THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES

BARDOT NIGHTCLUB OPENS JULY 31 AT HARD ROCK HOTEL PALM SPRINGS

BARDOT NIGHTCLUB OPENS JULY 31 AT HARD ROCK HOTEL PALM SPRINGS

By | July 30, 2015 at 3:01 am | No comments

Hollywood Hotspot Brings New Nightlife Experience to Palm Springs By Laura Hunt Little The highly anticipated opening of Bardot Nightclub at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs offers locals and visitors a unique, upscale club experience in the heart of Downtown Palm Springs....

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories

7 Sixty Automotive Group

7 Sixty Automotive Group

By | July 30, 2015 at 2:36 am | No comments

Andreas Somogyi's passion for cars began at a very young age. His very first sketch was the outline of a car, and so began a lifetime of love and admiration for a car's bold design, curvaceous lines, and streamlined looks.  He has worked in the automotive industry since he was...

Posted in: Columns, Local Business

Musicians Outlet Re-Opens In New Location

Musicians Outlet Re-Opens In New Location

By | July 30, 2015 at 2:24 am | No comments

On Monday night, July 20, at around 9:30pm Musicians Outlet caught on fire. The store was located on San Pablo in Palm Desert and had been there for 24 years. Prior to that, owner Randy Hewitson had a smaller store a few doors down for 5 years. It was devastating to watch almost...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, News

“Desert Lightning” Strikes Life Into Valley Businesses

“Desert Lightning” Strikes Life Into Valley Businesses

By | July 30, 2015 at 2:22 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons “Grow your dreams” is the slogan for the newly formed Desert Lightning, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, that helps valley residence start or rehabilitate a business. “What Desert Lightning has done is combine elements of an incubator, a mix-use...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, News

OPEN MIC POETRY NIGHT, PART ONE AT COACHELLA VALLEY ART CENTER

OPEN MIC POETRY NIGHT, PART ONE AT COACHELLA VALLEY ART CENTER

By | July 30, 2015 at 2:20 am | No comments

HOSTED BY DEANTWANN JOHNSON The Coachella Valley Art Center will hold Open Mic Poetry Event, Part One, on Friday, August 7, 2015 starting at 7:00pm. The event will be hosted by DeAntwann Johnson and is part of the W.O.W. (Works of Wonder) series that takes place monthly at...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

Summer Jazzfest 2015

Summer Jazzfest 2015

By | July 30, 2015 at 2:18 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell Wow, I'm still overwhelmed at the response from Summer Jazzfest. I've been getting calls, texts, and emails raving about the party, the bands and begging me to do more events and I'm happy to say I am! Stay tuned for an announcement shortly. Not only am I...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns

Open Mic Competition

Open Mic Competition

By | July 30, 2015 at 1:51 am | No comments

The twelfth and final qualifying week of the CV Open Mic Competition Summer edition 2015 entertained the large audience it brought! Schmidy's Tavern in Palm Desert was packed with musicians trying to win the last qualifying spot in the upcoming Semi Finals. Fans cheered for the...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

Kids of Academy of Music Performance ROCK THE VALLEY!

Kids of Academy of Music Performance ROCK THE VALLEY!

By | July 30, 2015 at 1:20 am | No comments

By Lisa Morgan "Four weeks ago, these kids were pretty reserved on stage," shared Greg Vincent, one of the panel members that weighed in on auditions for these perspective applicants.  "The transformation has been absolutely amazing!  Some of these kids will blow your...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

AVENIDA

AVENIDA

By | July 30, 2015 at 1:18 am | No comments

Rockers with Heart and Soul By Esther Sanchez If you have visited The River in Rancho Mirage, the Palm Springs Village Fest, The Purple Room or any of a dozen or so venues and events throughout the Coachella Valley over the past year or so, you may have had the privilege of...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

BRANDI CARLILE “The Firewatcher’s Daughter” (ATO Records)

BRANDI CARLILE “The Firewatcher’s Daughter” (ATO Records)

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:52 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin Bet you didn’t know that Brandi Carlile is a band. Well, it’s true. Not in a Jethro Tull kind of way, where no one in the band was named Jethro, nothing that confusing. The band is comprised of twins Phil and Tim Hanseroth, and centered around the...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This

The World of the Surreal – The Vision of Gallery 446 & Shaktima Brien

The World of the Surreal – The Vision of Gallery 446 & Shaktima Brien

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:41 am | No comments

By Angela Valente Romeo The bricks and mortar location of Gallery 446 was lost to make room for a hotel complex. But today the world moves in virtual time and Gallery 446 continues its mission to showcase art that matters. The current on line exhibition, Surreal Visions...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns

