Coachella Valley Weekly

Marvyn’s Magic Theater Reopens in La Quinta

After many months of pandemic paranoia and quarantining at home, many are looking for a bit of magic in their everyday lives. Look no further than Marvyn’s Magic Theater in La Quinta for world-class entertainment, comfortable atmosphere, and extraordinary talent. After being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the theater’s grand re-opening took place on September 30 and had a wonderful opening weekend with many old friends, customers, and family in attendance.

Palm Canyon Roadhouse Releases “Good Noise” Compilation Album

The Palm Canyon Roadhouse has been a famous venue in Palm Springs showcasing the Coachella Valley’s unique spectrum of talent. Musicians of all genres and ages have performed onstage to share their favorite original songs to bustling crowds, and now the Palm Canyon Roadhouse will be releasing a compilation album of the artists who have graced its stage called Good Noise. The CD was recorded from Melrose Music Studios in Palm Springs and mixed by David Williams.

Pescaterritory Hits the Big Time with New Shows and Music

Creating a clean yet authentic sound to distinguish oneself from the crowd of aspiring musicians is sometimes challenging, but one Coachella Valley-based band has come into their own and paved their way towards international success—with all members being between the ages of 16 through 18. Although very young in age, Pescaterritory has earned an impressive reputation with their classic rock tracks reminiscent of late great legends from the 70s.

Plan B Live Entertainment & Cocktails to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

The heart and soul of the Coachella Valley’s music nightlife is attributed to the locals who come together to give it that authentic feeling of homegrown talent and camaraderie. One such venue that has provided an outlet for laid-back vibes and heartfelt reunions of old and new friends is Plan B Live Entertainment & Cocktails in Thousand Palms. This desert favorite is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary on September 1st, and the community is all in to mark the occasion.

Jazzville Palm Springs Is a Blast from the Past

The scene is set as the lounge lights dim into a soft glow above the stage where the band weaves into the groove of a swinging melody lost to the years and a songstress in glittering garb croons catchy verses urging spectators to dance. One would think they have traveled back in time to a 1920s jazz club, but in actuality, they are in the heart of present day Palm Springs in the Cascade Lounge at Agua Caliente Casino.

Jason Stuart to Headline at Desert Rose Playhouse

Laughter is said to be the best medicine, and with such a somber year behind us, there is no better reason to let loose and experience the comedic catharsis of Palm Springs local and veteran entertainer Jason Stuart. Stuart is set to headline his stand-up comedy show at the Desert Rose Playhouse at its new location on July 17 at 8 p.m. with special guest comedians Selene Luna of Coco fame and Shann Carr from Atlantis Cruise.

Celebrate the One Year Anniversary of The Shops on San Pablo

The Shops on San Pablo in Palm Desert has been the “Fashion House of Fun” for the desert since it opened a year ago. To celebrate the one-year anniversary of this style staple, The Shops on San Pablo will be hosting a Fourth of July event from noon to 9 p.m. The celebration will feature music, discounts, drinks, and smiling faces to kick off a day of summer fun. Director of Entertainment for The Shops, Maryse Nicole, will be hosting the all-day Jam with some of the desert’s top performers.

2021 Palm Springs International ShortFest Winners Announced

The Palm Springs International ShortFest excited audiences with week-long showings of short films from around the world. This has all culminated in the selection of winners chosen by a film jury and audience picks. The Festival juried award winners were announced as part of Closing Night at the Palm Springs Cultural Center. Awards and cash prizes worth 25 thousand dollars, including five Academy Award qualifying awards, were presented to the winners selected from the 295 short films.

Cari Cartmill & KILL HOLLYWOOD: Calamities & Comebacks —The long road back from Oblivion

It is often acknowledged that old habits die hard, and a deep-seated passion can only remain silent for so long before being shared with the world again. After a 10-year hiatus from writing, performing, and recording music, seasoned rocker Cari Cartmill is fronting a band once again. After relocating from Los Angeles to Palm Desert in 2011, Cartmill spent time putting her band back together around 2018, spending the first year building a repertoire as well as drawing on Cari’s song catalogue.

‘Inheritance’ ShortFest Film Haunts with Racial Tension

The 2021 Palm Springs International ShortFest is bringing audiences back to theaters to view a slew of fantastic short films from around the world. Inheritance is part of the “Beneath the Surface” program playing on Friday, June 25, where each film focuses on the theme of stories, even if they are encouraged or denied. The 14-minute short marks Annalise Lockhart’s writing and directorial debut.
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