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Harley Quinn: The Female Anti-Hero Comics Need

By Thomas Novak There are a lot of great characters in fiction for fans to rally behind. Some enjoy heroes like DC’s Batman and Marvel’s...

The Art of Christopher Georgesco and Mandy Main

Rebecca Fine Art Gallery will host a very exciting Artists Reception this Sat., May 6, 5-8PM.  Featured will be new works by sculptor Christopher...

Hot Time in the Valley – Art Community Keeps is Cool

By Angela Romeo As the dust settles from the Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals and Highway 111 returns to its normal pace, it might seem...

A Miracle for Megan

By Janet McAfee The tiny Terrier was wedged against the back of the kennel wall at our local county shelter, frozen with fear and shaking. ...

Pokehana Offers Healthy Fast Food

By Denise Ortuno-Neil It was love at first bite for me. As an avid sushi lover, I pretty much knew that it would be. With...

Red Wine Roundup

By Rick Riozza Alright folks—all aboard for the last train to Clarksburg; and, we’ll meet you at the red wine station for yet another last...

OLDER BUT NEW ON BLU

By Robin E. Simmons  THE GLORY GUYS (1965) Hollywood’s resident maverick and madman wrote this under seen and gorgeously shot Cavalry riff on Custer’s last stand...

A Stage Review of ‘Later Life’

By Dee Jae Cox Playwright Luigi Pirandello wrote a play in 1921 titled “Six Characters in search of an Author.”  For some reason that title...

An Artist at the Peak of His Powers

By Heidi Simmons ----- Doctorow: Collected Stories By E. L. Doctorow ----- Oh to be in the hands of a great storyteller!  Readers may be most familiar with the award...

BAD ACTORS

By Haddon Libby Non-partisan non-profit Good Jobs First promotes corporate accountability via its Corporate Research Project.  Their research shows that 100 companies have paid anywhere...

STAGECOACH CONCERT EFFECTS LINGER

By Dale Gribow You need not attend Stagecoach to be "HELD UP". Why do I say Held Up? Because your life may be put on...

There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills!

It’s also along the freeways, in open fields and vacant lots in your neighborhood. That lush green vegetation and pretty wildflowers from recent winter...

NFL Draft Recap

By Flint Wheeler The 2017 NFL Draft has concluded, and I wanted to go through some picks of the team I’ll be following this year,...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

Week of May 4 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Beware of feeling sorry for sharks that yell for help. Beware of...

Living Ayurvedic

By Bronwyn Ison If you practice Yoga there is a good chance you have heard of Ayurveda.  Living an Ayurvedic lifestyle is a healthy one...

Be Mindful of Your Words

By Sunny Simon Words have immense power. I suppose that’s why I favor writing over speaking. As my fingers fly over the keyboard I can...

Arthritis and You…

Dr. Kadile, I do a lot of work with my hands and fingers. I’ve noticed my finger joints hurt almost every day and some...

Understanding Cannabis Requires a Little Microbiology

By Ruth Hill R.N. You can’t pick up a newspaper today without seeing an article on marijuana use. The Desert Sun last week reported a...

Nashville Song Writers Top Picks for Stagecoach 2017 (and a few...

By Lisa Morgan Chris Stapleton pulled huge crowds last year at both Coachella and Stagecoach. Who was he?  A songwriter who finally got his day...

Stagecoach Artists, Honey County Performing Stagecoach 2017 Friday, April 28th

And Big Rock Pub Country Brunch, Sunday April 30th By Lisa Morgan Honey County are arguably carving the path for the rapidly growing California country genre,...

Steve Moakler – A Dreamer and a “Riser” – Performing at Stagecoach...

By Lisa Morgan Steve Moakler, a dreamer among an ocean of Nashville dreamers, rose among his peers with a song that brings him to this...

Aubrey Road Headlines Big Rock Pub’s Pre-Stage Coach Party and Benefit...

Thursday, April 27th 7 pm By Lisa Morgan All country roads lead to Stagecoach this weekend and since they are conveniently on the way to the...

Top 10 Themes of Coachella 2017

By Laura Hunt Little The last of the stop-n-go traffic headed west on I-10 just cleared up and the sun is setting on a production...

CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY MUSEUM OF THE DESERT TO GIVE AWAY 2 TICKETS...

Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert’s 2nd Annual Family Game Night on Thursday, April 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. is your chance to...

House of Broken Promises

By Noe Gutierrez House of Broken Promises are unfiltered and symbolize all that is right in the heavy music world. If you’ve never seen them...