Help Your Pet Live Longer

Help Your Pet Live Longer

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:40 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee Our pets are part of our family, and we want to do everything possible to help them live long and healthy lives.  My special cat Isis lived for 24 years with good vet care that included homeopathy and healthy diet. Small dogs can easily live for 17 years or...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place

La (Wine) Tour De France

La (Wine) Tour De France

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:38 am | No comments

  By Rick Riozza C’mon guys and girls—Did you really think we’d get through the month of July without commenting on the most famous extreme bicycle race—La course cyclist—around the country of coq-au-vin and wine?  Of course not, thank you—Vous-êtes tres...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice

LAS CASUELAS TERRAZA OFFERS SPECIAL SUMMERTIME MENU ITEMS

LAS CASUELAS TERRAZA OFFERS SPECIAL SUMMERTIME MENU ITEMS

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:35 am | No comments

TRY THE TASTY NEW COCHINITA PIBIL TORTA AND COOL PASSIONFRUIT MARGARITA Las Casuelas Terraza, celebrating its 36th anniversary in their iconic downtown Palm Springs location, has announced two new summertime menu additions perfect for all day dining. The cochinita pibil torta...

Posted in: Columns, The Pampered Palate

CRUISE CONTROL

CRUISE CONTROL

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:29 am | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION I’m not a big fan of Tom Cruise or his movies because it’s hard for me to separate the actor’s highly publicized private life -- including his outspoken Scientology beliefs -- from the characters he plays on...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners

Magical Birds and A Rehab Warrior

Magical Birds and A Rehab Warrior

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:25 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- Fastest Things on Wings by Terry Masear Non-Fiction ------ Who isn’t awed by those little flying creatures that dart around our azure blue sky and hover while taking nectar from desert blossoms?  Beyond their amazing flying skills, their...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns

Donald Trump and Grumpy Old Man Syndrome

Donald Trump and Grumpy Old Man Syndrome

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:23 am | No comments

By Haddon Libby Grumpy Old Man Syndrome.  We all know someone who suffers from it.  He complains about everything and nothing all at once. Donald Trump is the poster curmudgeon for Grumpy Old Man Syndrome.  The other day while Trump was chastising fellow grouch John...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby

ATTORNEY REVEALS WHY YOU DO NOT NEED A LAWYER TO PREPARE A WILL

ATTORNEY REVEALS WHY YOU DO NOT NEED A LAWYER TO PREPARE A WILL

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:21 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow Most people do not know that you do not need a lawyer to prepare a will. Yes, that is correct: you can prepare what is called a Holographic Will by writing it out in your own handwriting with nothing else on the paper. You cannot use a letterhead from a...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law

Training Camp Hype: To Believe Or Not To Believe? Part I

Training Camp Hype: To Believe Or Not To Believe? Part I

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:19 am | No comments

By Julie Buehler Every year there’s a steady stream of training camp storylines that football fans love to wrap their hope around. But please realize that with the 24-7 sports media cycle, it’s a requirement to post religiously and rigorously and keep feeding the...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

NBA Summer League Rookie Ranking…

NBA Summer League Rookie Ranking…

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:18 am | No comments

By Flint Wheeler We spend a lot time in the NBA world wondering whether or not draft picks are going to pan out. We won't know how the 2015 class measures up for a few years, but now that the summer league season has come and gone, we've finally gotten a glimpse into how...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:16 am | No comments

Week of July 30 © Copyright 2015  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): "I am very much in love with no one in particular," says actor Ezra Miller. His statement would make sense coming out of your mouth right about now. So would this one: "I am very much in love with...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology

IT’S TIME FOR A VACATION

IT’S TIME FOR A VACATION

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:14 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Let’s face it; we dwell in a stressed society.  One of the best gifts to self is an occasional vacation.  We often hear or make excuses that we do not have time to get away.  Furthermore, we cannot afford to leave our jobs or we simply do not have the...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit

The Candle and the Mirror

The Candle and the Mirror

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:13 am | No comments

By Sunny Simon Most people have a superhero or a strong role model. Who is the person you look up to and admire? For me, it’s Carol. Ever since I met her over 20 years ago I decided I want to be like her when I grow up. My dilemma is I don’t think I’ll ever catch up....

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach

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