10 things to do in the Palm Springs area this week

There are always plenty of things to do in the Coachella Valley. We’ve put together a list of events and entertainment happening this week.

To submit an event for review, email [email protected] with a brief description.

Here are 10 things to do this week:

Eggstravanza Art Exhibition and Auction 2022

The annual Eggstravaganza Art Exhibition and Auction will feature hundreds of ceramic eggs made into works of art by artists from the local community and across the country. The eggs will be auctioned off to raise funds for the Old Town Artisan Studios Outreach Program. The show will be presented online and in person.

Or: Old Town Artisan Studios, 78-046 Calle Barcelona, ​​​​La Quinta

Dated: From Monday 4 April to Monday 11 April

Time: The auction is available online; in person follows regular hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets: Free

Information: oldtownartisanstudios.org

Meow meow

Dame Edna, China Forbes of Pink Martini, Meow Meow

Enjoy an evening of exquisite music performed by Australian cabaret artist Meow Meow featuring tangos from Piazzolla, Weill, Brecht, Brel, Radiohead and more.

Or: McCallum Theater, 73-000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert

Dated: Tuesday, April 5

Time: 7 p.m.

Tickets: From $35

Information: mccallumtheatre.com

The Evolution of Human Rights in Palm Springs

Want to learn more about local history? Learn about the decisions made by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, a sovereign nation, in conjunction with the United States federal government, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the State of California and how those choices affected the development of the city of Palm Springs.

Or: Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E. Barristo Road, Palm Springs

Dated: Wednesday 6 April

Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Tickets: Free

Information: pshistoricalsociety.org

Women in Film and Television 20th Anniversary Celebration in Palm Springs

Celebrate women in film and television with screenings, music, food, drink, networking and rewards. Awards will be presented to Above & Beyond winners Donna Mills and Shari Belafonte, and the Founder Award to the woman who started the chapter, Leanna Bonamici.

Or: Mary Pickford Theatre, 36-850 Pickfair Street, Cathedral City

Dated: Wednesday 6 April

Time: 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Tickets: Members $75; Non-members $85

Information: pswift.org

rock the park

Kenny Metcalf portrays Elton John on stage during a tribute concert.

The Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce hosts free monthly tribute band concerts on the first Wednesday of each month. This month’s party will star Kenny Metcalf as EltonElton infancy.”

Or: Palm Springs Downtown Park, 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs

Dated: Wednesday 6 April

Time: 7 p.m.

Tickets: Free

Information: pschamber.org; (760) 325-1577

American Documentary and Animation Film Festival

The American Documentary and Animation Film Festival focuses on international non-fiction movies, with short and feature categories. The festival is one of the largest documentary and animation festivals in the United States.

Or: Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E. Barristo Road, Palm Springs

Dated: From Thursday 7 April to Monday 11 April

Time: Time varies by screening

Tickets: Ticket prices vary

Information: bit.ly/AmDocs2022 (760) 322-3689

Celtic thunder

Celtic thunder

Known for their eclectic theatrical style show, Celtic Thunder are an Irish singing group who debuted in August 2007 at The Helix in Dublin, Ireland. Celtic Thunder live shows are known for their dramatic effects with dynamic lighting and choreography that honor the performers’ Irish heritage.

Or: McCallum Theater, 73-000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert

Dated: friday april 8

Time: 8 p.m.

Tickets: From $60

Information: celticthunder.com

Dazzle, dazzle, shine!

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 23rd season of the Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus kicks off with an inspiring program of stage and screen music inspired by pride and equality. Program highlights include a mashup of Stephen Sondheim’s “No One Is Alone” from “Into The Woods” and “Not While I’m Around” from “Sweeney Todd”.

Or: Annenberg Theater at the Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs

Dated: Friday April 8 and Saturday April 9

Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Tickets: From $25

Information: psmuseum.org

Blind Pig Experiment

Step back in time with a speakeasy experience from CREATE Studios. The studios will be transformed into unique clubs with food, drinks, games and more. General Admission tickets provide access to the Main Lobby Silent Auction and Live Raffle, Gardening Studio Games, Burning Pig Room, Historic 139 Club, Rainbow Speed ​​Room Drag Bingo and the Aspen Mills Dessert Terrace. A drink ticket, five game tickets and aperitifs are included with every ticket.

Or: CREATE Center for the Arts, 73-600 Alessandro Drive, Palm Desert

Dated: saturday april 9

Time: 5pm-9pm

Tickets: General admission $75; Club Hopper $150; VIP$350

Information: createcentercv.org/blind-pig

Glow in the Park – A Spring Lantern Festival

Installation Glow in the Park

Living Desert’s all-new, larger-than-life, illuminated nighttime event features intricate and immersive animal lantern creations depicting wild places around the world.

Or: The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, 47-900 Portola Ave., Palm Desert

Dated: From Monday March 28 to Friday April 29

Time: 6.30pm-10pm

Tickets: Monday-Thursday $19.95; Friday-Sunday $24.95

Information: livingdesert.org

Inclusion in The Desert Sun’s Weekly Community Calendar is at the sole discretion of the publishers. Priority is given to free and community events.

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