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Moving Paintings Show at Take 3 Gallery and Nandina Organics - Oct. 12, 2014

Moving Paintings Show at Take 3 Gallery and Nandina Organics - Oct. 12, 2014

Take 3 Gallery in conjunction with Nandina Organics held an incredibly original Opening Reception and Light Show at The Shops at 1345 on North Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs.
Palm Springs Life’s 40 Under Forty at The Saguaro Palm Springs - Oct. 14, 2014

Palm Springs Life’s 40 Under Forty at The Saguaro Palm Springs - Oct. 14, 2014

Palm Springs Life celebrated the Coachella Valley’s newest generation of up-and-coming inspirational stars at The Saguaro Palm Springs on October 14, 2014.
Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Honors Environmental Efforts

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Honors Environmental Efforts

Top scientists meet at Sunnylands for three-day symposium
Some of world’s leading scientists recently gathered Oct. 12 to discuss how to advance and provide leadership strategies to combat the alarming rise of sea levels across the planet at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage.
Brian Marki Fine Art Sandro Opening - Oct. 10, 2014

Brian Marki Fine Art Sandro Opening - Oct. 10, 2014

Brian Marki Fine Art & Framing held their season opening exhibition of works by Italian painter Sandro Negri on Friday, October 10, 2014.
The Good Life, Palm Springs Book Signing at Just Modern — Oct. 12, 2014

The Good Life, Palm Springs Book Signing at Just Modern — Oct. 12, 2014

Nancy Baron’s photography series, THE GOOD LIFE, Palm Springs came full circle this past weekend with a signing of her new photography book of the same title at Just Modern.
Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center Opening - Sep. 27, 2014

Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center Opening - Sep. 27, 2014

On September 27, Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion held a sneak peek event.
Palm Springs Life September Annual Launch Reception at Melissa Morgan Gallery - Sept. 25, 2014

Palm Springs Life September Annual Launch Reception at Melissa Morgan Gallery - Sept. 25, 2014

Palm Springs Life celebrated the launch of the 37th Annual Desert Living Edition and the fourth edition of VISION magazine at Melissa Morgan Fine Art Gallery on El Paseo.
Cinema Diverse Attracts Record Crowds Again in Palm Springs

Cinema Diverse Attracts Record Crowds Again in Palm Springs

Gay and Lesbian Film Festival includes world premiere of "Saugatuck Cures"
Cinema Diverse, the Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, brought the world premiere of "Saugatuck Cures" and record attendance for the second straight year.
The Five Hundred Hosts Palm Springs Real Estate Showcase - Sep. 17 2014

The Five Hundred Hosts Palm Springs Real Estate Showcase - Sep. 17 2014

On Wednesday, September 17, The Five Hundred executive building in Palm Springs hosted its first real estate showcase.
30th Anniversary Event at Eileen Fisher on El Paseo

30th Anniversary Event at Eileen Fisher on El Paseo

Store donates 10 percent of proceeds to Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley
Eileen Fisher marked its 30th anniversary Sept. 20 nationwide by advocating its stores to donate 10 percent of its proceeds to a locally based group which empower women and girls.
Contour Dermatology’s Super Hero Day of Beauty

Contour Dermatology’s Super Hero Day of Beauty

Event benefits Shelter from the Storm
Super heroes and heroines turned out in full force at Contour Dermatology’s Day of Beauty in early September to benefit Shelter from the Storm.
Palm Springs Life Celebrates Top Doctors — Sept.11, 2014

Palm Springs Life Celebrates Top Doctors — Sept.11, 2014

Palm Springs Life celebrated the Top Doctors for 2014 at a private reception held at Jorge Mendez Gallery, Palm Springs.
United Way of the Desert Recognition & Kick Off Luncheon

