Palm Springs Life - 2010

2010 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 Magazine January 2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine January 2010

FEATURES
Bob Mackie: An Original - The Steve Chase Humanitarian Award recipient stands out like his fashions. By Rod Stafford Hagwood Photography by Harry Langdon.

The Canadian Connection - Snowbirds flock to Andalusia at Coral Mountain in La Quinta. By Joanna Dehn Beresford. Photography by Mark Davidson.

Ducati: The Lifestyle - Local owners of the famous Italian motorcycles revel in camaraderie, weekend road trips, and passion for the brand’s style. By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

ON THE COVER:
Bob Mackie and Diahann Carroll. Photography by Harry Langdon.

DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Letter - Stars come out for Palm Springs’ film festival. By Steven Biller.

Psst! - Avatar’s tigers, design workshops, overnight baking, Art the ceramic man, and more. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

Galleries - Modern masters, contemporary icons, and emerging artists offer variety. By Steven Biller.

Wealth - As the economy changed during the past year, so has the language. By Ellen Paris.

Wine - Demystifying port. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - Face fears during radical changes. By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTIONS
Dine Out - Profiles and listings of the desert’s dining destinations. Plus 13 Best New Restaurants. Edited by Donna Curran.

McCallum Theatre Program - The season continues at the desert’s premier performing arts venue. Edited by Janice Kleinschmidt.

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.

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Palm Springs Life Magazine February 2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine February 2010

FEATURES
For the Love of the Land - John Lautner, a “radically climate-based architect,” found his inspiration in nature and sought to unify structures with the landscape. By Morris Newman.

Out of the Shadow - Photographer Leland Y. Lee, who worked with icons of modernist architecture and design, returns to Palm Springs as the subject of a gallery exhibition. By Morris Newman. Photography by Leland Y. Lee.

Springtime for Chanel - Glamour and sexiness prevail in this elite resort collection. Photography by Elena Ray. Fashion Director: Susan Stein.

ON THE COVER:
January 1970: The Kaufmann House, designed by Richard Neutra in 1946 for businessman Edgar J. Kaufmann. Helen Dzo Dzo (right, in white trouser suit) talks to a male guest. Photography by Slim Aarons/Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Letter - Dig the vibe and treasures of modernism. By Steven Biller.

Psst! - Escena’s new clubhouse, Humboldt Fog cheese, Peter Moruzzi’s midcentury memorabilia, and more. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

Wheels - Revel in the experience of the Bugatti Veyron. By Pat Devereaux. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.

Wealth - Consumer protection tops priorities in new credit card legislation. By Ellen Paris.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - Give charitably and luck will find you. By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTIONS
Our Top Dentists - The second annual list of top dentists in the Coachella Valley.

2010 Discovery Home Tour - Estate owners open their doors for the ninth annual Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert fundraiser.

El Paseo Catalogue - The ultimate guide to El Paseo, Palm Desert’s avenue of elegance.

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.

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Palm Springs Life Magazine March 2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine March 2010

FEATURES
Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Dreams come true for desert resident Lorna Luft as she pays tribute to her mother, Judy Garland, at McCallum Theatre. By Gloria Greer. Photography by Michael Childers.

Texture, Color, Comfort - The sophisticated look of spring has the feel of another place and time. Photography by Garet Field Sells.

The Hay Days of Palm Springs - Cowboys return for a Wild WestFest, celebrating a slice of the desert’s heritage. By Maryann Ridini Spencer and Janice Kleinschmidt.

ON THE COVER:
Lorna Luft. Photography by Michael Childers.

DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Letter - Desert events reach internationally — from films to fashion, tennis, and classical piano. By Steven Biller.

Psst! - The ultimate gold watch, Al DiMora, wine lover’s events, art-inspired ballet, and more. By Steven Biller and Janice Kleinschmidt.

Galleries - Dennis Oppenheim’s new Splash Buildings burst with color. By Steven Biller.

Detours - Rich history, fine food, and wine distinguish a visit to Florence, Lucca, and beyond. By Joseph Diamond and Linda Spence.

Wealth - Look for transparency and practice restraint to minimize financial risk. By Ellen Paris.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - Aligned stars suggest a big magnetic shift. By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTIONS
A Bright, Beautiful You! - Cosmetic surgery, skin care, and dental experts reveal what’s new, innovative, and refreshling affordable. By Trudie Mitschang.

McCallum Theatre Program - The season continues at the desert’s premier performing arts center. Edited by Janice Kleinschmidt.

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.

