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Dinner reservations: DOORS OPEN 5:30pm. SHOW STARTS 7:00pm!

Reservations have already started coming in, and are highly recommended.

Sterling's at The Federal
5303 Lankershim Blvd.,  

North Hollywood, CA 91601
Adjacent to the El Portal Theatre.

For information & tickets go to:  

BROWN PAPER TICKETS 

 or call 24/7 to: 818-754-8700





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Robyn Spangler Orchestra Reel


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PASADENA PLAYHOUSE
39 SOUTH MOLINO AVE.
PASADENA, CA. 91101


  Moss Theatre at New Roads School
3131 Olympic Blvd.,
Santa Monica, CA 90404
FOR MUSICAL THEATRE WEST WEB SITE & TICKET INFO
 
PERFORMANCES ARE AT
CARPENTER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
6200 E. ATHERTON STREET
LONG BEACH 
 
WHAT'S  LORI DONATO UP TO? 
Contact Lori about private coaching,  
workshops, & private party appearances.
Call 818-760-0757 or visit:  WWW.LORIDONATO.COM 

2nd & 3rd SUNDAYS OF THE MONTH
LIVE JAM BAND - from 4 to 8 PM
OIL CAN HARRY'S - 11502 VENTURA BLVD.STUDIO CITY, CA. 91604
 PH: 818-760-9749
 
www.oilcanharrysla.com 

THE OTHER SUNDAY'S IS
 MUSIC FEST - from  2 to 5 PM
 
VIVA CANTINA - 900 RIVERSIDE DR. BURBANK, CA. 91506
PH: 818-845-2425
www.vivacantina.com 

   

SHOWS IN  THE

PALM SPRINGS AREA

 

  
 
 
SUNDAYS IN SUMMER 
  2 PM MATINEES:
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THIS WEEK...

THURSDAY, JULY 9TH 
The Excitement Machine is back ...

Sharon Sills
appearing ...
Monday July 13th
    5pm - 7pm

At the Ventana Room
Mountain View Clubhouse
Sun City Palm Desert
38180 Del Webb Blvd
Palm Desert  CA 92211
with Jeff Lantz on keyboards
 
Caution: SILLS KILLS !!!!
 

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JOEL IS ALSO EVERY THURSDAY FROM  
6:30 PM TILL CLOSING AT WALLY'S DESERT TURTLE  
IN RANCHO MIRAGE
THEATERS, THEATER COMPANIES,
PLAYS IN THE DESERT

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 CONGRATULATIONS TO BRIANNA FINNELL
FOR WINNING THIS YEAR'S OPEN CALL.
BRIANNA IS A SEMI-REGULAR SINGER AT
APPLAUSE WEDNESDAYS.

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SEE YOU NEXT SEASON

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2015-16 Season Just Announced - Save These Dates!

Opening Night Benefit Concert
Norm Lewis & Laura Osnes
Saturday, November 14, 2015, 6 p.m.

Performance Series - Saturdays at 8 PM:

Maureen McGovern-  December 12
Marilyn Maye - January 16
Christine Andreas - February 20
Jane Monheit - March 19
Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett - April 9

Cabaret 88 Series - Note: 2 nights this season
Tuesdays and Wednesdays - 6 PM reception - 7 PM performance:

Todd Murray - December 8-9
Julia Murney - January 12-13
Karen Mason - February 9-10
Klea Blackhurst - March 15-16
 Jake Simpson - April 5-6

Call 760-325-4490 for more information and tickets.

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45-175 FARGO STREET
INDIO, CA. 92201

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 SEASON TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR 2015 - 201

 
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OUT OF TOWN SHOWS:  

LAS VEGAS,  

SAN FRANCISCO, SAN DIEGO,  

SEATTLE, CHICAGO, NEW YORK

.... AND POINTS BEYOND! 




