April 2004

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DEPARTMENTS

Editor's Letter
The indulgence issue.
By Steven Biller.

Valley Observer
Tourism bounces back.
By Hank Stokes.

Intelligencer
Exercise addiction, Viagra etiquette, wine to go, and a happy pill.

Poolside
The quintessential Palm Springs Pool party with sexy and sophisticated swim- and loungewear.

Style
To have and to hold: whimsical and stylish handbags found along El Paseo.

Renew Your Spirit
Our valley of spas has the perfect treatment for you!

Sand to Sea
The social circuit.
By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope
Mercurial month ahead.
By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTIONS

At Home
Elegant outdoor living issue.
By Jeff Atwell.

Desert Guide
The ultimate guide to desert attractions, dining, sports, entertainment, and much more.
Edited by Janice Kleinschmidt.

Articles

Wheels - The Infiniti QX56

Wheels - The Infiniti QX56

Luxury in Utility — Infiniti scores big with its sporty, roomy road warriors.
Luxury in Utility — Infiniti scores big with its sporty, roomy road warriors.
Culture

Culture

Legacy Unveiled — In the wake of the Tate Britain's Lynn Chadwick retrospective comes an exhibit in Palm Desert.
Legacy Unveiled - In the wake of the Tate Britain's Lynn Chadwick retrospective comes an exhibit in Palm Desert.
Icebreaker

Icebreaker

No Obstacle Too Great — Track & Field Hall of Famer John Carlos empowers the next generation.
No Obstacle Too Great — Track & Field Hall of Famer John Carlos empowers the next generation.
Galleries

Galleries

Art Brut — New Realism pioneer Arman imposes aesthetic value on ordinary objects in unorthodox fashion.
Art Brut - New Realism pioneer Arman imposes aesthetic value on ordinary objects in unorthodox fashion.
Epicure

Epicure

The Essence of Italy — Zesty eclectic and traditional dishes marry elegance and authenticity.
The Essence of Italy — Zesty eclectic and traditional dishes marry elegance and authenticity.
The Goodlife

The Goodlife

The Offbeat of Symphonies — Fun and flavorful performances remain the best-kept secret of Palm Desert's arts scene.
The Offbeat of Symphonies — Fun and flavorful performances remain the best-kept secret of Palm Desert's arts scene.

On The Cover

Joanna’s swimsuit and sarong by La Perla from 4 Seasons Swimwear, shoes by ESCADA, Victoria diamond line bracelets from Tiffany & Co., and Elsa Peretti for Tiffany Tahitian keshi pearl ring set in 18K white gold; Mikel’s shirt by Arnold Zinberg from Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Desert, swimsuit by Moschino from Los Angeles Sporting Club, Los Angeles, and T57 sport watch with gray vulcanized rubber and stainless steel bracelet from Tiffany & Co.; Jennifer’s one-piece, white swimsuit by Ralph Lauren from Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Desert and Elsa Peretti for Tiffancy 18K yellow gold mesh necklace with pearl droplets. Brian’s jeans by J. Lindeberg and shirt by Arnold Zinberg from Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Desert; LuAn Mitchell-Halter (author of Paper Doll: Lessons Learned from a Life Lived in the Headlines) in hat and dress by Trina Turk Palm Springs and rectangular link necklace, bracelet, and earrings in sterling silver from Tiffany & Co. Photography by Michael Davis. Styling by Cliff Hoppus.
Say Aaaaaaaah!

Say Aaaaaaaah!

Situated in a peaceful spa environment, one fledgling medical practice appears at the forefront of supporting patients’ health and beauty inside and out.
Situated in a peaceful spa environment, one fledgling medical practice appears at the forefront of supporting patients’ health and beauty inside and out.
Do You Have The Look?

Do You Have The Look?

Whether you want to be a model or just look like one, take the advice of industry insider William Squire.
Whether you want to be a model or just look like one, take the advice of industry insider William Squire.
For Love and Chocolate

For Love and Chocolate

At L’Affaire Chocolat, the desert’s most imaginative pastry chefs created first-class confections for a good cause.
At L’Affaire Chocolat, the desert’s most imaginative pastry chefs created first-class confections for a good cause. By Donna Curran. Photography by Arthur Coleman, Ethan Kaminsky, and Luis Ochoa.
Palm Springs Life

Promotions + Contests

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.