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CV Weekly is 5 Years Old!

CV Weekly is 5 Years Old!

By | March 22, 2017 at 4:55 pm | No comments

By Tracy Dietlin It's hard to believe that we are actually celebrating our 5 years in print with this week's issue. It seems like just a year ago I was out talking to people about the new publication I was starting, with my mock paper in hand, with BB Ingle on the...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

PAUL RODGERS (BAD COMPANY, FREE, THE FIRM) READY TO ROCK FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO ON SATURDAY, MARCH 25

PAUL RODGERS (BAD COMPANY, FREE, THE FIRM) READY TO ROCK FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO ON SATURDAY, MARCH 25

By | March 22, 2017 at 4:15 pm | No comments

By Tracy Dietlin It’s no secret that Paul Rodgers has one of the most distinctive and respected voices in rock music history. He first garnered  popularity with the international hit song “All Right Now,” back in 1970 with his band Free, who went on to release four...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real: Promise Kept with New Masterpiece Album in Progress

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real: Promise Kept with New Masterpiece Album in Progress

By | March 22, 2017 at 4:05 pm | No comments

By Lisa Morgan While it was clear Neil Young could have held us captive on his own during his first weekend performance at Desert Trip 2016, the entrance of his band of choice, Promise of the Real, featuring Lukas and Micah Nelson, took things to a whole other level of sound...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Dana Carvey Performs at Fantasy Springs Friday, March 24

Dana Carvey Performs at Fantasy Springs Friday, March 24

By | March 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm | No comments

By Tracy Dietlin Dana Carvey burst on the comedic scene back in the mid-80s as part of the cast of Saturday Night Live. During his 6 year stint on the show he created many memorable characters including “Church Lady,” “Garth” and Hans” to name a few. He also brought...

Posted in: Columns, Comedy, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Hope for Isaiah, Four Year Old Cancer Fighter

Hope for Isaiah, Four Year Old Cancer Fighter

By | March 22, 2017 at 9:09 am | No comments

Live Music and FUNdraising at Big Rock Pub, Monday, March 27th, 6 pm By Tanya Moreno, Desi Strong Foundation Meet four-year-old Isaiah. He has been battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cancer for over a year now. He loves his Marvel Comics superheroes, especially The...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

1st Annual Derby Downs to Benefit BBBSD

1st Annual Derby Downs to Benefit BBBSD

By | March 22, 2017 at 9:00 am | No comments

By Craig Michaels Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert (BBBSD) is proud to announce its 1st Annual “Derby Downs: A Night at the Races” Fundraiser.  This will be a spirited evening of horse races, betting, food, drinks and auction to be held on Saturday, March 25th,...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

THE RIVER AND FOREVER 21 PRESENT FESTIVAL FASHION AT LIVE SHOW ON APRIL 8

THE RIVER AND FOREVER 21 PRESENT FESTIVAL FASHION AT LIVE SHOW ON APRIL 8

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:50 am | No comments

First-ever fashion presentation at The River highlights latest looks for concert-goers and many more By Joe Enos Rancho Mirage-- The River, the Palm Springs area’s popular entertainment center for shopping and dining in Rancho Mirage, has partnered with fashion retailer...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Alexandra Miklosova and Seth Cash

Alexandra Miklosova and Seth Cash

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:41 am | No comments

By Avery Wood From a big, comfortable orange couch in the home that they share, Alexandra Miklosova and Seth Cash make their MyCityEveryday webcast about events across the valley on Facebook Live. Though the couple does not host every episode, they are the ones in charge of...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Power Couples, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

CINDY LEE BERRYHILL “The Adventurist” (Omnivore Recordings)

CINDY LEE BERRYHILL “The Adventurist” (Omnivore Recordings)

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:29 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin “Vapors and dust coalesce, compress to make stars that light the black of night, and we just see what’s ours, what we inherited/What this crazy is coming to, and just like this the air is rare…Our dust and vapors coalesce and compress, stars are made...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

A very ‘Braun’ performance at the Westin Mission Hills.                           

A very ‘Braun’ performance at the Westin Mission Hills.                           

