November 2002

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Desert Metropolis:
The Sporting Life — Who will back the desert’s next big golf event? By Murray Olderman. Photography by Tom Brewster.

Icebreaker — Don Tosti shares seven decades of musicianship with a new generation. By T.J. O’Connor. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

Collections — Meet Richard Simmons, the doll-meister. By Roxanne Jones.

The Greater Good — What’s in a name? The forces behind Desert AIDS Project’s walls of fame.


The Grand Illusion

Writer Janice Kleinschmidt follows the crew backstage to The Fabulous Unseen Palm Springs Follies. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

Walter Hubert Annenberg (1908-2002)

The news of former Ambassador Annenberg’s death reached the Palm Springs Life offices as the staff prepared this issue for press. We pay tribute to his foundation’s generous contributions to the desert and beyond

Typically Palm Springs

Local color shines through Trina Turk’s sleek new fashions. By Maria Carzis Boyes. Photography by Arthur Coleman.

Hello, Author!

Carol Channing came to the desert to start a new life — and she ended up writing a book. Palm Springs Life caught up with the indomitable Ms. Channing for an exclusive interview at her Rancho Mirage home. By Sarah Hagerty. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.
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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.
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Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.