We had been hopeful that lower Paiute Drive in Taviawk would have been reopened by the end of October or early November but it looks like the road will continue to be closed for a while. Why the delay? Utilities are being installed and a permanent road will replace the temporary chip-sealed road that was built a few years ago. The construction is taking longer than anticipated, due to the difficulty of the depth of the trenching and discovery of rock. Sewer lines have been installed, next storm drains, culinary water and irrigation water, power then natural gas. All of these utilities require fill and compaction between each layer. Unfortunately, the new estimates on completion are after the holidays.
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Zombies was a riot and we are so glad that at least some of you got to see experience it! We are especially feeling grateful to the matching campaign donors! We met our goal and exceeded it and that is such good news. We also feel really grateful to the sponsors of the shows. When you see one of these business partners can you thank them for supporting the arts? Sagewood Homes, Desert Concepts and Gulch Design Group sponsored Zombies From the Beyond. Without our donors and business sponsors we couldn’t do this! THANKS SO MUCH!!
Coming up are several wonderful concerts. First on Saturday November 2nd “Synergy,” an evening of contemporary dance by St. George Dance Company. The audience actually gets to see synergy and be a part of the synergy as they help create one of the pieces! These are the best contemporary dancers in our region and the night is full of music from Duke Ellington to George Gershwin. It will be wonderful and wine and spirits are for sale too! $5! Sponsored by Xetava Gardens Cafe.
“Soireé Musicale” on November 9th is comprised of four musicians with world-class talent. On piano is Christian Bohnenstengel; playing violin is Urs Rutishauser; on viola, Linda Ghidossi-Deluca; and on cello is Jessika Soli. The quartet will play renowned works by Beethoven, Mozart and Schumann. Soireé Musicale is generously sponsored by Eve Wetten.
The 3 Redneck Tenors Present “Opera in Blue Jeans & Tuxedos” November 15th, 16th at 7:30 and Sunday the 17th at 6pm. This awesome blend of crooning, country, and comedy wowed judges on 2015’s “America’s Got Talent” where they were finalists. Matthew Lord, Blake Davidson and Jonathan Fruge are classically trained vocalists who’ve been delivering down-home laughs and big city sound since 2006. This powerhouse trio will have you doubling over with laughter throughout their show. They’ll sing a smorgasbord of songs in all categories… Gospel, Country, Broadway, Pop and Classical. The 3 Redneck Tenors event is sponsored by Fusion Pharmacy.
Tips for the community:
1- Tickets are selling fast for Kurt Bestor with “Peace on Earth”—His Suite of Beloved Holiday Arrangements. Get them before November 30th to save $5.
2- “A Diamond Holiday” is selling fast so get the better seats now on rows D through G! Unless you like a kickline right in your face! This is a great all around Holiday show of dance and musical theater that will wow you with scenes from the Nutcracker, Santa’s workshop of toys, angels ushering in the Nativity, the Rockettes, Irish dance and more.
3- The “Enchanted World of Dolls” is looking for sponsors. 14 countries will be featured this year and we are upgrading the experience with more lighting, music, special effects, small gifts and treats. If you would like to sponsor a costume for $300 or a stage for $1000 or make any size donation please contact me, Jan Broberg, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or text me at: 435-862-1314. This is a FREE presentation to the entire community and we want to make it extra special this year!
4- Chef Alfredo’s dinners are available at some events! $25 -delicious!
Sponsors for our holiday shows are Minky Couture, Dixie Lumber, RBH Management and Susan Broberg Law. Please let them know we appreciate them all sponsoring the arts and we appreciate you for doing the same!!!
See you at the theater! Jan B.
Jan Broberg, Director, Center for the Arts at Kayenta
Presented by St. George Dance Company, Synergy is an evening of dance immersed in creativity, community and collaboration. Synergy will be created and performed by a small group of St. George’s strongest contemporary dancers, with pieces set to music that spans the musical stylings from George Gershwin to Duke Ellington.
Not “once upon a time,” but rather precisely on June 26, 1284, early in the morning at seven o’clock (others say it was at noon), a mysterious stranger appeared in the town of Hamelin, Germany, and led 130 children down a street, through the town gate, and into a nearby mountain.
Enjoy chamber music composed especially for an intimate gathering, by Mozart and Schumann, with Soirée Musicale at the Center for the Arts at Kayenta. On piano, Christian Bohnenstenge; playing violin is Urs Rutishauser; on viola is Linda Ghidossi-Deluca; and on cello is Ka-Wai Yu, professor of cello and director of the string chamber music program.
