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April Appearances 2024

#14 – Ap., 27 – Animal Samaritans “Caterday” @ the Rowan w/ Jarred Ellis (Dir. of Development and Philanthropy) and Prince Fleet Easton. Pppuuuuuurrrrrfect.
#13 – Ap., 26 – Amazing lunch @ Willie Rhine’s “849” w/ the Amazing Kaye Hanson.
#12 – Ap., 20 – Dan Gore’s “Oscar’s Bitchiest Brunch” w/ Drag Legends “Gypsy” and Lawanda Jackson.
#11 – Ap., 19 – Richard Skipper guides us thru a glorious walk down Memory Lane in “Still Going Strong!! Celebrating 60 years of Hello Dolly!!” @ Gary Power’s Revolution Stage Company. Educational, entertaining and enlightening.
#10 – Ap., 17 – Brian Ellis’s Star Dedication on the Palm Springs Walk of the Stars.  Amazing taste of Palm Springs history.
#9 – Ap., 16 – “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is one of the best shows Gary Powers and the Revolution Stage Company has presented.  Great direction, consistent wonderful acting, singing, choreography, music, dialogue, humor, cast and tech.  The audience was so involved and it was contagious.  Don’t miss this one.   
#8 – Ap., 13 -“Billie!! Backstage w/ Lady Day” starring Synthia L. Hardy @ the Revolution Stage Company. A combination of story telling and song.  Standout performance by “piano man” Lanny Hartley. 
#7 – Ap., 12 – “Boys In The Band” @ Palm Canyon Theatre. This 1968 drama that was so ground-breaking @ it’s premier, plays a bit more smoothly and relevantly in our time, especially here in Palm Springs. A man thought to be heterosexual shows up at a homosexual birthday party. The dialogue is fast-paced and non-stop between the 9 actors and Director Eric Stein-Steele’s sets fill the stage beautifully. On stage thru Ap., 21.
#6 – Ap., 10 – “Nice Work If You Can Get It” @ CVRep. Glad talented Star Jennifer Knox was featured on the Joey English Show’s “Talk of Stars”.  Amazing and extremely well-executed choreography by a huge compliment of dancers, (dance capt. Luke Rands) also w/ fascinating intricate sets, GREAT GERSHWIN music and great dialogue. The piece de resistance was Joyce Bulifant knocking it out of the park. Directed by David Eggers. On stage thru Ap., 21. Don’t miss this.
#5 – Ap., 8 – Amazing Total Eclipse of the Sun today.  Reminds us of who’s planet this really is. Miraculous!! This does not happen in any other part of the Universe.
#4 – Ap., 6 – Honored to be the V.O.G. for the 25th Anniversary Gala for Act for MS, emceed by Ruta Lee, produced by Richard deSantis.  Great event, great charity.
#3 – Ap., 5, Kudos to Joshua Carr and Ray Limon and the brilliant production of the Tony Award Winning “Damn Yankees” @ the R.M. Amphitheater.  The caliber of this show was a 10 on every level; the singing, acting, choreography, tech, sound, lighting, sets, costumes were Broadway level and then some.  Food presentation by Willie’s  ( was amazing of course.  Even the weather cooperated.  A perfect evening.  Don’t miss this show or “Oklahoma” coming in May. (
#2 – Ap., 4, Nona Watson and the P.S. Chamber of Commerce presented “The Garth Guy Show” Garth Brooks tribute band as part of the “Rock the Park” series @ the Downtown Park under amazing Desert Night Skies.  Kudos to Nona and her team.  Keep ‘um coming.
#1 – Red-Jeep Tour’s ( Fabulous Guide Rick Curtiss speaking @ Steve Kanold’s FREE Travel Club of the Desert. Come w/ me to Puerta Vallarta for my birthday in Nov.?

