Local Music Spotlight

DJ Femme A

DJ Femme A

By | August 20, 2014 at 8:53 pm | No comments

By Monica Morones Up and coming DJ Annie Flores, also known as DJ Femme A, has been captivating audiences around the valley with her beauty, style, and most of all, her versatility as a DJ. From electronica to throwbacks, Flores loves to keep her mixes energetic and...

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OZZMANIA Descends Upon The Desert with Darkness and DIRT

OZZMANIA Descends Upon The Desert with Darkness and DIRT

By | August 20, 2014 at 4:06 pm | No comments

By Lisa Morgan Brace yourselves Coachella Valley. As the shadow of Mount San Jacinto casts itself upon the desert floor this Saturday night, so will the presence of OZZMANIA. Tapped by "The World's Greatest Tribute Bands", AXS TV's weekly live concert series now in their...

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Saturday Night with Scott Pam

Saturday Night with Scott Pam

By | August 20, 2014 at 4:03 pm | No comments

Last Saturday, 3 epic rock shows took place in Palm Desert... Scott Pam hit all of them. Here are the highlights of the bands he was able to capture. Give Scott a like on Facebook - facebook.com/scottpamphotography or visit his website -  www.ScottPam.com [maxgallery...

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Events

AGUA CALIENTE CASINO RESORT WELCOMES THE 7th ANNUAL DESERT WOMAN’S SHOW

AGUA CALIENTE CASINO RESORT WELCOMES THE 7th ANNUAL DESERT WOMAN’S SHOW

By | August 20, 2014 at 7:22 pm | No comments

WITH NEW FASHION DESIGNERS, NUTRITION EXPERTS AND MORE. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa is pleased to welcome the upcoming 7th annual Desert Woman's Show to their conference center, Saturday and Sunday, November 15 & 16, 2014. The Woman’s Expo is expected to draw over...

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Get Ready for Acoustic Palooza

Get Ready for Acoustic Palooza

By | August 20, 2014 at 6:55 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil With summertime coming to a close, Labor Day weekend provides the grand party finale. And what better way to celebrate then at the first annual Acoustic Palooza hosted by one of the desert’s most popular radio stations, 100.5 FM. The acoustic (think...

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What it Means to “Fight Like a Girl”

What it Means to “Fight Like a Girl”

By | August 20, 2014 at 6:26 pm | No comments

"Fight Like A Girl” Expo, Symposium and Fashion Show, October 3rd @ The Riviera Hotel, Palm Springs 5-9 PM by Lisa Morgan What used to be considered a term of weakness, will soon become a phrase praising and encouraging some of the toughest fighters on the planet, that is...

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The #1 Conscious Music Festival in The Country Announces A Fresh New World Music Line-Up!

The #1 Conscious Music Festival in The Country Announces A Fresh New World Music Line-Up!

By | August 20, 2014 at 6:20 pm | No comments

Bhakti Fest, the first and only family run devotional music festival in the West, will be returning to the Joshua Tree Retreat Center September 4-7th. Known internationally for hosting the largest line up of kirtan music, master yoga instructors and spiritual teachers, Bhakti...

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Tilted Kilt Open Mic Week 9 Winners

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Week 9 Winners

By | August 20, 2014 at 6:06 pm | No comments

We did it again at the Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition! Week 9 brought 10 new talented musicians to perform, plus 7 of our veterans. The crowds were up on their feet competing among themselves for fantastic audience giveaways from the Mary Pickford Theater like movie tickets,...

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Desert Music Friends – Believing For Desi

Desert Music Friends – Believing For Desi

By | August 20, 2014 at 6:05 pm | No comments

By Noe Gutierrez This Friday night at Schmidy’s Tavern in Palm Desert, Coachella Valley Weekly presents ‘Desert Music Friends – Believing For Desi’. Scheduled to perform are Machin’, Giselle Woo and the Night Owls, Mikey Reyes Acoustic Movement, 3rd Ear Experience...

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Fallen Heroes Benefit at Palm Canyon Roadhouse, Palm Springs

Fallen Heroes Benefit at Palm Canyon Roadhouse, Palm Springs

By | August 20, 2014 at 5:45 pm | No comments

This Saturday, August 23rd Starting @ 2 PM By Lisa Morgan When former marine and Cathedral City High School teacher Lee Wilson, Jr. approached the owners of Palm Canyon Road House with his mission, there was no hesitation whatsoever to join him in his cause ~ the fundraising...

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Travel

Desert Heat Escape: Cooling off in Big Bear

Desert Heat Escape: Cooling off in Big Bear

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:15 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil One of the great things about living in the desert is our close proximity to the beach and mountains. Within less than a couple of hours we can be beachside playing in the surf, or mountain high, enjoying sprawling forests and breath taking altitude. The...

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Sports Scene

NFL Matchmaking: How Your Favorite Music Can Help You Find Your Favorite Team

NFL Matchmaking: How Your Favorite Music Can Help You Find Your Favorite Team

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:10 pm | No comments

By Julie Buehler There’s the Millionaire Matchmaker, Tough Love, The Bachelor and The Bachelorette and other mind-numbing shows that make your brain bleed faster than water flowing over Niagara. Yet the goal of those shows is to find compatibility between for the sake of...

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Once Again, The Rich Get Richer

Once Again, The Rich Get Richer

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:05 pm | No comments

By Flint Wheeler Here’s the deal.  As the newly devised playoff picture becomes apparently destined to change, NCAA football schools across the nation have to now gear up to be, uhhh, well at least not worse than 4th place at the end of the season. Last year, all but...

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It’s All Local

Removing the Stigma

Removing the Stigma

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:35 pm | No comments

By Haddon Libby The loss of Robin Williams last week brought a new spotlight to the issue of mental health. It is estimated that 30,000 Americans take their lives in this manner annually with more than half occurring amongst men between the ages of 25 and 65. Nearly 4.5...

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Screeners

“…OR NOT TO BE.” RIP ROBIN WILLIAMS

“…OR NOT TO BE.” RIP ROBIN WILLIAMS

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:45 pm | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons As I write this, the news of Robin Williams’ suicide is just breaking. When you read this days later, there will no doubt have been reams of newspaper and magazine headlines and cover stories as well as massive amounts of social media analysis that...

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