United Way of the Desert Recognition & Kick Off Luncheon

Fundraising goal set at $1.5 million
The United Way of the Desert has set a fundraising goal of $1.5 million for 2014-15 following an announcement at its Recognition & Kick Off Luncheon on Sept. 12.
Pets on Parade Celebrates Animal Lovers and Their Work

Pets on Parade Celebrates Animal Lovers and Their Work

Lindi Biggi of Loving All Animals and Palm Springs Life’s 'Cutest Pet of the Year' are honored
More than 400 animal lovers arrived July 13 at the Doral at Desert Princess Hotel to support Pegasus Therapeutic Riding and the Humane Society of the Desert, beneficiaries of the 16th annual Pets On Parade awards luncheon.
Cool Jazz on a Hot Summer Day at Mission Hills Country Club

Cool Jazz on a Hot Summer Day at Mission Hills Country Club

Jazz It Up with Bill Marx benefits ACT for Multiple Sclerosis
A hot summer day was the perfect time for more than 150 supporters of ACT for Multiple Sclerosis to gather at Mission Hills Country Club for cool jazz.
Palm Springs Short Fest Earns Worldwide Accolades

Palm Springs Short Fest Earns Worldwide Accolades

More than 50 countries represented at 20th annual
The largest turnout of filmmakers ever gathered for the 20th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest Film Festival at the Camelot Theatres.
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa Celebrates Success of “Live Life to Discover” Art Event

Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa Celebrates Success of “Live Life to Discover” Art Event

Chicago's Patrick Skoff creates Marilyn Monroe portrait in minutes
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa hosted an exciting Day of Discovery of visual art featuring Chicago-based artist Patrick Scoff.
Palm Springs Modern Committee Honors PSUSD Students at Annual Scholarship Reception - June 17, 2014

Palm Springs Modern Committee Honors PSUSD Students at Annual Scholarship Reception - June 17, 2014

Palm Springs Modern Committee celebrated three PSUSD high school graduates who were each awarded a one thousand dollar scholarship during a reception at the historic Desert Star.
Top Lawyers Reception - June 18, 2014

Top Lawyers Reception - June 18, 2014

Palm Springs Life celebrated attorneys that were named as Top Lawyers in the June issue of Palm Springs Life Magazine.
Contour Dermatology Day of Beauty

Contour Dermatology Day of Beauty

Benefits Advancing the Interests of Animals
Guests at Contour Dermatology’s recent Day of Beauty enjoyed a performance by hula dancers to benefit Advancing the Interests of Animals.
Vicky’s of Santa Fe Celebrates 25 Years - May 21, 2014

Vicky’s of Santa Fe Celebrates 25 Years - May 21, 2014

As part of the 25 year celebration there was excellent live music – a special appearance by Lizann Warner as she rang and sang in the next 25.
Festival in the Canyons - May 17, 2014

Festival in the Canyons - May 17, 2014

Festival in the Canyons XIX, a benefit for the Hanson House Foundation was held Saturday May 17th at the beautiful Indian Canyons Golf Resort.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars Honors Dr. Scott M. Aaronson - May 18, 2014

Palm Springs Walk of Stars Honors Dr. Scott M. Aaronson - May 18, 2014

The Palm Springs Walk of Stars honored noted plastic surgeon, humanitarian, and Coachella Valley resident, Scott M. Aaronson, M.D., F.A.C.S., with the 371st Golden Palm Star
2014 Women in Business Awards Luncheon - May 21, 2014

2014 Women in Business Awards Luncheon - May 21, 2014

Actress and Cambria brand advocate Mariel Hemingway spoke before a packed ballroom at the second annual Women in Business Awards luncheon at the newly opened Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage.
Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands Welcomes Desert Arc and the First Tee Coachella Valley - May 6, 2014

Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands Welcomes Desert Arc and the First Tee Coachella Valley - May 6, 2014

The First Tee Coachella Valley pairs students with Desert Arc clients and the six-somes work on their golf skills while interacting for a day of very special fun.
HK Lane Real Estate Named an Affiliate of the Year by Christie's International - May 15, 2014

