Palm Springs Life Magazine November 2000
ON THE COVER — TV’s hottest new couple, Merv Griffin and Cybill Shepherd, primp and prepare for the desert’s festive social season that begins this month. (See the enclosed Desert Charity Register for details.) One big event will be Christmas Tree Lane, held at Merv’s Givenchy Resort, December 10-16. Photography by Charles William Bush. Hair and makeup by Sylvia Viau, Cloutier Agency.
Fred Waring: Radio Days
By Virginia Waring.
Orchestra leader Fred Waring (maybe you’ve driven on the street named for him?) took his group, the Pennsylvanians, all over the known world to perform. But he really entered unknown territory when he brought them into the medium of radio.
Simply Merv-y and Cybill Liberties
Photography by Charles William Bush.
Behind the scenes at a recent Palm Springs Life photo shoot.
The New Alexanders
By Jean Penn. Photography by Doug Park.
In the 1960s, the Alexander brothers built some of the most interesting homes in Palm Springs. Today, Dennis Cunningham is developing communities using many of the same techniques.
Sculpture Garden Fantasies
By Susie Coelho. Photography by David Glomb.
Outstanding in The Color Field
By Valerie Bizier.
Meet Melissa Battersby, a world-class painter.
The Official 2000 Skins Game Program
Once again, the most popular televised golf special event features local favorite and last year’s champ Fred Couples fighting off the challenge by Sergio Garcia, Colin Montgomerie and Vijay Singh.
The 2000-2001 Desert Charity Register
Here’s the best source: Who’s giving the parties, who’s benefiting and who’s working their little fingers to the bone.