THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES

Sun & Sail Club – “Time Is Meaningless In The Face Of Eternity”

Sun & Sail Club – “Time Is Meaningless In The Face Of Eternity”

By | July 22, 2015 at 9:34 pm | No comments

By Noe Gutierrez Over a year and a half ago, hallowed photographer Chris Miller of Imagine Imagery and I met the members of Sun & Sail Club at Scott Reeder’s (bass) home/ranch/studio on the outskirts of the desert for a photo shoot and interview. At that meeting the...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories

Cheerleaders, Stalkers & Crowd Funding

Cheerleaders, Stalkers & Crowd Funding

By | July 22, 2015 at 9:31 pm | No comments

The New Movie Making Paradigm By Angela Valente Romeo The Coachella Valley has always lured artists, photographers, filmmakers and countless others with its scenic beauty. The digital revolution has opened film and photography to a much wider audience.  Together these two...

Posted in: Columns, Community

Palm Springs Chosen as Host Town for the 2015 Special Olympics

Palm Springs Chosen as Host Town for the 2015 Special Olympics

By | July 22, 2015 at 9:25 pm | No comments

By Lisa Morgan Last Monday, July 13th, on the steps of the California State Capitol, Special Olympics athletes and law enforcement officers from all over the world were joined by California Governor Jerry Brown and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom for the launch of the Law...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, News

The Future of Music is AMPing Up at IPAC and YOU NEED TO BE THERE

The Future of Music is AMPing Up at IPAC and YOU NEED TO BE THERE

By | July 22, 2015 at 9:23 pm | No comments

THIS SATURDAY, July 25th, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. @ Indio Performing Arts Center Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at Ticketfly.com A life changing event will be taking place in Indio, California.  Kids, whose school funded programs in the arts have taken a beating over the...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

Blues Sensation Deanna Bogart

Blues Sensation Deanna Bogart

By | July 22, 2015 at 9:21 pm | No comments

By Patte Purcell You know I love my jazz, but I also love blues. There's a national blues or 'bluesion' sensation that lives right here in the desert and her name is Deanna Bogart. I first saw Deanna at the Melvyn's Jazz Jam where she brought her sax and set the room on fire....

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns

Open Mic Competition

Open Mic Competition

By | July 22, 2015 at 9:19 pm | No comments

Week #11 of the CV Open Mic Competition Summer edition 2015 was a blast at Schmidy's Tavern in Palm Desert. Please note that next week will be the last week to qualify for the Semi Finals! We have such an amazing audience who cheered for their favorites of 28 amazing performers...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

Jae Rawkwell

Jae Rawkwell

By | July 22, 2015 at 9:16 pm | No comments

By Esther Sanchez Joe Rubio, AKA Jae Rawkwell is a DJ and producer who is well known within the desert’s music scene. In addition to being one of a handful of guys who seem to be among the last generation of DJs who possess turn-table skills, he is also a black-belt...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

WILLIE NELSON & MERLE HAGGARD “Django and Jimmie” (Sony/Legacy Records)

WILLIE NELSON & MERLE HAGGARD “Django and Jimmie” (Sony/Legacy Records)

By | July 22, 2015 at 9:12 pm | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have been making music professionally since the middle of the last century. Between them, they have recorded more than 110 albums! Many of these records are considered classics, some are great and some are just okay. But...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This, Feature Stories

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen and the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden Presents Still Life: Capturing the Moment

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen and the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden Presents Still Life: Capturing the Moment

By | July 22, 2015 at 9:09 pm | No comments

By Chris Clemens Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen and the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden introduces the exhibition Still Life: Capturing the Moment, on view from August 7 through February 21, 2016. With a creative mix of art works from the museum's holdings...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns

Black Cats & Dogs Seek Love!

Black Cats & Dogs Seek Love!

