April 2012

Articles

Raymond | Lawrence

Raymond | Lawrence

Larry Abel and Raymond McCallister invite you to the unveiling of their latest concept, a unique gathering of offerings, brands and choices to suit your creative lifestyle.
Coldwell Banker Launches Desert Classic Charity Golf Tournament

Coldwell Banker Launches Desert Classic Charity Golf Tournament

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Announces Desert Classic Charity Golf Tournament on April 30 at Indian Wells Country Club.
Gary Sinise

Gary Sinise

Rockin’ the Red, White, and Blue
You probably know him best as the star of the hit series “CSI: NY” on CBS or the Vietnam War-scarred, double amputee Lieutenant Dan from the Oscar-winning film “Forrest Gump” (1994). But Gary Sinise shines on stage as well as on the screen.
Art With a Heart

Art With a Heart

Indian Wells Arts Festival
Peruse one of the nation’s brightest art shows April 6-8 when the Indian Wells Tennis Garden transforms into an oasis of culture.
Eat Earth Friendly

Eat Earth Friendly

Many desert area restaurants and resorts encourage and promote green and eco-friendly practices.
Patios Perfect for Pooches

Patios Perfect for Pooches

Enjoy excellent weather, great food, and prime people watching in the desert with your favorite canine.
Across the valley, dozens of dog-friendly patio restaurants offer water bowls, doggie treats, and other amenities for patrons with pooches.
April in Paradise

April in Paradise

VillageFest
Every Thursday evening from 6 to 10 p.m., downtown Palm Springs transforms into one of the valley’s most popular events.
Old-School Cool

Old-School Cool

Engelbert Humperdinck brings a weekend of lovin' to McCallum Theatre
Not all '70s musical icons make the jump into the 21st century, but "The Hump" has staying power.
Hip-Hop and Heartache

Hip-Hop and Heartache

The Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals embossed Indio on the map several years ago.
ODonnell Golf Club Become a Part of History

ODonnell Golf Club Become a Part of History

Iconic club in downtown Palm Springs offers membership discount
For a limited period, O’Donnell Golf Club is offering 50 percent off membership initiation fees.
Cos and Effect

Cos and Effect

El Paseo boutique sets the beauty bar high
Four years ago, an ice cream shop next to the Ralph Lauren store in The Shops on El Paseo morphed into retail deliciousness in the form of beauty specialty store Cos Bar.
Going for the Green

Going for the Green

Coachella Valley courses score well as environmental stewards
Some golf courses reach for standards far beyond a score card. For these Earth-friendly resorts, “going for the green” takes on a dual meaning in the sport’s lexicon.
April Blooms at Palm Springs Art Museum

April Blooms at Palm Springs Art Museum

Experience excellent and diverse offerings in April at Palm Springs Art Museum at no charge on April 8. “Free Second Sunday” includes activities, tours, and more from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 Under $10

10 Under $10

Delicious, inexpensive dishes in the desert
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to eat well in the Coachella Valley.
Rockin’ Coachella on the Outside

Rockin’ Coachella on the Outside

Celebrate the desert’s biggest music event at local venues
If you are without a pass to the celebrated Coachella Music and Arts Festival or Stagecoach you can rock out and have fun at local venues, some of which supplement their usual offerings with specialized programs.
Mod About Town: Frey and Loewy

Mod About Town: Frey and Loewy

An exploration of desert midcentury architecture and design.
Robert Imber discusses the Palm Springs architecture of Albert Frey, and Raymond Loewy.
The ‘Lost Art’ of Hiking

The ‘Lost Art’ of Hiking

Put a little spring in your step
Wildflowers and cacti bloom along rocky trails while impressive vistas beckon. This is desert hiking in the springtime.
The Boys of Spring

The Boys of Spring

White Party Weekend April 6-9
Celebrating its 22nd anniversary in 2012, White Party Palm Springs is one of the premier gay circuit parties in the world.
Festival of Opera & Art

Festival of Opera & Art

The classic composition of a perfect day
Beautiful music soars skyward as colorful umbrellas catch the sun during April’s annual Festival of Opera & Art at Palm Desert Civic Center Park.

Who’s Shopping El Paseo

Six shoppers tell us why they shop on El Paseo in Palm Desert.
The 9th Tango

The 9th Tango

Experience rhythm, romance, and the pursuit of pleasure.
Smoky sensuality straddles the line between sexy and downright seductive during “The 9th Tango.” This is definitely a different dance experience.
At the Casinos

At the Casinos

When it comes to live entertainment, casinos rock — literally. Here’s a sampling of what’s hot and happening locally.
Desert Guide

Promotions + Contests

90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

Experience the beauty, romance and excitement of the Palm Springs area when you enter to be the lucky winner of this romantic couple’s getaway
90 DAYS OF SUMMER Instagram Contest 2014

90 DAYS OF SUMMER Instagram Contest 2014

Win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!

Win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!

Each month, a first place winner will be selected to win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!And, each month, three additional runners up will be selected to win a wonderful Palm Springs area Dining certificate!
2013/14 Best of the Best

2013/14 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.
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.
Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

Enter your “Cutest Pet” photo in the Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest. Online users will be able to like the Cutest Pet photos from six (6) categories.