HK Lane Real Estate Named an Affiliate of the Year by Christie's International - May 15, 2014

The Affiliate-of-the-Year Award recognizes excellence in branding and marketing throughout the Christie’s International Real Estate network.
Leeds & Son Fine Jewelers Hosts Women In Business Reception -  May 7, 2014

Leeds & Son Fine Jewelers Hosts Women In Business Reception - May 7, 2014

Leeds & Son Fine Jewelers hosted an enthusiastic champagne and hors d’oeuvre reception in honor of the Women in Business Award winners and nominees.
Cheetah Conservancy Fund Stops in the Desert

Cheetah Conservancy Fund Stops in the Desert

Dr. Laurie Marker speaks on Africa’s most endangered big cat
Dr. Laurie Marker from the Cheetah Conservation Fund spoke at the Rancho Mirage home of Roswitha Smale on the plight of the cheetah, Africa’s most endangered big cat.
Stroke Recovery Center Breaks Ground on Clarice and Luhr Jensen Therapy Facility - May 1, 2014

Stroke Recovery Center Breaks Ground on Clarice and Luhr Jensen Therapy Facility - May 1, 2014

Stroke Recovery Center hosted a groundbreaking and reception on May 1, 2014 for the Clarice and Luhr Jensen Exercise Therapy Facility.
Rilington Group Breaks Ground - May 8, 2014

Rilington Group Breaks Ground - May 8, 2014

The Rilington Group kicked off a new era of housing developments with their Groundbreaking ceremony for the Valera Village Traditions/Palm Springs at the corner of Ramon Road & Calle El Segundo.
"Evening Under The Stars" Boogies to "First Ladies of Disco"

"Evening Under The Stars" Boogies to "First Ladies of Disco"

Community leaders honored at event to benefit AIDS Assistance Program
The First Ladies of Disco proved to be a smashing success at the 21st annual Evening Under The Stars held May 3 to benefit the AIDS Assistance Program.
Desert Cancer Foundation's A Round for Life Golf Tournament - Mar. 31, 2014

Desert Cancer Foundation's A Round for Life Golf Tournament - Mar. 31, 2014

The Desert Cancer Foundation’s A Round For Life, a triad of three events, raised $422,225.00 on the 20th Anniversary of the events.
Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament benefits the Tracy Lane Foundation - May 1, 2014

Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament benefits the Tracy Lane Foundation - May 1, 2014

Tamarisk Country Club hosted an annual Pro-Am golf tournament that raised more than $5000 benefiting the Tracy Lane Foundation
The Girlfriend Factor hosts Club Cabana

The Girlfriend Factor hosts Club Cabana

Evening at Toscana Country Club benefits adult women's educational needs
The Girlfriend Factor hosted its annual Club Cabana “Uncorked & Unleashed” fundraiser April 26 at Toscana Country Club.
Michael Bolton Commands Desert Symphony's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Michael Bolton Commands Desert Symphony's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Grammy award winner makes debut appearance at McCallum Theatre
The Desert Symphony's 25th anniversary celebration featured a performance by multiple Grammy winner Michael Bolton, who made his McCallum Theatre debut.
American Heart Association Fetes National Honorees

American Heart Association Fetes National Honorees

Mary Caldwell, Dr. Charlie Shaeffer and Hank Wasiak earn accolades
Three remarkable individuals were honored April 12 by the Coachella Valley Heart Association and American Stroke Association during the 26th annual Heart Ball.
ACT for Multiple Sclerosis Beach Party

ACT for Multiple Sclerosis Beach Party

Dancers kick up their heels to Dean Torrence and the Surf City AllStars
The ACT for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) “Beach Party” featuring Dean Torrence (formerly of Jan and Dean) and the Surf City AllStars made such a successful spash that plans are underway for "Beach Party II".
Michael Childers’ 'One Night Only' Benefits Jewish Family Service

