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DJ Zen Freeman Spins During Destination Luxury Poolside Fashion Party

Destination Luxury, the brand known as the “ultimate destination for all things luxury,” has arranged an inspired poolside fashion show and cocktail affair on April 11 at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage.
2015.03.31 12:33 PM

Out of Sight!

Every year, we stretch to imagine what Michael Childers will do next with his always-sold-out One Night Only benefit for Jewish Family Service of the Desert.
2015.03.31 09:00 AM

Desert Rose

Jenny Lewis returns to Coachella where she has found the desert inspires her songwriting including her most recent album, Give Up, which features a music video with three of her Hollywood friends: Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, and Brie Larson.
2015.03.31 09:00 AM

Can’t Stop the Music

The desert is always brimming with talented musicians, and it becomes a live music mecca this time of year with the arrival of bands and DJs from all over the world.
2015.03.31 08:58 AM

Best Fests In The West

April is the desert’s official live music month, featuring countless memorable performances, impromptu shows, and two major events that have put Greater Palm Springs on the music circuit map.
2015.03.31 08:58 AM

Gang of Four Brings Latest Album to Pappy & Harriet's Stop

Like many bands that have survived over the years. Gang of Four has undergone some lineup changes, but through it all guitarist Andy Gill has kept moving forward and not living by the past.
2015.03.24 03:19 PM

Rami Jaffee Leads All-Star Band Appearance at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo

Rami Jaffee brings a hefty musical resume of playing with the Wallflowers and Foo Fighters, and he and his all-star band will rock Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo on March 23 during "El Paseo Runway Night."
2015.03.19 10:01 AM

Festival of the Desert Makes Debut at Sunnylands

Festival of the Desert brings an international flavor and artistic edge in its debut March 18 split between Sunnylands and McCallum Theatre.
2015.03.16 07:00 AM

Bryan Brothers Serve Up Entertainment at BNP Paribas Open

Whether competing on the court as the No. 1 doubles team in the world or delighting fans with their musical prowess, the Mike and Bob Bryan will rock the BNP Paribas Open.
2015.03.11 12:16 PM

Adam Levine Picks Coachella Valley Resident from "The Voice" Blind Audition

Coachella Valley singer Barry Minniefield hasn’t quite found a signature style of his own, but he has attracted the attention of Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine, who chose him during "The Voice's" blind audition.
2015.03.06 09:54 AM

Hot Tickets

Editor's pick of must-see films at the American Documentary Film Festival, March 26-30, in Greater Palm Springs area.
2015.02.27 03:06 PM

A Feast for the Creative Soul

This month, Soprano Renée Fleming returns for a marquee performance to launch the Festival of the Desert — a preview event serving up an all-star cast of musicians, dancers, visual artists, chefs, and speakers.
2015.02.27 03:05 PM

In Support of Actors

He often calls himself “the luckiest actor in the world,” but there have been times when Brian Stokes Mitchell has relied upon the assistance of the Actors Fund.
2015.02.13 07:00 AM

AC/DC, Jack White, Rapper Drake Headline Coachella 2015

Metal rockers AC/DC, alt rock king Jack White, and smooth rapper Drake headline the released lineup for the 2015 Coachella Arts and Music Festival set over two consecutive April weekends in Indio.
2015.01.06 02:09 PM

Director Jeremy Garelick Draws His Own Buzz for "The Wedding Ringer"

Jeremy Garelick, whose words have provided the one-liners to some of the funniest comedy films in recent years including The Hangover, has caught the attention of Hollywood’s elite with his directorial debut of "The Wedding Ringer".
2015.01.03 06:30 AM

PSIFF: Your Insider’s Guide

Bringing glamour and glitz to our resort town, the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year
2014.12.29 06:30 AM

Deap Vally Weaves its Way to Music Stardom

Currently working on its second album with Yeah Yeah Yeah’s Nick Zinner, Deap Valley will join Fool’s Gold and Crystal Skulls and play Ace Hotel & Swim Club’s 2015 New Years Eve bash on Dec. 31.
2014.12.28 11:17 AM

Lisa Vanderpump Will Preside Over Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade

A place on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars and now Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump will be the Celebrity Grand Marshal of the 23rd annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade on Dec. 6.
2014.12.08 08:15 AM

"The Imitation Game" Garners Ensemble Award from Palm Springs Film Fest

"The Imitation Game" will receive the Ensemble Performance Award at the 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Jan. 3.
2014.12.05 09:44 AM