 

ARE YOU GOING TO BE IN SAN DIEGO?
SHER KRIEGER EVENTS SAYS CHECK OUT
 
THERE ARE LOTS OF GREAT SHOWS AND PERFORMERS
COMING IN 2015 - CHECK THEM OUT BY 
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Robyn Spangler singing
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

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HONORING INDEPENDENCE DAY. A VIDEO INTRODUCED BY JOHN WAYNE AND DOZENS OF STARS SINGING "GOD BLESS AMERICA" Including: Ann Margret, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny, Dan Blocker, Roscoe Lee Browne. George Burns, Owen Bush, James Caldwell, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Roy Clark, Bing Crosby, Phyllis Diller, Edward Faulkner, Lorne Greene, Harry Hickox, Celeste Holm, Bob Hope, Kay E. Kuter 
Michael Landon, Forrest Lewis, Dean Martin, Dick Martin, Ross Martin, Greg Morris, Ricky & David Nelson, Hugh O'Brian, Dan Rowan, William Shatner, Orville Sherman, Red Skelton. Tom Smothers, Leslie Uggams, Jesse Vint, John Wayne, Patrick Wayne, Dennis Weaver, Dan White, Hal Williams, The Doodletown Pipers & lots more uncredited.


DEAR READERS: 
What a show JEANNE PAGE put on Sunday at Arthur Newman Theatre. She received a rousing standing ovation and people were telling me it was one of the best shows they've seen. Jeanne worked her acting skill to the limit on such songs as "Something Cool", "Miss Otis Regrets" and one of the best renditions of "My Funny Valentine" I've ever heard. But when it came to "Sweet Georgia Brown", "Hard Heated Hannah", "Down In New Orleans" and other uptempo numbers, she had everyone swinging their heads with the music and tapping their toes. Hopefully you were one of the lucky folks who came to see her.

This Sunday is a local singer named ROSE KINGSLEY who singing career had been taking leaps and bounds in just the last 6 months with gigs in Las Vegas, New York City, and several places right here in the Valley. Her new CD "This Is My Life" has been selling well and garnering fans from all directions. She will be doing her show called "An Afternoon With Rose" at 2 PM on Sunday with local pianist BOB CORWIN on the baby grand. Rose came by AJ's last Saturday and sang "Here's To Life" and "One For My Baby" and everyone was all praises and I am sure you will enjoy the show on Sunday.    

WHAT HAPPENED AT APPLAUSE WEDNESDAYS:
The group from the LGBT Center were there last week with most leaving by 7 PM, and we held our starting time until it settled down, although there were a good number who stayed and told me later they were overwhelmed at the amazing talent and had no idea we existed even with all we do to get the word out. Anyway, we had stared with 2 songs and those who stayed did a 3rd later. JOEL BAKER started us off with "I Get A Kick Out Of You" and later "Puttin' On The Ritz" & "After You, Who?", I sang "I've Got You Under My Skin", and later "It's Delovely" and "Old Friend". ROSANNE HOPKINS came to sing and try out some material she may include in her October 25th show at 'the Newman', including "Le Roy Brown", "Mein Herr", "Losing My Mind" & "We've Only Just Begun". DOUG GRAHAM was fabulous as always doing his songs, "Wheels Of A Dream" & "What Do I Need With Love" and check out DOUG'S BOOT CAMP in this Newsletter for details on his Singers Workshop. RAFE CORRELL brought us some new medleys using "Day In Day Out" and "Day By Day", "My Heart Stood Still" and "I Didn't Know What Day It Was" and later "It's Impossible" in both English and Spanish. A brand new singer named PAUL KAY showed up out of no where with 2 friends and his binder full of sheet music and knocked it out of the park singing "A Foggy Day", "Moonlight Becomes You" and later "I Could Write A Book", all with the verses and let me tell you he is really good and lives in the desert so I hope he continues to come and sing both here and at AJ's. Next we had the return of BARRY MONEY who nailed his songs as well, doing "One For My Baby", "Mad World" and later "To Make You Feel My Love" & "Not While I'm Around". JASON HULL came in to sing "It's Too Late Baby", "Kiss You Goodnight" and later "It's Best To Leave While I'm In Love" which I think is one of his best new songs. We also had a couple of singers who only did one song, DON STEELE, who came last week did "All The Things You Are" and a wonderful woman named CHERYL who said she knows JEAN SORF and decided to come in and sing "It's A Sin To Tell A Lie" and I could tell by how she glowed with the applause that she'll be back too. Even with a late start we had some time at the end for Rosanne to try out her arrangement of "Pretty Women" with "Ladies Who Lunch" Sondheim medley.

HEADS UP: Because of a private party that has booked Threesixty North on July 22nd - or maybe it's the 29th, I forget, anyway we will not be having a show on that night and I will confirm which date it is next week. AND they are going to CLOSE the first 2 weeks of AUGUST only, so there will not be shows on August 5th and August 12th so please make a note of it - but I'll remind you too.