March Appearances 2024

#9 – 3.31 – Easter AND grand-girl Alea’s 22nd bday.  Blessings all around.
#8 – 3.30 – “THE CHASE” w/ Broadway’s Robert Drake and at least 1000 other gorgeous people to enjoy the legendary Barry Manilow.  Congrats to David Brinkman and DAPHealth.
#7 – 3.27 – 2nd Bus Load of Steve Kanold’s ACT TOURS “Celebrity Champagne Tour of Joey’s Egg-cellent, Egg-travagant Historic Easter House” w/ special guest star Dann Foley (in front of Joey in her Bunny ears).
#6 – 3.22 – Dinner @ “Maracas” w/ son Tyler and grand-gal Alea.  Beautiful desert nights and lots of “Bunny hugs” as we near Easter and Alea’s 22nd natal day.
#5 – 3.19.24 – Palm Springs International Piano Competition presents Jonathan Mamora in concert on Mar., 26.  But first hear him on my show all the way from Barcelona!!!! for tickets. 
#4 – 3.17.24 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Joey O’English. Today everyone is Irish, green-eyed and red-headed.
#2 – 3.12.24 – Saw a surprising production of “The Woman In The Mirror” w/ Marty Wiviott. It’s the brainchild of Dayna Steele (on my show on Thurs., Mar., 7) about her journey thru the depths of Alzheimers w/ her mother and her book of the same name. @ Revolution Stage Company. Didn’t know what to expect and was thoroughly entertained, enlightened and informed.  Don’t miss this. (
#1 – 3.9. 24 – Saw “Sweeney Todd” @ the Palm Canyon Theatre ( w/ Marty Wiviott.  Great sets, wonderful voices and amazing tech. Kudos to director Derik Shopinski and musical director Steven Smith.  Anyone for pie?

February Appearances 2024

18. Feb., 29 – I’ve been in entertainment for over 7 decades and have probably seen/been in hundreds of shows, BUT Now Helene LeClair and I will forever spell E-N-T-E-R-T-A-I-N-E-R Tony DeSare. ABSOLUTELY  the consummate performer. The singing, the composing, the piano playing, the personality, the “Sinatra” touch. ALL done in concert w/ Nancy Tapick and the amazing Desert Symphony under the magic baton of Dean Anderson @ the McCallum. There aren’t enough adjectives.
17. Feb., 28 – Hollywood Royalty @ the McCallum.  With Marty Wiviott watching Lucie Arnaz sharing the sum total of her fabulous heritage and her own exciting EXTENSIVE entertainment talents w/ a really fortunate audience. PERFECT.
16. Feb., 28  – Just saw a Preview of POTUS at CVRep!  Snappy dialogue, 7 extremely talented women, fast paced mayhem for the entire two acts. Funny, interesting characters, great set, lighting and costumes. Fun ride through the political “behind the scenes” at the White House IN AN ELECTION YEAR! I give it 5 chocolate kisses. Highly recommend Potus. Brilliant direction by Courtney Young and the acting by all is superb!
15. Feb., 24 – With Dann and his new book when “Mr. Community” Steve Henke, em-ceed the Dann Foley Pop-Up Event @ “Joey’s” Revivals in the Sun Center for Foley/Stinnette Interior Design. 
14. Feb., 19 – With Marty Wiviott @ the Revolution Stage Company to see Tony Award Nominee Sharon McNight present “Red Hot Mama, The Sophie Tucker Songbook”.  I smiled the whole time!!!  Brilliant production in association w/ Michael Alden Productions. One more night.
13. Feb., 18 – So honored to be the em-cee for this joyful event for all the right reasons, with all the right organizers, all the right guests, honoring the right person, and with all the right kids.
12. Feb., 16 – Sitting in “Ruta’s Row” at Michael Holmes’s “Purple Room” w/ Marty Wiviott watching the legendary Ruta Lee “on the piano” lol – actually dear Stephen Smith is on the piano. What a “dame”!!!! You Go Girl.
11. Feb., 14 Fabulous dinner @ Jerry Keller’s “Lulu” w/ Marty Wiviott. There’s always a party @ Lulu.  “ABSOLULU”!!!
#10 – Feb., 14 – Happy 92nd bday to Gypsy. I’ve loved you since 1969 and “Gypsy’s” in NYC. You “Go Girl”.
#9 – Feb., 14, Remembering my grandmother, Ilda Cecilia Widner (of the Titantic Wideners) Marquis, “Mimi” who was born on Valentine’s day 1893.  Miss her.
#9 – Feb., 13 – En-joeying “Truman Talks Tennessee” w/ Marty Wiviott @ RSC was like sitting on the front porch swing w/ my Granny in South East Missouri and visiting w/ anyone who walked by.  It was a delicious “comfy”, intimate feeling. Kudos.
#8 – Feb., 13 – Fat Tuesday originated because we use to EAT LOTS before giving up “food” for Lent.  Now we just play jazz and keep eating. lol
#7 – Feb., 11 – At Jerry Keller’s “LuLu CA. Bistro” watching the Chiefs win w/ Linda (wife of Fred “The Hammer”) in Fred’s Chief jersey.
#6 – Feb., 7, 1964, THE BEATLES arrived in NYC. 60 years ago today.  Remembering that day and the “Fab Four” and the day music changed forever.
#5 – Feb., 6, Attending Revolution Stage Company’s production of “Witchland” w/ Marty Wiviott. Based on a true story and headed for Off-Broadway.  If you can remember “duck and cover” this show is for you.
#4 – R.I.P. Toby Keith (7.8.1961 – 2.7.2024) Thank you for the music and giving it to us. Good American. 40 million albums later.
#3 – Feb., 3, 1959 The Day The Music Died.  Pictured here w/ Don McLean who wrote the incredible 1971 hit song “American Pie” to remember Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens.  Where were you?
#2 – R.I.P. New York City Firefighter Bob Beckwith who instantly came out of retirement on 9.11 and became the representative “face” of all firefighters in the photos from that day, standing w/ President George W. Bush . Sept., 21, 1933 – Feb., 2024.
#1 – R.I.P. Carl Weathers (Raider’s Linebacker and Apollo Creed in the Rocky films) 1.14.48 – 2.1.24.

