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Paparazzi Alfie Pettit DRG Brunch at Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs

Paparazzi Alfie Pettit DRG Brunch at Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:20 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell Ok, it's not jazz, but it sure is a lot of fun! Alfie Pettit aka Arial Trampway puts on one great party at the DRG Brnch at Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs. Sunday's a fun day starting at 11:00 am. The show starts with a parade of the performers through 'The...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

DESERT’S GOT TALENT AUDITIONS

DESERT’S GOT TALENT AUDITIONS

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:16 am | No comments

Boo2Bullying proudly presents the Desert’s first annual talent showcase “DESERT’S GOT TALENT” featuring the Desert’s breakout stars of tomorrow. DGT is a talent show that features singers, dancers, magicians, comedians, and other performers of all ages. Hosted by...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Follies Singers Debut at the Tram

Follies Singers Debut at the Tram

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:15 am | No comments

By Craig Michaels It’s been almost three long years now since the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies closed its doors at the Plaza Theater in downtown Palm Springs.  During its 23 seasons, the Follies described itself as a “Broadway-caliber celebration of the music,...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE DESERT HOST 1ST ANNUAL DERBY DOWNS: A NIGHT AT THE RACES

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE DESERT HOST 1ST ANNUAL DERBY DOWNS: A NIGHT AT THE RACES

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:12 am | No comments

By Nyla Patzner         Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert will hold their 1st Annual “Derby Downs: A Night at the Races” Fundraiser at Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells. It will be a spirited evening of horse races, betting,...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Mario Pikus – Back to the Future

Mario Pikus – Back to the Future

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:00 am | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus Is it possible for an Artist to be Futuristic -- and Old  School -- at the same time?  Well painter & sculptor Mario Pikus proves it can be!  Throughout the ages, many artists -- writers, painters, sculptors, musicians, poets, have let...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Desert Theatreworks presents the Tony award winning musical-comedy THE DROWSY CHAPERONE.

Desert Theatreworks presents the Tony award winning musical-comedy THE DROWSY CHAPERONE.

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:59 am | No comments

Ten performances only, at the Arthur Newman Theatre beginning March 9, 2017. The Drowsy Chaperone was called "the perfect musical" by New York magazine. It begins as a die-hard theatre fan puts the cast album of his favorite stage musical on his record player to chase his blues...

Posted in: Columns, Theatre, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

FIRST “BEST MOVIE”

FIRST “BEST MOVIE”

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:56 am | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons Like the Super Bowl, the Oscar© are hard to not watch.  I guess at least for the past several decades we have been conditioned through repetition to experience en masse these two near liturgical American rites.  It must be some kind of primitive...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

The Not So Simple Life

The Not So Simple Life

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:53 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- Unsettlers by Mark Sundeen Nonfiction ----- Part of the American spirit is the desire to be independent and live free.  But in today’s world, freedom comes at a cost.  In Mark Sundeen’s Unsettlers: In Search of the Good Life in...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Medical Advancements

Medical Advancements

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:51 am | No comments

By Haddon Libby Our lives have benefitted from advances in medicine driven by technological breakthroughs.  This week, let’s take a look at some of the most recent breakthroughs and advancements that we can expect to impact our lives in the next few...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

AND THE OSCAR GOES TO LA LA…MOONLIGHT?

AND THE OSCAR GOES TO LA LA…MOONLIGHT?

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:50 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow So what does this week's Oscar mix up have to do with an accident? Well, you do not always get what you think you deserve. You get what the facts suggest or your lawyer is able to get into evidence. Occasionally I get a client who comes into my office...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

The Whittier PD Tragedy – Remember SAM

The Whittier PD Tragedy – Remember SAM

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:48 am | No comments

From every tragedy come lessons learned. In public safety, this process is even more necessary; although we must first grieve for those who protect us, we must quickly recognize a second responsibility: to study what happened and identify steps to try to prevent it from...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

XENA, THE WARRIOR PRINCESS

XENA, THE WARRIOR PRINCESS

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:44 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee "In a time of ancient gods, warlords and kings, a land in turmoil cried out for a hero. She was Xena, a mighty princess forged in the heat of battle. The power...the passion...the danger. Her courage will change the world." – (Introduction to the television...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Sauntering up to Sauternes

Sauntering up to Sauternes

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:42 am | No comments

  By Rick Riozza Sauternes, a French term pronounced saw-turn even with the “s” at the end, might be the most expensive dessert you’ll ever order. Wine enthusiasts, including myself, will describe this wine with non-wine adjectives such as “heavenly”,...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Asadero Los Corrales Delivers with Authentic Fare!

