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Lasting Impression

Author Kirk Frederick will be in Palm Springs to discuss his recent book on Charles Pierce, who became internationally known for his "male actress" act.
2016.05.20 08:17 AM

Trail Mix

Gary Burzell, who has a website dedicated to hiking in Palm Springs and other Coachella Valley trails, gives tips for newbies and his faves to tackle.
2016.05.13 06:00 AM

PS Underground Comes up for Air

The secret is out, and that's OK with PS Underground owners Michael Fietsam and David Horgen, who have taken their culinary experience to a weekly TV show.
2016.05.10 06:00 AM

So Many Ways to Enjoy PGA WEST

So many holes (109), so little time. You’ll just have to keep 
coming back to PGA WEST
 in La Quinta.
2016.05.09 06:00 AM

Lapping it Up

Swimming is often referred to as a lifetime sport, and three U.S. Masters Swim programs in the Coachella Valley offer that opportunity.
2016.05.02 03:00 PM

Sunnylands Screens Movie Trio from 1960s

May is the month for ticket sales to the final Sunnylands House Tour of the season and the screening of three 1960s films on the Great Lawn.
2016.04.27 01:00 PM

10 Desert Golf Courses You May Have Missed

Golf writer Judd Spicer lets you in on his 10 most overlooked golf courses in Greater Palm Springs.
2016.04.21 10:40 AM

Cycle Savvy

Hundreds of cyclists from the Greater Palm Springs area hit the road multiple times per week with mapped routes from the La Quinta Cove to downtown Palm Springs.
2016.04.19 10:26 AM

Play it Again

The digital divas look more like a computer on steroids than a music box, and the songs cost more than a dime, but you can still nurse a beer to the musical accompaniment of your choice.
2016.04.15 06:00 AM

Music Festival Band Aids

Palm Springs Life provides a shortcut to the hottest bands to appear at Coachella and Stagecoach this year.
2016.04.05 06:00 AM

Lush Redux

1990s British shoegazing band Lush recently got back together after a 17-year hiatus and is making its Coachella debut April 16.
2016.04.04 04:00 PM

Fashion Rules!

Fashion lovers, trendsetters, and the idly curious alike vie for front-row seating along the runway at Fashion Week El Paseo.
2016.03.14 03:00 PM

Tony Robbins' Documentary has Palm Springs Roots

Director Joe Berlinger first met Tony Robbins at one of his self-help events in Palm Springs, which led to the pair teaming together to produce a documentary.
2016.03.14 01:00 PM

The Art of Life

Palm Springs Life Festival brings an impressive lineup of musicians to our midst, most of them performing at multiple Coachella Valley venues for the first time.
2016.03.09 06:00 AM

BNP Paribas Open Serves World-Class Tennis

The popularity of the BNP Paribas Open has become a player favorite because of its stellar facilities, desert backdrop, and willingness to improve.
2016.02.29 07:00 AM

The Late Show

You should never go hungry as a fervent Palm Springs foodies, even late at night. Here are some choices when hunger strikes and the hour is late.
2016.02.23 10:50 AM

Day of Bliss

The spas in Desert Hot Springs provide more than soothing hot mineral waters but an entire experiential immersion for a variety of tastes.
2016.02.23 10:49 AM

Valley of the Dates

Outside, inside, up, or down, the Coachella Valley 
is a romantic venue that’s open for business.
2016.02.02 06:30 AM

Best Weekly Bar Events

Every night of the week, bars across the Coachella Valley get creative with their events calendar.
2016.01.27 06:30 AM

Party Like the Rat Pack

Make it a night to remember with a romp through the Palm Springs ’hood made famous by Frank Sinatra and the rest of the infamous Rat Pack.
2016.01.25 08:30 AM

'Angels in America' Provides Stark Reminder of Early AIDS Crisis

Written for eight actors, 'Angels in America' is an ambitious production for the 85-seat Desert Rose Playhouse in Rancho Mirage.
2016.01.19 06:00 AM

Tennis for the Ages

Dori deVries is nearing 80, but tennis has changed her thinking about aging thanks to the Asics World Tennis Classic, which starts Jan. 23 in Rancho Mirage.
2016.01.16 06:00 AM

2 Decades of Dance

Riverdance marks its 20th Anniversary Tour by taking audiences on a journey back to its roots while introducing concepts sure to further engage audiences.
2016.01.16 06:00 AM

Oscar Fresh

Charlotte Rampling's first-ever Oscar nomination at age 69 comes in the film, '45 Years.' which screens Jan. 22 at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs.
2016.01.15 06:30 AM

