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For Mom and Dad

Lorna Luft shares behind-the-scenes tales of her legendary mother’s masterpiece A Star is Born in her new book.

Jeremy Kinser Arts & Entertainment, Current Digital

Lorna Luft shares behind-the-scenes tales of her legendary mother Judy Garland’s masterpiece, A Star is Born, in her new book.

Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner

The World’s Most Beautiful Animal

A new biography of screen siren Ava Gardner shows that her enduring legacy includes Palm Springs and Frank Sinatra.

Jeremy Kinser Arts & Entertainment

Despite being an award-winning actress and a top box-office draw during her heyday, Ava Gardner often generated more attention for her tumultuous personal life than her film roles. A bona-fide Hollywood legend for her unparalleled good looks (she was famously touted by MGM as “the world’s most beautiful animal”), Gardner lived up to the fanciful billing with an active social

Purple Room Palm Springs

Room with a Hue

Purple means passion, and the colorfully named local supper club provides an endless supply.

Jeremy Kinser Arts & Entertainment

NIGHTLIFE Before Tommy Tune would sign the contract to perform his one-man show Here and Now! at The Purple Room over Labor Day weekend, he wanted to take a good, long look at the inside of the storied supper club. Tune’s concern wasn’t whether the intimate space was too slight for the stature of a 10-time Tony Award winner. His

Tommy Tune

Great Heights

Tony Award winner Tommy Tune will premiere a personal evening of songs and stories in Palm Springs

Jeremy Kinser Arts & Entertainment

There are many performers who deserve to be referred to as theatrical giants, but few, if any, can reach the heights of Tommy Tune. Since he departed small-town Wichita Falls, Texas for New York City more than five decades ago, the self-described “five feet-seventeen inch” tall song-and-dance man has garnered an incredible 10 Tony Awards, among many other honors, for