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:28 am | No comments

By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna A very strong performance took place last Saturday by Rick Braun, Michael Paulo and Josh Vietti at the Grooves at the Westin Jazz series in Rancho Mirage. Braun played his originals, remakes from days gone past and a few tunes from his new album...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Vocalist Vertice Williams 

Vocalist Vertice Williams 

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:25 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell I first saw Vertice Williams when she appeared with sax star Will Donato. Her soulful voice was impressive. A few weeks ago, Mikey Cohen (Smooth Jazz Live) introduced her to me at Grooves at the Westin. We had a brief conversation, exchanged cards and agreed...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 4

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 4

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:20 am | No comments

By Morgan James The CV Open Mic Competition 2017 at The Block Sports Bar & Grill in Cathedral City continues to impress as fans from all over the valley flood in to join the fun! Week #4 was an incredible display of talent as our performers mixed it up trying new material...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

The Falling Doves – Liverpool Legends Tour

The Falling Doves – Liverpool Legends Tour

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:17 am | No comments

  To what was once home to the legendary Beatles that influenced the world with their music, comes a new wave of musicians from the city of Liverpool that are ready to promote their message of love, peace and music. The Falling Doves are proud to bring these musicians...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Why I Love Comic Con, and Why You Should Too

Why I Love Comic Con, and Why You Should Too

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:15 am | No comments

By Robert Simmons I will freely admit that my Comic Con experience is more recent than most. My first Comic Con experience was in Salt Lake City in 2013, since that time however I have traveled to dozens of Comic Con’s across the country, and while the venues are as unique...

Posted in: Columns, Comic Con Palm Springs, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:13 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo Desert X is site specific and artists from different parts of the world were invited to participate. Doug Aitken is known for his site-specific installations. The Geffen recently mounted an exhibition of his 20-year career for Desert X Aitken created...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

ROM LAMMAR – FAR OUT

ROM LAMMAR – FAR OUT

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:10 am | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus Far Out! Not just because artist Rom Lammar came to us all the way from Luxenbourg(!) But because his sci-fi paintings transport the imagination to the far reaches of the Universe, and alternate worlds.  His current paintings are reminiscent of the great...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Suzanne Ross – Silence is Not an Option

Suzanne Ross – Silence is Not an Option

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:05 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo When I came across Suzanne Ross’s work I was taken back.  The first piece I purchased was a mixed media burka. It was art most powerful. The faceless figure: beautiful, imposing, fragile and silent, staring out from its place on the wall asking more...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Sammy’s Journey Home 10 Years Later

Sammy’s Journey Home 10 Years Later

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:00 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee A microchip with two disconnected phone numbers was the only clue to the identity of a stray matted dog running the streets of Palm Desert. A group of animal advocates connected through Facebook worked together to create an incredible reunion.  Sammy’s...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Wine & Foodie’s Delight!

Wine & Foodie’s Delight!

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:55 am | No comments

By Rick Riozza Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends! Well—in a perfect world, this valley’s largest food & wine event of the year—the coveted Palm Desert Food & Wine festival, will continue on until kingdom comes! Hey!—but one culinary day at a...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

A Stage Review of ‘Lost Cherry Cabaret’

A Stage Review of ‘Lost Cherry Cabaret’

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:50 am | No comments

By Dee Jae Cox SULTRY… SEXY…. SASSY…. Adjectives that inspire the senses and the imagination and most aptly give insight to the Lost Cherry Cabaret, a joint production venture between PS Underground, a secret members only supper club and Pete’s Hideaway/Wendy’s...

Posted in: Breaking the 4th Wall, Columns, Events, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

MORE BEAST, LESS BEAUTY

MORE BEAST, LESS BEAUTY

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:45 am | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons NOW PLAYING: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST  Not my favorite Disney fairy tale or animated movie, but a watchable live action remake.  Emma Watson has an almost perfect look, she is a true beauty and radiates a sweet charisma every second she’s on...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Casinos and Corruption

Casinos and Corruption

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:40 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- The Whistler by John Grisham   Fiction ----- The Coachella Valley may have the country’s best “Indian” casinos.  Our local tribes have been leaders in Native American gaming rights for decades.  Tribal members, as well as the...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

DESERT WRITERS EXPO CELEBRATES VALLEY AUTHORS

DESERT WRITERS EXPO CELEBRATES VALLEY AUTHORS

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:35 am | No comments

Palm Springs Writers Guild & Rancho Mirage Library Partner for Book Fair Highlighting Locally Written Works    On Thursday March 30th the Community Room at the Rancho Mirage Public Library will transform into a book fair featuring writers who live and work in the...

