Musical songs benefiting the PS Cultural Center, Gay Men’s Chorus
the Palm Springs Cultural Center celebrates a record year in 2021 as it continues on its path to diversify the programming it launched before the pandemic, moving from an arthouse theater to a vibrant cultural center. Over the past year, members of the center have reached out to community partners to develop new live musical series, live theater programs, gastronomic experiences and wellness programs focused on interactive and interdisciplinary programming.
This includes the “All Summer Snazzy Sassy Songsational Summerific Sing-A-Long” musical film series that began on Saturday July 3 with “Oklahoma!” and continues every Saturday night until September 11, an example of a cultural program that links a film’s past to a multidisciplinary future.
All screenings start at 7:00 PM Attendees can join the free social at 6:00 PM in the upstairs VIP Lounge and mingle with members of their community, then join local drag talent. Rosemary galore of Palm Springs Drag Brunch with the Palm Springs Gay Men’s Choir (PSGMC) for an interactive screening of a classic musical. Movies are captioned so viewers can sing along. Each week is a benefit for the two nonprofits: PSGMC and the Palm Springs Cultural Center.
Upcoming screenings include: “Mary Poppins” on July 24, “Chicago” on July 31, “South Pacific” on August 7, “Bohemian Rhapsody” on August 14, “West Side Story” on August 21, “Grease” on August 28, “Fiddler on the Roof” September 4 and “Mamma Mia!” September 11th
Each week, Galore serves as the mistress of ceremonies to blackmail the audience and joins the party with a special welcome from Q 103.1 FM are the hosts of the morning show A J and Mikalah.
This event would not be possible without the incredible support of Union Bank, Q channel 103.1 FM, GED Magazine, Crockett Legal Group, Standard magazine and the board of directors of the Palm Springs Cultural Center and the Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus.
The Palm Springs Cultural Center incubates, produces and promotes arts and culture programs to harness the unique power of creativity to open minds, bridge what divides us and discover what connects us. The centre’s programs include film festivals, farmers’ markets, live performances, art installations and lecture series, all of which act as points of creative inspiration, expanding our learning and building meaningful relationships with people. people and the environment around us.
The mission of the Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus is to be a choir of gay men who, through musical excellence, community outreach and civic responsibility, are dedicated to entertaining, inspiring and educating the culturally diverse community in which we live. .
The Palm Springs Cultural Center is located in the historic Camelot Theater at 2300 East Baristo Road in Palm Springs. To purchase tickets for the “All Summer Long Snazzy Sassy Songsational Summerific Sing-A-Long” musical film series, call (760) 325-6565 or visit psculturalcenter.org.
For a variety of ways to support the Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus, visit psgmc.com.
Jeff Hocker is the publicist and marketer for the Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus.