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LISA MEDNICK POWELL “Blue Book” (Cicada Sounds)

By Eleni P. Austin                 If you aren’t familiar with Lisa Mednick Powell, you have been missing out on decades of great music. The Washington...

JTAG POP UP: Celebrating Art and Artists

By Angela Romeo Joshua Tree Art Gallery kicks off the summer with the opening of its Pop UP on Saturday June 23. The opening reception...

A Second Chance for Phoebe!

BY JANET McAFEE It was a sunny morning at the Rancho Mirage Community Park. Wilma Sullivan was walking her dog when she arrived at a...

The Wine Bar Scene Swirls!

By Rick Riozza Last issue we took a moment to address the wine newbies in our readership. We know of nothing better than to welcome...

A BIGGER BITE!

NOW SHOWING: JURRASIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM It’s been three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park. Now, Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire...

Short Stories

By Heidi Simmons Short stories abound this week with the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival.  With 338 films between one and 20 minutes in...

100 Deadliest Days of Summer

Do you know about the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer? No, I’m not referring to the danger of heat exhaustion or increased gun violence...

DOUBLE HOCKEY STICKS HOT!

By Haddon Libby This time of year, the Coachella Valley becomes one of the hottest places on Earth. High temperatures like these have most of us...

SCAM PHONE CALLS 2018

They say "Forewarned is Forearmed!!!!" and "People Don't Plan to Fail, They Fail to Plan." So, Plan Ahead and be aware of these current...

Football In The Summer? Yep, Look North…

BY FLINT WHEELER The NBA season is over and there’s still another three months before the NFL campaign kicks off again. If baseball isn’t enough to...

Elder Love USA: A New Non-Profit in the Coachella Valley

Elder Love USA is not your typical in-home caregiving service for older adults.  Elder Love USA, is a nonprofit corporation that helps older adults...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

© Copyright 2018  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): According to my analysis of the astrological omens, you have cosmic permission to enjoy extra helpings...

OSTEOPATHS & CHIROPRACTORS

BY DR PETER KADILE Dr. Kadile, I noticed you have the initials D.O. behind your name, Are you a chiropractor? Jen, Bermuda Dunes Jen, osteopaths (D.O. or...

Tell Our Legislators to End Prohibition on Cannabis This Year

BY RUTH HILL R.N. Patrick Kennedy, Senator Ted Kennedy’s son, and Kevin Sabet wrote a commentary in the Wall Street Journal June 14th titled: “This...

How to Use a Powerful Life Tool

By Sunny Simon      When I want to convey an important message, I prefer doing it writing. Why? Because before I press that non-forgiving send...

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST ANNOUNCES LINE-UP

Palm Springs International ShortFest will showcase 333 films including 42 World Premieres, 32 International Premieres, 42 North American Premieres and 13 U.S. Premieres with...

Black Water Gospel Win Best Rock Band, Best Alternative Band and...

By Tracy Dietlin Black Water Gospel burst onto the CV Music Scene back in November of 2016. They released their first 5 song self-titled EP...

Chelsea Sugarbritches: Best Female Vocalist

By Tracy Dietlin Chelsea Sugarbritches is the Frontwoman for the Cover band Long Duk Dong and one of the Frontwomen for the band 5th Town,...

Will Donato

BY PATTE PURCELL I realized this morning that I've known Will Donato for over 8 years. Will is one of the most beloved musicians in...

In Memory of Anthony Bourdain: A Local Foodies Tribute

By Denise Ortuno It was always a welcomed sound coming from the TV, something that I would look forward to with great anticipation as part...

Rebecca Clark – Hello Gorgeous

By Dee Jae Cox The Coachella Valley is an oasis of exciting history and rich talent and there’s no better example of where history and...

ARE CORONA’S EXTRA AND FAMILIAR THE SAME BEER?

By Aaron Ramson Last week’s article touched on the history of Mexican lagers, and how many of them came to be. Every commercial beer you...

14th Annual Lavender Festival 14th Annual Lavender Festive at 123 Farm

June 14-17, 2018 - Cherry Valley, CA At The Largest Organic Lavender Farm In Southern California Each summer, 123 Farm at Highland Springs Ranch &...

DAVE ALVIN AND JIMMIE DALE GILMORE “Downey To Lubbock” (yepROC Records)

By Eleni P. Austin                 In the food world, there are certain pairings that go together naturally: Jack & Coke, pickles and ice cream (what,...

Hot Fun in The City – The Coachella Valley Art Scene...

By Angela Romeo The temperature is rising and road construction is on the uptick. Sustainability is on the lips of many and the Coachella Valley...

Why Spay or Neuter Your Pet?

BY JANET McAFEE The key to creating a nation of “No More Homeless Pets” is availability of low cost spay and neutering for dogs and...