January Appearances 2024

11. With Craig Prater @ “Willies” for the “after party” for THE Susan Stein Star dedication on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars and w/ THE Star herself. Lovely event for a lovely (on so many levels) lady.
10. R.I.P. Chita Rivera 1.23.33 to 1.30.24.
9. Jan., 25. “Happy Hour” w/ David Perry drinking in the Rat Pack vibe @ Michael Holmes’s Purple Room Supper Club.
8. Jan., 22 – Gary Power’s Revolution Stage Company’s “Monday Monday, a Musical Journey” produced by Michael Alden starring Joe Croyle. Attended w/ Broadway’s Robert Drake. A nostalgic, thoughtful, happy walk down memory lane for any Baby Boomer.

7. Jan., 20 – Attending the honoring of Major Gen., Austin Renforth, USMC/RET @ the American Legion Post 519 as the guest of Amado Salinas and Tony Aguilar.  Wonderful.
6. Christina Bianco @ the Annenberg “Cabaret 88 Series” as the guest of John Monahan. Wonderful.
5. RIP Joyce Randolph, the last of the “Honeymooners”. 10.21.1924 – 1.13.2024.
4. “Studio 1 Forever” screening Jan., 11, VIP cocktails before and star-studded “Cheesecake After-Party”. DON’T MISS THIS ONE @ the P.S.I.F.F.!!!
3. With Marty Wiviott @ a fabulous production of “Avenue Q” @ the Revolution Stage Company. Amazing staging, actors w/ great voices, BUT THE PUPPETS stole the show. Don’t miss this!!!
2. Remembering the New Year’s Day Rose Parade in 1961…I’m the tall majorette, kneeling, third from the left. (Everything old is new again.)
1. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!…. full of champagne and chocolate..while wearing RED of course!!

December Appearances 2023

10. – Best Wishes for 2024, full of champagne and chocolate!!!
9. – 12.25.23. Blessings for a Merry Christmas from the “Poinsettia House”.
8. – 12.12.23.  Steve Kanold’s ACT-Tours Celebrity VIP Champagne Tour of my “Poinsettia House”.  Because we “wear red and eat chocolate”, Steve got A RED BUS FOR THE TOUR from the CV Firebirds.
7.- 12.11.23 – After a fabulous Hanukkah Party the night before @ the home of Rabbi and Jefferson Cutler, we continued to celebrate @ “LuLu” for lunch, joined by “Monk” Producer, Fern Field Brooks.  Good family, fun, food and fellowship plus a lot of faith. 
6. – 12.8.23 – RIP Ryan O’Neal. (4.20.1941) Thanks for the “Love Story” w/ us for all the years.
5. 12.7 – World Premier “Summer Session of the Bones Brigade” is NOT TO BE MISSED!!!  Everything you want in a production…great acting, (all younger actors) fabulous set, marvelous directing, amazing choreography. You’ll thank me!!!!
4. RIP Mike Monachino, devoted supporter of CVRep. who passed away 12.6.23.
3. Dec., 3 – With Brad Fuer and Patrick Evans, the print, TV and radio part of the Media Table @ Animal Samaritans “Men of the Desert” fabulous fundraiser @ the Air Museum.  Dogs and Dudes.  What fun!!!!
2. Dec., 2, What a Christmas Treat to commentate the “Festival of LIghts” Parade from Todd Flood’s “Maracas” as the “Ex. Mrs. Claus”. Ho, Ho, Ho!!!
1. Dec., 1, P.S. International Piano Competition presented the amazing “Latin Fire” Concert for Cello and Piano @ the Annenberg. Starring Sara Sant’Amrbogio (Her interview on my show is still on the webiste) and Robert Koenig, PSIPC’s Artistic Director. Truly spectacular.  Don’t miss PSIPC’s next offering.

