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Q-n-A with Squeak Carnwath

Opening Reception

Melissa Morgan Fine Art
73-040 El Paseo (at hwy 74)
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Thursday, January 5, 2012
5:00 – 7:00pm


The Human Camera Steven Wiltshire

Stephen Wiltshire has been called the “Human Camera.” In this short excerpt from the film Beautiful Minds: A Voyage into the Brain, Wiltshire takes a helicopter journey over Rome and then draws a panoramic view of what he saw, entirely from memory.


KNR | Los Angeles • Palm Springs • San Francisco

(Palm Desert, CA)—OperaArts is pleased to announce the launch of their new website at a new web address The site will be a source of information on all of the non-profit organization’s events and activities, including the new ability for users to purchase tickets directly online.
OperaArts, created from the collaborative dreams and efforts of a small consortium of community residents and opera aficionados, is a non-profit organization whose goal is to present quality musical performances, with emphasis on Opera and operetta, accompanied by high quality visual arts and art experiences, to the Coachella Valley community, with emphasis on youth and senior citizens.
The organization is known for two major annual events: the popular, free Festival of Opera and Arts in the spring as well as the Opera Under the Stars black tie gala which honors those who support the arts and music in our community.
For more information, visit

Whose Interpretation Matters?

Sing Sing Sing Interview PS ShortFest

Interview By: Angela Valente Romeo

Sing Sing Sing —This documentary on the palm springs high school jazz band and keeping music in the schools. The 22 minute short was directed by Gary Wexler, produced an photographed by Ethan Kaminsky and edited by Victor Otero and Ken Alan,

Inside Art visits Venus Studios Palm Desert

Special Thanks to Debra Ann Mumm, Faith Jackson and Jon Abeyta

Venus Studios Art Supply
Where: 74-280 Highway 111
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays
Information: (760) 340-5085,