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Success Strategies from the Bleachers

Success Strategies from the Bleachers

By | August 27, 2014 at 7:20 pm | No comments

By Sunny Simon When I heard my client say he was going for a shut-out, I did a mental cheer. Not only did he declare a strong commitment, he used a metaphor that delighted me as I immediately thought of baseball. Pitching a shut-out means one pitcher goes nine innings without...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach

You Asked… He Answered

You Asked… He Answered

By | August 27, 2014 at 6:42 pm | No comments

By Dr Peter Kadile Ebola Update Just an FYI as a follow up to my Ebola article two weeks ago, the two American missionaries that contracted the disease have been released from the hospital. Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol were discharged from Emory University Hospital last...

Posted in: Ask The Doctor, Columns

Burning BDay Bash III

Burning BDay Bash III

By | August 20, 2014 at 10:16 pm | No comments

By Noe Gutierrez How many men does it take to throw a summer party that is innovative and sensational? The answer is three; Jesse Tostado, Daniel Porras and Giorg Tierez. This trinity of tomfoolery takes this partying thing pretty seriously. CV Weekly caught up with the...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories

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...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

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...

Posted in: Columns, Events

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...

Posted in: Columns, Events

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...

Posted in: Columns, Events

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...

Posted in: Columns, Events

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,...

Posted in: Columns, Events

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...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

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...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

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...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

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...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

DEAN WAREHAM (Double Feature Records)

DEAN WAREHAM (Double Feature Records)

By | August 20, 2014 at 4:00 pm | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin Dean Wareham has been the driving force behind two influential Post-Punk bands, Galaxie 500 and Luna. After nearly 30 years in the record business, he has released his self-titled, solo debut. Dean Wareham was born in Wellington, New Zealand. His family...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This

Speaking Spanish to your Wines

Speaking Spanish to your Wines

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:55 pm | No comments

By Rick Riozza Hey—it seems that this column has recently gone on a vacation, as the world is accustomed to do in the month of August, two weeks ago with our coverage on Sangria in Spain (along with the bottled stuff in the U.S.), and, last week where we partied hearty all...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice

Chef Kerry Simon is ready to rock Palm Springs at his Kitchen + Bar

Chef Kerry Simon is ready to rock Palm Springs at his Kitchen + Bar

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:50 pm | No comments

With a true passion for food and dining experiences, he’s ready to roll out a new restaurant at the Hard Rock Hotel By Judith Salkin Most hotel owners plan everything down to the most minute detail when they open a new property, especially when it’s one that’s...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, The Pampered Palate

“…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...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners

A Lesson in Spy Craft

A Lesson in Spy Craft

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:40 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews Fiction ----- The world is going crazy. Relationships between United States’ allies and enemies appear to be getting more intense and unpleasant. It is hard for regular citizens to know just what governments...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns

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...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby

ARE AREAS OF LAW CYCLICAL?

ARE AREAS OF LAW CYCLICAL?

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:30 pm | No comments

By Dale Gribow I am often asked if areas of law are cyclical. To some extent that does take place. For instance, during November and December people do not want to file for a divorce which would ruin the holidays for the family. When the population of the desert explodes...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law

Sorry, you got an “F” in Safety, but an “A” in Selfishness!

Sorry, you got an “F” in Safety, but an “A” in Selfishness!

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:25 pm | No comments

Last week we received a lesson in “Back to School Safety Tips and Driving in School Zones.”  I’d prefer to write something more timely this week like Brush Fire Awareness, Drought and Your Health or some other safety topic but if report cards were issued this week, many...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips

Coachella Valley Eateries Making the Grade

Coachella Valley Eateries Making the Grade

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

According to the Center for Disease Control, one in six Americans will become sick from food poisoning this year with 128,000 needing hospitalization and 3,000 dying. Nearly two in five cases of food poisoning come from dining out. Ricardo Cano of The Desert Sun recently did...

Posted in: Columns, ShareKitchen

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...