November Appearances 2023

14. R.I.P. Henry Kissinger 5.27.1923 – 11.29.2023.  Thank you for loving America so much.
13. Sonny Cool Cat pppuuuurrring (or howling) at a Moon Halo.  Lovely shot.
12. “Talk of Stars” on the show w/ “Family Affair’s” Cissy, Kathy Garver.
11. Nov., 23 – From our home to your…Happy Thanksgiving.
10. Nov., 17 – Grateful for the radio show turning 28 and my turning 78.  Thank God for all the blessings.
9. Nov., 16 – With Marty Wiviott, celebrating our Scorpio birthdays (mine the 17th and Marty’s the 18th) @ Melvyns.  Amazing dinner AND cherries jubliee!!!!

8. Nov., 16 – Michelle and the “Red Hat Ladies” visiting my studio.  
7. RIP for an “Original (On so many levels) Media Maven” Janet Elizabeth Newcomb. (in the aqua blue blouse) 4.15.45 – 11.16.23.

6. Nov., 15 – With host Don Genhart after speaking @ Sun City Republican Club.
5. Nov., 11, So honored to commentate the Veteran’s Day Parade from Todd Flood’s “Maracas” on behalf of the American Legion Post 519. God Bless America.
4. Nov., 10 – Palm Canyon Theatre’s production of “Rent”.  Really well done.
3. Nov., 8 – Michael Childer’s amazing “One Night Only” w/ Marty Wiviott.  Magical.
2. Nov., 2012, great memories of being the Celebrity Grand Marshall of the Pride Parade.  
1. Nov., 5, Pride Parade Grand Marshall, the Legendary Gypsy.

October Appearances 2023

#10 – BOO!!!! and HAPPY “HOWL-OWEEN” from the “Red Witch”.  Was there EVER any doubt?
# 9 – R.I.P. Matthew Perry. Heaven must be “friendlier” now. 8.19.69 – 10.28.23.
#8 – RIP Richard Roundtree/”Shaft” 7.9.42 – 10.24.23.
#7 – 10.20.13 Palm Springs Walk of the Stars dedication of a Star for treasured Leslie Jordan. Our “Sordid Lives” are so lonely w/out him.
#6 – 10.18.13 My Mother, Lucy Armstrong Marquis, (here w/ my son Tyler back in 2003) would be 110 today.
#5 – 10.16.23 – Hilarious Sandra Bernhard “and a bit of a giggle” w/ Mr. Community (Steve Henke) @ Oscars of course!!!!
#4 – R.I.P.  Suzanne Somers, actress, author, singer, businesswoman, health spokesperson and Mesa neighbor for so long.  10.16.46 – 10.15.23.
#3 – Fri., Oct., 13 – Triskaidekaphobia Day. F.Y.I. Fear of Fri. the 13th is called paraskevidekatriaphobia.
#2 – Mon. Oct., 9 “Indigenous Peoples Day” especially poignant here in the Coachella Valley.
#1. Wed., Oct., 4, CVRep’s Executive Artistic Director Adam Karsten sharing the incredible new season w/ Steve Kanold’s ACT’s FREE “Travel Club of the Desert”.

