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Dine In and Rock Out at Big Rock Pub, the Newest Dining in the East Valley,

Dine In and Rock Out at Big Rock Pub, the Newest Dining in the East Valley,

By | February 15, 2017 at 11:38 pm | No comments

Plus So Much More! By Chris Clemens All of the ingredients have come together for a unique dining experience at Big Rock Pub, the newest dining venue in the East Valley. Located at Indian Springs Golf Club and open to the public, the restaurant presents a Rock & Roll...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Local Business, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Tickets on Sale Now for the Bianca Rae Foundation’s 5th Annual Faith, Hope & Pups

Tickets on Sale Now for the Bianca Rae Foundation’s 5th Annual Faith, Hope & Pups

By | February 15, 2017 at 4:12 pm | No comments

Fundraiser Benefiting Local Animal Welfare Organizations Tickets are now on sale for the 5th Annual Faith, Hope & Pups polo luncheon being held Sunday, February 19 at 10 a.m. at the Empire Polo Club in Indio (81-800 Avenue 51). This event will raise much-needed funds for...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

The Annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

The Annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

By | February 15, 2017 at 4:05 pm | No comments

Announces a star-studded performer lineup for 2017 The Eli young Band will be performing at the Fair on Saturday, February 18th at 7:30 p.m. With three number one hits under their belt as well as a Grammy nomination and an Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

3RD ANNUAL OSCAR PARTY ON EL PASEO

3RD ANNUAL OSCAR PARTY ON EL PASEO

By | February 15, 2017 at 4:00 pm | No comments

On Sunday, February 26th, the Shops on El Paseo will be hosting the 3rd Annual Oscar Party on El Paseo benefitting Palm Springs Women in Film and Television educational outreach programs and its Coachella Valley BookPALS program that extends to approximately 2,200 local students...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

The Warburton – Chairman Clarke Rheney Named “VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR”

The Warburton – Chairman Clarke Rheney Named “VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR”

By | February 15, 2017 at 3:37 am | No comments

Making it Rain for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital By Lisa Morgan Somewhere, working into the wee hours of the morning, a former Boy Scout and scratch golfer is returning emails, making contact with bighearted celebrities, and organizing the next meeting of his...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Desert Reggae Residency – MOZAIQ & DJ JOURNEE OF STRONGHOLD REGGAE

Desert Reggae Residency – MOZAIQ & DJ JOURNEE OF STRONGHOLD REGGAE

By | February 15, 2017 at 3:20 am | No comments

By Noe Gutierrez Saturday, February 18, 2019 at 9 p.m. at Tack Room Tavern marks the return of ‘Desert Reggae Residency’. In conjunction with Ronnie King Music and Coachella Valley Weekly, Desert Music brings you Mozaiq LIVE with ‘special guest’ DJ Journee of...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

KCLB PRESENTS… LOCAL BAND NIGHT!

KCLB PRESENTS… LOCAL BAND NIGHT!

By | February 15, 2017 at 3:15 am | No comments

Desert Music Scene Gets Support From Local Radio By Esther Sanchez Pretty much any Coachella Valley resident who hasn’t been living under a rock for the past couple of decades can tell you that our beloved desert empire has become a virtual Mecca to artists of all types....

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

ARIAL TRAMPWAY TO PRESENT DRG SUNDAYS

ARIAL TRAMPWAY TO PRESENT DRG SUNDAYS

By | February 15, 2017 at 3:10 am | No comments

DIVAS OF ROCK GLAM AT HARD ROCK HOTEL PALM SPRINGS BEGINNING SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH Arial Trampway Presents DRG Sundays at Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs. This concept is the brainchild of Alfie Pettit springing from his love of all things Rock and Glam. What better venue for...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

JIMMER “God Like The Sun”  (jimmermusic.com)

JIMMER “God Like The Sun” (jimmermusic.com)

By | February 15, 2017 at 3:00 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin “Somedays I confess I’m happy living with unhappiness, somedays I’m right as can be, some kind of faith has got a hold on me/Somedays I embrace the world just like we were the best of friends, and somedays I can’t resist doing shit to make my...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Bob DeSena Latin band at Jazz at the Mansion 420 Friendly Party

Bob DeSena Latin band at Jazz at the Mansion 420 Friendly Party

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:55 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell Bob DeSena is not only one of my favorite musicians but he's also a dear friend. We met on Facebook and I had him at our Celebrity Jam Latin Night last February and at every Celebrity Jam since then. He is a multi-talented composer, vibes, trumpet, and...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Tom’s Top 10 Graphic Novels

Tom’s Top 10 Graphic Novels

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:40 am | No comments

By Tomas Novak Comic books used to have a negative reputation. Then Hollywood found out what the rest of us have been enjoying for years, and brought it to the mainstream. With that, I wanted to share my top 10 choices for graphic novels. For those wondering just what a...

