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City of Palm Springs Police and Fire Appreciation - May 7, 2015

City of Palm Springs Police and Fire Appreciation - May 7, 2015

4th Annual Luncheon
The City of Palm Springs paid tribute to its hard working police and firefighters at the 4th Annual City of Palm Springs Police and Fire Appreciation Luncheon
Women In Business Awards Luncheon - May 5, 2015

Women In Business Awards Luncheon - May 5, 2015

Nearly 200 attendees packed The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage ballroom to hear keynote speaker Nina McLemore speak on “How To Do It All, Managing Your Career”
Frasca Jewelers Welcomes Italian Jewelry Designer - Apr. 17, 2015

Frasca Jewelers Welcomes Italian Jewelry Designer - Apr. 17, 2015

Sergio Antonini flew in from Milan for a special 2 Day Personal Appearance event at Frasca Jewelers, Palm Desert.
Cheetah Conservation Fund Benefit - April 19, 2015

Cheetah Conservation Fund Benefit - April 19, 2015

Kitty lovers of the Desert Cities were treated to a special event featuring the fastest of all Felines – the elegant cheetah which, sadly, is on its own race toward extinction.
Coldwell Banker Charity Golf Tournament and Dinner for Wounded Warriors - April 17, 2015

Coldwell Banker Charity Golf Tournament and Dinner for Wounded Warriors - April 17, 2015

Wounded Warrior Project’s mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors with the vision to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation’s history.
Luke's Legacy Uniting People with Paws - Mar. 9, 2015

Luke's Legacy Uniting People with Paws - Mar. 9, 2015

Luke’s Legacy, a non-profit organization who states they “Unite People with Paws” held a beautiful event and awarded checks to three animal organizations, including the Humane Society of the Desert.
"One Night Only" Salute to the Sixties Benefits Jewish Family Service

"One Night Only" Salute to the Sixties Benefits Jewish Family Service

Musical brings a string of hit songs from the decade
Talented producer/photographer Michael Childers presented his eighth annual “One Night Only,” a sizzling musical salute to the 1960s, on April 22 to benefit Jewish Family Service at McCallum Theater in Palm Desert.
Animal Samaritans Men of the Desert Fashion Show - Mar. 7, 2015

Animal Samaritans Men of the Desert Fashion Show - Mar. 7, 2015

This one of a kind show featured designs by Don Vincent, Mr. Turk men’s line of clothing at Trina Turk of Palm Springs and raised money for Animal Samaritans.
Market Watch Seminar at Villa Portofino - Apr. 22, 2015

Market Watch Seminar at Villa Portofino - Apr. 22, 2015

Demographics and Affordability
Presented by Mike McDonald and Vic Cooper of Market Watch in conjunction with Peggy Sue Lane the 100 plus attendees learned the most up-to-date statistics in the Coachella Valley housing market with an emphasis on the high-end market.
Opera Under the Stars Honors Palm Springs Life Publisher Milt Jones In Memoriam

Opera Under the Stars Honors Palm Springs Life Publisher Milt Jones In Memoriam

Palm Springs Life publications praised for long time support of opera
Palm Springs Life magazine took center stage at the Opera Under the Stars event, produced by Opera Arts’ president Arlene Rosenthal, on April 19 at Renaissance Esmeralda Hotel & Spa in Indian Wells,
Richard Read Interiors Opens Palm Desert Showroom - Apr. 18, 2015

Richard Read Interiors Opens Palm Desert Showroom - Apr. 18, 2015

Designer Richard Read celebrated the opening of his interior design showroom with a catered affair for clients, friends and business associates.
Manifest Destiny Installation at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert - Apr. 1, 2015

Manifest Destiny Installation at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert - Apr. 1, 2015

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen and Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden hosted a reception to launch a temporary installation by Zoe Crosher in collaboration with LAND’s The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project Chapter 9 installation.
American Documentary Film Festival Fetes Top Entries, Honors Peter Bogdanovich

American Documentary Film Festival Fetes Top Entries, Honors Peter Bogdanovich

Films engage a variety of world and local issues
Palm Springs' annual American Documentary Film Festival concluded a five day run in the Coachella Valley with 130 films screened from throughout the world at local theaters.
Desert Cancer Foundation Battle for Breast Cancer Tournament - Mar. 31, 2015

