THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES

Swim To Win

Swim To Win

By | May 21, 2015 at 3:06 am | No comments

Olympic Champions Help Give Coachella Valley Children Swimming Lessons & Water Safety Training By Kira Golden Steve Little, founder of Swim to Win, says he likes to start with the end in mind. “I figure out what my goal is and work backward from there.” With regards...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories

The Winners & The Captured Memories Of The 2015 CV Music Awards

The Winners & The Captured Memories Of The 2015 CV Music Awards

By | May 21, 2015 at 3:05 am | No comments

CV WEEKLY would like to eminently thank our photographers for the night: CHRIS MILLER & SCOTT PAM, who both beautifully captured the Awardees and the Performing Artists, and LAURA HUNT LITTLE who shot the Step & Repeat Red Carpet photos. You ALL did a wonderful...

Posted in: Columns, CVMAs, Feature Stories

I Got Sunshine In The Month Of May…

I Got Sunshine In The Month Of May…

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:32 am | No comments

BY DIANE MARLIN-DIRKX This month of May is almost one for the history books, but what a wonder it has been for the denizens of our fair Coachella Valley.  You know who we’re talking about. Those caring, curious, cause-aware residents who moved here thinking they were going...

Posted in: Columns, Don't Be Clueless in the Coachella Valley

Miramonte Resort & Spa Offers Residents Incredible Staycation Deal

Miramonte Resort & Spa Offers Residents Incredible Staycation Deal

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:30 am | No comments

King Estate Rooms for $109 Include $25 Resort Credit By Chris Clemens Miramonte Resort & Spa introduces the “Stay Free” package for summer, which awards a third night free and resort credit. The package affords Coachella Valley residents desiring a getaway close to...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Business

A Stage Review of “La Cage Aux Folles”

A Stage Review of “La Cage Aux Folles”

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:29 am | No comments

By Dee Jae Cox La cage aux folles literally means "the cage of mad women", though folles is also a slang term for effeminate homosexuals. Palm Canyon Theatre’s production of the Tony Award winning, “LA Cage Aux Folles, book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by...

Posted in: Breaking the 4th Wall, Columns

Saturday Night Laughs Comedy Show

Saturday Night Laughs Comedy Show

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:27 am | No comments

Raises Funds for the Coachella Valley Rescue Mission By Denise Ortuno Neil Saturday Night Laughs Comedy Show at Plan B Live Entertainment & Cocktails in Thousand Palms, benefiting the Coachella Valley Rescue Mission on Saturday, May 16th 2015, was a wonderful success!!...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Feature Stories

Teachers Gather to Rally for Much Needed Contract Reform

Teachers Gather to Rally for Much Needed Contract Reform

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:24 am | No comments

By Curtis Hendricks Tuesday, May 19, teachers gathered in front of the Desert Sands Unified School District, located in La Quinta, CA, near the intersection of 48th Ave. and Dune Palms Road, to rally their concerns for the attempted negotiations with the school district. They...

Posted in: Columns, Education, Feature Stories

Grooves At The Westin Will Return In The Fall

Grooves At The Westin Will Return In The Fall

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:23 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell The crowds came out to see Hiroshima at Grooves at the Westin for the last concert of the spring series. A star studded night and event by Michael and Terri Paulo of Apaulo Productions was hosted by mover and shaker, smooth jazz promoter Jim Pedone at the...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns

Tilted Kilt Open Mic

Tilted Kilt Open Mic

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:20 am | No comments

Week #2 of The Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition Summer edition 2015 brought a musicians and supportive fans alike! The $100 weekly cash prize for 1st place, fantastic prizes for 2nd and 3rd places, plus a local celebrity to judge each week continue to keep the performers...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

Congratulations Banjer Dan!

Congratulations Banjer Dan!

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:19 am | No comments

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition Session 3 Winner By Esther Sanchez Truth be told, when I was asked to get in touch with Dan Mazer, AKA “Banjer Dan” for this article I had no idea what was in store for me. I figured we would spend 15 or 20 minutes on the phone talking...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

PENNYWISE, Today and “Yesterdays”

PENNYWISE, Today and “Yesterdays”

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:18 am | No comments

By Lisa Morgan Few bands have left as indelible of a mark on the history of 90s punk as Pennywise.  It all started around 1989 with a few friends throwing down a backyard punk rock concert in Hermosa Beach. Only their girlfriends showed up. Pushing onward, doing more shows...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

MICHAEL Des BARRES  “The Key To The Universe” (FOD Records)

MICHAEL Des BARRES  “The Key To The Universe” (FOD Records)

