May 2012

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Rockwood Grill Opens at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

Rockwood Grill Opens at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa announced the opening of an exciting new restaurant—Rockwood Grill, a sophisticated all-day dining venue which will feature an upscale-casual menu of diverse American classics to serve visitors and locals alike
Palm Springs Film Fest Director Darryl Macdonald Recognized with Award

Palm Springs Film Fest Director Darryl Macdonald Recognized with Award

Palm Springs International Film Society Executive Director Darryl Macdonald will receive the first Cinemas Without Borders “Friend of the International Cinema Award” for his role in promoting global filmmaking.
True Story: An Auspicious Start for the American Documentary Film Festival

True Story: An Auspicious Start for the American Documentary Film Festival

Academy Award-winning producer and director Oliver Stone, his mom and son sat together in Camelot Theatres for the screening of Stones "Comandante," which opened the inaugural American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs.
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.
Gimme Some Sugar!

Gimme Some Sugar!

Sugarland, one of the hottest country bands in the land comes to The Show at Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa on May 25, 2012.
Groovin’ to the Go-Go’s for a Good Cause

Groovin’ to the Go-Go’s for a Good Cause

1980 icons The Go-Go's, who brought “We Got the Beat” into the world and several other big hits, promise to deliver again at Evening Under the Stars, May 5, 2012, in Palm Springs.
Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett

A Renaissance Man
Good music is always in style, and few artists have proven this better than Tony Bennett. Bennett comes to Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa on May 11.
Cheers to the Animals

Cheers to the Animals

“Saving Wildlife One Beer at a Time”
Billed as “Saving Wildlife One Beer at a Time,” the annual Brew at the Zoo is one of the region’s most popular beer festivals.
Tommy Bahama’s Hot New Vibe

Tommy Bahama’s Hot New Vibe

Enjoy Tommy Bahama’s great food and atmosphere in a fresh setting that complements its eclectic menu.
Five New Hot Spots

Five New Hot Spots

Five new Coachella Valley restaurants to enjoy!
Summer Feasting

Summer Feasting

Indulge during Palm Springs Desert Resorts’ Restaurant Week
With more than 100 restaurants, hotels, and attractions on board this year, Restaurant Week continues to grow from humble beginnings.
Frank Di Salvo

Frank Di Salvo

A show with Sinatra stylings
Blessed with an uncanny likeness to “Ol’ Blue Eyes” in sound and style, Di Salvo presents a Las Vegas-esque review of timeless classics by Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, and many others.
Seven Ways to Beat the Heat on the Course

Seven Ways to Beat the Heat on the Course

Summer golf is right around the corner. But before teeing up, prep for playing in triple-digit temps. Here are seven suggestions to help you keep cool on the green.
Set Up Camp

Set Up Camp

Get away from it all in a few hours or less
Camping is a great way to step off the rat-race treadmill for a couple of days and reconnect with your inner Thoreau. Here are a few suggestions for camping in surrounding parks and recreation areas.
Wearable Art

Wearable Art

christopher m jewelry
Christopher m’s designs play out on 20-gauge wire strung with an array of bedazzling beads, some clustered in intricate shapes that represent flora and fauna.
Cinematic Globetrotting

Cinematic Globetrotting

As the desert days heat up, nothing beats catching a free movie in air-conditioned comfort at the Annenberg Theater at Palm Springs Art Museum.
May Blooms with Creativity

May Blooms with Creativity

Catch the last El Paseo Artwalk of the season on May 3 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Five Fun Ways To Be Thrifty

Five Fun Ways To Be Thrifty

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” It’s true — especially in the desert.
A Garden of Retail Delight

A Garden of Retail Delight

The Gardens on El Paseo offers a year-round respite in the center of the Coachella Valley’s most elegant retail destination.
Best Of The Best

Best Of The Best

You picked 'em!
You vote. We reveal. That’s how Best of the Best works. We ask readers and viewers to weigh in weekly at www.mybestofthebest.com on their favorite people, places, and things in the Coachella Valley.
The story of your life

The story of your life

Arnold Siegel.Thoughts on Autonomy and Life.
Think of your private or subjective voice being your authentic self. It is the voice of a self that is easily compromised or lost, unfortunately. You may not know exactly when this subjective voice started but no doubt you were very young—just beginning to think. And it's a voice whose narrative of hope and fear and desire has continued every day since.
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