Michael Childers’ 'One Night Only' Benefits Jewish Family Service

McCallum Theatre event highlights “The Jewish Legacy of Broadway”
Kudos to producer (and famed photographer) Michael Childers for once more bringing the talent-driven “One Night Only” to the McCallum Theatre.
PS Regional Association of Realtor's 85th Anniversary at the Hard Rock Hotel - Apr. 19, 2014

PS Regional Association of Realtor's 85th Anniversary at the Hard Rock Hotel - Apr. 19, 2014

The Palm Springs Regional Association of Realtors celebrated its 85th Anniversary with more than 400 guests at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Stroke Recovery Center Annual Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show - Apr. 3, 2014

Stroke Recovery Center Annual Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show - Apr. 3, 2014

Stroke Recovery Center board member Marilyn Hirshleifer graciously opened her charming Little Tuscany home for the Center’s Annual Spring Luncheon and Fashion show.
American Documentary Film Festival Breaks Records

American Documentary Film Festival Breaks Records

Festival features performance by South African opera singers featured in documentary
The American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund presented 130 documentary films from around the world March 27-31 at three theaters in the Coachella Valley.
Michael Childers Honored by Jewish Family Service of the Desert

Michael Childers Honored by Jewish Family Service of the Desert

Lily Tomlin chides famed photographer, thanks him for millions raised for non profits
In tribute to Michael Childers’ talent and generosity, he was honored with the Michael Childers Jewish Family Service of the Desert Humanitarian Award.
Kim Seybert Trunk Show at Between the Sheets - Apr. 2, 2014

Kim Seybert Trunk Show at Between the Sheets - Apr. 2, 2014

Luxury tabletop and home decor designer Kim Seybert made a personal appearance at her trunk show at Between the Sheets home store on El Paseo.
Dawson Cole Fine Art and Galerie Moderne Present Art, Wine and Dining - Mar. 27, 2014

Dawson Cole Fine Art and Galerie Moderne Present Art, Wine and Dining - Mar. 27, 2014

Dawson Cole Fine Art and partner, Galerie Moderne, were pleased to present a one-of-a-kind event of art, wine and dining at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa, Indian Wells on March 27, 2014.
A Swellegant Gatsby Party Fundraiser for Palm Spring Art Museum Docent Council - Mar. 29, 2014

A Swellegant Gatsby Party Fundraiser for Palm Spring Art Museum Docent Council - Mar. 29, 2014

Over 130 revelers were transported back to the Jazz Age for a recreation of one of the opulent parties thrown by fictional bootleg millionaire Jay Gatsby.
Ristretto for Coffee Lovers Officially Opens - Mar. 24, 2014

Ristretto for Coffee Lovers Officially Opens - Mar. 24, 2014

More than 40 guests that included Elected Officials, Tourism and Hospitality Partners, and invited VIPs helped to celebrate with a ribbon cutting, and assorted coffees.
'On The Air! An Evening of Live Radio Show Classics'

'On The Air! An Evening of Live Radio Show Classics'

Celebrities appear in one-night performance to benefit Dezart Performs
"On The Air! An Evening of Live Radio Show Classics" attracted a large crowd to the Camelot Theatre in Palm Springs for this one night only performance.
"American Graffiti" Star Shines on Mizell Senior Center Benefit

"American Graffiti" Star Shines on Mizell Senior Center Benefit

Cindy Williams emcees event at Palm Springs Air Museum featuring Sha Na Na
Cindy Williams served as guest emcee and Sha Na Na performed at Mizell Senior Center’s ninth annual "Stars Among Us" benefit March 22 at Palm Springs Air Museum.
Aftab Dada, P.S. Resorts Chairman, Receives 365th Golden Palm Star - Mar. 27, 2014

Aftab Dada, P.S. Resorts Chairman, Receives 365th Golden Palm Star - Mar. 27, 2014