Desert Cancer Foundation Battle for Breast Cancer Tournament - Mar. 31, 2015

Dressed in pink, 120 ladies hit the links to play in the Battle Against Breast Cancer at Indian Ridge Country Club.
Art for Animals at J. Willott Gallery - Apr. 2, 2015

Art for Animals at J. Willott Gallery - Apr. 2, 2015

4th Annual Collectors Event
J. Willott Gallery welcomed many of their collectors and their guests for an evening of furry fun with plenty of critters running around the gallery.
Group Photography Exhibition Opens at Brian Marki Fine Art - Apr. 10, 2015

Group Photography Exhibition Opens at Brian Marki Fine Art - Apr. 10, 2015

The show highlighted the works of three acclaimed photographers; featuring large format color work by Jaime Kowal, black and white photography by Axel Breutigam and monotone and color images by Gary Gardner.
Douglas Kirkland Shares Coco Chanel Photos, Stories at Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Douglas Kirkland Shares Coco Chanel Photos, Stories at Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Book captures three-week period with famed designer
Celebrated photographer Douglas Kirkland brought stories to go with the photos he shot 53 years ago of famed designer Coco Chanel during a recent book tour stop at Melissa Morgan Fine Art in Palm Desert.
A Round For Life Golf Tournament For Desert Cancer Foundation - Mar. 30, 2015

A Round For Life Golf Tournament For Desert Cancer Foundation - Mar. 30, 2015

130 golfers played the pristine Arroyo and Grove courses at Indian Ridge Country Club to support Desert Cancer Foundation program services.
Desert Cancer Foundation Dinner Gala at Indian Ridge - Mar. 29, 2015

Desert Cancer Foundation Dinner Gala at Indian Ridge - Mar. 29, 2015

A Round for Life
A fabulous time was had by 270 attendees at the 21st Annual A Round for Life Dinner Gala at Indian Ridge Country Club.
Ashley Collins Exhibition Opens at Melissa Morgan Fine Art - Apr. 3, 2015

Ashley Collins Exhibition Opens at Melissa Morgan Fine Art - Apr. 3, 2015

Ashley Collins has surpassed both trend and time to create works which are distinct, carrying an imprint that is instantly recognizable.
Dr. George Car Show Check Presentation and Volunteer Thank You Event - Mar. 21, 2015

Dr. George Car Show Check Presentation and Volunteer Thank You Event - Mar. 21, 2015

The car show is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Sebastian George co-founder of Desert Cancer Foundation, who was a nationally-prominent cancer researcher and locally-beloved oncologist who often worked for free to help patients who could not afford medical care.
Brush Luxury Hair Salon Opens in Palm Springs Uptown Design District - Mar. 31, 2015

Brush Luxury Hair Salon Opens in Palm Springs Uptown Design District - Mar. 31, 2015

Friends, family and longtime clients toasted owner/operator Barry Nadeau at the grand opening of Brush Palm Springs, the desert’s newest luxury hair salon.
CODA Gallery Exhibits Work of Art Paul - Mar. 14, 2015

CODA Gallery Exhibits Work of Art Paul - Mar. 14, 2015

CODA Gallery hosted a well-attended opening reception featuring Art Paul's collection of work titled "Head Games” on Saturday, March 14, 2015.
MAD Gala To Benefit Palm Valley School - Mar. 7, 2015

MAD Gala To Benefit Palm Valley School - Mar. 7, 2015

This year Palm Valley School continues to raise funds to support their financial assistance program - providing over one million dollars to families with children driven to achieve in school, the art and on the athletic field.
Building Industry Professionals Gather for Networking - Feb. 19, 2015

Building Industry Professionals Gather for Networking - Feb. 19, 2015

Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Design Showroom
More than 125 industry professionals representing the new home housing and related fields gathered for a festive networking evening at the beautiful Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Design showroom in Rancho Mirage.
Bumper To Bumper; Cars, Art And Guests At Colin Fisher Studios - Mar. 6, 2015

