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Evening Under the Stars - Apr. 30, 2016

Hot pink tights, men in white linen suits, fringed miniskirts and blinged-up disco boots substantiated that the 1,100 guests were expecting a lively evening.
2016.05.18 09:28 AM

2nd Annual Friend Awareness Reception Benefiting The Actors’ Fund - Apr. 27, 2016

Hosts Grafton Doyle, Helene Galen, Donna MacMillan, Peter Mahler, and Harold Matzner feted about 85 guests at the Second Annual Friend Awareness Reception for The Actors’ Fund at the stunning Las Palmas home of Peter Mahler and his partner, actor Grafton Doyle.
2016.05.17 11:37 AM

Divas Thank You Dinner at The Palm House - Apr. 26, 2016

The recently opened Palm House in Palm Springs was the location for the annual “Divas Thank You Dinner” presented by Fashion Week El Paseo and Palm Springs Life.
2016.05.17 07:06 AM

The Shops On El Paseo Moreno Valley College Choir Presentation - May 6, 2016

The choir performed May 6 on El Paseo in front of the Gucci store following an invitation from The Shops on El Paso to participate in Palm Desert’s First Friday series.
2016.05.17 06:54 AM

Vintners Hall of Fame Inductee Receives Key to the City of La Quinta - Apr. 1, 2016

Grgich crafted a Chardonnay in Napa Valley that beat the best of France at The Judgement of Paris in May 1976. The results stunned the wine world and proved great wines did not need French soil to make them great.
2016.05.16 12:46 PM

Budget Bridal Fashion

Being open-minded makes the wedding dress an easy place to curtail costs and keep them within the lines of reason.
2016.05.14 09:22 AM

Catalan Restaurant Dine Out For Ecuador - May 5, 2016

The April 16 earthquake in Ecuador could be felt all the way to the Coachella Valley, and efforts to assist the victims has become a passionate outreach for Catalan Restaurant in Rancho Mirage.
2016.05.12 02:29 PM

The Muses Birthday Lunch - April 6, 2016

The 28th Annual On-Stage Birthday Luncheon benefitting the Muses & Patroness Circle of the McCallum Theatre demonstrated why theater is such an amazing and exciting art form, and why ladies should join this prestigious group.
2016.05.10 07:05 AM

27th Annual Desert Spirit Gala - April 3, 2016

2016.05.09 12:58 PM

Annual Street Party at The Galen in Palm Desert - April 3, 2016

What started as a Rancho Mirage neighborhood block party is now an Annual Street Party at the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden at The Galen in Palm Desert.
2016.05.09 11:00 AM

40th Showcase Concert and Supper - Mar. 30, 2016

Anyone wanting to hear fabulous voices singing great operatic arias in their natural state was in for a treat last month at the 40th Annual Showcase Concert.
2016.05.06 02:34 PM

Kyle Petty Launches Charity Ride in Palm Springs

Their ultimate destination is Biloxi, Miss., by May 6, but Kyle Petty’s Charity Ride Across America began April 30 in Palm Springs.
2016.05.03 11:00 AM

Idyllwild Arts Foundation Turns 70

In honor of its 70th Anniversary, Idyllwild Arts Foundation invited the Southern California community to a top-notch celebration April 16.
2016.04.29 10:55 AM

An Evening With The Hills - Mar. 17, 2016

The highlight of the evening was the introduction of Alexandra Parel, Debut graduate of FIDM and recipient of the Hill’s Scholarship for 2016.
2016.04.26 03:20 PM

Fashion Week El Paseo Divas Special Event - Mar. 9, 2016

Heather James Fine Art Hosts Private Viewing and Discussion of Calder and Picasso Exhibition
2016.04.26 02:36 PM

A Benefit For Luke’s Legacy Foundation - Mar. 14, 2016

The second annual Fashion Fling gave a big boost to Coachella Valley area animal rescues, service providers, and local spray/neuter clinics.
2016.04.26 10:07 AM

Stepping Out for College of the Desert - Mar. 23, 2016

The COD Foundation has raised more than $65 million to support student services, and manages endowments and other assets of more than $20 million.
2016.04.20 01:58 PM

