Piano Talk

J. Scott Beaty has been tickling the ivory for 25 years as house pianist at the McCallum Theatre.

Emily Chavous Arts & Entertainment

J. Scott Beaty is celebrating 25 years as house pianist at the McCallum Theatre, a gig he got on the recommendation of former President Gerald Ford.

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Donna Macmillan Fêtes the Muses, Nov. 8, 2017

Susan Stein Social Scene

The Muses & Patroness Circle, a women’s fundraising and leadership group for the McCallum Theatre, held its annual Muses Tea at the home of philanthropist Donna Macmillan. Nearly 300 women spent the afternoon enjoying Macmillan’s whimsical and important art collection while noshing on elegant bites from Carousel Catering. Guests gathered under Macmillan’s neon “Happy” sign (created by Tim Noble and

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Paula’s Power

Paula Poundstone made a big dent in the comedy scene more than 20 years ago, but it has been paying attention to the quirky details of her everyday life that continues to fuel her comedic longevity.

GREG ARCHER Arts & Entertainment

Like so many other people with 14 cats, two dogs, and one ant left over from a beleaguered ant farm …. On second thought: Paula Poundstone is not like so many other people. Far from it. But that’s precisely why the comedian remains so popular. Poundstone rose to fame in the 1990s and managed to ride the unpredictable roller coaster

One Night Only

“One Night Only” Benefits Jewish Family Service, April 20, 2017

Susan Stein Social Scene

Composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has said he wanted to give audiences “songs they could whistle as they left the theater and take home in their pockets.” Michael Childers made certain that happened for attendees of his One Night Only – Hello Jerry event, a tribute to Herman benefiting Jewish Family Service of the Desert. Childers, who has produced One