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Palm Springs Speaks presents "An Afternoon with Dame Joan Collins"

Palm Springs Speaks

Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PST)

Palm Springs Speaks presents "An Afternoon with Dame...

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
  VIP Reception @ 2:00 pm
The VIP reception features appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages sponsored by LULU. It begins with a Photo line from 2:00 to 2:30 pm. Photos will be available on our website 1-2 weeks following the event. THERE ARE NO SELFIES OR OTHER PHOTOS ALLOWED. The Speaker will join the VIP Meet and Greet Reception on stage at 2:30 p.m.
Jan 26, 2020 $150.00 $10.76
  Premium Reserved @ 3:30 pm
Premium reserved seats. Event begins at 3:30 p.m.
Jan 26, 2020 $95.00 $7.42
  General Admission @ 3:30 pm
General reserved seats. Event begins at 3:30 p.m.
Jan 26, 2020 $60.00 $5.28
  Rear Reserved @ 3:30 pm
Rear reserved seats. Event begins at 3:30 p.m.
Jan 26, 2020 $30.00 $3.46
  ADA VIP Reception @ 2:00 pm
This is an ADA non-seat assignment. Email palmspringsspeaks@gmail.com or call 760-624-8752 or 760-218-5080 for assistance with seating and companion ticket purchases.
Jan 26, 2020 $150.00 $10.76
  ADA General @ 3:30 pm
This is an ADA non-seat assignment. Email palmspringsspeaks@gmail.com or call 760-624-8752 or 760-218-5080 for assistance with seating and companion ticket purchases.
Jan 26, 2020 $60.00 $5.28
  ADA Rear @ 3:30 pm
This is an ADA non-seat assignment. Email palmspringsspeaks@gmail.com or call 760-624-8752 for assistance with seating and companion ticket purchases.
Jan 26, 2020 $30.00 $3.46
  Visionary Sponsor
Guarantees 2 VIP tickets to each event (at least 3 with unique meet and greets) of the season (includes book when available) Seating in front 10 rows Attendance to catered VIP pre-event reception Picture with guest @ VIP reception (to be downloaded from web site after event) Acknowledged at each event on combined ‘Visionary Sponsor’ Slide Acknowledged on Web site as ‘Visionary Sponsor' Email palmspringsspeaks@gmail.com or call 760-624-8752 or 760-218-5080 for assistance with seating
Jan 26, 2020 $2,000.00 $123.38
  Star Sponsor
Guarantees 2 Premium tickets to each event (at least 3 with unique meet and greets) of the season (includes book when available) Seating in front 10 rows Attendance to catered VIP pre-event reception Picture with guest @ VIP reception (to be downloaded from web site after event) Acknowledged at each event on combined ‘Star Sponsor’ Slide Acknowledged on Web site as ‘Star Sponsor' Email palmspringsspeaks@gmail.com or call 760-624-8752 or 760-218-5080 for assistance with seating
Jan 26, 2020 $750.00 $47.29

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Event Details

Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, DBE born May 23, 1933 is an English actress, author and columnist. She made her stage debut at the age of nine, trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London entered British films in 1951.

She then went under contract to 20th Century Fox in 1955 and appeared in such films as "Land of the Pharoahs," "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing" "Rally Round the Flag, Boys" with Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward and "The Virgin Queen" with Bette Davis.

In 1980 she landed the role of Alexis Carrington, the vengeful and scheming ex-wife of John Forsythe’s character in Dynasty, which made her an International superstar and brought her a Golden Globe award for best actress in 1982.

In 2015 she was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II for her services to charity.

She will discuss her amazing life and career and share some fascinating backstage stories from her many years in Hollywood.


