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Indian Wells Arts Festival Features Student Art Inspirations

Indian Wells Arts Festival Features Student Art Inspirations

The Ophelia Project gives female students an art outlet for self expression
At the entrance to this weekend's Indian Wells Arts Festival, be prepared to see more than 600 butterflies in a display from a workshop created by La Quinta artist Gideon Cohn.
Marie Osmond Brings "Intimate Evening" Show to Fantasy Springs

Marie Osmond Brings "Intimate Evening" Show to Fantasy Springs

Chooses smaller venues to connect with audience
Marie Osmond has recently embarked on a new journey sharing her personal stories through music through a one-woman show, An Intimate Evening With Marie Osmond, My Life Through Music.
Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: Gemma Kahng

Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: Gemma Kahng

The finale evening of Fashion Week El Paseo presented the looks of designer Gemma Kahng
Fade to black. The lights went dark under The Big White Tent to mark the start of Gemma Kahng’s haute couture collection as Saxony Fashion Week El Paseo 2015 rounded out its last night. The evening benefited Fashion Group International Palm Springs.
Dakota Home Community Nestles Up Against Palm Springs Mountains

Dakota Home Community Nestles Up Against Palm Springs Mountains

Could attract buyers looking for primary residence or second home
Dakota, a six-acre gated community, is set right up against the mountains in Palm Springs and will have 39 single-family, two-story detached homes that each come with their own private pool and spa.
Dame Edna's Farewell Tour Comes to McCallum Theatre

Dame Edna's Farewell Tour Comes to McCallum Theatre

Desert audiences have always been among her favorites
With vibrant purple hair, pink and purple high heels, and delightfully blinged out cat eye glasses, Dame Edna Everage’s no holds barred approach to life has kept audiences in stitches for almost 50 years.
Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: Michael Costello Trunk Show

Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: Michael Costello Trunk Show

Hometown fashion king reigns with custom fittings, cuff belts, and distinctive bow ties
Michael Costello held court as Saxony Fashion Week El Paseo 2015’s reigning king of couture, inviting the public to get up close and personal at his special trunk show March 26.
Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: Saks Fifth Avenue Presents Roberto Cavalli

Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: Saks Fifth Avenue Presents Roberto Cavalli

The Coachella Valley’s fashion elite assembled en mass Friday night for the fan favorite Saks Fifth Avenue show at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo
The anticipation was palpable as patrons readied to preview Italian designer Roberto Cavalli’s Fall 2015 Collection on March 27 at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo.
Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

Saxony Fashion Week El Paseo showcased the recent grads of FIDM and the future stars of tomorrow’s fashion industry in the designers’ 2015 debut
The premier couture collections from students attending the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising was an expression of their appreciation for the FIDM program and owning their personal creative perspectives.
Hyatt Plans to Build Andaz Palm Springs in 2016

Hyatt Plans to Build Andaz Palm Springs in 2016

Luxury lifestyle hotel will sit adjacent to the Uptown Design District
The Andaz, an affiliate of the Hyatt brand, is planning a 2016 opening in Palm Springs, with a 150-room luxury lifestyle hotel adjacent to the Uptown Design District.
Stacy Lewis' Fortitude Will Have Her in the Hunt for ANA Inspiration Title

Stacy Lewis' Fortitude Will Have Her in the Hunt for ANA Inspiration Title

This tourney is stacked, with competitors ranging from the LPGA's youth movement to some of the game's most honored champions
As the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club hosts the 44th annual playing of the ANA Inspiration, golf's first major of the season is sporting what may be the greatest field in the event's storied history.
Palm Springs Cracks TripAdvisor's Top 10 Most Popular U.S. Destinations

Palm Springs Cracks TripAdvisor's Top 10 Most Popular U.S. Destinations

Ranking based on visitor reviews and opinions
Jumping eight spots from last year, the City of Palm Springs has received the 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards by TripAdvisor for Top 10 Destinations in the U.S., ranking No. 9, according to the annual ranking.
Fashion Week El Paseo: Michael Costello Couture Presents

