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Western Lit: Border Patrol Agent-Turned-Author Francisco Cantú Examines His Experiences in 'The Line Becomes a River'

Western Lit: Border Patrol Agent-Turned-Author Francisco Cantú Examines His Experiences in 'The Line Becomes a River'

Thursday, November 16, 2017  |  Katherine E. Standefer, High Country News

The tacos dorados , Francisco Cantú tells me as we push through the turnstiles into Nogales, Mexico, are some of the best he’s ever had.

So we beeline through the bustling streets toward the small metal cart in search of the paper-wrapped stacks of crispy chicken tacos dripping spicy red salsa.

Cantú is...

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Art Movement: 'Kinesthesia' at the Palm Springs Art Museum Shines a Light on an Underappreciated Art Movement

Art Movement: 'Kinesthesia' at the Palm Springs Art Museum Shines a Light on an Underappreciated Art Movement

Thursday, November 16, 2017  |  Stephen Berger

There are many adjectives that could apply to Kinesthesia: Latin American Kinetic Art 1954-1969 , an exhibit currently at the Palm Springs Art Museum.

Historic. Groundbreaking. Educational. Mesmerizing.

In the end, however, the most important thing is this: The exhibit, touted as the first in-depth exam...

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A Big-Time Medium: Theresa Caputo Returns to the Coachella Valley to Talk to More Deceased Loved Ones

A Big-Time Medium: Theresa Caputo Returns to the Coachella Valley to Talk to More Deceased Loved Ones

Tuesday, November 14, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

Theresa Caputo is arguably the most successful television “medium” working today.

The star of TLC’s Long Island Medium , known for her big blonde hair and her New York accent, is currently in the 10th season of her highly rated show. She’s released three New York Times best-sellers and often performs to ...

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Craft Beer, Airplane Rides and Great Music: Props and Hops Returns to the Palm Springs Air Museum

Craft Beer, Airplane Rides and Great Music: Props and Hops Returns to the Palm Springs Air Museum

Tuesday, November 07, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

Thanks to the exploding popularity of craft beer, large-scale beer events these days are becoming ever-more common.

But it’s safe to say that the Palm Springs Air Museum’s annual Props and Hops Craft Beer Fest is the only large-scale beer event around these parts where you can sample fantastic brews a...

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From P-Town to Palm Springs: Woodman/Shimko Gallery Shows Works by Artists From Both Coasts

From P-Town to Palm Springs: Woodman/Shimko Gallery Shows Works by Artists From Both Coasts

Monday, November 06, 2017  |  William Bryan Rooney

When Woody Shimko travels from Provincetown, Mass., to Palm Springs, he packs up more items than just a few extra T-shirts: He packs up works of art.

He owns galleries on both coasts, and he hauls a large collection of art that is melded into one show, linking artists that work 3,000 miles apart.

The ...

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Gaudy, Bawdy Fun: 'The Legend of Georgia McBride' Perfectly Kicks off Dezart Performs' 10th Season

Gaudy, Bawdy Fun: 'The Legend of Georgia McBride' Perfectly Kicks off Dezart Performs' 10th Season

Saturday, November 04, 2017  |  Bonnie Gilgallon

Dezart Performs’ artistic director Michael Shaw has chosen to kick off Greater Palm Springs Pride and the company’s 10th season with The Legend of Georgia McBride —and I can’t imagine a better play for him to choose. Matthew Lopez’s hilarious yet touching romp through the world of small-town drag show...

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