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cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment – February 3, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 4 Seg 3 – cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Charles Pasternak re: News, actor, director, teacher, Designate Artistic Director Santa Cruz Shakespeare. www.charlespasternak.com.

– DISCUSSION of his play “Life X 3”. At CVRep. Through Feb., 6. Located @ 68510 E. Palm Cyn., Dr., Cathedral City, CA. 92234. Tickets (760) 296-2966 and www.cvrep.org.

Life x 3

Theater “Box Office” Segment – February 2, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Theater “Box Office” Segment

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THEATER “BOX OFFICE” SEGMENT w/ Tracey Ellis re: CVRep Executive Director. 68510 E. Palm Cyn,. Dr, Cathedral City.
– REPORT that most of the Coachella Valley theaters will require proof of vaccination and a photo ID. Check w/ each individual theater before you go to a show.
REPORT ON CVREP – “Life X 3” @ CVRep. March 30 Luminary Luncheon honoring Michael Childers. www.cvrep.org.
REPORT ON DESERT ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY – Presents “Salty”.  March 25 – Ap.,1 the  last show of the season, “All This Intimacy”. www.detctheatre.org.
REPORT ON DESERT ROSE PLAYHOUSE – Presents “Palm Springs The Musical”. www.desertroseplayhouse.org.
REPORT ON DESERT THEATREWORKS – Presents “Always – Patsy Cline”.  Next up “I Ought to be in Pictures” by Neil Simon. www.dtworks.org.
REPORT ON DEZART PERFORMS w/ Michael Shaw has postponed “The Mountaintop”. Depiction of Martin Luther King Jr’s last night on earth. www.dezartperforms.com.
REPORT ON THE GREEN ROOM THEATRE COMPANY – Will present a FREE staged reading “An Iliad” @ P.D. Library. www.greenroomtheatrecompany.org.
Announces the postponement of “Les Miserables”. One night only for “There’s Nothing Like a Dame”.  Through March 13 “Palm Springs Getaway”.
REPORT that Broadway ticket sales were up last week, but overall box office grosses fell. 2 more shows have closed.  BUT prices are lower than they have been in recent years. www.newyorktheatreguide.com.
REPORT on the best theatre cities in the U.S. re: Paste Magazine.
1. Minneapolis
2. Chicago
3. Washington D.C.
4. Philadelphia
5. San Diego
6. Louisville
7. Seattle
8. Boston
9. Denver
10. Dallas/Ft. Worth
– (contact info: email: tessex@nullcvep.org and (760) 861-1006).


Museum Segment – February 2, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Museum Segment

Hour 3 Seg 2

ACT FOR MS w/ Ann Greer re: 73-710 Fred Waring Dr., Ste., # 118, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– REPORT that on Thurs., Feb., 3, “Pinot Pallet” $45. In Rancho Mirage and Includes all supplies. Snacks and wine. Limited number may attend.
– HOLD THE DATE: Sun., March 13 @ 6 PM Springs Gala @ the Rancho Los Palmas Marriott.  $300. Beach party theme. Cocktails, dinner, dancing, show.
– (contact info: www.actforms.org and (760) 773-9806).
PALM SPRINGS AIR MUSEUM w/ Ann Greer re:745 N. Gene Autry Tr., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT that the Museum is open 10 – 5 every day. With over 70 vintage aircraft in 4 hangers.
– REPORT that the B25 used in the film Memphis Belle is now on site. There for the next 2 years.
– REPORT on Feb., on-going exhibition until Feb., 15 by Stan Stokes.  10 AM to 5 PM daily. He is our local aviation artist, Stan Stokes will exhibit his portraits of the Tuskegee Airmen. He has a 10-panel mural of the Tuskegee Airmen in the European Hanger @ the Museum.
– REPORT on Sat., Feb., 5 @ 1 PM, program on “4 Trips to Poland”.
– REPORT on Sat., Feb., 12 @ 1 PM, program Bessie Coleman to honor Black History Month.
– REPORT on Sat., Feb., 17 @ 1 PM, program by Dr. Ed Gordon about Judgement @ Nuremberg.
– HOLD THE DATE: Fri. March 25 for the Gala w/ Joe Mantegna emceeing.  Celebrating advances in technology.
– REPORT on Warbird Rides, listed on websites. – Warbird Rides available for $195. Book online for a ride in one of 2 P-51, (“Bunny” and “Man of War”) C-47, T28, T33 (jet).
– HOLD THE DATE; Feb., 18 for the Gala. Honoring folks who have been in jets and space.
– REPORT that KIDS get in FREE w/ a paying adult.
– REPORT on the “sale table” and gift shop.
– (contact info: www.psairmuseum.org and (760) 778-6262.)
WARING INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION. w/ Ann Greer re: 73-710 Fred Waring Dr., #201, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– REPORT on the need for host homes.
– HOLD THE DATE: For the Gala date changed to Monday Mar., 28, 2022 @ Westin Mission Hills. Tickets are $300 – $500.
– REPORT that the VWIP Competition will come back IN PERSON in April 10 – 18, 2022. Expecting 25 contestants ages 18 TO 31. City of Palm Desert is the Host Sponsor again and the events will be FREE thanks to the City of Palm Desert.
– REPORT that volunteer training will begin soon.
– (contact info: www.vwipc.org and (760) 773-2575).


