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Hi-Desert Music News By Judy Wishart

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

Billboard Magazine has finally realized something that locals here have known all along. They have named Pappy and Harriet’s as one of the top ten Hottest Spots, Must Plays and Hidden Gems in the United States!

Hi-Desert Music News By Judy Wishart

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

Billboard Magazine has finally realized something that locals here have known all along. They have named Pappy and Harriet’s as one of the top ten Hottest Spots, Must Plays and Hidden Gems in the United States!

Film Talk

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

The festival, which keeps getting bigger, bearier, and more prestigious in movie circles, is a personal favorite of mine for a couple of reasons. One, it’s one of a few festivals that recognizes and honors the creative effort and input of the cinematographer.

Respecting our Desert Elders— Ancestors of the Leafy Type By Robin Kobaly

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

This one experience influenced the next chapter of my life. That very day, I decided to develop a new program called “Saving The Ancients” under our environmental education non-profit, The SummerTree Institute. I ended up chasing bulldozers to salvage the trunks of as many desert plants as possible, had them sliced, sanded, and polished so ecology students could help us count the annual growth rings of as many sizes and species of native plants as we could find.

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.

Book Review: Desert Reckoning By Deanne Stillman

08/01/2012 ● By Steve

I read the book hoping for some illumination of what I had got myself into by moving to the desert. It gave credence to some- thing I had discovered: the desert had an edge to it

Dry Heat By Steve Brown

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

For me, this has been the summer of the Oasis of Mara. I’ve been spending a lot of time at the oasis and the 29 Palms Inn this summer, and I’ll be back again soon for our Desert Writers Celebration on Saturday, September 29. Mind you, I’m not complaining

Win Free Passes to Idyllwild's Jazz in the Pines Festival!

08/01/2012 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner is once again proud to be a media sponsor of one of southern California's finest festivals - Idyllwild's Jazz in the Pines!  To celebrate, we're giving you the chance to win weeken

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-

The AdventureCORPS Desert Voices Contest - Write for Us!

07/15/2012 ● By Steve

Living in the desert, we all have our sources for information and news. The artist who gets the desert light just right.  The friend who’s always up on the best eats in town. The one who knows th
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