mary hart

Emcee to the Stars

Mary Hart, who maintains a second home in the desert, will be honored twice this week with a place on the Walk of Stars, and as Celebrity Grand Marshall of the Festival of Lights parade.

Sandy Cohen Arts & Entertainment, Current Digital

Desert resident Mary Hart will be honored with a spot on the Walk of Stars, and as Celebrity Grand Marshall of the Festival of Lights parade.

Buddy Rich

Drumroll, Please

Buddy Rich was dubbed ‘the greatest drummer to ever to draw breath.’ As his daughter, Cathy Rich, preps the long-awaited film version of her late-father’s remarkable life and career, she keeps his legacy alive with a new band and an honor on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars.

GREG ARCHER Arts & Entertainment

Buddy Rich was a genius percussionist, not to mention a prolific philanthropist with strong ties to Palm Springs. There were so many facets to the legendary drummer, in fact, that his daughter, Cathy Rich, has devoted much of her life honoring her late father, who died in 1987. But this year, she pulled out all the stops. Because 2017 marks

dr timothy jochen

Dr. Timothy Jochen, Lee Erwin Honored with Star on Palm Springs Walk of Stars, Feb. 4, 2017

Erika Byrd Social Scene

Dr. Timothy Jochen, board certified dermatologist, and Lee Erwin, executive director of Contour Dermatology, were both honored with a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars in front of the Palm Canyon Theatre in Palm Springs. For years, they have contributed generously to the community and this star celebrates their incredible contributions — both philanthropic and as business visionaries.