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Robert Tahar

Robert Tahar

By | December 7, 2016 at 10:35 pm | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus Music Publisher/Producer/Songwriter – Drummer - Explorer/Adventurer - Actor/Comedian - Photographer - Tour Guide - Artist/Painter & Sculptor -- Robert Tahar has been living a very fulfilled & rich life so far!  Handsome, sophisticated, charming...

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The Fusion of Art and Charity

The Fusion of Art and Charity

By | December 7, 2016 at 10:30 pm | No comments

By Angela Romeo As art continues on it quest to give back, Fusion Art, a Palm Springs contemporary fine art gallery, will host an Art for Animals Juried Art Exhibition Fundraiser for Charity to support local Coachella Valley animal welfare organizations. Fusion Art is the...

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ART FOR A CAUSE

ART FOR A CAUSE

By | December 7, 2016 at 10:25 pm | No comments

By Angela Romeo Art has always had the power to move people. Raising funds for a cause is no exception. December 7-10 new paintings, Abstracts by Mark Heger, Strange Little People by Christopher Michael will be exhibited at Colliding Worlds Fine Art Gallery. A portion of the...

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DIVERSITY – Elaine Sigwald and The Izen Miller Gallery

DIVERSITY – Elaine Sigwald and The Izen Miller Gallery

By | November 30, 2016 at 4:25 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo The Izen Miller Gallery is currently showing DIVERSITY- Artists from the Desert. The exhibition features work from Philippe Chambon, Downs, Ruth Gonzalez, Marcy Gregory, Nora Helmer, Bernard Hoyes, John Lubetow, Barry Orleans and Elaine Sigwald.  On...

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The Remarkable Fern Fields Brooks

The Remarkable Fern Fields Brooks

By | November 22, 2016 at 5:35 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo Fern Fields Brook is yet another example of the hidden gems of the Coachella Valley. Born in Milan Italy, Fern has been a force in the entertainment industry for over 35 years. Fern worked for Norman Lear’s Tandem Production working on the ground breaking...

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Charlie Ciali

Charlie Ciali

By | November 16, 2016 at 10:06 am | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus Charlie Ciali has a totally likable personality!  His wide-open boyish grin, warm handshake (or hug!) and affable manner can't be missed.  But his happy-go-lucky demeanor belies a very serious & disciplined artist.  Ciali's work is...

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Star Wars Mural in Coachella

Star Wars Mural in Coachella

By | November 9, 2016 at 9:30 am | No comments

By Morgan James If you haven't seen the incredible Star Wars mural behind the Coachella Shopping Center on Harrison and 50th, it is definitely a must! The massive mural features several Star Wars characters in vivid colors over an electric black background. While the city...

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Beyond Terry Hastings: The New Work

Beyond Terry Hastings: The New Work

By | November 9, 2016 at 9:25 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo  Art is dynamic and thrives on growth. An artist is always searching and seeking to stretch the boundaries of their imagination. So when Terry Hastings decided it was time to see where photography could take him, he chose his mentor well. Beyond...

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The Wonder of Wendy

The Wonder of Wendy

By | November 2, 2016 at 11:50 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo Politics aside, art is never quiet. The work of Wendy Wonder is no exception. Wendy Wonder was born to Sheryl Berk in the tumultuous sixties. “Andy Warhol and The Factory. People burning bras. Others burning draft cards. It was a time of change and...

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Wide Open Spaces — Mountains, the Sea, the Sky – These are the visuals that captivate artist Zoe Ann Fischer!  

Wide Open Spaces — Mountains, the Sea, the Sky – These are the visuals that captivate artist Zoe Ann Fischer!  

By | November 2, 2016 at 11:40 am | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus "Zoe's….[paintings] are luminous, alive, and gutsy.  Through her alchemy with paint, putting down layer upon layer, often over long periods of time, Zoe has infused her canvases with her own strong feelings for the natural wonders of our planet. ...

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Peter Palladino – A Photographer’s Eye Captures Cathedral City

Peter Palladino – A Photographer’s Eye Captures Cathedral City

By | October 28, 2016 at 1:10 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo Peter Pallidino is no stranger to capturing people as they are - being themselves. Peter has been capturing images of society’s fringe cultures for many years. In New York in the 1970’s he was capturing images of the street culture of New York. The...