Tom Dreesen Performs Act to Benefit Barbara Sinatra's Children's Center

Tom Dreesen recalls Frank Sinatra didn't go to bed until sun up, so they would leave Sinatra's Rancho Mirage compound in the middle of the night and drive around the Coachella Valley talking politics, sports, and Sinatra's childhood.
2014.12.01 03:01 PM

Neil Sedaka Covers 50-Plus Years of Hits in McCallum Show

Neil Sedaka has been performing for more than 50 years, and the legendary singer reveals he is working on a "very serious musical" about his life, struggles, and comeback featuring all of his songs.
2014.12.01 02:30 PM

Phillip Phillips Makes Fantasy Springs Stop Riding Post "American Idol" Success

Phillip Phillips doesn’t think he’s very interesting. However, fans of the talented musician will strongly disagree based upon his success since winning American Idol Season 11.
2014.12.01 10:30 AM

The Power of Suggestion

With a background in music, President and CEO Mitch Gershenfeld feels at ease signing five acts this season that McCallum Theatre audiences might not know — but he’s sure they’ll love.
2014.11.26 09:20 AM

A Tale of Two Stages

Two Coachella Valley theater companies, CVRep and Dezart Performs, have carved distinctive niches in the local arts scene and this season will punctuate their strengths with compelling schedules.
2014.11.26 09:20 AM

King of Cool

John Waters, who appears Dec. 2 at McCallum Theatre, tackles in both his films and plays the fight against the tyranny of good taste crashing down on people.
2014.11.26 09:18 AM

Stroke Recovery Center Palm Springs Hosts 'A Night at the Copa' Benefit

The Stroke Recovery Center of Palm Springs will host its “Evening of Hope: A Night at the Copa” on Nov. 22 at the Riviera Palm Springs.
2014.11.19 12:10 PM

Mummenschanz Brings Message Through Playful Act to McCallum Theatre

Swiss mask theater group Mummenschanz is anxious to be back in front of California audiences Nov. 13 as part of the Palm Desert International Dance Festival and Choreography Festival at McCallum Theatre.
2014.11.10 10:14 AM

Dancing Without Borders

In November, the McCallum Theatre brings dance to the forefront with exceptional performances during the Palm Desert International Dance Festival.
2014.11.10 09:39 AM

Ry Bradley Strummin' Country Rock at AMFM Fest

La Quinta's Ry Bradey, a four-time nominee at the upcoming LA Music Awards, will headline this weekend's AMFM Fest with a Nov. 15 show at the Mary Pickford Theater in Cathedral City.
2014.11.10 09:30 AM

Shine a Light, Celebrate, Share

David Gonzalez’s Crisálida community arts project has begun mining the culture-rich stories of the eastern Coachella Valley.
2014.10.31 08:44 AM

Cheyenne Jackson Draws from New Album for McCallum Gig

Cheyenne Jackson has come a long way from his Washington state roots, selling out Carnegie Hall, performing at the White House and now his first solo appearance Nov. 1 at McCallum Theatre.
2014.10.28 10:24 AM

Ghouls’ Night Out

Halloween is always hot in Palm Springs — and we’re not just talking about the temperature. So get your costume ready, pick your venue, and prepare for an unforgettable night.
2014.10.28 08:41 AM

Reba McEntire Brings Four Decades of Hits to Desert

Reba McEntire, who is the only female country music soloist to post No. 1 songs across four decades, makes a desert appearance Nov. 1 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.
2014.10.28 06:30 AM

Dan Schawbel: Uniqueness Will Attract Millennials to Area

Dan Schawbel will share his expertise on millennial employees and customers in today’s marketplace at the 2014 Coachella Annual Economic Summit on Oct. 30 in Palm Desert.
2014.10.22 10:30 AM

BalletBoyz Brings 'Cool' Approach to Dance in McCallum Theatre Show

BalletBoyz, an all-male troupe, has brought a radical and amazing approach to dance, and will appear Nov. 6 at McCallum Theatre as part of the Palm Desert International Dance Festival.
2014.10.01 08:00 AM

40 Under Forty: Kelly McLean

Splash House co-founder Kelly McLean had aspirations of being a performer herself, starting her own girl pop group in Los Angeles and doing some acting in Palm Springs.
2014.10.01 06:56 AM

The Man Behind Coachella

15 years ago, Goldenvoice’s Paul Tollett launched a music festival that reinvented the valley’s youth tourism market.
2014.09.26 06:42 AM