Posted in: Columns, Comic Con Palm Springs, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

‘Illuminating Modernism’ – Annalisa Capurro

‘Illuminating Modernism’ – Annalisa Capurro

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:35 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo To say that Annalisa Capurro is passionate about the protection and preservation of mid-century architecture would be an understatement. This Australian, aka Ms. Modernism, is the caretaker of the iconic 1957 Sulman Award-winning Jack House by architect...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Modernism, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Limousine Shelter Tours Making Matches

Limousine Shelter Tours Making Matches

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:30 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee Calling Coachella Valley pet seekers!  Loving All Animals now takes humans to local shelters and rescues to find their perfect canine or feline best friend.  These shelter tours are popular with pet seekers who don’t know where the public and...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

More Red Wines for Dinnertime!

More Red Wines for Dinnertime!

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:25 am | No comments

By Rick Riozza  Nice to be back writing regarding our rhetorical red wine truck and all of the vino it’s toting during the desert’s waning winter days. And as we commented last time, our wine community is applauded for considering perhaps new and different red...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Bill’s Pizza Comes to Palm Desert!

Bill’s Pizza Comes to Palm Desert!

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:20 am | No comments

By Denise Ortuno-Neil East valley pizza lovers take heart, because we no longer have to make the long trek to Palm Springs for scrumptious Bill’s Pizza…as they are now in Palm Desert too! Opened in 2010 at their Palm Springs location, Bill’s Pizza has been satisfying...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, The Pampered Palate, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

KOREAN CULTURE CLASH

KOREAN CULTURE CLASH

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:10 am | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons The Handmaiden From celebrated director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Lady Vengeance, Thirst and Stoker) comes this ravishing crime drama. The story is set in 1930s Korea when a thief goes to work as an heiress’s handmaiden.  Thus begins a lush,...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

The Broken Pull Together

The Broken Pull Together

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:05 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- What You Break by Reed Farrel Coleman Fiction ----- Does our past affect our future?  Does it lie in wait?  Or, is our past a part of our present?  In Reed Farrel Coleman’s What You Break (Putnam, 358 pages) the past not only...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Don’t Flu Yourself!

Don’t Flu Yourself!

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:00 am | No comments

The Flu Season is reaching its peak with over 14,000 new infections per week. Imperfect as it is, the flu vaccine is still the best weapon to blunt a virus that can land you in the hospital. And even though it takes 2 weeks for the vaccine to become fully effective, you still...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Gee Whiz, That’s the Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

Gee Whiz, That’s the Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

By | February 15, 2017 at 1:50 am | No comments

By Haddon Libby We have all heard the phrase, “the greatest thing since sliced bread.”  Have you ever wondered when sliced bread was invented? Before you learn of its origins, “Gee Whiz” is a euphemism meant as a way to avoid using the Lord’s name as a...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

THE DOWNLOW ON HOME SCAMS

THE DOWNLOW ON HOME SCAMS

By | February 15, 2017 at 1:40 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow I receive many requests to write an article providing the Downlow on HOME SCAMS. There is good chance if you got through 2016 you or a friend were exposed to a scam...and did not know it. Sometimes the scammer moves into a rented home and complains that...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

March Madness Consensus Rankings as of Valentines Day from Las Vegas

March Madness Consensus Rankings as of Valentines Day from Las Vegas

By | February 15, 2017 at 1:35 am | No comments

By Flint Wheeler March Madness is just about a month away and the best sports books contenders are definitely emerging to win the national title. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are the only unbeaten team left in college basketball betting and they are ranked #1 in the country. Big 12...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Deset Hot Springs, CA To Host First Cannabis & Music Festival

Deset Hot Springs, CA To Host First Cannabis & Music Festival

By | February 15, 2017 at 1:35 am | No comments

The city of Desert Hot Springs, in partnership with Wolverine Productions and CV Pharms, is gearing up to present the first “Coachella Valley Experience” cannabis and music festival, Saturday April 8 and Sunday April 9, 2017. This event promotes public awareness concerning...

Posted in: Cannabis Corner, Columns, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

First Coachella Cannabis Cultivation Facility Breaks Ground

First Coachella Cannabis Cultivation Facility Breaks Ground

By | February 15, 2017 at 1:30 am | No comments

A special ground breaking ceremony was held on Thursday, February 9th for the City of Coachella’s first commercial cannabis cultivation facility. Del-Gro has rented all of its available tenant spaces and will soon be open for business on the property that was formerly Ajax...

Posted in: Cannabis Corner, Columns, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | February 15, 2017 at 1:25 am | No comments

Week of February 16 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): By my estimates, 72 percent of you Aries are in unusually good moods. The world seems friendlier, more cooperative. Fifty-six percent of you feel more in love with life than you have in a long...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

“I was hoping that the relationship would return back to normal..”

