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West Coast Premiere Of Dezart Performs Comedy Drama Play “Exquisite Potential”

West Coast Premiere Of Dezart Performs Comedy Drama Play “Exquisite Potential”

“Exquisite Potential” by playwright Stephan Kaplan, is having its West Coast Premiere at Dezart Performs in the Pearl McManus Theatre in Palm Springs.   The comedy drama is one of two plays that ended in a tie as “audience favorite” from Dezart Performs annual staged play reading festival in April of this year.  The winner […]

The 20th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Kick-off special at the Hard Rock Hotel

The 20th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Kick-off special at the Hard Rock Hotel

The 20th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards held a Kick-off special Hard Rock Hotel event on November 8th. This was an invitation only party honoring Terri Ketover with the 100 Women Award and also Glenn Ostergaard and David Kaplan with the Partners for Life Award. Members from these groups gathered together to honor those people […]

Bella da Ball was honored with the 358th Star

Bella da Ball was honored with the 358th Star

Philanthropist, Humanitarian and Entertainer, Bella da Ball a.k.a. Brian Wanzek, was honored with the 358th Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on Nov. 9th. The Star was unveiled in front of Azul Tapas Bar and Lounge in Palm Springs at 369 N. Palm Canyon Drive in front of several hundred friends, family and […]

Radioactive leak found in reactor at S. Carolina nuclear plant, one of largest in US

Radioactive leak found in reactor at S. Carolina nuclear plant, one of largest in US

A reactor at one of the nation’s largest nuclear power plants has been taken offline due to a radioactive leak within a containment building. “Out of an abundance of caution,” service was temporarily removed from Unit 1 at the Oconee Nuclear Station in western South Carolina early Monday, according to ONS spokeswoman B.J. Gatten. A robot […]

‘Golden press:’ Teenage mental illness soars in wealthy US, UK families

‘Golden press:’ Teenage mental illness soars in wealthy US, UK families

Mental health problems in children from wealthy US and UK families soar, new research reveals. The richer sectors of society are facing a crisis of eating disorders, drug abuse and self-harm, mostly due to “unrealistic” expectations pinned on kids. Wealthy parents expect their off-springs to excel in all fields, including sports and music, as well […]

“The Center Stage”

“The Center Stage”

The Center that serves the Deserts LGBT Community held a gala “The Center Stage” concert at the Palm Springs Convention Center on October 30th. The benefit concert was headlined by Frenchie Davis a Broadway star and TV’s The VOICE finalist. Hundreds of guests filled the lobby of the Convention Center where a huge silent auction […]

Desert Blind To Honor Stroke Recovery Center’s Beverly Greer

Desert Blind To Honor Stroke Recovery Center’s Beverly Greer

PALM SPRINGS, CA – Beverly Greer, Chief Executive Officer, of the Stroke Recovery Center in Palm Springs, will be the recipient of the 2013 Raya Hamilton Community Service Leadership Award, the Desert Blind and Handicapped Association announced. “We are extremely excited to be honoring Greer for her work with the Stroke Recovery Center, and for her significant contribution to our […]

Cv Rep Theatre Receives A+ For “Master Class” Production

Cv Rep Theatre Receives A+ For “Master Class” Production

Grand Opera star and Diva extraordinaire Maria Callas was no shrinking violet when it came to her profession.  As one of the world’s leading sopranos for years she used her gifts, her visionary intelligence for the dramatic, and the power of her performance to charm, intimidate, and thrill devotees of world opera during the 20th […]