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Karen Sharpe-Kramer and Kat Kramer Unveil a Biography Long Overdue: “Producer of Controversy: Stanley Kramer — Hollywood Liberalism, and The Cold War”

On sunny, celebratory Saturday in February, denizens of Los Angeles and Palm Springs in kind forfeited that of the beach, volleyball and desert fancy in preference of inland entropy as a caravan of natives from Los Angeles and Palm Springs … Continue reading

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Tonga Hut: Tiki Culture Thrives in So Cal

At first sight through the street side door is a resident sculptured Tiki, looming like a doorman or an Easter Island god. Martin Denny’s seductive mix of exotic bird calls, tropical percussion and piano combine with the soft trickle from … Continue reading

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Legendary Director/Producer Stanley Kramer Receives Star #421 on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars!!!

Ah the number 9: The pinnacle of all single digits, the most evolved of all numerological fancy: Associated with mastery, compassion and Mahatma Gandhi. So there could have been no date more fitting than the ninth day of the ultimate … Continue reading

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Tonga Hut is Tiki Headquarters for Saturday’s 23rd Annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade

The 23rd Annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade takes place this Saturday, December 6, 2014. The Tonga Hut is bringing several tiki-based treats to the parade this year. First of all, they will be having a float in the … Continue reading

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