Events

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

Will Donato To Perform At WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S Coachella Valley 2017

Will Donato To Perform At WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S Coachella Valley 2017

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

Saturday, Feb. 18, Palm Desert Civic Center Park By Pamela...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

Annual Home Tour of Historic and Artists’ Homes in the Cathedral City Cove

Annual Home Tour of Historic and Artists’ Homes in the Cathedral City Cove

By | February 8, 2017 at 5:55 pm | No comments

By Simeon Den There is a lost history being uncovered of the artist’s colony in the Cathedral City Cove, where in the 1930’s through the early 60’s, a small group of nationally renowned painters, musicians, and writers came to live seasonally and permanently to make...

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

City of Palm Desert Gets Hoppin’ with the Second Annual Swing ‘N Hops Street Party on El Paseo

City of Palm Desert Gets Hoppin’ with the Second Annual Swing ‘N Hops Street Party on El Paseo

By | February 2, 2017 at 5:00 am | No comments

By Chris Clemens Palm Desert kicks up its heels and swings into full gear again this February when the City presents the exciting second annual Swing N’ Hops Street Party – an outdoor extravaganza celebrating swing dance, craft beer, and live music in the heart of Palm...

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

February is Black History Month in Palm Springs

February is Black History Month in Palm Springs

By | February 1, 2017 at 3:10 am | No comments

February is Black History Month in the City of Palm Springs and the entire community is invited to participate in a host of fun and educational events planned by the City’s Black History Month Committee. Here is a list of FREE events coming up: Black History Month Art...

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

BUILDERS EXPO & ART FAIR To Feature Live Music, Craft Beer & More!

BUILDERS EXPO & ART FAIR To Feature Live Music, Craft Beer & More!

By | February 1, 2017 at 3:00 am | No comments

 By Craig Michaels Mark your calendars! The first annual Priority Lighting Builders Expo and Art Fair is happening Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017 from 4­­-7p.m. at The Art Place in Palm Desert. This special event will kick off with a ribbon cutting by The Greater Coachella...

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

PAUL RODGERS SLATED TO ROCK FANTASY SPRINGS

PAUL RODGERS SLATED TO ROCK FANTASY SPRINGS

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:55 am | No comments

SATURDAY, MARCH 25 Musicians and critics all over the world have dubbed Paul Rodgers “The Voice”. He led the bands Bad Company, Free, and The Firm all to international success in addition to creating a successful solo career. He is undeniably one of music’s most...

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

Mondo Generator Performs at The Date Shed

Mondo Generator Performs at The Date Shed

By | January 25, 2017 at 11:44 pm | No comments

February 4 – Doors Open @ 8pm * 18 & over Presale $10.00 - with Throw the Goat, Doors to Nowhere and Instigator Mondo Generator: An interview with Nick Oliveri, Mike Pygmie and Jeff Bowman Mondo Generator was born out of the world famous Desert band Kyuss.  Nick...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 01/26 - 02/01 2017

3 Day Dance Festival Debuts in Palm Springs

3 Day Dance Festival Debuts in Palm Springs

By | January 25, 2017 at 9:10 pm | No comments

As an exciting outgrowth of the Nickerson-Rossi Dance program held at the Annenberg Theater in the spring of 2016, the Palm Springs Dance Festival will take dance programming to the next level in 2017 with 3 consecutive days of eclectic dance performance, education, and...

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Big Rock Pub and Indian Springs Golf Club to Host Rock the Ride

Big Rock Pub and Indian Springs Golf Club to Host Rock the Ride

By | January 25, 2017 at 9:05 pm | No comments

A Fundraiser for Desert Cancer Foundation The newest eatery in the Valley, Big Rock Pub, is opening their doors to host Rock the Ride, a kick-off party and fundraiser on Jan. 29 from 1 to 5 p.m.  This event is the official kick-off party for the Palm Springs Cruisin’...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/26 - 02/01 2017

THE LIVING DESERT TO CELEBRATE FAIRYTALES & FROG DAY FEBRUARY 11

THE LIVING DESERT TO CELEBRATE FAIRYTALES & FROG DAY FEBRUARY 11

By | January 25, 2017 at 9:03 pm | No comments

Break out the crowns and tiaras, and dust of those magic wands, Fairytales & Frog Day is back at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens on Saturday, February 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It’s one of the most magical days of the year at The Living Desert, where children are...

