A White Party 28th Edition Wrap-Up

White Party Photographer Marques Daniels by Nicholas Snow of PromoHomoTV, as he photographs the crowd waiting for headliner Belinda Carlisle.

With eight parties in 72 hours bringing in 30,000 admissions through the course of an amazing DJ driven weekend, White Party Palm Springs continued its 28 year run as the world’s premier gay dance festival.

This year, producer Jeffrey Sanker, pictured with T- Dance performer Belinda Carlisle, pulled out all the stops, making this one of the most memorable White Party weekend’s in its storied history. On Sunday, Sanker brought the crowd to a spiritual peak with his annual spectacular fireworks display, choreographed to the music.

Real Housewives’ of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards, (pictured at the Saturday night Convention Center) was crowned “Queen of White Party 2017” and reigned supreme over the course of the events. (Kyle Richards & Jeffrey Sanker Photo by Iggy Lopez)

Hotels, including the Palm Springs Renaissance, have already begun taking reservations for White Party 2018 which is set for April 27-30, 2018.

Film Noir Festival Set 18th Edition Opens Thursday

“For our 18th year, we are presenting an extremely diverse line-up of films,” said festival producer and host Alan K. Rode. From Broderick Crawford’s Oscar® winning turn to Frank Sinatra in a seldom-seen, self-caricature role, there is Walter Matthau robbing banks, debonair Paul Henried as a sinister gangster and actor Dick Powell’s directorial debut.  As Rode put it: “This year’s program includes films where the principals either reinvented themselves or were cast against type.  Go Dark.

REBEL REBEL: The Many Lives Of David Bowie

REBEL REBEL: The many lives of David Bowie brings to the stage at The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa the glam and spectacle of one who in his lifetime was among the world’s best-loved musicians. This high-energy theatrical concert experience is set for May 13, 2017, at 8:00 PM Tickets are on sale now.

Direct from New York City, REBEL REBEL: The many lives of David Bowie is the ultimate concert experience, designed to transport audiences through the various musical worlds of this critically acclaimed artist. Creator/directors Paul Horton and Quinn Lemley bring to the stage three brilliant performers who capture the otherworldly energy of Bowie’s incomparable characters Ziggy Stardust, The Thin White Duke, and Iconic Bowie, all backed by a full rock band. This theatrical concert focuses in on the essence of some of the greatest rock and roll songs ever written and includes memorable hits like “Changes,” “Heroes,” “Space Oddity,” “Starman” and “Fame”—and that’s just the beginning. Put on Your Big Shoes and Dance the Blues!

Rise Up!… For A Day of Resistance

Rise Up! For A Day of Resistance:  Calling all legal professionals and activists and those who want to do something in this national moment.  Join us on Saturday, May 13 @ The Mizell Senior Center 1:00-5:30 pm to hear from key leaders working to protect vulnerable communities currently targeted for harm by this administration. This inspiring afternoon will have two tracks: one for Legal Professions, and one for Activists.

The goal for both is simple: to give you information, tools, and connections to engage, resist, and assist. Rise Up!

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