Summer kicks off with electrifying sounds from new loves and local favorites
Summertime is known for its anthems and soundtracks.From hometown heroes and old favorites, to new releases, upgrade your iPod and favorite playlists with my recommendations of June’s hottest releases.
Cathedral City will play host to 4-day event mixing art, music and films
Film actor Viggo Mortensen and celebrities like Ed Asner and Michael Madsen, plus Joshua Tree band Gram Rabbit will headline the AMFM Fest, which mixes art, music and film June 13-16 in Cathedral City.
The documentary nods to the heyday of cinéma vérité, the French new wave
If any clear conclusion of Becoming Traviata can be drawn, it’s that the production nods to the heyday of cinéma vérité and the French new wave, when greats like Godard, Antonioni, and François Truffaut turned their films into curious mirrors and introduced the world to new faces and new places.
American cyclist Tejay van Garderen garnered a runner-up finish during Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California, a 124-mile bike race featuring more than 100 cyclists that finished with a climb up Tram Road in Palm Springs
The sounds of the desert just got a little bit wilder
Folks are lured in by Joshua Tree National Park's picturesque landscapes and the lore of the desert.But in May and October, the pull will be akin to a siren’s song when the Joshua Tree Music Festival gets underway.
Seeks community center where people can network, connect, and engage
Palm Springs resident Gary Costa, who was recently hired as executive director of the LGBT Community Center of the Desert, looks forward to taking the organization from its senior-only roots to a full-fledged resource center.
The star of the Transformers series dazzles with a clip for “Haunted Love”
Shia LeBeouf's controversial latest effort will put to rest a lot of the “what’s-next-for-him” chatter and shine the spotlight on his other talents with “Haunted Love”, a gory, but fascinating glimpse into the spiraling chasm of abuse.
Morgan's in the desert Executive Chef Jimmy Schmidt contributes recipe
Jimmy Schmidt, executive chef of La Quinta’s Morgan’s in the desert, was one of the original founders of The Chefs Collaborative and their philosophy to cook the foods in season and follow the seasons throughout the year.
Cyndi Lauper is still the girl who wants to have fun, but her appearance at “Evening Under the Stars” on May 11 to benefit AIDS Assistance Program introduces us to the pop star who has a strong attachment to the LGBT community.
Penn and Teller will take a break from their regular gig at the Rio Las Vegas to entertain Coachella Valley audiences May 10 with their special brand of comedy and illusions at The Show at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage.
Restoration allows owners to pay homage to the hotel's history, lifestyle and décor
The restoration of the Del Marcos Hotel in Palm Springs has brought a fresh, minimalist feel to each of the 17 hotel rooms where guests can relax and enjoy the infusion of natural mid-century pieces without the clutter.
Chef Bryson Crittenden keeps it simple, lets natural flavors take charge of meal
At Rockwood Grill, an all-day dining spot in the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, locally sourced ingredients are definitely the stars of the show — but that doesn’t mean they are piled one on top of another.
There’s a sweet spot in the “sand box” of Palm Springs; it’s called Bar. Opened in January by locals Donovan Funkey and his wife, Molly, Bar stands out among other establishments on the strip with its vibrant aesthetics and edgy vibe.
Mother’s Day in the Coachella Valley is a treasure trove of gourmet foods, hearty wines, festive cocktails, and sumptuous desserts. It’s also a great time to celebrate your mother with a feast fit for a queen.
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!