Fashion Week El Paseo: Michael Costello Couture Presents

Palm Springs native showcases new collection to standing-room-only crowd
Palm Springs native Michael Costello introduced his Spring/Summer 2015 Collection to the hometown crowd at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo on March 25.
Fashion Week El Paseo: Project Runway Trunk Show

Fashion Week El Paseo: Project Runway Trunk Show

Star designers showcase their creations while mingling with fashionistas and fans
The Project Runway Trunk Show under the Big White Tent marks one of the top experiences at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo featuring designers Michelle Lesniak, Dom Streater, Patricia Michaels, and Daniel Esquivel.
Explore Palm Springs: Western Art at the Autry

Explore Palm Springs: Western Art at the Autry

Sonny Bono, Frank Bogert pitch in to help fundraiser
The “Western Art at the Autry” art show and auction, held March 2-4, 1990, at the Gene Autry Hotel featured paintings by local artists Paul Grimm and Charles Craig.
Best Bets for Easter Brunch in the Greater Palm Springs Area

Best Bets for Easter Brunch in the Greater Palm Springs Area

Enjoy elegant cuisine for you, your family or special someone
Making plans for Easter Brunch? Here are a few suggestions on places to book on one of the busiest Sundays of the year in the Greater Palm Springs area.
Fashion Week El Paseo: The Stars of Project Runway

Fashion Week El Paseo: The Stars of Project Runway

Designers showcase their creative artistry
"The Stars of Project Runway" shined bright Tuesday night under The Big White Tent, showcasing their creative artistry designed exclusively for Saxony Fashion Week El Paseo.
Gang of Four Brings Latest Album to Pappy & Harriet's Stop

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

Group members have come and gone, but band has managed to keep moving forward
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.
Casitas Laquita Offers Chill Spot During 25th Annual Dinah Shore Weekend

Casitas Laquita Offers Chill Spot During 25th Annual Dinah Shore Weekend

Landscape-rich, private boutique hotel serves up relaxation
Originally built in the 1940s, owners Joanna Funaro and Denise Roberson have created a tranquil retreat, Casitas Laquita, for women enjoying activities in the Coachella Valley.
Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: El Paseo Rocks

Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: El Paseo Rocks

Local retailers rocked the Big White Tent during the third night of Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo 2015, bringing out their best of Spring ready to wear
With well-known keyboardist Rami Jaffee and his all-star cover band, Bitch, providing a musical background that enlivened the room, the Shops on El Paseo rocked Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo 2015.
Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: Le Chien

Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: Le Chien

Dogs strut the catwalk in canine couture from designer Lola Teigland to benefit animals in need
Every dog has his day, and that day was March 22 at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo 2015’s Le Chien. The event highlighted some of the cutest creatures swathed in canine couture ever to take the stage.
Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: 10th Anniversary Celebration

Fashion Week El Paseo 2015: 10th Anniversary Celebration

Eight stellar designers kick off opening night
Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo 2015 came to life with the commencement of its 10th Anniversary opening celebration March 21 under The Big White Tent in the heart of the desert’s most illustrious shopping district, El Paseo.
Palm Springs Home Preserves ‘International Modern’ Style

Palm Springs Home Preserves ‘International Modern’ Style

H3K Design transforms but respects architect William Krisel’s vision
H3K Design in Palm Springs undertook a six-month renovation of a Kings Point home in the Indian Canyons neighborhood that completely transformed the 2,900-square-foot-residence for the homeowners.
Love is a Many-Splendored Thing

Love is a Many-Splendored Thing

We don’t measure love’s quality scientifically
Love is fulfilling. Yet what it inspires in us is not an antecedent truth born of nature and culture but the creative excitement of who we may become. It is a splendor. A receptivity. An attending to. A bond. A promise.
Astrella, Musical T's Mix Luxury, Technology in Saxony Fashion Week El Paseo Show