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:16 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin “I’ve been a puppet, a pauper, a pirate, a poet, a pawn and a king.” Of course that’s Frank Sinatra, but it could just as easily be Michael Des Barres, who seems to have had more lives than the proverbial cat. Descended from French nobility,...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This

Sallé Kirby

Sallé Kirby

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:13 am | No comments

By Monica Morones Multi-media artist Sallé Kirby has been an influence in the art community with her bright, expressive and beautiful work.   Photographer, painter, printmaker, are just a few of the many subjects this talented woman is gifted at.  I first met Kirby in a...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Feature Stories

Niya, A Miracle Rescue & A Happy Ending

Niya, A Miracle Rescue & A Happy Ending

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:08 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee Vanessa Ruggles and Curtis Sweesy, Loving All Animals’ German Shepherd foster parents, spotted the shelter dog’s photograph and video on Facebook.  The German Shepherd appeared gaunt and distressed, listed by the San Bernardino City Shelter as “rescue...

Posted in: Columns

The Wine Road to Roland Garros (Partie Deux)

The Wine Road to Roland Garros (Partie Deux)

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:02 am | No comments

By Rick Riozza In our last article, we arrived in Paris a couple of weeks early to commence a fun wine tasting tour to famed wine destinations only hours outside of the City of Lights. There’s no better warm-up for us wine tennis fans before settling in to watch and...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice

ROAD RAGE AS ART

ROAD RAGE AS ART

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:57 am | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Australian medical doctor George Miller had an idea for a movie 35 years ago, but could only raise about $400,000. So he shot the post-apocalyptic MAD MAX  in rural and desert locations with a young, unknown actor named Mel Gibson....

Posted in: Columns, Screeners

Happy Go Lucky

Happy Go Lucky

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:56 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- Lucky Alan By Jonathan Lethem Stories ----- It’s great to read an author whose writing is unencumbered and has nothing to worry about other than what’s on the page.   In Jonathan Lethem’s Lucky Alan and Other Stories (Doubleday, 176...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns

Your Job is to Make it Memorable!

Your Job is to Make it Memorable!

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:54 am | No comments

Monday May 25th we will be remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces with Memorial Day. Every last Monday of May, we take time off from work to reflect on the significance of this all-important celebration and enjoy many outdoor...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips

Summertime Do’s & Don’ts

Summertime Do’s & Don’ts

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:53 am | No comments

With summertime upon us and daily temperatures poised to exceed 100 degrees most days over the next four months, it is important to remember to drink more fluids than you think you need in order to avoid becoming dehydrated.  If you wait to drink water until you are thirsty,...

Posted in: Columns, ShareKitchen

Crosscheck for Arrival

Crosscheck for Arrival

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:51 am | No comments

By Haddon Libby The long Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer for most.  Over the next few months, many of us will be flying off to vacation destinations both domestic and abroad. Skytrax Air Travel ranks all airlines on a five star scale using dozens of factors...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby

PALM DESERT ATTORNEY REVEALS WHETHER DUI CHECKPOINTS ARE LEGAL

PALM DESERT ATTORNEY REVEALS WHETHER DUI CHECKPOINTS ARE LEGAL

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:48 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow This week is Memorial Day and that means “our finest” will be out in force with DUI Checkpoints for those of us drinking and partying. I am often asked if these checkpoints are legal. The short answer is YES. Checkpoints are generally legal however there...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law

Is A Franchise Really Doomed Or Just Doomed To Believe It?

Is A Franchise Really Doomed Or Just Doomed To Believe It?

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:38 am | No comments

By Julie Buehler I “guaranteed” the Clippers would win Game 6. I had watched them steamroll a stunned Rockets team into submission for 3 of the first 4 games of the series and despite an ugly and uninspired defeat in Game 5, it looked like the Clippers had turned that...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:33 am | No comments

Week of May 21 © Copyright 2015 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): James McNeil Whistler was an influential painter in the latter half of the 19th century. He advocated the "art for art's sake" credo, insisting that the best art doesn't need to teach or moralize. As...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology

TURN YOUR DREAMS INTO REALITY

TURN YOUR DREAMS INTO REALITY

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:29 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison As children we dream of what adulthood will look like.  Not cognizant of all the responsibility associated with adulthood we wanted to grow up as quickly as possible.  You also pondered what you may become when you grow up not knowing your epiphany announced...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit

The Trouble with Eloise

The Trouble with Eloise

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:27 am | No comments

By Sunny Simon I have a friend I call “If Only Eloise.” Of course, her real name isn’t Eloise, and to be honest with you she is not exactly a friend. My last conversation with Eloise consisted of a litany of laments. It went like this, “If only I had completed my...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach

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