100-Mile Club

La Quinta resident Lou Lister has carved out seven hours when he can't be interrupted on Jan. 23 for the 18th annual Tour de Palm Springs.
2016.01.15 06:00 AM

The Desert's Best

Now is your chance to voice your choice of Coachella Valley establishments and services in Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best contest.
2015.12.31 09:05 AM

Big Wheel Tours Brings Desert Wonders Closer

For Evan Trubee, a lifelong passion in cycling evolved into a 20 year business venture in outdoor-guided tours called Big Wheel Tours in Palm Desert.
2015.12.07 08:56 AM

Bright Lights Little City

The McCallum Theatre continues to showcase a diverse lineup of theater, jazz, comedy, music, and dance ensembles from all over the world.
2015.11.23 02:22 PM

Single Track Minds

Two local cycling experts share their takes on the best bike routes 
the Coachella Valley has to offer.
2015.11.23 09:33 AM

All That Glitters!

For decades, Michael Holmes has toured the globe as a cabaret singer and celebrity impersonator, sharing the stage with such stars as Sam Harris, Sting, and Elton John.
2015.11.23 09:30 AM

Del Shores Reveals his 'SINgularly Sordid' Life in Palm Springs

His wildly popular film, 'Sordid Lives," especially in Palm Springs, has led Del Shores on a comedic journey that brings him back to the desert.
2015.11.12 07:00 AM

Coachella Valley Beer Week Celebrates Brew and Food

Jennifer Town, the executive chef at The Purple Room in Palm Springs, has earned a reputation for her culinary prowess in pairing beer with her menus.
2015.11.11 11:59 AM

Dr. Ordon, Dr. Chopra Talk Healthy Skin at Inaugural Palm Springs Fest

Dr. Andrew Ordon, from the hit CBS series The Doctors, and Dr. Ritu Chopra will speak on skin conditions during the Palm Springs International Health & Fitness Festival, Nov. 13-15.
2015.11.09 07:00 AM

Peter Longo Stays in Golf By 'Trickery'

Had Peter Longo found success on the PGA Tour, countless thousands of spectators would have been deprived his trick shot talents.
2015.11.05 07:00 AM

10 Things to Do During Palm Springs Pride Weekend

There is no shortage of things to do during Palm Springs Pride Weekend. And that's a good thing.
2015.11.02 03:47 PM

Dana Foglia Finds Her Footing in Choreography

Dana Foglia Dance will bring an ensemble cast to perform her original piece “Stilhed/Rock On” at the 18th Annual Choreography Festival, Nov. 7-8, at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert.
2015.11.02 02:39 PM

Art Garfunkel Gives Voice Again to 'Sounds of Silence'

There was a time Art Garfunkel thought he may never sing again, but the legendary singer will share the complete range of his angelic voice Nov. 7 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio.
2015.11.01 07:00 AM

Couple Trace Start of Marriage Equality Journey to Palm Springs

Randy Johnson and Paul Campion's first visit to Palm Springs set in motion a series of events that placed them smack in the middle of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on marriage equality.
2015.10.31 07:00 AM

Eloping with the Midcentury Greats

Palm Springs photographer Christine Arnold talks about a midcentury photo tour when couples come to Greater Palm Springs to elope.
2015.10.08 07:00 AM

Artful Dead

The Coachella Valley offers many opportunities to participate in Día de los Muertos, Nov. 1-2, a two-day event steeped in both Catholic and Mexican cultural traditions honoring those who have departed before us.
2015.09.30 03:02 PM

Oak Glen is the Place to Pick Apples, Celebrate Fall

The month of October is prime U-Pick’em season at Oak Glen’s six apple orchards just an hour away from Palm Springs, and doubles as a great weekend getaway for desert dwellers and visitors.
2015.09.28 10:15 AM

Big Bear's Fall Foilage Provides Backdrop to October Events

Through the month of October, Big Bear Lake celebrates its colorful fall pageant with the 36th Annual Home and Hearth Home Tour on Oct. 3 and the 45th Annual Oktoberfest on weekends.
2015.09.27 09:06 AM

Mane Street Stampede Takes You Back to Wild West Days

Within a short drive to the high desert, you and your family can become immersed in a true vintage Wild West experience with The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show in Pioneertown.
2015.08.17 07:00 AM

Earthquake Curiosity Keeps San Andreas Fault Tour Hot in Palm Springs Area

For all of their potential destruction, earthquakes continue to fascinate us. That curiosity drives visitors and even locals to Desert Adventures’ Red Jeep Tours and Events to gain a close-up look at the San Andreas Fault.
2015.08.17 07:00 AM

