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The Stage is Set

From its inception during the Depression, the Plaza Theatre was a first-class entertainment destination. Now nearly 90 years later, this week's Oasis Music Festival begins the process of bringing it back to its former glory.

Tracy Conrad Current Digital, History

This week’s Oasis Music Festival begins the process of bringing the historic Plaza Theatre back to its former glory in downtown Palm Springs.

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Preserving the Past

A delicate balance of conservation and safeguarding cultural heritage defines the Indian Canyons.

Susan Myrland Current Digital, History

The allure of Andreas, Palm, and Murray canyons in Palm Springs, collectively known as the Indian Canyons, forge a deep connection to history.

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Off the Beaten (Art) Path

These unique museum exhibits may change your idea of what is art.

Jeremy Kinser Attractions, Current Guide, History

How about this for staying cool when the temps rise. Here are five out-of-the-ordinary museum exhibits in the desert we recommend you visit.

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Saving Architectural History

The City of Palm Springs Historic Site Preservation Board 's annual preservation symposium focuses on historical and architectural diversity.

Cindy Harding Current Digital, History, Modernism

The City of Palm Springs Historic Site Preservation Board ‘s annual preservation symposium focuses on historical and architectural diversity.

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Plaza Theater Restoration Efforts Receive Another Boost

An anonymous donor has pledged $2 million, and issues a challenge for the city of Palm Springs to match it.

Staff Report Arts & Entertainment, Current Digital, History

Restoration efforts for the historic Plaza Theatre in Palm Springs has gained a $2 million pledge with the donor asking the city to match it.

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Everyone Knows it’s Windy

Around here, the same gusts that turn turbines also upturn semis. But hold on to your hats, there’s more to the story.

Stewart Weiner Current PSL, History

In Greater Palm Springs, the same gusts that turn windmill turbines also upturn semis. But hold on to your hats, there’s more to the story.

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Spring Breakdown

Palm Springs was once a vacation haven for college students until a violent riot and a very famous mayor pulled the plug on the party.

Michael Arkin Current PSL, History

Palm Springs was once a vacation haven for college students until a violent riot and a Mayor Sonny Bono pulled the plug on the party.

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Lasting Impression: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa

Former top-ranking tennis player Charlie Pasarell is responsible for the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa’s racket sport heritage.

Jeremy Kinser Current Guide, History, Tennis

Former top-ranking tennis player Charlie Pasarell is responsible for the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa’s racket sport heritage.