A Case for Creativity

Web-based show gets artists talking

Janice Kleinschmidt. Arts & Entertainment

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.

Kickstarting the Arts

Creative types turn to crowd-funding to realize their best ideas

Janice Kleinschmidt. Arts & Entertainment

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.

Tapping the Talent

The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies gives guests a chance to meet the cast offstage

Janice Kleinschmidt. Arts & Entertainment

When Suzanne Vitale met with two probation officers from Riverside, she revealed a few secrets. Nothing nefarious, mind you — unless you consider the “enhancement” of tap dancing in The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies a criminal act.

Palm Springs Air Travel Marks Soaring Success

From private jets to upgrades at Palm Springs International Airport, the desert’s travel-by-air industry grows.

Janice Kleinschmidt. Attractions

In 2008, when the CEOs of GM, Ford, and Chrysler flew by private jet to request a bailout from Congress, the backlash became a boon for a Coachella Valley jet charter service.