San Diego's Balboa Park Contains Architectural Wonders to Discover

As San Diego's Balboa Park marks its 100th anniversary this year, sometimes lost in the park's 1200 acres are the historic architectural gems that provide context to the park’s history.
2015.08.13 07:00 AM

Artistic Bench Gives Another Cool Reason to Ride Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Taking a trip to the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is more than just a means of cooling off. It's an opportunity to make a connection between art and nature.
2015.08.04 12:00 PM

Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines Welcomes Back Legend Charles McPherson

Idyllwild's Jazz in the Pines keeps calling back the greats, like alto sax player Charles McPherson, who headlines the fest's 22nd edition, Aug. 15-16.
2015.08.04 07:00 AM

Art for the Collective Eye

Lauded for its modern design and midcentury mystique, Palm Springs abounds with public art, much of it deviating from modernism’s more abstract style.
2015.07.29 11:20 AM

5 Ways to Escape the Heat

As triple-digit temperatures descend upon the Greater Palm Springs area, here are five places both near and a little far to find shade, cooler temps, and wonderful scenery.
2015.05.29 08:25 AM

La Rue Café Wine Bar Fills That "Go To" Spot in Your Restaurant Choices

La Rue Café Wine Bar in Old Town La Quinta aims to become that “got to” spot during Palm Springs Restaurant Week, which runs May 27 through June 7.
2015.05.19 07:00 AM

Tour Lavender Festival at Historic Highland Springs Grounds

Two luxury bus tours will be offered to the 11th annual Lavender Festival at Highland Springs Resort on June 13 or June 20 in Beaumont.
2015.05.14 07:00 AM

Explore the Desert

Restaurant Week’s array of tastings, pairings, and specialty menus promises to tantalize the taste buds, but this 10-day festival is so much more than a culinary haven; it also showcases attractions offering a taste of adventure.
2015.05.01 07:05 AM

Must-See Midcentury Gems

Discover Palm Springs’ exemplary modern architecture on your own with this self-guided tour.
2015.03.09 03:16 PM

Salute to Women

These celebrity chefs, appearing at the gourmet luncheon during the Agua Caliente Food+Wine Festival Palm Desert on March 27, dish on what they love to cook and eat.
2015.02.27 03:06 PM

Match Point

With last year’s attendance topping 430,000, 2015’s tournament is set to outdraw that record and keep the Coachella Valley hopping.
2015.02.27 03:06 PM

The Indian Wells Tennis Garden

Spectators can take in all the tournament charm seated in a stadium watching the spectacular games or lounging in the 19,000-square-foot shade structures.
2015.02.27 03:06 PM

Funkey Town

Donovan and Molly Funkey received local hot spot Bar as a wedding gift from his parents. Here, they dish on what they love about the desert.
2015.02.23 11:49 AM

La Quinta Museum Shares Story of $24 million 'Supercomplication' Timepiece

La Quinta Museum's new exhibition, “It’s About Time," features the starpower of the $24 million “Supercomplication” and several other collector timepieces.
2015.02.23 10:06 AM

Fishbone is Sure to Take Over Stage at Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience

Fresh from rocking Coachella audiences last year, Fishbone is back in Indio along with Slightly Stoopid and Ozomati as a trio of headliners at the Fourth Annual Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience Feb. 28 at the Empire Polo Club.
2015.02.17 07:00 AM

Burt Bacharach Returns to Desert Roots with Fantasy Springs Show

Legendary composer Burt Bacharach is quite familiar with the Greater Palm Springs area, dating back to his post World War II gig with Vic Damone at the Racquet Club.
2015.02.16 08:09 AM

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair Celebrates William Wegman's Famous Weimaraner Dogs

Known for his signature art pieces featuring his prized Weimaraner dogs, William Wegman will be a featured artist at the 2015 Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Feb. 12-15, at the Palm Springs Convention Center.
2015.02.11 08:54 AM

Unique Places to Dine with Your Valentine in Greater Palm Springs

Here is a “heart-y” list of dining options in the Greater Palm Springs area that will have your Valentine saying, “Be Mine.”
2015.02.09 10:30 AM

Air Supply Brings 40th Anniversary Tour to Agua Caliente Casino

Air Supply, whose music created the soft rock genre, marks its 40th anniversary in 2015 with new songs to go along with the string of hits the duo is known for since the 1980s.
2015.02.09 07:00 AM

