Arthur Lyons Film Noir FESTIVAL
May 8-11, 2014
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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.”…
Posted by Michael Carroll Green on April 3, 2014 at 11:07am
The American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund, which is scheduled to open on March 27, 2014 and run through March 31, 2014 in Palm Springs, CA, is proud to announce its Opening Night Films, and its first two Official Selections for…Continue
Posted by Michael Carroll Green on March 25, 2014 at 5:00pm
Kaye Ballard - Going Out of Business Farewell Performance - Coming March 11, 2014
Kaye Ballard...is Going Out Of Business! Veteran actress, Kaye Ballard, has been performing for more than sixty four years! To say she is a survivor is a bit of an understatement! But now, at eighty eight, Kaye has decided to retire. That’s the bad news. The good news is that Kaye’s giving Palm Springs area audiences one last chance to see her. “I wanted to do one last show before I retired,” Kaye said recently. “But the only business I know is show business, so I decided to just say I was going out of business!”
The show, aptly entitled “Kaye Ballard...is Going Out Of Business!,” is scheduled to take place…
Posted by Michael Carroll Green on January 23, 2014 at 1:03pm
Coming November 15, 2013 – November 17, 2013
The Palm Springs Cultural Center is pleased to announce a new addition to its annual line-up of cultural programs and special events. The Stanley Kramer Film Festival will debut at Camelot Theatres on Friday, November 15th and run through Sunday, November 17th. The 2013 event, which is designed to coincide with other…
Posted by Michael Carroll Green on October 8, 2013 at 5:42pm
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:
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September through May:
Saturdays in Palm Springs, Sundays in Old Town La Quinta, and Wednesdays in Palm Desert.
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.
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.