Music

H & M Coachella Fest Kick-off party at Merv Griffin Estate

H & M Coachella Fest Kick-off party at Merv Griffin Estate

Coachella Fest had more than concerts during the two weeks of performances. Private celebrity parties were popping up all over the desert. There were pre and post Coachella Fest parties. Vips and celebrities were wined and dined at beautiful private estates. One of the Pre-Coachella fest parties was the H & M Loves Music Kickoff […]

“Sunset Blvd” The Musical On Stage At The Palm Canyon Theatre

“Sunset Blvd” The Musical On Stage At The Palm Canyon Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s quasi-gothic musical “Sunset Blvd” is currently on stage at the Palm Canyon Theatre (PCT) in Palm Springs for a two-week run.  The production under the sharp direction of TV star Judith Chapman, who, when she’s not directing, can be seen on the television show “The Young and the Restless”, stars two Norma Desmond’s:  local performers […]

The First Annual Beamer Awards in Palm Springs

The First Annual Beamer Awards in Palm Springs

The First Annual Beamer Awards gala was held at the Annenberg Theatre in the Palm Springs Art Museum on Friday, March 8th. The inaugural recipient of the Beamer Award was Lois Horvitz. Jerry Moe, VP and National Director of the Betty Ford Center Children’s Program presented the Award. President of the Betty Ford Center Foundation […]

Pussy Riot ‘Punk Prayer’ praised by Sundance jury

Pussy Riot ‘Punk Prayer’ praised by Sundance jury

A documentary about jailed punk band Pussy Riot, who became a household name after their controversial act at Russia’s main cathedral, ‘Pussy Riot—A Punk Prayer’ has won the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award in America. The Russian and British co-production, directed by Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin, was screened at the Sundance Film Festival, […]

Defying Gravity: ‘Wicked’ breaks Broadway record for highest single-w

Defying Gravity: ‘Wicked’ breaks Broadway record for highest single-w

The nine-year-old musical hit ‘Wicked’ earned $2,947,172 over nine performances last week, making it the highest single-week gross for any show in Broadway history. ‘Wicked,’ based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, beat the previous record set by ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,’ which earned $2,941,790 over nine performances last year during the holiday season, […]