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Get Ready to Dance: The White Party Celebrates Its 25th Year

Get Ready to Dance: The White Party Celebrates Its 25th Year

Wednesday, April 23, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

For some people, it may be hard to believe: Many attendees of this weekend’s White Party 2014 will be younger than the event itself.

Organizer Jeffrey Sanker said the first several White Party events he did actually lost money.

“But I always knew it was a good event and eventually would do well,” he s...

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Representing Mexico: 'Contemporary Mexican Masters' Shows Jorge Mendez Gallery's Emphasis on Contemporary Latin American Art

Representing Mexico: 'Contemporary Mexican Masters' Shows Jorge Mendez Gallery's Emphasis on Contemporary Latin American Art

Tuesday, April 22, 2014  |  Victor Barocas

A new gallery, with a focus contemporary Latin American art and artists, has joined Palm Springs’ growing Uptown Design District.

Jorge Mendez Gallery plans to bring “underrepresented (Latin American) artists” to the “underserved U.S. marketplace.” And if its current show, Contemporary Mexican Masters...

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Western Lit: 'In the Light of Justice' Shows the Wounds That Remain in Native American Communities

Western Lit: 'In the Light of Justice' Shows the Wounds That Remain in Native American Communities

Tuesday, April 15, 2014  |  Kevin Taylor

It’s unthinkable that kids in America would ever be allowed to play “slaves and masters,” writes Walter Echo-Hawk, but we don’t see anything wrong with Junior strapping on the trusty ol’ cap-shooters for a game of “cowboys and Indians.”

Echo-Hawk, a Pawnee tribal member and lawyer who has toiled for ...

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Pick a Winner: Audiences Choose One of Dezart Performs' Upcoming Shows During the Play Reading Series

Pick a Winner: Audiences Choose One of Dezart Performs' Upcoming Shows During the Play Reading Series

Thursday, April 10, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

In a valley full of theater, Dezart Performs sets itself apart by focusing on the new.

“We’re bringing new and original material to the desert—stuff that’s never been seen at least in the Coachella Valley, if not Los Angeles,” says Michael Shaw, the artistic director of the nonprofit company which is...

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A Welcome Addition: Brian Marki's New Palm Springs Gallery Is Open, Welcoming and Full of Works by Talented Artists

A Welcome Addition: Brian Marki's New Palm Springs Gallery Is Open, Welcoming and Full of Works by Talented Artists

Tuesday, April 08, 2014  |  Victor Barocas

Brian Marki, an established Portland, Ore., art dealer, has opened a second gallery here in Palm Springs.

The gallery, which opened its doors on March 22, is open and welcoming. Large and small areas flow together within the gallery, creating opportunities to show multiple artists—or showcase just on...

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Legends, Dames and More: The McCallum Announces Its 2014-2015 Lineup

Legends, Dames and More: The McCallum Announces Its 2014-2015 Lineup

Monday, April 07, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

The McCallum Theatre will, as always, bring in big names and big shows during the 2014-2015 season (and subscription tickets that include many of those big names are going on sale at 8 a.m., Tuesday, April 8).

Comedy legend Bob Newhart. Grammy Hall of Famer Neil Sedaka. Violin icon Itzhak Perlman. Th...

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