The Palm Springs Cultural Center

Established in January of 2008

The Palm Springs Cultural Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was established to encourage the development of the cultural arts in the Coachella Valley with a specific focus in the areas of film, fine art, live performance, dance, music, and community festivals. The Center is dedicated to advancing education, to nurturing community-wide participation in the cultural arts, and to sponsoring scholarship awards for deserving individuals.

 

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COMING SEPTEMBER 18-21, 2014

CINEMA DIVERSE: THE PALM SPRINGS GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL

PURCHASE TICKETS

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COMING SEPTEMBER 27TH

MONA LISA IS MISSING

See the real story of the theft of the Mona Lisa! Special one time only screening at Camelot Theatres on Saturday, September 27th! Tickets available at http://www.MonaLisaIsMissing.EventBrite.com/

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Palm Springs Cultural Center to Present “A Judy Garland Concert with Joey Luft.”

Camelot Theatres to host two exclusive performances on October 17th and 18th.

Through the magic of Christie Digital Cinema and re-mastered Digital Dolby Sound, Judy Garland returns to the screen with some of her greatest and best loved performances. Experience her dynamic life in song as she performs many of her greatest hits, in color for the first time, on the big screen, including “Stormy Weather,” “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “After You’ve Gone,” “By Myself,” and more.

Garland’s son, Joey Luft, and John Kimble, longtime associate of Judy’s husband and manager, Sid Luft, will share personal stories of the amazing performer’s personal life and career during the spectacular multimedia event, which includes many of Garland’s greatest performances from her television show, “The Judy Garland Show,” when she was at the top of her legendary, superstar best.

“A Judy Garland Concert with Joey Luft” is a full evening of entertainment, including pre-show reception, an exhibit of rare, never–before-seen photos of Judy’s life and career, Michael Siewert’s fabulous collection of costumes from many of her classic film roles, and a Q&A with Joey Luft and John Kimble after the show.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the magic of Judy Garland again!

TICKET INFORMATION:
TO PURCHASE TICKETS IN PERSON, VISIT:
Camelot Theatres Box Office
2300 E. Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA, 92262,
Box Office: 760-325-6565

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE HERE:

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"Mona Lisa Is Missing"To Screen at Camelot Theatres on Saturday, Sept. 27th!

"Mona Lisa Is Missing"To Screen at Camelot Theatres on Saturday, Sept. 27th!

Don't miss this special event one-time screening at 8 pm on Saturday, September 27th of the entertaining 60-minute documentary film "Mona Lisa is Missing" (followed by Q&A with the filmmakers). 

You're encouraged to purchase movie tickets on-line IN ADVANCE at www.MonaLisaIsMissing.EventBrite.com.

In addition, if you wish to be part of a 6:30 pm pre-screening dinner, you'll need to make a separate reservation by calling the Camelot Café (Chef Hector) at (760) 406-4112 and mention "the special Mona Lisa…

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Posted by Michael Carroll Green on September 17, 2014 at 7:30pm

Palm Springs Cultural Center to Present “A Judy Garland Concert with Joey Luft.”

Palm Springs Cultural Center to Present “A Judy Garland Concert with Joey Luft.”


Camelot Theatres to host two exclusive performances on October 17th and 18th.

Through the magic of Christie Digital Cinema and re-mastered Digital Dolby Sound, Judy Garland returns to the screen with some of her greatest and best loved performances. Experience her dynamic life in song as she performs many of her greatest hits, in color for the first time, on the big screen, including “Stormy Weather,” “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “After You’ve Gone,” “By Myself,” and more.…

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Posted by Michael Carroll Green on September 12, 2014 at 12:34pm

Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Announces 2014 Screening Schedule.

Seventh Edition opens Thursday, September 18th and runs through Sunday, September 21st.

Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, which opens its Seventh Edition on Thursday, September 18th and runs through Sunday, September 21st, today announced the complete Schedule for 2014.