Astrella, Musical T's Mix Luxury, Technology in Saxony Fashion Week El Paseo Show

Singer Drake Bell will help kick off her line on opening night
Astrella Leitch's collection of luxury T-shirts with iconic album imagery and musical delighters will be on display when Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo opens March 21 for eight straight nights of fashionista frivolity.
Marmol Radziner Set the Bar for Historic Architectural Preservation in Greater Palm Springs

Marmol Radziner Set the Bar for Historic Architectural Preservation in Greater Palm Springs

Leo Marmol will speak at Architecture and Design Council event
Leo Marmol and Ron Radziner have elevated historic architectural preservation to a skillful art in the Greater Palm Springs area.
Gabe Codding Marks 20th Year With Newly Christened ANA Inspiration

Gabe Codding Marks 20th Year With Newly Christened ANA Inspiration

"I've always looked at this event as a crown jewel, and one that can always improve."
A change in name has not mean a change in titles for Gabe Codding, who remains tournament director since the former Kraft Nabisco Championship became the ANA Inspiration, which starts March 30.
Rami Jaffee Leads All-Star Band Appearance at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo

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

Jaffee's history with Palm Springs area dates back to his childhood
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."
La Maison Hotel Brings the South of France Comforts to Palm Springs

La Maison Hotel Brings the South of France Comforts to Palm Springs

Each room features French doors that bring the outdoors inside
La Maison Hotel in Palm Springs is a beautifully decorated 13-room Mediterranean-style boutique hotel reminiscent of the Côte d'Azur in the South of France.
Kevan Hall Makes Return to Saxony Group Fashion Week EL Paseo

Kevan Hall Makes Return to Saxony Group Fashion Week EL Paseo

Los Angeles designer participated in the very first Fashion Week event 10 years ago
Kevan Hall, who is part of a group of designers that shaped Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo into one of the top fashion shows in the country, returns to the desert to showcase his ladies line of golf outfits.
Vintage Club Members Gain Rare View of Space Exploration From Scientific Experts

Vintage Club Members Gain Rare View of Space Exploration From Scientific Experts

Curiosity Mars Land Rover makes appearance in front of clubhouse
Members of The Vintage Club recently took a voyage into space led by a pair of the country’s leading scientists and gained a close look at the Curiosity Mars Land Rover in Indian Wells.
David Hallberg Will Take Role as Dance Director for Festival of the Desert

David Hallberg Will Take Role as Dance Director for Festival of the Desert

Bolshoi star will curate ballerina standouts Maria Kowroski and Veronika Part
David Hallberg, the first American ever to be chosen as principal dancer for the Bolshoi, will curate two highpower ballerinas, Maria Kowroski and Veronika Part, during the Festival of the Desert on March 18 at Sunnylands.
Robert Drew Documentary Earns Tribute at American Documentary Film Festival

Robert Drew Documentary Earns Tribute at American Documentary Film Festival

His technological breakthrough brought live action to genre of films
Innovator Robert Drew changed the world with his vision for a “portable camera with sync-sound,” and his pioneering film, “Primary,” will screen during the American Documentary Film Festival, March 26-30, in Palm Springs.
Sarabella Tuscan Jars Splash Colors on Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert

Sarabella Tuscan Jars Splash Colors on Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert

As authentic as they look, it's not real fruit
Sarabella Tuscan Jars have been placed at some of the swankiest international establishments such as Napa Valley’s Ferrari Carano Winery, and you can find them at this year's Food & Wine Palm Desert, March 27-29.
'Hey, Hey It's The Monkees' at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

'Hey, Hey It's The Monkees' at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Micky Dolenz once rode the polo grounds in Coachella
It’s been almost 50 years since Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork were cast in a television show called, The Monkees, which became a springboard for the group's success that continues to resonate with audiences
Canine Designer Lola Teigland Shows the Power of Dogs with 'Le Chien'

