Palm Springs Life Magazine October 2015

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PROGRESS ISSUE

ON THE COVER – Photographer: Elena Ray. Stylist: Madeline Ewles. Hair and Make up: Chelsea Dorris. Model: Yasmina Jones. Location: North Shore Living Herbs, Thermal, California and Shields Date Garden, Indio, California. Paige denim overalls, $259, Eileen Fisher linen tank, $178, Theory plaid shirt, $245, all at Saks Fifth Avenue, Palm Desert.

FEATURES

How Green Is Our Valley?
By Maggie Downs. Photography by Millicent Harvey.
Coachella Valley agriculture started with dates and then grew to be a significant part of America’s winter salad bowl. Can the farming legacy continue?

A Tale of Nine Cities
Photography by David Blank.
The national housing crash of 2007–2009 affected every city in the valley. Mike McDonald presents some glimpses of their recovery.

Swing-a-Ding-Ding!
By Stewart Weiner.
Crosby and Hope loved the game of golf. Sinatra loved the way the game brought people together.

Collective Vision
By Steven Biller.
A new exhibition at the Palm Springs Art Museum celebrates the extraordinary collection of Ted Weiner, a Texas oilman whose eye for art was as keen as his instinct for black gold.

Clubhouse Rules
Photography by Mark Davidson.
Fairways are for driving and greens are for putting. Sometimes, the real action takes place in the locker room.

DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Letter
By Kent Black.
Beautiful old things that are new again.

The Front
• Schuur Thing
The Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival knew a sure thing when it booked singer Diane Schuur.
• All That Jazz / Albums
Diane Schuur’s ten top picks.
• All That Jazz / Stereo
Great jazz needs great speakers.
• All That Jazz / Drink
And a great cocktail for just the right mood.
• Taking Flight
C. Jeré made multi-dimensional metal artwork an essential element of midcentury home décor.
• Here Comes the Sun
Enjoy the outdoors this season without paying for it later.

Home of the Month
An extensive remodel elevated an Old La Palmas Estate to a new level of sophistication, luxury, and elegance.

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

Horoscope
By Sherryl Nova.
Advice for Scorpios is the highlight for October.

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Vision
Edited by Steven Biller.
How to invest, grow, and thrive in business in Greater Palm Springs.

McCallum Theatre Program
The season begins at the desert’s premier performing arts venue.

The Guide
Edited by Arianna Menon.
The official guidebook of the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert.

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