CVEP Celebrates Naming of Wells Fargo Innovation Center at Palm Springs iHub - April 8, 2016

The Wells Fargo Innovation Center reflects the bank’s commitment to innovation incubation in Greater Palm Springs.
2016.04.18 10:58 AM

Once Upon a Time in the Land of Art - Mar. 12, 2016

Invitations were in the form of childhood fairy tale books and the event brought all of the magical dreams of castles, princesses, fairies and fantasy to life.
2016.04.18 09:40 AM

21st Annual Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Easter Sunday Brunch - Mar. 27, 2016

Although Bellatrix can’t have real horses in their dining room, life-sized horse cutouts adorned the corners of the main dining room and bar to support the 21st Annual Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Easter Sunday Brunch.
2016.04.14 01:26 PM

The Jewelry Bar and Grayse Welcome Nine Girls Ask? - Mar. 22, 2016

Grayse and The Jewelry Bar hosted a luncheon and fashion event for more than 150 guests to launch a new charity in the desert that is raising funds and creating awareness for treatment of ovarian cancer.
2016.04.14 11:35 AM

Zoobilee at The Living Desert - Mar. 20, 2016

Upon arrival, handlers with wild animals greeted everyone as they strolled through the entrance, past the model trains, and into the Palm Garden.
2016.04.13 02:46 PM

White Party Palm Springs Wears Sunday Best

White Party Palm Springs came to a close April 10 with the type of splash the event has been associated with for more than 25 years.
2016.04.11 02:20 PM

Filsinger Gallery Welcomes Doug Miller - Apr. 1, 2016

Landscape artist Doug Miller put on a live demonstration of his artistic process during a "live" painting at Filsinger Fine Art Gallery on El Paseo in Palm Desert.
2016.04.07 12:59 PM

Contour Dermatology Hosts Day Of Beauty Benefiting Shelter From The Storm - Feb. 27, 2016

Attendees received special prices on the most popular procedures, while Contour Dermatology made a generous donation to Shelter from the Storm, which aids Coachella Valley victims of domestic violence.
2016.04.05 01:08 PM

Trilogy at the Polo Club Grand Opening Event - Mar. 19, 2016

Shea Homes' newest Resort Club Community, Trilogy at The Polo Club, recently held the Grand Opening of its exclusive members-only resort club unique 25,000+ square foot Polo Club gallery of model homes.
2016.04.04 07:42 AM

Opera Guild of the Desert Allegro Black Tie Gala - Mar. 3, 2016

One hundred chic and debonair guests enjoyed a champagne reception and dinner at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert amid an impressive collection of Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso artwork.
2016.04.01 10:42 AM

White Party 
Survival Guide

After dancing to hours of remixes during White Party Palm Springs' Military Ball, you’ll need to revitalize before Saturday night’s repeat performance.
2016.03.31 06:00 AM

Portland Paints the Desert II: A Plein-Air Exhibition - Mar. 11, 2016

Discover the beauty of Plein-Air landscapes with new works by four acclaimed Portland painters: Thomas Kitts, Michael Orwick, Scott Galatly and Brenda Boylan.
2016.03.30 12:33 PM

Gallery Lazzaro Artist Reception for Johniene Papandreas - Mar. 18, 2016

Gallery Lazzaro hosted an artist reception for East Coast painter, Johniene Papandreas in the designer, loft-like gallery space located at "The Art Place - in Palm Desert’s Design District."
2016.03.30 09:55 AM

ABC Recovery Center 18th Annual Firestone Gala - Mar. 4, 2016

2016.03.30 09:33 AM

The Best 
of the Butch

The Dinah, a wild and wildly popular three-day lesbian party in Palm Springs. has nothing to do with golf. Or Dinah Shore.
2016.03.28 08:00 AM

Frank Sinatra Twin Palms Estate Cocktail Party - Feb. 19, 2016

Modernism Week closed its 2016 edition with an evening of Hollywood Glamour at the former Twin Palms estate of Frank Sinatra in Palm Springs.
2016.03.25 03:05 PM

