Palm Springs Life - 2003

2003 Palm Springs Life, California's Prestige Magazine.

Serving the needs of the Palm Springs Desert Resorts, Palm Springs Life covers business, culture, home, and trends in the Coachella Valley. Both visitors and residents look to Palm Springs Life to discover the luxuries of the Palm Springs Desert Resorts.

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Palm Springs Life January 2003

Palm Springs Life January 2003

ON THE COVER — “A song has to appeal to me emotionally,” says Michael Feinstein, who’ll perform during the Palm Springs International Film Festival. “The challenge is bringing that to life in a way that will connect to other people.”

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The Ultimate Pre-Oscar Party
The stars will be out for the Nortel Networks Palm Springs International Film Festival — the place to see foreign films submitted for Academy Award consideration.

Play It Again
Michael Feinstein on Gershwin, Palm Springs and the film American Songbook.

Dressed To Kill
From Sleepy Hollow to Chicago, Colleen Atwood creates striking costumes for thrilling characters.

Forever Forward
On the eve of his lifetime achievement award, Franco Zeffirelli refuses to rest on his laurels.

Follow the Sun
California’s energy crisis jolted businesses throughout the state, including the Coachella Valley. But PSL found these fine examples of energy efficiency in the desert.

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AT HOME
Sound and vision: What’s in store for the family room in the 21st century?

DESERT DINING GUIDE
Make room: Here comes dessert! Plus: The desert’s finest restaurants.

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Palm Springs Life February 2003

Palm Springs Life February 2003

ON THE COVER — Model Yvonne Éddy (Cindy Romano Modeling and Talent Agency, Palm Springs) photographed by Ethan Kaminsky. Clothing by Sabina Bach in The Gardens on El Paseo, Palm Desert.

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Love, Style, Charity!
Five dynamic duos do desert philanthropy in sophisticated style.

Home is where the art is.
Distinguished collectors and gallerists seek Les Rebattieres to find Bernard Cathelin in his element.

One Swingular Sensation
Frank Sinatra’s pro-am golf tournament still stands as one of the desert’s most legendary parties.

‘It's A Happy Place To Be Again'
Nancy Sinatra renews her peace with Palm Springs.

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AT HOME
Tim Durnford and Shannon Martin soften the edges of a contemporary masterpiece. PLUS: Perfect desert plants from Africa.

EL PASEO CATALOGUE
Your guide to more than 300 stores and restaurants on El Paseo, the desert's world-class shopping experience.

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Palm Springs Life March 2003

Palm Springs Life March 2003

ON THE COVER — “I want to win all four majors, and it all starts here in the desert,” says Annika Sorenstam, who defends her Kraft Nabisco Championship title this month.

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‘I Want To Do It Again’
Annika Sorenstam charges the record book — and the pond — at the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country Club.

Holding Court
Once the wild child of world tennis, 32-year-old Andre Agassi now contemplates life as a husband, dad and philanthropist. But he’ll play to win this month’s Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells.

Gridiron Masters
They’ve seen hell and high water, and now these former NFL standouts laugh it off and live it up under the desert’s warm blue sky.

Fighters To Your Corners!
As the desert’s casinos set the stage for high-stakes boxing, young guns from four local clubs will go toe-to-toe for the chance to compete in a main event.

They’ve Got Game!
Forget the champagne and caviar that typically follow the beautiful game of polo. In the desert, it’s not a socialite’s spectator sport. It’s a family tradition and a way of life.

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AT HOME
Interior designer Donna Dunn creates grace and elegance around a fierce art collection. PLUS: Functional art and art for the garden.

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Palm Springs Life April 2003

Palm Springs Life April 2003

ON THE COVER — Trina Turk dress from Saks 5th Avenue and jewelry by Gail Jewelers, both in The Gardens on El Paseo. Model Jill Manas (Brand Model & Talent Agency) photographed by Daniel Mitchell at Bighorn Spa & Salon in Palm Desert.

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Spring Into Style
Floral patterns and paisleys, pastels and earth tones. Sounds like springtime in the desert. Looking your best means being clever, fun and even a little daring!

Survivors
After months of painful treatments, agonizing self-doubt and debilitating depression, these three cancer survivors looked death in the eye and — eventually — smiled. Now their powerful personal stories help others throughout the Coachella Valley

Wild Again!
We can do plenty to look and feel better if we’d only take control and do so. In this writer’s case, it entailed a 12-week nutrition and exercise program, plus some facial rejuvenation. Here’s how one determined baby boomer faced 50 with fewer wrinkles, less fat and more energy.

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AT HOME
Tour the first Palm Springs Alexander home to sell for more than $1 million. PLUS: Natural Instincts captures the definitive desert design.

DESERT SPA GUIDE
Our experts reveal the desert's most luxurious spa treatments. PLUS: 250 therapies, treatments and classes.

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Palm Springs Life May 2003

Palm Springs Life May 2003

ANNUAL REAL ESTATE ISSUE

ON THE COVER — Photography by arthurcoleman.com

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Headliners & Heros
In the starry-eyed Coachella Valley, a charity event simply isn’t a charity event unless it serves up a marquee entertainer or honoree. The desert’s most prolific philanthropists rise to the occasion, enlisting the A-list and charging important fund-raisers with star power. By Steve Carney.