Canine Designer Lola Teigland Shows the Power of Dogs with 'Le Chien'

"I dress them like stylish humans, so we see them as equals"
Designer Lola Teigland is coming to Palm Desert for the very first time to style the fabulous models featured in the Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo 2015 tribute to canine couture, Le Chien, on March 22 in Palm Desert.
OperaArts Serves Up "Just Dessert" With Free Festival of Opera & Art

OperaArts Serves Up "Just Dessert" With Free Festival of Opera & Art

Experience an old-fashioned day in the park
OperaArts, a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting quality Opera and operetta performances to Coachella Valley residents, presents this year’s free Festival of Opera & Art repertoire March 22 in Palm Desert.
Festival of the Desert Makes Debut at Sunnylands

Festival of the Desert Makes Debut at Sunnylands

Barrett Wissman brings "serious arts festival" to the desert
Festival of the Desert brings an international flavor and artistic edge in its debut March 18 split between Sunnylands and McCallum Theatre.
Dressing for Fashion Week: Part 4 (Time for Action)

Dressing for Fashion Week: Part 4 (Time for Action)

Push the fashion envelope for Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo
Palm Springs Life Fashion Editor Susan Stein gives you a variety of inspirational sources when it comes to picking the outfit to wear to Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo on opening night, March 21.
Palm Springs Estate Has Tennis History Ties

Palm Springs Estate Has Tennis History Ties

Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for the regulation-size tennis court
Just in time for this year’s BNP Paribas Open, which runs through March 22, it’s match point for anyone looking to buy a private home with a regulation-size tennis court.
Don McLean Relishes Hitting Desert Favorites During McCallum Theatre Stop

Don McLean Relishes Hitting Desert Favorites During McCallum Theatre Stop

Doesn't play favorites with his iconic hit songs
Though best know for iconic songs like "Starry, Starry Night" and "American Pie," Don McLean says he doesn't play favorites but enjoys that his songs do inspire other artists.
Dressing for Fashion Week: Part 3 (Shop Your Closet)

Dressing for Fashion Week: Part 3 (Shop Your Closet)

Be ahead of the trend and wear a great brooch on your lapel
Wonder if what is in your closet is appropriate to wear to Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo? Palm Springs Life Fashion Editor Susan Stein says yes and tells you why.
Without a Hat or Umbrella

Without a Hat or Umbrella

Leading a meaningful life is in our hands
Fifty years ago “It’s a dog life” meant a miserably unhappy existence. Certainly not today, certainly not in America.
Welwood Murray Memorial Library Pays Homage to the Past, Takes on 21st Century Look

Welwood Murray Memorial Library Pays Homage to the Past, Takes on 21st Century Look

Provides downtown hub for visitors, residents to access Palm Springs information
In less than a year, the long-vacant Welwood Murray Memorial Library reinvented itself into a 21st century state-of-the-art facility to serve the community and visitors of Palm Springs.
Dressing for Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo: Part 2 (Get Organized)

Dressing for Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo: Part 2 (Get Organized)

Look for colors and silhouettes of the season
Palm Springs Life Fashion Editor Susan Stein gives you a variety of inspirational sources when it comes to picking the outfit to wear to Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo on opening night, March 21.
Dressing for Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo: Part 1 (Get Ready)

Dressing for Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo: Part 1 (Get Ready)

Fashion Editor Susan Stein provides tips on dressing for the occasion
How to dress for Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo? Palm Springs Life Fashion Editor Susan Stein breaks it down into four parts, starting with embracing fashion and having fun in Part One.
Explore Palm Springs: La Plaza Shopping Center

Explore Palm Springs: La Plaza Shopping Center

La Plaza Shopping, still the hub of downtown Palm Springs today, was one of the first multi-use shopping centers in Southern California when it was built in 1936.
ANA Inspiration Brings Change, but Dinah Shore Tournament Course Remains Timeless

