Press Release: “Secret Life of the Desert” premiere screening – May 22

April 25, 2022 – Blue Mountain Television presents the premiere screening of The Secret Life of the Desert: Deserts of the Pacific Northwest at Gesa Power House Theatre on Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 p.m. and again at 7:00 p.m. Each screening will be followed by a short Q&A with the filmmakers.

The Secret Life of the Desert: Deserts of the Pacific Northwest is a series dedicated to discovery and education of the vast and complicated desert regions that host many hundreds of species of plants and animals that live in stunning landscapes that most folks will never get to see. All these living organisms survive because of relationships, dependencies and arrangements in the most arid places here in the spectacular Pacific Northwest: from San Juan Island, Washington to Lookout Lake, Oregon and many sites in between east of the Cascade Mountains.

The Secret Life series was created by Mike Denny and Daniel Biggs and was produced by Blue Mountain Television.

Mike Denny, the narrator, is currently a teacher, naturalist, and has contributed to many organizations such as the Audubon Society. Mike also leads field trips for Blue Mountain Land Trust, Washington Ornithological Society, and co-authored 5 books and has been a birder since age eight.

Daniel Biggs, the videographer and editor, is currently working as the production manager of Blue Mountain Television and is working on his 6th television series.

Blue Mountain Television is the local TV station in the Walla Walla Valley which also produced Secret Life of the Forest, The Northern Blue Mountains.

Reserved seating tickets ($10) are available online at or by calling the Gesa Power House Theatre box office at 509-529-6500.

This event is a rental at Gesa Power House Theatre by Blue Mountain Television.

Gesa Power House Theatre is currently operating at full capacity, but will continue to follow the most recent guidance from state and county Departments of Health. Current health and safety guidelines at Gesa Power House Theatre are available online or by calling the box office.

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