Asadero Los Corrales Delivers with Authentic Fare!

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:40 am | No comments

By Denise Ortuno-Neil Asadero Los Corrales delivers in so many ways! The Coachella Valley restaurant quietly sits as one of THE BEST Mexican eateries in the desert. Specializing in authentic homemade Sinaloa fare, with excellent service and lingering flavors, they will leave...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Good Grub, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Lotus Botanical Elixirs

Lotus Botanical Elixirs

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:38 am | No comments

By Denise Ortuno-Neil There is no question that we live in a time where we not only need a healthy amount of energy to take on daily tasks, but also to feel balanced. To achieve the energy part, we turn to supplemental remedies such as vitamins, food and often times,...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Health & Fitness, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

The Benefits of CBD OIL

The Benefits of CBD OIL

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:33 am | No comments

By Brenda Martin CBD oil is a natural non-psychoactive {meaning no high concentrate extracted from the Hemp plant. It interacts with the body through Endogenous cannabidiol system. The Endocannabidiol system regulates the body's homeo stasis or balance impacting functions...

Posted in: Cannabis Corner, Columns, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

The best (and worst) of the US PGA Tour’s West Coast Swing

The best (and worst) of the US PGA Tour’s West Coast Swing

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:12 am | No comments

By Flint Wheeler A look back at what we’ll remember in pro golf from the opening stretch of 2017. Best Player: Justin Thomas Not only did Thomas win both events in Hawaii, but he also became just the seventh player to break 60 in US PGA Tour history and set the...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

There’s A Filler For That!

There’s A Filler For That!

By | March 1, 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 03/02 - 03/08 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:08 am | No comments

Week of March 2 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): I predict that you will have earned the title of Master Composter no later than March 26. Not necessarily because you will have packed your food scraps, wilted flowers, coffee grounds, and...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

“Am I ever going to find the right one?”

“Am I ever going to find the right one?”

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:06 am | No comments

Dear Jenny, I know that most people write in and ask you questions about relationships. But I have to share with you that I am so sick and tired of relationships! I am a great girl and I have a lot to offer someone. And I think I’m a very loving person, if I do say so myself....

Posted in: Ask Jenny, Columns, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

ARE YOU SETTLING?

ARE YOU SETTLING?

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:05 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Settling for second best, without a doubt, will render you feeling less empowered than what you deserve.  Yet, if you settled, you are cognizant, accepting less than what you desire.  Rather thought provoking don’t you think?  At what point...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Project Patience

Project Patience

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:00 am | No comments

By Sunny Simon Recently I’ve become involved in a very large project, one that will have a significant impact on my life. It’s not a solo venture. I am joined by a partner. This endeavor has many moving parts meaning I do not have full control and must often rely on...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Snoop Dogg to Headline the 6th Annual Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience

Snoop Dogg to Headline the 6th Annual Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience

By | February 22, 2017 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Along with Pepper and The Expendables Experience craft beer and wine tasting from a huge selection of vendors, colorful art installations and live music performed by five crowd-pleasing bands. The 6th Annual Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience returns to Empire Polo Club’s...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Events, Feature Stories, Rhythm Wine & Brews, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

Hawaiian Reggae Rockers PEPPER Perform at RWB Experience

Hawaiian Reggae Rockers PEPPER Perform at RWB Experience

By | February 22, 2017 at 11:29 am | No comments

An Interview with drummer Yesod Williams And comments from Ronnie King By Noe Gutierrez On March 4, 2017 at Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California there will be a hip-hop and reggae spectacle to behold. The Rhythm Wine Brews Experience, presented by Empire Music Ventures,...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Rhythm Wine & Brews, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

Spankshaft Performing at this year’s Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience

Spankshaft Performing at this year’s Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience

By | February 22, 2017 at 11:19 am | No comments

By Morgan James Spankshaft has become a common name in the Coachella Valley and high desert music scenes over the last eight years. With a distinct ska horn section, compelling lyrics, and catchy musical hooks, the members of Spankshaft have mastered the art of songwriting....