ANA Inspiration Brings Change, but Dinah Shore Tournament Course Remains Timeless

Shot selection, accuracy are important to success at Mission Hills Country Club course
The Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club remains a timeless piece of excellence amidst a new sponsor, name change, and new defending champion heading into this year's LPGA event in Rancho Mirage.
Good Libations

Good Libations

Loads of atmosphere, specialty drinks, and a niche vibe define the desert’s best bars
Loads of atmosphere, specialty drinks, and a niche vibe define the desert’s best bars.
Foodie Favorites on El Paseo for Famished Fashionistas

Foodie Favorites on El Paseo for Famished Fashionistas

Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo inspires Palm Desert restaurants to create their best-styled plates
Even the most die-hard fashion show fans need to take a break from Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo and make a run to refuel. For the “best-styled plates” on El Paseo, strut in to any of these dining destinations and strike a pose.
View Art Paul's Creativity at CODA Gallery Event

View Art Paul's Creativity at CODA Gallery Event

First time his artwork will be for sale
Art Paul, the man responsible for the iconic bunny symbol that came to represent the Playboy empire and founder Hugh Hefner, will show his own artwork March 14 at CODA Gallery in Palm Desert.
Mojave Resort Offers Respite, Proximity to Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo

Mojave Resort Offers Respite, Proximity to Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo

Stay within walking distance of the biggest fashionista event in the desert
The Mojave Resort, a 24 room boutique hotel built in the 1940s in midcentury modern style, sits within walking distance of Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo in Palm Desert a week dedicated to everything fashionista.
Modernism Week 2015 Attracts Nearly 60,000 Attendees to Greater Palm Springs Area

Modernism Week 2015 Attracts Nearly 60,000 Attendees to Greater Palm Springs Area

10th anniversary event generates $22 million in revenue for valley
Nearly 60,000 people attended Modernism Week 2015 in the Greater Palm Springs area, according to event officials, or an increase of more than 30 percent over 2014.
Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament Raises $1.1 Million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament Raises $1.1 Million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Walk, music, golf fill four days in Palm Desert
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has received a check for $1.1 million from the fifth annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament as the four-day charity event wrapped up March 9 in Palm Desert.
Don Felder, Wayne Nelson Rock Jam Session at Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Weekend

Don Felder, Wayne Nelson Rock Jam Session at Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Weekend

Packed ballroom at JW Marriott Desert Springs sing along with Eagles, Little River Band stars
The Jam Session at Patrick Warburton's Celebrity Golf Tournament Weekend turned into a sing-a-long as stars from the past, like the Eagles' Don Felder and Little River Band's Wayne Nelson, sang songs everyone knew.
Bryan Brothers Bring No. 1 World Doubles Ranking to BNP Paribas Open

Bryan Brothers Bring No. 1 World Doubles Ranking to BNP Paribas Open

Identical twins have been playing together since age 6
Barely indistinguishable from one another, save for a slight height edge to one and left versus right handedness, the California born and bred Bryan brothers come home to play in their favorite tournament, the BNP Paribas Open.
Smash Mouth Marks 20 Years With Palm Springs Free Concert

Smash Mouth Marks 20 Years With Palm Springs Free Concert

Live album, book due out this year
Smash Mouth came out of the gates 20 years ago with a trio of hit songs, and though there have been changes to the group's lineup, they continue to create their own sound.
5 Locations in Palm Springs to Shoot Your Wedding Using Film Photography

5 Locations in Palm Springs to Shoot Your Wedding Using Film Photography

How film changes your wedding pics and why you should consider it
Film photography is expensive, laborious, and requires intense focus, but it also happens to be wedding photographer Katie McGihon’s preferred medium for the timeless images it produces in the Greater Palm Springs area.
Mirada Rancho Mirage Receives Early Recognition for Architectural Design

