THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES

Happy 3 Year Anniversary CV Weekly!

Happy 3 Year Anniversary CV Weekly!

By | March 26, 2015 at 3:14 am | No comments

By Publisher and Editor Tracy Dietlin March 29 will mark the 3 year Anniversary of CV Weekly being in print and online.  As the Owner, Publisher and Editor of CV Weekly, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has made this publication become the success...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories

2015 CV Music Awards Nominees

2015 CV Music Awards Nominees

By | March 26, 2015 at 3:08 am | No comments

The CV Music Awards nominees were determined by a panel of over 200 people consisting of radio & TV personalities, music writers/journalists, music photographers, club & venue owners, promoters, fans and musicians themselves. The musicians on the nominating panel were...

Posted in: Columns, CVMAs, Feature Stories

After Fashion, It’s Time For Food+Wine

After Fashion, It’s Time For Food+Wine

By | March 26, 2015 at 2:36 am | No comments

By Judith Salkin The fifth year of the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa Food and Wine Festival Palm Desert starts off with foursome of female chefs and proceeds to fill the Big White Tent with foods from some of the desert’s finest restaurants, vineyards from all of...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Food+Wine Festival

There’s a Cat in the Kitchen – a quick Q&A with Chef Cat Cora

There’s a Cat in the Kitchen – a quick Q&A with Chef Cat Cora

By | March 26, 2015 at 2:25 am | No comments

By Judith Salkin At only 4 ft. 11 inches (wow! She’s the same height as Chef Sara Moulton!), Cat Cora casts a much bigger profile when it comes to working in the kitchen at her restaurants, Ocean by Cat Cora located at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore and Cat Cora’s...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Food+Wine Festival

A WEEKEND OF COMEDY AT IPAC FEATURES FESTIVAL WINNERS

A WEEKEND OF COMEDY AT IPAC FEATURES FESTIVAL WINNERS

By | March 26, 2015 at 2:22 am | No comments

The Indio Performing Arts Center, 45-175 Fargo Street in Indio, is proud to present “A Weekend of Comedy” March 27, 28 & 29, 2015. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7PM, Sunday’s performance is at 2PM. By Jeanette Knight What makes this show special for the...

Posted in: Columns, Comedy, Feature Stories

Numerous Events Coming to El Paseo in April, Including Budweiser Clydesdales

Numerous Events Coming to El Paseo in April, Including Budweiser Clydesdales

By | March 26, 2015 at 2:16 am | No comments

By Chris Clemens The season may be slowing down, but more is to come in April on El Paseo, including a visit by the beloved Budweiser Clydesdales. Throughout the month while the weather remains near perfect, a plethora of options are available for visitors to enjoy. The...

Posted in: Columns, Events

JOIN THE LIVING DESERT FOR A TWO-DAY EGGSTRAVAGANZA

JOIN THE LIVING DESERT FOR A TWO-DAY EGGSTRAVAGANZA

By | March 26, 2015 at 2:14 am | No comments

APRIL 4TH & 5TH. Visit by Easter Bunny, Easter Egg Hunt and Activities Planned Egg-cellent family fun awaits you at the annual two-day Easter “Eggstravaganza” at The Living Desert on Saturday and Sunday, April 4th and April 5th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Over 10,000 eggs...

Posted in: Columns, Events

CARS, CARS AND MORE CARS ON DISPLAY AT CRUISE-IN EVENT

CARS, CARS AND MORE CARS ON DISPLAY AT CRUISE-IN EVENT

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:56 am | No comments

APRIL 4 AT WESTFIELD PALM DESERT By Kristy Kneiding On the first Saturday of every month, over 150 classic cars fill the parking lot at the Westfield Palm Desert for the monthly Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association’s (PSCA) Cruise-In Event. On Saturday, April 4th, from 1...

Posted in: Columns, Events

A Stage Review of “The Secret Garden”

A Stage Review of “The Secret Garden”

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:54 am | No comments

By Dee Jae Cox The stage is a magical arena that transforms and transfixes and transports your imagination into new realms and worlds.  As the lights came up on the Palm Canyon Theatre’s Production of Tony Award winning musical, “The Secret Garden” I was immediately...

Posted in: Breaking the 4th Wall, Columns, Feature Stories

THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR THE “DO IT YOURSELF MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL” “THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD”

THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR THE “DO IT YOURSELF MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL” “THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD”

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:52 am | No comments

Auditions for the fourth production of Theatre 29’s 2015 season, the comedic musical whodunit “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”, have been scheduled for Monday, April 13th at 6:30pm on the Theatre 29 Main Stage at 73637 Sullivan Road in Twentynine Palms. The Broadway hit show...

