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Master on Display: Christian Hohmann's Joan Miró Exhibit Is One of the Best Art Shows You'll See This Year

Master on Display: Christian Hohmann's Joan Miró Exhibit Is One of the Best Art Shows You'll See This Year

Monday, November 17, 2014  |  Victor Barocas

Coachella Valley residents have a unique opportunity to get a glimpse into the development and creative world of a 20th-century master: Joan Mirό.

Along with Picasso and Chagall, Mirό set standards by which the works of other 20th-century artists are judged, and you can see why at Christian Hohmann F...

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Dated No More: Palm Desert Stage Presents a Fresh, Funny Version of 'The Odd Couple' at IPAC

Dated No More: Palm Desert Stage Presents a Fresh, Funny Version of 'The Odd Couple' at IPAC

Sunday, November 16, 2014  |  Valerie-Jean (VJ) Hume

To be honest, I was dreading it.

Even though the Indio Performing Arts Center is the most comfortable theater in town (the angle of the rake for the audience area guarantees that every cushy seat gives perfect visibility; it has lots of leg room; and there are cup-holders like at the movies!), the gh...

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A Multi-Layered Musical: Desert Rose's Hilarious 'Scrooge in Rouge' Offers Surprising Depth

A Multi-Layered Musical: Desert Rose's Hilarious 'Scrooge in Rouge' Offers Surprising Depth

Saturday, November 15, 2014  |  Valerie-Jean (VJ) Hume

The very premise is outrageous: At an English music hall, 17 of 20 cast members have been stricken with food poisoning, leaving only three people to perform all the roles in their presentation of A Christmas Carol .

At opening-night of Scrooge in Rouge at the Desert Rose Playhouse, the three actors-as-ac...

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Honor the Egg: A Wonderful Cast Makes Dezart Performs' '5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche' a Big Hit

Honor the Egg: A Wonderful Cast Makes Dezart Performs' '5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche' a Big Hit

Saturday, November 15, 2014  |  Bonnie Gilgallon

You don’t have to be a gay woman or a fan of quiche to thoroughly enjoy 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche , the 2014-2015 season-opening production by Dezart Performs.

Written by Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood, the five-character play opened in Chicago in 2011, then hit off-Broadway in 2012; it was named a Be...

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Late-Life Metamorphosis: ‘Tales of the City’ Concludes With the Story of a Transgender Woman Returning to Her Hometown

Late-Life Metamorphosis: ‘Tales of the City’ Concludes With the Story of a Transgender Woman Returning to Her Hometown

Friday, November 14, 2014  |  Phyllis Barber

California author Armistead Maupin has returned with the ninth and final volume in his much-loved Tales of the City series, The Days of Anna Madrigal . Maupin, who has long refused to be pigeonholed as a “gay writer,” writes about contemporary San Francisco and the love lives of both gays and straights ...

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The Pope of Trash Wishes You a Merry Christmas: John Waters Brings His Holiday Show to the McCallum

The Pope of Trash Wishes You a Merry Christmas: John Waters Brings His Holiday Show to the McCallum

Wednesday, November 12, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

The career of John Waters has spanned five decades, during which he’s seemingly done and seen it all.

He’s had cult film success, followed by mainstream success. Earlier this year, he released the book Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America , about his personal journey hitchhiking across the Un...

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