What’s Happening in Palm Desert?

No matter the season, there’s always plenty to see and do in the Palm Desert area. From special events like Fashion Week El Paseo and the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival, sporting events such as the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, and exciting theatrical and musical performances at the McCallum Theatre, there’s something for everyone. Search our complete event listings below or browse our list of Palm Desert Signature Events and other major events in the desert.

Paul Rodriguez and The Latin Kings of Comedy

Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to present Paul Rodriguez and The Latin Kings of Comedy on Saturday, September 23. Hosted by Paul Rodriguez, The Latin Kings of Comedy also features Manny Maldonado, Joey Medina and Jackson Perdue. Rodriguez has enjoyed a successful career as a stand-up comedian as well as star of film and TV for nearly three decades. He starred in and was the executive producer of the 2002 comedy concert film the “Original Latin Kings of Comedy.” The Latino comedian had his own talk show, “El Show de Paul Rodriguez” for four years and has appeared in such movies as Crocodile Dundee and A Cinderella Story. Rodriguez has been voted one of the most influential Hispanics in America by the National Council of La Raza and Comedy Central has ranked him as one of the “100 Greatest Standups of All Time.” Maldonado has been part of The Latin Kings of Comedy since 2007. Along with performing standup with top comedians from Dave Attell to Dave Chappelle, Maldonado has been on a number of shows like ABC’s Comics Unleashed and Comedy Central’s Comedy Rehab. Medina, another veteran on the comedy circuit, also joined the group in 2007.  He has over 50 TV appearances including his own Showtime comedy special “Joey Medina: Take Off The Gloves.” He was also part of the “Original Latin Kings of Comedy,” still the highest grossing Latino stand-up comedy DVD of all time. Perdue rounds out the dynamic troupe of comedy kings. Along with several national TV appearances, Perdue has written two books, several screenplays and released an album, “Half White Trash.” Don’t miss comedy’s hottest night of laughs with Paul Rodriguez and The Latin Kings of Comedy!


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