Classically trained veteran artists, the 3 Redneck Tenors were top finalists on “America’s Got Talent,” and have been thrilling audiences since 2006. These boys have seen it all and sung it all, and they’ll make us laugh ’till we double over, reminding us that in life, it’s not just the destination, it’s the journey.
UNFINISHED SONG is the funny and uplifting story of Arthur (Terence Stamp), a curmudgeon old soul perfectly content with sticking to his dull daily routine until his beloved wife (Vanessa Redgrave) introduces him to a spirited local singing group led by the youthful and charming Elizabeth (Gemma Arterton).
This December, Bestor returns to Kayenta to perform “Peace on Earth,” an intimate concert series that seeks to instill peace into hearts at Christmastime. His holiday songs are beloved for their beauty, richness and uniqueness. Bestor loves performing at the Center because, as he puts it, “The 200–seat theatre creates a special, familial energy.
Evenings to inspire curiosity, discovery and wonder. Retired Clark Planetarium Director Ron Smith covers a wide range of topics. Past topics have included: parallel universes, raven intelligence, the newest case for life on Mars, the Tasmanian Tiger, Kilauea, and the end of the world.
Charlie Price faces the impending shut down of the Northampton shoe factory that his family has owned for generations. Just when he feels that all is lost, he has a chance encounter with Lola, a flamboyant transvestite cabaret star. Lola’s desire for stylish, kinky boots provides a glimmer of hope for the factory and its employees.
Thank you to www.alanholbenphoto.com for his talent and photography used to promote many Center for the Arts at Kayenta and Kayenta Arts Foundation shows and events.
All programing is subject to change.
After 30 years as a restaurateur, caterer, chef and Food and Wine best new chef nominee, Victoria Topham is opening her kitchen to share her unique culinary skills and healthy cooking style with guests just like you. PF Dinner Club offers guests the opportunity to socialize with new friends around a shared table while enjoying deliciously upscale meals. Monthly dinners will feature an hors d’oeuvre hour followed by a multi course dinner where mingling with the chef in the kitchen is encouraged. Think mash-up of a restaurant, dinner party and cooking class.
Events will be announced monthly through her website and pricing for each event varies. Each dinner promises to deliver some unannounced dining pleasures too and a unique and varied guest list! Victoria is always happy to accommodate special celebration requests too! Petite Feast Dinner Club is the perfect opportunity to share a communal table with your friends and neighbors.
Another amazing dining experience worthy of a 5 star Michelin rating. And all we have to do is walk down the block to be part of it!
Sunday, December 15, 2019
PARMESAN CAYENNE CHEESE STRAWS
RED PEPER AND GOAT CHEESE CANAPE
CRANBERRY GIN SMASH
BRUSSLES SPROUTS WITH SAFFRON AND PISTACHIO
MUSHROOM AND BRIE YORKSHIRE PUDDING
CRANBERRY GLAZED TURKEY BREAST WITH WILD RICE STUFFING
WHITE CHOCOLATE AND CRANBERRY BREAD AND BUTTER PUDDING WITH HARD SAUCE
The Lorraine Boccardo Theater in the Center for the Arts at Kayenta was the setting for nine storytellers to take the stage for the eighth sold out performance of Coyote Tales. The storytellers captivated the audience with lively, funny, and touching narratives based on the theme, “You Gotta Be Kidding Me.” We were treated to a diverse and varied group of tellers who fearlessly shared some of their lives’ most meaningful and interesting events. Visiting storyteller and author, Pam Houston, shared a story of how she finally found “home” on her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies. And Bill Wright, another invited teller, added the perfect amount of cowboy-charm and grit with his tale of his difficult and often dangerous work on the range. But I must confess for me, the best part of the evening is always our local storytellers who bravely get on stage to share their stories. It is our belief that through the sharing of these well-crafted stories, we as a community become more connected and involved. We thank you for listening!
If you missed October’s show, our next event is scheduled for, February 7, 2020. The theme for the evening is: “Flawed”. If you would like to get on stage or to purchase tickets, please visit the Coyote Tales webpage. While there, you can also find storytelling tips and tricks and listen to audio archives from past Coyote Tales events.
New friendships, incredible yoga, sound healing, workshops and so much more.
This year’s festival features over THIRTY teachers and a huge class lineup.
Sacred Space Spa’s Aly Hanson will be teaching an Understanding the Chakras Workshop on Saturday November 2 at 1:45pm and Christy Lueders will be teaching a Yoga after 60 class on Friday the 1st at 5:30pm.