Bumper To Bumper; Cars, Art And Guests At Colin Fisher Studios - Mar. 6, 2015

The most recent art show opening at Colin Fisher Studios was titled “Made in America,” and yet the parking lot was mostly filled with European imports.
Andalusia at Coral Mountain Broker Preview Reception - Mar. 10, 2015

Andalusia at Coral Mountain Broker Preview Reception - Mar. 10, 2015

Imaginative, Innovative & Inspired New Designer Homes at Andalusia
The new home plans – Coralstone, Greystone and Santa Rosa – are the three largest homes in Andalusia’s collection ranging from 4,184 to 5,131 square feet. Andalusia also has three all-new plans ranging from 3,280 to 3,612 square feet.
Interior Designers Meet Scott Kravet of Kravet Textiles at Egg & Dart - Mar. 9, 2015

Interior Designers Meet Scott Kravet of Kravet Textiles at Egg & Dart - Mar. 9, 2015

The designers were thrilled to get a private preview of the newest 2015 collections from Jonathan Adler, Mulberry, Brunschwig & Fils, Suzanne Kasler as well as Kravet’s Couture Collection.
Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Desert hosts EILEEN FISHER Tipster Event - Mar. 7, 2015

Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Desert hosts EILEEN FISHER Tipster Event - Mar. 7, 2015

The program included EILEEN FISHER Tipsters Ali Brooks and Donna Dodd presenting 27 runway looks and 5 “tipster” picks commented on by guest tipsters Donna Dunn and Susan Stein.
Bryan Brothers Serve Up Entertainment at BNP Paribas Open

Bryan Brothers Serve Up Entertainment at BNP Paribas Open

Duo will play the Food Court Stage
Whether competing on the court as the No. 1 doubles team in the world or delighting fans with their musical prowess, the Mike and Bob Bryan will rock the BNP Paribas Open.
"Party Like It's 1961" - Feb. 21, 2015

"Party Like It's 1961" - Feb. 21, 2015

Revelers enjoy entertainment from legendary singer Trini Lopez
The Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Council’s annual fundraiser took revelers back to 1961 as the Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion was transformed into an outdoor time machine on Feb. 21.
Flow Modern Hosts Soukie Modern At A Pop Up Party - Mar. 7, 2015

Flow Modern Hosts Soukie Modern At A Pop Up Party - Mar. 7, 2015

The new line, featuring handcrafted Moroccan home goods, rugs, blankets, and pillows, is the brainchild of Moroccan-born Taib Lotfi and part-time Palm Springs resident and entrepreneur Kenya Knight.
Grayse Launches Birthday Soiree Nights - Feb. 18, 2015

Grayse Launches Birthday Soiree Nights - Feb. 18, 2015

The party, celebrating all their customers born in February, featured an informal fashion show, an open air photo booth with a backdrop filled with silver and white balloons, and a performance by a Nashville recording star who serenaded the hundred guests under the moonlight.
The Desert Modernists

The Desert Modernists

'The Architects Who Envisioned Midcentury Modern Palm Springs', book launches during 10th Anniversary Modernism Week 2015
"The Desert Modernists: The Architects Who Envisioned Midcentury Modern Palm Springs" is a joint book effort between Modernism Week and Palm Springs Life covering groundbreaking architects and their influential works.
Retro Martini Party - Feb. 20, 2015

Retro Martini Party - Feb. 20, 2015

Palm Springs Preservation Foundation raises bar again on annual fundraiser event
The Palm Springs Preservation Foundation has outdone itself this year by picking a fabulous midcentury location for the annual Retro Martini Party fundraising event during Modernism Week.
Wink Lash and Beauty Bar and Just Blow Drys kick off Fashion Week - Feb. 25, 2015

Wink Lash and Beauty Bar and Just Blow Drys kick off Fashion Week - Feb. 25, 2015

DIVA Red Carpet Ready
Wink Lash & Beauty Bar and Just Blow Drys offered a sublime pampering experience to dozens of attendees who enjoyed complimentary services while sampling fabulous cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
The Shops on El Paseo Ironwood Treasure Hunt - Mar. 4, 2015

