Winter-Spring 2013

Articles

PERFORMANCE — A Bigger, Better Stage

PERFORMANCE — A Bigger, Better Stage

Coyote StageWorks returns to Annenberg Theater with five productions fine-tuned to the community
Annenberg Theater Council’s board and membership are excited about the new season of performances being planned by Coyote StageWorks
IN THE STUDIO — The Fun Develops Instantly

IN THE STUDIO — The Fun Develops Instantly

Stefanie Schneider uses Polaroid stills to create a film inspired by the High Desert
Inspired by the landscape, German artist and experimental filmmaker Stefanie Schneider made Morongo Valley her surreal home sweet home in 2005.
EXHIBITIONIST — Artists in Residence

EXHIBITIONIST — Artists in Residence

In Joshua Tree, BoxoPROJECTS invites artists to learn, obsess, and make art inspired by the desert
Bernard Leibov enjoys making things happen in the arts. So he began mounting exhibitions of Joshua Tree artists in his New York apartment. And now he hosts artists for residencies in the High Desert community.
A Brief History of Theater

A Brief History of Theater

McCallum celebrates 25 years
Although McCallum Theatre ties its 25th anniversary to the beginning of life on opening night, its history traces to 1966, when Palm Springs pioneer Pearl McCallum bequeathed $250,000 for construction of a performing arts center.
Rethinking the Classics

Rethinking the Classics

With works by some of the world’s most important artists, Beg Borrow and Steal propels Palm Springs Art Museum into an international conversation
With works by some of the world’s most important artists, "Beg Borrow and Steal" propels Palm Springs Art Museum into an international conversation
Enamored of Enamel

Enamored of Enamel

Sunnylands installs cloisonné exhibition
Silver-gilt makes way for cloisonné as Sunnylands Center & Gardens opens its second exhibition of exquisite, historical items collected by Walter and Leonore Annenberg.
A Case for Creativity

A Case for Creativity

Web-based show gets artists talking
Since November 2011, Angela Romeo and videographer/editor Steve Tanguy have filmed interviews with almost 100 artists in the Coachella Valley and other Southern California cities, San Francisco, and Arizona. She posts the 30-minute documentaries every two weeks on Vimeo and YouTube.
Where Artists Thrived

Where Artists Thrived

Follow the trail to discover the views that inspired the desert’s pioneers of creativity
Some of California’s greatest artists once lived in the Coachella Valley. More and more, art lovers are recognizing the power their former homes and environs hold in telling the story of American art.
Kickstarting the Arts

Kickstarting the Arts

Creative types turn to crowd-funding to realize their best ideas
Kickstarter provides an online venue for individuals to crowd-source funds to accomplish creative projects (arts, design, and technology). Each project is posted with a monetary goal and length of time (one to 60 days) to raise funds.

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PERFORMANCE — A Bigger, Better Stage

Annenberg Theater Council’s board and membership are excited about the new season of performances being planned by Coyote StageWorks

IN THE STUDIO — The Fun Develops Instantly

Inspired by the landscape, German artist and experimental filmmaker Stefanie Schneider made Morongo Valley her surreal home sweet home in 2005.

EXHIBITIONIST — Artists in Residence

Bernard Leibov enjoys making things happen in the arts. So he began mounting exhibitions of Joshua Tree artists in his New York apartment. And now he hosts artists for residencies in the High Desert community.

Rethinking the Classics

With works by some of the world’s most important artists, "Beg Borrow and Steal" propels Palm Springs Art Museum into an international conversation

A Brief History of Theater

Although McCallum Theatre ties its 25th anniversary to the beginning of life on opening night, its history traces to 1966, when Palm Springs pioneer Pearl McCallum bequeathed $250,000 for construction of a performing arts center.

Enamored of Enamel

Silver-gilt makes way for cloisonné as Sunnylands Center & Gardens opens its second exhibition of exquisite, historical items collected by Walter and Leonore Annenberg.

A Case for Creativity

Since November 2011, Angela Romeo and videographer/editor Steve Tanguy have filmed interviews with almost 100 artists in the Coachella Valley and other Southern California cities, San Francisco, and Arizona. She posts the 30-minute documentaries every two weeks on Vimeo and YouTube.

Where Artists Thrived

Some of California’s greatest artists once lived in the Coachella Valley. More and more, art lovers are recognizing the power their former homes and environs hold in telling the story of American art.

Kickstarting the Arts

Kickstarter provides an online venue for individuals to crowd-source funds to accomplish creative projects (arts, design, and technology). Each project is posted with a monetary goal and length of time (one to 60 days) to raise funds.
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