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Relive the music from the BeeGees with Stayin' Alive, which performs May 10 at Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella.

 

SAY THANKS TO MOM

Where to Take Your Mom for Mother's Day
Not sure what is the best place to take Mom for that Mother's Day brunch or dinner? We have plenty of suggestions as the restaurants in the greater Palm Springs area roll out the red carpet. See our list.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas
Beyond the traditional flowers and candy, we've compiled some ideas to stir the creative pot with Mom in mind. Check out our suggestions.

LIVE MUSIC

Earth Wind & Fire
The band has been together for 44 years, and during that amazing stretch their music has become  a part of each successive generation. Bass player Verdine White, who with his brother Maurice formed the core of EWF, talks about their longevity prior to the May 9 show at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio.

LeAnn Rimes
With the release of Spitfire, LeAnn Rimes says she feels comfortable being honest in what she was saying and the sound she creates more than ever. Hear her take on an upcoming VH1 reality show with her husband, Eddie Cibrian. See her May 9 at Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella.

TAKE ME TO THE MOVIES

Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival
Classic black and white films led by Sunset Boulevard make for a great weekend of viewing, May 8-11, at the Camelot Theatre in Palm Springs. Hear from Nancy Olson,who was one of the major players in Sunset.

STAR POWER

Lynda Carter receives a spot on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars
She has gone on since the days of Wonder Woman to perform and tour singing a mix of jazz and country, but it's her Marvel Comics character which many still identify Lynda Carter with. She's OK with that, and was susprised when a Facebook campaign landed her a spot on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars May 10. Find out what reminder of the TV series she still has.

RUSTIC RUINS

Pipes Canyon site becomes outdoor dining venue
Paul Goff and Tony Angelotti went on a hike 12 years ago in Pipes Canyon near Pioneertown and discovered the ruins of a 1920;s house formerly owned by a mining family. They immediately saw great potential in an outdoor dining venue, but rather than rebuild something new, they kept the ruins intact. Take a VIDEO tour.

STAYIN' ALIVE

Tribute to the BeeGees
Relive the music from the movie, like Night Fever, How Deep is Your Love, and You Should Be Dancing from this tribute band complete with big screen video set to take you back to those Jive Talkin' 1970's May 10 at Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella.

FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Guns N' Hoses
Featuring members of the police and fire departments across the Coachella Valley, this second annual golf event take splace May 10 at Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage.

FESTS AND MORE

VillageFest, College of the Desert Street Fair, Open Air Market, Indio Open Air Market,
While the days are still below triple digits, strolling the variety of festivals can sometimes solve finding that hard-to-find gift to just enjoying time with friends and family. Check out our "Ask the Rabbi" VIDEO that profiles this unique VillageFest entity.

OLYMPIC SWIMMERS

"Just Add Swim"
Olympic swimmers from 1976 to 2012 will help teach basic swim skills to kids at 9 a.m. May 10 at the YMCA-Palm Desert Aquatic Center. Pre-registration is required by May 9. Former Oympians expected to appear include Janet Evans, Jason Lezak, Rowdy Gaines, Aaron Peirsol, Chloe Sutton, Brian Goodell and Kaitlin Sandeno.

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