Posted in: Columns, Theatre

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition New Year’s Edition, Week 10

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition New Year’s Edition, Week 10

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:50 am | No comments

Week #10 of The Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition New Year’s Edition was the day after the BIG St Patrick's Day celebration, but still 10 performers turned out to share their music! The $100 weekly cash prize for 1st place, fantastic prizes for 2nd and 3rd places, and the new...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

Jazz at the Westin

Jazz at the Westin

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:48 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell Wow, what a concert! Michael Paulo producer, entertainer and Sax Man extraordinaire put on the finest smooth jazz show I've seen in the desert. 'Grooves at the Westin' is a continuation of the popular jazz series which started at the La Quinta Resort 5 years...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

The Monkees Perform This Friday At Fantasy Springs Casino

The Monkees Perform This Friday At Fantasy Springs Casino

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:45 am | No comments

By Lola Rossi Gearing up for the 50th Anniversary of The Monkees television show that debuted on September 12, 1966, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork make their debut performance here in the Coachella Valley this Friday, March 27, 2015 at Fantasy Springs Casino. Born and raised...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Valley Rhythms

Music Legends The O’Jays Gave An Amazing Performance

Music Legends The O’Jays Gave An Amazing Performance

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:44 am | No comments

By Lola Rossi Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recipients, The O’Jays, brought their 5 decades of R&B music to the Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs Casino last Saturday. Their stellar performance included songs written by Gamble & Huff of Philadelphia...

Posted in: Columns, Valley Rhythms

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN “Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance” (Matador Records)

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN “Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance” (Matador Records)

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:41 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin Belle And Sebastian have been making a very specific style of rainy day music for nearly 20 years. Hushed and delicate, their songs have provided a soundtrack for sad-eyed hipsters since 1996. The brainchild of Stuart Murdoch, the band began as a school...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This

FASHION IS AN ART

FASHION IS AN ART

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:39 am | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus A stunning, elegant & bold Fashion Show combining Fashion and Art took place this weekend at the Leslie Jean Porter Gallery, in conjunction with the Desert's fabulous El Paseo Fashion Week 2015.  This ambitious event took place on March 20, and March 21,...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns

COCO, THE LITTLEST CANCER SURVIVOR

COCO, THE LITTLEST CANCER SURVIVOR

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:37 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee The tiny grey teacup poodles scamper merrily across the vast greenery of the yard.  Tails wagging, heads bobbing to greet arriving humans, the dogs are a picture of canine joy.  They run seamlessly with the group of larger dogs, as if they were part of the...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place

My Accidental & Casual Lunch with Mike Grgich

My Accidental & Casual Lunch with Mike Grgich

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:33 am | No comments

By Rick Riozza Perhaps everyone in the wine world knows of Miljenko “Mike” Grgich.  The long time Napa Valley winemaker and part time La Quinta resident was the “hero” of the Judgment of Paris in 1976—where Mike’s California Chardonnay was deemed the “finest...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice

HooDoo Lounge: Get Buzzed!

HooDoo Lounge: Get Buzzed!

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:31 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell I've driven by the Hoo Doo Lounge located outside on the patio of the Hyatt Palm Springs at 285 North Palm Canyon, but have never actually stopped in. They have live entertainment outdoors and it overlooks all the action of Palm Springs. I got the perfect...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Happy Hour Hotspot

ZOOM! ZOOM! ZOOM!

ZOOM! ZOOM! ZOOM!

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:30 am | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons  FURIOUS 7 The muscle car gang’s back in fine form. Vin Diesel, the late Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Elsa Pataky and Lucas Black. In this...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners

Spring Forward With Books

Spring Forward With Books

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:25 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons It’s wonderful to read by natural light.  And now that the clocks have been moved forward, when you get home from work, there’s still time to read before the darkness invites television viewing. Spring is the season for new books.  What’s more...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns

 Boys & Girls Clubs Grand Auction Draws Supporters and Donors by the Hundreds

 Boys & Girls Clubs Grand Auction Draws Supporters and Donors by the Hundreds

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:23 am | No comments

Paddles went up for Trips to Paris, Hawaiian Islands, NYC and VIP Tickets to Coachella and Stagecoach By Ashley Hudgens Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley (BGCofCV) helped kick off its 50th year celebration with the organization’s biggest annual fundraising auction...