Aftab Dada, chairman of P.S. Resorts and general manager of the Palm Springs Hilton hotel, received the 365th Golden Palm Star on The Palm Springs Walk of Stars
Palm Springs Art Museum Marks 75th Anniversary

Palm Springs Art Museum Marks 75th Anniversary

$1.8 million raised from evening honoring board chair Harold Meyerman
The Palm Springs Art Museum celebrated its 75th anniversary at a glittering event that showcased the museum’s present, past, and future while honoring Board Chairman Harold Meyerman.
Cirque Couture After Party for JM Couture Fashion Week Debut - Mar. 20, 2014

Cirque Couture After Party for JM Couture Fashion Week Debut - Mar. 20, 2014

After a stunning and unprecedented runway show debut at Fashion Week El Paseo, the audience was invited for an after party at Mitch’s on El Paseo.
Native Film Fest Supports Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

Native Film Fest Supports Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

The best in films by, about and starring Native Americans were screened at annual festival
Actress Tantoo Cardinal received the Richard M. Milanovich Award for Distinguished Contributions to Inidigenous Film at the Native American Film Fest in Palm Springs.
Kaye Ballard's "Going Out of Business"

Kaye Ballard's "Going Out of Business"

Sold-out theatre and standing ovations greet veteran performer
When her show ended, the consensus was 88-year-old Kaye Ballard is still too good to be done with live stage performances.
CODA Gallery Hosts Helper, Utah Artists of Helper Art Workshops at Opening Reception - Mar. 15, 2014

CODA Gallery Hosts Helper, Utah Artists of Helper Art Workshops at Opening Reception - Mar. 15, 2014

Coda continued it's month long celebration of the artists of Helper, Utah, featured the Established Artists of the Helper Art Workshops
Time and America Opening at J. Willott Gallery - Mar. 7, 2014

Time and America Opening at J. Willott Gallery - Mar. 7, 2014

J. Willott Gallery “Time and America,” an ongoing show continuing the month of March featuring two rising stars in the art world, Erin Berrett and Jason Kowalski
Artist Sherry Wolf Debuts New Work at Imago Galleries - Mar. 7, 2014

Artist Sherry Wolf Debuts New Work at Imago Galleries - Mar. 7, 2014

After years out of the limelight, artist Sherry Wolf debuted her new series of paintings at Imago Galleries in Palm Desert
Loving All Animals and The Humane Society of the Desert Fundraiser - Mar. 11, 2014

Loving All Animals and The Humane Society of the Desert Fundraiser - Mar. 11, 2014

Loving All Animals & The Humane Society of the Desert Raise over $30,000 at Pre-Le Chien Cocktail Celebration at BG Bird Gardens in Palm Desert
Loving All Animals & The Humane Society of the Desert Raise over $30,000 at Pre-Le Chien Cocktail Celebration at BG Bird Gardens in Palm Desert
Stepping Out With Bernadette Peters for College of the Desert

Stepping Out With Bernadette Peters for College of the Desert

Event launches $3 million dollar “Changing Lives Campaign”
A sold out crowd stepped up for College of the Desert and attended a performance by Bernadette Peters Feb. 19 at the McCallum Theatre in celebration of the college’s 30th anniversary.
American Advertising Federation Honors Milt Jones

American Advertising Federation Honors Milt Jones

Palm Springs Life publisher receives “A Legend of Advertising Award”
Milt Jones, publisher of Palm Springs Life, recently received the American Advertising Federation Palm Springs Desert Cities' “A Legend of Advertising Award”.
Ironwood Ladies' Night - March 5, 2014

Ironwood Ladies' Night - March 5, 2014

The Ironwood Country Club had its 4th Annual Ladies’ Night Out on March 5th at The Shops on El Paseo to help kick off the Coyote Classic Gold Tournament.
Palm Springs Modern Committee's Annual Gala - Feb. 15, 2014

