Palm Springs Life Magazine April 2013

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ON THE COVER – Mary Wilson. Photography by Julie Brothers

FEATURES

A Supreme Moment
By Lawrence Karol. Photography by Julie Brothers.
Performing at this month’s Red Hot Heart Ball Gala, iconic singer Mary Wilson says Palm Springs feels like her second home.

The Gospel According to Dionne Warwick
By Jude Camillone.
The legendary singer comes to Palm Springs to discuss the new documentary about her family’s influence on 50 years of gospel, soul, and R&B.

Music Makers
By Caroline Ryder. Photography by Elena Ray.
Pioneers of the desert’s indie-rock scene reveal a vibe that runs deeper than this month’s Coachella festival.

The Long Road
By Judd Spicer. Photography by Chris Miller/ Imagine Imagery.
Byron Smith took his game on a road less traveled before returning to the desert and finding a path to greater glory.

Stars Align to Lead
By Sheila Grattan. Photography courtesy Palm Springs Historical Society and Palm Springs Life archives.
Celebrity and civics collide, giving Palm Springs government a special shine. Plus: 75 reasons we love Palm Springs.

DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Letter
By Steven Biller.
At Salton Sea, North Shore Yacht Club is alive!

Psst!
By J. Everette Perry.
Donna MacMillan’s hot seat, Larry Pettinelli of Patek Philippe, the new formal, beauty tips for spring, and more.

Cameo
By Carolyn Patten.
La Quinta author Tod Goldberg types “The End” on another manuscript.

Style
By Lawrence Karol.
At DeLuca Jewelers, a collaborative experience turns out customized designs.

Intelligencer
Be seduced by Fab Figs; Toscana Country Club tops $104 million in home sales; Steven Jordan Brooks’ Hollywood The Band, and Sunnylands for the Pacific Rim.

Market Watch
By Vic Cooper and Mike McDonald.
Fewer distress sales affect overall home-sale numbers, as price normalization sets in.

The Social Life
By Gloria Greer.
Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other social events.

Horoscope
By Sherryl Nova.
For high Mars, seize the day.

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Five Star Wealth Managers
Palm Springs Life partnered with Five Star Professional to find wealth managers in the Coachella Valley who provide quality service to their clients.

Weddings
Edited by Lisa Marie Hart.
Make it a destination wedding!

Desert Guide
Edited by Ebony March.
Where to stay, play, and eat in the Greater Palm Springs area.