Sedona Sunday Arts Salon


Mary D. Fisher Theatre Sun, May 19 4:00 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Live Arts Salon Event!



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Sedona International Film Festival in partnership with Project of Love proudly announces the launch of Sedona Sunday Arts Salon, a monthly event series that connects arts and hearts.

The first Salon will take place on May 19 at 4:00 p.m. at Mary D. Fisher Theater and will feature live music, literature, and dancing. A Q&A session and meet-and-greet with the artists will follow the salon event.

A modern-day version of the popular literary salons of the 19th century, Sedona Sunday Arts Salon brings together on the same stage gifted authors, visual artists, actors, directors and musicians, reuniting arts into a feast for the mind, heart, and soul.

“The event is highlights the richness of Sedona’s artistic landscape and bring value to the local community, by providing a high-quality, interactive, and entertaining experience,” explains A.G.Billig, the host of the Sedona Arts Salon and founder of The Project of Love. “Each month we will have a distinct theme that will inform everything that happens on stage. Expect thought-provoking conversations and also being entertained.”

The May theme, a celebration of life, will be brought to life by an array of stellar guests, which include bestselling authors Dale Arenson and G. Brian Benson and seasoned dance instructors/dancers Joy Gabriel, Teany Hidalgo, and Thomas Felix. Be prepared to discover a creative side of the acclaimed musician Robin Miller, which you rarely see, and revel in the multiple artistic talents of young Alexis Bogatyrew, a senior at Sedona Red Rock High School.

About the performers:

A.G. Billig is a bestselling author, thought leader, motivational speaker, and founder of The Project of Love. A former radio and TV host, she envisions herself as a global citizen who speaks the universal language of love.

Dale Arenson is an award-winning bestselling author of riveting memoirs inspired by his unconventional lifestyle. A big admirer of Plato, Hemingway, and Marcus Aurelius, Arenson, he entertains and inspires readers from all around the world with his stories.

Robin Miller is an author, new age musician, and internationally acclaimed performing artist, composer and songwriter based in Sedona. Robin's mission in playing his music, "is to assist all who hear it to experience a deeper level of love and joy within themselves."

G. Brian Benson is a bestselling author, storyteller, & purveyor of creative wisdom (6x Author-Podcast-TEDx-Intuitive Creativity Coach-Actor-Poet-Filmmaker). His mission is to wake up the world with conscious, thought-provoking media that inspires.

Thomas Felix is a swing and country dance instructor. He started his career in 1987 and since then he has had over 10,000 enrolled students in Arizona. His mission is to provide the Northern AZ Dance Community with a healthy outlet for relieving stress, teaching fun dancing skills, and making new friends.

Joy Gabriel is a dance instructor for West Coast Swing and a life-long dancer. She is also an intuitive, healer, transformational coach and facilitator, breathwork practitioner, somatic guide, goddess midwife and massage therapist. She is passionate about supporting people on their soul’s journey to empowerment.

Teany Hidalgo is a dance instructor for West Coast Swing where she teaches Salsa & Latin. She is also a coach passionate about seeing the highest potential in people and igniting that power through their purpose and Zen CEO habits to shift their  energy out of fear.

Alexis Bogatyrew (aka Bogy) is a senior at a senior at Sedona Red Rock High School and the winner of the second place at the northern regional division of the 2024 Poetry Out Loud competition. Inspired by legendary musicians such as Freddie Mercury and Elton John, he plays the piano, sings, and writes his own music.