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Powerful Drama Still Resonates With Audiences

Peter Shaffer’s ground-breaking 1975 drama, “Equus”, burst onto the world’s stages like a bombshell winning the 1975 Tony Award for Best Play.  The Broadway production ran for 1209…

“One Night Only” show at the McCallum Theatre

“One Night Only” show at the McCallum Theatre

Michael Childers presented his annual  on April 23rd. The theme was the Traditional Legacy of Broadway as written by so many Jewish Composers, producers and writers. The Jewish…

“One Night Only”

“One Night Only”

The Annual Pre-show Party for “One Night Only” Cast and Major donor was held at the home of Helene Galen on April 22nd. Hostess Helene Galen and host…

Palm Springs Modernism Week

Palm Springs Modernism Week

Modernism Week was another smashing success. The week started with a preview and sale party at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Friday. Events are planned every day…

Community

Theresa Rebeck Comedy Satire On Stage At Palm Desert’s Arthur Newman Theatre

Theresa Rebeck Comedy Satire On Stage  At Palm Desert’s Arthur Newman Theatre

The lure of show business is magnetic and all-consuming if you’re an alpha male or…

North Coast Rep Theatre Launches 33Rd Season With “Fallen Angels”

North Coast Rep Theatre Launches 33Rd Season With “Fallen Angels”

When a theatre decides to present a Noel Coward play be it in the San…

Love Is In The Air At San Diego Old Globe Shakespeare Festival

Love Is In The Air At San Diego Old Globe Shakespeare Festival

If you haven’t seen a production of the Old Globe’s Summer Shakespeare Outdoor Theatre Festival…

Geffen Playhouse Premiere’s Neil Labute Drama

Geffen Playhouse Premiere’s Neil Labute Drama

Playwright Neil LaBute is a prolific writer of plays and screenplays.  But he rarely appears…

Comedian Robin Williams found dead in suspected suicide

Comedian Robin Williams found dead in suspected suicide

Oscar winning actor Robin Williams has died in his home in California at the age…

British Comedy Scores High Marks In “Quartet”   At The Old Globe White Stage

British Comedy Scores High Marks In “Quartet”   At The Old Globe White Stage

No matter how famous one thinks they are it always comes as a shock when…

World News

Obama visits Tokyo’s most exclusive restaurant.

Obama visits Tokyo’s most exclusive restaurant.

It does not get any more unique as: U.S. President Barack Obama has his visit to Japan with a dinner at the legendary Sukiyabashi Jiro sushi restaurant in…

Guardian US, Washington Post share Pulitzer Prize for coverage of NSA surveillance

Guardian US, Washington Post share Pulitzer Prize for coverage of NSA surveillance

The Guardian US and the Washington Post are among the winners of a prestigious journalistic Pulitzer award. The newspapers shared the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service Reporting…

Malaysia airlines flight carrying 239 people crashed into the sea – unconfirmed reports

Malaysia airlines flight carrying 239 people crashed into the sea – unconfirmed reports

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 carrying 239 people crashed into the sea, reports Vietnamese state media citing a Navy official. The craft disappeared from radars early on Saturday morning…

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics opening: Spectacular. Breathtaking (PHOTOS)

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics opening: Spectacular. Breathtaking (PHOTOS)

The XXII Winter Olympic Games are on after opening officially in a sparkling, star-studded show in Sochi. For the next 16 days the world’s top athletes will be…

Gifts from space: Sochi winners will receive extra meteorite-studded medals

Gifts from space: Sochi winners will receive extra meteorite-studded medals

Some Olympic winners who will win their gold medals on February 15 will receive medals embedded with tiny fragments of last year’s Chelyabinsk meteorite. The date hasn’t been…

Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany hours after release from prison

Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany hours after release from prison

Ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has landed in Berlin, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman has said in a statement. Khodorkovsky has been freed from jail after a decade of…

Eyes everywhere: NSA’s second tier spying partners identified

Eyes everywhere: NSA’s second tier spying partners identified

Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands and several other EU countries were named among “third party partners” in the NSA-led global signal intelligence program, a new leak submitted by journalist…

Zeitgeist

Allene Arthur “Happy Birthday”

Allene Arthur “Happy Birthday”

Allene Arthur, columnist and society writer celebrated her 90th birthday. She puts out a weekly column and still has the spirit…

Carlos Santana reunited with drummer after finding out he was homeless for 40 years

Carlos Santana reunited with drummer after finding out he was homeless for 40 years

Guitar legend Carlos Santana says he plans on entering the studio with his old drummer, Marcus Malone, after a California news…

Culture

Medical marijuana workers start unionizing with government help

Marijuana may still be illegal at the federal level, but the US labor board believes pot workers still have the same rights as any other American employee.…

Europe

Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany hours after release from prison

Ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has landed in Berlin, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman has said in a statement. Khodorkovsky has been freed from jail after a decade…

Corruption

Ecuador’s Correa: Obama’s exceptionalism talk reminiscent of Nazi rhetoric before WWII

US exceptionalism rhetoric poses extreme danger and is reminiscent of Nazi ideals and talk “before and during World War II,” Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said in exclusive…

Health & Wellness

Russian Famous Energy Healer and Master of Feng Shui Elena Orlova is now in Palm Springs!

Elena is a Russian Professional Healer from family of Healers for generations. She is also a Scientist with the Master degrees in applied Mathematics and Parapsychology. A…

Internet

GCHQ and NSA intercepted Yahoo users’ private photographs

British and American surveillance agencies teamed up to develop a system that collected millions of images from the webcams of unsuspecting and innocent internet users, new leaked…

Global economy

Clinton Initiative 2014

President Clinton hosted the third annual Health Mattes Conference on January 14th. The Clinton Foundation and Tenet Healthcare Corporation sponsored the event. New partnerships and commitments from,…

Freedom of the Press

NSA public records requests up 1,000 percent since Snowden spying revelations

The number of FOIA requests sent to the NSA increased tenfold in the aftermath of disclosures revealing the agency’s mass surveillance programs, including PRISM, Boundless Informant and…

Law Enforcement

Rabbi, cop, nurse among 70 arrested in child porn bust

New York City Police and federal authorities have arrested at least 70 people in what’s being billed as one of the largest online child pornography busts ever.…