Arts & Entertainment


Acting camp set in July

There are a limited amount of spots available for the Palmdale Playhouse Summer Experience, a theatre workshop designed for teens ages 13 to 17 years.

Free summer concerts scheduled

Six free “Music in the Park” events will take place on alternate Thursdays this summer at Palmdale’s Poncitlan Square, located at 9th Street East between avenues Q-9 and Q-10. The concerts will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. from ...

Unique BMX show tomorrow

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. a free BMX demonstration featuring John Parker, an author and BMX professional on hand to perform amazing two-wheel tricks.

'I Almost Forgot about You'

In every love life, there’s always “the one that got away.” He got away because you were both too young, too scared, too broke, or too different.

“83 Minutes: The Doctor, the Damage, and the Shocking Death of Michael Jackson”

An accident, a murder, a surprise can happen in an instant that can seem like a lifetime. It doesn’t take very long – or does it? The odd thing about time is that it’s shapeable, as you’ll see in the ...

Hollywood by Choice

Is “The Great White Way” seeing things in color these days? If you watched the 70th Annual Tony Awards you’d think so. To begin with, “Hamilton” led the race with 11 awards out of an historic 16 nominations.

Two new series premier on ABC

ABC went back to the past for its two new series which premiered this week, the game show “To Tell The Truth” and the comedy “Uncle Buck.”

I Almost Forgot about You

In every love life, there’s always The One That Got Away. He got away because you were both too young, too scared, too broke, or too different. Things were said that couldn’t be unsaid, done that shouldn’t have been done. ...

Running with the Champ

Two heads are better than one. Another body can make work lighter, both in mood and in task. A partner can support you, encourage you, inspire you, and sympathize with you. You solve easier with another mind on the problem.

95th Street Elementary learns to play jazz

Ninety-fifth Street Elementary School’s music program has been jazzed up this year, as the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra’s “Bach to Bebop” residency taught students how to compose original blues songs, improvise on the keyboard, analyze song striation structure, and experience some ...

Hollywood by Choice

Fall Season 2016 schedule was recently announced. And TV viewers will be answering the question, “should it stay or should it go?” The Black presence is strong in the new season, and Hollywood includes other ethnic performers as well. A ...

‘Blood Brothers’ is unique look at bond between Ali, Malcolm X

The authors may have said it best near the end of the book: Malcolm X “died in the struggle for Black power.” It was not the “Black Power” so fiercely espoused by more radical civil rights leaders of the 1960s ...

Chasing Perfection

Is there anything better in basketball? It’s sheer poetry, absolute magic, and your team can’t do it enough – especially when it happens from the three-point line. In the new book “Chasing Perfection” by Andy Glockner, you’ll see how science ...

‘Music in the Air’ tonight

West Coast Classical will present tonight at 7:30 a performance of “Music in the Air” at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. East. The performance is one of three special events this weekend with the culmination set for tomorrow at ...

‘Thunder Cruise’ set June 10

The city of Lancaster and Kid’s Charities encourage residents to mark their calendars for the June 10 Thunder Cruise In from 6 to 9 p.m. on the BLVD loop between Genoa and Beech avenues.