Events

5th Annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament

5th Annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament

By | February 26, 2015 at 2:24 pm | No comments

Bringing New Stars & Events to the Coachella Valley this March. A 5k Walk/Run is the Latest Addition to “St. Jude Week” in the Desert By Andrea Hanson Carter The 5th Annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament will return to the Coachella Valley shining with stars,...

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Giddy Up! Look Who’s Headed to La Quinta Arts Festival March 5-8

Giddy Up! Look Who’s Headed to La Quinta Arts Festival March 5-8

By | February 26, 2015 at 2:22 pm | No comments

By Kathleen Hughes Jason Napier, a perennial favorite artist at La Quinta Arts Festival, is on his way from Friday Harbor, Washington with a real bronze beauty in tow named “Stir’d UP.” The life-size stallion is a sight to behold standing at 7 foot tall, 14 feet long,...

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Up with People Coming To Coachella Valley

Up with People Coming To Coachella Valley

By | February 26, 2015 at 2:15 pm | No comments

By Jennifer Carlson The multinational cast of Up with People is headed to Coachella Valley. Up with People (UWP), which has toured over 40 countries around the world during the last 50-years, has announced that Coachella Valley will be a stop on their 2015 tour. On Friday,...

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The Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational Black Tie Gala

The Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational Black Tie Gala

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:54 pm | No comments

Benefiting the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children By Kira Golden Robert Hays, Jackie Flynn, Kevin Sorbo, Joe Mantegna, Frankie Muniz, Pat Boone, Richard Karn, Robert Wagner, and Beverly Johnson are just a few of the many celebrities who gathered at the Fantasy...

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DEANA MARTIN TO PERFORM LIVE AT THE LIVING DESERT’S GALA

DEANA MARTIN TO PERFORM LIVE AT THE LIVING DESERT’S GALA

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:52 pm | No comments

Zoo’s 26th Annual Gala will be held March 7th By Kristy Kneiding The Living Desert is pleased to announce that its 26th annual Zoobilee Gala is returning to the zoo on Saturday, March 7 and will feature “Deana Martin LIVE at The Cheetah Lounge.” The Living Desert is...

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Desert Town Hall Presents World-renowned Photographer Platon on February 27

Desert Town Hall Presents World-renowned Photographer Platon on February 27

By | February 26, 2015 at 12:55 pm | No comments

By Chris Clemens The H. N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation Presents Desert Town Hall, the desert’s pre-eminent speaker series, welcomes award-winning photographer Platon on February 27. Platon will speak at Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells at 6 p.m....

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Don’t Be Clueless In The CV

We’re in the Midst of The Season!

We’re in the Midst of The Season!

By | February 26, 2015 at 2:11 pm | No comments

BY DIANE MARLIN-DIRKX As if we needed to tell you. You, who have your manicurist and hair stylist on Speed-dial. Along with the Nanny your kids spend more time with than they do with you, and the clean-up crew who know how to get red wine out of the mink-embellished cape you...

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Breaking The 4th Wall

A Stage Review of  “A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to the Forum”

A Stage Review of  “A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to the Forum”

By | February 26, 2015 at 2:01 pm | No comments

By Dee Jae Cox There are multiple classic Broadway musicals that should be seen in Revival. Gypsy, West Side Story, Peter Pan, My Fair Lady and the Sound of Music just to name a few. But some shows, really are better off being left to bygone eras. “A Funny Thing Happened on...

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Community

New Beginnings’ Gala to Raise Funds for Shelter From The Storm

New Beginnings’ Gala to Raise Funds for Shelter From The Storm

By | February 26, 2015 at 12:30 pm | No comments

Mary Bono and Colleen Hughes to be feted at the Broadway-themed event The third annual ‘New Beginnings’ gala to benefit Shelter From The Storm, the region’s only shelter serving survivors of domestic violence, will be held on March 28, 2015 at 5:30 PM at the Palm Springs...

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF PALM SPRINGS’ 6TH ANNUAL JOHN CARLOS YOUTH TRACK & FIELD MEET

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF PALM SPRINGS’ 6TH ANNUAL JOHN CARLOS YOUTH TRACK & FIELD MEET

By | February 26, 2015 at 12:15 pm | No comments

by Kristy Kneiding Registration is now open for the Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs’ 6th Annual John Carlos Youth Track & Field Meet. This yearly event will take place at the Palm Springs High School football/track field on Saturday, April 11 from 4 to 9 p.m. and...