Visionary - Jeff L. Grubbe

Philanthropy Visionary - As chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Jeff L. Grubbe is one of five council members who oversee all tribal business.
2014.09.22 03:12 PM

Visionary - Joshua Otten

Arts, Media & Entertainment Visionary - Otten notes that the area is an ideal place for companies looking to relocate. “There’s a great appreciation for hard work here.
2014.09.22 03:12 PM

Palm Springs Modern Committee to Host Annual Preservation Awards

Palm Springs Modern Committee’s Annual Preservation Awards Gala on Oct. 4 will honor contributions in preservation, restoration, renovation or adaptive reuse of a midcentury modern residential or commercial property.
2014.09.19 02:29 PM

10 Reasons to Attend Modernism Week Fall Preview

Here are 10 reasons to attend Modernism Week's Fall Preview in Palm Springs over the Columbus Day holiday weekend, Oct. 10-13.
2014.09.10 02:00 PM

What to Do Labor Day Weekend in Greater Palm Springs

Labor Day Weekend marks the symbolic close to summer, but it's also a long weekend filled with music, food, and a host of activities in Greater Palm Springs.
2014.08.27 03:30 PM

"Top Rock" Commands Stage at Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs

"Top Rock" brings a brash, rockin' musical tribute to the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs on Friday and Saturday nights through September.
2014.08.07 02:52 PM

Star Power

The Palm Springs Walk of Stars honors philanthropic superhero Lynda Carter for shattering stereotypes and blazing new paths for generations of women.
2014.07.01 05:43 AM

Golden Eye

Capitol Records music video producer and desert resident Danny Lockwood lends his Midas touch to top artists.
2014.05.30 02:56 PM

Palm Springs International ShortFest Posts Online Films

The 2014 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market has chosen the first 10 films chosen to represent the ShortFest Online Film Festival.
2014.05.27 05:17 PM

Restaurant Week Kickoff Creates Record-Breaking Excitement

If the food and the crowd at the Restaurant Week kickoff at Pirch are any indication, this year’s 10-day promotional event, May 30 to June 8, is likely to break records.
2014.05.14 09:30 AM

Hot Tickets

This month, the play’s the thing in the desert. From epic drama to camp comedy, there’s no better time to see some of the Coachella Valley’s most talented performers.
2014.05.12 08:07 AM

Lindsay Wagner Sets Acting Retreat at Palm Springs Hilton

Lindsay Wagner, best known for her starring role on The Bionic Woman, will offer a week-long advanced acting retreat, July 13-19, at the Hilton Hotel in Palm Springs.
2014.05.09 11:20 AM

The Howlin' Brothers Take Cues from Musical Inspirations

The Howlin' Brothers are about to release their second album, TROUBLE, on the heels of appearing at Stagecoach Music Festival.
2014.05.08 07:12 AM

LeAnn Rimes Tackles Raw Honesty in Her Music

LeAnn Rimes makes a stop at Spotlight 29 Casino on the cusp of a reality TV show appearing on VH1 and sharing a more raw honesty in her music.
2014.05.07 11:38 AM

Earth Wind & Fire Maintains Busy Concert Schedule

Earth Wind & Fire continues to maintain a busy concert schedule thanks to a musical sound that has touched five generations of fans.
2014.05.06 11:40 AM

The Wailin' Jennys Find Right Combination as Trio

Since bringing on Heather Massey seven years ago to join Ruth Moody and Nicky Mehta, The Wailin' Jennys have forged fan bases in Canada and the U.S.
2014.05.01 02:40 PM

Transcendent Tunes

The high desert reverberates with inspiration and creativity during the Joshua Tree Music Festival in a fusion of dance, music, and art.
2014.05.01 09:44 AM

¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the day in 1862 when the Mexican army defeated French troops at the Battle of Puebla.
2014.05.01 08:05 AM

Lifestyles of the Local and Famous

For almost a century, the desert’s magical allure has seduced Hollywood celebrities and business titans looking for the perfect getaway to call “home”
2014.05.01 08:04 AM

Stagecoach: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Ashley Monroe, Crystal Gayle

Day Two of Stagecoach Music Festival brought several familiar faces for country music fans, like Crystal Gayle and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
2014.04.27 09:00 AM

Michael Childers Unveils Latest Work at El Paseo Gallery

Michael Childers, renowned photographer and Rancho Mirage resident, will show his latest series of work, Fusions, April 27 in Palm Desert.
2014.04.21 11:27 AM

