February 2011

Articles

Horoscopes for February 2011

Horoscopes for February 2011

Aquarians Carry Wave Energy, Not Water
Dogged individualists, Aquarians were the rarest of signs until the early ’60s. Now they proliferate.
Word Association - Heather Hundley

Word Association - Heather Hundley

Heather Hundley : Views From the Fairway: Media Explorations of Identity in Golf
Intelligencer - Julius Shulman DVD Giveaway

Intelligencer - Julius Shulman DVD Giveaway

Tell us about your Palm Springs’ Modernism Week experience to enter a drawing for the DVD Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman
Intelligencer - Anything Goes

Intelligencer - Anything Goes

When Luxist posted a story and photos on its website about the 1957-built Thunderbird Heights house once owned by Bing Crosby, readers had some interesting comments.
Intelligencer - Top Collectors

Intelligencer - Top Collectors

The venerable ARTnews magazine named part-time Palm Springs residents Anne and John Marion to its list of the world’s top 200 art collectors.
PSST - Harry Newman Thinks Outside the Square

PSST - Harry Newman Thinks Outside the Square

This puzzle set Harry Newman on his life’s path when he was a boy: Connect a square of nine dots with four lines without raising your pencil off the paper.
PSST! -  Above it All

PSST! - Above it All

A five-star property will rise in Palm Desert
The five-star Rosewood hotel planned for a site along Highway 74 just south of El Paseo in Palm Desert
Remembering a Gracious Couple: A Firsthand Account

Remembering a Gracious Couple: A Firsthand Account

“Why are you trying to sell Sunnylands?”
Leonore and Walter Annenberg not only were philanthropists who enriched the desert, but they also were warm individuals who enriched the lives of all who knew them.
Return to Sunnylands

Return to Sunnylands

First in an eight-part series
Walter and Leonore Annenberg’s estate becomes a retreat for world peace, visitors center for the arts and education, and public gardens
Wheels - Two for the Show

Wheels - Two for the Show

Porsche Speedster & Lamborghini Performante
The Porsche speedster with German efficiency almost cossets the driver, while the new, open-top Lamborghini Performante offers an uncompromising thrill ride
The Quiet Elegance of Donald Wexler

The Quiet Elegance of Donald Wexler

A museum retrospective celebrates the classicism of a Palm Springs midcentury architecture pioneer
Editor's Letter February 2011

Editor's Letter February 2011

In Search of All Things Modern
In this issue, Palm Springs Life celebrates modernism, with the cover story, “The Quiet Elegance of Donald Wexler,” which profiles the architect who’s the subject of a new Palm Springs Art Museum exhibition
Romance Among the Vines

Romance Among the Vines

Roses are red, but so are wines that make an ideal Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone
Wealth - Play it Safe

Wealth - Play it Safe

Online “vaults” allow users to store and access important documents anywhere, anytime
Online “vaults” allow users to store and access important documents anywhere, anytime
Sass in the City

Sass in the City

The cheeky charm of Palm Springs’ Uptown Design District lures entrepreneurs — and patrons of the distinctive
The cheeky charm of Palm Springs’ Uptown Design District lures entrepreneurs — and patrons of the distinctive
Pure Gold

Pure Gold

The Quarry at La Quinta leaves no stone unturned to offer members and guests an incomparable golf experience
Retro Casual

Retro Casual

The colorful, modern designs of the late-’60s Pucci flight attendant uniforms make a comeback at the Riviera
The colorful, modern designs of the late-’60s Pucci flight attendant uniforms make a comeback at the Riviera
Beyond the Gate

Beyond the Gate

Winding through the Indian Canyons, Visitors Experience A Century of Perseverance and Preservation
When you pull up to the Indian Canyons tollgate, there’s plenty of time to study the posted rules (no pets, no loud radios) and watch the resident chipmunks play.
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2013/14 Best of the Best

2013/14 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

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