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Palm Springs Art Museum Pulls Out All the Stops for "Meet the Museum"

Palm Springs Art Museum Pulls Out All the Stops for "Meet the Museum"

The Mad Hatter, himself, could not have topped the incredible extravaganza enjoyed at the Palm Springs Art Museum's Tenth Annual Membership Drive and Party, “Meet the Museum."
Frasca Jewelers Welcomes Italian Jewelry Designer - Apr. 17, 2015

Frasca Jewelers Welcomes Italian Jewelry Designer - Apr. 17, 2015

Sergio Antonini flew in from Milan for a special 2 Day Personal Appearance event at Frasca Jewelers, Palm Desert.
Honky Tonkin’

Honky Tonkin’

During Stagecoach's recent stop at Indio’s Empire Polo Club grounds, editor Arianna Menon saw the differences and similarities between the country music festival and Coachella.
Power Players

Power Players

The three winners of Palm Springs Life’s third annual Women in Business Award share a common value: a desire to connect.
Nina McLemore Speaks at Third Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon

Nina McLemore Speaks at Third Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon

Fashion guru Nina McLemore will be the keynote speaker at Palm Springs Life's third annual Women in Business Awards luncheon on May 5, which celebrate the desert’s finest female business leaders.
"One Night Only" Salute to the Sixties Benefits Jewish Family Service

"One Night Only" Salute to the Sixties Benefits Jewish Family Service

Talented producer/photographer Michael Childers presented his eighth annual “One Night Only,” a sizzling musical salute to the 1960s, on April 22 to benefit Jewish Family Service at McCallum Theater in Palm Desert.
Market Watch Seminar at Villa Portofino - Apr. 22, 2015

Market Watch Seminar at Villa Portofino - Apr. 22, 2015

Presented by Mike McDonald and Vic Cooper of Market Watch in conjunction with Peggy Sue Lane the 100 plus attendees learned the most up-to-date statistics in the Coachella Valley housing market with an emphasis on the high-end market.
Opera Under the Stars Honors Palm Springs Life Publisher Milt Jones In Memoriam

Opera Under the Stars Honors Palm Springs Life Publisher Milt Jones In Memoriam

Palm Springs Life magazine took center stage at the Opera Under the Stars event, produced by Opera Arts’ president Arlene Rosenthal, on April 19 at Renaissance Esmeralda Hotel & Spa in Indian Wells,
Richard Read Interiors Opens Palm Desert Showroom - Apr. 18, 2015

Richard Read Interiors Opens Palm Desert Showroom - Apr. 18, 2015

Designer Richard Read celebrated the opening of his interior design showroom with a catered affair for clients, friends and business associates.
Manifest Destiny Installation at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert - Apr. 1, 2015

Manifest Destiny Installation at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert - Apr. 1, 2015

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen and Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden hosted a reception to launch a temporary installation by Zoe Crosher in collaboration with LAND’s The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project Chapter 9 installation.
American Documentary Film Festival Fetes Top Entries, Honors Peter Bogdanovich

American Documentary Film Festival Fetes Top Entries, Honors Peter Bogdanovich

Palm Springs' annual American Documentary Film Festival concluded a five day run in the Coachella Valley with 130 films screened from throughout the world at local theaters.
Group Photography Exhibition Opens at Brian Marki Fine Art - Apr. 10, 2015

Group Photography Exhibition Opens at Brian Marki Fine Art - Apr. 10, 2015

The show highlighted the works of three acclaimed photographers; featuring large format color work by Jaime Kowal, black and white photography by Axel Breutigam and monotone and color images by Gary Gardner.
Douglas Kirkland Shares Coco Chanel Photos, Stories at Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Douglas Kirkland Shares Coco Chanel Photos, Stories at Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Celebrated photographer Douglas Kirkland brought stories to go with the photos he shot 53 years ago of famed designer Coco Chanel during a recent book tour stop at Melissa Morgan Fine Art in Palm Desert.
Cody Simpson, Alli Simpson, Kellan Lutz Hit Coachella Party in Palm Springs

