Arts News Digest – October 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Oct 11, 2018

Val Powelson designed the dramatic parabaloid roofline for the Maranz Residence, one of the featured houses in Mod Mirage, the new book by Melissa Riche. Photograph by Jim Riche.   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN Meet modern Rancho Mirage (Palm Springs Life) The city’s distinctive homes and neighborhoods finally share the spotlight with its neighbor to the west. In…

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Workshop: How to Get Your Audience to ‘Love, Like, Follow’ You on Social Media

By California Desert Arts Council | Sep 25, 2018

Sixty-six Coachella Valley creative professionals learned market-tested tactics for connecting and engaging with their social media audiences Sept. 12 at Love, Like, Follow, a workshop presented by California Desert Arts Council welcomed at UCR Palm Desert. Experts Stefanie Paquette and Katy Carrier of The Social Bar, a boutique communication and creative content agency in Palm…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: October 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Sep 20, 2018

Take your vitamins. The busy season of arts and culture starts now: Modernism Week Fall Preview, Latino and women’s film festivals, live music and theater, and more art than your eyes can see in one month. Here are our staff’s recommendations for an artful October. Above: A replica of architect Paul Rudolph’s 1952 Walker Guest…

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Arts News Digest – September 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Sep 11, 2018

DANCE Choreography festival returns to McCallum Theatre (Uken Report) This one-of-a-kind festival, scheduled for Nov. 10 and Sunday Nov. 11, promotes dance as an art form by creating a venue for emerging and established choreographers and developing new dance audiences. IDEAS & ISSUES Should artists be fundraisers? (Barry’s Blog) A popular blogger suggests that arts…

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Tour With Us? Cultural Art Tours Survey

By California Desert Arts Council | Aug 28, 2018

Coachella Valley to Los Angeles Cultural Art Tours  Share your feedback for Cultural Arts Tours in the upcoming 2018/2019 season. We have identified outstanding exhibitions and performances available in a few hour comfortable bus ride away, which would depart and return the same day. Share your interest and preferences in this brief online survey. Thank you!

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: September 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Aug 21, 2018

It’s the calm before the storm, the last month of a long, hot summer — and the slowest month of the year in terms of arts and culture events. But the calendar has hardly gone dry. Here are our staff’s recommendations for the best film screenings, music and stage performances, art exhibitions in September.  …

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Arts News Digest – August 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Aug 12, 2018

Coachella Valley-based artist Cristopher Cichocki has a solo show at Lancaster’s Museum of Art and History through September 30.   INNOVATION YV Arts opens in Yucca Valley (Palm Springs Life) It has a large gallery with moveable walls, a dance studio, rehearsal space, and outdoor sites for sculpture and installations. Coming soon are a kitchen…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: August 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Jul 25, 2018

Summer in the desert means watching a lot of movies, either sitting in air-conditioned darkness or floating in a refreshing swimming pool. You can also find cool, enriching escapes at local museums and theaters (the kind with a stage). California Desert Arts Council recommends these arts and culture events for August.   Above: Endless Summer,the documentary…

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Arts News Digest – July 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Jul 9, 2018

New work by Coachella artist Carlos Ramirez, who  opened his first solo exhibition, The Killing of a Ghost, earlier this year at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New Jersey.   ART & DESIGN Catching up with Carlos Ramirez (Coachella Magazine) After many years of collaborating as part of The Date Farmers, artist Carlos Ramirez is forging…

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