July 2011

Articles

Flavors of Summer

Flavors of Summer

Panera Bread Features Seasonal Favorites
For the summer, Panera Bread unleashes a special menu featuring fresh flavors and fresh takes on seasonal classics.
Word Association -  Cathy Stacy Manning Casaluci and Cheryl Crane

Word Association - Cathy Stacy Manning Casaluci and Cheryl Crane

Cathy Stacy Manning Casaluci of Palm Desert has published a children’s book titled Miracles Love a Believer (Eloquent Books).
In Land We Trust

In Land We Trust

Prickly cholla, the glaring sun, and rugged terrain hardly deterred Lost star JOSH HOLLOWAY from helping to restore land near Joshua Tree National Park
Contain Yourself

Contain Yourself

High Desert photographer Tim Palen may be thinking outside the box, but he’s living inside of it. Actually, he lives in five cargo containers.
Hip to Be Square

Hip to Be Square

A new exhibition celebrates the cool movement that saw geometry inspire high art
Simple shapes; optical illusions; and the bright, colorful legacy of modernism — that is, geometric abstraction — look as fresh as ever in an exhibition of paintings, drawings, and prints opening July 16 at Palm Springs Art Museum.
Horoscope -  July 2011

Horoscope - July 2011

Earthly Influence Means Solid Business Opportunities
CANCER (June 21-July 22) - The Crab starts this month with a solar eclipse, the third significant alignment since 2000. You have much to contribute — and a pain in your heart. Whether loss or disillusion has slowed you, the eclipse strengthens insofar as you can move on from old expectations and develop a strong spiritual nature.
Shooting for Strength

Shooting for Strength

Palm Springs filmmaker Brian Neil Hoff parlays his pain into a compelling screenplay
Palm Springs filmmaker Brian Neil Hoff parlays his pain into a compelling screenplay
Editor's Letter July 2011

Editor's Letter July 2011

The (Top) Doctors are In!
“Our Top Doctors” offers the Coachella Valley’s only independent study of physicians — a short list you can trust for superior care. The magazine selected Castle Connolly for its integrity in its qualification process and survey methodology.
Our 2011 Top Doctors

Our 2011 Top Doctors

A physician-led research team identifies the desert’s 77 top doctors in 39 specialties
A physician-led research team identifies the desert’s 77 top doctors in 39 specialties
Sip Back and Relax

Sip Back and Relax

Tommy Bahama serves up the taste of paradise
Tommy Bahama, the iconic island lifestyle brand, offers three new cocktails for summer.
What Are Your Goals, Alexander Haagen?

What Are Your Goals, Alexander Haagen?

As owner of the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Haagen has emerged as a “player” in world-renowned music festivals, partnering with concert promoter Goldenvoice to host the Coachella Music and Arts and Stagecoach festivals. The 250-acre property stays vital year-round with polo, car and dog shows, weddings, and other events.
The Thrill of the Grill

The Thrill of the Grill

With a little practice, you too can be a backyard-cooking master
“Want to know the secret to grilling really great hot dogs?” Scott Aaronson asks. “You boil them for 10 minutes on the kitchen stovetop before placing them on the grill for the finishing marks. Boiling keeps in the moisture.”
Good Day, Sunshine

Good Day, Sunshine

Cool, fashionable shades have a higher purpose
In the bright light of the desert, sunglasses reign as the most important fashion accessory. So have fun with them: Collect a spectacular wardrobe to fit your persona du jour.
A Cut Above

A Cut Above

“When grilling, use recipes for basic inspiration,” Morcus says, “Food is more resilient than you think. Always aim to undercook it a little, and let the meat rest before serving.”
The Artful Garden

The Artful Garden

Sixth in an eight-part series
Sunnylands’ landscape mimics the Impressionism and Post-Impressionism artworks beloved and collected by Walter and Leonore Annenberg
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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.
2014/15 Best of the Best

2014/15 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.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.