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A Musical History Of The World

JOSHUA TREE PHILHARMONIC’s “History Of The World” in 2013 Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday – May 16, 17, 18 & 19. Times are 7 p.m. and the Sunday show starts at 2:00 p.m. The amazing Joshua Tree Philharmonic (JPHIL) returns … Continue reading

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CASINO TO BREAK 29-PALMS GROUND

The following is a direct copy of the PRESS RELEASE excluding the graphic. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Therese Everett-Kerley / Lisa Herman 760-834-8599 / PR@CordMedia.com TWENTY-NINE PALMS BAND OF MISSION INDIANS TO BREAK GROUND ON NEW CASINO Project Will Bring … Continue reading

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Visiting our Southwestern Deserts – safely

  Four Essential Life-Saving Tips for Safe Travels in Dangerous Desert Heat  Plan and Pack Right to Avoid Tragedy in Triple-Digit Desert Temps Author: Hillary Fox - While cruising north on I-95 in Nevada en route to Death Valley National Park, we encountered a … Continue reading

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Hi-Desert Cultural Center – June 2012 Lineup

  The Joshua Tree Philharmonic has a nick-name: “JPHIL” and for JUNE 2012 they are presenting 8 musical performances at the Joshua Tree Blak-Box Theater Phantom of the Opera 8 Performances The Phantom Of The Opera – Joshua Tree Philharmonic Find … Continue reading

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PhotoInterest – Interacting with our Wildlife

Our Desert Critters - in and around Joshua Tree The desert is home to numerous varieties of wildlife from the tiniest of insects to big horn sheep, coyotes and Bobcats, and yes, lizards too.   This is a 7-inch Desert Gecko sitting atop the … Continue reading

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Great Story about Morongo Basin

A long time resident of 29-Palms alerted me to this story from the Los Angeles Times. Thanks Jeanne. Its a great, well documented story about 29-Palms, Joshua Tree, Pioneertown, Morongo Valley, Landers and the many attributes of our Desert Wonderland. … Continue reading

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Alternative Energy – Boon or Boondoggle?

Alternative Energy Projects Zero in on Morongo Basin with Joshua Tree and 29-Palms in the forefront. Who benefits?   Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 11:51 pm Energy projects zero in on Basin By Courtney Vaughn, Hi-Desert Star – Yucca Valley  MORONGO … Continue reading

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New Feature — Polls to vote your opinion

VOTE YOUR OPINION… a new feature to serve the Morongo Basin population I received software that will provide a simple “poll” concerning various “issues” within the sphere of influence of the general Morongo Basin region — as a public service — and have … Continue reading

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Desert Stories V – A photo album

Joshua Tree California – Saturday January 28, 2012 Blak-Box Theater on the 29-Palms highway The Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s parking lot in the heart of Joshua Tree was packed to the brim as was the theater during performances. Intermissions found hundreds of … Continue reading

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BLAK BOX “Desert Stories V” SOLD OUT

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Eric Burdon, joins exciting slate of artists performing for Desert Stories V in Joshua Tree, Saturday, January 28, 2012. The theater doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with performances beginning after 7:00 p.m. Details … Continue reading

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2012 Travel/Adventure show features Calif Deserts

California Deserts Visitors Association returns from the 2012 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show January 21, 2012 By Steve Brown   The California Deserts Visitors Association has returned from the 2012 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show, marking the association’s … Continue reading

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Desert Photo Contest

Amateur & Pro SAVE OUR DESERT photo competition 2012   Permanently attached to your camera?   Out in all weather clicking away? Then here’s your chance to share your outdoor photos with the world. Save Our Desert is pleased to announce … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree Barnstormer reveals Desert projects

New Blog presents deep research into Desert construction projects Numerous solar energy projects, chain-stores and similar issues are at the heart of a new WordPress blog, the “Joshua Tree Barnstormer“,  hosted by a well written, albeit mystical author, “The Strategist“.  The “blog” … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH !! Joshua Tree Nutcracker HELD OVER

Extended by Popular Demand… 2 more performance dates scheduled Joshua Tree – Sunday, Dec 11, 2011 — 6 p.m. This website received confirmation Sunday, December 11, 2011 at about 6 p.m. from Bonnie Schwartz (Joshua Tree) one of the professional violinists in the … Continue reading

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Philharmonic at the Blak Box – This Weekend

THE NUTCRACKER – PHILHARMONIC SPECTACULAR! My next-door neighbors, Bonnie and Charlie Schwartz, asked me to provide a bit of information the community would be interested in. Bonnie is one of dozens of orchestra members; a professional violinist involved in this one-of-a-kind production. … Continue reading

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