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June 2015 Arts Listings From ArtsOasis!

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Film

Kids’ Summer Movie Series at the Mary Pickford Theatre

Enjoy a different kid-friendly movie every week, at 9:30 a.m. weekdays. All films presented in 2-D. June 15-19: Dolphin Tale. June 22-26: Dolphin Tale 2. June 29-July 3: The LEGO Movie. 50 cents per film; $5 for all 10. Mary Pickford Theatre, 36850 Pickfair St., Cathedral City. 760-328-0484; www.ultrastarmovies.com/forms/Summer-Series-2015-Pickford.jpg.

Palm Springs International Shortfest

The Palm Springs International ShortFest is renowned worldwide for the extraordinary community of filmmakers it attracts, and for the quality and scope of its programming. Short films join an exciting lineup of seminars, special presentations and receptions at the largest event of its kind in the country. Various times Tuesday, June 16, through Monday, June 22. Prices, times and locations vary. 760-322-2930; www.psfilmfest.org/festival/prelaunch.aspx?FID=77.

Music

Fantasy Springs Rock Yard Concert Series

At 7:30 p.m., full-throttle rock music fires up, and the live music continues until midnight, every Saturday. Free. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 888-331-5645; www.fantasyspringsresort.com.

Lee Dewyze and Friends in Concert

American Idol winner Lee DeWyze will headline a concert featuring several of his American Idol friends, all in an effort to raise funds for a good cause. Union Bank is the event sponsor, and proceeds benefit Jewish Family Service of the Desert. Performers include Blake Lewis, Elliott Yamin and Didi Benami. All ages. 7 p.m., Saturday, June 6. $15 to $55. Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, 150 S. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. Eventbrite.com.

Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick

Grammy Award-winning artist Peter Frampton is joining forces for a summer tour with 1970s rock power-pop band Cheap Trick. 8 p.m., Saturday, June 13. $49 to $89. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 888-331-5645; www.fantasyspringsresort.com.

Special Events

Death Valley National Park: A History

Part of the Old School House Lecture Series, which started in 1999 and is run in partnership with the Twentynine Palms Historical Society. The lecture is by Char Miller, of Pomona College. 7 p.m., Friday, June 12. $5 at the door. Old Schoolhouse Museum, 6760 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms. 760-367-5535.

Juneteenth in the Coachella Valley

Enjoy an evening of fun, entertainment and empowering presentations acknowledging the resilience of our youth and young adults—our future! The event promises good food, exciting entertainment and an atmosphere that inspires community unity and support. All proceeds directly benefit the Family Health and Support Network foster-care program. 6 p.m., Saturday, June 20. $55 to $75. La Quinta Resort and Club, 49499 Eisenhower Drive, La Quinta. 760-340-2442; www.juneteenthcv.com.

Splash House

A pool and music weekend in Palm Springs with some of the biggest names within the dance music scene, each presenting onstage at three separate pools. Splash House will encompass some of the most exciting, innovative and engaging names from across a variety of genres while providing a unique pool-hopping experience. Pool parties located at The Saguaro, Hacienda Cantina and Beach Club, and Hilton Hotel Palm Springs. Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14. $115. Splashhouse.com.

Visual Arts

Eye on Design: Andrea Zittel’s Aggregated Stacks and the Collection of the Museum

The second exhibit of the inaugural year of the Architecture and Design Center. This exhibition combines commissioned pieces with original works by Joshua Tree artist Andrea Zittel and pieces from the museum’s collection. Zittel’s purpose in the works is to make the audience experience vertical and horizontal planes, space and orientation from a different point of view. On display 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; and noon to 8 p.m., Thursday, through Sunday, July 26. $5, with various discounts and free periods. Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, 300 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. 760-423-5260; www.psmuseum.org.

Taking Shape: Modern Works From the Permanent Collection

This installation of works from the foundation collection gives the history of international modern art equal weight to the museum’s contemporary collection. It includes works donated by Palm Springs area collectors such as Joseph H. Hirshhorn, Lenore and Walter Annenberg, Walter N. Marks, Seymour Oppenheimer and Ted Weiner. Works are by artists such as Pablo Picasso, Milton Avery, Alexander Calder, Willem de Kooning, Lorser Feitelson and Hans Burkhardt. On display 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; and noon to 8 p.m., Thursday, through Friday, July 31. $12.50, with various discounts and free periods. Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs. 760-322-4800; www.psmuseum.org.

Submit your free arts listings at calendar.artsoasis.org. The listings presented above were all posted on the ArtsOasis calendar, and formatted/edited by Coachella Valley Independent staff. The Independent recommends calling to confirm all events information presented here.

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