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Arts Council workshops teach artists business development, 8-class series 

CEDAR CITY — Artists in the literary, performing, and visual arts who want to refine their business skills have a unique opportunity to participate in the Professional Development Workshop Series sponsored by the Cedar City Arts Council, with eight workshops spread out from Sept. 6 through Feb. 28, 2015. Debbie Drake, a program director at the Southwest […]

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Peach Days draws large crowds to Hurricane; STGnews photo gallery 

HURRICANE — The 16th annual Peach Days is in full swing with hundreds, if not thousands, of people creating memories at this favorite of Hurricane events. Delicious peach treats draw the community back year after year, and this year, people are finding even more fine art, commercial items, homemade goodies, garden produce and baked and bottled goods […]

Susan Barker and Carol Duhamell, left to right, ride the Ferris wheel at the Iron County Fair, Parowan, Utah, Aug. 31, 2013 | Photo by John Teas, St. George News

‘Proud to be American’ at Iron County Fair; events continue 

PAROWAN —  “Proud to be American” is the theme of this year’s Iron County Fair, which continues through Monday at the Iron County Fairgrounds, 68 S. 100 East in Parowan. Visitors and residents are invited to enjoy a variety of activities and attractions, including a carnival, entertainment, a tractor pull, a parade, a 5K run, rodeos, dances […]

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TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – It’s Thursday night and 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. You will find the full rundown right here with our list of events to help you […]

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Campfire Concerts help injured wildlife, offer community fun 

CEDAR CITY — Cedar City community members are invited to gather around a campfire, sing songs and enjoy an evening with family and friends in the great outdoors at the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s Campfire Concerts in Cedar Canyon on Friday. This is the sixth year of the Campfire Concerts, Martin Tyner, CEO and founder of the […]

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Ribbon-cutting commemorates return of St. George Musical Theater 

ST. GEORGE — An official ribbon-cutting took place Tuesday at the Opera House, 215 N. Main St. in St. George, marking the return of St. George Musical Theater, which has been absent for five-and-a-half years due to financial and organizational difficulties. With new additions to the Opera House in place, including four risers of seats […]

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Washington City hosts ‘Help our Community’ flood-relief event 

WASHINGTON CITY – When heavy torrential rains hit Washington City Aug. 18, localized flooding occurred throughout the city, damaging homes and property. The city invites everyone to come together Wednesday, from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Washington City Community Center, for a fundraising benefit for the families affected by the flooding. With a donation, those participating will receive admission to all […]

L-R Todd Nielson, Mark Reis, Kari Yancy and Trevor Dion Nicholas as the Tin Woodman, Scarecrow, Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion in Tuacahn's production of the "Wizard of Oz," St. George, Utah, Summer 2014 | Photo courtesy of Tuacahn, St. George News

Review: Tuacahn puts ‘wonderful’ back in Oz 

REVIEW – Lions, tigers and bears. Flying cows, broomsticks and monkeys. Ruby slippers, emerald cities and yellow roads. Oh my! Tuacahn’s 2014 production of “The Wizard of Oz” is a high-adventure, comedy extravaganza that takes the audience on a twisting ride from Kansas to Oz and back. Written in 1900 by L. Frank Baum and […]

Dancers Camille Anthian Bahoravitch (L) and Micadyn Nicole Sanders pose for a photo in Southern Utah's Dixie, St. George, Utah, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Summer Belnap Robertson, St. George News

St. George Dance Company holds auditions, promotes dance 

ST. GEORGE – Dance is about passion and heart; it combines elements of beauty, athleticism and storytelling. Dance is art in motion and the St. George Dance Company – a local professional dance company – is on a mission to bring dance to Southern Utah in ways both versatile and accessible. Founded in 2008, the […]

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Enterprise Cornfest a sweet tradition for a good cause; STGnews Videocast 

ENTERPRISE – The 24th annual Enterprise Cornfest took place at various locations in Enterprise Saturday as 3,000-5,000 people lined up to get their share of the famous Enterprise corn. A classic car show, live entertainment, vendor booths, train rides and other attractions also made up the festival’s offerings. For many, the Cornfest has become a yearly family tradition and […]

Sons of the Pioneers perform at Kanab High School, Kanab, Utah, Aug. 23, 2014 | Photo by Barry Glazier, St. George News

Sundown with Sons of the Pioneers; STGnews Photo Gallery 

KANAB – A packed auditorium greeted a group of true Western music legends Saturday night as the Sons of the Pioneers performed to a sold out crowd at Kanab High School. The concert was one of the concluding events of Western Legends Roundup. With their melodious marriage of transcendent vocal harmonies and rich instrumentals, the […]

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Art Guild announces winners at ‘Summer’s End’ show 

ST. GEORGE — Friday, the Southern Utah Art Guild announced the winners of its “Summer’s End” art show at a gala reception. The gala kicked off the show, which opened Friday and continues in the Red Cliff Gallery in St. George through Sept. 12. Winning the best of show award was Pamela Bird for “Our Lady of the […]

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Deadline nears for 7th annual calendar photo competition 

SOUTHERN UTAH – Individuals submitting photos for the seventh annual Virgin River Program calendar competition have until Monday, Sept. 1, to upload their images. Images must feature scenes from the Virgin River Basin, which originates north of Zion National Park and flows through southwest Utah before leaving the state. A panel of judges will determine the images […]

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Where stars, fans meet: Western Legends Roundup continues in Kanab; STGnews Photo Gallery 

KANAB – Hundreds of folks from far and near traveled to Kane County this week to attend the annual Western Legends Roundup, a celebration of Western film, Western culture and the many Western film stars who have graced the Kanab area over the years. The festival continues through Sunday. “The Western genre is so uniquely […]

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National Parks offer free admission Monday 

NATIONAL PARKS — In celebration of the National Park Service’s 98th birthday all 401 national park units, including Grand Canyon National Park, will waive entrance fees on Monday, Aug. 25. Park visitors are reminded that fee-free designation applies to entrance fees only and does not affect fees for camping, reservations, tours, or use of concessions. Park entrance stations will […]

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