September Appearances 2023

12. Remembering Jim Houston on his birthday, 9.28.  What a fabulous, generous, giving citizen of our Community.
11. Remembering Earl D. Greenburg on his 77th birthday 9.27.46. VP of NBC Daytime, QVC, PSIFF and so much more.  Miss you every day.
10. R.I.P. Legendary valley restauranteur Michael Castelli. Replaying his 2019 interview on the Joey English radio show.
9. Remembering my “radio mother” Rozene Supple on what would have been her 99th birthday.  What an inspiration to the Universe. Beautiful on so many levels.
8. Remembering Great Aunt Erletta (“Erieiae”) Widner Kiraly on what would have been her 109th natal day…w/ my 2nd cousins, Dr. John and Pam.  Oh those Widner genes!!!!
7. Remembering Jim Rider on his birthday.  9.17.23. 
7. R.I.P. Legendary Sportscaster Steve Kelly who died Sat., Sept., 16.  He reported the news on the Joey English Show @ KPSI back in the 90’s all the way up to the regular sports segment on the current Joey English Show.  Grand guy!!!
6. Sept., 14 – Hear The Purple Room’s gifted Michael Holmes on the Joey English Show’s “Talk of Stars” Segment.  What a talent!!! 
5. Sept., 12 – Sitting in First Class @ P.S. Air Bar w/ Joey English’s Pals; psychic Lalo Tachiguin and A.C.T. Tour’s Steve Kanold.  Best airplane food EVER!!!
4. Sept., 11 – Never forget. God Bless America!!!
3. Sept., 10 Happy Grandparents Day!!! G.J. (now 77) and …..clockwise from upper left…..Alea (now 21) Dalton (now 25) Shelbey Mae (now 23) and Trent (now 19).  See, we’re all “odd” right now.  lol.
2. MeTVFM’s Brad Fuhr and David Perry and Associates’ CEO @ lunch where All JOEY PALS go…Willie Rhine’s “849”.
1. “” has re-located to Heaven. R.I.P. Jimmy Buffet. 12.25.1946 – 9.1.2023.

August Appearances 2023

8. Celebrating the life of Bill Jones w/ his partner Alex Picardi and Director/Producer John Bowab @ Jerry Keller’s “Lulu”. Lovely time…”absolulu”.

7. R.I.P. Dear Bill Jones. You not only fed our tummys, you fed our hearts..along w/ Marilyn Monroe, Ingrid Bergman, The Beetles, Elizabeth Taylor. Bet the Carousel is spinning in Heaven today.
6. Preparing for “Hurricane Hilary” w/ the FIRST TROPICAL STORM WARNING and Flood Watch EVER issued here in Paradise. Expecting more rain in a day than we get in a year PLUS 50 mph winds.  Building an ark and lowering the Koi Pond.
5. The Joey English “Talk of Stars” features Joel Douglas of the legendary Douglas Family.

4. Aug., 12, Amazing “Dinner w/ Tigers” up close and personal., FABULOUS evening thanks to Steve Kanold’s I got to FEED them!!!! 
3. Sending prayers to the people of Western Maui as they fight for life against the deadly wildfires in “Paradise (NOW) Lost”.
2. R.I.P. Robbie Robertson 7.5.43 – 8.9.23.  Thanks for the music and leaving it with us.
1. Remembering JonBenet Ramsey’s birthday. Aug., 6, 1990.

July Appearances 2023

#12 – Belated bday celebration for Talk of the Desert’s Melinda Read @ “849”.
#11 – 7.23.23 – “Father” Lalo Tachiquin officiating over a 25 year “renewal of vows” for his sister and brother-in-love @ Casa Del Monte in Yucca Valley.  Food, fun, fellowship and family.
#10 – R.I.P. Tony Bennett…the voice, the soul, indeed “the very heart”, not only of San Francisco but the very fabric of our lives. 8.3.26 – 7.21.23. Blessed performance memories of appearing together @ “The Roostertail” in Detroit, MI. 
#10 – R.I.P. Grace Robbins, 4.9.32 – 7.19.23.  Ex-wife of literary legend Harold.
#9 – July 20 and thereafter on demand, hear my “Talk of Stars” interview w/ acclaimed pianist and composer John Bayless on the show.
#8 – July 18 – Happy Birthday to “Joey Pal” and Media Maven Melinda Read.
#7 – July 17 Happy Birthday to the lovely Lucie Arnaz…one of the “seventeeners”. lol.
#6 – July 13 – CVReps exciting offering of Miguel Bernal’s Flamenco Dancers.  Exhausted from just watching!!!
#5 – July 7 The heartbreaking loss of Leanna Bonamici, here far right, w/ the Original Media Mavens.  So many gone much too soon. RIP Leanna.  Send us a documentary from Heaven.
#4 – July 5. Appearing w/ Lalo Tachiquin (and Steve Kanold) @ ACT-Tours’ FREE Travel Club of the Desert.
#3 – Hear the fabulous Terri Ketover on the show talking about “Do The Right Thing” and so much more.

#3 – 7.4.23 Happy American Birthday to Harold Matzner.
#1 – Happy 4th of July.  God Bless America.  Happy Birthday….On you, 247 looks good.
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