November 2005

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Departments
Editor’s Letter


Valley Observer
You always have the right to know, except when you don’t. By Hank Stokes.

Sand to Sea
The social circuit. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope
Look into the distance. By Sherryl Nova.

Black is Back
Set your dress code to ‘classic’ and experience the new cocktail couture.

Special Sections

Home
Tabletop special. Edited by Holly Andren.

Skins Game Program
Edited by Rick Davis.

Charity Register
Edited by Janice Kleinschmidt.

PSL’s Desert Guide
The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Authority. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert.
Edited by Janice Kleinschmidt.

Articles

Wheels - Porsche Carrera GT

Wheels - Porsche Carrera GT

Roar Power
A wildcat of a road car, the Porsche Carrera GT packs an explosive experience.
Detours: Laguna Beach

Detours: Laguna Beach

A seaside town that attracts free spirits, Laguna Beach stands apart.
Galleries

Galleries

Different Strokes
From midcentury abstraction to cutting-edge contemporary, the valley’s galleries are opening the season with sophisticated diversity.
Modern Treasures

Modern Treasures

An architecture enthusiast points out a few hidden treasures in Palm Springs.
An architecture enthusiast points out a few hidden treasures in Palm Springs.
Home at Last

Home at Last

Barry Manilow still finds his way back to Palm Springs almost every night — usually in time to catch Leno on TV.
With his popular show in Las Vegas and other performances around the world, Barry Manilow still finds his way back to Palm Springs almost every night — usually in time to catch Leno on TV.
First Impressions

First Impressions

Early California Impressionists set off an enduring tradition of plein air landscape painting that prevails in the Coachella Valley.
Early California Impressionists set off an enduring tradition of plein air landscape painting that prevails in the Coachella Valley.
The Lead

The Lead

A New Way to Network
Q Television uses cable to connect the gay community.
Raise Your Glass!

Raise Your Glass!

Eager to educate and provide social venues for wine lovers, tasting rooms have found the Coachella Valley ripe for the experience.
Eager to educate and provide social venues for wine lovers, tasting rooms have found the Coachella Valley ripe for the experience.

On the Cover

Barry Manilow at his Palm Springs home.
The Pros of Nonprofit

The Pros of Nonprofit

Residents with expertise and knowledge give more than money.
Residents with expertise and knowledge give more than money.
Staying Fabulous

Staying Fabulous

Heading into season 15, The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies demonstrates some things improve with age.
Heading into season 15, The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies demonstrates some things improve with age.
Palm Springs Life

Promotions + Contests

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!

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