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The Date Shed Announces Fall Line-up

The Date Shed Announces Fall Line-up

By | September 24, 2014 at 11:08 pm | No comments

Warren G, Day of the Dead featuring Fortunate Youth, Lagwagon, Tribal Seeds and Sage Francis The Date Shed’s line-up for the Fall will bring a variety of musicians to the desert including Warren G, Fortunate Youth with The Expanders & Big Mountain in the Day of the Dead...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

Nashville Comes to the Coachella Valley

Nashville Comes to the Coachella Valley

By | September 24, 2014 at 9:56 pm | No comments

Saturday and Sunday, September 27 -28 By Lisa Morgan Take what assumptions you may have about the "typical" Nashville artist and throw them in the incinerator. The depth of music and talent in that music city is so gravely unrepresented on the commercial feed we receive here...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

The End of Summer Ritual: World-Renowned Trailblazers of Desert Rock, Dali’s Llama & Friends

The End of Summer Ritual: World-Renowned Trailblazers of Desert Rock, Dali’s Llama & Friends

By | September 24, 2014 at 9:03 pm | No comments

Friday, Sept. 26th @ The Hood Bar and Pizza, Palm Desert By Lisa Morgan If you're looking to have a nice easy listening experience, this is not your show. If you are hoping to rock out to standard issue heavy metal, pop-punk or rock and roll, you'll need to find another...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

JACK WHITE “Lazaretto” (Third Man/Columbia Records)

JACK WHITE “Lazaretto” (Third Man/Columbia Records)

By | September 24, 2014 at 8:49 pm | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin If it were possible for Willy Wonka and Edward Scissorhands to create a love child, his name would be Jack White. As eccentric and creative as Wonka and as reticent and enigmatic as Scissorhands, Jack White has carved out his very own Rock & Roll...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This

HOLLY’S STORY: Finding a Missing Pet

HOLLY’S STORY: Finding a Missing Pet

By | September 24, 2014 at 8:21 pm | No comments

By Janet McAfee Holly, a lovely Greyhound/Whippet/Chihuahua mix dog, bolted from her La Quinta home during the torrential rain storm that hit our Valley on September 8. Holly was wearing an ID tag and is microchipped, the two most important things you can do to ensure a safe...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place

Pinot Envy Way Down Under

Pinot Envy Way Down Under

By | September 24, 2014 at 8:03 pm | No comments

By Rick Riozza Man!—there’s some really tasty and reasonably priced Pinot Noir coming out of a small country that has recently made a huge mark on yet another wine: Sauvignon Blanc. The wide world of wine just gets better and better. We know the famed Red Burgundy...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice

Mastro’s Steakhouse

Mastro’s Steakhouse

By | September 24, 2014 at 7:37 pm | No comments

By Raymond Bill Mastro’s Steakhouse is once again back in the spotlight, having recently been voted, “Best Steakhouse” by the Coachella Valley Weekly ‘Best Of’ Awards. Based on my past experiences, I would readily concur with these findings but just to be sure, I...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, The Pampered Palate

OLD SCHOOL BLOODY NOIR THRILLER

OLD SCHOOL BLOODY NOIR THRILLER

By | September 24, 2014 at 7:30 pm | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES Liam Neeson’s back in fine form as unlicensed private eye Matt Scudder hunting a particularly vicious killer. Writer director Scott Franks has a clear vision and masterly control over the story he’s putting on the...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners

Stories of Hollywood Legends

Stories of Hollywood Legends

By | September 24, 2014 at 7:25 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- Accidentally on Purpose By Michael York Autobiography ----- Barbara Stanwyck, Johnny Carson and Katherine Hepburn are Hollywood legends. Their respective biographers: Victoria Wilson, Henry Bushkin and Scott Berg, have each given part of...

Posted in: Columns

2014 Elections

2014 Elections

By | September 24, 2014 at 7:20 pm | No comments

By Haddon Libby Early voting for the upcoming election that will be held on November 4th starts on October 6th via mail-in ballots. Over the next few weeks, we will try to help you get to know many of the people running for office here in the Coachella Valley. Riverside...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby

Are You Ready? – Set – Go!

Are You Ready? – Set – Go!

By | September 24, 2014 at 7:15 pm | No comments

“The fires in Northern California are spreading at an unprecedented rate.  Nearly 150 square miles have burned (three times the size of Anaheim) at the King Fire so far. Drought conditions have fuel moisture content near zero. The fire is consuming right through a half...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips

Local Food, Local Businesses and Local Fun at ShareKitchen!

Local Food, Local Businesses and Local Fun at ShareKitchen!

By | September 24, 2014 at 7:10 pm | No comments

POP-UP ALERT: ShareKitchen is pleased to host Akamai Ohana’s next Pop-Up dinner on Thursday, September 25th at 6:30pm. Chef Murakami and his new venture, Akamai Ohana, will be featured on the last Thursday of every month at ShareKitchen and while some of you may already enjoy...