White Hot

Jeffrey Sanker ups the ante in celebration of his annual White Party Palm Springs’ silver anniversary.
2014.04.21 08:18 AM

One11 Band Seizes Tachevah Block Party Opportunity

One11 plays Tachevah: A Palm Springs Block Party April 16 in what could be a launching pad for this talented La Quinta-based band.
2014.04.15 03:55 PM

McCallum Theatre Has Always Felt Like Home to Stage Manager

As stage manager at McCallum Theatre for the past 16 years, Joanna Fookes oversees the production of Open Call, a local talent show set for April 17-19.
2014.04.15 12:03 PM

Michael Bolton Relishes Singing in Desert Symphony's 25th Anniversary Concert

Michael Bolton is a big fan of the Palm Springs area, but will derive even greater enjoyment from connecting with his audience April 12 during the Desert Symphony's 25th anniversary gala.
2014.04.04 09:54 AM


Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is one of the greatest festivals on earth, drawing people from all parts of the globe to experience its magic.
2014.03.28 09:53 AM

Turn On, Tune In, Rock Out

From street performances to poolside parties and live music shows, the Coachella Valley is prime stomping ground for new and established acts.
2014.03.28 09:53 AM

Pioneers of the Honky-Tonk

Harriet Allen Lefevre, one of the original owners of Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace, reminisces about the famed roadhouse’s rootsy beginnings.
2014.03.28 09:52 AM

Pitch Perfect

As the Desert Symphony celebrates its 25th anniversary the symphony’s conductor, Gary Berkson, shares stories from the grand stage.
2014.03.28 09:52 AM

Haute Safari

When you think you’re too old for Coachella, A Bedouin-style tent is the way to go.
2014.03.28 09:52 AM

A Desert Soundtrack

From the rat pack to modern-day indie rockers, musicians have been finding inspiration in the Coachella Valley since the 1950s.
2014.03.28 09:52 AM

Where the Trees Have No Name

U2 found creative inspiration in the high desert for their 1987 album, The Joshua Tree.
2014.03.28 09:52 AM

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Palm Springs

Palm Springs Life helps plan out your weekend in Palm Springs and the desert resort cities with concerts, events, restaurants, nightlife, clubs and the world of entertainment only found in the desert.
2014.03.20 09:04 AM

Chelsea Lately's Heather McDonald is One Funny Mother

Comedian Heather McDonald likes clothes from Trina Turk, so imagine how she feels coming to Palm Springs to perform her act and take a break from "Chelsea Lately".
2014.03.09 08:48 PM

Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Tourney Rocks to New Fundraising High

The jam session of the Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament rocked the Marriott Desert Springs Feb. 28 in Palm Desert.
2014.03.03 03:50 PM

In the Key of Life

South African opera stars to perform at American Documentary Film Festival opening night gala
2014.02.28 08:27 AM

To the Follies, With Love

The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies may be closing forever May 18, but in true Follies style, it’s going out kicking.
2014.02.28 08:27 AM

Gloria Trevi Continues to Set the Pace in Latin Music

Gloria Trevi continues to set the trends in Latin music from outrageous outfits to soulful songs that reflect her culture.
2014.02.25 04:04 PM

Desert Willow Golf Resorts Offers Triple Crown of Entertainment

Desert Willow Golf Resort’s Music and Dining Under the Stars series pairs live music with a delectable spread of gourmet fare, all staged on Desert Willow’s stunning outdoor terrace.
2014.01.31 01:23 PM

Tribal Seeds Plants Firm Roots in Reggae Sound

Brothers Tony-Ray and Steven Rene Jacobo formed an extended family in Tribal Seeds, which plays Feb. 1 at The Date Shed in Indio.
2014.01.27 10:07 PM

Bandleader Tommy Dorsey Puts Michael Dante on Hollywood Path

Rancho Mirage resident Michael Dante thought his future was in baseball, but a chance meeting with renowned bandleader Tommy Dorsey sent him on a path to Hollywood.
2014.01.20 05:15 PM

"I Live to Sing", "Gloria Victoria" Lead AmDocs Opening Night

The screening of “I Live to Sing” at the American Documentary Film Festival will include an appearance the film's three stars, who will give a live musical performance March 27.
2014.01.20 01:45 PM

