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AM-DOCS 2018 FESTIVAL AT CAMELOT THEATRES PALM SPRINGS

Seven years ago, AM-DOCS Film Festival founder Teddy Grouya, felt that filmmakers of documentaries needed a proper festival of their own to display their diverse and wide-ranging, special subject-matter films, for lovers and audiences of the documentary film genre in a festival format with all the trimmings. The audiences for the first AM-DOCS festival has grown exponentially to the point...

ALAN AYCKBOURN’S RIOTOUS COMEDY “HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES” ONSTAGE AT NCRT

There ought to be a law stating all British farces and comedies must be staged by British-trained directors in order to get the full impact of their special, zany, erudite, and/or silly brand of comedy. Old-timers will remember the joys of listening to the BBC’s “The Goon Show” on radio or viewing “Fawlty Towers”, on TV with the incomparable...

POWERFUL AND INSIGHTFUL DRAMA OF NY HASIDIC RELIGIOUS FAMILY LIFE AT OLD GLOBE THEATRE

The Old Globe’s Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein is a bit of a National Treasure when it comes to the Arts. What a boon for audiences of San Diego's Old Globe theatre complex when Edelstein was handed the keys to one of the country's oldest and most prestigious theatre venues. In snaring the services of Edelstein, it’s become...

Trump threatens China with $100bn more in tariffs as response to Beijing’s ‘unfair retaliation’

Donald Trump has instructed the US Trade Representative to consider slapping China with an additional $100 billion in tariffs, accusing China of engaging in “unfair retaliation” instead of backing down to Washington’s pressure. “Rather than remedy its misconduct, China has chosen to harm our farmers and manufacturers. In light of China's unfair retaliation, I have instructed the USTR to consider...

Chris Wallace at the Desert Town Hall

Story and Photos by Pat Krause The Final speaker for Desert Town Hall was Chris Wallace on March 28th. Desert Town Hall has had some fantastic speakers again this year. Michael Hayden and John Scarlett on Jan. 19th, Mark Kelley and Gabby Gifford on Feb. 23rd and that beautiful Caroline Kennedy on March 8th. That is an excellent lineup for...

DEZART PERFORMS THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS POIGNANT COMEDY “MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD”

Where would any of us be today without the mothers of the world?  Everyone has had one or better yet, it is hoped, still has one.  They are so necessary to life on this crazy planet.  We honor them with their own special day every May, and rightly so! What a fabulous production Dezart Performs chooses to end their 10th...