Posted in: Columns, Community

Coachella’s Hermanamiento

Coachella’s Hermanamiento

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:17 am | No comments

By Haddon Libby Something unique and special happened to a Coachella Valley city on Friday, March 20th.  A ‘Hermanamiento’ or Sister Cities Agreement was signed between the cities of Coachella and Mexicali, Mexico. The signing ceremony took place at the Casa de la...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby

WHEN THE IRS CALLS… HANG UP!

WHEN THE IRS CALLS… HANG UP!

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:14 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow On March 13, 2015 CNN and the Desert Sun warned of Fake IRS Agents targeting 400,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail. This nationwide scam has cost taxpayers almost $16,000,000. Timothy Camus, the Treasury Deputy...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law

Don’t Drought Yourself, It’s True!

Don’t Drought Yourself, It’s True!

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:07 am | No comments

Our State’s Drought really is a State of Emergency reminds Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna. The state is now around 40 million people, and growing. Nearly half of all undocumented, illegal immigrants live in California. This has added millions to the state’s population increasing...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips

Do you know where your food comes from? You will soon!

Do you know where your food comes from? You will soon!

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:06 am | No comments

ShareKitchen is excited to announce a local contest to create a logo design for CV FRESH, the Coachella Valley's new local food branding project funded by a USDA Local Food Promotion Program grant awarded to ShareKitchen.  This fresh, new branding and logo program is designed...

Posted in: Columns, ShareKitchen

2015 Coachella Valley Economic Forecast Conference

2015 Coachella Valley Economic Forecast Conference

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:04 am | No comments

Hosted by Claremont McKenna College and UCLA. Featuring Nationally Noted Speakers and Panelists. Will Be Held on Thursday April 9 at Miramonte Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, California Tickets & Sponsor Opportunities Now Available The fourth Annual Coachella Valley...

Posted in: Columns, Community

More Than A Good Time, It’s A GREAT Cause

More Than A Good Time, It’s A GREAT Cause

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:02 am | No comments

By Julie Buehler As a sports reporter, I've said many times in print, on radio, TV and to my friends, the BNP Paribas Open is one of my favorite sporting events each year. But 2015 was the best I've ever experienced. Once again, the greatest tennis players on planet...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

NCAA Big East: No Longer the National Power of Yesteryear…

NCAA Big East: No Longer the National Power of Yesteryear…

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:01 am | No comments

By Flint Wheeler Now that Villanova has been unceremoniously dismissed from the NCAA Tournament, don’t expect to see the Big “Least” dancing at the Final Four in Indianapolis. Thirty years ago, when the Big East was the beast of college basketball, it boasted three...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

Water for Heath

Water for Heath

By | March 26, 2015 at 12:58 am | No comments

By Karen Creasey There is a general misconception that water aerobics is suitable for only pregnant women and the elderly.  But in all reality water aerobics, done right, can prove to be a very intense workout for all ages and fitness levels – even the professional athlete...

Posted in: Columns, Health & Fitness

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | March 26, 2015 at 12:56 am | No comments

Week of March 26 © Copyright 2015  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): The term "jumped the shark" often refers to a TV show that was once great but gradually grew stale, and then resorted to implausible plot twists in a desperate attempt to revive its creative verve....

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology

STRETCH IT OUT

STRETCH IT OUT

By | March 26, 2015 at 12:54 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Stretching regularly is equally as important as exercising.  Most people neglect this aspect of their exercise routine.  Lengthening your muscles by stretching them renders a plethora of benefits.  Often we overlook stretching because we want to move on...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit

Reacting to Prickly People

Reacting to Prickly People

By | March 26, 2015 at 12:52 am | No comments

By Sunny Simon How do you fare in dreamland? My husband often dreams of flying. I’ve read people who soar above the clouds in their dreams are confident of achieving their goals. That description fits him well. Last night I was lost in dreamland and found myself wandering...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach

Take Two And Call Me In The Morning

Take Two And Call Me In The Morning

By | March 26, 2015 at 12:52 am | No comments

Dr. Peter, what is the difference between sea salt and regular table salt? - Ervin, Cathedral City Ervin, sea salt is produced from the ocean and table salt is mined from underground salt deposits. Sea salt crystals tend to be larger and have more unique flavors compared to...

Posted in: Ask The Doctor, Columns

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