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The Great Escape – Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show

The Great Escape – Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show

By Lizette Bond   They rode in, they drove in, were trailered in or towed in. They arrived by night or in the early morning fog. They came for the show. On Saturday, June 1, 2013 over 5,000 spectators and more than 350 display vehicles arrived on the campus of the Boys Republic in Chino […]

Third Generation Filmmaker debuts at PS ShortFest

Third Generation Filmmaker debuts at PS ShortFest

PALM SPRINGS – “It’s a family affair,” said emerging filmmaker Virginia Cassavetes before the debut her first short film, “Love and Skin” at the 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest on Friday night, Jun. 21 at the Camelot Theater. Virginia Cassavetes, 27, or Gina to her family and friends, is a third generation filmmaker coming from […]

“New Generation Of Teaching Artists Takes The Spotlight At Palm Springs Air Museum With You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” July 16Th And 17Th

“New Generation Of Teaching Artists Takes The Spotlight At Palm Springs Air Museum With You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” July 16Th And 17Th

PALM DESERT- Palm Desert Theatre Academy (PDTA) is cultivating the crème de la crème of young thespians in the Coachella Valley. This summer, Palm Desert Theatre Academy’s youth theatre program culminates with the award-winning Broadway Musical, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Directed by expert theatre educator, David Catanzarite and musical direction by Doug Wilson, […]

Desert Hot Springs Ribbon Cutting Art in Public Places

Desert Hot Springs Ribbon Cutting Art in Public Places

Two ribbon cutting were held for newly installed art in public places by the Desert Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce. The first is a monument of three upright stones placed in front of the Visitor Center donated by Ginger Hitzke of  Hitzke Development Corporation. The second is a bronze horse and rider placed in front of the […]

Palm Springs Shortfest Kicks Off with Opening Night Films

Palm Springs Shortfest Kicks Off with Opening Night Films

PALM SPRINGS – This year’s opening night screening titled “Laughing Matters” on Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Camelot Theatre will be highlighted by a selection of comedy shorts from around the world.  Films include: “Blessing in Disguise” (USA), “Chopper” (Netherlands), “Crush 472” (United Kingdom), “Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?” […]

Modern rock heroes explore new ground

Modern rock heroes explore new ground

Sigur Rós, James McCartney and Garbage take center stage on outstanding new collections. Artist: Sigur Rós Title: Kveikur (XL Recordings) You might like if you enjoy: Radiohead, Of Monsters and Men. Tell me more: Sigur Rós’ new album “Kveikur” is epic, inspired, heroic and sweeping in ways that defy easy description. Fans of Sigur Rós’ […]

KC and The Sunshine Band along with Village People

KC and The Sunshine Band along with Village People

INDIO – Get ready for a summer concert that will feature two of the most recognizable and iconic bands on Saturday, July 6 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino where both KC and the Sunshine Band and Village People will perform during one concert inside the Special Events Center. KC and the Sunshine Band are as […]

Ambition is rewarded on new releases

Ambition is rewarded on new releases

The Waterboys return to winning form on the poetic “An Appointment with Mr. Yeats” while Hit Dog Hollar and Gabriel Kelley infuse the roots rock scene with a welcome sense of artistry and purpose on their respective debuts. Artist: The Waterboys Title: An Appointment with Mr. Yeats (Puck Records) You might be interested if you […]

New Talent Emerges at the Joshua Tree Music Festival

New Talent Emerges at the Joshua Tree Music Festival

Story and Photos by Jackie Devereaux JOSHUA TREE – More than 5,000 music lovers converged last weekend at the 11th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival, and left astounded by at least one new musical talent that emerged from the event. The most impressive talent performing on Saturday night’s south stage came from a Bloomington, Indiana […]

Liberace : “Behind the Candelabra”

Liberace : “Behind the Candelabra”

The City of Palm Springs along with HBO and Film Producer Jerry Weinbraub held a free sneak peak movie showing of “Behind the Candelabra” about the life of icon Liberace at the Palm Springs Convention Center on May 25th. They held 2 showings, one at 4 and one at 7. Because of the huge crowds […]