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Deadly US heroin epidemic driven by whites, women and the rich – CDC survey

Deadly US heroin epidemic driven by whites, women and the rich – CDC survey

A new survey has found that US heroin addiction more than doubled over the space of 10 years among white people and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overdose levels also…

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CABARET STAR JEROME ELLIOTT SHINES AT THE PURPLE ROOM

CABARET STAR JEROME ELLIOTT SHINES AT THE PURPLE ROOM

Michael Holmes’ Purple Room cabaret/nightclub located at Club Trinidad in Palm Springs is the place to catch rising stars and to enjoy terrific local performers doing their ‘thing’.…

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CABARET STAR JEROME ELLIOTT SHINES AT THE PURPLE ROOM

CABARET STAR JEROME ELLIOTT SHINES AT THE PURPLE ROOM

Michael Holmes’ Purple Room cabaret/nightclub located at Club Trinidad in Palm Springs is the place to catch rising stars and…

ADVICE COLUMNIST ANN LANDERS SHARES HER LETTERS AND WISDOM  AT THE ANNENBERG THEATRE THANKS TO COYOTE STAGEWORKS

ADVICE COLUMNIST ANN LANDERS SHARES HER LETTERS AND WISDOM AT THE ANNENBERG THEATRE THANKS TO COYOTE STAGEWORKS

When one has 60 million readers and followers across the globe freely sharing their personal feelings and secrets in public…

Coachella 2017 set to bring musical greats to Indio

Coachella 2017 set to bring musical greats to Indio

The 2017 edition of Coachellafest will feature headliners Radiohead, Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar. The event will be held at…

Red Velvet

Red Velvet

Special to Desert Star Weekly from Lisa Lyons In the history of theatre, from the ancient Greeks to contemporary multi-casting,…

DELIGHTFUL EUGENE O’NEILL COMEDY AT A NOISE WITHIN THEATRE

DELIGHTFUL EUGENE O’NEILL COMEDY AT A NOISE WITHIN THEATRE

Eugene O’Neill, America’s only Nobel Laureate in Literature (1936) is a giant of the American theatre. He’s arguably one of…

POWERFUL AWARD WINNING DRAMA ON STAGE AT CV REP

POWERFUL AWARD WINNING DRAMA ON STAGE AT CV REP

Playwrights can get away with a lot when it comes to biting social discourse when those verbal exchanges are in…

MILITARY DRAMA ON STAGE AT ST JOSEPH PLAYERS IN YUCCA VALLEY

MILITARY DRAMA ON STAGE AT ST JOSEPH PLAYERS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley, California, is only a stone’s throw away from one of largest Marine bases in the country. It’s only…

NORTH COAST REP THEATRE STAGES A MAGICAL COMEDY

NORTH COAST REP THEATRE STAGES A MAGICAL COMEDY

Tony Kushner, one of the country’s premiere intellectual playwrights is an award-winning dramatist who is best known for his monumental…

“ZOOT SUIT” REVIVAL RETURNS TO ITS BIRTHPLACE: THE MARK TAPER FORUM 

“ZOOT SUIT” REVIVAL RETURNS TO ITS BIRTHPLACE: THE MARK TAPER FORUM 

Seventy-five years ago a murder was committed in Los Angeles in an area known as the ‘Sleepy Lagoon reservoir’.  Four…

2015 TONY AWARD WINNING MUSICAL DRAWS RAVES FROM LA AUDIENCES

2015 TONY AWARD WINNING MUSICAL DRAWS RAVES FROM LA AUDIENCES

The ‘boys’ won Tony Awards in the 80s with such gay-themed shows as “Torch Song Trilogy and nabbed another with…

O’NEILL DRAMATIC MASTERPIECE ON STAGE AT GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE 

O’NEILL DRAMATIC MASTERPIECE ON STAGE AT GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE 

Eugene O’Neill became America’s first Nobel Laureate in Literature in 1936.  His canon of more than 30 plus plays, including…

STEVE MARTIN COMEDY GETS A FACELIFT AND IT SHINES.

STEVE MARTIN COMEDY GETS A FACELIFT AND IT SHINES.

Memories come and go, including mine. But if memory serves me right, the version of “Picasso at the Lapin Agile”,…

COYOTE STAGEWORKS DANCES ITS WAY INTO AUDIENCE HEARTS

COYOTE STAGEWORKS DANCES ITS WAY INTO AUDIENCE HEARTS

Coyote StageWorks, the professional theatre company of Palm Springs, is known for entertaining, brilliantly-produced and performed productions, has hit another…

TECHNOLOGY’S ANSWER TO AGEING IS ON STAGE A NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE IN SOLANA BEACH

TECHNOLOGY’S ANSWER TO AGEING IS ON STAGE A NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE IN SOLANA BEACH

The power that are in words are the keys to understanding; with clarity comes hope, and a great many more…

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TOPICAL BUT GLOOMY DRAMA REGISTERS WITH JOB LOSS AMERICA

TOPICAL BUT GLOOMY DRAMA REGISTERS WITH JOB LOSS AMERICA

Now is the winter of our discontent… job wise that is.  And the problems of the American economy and the…

SMART, SEXY, FILM DRAMA ABOUT LOVE AND LIFE CHOICES RESONATES

SMART, SEXY, FILM DRAMA ABOUT LOVE AND LIFE CHOICES RESONATES

How many times have we all pondered those lamentable words, ‘If I had the chance to live my life all…

CLOSING OUT 2016 WITH THREE MOVIE – MINI REVIEWS

CLOSING OUT 2016 WITH THREE MOVIE – MINI REVIEWS

As the year 2016 comes closer to becoming the year 2017, it may be a good time to sample three…

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Deadly US heroin epidemic driven by whites, women and the rich – CDC survey

Deadly US heroin epidemic driven by whites, women and the rich – CDC survey

A new survey has found that US heroin addiction more than doubled over the space of 10 years among white people and women, according to…

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Throw away your driving license: Google launches new self-driving car

Throw away your driving license: Google launches new self-driving car

Google is building a fleet of 100 electric driverless cars and hopes to start testing them by the end of the year. They may take…