September 2012

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Modernism Week Fall Preview Tickets Go On Sale Aug. 1

Modernism Week Fall Preview Tickets Go On Sale Aug. 1

Modernism Show & Sale moves to Palm Springs Air Museum
Modernism Week will host its Fall Preview over the Columbus Day holiday weekend, Oct. 9-12, in the Greater Palm Springs area, and tickets go on sale Aug. 1.
Idyllwild Lemon Lily Festival Sells Bulbs For First Time

Idyllwild Lemon Lily Festival Sells Bulbs For First Time

Endangered flower thrives in mountain climate
For the first time since the Idyllwild Lemon Lily Festival began in 2009, this weekend's edition will feature lemon lily bulbs for sale. But don't expect them to be blooming with their signature whirling yellow leaves.
The Swon Brothers Promise High-Energy Show at Morongo Casino

The Swon Brothers Promise High-Energy Show at Morongo Casino

"The Voice," Blake Shelton preps brothers for musical career
Since appearing on "The Voice," Zack and Colin Swon of The Swon Brothers have transferred their sibling chemistry and musical talents to the national stage.
Summer Play Heats up Palm Canyon Theatre

Summer Play Heats up Palm Canyon Theatre

"Hot Mikado" brings music, light-hearted fun to Palm Springs
Tee Quillan is poised to sizzle with his Coachella Valley directorial debut of "Hot Mikado," a modern interpretation of an age-old comedic opera at the Palm Canyon Theatre in Palm Springs.
Rich Pineda Returns to His Training Grounds a Sought After Tattoo Artist

Rich Pineda Returns to His Training Grounds a Sought After Tattoo Artist

Palm Springs Tattoo Convention expands weekend offerings in second year
Rich Pineda, who learned to tattoo in the Coachella Valley and now the one sought out for his artistry, will be featured at this weekend's Palm Springs Tattoo Convention.
New Midcentury Home Development Breaks Ground in Desert Hot Springs

New Midcentury Home Development Breaks Ground in Desert Hot Springs

Build-out would be the largest since the 1960s, and not in Palm Springs
It’s no exaggeration to say the announcement of a new neighborhood of 95 single-family midcentury-inspired homes—the largest such community to built in the Valley since the 1960s—is a pretty big deal.
Historic Designation Preserves, Promotes Palm Springs Architecture

Historic Designation Preserves, Promotes Palm Springs Architecture

City's process allows public to celebrate architecturally significant buildings
In the City of Palm Springs, thanks to the Historic Site Preservation Board (HSPB), there are approximately 100 sites designated historic.
Tell Your Story Through Style

Tell Your Story Through Style

Think of your closet as a canvas for your home choices
Palm Springs Interior Designer Dann Foley says the choices you make about your wardrobe can help you to define how you want to live as well.
bb's at The River Firmly Plants Local Roots With Summer Prix Fixe Menu

bb's at The River Firmly Plants Local Roots With Summer Prix Fixe Menu

Menu is California bistro with nods to comfort foods
To entice locals into his newest eatery, Jack Srebnik is offering summer diners a trio of reasons to try bb’s at The River, in Rancho Mirage.
Colony Palms Hotel Has New Owner, Upgrades to Come

Colony Palms Hotel Has New Owner, Upgrades to Come

Palisades Hospitality Group plans to expand Palm Springs hotel's meeting space
Palisades Hospitality Group has purchased the Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs, and plans to make upgrades and enhancements to the historic property’s spa, guest rooms, restaurant and landscaping.
Michael Childers, Gloria Greer Among National Philanthropy Day Honorees

Michael Childers, Gloria Greer Among National Philanthropy Day Honorees

Association of Fundraising Professionals celebrate active roles in the Coachella Valley philanthropic community
Celebrated photographer Michael Childers and Palm Springs Life Society Editor Gloria Greer are among the six honorees for the ninth annual National Philanthropy Day awards luncheon on Nov. 18.
Splash House Adds Acts to August Lineup

Splash House Adds Acts to August Lineup

Slow Magic, Dirty Chocolate, and Eli & Fur, are among new additions
After its first sell-out event in June, the lineup for Splash House's sequel on Aug. 8-9 has grown with a second phase of lineup additions.
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2014/15 Best of the Best

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