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Palm Springs Life Magazine April 2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine April 2010

FEATURES
Amazing Desert Hikes - Philip Ferranti offers a sampling of scenic variety along Coachella Valley trails.

10 Best Restaurant Patios - From the best spot for Sunday brunch to the best spot for romance, we show you the way. By Kathy Strong. Photography by Gregg Felsen.

A Firm Foundation - H.N. and Frances C. Berger’s legacy extends from the desert to Haiti. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

ON THE COVER:
Art Smith Trail overlooking Palm Desert. Photography by Chris Miller.

DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Letter - Embrace the great outdoors. By Steven Biller.

PSST! - Jasper Cole, Earth Through a Lens, the Garia golf cart, dark chocolate truffle scrub, the desert in Life After People, Kalman Aron’s paintings, and charity events. By Steven Biller and Janice Kleinschmidt.

Galleries - The Birger Sandzén exhibition at Palm Springs Art Museum shows where Impressionism turned modern. By Nicole Borgenicht.

Wheels - The new Spyker Aileron C8 Coupe has a supple feel compared to its predecessors. By Pat Devereux. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.

Wealth - Estate planning for the GLBT community. By Ellen Paris.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - Watch out for the ruling clashes. By Sherryl Nova.

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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.

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Palm Springs Life Magazine May 2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine May 2010

FEATURES
Fashion Week El Paseo 2010 - A recap of runway shows under in the big white tent — including the creations of student designers, interior designers, and haute couturier Colleen Quen. By Erin Weinger.

What Your Money Buys Now - Hint: The real estate market is a gold mine for deals. By Ellen Paris

A Star Turn - After designing many houses for celebrities, Joseph Ambrose takes on a different kind of client: himself. By Robert Julian. Photography by Mark Davidson.

Bionic Houses - Green, sharply designed, and built for the desert, the homes of the future are here! By Nicole Borgenicht. Photography by David Blank.

DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Letter - Buyers still find golden opportunities in real estate. By Steven Biller.

Psst! - A•S•I’s chocolate set for Oprah, sake sommelier Engin Onural, charity events, and more. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

Wealth - Resort housing deals lie beyond U.S. borders — just be cautious. By Ellen Paris.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - Space and time set us apart. By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTIONS
HK Lane - Overview of Coachella Valley neighborhoods, from the Hollywood glam of Palm Springs to the relaxed elegance of Indian Wells to the presidential appointment of Rancho Mirage and the greens-loving and shopping Meccas of La Quinta and Palm Desert. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

Coldwell Banker - Discover the offerings among new residential developments throughout the Coachella Valley.

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.

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Palm Springs Life Magazine June 2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine June 2010

FEATURES
Tough All Over - Shelby Lynne stands up for herself in music and life. By Robert Julian. Photography by Elena Ray.

Savoir-Vivre on El Paseo - Wine and food complement a week of fashion in the Big White Tent. By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by Adrianne Bonafede, Gregg Felsen, and Gerry Maceda.

Welcome to my Kitchen - For special guests, chefs serve up a dream: dinner among stoves and cutting boards. By Barbara Beckley. Photography by Taylor Sherrill.

ON THE COVER:
Shelby Lynne. Photography by Elena Ray.

DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Letter - By Steven Biller.

Psst! - How Dave Brown made an art of salmon ties; Ann Lauren is big on little fashion; What brings L.A. artist Julian Hoeber to the desert? Plus: Intelligencer. By Janice Kleinschmidt and Steven Biller.

Wine - Fill your calendar with festivals and sample the fruits of vinters’ labors. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

Detours - The O.C. offers glamour and gracious living in abundance. By Lisa Marie Rovito.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - Opportunity plus fresh approach equals success. By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTIONS
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 Mona de Crinis.

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Palm Springs Life Magazine July 2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine July 2010

FEATURES
Top Doctors - Expert physician-researchers select the desert’s 74 top doctors in 35 specialties. By Trudie Mitschang and Mona de Crinis. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

Signs of Life - In an “immersion” project, artists converge on the desert to reveal its raw nature. By Steven Biller. Photography by David Poller.

Eat, Drink, and Be Vegan! - Marry vegetable dishes and wine - with guidance from the experts. By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by Mark Davidson.

ON THE COVER:
Photography by Adam Bouska.

DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Letter - By Steven Biller.