cont. Museum Segment – February 2, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – cont. Museum Segment

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PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM w/ Scott Slaven re: 101 N. Museum Dr. P.S. 92262.
– REPORT that they are open Thurs., Fri., Sat., and Sun., Please get your tickets in advance on the website.
– REPORT that you can sign up for the newsletter on the website.
– REPORT that tomorrow night, Thurs., Feb., 3 is the opening reception for Black History Month from 5 to 7 PM.  FREE tickets available on the website. Featuring the “E and J Band”.
– REPORT that there will be FREE Thurs., night lectures on Feb., 17 for Black History Month.
– REPORT on the works of Helen Frankenthaler and her very large works.
– REPORT on Robert Longo lecture Feb., 12 and that his exhibition will close in March.
– REPORT that C.E.O. Adam Lerner is doing a 3 part lecture series “A Biased Orientation to Contemporary Art.”.
– (contact info: www.psmuseum.org and (760) 322-4800)


Astrology Segment – February 1, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – Astrology Segment

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ASTROLOGY w/ Dana Haynes. re: Astrology World News.
– REPORT on all the signs for the New Year and a “Tiger” year.
– REPORT that biggest issues for Taurua, Scorpio, Leo and Aquarians are in for a lot of positive changes during this New Year.
– REPORT for Aquarius
– REPORT for Pices
– REPORT for Aries
– REPORT for Taurus
– REPORT for Gemini
– REPORT for Cancer
– REPORT for Leo
– REPORT for Virgo
– REPORT for Libra
– REPORT for Scorpio}
– REPORT for Sagittarius
– REPORT for Capricorn
– (contact info: www.astrologyworldnews.com and (442) 226-6373.)


Entertainment Segment – February 1, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – Entertainment Segment

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MC CALLUM MOMENTS w/ Jeffrey Siegel. re: McCallum Theatre. 73000 Fred Waring Dr. Palm Desert, CA.
– REPORT on Jeffrey’s show Monday Feb., 7 @ 7 PM. How happy he is to be working w/ Mitch Gershenfeld again. The level of musical sophistication he feels from the McCallum audiences.
– DISCUSSION of his musical history and background.
– DISCUSSION of his fabulous career.  His talents as a teacher, a pianist and/or an entertainer.
– DESCRIPTION that Jeffrey’s enthusiasm is contagious, his credentials are world class and his virtuosity is astounding!!!
– DISCUSSION of the program he’ll be presenting on Monday Feb., 7.  Appropriate for all ages.  Jeffrey will present Beethoven’s most famous pieces and a few that are not as well know.
– HOLD THE DATE for his program on Chopin coming in March to the McCallum.
– DISCUSSION of the lovely piano he plays @ the McCallum.
– (contact info: www.mccallumtheatre.com and (760) 340-2787 www.keyboardconversations.com.)


City of Palm Springs Segment – February 1, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – City of Palm Springs Segment

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PALM SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT w/ Police Chief Andrew Mills. re: 200 S. Civic Dr. P.S. CA, 92262
– REPORT on his impressive history in law enforcement.
– DISCUSSION of how to come in and access what can be improved in the Department.  His compliments about the caliber of the Palm Springs Police Force.
Firstly he talked to every single staff member. (160). Next, he will conduct 5 community meetings.
– DISCUSSION that he wants to 1. Set the Mission and 2. Define the crime-fighting priorities folks have.
– REPORT that then he wants the Department to be as transparent as possible and publish all this information.  i.e. homelessness, blatant drug use, mental health, etc.
– REPORT that he wants to do a “staffing study” w/ City Manager Justin Clifton re; do we need more officers.
– REPORT that officers continued to work thru the beginning and on-going Covid Pandemic, civil unrest, etc.
– DISCUSSION if you see a Policeman, buy him a cup of coffee.
– REPORT that you can call him @ his cell (831) 212-9801.
– (contact info: www.palmspringsca.gov and General info (760) 323-8116.

Chief Mills

Rest in Peace

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