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A most fond farewell to Jeannette Lyons

03/09/2014 ● By Steve

Jack and Jeannette Lyons have served as theatre and film editors for The Sun Runner for nearly a decade. This past week, we lost Jeannette...

The Desert's Magic Amp Man: David Bray

10/17/2013 ● By Steve

David Bray knows tone, and guitarists worldwide come to him for that knowledge.

Bits & Pieces from the Joshua Tree Rock n' Roll Preservation Society

07/20/2013 ● By Steve

The voice of the Joshua Tree Rock and Roll Preservation Society with ‘bits and pieces’ of local desert music news and trivia.

The Return of the Joshua Tree Music Festival 2013

02/15/2013 ● By Steve

Wheeeee! It's happening again! The 11th annual Joshua Tree Music Festival rocks the desert May 17-19...

Dick Dale's Son and Ex-Wife Arrested for Highly Explosive Desert Bonfire

10/16/2012 ● By Steve

Jimmy Dale, 20 year-old son of surf guitar king Dick Dale, along with his ex-wife Jill Dale, Jimmy's mother, have been jailed for allegedly putting a full five gallon propane canister on a fire and shooting at it out in Wonder Valley.

Review: Theatre 29's "Actress" Provides Sibling Drama

08/16/2012 ● By Steve

“Actress,” written and directed by Twentynine Palms part-time resident Josh Lazar, is an interesting little drama of sibling rivalry between two sisters who harbor New York acting ambitions. The sisters yearn to break free of their suffocating home situation and are anxious to follow their individual dreams. But, actually accomplishing those dreams, isn’t as easy as it sounds.

Book Review:In The Mojave Poems by Cynthia Anderson Photographs By Bill Dahl

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

Anderson expresses the subtle moods of her observations of these living and non-living desert elements in her poetry. She organizes them in the book by seasons, and included with each season is a black and white photograph taken by her husband.

Desert Destinations: The 29 Palms Inn in Twentynine Palms

07/18/2012 ● By Steve

Come explore one of The Sun Runner's favorite Desert Destinations - the historic 29 Palms Inn on the Oasis of Mara!The Inn has been operated by the same family since 1928, right on the only privately-

Joshua Tree Astronomy Arts Theater - A Heavenly Way to Spend a Desert Evening

06/26/2012 ● By Steve

The Joshua Tree Astronomy Arts Theater, based at Joshua Tree Lake Campground, has become the place in the desert to have a truly cosmic experience.  The theater presents astronomical imagery alon

Yucca Valley High School Art Show Opens Tonight

05/04/2012 ● By Steve

The Town of Yucca Valley will present the Yucca Valley High School Art Show May 1 through June 2 at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. This annual exhibition highlights the finest work of some of this comm