Arts News Digest – February 2019

By California Desert Arts Council | Feb 12, 2019

Kathleen Ryan’s Ghost Tree in Desert Hot Springs has emerged as one of the most popular of the site-specific art installations in Desert X, a valleywide exhibition continuing through April 21. Photo courtesy Steven Biller.   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN ‘Forgotten Frey’ house opens to public tours during Modernism Week (Palm Springs Life) Be among the…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: February 2019

By California Desert Arts Council | Jan 28, 2019

With Desert X, Modernism Week, and Art Palm Springs, a fresh wave of culture lovers will visit Greater Palm Springs in February. The events offer local arts organizations a time to shine with their own programming. Here are some of our staff’s recommendations for a month of enriching arts and entertainment. You can find many…

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ArtsTank Greater Palm Springs Awards Inaugural Grants

By California Desert Arts Council | Jan 22, 2019

Awardees Peter Tigler and Cat Chiu Phillips will create public art installations to engage residents and visitors in the Coachella Valley. Arts Tank Greater Palm Springs , an innovative grant program created by the California Desert Arts Council (CDAC) to support arts-based initiatives with wide-spanning community benefits, has awarded its inaugural grants to artists Peter…

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Arts News Digest – January 2019

By California Desert Arts Council | Jan 10, 2019

Coachella–based psychedelic cumbia group Ocho Ojos was invited to perform both weekends of this April’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. Photo: Courtesy Ocho Ojos   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN 10 Modernism Week events not to miss (Palm Springs Life) Architecture and design enthusiasts return to Greater Palm Springs…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: January 2019

By California Desert Arts Council | Dec 20, 2018

If your New Year’s resolution includes more art and culture (and even if it doesn’t), you’re in luck. The exciting offerings in January span a variety of disciplines: art, architecture, music, film, theater, and stage. Here are some of our staff’s recommendations for a robust month of enriching arts and entertainment. Mark your calendar, and…

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Arts News Digest – December 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Dec 12, 2018

Photo: Joshua Tree rocker Jesika von Rabbit has released her second solo album, Dessert Rock. Photograph by Jessica Janos/courtesy ReverberationsMedia.com   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN California dreamin’ (Palm Springs Life) Two years after taking charge of the Architecture and Design Center at Palm Springs Art Museum, curator Brooke Hodge fully embraces desert living. FILM Mexican director to receive Sonny…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: December 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Nov 27, 2018

This holiday season remember that the arts are gifts that keep on giving. If you want to feel the joy, you’ll find it on the stages and in the venues where music, theater, and arts bring you to your feet. Get in the spirit by indulging in some of our staff’s arts and culture recommendations…

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Arts News Digest – November 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Nov 12, 2018

The Salton Sea, photographed from the North Shore Yacht Club, is the subject of an awareness-raising film by a group of young local filmmakers. Image courtesy Steven Biller.   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN Modernism Week reveals 2019 program highlights (Palm Springs Life) Tours, lectures, parties: Here are the must-see events during Modernism Week, which is set…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: November 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Oct 25, 2018

In the month to be thankful, remember the bounty of arts and culture you enjoy in Greater Palm Springs. Our staff’s monthly recommendations are particularly tasty in November, with the opening of three season-long art exhibitions, a pair of outstanding locally produced plays, and a variety of film, heritage, and pride festivals. Mark your calendar…

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