Local Music Spotlight

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Week 10 Winners

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Week 10 Winners

By | August 28, 2014 at 1:33 am | No comments

We have almost reached the finals and week #10 was packed with performers ready to battle it out for those last coveted spots at the Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition! The audience cheered for thier favorite musicians, even jumping on stage to show off thier enthusiasm for...

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Events

PSIFS Presents DIVE-IN MOVES AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL PALM SPRINGS

PSIFS Presents DIVE-IN MOVES AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL PALM SPRINGS

By | August 28, 2014 at 1:13 am | No comments

The Palm Springs International Film Society (PSIFS) and the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs present DIVE-IN MOVIES. Cool off with some classic films and pool-side cocktails. The summer is winding down, but the temperature is always right for a rock and roll pool party in Palm...

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Friends of the COD Library Spring Book Sale

Friends of the COD Library Spring Book Sale

By | August 28, 2014 at 1:01 am | No comments

September 13-14, 2014, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Cravens Student Center on the COD Campus 43-500 Monterey Avenue, Palm Desert, CA Description of Event: Fundraising event to benefit the Friends of the College of the Desert Library. This sale of previously enjoyed...

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7th Annual Concert for Autism Needs Your Help!

7th Annual Concert for Autism Needs Your Help!

By | August 28, 2014 at 12:32 am | No comments

By Lisa Morgan With this local community-involved musical benefit going on its 7th year, founders Josh and Linda Heinz have been a force of nature in raising the Coachella Valley's awareness and understanding of Autism as well as raising funding for families living with the...

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New Chef, New Menu, New Shows for New Season at Purple Room Restaurant and Stage

New Chef, New Menu, New Shows for New Season at Purple Room Restaurant and Stage

By | August 28, 2014 at 12:22 am | No comments

Re-opens Thursday, August 28. Purple Room Restaurant and Stage is thrilled to welcome Jennifer Town as its new Executive Chef. Town is a graduate of the prestigious New England Culinary Institute. She also studied in Italy at Ristorante La Torre in Casale Monferrato where...

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A Coachella Valley Rock/Reggae/Dub/Ska/Hip Hop Homecoming

A Coachella Valley Rock/Reggae/Dub/Ska/Hip Hop Homecoming

By | August 28, 2014 at 12:13 am | No comments

@ Schmidy's Tavern This Saturday By Lisa Morgan It is obvious to those who are paying attention that our desert is rich with raw musical soil. Its bounty flows from the high desert to the low, having developed its earliest form in our elementary, middle and high schools, as...

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CLUBS FORE KIDS 4th ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

CLUBS FORE KIDS 4th ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

By | August 27, 2014 at 8:28 pm | No comments

PRESENTED BY PALM SPRINGS HOSPITALITY & RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION SEPTEMBER 15TH AT ESCENA GOLF CLUB It is that time of the year to mark your calendar for Palm Springs Hospitality & Restaurant Association Clubs Fore Kids 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the...

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Sports Scene

Light Up Your Social Calendar With Friday Night Football

Light Up Your Social Calendar With Friday Night Football

By | August 27, 2014 at 8:43 pm | No comments

By Julie Buehler You’re not in high school anymore, so that means you no longer have to be embarrassed about tripping in front of your crush. You’re not in high school anymore, so that means you don’t have to impress a teacher for a passing grade, don’t have to...

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Look For A Breakout Youngster As U.S. Open Features Aging Superstars

Look For A Breakout Youngster As U.S. Open Features Aging Superstars

By | August 27, 2014 at 8:30 pm | No comments

By Flint Wheeler Two questions loom as the final Slam of the year begins, both of them concerning 17-time major champions. Can Serena Williams put a lackluster year at the majors behind her and defend her US Open crown? And can Roger Federer turn back the clock for two weeks...

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Travel

Desert Heat Escape: Hooray for Hollywood!

Desert Heat Escape: Hooray for Hollywood!

By | August 27, 2014 at 9:04 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil For most of us, driving to Los Angeles is a dismal thought, and certainly not on the top of the list when it comes to a relaxing get-a-way. But beyond the grueling traffic and layer of smog sits a treasure of California history. It is the glamourous...

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Art Scene

A Tasty Cup of ArtSpresso

A Tasty Cup of ArtSpresso

By | August 27, 2014 at 11:36 pm | No comments

Where: ArtSpresso Art Gallery, 54380 N. Circle Dr., Idyllwild, CA When: Aug. 30&31, 2014, 11:00am-5:00pm A family of three artists showcasing their art in ArtSpresso Gallery located in the enchanting and artistic mountain town of Idyllwild, CA. This two day show...

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It’s All Local

Un-American American Companies

Un-American American Companies

By | August 27, 2014 at 9:27 pm | No comments

By Haddon Libby Increasingly, American companies have been reincorporating abroad in order to reduce their taxes. Over the last decade, approximately 50 of Americans largest companies have done this. Burger King is the most recent company looking to do this by potentially...

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