Events

Guitar Center’s Grand Opening

Guitar Center’s Grand Opening

By | March 5, 2014 at 7:56 pm | No comments

By Curtis Hendricks Musicians are rejoicing! Finally, Guitar Center has come to our great valley. No more driving to San Bernardino or having to order online for Guitar Center deals. The Spectacular grand opening took place at their new location in Palm Desert, in between...

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Rockin The Gatsby

Rockin The Gatsby

By | February 26, 2014 at 5:56 pm | No comments

A musical Review Produced By Troupe Productions in association with Kim and Jim Productions, The Edge, Live It Up Productions Trini Garza. Now showing at the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Palm Springs. By DJ RJ Taylor Wowzer! We have not had this kind of action in Palm Springs...

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Modern Mata Ortiz Pottery Sale and Demonstrations

Modern Mata Ortiz Pottery Sale and Demonstrations

By | February 26, 2014 at 5:55 pm | No comments

Return for 5th year to Cabot’s Pueblo Museum on Feb. 28 through March 2 By Judith Salkin As a young man Juan Quezada became fascinated by the artifacts of the pre-Hispanic pottery of Paquimé in the Mexican state of Chihuahua and taught himself to recreate the pottery by...

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Empire Music Ventures Presents: Rhythm, Wine & Brews

Empire Music Ventures Presents: Rhythm, Wine & Brews

By | February 19, 2014 at 4:47 pm | No comments

Local Microbreweries to Participate in the Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience on March 1st, 2014 at the Empire Polo Club Local craft beer market is growing in the greater Palm Springs Region This year, the Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience will feature a larger offering of...

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Winner of the KCLB “Battle of the Bands”  to Perform at Shorty’s Rib Fest

Winner of the KCLB “Battle of the Bands” to Perform at Shorty’s Rib Fest

By | February 19, 2014 at 4:10 pm | No comments

By Craig Michaels If you like Finger lickin’ good food and live music, you’ll want to reserve March 8-9 on your calendar. Get your napkins ready as the Desert Radio Group throws down the 2nd annual Shorty’s Rib Fest, hosted by Cathedral City. The two day family friendly...

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Modernism Week

Modernism Week

By | February 12, 2014 at 7:04 pm | No comments

A Weekend of Kitch Turns into 11 Days of Culture, Education and Midcentury Fun By Judith Salkin In 2000, when the first Modernism Weekend was held in Palm Springs, no one involved could have foreseen the day when the three-day Modernism Show and Sale, architecture symposium...

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The Desert Classic Concours d’ Elegance

The Desert Classic Concours d’ Elegance

By | February 12, 2014 at 6:01 pm | No comments

Hailed as one of the "Top Ten Classic Car Shows in the World," The Desert Classic Concours d’Elegance will be returning for its seventh year on February 23rd, and will be Celebrating 100 Years of Maserati History in conjunction with the Legends of Riverside and Riverside...

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Loving All Animals Hosts 6th Annual “Pars 4 Paws” Golf Tournament

Loving All Animals Hosts 6th Annual “Pars 4 Paws” Golf Tournament

By | February 12, 2014 at 5:53 pm | No comments

Registration at 9:30am, Brunch at 10am and Shotgun Start at Noon. Seeking Sponsors from $100 to $300 Hole-in-One Prizes include Two-year Lease on 2014 on Porsche Cayenne Loving All Animals is hosting its 6th annual “Pars 4 Paws” golf tournament on Sunday, February 23rd...

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Barbara Sinatra Fashion Show & Luncheon

Barbara Sinatra Fashion Show & Luncheon

By | February 12, 2014 at 4:15 pm | No comments

Barbara and Guests make the final menu choices On Wednesday, Barbara Sinatra, long-time friends Nelda Linsk, Fay Mancuso and Rita Vale, CBS Local 2 meteorologist Patrick Evans and Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational director Mary Martin were among the party making the final...

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COACHELLA VALLEY WILL WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S

COACHELLA VALLEY WILL WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S

By | February 12, 2014 at 3:40 pm | No comments

Residents and businesses unite to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease Pat Kaplan of Palm Desert and Edie Keller of Rancho Mirage are honorary co-chairs for the 15th annual Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on Saturday, March 1 at Palm...

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FANCIFUL FUN AT FAIRYTALES & FROG DAY

FANCIFUL FUN AT FAIRYTALES & FROG DAY

By | February 5, 2014 at 8:23 pm | No comments

AT THE LIVING DESERT ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH Kids Encouraged to Dress Up for Day of Fun Activities Fanciful childhood fairytales come alive at The Living Desert on Fairytales & Frog Day when kids can dress up as their favorite fairytale character and join Freddy the...

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Color in Motion 5K Makes a Splash in Indio

Color in Motion 5K Makes a Splash in Indio

By | February 5, 2014 at 5:25 pm | No comments

Runners in this kaleidoscopic event will run, jog, swagger, dance, and sashay their way around the Empire Polo grounds in Indio. The birth of the Color in Motion 5K event originated from a holy festival in India where they would throw color all over festival attendees....

