joshua tree improv

Comedy is Serious Stuff

Have some laughs at the Joshua Tree Improv/Comedy Festival, and find out why the people on stage value the human connection.

Julie Pendray Arts & Entertainment

Coleman is part of the same Second City machine that has produced Gilda Radner, John Belushi, Dan Akroyd, Bill Murray, John Candy, Martin Short and Joan Rivers. The Second City operates out of Chicago, Hollywood, and Toronto. Radner, the co-creator of the original Saturday Night Live’s annoying yet loveable TV news anchor, Roseanne Roseannadanna, is the subject of the opening

Frank Caliendo

Inside the Mind of Frank Caliendo

He hears voices, but it's a good thing. A master of impressions, Caliendo says he takes the silly approach when it comes to impersonating President Donald Trump.

GREG ARCHER Arts & Entertainment, Watch & Listen - Attractions

Sports titans John Madden and Charles Barkley have so much in common with Presidents Trump, Clinton, and Bush. They all share precious real estate in the creative and adventurous mind of master impressionist and comedian Frank Caliendo. Of course, Al Pacino, Robin Williams, the entire cast of Seinfeld, and a bold mix of various sports commentators and figures have been


Laugh It Up

Beth Lapides’ comedy legacy returns to Palm Springs with 'UnCabaret' at Ace Hotel & Swim Club.

GREG ARCHER Arts & Entertainment

Twenty-five years ago, writer-comedian Beth Lapides launched UnCabaret in Los Angeles, an inventive outing for comics near and far. But something profound happened along the way. Over time, as the likes of Jon Stewart, Sarah Silverman, Alec Mapa, Roseanne Barr, Sandra Bernhard, Carrie Fisher and Bill Maher, to note a few, hit the stage, the endeavor managed to reclaim comedy as

Marlon Wayans

Isn’t He Special

Comedian Marlon Wayans bucks the system to bring his observational standup June 2 to Morongo Casino.

Mike Mettler Arts & Entertainment

Is there anything Marlon Wayans can’t do? The actor, producer, comedian, writer, and director boasts a lifetime $736 million box office take domestically (Scary Movie, White Chicks, and A Haunted House and are among his many hits), but the man is not quite satisfied he’s reached his full potential just yet. “It’s not about being accepted by any select group

brian regan

A Stand Up Guy

Brian Regan brings out the laughs with ordinary observations on life's goofy moments

Michelle Roe Arts & Entertainment

Stand up comedian Brian Regan’s sense of humor has not only sparked a successful career, but he’s fired up a fan following that includes the likes of Jimmy Fallon and Jerry Seinfeld. “I like to make anybody laugh but the fact that people who do what you do, like what you do, is an extra level of compliment,” Regan says,