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Rhythm Wine & Brews, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

Big Pig

Big Pig

By | February 22, 2017 at 11:15 am | No comments

By Gilbert Ward Kane Big Pig is a duo from LA and the desert. They are louder and fuller than most four piece bands, let alone trios. These young dudes come at you harder than any duo I've ever heard. Have you heard of Big Business? They're bigger and louder. Have you heard...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

“Wrekless” aka Luis Hernandez

“Wrekless” aka Luis Hernandez

By | February 22, 2017 at 2:00 am | No comments

By Morgan james Unique vocal stylings and catchy, in-your-face lyrics have made Luis Hernandez aka "Wrekless" a fan favorite at the CV Open Mic Competition at The Block Sports Bar & Grill as well as other popular Coachella Valley venues over the last couple of months,...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

Local Music

Local Music

By | February 22, 2017 at 1:58 am | No comments

It’s apparent that the CV Music scene is growing by leaps and bounds at a quick pace. I don’t remember a time, at least not in the last 25 years I’ve lived here, that there were so many opportunities for local musicians. Now more than ever, radio shows, TV shows, print...

Posted in: Columns, Publisher’s Pick, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

JONATHA BROOKE “Midnight Hallelujah” (Bad Dog Records)

JONATHA BROOKE “Midnight Hallelujah” (Bad Dog Records)

By | February 22, 2017 at 1:55 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin Back in the ‘90s, you couldn’t swing a dead cat without hitting some Female Alt. Folk-Singer toting her guitar and unpacking her little black backpack full of angst. They railed about fellatio, mis-characterized irony, thanking India and saving souls....

Posted in: Columns, Consider This, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

Grooves at the Westin Eric Darius, LA Collective, East Bay Soul

Grooves at the Westin Eric Darius, LA Collective, East Bay Soul

By | February 22, 2017 at 1:50 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell It's been awhile since I've been able to sit back, relax (key word) and just enjoy some amazing music. Karl and I attended the best concert I've seen in the desert last Saturday night. The Grooves at the Westin series produced by Michael Paulo and his wife...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

CV Open Mic Competition: New Session Starts Wednesday, Feb. 22

CV Open Mic Competition: New Session Starts Wednesday, Feb. 22

By | February 22, 2017 at 1:49 am | No comments

By Morgan James Have you made it to the CV Open Mic Competition yet? If you love The Voice, American Idol, Live Music of all kinds... you will love this show! Each week contestants perform their best song for the crowd and interchanging weekly judges. The top three are...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

21st Annual Greek Festival in Palm Desert

21st Annual Greek Festival in Palm Desert

By | February 22, 2017 at 1:48 am | No comments

Saint George Greek Orthodox Church has announced that their 2017 Greek Festival will take place on SATURDAY, FEB. 25 and SUNDAY, FEB. 26 on the church grounds at 74-109 Larrea Street in Palm Desert from 11 AM to 8 PM both days. “Our goal is to provide our festival guests...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

Much Anticipated Dance Festival Debuts in Palm Springs

Much Anticipated Dance Festival Debuts in Palm Springs

By | February 22, 2017 at 1:46 am | No comments

Developed by Michael Nickerson-Rossi, of Nickerson-Rossi Dance, and Darcy Carozza, of Astonish Events, LLC, the Palm Springs Dance Festival begins in full force on Thursday, March 2, 2017 and runs through Saturday, March 4, 2017.  The program is an outgrowth of a similar...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

A Stage Review of “Evita”

A Stage Review of “Evita”

By | February 22, 2017 at 1:44 am | No comments

By Dee Jae Cox "I have one thing that counts, and that is my heart; it burns in my soul, it aches in my flesh, and it ignites my nerves: that is my love for the people and Peron." Eva Peron History is rarely reflected with complete accuracy and substance.  Tales and...

Posted in: Breaking the 4th Wall, Columns, Theatre, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017

Gina Carey’s “The Assumptions” Premiers Monday, February 27 at Camelot Theatres

Gina Carey’s “The Assumptions” Premiers Monday, February 27 at Camelot Theatres

By | February 22, 2017 at 1:42 am | No comments

By Avery Wood Local film “The Assumptions” is set to premier Monday, February 27 at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. The film tells the story of a boy named Moses, who is raised by a homeless woman after being abandoned by his mother. The aim of “The Assumptions”...

Posted in: Columns, Film, Week 02/23 - 03/01 2017