Sunday Night Fever benefiting ACT for Multiple Sclerosis - Mar. 6, 2016

Harold Matzner gave a stunning tribute to the late ACT for MS founder Gloria Greer to open the organization's recent spring gala.
2016.03.25 02:10 PM

McCallum Theatre Celebrates Carol Channing's 95th Birthday - Mar. 5, 2016

The stars were out, onstage, and in the audience as the McCallum Theatre paid tribute to a Broadway legend, the inimitable Carol Channing, on the occasion of her 95th birthday.
2016.03.25 01:03 PM

Feeding Frenzy

Los Angeles based food bloggers and media were treated to a meal of a lifetime when Palm Springs Life hosted top chefs to preview April's Palm Desert Food and Wine Festival.
2016.03.23 10:41 AM

Patrick Warburton Tourney Raises $1.7 Million for Kids

The Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament raised more than $1.7 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to become the top U.S. grossing golf tournament fundraiser.
2016.03.21 04:55 PM

Native American Film Festival Sponsor Party and Opening Film - Mar. 2, 2016

The 2016 Native Film Fest presented by the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum proved a delight with its mixture of shorts, documentaries, panel discussion, and feature length films.
2016.03.17 01:18 PM

A Magical Evening of Giving at Pathfinders Annual Gala - Feb. 27, 2016

Children from the Boys and Girls of Palm Springs welcomed attendees to the Pathfinders Annual Gala, while board members Nikki Bianchi and Sue Todd greeted everyone inside.
2016.03.16 01:13 PM

Pairings Party Benefits Childhelp Merv Griffin Village - Feb. 26, 2016

Between golf entries, silent auction and donations, the weekend netted $200,000 for the organization.
2016.03.16 01:00 PM

Virginia Waring International Piano Competition Black and White Gala - Feb. 21, 2016

Waring president and gala co-chair Peggy Cravens with co-chair Dr. Charles Monell delivered an elegant evening of masterful music and memories to benefit the Waring International Piano Competition.
2016.03.16 07:10 AM

James Corbett at CODA Gallery - Feb. 27, 2016

Visitors to CODA Gallery will do a double-take when they view the two captivating and life-like sculptures of Polar Bear Cubs. Crafted from 7,000 spark plugs, the pieces were previously on display at the Philadelphia Zoo.
2016.03.14 01:05 PM

Palm Springs Art Museum Curtis Exhibition Reception - Feb. 19, 2016

Attendees at the Palm Springs Art Museum reception were the first visitors to see the extraordinary exhibition featuring a selection of vintage photographs by Edward S. Curtis.
2016.03.14 10:36 AM

11th Annual Mizell Senior Center Gala - Feb. 27, 2016

The evening's emcee, Jennifer Holliday of Broadway's Dreamgirls, mesmerized guests with her Tony award winning, "And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going."
2016.03.14 09:37 AM

Filsinger Fine Art Gallery in Palm Desert Unveils Tracy Helgeson latest work - Mar. 4, 2016

Tracy Helgeson, known for her particularly detailed and 'richness' in colors of "bucolic landscapes," unveiled her latest work at Filsinger Fine Art Gallery in Palm Desert.
2016.03.11 02:13 PM

Seeing Red

It’s time once again to don your gayest red apparel for the fifth annual Red Dress/Dress Red Party, one of the season’s hottest dance events.
2016.03.03 12:15 PM

2016 Champion Honors Luncheon - Feb. 12, 2016

The highlight of the luncheon was the intimate conversation on stage between Aaron and Selig, about Aaron's career as a major baseball player, and about major baseball in general.
2016.03.02 07:16 AM

Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational VIP Cocktail Party and Black Tie Gala - Feb. 20, 2016

Writer-director-producer-actor Seth McFarlane, who received the Performing Arts Award at the Gala, says the "genius" of Frank Sinatra continues to be recognized.
2016.03.01 12:15 PM

Top Dentist Reception at Grayse Boutique - Jan. 20, 2016

WP Kitchen + Bar treated The Top Dentists for 2015, listed in the December issue of Palm Springs Life, delicious array of hors d’oeuvres and fine wines at the annual reception and celebration held at Grayse Boutique in Palm Desert.
2016.03.01 07:53 AM