Posted in: Authors, Columns, Events, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Up, Up and Away

Up, Up and Away

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:33 am | No comments

By Haddon Libby Unless you fly privately, air travel in the United States rivals a deep root cleaning at the dentist’s office in terms of fun.  The typical traveler has to maneuver the gauntlet of check-in, security and an absurd number of people who appear to have...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

THE IDES OF MARCH MEANS MORE PI/DUI’S

THE IDES OF MARCH MEANS MORE PI/DUI’S

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:32 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow Why is it there are so many street repairs at this time of the year? Wouldn't you think with so much happening now they would hold off for a month? You should realize the Ides of March means Madness in more than just college basketball for those who stay home...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Rain + Rain = Fire!

Rain + Rain = Fire!

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:30 am | No comments

The hillsides throughout the state have never looked so pretty. Lush and green, it’s hard to imagine we were ever in a drought for the past five plus years. Many people say “this must be great for you guys, no wild fires!” This could not be further from the truth. The...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

MLB Is Upon Us..

MLB Is Upon Us..

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:28 am | No comments

By Flint Wheeler Congratulations to the CV Weekly on Five short years. The lifeblood of any city lies in its small locally supported and owned businesses. I’m proud to be a small part of what makes this desert great! Cheers too many more great and prosperous years! The...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

5th Annual Free Medical, Dental & Vision Clinic to be Held at the Riverside County Fairgrounds March 31-April 2, 2017

5th Annual Free Medical, Dental & Vision Clinic to be Held at the Riverside County Fairgrounds March 31-April 2, 2017

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:25 am | No comments

California CareForce, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to providing free health, dental,  and vision services to residents all over California, will be returning to the Riverside County Fairgrounds for its 5th annual Coachella Valley Clinic Friday, March 31st; Saturday,...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Health & Fitness, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Heartburn Medication Update

Heartburn Medication Update

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:20 am | No comments

By Dr. Peter Kadile Heartburn is usually a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The discomfort of reflux is caused by the upward backflow of stomach acid, bile, ingested liquids and foods into the esophagus. GERD symptoms commonly manifest as a burning type pain...

Posted in: Ask The Doctor, Columns, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:15 am | No comments

Week of March 23 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Of course you want to get the best of everything. But that doesn't mean you should disdain cheap thrills that are more interesting and gratifying than the expensive kind. And of course you enjoy...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

 BOUNDARIES: A MUST HAVE FOR LIFE

 BOUNDARIES: A MUST HAVE FOR LIFE

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:05 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Unhealthy individuals seek and prey upon others whom they know will not establish clear boundaries.  Exhausted may be an understatement as to how you feel most days.  You give and inch and the other person takes a mile.  However, they were able...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Leap Fearlessly

Leap Fearlessly

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:00 am | No comments

By Sunny Simon This morning I met with a client who is working on the cusp of something big, but at the same time terrified he will fail. Some coaches might advise he invite fear into his life and work through it. I’m not part of that fear camp. Wasting precious energy...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Dynamic Programming and Non-Profit Partnerships – Check it Out This Weekend at Spectrum Indian Wells

Dynamic Programming and Non-Profit Partnerships – Check it Out This Weekend at Spectrum Indian Wells

By | March 15, 2017 at 6:21 pm | No comments

Spectrum Indian Wells is a four-day contemporary art experience featuring top galleries, art publishers, and established studio artists from across the U.S. and around the world. The show will run this weekend from Thursday, March 16 to Sunday, March 19 at the Renaissance Indian...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Dallas Lawyer/Artist Launches Tempestuous, the First Online Art Gallery of its Kind, Transforming the Fine Art Business Model

Dallas Lawyer/Artist Launches Tempestuous, the First Online Art Gallery of its Kind, Transforming the Fine Art Business Model

By | March 15, 2017 at 11:00 am | No comments

Tempestuous Studio Allows Artists to Promote and Sell Their Work While Receiving Legal Counsel, Branding and Promotion, and More; Art Enthusiasts Gain Access to Original Works and Trial Periods  Joanna Hogrefe, a Dallas-based lawyer, artist and art activist, today...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

FASHION WEEK EL PASEO™ 2017 SCHEDULE

FASHION WEEK EL PASEO™ 2017 SCHEDULE

By | March 15, 2017 at 10:40 am | No comments

The 2017 schedule has been announced for the El Paseo Jewelers’ 12th annual Fashion Week El Paseo™, presented by Franklin Loan Center, taking place March 18-25, 2017 at The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert, California.  This premier eight-day fashion and...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Fashion Week, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017