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BWW Interview: Therese Lee's RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET & Further Photo BWW Interview: Therese Lee's RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET & Further
by Gil Kaan - Sep 13, 2021

Songstress Therese Lee will debut her one-woman concert RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s September 29, 2021. Therese and I have crossed paths many a time, in years past, working the Red Carpet. I grabbed the chance to catch up with my former co-reporter.

Chris Hassett Stars In My Life, My Music, Each Day A Song Photo Chris Hassett Stars In My Life, My Music, Each Day A Song
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2019

With 5 CD's already recorded and 1 on its way, this recent transplant to the desert from San Diego, shares aspects of his life through his original songs and music that inspired him from his earliest recollection to today.

Peggy Gohl In My Life With Dean, And.... Comes To Palm Desert Photo Peggy Gohl In My Life With Dean, And.... Comes To Palm Desert
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2019

Peggy Gohl has been performing internationally most of her adult life. As a featured soloist she has worked alongside stars such as Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, George Burns, Regis Philbin, Jackie Gleason, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Dionne Warwick, Kenny Rogers, The Inkspots, Patrick Swayze, Louis Prima, and Joan Rivers, just to name a few! She studied at the Civic Light Opera, and worked alongside Gwen Verdon and Ray Walston in 'Damn Yankees', portrayed Ellie in 'Showboat' with Mickey Rooney and Ado Annie in 'Oklahoma' with John Davidson. Peggy was also the opening act for Magician David Copperfield as well as being featured at Radio City Music Hall (backed by a 65-piece orchestra).

THE MOD SQUAD Variety Show Comes To Stage At Arthur Newman Theater Photo THE MOD SQUAD Variety Show Comes To Stage At Arthur Newman Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2019

The Mod Squad Variety Show features 3 top Palm Springs Entertainers - each a star on their own; Jeff Stewart, Francesca Amari, and Wayne Abravanel on piano and vocals.

Vicki Knight Heads to Palm Desert for Cabaret Show Photo Vicki Knight Heads to Palm Desert for Cabaret Show
by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2019

On Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2 PM, local performer Vicki Knight will entertain with her show entitled 'September Once More'. The show will feature songs from Vicki's past, singing songs for her days performing at nightclubs in Canada, along with some of those funny stories she is known. Joel Baker, another local favorite, will accompany Vicki on the baby grand.

COME FLY WITH ME - CONFESSIONS OF A FORMER FLIGHT ATTENDANT Comes To Arthur Newman Th Photo COME FLY WITH ME - CONFESSIONS OF A FORMER FLIGHT ATTENDANT Comes To Arthur Newman Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2019

You're invited to fasten your seat belts and prepare for laughter as Donald Houtz pulls back the galley curtain and takes you up, up, and away with 'Come Fly With Me'. It's a behind the scenes look of (what once was) one of the most glamorous jobs in the world.

Bobby Short Tribute Comes To Palm Desert Photo Bobby Short Tribute Comes To Palm Desert
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2019

Seattle-based singer, pianist and musical director David DuVall performs his one-man tribute to the legendary Bobby Short, 'So Naughty, So Nice, Songs Bobby Short Taught Me' on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 2 pm at the Arthur Newman Theater in Palm Desert.

Marcia Harp Stars In WHERE WAS I WHEN I NEEDED ME? Photo Marcia Harp Stars In WHERE WAS I WHEN I NEEDED ME?
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 13, 2019

Marcia Harp will star in her new one-woman cabaret concert at the Arthur Newman Theater on Sunday, August 18, 2019 as part of the summer season of Les Michaels Cabaret On Sundays Series, now in it's 11th season. Joining Marcia will be her musical director Jeffrey Lesser on baby grand piano.

Jazzbaret Artist Lisa Donahey Performs In Palm Desert Photo Jazzbaret Artist Lisa Donahey Performs In Palm Desert
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2019

With her impeccable and interpretive vocals, masterful storytelling, and engaging charismatic style, Lisa is a multi-faceted talent adding her own narrative flair to music from the worlds of jazz standards and cabaret. From vocalist with a 15-piece big band at major performing arts centers, to headlining LA venue's like Feinstein's at Vitello's, and Catalina Jazz Club, or opening for Broadway stars like Adam Pascal, and Anthony Rapp. Lisa's acting credits are extensive, from TV, film, commercials, and character voices for animated films and TV. Accompanying Lisa will be David Arana on piano.

Gary Lynn Floyd Performs WELCOME TO MY WORLD In Palm Desert Photo Gary Lynn Floyd Performs WELCOME TO MY WORLD In Palm Desert
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2019

Gary Lynn Floyd is an American singer-songwriter who connects straight to the heart and lifts up a room with his inspirational lyrics and soulful style.

Cody Wood Returns With THIS SONG'S FOR YOU Photo Cody Wood Returns With THIS SONG'S FOR YOU
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2019

Los Angeles based singer, songwriter, and musician, Cody Wood will present his one man cabaret concert, 'This Songs For You' on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 2 pm at the Arthur Newman Theater in Palm Desert.

