With 180 films to sift through starting Jan. 3, here are the Palm Springs Film Festival top 10 to put on your must-see list provided by festival organizers.
Kym Karath, who was the youngest of the von Trapp family in The Sound of Music with Julie Andrews, will introduce a Palm Springs screening of the film.
Imagine a gourmet Italian dinner, designed by a French chef, on a plaza overlooking a golf course, with a dozen seven-story-high hot air balloons glowing nearby. Add a glass or two of Chianti, plus a chance to make new friends, with music and dancing, and you’ve got a quintessential desert evening that is part of Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon
Looking back on a decade of “pushing the envelope” with provocative production concepts and challenging plays, making do with cramped quarters, and building sets in a storage unit, Dezart Performs artistic director Michael Shaw says he feels most fulfilled in bringing world and West Coast premieres to the desert. But Shaw is not resting on his laurels. His hopes are
It’s easy to feel small trekking along Deer Springs Trail toward Suicide Rock. Hiking Idyllwild among towering ponderosa and coulter pines, you ascend to a rock plateau at 7,500 feet with a panoramic view of the town, Tahquitz Peak, and Lily Rock, where international rock-climbing ratings originated. Here, legend tells us, a young Native American princess and her lover leapt
Fans of the brightly colored and amusing Jetsons-style artwork made by Shag (aka Josh Agle) have reason to celebrate. The Shag Store, dedicated to Agle’s work, has expanded into a larger space in the Uptown Design District after an Aug. 2 fire destroyed more than $100,000 of art and supplies. A grand re-opening is planned Oct. 21 from 7 to
Lovers of award-winning craft brews are invited to sample some of the desert’s best while raising funds for a 4-year-old cancer victim Oct. 28. “Hops for Isaiah” will run 12 to 4 p.m. featuring a shuttle between Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse in Rancho Mirage, La Quinta Brewing Co., and its affiliated La Quinta Old Town Tap Room. Guests can enjoy
Greater Palm Springs residents know how to party, and Halloween’s no exception, with festive fall activities through the month of October. But where do you go if you have little ones wanting to stuff their bags with candy and act out their inner superheroes? We’ve rounded up 11 Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Greater Palm Springs where kids can enter
Temperatures of up to 116 degrees didn’t stop John Halbach and Kit Williamson from filming an episode of their popular EastSiders Netflix series in Palm Springs in August. Billed as, “The American road trip just got a lot gayer,” Season 3 of the series features a couple towing a 1960s trailer from New York to Los Angeles, with a car
There is nothing subtle about being a zombie. “Unlike a typical costume, a zombie costume requires a commitment for people to walk and behave like a zombie (without the brain eating, of course!),” says Christopher Spellman, founder of Comic Con Palm Springs. • See related story: Comic Con Palm Springs is Back At last year’s inaugural Comic Con, Spellman tapped