Entertainment

The Desert Classic Film Society Presents the silent classic NOSFERATU

On Friday, February 10  , at 7 pm., the Desert Classic Film Society will present a special presentation of F.W. Murnau’s silent masterpiece, NOSFERATU – A SYMPHONY OF HORROR with live musical accompaniment. This 1922 German film was the original film version of Dracula, with Max Schreck’s performance considered by many to be the greatest […]

Old Globe Theatre Mounts Horton Foote Comedy About Avarice

Old Globe Theatre Mounts Horton Foote Comedy About Avarice

There’s something about southern families and their last wills and testaments that just fascinate Americans. Not to go picking on our southern brethren, but southern playwrights themselves love to write plays about the “the family”, most of them rife with over-the-top characters and situations, and the inevitable “reading of the will”, and lets not forget […]

The Desert Classic Film Society Presents Bob Hope in MY FAVORITE BRUNETTE 1947.

Baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, on death row in San Quentin, tells reporters how he got there: taking care of his private-eye neighbor’s office, Ronnie is asked by the irresistible Baroness Montay to find the missing Baron. There follow confusing but sinister doings in a gloomy mansion and a private sanatorium, with every plot twist a […]

The unveiling of the Bob Hope Trophy

The unveiling of the Bob Hope Trophy

The Bob Hope Memorial Trophy was unveiled on Thursday, January 19th at the Interview room in the Media Center during the Humana Challenge Golf Tournament. This trophy will be awarded to the winner on Sunday, the final day of the tournament. Humana commissioned this work of Art from artist Kenneth von Roenn from Kentucky. It […]

President Bill Clinton visits the desert

President Bill Clinton visits the desert

President Bill Clinton gave opening remarks at the Clinton Foundation Health Forum that was held at the Renaissance Esmeralda on Tuesday, January 17th. The event kicked off the Humana Challenge Golf Tournament in partnership with PGA Tour, Clinton Foundation and Humana. Topics included Health Matters and Activating Wellness in Every Generation. Noted Speakers included President […]

2012 Miss California USA and Miss California Teen USA at the McCallum Theatre

2012 Miss California USA and Miss California Teen USA at the McCallum Theatre

The Annual Miss California USA and Miss California Teen USA was held at the McCallum Theatre on January 8th and 9th. Over 400 young women competed for these prestigious titles. Contestants were judged on 3 levels, Interviews, Swimsuit and Evening Gown competitions.  Celebrity judges included producer Ty Griffin, Entertainment Magazine’s Chris Mannor and Make up […]