palm springs high school

“Portraits of a City” Showcases Palm Springs’ Diversity Through Photo Exhibit

Five Palm Springs High School students participate in after school project that will continue to gain wall space in the fall.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment

When photographer Chari Godakanda agreed to be the artist-in-residence for a joint venture between Palm Springs Unified School District (PSUSD) and the city to showcase the city’s diverse community in photos, he drew from his own background. Born in Sri Lanka, a tiny multicultural island outside of India, to a Catholic mother and a Buddhist father, Godakanda says, “We had

Johnny Nicoloro

Sit Among the Flowers

Los Angeles camera artist Johnny Nicoloro displays his art of colorful photos in frames and on chairs.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment, Watch & Listen - Attractions

Although Los Angeles based camera artist Johnny Nicoloro has been photographing flowers for years, he just recently took his images “out of the box” and printed them on fabric for chairs. His double images of flowers on paper are coupled with the same image on a round-back chair on display now until the end of June at the Ted Casablanca

art streiber

Captured Moments

Art Streiber is among the all-star photography instructors who have turned the Palm Springs Photo Festival into a must-attend event.

Emily Chavous Attractions

If you have the slightest interest in magazines or pop culture, you have encountered a photograph by Art Streiber. He’s the man behind the lens who once captured an image of 116 people celebrating Paramount Studios’ 100th anniversary in just 56 frames and 5½ minutes. Everyone from Ryan Gosling to Michelle Obama has posed for him. IF YOU GO Palm