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Millennials on Display: Eight Artists Not Yet 25 Years Old Shine at Gallery 446

Millennials on Display: Eight Artists Not Yet 25 Years Old Shine at Gallery 446

Friday, September 19, 2014  |  Victor Barocas

All of the artists included in Gallery 446’s show 25 Below: Artists Awakening the World are younger than the age of 25. Yes, they are all millennials. However, there is great diversity in how they express their takes on the world—both as it is, and how it was.

Curated by Skyler Gray and Eddie Donaldson...

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The New Season: The McCallum Theatre Adds More Than a Dozen Shows to a Packed 2014-2015 Schedule

The New Season: The McCallum Theatre Adds More Than a Dozen Shows to a Packed 2014-2015 Schedule

Wednesday, September 17, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

After the McCallum Theatre announced the addition of more than a dozen shows to the 2014-2015 season, I asked Mitch Gershenfeld—the McCallum’s president, CEO and chief booker—if he was done adding to the lineup.

“There may be one or two more things,” he said. “We may have one or two surprises up our ...

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Western Lit: Spouses of the Men Who Developed the Atom Bomb Are Memorialized in the Deft Novel ‘Wives of Los Alamos’

Western Lit: Spouses of the Men Who Developed the Atom Bomb Are Memorialized in the Deft Novel ‘Wives of Los Alamos’

Tuesday, September 16, 2014  |  Jenny Shank

In her deft debut novel, Colorado writer TaraShea Nesbit imagines the lives of the wives of the men who were stationed in New Mexico’s Los Alamos National Laboratory, working on the Manhattan Project during World War II.

Nesbit writes in the collective voices of the women, whose physicist husbands su...

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Faces on Film: Shari Belafonte Celebrates Her Photography and Her Birthday for a Great Cause

Faces on Film: Shari Belafonte Celebrates Her Photography and Her Birthday for a Great Cause

Thursday, September 11, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

Shari Belafonte is best known as an actress, but she’s also done modeling and singing—and now she’s focusing on photography.

On Saturday, Sept. 20, she’ll be celebrating her 60th birthday at Gallery 446 in Palm Springs as part of the Face Off Exhibition . The evening will serve as a benefit for the Lili...

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A Class With Class: Desert Theatreworks' 'Seminar' Is a Superb Hit

A Class With Class: Desert Theatreworks' 'Seminar' Is a Superb Hit

Saturday, September 06, 2014  |  Valerie-Jean (VJ) Hume

The Phillips-Martinez boys have done it again. Lance, the artistic director of Desert Theatreworks, and Ron, its executive director, have hammered out a hit with Seminar , the play that opens the company’s new season at the Arthur Newman Theatre in Palm Desert’s Joslyn Center.

How did they do it?

Well, ...

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Western Lit: An Artist With a Tragic Past Tries to Travel the Road to Redemption in 'The Painter'

Western Lit: An Artist With a Tragic Past Tries to Travel the Road to Redemption in 'The Painter'

Friday, September 05, 2014  |  Traci J. Macnamara

If it’s possible to paint in words alone—to create a wildly colorful story of grief in sentences layered like one of van Gogh’s swirling night scenes—Colorado author Peter Heller accomplishes it in his second novel, The Painter , narrated by artist Jim Stegner. A fly fisherman with a violent streak, S...

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