Psst! - Lauren Coleman flexes “green” flower power; Burt Rutan’s next big idea; and Intelligencer. By Steven Biller, Kathy Strong, and Janice Kleinschmidt.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other social and community events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - “Great time for new beginnings.” By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTIONS
• Palm Springs Life's 2010 Medical Guide:

On the Forefront - Cleavage Creek and cancer research, reducing blood pressure, hospital rooms for patients and their families, clogged artery treatments, resurfacing facial wash, state-of-the-art mattresses, and the Wellness & World Music Festival. By Janice Kleinschmidt

Looking for Complements - Rooted in ancient healing traditions, non-Western medicine aids wellness. By Chris Flores, M.D.

Bridge Over Troubled Water - A website called CaringBridge makes it easy for patients and their families and friends reach out to one another. By Linda L. Meierhoffer.

Lose Weight, Live Longer — Go Veg! - Switching to a plant-based diet could be your first line of defense against health risks. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

The Maze of Denials - Navigate your way through the system when your insurance company says ‘No.’ By Joan Page McKenna.

New Directions - When your journey down life’s road gets rough, find fulfillment on a different path. By Holly O’Dell

Busy Bs - A family of vitamins works overtime to enhance your immune system, boost energy levels, and deter disease. By Trudie Mitschang

Choose Drugs Thoughtfully - Advised consumers consider generic medications. By Janice Kleinschmidt

Medical Listings Directory

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Palm Springs Life Magazine August  2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine August 2010

FEATURES
Grand Luxe - On the market for $75 million — the largest price tag ever for a desert estate — Porcupine Creek has everything but its own ZIP code. By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by Simon Berlyn.

A Man of Passion - Dick Van Patten harbors deep love for his wife and sons, animals, tennis, and hiking in Palm Springs. By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by David Blank.

Into The Swing - Delight in luxurious golf clubs without ever setting foot on the greens. By Barbara Beckley. Photography by Mark Davidson.

DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Letter - The price of paradise. By Steven Biller.

Psst!- Elvis impersonator Scot Bruce. Plus: Intelligencer. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - Retrograde disrupts, calls for flexibility. By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTIONS
Desert Guide - The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Authority. Everything you need to know about where to go and what to do in the desert. Edited by Mona de Crinis.

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Palm Springs Life September (Hardbound) Annual Desert LIving Edition 2010

Palm Springs Life September (Hardbound) Annual Desert LIving Edition 2010

FEATURES

The Road to Fame and Fortune
Stars and “starchitects” made Palm Springs the grandest of A-list party pads. Follow us for an eye-popping tour of some iconic celebrity houses.
By Greg Archer.
Photography by Mark Davidson.
Historic images courtesy Palm Springs Historical Society
.

Into the Wild
Cradling the desert valley, the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountains offer a rich history, a bright future, and awesome experiences for those who hike their trails.
By Ann Japenga.
Photography by Tom Brewster
.

On The Cover:
Bear Creek Oasis Trail (with Ocotillo), March 25, 2010.
Photographer Tom Brewster explored this trail on the suggestion of Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Manager Jim Foote. He was aiming for a shot of the pyramid-shaped peak in La Quinta cove when he came upon this ocotillo.

DEPARTMENTS

Publisher’s Letter
By Milton W. Jones

Nirvana For Shoppers
Distinctive destinations offer a variety of prime finds.

A Valley of Art
Look inside to see some of the desert’s world-class beauty.

Ready, Set ... Relax
Try an innovative spa treatment to rejuvenate your spirit.

Horoscope
Expect a shakeup in the status quo.
By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTION

Desert Guide
The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resort Communities Convention and Visitors Authority. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert.
Edited by Mona de Crinis.

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Palm Springs Life September (Softbound) Annual Desert LIving Edition 2010

Palm Springs Life September (Softbound) Annual Desert LIving Edition 2010

FEATURES

The Road to Fame and Fortune
Stars and “starchitects” made Palm Springs the grandest of A-list party pads. Follow us for an eye-popping tour of some iconic celebrity houses.
By Greg Archer.
Photography by Mark Davidson.
Historic images courtesy Palm Springs Historical Society
.

Into the Wild
Cradling the desert valley, the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountains offer a rich history, a bright future, and awesome experiences for those who hike their trails.
By Ann Japenga.
Photography by Tom Brewster
.

On The Cover:
Bear Creek Oasis Trail (with Ocotillo), March 25, 2010.
Photographer Tom Brewster explored this trail on the suggestion of Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Manager Jim Foote. He was aiming for a shot of the pyramid-shaped peak in La Quinta cove when he came upon this ocotillo.

DEPARTMENTS

Publisher’s Letter
By Milton W. Jones

Nirvana For Shoppers
Distinctive destinations offer a variety of prime finds.

A Valley of Art
Look inside to see some of the desert’s world-class beauty.