FAFSA Kick-off Reception, Feb. 17, 2016

More than 150 educators, business and civic leaders, and parents converged on Toscana Country Club to kick off the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership’s (CVEP) Battle of the High Schools.
2016.03.01 07:38 AM

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery VIP Party - Feb. 14, 2016

A first peek at architect Donald Wexler’s final project, the 2016 Steel and Glass House, became a special Valentine's Day present given to 60 VIP clients of Ferguson, Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery
2016.02.25 03:42 PM

Desires of the Collective Unconscious - Feb. 19, 2016

Gallery Lazzaro is not your typical gallery. Think interior design showroom with the cerebral vibe of a salon centered around great art.
2016.02.25 02:44 PM

Featured artist Robert Gamblin at MODERNISM Reception at Brian Marki Fine Art - Feb. 12, 2016

The work of internationally acclaimed color-master and painter, Robert Gamblin astonished audiences during its exhibition on Feb. 12 in honor of Modernism Week 2016.
2016.02.24 11:23 AM

Colin Fisher Studio Opens Modern Mania Art Opening - Feb. 5, 2016

Modernism Week 2016 need received such a kick-off as the Modern Mania art reception at Colin Fisher Studios in Cathedral City.
2016.02.24 07:13 AM

Martha’s Village & Kitchen 'Unlocks the Vault' at Bighorn

More than 300 Coachella Valley business leaders and supporters of Martha’s Village & Kitchen were treated to viewing a stellar collection of cars.
2016.02.23 04:06 PM

The Vintage Club Unveils Its Newly Remodeled Clubhouse - Jan. 17, 2016

Completed in December 2015, The Clubhouse renovation began as part of a larger, member-driven plan to focus on the future of The Vintage Club.
2016.02.22 03:18 PM

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair Opening Night Preview - Feb. 11, 2016

Attendees came dressed in colorful attire to match the festive mood of the art, sculpture, and furnishings inside the 55-plus exhibit spaces.
2016.02.22 02:58 PM

William Krisel Does it His Way

Although too frail to attend the ceremony, midcentury architect William Krisel was especially happy his namesake wasn’t designated a road, street, or boulevard.
2016.02.21 10:03 AM

Above and Beyond Awards Benefiting Angel Light Academy - Jan 30, 2016

The Seventh Annual Above & Beyond Awards benefiting Angel Light Academy honors individuals nominated as “Angels on Earth” from the community.
2016.02.18 07:02 AM

A First Look at The Last Wexler

Befitting the late master architect’s memory, the Palm Springs Modern Committee held its “Steel So Cool” gala at Donald Wexler’s final steel and glass home in Palm Springs.
2016.02.17 12:29 PM

Ol' Blue Eyes Still Packs Them in

An adoring crowd gathered around Barbara Sinatra when she arrived at the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale, to sign copies of 'Sinatra: The Photographs.'
2016.02.14 09:06 AM

Happily Ever After

A California couple share helpful tips to planning their wedding in Palm Springs.
2016.02.13 06:00 AM

Hollywood Glitz Opens Modernism Week

Modernism Week’s glamorous opening night soirée included parts Hollywood nostalgia andFrank Sinatra retro cool mixed together in a martini shaker.
2016.02.12 09:08 AM

Tab Hunter Delivers a Blond Bombshell of a Documentary

In the 1950s, Tab Hunter captured the hearts of teenyboppers around the world, none of whom suspected that their handsome, all-American idol was secretly gay.
2016.02.10 02:38 PM

Muses and Patroness Circle of McCallum Theatre - Jan. 28, 2016

Brazilian models, dancers, and a fire-eater greeted the 200 attendees to the Muses and Patroness Circle fundraiser inside the Pavilion at Toscana Country Club.
2016.02.05 02:50 PM

Annual Beamer Awards - Jan. 30, 2016

The fourth annual Beamer Awards Gala "Beamer Lights Up the Night" honored Susan Ford Bales with the 4th Beamer Award.
2016.02.05 01:13 PM