The Shops on El Paseo Ironwood Treasure Hunt - Mar. 4, 2015

The ladies of Ironwood Country Club gathered at The Shops on El Paseo on Wednesday, March 4th to celebrate the Coyote Classic 5th Annual Ladies Night Out.
Variety Children's Charity Oscar Viewing Party Benefit at Vicky's - Feb. 22, 2015

Variety Children's Charity Oscar Viewing Party Benefit at Vicky's - Feb. 22, 2015

Attendees were thrilled at the fun time they had at the Red Carpet Oscar Night at Vicky's of Santa Fe. The best part of this evening was that 100% of the net proceeds will be donated to Variety, The Children's Charity.
2015 Academy Awards Viewing Party Red Carpet Gala - Feb. 22, 2015

2015 Academy Awards Viewing Party Red Carpet Gala - Feb. 22, 2015

The Shops on El Paseo hosted a Red Carpet Gala 2015 Academy Awards Viewing Party on February 22 at dedicated space within The Shops on El Paseo upscale stores. The event was a benefit for Palm Springs Women in Film and Television.
Ground Control to Major MOD

Ground Control to Major MOD

Palm Springs Modern Committee Bash Goes Glam with Space-Age Accuracy
The Palm Springs Modern Committee lived up to its reputation for bringing the best, wildest, and most creative parties to Modernism Week.
Dr. George Annual Car Show Benefitting Desert Cancer Foundation - Feb. 14, 2015

Dr. George Annual Car Show Benefitting Desert Cancer Foundation - Feb. 14, 2015

Nearly 1,000 classic cars filled the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Saturday February 14th for the 13th annual Dr. George Car Show benefiting the Desert Cancer Foundation. Attendees also enjoyed more than 80 vendors, a silent auction, live entertainment, raffles and a beer garden.
Dinner with SHAG at Tinto - Feb. 16, 2015

Dinner with SHAG at Tinto - Feb. 16, 2015

Artist Josh Agle, better known to most as SHAG, whose artwork captures the essence of Palm Springs living and a modern lifestyle in his vividly-colored and sharply-rendered panels, was the featured guest at a dinner for more than 65 fans and collectors.
VIP Maserati Event Raises Awareness of Patrick Warburton's Charity Mission

VIP Maserati Event Raises Awareness of Patrick Warburton's Charity Mission

Actor speaks on supporting the work of St. Jude's Children's Hospital
To raise awareness of Patrick Warburton's charitable mission for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Will Fuller invited the actor to speak at his VIP Maserati event in La Quinta.
Three-Artist Exhibition at Melissa Morgan Fine Art - Feb. 14, 2015

Three-Artist Exhibition at Melissa Morgan Fine Art - Feb. 14, 2015

Andy Moses, Brad Howe and Michel Tabori
In this series of exhibitions, Melissa Morgan Fine Art presents the newest body of work by highly sought-after painter, Andy Moses. The abstract works of sculptor, Brad Howe, will be featured along with the intricate, theatrical sculptures of Rondle West and the expressive mixed media works of Michel Tabori.
Happy CAMPers!!

Happy CAMPers!!

Opening Night Party introduces Modernism Week CAMP headquarters
Modernism Week kicked off its 10th anniversary with a fun, electrifying party Feb. 12 at Community and Meeting Place (CAMP), the festival’s new 30,000-square-foot headquarters on Palm Canyon Drive in the heart of Palm Springs.
Nandina Organics and Take 3 Gallery Show Opening - Feb. 14, 2015

Nandina Organics and Take 3 Gallery Show Opening - Feb. 14, 2015

The opening reception at Take 3 Contemporary Gallery featured new work from painter, printmaker, and educator, Dennis Johnson, and contemporary sculptor, Rik Phillips.
"The Upper Desert Meets Modernism" - Feb. 6, 2015

"The Upper Desert Meets Modernism" - Feb. 6, 2015

Art Exhibition Preview at Colin Fisher Studios
In support of the 10th Anniversary of Modernism Week, Colin Fisher Studios again pays tribute to this much loved and respected era in design by showcasing the artwork of two highly regarded and respected upper-desert artists.
Leeds & Son Jewelers Hosts Indian Ridge Road Rally - Feb. 8, 2015