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Fundraiser For Music & Arts At The Learning Tree In Palm Desert

Fundraiser For Music & Arts At The Learning Tree In Palm Desert

By | January 29, 2014 at 5:55 pm | No comments

The Learning Tree Center Elementary School of Palm Desert is proud to announce that they have fully implemented the support and education for local music and arts program into their after school curriculum. This Music & Arts program has provided two new after school art...

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Fashion Week El Paseo 2014

Fashion Week El Paseo 2014

By | January 29, 2014 at 5:53 pm | No comments

Palm Springs Life magazine is pleased to announce the ninth annual Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2014, featuring renowned and talented designers such as Project Runway's Michael Costello and New York designer Zang Toi.  The Saxony Group has been named Title Sponsor of Fashion...

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“CELEBRATED ARTISTS, ART EXHIBITIONS, & AWARDS GALA, OH MY!”

“CELEBRATED ARTISTS, ART EXHIBITIONS, & AWARDS GALA, OH MY!”

By | January 29, 2014 at 3:30 pm | No comments

 Palm Springs prepares for firsts and sophistication in celebration of Black History Month 2014 "No Dorothy you are not in Kansas anymore, you are in Palm Springs and The Palm Springs Black History Committee is set to kick off Black History Month in Palm Springs with a...

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Rancho Mirage Writers Festival is a Success!

Rancho Mirage Writers Festival is a Success!

By | January 22, 2014 at 9:49 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons In the span of one year, the First Annual Rancho Mirage Writers Festival came to brilliant fruition. Behind the Writers Festival idea, were Jamie Kabler and Susan Rosser. Armed with the exciting notion of seeing their favorite authors and with some seed...

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4rd Annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament to Light Up the Desert with Stars to Benefit St. Jude’s Kids

4rd Annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament to Light Up the Desert with Stars to Benefit St. Jude’s Kids

By | January 22, 2014 at 9:48 pm | No comments

By Andrea Carter The 4th Annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament will return to the Coachella Valley with a weekend of stars, songwriters, rock legends and golf on February 27-March 2, 2014. Presented by HighTower, the tournament benefits St. Jude Children’s Research...

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Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience

Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience

By | January 9, 2014 at 5:42 am | No comments

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Buddy Guy and Aaron Neville to Headline March 1st, 2014 at Empire Polo Club Empire Music Ventures is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Rhythm, Wine and Brews Experience on Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at the Empire Polo Club. Live music will set the tone as...

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Tilted Kilt’s New Year’s Eve 2014

Tilted Kilt’s New Year’s Eve 2014

By | December 24, 2013 at 3:08 pm | No comments

What are you doing for New Year's Eve? We have you covered at Tilted @ Night this NYE. Live in the east end of the valley? No problem! West end? We have you covered as well! Our prices for this NYE are $10 in advance and $15 at the door, while supplies last. We also have the...

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28th Annual 2014 Southwest Arts Festival® Poster Unveiled at Kick-Off Event

28th Annual 2014 Southwest Arts Festival® Poster Unveiled at Kick-Off Event

By | December 11, 2013 at 5:49 pm | No comments

At Indio Chamber of Commerce. 500 Artist Signed Posters On Sale Now The Indio Chamber of Commerce recently unveiled the 28th Annual 2014 Southwest Arts Festival® Poster at the Chamber offices. Chamber members and board members, local business owners, media and the public...

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Toys for Tots Toy Drive at Tg Tattoo

Toys for Tots Toy Drive at Tg Tattoo

By | December 11, 2013 at 5:33 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil Holiday giving meets party time when Tg Tattoo in Cathedral City conducts a toy drive for Toys for Tots on Friday, December 13th, in association with The Outpost Tavern. The Tattoo Gallery is in their 5th year of business as a premier tattoo shop in...

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Miramonte Resort & Spa’s “Le Serate di Vino”

Miramonte Resort & Spa’s “Le Serate di Vino”

By | December 11, 2013 at 4:55 pm | No comments

On December 13th One-of-a-kind Franciscan “Blending” Reception and Dinner Miramonte Resort & Spa continues “Le Serate di Vino” wine dinner series with custom blended wines from Napa Valley’s Franciscan Estates on December 13. Known for Bordeaux varietals with...

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Fun & Festive Events This Holiday Season In Palm Springs!

Fun & Festive Events This Holiday Season In Palm Springs!

By | December 4, 2013 at 7:18 pm | No comments

27th annual City of Palm Springs ATHENA Awards Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:30AM Renaissance Palm Springs, 888 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way. Honoring local Philanthropist Helene Galen, Entertainer Carol Channing and Mariah Hanson, founder of Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend. For...

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INDIO TAMALE FESTIVAL WELCOMES KEY SPONSORS

INDIO TAMALE FESTIVAL WELCOMES KEY SPONSORS

By | December 4, 2013 at 3:51 pm | No comments

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Serves as Presenting Sponsor The countdown is on for the 22nd Annual Indio International Tamale Festival coming up this weekend on Friday, December 6, 5:00pm – 10:00pm (Carnival only this day); Saturday, December 7, 10:00am – 6:00pm (Carnival...

