Culture

Women Leaders Forum Awards: ‘WOMEN WHO RULE’

Women Leaders Forum Awards: ‘WOMEN WHO RULE’

WOMEN WHO RULE was the theme for the Women Leaders Forum Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser at Agua Caliente Resort Spa on January 29th. WLF was founded by Indian Wells Mayor Mary T. Roche in 2001. Three women who rule in the Desert were honored today. These women are true role models for their inspiration, […]

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, […]

Salinger and Harper to be replaced by Invasive Plant Inventory in US school curriculum

Salinger and Harper to be replaced by Invasive Plant Inventory in US school curriculum

A new curriculum for public schools across the United States will soon make it mandatory for at least 70 percent of all assigned books to be works of non-fiction, eliminating classic works that have influenced great thinkers for centuries. By 2014, schools in 46 out of 50 states will have adopted this new curriculum, which […]

Grand Opening: Cork and Fork Restaurant in LaQuinta

Grand Opening: Cork and Fork Restaurant in LaQuinta

A new restaurant is opening in LaQuinta on January 18th called the Cork and Fork. The restaurant features small plates of food and a variety of wines. Chef Andie Hubka and business Manager Jane Angwin are owners of Cooking with Class which is just next door. Class members and customers kept asking when they were […]

From Liberty To Dependence

From Liberty To Dependence

The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations from the beginning of history, has been about 200 years. During those 200 years, those nations always progressed through eight stages. Is America now at the point of repeating history by progressing from dependence back into bondage? You decide. Stage 1: From Bondage To Spiritual Faith The […]

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, […]

The Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre Party

The Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre Party

The CVrep, Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre in Palm Springs held a party at the Atrium in Palm Springs on Dec. 21st. Invited guests were donors,staff and volunteers that have contributed to the continuing success of the Theatre. Over 200 guests arrived to find a large silent auction. Appetizers and drinks were provided by LuLu’s Restaurant […]