Palm Springs Modern Committee's Annual Gala - Feb. 15, 2014

A Magical Evening at “A Night at the Casbah,” Palm Springs Modern Committee’s Annual Gala
A Magical Evening at “A Night at the Casbah,” Palm Springs Modern Committee’s Annual Gala
Colin Fisher Studios Engages the Valley's Art Scene with a Two Artist Show on Display through March 15, 2014

Colin Fisher Studios Engages the Valley's Art Scene with a Two Artist Show on Display through March 15, 2014

Two artists brought together their work at a well-attended opening night cocktail party at Colin Fisher Studios in Cathedral City.
Black & White Ball Honors Harold Matzner

Black & White Ball Honors Harold Matzner

Evening benefits Virginia Waring International Piano Competition
The Virginia Waring International Piano Competition will long be remembered by arts supporters for its performances and importance of music in the lives of children.
Dine with the Artists, An Intimate Dinner with Shag and Chef Jon Tice at Tinto - Feb. 16, 2014

Dine with the Artists, An Intimate Dinner with Shag and Chef Jon Tice at Tinto - Feb. 16, 2014

Mod art met modern cuisine at an intimate dinner for 26 people at Tinto restaurant at the Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs.
The Dr. George Is Not Just A Car Show, It’s A Work of Heart - Feb. 8, 2014

The Dr. George Is Not Just A Car Show, It’s A Work of Heart - Feb. 8, 2014

It was an exciting day at the annual festival of 1,000 cars, a world-renowned show in a beautiful outdoor setting on the grass at the Indian Wells Tennis Gardens.
Frasca Jewelers Honors Award Winning Designer, Myriam Gumuchian - Feb. 11, 2014

Frasca Jewelers Honors Award Winning Designer, Myriam Gumuchian - Feb. 11, 2014

A private dinner hosted by famed El Paseo jeweler, Frasca Jewelers honored award winning couture designer Myriam Gumuchian
Palm Springs Air Museum Gala Honors 10 Vietnam Vets

Palm Springs Air Museum Gala Honors 10 Vietnam Vets

Auction adds to museum's education programs
The Palm Springs Air Museum’s annual fundraising Gala “Honoring The Brave” saluted 10 highly decorated Vietnam veterans.
Coda Gallery Opens Group Show Featuring Work by Landscape Artists - Feb. 15, 2014

Coda Gallery Opens Group Show Featuring Work by Landscape Artists - Feb. 15, 2014

Coda hosted a reception for "Exploring the Landscape of Color.” This group show featured contemporary landscape paintings by Mark Bowles, Alfred Currier, Tim Howe and Marshall Noice.
Porsche Coffee and Cars at Desert European Motorcars - Feb. 15, 2014

Porsche Coffee and Cars at Desert European Motorcars - Feb. 15, 2014

Over 165 Porsche enthusiasts gathered for the “Coffee and Cars” event held at Desert European Motorcars at the Porsche of Rancho Mirage showroom.
The BFF Event Beauty Fashion and Fitness with your BFF - Feb. 15, 2014

The BFF Event Beauty Fashion and Fitness with your BFF - Feb. 15, 2014

The event featured guest speakers, a fashion show, health & beauty vendors and door Prizes.
Celebrity Chef Andre Carthen Prepares Three Course Meal in Support of Stroke Recovery Center - Feb. 1, 2014

Celebrity Chef Andre Carthen Prepares Three Course Meal in Support of Stroke Recovery Center - Feb. 1, 2014

Palm Springs home in Little Tuscany is the location for a gourmet sit down dinner underwritten by John & Amy Jo Gottfurcht and Celebrity Chef Andre Carthen.
American Jazz Institute's Jazz Supper Club Series at Vicky’s of Santa Fe - Jan. 27, 2014

American Jazz Institute's Jazz Supper Club Series at Vicky’s of Santa Fe - Jan. 27, 2014