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The Photography of Stephen Elson

The Photography of Stephen Elson

By | October 13, 2016 at 7:40 pm | No comments

By Angela Romeo Art is a part of our lives. Every day it has an impact on us. For Photographer Stephen Elson growing up in a home that embraced art has led to a lifetime of inspiration. “I was fortunate to grow up in a household surrounded by art books, multiple...

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Steve Bein

Steve Bein

By | October 13, 2016 at 7:38 pm | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus Photography Art is now a widely accepted art form.  What is rare, however, are photographers, working outside the confines of a studio, who are also World Explorers!  Steve Bein is such a person.  Dashing, avant-garde, & adventurous, he reminds one of...

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Halstyn Hair – On the Horizon

Halstyn Hair – On the Horizon

By | October 6, 2016 at 11:42 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo Artists are born not created. The truth in art stems from the notion. Studying and training may enhance an artist’s skills or it can stifle a creative soul. Every once in awhile an artist just emerges from shadows – fully formed and constantly evolving....

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Where To Start

Where To Start

By | September 28, 2016 at 9:46 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo There are some weeks when there is so much happening that one doesn’t know where to start. This is such a week…. First let’s start with the worldwide musical celebration to honor Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s 85th birthday. Coachella Valley resident...

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REBECCA FINE ART GALLERY – CELEBRATING THE ART

REBECCA FINE ART GALLERY – CELEBRATING THE ART

By | September 28, 2016 at 9:42 am | No comments

By Rachel Montoya Art is an expression of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture. Art also comes in various branches of creative activity, such as photography, ceramics, music, literature, and dance. There is a common...

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Whimsy meets Function – The Art of Jeffrey Coleson

Whimsy meets Function – The Art of Jeffrey Coleson

By | September 21, 2016 at 12:54 pm | No comments

By Angela Romeo Artists are influenced by their location. Lighting, weather, natural landscape, man-made landscape all factor into one’s work. For Jeff Coleson the sunshine of the desert was a break after so many years in Seattle. “Seattle is many things including...

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Don’t miss this very special Art Walk!

Don’t miss this very special Art Walk!

By | September 15, 2016 at 3:20 pm | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus This Saturday night, Sept. 17, promises to be a series of spectacular events in the Perez Rd. Art District in Cathedral City. Five Art Galleries will be holding special events, and Frankie's Italian Bakery & Restaurant will also have their doors...

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Amanda Owley

Amanda Owley

By | September 8, 2016 at 2:30 am | No comments

Painter, Tattooist And All-Around Cool Chick On The Scene By Esther Sanchez It was just about a year ago when I was strolling through the musician’s camping area at Joshua Tree Music and Arts Festival when I encountered a raven-haired beauty with piercing blue eyes and...

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Simply Simeon? NOT! The Simeon Den Gallery/Fine and Temple Arts

Simply Simeon? NOT! The Simeon Den Gallery/Fine and Temple Arts

By | September 8, 2016 at 2:20 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo To say that Simeon Den is unique would be akin to knowing how many grains of sand are on the beach. The Simeon Den Gallery/Fine and Temple Arts promises to live up to its namesake. The Simeon Den Gallery/Fine and Temple Arts will have its grand opening on...

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Robert Bell – Photgraphing Life

Robert Bell – Photgraphing Life

By | September 1, 2016 at 2:52 pm | No comments

By Angela Romeo Robert Bell comes to the desert with a ready smile, a bit of the midcentury vibe, a bit of the tiki lounge sensibility, a bit of the rockabilly thing and a whole lot of artistry. Or, as Robert is oft to quote Garrison Keillor, "Where the women are strong, the...

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Perez Road Art District

Perez Road Art District

By | August 18, 2016 at 5:42 pm | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus The Greater Palm Springs residents & visitors alike to the Desert, are now taking notice of an exciting & newly developing Art Destination: Perez Rd. Art District in Cathedral City, Ca. This enclave of cutting-edge galleries is attracting larger &...

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Terry Hasting Airs His Dirty Laundry

Terry Hasting Airs His Dirty Laundry

By | August 18, 2016 at 5:40 pm | No comments

By Angela Romeo Terry Hastings is not one to shy away from controversy – even if that controversy exits in the mind of another. His latest show Dirty Laundry opens August 12 at Colliding Worlds Fine Art Gallery. “This particular body of work includes bodies, specifically...