Win, Lose or Draw?
They’re a bright and energetic boon to the desert economy, luring tourists and creating thousands of jobs. But rapid expansion of desert casinos has caused concern that Coachella Valley could become another Las Vegas. By Roxanne Jones. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

In With The New
What attracts today’s younger, hipper residents? By Ellen Paris. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

East Side Story
Why are so many companies moving to this end of Coachella Valley? By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

The Man Who Framed The King
Elvis was loyal and kind to Dennis Roberts, organizer of a tribute weekend this month in downtown Palm Springs. By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

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AT HOME
Palm Springs Life AtHome presents its annual home-improvement edition.

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Palm Springs Life June 2003

Palm Springs Life June 2003

ON THE COVER — ORoxanne the Weimaraner models a handmade, 18k yellow gold necklace with a rainbow of colored diamonds by DeLuca Jewelers on El Paseo, Palm Desert.

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Distinguished Dogs of the Desert
We salute eight remarkable examples of canine excellence.

The Significant Others
Kaye Ballard treasures her fans, friends and family — but she adores her three precious pooches more than anything. And the feeling is mutual.

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Palm Springs Life July 2003

Palm Springs Life July 2003

ON THE COVER — Argentina’s finest celebrate a victory with Stefanie Powers at Empire Polo Club. Photography by Michael Childers.

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Staying Power
Ageless and ambitious, Stefanie Powers reveals her passions while modeling her fashionsat Empire Polo Club. By Diane Hensley. Photography by Michael Childers.

The Other Direction
An ER doctor now embraces alternative medicine. A sales executive now heals with energy. A hospital administrator turned to acupuncture and herbs. And a financial consultant discovered psychological kinesiology. All four soul searchers bravely changed their lives. By Roxanne Jones. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

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Medical Guide
Here’s to your health. The desert’s best guide to doctors, trends and cutting-edge care.

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Palm Springs Life August 2003

Palm Springs Life August 2003

ON THE COVER — Frank Sinatra by Start Funk.

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Music Lesson
Taking the Grammy Awards to television was one of the toughest deals Pierre Cossette ever negotiated. The networks wanted only big names in a big city. Cossette, who now lives in La Quinta, delivered Andy Williams at the Hollywood Palladium, and then became one of the most important people you’ve never heard of in the music industry.

Party Like It’s 1963
Dust off your Hula Hoops and pocket transistor radios and make a beeline to the Riviera’s Palm Springs Weekend revival.

Gotcha!
The winning entry from this year’s Original Palm Springs Writers Guild Short Story Contest.

Wild, Wild West
We go to New Mexico to unveil the latest in Southwestern style.

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Palm Springs Life October 2003

Palm Springs Life October 2003

ANNUAL DESERT PROGRESS EDITION

ON THE COVER — Victoria Principal. Photography by Jeff Katz.

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Sitting Pretty
Victoria Principal has a plan to keep you young and beautiful — and a desert date to accept an award for her efforts.

Born to be Wild
High on their Hogs, these successful and wee-bit-rebellious baby boomers ride like the wind.

Hope Lives
The legendary entertainer-patriot left us with much more than a memory.

In Full Bloom
From end to end, Palm Springs Valley is laying the groundwork to offer much more to its starry-eyed visitors as well as its full-time residents.

Will They Still Come?
Two local tourism bureaus remain optimistic despite a devastating blow to their marketing budgets.

Banking on Value
Consolidation hasn’t stopped three Palm Springs Valley banks that invest and grow with the community around them.

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Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
Insider’s guide to the history and adventure in Palm Springs Valley’s monumental treasure.

AT H0ME
Special interior design issue.

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Palm Springs Life November 2003

Palm Springs Life November 2003

ON THE COVER — St. John signature model and creative director Kelly Gray takes her sophisticated fashion to the high seas.

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Heir To Elegance
With a fresh eye for design, Kelly Gray puts her distinct mark on the couture tradition of St. John.

Dress Code
Let your true colors shine through at this season’s most exclusive social events.

Come Sail Away
On board you captain a customized luxury cruise vacation.

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CHARITY REGISTER
Your guide to Palm Springs Valley's charitable organizations and social events. Edited by Gloria Greer.

AT H0ME
Special Dream Kitchen Issue. Edited by Jeff Atwell.

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Palm Springs Life December 2003

Palm Springs Life December 2003

ON THE COVER — Lily Tomlin photographed in Los Angeles by Michael Childers.

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The Fine Art of Celebrity
A museum retrospective transcends the glamour of Hollywood’s golden age and signals a new beginning for Michael Childers, whose photography helped freeze a generation (or two) in time.

The Practical Joker
More than for laughs (and her shows get plenty) Lily Tomlin wields her clever humor to achieve unity.

Good to Give
Show you care with one of these impossibly elegant holiday gifts. By Keith Bush. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

It’s All in the Details
Monterey-inspired fashions for the truly discerning taste.

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AT H0ME
Modernism for the holidays. Edited by Jeff Atwell.

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