We hope you will be there this week, and remember the new Summer Hours: 6:30 to 9 PM.  Dinner reservations are always welcome.  
  
 

WHAT HAPPENED AT AJ'S ON SATURDAY:
OMG! What a fabulous night once again last week with another full house. Plus it was like an invasion from the PS Follies with 3 former stars staring with MARCIA HARP with "What I Did For Love", "Birth Of The Blues" and later "The Best Thing You've Done", & "How Deep Is The Ocean". Then BOB REINHAGEN there with his wife and another couple for dinner, gave us "The Summer Wind", "PS, I Love You", and a medley sing-a-long with "Melancholy Baby", "It Had To Be You" & "Red, Red, Robin". Next we had a friend of mine from San Francisco named KATHY HOLLY who sang "La Vie En Rose', "They Say That Falling In Love Is Wonderful", a medley of "Those Were The Days" & "Hava Nagila" then "I'm Gonna Live Until I Die" dedicated to JULIE WILSON. Kathy produces several monthly shows in the Bay Area as well as hosts a popular open mic night.
Look, it's me and Kathy....
 
 DAN WESTFALL was another Follies stars, doing "Chicago", "Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter", "My Way" & "Strangers In The Night". ROSE KINGSLEY whom I wrote about earlier, sang "Here's To Life" & "One For My Baby" and boy I have to say, it was the best. DEANNE CONTE with husband BILL (sorry I wrote Bob on FB), came for dinner and didn't expect to sing but was fabulous doing "If I Loved You" & "I Have Dreamed", we look forward to having you both back soon. We had MARGE HARRIS with us who sang "Cabaret", "Before The Parade Passes By" and LARRY HARRIS singing "If It Takes Forever" & "More" and together did "I'll Be Seeing You". And our final Follies star, VICKI KNIGHT brought down the house with her "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man", and also "Manana Is Good Enough For Me", and got the whole place going with "Kratchma". We hope to see you at this Saturday's show, maybe all 3 of our Follies stars will be there and if ROSANNE HOPKINS and TERRI OLSEN show up, we can have our very own Mini- Follies! See you then.

Also, because the RESTAURANT WEEK went so well with the 3 Course dinners, ART & JOHN have put together some Special 3 Course Options for just $29 in addition to their regular menu.

IMPORTANT NOTE: AJ's On The Green will be closed like last year, from AUGUST 3rd through SEPTEMBER 4th. So our last Cabaret On The Green will be on SATURDAY, AUGUST 1st and returning on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER, SEPTEMBER 5th. But you can come over to 360 NORTH and sing with us there.  

And don't forget to YELP US and tell your friends too that we have the best singers in town and we do it LIVE!  

AJ'S NOTE: There is a HUGE parking lot just past the front lot on your left. Remember to make reservations and see you next time. 
 
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SUNDAYS IN SUMMER CABARET SERIES AT
ARTHUR NEWMAN THEATRE
THIS WEEK IT IS:
 
         
THERE'S A NEW PALM SPRINGS AREA
FACEBOOK PAGE?? 
 
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CLICK ON THE LATEST COPY FOR THE LINK TO THE ON LINE WEB SITE THEN GO TO REGIONAL NEWS TO READ MY COLUMN OR JUST COME TO ONE OF OUR OPEN MICS AND PICK UP A COPY, OR AT PURPLE ROOM, TROPICALE, AZUL, THREESIXTY NORTH, &  AJ'S ON THE GREEN.


Friends of Musical Theater Lunch Club
Carole Linn - contact
clinn@colorfulsongs.com
626 -963-7700
NEXT LUNCHEON IS SATURDAY, JULY 11th
or email Carole and get on the email list.
You can order off the menu -  no minimum charges.

The group has no dues or rules  -  just stimulating conversation about
current and past shows, and a chance to interact with others in the
Broadway and Cabaret worlds.

Bring any questions and /or challenges you might have - 
for the group to discuss.

Be sure to bring any flyers you have for upcoming shows and give
us a short pitch if you like!!!

Open to all -  performers, composers,  directors, producers, choreographers, agents, managers, etc.

We will probably start attending shows together and find ways to
support musical theater causes.

You can participate in any way you choose.