Leeds & Son Jewelers Hosts Indian Ridge Road Rally - Feb. 8, 2015

Partners “Drive” Contributions to Employee Scholarship Fund
Members of Indian Ridge Country Club participated in an official road rally to raise funds for the Club’s Employee Scholarship Fund.
Forecast for the Nine Major Cities Market Watch Seminar - Jan. 22, 2015

Forecast for the Nine Major Cities Market Watch Seminar - Jan. 22, 2015

Hosted by Toscana Country Club, Indian Wells
The seminar — entitled “Forecast for the Nine Major Cities” — focused on the people, housing, and demographic trends in the nine unique cities of the Coachella Valley.
2014 Top Dentist Reception - Jan. 21, 2015

2014 Top Dentist Reception - Jan. 21, 2015

The Top Dentists for 2014, named in the December issue of Palm Springs Life, were invited to our annual Top Dentist reception and celebration held at Presage in Palm Desert.
Perfect Balance by Richard MacDonald - Jan. 24-25, 2015

Perfect Balance by Richard MacDonald - Jan. 24-25, 2015

Presented by Dawson Cole Fine Art
Richard MacDonald, world-renowned American figurative sculptor, was featured in the annual solo exhibition of Perfect | Balance at Dawson Cole Fine Art in Palm Desert on El Paseo.
Rancho Mirage Welcomes 2015 Issue of R/M Magazine

Rancho Mirage Welcomes 2015 Issue of R/M Magazine

Camera West couple appear on cover
The city of Rancho Mirage celebrated the second issue of R/M Magazine with a Launch Party at Wally's Desert Turtle in Rancho Mirage.
Ground breaking on the new Jaguar Rancho Mirage Showroom - Jan. 20, 2015

Ground breaking on the new Jaguar Rancho Mirage Showroom - Jan. 20, 2015

indiGO Auto Group’s Desert European Motorcars
Todd Blue, Chairman and CEO of indiGO Auto Group’s Desert European Motorcars announced today that the dealership broke ground on its new state-of-the-art Jaguar Rancho Mirage showroom this morning.
Puttin' On The Ritz - Jan. 17, 2015

Puttin' On The Ritz - Jan. 17, 2015

A benefit for The Humane Society of the Desert and The Pet Rescue Center
"Puttin on the Ritz" for the Rovers was held at the Miramonte Resort in Indian Wells to benefit The Humane Society of the Desert and The Pet Rescue Center.
Rancho Mirage Library Lecture Series - Dr. William Gudelunas - Jan. 15, 2015

Rancho Mirage Library Lecture Series - Dr. William Gudelunas - Jan. 15, 2015

The War Between the States: The United States Civil War
Dr. William Gudelunas, returned from the East Coast once again to a full house at the Rancho Mirage Library Lecture Series.
Highly Anticipated Group Exhibition Opens at Melissa Morgan Fine Art - Jan. 2, 2015

Highly Anticipated Group Exhibition Opens at Melissa Morgan Fine Art - Jan. 2, 2015

Melissa Morgan Fine Art presented the newest bodies of work by artists Eric Zener, Suhas Bhujbal, and Richard Baker at a reception coinciding with El Paseo Art Walk.
Shaking Up the Art Community at Colin Fisher Studios - Jan. 9, 2015

Shaking Up the Art Community at Colin Fisher Studios - Jan. 9, 2015

With music playing in the background and abundant ambiance inside and out, Colin Fisher Studios resembled the likes of either a New York auction house, maybe a mini art Basel or just a chic place to be if you have appreciation for art.
Exhibition Fundraiser at Brian Marki Fine Art - Jan. 11, 2015

Exhibition Fundraiser at Brian Marki Fine Art - Jan. 11, 2015

Benefiting The Thalians “Hollywood for Mental Health”
The exhibition fundraiser featuring the works of visionary Italian artist, Mario Canali was attended by Hollywood and local luminaries
Palm Springs Cruisin' - Jan. 3, 2015

Palm Springs Cruisin' - Jan. 3, 2015

“Cruise-In” Benefitting Desert Cancer Association
Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association (PSCA) hosts a monthly Cruise-In at Westfield Mall to help raise funding for Desert Cancer Foundation the 1st Saturday of each month October through May.
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