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Cathedral City Art Walk!

Cathedral City Art Walk!

By | August 11, 2016 at 6:04 pm | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus Cathedral City Art Walk! Artists Receptions have always been exciting and glamorous events -- the gallery-going public loves an opportunity to meet the artist in person. They can engage in discourse, learn of the artist's methods, motivations, muses,...

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Alanna Marcelletti

Alanna Marcelletti

By | August 11, 2016 at 5:59 pm | No comments

The Art of the Human Condition By Angela Romeo Sometimes art is pleasing. Sometime art is disturbing. Sometimes art is a little of both. Alanna Marcelletti is an artist capable of all three scenarios. Alanna creates work that exposes the human condition. Blending painting...

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California Locos – The Subculture of Art

California Locos – The Subculture of Art

By | August 3, 2016 at 8:52 pm | No comments

By Angela Romeo What happens if you take artists who identify with the subculture of the Southern California sun drenched lifestyle and bring them together to collaborate? Through alchemy or miracle you get California Locos. California Locos is Chaz Bojórquez, Dave...

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Art and Technology: The Cross Country Adventure of Artist Katie Dunkle and Michael Chance

Art and Technology: The Cross Country Adventure of Artist Katie Dunkle and Michael Chance

By | July 28, 2016 at 4:42 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo Take two people, Michael Chance and Artist Katie Dunkle, for example, and send them on a cross-country journey. Mode of transportation? A tiny solar powered mobile home. Michael and Katie are currently traveling on a countrywide journey in a mobile solar...

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Behind the Lens – Dre Naylor

Behind the Lens – Dre Naylor

By | July 22, 2016 at 1:15 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo One look at Dre Naylor and you know you are about to encounter one dynamic individual: A striking woman with pink hair, a silver bullring, and a smile that radiates the truth of conviction that is Dre. Dre is Palm Springs born and raised. She was surrounded...

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Mary Ann Collins

Mary Ann Collins

By | July 22, 2016 at 1:11 am | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus Mary Ann Collins is indeed a unique artist! She has lived now -- and created art -- in the inspirational surrounding of Southern California for more than fifty years. She is a dedicated artist based in Manhattan Beach, Ca. Collins excels in multi-media...

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Culturas Music-Arts

Culturas Music-Arts

By | July 14, 2016 at 9:45 pm | No comments

By Morgan James Culturas Music-Arts formed with humble beginnings and an intention to make a difference in the lives of Coachella Valley's youth. Celebrating year five of Synergy Music & Arts Festival, this proud group of inspiring volunteers have organized events that...

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Meg Walling – A Life in Color

Meg Walling – A Life in Color

By | July 14, 2016 at 9:19 pm | No comments

By Angela Romeo Meg Walling approaches life in color, lots of color. “A strong sense of place and extremes in environment draw me in,” said Meg. “These special places have a very distinctive character that is predicated on the color. The colors of nature are...

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The Coachella Valley Art Scene

The Coachella Valley Art Scene

By | July 7, 2016 at 4:07 pm | No comments

By Morgan James Over the last few years, The Coachella Valley Art Scene has grown exponentially, hosting a number of community events to thrilled artists, appreciative musicians and all fans of the creative arts. Our valley population seems littered now more than ever with a...

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Dara Mark

Dara Mark

By | July 7, 2016 at 4:05 pm | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus Dara Mark's exquisite Watercolors almost defy description.  Unlike pastoral landscapes, or soft portraits, or floral arrangements -- which are the stereotypical subjects for watercolors -- she takes an entirely different tangent & approach in her Art. ...

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Odessa Christiana – Lifestyle In Art

Odessa Christiana – Lifestyle In Art

By | July 7, 2016 at 3:54 pm | No comments

By Angela Romeo Part mid-century modern, part hippy chick tempered with flower child and wholly original, Odessa Christiana has created an art lifestyle. “I cannot remember a time where I was not creating something and trying it sell it,” smiled Odessa. “I have...

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The Power of Art – Linda Carmella Sibio

The Power of Art – Linda Carmella Sibio

By | June 30, 2016 at 3:44 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo To walk in the shoes of Artist Linda Carmella Sibio would be an artistic journey filled with self –awareness and self-acceptance. Linda was born in West Virginia. After the death of her father and the institutionalization of her mother, Linda was sent to...

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