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The Desert Remembers 911

The Desert Remembers 911

Former Marine Christopher Cerillo and Pamela Diamond held their annual open house memorial for 911 victims and their families at a private residence on Maravilla in Cathedral City. The event was held on Sept. 11th from 7 to 10 pm. An I-Beam from the North Tower was on display surrounded by lit candles. Plaques with […]

The Wonderful Whacky World of “Murder for Two” on Stage at the Geffen Playhouse

The Wonderful Whacky World of “Murder for Two” on Stage at the Geffen Playhouse

Beverly Cohn Murder for Two is an Agatha Christie-style whodunit on speed. With an original fun book and entertaining music by Joe Kinosian and book and lyrics by Kellen Blair, under the superb split-second timing and staging by director Scott Schwartz, fasten your seat belts for a non-stop 90 minutes of unabashed, high spirited, comic […]

North Coast Rep Theatre Has A Triumph With “Freud’s Last Session”

North Coast Rep Theatre Has A Triumph With “Freud’s Last Session”

At last, a thinking person’s play about the vexing concepts and issues concerning the philosophy of science versus the philosophy of faith in today’s society.  It wasn’t much of an issue, say, 5000 years ago.  Then again, there wasn’t much of a scientific community or advocates to challenge the established order.  But, today it’s a […]

 St. Joseph Players Present Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs”

 St. Joseph Players Present Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs”

St. Joseph Players of Yucca Valley are presenting Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical nostalgic comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs”.  It’s one of Neil’s personal favorites even to the point of writing the lead character of Eugene Jerome based directly on his own experiences growing up as a teenager in Brooklyn, NY during the 1930’s and the Great Depression. […]

Old Globe Theatre Presents World Premiere Of Steve Martin Musical

Old Globe Theatre Presents World Premiere Of Steve Martin Musical

Life is a journey and every journey has a story to tell.  The musical fable now on the stage of the Donald and Darlene Shiley theatre is the new musical “Bright Star”, co-written and composed by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, and deftly directed by Walter Bobbie. The immensely multi-talented Steve Martin – actor, playwright, […]

LEE GALLAGHER AND THE HALLELUJAH

LEE GALLAGHER AND THE HALLELUJAH

ALBUM TEASER: http://www.leegallaghermusic.com/ New CD: Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah out in January 2015 and the band is coming to several US cities as noted below and will be in Palm Springs on Friday, October 17th. KG Music Press has physical copies of Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah or a download link if you prefer, […]

Tolerance, Civility, Respect and Understanding

Tolerance, Civility, Respect and Understanding

The Tolerance Education Center held a fundraiser on Sunday Sept. 28th. The event was a style show directed by the signature model at Chico’s, Beverlee Greene. Six lovely ladies showed the newest fashions for all ages. The styles ranged from very sporty to a more dressy attire for both daytime and evening. Each model wore […]

 Pasadena Playhouse Stage Sizzles With “Kiss Me, Kate” Musical

 Pasadena Playhouse Stage Sizzles With “Kiss Me, Kate” Musical

Any time a theatre presents a Cole Porter musical, expectations run high.  After all, we’re dealing with a giant of the American musical theatre.  Porter is one of the most iconic and sophisticated composer/lyricists in Broadway history.  A Cole Porter show borders on being almost bulletproof in the hands of a skilled director with a […]

Live Concert Kicks Off Veterans’ Benefit at Vahalla Vortex 

Live Concert Kicks Off Veterans’ Benefit at Vahalla Vortex 

Saturday, Sept. 27, is the date to hear some master musicians and have some fun at the first Vahalla Vortex Experience benefit for military veterans across America. Gates open at 1 p.m. and all you need to enter is a contribution to American veterans. The Vahalla Vortex, north edge of Palm Springs, is the location […]

Cinema Diverse Film Festival

Cinema Diverse Film Festival

Report and Photos by Pat Krause The Camelot Theatre hosted the Cinema Diverse Film Festival again this year. This is the 7th year of the festival, and it gets bigger and better each year. This year shot 28 feature films with 38 short motion pictures which are more than last year. Record ticket sales again […]