Frank Sinatra didn’t want any rousing hosannas for a lot of the things he did personally for others. Many never even knew who their guardian angel was.
While Frank Sinatra could claim to have hundreds of “friends,” there were levels to the meaning.
The Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival deserves the spotlight, especially when it kicks off with a concert by Diane Schuur on Oct. 9.
Watching Diane Schuur listen to some of her favorite music- — the way she rocks back and forth, her fingers in constant motion, the broad beaming smile that lights up her face — is nearly as delightful as the music itself.
To Frank Sinatra, golf was not an end in itself; it was a means to an end. And a helluva good way to hang out with friends.
In 1947, Frank Sinatra had become a millionaire, and so he followed the lead of many other show business millionaires — he headed to Palm Springs.
If it hadn’t been for some of the shady characters Matt Nix met while growing up here, we never would have been introduced to Nix’s criminally inspired hit TV series, Burn Notice.
The Playboy mansion needs a little sprucing up? Robson Chambers’ historic home patiently awaits a little loving restoration? William Pereira’s footprint in the desert not big enough? Better call Sam Cardella.
The country club, that kissing cousin of the city club, has long held a firm grip on America’s imagination.
Plans are now firm for the next big attraction for Palm Springs, an installation that may rival the Marilyn Monroe statue, at least for architecture fans. It is the famous Aluminaire House.
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