Cody Simpson, Alli Simpson, Kellan Lutz Hit Coachella Party in Palm Springs

It was the ultimate Sunday Funday at The Music Lounge presented by MUDD and Ocean Pacific (Op) where celebs ended Coachella Weekend One with brunch and a pool party at the Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs.
Ashley Collins Exhibition Opens at Melissa Morgan Fine Art - Apr. 3, 2015

Ashley Collins Exhibition Opens at Melissa Morgan Fine Art - Apr. 3, 2015

Ashley Collins has surpassed both trend and time to create works which are distinct, carrying an imprint that is instantly recognizable.
Brush Luxury Hair Salon Opens in Palm Springs Uptown Design District - Mar. 31, 2015

Brush Luxury Hair Salon Opens in Palm Springs Uptown Design District - Mar. 31, 2015

Friends, family and longtime clients toasted owner/operator Barry Nadeau at the grand opening of Brush Palm Springs, the desert’s newest luxury hair salon.
The Vintage Club Turns 35 Years Young

The Vintage Club Turns 35 Years Young

Just one year after its 1980 debut, the Mountain Course hosted the inaugural Vintage Invitational. The event attracted the likes of Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, and Byron Nelson. In short time, The Vintage Club catapulted to international prominence.
Building Industry Professionals Gather for Networking - Feb. 19, 2015

Building Industry Professionals Gather for Networking - Feb. 19, 2015

More than 125 industry professionals representing the new home housing and related fields gathered for a festive networking evening at the beautiful Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Design showroom in Rancho Mirage.
Bumper To Bumper; Cars, Art And Guests At Colin Fisher Studios - Mar. 6, 2015

Bumper To Bumper; Cars, Art And Guests At Colin Fisher Studios - Mar. 6, 2015

The most recent art show opening at Colin Fisher Studios was titled “Made in America,” and yet the parking lot was mostly filled with European imports.
Vintage Club Members Gain Rare View of Space Exploration From Scientific Experts

Vintage Club Members Gain Rare View of Space Exploration From Scientific Experts

Members of The Vintage Club recently took a voyage into space led by a pair of the country’s leading scientists and gained a close look at the Curiosity Mars Land Rover in Indian Wells.
Andalusia at Coral Mountain Broker Preview Reception - Mar. 10, 2015

Andalusia at Coral Mountain Broker Preview Reception - Mar. 10, 2015

The new home plans – Coralstone, Greystone and Santa Rosa – are the three largest homes in Andalusia’s collection ranging from 4,184 to 5,131 square feet. Andalusia also has three all-new plans ranging from 3,280 to 3,612 square feet.
"Party Like It's 1961" - Feb. 21, 2015

"Party Like It's 1961" - Feb. 21, 2015

The Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Council’s annual fundraiser took revelers back to 1961 as the Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion was transformed into an outdoor time machine on Feb. 21.
Retro Martini Party - Feb. 20, 2015

Retro Martini Party - Feb. 20, 2015

The Palm Springs Preservation Foundation has outdone itself this year by picking a fabulous midcentury location for the annual Retro Martini Party fundraising event during Modernism Week.
The Desert Modernists

The Desert Modernists

"The Desert Modernists: The Architects Who Envisioned Midcentury Modern Palm Springs" is a joint book effort between Modernism Week and Palm Springs Life covering groundbreaking architects and their influential works.
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Former "California Teacher of the Year" & Center Board Member, Dennis Jory, Presents both a beginner's class AND a creative drawing class for all levels of experience. Is your...

Cost: $90. Members & $120. Non-Members (10 sessions)

Where:
LGBT Community Center
610 S. Belardo Road
Suite 201
Palm Springs, CA  92260
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Sponsor: LGBT Community Center
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The Oasis Awards are being held in conjunction with the United States Travel Association's National Travel and Tourism Week, an annual event first celebrated in 1984. Localized events are...

