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The Real Desert, with Steve Brown at work on new season & The Real Route 66

By Steve, 07/22/2014, Categories: Culture, Travel, Today, News

The Real Desert, with Steve Brown is preparing a new season for PBS - and planning a combined tour and TV shoot - The Real Route 66!

A most fond farewell to Jeannette Lyons

By Steve, 03/09/2014, Categories: In Print, Culture, Today, News

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...

New Joshua Tree Guide On It's Way This May

By Steve, 02/11/2014, Categories: In Print, Travel, Today, News

Our guide to the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities was so popular with visitors we're getting ready to publish a new, updated version.

The Sun Runner joins the protest vs. NSA online spying on American citizens

By Steve, 02/10/2014, Categories: News

Join us, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, ACLU, Amnesty International & others in The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance.

The Real Desert now offers DVDs

By Steve, 02/03/2014, Categories: Food+Drink, Culture, Travel, Today, News

The Real Desert, the PBS TV series hosted and written by Sun Runner Publisher Steve Brown, now offers episodes on DVD.

Get Desert & Route 66 Travel Tips with The Sun Runner at the LA Travel & Adventure Show

By Steve, 01/16/2014, Categories: Travel, Today, News

At the country's largest travel show, you'll be able to get expert travel advice for the desert & Route 66 - and take $8 off tickets now!

Join The Sun Runner and The Real Desert for an Unforgettable Tour of Little Petroglyph Canyon

By Steve, 12/12/2013, Categories: Culture, Travel, News

The Sun Runner & the PBS show The Real Desert are shooting an episode this spring in the incredible Little Petroglyph Canyon. Join them!

The Two Towers

By Steve, 11/19/2013, Categories: In Print, Today, News

If all goes according to plan, a pair of gargantuan towers will soon rise from the desert floor...

We're Looking for the Best of the Southwest

By Steve, 11/05/2013, Categories: In Print, Food+Drink, Travel, News

The Sun Runner is looking for the best of the Southwest for our 2014 Desert Travel Issue. Send us your nominations and then vote here!

The Legendary Marta Becket is set to Return to the Stage

By Steve, 10/26/2013, Categories: Culture, Travel, Today, News

After years of rumors of abuse, tumult, and chaos, the Amargosa Opera House - and the legendary genius behind it - is set for a grand encore!

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    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    This stirring drama transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London’s Theatre Roy...


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    04/27/2017
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  • RED VELVET

    04/28/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    This stirring drama transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London’s Theatre Roy...


  • SKELETON CREW

    04/28/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

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  • CMC Athletic Boosters Golf Scramble

    04/29/2017
    07:00AM — 12:00PM

    Copper Mountain College Foundation is excited to announce their Annual Golf Scramble will be spea...


  • Bubble Soccer Games

    04/29/2017
    08:00AM — 04:00PM

    Adelanto Rotary will be hosting Bubble Soccer Games. Fun and entertainment for the whole family....


  • Plein Air Poetry®

    04/29/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Be inspired by nature’s imagery in this writing-intensive field seminar at Joshua Tree National P...


  • Joshua Tree’s East Village Artists & Merchants 3rd Annual Block Party 4/29/17 Taco Bar 3-7pm, ...


  • Crowned in the City

    04/29/2017
    05:00PM — 09:00PM

    CROWNED IN THE CITY joins female leaders in beauty, health, fitness, fashion and faith to empower...


  • Old Hollywood

    04/29/2017
    05:30PM — 10:30PM

    Please join the SCJWC for our Old Hollywood Charity Gala at 5:30pm on April 29, 2017 at the lovel...


  • RED VELVET

    04/29/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    This stirring drama transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London’s Theatre Roy...


  • SKELETON CREW

    04/29/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

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  • Astronomy Night

    04/29/2017
    08:15PM — 10:15PM

    Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more st...


  • Discover Pine City

    04/30/2017
    08:00AM — 05:00PM

    This hike is just the hike for those still a little intimidated by Joshua Tree’s vastness: easy, ...


  • Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park

    04/30/2017
    08:10AM — 04:00AM

    John Scahill, artist and instructor, will help students shift the desert scenery to paper with wa...


  • RED VELVET

    04/30/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    This stirring drama transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London’s Theatre Roy...


  • SKELETON CREW

    04/30/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

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  • SKELETON CREW

    05/02/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    Times are tough in 2008 Detroit, but there’s still one working auto plant. The long hours and dem...


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  • RED VELVET

    04/27/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    This stirring drama transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London’s Theatre Roy...


  • SKELETON CREW

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  • RED VELVET

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  • SKELETON CREW

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  • CMC Athletic Boosters Golf Scramble

    04/29/2017
    07:00AM — 12:00PM

    Copper Mountain College Foundation is excited to announce their Annual Golf Scramble will be spea...


  • Bubble Soccer Games

    04/29/2017
    08:00AM — 04:00PM

    Adelanto Rotary will be hosting Bubble Soccer Games. Fun and entertainment for the whole family....


  • Plein Air Poetry®

    04/29/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

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  • Crowned in the City

    04/29/2017
    05:00PM — 09:00PM

    CROWNED IN THE CITY joins female leaders in beauty, health, fitness, fashion and faith to empower...


  • Old Hollywood

    04/29/2017
    05:30PM — 10:30PM

    Please join the SCJWC for our Old Hollywood Charity Gala at 5:30pm on April 29, 2017 at the lovel...


  • RED VELVET

    04/29/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    This stirring drama transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London’s Theatre Roy...


  • SKELETON CREW

    04/29/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

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  • Astronomy Night

    04/29/2017
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  • Discover Pine City

    04/30/2017
    08:00AM — 05:00PM

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  • Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park

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    John Scahill, artist and instructor, will help students shift the desert scenery to paper with wa...


  • RED VELVET

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  • SKELETON CREW

    04/30/2017
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  • Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding

    05/01/2017
    07:30AM — 09:30AM

    Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Ages: 10 and up Please registe...


  • SKELETON CREW

    05/02/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

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  • SKELETON CREW

    05/03/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

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  • SKELETON CREW

    05/04/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

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  • SKELETON CREW

    05/05/2017
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    05/05/2017
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  • Car Camping Basics in Joshua Tree National Park

    05/06/2017
    08:00AM — 05:00PM

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  • Mid-Spring Nature Hike

    05/06/2017
    08:00AM — 10:30AM

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  • SKELETON CREW

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  • SKELETON CREW

    05/07/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

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    05/07/2017
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