Vino Advice for Wine Newbies

BY RICK RIOZZA Everyone and anyone who finds themselves playing into the game of wine started out as a wine newbie. And the first tactic...

FEMALE HEIST FILM FAMILIAR FUN

BY ROBIN E. SIMMONS NOW PLAYING: OCEAN’S 8 In real time, it’s been 58 years since director Lewis Milestone’s Rat Pack edition of Ocean’s Eleven (an uncredited...

Books For Dad

Book Review By Heidi Simmons Dear old dad loves an interesting book.  It’s marvelous how our father’s know things.  We count on them to give...

Avoid the Summer Time Blues With Sun Safety Tips!

Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays causes most cases of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer. To lower your skin cancer risk, protect your...

R.I.P. Net Neutrality

By Haddon Libby On Monday, June 11th the Federal Communications Commission rescinded net neutrality legislation passed toward the end of the Obama Administration. Since its passage...

WHY LAWYERS REJECT ACCIDENT CASES?

Most lawyers practice to make money resolving client's issues. Why accept a case when you initially see problems....such as your client lying? My practice collects...

World Cup 2018: Who will win?

By Flint Wheeler The FIFA World Cup gets underway in just over a week’s time and odds are being placed over who will win the...

Enjoy a Splash of Fun at the Dive-In

Palm Desert Aquatic Center (PDAC) continues its Dive-In Movies program on Friday, July 6, featuring Disney’s popular animated hit, “Moana.”  The gates open at...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

© Copyright 2018  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): My Aries acquaintance Tatiana decided to eliminate sugar from her diet. She drew up a plan...

MEMORIES

BY BRONWYN ISON All I can hear in my head is Barbara Streisand’s song, “memory all alone in the moonlight.” It was then I began...

Tommy Chong is coming to The Lighthouse Dispensary!

Talie Rosa On Friday, June 8, The Lighthouse Dispensary reopened its doors as the only dispensary to be State licensed with regulatory approval in the...

Learning From Stumbles and Screw-Ups

By Sunny Simon      When I asked my new client what his goals were for our coaching sessions, without missing a beat he told me...

“A Moment of Truth…” PSComicXpo Graced by Female Producer

By Michelle Roe If PSComicXpo CEO, Meachele Campbell were to have her own superpower, she says it would be to possess the ability to wield...

AND THE WINNERS ARE…

The CV Music Awards held Thursday, May 31 at Big Rock Pub and Sunday, June 3 at Hotel Zoso were both a big success!...

Creedence Clearwater Revisited at Fantasy Springs

By Tricia Witkower Lifelong friends and former bandmates, Doug Clifford and Stu Cook, formed Creedence Clearwater Revisited in 1995 as a way to reunite and...

THE FILMMAKERS’ GALLERY PRESENTS THE MEL BROOKS HIT MOVIE MUSICAL “THE...

By Steven Roche Where can you sip a cocktail and have your picture taken with a Tony Award-winning actor AND an Academy Award-winning producer at...

Refreshing Sweetness at Lapperts Ice Cream & Dole Whip!

By Denise Ortuno One of the best ways to get some tasty relief from the desert summertime heat, is with a refreshingly cold sweet treat...

Smooth Brothers Win Best Adult Contemporary Artist

By Patte Purcell Congratulations to John Carey (guitarist) and Theo Coakley (keyboards), the Smooth Brothers for winning the 2018 CV Music Award for Best Adult...

FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO ANNOUNCES LIVE CLASSIC ROCK WITH “BRAD’S PAD”...

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is proud to announce Brad’s Pad, a brand new night of live classic rock music at LIT Lounge. Beginning Tuesday,...

THE ORIGINS OF MEXICAN LAGER

By Aaron Ramson When Maximillian I accepted an offer to leave Austria to become the first Emperor of Mexico in April of 1864, he scarcely...

CABOT’S PUEBLO MUSEUM – DESERT HOT SPRINGS CA

BY LYNNE TUCKER CABOT THE MAN ADVENTURER • ARCHITECT • ARTIST • BUILDER • COLLECTOR • ENTREPRENEUR • EXPLORER • IDEALIST • VISIONARY • WRITER BUILDING THE...

RAY LAMONTAGNE “Part Of The Light” (Stone Dwarf/RCA Records)

By Eleni P. Austin                  Does it feel like the entire weight of the world is on your shoulders these days? If you’re looking for...

Second Saturdays/Perez  Rd Art+Design

Childrens Art Party & “Prescience” Photo Exhibit By Deogracio Secretario     The Second Saturdays Art Walk at the Perez Road Art + Design District in Cathedral...

Molly, The Long Journey Home!

BY JANET McAFEE Molly is an absolutely beautiful, brilliant, well behaved, trained, intuitive, and loving dog.  How is it possible that this marvelous 2-year-old animal...

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