Ready, Set ... Relax
Try an innovative spa treatment to rejuvenate your spirit.

Horoscope
Expect a shakeup in the status quo.
By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTION

Desert Guide
The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resort Communities Convention and Visitors Authority. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert.
Edited by Mona de Crinis.

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Palm Springs Life Magazine October  2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine October 2010

FEATURES
A Powerhouse of Style - Aided by Anne Bancroft, Dean Martin, and Hugh Heffner, Lainie Kazan emerges as an influential woman in her own right. By Greg Archer. Photography by Michael Segal.

Far Santa Rosas - The hunt for Black Rabbit turns up a surprising challenge. By Ann Japenga. Photography by Tom Brewster.

40 Under 40 - Bright as the desert itself, this group of impressive young professionals promises to achieve greatness in the Coachella Valley. Profiles by Kathy Strong. Photography by Adam Bouska, Ethan Kaminsky, and Elena Ray.

ON THE COVER:
Lainie Kazan. Photography by Michael Segal.

DEPARTMENTS
Letters to the Editor

Psst! - Enjoy the combined health benefits of red wine and chocolate; SpaFinder’s Susie Ellis luxuriates at home in Indian Wells; DiMora Motorcar of Palm Springs delivers a dream to Dubai. By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by Mark Davidson and Taylor Sherrill.

Detours - A fusion of wine country and Old Town propels Temecula as a day-trip destination. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - Wish upon the stars? Doing good proves worthier. By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTIONS
McCallum Theatre Program

Focus on the Coachella Valley - Palm Springs Life captures some of the past year’s success stories and taps into plans on the drawing board, offering a snapshot of economic progress in the Coachella Valley. By Steven Biller, Mona de Crinis, Janice Kleinschmidt, Linda Mears Hardie, and Alex Altman.

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 Mona de Crinis.

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Palm Springs Life Magazine November  2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine November 2010

FEATURES
Movie Colony Makeover - A dedicated preservationist restores Cary Grant’s estate and seeks historic site status. By Linda Mears Hardie. Photography by Leland Lee.

The Path to Chino Canyon - A trip to Palm Springs Aerial Tramway begins and ends with a ride through a “geological pageant.” By Ann Japenga. Photography by Tom Brewster.

Social Datebook & Charity Register - The essential guide to Coachella Valley charities and major fundraising events. Compiled by Olga Reyes.

Fresh Kitchens - New finishes and efficient designs for cooking and storage signal a revolution in design. By Ellen Paris.

ON THE COVER:
Cary Grant. Palm Springs Life archives.

DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Letter - Smiles everyone. It’s social season! By Steven Biller.

Psst! - Christopher Laue goes for the gold; putting greens for your home; sommelier at your fingertips; and more. By Janice Kleinschmidt and Judd Spicer.

Wheels - Ferrari California takes down the top and revives a heady dream. By Pat Devereux. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.

Books - Pebble Beach: The Official Golf History captures the heritage and character of an iconic destination. By Tim Sweeney.

Wealth - Instilling philanthropic values and know-how in a new generation of givers. By Ellen Paris.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - Share the wonder of art. By Sherryl Nova.

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Palm Springs Life Magazine December 2010

Palm Springs Life Magazine December 2010

FEATURES
‘I Consider Myself A Survivor’ - Family time and the glow of Wall Street satisfy his soul, but Michael Douglas has his sights set on a film about Liberace — and a trip around the world. By Steven Biller.

Fare With Flair - Chefs use color, texture, height, space, and shape to creat artful tableaux. By Maryann Ridini Spencer. Photography by Jon Edwards.

Flying High on the Mesa - Palm Springs native Tom Jakway takes his own architectural leap of faith. By Linda L. Meierhoffer. Photography by Charles White.

The Urban Edge - Trails of the monument pick up hikers in the lowlands of La Quinta and Palm Desert. By Ann Japenga. Photography by Tom Brewster.

Our Top Dentists - Here are the best dentists and specialists, as selected by their peers.

ON THE COVER:
Michael Douglas. © SHARKPIXS/ZUMAPRESS.COM

DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Letter - For the holidays, the best of everything. By Steven Biller.

Psst! - Like wine for trees, artist Jennifer Garant, racy art, the gallery salon, and more. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

Wine - May your days be merry. By Adam Zack.

Wheels - The quiet Ghost slips perfectly into the Rolls-Royce line. By Pat Devereux. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.

Wealth - Why some investors are putting stock in precious metals. By Ellen Paris.

The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope - Sagitarrians’ presence makes the season bright. By Sherryl Nova.

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