Limited space availability left. Check website for Information.
We will be going to Sandstone Quarry Trail located in St. George for a short one mile hike.
After the hike we will have lunch at one of the city parks.
Bring a lunch • Half day trip • Meet at the main Kayenta office
For more details call Charles Dillier at 656-1956
ElevateOpenGym **NEW CLASS**
Come on in during Open Gym and do your own workout, do your own thing.
Stretch, strength, cardio or yoga. A staff member will be at the gym.
M-W-F from Noon – 3 pm and T-TH from 10 am – 11:30 am
Level: intermediate to advanced
The 411: This class is a fast-paced circuit workout hitting all major muscle groups. Tabata rounds of cardio combined with strength, balance & agility training.
M-W-F at 8am
The 411: A specialized class that is geared to the mature exerciser. Class focus is balance, strength, light cardio, coordination, and movement patterns that greatly benefit the exercisers ability to maintain a healthy & strong body.
T-TH at 9 am
The 411: This cardio and core class will get your heart pumping with various cardio drills followed by some awesome core work.
T-TH at 8 am
Level: those that practice regularly
The 411: A yoga class that flows in a moderate to fast flow focusing on traditional practice with asana, bringing attention to proper execution, alignment and posture.
T-TH at 5:30 pm
Level: intermediate to advanced
The 411: This suspension training oriented class uses the TRX to provide a challenging total body workout. Prior TRX experience is required.
T-TH at Noon
Elevate”It’s YOUR class”**NEW CLASS**
The 411: You and a min/max of 3 friends can request a class of your own. Strength, cardio, TRX, yoga, stretch, core are some of the options. Pick your own if you’d like.
YOU are required to get your group and book the class. “It’s YOUR class” requires 24 hour pre-booking. Classes are 30 minutes and can be booked during Elevate “It’s YOUR class” & Open Gym times.
T-TH at 6:30 pm
Elevate is a boutique fitness studio located in Kayenta offering group fitness classes, and private, semi-private and group training workouts. Be happy. Be healthy. Have a blast! ELEVATE!
Inquiries can be directed to
John Yohman, Owner
Elevate Studio • 435-632-1381
Sacred Space is a boutique-like day spa offering world renowned spa treatments as well as a wonderful selection of products, books, teas, and gifts. All spa treatments are performed by licensed professional therapists and estheticians that have been extensively trained and are extremely talented body workers and healers.
For more information on our services, pricing and monthly discounts visit our website. Your neighborhood day spa and yoga studio.
Tuesday & Thursday FYJY with Aly at 9:30am
Saturday Restorative Yoga/Level 2 alternating with Aly at 10am
Space is limited. Contact Aly for details, pricing and for sign up info at 435-863-7743.
Friday mornings 9 to 10:30 am, except most of June, July, and August.
These 90 minute sessions emphasize breathing, strength, flexibility, and balance. The level is intermediate and the style is hatha flow. We are a warm and welcoming group with an average of 8–14 participants. The location is the Room for Thought, a multi-purpose room in Kayenta’s Art Village.
If you have some experience and would like to join in the fun, please call first at 435-619-3475 for more details.
The KPG has been active this spring on the Kayenta Courts! There’s a women’s league on Monday mornings and mixed doubles drop-in play on Tues, Thurs & Saturday mornings. Contact one of the members below for the current start times
Players’ abilities vary, with some playing in competitive tournaments others more focused on great exercise and having fun on the courts with neighbors. Planned for later this spring (and hopefully again in the fall) are drill sessions offered by City of St George employee, Trish Loghry. There are currently 17 Kayenta household memberships and there’s room for more! If you’re thinking about giving pickleball a try, please contact a member of the committee or any active member for details about joining. It’s a great game!
Members in good standing may access the secured courts at any time.
See you on the courts!
The Village Fitness Center located near the theater and next to the room for thought has circuit training classes M/W/F at 8 am and Tu/Th/Sat at 9 am. ($3 per session). Other options to use the facility are also available. Come join your neighbors to strengthen your muscles, improve your heart rate and have some fun. Drop in some morning or contact Gloria Prahl.
For information on the Village Gym contact Gloria Prahl.
We would love to have you join us.
Please visit the Kayenta HOA website ACC tab for Landscaping documentation. Select Landscaping Regulations Rev 2017 and Landscaping Review Steps 2017.
