Mark Goodson of Britannia Interiors

Stagecraft

Emily Black Real Estate

Mark Godson talks to dead houses. “I’m the house whisperer,” the successful home stager says. Owner of Britannia Interiors and a native of England, Godson studied design at the Chelsea School of Arts in London. Before moving to Palm Springs five years ago, he spent 17 years staging homes in Dallas, where his most famous project involved reimagining the “opulent

rosetta getty

Channeling One’s Inner Goddess

Rosetta Getty’s fashions on display at Fashion Week El Paseo make the world a little bit easier, and wearable.

Emily Black Fashion Week El Paseo

My Thursday night at El Paseo Fashion Week did not have an auspicious beginning. I pulled into a parking space, only to have my headlights illuminate a couple who looked suspiciously like my parents (who are almost 80) making out so vigorously I had to avert my eyes before any shirts or skirts were lifted. In the VIP cocktail lounge,

adam lippes

Rhapsody in Neutrals, Fabric, and Skin

The beautifully wearable fashions by Adam Lippes were the artistic highlight of Fashion Week El Paseo's opening night.

Emily Black Fashion Week El Paseo

This story may be missing a lede because instead of attending the opening night party of the 2017’s Fashion Week El Paseo, my husband insisted we stop en route at Catalan in Rancho Mirage for red wine, smoked octopus, and wedge salads. I was a little grumpy about missing the bedecked throngs milling about, cocktails in hand, in all their

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Our Oasis of OM

A personal guide to yoga in the desert

Emily Black Health & Wellness

I moved to Palm Springs with my family last summer, and after three days of driving through New Mexico and Arizona in a packed-to-the-hilt truck, crouched over the steering wheel, with a grumpy, wailing toddler tossing goldfish crackers at the back of my head, I headed to Power Yoga Palm Springs like a spiritually parched pilgrim sprinting to the Ganges.

Fashion Week El Paseo

Desert Love Fest

At Fashion Week El Paseo, the normally competitive industry goes collegial, and consumers get to feel the love.

Emily Black Fashion & Style

The 11th annual Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo is not only the “see and be seen” social occasion for the all-ages fashion conscious of the Coachella Valley; there’s also some great stuff. It’s the best weeklong party of the season. Girls’ Night Out: stilettos, winged black eyeliner, and supershort dress edition? Check. Dudes Night Out in bright Mr. Turk

Fashion Week El Paseo

Desert Love Fest

At Fashion Week El Paseo, the normally competitive industry goes collegial, and consumers get to feel the love.

Emily Black Fashion Week El Paseo

The 11th annual Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo is not only the “see and be seen” social occasion for the all-ages fashion conscious of the Coachella Valley; there’s also some great stuff. It’s the best weeklong party of the season. Girls’ Night Out: stilettos, winged black eyeliner, and supershort dress edition? Check. Dudes Night Out in bright Mr. Turk

Rules of Engagement

Palm Valley School promotes innovative ways of learning in the Coachella Valley

Emily Black Arts & Entertainment 0 Comments

Palm Valley School’s shift to the Harkness Method has met with an overwhelmingly positive response because it builds on the preexisting culture of the community.