June 2012

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It's the Bee's Knees

It's the Bee's Knees

The Junipero offers a refreshing concoction in addition to a compound stay big enough for 12 of your friends
The Junipero is a striking contemporary compound in Palm Springs that can be booked to host 12 people, or broken down into three bungalows and a main house.
ELLE DECOR Presents The Iconic Iconoclast: Vladimir Kagan

ELLE DECOR Presents The Iconic Iconoclast: Vladimir Kagan

The Iconic Iconoclast: Vladimir Kagan in conversation with ELLE DECOR editor in chief, Michael Boodro
Renowned furniture designer Vladimir Kagan will speak at a Modernism Week event on Feb. 14 at the Annenberg Theater.
Win a Modernism Experience

Win a Modernism Experience

A pair of tickets are up for grabs to the Modernism Show & Sale, and a VIP Tour and Reception at the Last Wexler home
Enter to win a Modernism Week Experience that includes tickets to two top events courtesy of Palm Springs Life and Modernism Week.
Vladimir Kagan: From Disneyland to Modernista Celebrity

Vladimir Kagan: From Disneyland to Modernista Celebrity

The renowned furniture designer will talk midcentury during Modernism Week event
Renowned furniture designer Vladimir Kagan is having a moment that’s lasting decades. His midcentury modern furniture is more relevant than ever.
Explore Palm Springs: Desert Circus Parade

Explore Palm Springs: Desert Circus Parade

To give the parade a circus feel, rubber-inflated animals and rubber clown heads were pulled down the parade route
The Desert Circus Parade became one of the most popular in Palm Springs featuring gigantic, strange laugh-provoking creatures.
Queen of Funk

Queen of Funk

Chaka Khan headlines Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala to benefit Desert AIDS Project
Legendary music artist Chaka Kahn will be the headliner at the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala on Feb. 6 to benefit Desert AIDS Project.
Course Correction

Course Correction

The California drought has made all of us aware of the need to conserve the precious natural resource of water
Drought conditions and the resulting state-ordered water mandates have prompted many of the Coachella Valley’s 120 courses to rethink their use of water and to revamp aesthetics.
Play It Fore-ward!

Play It Fore-ward!

From the clubs you swing to the outfit you wear, here are some suggestions on taking your game to a new level
The right equipment helps you swing better, and new apparel 
makes you look good even when you don’t.
Artistic Milestone

Artistic Milestone

Desert Art Collection marks 20th anniversary with silent auction fundraiser
The Desert Art Collection, a fine art gallery and sculpture garden, will celebrate 20 years on Feb. 5 with a silent auction fundraiser to benefit the Hanson House.
Express Your Inner Chef

Express Your Inner Chef

Classes and interactive culinary adventures in Palm Springs
If your idea of leisure-time includes sniffing spices, ogling olive oils, or learning some new moves in the kitchen, tighten your apron strings and prepare your palate.
Fair Season Kickoff

Fair Season Kickoff

Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival pack a lot of fun into a 9-day run
The 70th Annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival officially kicks off the fair season in the Coachella Valley with a nine-day run, Feb. 12-21.
CAMP Modernism

CAMP Modernism

Cooking demonstrations, fashion shows make Modernism Week headquarters more than just a place to hang
Modernism Week CAMP headquarters will enhance the visitor experience several notches with a brick-and-mortar location in downtown Palm Springs.
Valley of the Dates

Valley of the Dates

There is more than one way in Greater Palm Springs to make your sweetheart say, "Be Mine"
Outside, inside, up, or down, the Coachella Valley 
is a Valentine venue that’s open for business.
Frederick the Great

Frederick the Great

Known for designing the Visitor's Center at Sunnylands, Frederick Fisher comes to speak on two subjects dear to his work, light and space
Los Angeles architect Frederick Fisher, known locally for designing the Visitor's Center at Sunnylands, will speak at the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair on Feb. 13.
Chances Are, Johnny Mathis Will Warm Your Heart

Chances Are, Johnny Mathis Will Warm Your Heart

The vocal maestro brings his 60th Anniversary Concert Tour to Agua Caliente Casino Resort
For someone who has been entertaining audiences going on seven decades, singer Johnny Mathis is as humble as they come.
Five Rooms for Romance

Five Rooms for Romance

Accommodations that are sure to ignite the passion for you and your Valentine
Here are five romantic room options to consider when thinking of ways to create those Valentine's fireworks.
Best Bars to Catch Super Bowl 50

Best Bars to Catch Super Bowl 50

With big screens, drink specials, and lineman-sized platters, these bars are primed and pumped for the game – how ’bout you?
Greater Palm Springs bars are pulling out all the stops for Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7. Where will you be watching the game?
Midcentury Master

Midcentury Master

Hugh Kaptur reinterprets his late 1950s plans with a larger footprint and 21st-century amenities
Well-known midcentury architect Hugh Kaptur is once again making an imprint on Palm Springs with the construction of three new midcentury-style, single-family homes.
Love Bites

Love Bites

If charming that special person is through their appetite, then these Valentine's Day choices will stir the romance
Here’s where to fuel the passion with special Valentine’s Day menus.
Explore Palm Springs: The Dunes Club

Explore Palm Springs: The Dunes Club

Casino club owner bought property bordered on the north by Ramon Road
In February 1936, property was purchased one-half mile from the Dunes Club in Cathedral City and extended all of the way to Ramon Road on the north.
Mod and Free

Mod and Free

Experience parts of Modernism Week at no cost
Modernism Week offers opportunities to engage without going into your wallet to pay for it.
A Modernism Sampler

A Modernism Sampler

A week’s worth in a single day
Here's a day in the life of sampling all that is midcentury during Modernism Week in Palm Springs.
One Era, 11 Days

One Era, 11 Days

Your guide to celebrate 
everything that is so last midcentury
Modernism Week needs 11 days to accommodate all of the tours, screenings, discussions, and parties that make this one of the signature events in Greater Palm Springs.
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