Posted in: Columns, Travel

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...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

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...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

Reducing Stress is as Easy as 1-2-3

Reducing Stress is as Easy as 1-2-3

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm | No comments

By Karen Creasey Here in the desert fall creeps in with a warm blanket and long shadows. This year it is visiting us with an early back to school date and many excited students. Some kids however do not look forward to school and the learning process. Quite possibly you have...

Posted in: Columns, Health & Fitness

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | August 20, 2014 at 2:56 pm | No comments

Week of August 21 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): An American named Kevin Shelley accomplished a feat worthy of inclusion in the Guinness Book of World Records. While wearing a blue satin martial arts outfit, he smashed 46 wooden toilet seats over...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology

BACK-TO-SCHOOL YOGA FOR EVERYONE

BACK-TO-SCHOOL YOGA FOR EVERYONE

By | August 20, 2014 at 2:55 pm | No comments

By: Bronwyn Ison Soaring temperatures are still forecast but… Summer is officially over! Returning to school from an exciting summer can cause angst in children and their parents. It is back to resuming bed time hours, making lunches, doing homework, school activities and...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit

Earning Your Superstar Stripes

Earning Your Superstar Stripes

By | August 20, 2014 at 2:50 pm | No comments

By Sunny Simon One of my favorite clients is someone I categorize as a superstar. It’s easy to describe her secret to success. She pushes through her fear. Upon setting a goal this young professional pursues it with careful thought and with great gusto. She is a small...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach

The Truth Is Out There…in Joshua Tree

The Truth Is Out There…in Joshua Tree

By | August 7, 2014 at 3:35 am | No comments

By Rich Henrich “I live the American Dream but it isn’t reality. There is another truth and that’s what I’m seeking.” Michael Zelina, Las Vegas Realtor and Contact attendee This weekend, the Jesus Trees will have arms outstretched to welcome the truth seekers...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories

CV Weekly’s Best of 2014 Awards Dinner: A success in more ways than one

CV Weekly’s Best of 2014 Awards Dinner: A success in more ways than one

By | August 7, 2014 at 3:30 am | No comments

From the Publisher -Tracy Dietlin Last Thursday, July 31, CV Weekly announced the winners of our Best of 2014 in 52 categories during our awards dinner. The event took place at Emerald Desert RV Resort with the evening starting off with cocktails and then a delicious dinner...

Posted in: Best Of Awards, Columns, Feature Stories

Summer Chillout

Summer Chillout

By | August 7, 2014 at 3:19 am | No comments

Party Under the Perseid Meteor Shower and Supermoon The Joshua Tree Summer Chillout party has been an August tradition since 2011. This year the chillout will be held at Desert Sky Studios owned by host, and internationally known guitarist, and producer Clive Wright. Mr....

Posted in: Columns, Events

Splash House Makes Big Waves in the Desert

Splash House Makes Big Waves in the Desert

By | August 7, 2014 at 3:15 am | No comments

by Kaitey Marie A hip new multi-venue music festival is making waves in the desert, and surprisingly, a young Palm Springs native is the mastermind behind it all. Tyler McLean, 23-year-old alumni of Palm Springs High School, was having a conversation with his sister Kelly one...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Week 7 Winners

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Week 7 Winners

By | August 7, 2014 at 3:13 am | No comments

Week 7 brought with it a great time for the now regulars of the Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition! Seasoned Open Mic-ers found a comfortable, friendly atmosphere and in turn, tore up the stage! Audience giveaways such as new movie release t-shirts and hats from the Mary Pickford...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

212 in 2014: Rocking A Rock Yard Near You

212 in 2014: Rocking A Rock Yard Near You

By | August 7, 2014 at 3:01 am | No comments

Fantasy Springs Rock Yard, Friday, August 8th 7:30 PM FREE! By Lisa Morgan To the envy of the many talented bands in and around the Coachella Valley, the classic rock cover band, 212, has scored one of the most enviable stages of the summer. A result of tenacious...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight