An unexpected downpour added to the striking contrasts of this ultra-modern bash. Fiercely stylish and nontraditional, the couple delivered umbrellas to guests’ rooms and outsmarted the rain under a canopy on the Avalon lawn. Smoke-toned ghost chairs, onyx goblets, and custom chandeliers complemented the bride’s sultry bouquet. This pair broke into a choreographed hip-hop number for their first dance. Event
Tennis great Billie Jean King will hit the big screen next fall when Emma Stone and Steve Carrell recapture the classic 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match between herself and Bobby Riggs. The duel has been made into a feature film of the same name, which occurred during the height of the Women’s Rights movement. Time has changed the
GIVE BACK There are storybook endings, and then there is Michael Phelps’ grand Olympic finale last summer in Rio. Movie stars, athletes, politicians, even file clerks want to go out on their own terms. Phelps is no exception. He did it his way. He is, of course, the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympic Games, once deemed
Michael Phelps, the American swimmer and holder of 23 Olympic gold medals, will headline the Annual Champion Honors Luncheon to benefit the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center as the 2017 Champion Honoree. Phelps, who holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (23), Olympic gold medals in individual events (13), and Olympic medals in individual events (16), will conduct a rare and unforgettable intimate conversation with
It’s time to hit the ground running with several fitness events in December for walkers, runners, and triathletes. There’s still time to register for these races, but sideline cheerleaders need no advance preparation. Serious runners, bikers, and swimmers might even motivate you … for the next time. Here’s a lineup of area races.
Who doesn’t love a club-worthy wedding DJ or a live band that brings the house down? And, who doesn’t loathe a mediocre or awful one? Eye-rolling and early guest departures are a sure sign that the wedding entertainment has taken a terribly wrong turn. Not the way you want your first party as a married couple to end. In Greater
With swimming dominating the first week of the Rio Olympics 2016, here are seven moments that brought the sport and the bathing suit into play. 1 Recreational public swimming became popular in the early 19th century (although a quick dip au naturel undoubtedly preceded the apple bite). Women typically wore long gowns that would billow immodestly in waist-high water, so
One of Palm Springs’ first municipal swimming pools was opened at a neighborhood home in June 1945, and 25 eager swimmers showed up.
Swimming is often referred to as a lifetime sport, and U.S. Masters Swim programs in the Coachella Valley offer that opportunity.
Gold medalists were among a stellar group of women participating in the inaugural ANA Conference to inspire the next generation.