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CV Weekly Partners with Schmidy’s Tavern for a Benefit in Support of Musician’s Outlet

CV Weekly Partners with Schmidy’s Tavern for a Benefit in Support of Musician’s Outlet

By | August 27, 2015 at 12:35 am | No comments

By Chris Clemens CV Weekly has partnered with Schmidy’s Tavern in Palm Desert to hold a benefit to raise money in support of Musician’s Outlet. The event takes place Saturday, August 29 from noon until closing, featuring live entertainment that includes popular local...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories

Burning Bash 4

Burning Bash 4

By | August 27, 2015 at 12:31 am | No comments

By Esther Sanchez For the 4th year in a row, the Coachella Valley Music Scene will wind down the summer season with a killer bash that folks will surely be talking about for seasons to come. Beginning in August of 2011, with the humble beginnings of a house-party in Indio,...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

Jesika Von Rabbit

Jesika Von Rabbit

By | August 27, 2015 at 12:28 am | No comments

Touring with Eagles of Death Metal and her NEWEST VIDEO RELEASE! By Lisa Morgan On the heels of a new album release, Techno-Pop empress, Jesika Von Rabbit prepares for the international tour of a life time with the world renowned American rock band, Eagles of Death...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

Catching up with Dave Catching

Catching up with Dave Catching

By | August 27, 2015 at 12:25 am | No comments

Producer, Bad Ass Rocker and Owner of Famed Rancho De La Luna By Lisa Morgan What do bands Queens of the Stone Age, Them Crooked Vultures, Chris Cornell, Arctic Monkeys and Foo Fighters all have in common?  This guy, Dave Catching.  Catching up with him is no small feat as...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

Open Mic Competition: Fall Edition

Open Mic Competition: Fall Edition

By | August 27, 2015 at 12:21 am | No comments

Tuesday kicked off week #1 of the CV Open Mic Competition Fall edition which included lots of fantastic new prizes! Musicians lined up early to sign in for the event. Great music and fun audience giveaways, including T-shirts and Subway gift cards, kept everyone smiling. Plus,...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

Eve Holmes

Eve Holmes

By | August 27, 2015 at 12:19 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell It never ceases to amaze me at some of the musicians who call the desert their home. Eve Holmes is one of those surprises. I saw her post on Facebook about "7 SISTAS & EVE" a new show she will be performing at Studio One 11, with the show dedicated to 7...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, Feature Stories

MARK OLSON “Good-bye Lizelle” (Glitterhouse Records)

MARK OLSON “Good-bye Lizelle” (Glitterhouse Records)

By | August 27, 2015 at 12:09 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin Most everybody is familiar with the Lo-Desert sound. From Generator progenitors like Mario Lalli, Zach Huskey, Herb Lineau and Sean Wheeler to mainstream success stories like Kyuss and Queens Of The Stone Age.  But not enough attention is paid to the High...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This

Art of the FINE ARTS FILM FESTIVAL

Art of the FINE ARTS FILM FESTIVAL

By | August 27, 2015 at 12:05 am | No comments

By Angela Valente Romeo Film is an important art form. There are many film festivals that celebrate film as art. There are not many film festivals that celebrate art for art’s sake. That will change. The Fine Arts Film Festival (FAFF), which debuted in Santa Barbara...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Feature Stories

Signs of Heatstroke! R.I.P. Summer

Signs of Heatstroke! R.I.P. Summer

By | August 27, 2015 at 12:01 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee The “dog days” of August continue our extreme desert heat, causing distress to both humans and our best furfriends.  Last week’s column told the sad story of Summer, a Silky Terrier who died from the summer heat wave in a Desert Hot Springs car lot. ...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place

Chef Delmond’s Summer Fling at Pinzimini

Chef Delmond’s Summer Fling at Pinzimini

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:58 pm | No comments

By Rick Riozza So what does an international master chef do for his patrons during the slow hot summertime here in the desert?  Well certainly he doesn’t forget his south of France gastronomic up-bringing as he delights with a trio of wine-pairing dinners that have been...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice

HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED OPENING OF EIGHT4NINE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE

HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED OPENING OF EIGHT4NINE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:53 pm | No comments

Set For Tuesday, September 1st. Palm Springs’ Newest Restaurant Harkens Back to the City’s Elegant Past After much excitement in the community and a highly-anticipated opening, EIGHT4NINE Restaurant & Lounge, the elegant Palm Springs restaurant on North Palm Canyon...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, The Pampered Palate

Gay Lives Matter

Gay Lives Matter

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:50 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- “Mislaid” by Nell Zink Fiction ----- The best-laid plans can easily be derailed and send us on an unexpected journey.  We may think we are in control, but more often than not, we are at the mercy of life’s little twists and turns.  In...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns

BRANDO ON BRANDO

BRANDO ON BRANDO

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:48 pm | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons PICK OF THE WEEK: LISTEN TO ME MARLON Steven Riley’s clever documentary about Marlon Brando is a riveting experience. Culled from hundreds -- maybe thousands -- of hours of recordings, most of them private. Riley’s film is a deep plunge into the...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners

IS GAS RATIONING COMING?

IS GAS RATIONING COMING?

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:41 pm | No comments

By Haddon Libby The California State Senate passed a bill this month requiring that 50% of all electricity used in our state be generated from renewable sources like wind and solar by 2030.  Additionally, greenhouse gas emissions from cars will have to fall by 80% from 1990...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby

LABOR DAY DUI ARREST….READ THIS.

LABOR DAY DUI ARREST….READ THIS.

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:37 pm | No comments

By Dale Gribow The Labor Day Weekend is upon us and we will attend more TV game watching parties and BBQ’s. While having a good time, you, or a friend, may have consumed more beers than you realized. There are many checkpoints a week before and after Labor Day. Thus some...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law

Under Pressure?

Under Pressure?

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:35 pm | No comments

When the temperature is in the 90s, even in the shade, it’s likely you reach for some water, the sunscreen and head for a cooler place. We still have a few months of warm weather, so if you’re driving to a fun spot, work or errands, you should check your tires before...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips

Cowboys or Packers?

Cowboys or Packers?

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:22 pm | No comments

By Flint Wheeler Finally, the NFL is here. In typical American fashion, let’s now make our picks for the Super Bowl. I can easily make arguments (that make sense) for two great teams to reach the big dance. Who is more likely to make the Super Bowl this season, the Dallas...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:21 pm | No comments

Week of August 27 © Copyright 2015  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): You like to run ahead of the pack. You prefer to show people the way, to set the pace. It's cleaner that way, right? There's less risk you will be caught up in the messy details of everyday...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology

Healthy School Lunches

Healthy School Lunches

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:18 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Can you believe it is August?  A new school year is around the corner.  Soon we will be kissing our summer goodbye.  It is bitter sweet.  Children will be back to a regular schedule, as will the parents. Children will bemoan their early bedtimes.  Parents...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit

And Now, A Word From Your Parents

And Now, A Word From Your Parents

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:16 pm | No comments

By Sunny Simon As I think about the youth of America returning to school, I recall a letter my mother sent me during my first week in college. Putting pen to paper was a very wise move on her part because like most college freshman, I listened to my parents’ verbal counsel...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach

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