Posted in: Columns, ShareKitchen

The Palm Springs Art Museum

The Palm Springs Art Museum

By | September 24, 2014 at 7:05 pm | No comments

Last Thursday, September 18th from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, the 3rd Grade Class from Agua Caliente Elementary School in Cathedral City took part in the First School Tour of the 2014 – 2015 School Year at the Palm Springs Art Museum for “Art Within Reach” Program. The Palm...

Posted in: Columns, Community

Nellie Coffman and the Desert Inn

Nellie Coffman and the Desert Inn

By | September 24, 2014 at 7:00 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil Nellie Coffman first heard of our desert oasis back in 1897, while she was in the mountain village of Idyllwild (then called Strawberry Valley), being sent there by her doctor to help cure a nasty cough. While she was resting, the woman who ran the...

Posted in: Columns, The Palm Springs Local

SoCal MLB Shines Amidst Dark NFL Cloud…

SoCal MLB Shines Amidst Dark NFL Cloud…

By | September 24, 2014 at 6:55 pm | No comments

By Flint Wheeler Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout did a television interview, Mark McGwire and Albert Pujols were catching up behind the batting cage, and Tommy Lasorda was in the Angels dugout chatting with players Monday before the Freeway Series opener in front of a sellout...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

What’s Wrong With The 49ers?… Oh, Nothing More Than Everything

What’s Wrong With The 49ers?… Oh, Nothing More Than Everything

By | September 24, 2014 at 6:55 pm | No comments

By Julie Buehler Through 3 seasons in San Francisco, under head coach Jim Harbaugh, the 49ers have done things few teams in NFL history have done. They set a new record for turnover margin. Played in 3 straight NFC Championship games and Super Bowl 47. They lost only...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

It’s the Y Be Fit Palm Desert Challenge

It’s the Y Be Fit Palm Desert Challenge

By | September 24, 2014 at 6:50 pm | No comments

Challenge Yourself on October 12 By Karen Creasy With less than a month until the Y Be Fit Palm Desert Challenge, many are training to participate in this very fun, unique and challenging Reverse Mini-Triathlon on October 12. This triathlon is reverse because it starts with...

Posted in: Columns, Health & Fitness

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | September 24, 2014 at 6:45 pm | No comments

Week of September 25 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): It's no secret. The wealthy one percent of the population has been getting progressively wealthier. Meanwhile, the poor are becoming steadily poorer. I'm worried there is a metaphorically similar...

Posted in: Columns

LETTING GO

LETTING GO

By | September 24, 2014 at 6:40 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Releasing something familiar can be stressful. Intimidated by the unknown? Relinquishing something or someone may be a daunting thought too. Yet, you know you will be extricated once you take the leap of faith to move forward. Whatever “it” may be it is...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit

Sometimes the Right Answer is No

Sometimes the Right Answer is No

By | September 24, 2014 at 6:35 pm | No comments

By Sunny Simon Clients going through the job interviewing process often want to skip to the bottom line by exploring a number of what’s if’s. I respond by advising there is no decision to be made until an offer is on the table. When that exciting day arrives and HR has...

Posted in: Columns

What Is A Colonic?

What Is A Colonic?

By | September 24, 2014 at 6:30 pm | No comments

By Dr. Peter Kadile I received a call at my office the other day asking if I performed colonics. I don’t perform that procedure but let’s talk about it. What is a colonic? Colon cleansing, colon irrigation, high colonics or colonic hydrotherapy is when water is infused...

Posted in: Ask The Doctor, Columns

2nd Annual City of Palm Springs “Rock Out to Knock Out Hunger” Dance Party

2nd Annual City of Palm Springs “Rock Out to Knock Out Hunger” Dance Party

By | September 17, 2014 at 11:56 pm | No comments

To Benefit FIND Food Bank, Sept. 26 at Hacienda Cantina By Amy Blaisdell September is National Hunger Action Month and the City of Palm Springs, in support of FIND Food Bank of the Coachella Valley, is encouraging residents to help feed the hungry by dropping off canned food...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories

Crater Lake Chef’s Challenge Week 1

Crater Lake Chef’s Challenge Week 1

By | September 17, 2014 at 11:41 pm | No comments

Last Wednesday night returning finalist from the 2013 Crater Lake Chef’s Challenge, Capri's Chef Tyrone Love, came out to compete with Blu Ember's Chef de Cuisine, Brandon Testi. Blu Ember's Chef Brandon made Crater Lake Whiskey Grilled Ribeye, delivered with outstanding...