“I was hoping that the relationship would return back to normal..”

By | February 15, 2017 at 1:14 am | No comments

Dear Jenny, I have been together with my girlfriend for almost a year and a half, but recently, things have not been right.  Let me back up a little bit, my girlfriend spent the night with another guy four months ago. It was a very painful time, but we worked through it...

Posted in: Ask Jenny, Columns, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

There’s a Filler for that!

There’s a Filler for that!

By | February 15, 2017 at 1:10 am | No comments

By Dr. Maria Lombardo Through the normal aging process we all lose volume or fullness in our faces.  Usually the first noticeable sign is a deepening of the naso-labial folds that start at the corner of the nose and end at the corners of the mouth.  Replacing the...

Posted in: Beauty, Columns, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Ready for a Career Reinvention?

Ready for a Career Reinvention?

By | February 15, 2017 at 1:05 am | No comments

By Sunny Simon Ever try changing your sister into a zebra? I came across a video on Facebook depicting a creative child, perhaps about four years old, who artfully inked zebra stripes on her little sister’s body. Why? Well, as she explained to her mother, she loves zebras....

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Hot Purple Energy Goes Red For Women

Hot Purple Energy Goes Red For Women

By | February 8, 2017 at 11:53 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons Tis the season to celebrate the heart -- the quintessential symbol of love and affection. For centuries, this country and many others have fondly embraced Valentine’s Day as a cherished cultural tradition where we joyfully take the opportunity to express...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

The Mary Pickford Theatre is D’Place Announces Two “Pickford Presents” Special Screenings with Live Q&A, Movie Events

The Mary Pickford Theatre is D’Place Announces Two “Pickford Presents” Special Screenings with Live Q&A, Movie Events

By | February 8, 2017 at 9:58 pm | No comments

Bestselling author and co-screenwriter and multi-Oscar-nominated film score composer to discuss their films. Continuing to build on the success of its recent “Pickford Presents” Live Q&A event with the star of the acclaimed Warren Betty film, “Rules Don’t...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Film, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association’s (PSCA) 15th Annual Dr. George Car Show

Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association’s (PSCA) 15th Annual Dr. George Car Show

By | February 8, 2017 at 9:57 pm | No comments

Saturday, February 11, 2017 By Chris Clemens Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association’s (PSCA) 15th Annual Dr. George Car Show takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Saturday, February 11, 2017. This show is one of the largest one-day car events in...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

MOVIE MACABRE – Featuring William Friedkin’s Film ‘THE EXORCIST’ in 16mm Film

MOVIE MACABRE – Featuring William Friedkin’s Film ‘THE EXORCIST’ in 16mm Film

By | February 8, 2017 at 7:19 pm | No comments

WEDNESDAY FEBUARY 15TH, 2017 By Robyn Tanzer Palm Springs Vinyl Records and Collectibles and Demonic Pinfestation have teamed up to present MOVIE MACABRE, a once at month FREE movie night showcasing horror and cult classic pictures in vintage 16mm film format at Bart Lounge...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

COMEDY ICON DANA CARVEY IS COMING TO FANTASY SPRINGS

COMEDY ICON DANA CARVEY IS COMING TO FANTASY SPRINGS

By | February 8, 2017 at 7:13 pm | No comments

March 24th, 2017 Emmy Award-winner, Saturday Night Live alumni, and celebrated funny man Dana Carvey has been a part of the fabric of American comedy since the mid-80’s and now he’s set to have audiences roaring with laughter at The Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

Comic Con Palm Springs Returns to Palm Springs Convention Center

Comic Con Palm Springs Returns to Palm Springs Convention Center

By | February 8, 2017 at 6:50 pm | No comments

By Avery Wood The second annual Comic Con Palm Springs has been announced and will be occurring August 25-27, 2017 and according to creator Christopher Spellman, it is going to be bigger and better than last year’s already impressive event.   After the success of...

Posted in: Columns, Comic Con Palm Springs, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

GirlFriend Factor Presents 4th Annual “Club Cabana: Unleashed & Uncorked!”

GirlFriend Factor Presents 4th Annual “Club Cabana: Unleashed & Uncorked!”

By | February 8, 2017 at 6:45 pm | No comments

Includes Popular Auction of Prizes Created by “Cabana Boys” GirlFriend Factor, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women reach their potential and achieve their goals through higher education and occupational training, will hold its annual “Club Cabana:...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

Splash House Announces Dates + Venues and 2017 Advanced Sale

Splash House Announces Dates + Venues and 2017 Advanced Sale

By | February 8, 2017 at 6:41 pm | No comments

June 9-11 and August 11-13 Three Poolside Stages at the Renaissance, Riviera, and Saguaro Hotels After Hours Returns to the Palm Springs Air Museum Splash House returns to Palm Springs for its fifth year, June 9-11 and August 11-13. The 2017 season will be held at the...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017