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CUT-A-THON TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

CUT-A-THON TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

By | November 27, 2013 at 12:18 am | No comments

DOS SALON 3880 EL PASEO, SUITE 1 IN PALM DESERT, SUNDAY DEC 1, 10AM-5PM, $20.00 HAIRCUT BY BRIAN MICHAELZ Bringing awareness to a painful topic is not an easy task but one local Coachella Valley businessman is doing just that. Dennis Ogas, owner of Dos Salon is tackling the...

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3rd Annual Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience at Empire Polo Club

3rd Annual Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience at Empire Polo Club

By | November 20, 2013 at 10:43 pm | No comments

Save The Date! Saturday, March 1st, 2014 Empire Music Ventures is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Rhythm, Wine and Brews Experience on Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at the Empire Polo Club. Live music will set the tone as guests enjoy an extraordinary afternoon of wine and beer...

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The Desert Woman’s Show: Mixing Business With Pleasure

The Desert Woman’s Show: Mixing Business With Pleasure

By | November 13, 2013 at 2:23 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons Coachella Valley women are unique and the Desert Woman’s Show is an event designed and produced by CV women for CV women. It is a celebration of women and all the good things that make living and working in our valley great. This Sunday and Monday,...

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THE EDGE SERIES SET TO MAKE ITS MUSICAL DEBUT AT THE NEW HARD ROCK HOTEL

THE EDGE SERIES SET TO MAKE ITS MUSICAL DEBUT AT THE NEW HARD ROCK HOTEL

By | October 30, 2013 at 1:56 pm | No comments

Troupe Productions Brings to Life Rock and Pop Music History in a Live Theatrical Concert Experience Launching Nov. 9 in the Woodstock Room In conjunction with the opening of the spectacular new Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, a new musical experience is set to transform downtown...

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“DANCING WITH THE DESERT STARS” RETURNS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22

“DANCING WITH THE DESERT STARS” RETURNS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22

By | October 30, 2013 at 1:37 pm | No comments

Gino LaMont fronts the 3rd Annual Dancing with the Desert Stars while co-host Randy Roberts “drags” dancers through the Green Room. Toni Basil, “Legacy” Perez, and Aiden Turner will judge this year’s dancers. An uplifting experience, benefiting 100 Women at Desert...

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HALLOWEEN EVENTS

HALLOWEEN EVENTS

By | October 30, 2013 at 12:12 pm | No comments

Family Spooktacular at #Wesfield Mall 72840 Highway 111 - Palm Desert. Oct. 31 - 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Retailers will be handing out candy. There will be prize drawings and photo stations. Masks and items resembling weapons are prohibited. FREE....

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FEARTASTIC HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

FEARTASTIC HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

By | October 23, 2013 at 8:00 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil There’s nothing better than settling in for a little bone chilling horror movie fun during Halloween. It is the perfect accompaniment to the playful holiday. And for those who are into some big screen screams, you’re in luck, for the 1st ever...

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P.S. FASHION WEEKEND DIVES IN POOLSIDE FOR FASHION SPLASH AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL

P.S. FASHION WEEKEND DIVES IN POOLSIDE FOR FASHION SPLASH AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL

By | October 23, 2013 at 7:58 pm | No comments

Weekend Fashion Celebration Includes Poolside Fashion Shows, Fashion Activations, DJ’s and More. VIP Hard Rock Fashion Weekend Package Available With an average temperature of 88 degrees in late October, the inaugural Palm Springs Fashion Weekend is taking style outdoors,...

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49th Annual Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade

49th Annual Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade

By | October 23, 2013 at 7:27 pm | No comments

Sunday, October 27, 2012 1pm on El Paseo “Fun in the Sun” – Theme Entered by Tina Regan, Palm Desert Title Sponsors: City of Palm Desert, Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce Presented by: The Auen Foundation Grand Marshal: Barbara Sinatra The Palm Desert Golf Cart...

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HALLOWEEN EVENTS

HALLOWEEN EVENTS

By | October 23, 2013 at 11:51 am | No comments

Howl-O-Ween at The #LivingDesert 47900 Portola Ave - Palm Desert Oct. 26 & 27 - 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Oct. 31 (members only night) 6 – 8:30 p.m. The Howl-O-Ween event is included with regular admission: Adults $17.25; children $8.75; seniors and military $15.75. There...

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HARD ROCK HOTEL PALM SPRINGS CELEBRATES WITH PRE-OPENING BASH

HARD ROCK HOTEL PALM SPRINGS CELEBRATES WITH PRE-OPENING BASH

By | October 9, 2013 at 6:14 pm | No comments

Resort Now Open to the Public as of October 4th at 8:00am The new Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs celebrated its arrival in Southern California with a private ceremony and reception held last Thursday evening, Oct. 3, at the new resort. Hard Rock's signature purple and white...

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