Sean Gaston Creates Special Pop-Up Shop at The Shops at Thirteen Forty Five

Guest interior designer Sean Gaston will transform the entry of The Shops at Thirteen Forty Five into a look all his own for a limited time and in conjunction with the kick off of Palm Springs Modernism Week.
2015.02.04 09:57 AM

Wondrous Waters

The naturally hot mineral waters beneath Desert Hot Springs offer pure magic. Here’s where you can soak in the benefits.
2015.01.22 07:00 AM

8 Brunch Styles for Every Taste

Whether you crave something savory or sweet, you can’t go wrong with these local brunch options.
2015.01.17 06:30 AM

USC School of Architecture Dean Speaks on Chinese Urbanism

Using China as an example, Qingyun Ma, Dean of USC School of Architecture, will speak Jan. 31 in Palm Springs on the growth of urbanism and how new architecture practices need to be instituted.
2015.01.16 07:00 AM

For the Birds: Australian Budgies Return to The Living Desert

The Birds of the Australian Outback exhibit is back at The Living Desert in Palm Desert, giving guests a chance to walk amongst the adorable budgies and even feed the birds with seed sticks.
2015.01.06 10:30 AM

4 Million Lights Illuminate The Mission Inn's Holiday Extravaganza

The Mission Inn’s "Festival of Lights" is an annual gift to the community from Duane and Kelly Roberts, who saved the historic landmark from destruction in 1992. Now more than 250,000 visitors come each year.
2014.12.31 01:27 PM

The Art of Appeal

With a freshly renovated 4,500-square-foot space, a new website, and exciting additions to the gallery roster, 2015 is off to a banner start for Josh Otten and Josh Paquette, owners of J. Willott Gallery on El Paseo in Palm Desert.
2014.12.31 09:14 AM

The Grand Del Mar is a Golfer's Delight Getaway

For desert dwellers seeking a refined, nearby weekend getaway, The Grand Del Mar in San Diego bears exceptional results just a mere two-plus hour drive toward the coast.
2014.12.08 08:15 AM

Events for the Kid in You

The Coachella Valley comes alive during the holidays with fun activities that cater to children of all ages.
2014.11.26 11:29 AM

The Order of Things

Eye on Design: Andrea Zittel's Aggregated Stacks and the Collection of the Palm Springs Art Museum opens in January at the new Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion in downtown Palm Springs.
2014.11.26 09:20 AM

Bring the Dog Along for Black Friday Shopping

Don’t forget “Fido” on Black Friday (Nov. 28). Many stores will offer pet supplies and gifts, but a select few in the Coachella Valley invite man’s best friend to join in on the fun.
2014.11.24 10:30 AM

Coachella Valley Theatre Season Has Plenty to Offer

Theater is coming of age in the Coachella Valley by attracting celebrated talent, award-winning stories, critically acclaimed playwrights, and inspiring directors as the 2014-2015 season takes the stage.
2014.11.18 06:30 AM

Pomme Frite Palm Springs Offers Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Choice

Thanksgiving takes on a whole new look and taste when you experience a bit of non-traditional fare with European holiday treats at Belgian bistro, Pomme Frite Palm Springs.
2014.11.17 11:16 AM

Rod Man, "Last Comic Standing Season 8's" Top 5 Close Tour with McCallum Show

"Last Comic Standing Season 8's" winner, Rod Man, says "anything could happen" when he and the other top four finishers from the NBC show close their tour with a Nov. 23 show at McCallum Theatre.
2014.11.17 06:30 AM

Dum Dum Girls Will Play New Album at Pappy & Harriet's

Fresh from its first appearance at Coachella in 2014, the Dum Dum Girls return to the desert with a new album of songs for its Nov. 15 show at Pappy & Harriet's in Pioneertown.
2014.11.13 06:30 AM

Grayse-ful Beginnings on El Paseo

A new era begins on El Paseo in Palm Desert for the mother-daughter design duo of Marie and Kelly Gray, who return to open Grayse in a shopping district that has been a huge part of their fashion careers.
2014.11.12 11:00 AM

Ed Asner Will Mark 85th Birthday at AMFM Fest

Ed Asner and Mark Rydell last worked together during the 1960s TV series, The Virginian, but some 50 years later, the duo have found a unique chemistry in a film and play on display at this weekend's AMFM Fest in Cathedral City.
2014.11.11 06:30 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

E. Stewart Williams Documentary Includes Voice Tapes of Architect

When filmmakers Jake and Tracey Gorst set out to create a documentary about midcentury architect E. Stewart Williams, they were unaware of the direct ties and connections that lay before them.
2014.11.03 02:26 PM

