August 2011

Articles

Intelligencer - Holly Time

Intelligencer - Holly Time

Hotels typically tie package offers to holidays. But Palm Springs Riviera is tying its midcentury vibe and musical history to the release of the Rave On Buddy Holly tribute CD.
Horoscope -  August  2011

Horoscope - August 2011

Between the Lions, Loyalty and Heart Prevail
Maybe it’s gestational or based on the angle of the sun, but there are far more Leos than any other sign. Loyal and generous, Lions lead with the heart. Hollywood studios chose the lion as a brand, and the acting profession is dominated by Leo and Leo-rising types.
Who’s In Your Chair Today, Afsaneh Gibbs?

Who’s In Your Chair Today, Afsaneh Gibbs?

Cameo
Afsaneh “Sunny” Gibbs immigrated to the United States in 1995 from her native Iran and embraced a new found opportunity: politics.
Editor's Letter August 2011

Editor's Letter August 2011

’90 Days of Summer in the Desert’
I love summer in the desert. With the business of “season” at bay for a few months, even we working folks can dip into the amenities that make Palm Springs the most relaxing place on Earth.
The Vibe of First Class

The Vibe of First Class

Sassy or sexy, crowded or cozy, luxurious lounges serve up nightlife with distinguished flair
The bewitching hour in the desert begins around 5 p.m., when the rosy gold glow of the sun creeps down behind Mt. San Jacinto. Across the valley, cocktails start to stir at lounges in the desert’s most sought-after resorts.
Carry On

Carry On

Keep your fashion sensibility intact wherever you go
A woman’s handbag, more than any other accessory, reflects her style and personality. All manner of choices include wallets that think they’re purses and oversized iPad covers with room for other essentials.
PSST! -  Playing to the Crowd

PSST! - Playing to the Crowd

‘Mapping the Desert, Deserting the Map’ art project returns
Passing a large particleboard box on legs, people reached their hands into its fur-lined slot and laughed. Perhaps it evoked a childhood memory of a stuffed animal — or maybe it was nothing more than the joy of satisfying curiosity.
Intelligencer - Looking Sharp

Intelligencer - Looking Sharp

A nonelectric razor that costs more than the two cars in the typical family garage.
Doing Bubble Duty

Doing Bubble Duty

At Camp Schramsberg, “roughing it” means tasting unfinished wine
This is a scene from a camp unlike any other: Camp Schramsberg, a two-day educational experience in Napa wine country.
Going Green — On Your Plate

Going Green — On Your Plate

Restaurateurs cater to those who eschew carnivorous eating — and tempt everyone else.
More and more people are choosing the organic, vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free way of life for reasons ranging from medical, environmental, and ethical to the quest for a longer, more energetic life.
Intimacy Over Grandeur

Intimacy Over Grandeur

Seventh in an eight-part series
Sunnylands guest books reflect the welcoming charm and unmatched hospitality of Walter and Leonore Annenberg
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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.
2014/15 Best of the Best

2014/15 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
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.