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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.
A Tale of Two Stages

A Tale of Two Stages

Two Coachella Valley theater companies, CVRep and Dezart Performs, have carved distinctive niches in the local arts scene and this season will punctuate their strengths with compelling schedules.
King of Cool

King of Cool

John Waters, who appears Dec. 2 at McCallum Theatre, tackles in both his films and plays the fight against the tyranny of good taste crashing down on people.
Stroke Recovery Center Palm Springs Hosts 'A Night at the Copa' Benefit

Stroke Recovery Center Palm Springs Hosts 'A Night at the Copa' Benefit

The Stroke Recovery Center of Palm Springs will host its “Evening of Hope: A Night at the Copa” on Nov. 22 at the Riviera Palm Springs.
Mummenschanz Brings Message Through Playful Act to McCallum Theatre

Mummenschanz Brings Message Through Playful Act to McCallum Theatre

Swiss mask theater group Mummenschanz is anxious to be back in front of California audiences Nov. 13 as part of the Palm Desert International Dance Festival and Choreography Festival at McCallum Theatre.
Dancing Without Borders

Dancing Without Borders

In November, the McCallum Theatre brings dance to the forefront with exceptional performances during the Palm Desert International Dance Festival.
Ry Bradley Strummin' Country Rock at AMFM Fest

Ry Bradley Strummin' Country Rock at AMFM Fest

La Quinta's Ry Bradey, a four-time nominee at the upcoming LA Music Awards, will headline this weekend's AMFM Fest with a Nov. 15 show at the Mary Pickford Theater in Cathedral City.
Shine a Light, Celebrate, Share

Shine a Light, Celebrate, Share

David Gonzalez’s Crisálida community arts project has begun mining the culture-rich stories of the eastern Coachella Valley.
Cheyenne Jackson Draws from New Album for McCallum Gig

Cheyenne Jackson Draws from New Album for McCallum Gig

Cheyenne Jackson has come a long way from his Washington state roots, selling out Carnegie Hall, performing at the White House and now his first solo appearance Nov. 1 at McCallum Theatre.
Ghouls’ Night Out

Ghouls’ Night Out

Halloween is always hot in Palm Springs — and we’re not just talking about the temperature. So get your costume ready, pick your venue, and prepare for an unforgettable night.
Reba McEntire Brings Four Decades of Hits to Desert

Reba McEntire Brings Four Decades of Hits to Desert

Reba McEntire, who is the only female country music soloist to post No. 1 songs across four decades, makes a desert appearance Nov. 1 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.
Dan Schawbel: Uniqueness Will Attract Millennials to Area

Dan Schawbel: Uniqueness Will Attract Millennials to Area

Dan Schawbel will share his expertise on millennial employees and customers in today’s marketplace at the 2014 Coachella Annual Economic Summit on Oct. 30 in Palm Desert.
BalletBoyz Brings 'Cool' Approach to Dance in McCallum Theatre Show

BalletBoyz Brings 'Cool' Approach to Dance in McCallum Theatre Show

BalletBoyz, an all-male troupe, has brought a radical and amazing approach to dance, and will appear Nov. 6 at McCallum Theatre as part of the Palm Desert International Dance Festival.
40 Under Forty: Kelly McLean

40 Under Forty: Kelly McLean

Splash House co-founder Kelly McLean had aspirations of being a performer herself, starting her own girl pop group in Los Angeles and doing some acting in Palm Springs.
The Man Behind Coachella

The Man Behind Coachella

15 years ago, Goldenvoice’s Paul Tollett launched a music festival that reinvented the valley’s youth tourism market.
Visionary - Joshua Otten

Visionary - Joshua Otten

Arts, Media & Entertainment Visionary - Otten notes that the area is an ideal place for companies looking to relocate. “There’s a great appreciation for hard work here.
Visionary - Jeff L. Grubbe

Visionary - Jeff L. Grubbe

Philanthropy Visionary - As chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Jeff L. Grubbe is one of five council members who oversee all tribal business.
Palm Springs Modern Committee to Host Annual Preservation Awards

Palm Springs Modern Committee to Host Annual Preservation Awards

Palm Springs Modern Committee’s Annual Preservation Awards Gala on Oct. 4 will honor contributions in preservation, restoration, renovation or adaptive reuse of a midcentury modern residential or commercial property.
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