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Youth & Leadership *NEW COLUMN*

CATHEDRAL CITY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS POISED TO SHINE IN UPCOMING LEADERSHIP COMPETITION

CATHEDRAL CITY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS POISED TO SHINE IN UPCOMING LEADERSHIP COMPETITION

By | February 26, 2015 at 12:10 pm | No comments

100 LOCAL STUDENTS SET TO ADVANCE TO REGIONAL SkillsUSA 48th ANNUAL STATE LEADERSHIP & SKILL CONFERENCE IN SAN DIEGO By Edward L Prichard III The recent 2015 California Region 6 SkillsUSA leadership and skill competition blasted off to new heights this year representing...

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Art Scene

Hello Art Luverz!

Hello Art Luverz!

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:31 pm | No comments

The CVAS team has been busy busy busy! Last week we hosted over 5 events, this week we will produce even more. And although it may sound overwhelming, it's actually a lot of fun. We love our community and seeing it come together before our eyes. So don't miss out! Pick an event...

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Local Music Spotlight

Rare Performances of Granville Automatic & Ted Russell Camp, Coming to a Venue Near You!

Rare Performances of Granville Automatic & Ted Russell Camp, Coming to a Venue Near You!

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:50 pm | No comments

Thursday, Feb 26th @ Pappy & Harriet's featuring Travis Meadows 8pm-12am Friday, Feb 27th @ Schmidy's Tavern, Nashville and SoCal Songwriter Showcase, Benefiting Street Life Project Outreach for Local Homeless (Granville Automatic only) Saturday, Feb 28th @ Schmidy's...

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KCOD CoachellaFM is Rebranded, Revamped, & Ready To Rock!

KCOD CoachellaFM is Rebranded, Revamped, & Ready To Rock!

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:48 pm | No comments

By Crystal Harrell Modern, authentic, informative, and innovative—these are just a few brand values that the crew at COD’s radio station seeks to promote at the official launch of KCOD CoachellaFM this semester. With the reinvention of the college’s student-led...

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Tilted Kilt Ope Mic Competition New Years Edition – Week 6

Tilted Kilt Ope Mic Competition New Years Edition – Week 6

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:45 pm | No comments

Week #6 of The Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition New Years edition brought fun for all! Between the new $100 weekly cash prize for 1st place, fantastic prizes for 2nd and 3rd places, and the new 50% judge vote and 50% audience applause vote, the crowd was pumped and musicians...

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Jesika von Rabbit Releases New Video “Psychic Spice”

Jesika von Rabbit Releases New Video “Psychic Spice”

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:41 pm | No comments

Plus Record Release Parties in Hollywood & Palm Springs Lead singer, keyboardist, and songwriter of Gram Rabbit, Jesika von Rabbit has released a new video, "Psychic Spice", which is also a track from von Rabbit's upcoming solo album titled Journey Mitchell. The album...

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Miramonte Resort & Spa Debuts “Thursday Night Live”

Miramonte Resort & Spa Debuts “Thursday Night Live”

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:35 pm | No comments

By Chris Clemens Miramonte Resort & Spa introduces “Thursday Night Live” in the resort’s Vineyard Lounge beginning February 26 through May 21. Every Thursday night from 5 to 8 p.m. guests will enjoy musicians performing live. Gennine Jackson is the featured...

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Consider This

JENNIFER KNAPP “Set Me Free” (Righteous Babe Records)

JENNIFER KNAPP “Set Me Free” (Righteous Babe Records)

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:33 pm | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin Back in 2002, Jennifer Knapp was the biggest star in Contemporary Christian Music. But she walked away from it all to lead a more authentic life. Jennifer Knapp and her twin sister, Lori, were born in Chanute, Kansas in 1974. Her parents divorced when...

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Screeners

OSCAR RESIDUE

OSCAR RESIDUE

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:10 pm | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons Were your favorite movies Oscar© winners this year? Did you lose money betting on what you thought was a sure thing? Were you shocked at the choices of the Motion Picture Academy members? I was hoping BOYHOOD would win Best Picture, but glad that BIRDMAN...

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