January 2012

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Palm Springs Art Museum Pulls Out All the Stops for "Meet the Museum"

Palm Springs Art Museum Pulls Out All the Stops for "Meet the Museum"

'Alice in Wonderland' theme encourages guests to dress up
The Mad Hatter, himself, could not have topped the incredible extravaganza enjoyed at the Palm Springs Art Museum's Tenth Annual Membership Drive and Party, “Meet the Museum."
Real Estate Renaissance

Real Estate Renaissance

Newly renovated Vintage Club homes blend state-of-the-art technology and a relaxed contemporary aesthetic
A newly launched real estate incentive program encourages a process to update older houses, lending an extra degree of value to not just the home but to The Vintage Club community as a whole.
A Day at the Beach

A Day at the Beach

Here are tips on how to improve your bunker shot
Here are a few easy swing thoughts from David Woods, PGA Director of Golf at The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, when playing out of a greenside bunker.
Honky Tonkin’

Honky Tonkin’

Going country: a city girl’s experience at Stagecoach
During Stagecoach's recent stop at Indio’s Empire Polo Club grounds, editor Arianna Menon saw the differences and similarities between the country music festival and Coachella.
But Do Not Use the Rotted Names

But Do Not Use the Rotted Names

The right sentimental education asks us to question the dead metaphors and meaningless clichés
Many of the instincts and sentiments to which we were born and bred are not a resonant and forward-looking match for us as individuals or for us collectively in the cosmopolitan and connected world we live in today.
It's Spring: Time to Shake Things Up

It's Spring: Time to Shake Things Up

Palm Springs Designer Dann Foley gives some tips to rejuvenate your home
This is a perfect time to freshen tired style at home. Palm Springs designer Dann Foley shows how a few simple steps can make a big impact on the way your home looks and how you feel at the same time.
William Krisel-Designed Home Built to Fit Pie-shaped Lot

William Krisel-Designed Home Built to Fit Pie-shaped Lot

Midcentury masters were behind Valley of the Sun Estates tract
One of two custom-designed homes at Valley of the Sun Estates in Rancho Mirage, designed by midcentury masters William Krisel and Dan Palmer, is on the market.
Mother’s Day Celebrations for Every Type of Mom – A Greater Palm Springs Guide

Mother’s Day Celebrations for Every Type of Mom – A Greater Palm Springs Guide

A list of “Mom-Spots” to celebrate the Traditionalist, Music-Lover, Discerning-Diner, or Outdoor Enthusiast in your life
Moms deserve to be celebrated for their devotion, love, and countless acts of giving throughout the year. And be assured that there are plenty of places gearing up to fulfill the wishes of every type of Mom.
In Tune With the World

In Tune With the World

The 13th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival Returns With More Food For The Soul.
In an era of multimillion-dollar music festivals featuring lineups of mega-bands, the Joshua Tree Music Festival remains a pure, intimate affair that’s all about the music and the community.
The Desert’s Best

The Desert’s Best

We Ask You To Select Your Coachella Valley Favorites Online. You Vote; We Reveal. Here Are Your Latest Top Picks.
Readers' Choices for Best Vintage Clothing, Casino, Romantic Dining, Sushi/Japanese Restaurant, and Coffee House.
Well-Deserved Relaxation

Well-Deserved Relaxation

Spoil Mom This Mother's Day With These Soothing Treatments Designed To Help Recharge Her Batteries And Boost Her Mood.
Mom deserves a little pampering on her special day; here are a few of the valley's best treatments and the spas that offer them.
The Last Internationale Bring Provocative Edge to Joshua Tree Music Festival

The Last Internationale Bring Provocative Edge to Joshua Tree Music Festival

Band rides the cusp between hard rock and folk-protest music
The Last Internationale, appearing at the Joshua Tree Music Festival, are a powerful trio of modern day musical revolutionaries that ride the cusp between hard rock and folk-protest music.
Gene Jr & The Family Spurs Gabriella Evaro's Creative Projects at Joshua Tree Music Festival

Gene Jr & The Family Spurs Gabriella Evaro's Creative Projects at Joshua Tree Music Festival

Has her hands in art installation, fashion accessory line, and musical production
Desert native Gabriella Evaro, who planted roots in the artisan village of Joshua Tree with her mother and siblings as a young girl, returns to the Joshua Tree Music Festival with a new musical production.
Steak Your Claim

Steak Your Claim

Sink Your Teeth Into These Juicy, Top-Choice, Must-Try Cuts Cooked To Perfection At The Desert's Prime Steakhouses.
Our overview of great cuts of beef and the great Coachella Valley steakhouses that serve them.
Making A Scene

Making A Scene

Desert native Sarah Scheideman founded the Coachella Valley Art Scene, an organization that promotes art, music, and culture through creative venues and events, in 2008. Here, she shares what she loves about the valley.
Explore the Desert

Explore the Desert

Unleash Your Inner Indiana Jones In The Coachella Valley.
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.
Made In The Coachella Valley

Made In The Coachella Valley

Find An Array Of Artisanal Products That Capture The Spirit Of The Desert At These Popular Destinations.
Locally produced, hand-made items with local and national appeal abound in the Coachella Valley.
Summers Mean Barbecues, Enjoying Your Outside Living Space

Summers Mean Barbecues, Enjoying Your Outside Living Space

Angelus Paving Stones offers barbecue layouts plus tables and fire pits
Outdoor living means outdoor dining and decorative wall stones are the perfect foundation for barbecues, fire pits and tables.
Nina McLemore Speaks at Third Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon

Nina McLemore Speaks at Third Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon

Will tackle issues women face in career advancement
Fashion guru Nina McLemore will be the keynote speaker at Palm Springs Life's third annual Women in Business Awards luncheon on May 5, which celebrate the desert’s finest female business leaders.
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