Mirada Rancho Mirage Receives Early Recognition for Architectural Design

The new homes at The Villas of Mirada in Rancho Mirage won’t be completed until next year, but they’ve already received their first accolade.
Palm Springs Becomes Home to Albert Frey's 1931 Aluminaire House

Palm Springs Becomes Home to Albert Frey's 1931 Aluminaire House

Modernism Week fund-raising efforts help put architectural gem on spot across from Palm Springs Art Museum
Albert Frey’s 1931 Aluminaire House is coming to Palm Springs, says Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet, who took the opportunity to make that announcement at a special event during Modernism Week last month
Adam Levine Picks Coachella Valley Resident from "The Voice" Blind Audition

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

Barry Minniefield has his musical dream come true on hit NBC show
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.
Patrick Warburton Finds Welcoming Desert Helps his Charity Event Grow

Patrick Warburton Finds Welcoming Desert Helps his Charity Event Grow

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is beneficiary of what is now a 4-day stay in Greater Palm Springs area
A warm desert welcome for the Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament has seen it grow and evolve into a four-day event to create greater exposure for its benefactor - St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Dann Foley: 10 Do’s Of Decorating

Dann Foley: 10 Do’s Of Decorating

Or how to just forget the "don'ts" and enjoy the process
Here are 10 eye-opening ideas that will hopefully inspire you and make you reconsider your hard held notions about “what works" in decorating your home.
Frank Gustafson Keeps Golfers on the Course

Frank Gustafson Keeps Golfers on the Course

Physical therapy, training techniques work in golfer's favor
Palm Desert's Frank Gustafson is a familiar face at The Vintage Club, providing training and rehab techniques to ensure golfers stay on the course to pursue the game they love.
A Fight for Love and Glory

A Fight for Love and Glory

We can choose: Our song. Our story. Our fights. Our glory.
The song, "As Time Goes By," suggests that the realization of all human ambition depends on the same old story, a win in the fight for love and glory.
Soukie Modern Unveils Handcrafted Moroccan Home Goods at Pop-up Party

Soukie Modern Unveils Handcrafted Moroccan Home Goods at Pop-up Party

Flow Modern in Palm Springs to host event
Los Angeles modeling head Kenya Knight has teamed up with co-founder Taib Lofti to preview Soukie Modern, the tandem's line of vintage Moroccan rugs, wedding blankets, pillows, and more at its Pop-up Party March 7 in Palm Springs.
Indian Food Faves in Greater Palm Springs: How to Quell Your Cravings for the Exotic

Indian Food Faves in Greater Palm Springs: How to Quell Your Cravings for the Exotic

Crispy Papadum, steaming hot Naan, curries & chutneys to spice things up when you dine out
Get ready to journey to the exotically-spiced, yet innately comforting, cuisine of India in the Greater Palm Springs area.
The Andalusian Court Delivers Old World Charm in Palm Springs

The Andalusian Court Delivers Old World Charm in Palm Springs

Stars Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vic Morrow, and Victor Mature stayed there in its Hollywood heyday
The Andalusian Court in Palm Springs is an intimate seven villa, 1920's Spanish Revival style boutique hotel nestled amid mature palms, bougainvillea and bubbling fountains.
Robin Meade Lends Voice, Support to Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament Weekend

Robin Meade Lends Voice, Support to Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament Weekend

She likes the mix of music, golf to aid St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
HLN Morning Express host Robin Meade will lend her vocals and a hand at the Fifth Annual Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament, March 5-8, in Palm Desert.
Guilloume Earns Spotlight at La Quinta Arts Festival

Guilloume Earns Spotlight at La Quinta Arts Festival

Piece matches festival's gratefulness for being the No. 1 Fine Art Festival in the nation
One of Guilloume Perez-Zapata's pieces, “In Prayer,” has been chosen to represent the 33rd annual La Quinta Arts Festival, March 5-8, at the La Quinta Civic Center Park.
Molly Ringwald Shows Her Singing Self at Copa Palm Springs