Net proceeds benefit the American Jazz Institute's in-school music programs and music scholarships to high school students in the Coachella Valley.
Trilogy at the Polo Club Grand Opening - Feb. 8, 2014

Trilogy at the Polo Club Grand Opening - Feb. 8, 2014

Trilogy by Shea Homes held its grand opening for its newest resort community, Trilogy at The Polo Club, Saturday February 8th and Sunday, February 9th.
Jorge Mendez Gallery Welcomes Vladimir Cora’s Exhibition, Vuelta Prohibida - Feb. 7, 2014

Jorge Mendez Gallery Welcomes Vladimir Cora’s Exhibition, Vuelta Prohibida - Feb. 7, 2014

Not since the early 1990’s has a Palm Springs gallery mounted a major exhibition by master painter Vladimir Cora.
New Work By Artist James Corbett At Coda Gallery -  Feb. 1, 2014

New Work By Artist James Corbett At Coda Gallery - Feb. 1, 2014

James Corbett has been creating his incredibly life-like sculptures since late 1998. At this time he was the owner of a motor wrecking business in Brisbane.
Women Leaders Forum Honors Quintet's Contributions

Women Leaders Forum Honors Quintet's Contributions

Live auction raises more than $100,000
A quintet of Coachella Valley honorees were feted Jan. 31 at the second annual Women Who Rule! awards luncheon and scholarship fundraiser presented by Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley.
Coachella Valley Economic Partnership Scholarship Fundraiser at Toscana Country Club - Feb. 1, 2014

Coachella Valley Economic Partnership Scholarship Fundraiser at Toscana Country Club - Feb. 1, 2014

Battle of the High Schools, a Coachella Valley Economic Partnership initiative to encourage local students to apply for federal and state financial assistance for college.
J. Willott Gallery Collectors Appreciation Night, Art for Animals - Jan. 25,  2014

J. Willott Gallery Collectors Appreciation Night, Art for Animals - Jan. 25, 2014

J. Willott Gallery opened their doors to a menagerie of cool critters in an ongoing effort to raise money and awareness for The Living Desert.
Melissa Morgan Fine Art Hosts LUEY Party - Jan. 24, 2014

Melissa Morgan Fine Art Hosts LUEY Party - Jan. 24, 2014

Melissa Morgan Fine Art hosted a group of 40 Palm Springs Art Museum supporters for its "Let Us Entertain You" dinner in the gallery on January 23, 2014.
Rancho Mirage Public Library Lecture Series - Jan. 6-10, 2014

Rancho Mirage Public Library Lecture Series - Jan. 6-10, 2014

Rancho Mirage Public Libraries favorite local legendary professor, Dr. William Gudelunas, returned once again to a full house at the Library Lecture Series.
Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert Honors Patty, Arthur Newman

Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert Honors Patty, Arthur Newman

Gala coincides with Arthur Newman's 90th birthday celebration
Philanthropists Patty and Arthur Newman have been two of the Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert's most consistent supporters, and their efforts were trumpeted at the Singing The Praises Gala Jan. 26 at Agua Caliente Casino Resort.
Top Dentist Reception at Christian Hohmann - Jan. 25, 2014

Top Dentist Reception at Christian Hohmann - Jan. 25, 2014

The Top Dentists for 2013, listed in the December issue of Palm Springs Life, were invited to our annual Top Dentist reception
Cocktails and Home Movies with the Sinatra Family - Jan. 24, 2014

Cocktails and Home Movies with the Sinatra Family - Jan. 24, 2014

More than 250 people turned out for a unique fundraiser to support the opening of the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion.
“Champion Honors Luncheon” Benefits Barbara Sinatra Children's Center

“Champion Honors Luncheon” Benefits Barbara Sinatra Children's Center

Baseball greats Johnny Bench, Ralph Kiner, Ted Sizemore in attendance
The Champion Honors Luncheon hit a homer in saluting Jackie Autry, honorary president of the American Baseball League, and retiring MLB commissioner Bud Selig.
Beamer Awards Eclipses $750,000 Mark