DALI’S LLAMA  “Blossom” EP Release Party

By Eleni Austin Gird your loins kids, this Saturday, April 29th, Dali’s Llama is headlining a show at the Hood to celebrate the release of...

brightener

By Morgan James It's the one year Coachella-versary for Will Sturgeon's band, brightener, in which they showcased keen musical talent and a mod soundscape to...

DROP MOB

By Noe Gutierrez Drop Mob is composed of Gabe Perez on vocals, Dave Burk (DRB) on lead guitar, Steven Zepeda on bass, John Camacho on...

THE SNEETCHES “Form Of Play: A Retrospective” (Omnivore Recordings)

By Eleni P. Austin If you came of age in the late ‘80s and preferred Punk over Top 40, the only place to find new...

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 9

By Morgan James Week #9 of the CV Open Mic Competition 2017 at The Block Sports Bar & Grill in Cathedral City was a thrilling...

Retro Jam & Dance Party

By Patte Purcell About a month or so ago we attended the Zelda's Night Club 40th Anniversary Party and we had a blast! The great...

Marcy Gregory – Looking at the Discard to Divine

By Angela Romeo Hard Edge is a term coined by the art critic Jules Langster to describe work that is characterized by simplified, geometric forms...

Desert Theatre Works

By Dee Jae Cox Playwright Thornton Wilder said, “I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which...

EQUISITE MYSTERY

By Robin E. Simmons NOW PLAYING: THE LOST CITY OF Z  Methodical and deliberate in it’s structure and pacing with a welcome emphasis on the overwhelming splendors...

Culture Shock

By Heidi Simmons ----- Culture as Weapon by Nato Thompson Nonfiction ----- Everyday, Americans participate in creating culture.  Whether its getting coffee at Starbucks, Going Red for Women or simply...

Fresh Agave’s Refreshing Margaritas

By Denise Ortuno-Neil Picture it, a refreshing tangy ice cold Margarita blissfully floating in your mouth, the slight tinge of salt grazing your lips (or...

The Tapestry of Red Wine

By Rick Riozza I told you this was going to happen.  In the desert here, springtime has always sprung into a quick summertime heater.  Even...

Are You Ready For a Dog?

By Janet McAfee Regular readers of this column know that one of our continuing themes is encouraging people to adopt a shelter dog or cat. ...

Put It Down… You’re Bigger Than That!

Do you know someone or perhaps recognize yourself in this article? If you are reading this and say yes to the question, it’s time...

Music! Music! Music!

By Haddon Libby The Coachella Valley has been the epicenter of live music for the last three weeks which brings up the question - ‘What...

COACHELLA/STAGECOACH …………..BEWARE OF SCAMS

By Dale Gribow Last week I suggested to beware of DUI's or Accidents due to increased concert traffic. Today I am alerting my readers to...

NBA MVP? Not So Clear Cut…

By Flint Wheeler Most years, accomplishing a feat that hasn't been done in 55 years--as Russell Westbrook has done by averaging a triple-double--would make you...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

Week of April 27 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): I have misgivings when I witness bears riding bicycles or tigers dancing on...

DID I SAY THAT?

By Bronwyn Ison When it happened I couldn’t believe my own ears.  I recognized I was prefacing my childhood stories to my daughters as, “when...

An exciting soft-tissue filler that’s NEW!!!  Introducing Juvederm Volbella® XC

By Dr. Maria Lombardo In the world of cosmetic surgery, the facial filler has been around for a long time.  In the 1980’s collagen was...

When You Hit the Wall

By Sunny Simon Several months ago my client, Chris, hit a brick wall. After employing every strategy we discussed to score a big promotion, the...

Comic Con Palm Springs 2017: Just Around the Corner August 25-27

Get Ready to Suit Up! By Avery Wood As Comic Con Palm Springs draws nearer, occurring August 25-27 at the Palm Springs Convention Center, founder Christopher...

Little Dragon Braced to Breathe More Fire at Coachella

By Rich Henrich While interviewing Chicano Batman last week, Bardo mentioned a band he was really excited to see- enter Little Dragon. Somehow, I’ve been...

The Allah-Las perform at Coachella

By Morgan James The Allah-Las are playing Coachella this year and thrilled to be in town after a month long US tour in March. The...

HP’s Antarctic Dome Visual Art Installation

Festival-goers at Coachella 2017 weekend one were treated to unforgettable experiences both on and off the stage. One of the most buzzed about off-stage...

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