Molly Ringwald Shows Her Singing Self at Copa Palm Springs

Actress best known for "The Breakfast Club" is blooming into an accomplished jazz vocalist
Molly Ringwald is best known from her starring role in 80s films like "Pretty in Pink" and "The Breakfast Club," but it is her talents as a jazz vocalist that people are starting to recognize.
Matthew Shepard Film Screens at Camelot Theatres

Matthew Shepard Film Screens at Camelot Theatres

Documentary reveals the person who may have been lost amidst media frenzy surrounding his horrific death
Through the film, “Matt Shepard Is A Friend of Mine,” Michele Josue has found a way to share the real Matthew Shepard with audiences beyond the attention his horrific death brought to hate crimes and LGBT rights.
Melissa Etheridge Brings New Album Songs to Fantasy Springs Show

Melissa Etheridge Brings New Album Songs to Fantasy Springs Show

Singer takes a leap with her own record label
Retirement is not a word in Melissa Etheridge's vocabulary after being in the music business 25 years. Her recently released 12th album, "This is M.E.," is an anthem to new rock ‘n’ roll independence.
Palm Springs Interior Designer Wins Award for Kitchen Renovation

Palm Springs Interior Designer Wins Award for Kitchen Renovation

American Society of Interior Designers honor work
The solution for a Cathedral City couple was to hire Mark Nichols, of Mark Nichols Modern Interiors in Palm Springs, to create the contemporary vibe they desired in their kitchen.
Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

A smattering of highlights during Modernism Week's 10th anniversary
While the go-go boots and 1960s vintage glad rags have been put away, the memories and afterglow of the 2015 Modernism Week still remain.
Telling Lives

Telling Lives

The American Documentary Film Festival captures the art of real life
This year, the American Documentary Film Festival's prevalent themes include marriage, parent-child relationships, environment and conservation, mentorship, and equality.
Queen of Desert Chic

Queen of Desert Chic

Designer Trina Turk’s colorful creations define the ultimate California resort style
Part-time valley resident Designer Trina Turk shares what she loves about our sunny oasis.
Match Point

Match Point

The BNP Paribas Open brings the brightest tennis stars to the desert
With last year’s attendance topping 430,000, 2015’s tournament is set to outdraw that record and keep the Coachella Valley hopping.
Sylvie Rokab: Interview With a Biophile

Sylvie Rokab: Interview With a Biophile

Film explores our relationship with animals, ecosystems, and each other
Visually stunning and deeply provocative, Sylvie Rokab’s documentary "Love Thy Nature" deftly challenges the age-old notion that we, as a species, enjoy full dominion over the Earth and its creatures to use (and abuse) for our comfort and pleasure.
Passion for Fashion

Passion for Fashion

See the latest trends for next season or find a desert chic outfit at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo
It’s that time of the year again, when Palm Desert transforms into an exciting fashion mecca, stormed by stylish shoppers, designers, and trendsetters.
Filmmakers Talk

Filmmakers Talk

Letter to Anita: Love, Loss, Forgiveness, and the Pink Triangle of Motherhood
Documentary filmmaker Andrea Meyerson didn’t plan on making a documentary about lesbian activist Ronni Sanlo and the devastating custody loss of her two young children — a tangential casualty of Anita Bryant’s virulent war against Florida homosexuals during the late 1970s.
The Indian Wells Tennis Garden

The Indian Wells Tennis Garden

The BNP Paribas Open's venue Is just as grand as the tournament Itself
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.
Hot Tickets

Hot Tickets

Here's our list of must-see documentaries
Editor's pick of must-see films at the American Documentary Film Festival, March 26-30, in Greater Palm Springs area.
Salute to Women

Salute to Women

Celebrity chefs, headed to the the Agua Caliente Food+Wine Festival Palm Desert, dish on what they love to cook and eat
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.
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