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Spectrum Indian Wells Contemporary Art Show Returns

Second annual four-day art event, March 16-19, features cutting-edge artwork, entertainment, and special events.

Site Staff Arts & Entertainment

The Coachella Valley is about to get a splash of color this spring with the return of Spectrum Indian Wells, a juried contemporary art show taking place at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa. The show will run from Thursday, March 16 to Sunday, March 19, 2017, returning for its second year after a successful premiere in 2016. The

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The iBods

Croatia's Ivo Karlovic is 6-foot-11 and American John Isner is 6-10. Each is about 82 percent arms and legs. Their fates separated at the BNP Paribas Open.

Bill Dwyre Tennis

If you like your tennis fast and furious, especially the serving part of the game, the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells was the place to be Saturday. On a hot and sunny, near-perfect day in the desert–which seems to be the very definition of this annual March tennis spectacle, Ivo Karlovic and John Isner were out there hitting bullets.

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BNP Paribas Open: ‘You Can’t Beat It’

Tennis' fifth major has refused to be outdone for these two weeks in March from top facilities, a star-studded field, and fan friendly weather.

Bill Dwyre Tennis

The event held each year in Indian Wells that attracts star players and nearly half a million spectators is not really a tennis tournament. It is a chamber-of-commerce postcard. Take Sunday at the BNP Paribas Open. It is the day after they have set a tournament attendance record for a single-day session. A total of 36,361 people went through the

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A Rivalry for the Ages

Thanks to the way the brackets were drawn at the BNP Paribas Open, an early round matchup between two longtime rivals, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, has materialized.

Bill Dwyre Tennis

The BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament brought a familiar GPS reading. For Rafael Nadal, Spain’s legendary lefty, the Road to Roger was mapped through another Spanish southpaw. In Monopoly, you have to pass go. In big-time pro tennis, Nadal has had to, in key moments, pass Fernando Verdasco. The journey and its history played out Tuesday, in 95-degree sunshine, on

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The Real Deal

Has the Coachella Valley 
finally recovered
 from the real estate free fall of 2011? 
There may be reason 
for cautious 

Mona de Crinis Real Estate

Coachella Valley’s housing market presents a complex tapestry threaded with often unpredictable conditions and a richly mottled inventory reflective of nine cities with nine singular temperaments. Woven into this delicate fabric are key qualities specific to valley real estate — distinctive architectural styles, diverse lifestyles, comparative affordability, and a global reputation as a resort destination — that provide resilience and

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Art as a Foundation

A Washington couple builds a home at The Reserve to enjoy their art collection while visiting the desert.

Janice Kleinschmidt. Interior Design

Homeowners typically hire an architect before lining up a designer to select the interior finishes and furnishings. After all, the foundation, walls, and roof need to be built first. Interior designer Randy Patton’s clients diverged from that course for their custom home at The Reserve in Indian Wells. “They felt we would be very much involved in all aspects,” says

The 2018 Show Supper Club Series presents ‘Jersey Gold’ at Vicky’s of Santa Fe in Indian Wells

Marc Lodovico

SERIES: Vicky’s of Santa Fe located on Highway & Club Drive in Indian Wells hosts the 2018 Show Supper Club Series. An array of Broadway style song and dance shows featuring Broadway credited performers and music artists presented in an intimate and elegant dinner concert setting. BENEFITS: Music Education Programs for school children in the Coachella Valley. A portion of

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Broadway’s Best at Frank’s Place

Patricia Welch and Terri Olsen bring a feel-good costumed cabaret performance to Indian Wells Resort & Club.

Emily Chavous Arts & Entertainment

Tis the season to gather ’round the table, partake in a warm meal, and celebrate the sentimental things in life. Let Frank’s Place at Indian Wells Resort & Club do the cooking and treat your loved one to an evening of throwback hits in its ongoing series, Broadway’s Best. Featuring powerhouse performers and Broadway vets Patricia Welch (above right) and

John Stanley King andTrio perform Sundays at Vicky’s of Santa Fe in Indian Wells

Marc Lodovico

The Music Lounge at Vicky’s of Santa Fe located on Highway 111 & Club Drive in Indian Wells is home to over 34 of the Desert’s best musicians. Electrifying live music every night with food and cocktail service, opening seating and no covers. The Music Lounge is flanked by dual fireplaces, centered with a 9-foot concert grand piano and a