Palm Springs

Palm Canyon Theatre Presents A Brilliant “Les Miserables”

Palm Canyon Theatre Presents A Brilliant “Les Miserables”

The Student Rebellion of 1832 in Paris (often confused with the French Revolution of 1789 by most Americans) becomes the inspiration for the story of “Les Miserables”, the huge 1500 page novel, written by Victor Hugo.  The musical play seen around the world for the last 28 years, created by Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg, and […]

Palm Springs Based “Coyote Stageworks” Fundraiser At Annenberg Theatre

One the appealing aspects of attending any fund-raiser, is that one must be prepared for the unexpected.  And when the fund-raiser is for a show business cause, one should definitely be ready for flubs and fun throughout the evening. Coyote StageWorks, the Palm Springs-based equity performing theatrical company, held its second annual fund-raiser at the […]

Danish Film Goes Hunting For An Oscar Win

Danish Film Goes Hunting For An Oscar Win

The Danish psychological drama “The Hunt”, that just screened at the 25th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, is on a hunt of its own – to nab the Academy Award Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Oscar ceremonies – and it has a good chance.  Danish actor Mads Mikklesen, is one […]

CAMBODIAN FILM SCREENED AT PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM

CAMBODIAN FILM SCREENED AT PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM

Films about man’s inhumanity to man are deeply disturbing and horrifying in their cruelty.   However, they need to be seen and reflected upon in an effort to prevent genocide from occurring again.  The making and viewing of such films is the beginning of the expiation period so necessary in achieving the healing process. Cambodia’s 2014 […]

 Italy’s “Great Beauty” Is Personified By Rome’s Eternal Beauty

 Italy’s “Great Beauty” Is Personified By Rome’s Eternal Beauty

The Italian film industry is known for producing some of the most memorable films ever made over the last 65 years.  Some of their most iconic directors like Fellini, Antonioio, Visconti, Rossellini, and De Sica, along with actors, Anna Mangnani, Giuletta Masina, Sophia Lauren, Marcello Mastroianni, and Gina Lollobrigida, have graced the world’s silver screens. […]

German Espionage Thriller Throws Its Hat Into 2014 Oscar Race

German Espionage Thriller Throws Its Hat Into 2014 Oscar Race

Next to the British and the United States, the German film industry produces some of the best spy-movie thrillers.  Their Oscar Submission for Best Foreign Language Film of 2014 is “Two Lives”, directed and co-written by Georg Maas, and stars the iconic Norwegian actor Liv Ullman (a favorite star of many Ingmar Bergman films), German […]

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH SUPERSTAR DOLLY PARTON

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH SUPERSTAR  DOLLY PARTON

California Woman 411, an Edgy…Progressive…Thought Provoking Talk Radio Show, hosted by writer/producer Dee Jae Cox, that showcases ‘Women who Lead and Inspire’, will feature an interview with  Country Music legend, Dolly Parton on the Saturday, January 18, 2014 show, airing at 10am on KPTR 1450 AM, in Palm Springs. Parton, (an International Music Icon and […]

PSIFF the Variety Awards Ceremonies Luncheon

PSIFF  the Variety Awards Ceremonies Luncheon

The Parker Hotel in Palm Springs hosted the Variety Awards Ceremonies Luncheon presented by Mercedes-Benz of the Desert. Variety and actor Colin Farrell presented Director John Lee Hancock director of Saving Mr. Banks with the Creative Impact in Directing Award. The Creative Impact in Acting Award went to Johan Hill for his portrayal in Wolf […]

“Red Carpet” Palm Springs International Film Festival

“Red Carpet” Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 25th Star Studded Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala was held at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 4th. This is mainly an awards Gala with awards going to some of the top names in show business. Many who will be Oscar and Golden Globe Nominees and maybe winners. The event is presented […]