Indian Wells Art Festival Selects 2014 Poster Artist

Julie Dunn, an award winning fine artist whose unique style, known as “Tempera Batik” painting on paper, has been selected as the 2014 Indian Wells Arts Festival poster artist.
2014.01.17 10:30 PM

Fashion Week El Paseo Reveals 2014 Lineup

Fashion Week El Paseo 2014 will mark the debut of JM Couture, the return of Project Runway and internationally acclaimed designer Zang Toi, March 16-22, under the Toscana Country Club Runway Tent in Palm Desert.
2014.01.17 04:25 PM

Shirley MacLaine Says Sinatra Built "Homey," Not Extravagant

Shirley MacLaine, who spent many weekends in Palm Springs tagging along with the infamous Rat Pack, will shares stories of her colorful career Jan. 19 at McCallum Theatre.
2014.01.13 10:20 PM

La Quinta Arts Festival Secures Pair of No. 1 Rankings

La Quinta Arts Festival has been named the No. 1 Fine Art Show and No. 1 Fine Craft Show in the country for 2014 by the prestigious Art Fair SourceBook.
2014.01.10 11:40 PM

OutKast, Muse, Arcade Fire Headline Coachella 2014 Lineup

OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire will headline The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2014 lineup after being released Jan. 8.
2014.01.09 07:13 AM

Things to Do This Weekend: Snoop Dogg, Kathleen Madigan

Palm Springs Life helps plan out your weekend in Palm Springs and the desert resort cities with concerts, events, restaurants, nightlife, clubs and the world of entertainment only found in the desert.
2014.01.09 06:44 AM

Rancho Mirage Artist Creates One Name Following

In an age where practically every artist is posting images via social media, TAIRA has remained refreshingly nonpromotional despite having her work shown in galleries and museums all over the globe.
2014.01.07 10:34 AM

'Lone Survivor' Producer Calls Film a 'Life-Changing' Project

Part-time La Quinta resident Randall Emmett has produced more than 70 movies, but describes his latest, 'Lone Survivor', as “life-changing”.
2014.01.06 09:38 PM

Food for Thought: 'The Mercury Factor' Benefits from New Title

The Mercury Factor, which helps open the Palm Springs International Film Festival Jan. 3, was once known by another name, but the change was for the better.
2014.01.02 05:18 PM

The Power of Love

“Well, I’ll tell ya what happened,” Gavin MacLeod says in his native New York accent. This is how he begins all of his stories — some sad, some joyous, and almost all laced with humor.
2013.12.31 07:46 AM

Alien Territory

In February, Palm Springs resident actress Chelsea Gilligan will become a household name when American teenagers tune into The CW’s new series Star-Crossed.
2013.12.31 07:46 AM

Wild Child

Legendary film and television director Jim Frawley says the secret to The Monkees’ great success was free-form improvisational jazz.
2013.12.31 07:46 AM

Lights, Cameras, Action!

Celebrating its 25th year, Palm Springs International Film Festival enjoys its place as a go-to destination for Academy members and starry-eyed visitors
2013.12.31 07:46 AM

Tales from the Crypt

Andrew Neiderman holds the longest literary franchise in history — 26 years.
2013.12.30 02:31 PM

Party Like a Star

Rub shoulders with the Hollywood crowd at these hot spots
2013.12.30 09:46 AM


The shimmering stainless steel sculpture at the entrance of Palm Springs Art Museum punctuates a new era for the institution.
2013.12.30 09:24 AM

U.S. Premiere of "Belle" Opens Palm Springs Film Fest

The Palm Springs International Film Festival showcases new and veteran directors, respectively, by opening Jan. 3 with "Belle" and closing Jan. 12 with "Le Week-End".
2013.12.23 10:55 PM

Burger Records: No Need to Ask, 'Where's the Beef?'

Burger Records is back at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs to bring in 2014 with a New Year's Eve jam featuring The Blank Tapes.
2013.12.23 05:20 PM

The Hood Palm Desert: Part of Something Cool

The minute you walk in The Hood Pizza Bar & Pizza in Palm Desert, it fits you like a glove. Punk just got cooler.
2013.12.16 08:01 PM

Copa Palm Springs Adds to Downtown Nightlife

There will be plenty of noise coming from the building that once housed an auto paint shop when Copa Palm Springs opens Dec. 13.
2013.12.09 09:07 PM

Healthy and Fit at 75

Palm Springs Art Museum celebrates its anniversary by honoring the past and charting a course for the future
2013.11.25 01:40 PM
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