“We are screening a total of twenty eight feature films and more than 30 shorts this year,” said Michael C. Green, Cinema Diverse Festival Director and Managing Director of The Palm Springs Cultural Center. “This will be the largest number of feature films we’ve ever screened, and about the same number of shorts that we screened at last year’s festival.” …

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Posted by Michael Carroll Green on August 19, 2014 at 3:50pm

The Stars Are Coming Out for the 2014 Arthur Lyons Film Festival.

The 2014 Edition of the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival opens its 15th year at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs on May 8th.  Producer and Host Alan K. Rode announced that film and television star Barbara Hale is scheduled to appear as the opening night guest star after the screening of  the 1949 film, THE WINDOW.



THE WINDOW is one of Hollywood’s greatest suspense films,” said Rode. “I am thrilled that we’ll be screening a 35mm print of this classic, with the principal star, Barbara Hale, joining us to share her recollections.”…



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Posted by Michael Carroll Green on April 3, 2014 at 11:07am

The Palm Springs Cultural Center: Your Key To Culture in the Coachella Valley.

The Palm Springs Cultural Center presents a wide variety of events and programs throughout the year, designed to encourage the development of the Cultural Arts in the Coachella Valley with a specific focus in the areas of film, fine art, live performance, dance, music, and community festivals.

The Center is dedicated to advancing education, to nurturing community-wide participation in the cultural arts, and to sponsoring scholarship awards for deserving individuals.

Annual events include:

Certified Farmers' Markets.

Discover the freshest and best locally grown produce from Certified California Farmers!

September through May:

Saturdays in Palm Springs, Sundays in Old Town La Quinta, and Wednesdays in Palm Desert.   


Market Locations:

Summer Market (June to September)

Palm Springs:  Saturdays: 8:00 am to 12:30 pm,at the Palm Springs Pavilion, 401 S. Pavilion Way.

Winter Markets (September to May)

Palm Springs:  Saturdays: 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, adjacent to the Camelot Theatres in the Palm Springs Mall parking lot at 2300 E. Baristo Road at Farrell.


Old Town La Quinta: Sundays: 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, at 78100 Main Street, just a few blocks west of La Quinta City Hall off Calle Tampico.

Palm Desert: Wednesdays: 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, adjacent to the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce, 72-599 Highway 111.

Film Festivals:

The Palm Springs Cultural Center presents a diverse array of Film Festivals throughout the year, including:

CinemaDiverse: The Gay and Lesbian Film Festival • Palm Springs:
 CinemaDiverse brings together film artists, film lovers and industry professionals in a week-long celebration of motion pictures that reflect, inform, enrich and often transform lives.

 

The Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival:

Founded in 2000 by the late mystery author and Palm Springs community leader Arthur Lyons, this unique festival features an eclectic mixture of landmark and obscure vintage movies from the classic film noir era. Laden with period post war cynicism, these glorious black and white films are laden with suspense, sexuality and crime portrayed from the perspective of the criminals.

Each year, the festival showcases the best of film noir accentuated by a scintillating array of movie stars who appear on stage for post screening Q&A discussions, autographs and book signings.

 

The American Documentary Film Festival:

The American Documentary Film Festival aims to be the largest documentary festival and market on the West Coast of the United States. Its objective is to promote a world vision of film as seen through the eyes of the filmmaker of whomever or whatever their subject matter may be in order to educate and entertain the audience.

All of the Palm Springs Cultural Center’s Film events take place at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs (2300 E Baristo Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92262) where it is possible to see and hear films better than virtually any other movie house in Southern California.

The Palm Springs Cultural Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which was established to encourage the development of the cultural arts in the Coachella Valley with a specific focus in the areas of film, fine art, live performance, dance, music, and community festivals. The Center is dedicated to advancing education, to nurturing community-wide participation in the cultural arts, and to sponsoring scholarship awards for deserving individuals. Direct inquiries to: Palm Springs Cultural Center, P.O. Box 1449, Palm Springs, CA 92263 760-322-3521.

 
 
 

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