 

About Our Benefactor Sponsors

 

Formed in 1971, the Friends of the Palm Springs Library is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to support the Library in providing world-class service to the community through the purchase of books, movies, music, the visual arts, furnishings and electronic equipment by advocating for funding, gifts and memorials. The Friends raise awareness about the library and are the link between the Library and the community and its elected officials. The Friends support programs that encourage reading, literacy, culture and the arts as well as volunteer-based activities to support our greater community. www.friendsofthepalmspringslibrary.org

The Palm Springs Cultural Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was established to encourage the development of the cultural arts in the Coachella Valley with a specific focus in the areas of film, fine art, live performance, dance, music, and community festivals. The Center is dedicated to advancing education, to nurturing community-wide participation in the cultural arts, and to sponsoring scholarship awards for deserving individuals. www.thepalmspringsculturalcenter.org


SPEAKER SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • Ron Willison,event producer,Program committee
  • Michael C. Green, Palm Springs Cultural Center
  • Matt Christianson, Camelot Theatres, Palm Springs Cultural Center
  • Jeannie Kays, Director of Library Services, Palm Springs Public Library
  • Julie Warren, Public Relations & Library Services Manager, Palm Springs Public Library
                        
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CHAMPION SPONSORS 


                   

                           

 


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FAQ

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

While there are no age minimums, we do expect this to be an event suitable for adults.  Parental guidance is suggested.

What can I bring into the event?

No food or drinks are allowed in Richards Center for the Arts, except bottled water.  Light refreshments will be sold in the lobby prior to the event but must be consumed in the lobby.  As this is a public school, alcohol is not allowed on campus.

What time does the event begin?  My ticket time says 3:30 pm

VIP Reception begins at 2:00 p.m.  This start time is only for those with VIP tickets.  If you have VIP tickets, you will attend the VIP Reception from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and then have plenty of time to find your seat for the start of the show at 3:30 p.m. VIP Reception is on the stage of the Richards Center for the Arts. 

Lecture begins at 3:30 p.m.  If your ticket type is Rear Reserved, General Admission, Premium Reserved, ADA Rear, ADA General, or ADA Premium these ticket holders should be at the Richards Center for the Arts, checked in, and in their seats by 3:30 p.m.

Now that I know what time the event begins, when should I arrive?

We think that you should allow plenty of time to find parking and walk to the venue.  For the VIP Reception, please arrive early. For the show, you should plan to arrive about 45 minutes early.  We are expecting nearly 900 attendees so please be patient at check in.  Doors open on time but you should allow extra time to get checked in and have time to purchase extra books, snacks, or water.

Will you have alcohol at the VIP Reception? 

No. Our venue, Richards Center for the Arts is on a public school campus. No alcohol is permitted. 

How long is this event?

We expect each lecture to be about an hour. With book signing, we can expect to be finished by around 5:30 p.m.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is an extremely small parking lot in front of the Richards Center for the Arts on Ramon Road.  There is also a small lot behind the venue, also on Ramon Road.  We recommend that you seek parking on the Baristo Road side of Palm Springs High School.  There is ample parking on that side and gates will be open so you can walk through the campus to the auditorium. The address for your GPS, Uber, Lyft, etc. is 2401 E. Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262.  Volunteers will guide you to the theater.

Map: https://tinyurl.com/y7stxucn

Do I need to bring my ticket?

To speed up the process, we highly encourage you to bring your paper ticket.  You should be able to access and reprint your tickets through the link at the bottom of this email. 

 If you purchased tickets for others, please coordinate with your party prior to arrival.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes

What if I have a problem with the seat assigned to me?

Since seats were assigned at purchase, we will not have the ability to modify your seat assignment.  We apologize.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email: palmspringsspeaks@gmail.com

Phone: 760-624-8752 or 760-218-5080

What's the refund policy?

All sales are final.

Have questions about Palm Springs Speaks presents "An Afternoon with Dame Joan Collins"? Contact Palm Springs Speaks

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    Richards Center for the Arts
    2248 E. Ramon Rd
    Palm Springs, CA 92264

    Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PST)


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    Palm Springs Speaks

    Palm Springs Speaks is a speaker series presented by
    The Palm Springs Cultural Center and The Friends of the Palm Springs Public Library

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