Michael Sharpiro Stars In FABULOUS PLACES In Palm Desert Photo Michael Sharpiro Stars In FABULOUS PLACES In Palm Desert
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2019

Traveling the world as an entertainer and as a Cruise Director on numerous cruise ships has given Michael a wealth of first-hand tales from his journeys that he has combined with popular music from The Great American Songbook and Broadway Musicals. A talented singer and dancer with a flare for comedy makes him a natural for live theater and he's performed his cabaret shows in multiple cities throughout the US but 'Fabulous Places' will mark his cabaret debut here in the desert.

Clifford Bell & Friends Comes To Palm Desert Photo Clifford Bell & Friends Comes To Palm Desert
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2019

Cabaret On Sundays Series presents Clifford Bell and one of his Cabarabia Spotlight shows with Clifford and his friends from Palm Springs: SHARON SILLS, BONNIE GILGALLON, and JOEL BAKER, and from San Diego: DAVID DOOLEY.

Leslie Tinnaro to Sing The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber Photo Leslie Tinnaro to Sing The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Julie Musbach - Jun 20, 2019

A celebration of the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber starring Leslie Tinnaro in her new one-woman cabaret concert. From 'Cats', 'Phantom Of The Opera', 'Sunset Boulevard', 'Joseph And The Amazing The Technicolor Dreamcoat', 'Jesus Christ Superstar', 'Evita', 'Tell Me On A Sunday', and more.

Mara Getz to Salute Harold Arlen in Palm Desert Photo Mara Getz to Salute Harold Arlen in Palm Desert
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2019

Expect songs like 'Stormy Weather,' 'Blues In The Night,' 'Let's Fall In Love,' 'Over The Rainbow' and more. Getz's TV appearances include the 'Merv Griffin Show,' 'You Write The Songs' and 'Cop Rock.' Getz also was a finalist on 'Star Search.'

If It's Sunday It Must Be Cabaret! Les Michaels' CABARET ON SUNDAYS Series Returns To Photo If It's Sunday It Must Be Cabaret! Les Michaels' CABARET ON SUNDAYS Series Returns To The Arthur Newman Theatre
by David Green - May 24, 2019

The popular 'Cabaret On Sundays' Series presented by Les Michaels of Life Is A Cabaret will begin the 11th season on June 2, 2019 with a total of 18 shows in the Summer Season that runs through September 29, 2019.  The cabaret shows are presented in concert format at the Arthur Newman Theatre located in the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert at 73750 Catalina Way.  All shows are Sundays at 2 pm and tickets are all $15 cash only and doors open at 1 pm. 

Roberta Linn To Perform In Palm Desert Photo Roberta Linn To Perform In Palm Desert
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2019

One of the desert's favorite performers, Roberta Linn, will perform a special cabaret concert on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Jolsyn Center in Palm Desert. The show will feature many of her signature songs along with insider stories about her life, career, and close friendships with some of the biggest names in show business. Joining Roberta will be a trio led by Kevin Tokarz on piano, with Danny Flahive on Bass, and Gary Whiteside on drums. The show will kick off the 11th season of Les Michaels' Cabaret On Sundays Series that will run through September 29th. Tickets for this one show only performance will be sold at the door for $15 cash only at the Arthur Newman Theatre's box office that opens at 1 PM and located in the Joslyn Center at 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert. For questions please call Les Michaels at 760-325-2731

Jaci Davis To Perform The Mucis Of Jule Styne In Palm Desert Photo Jaci Davis To Perform The Mucis Of Jule Styne In Palm Desert
by Julie Musbach - Apr 22, 2019

Award-winning local singer, Jaci Davis, returns for her 4th appearance at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2 PM in 'Jaci Sings Jule'.

A Salute To Johnny Mercer Comes To Palm Desert Photo A Salute To Johnny Mercer Comes To Palm Desert
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2019

Local singer, Kim Halter will perform his new one-man tribute to composer, Johnny Mercer in 'Come Rain Or Come Shine' at the Arthur Newman Theatre in Palm Desert on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2 PM as part of the on-going Les Michaels' Cabaret On Sundays Series. With him will be Dede Ondishko on the baby grand piano. Tickets are $15 cash at the door and the Arthur Newman Theater is located at 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert. Doors open at 1 pm and showtime is 2 pm.

Bill Clifford To Star In BROADWAY BILL'S WAY - PART DEUX Photo Bill Clifford To Star In BROADWAY BILL'S WAY - PART DEUX
by Julie Musbach - Apr 4, 2019

The desert's own Bill Clifford will perform 'Broadway, Bill's Way - Part Deux' at the Arthur Newman Theatre in Palm Desert on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2 PM as part of the on-going Les Michaels' Cabaret On Sundays Series. With him will be Wayne Abravanel on the baby grand piano. Tickets are $15 cash at the door and the Arthur Newman Theater is located at 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert. Doors open at 1 pm and show time is 2 pm.

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