Hope to see you soon you at the next luncheon,
Carole Linn - email: clinn@colorfulsongs.com or call 626-963-7700

CABARET GROUPS TO JOIN:

LA CABARET YAHOO GROUP - with 175 members, it's an LA BASED link to other cabaret minded people. It's a great way
to promote your shows and share ideas. JOIN HERE:

STU HAMSTRA'S "Cabaret Hot Line On Line"  - With a subscriber list of over 2500 & memberships  starting at $20 for a Silver Membership which includes the weekly e-newsletter, a link to your website, free gig postings, show discounts, & so much more. Go to STU HAMSTRA'S
CABARET HOT LINE ON LINE at:

CABARET WEST - This Southern California group is the best source for all your cabaret needs. The $25 annual membership gets you a monthly newsletter, 2 for 1 discounts on many shows, a link to their website, a place to advertise your shows for free, audition notices and much more. Go to:
CABARET WEST and check it out.

CABARET SINGERS GROUP: with 532 members nationwide, it is a must for all cabaret singers and their fans. Go to: 
CABARET SINGERS GROUP 

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I LOVE LUCY  
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WHO LOVE GOOD MUSIC!

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& STANDARDS! 

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We have an exciting line up this season
so you will want to see as many shows as they can.
CLICK HERE FOR THE
FULL SCHEDULE
 
  THIS WEEK IS:
 
 
     
Arthur Newman Dim Lights
 

           
RECIPE OF THE WEEK
   
 SUMMER TIME BERRY BARS
While there still in season and cheap.

INGREDIENTS: 
 
Bars 
1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1 cup cold butter, cut into cubes
1 egg
1 pint blueberries
1 pint raspberries
1 cup blackberries
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch

Icing 
1 cup powdered sugar
2 to 3 tablespoons milk
 
DIRECTIONS:
Heat oven to 350F. Line 9-inch square pan with cooking parchment paper.

In medium bowl, place cookie mix. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is size of small peas. Add egg; mix until combined. Dough will be very crumbly. Press half of the mixture into pan.

In separate bowl, toss blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, granulated sugar and cornstarch. Spread on top of sugar cookie mixture. Crumble remaining dough on top of fruit mixture.

Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until topping is golden and fruit filling is bubbly. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

In small bowl, beat Icing ingredients with whisk, adding just enough milk to make a thick but pourable glaze. Drizzle over cooled bars. Let stand 20 minutes before cutting. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. 
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ALLOW IT ALL...

The most miserable people are those who think only of themselves.
Let go of self concerns, and let the unconditional happiness to flow forth.

The most desperate and unhappiest people are those who obsess over their problems and needs.
Step back, look at what you think you really need, and free yourself from the chains of desperation.

The rule of life is this: Whatever you chase, eludes you. Whatever you allow, gathers around you.

Allow your love to settle upon all that surrounds you. Allow your giving heart to express it in all you do.
Allow your dreams, interests and passions to make themselves known, sincerely, honestly and lovingly.

Allow, encourage and inspire the best in others, and discover how it brings out the very best in you.
Allow this moment, this day, this life you share with the world to be as beautiful as you know it can be. :)




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FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN MUSICALS  
HAS A NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL.... 
    
  • AUDITIONS
  • WORKSHOPS
  • SPECIAL NOTICES
  • ETC.... 
Whether you are a seasoned singer from professional to amateur, or a bare beginner, just like with a regular physical boot camp where all levels are welcome, with my upcoming intensive, you will improve your vocal endurance, breath consistency and agility and find your true voice, or greatly expand the voice you already have.

Students have experienced profound transformations from these workshops.

One student's (John F) review here: "Prior to working with Doug I studied with celebrated master teachers [names removed]. As well as having developed his own techniques, Doug uses many of the same techniques developed by these master teachers, so working with him has been a natural progression for me.
Without a doubt I've learned more from Doug than I did with my previous instructors. He is meticulous in his instruction, and at the same time very clear about the how and the why of his technique. My singing has improved at a rapid pace, and it's undoubtedly due to Doug's knowledge, patience, and dedication to teaching. I would advise anyone, at any level, to work with Doug!"

In these 3 week, once a week, 2 hour long sessions you will
- Work in-depth on powerful breathing techniques which will develop more consistency in your singing
- Strengthen the muscles that make your vocal cords work
- Enhance your resonation and tone
- Expand your range
- Learn proper vocal "positioning" when you sing
- Exponentially increase your breath control
And much more!

