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OLD GLOBE DEBUTS “MACBETH” FOR 2016 SUMMER SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

OLD GLOBE DEBUTS “MACBETH” FOR 2016 SUMMER SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

It’s been said that there are only 36 plotlines for even the most brilliant and inspired playwrights to render. The progenitor and genius for English speakers in this regard is Shakespeare.  The master of plot, the conductor and orchestrator of emotions, the person most responsible for inspiring playwrights over the last 400 years. There are […]

NORTH COAST REP PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE TRANSLATION OF HENRIK IBSEN’S POWERFUL DRAMA HEDDA GABLER

NORTH COAST REP PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE TRANSLATION OF HENRIK IBSEN’S POWERFUL DRAMA HEDDA GABLER

Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler may be a 19th century gal but she could easily fit into the machinations of any 21st century society with a tweak here and a left turn there.   Then as now, Hedda Gabler wannabes show up with regularity. Take any Bette Davis or Joan Crawford movie or Lillian Hellman’s ‘The Little […]

California’s Death Penalty Upheld

California’s Death Penalty Upheld

The death penalty is back on the books in California – more or less. A panel of judges on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected a lower court ruling that had declared the capital punishment system in the Golden State unconstitutional. But Professor Ellen Kreitzberg, who heads the Death Penalty College at […]

El Foro 2015 Candidatos a Desert Hot Springs

El Foro 2015 Candidatos a Desert Hot Springs

La Cámara de Comercio de Desert Hot Springs tiene un historial de envolverse con las actividades políticas locales que precede a la incorporación de la ciudad. Es en realidad que fue a través del envolvimiento de la Cámara que ambos, el Distrito del Agua y la ciudad fueron establecidos. Como una organización 501(c)(6), la Cámara […]

Perspective Media Launching Provocative News Magazine

Perspective Media Launching Provocative News Magazine

LOS ANGELES, /PRNewswire/ — What might the headlines say five or ten years from now? That’s the question Perspective Media hopes to answer with its forthcoming publication, Perspective Magazine (http://www.perspectivethemag.com/). A Kickstarter campaign for the magazine kicks off on December 1, with a launch set for early 2015. The stories in Perspective Magazine will be told […]

More than 150 detained in California as police killing protests reignite

More than 150 detained in California as police killing protests reignite

Some 150 people have been arrested in California as protests spilled into a third night, after decisions not to charge white police officers for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner prompted outcries about the use of force on minorities. Protests in Berkley involved more than a thousand people, several hundred of who stormed […]

Comedian Robin Williams found dead in suspected suicide

Comedian Robin Williams found dead in suspected suicide

Oscar winning actor Robin Williams has died in his home in California at the age of 63. “Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time,” the comedian’s publicist said […]

World Premiere Musical Hits The Mark At The Old Globe

World Premiere Musical Hits The Mark At The Old Globe

Musicals are usually the barometer of what the younger adult set likes when it comes to telling a story to which they can relate.  There have been many wonderfully produced musicals over the last several years, but the young adult audience demographic really took off after “Spring Awakening”. The musical theatre scene definitely has been […]

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