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November Arts Listings From ArtsOasis!

November Arts Listings From ArtsOasis!

Friday, October 31, 2014  |  Staff

Film

Family Movie Night: Free Birds

Families and friends of all ages can enjoy a free screening of Free Birds . No tickets needed; just come for a fun-filled flick. 6:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21. Free. Indio Community Park, 45871 Clinton St., Indio. Myrecreationdistrict.com .

Special Events

27th Annual Hoedown...

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November Theater: 'Scrooge in Rouge' at Desert Rose, 'The Chosen' at CV Rep, 'Spelling Bee' at Palm Canyon, and Much More!

November Theater: 'Scrooge in Rouge' at Desert Rose, 'The Chosen' at CV Rep, 'Spelling Bee' at Palm Canyon, and Much More!

Friday, October 31, 2014  |  Staff

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche—From Dezart Performs

It’s 1956, and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein’s lovely annual quiche breakfast is disrupted by … the threat of Communists! At 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and 2:30 p.m., Sunday, from Friday, Nov. 14, through Sunday, No...

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Just a Sweet Transvestite: College of the Desert's 'Rocky Horror' Will Leave You Dancing and Smiling

Just a Sweet Transvestite: College of the Desert's 'Rocky Horror' Will Leave You Dancing and Smiling

Saturday, October 25, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

What in the world were Tres Dean and the rest of the people at College of the Desert Performing Arts thinking when they decided to produce The Rocky Horror Show— with a cast and crew primarily consisting of unseasoned college students?

After all, it’s a complex musical with a large cast, challenging so...

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A Classic Reimagined: Desert Theatreworks Revamps Complicated Farce 'Noises Off!' on a Dare—and Pulls It Off

A Classic Reimagined: Desert Theatreworks Revamps Complicated Farce 'Noises Off!' on a Dare—and Pulls It Off

Saturday, October 25, 2014  |  Valerie-Jean (VJ) Hume

Those of us who grew up in Canada were raised on it.

We knew The Goon Show with Peter Sellers and Take It From Here on the radio; the Carry On gang’s outrageous ensemble movies; and, later, Beyond the Fringe with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore in theatrical revue, and the unforgettable Monty Python films.

So I...

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Celebrating the Local: The Palm Springs Art Museum Shows Off Area Talent in 'The 2014 Artists Council Exhibition'

Celebrating the Local: The Palm Springs Art Museum Shows Off Area Talent in 'The 2014 Artists Council Exhibition'

Thursday, October 23, 2014  |  Victor Barocas

The 2014 Artists Council Exhibition is currently on display at the Palm Springs Art Museum’s Jorgensen Gallery and Marks Graphic Center. This year’s juror, Donna MacMillan—a generous supporter of the museum—selected some 70 works among submissions from about 400 artists.

The exhibit shows a broad rang...

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Dia de los Muertos: Coachella Is the Home of a Large, New Festival Celebrating Day of the Dead

Dia de los Muertos: Coachella Is the Home of a Large, New Festival Celebrating Day of the Dead

Monday, October 20, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) is a holiday that originated in Mexico and is now celebrated all around the world—especially in many Southwestern U.S. cities. The focus on coming together to pay tribute to the dead and remember loved ones has made the holiday appealing to many artists and music...

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