Queen of Funk

Legendary music artist Chaka Kahn will be the headliner at the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala on Feb. 6 to benefit Desert AIDS Project.
2016.02.04 10:03 AM

Annual Rancho Mirage Writers’ Festival - Jan. 22, 2016

The mission of the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival is to bring authors and readers together for an exchange of ideas to celebrate the power of the written word.
2016.02.03 03:04 PM

Mario Canali Exhibition Opens at Brian Marki Fine Art - Jan. 29, 2016

The exhibition, Metaphysical Fantasy, explores the mystical and the everyday with evocative images through a masterful palette of inspired color and light that both surprises and delights.
2016.02.03 11:22 AM

Olive Crest 12th Annual Holiday Gala - Dec. 11, 2015

Dedicated to preventing child abuse, Olive Crest recently hosted the event “One Life at a Time,®” at its 12th Annual Holiday Gala at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa in Indian Wells
2016.02.01 02:29 PM

RM Magazine 3rd Annual Launch Party - Jan. 6, 2016

The City of Rancho Mirage debuted the new issue of R/M magazine at an elegant cover unveiling ceremony at Wally’s Desert Turtle.
2016.01.29 07:10 AM

Mama's House 3rd Annual Luncheon - Jan. 16, 2016

Mamas House operates a safe haven for girls and women in crisis pregnancies who wish to carry their babies to term. The organization addresses their spiritual, physical, emotional, educational, and vocational needs.
2016.01.28 11:03 AM

Eisenhower Medical Center 45th Anniversary Gala - Jan. 16, 2016

Diana Ross in shimmering emerald green thrilled 850 supporters after a sumptuous dinner at Eisenhower Medical Center’s 45th Anniversary Gala
2016.01.27 01:05 PM

Colin Fisher Studios Draws Record Crowd for Art Opening - Jan. 8, 2016

Coachella Valley art patrons were treated to paintings by artists TAIRA and Gabriel Rivera.
2016.01.26 08:57 AM

Best Rustic Ranch Weddings

Getting hitched in the rugged environment of a ranch offers widespread appeal in Greater Palm Springs.
2016.01.23 06:30 AM

Melissa Morgan Fine Art Hosts Third Biannual LUEY Benefit - Jan. 15, 2016

Melissa Morgan Fine Art hosted supporters of Palm Springs Art Museum at its third biannual Let Us Entertain You (LUEY) party.
2016.01.20 03:45 PM

Grace Robbins Dishes Desert Favs

Grace Robbins went back to New York for a time, but “the Palm Springs lifestyle” eventually led her back to the desert.
2016.01.19 11:42 AM

Eisenhower’s Healing Environment Enhanced by Chihuly Installation

The installation of Dale Chihuly's "End of the Day" Boat on Jan. 4 reinforced Eisenhower Medical Center's commitment to create a healing environment.
2016.01.18 04:29 PM

brush Salon Hosts Reception in Uptown Palm Springs - Dec. 12, 2015

The historic El Mirador Garage building provided an enchanting setting for more than 150 guests of brush Palm Springs hair salon, which held a festive reception during the holidays.
2016.01.06 01:32 PM

How Palm Springs Keeps its Cool

Palm Springs has a time warp with uncanny staying power, and it’s also hardwired to throw a party for almost any reason.
2016.01.06 12:41 PM

Crafting a Community

The “Makers” of Makerville have a habit of doing things a bit differently from a desire to make things by hand, adult-style dinner parties to a mountaintop art studio.
2015.12.31 09:13 AM


You won’t find Umlauschen in any medieval chronicles of Mitteleuropa or in footnotes of contemporary historians of cultural arcana east of the Oder River.
2015.12.31 09:05 AM

New Year’s Resolutions Every Gay Man Should Consider

It’s that time of year again, the time to reflect on all of the past year’s wrongdoings and tell yourself you’re going to do better in 2016.
2015.12.30 06:30 AM

