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.

Anjelah Johson

Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to announce the return of Anjelah Johson. Johnson burst onto the entertainment scene in 2007 when her self-produced “Nail Salon” video went viral. That same year she joined the cast of MADtv, where she garnered laughs as disgruntled fast food employee Bon Qui Qui. After starring in two music videos as the character, Johnson released a full-length Bon Qui Qui album on Warner Bros. Records titled “Gold Plated Dreams.” Johnson recently reprised her signature character for MADtv’s 20th Anniversary Reunion show.  The former Oakland Raiders cheerleader recorded her first one-hour comedy special, That’s How We Do It, in 2009 for Comedy Central. Her second special, The Homecoming Show, aired on NUVOtv in 2013, followed by the Netflix original, Not Fancy. In addition to touring the country with her stand-up act, Johnson has appeared in a number of television shows (Curb Your EnthusiasmUgly Betty) and films (Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Enough Said).  Don’t miss the return of Anjelah Johnson with new hilarious material in the Spotlight Showroom on Saturday, November 11th.

Anjelah Johnson

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