The Palm Springs International Film Festival has become one of the most important film festivals of the year leading up to the Oscars.
Editor’s Note: The is the second of a two-part series on the history of the LGBTQ community featuring author David Wallace. • Read Part I: Closeted Oasis Liberace passed away on the morning of Feb. 4, 1987. His death was announced later that afternoon to the anxious crowd of fans who had been holding a vigil outside his Palm Springs
One of the stories often told about Palm Springs’ early history (a story like many others with one foot in the truth and the other hovering somewhere near it) is that the valley was a magnet to Hollywood celebrities because many of them had a clause in their contracts forbidding them to travel farther than 120 miles from their studios.