9/16/2013 3:15:00 PM Reelin' at the Ranch A Tribute to Barbra Streisand and 'Concert Under the Stars' Sept. 21
The 10th annual “Reelin’ at the Ranch” benefit for the Sedona Film Festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21 featuring “A Tribute to Barbra Streisand” featuring Sharon Owens. The evening will include a concert under the stars the renowned, award-winning impersonator
Sharon Owens started performing her tribute to Barbra Streisand in 1992 and shortly thereafter became a headliner for “Legends in Concert” and toured Las Vegas , Atlantic City, Myrtle Beach, Germany, Italy, Israel and Europe. In 2004 Sharon was crowned the winner of Fox TV’s “Performing As” as the best Impersonator /Tribute Act in the country.
Moonlight, starlight and the Old West meet Hollywood and Broadway in a special evening celebrating the movies and music of Academy Award-winner Barbra Streisand. The occasion is the tenth annual "Reelin' at the Ranch" event on Saturday, Sept. 21, presented by the Sedona International Film Festival. The evening will include a concert under the stars by renowned, award-winning Streisand impersonator and tribute artist Sharon Owens.
Throw in a fine art auction, raffle, a concert under the stars and dinner by one of Sedona's finest restaurants and you have the makings of a very special evening of film and festivities. Experience Hollywood style, Broadway elegance and the spirit of the Old West in the unmatched ambiance of the Indian Creek Ranch.
"A Tribute to Barbra Streisand" will feature a special retrospective of her award-winning work in the movies as well as her extraordinary musical career. The highlight of the evening will be a "Concert Under the Stars" featuring Sharon Owens, which will showcase all the hits and Broadway favorites that have defined the career of the legendary performer.
Owens started performing her tribute to Barbra Streisand in 1992 and shortly thereafter became a headliner for "Legends in Concert" and toured Las Vegas , Atlantic City, Myrtle Beach, Germany, Italy, Israel and Europe. In 2004 Sharon was crowned the winner of Fox TV's "Performing As" as the best Impersonator /Tribute Act in the country. Sharon also performs her tribute with Symphony Orchestras all over the world.
Jay Leno calls her "Simply amazing!" Jerry Greenburg, President of Atlantic Records raves "When Sharon came on stage, I almost fell off my chair - she was a dead ringer". And National Reality News says "Sharon has the look, the voice, EVERYTHING! I was wowed."
"You will truly be amazed! Sharon is so extraordinary and authentic, you would think the real Barbra Streisand is here with us!" said festival director Patrick Schweiss. "We are honored to pay tribute to the movies and music of an icon in the entertainment world by celebrating everything Barbra."
Schweiss and the festival events team, headed by Beverly Hurff, promise a few surprises to celebrate this special evening.
"We are making it a total Wild West event - think diamonds and denim!" said Hurff. "Bring out your inner cowboy! Put on your best Western attire and join us for a fun-filled evening celebrating Barbra Streisand and the movies!"
Earle Weatherwax will again host this year's event at Georgia and Earle's Indian Creek Ranch in Cornville. He is a supporter, board member and friend of the Sedona International Film Festival.
Reelin' at the Ranch will take place at 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21. In addition to the concert under the stars, guests will enjoy a lavish dinner, wine tastings featuring local vineyards (the official wines of the film festival), auction, raffle and much more fun around the ranch.
The evening's dinner is being prepared and donated by Reds Restaurant at Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa. Executive Chef Ron Moler is preparing a special menu just for the occasion. Sedona Rouge is the title sponsor for this very special evening.
Tickets for Reelin' at the Ranch are $115 per person, or $105 for Film Sedona members. Call the Sedona International Film Festival at 282-1177 for tickets and more information. You may also visit www.SedonaFilmFestival.com.