November 2013

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Horoscope - November 2013

Horoscope - November 2013

High Time for Creativity
The month of Pluto (Shiva, the Phoenix) celebrates death and regeneration, sexuality, and birth. Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, All Saints Day, and All Souls Day remind us of the power of nature and creativity.
Exotic Luxury

Exotic Luxury

This Moroccan-style home transports you
The sophisticated Moroccan-style Casbah Cove residence in Bighorn Golf Club features an amazing 30-by-40-foot retractable glass ceiling in the center of the house that opens to blue skies and starry nights.
3 Places for Great (Small) Plates With Friends

3 Places for Great (Small) Plates With Friends

Tinto (at the Saguaro hotel), Palm Springs - Start with the Jamón Ibérico de Bellota and Chilled Beans, followed by Coachella Dates, Spanish Tortilla, and Dayboat Scallops.
A Day of Thanks

A Day of Thanks

Doug Freeman went to Washington with an idea — and this month we celebrate it
Doug Freeman was speaking to a group of donors at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis in the early 1980s when he had his epiphany. "We should have a day to celebrate."
Monochrome Modern

Monochrome Modern

In a wide-open, high desert space, these houses’ bold colors blend into the landscape
About four years ago, something unexpected happened on the eastern edge of Joshua Tree. Architect Robert Stone began building two houses that recalibrate the notion of what new desert architecture can mean.
Getting Personal

Getting Personal

Cameo - Producer and studio exec Robert Evans says writing his memoir was a ‘harsh’ experience
"Would you like me to read to you?" "Life," he begins, "is the greatest show on Earth …" His voice, deep, his charm, on, he draws you in.
Modern Oasis

Modern Oasis

A local lifestyle brand celebrates the good life in Palm Springs
Destination PSP celebrates the lifestyle in the fun collectibles it creates for the home and pool, as well as souvenir apparel and other gifts designed to echo midcentury modern charm.
The Heart of the City

The Heart of the City

For almost a century, city pioneers, Hollywood celebrities, and the fun-loving people of Palm Springs made Palm Canyon Drive a boulevard of dreams
One More Look at You

One More Look at You

On the eve of his 10th McCallum Theatre performance, Jack Jones reflects on his life and career in and out of the desert
Classic Pueblo

Classic Pueblo

Elegant style meets a timeless attraction
Palm Springs Life selected Cabot’s Pueblo Museum, located in Desert Hot Springs, as the location for this month’s fashion shoot.
They Painted the Town

They Painted the Town

Bold, colorful, and totally mod, Uptown Palm Springs has become a magnet for the design and foodie set
Approaching Normal

Approaching Normal

Fed likely to hold down mortgage interest rates
The slow housing season has begun in the Coachella Valley — a good time to review the progress of the recovery. Pricewise, it’s doing well.
Uncorking the Bottleneck

Uncorking the Bottleneck

The mayor and a developer recall the wine summit that is now transforming downtown Palm Springs
The mayor and a developer recall the wine summit that is now transforming downtown Palm Springs. Red wine played a big part in the coming rebirth of downtown Palm Springs.
Snakes on a Chain

Snakes on a Chain

The encrusted collar necklace exudes exotic elegance
With this exotic and beautiful serpent collar necklace anyone can ever so subtly command attention. Part of the Jardin de Papillon collection, the intricate statement piece hisses pretty-meets-punk.
A Passion for Giving

A Passion for Giving

Serial philanthropist Gary Hall gives locally — because he can
If Santa Claus were a real person with a fit build and no facial hair, he might resemble Gary Hall, whose baby blues light up like the holidays when he talks about giving.
Dining With Jackie

Dining With Jackie

The saucy novelist spills the latest Hollywood gossip at an exclusive dinner benefitting AIDS Assistance Program
Not So Old-Fashioned

Not So Old-Fashioned

Mixologists shake up a splash from the past
A classic cocktail is defined as an alcoholic mixed beverage that contains three things: a spirit, something sweet, and something sour.
Wealth - The Feel-Good Effect

Wealth - The Feel-Good Effect

Charitable giving benefits people in need — and donors, too
In the Coachella Valley — where almost 1,000 nonprofit organizations raise money to heal, education, serve, and inspire — charitable giving is a way of life.
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