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A Message of Liberation: Juan-Manuel Alonso Celebrates Palm Springs and Those We Have Lost in New Murals at the LGBT Center

A Message of Liberation: Juan-Manuel Alonso Celebrates Palm Springs and Those We Have Lost in New Murals at the LGBT Center

May 17, 2018 12:45  |  Stephen Berger

Juan-Manuel Alonso is a familiar figure at Palm Springs art events. He is tall and handsome, usually with shoulder-length silver hair and a beard. He dresses colorfully and is quick with an interestin...

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Food Trucks, A Classic Film and Lots of Fun: Street Food Cinema Comes to La Quinta

Food Trucks, A Classic Film and Lots of Fun: Street Food Cinema Comes to La Quinta

May 10, 2018 11:00  |  Dwight Hendricks

Live music. Food trucks. Massive “Beast” slobber … and baseball, circa 1962. That’s what you’ll find at Street Food Cinema, coming to La Quinta Park on Saturday, May 26.

Street Food Cinema began in Los...

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A Lovely, Light-Hearted Ride: CV Rep's '2 Across' Is an Upbeat, Fun Success

A Lovely, Light-Hearted Ride: CV Rep's '2 Across' Is an Upbeat, Fun Success

Apr 28, 2018 11:50  |  Bonnie Gilgallon

What better way is there to deal with heartache on a 4 a.m. subway ride than to immerse oneself in a crossword puzzle?

That’s the mindset of Janet, the female character in Jerry Mayer’s 2 Across , now pl...

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A 'Dare' You Should Take: Desert Rose's World-Premiere Production Is a Well-Acted, Terrific Piece of Theater

A 'Dare' You Should Take: Desert Rose's World-Premiere Production Is a Well-Acted, Terrific Piece of Theater

Apr 21, 2018 13:45  |  Bonnie Gilgallon

Artistic director Jim Strait has never played it safe when choosing material to produce at the Desert Rose Playhouse. Local audiences have come to expect edgy fare from the valley’s only LGBT theater ...

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The Art of an Icon: Heather James Fine Art Offers a Rare Chance to Experience Paintings by Sir Winston Churchill

The Art of an Icon: Heather James Fine Art Offers a Rare Chance to Experience Paintings by Sir Winston Churchill

Apr 20, 2018 16:35  |  Stephen Berger

Sir Winston Churchill is an iconic giant. He was a renowned statesman, a two-time British prime minister, a Nobel Prize-winning author—and perhaps even a savior of Western civilization.

However, most p...

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From Mars to 'Rent' and Beyond: The McCallum Theatre Announces Its 2018-2019 Season

From Mars to 'Rent' and Beyond: The McCallum Theatre Announces Its 2018-2019 Season

Apr 15, 2018 19:04  |  Jimmy Boegle

For lovers of the performing arts who reside in the Coachella Valley, Christmas figuratively comes in April every year—because that’s when the McCallum Theatre announces what gifts it is bringing to t...

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The Evening the Stars Come Out: Michael Childers' 'One Night Only' Charity Extravaganza Returns to the McCallum Theatre

The Evening the Stars Come Out: Michael Childers' 'One Night Only' Charity Extravaganza Returns to the McCallum Theatre

Apr 06, 2018 11:00  |  Bonnie Gilgallon

As I sat in Michael Childers’ gorgeous Rancho Mirage home—his award-winning photographs adorning the walls—he told me the story of how the hugely successful One Night Only show came to be.

The star-studd...

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The Family Business: Marlon Wayans Returns to the Area for a Comedy Show at Spotlight 29

The Family Business: Marlon Wayans Returns to the Area for a Comedy Show at Spotlight 29

Apr 04, 2018 07:00  |  Brian Blueskye

Marlon Wayans has come a long way since In Living Color , Scary Movie and Requiem for a Dream .

Last year, NBC gave him his own television series, Marlon . After premiering for 10 episodes in the fall of 2017,...

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