By | July 22, 2015 at 8:56 pm | No comments

By Janet McAfee Glorious black cats and dogs are waiting for you to adopt them!  Their shining ebony coats glisten in the winter sun, and their striking amber gold eyes peer at you longingly.  Unfortunately, black cats and dogs are shrouded in negative superstitions, and...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place

Tom Gore: The Most Fortunate Grape Farmer

Tom Gore: The Most Fortunate Grape Farmer

By | July 22, 2015 at 8:51 pm | No comments

By Rick Riozza Tom Gore’s new website begins with a simple but thoughtful introduction: “Some kids grow up wanting to be an astronaut or a firefighter. I knew since I was three I wanted to be a grape farmer. When you're a grape farmer, you learn that no two days are the...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice

Pacifica Seafood Restaurant

Pacifica Seafood Restaurant

By | July 22, 2015 at 8:48 pm | No comments

By Tracy Dietlin A couple weeks ago my husband and I decided to dine at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant in Palm Desert. We had been there before, but on this occasion we had one focus: partake in the Thursday night Lobster Fest. As our menus were placed before us, we both...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, The Pampered Palate

SHERLOCK’S LAST CASE?

SHERLOCK’S LAST CASE?

By | July 22, 2015 at 8:47 pm | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons PICK OF THE WEEK: HOLMES Ian McKellen, at age 77, plays a long retired, 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes in this delightful mystery drama about the man behind the famous detective. It’s 1947. Holmes has just returned from a trip to Japan where he was...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners

The Wright Men at the Right Time

The Wright Men at the Right Time

By | July 22, 2015 at 7:59 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- The Wright Brothers by David McCullough Nonfiction ----- Before the 1900s, it was thought that flight for human beings was impossible.  People had tried and died.  A common saying: “If God wanted people to fly, he would have given them...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns

Miley Cyrus and the End of Civilization as We Know It

Miley Cyrus and the End of Civilization as We Know It

By | July 22, 2015 at 7:55 pm | No comments

By Haddon Libby It is hard to believe but many high schools and colleges start in less than a month.  Locally, I always struggle to understand why our kids start school during the hottest month of the year. Wouldn’t an October 1st start date make more sense? As for...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby

 LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION…IS THAT IT?

 LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION…IS THAT IT?

By | July 22, 2015 at 7:54 pm | No comments

By Dale Gribow We have all heard the adage, location, location, location. But is that all there is to consider when looking for a home? Initially choose an agent to assist you with locale, tax considerations, and purchase price. Look for a personable well liked agent with...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law

Keep Your Eye Out On Safety!

Keep Your Eye Out On Safety!

By | July 22, 2015 at 7:51 pm | No comments

Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. Many household work activities from gardening, cleaning projects, working on cars, sports or small construction projects can cause eye injuries. You may...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips

What We Learned This Week In Sports

What We Learned This Week In Sports

By | July 22, 2015 at 7:48 pm | No comments

By Julie Buehler I thought we’d be over the shock and awe of NBA free agency, but DeAndre Jordan proved me wrong. I thought we’d delineated the bad guys from good in Major League Baseball’s steroid era, but Albert Pujols is proving me wrong. I thought there’s no...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | July 22, 2015 at 7:47 pm | No comments

Week of July 23 © Copyright 2015  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): The Latin motto "Carpe diem" shouldn't be translated as "Seize the day!", says author Nicholson Baker. It's not a battle cry exhorting you to "freaking grab the day in your fist like a burger at a...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology

SUMMER DETOX

SUMMER DETOX

By | July 22, 2015 at 7:21 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison We wash our hands several times per day. We brush our teeth two or three times per day.  We rarely give thought to how often we should cleanse our body internally.  Before you read on, how do you feel right now?  Answer honestly.  Now, proceed if any of...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit

The Doctor Knows Best…

The Doctor Knows Best…

By | July 22, 2015 at 7:17 pm | No comments

By Dr Peter Kadile Dr. Kadile, my son recently dropped a cookie on our kitchen floor and yelled, “5 second rule!”, and immediately picked it up and ate it. Is that rule true? -Robert, Indio Robert, I think we’ve all heard a variation of that rule which basically means...

Posted in: Ask The Doctor, Columns

Ready For a Pop Quiz?

Ready For a Pop Quiz?

By | July 22, 2015 at 6:50 pm | No comments

By Sunny Simon A number of my Facebook friends love taking tests. You know what I’m talking about, right? For example, there is the Color Personality Test, How Old Do You Really Act Test, and the What Should Your Parents Have Named You Test. (I got Emma by the way). I’m...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach

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