Posted in: Chef Challenge, Columns, Feature Stories

Heroes in Recovery, Break the Stigma Golf Tournament & Luncheon

Heroes in Recovery, Break the Stigma Golf Tournament & Luncheon

By | September 17, 2014 at 11:37 pm | No comments

Escena Golf Course, Palm Springs, Friday, September 19th By Lisa Morgan It would seem that no one in our country is unaffected, either directly or indirectly, by a loved one or acquaintance struggling with addiction. This is national recovery month, and on Friday, September...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Feature Stories

5TH Annual Spay Ghetti No Balls Dinner Now Taking Reservations

5TH Annual Spay Ghetti No Balls Dinner Now Taking Reservations

By | September 17, 2014 at 11:24 pm | No comments

Loving All Animals to Host Annual Dinner Promoting the Importance of Spaying & Neutering It what has become a mainstay event for animal welfare groups across the USA, Loving All Animals will host its 5th Annual Spay Ghetti No Balls Dinner on October 8th from 4:00 PM to 8:00...

Posted in: Columns, Events

Día de los Muertos USA Festival Comes To Coachella For The First Time

Día de los Muertos USA Festival Comes To Coachella For The First Time

By | September 17, 2014 at 11:17 pm | No comments

RODRI Introduces New Signature Event to “Honor the Dead… Celebrate the Living” Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, a long standing Latino holiday with indigenous roots dating back to Aztec times, has taken its place in mainstream culture boasting festivities...

Posted in: Columns, Events

The Crate Collective

The Crate Collective

By | September 17, 2014 at 11:10 pm | No comments

By Monica Morones Local jewelry designer Amanda Kanoski, owner of The Crate Collective, has been hard at work creating one of kind designs, cool urban accessories, and custom personal pieces that draw in clients of all ages. Her eclectic designs are reminiscent of Art Deco...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Feature Stories

World Day Of Peace

World Day Of Peace

By | September 17, 2014 at 11:03 pm | No comments

Palm Springs for Peace Event in conjunction with UN’s World Day of Peace. Sunday, September 21, 2014 Let’s inspire one another to envision peace, create peace, spread peace and pay it forward. Together... We can Make Peace Happen on this beautiful Planet of ours! Let us...

Posted in: Columns, Community

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Fall Lineup

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Fall Lineup

By | September 17, 2014 at 10:55 pm | No comments

“UP IN SMOKE” TOUR FEATURING CHEECH & CHONG AND WAR - OCTOBER 24th The Up In Smoke co-headlining tour with CHEECH & CHONG and WAR, is burning its way to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Friday, October 24th. The night has WAR hits and CHEECH & CHONG's...

Posted in: Columns, Events

Tracy Dietlin, Owner/Publisher/Editor of CV Weekly

Tracy Dietlin, Owner/Publisher/Editor of CV Weekly

By | September 17, 2014 at 10:40 pm | No comments

By Lisa Morgan (and Friends) Many of us dream. Some of us dream big. Only a very few of us take the courageous leap of faith in action necessary to make our dreams a reality. Fewer still are successful. With Coachella Valley Weekly on its third year of weekly print and...

Posted in: Columns, Happy Birthday

Ckeelay – Young Desert Hip-Hop

Ckeelay – Young Desert Hip-Hop

By | September 17, 2014 at 10:17 pm | No comments

By Noe Gutierrez He is 17 years old performing his own original hip-hop music. He is 17 years old and has a knack for melody, rhyme and rhythm. Ckyle (aka Ckeelay, his stage name) Pina, is 17 years old and performed live for the first time in August as he and his collaborator...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

EMPTY HEARTS “Empty Hearts” (429 Records)

EMPTY HEARTS “Empty Hearts” (429 Records)

By | September 17, 2014 at 10:06 pm | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin Rock & Roll reinvents itself all the time. New sub-categories crop up every day. Oi, Emo and Slowcore have all had their moment in the sun. The one genre that remains perennial is Power Pop. Maybe it’s because the Beatles kinda sorta invented Power...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This

Disaster Preparedness for Fluffy & Fido

Disaster Preparedness for Fluffy & Fido

By | September 17, 2014 at 9:58 pm | No comments

By Janet McAfee What would happen to your pets in the event of an earthquake, a hurricane, or a flood? In California, our greatest concern is the possibility of an earthquake. However, this September our Coachella Valley was hit by a strong rainstorm that brought massive...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place

A Bottle a Day Keeps My Money Away

A Bottle a Day Keeps My Money Away

By | September 17, 2014 at 9:54 pm | No comments

By Rick Riozza Playing the game of wine gets you everywhere. I always like to start the game with a nice bottle of shut-the-hell-up. In more pleasing terms, let’s first enjoy the glass in front of us—which includes viewing, sniffing, tasting, sensing and memories…...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice

La Quinta Cliffhouse

La Quinta Cliffhouse

By | September 17, 2014 at 9:49 pm | No comments

By Raymond Bill When friends are visiting from out of town and I am looking to impress with great food and ambiance, La Quinta Cliffhouse is one of my favorite places to dine. It also happens to be a great hot spot to meet locals for happy hour! Recently, while celebrating a...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, The Pampered Palate