Culture

Sixth Annual ‘An Evening at the Pueblo’

Sixth Annual ‘An Evening at the Pueblo’

In the 1950’s Cabot Abram Yerxa published 280 newspaper columns describing his struggles and joys as a Desert Hot Springs area homesteader from 1913 – 1918, his discovery of the “miraculous” hot-water aquifer, his observations of desert life, and his friendships with Hollywood celebrities at the nearby B-bar-H Ranch. (an excerpt from his book, available […]

Reality Tv Show Spoof Debuts At The Old Globe’s Sheryl And Harvey White Theatre In San Diego

Reality Tv Show Spoof Debuts At The Old Globe’s Sheryl And Harvey White Theatre In San Diego

If ever a TV genre needed to be spoofed it’s the mindless and vapid “reality show”.  The death of scripted TV dramas or comedies can be directly traced back to the last Writer’s strike.  Without the writer’s words, the producers were forced to resort to filming outlines of show ideas with the reality contestants sometimes […]

Palm Springs Opera Guild Brings Opera To Over 12,000 Students

Palm Springs Opera Guild Brings Opera To Over 12,000 Students

Palm Springs, CA-May 24, 2012… Keeping true to their mission, the Palm Springs Opera Guild provides Opera Outreach music programs to young people residing in the desert. This year, the Opera Outreach will once again perform and educate students from kindergarten to high school seniors attending schools and academies throughout the Coachella Valley. One of […]

Unusual Musical “Scottsboro Boys” Launched At The Old Globe

Unusual Musical “Scottsboro Boys” Launched At The Old Globe

It’s rare to see a musical that had only forty-nine performances in its 2010 Off-Broadway New York debut, become the current production on the Donald and Darlene Shiley stage at San Diego’s venerable Old Globe Theatre.  Technically, it’s a revival and is not a re-imagining. “The Scottsboro Boys”, a daring, off beat show with music […]

CHIRLA Recognizes Architects of Dreams Come True

CHIRLA Recognizes Architects of Dreams Come True

Spring Gala to feature community pillars, legislature lions, and unsung heroes Los Angeles – On Thursday, April 5, 2012, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles will hold a Spring Gala to celebrate twenty-six years of proud work on behalf of immigrants and refugees in Los Angeles.  Titled “Pathways to Promise”, the always fun […]

Desert Youth Ballet Scholarships Available

Desert Youth Ballet Scholarships Available

Rancho Mirage, Calif. – Wednesday, April 4, 2012 — Desert Youth Ballet will hold scholarship auditions for acceptance into Valerie Mahabir’s Studio of Dance. The class audition will be held from 5:45pm to 6:45pm. Students, 5 and up, who have a love of dance and financial need, may attend this class audition. “We’re thrilled to […]