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Heritage Festival 2017

Heritage Festival 2017

By | January 25, 2017 at 9:02 pm | No comments

March 18 from 10:00am-4:00pm Take a step back in time! Come and experience the Heritage Festival, Saturday, March 18 on the grounds of the Coachella Valley History Museum in Old Town Indio. The Festival provides a unique opportunity to learn about the significant cultures that...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 01/26 - 02/01 2017

Hollywood Legend SOPHIA LOREN To Grace The Stage

Hollywood Legend SOPHIA LOREN To Grace The Stage

By | January 25, 2017 at 8:55 pm | No comments

At THE SHOW - February 12, 2017 The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa welcomes to the stage Sophia Loren, whom the American Film Institute calls one of the great legends of the golden age of Hollywood. In her only appearance in the Coachella Valley during the national...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/26 - 02/01 2017

The Acclaimed Patricia Welch Takes the Stage

The Acclaimed Patricia Welch Takes the Stage

By | January 25, 2017 at 8:45 pm | No comments

At Frank’s Place at Indian Wells Resort Hotel By Michelle McLaughlin  Patricia Welch is performing through May at “Frank’s Place” located inside the Indian Wells Resort Hotel. As a unique dinner show venue, guests can enjoy cocktails, appetizers or full dinner...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 01/26 - 02/01 2017

Murkocet CD Release Party

Murkocet CD Release Party

By | January 18, 2017 at 7:56 pm | No comments

Presented by Mystic Avalanche Entertainment  Saturday, January 21 at The Hood Bar & Pizza Show starts at 9:00pm Free Show 21 & over By Tracy Dietlin This Saturday let the beatdown begin! Murkocet’s CD release party, for their highly anticipated debut album,...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/19 - 01/25 2017

THE RIVER’S MUSIC SHOWCASE Starts This Staurday

THE RIVER’S MUSIC SHOWCASE Starts This Staurday

By | January 18, 2017 at 12:50 pm | No comments

By Joe Enos The River in Rancho Mirage has announced the bands playing in its 2017 Music Showcase on six Saturdays beginning this weekend and continuing through April.  These evenings of live entertainment feature top local talent from the Coachella Valley and throughout...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/19 - 01/25 2017

THE DINAH 2017 CELEBRATES WOMEN WHO HAVE SHATTERED THE GLASS CEILING

THE DINAH 2017 CELEBRATES WOMEN WHO HAVE SHATTERED THE GLASS CEILING

By | January 18, 2017 at 12:35 pm | No comments

BUILDING COMMUNITY AND BREAKING BARRIERS Heading straight toward the big three-oh, Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend (aka The Dinah) continues to make its presence felt across our country and around the world by raising the visibility of women in all facets of life, from artists,...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/19 - 01/25 2017

CareerBuilder Challenge to Offer Saturday Concert Featuring Fitz and the Tantrums

CareerBuilder Challenge to Offer Saturday Concert Featuring Fitz and the Tantrums

By | January 18, 2017 at 12:25 pm | No comments

Popular indie-pop band will headline the event’s Golf and Guitars theme with a concert open to all ticketed spectators immediately after play January 21 on the Stadium Course at PGA WEST “It’s a Whole New Game,” and concert is just one of the many new additions to the...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/19 - 01/25 2017

PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

By | January 18, 2017 at 12:22 pm | No comments

WITH INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION, LIVE MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE ‘Intertwining the Fabric of Generations’ On-View February 2-28 Palm Springs Art Museum is celebrating Black History Month with a new interactive exhibition titled Intertwining the Fabric of Generations, on-view in...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Events, Week 01/19 - 01/25 2017

The Unforgettable Hearts Awards

The Unforgettable Hearts Awards

By | January 18, 2017 at 12:22 pm | No comments

February 10th in Redlands, February 17th in Apple Valley, and February 24th in Indio The Unforgettable Hearts Awards, created by State Senator, Mike Morrell and Chaplain Tim Evans of The Unforgettables Foundation (TUF) 6 years ago, in Inland Empire, will take place in the High...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Events, Week 01/19 - 01/25 2017

Barry Minniefield, from “The Voice” Sings in the New Year at Art on Main Street!

Barry Minniefield, from “The Voice” Sings in the New Year at Art on Main Street!

