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Follow ‘Yellow Brick Road’ to CasaBlanca’s final summer poolside concert 

MESQUITE, Nev. – The CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., in Mesquite, invites you to celebrate the unofficial end of summer as they present the season’s fifth and final Casapoolooza Concert by the Pool Saturday evening. Doors open at 7 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on this free 21-and-over event held at the poolside oasis of […]

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Get your red boots on: George, Streetfest is going country, celebrates recovery 

ST. GEORGE — George, Streetfest on Main returns Sept. 4 with a country theme supporting mid-September’s Dixie Roundup and a Recovery Red Zone celebrating National Recovery Awareness Month. The increasingly popular “First Friday” monthly event happens on Main Street and in Ancestor Square downtown St. George from 6-10 p.m. with a fresh lineup of performers and street […]

Background: Screenshot from trailer for "Frame by Frame," a documentary about four Afghan photojournalists facing the realities of building a free press in a country left to stand on its own after decades of war and an oppressive Taliban regime. "Frame by Frame" will show at DOCUTAH International Film Festival in the Dolores Doré Eccles Black Box on Dixie State University campus, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 9, St. George, Utah | Photo courtesy of DOCUTAH, St. George News

DOCUTAH films look at revolutions in Syria, Egypt; Islam, masculinity 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University and the DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival announced that groups of films in this year’s festival are ripped directly from the headlines. Many of the films provide unique and personal perspectives on world events in faraway places, which viewers have heard about but do not truly understand. Films in this […]

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Red Rock Singers present ‘A Little Night Music’ 

CEDAR CITY — Cedar City’s acclaimed choir, Red Rock Singers, has been working on a little music lately … “A Little Night Music,” that is. They will perform an end-of-summer concert Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Thorley Recital Hall in Southern Utah University’s Music Building. This concert focuses on music about night, from darkness and the moon […]

Cheryl Rogers-Barnett shares stories about her collection of memorabilia, Washington, Utah, Aug. 24, 2015 | Photo by Sheldon Demke, St. George News

Roy Rogers remembered, stories from a rhinestone studded childhood 

WASHINGTON CITY – He was the King of the Cowboys and she was the Queen of the West but to Cheryl Rogers-Barnett, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans were simply Dad and Mom. Cheryl Rogers-Barnett has delivered another humorous and heart-warming collection of stories about her family. Her second book about life as the oldest sibling in the […]

A life size corn walks around at "Enterprise Cornfest," Enterprise, Utah, August 29, 2015 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Corn cobs, classic cars highlight Enterprise Cornfest 

ENTERPRISE – Enterprise City Park, 400 East 400 South in Enterprise was bustling Saturday as the city hosted the 25th annual “Enterprise Cornfest.” Thousands of people gathered at the park to shop for wares, browse past classic cars, enjoy live entertainment and taste the famous corn. Yummy smells permeated the air and the sound of pig […]

Inside the renovated Electric Theater Center prior to the dedication, St. George, Utah, Aug. 28, 2015 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Electric Theater Center: ‘Very fine hall’ has grand opening downtown St. George 

ST. GEORGE – When the Electric Theater first opened in September 1911, the Washington County News called it “a very fine hall.” Just over a century later, city officials hope to create that sentiment with the facility’s new iteration as the Electric Theater Center which had its grand opening and dedication Friday. Though delayed a […]

Overlaid image: Entrance to Virgin River Hotel and Casino, Virgin River's 25th Anniversary logo, Mesquite, Nevada, date not specified | Photo and image courtesy of Virgin River General Manager Marty Rapson, St. George News

Virgin River Hotel, Casino celebrates silver anniversary; monthlong special events 

MESQUITE, Nev. – Like wine and good cheese some things just get better with age. That is almost certainly the case for the Virgin River Hotel and Casino, 100 N. Pioneer Blvd. in Mesquite, which will celebrate its 25th anniversary starting in September. The Virgin River Casino officially opened doors on Sept. 1, 1990, at 12:01 a.m. and […]


‘Soldiers’ Stories’ honors veterans in DOCUTAH’s first 3-D film 

ST. GEORGE  — DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival lineup includes the festival’s first 3-D film, “Soldiers’ Stories,” which pairs 3-D images from World War I with the lives of recent veterans. “Soldiers’ Stories” will be shown twice in St. George: Sept. 9, 7 p.m. at Megaplex Pineview 10 theaters, 2376 Red Cliffs Drive in St. George Sept. 10, 7 p.m. at […]


TGIF Show: Your weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH — The weekend is almost here again! If you’re looking for something fun to do, take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family and friends, and keep the fun going all weekend long. See TGIF Show Co-hosts Sheldon and Hollie talk about their picks for the weekend:  Click play  above Weekend […]

Participants in the Western Legends Roundup "High Noon Parade," Kanab, Utah, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Western Legends Roundup, St. George News

Western Legends Roundup returns to Utah’s Little Hollywood 

KANAB — Do you long for the days when lone rangers rode on their trusty steeds and fought bad guys? Experience the Old West live and in person, and meet movie stars whose films were shot in Kanab. The 17th annual Western Legends Roundup returns to Kanab Thursday-Saturday in full celebration of film, music, poetry and Western heritage. […]

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NBC’s ‘Running Wild with Bear Grylls’ features Ashdown Gorge 

CEDAR CITY — Famed adventurer and survivalist Bear Grylls of NBC’s “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” is joined by James Marsden of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” as they explore Ashdown Gorge near Cedar City in Monday’s 9 p.m. episode. The episode was primarily shot on Stowell property and Southern Utah University property in Cedar Canyon. […]

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Corn’s ripening in Enterprise; Cornfest returns with car show, entertainment 

ENTERPRISE — A dollop of butter, salt, pepper, on top of the most tender and sweet corn on the cob is waiting at the 25th annual “Enterprise Cornfest” Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., at Enterprise City Park, 400 E. 400 South, Enterprise. From festival activities during the day to dancing the night away, this is […]

Tuacahn performers will take the stage Aug. 29 to raise money for Ivins Animal Shelter, photo date and location not specified | Photo courtesy of Tuacahn, St. George News

Tuacahn performers break character for ‘Mutts and Music’ 

IVINS – The indoor Hafen Theatre at Tuacahn Center for the Arts in Ivins will open its doors at noon Saturday for a concert to benefit the Ivins No-Kill Animal Supporters. The fifth annual “Mutts and Music” is a musical cabaret of talent offered by cast members from this year’s Tuacahn shows. See last year’s show: Tuacahn performers […]

Zak Mitchell stands with his artwork on display at Main Street Books, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of the Cedar City Arts Council, St. George News

Summer’s ‘Final Friday Gallery Stroll’ concludes with full palette, prizes 

CEDAR CITY — Summer’s end is drawing near and with it the last opportunity to visit exhibits downtown Cedar City in the season’s Cedar City Art Walk “Final Friday Gallery Stroll,” Friday from 5-8 p.m. The Cedar City Art Walk features collaborations between artists and local businesses and galleries with 16 stops along the walk in or near downtown Cedar […]

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