tools for tomorrow

11th Annual Vision for the Future Awards Luncheon, March 24, 2017

Ann Greer Social Scene

The 11th annual Vision for the Future awards luncheon, held at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, shined a bright light on engaging children through an effective Tools for Tomorrow after-school program at Coachella Valley schools. Tools for Tomorrow is a Palm Desert based nonprofit arts-literacy program founded by Rachel Druten. Visionaries chairman Judith Antonio welcomed

Opera Guild of the Desert

19th Annual Opera In the Park, April 9, 2017

Ann Greer Social Scene

Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert delivered an afternoon of glorious singing at the 19th annual Opera in the Park, organized by a winning trio — president Bruce Johansen, artistic director Andrew Eisenmann, and musical director Mona Lands. Joanne Vilardi, the guild’s executive director, welcomed guests to the program at Sunrise Park in Palm Springs before turning the stage