Rio Azul Mexican Bar and Grill 5th Birthday Party - Dec. 7, 2015

Rio Azul Mexican Bar & Grill marked its five-year anniversary on Dec. 7 with the same bold flavors and generous portions that have been a trademark of the Palm Springs restaurant.
2015.12.28 11:24 AM

Christmas on Broadway Dinner Show - Dec. 7th, 2015

Broadway came to the desert with a smashing array of holiday songs during the "Christmas on Broadway" Supper Club Show on Dec. 7 at Vicky's of Santa Fe in Indian Wells.
2015.12.24 12:27 PM

Palm Springs Orchestra Celebrates Holiday in Palm Springs - Dec. 18, 2015

Music fans were treated to a one-of-a-kind orchestral extravaganza event called "Holiday in Palm Springs" when the Hyatt Hotel recently hosted the Palm Springs Orchestra Inaugural Awards.
2015.12.24 10:13 AM

Leeds and Son Fine Jewelers One Night Only event - Dec. 10, 2015

2015.12.24 07:17 AM

College of the Desert Foundation Academic Angels Citizens of Distinction Awards - Dec. 10, 2015

The Academic Angels of the College of the Desert Foundation honored three graduates of its three-tiered program during its awards luncheon at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa.
2015.12.24 07:02 AM

Vladimir Cora - The Women of Vladimir - Dec. 18, 2015

The Jorge Mendez Gallery celebrated the third solo exhibition of artist Vladimir Cora with his latest show, The Women of Vladimir, on view through Jan.31.
2015.12.23 07:05 AM

Pro Tips for Holiday Proposals

A wedding expert divulges her suggestions for a smooth proposal, especially if you’re incorporating it into the excitement that surrounds the holidays.
2015.12.20 07:00 AM

AJ Lambert Performs at The Purple Room - Dec. 10, 2015

As with her grand father Frank Sinatra, Lambert tells a story with focused attention to the lyrics. Familiar songs are made anew through her unique phrasing and stylizing.
2015.12.18 12:51 PM

Grayse on El Paseo celebrates its First Year Anniversary - Dec. 2, 2015

Grayse's Holiday and Resort Collections took to the runway in celebration of the first anniversary for the Palm Desert store at The Shops on El Paseo.
2015.12.17 08:23 AM

Heather James Fine Art opens Picasso and Calder Show - Nov. 28, 2015

Heather James Fine Art Palm Desert opens its 2015-2016 season with an exhibition of fine artwork by Pablo Picasso and Alexander Calder.
2015.12.16 01:52 PM

The Ultimate Sushi and Craft Beer Dinner - Dec. 1, 2015

Guests enjoyed a craft beer reception that included beers from a number of Southern California breweries.
2015.12.16 10:43 AM

Shops On El Paseo Miracle On El Paseo for BAM - Nov. 21, 2015

The Shops on El Paseo became a winter wonderland for an evening, with spirited music, mouth-watering eats, celebrity spotting and the lighting of a 60-foot Christmas tree to celebrate Bighorn "Behind a Miracle."
2015.12.16 09:39 AM

Raymond James Annual Client Appreciation Party - Dec. 2, 2015

More children will wake up to a toy-filled Christmas this year thanks to Toys for Tots, a mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve that was heartily supported at the Raymond James' Holiday Reception Party.
2015.12.14 02:37 PM

Last-Minute Gay Christmas Gift Ideas for the Classy Guy

If the holiday season has snuck up on you and you’re feeling behind, here are some great $50-or-under suggestions to keep the yuletide not only gay but fabulously so.
2015.12.14 10:00 AM

Robann's Jewelers Grand Opening On El Paseo - Nov. 14, 2015

A brand new store on El Paseo in Palm Desert continues a 40-year legacy of fine jewelry for Robann’s Jewelers.
2015.12.11 11:42 AM

Wed Here First

Truly original lovebirds might enjoy seizing the chance to be one of the first couples to wed at a newly opened event space in Greater Palm Springs.
2015.12.11 07:00 AM

El Paseo Jewelers New Location Party - Dec. 5, 2015

The evening benefited the Girl’s Self Esteem Program at the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center.
2015.12.09 02:25 PM
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