Saturday and Monday, both at 7 p.m., at Dixie State University’s Eccles Theatre on the university campus, 225 S. University Avenue, St George. Tickets can be purchased through the individual dancers or at the Dixie State University Box Office online or […]


On the EDge: Charlie Hustle has done his time; MLB should reinstate him 

OPINION – Justice is a fickle mistress. Just because something is legal doesn’t make it morally correct. Conversely, just because something is illegal does not make it morally incorrect. It becomes a point of discussion today because of the wide-ranging opinions circulating about the status of baseball great Pete Rose, who has asked Major League […]

Dixie State University students and alumni pose for a photo with Varlo Davenport, back row center, at a rally seeking his reinstatement, St. George, Utah, February 2015 | Photo courtesy of JaNay Maxwell, St. George News

Students host benefit show for fired Dixie State professor 

ST. GEORGE – Students of Varlo Davenport, a former Dixie State University professor recently fired amid controversy after a female student made assault allegations against him, will perform in a benefit show for the professor and his family Monday night at the DiFiore Center in St. George. “It is a showcase of theater students past […]

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St. George Bach Festival honors classical composer 

ST. GEORGE — The annual St. George Bach Festival will be performed Saturday at 7 p.m. in the St. George Tabernacle and Sunday at 7 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church. Sponsored by organist Geoffrey Myers and the Southwest Symphony Strings, the evening concerts will feature selected organ, piano, and string instrumental music of Johann Sebastian Bach, […]

L-R: St. George News "Movie Monday" Co-hosts Peter Gunn, Sheldon Demke, March 22, 2015 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

Movie Monday 

ST. GEORGE – It is “Movie Monday” with St. George News Co-hosts Sheldon Demke and Peter Gunn, bringing Southern Utah a quick review of box office hits and busts from the weekend, a quick look at the weekend ahead, and … what’s happening and who’s who locally in film and filmmaking. Roll the reel: Click    at the […]

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