The Kayenta ACC meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month, 2:00 pm in the Kayenta Community Room. A hard copy of the agenda is posted in the Kayenta Homes & Properties office the Thursday before the meeting.
Questions? Ellen Nathan
“Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one is a life diminished.” -Dean Koontz
“Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.” -James Herriot
The quotes above summarize the wonderful conversations we had with animal lovers from all over during INKAS October fundraisers (our table at the Kayenta Art Festival and our annual yard sale).
We so enjoyed hearing the stories of love for those animals that have been rescued and are living happy and healthy lives in their forever homes. Many of the animals in these stories came from the Ivins Animal Shelter, PAWS and RSQ DOGS. Now because of the success of our fundraisers INKAS continues to be a strong and viable resource to the Ivins Animal Shelter, PAWS, RSQ DOGS and other local non-profit animal rescue organizations.
Many, many thanks to “rescue parents” and to our active supporters. Together we can make great strides in ending pet homelessness.
INKAS next event is on November 2nd when we will be hosting our low-cost microchipping clinic at the Ivins Animal Shelter from 10 – 2. Microchipping is the most effective means of having your cat or dog returned to you should it become lost. For more information call Lois Hewitt at 435-414-4802.
Nextdoor is a completely private on-line web-site environment and we now have ONE Kayenta Nextdoor neighborhood with two leaders Nathan Dupre and Kathi Fox.
We’d like to invite all Kayenta residents to join us in supporting Snow Canyon State Park. Our mission is to provide support to Snow Canyon State Park through various means. For more information and to join Friends please visit our web site.
Please join us on November 20th, from 7pm to 8:30pm at Red Mountain Resort for this free, fascinating presentation, “Preserving one of our most precious resources… our night sky.”
Would you like to know what the Ivins Night Sky Initiative has been doing since our first presentation in April and some of the new things we have learned?
Would you like to know how you can help preserve the night sky?
Then join us for this presentation on the importance of the night sky to people throughout history, and the causes, impacts, and solutions to light pollution.
Please RSVP for this event by emailing us at email@example.com and writing “RSVP Night Sky Presentation” in the subject line.
Staying Put in Kayenta is a member-driven organization for Kayenta residents, proactively providing programs and services so members can lead vibrant, active and healthy lives while living in their own homes.
For information contact
Secretary for Staying Put in Kayenta
Happy2Help is an in home personal concierge service eager to help you.
• Personal Shopping
• Health Recovery Assistance
• Meal Prep
• Snowbird Service
• Home Organization
• Event Assistance
Call or email Andrea, your trustworthy neighbor at
401-258-9772 or Happy2help.Andrea@gmail.com
Located in the desert community of Kayenta Utah, the Crescent Moon Inn is the perfect place to get away from it all. Relax and enjoy the picturesque desert surroundings and an unobstructed view of the night sky. The Inn is just a short walk or bike ride from the Kayenta Art Village, where locally-owned art galleries, the Sacred Space Day Spa and the Xetava Garden Cafe add to your unique experience.
For Crescent Moon Inn Reservations or Pricing call
Looking for a Hair Artist right here in Kayenta?….JENN embodies the artistic creativity and passion of the beauty industry. She thrives in creating natural, sexy cuts and color styles for men and women. She looks forward to pampering you and helping you visualize your natural beauty!
JENN is located in the Kayenta Art Village
924A Art Village Way
Ivins, UT 83455
801 637-0884 (call or text)
Book online at firstname.lastname@example.org
Classes Run for Six Weeks.
You will be able to sign up for another six weeks if you choose to continue.
PLACE • New Studio
Fire and Maintenance building in the Art Village
TIME • Mon. or Tues. from 10 AM to 1PM
PRICE • $210 per 6 week session (Six classes)
INSTRUCTOR • Sherrie Warren
BACKGROUND • Bachelor Fine Arts. Taught for 10 years. Worked in acrylics, oils, and pastels.
CALL TO RESERVE SPACE OR TO SIGN UP
HOME • 435-656-9199 CELL • 801-680-9616
The Green Tara practice now meets on Friday’s from 9:00am – 10:00am in Sacred Space Spa at the Kayenta Art Village. The Green Tara Practice will begin with a teaching from Buddhist literature, followed by the chanting of prayers and the Green Tara mantra. The practice will conclude with a period of silent meditation. Preparation: Wear loose, comfortable clothing; bring your meditation cushion if you prefer to sit on one; otherwise, chairs will be provided. A suggested donation of $5, would be greatly appreciated. For more Information email: email@example.com
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