Human Rights Campaign Garden Party Set at Former William Holden Estate

The former William Holden Estate will serve as the backdrop for the 15th annual Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Palm Springs Garden Party from 2-5 p.m. Nov 8 in Palm Springs.
2014.11.03 12:00 PM

Lagwagon Plans to "Hang" at The Date Shed

Lagwagon just released its eighth album "Hang" after a nine-year hiatus, giving desert fans a chance to hear it live when they appear Nov 7 at The Date Shed in Indio.
2014.11.03 10:00 AM

IRAWniQ Pulls No Punches as Singer, Single Gay Mom

With an artsy name that gives her a bit of an edge, iRAWniQ (pronounced “ironic”) has crafted her own identity and an alternative hip/hop music career to suit her often hectic lifestyle.
2014.11.03 06:30 AM

Coachella Hosts Dia de los Muertos Celebration

The city of Coachella will host a two-day event honoring the dead and the living with art, music and other activities during Dia de los Muertos, Nov. 1-2, at Rancho Las Flores Park.
2014.10.28 08:30 AM

Judy Tenuta Ready to Dish Dirt for AIDS Benefit

Comedian Judy Tenuta will dish the dirt about her Hollywood encounters with stars like Bea Arthur and Joan Rivers during an AIDS Assistance Program benefit on Nov. 1 in Palm Springs.
2014.10.27 08:41 AM

Parade of Planes Opens Flying Aviation Expo in Palm Springs

Flying Magazine editor Robert Goyer will experience a homecoming of sorts when he taxis his plane in the Parade of Planes on Oct. 30 to start the 2014 Flying Aviation Expo.
2014.10.27 08:41 AM

Halloween 2014: Glam it Up With Help From Makeup Experts

The experts at All Tressed Up on El Paseo in Palm Desert can help you glam it up for Halloween with a professional VIP makeover experience.
2014.10.24 08:46 AM

Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade Rolls to 50th Annual

Fifty years of Palm Desert Golf Cart parades will be celebrated Oct. 26 when the annual event treks down El Paseo.
2014.10.22 02:34 PM

Weekend Getaways: Terranea Resort Lives Up to Buzz

Desert residents seeking an idyllic, oceanfront escape need look no further than Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes.
2014.10.21 09:34 AM

Art in the Open

Infusing character and paying homage to the community’s dedication to creativity, sculptural gardens play a major role in the desert outdoor experience. Here, we highlight three unique spaces that shine under our resplendent sunny skies.
2014.10.21 08:58 AM

Robin Hood Archery Hits a Bullseye With All Ages

Robin Hood Archery in Indio pairs safety and simplicity as a means to extend the sport to a wide spectrum of clientele ranging in age from 7 to 90.
2014.10.20 03:39 PM

Discover the Top Sightseeing Spots in Greater Palm Springs

Whether you’re looking to commune with nature, fly high in a balloon, or see where the Hollywood stars of old once lived, the Coachella Valley offers the perfect tour.
2014.10.19 08:03 AM

Free Event Includes Tips on Creating a Sustainable Vegetable Garden

You may know first hand the frustrations of creating a sustainable vegetable garden in the desert climate, so hear from a Coachella Valley expert who has some helpful tips to pass on.
2014.10.13 02:00 PM

Michael Airington Brings Back Paul Lynde's 'Hollywood Squares' Humor

Channeling the funny spirit of legendary entertainer Paul Lynde, Michael Airington recreates his 'Hollywood Squares' humor with the help of Peter Marshall's voice.
2014.10.13 06:30 AM

Five Free Events to Attend for Modernism Week Fall Preview

Modernism Week Fall Preview offers five free events for the public to experience the midcentury magic of Palm Springs, Oct. 10-13.
2014.10.08 06:30 AM

Gain Sneak Peek at New Architecture and Design Center

Palm Springs Art Museum invites will give the public a sneak peek at the new Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion by attending íBienvenidos Modernistas! from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 11.
2014.10.07 10:42 AM

Black Joe Lewis Brandishes New Album at Joshua Tree Music Festival

Black Joe Lewis comes to this weekend's Joshua Tree Music festival brandishing a recent new album, Electric Slave, an artistic commentary on the effects technology and social media have on the world today.
2014.10.06 02:00 PM

Photography Exhibit on the Salton Sea at E. Stewart Williams’ Last Residential Project

Architect E. Stewart Williams’ last masterpiece, the Graff-Radford residence in Rancho Mirage, will be the backdrop for a photography exhibition by Vincent Ri-cardel titled: Oasis Lost? The Salton Sea, on Oct. 12.
2014.10.06 08:46 AM
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