Beamer Awards Eclipses $750,000 Mark

Evening Benefits Betty Ford Center Children’s program
The second annual Beamer Awards raised more than $750,000 for the Betty Ford Center’s Children’s program Jan. 25 at Rancho Mirage High School.
Dawson Cole Gallery Richard MacDonald 25 Year Retrospective - Jan. 11, 2014

Dawson Cole Gallery Richard MacDonald 25 Year Retrospective - Jan. 11, 2014

Dawson Cole Gallery in Palm Desert held a unique event celebrating Richard McDonald’s first 25 years as a sculptor.
Artist Taira's One Woman Exhibition Draws Record Attendance at Colin Fisher Studios - Jan. 10, 2014

Artist Taira's One Woman Exhibition Draws Record Attendance at Colin Fisher Studios - Jan. 10, 2014

To say that artist TAIRA’S opening at Colin Fisher Studios was an eventful evening would be an understatement.
The Shops on El Paseo Red Carpet Weekend - Jan. 3, 2014

The Shops on El Paseo Red Carpet Weekend - Jan. 3, 2014

The Shops on El Paseo kicked off a fantastic array of events for their Red Carpet Weekend to tie in with the Palm Springs International Film Festival events.
25th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala

25th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala

Recipients include Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Bruce Dern, U-2, and Matthew McConaughey
The Palm Springs International Film Festival’s 25th Anniversary Awards Gala was an evening of unequaled glamour, elegance, and fun.
Palm Springs International Film Festival Off to a Rave Start

Palm Springs International Film Festival Off to a Rave Start

Red carpet event attracts big crowd
Opening night of the 25th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival reflected the independent and international nature of what is one of the premier U.S. film festivals.
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert Holds First Annual 5k Fundraiser - Jan.  4, 2014

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert Holds First Annual 5k Fundraiser - Jan. 4, 2014

Over 500 participants signed up to run, walk or jog for Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert's first annual fundraiser, The Galen New Year's Resolution 5K.
Steady as it Grows

Steady as it Grows

Key indicator suggests Fed sensitivity to the housing recovery
Home prices are higher, but there is concern that the Fed’s Quantitative Easing program might create another price bubble or that rising mortgage rates of the last few months will stop the housing recovery.
Coachella Valley Housing: Buy, Sell or Hold

Coachella Valley Housing: Buy, Sell or Hold

November 14, 2012
In this presentation Market Watch explains in detail the Distress Housing Market Model used to predict the 20% price gain in the Valley’s housing markets in 2012.
Baby Boomers Meet Desert Housing

Baby Boomers Meet Desert Housing

But will tight credit possibly get in the way? April 26, 2013
The Market Watch seminar on April 26th begins by explaining to us the 8% price gain in the median price per sq. ft. of a Valley home during the first three months of this year.
3 Palm Springs Hikes You Will Like

3 Palm Springs Hikes You Will Like

Hit the Trails this month
Three Select Coachella Valley Hiking Trails: Lost Horse Mine Loop, Big Colorful Canyon, Palm Canyon Trail to the Stone Pools.
Autumn Hike

Autumn Hike

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve Walkabout
Pack a picnic lunch, take your camera, leave your stressful worries behind, and let Big Morongo Canyon Preserve work its magic on you.
The ‘Lost Art’ of Hiking

The ‘Lost Art’ of Hiking

Put a little spring in your step
Wildflowers and cacti bloom along rocky trails while impressive vistas beckon. This is desert hiking in the springtime.
5 Days, 5 Hikes

5 Days, 5 Hikes

Got a few free hours? Try these walks on the wild side
If you have only a few hours to hike, here are some local trails — ranging from easy to moderate — that satisfy your wanderlust.
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