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By Ted Grussing

… a constant companion and with an image like this you could place this scene anywhere, for example in a raging ocean with waves crashing high on the cliff faces and perhaps a quiet lagoon in the horseshoe portion of the peaks, boats at anchor safe from the raging seas that surround the island … or you could take reality which is an unnamed set of high mountain ridges a mile or so NW of Thunder Mountain on the east side of Long Canyon. Just above the left ridge line and out of the frame is Seven Canyons Golf Course and of course it is in very early morning light from this morning. Not sure how high these ridges are, but guessing in the two thousand feet range. We had a nice start to the morning with about a forty five minute flight, followed by breakfast and a lot of coffee … may repeat it again tomorrow morning and continue what promises to be a very busy and fun week.


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logo_SIFFRousing new film will have you cheering out loud at Mary D. Fisher Theatre

Sedona AZ (September 11, 2017) – Celebrate International Day of Peace with an inspiring and uplifting film that is sure to have you cheering out loud! The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present a one-night only special premiere of the rousing and acclaimed new film “Step” on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 4 and 7 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

“Step” is the true-life story of a girls’ high school step team set against the background of the heart of Baltimore. These young women learn to laugh, love and thrive — on and off the stage — even when the world seems to work against them. Empowered by their teachers, teammates, counselors, coaches and families, they chase their ultimate dreams: to win a step championship and to be accepted into college. Read More→

Sedona Lit:
People You Know, and Poems They Love

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Sedona Lit is a series by Dr. Elizabeth Oakes, an award winning poet and former Shakespeare professor. A Sedonian of four years, she highlights the literature, written or performed, of Sedona, past and present.

photo_elizabethoakes_216By Elizabeth Oakes
(September 9, 2017)

In a recent Sedona Culture Collaborative poll about interest in the liberal arts, only 14% marked the literary arts, by far the lowest percentage. I decided to do my own poll – of sorts – and asked some of Sedona’s stars if they had a favorite poem. Yes, they did! Several couldn’t pick just one. Another said it changed from day to day. Here they are:

Barbara Litrell (Community Leader) – “Il Pleure dans mon Coeur” by Paul Verlaine

Linda Goldenstein (Arts Developer/Sedona Promoter) – “A Call to Love” by Rumi Read More→

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logo_lettereditorBy Dwight Kadar, Sedona Resident
(September 11, 2017)

To Sedona.Biz readers:
[Here] is my letter to Yavapai County District 3 Supervisor, Randy Garrison, which I also sent to the Sedona Fire District Governing Board filing a formal complaint against Sedona Fire District Chief, Kris Kazian for trying to influence the outcome of Sedona Fire District bond election in favor of the District. This letter was referenced in the September 8th issue of the Red Rock News.

Please note I have included a legal opinion from Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk regarding “influencing the outcomes of elections.” In addition, I have substantial documentation supporting my formal complaint of election tampering by Chief Kazian.