Playwright Paul Rudnick, the darling of Off-Broadway and on occasion, Broadway, is considered a satirical playwright who loves to poke fun at society’s sacred cows and WASPY values. Needless to say, his 1998 comic-spoof on the bible’s Adam and Eve story entitled “The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told”, would not be very popular at an […]
Gift Establishes H.N. and Frances C. Berger Scholarship Fund
Palm Desert, Calif., (November 5, 2013) – The H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation surprised a crowd of California State University, San Bernardino supporters Sunday night with the announcement of a new H.N. and Frances Berger Expendable Scholarship Fund for students enrolled at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus. A $250,000 fund will award five $5,000 […]
Arthur Newman Theatre
The play written by Agatha Christie, which opened in November of 1952, is billed as the longest, continuously running play in theatre history. If I do the math correctly that’s sixty-one years. That’s a lot of performances. I shudder when I think back to the first time I saw “The Mousetrap”. It was in London […]
The City of Palm Desert held its 49th annual Golf cart Parade on Oct. 27th. The parade came down El Paseo Drive. Close to 100 entrants were part of this years parade whose theme was FUN IN THE SUN. Parade participants included Local Bands, Floats, Children’s groups, dancers, Dogs, politicians, local businesses, Charitable organizations, classic […]
THE MOUSETRAP – a murder/mystery by Agatha Christie November 1-10, 2013 Directed by Lance Phillips-Martinez
“Desert Theatreworks at the Joslyn Center’s Arthur Newman Theatre, presents Agatha Christie’s classic murder/mystery THE MOUSETRAP.” DTW is a new theatre company serving the Coachella Valley, with an aim is to provide quality theatre participation for the entire community. Desert Theatreworks has already produced three productions this summer and open the main theatre season with the classic whodunit.
The longest running play in theatre history, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap gets the top-notch DTW treatment featuring a cast of Coachella Valley’s finest. Those unfamiliar with this classic whodunit will enjoy the chills and laughs as the harried detective tries to solve the mystery before another of the eccentric lodgers winds up a corpse on […]
Palm Desert, CA. - After an overwhelming response to the 2012 Money Radio 1200 Gives Back event benefiting local registered non-profits, CRC Media West the parent company of Money Radio 1200 once again is eager to “give back.” Via a nomination process, twelve local registered 501 (c) 3 charities will receive unprecedented free exposure. Adding a new twist […]
Over 1000 participated in this walk. They were hoping to raise over $150.000 this year to provide Breast Cancer screenings and other services to local women of the Valley.
The 7th annual El Paseo Walk was held on Oct. 12. Registration and speakers were held at the Gardens on El Paseo. Vendors sold pink cancer t-shirts, ribbons, sparkley Tattoos,and pink doggie wear. Water, bananas,apples and healthy snacks were provided to the walkers. Walkers came in all ages, while many came alone, others came in […]
Comedian and banjo player Steve Martin and his blue grass band the Steep Canyon Rangers came to the McCallum Theatre on Oct. 9th. Martin introduced a new addition to the group,singer Edie Brickell. Martin is a serious banjo player musician. He didn’t leave his comedic roots completely as he made jokes in between songs. He […]
The College of the Desert Graduating class held its commencement ceremony on May 24th in the Athletic Field on Campus. Almost 700 students graduated in 2013 in the many fields the college offers. There were 37 Veterans in this years class and the youngest student to graduate was 19 and the oldest was 67. There […]
The College of the Desert (COD) Performing Arts Department is presenting Stephen Sondheim’s musical comedy “A Little Night Music”, directed by Sha Newman; with musical direction by Dr. Darlene Romano of COD. The musical, which enjoyed a long engagement of Broadway, is a favorite production of Regional Theatres, Colleges and Community Theatres across the country. […]