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Jane Lynch, The von Trapps, Igudesman & Joo Lead Picks for McCallum's 2015-16 Season

Jane Lynch, The von Trapps, Igudesman & Joo Lead Picks for McCallum's 2015-16 Season

Mitch Gershenfeld’s successful track record in booking shows audiences love led him to establish “Mitch’s Picks” to showcase artists the public may not be familiar with appearing at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert.
Open Call Gives Greater Palm Springs Area Talent a Chance to Shine

Open Call Gives Greater Palm Springs Area Talent a Chance to Shine

Kaitlyn Farley knew music was her calling from a young age, but opportunities like the annual Open Call at the McCallum Theatre took that passion to another level.
alt-J’s Gus Unger-Hamilton Leads a Beautiful Coachella Life

alt-J’s Gus Unger-Hamilton Leads a Beautiful Coachella Life

alt-J’s immediate future is playing Coachella for the second time in three years, something the 2012 Mercury Music Prize winners are very much anticipating.
Tycho Set to Ride the Chillwave at Coachella 2015

Tycho Set to Ride the Chillwave at Coachella 2015

If you told ambient chillwave artist Tycho that it seems like he’s in a constant dream state with a course permanently set for the outer reaches of the cosmos, he would very much appreciate the sentiment.
Out of Sight!

Out of Sight!

Every year, we stretch to imagine what Michael Childers will do next with his always-sold-out One Night Only benefit for Jewish Family Service of the Desert.
Desert Rose

Desert Rose

Jenny Lewis returns to Coachella where she has found the desert inspires her songwriting including her most recent album, Give Up, which features a music video with three of her Hollywood friends: Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, and Brie Larson.
Gang of Four Brings Latest Album to Pappy & Harriet's Stop

Gang of Four Brings Latest Album to Pappy & Harriet's Stop

Like many bands that have survived over the years. Gang of Four has undergone some lineup changes, but through it all guitarist Andy Gill has kept moving forward and not living by the past.
Rami Jaffee Leads All-Star Band Appearance at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo

Rami Jaffee Leads All-Star Band Appearance at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo

Rami Jaffee brings a hefty musical resume of playing with the Wallflowers and Foo Fighters, and he and his all-star band will rock Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo on March 23 during "El Paseo Runway Night."
Festival of the Desert Makes Debut at Sunnylands

Festival of the Desert Makes Debut at Sunnylands

Festival of the Desert brings an international flavor and artistic edge in its debut March 18 split between Sunnylands and McCallum Theatre.
Bryan Brothers Serve Up Entertainment at BNP Paribas Open

Bryan Brothers Serve Up Entertainment at BNP Paribas Open

Whether competing on the court as the No. 1 doubles team in the world or delighting fans with their musical prowess, the Mike and Bob Bryan will rock the BNP Paribas Open.
Adam Levine Picks Coachella Valley Resident from "The Voice" Blind Audition

Adam Levine Picks Coachella Valley Resident from "The Voice" Blind Audition

Coachella Valley singer Barry Minniefield hasn’t quite found a signature style of his own, but he has attracted the attention of Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine, who chose him during "The Voice's" blind audition.
Hot Tickets

Hot Tickets

Editor's pick of must-see films at the American Documentary Film Festival, March 26-30, in Greater Palm Springs area.
A Feast for the Creative Soul

A Feast for the Creative Soul

This month, Soprano Renée Fleming returns for a marquee performance to launch the Festival of the Desert — a preview event serving up an all-star cast of musicians, dancers, visual artists, chefs, and speakers.
In Support of Actors

In Support of Actors

He often calls himself “the luckiest actor in the world,” but there have been times when Brian Stokes Mitchell has relied upon the assistance of the Actors Fund.
AC/DC, Jack White, Rapper Drake Headline Coachella 2015

AC/DC, Jack White, Rapper Drake Headline Coachella 2015

Metal rockers AC/DC, alt rock king Jack White, and smooth rapper Drake headline the released lineup for the 2015 Coachella Arts and Music Festival set over two consecutive April weekends in Indio.
Director Jeremy Garelick Draws His Own Buzz for "The Wedding Ringer"

Director Jeremy Garelick Draws His Own Buzz for "The Wedding Ringer"

Jeremy Garelick, whose words have provided the one-liners to some of the funniest comedy films in recent years including The Hangover, has caught the attention of Hollywood’s elite with his directorial debut of "The Wedding Ringer".
PSIFF: Your Insider’s Guide

PSIFF: Your Insider’s Guide

Bringing glamour and glitz to our resort town, the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year
Deap Vally Weaves its Way to Music Stardom

Deap Vally Weaves its Way to Music Stardom

Currently working on its second album with Yeah Yeah Yeah’s Nick Zinner, Deap Valley will join Fool’s Gold and Crystal Skulls and play Ace Hotel & Swim Club’s 2015 New Years Eve bash on Dec. 31.
Lisa Vanderpump Will Preside Over Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade

Lisa Vanderpump Will Preside Over Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade

A place on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars and now Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump will be the Celebrity Grand Marshal of the 23rd annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade on Dec. 6.
"The Imitation Game" Garners Ensemble Award from Palm Springs Film Fest

"The Imitation Game" Garners Ensemble Award from Palm Springs Film Fest

"The Imitation Game" will receive the Ensemble Performance Award at the 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Jan. 3.
Tom Dreesen Performs Act to Benefit Barbara Sinatra's Children's Center

Tom Dreesen Performs Act to Benefit Barbara Sinatra's Children's Center

Tom Dreesen recalls Frank Sinatra didn't go to bed until sun up, so they would leave Sinatra's Rancho Mirage compound in the middle of the night and drive around the Coachella Valley talking politics, sports, and Sinatra's childhood.
Neil Sedaka Covers 50-Plus Years of Hits in McCallum Show

Neil Sedaka Covers 50-Plus Years of Hits in McCallum Show

Neil Sedaka has been performing for more than 50 years, and the legendary singer reveals he is working on a "very serious musical" about his life, struggles, and comeback featuring all of his songs.
Phillip Phillips Makes Fantasy Springs Stop Riding Post "American Idol" Success

Phillip Phillips Makes Fantasy Springs Stop Riding Post "American Idol" Success

Phillip Phillips doesn’t think he’s very interesting. However, fans of the talented musician will strongly disagree based upon his success since winning American Idol Season 11.
The Power of Suggestion

The Power of Suggestion

With a background in music, President and CEO Mitch Gershenfeld feels at ease signing five acts this season that McCallum Theatre audiences might not know — but he’s sure they’ll love.
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