When:
Three Mondays in a row, August 4, 11, 18 from 6:30-9 PM

Where:
Step By Step Dance Studio
316 N Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Fee: $120 paid in advance (deadline July 15)
$150 at the door
Send payment to:
Doug Graham
27859 San Sebastian Ct
Cathedral City, CA 92234

Bring a yoga mat or towel, baby weights (or something similar, heavy books are fine) and water.
Recording devices allowed.
Food will be provided during the break

PERFORMERS NEEDED FOR  
PALM SPRINGS PRIDE CABARET SHOW
GREETINGS FROM BELLA DA BALL:


Hope you are having a great year.  Hard to believe it is almost July.

The Greater Palm Springs Pride is only months away.  The Festival and the Parade will both be held downtown Palm Springs again this year.  And, the festival will be a FREE admission event again!

Touching base with you about your interest in performing at Greater Palm Springs Pride on the Cabaret Stage.  It will be located somewhere on or near Palm Canyon (layout plans still being finalized).
 
The Greater Palm Springs Pride dates are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 6-7-8.
 
Festival hours tentatively will be Saturday, November 7,  11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, November 8, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 
The parade on Sunday will start further north on Palm Canyon and end near Amado and the Hyatt. This will also be one of the main entrances to the Festival.
 
Please let everyone you know what the days are for this year's festival and parade and that it will be a free event!
 
Now, onto specifics about possibly performing at Palm Springs Pride.   Please review and answer and email back to me.  Please feel free to forward this to other potential entertainers.  All responses are subject to review and consideration.  Thank you!
 
1. Please let me know if you are interested in appearing at the Greater Palm Springs Pride. If so,  continue onto the following questions:
 
2. Do you have a preference of Saturday or Sunday?
 
3. If time is available both days, would you like to appear both days?
 
4. Do you have a preference of approximate appearance time?
Saturday, 12-3;
Saturday, 3-6;
Saturday, 6-9:
Sunday, 12-2;
Sunday, 2-4;
Sunday, 3-5.
No guarantees on exact time.
 
5.Will you bring CD's with your songs?  Or will you have musical equipment?  (keyboard, guitar, band).  If equipment, you provide and set-up must be quick and easy.
 
6. All song content, stage attire, stage presence should be G-rated as this is an outside event, open to all ages, open to public.  Musical numbers should be under four minutes each.
 
7. Only one person back-stage (if needed) per entertainer as quick dresser.  Non-entertainers do NOT remain back stage.
 
8. No smoking at any time on stage or dressing room.
 
9. All CD's must be presented to DJ/sound and/or cabaret manager a minimum of 45 minutes before your stage time.  Please allow time for parking, walking, etc.
 
10. All schedules are approximate and performers need to be flexible if they are requested on stage prior to their planned start time or if coordinator deems a later start necessary.
 
11. Entertainers may sell their CD's/souvenirs on the side table.
 
12. Length of performance time is subject to review and set-up by cabaret coordinator and pride committee.  Stage time is subject to number of performers, type of music, etc.  Vocalists may be 5-25 minutes, with possible break?  Drag personalities may be 1-4 numbers with breaks between songs for changes if they wish.  If you have a minimum or maximum you wish, please advise and that will be taken into consideration.
 
13. The cabaret is a drama-free zone.  Anyone not abiding by coordinator's, committee's, security's rules and regulations may be asked to leave.
 
14.  Do you wish to have a photo of you in pride program?  If so, a high resolution photo is requested and should be sent at a later time when requested.  Please do not send photos at this time.
 
15. Appearances/performances are volunteer, no compensation.  Tips are yours to keep.
 
16. Entertainers should not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  Pride reserves the right to not have an entertainer perform if it appears they are under the influence.
 
17.  Please respond either way as soon as possible.  Please include your cell phone number, best email address, Facebook page.
 
18. In order to be included in the pride program and promotional materials, a response is needed asap.  A faster response is very much appreciated.
 
As in previous years, the line up can fill up quickly so do not wait until the last minute as all submissions must be reviewed by the committee, program scheduled, press and publicity sent out, and programs printed.

Those interested in performing at Palm Springs Pride, please contact: Bella da Ball by email at:

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