Cost: $45. Per Person.

Where:
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa - Ballroom
74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA  92260
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Sponsor: Palm Springs Oasis
Telephone: 760-969-1326
Contact Name: Susan Esterling
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Put a little BadaBing!! into your Wednesday nights and join us for our regular weekly pasta social, which is always open to the public. Enjoy good Italian food, good company, and a good...

Cost: $10 ($15 on First Wednesday of the month Special Music Nights)

Where:
Dolly Sinatra Lodge (Sons of Italy in America)
1700 N. Sahara Street
(a few blocks east of Sunrise at Vista Chino)
Palm Springs, CA  92262
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Sponsor: Dolly Sinatra Lodge (Sons of Italy in America)
Telephone: 1-760-416-3184
Contact Name: Joe LaPorta, President
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Join the Mayor Steve Pounget and the Chamber of Commerce for the annual Police and Fire Appreciation Luncheon honoring our city's brave public safety officers. This year's prestigious...

Cost: visit www.pschamber.org

Where:
Palm Springs Convention Center
277 N. Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs, CA
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Sponsor: City of Palm Springs, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Telephone: 760-325-1577
Contact Name: Nona Watson
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The Palm Springs Desert Cities Chapter of the Women’s Council OF REALTORS is pleased to announce its 7th Annual Boutique Fashion Show and Luncheon. The event will be “SALUTE TO...

Cost: 95.00( for WCR members) and $105.00 for non WCR members

Where:
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort& Spa
44400 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, CA  92210
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Sponsor: Women's Council of Realtors
Telephone: 760-668-7031
Contact Name: Andi Mallen

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The Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us to honor the exemplary Nurses in our community who go above and beyond to take care of us each day. It's the 10th Annual Desert...

Cost: $45. (before May 4th) $55. (After May 4th)

Where:
Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa
32250 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA  92270
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Sponsor: Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 760-568-9351
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Pinot for Paws You are Invited: Enjoy a variety of wines and participate in a live auction of “Puppy Art” and more! Friday, May 8, 2015 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM At the home of:...

Cost: $75.00 per person

Where:
Dorothy and Al Milauskas
744 N. Patencio Road
Palm Springs, CA
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Sponsor: Guide Dogs of the Desert
Telephone: 760-329-6257
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 Final Concert of the 2015 Season of Desert Hot Springs Classical Concerts (followed by a fund raising dinner) Adrianne Pope will be performing baroque works by Bach and Telemann plus...

Where:
Desert Hot Springs Christ Lutheran Church
64565 Pierson Blvd.
Desert Hot Springs, CA  92240
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Telephone: 661-933-1003
Contact Name: Danny Holt

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AIDS Assistance Program (AAP) announces its 22nd annual Evening Under the Stars gala will feature a performance by music legend Darlene Love followed by dancing to a live high-energy band. ...

Cost: $395 and $500 per person; VIP seats also available

Where:
O’Donnell Golf Club
301 N. Belardo Road
Palm Springs, CA  92262
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Sponsor: AIDS Assistance Program
Telephone: 760-325-8481
Contact Name: Mark Anton
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The Palm Springs Walk of Stars will honor Civic Leader, Pioneer and Palm Springs resident, Barbara Foster, with the 385th Golden Palm Star on The Palm Springs Walk of Stars.  The star will be...

Where:
South Palm Canyon Drive
223 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA  92262
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Sponsor: Palm Springs Walk of Stars
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The Show at Agua Caliente presents an evening  with the 2015 World Armenian Entertainment Awards on May, 9, 2015 at 6:00 pm.

Cost: For ticket information call 800-585-3737

Where:
The Show at Agua Caliente
32250 Bob Hope Drive
Aqua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa
Rancho Mirage, CA  92270
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Sponsor: The Show at Agua Caliente
Telephone: 800-585-3737
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