September 1990

94Publisher's Note: This One's For You, Charlie / By Milton W.jones
106A Farewell To Charlie Farrell: Palm Springs Salutes Its First Mayor / By Ray Mungo
112The Valley's Palm Oases: Stephen Willard's Legacy In Black & White / By Mary Anne Pinkston
275Fashion: 1991 New York Collections Short, Sassy, American / By Maria Carzis Boyes And Ernest Schmatolla
297Curtain Up: The Season Of The Arts / By Sharon Apfelbaum
310Art Feature: The Squash Blossom Gallery In Full Bloom
313Art Galleries: A Compendium Of Collectibles
315Gallery Scene: The Art Of The Desert
Special Sections
1291990-91 Desert Resorts Facilities Guide: The Key To Eight Desert Cities
193Downtown Palm Springs: A Handy Reference Map
203Shopping Discoveries: A Store Trek
217Palm Desert Town Center: The Mart Of Fine Shopping
241El Paseo: The Elegant Shopping Avenue
307Art Discoveries: From Simple To Sublime
319Spectator Sports: Major Events From Sinatra To Dinah To The Hope
327Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: A Full Year Of Favorite Activities / By Donna Curran
427Aloha Polo: The Sport Of Hawaii / By Barbara Laiolo March And Ray March
428Discovering The Desert: Notes On Nature's Playground / By Sharon Apfelbaum
436Shoppers Bazaar: Gifts And Great Notions
439Advertising Index
Special Advertorial Sections
33Roberge: Timeless Jewels Of The Desert
56Lana'i: Hawaii's Private Island
73David R. Morrow, M.d.: The Changing Face Of Plastic Surgery
97Zein Obaji, M.d.: Creator Of A Skin Revolution / By Catherine Rips
121Barry Miller: The Magic Of La Piedra Southridge-style / By Catherine Rips
265Amante: Romantic Raiments Treasures Of The Island
289Coda Galleries: Celebrating Artists

ABOUT THE COVER: The front cover was accomplished by photographing the initial shoot on black-and-white film, the photo/art style is the result of extensive darkroom manipulation and final hand-coloring Model Michelle Berg Location Desert Horizons Country Club, Indian Wells Photography by P. Lawson/Photo Illustrators (Phillip and Pamela Lawson)


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