By | January 18, 2017 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Premier Sponsor – City of La Quinta Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. “Barry, man, your soul was off the charts” –Christina Aguilera We are thrilled to announce that Barry Minniefield will be performing at Art on Main Street, a show which features...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/19 - 01/25 2017

Diamond Anniversary of the DESERT WOMAN’S SHOW

Diamond Anniversary of the DESERT WOMAN’S SHOW

By | January 12, 2017 at 3:30 pm | No comments

The Desert Woman's Show is celebrating its fabulous diamond anniversary on January 14 & 15 at Agua Caliente Casino, Resort & Spa and promises to be bigger & better than ever. Every attendee will have the opportunity to win a 1.00 ct. round diamond from El Paseo...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

THE EL GATO CLASSIC LEGENDS WEEKEND RETURNS TO PALM SPRINGS January 13-17

THE EL GATO CLASSIC LEGENDS WEEKEND RETURNS TO PALM SPRINGS January 13-17

By | January 11, 2017 at 2:55 pm | No comments

The popular music, art, and skateboarding event plans even more exciting surprises for fans. The El Gato Classic Legends Weekend returns to Palm Springs for the third time, January 13 - 15, 2017. The wildly popular event brings together art, music, and skateboarding as a...

Posted in: Columns, El Gato Classic, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

El Gato Classic: Eddie “El Gato” Elguera

El Gato Classic: Eddie “El Gato” Elguera

By | January 11, 2017 at 2:50 pm | No comments

By Gilbert Ward Kane CV Weekly:  You are a legend and innovator in vert.  What got you into skating? Eddie "El Gato" Elguera:  "I started back in 1970.  My brother used to surf.  When there were no waves, they would skate.  Back then they were...

Posted in: Columns, El Gato Classic, Events, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

El Gato Classic – Lance Mountain

El Gato Classic – Lance Mountain

By | January 11, 2017 at 2:45 pm | No comments

By Gilbert Ward Kane Coachella Valley Weekly:  What was it about skateboarding that interested you? Lance Mountain:  I was about 10, so you're trying to find things you're interested in.  I had four or five friends who were 4 years older than me.  We...

Posted in: Columns, El Gato Classic, Events, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

El Gato Classic – Steve Caballero

El Gato Classic – Steve Caballero

By | January 11, 2017 at 2:40 pm | No comments

By Gilbert Ward Kane Coachella Valley Weekly:  What got you interested in skating? Steve Caballero:  "Probably the fact that it was pretty popular in the mid-1970s.  Pretty much all my friends had a skateboard.  I'd go to the market and see skateboard...

Posted in: Columns, El Gato Classic, Events, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

Sand Storm Lacrosse Festival Set to Host 330 Teams

Sand Storm Lacrosse Festival Set to Host 330 Teams

By | January 11, 2017 at 11:54 am | No comments

Record Setting 9th Annual Tournament attracts 18,000+ to Valley Synapse Sports has announced the ninth annual Sand Storm Lacrosse Festival, being held Jan. 16-17, 2016 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Cal., has been expanded to include competition on 51 fields. A record 330...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Sports Scene, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

THE FOUR TOPS

THE FOUR TOPS

By | January 11, 2017 at 11:45 am | No comments

This Saturday, January 15, 2017 at Fantasy Springs Casino Special Events Center, two of the best Motown groups to come out of Detroit will be performing live. You can still purchase tickets at the events center box office. By Noe Gutierrez The Four Tops & The Temptations...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Life & Career Coach, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

Get ready for the “Tony Orlando Experience” at Spotlight 29

Get ready for the “Tony Orlando Experience” at Spotlight 29

By | January 11, 2017 at 11:42 am | No comments

By Lola Rossi With over 55 years in the entertainment business, superstar Tony Orlando takes the stage at 8 p.m. this Saturday, January 14, 2017, at Spotlight 29 Casino, 46-200 Harrison Place in Coachella. (760) 775-5566. Born and raised in Manhattan, New York, Tony...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Valley Rhythms, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

Improv Comedy Series Returns to Fantasy Springs Casino

Improv Comedy Series Returns to Fantasy Springs Casino

By | January 11, 2017 at 11:35 am | No comments

By Craig Michaels Whether you chuckle, snort or giggle, life is better when you’re laughing! Grab some friends or make it the perfect date night at the valley’s only dedicated comedy venue, Imrpov at Fantasy Springs Casino. The side-splitting shows return every Friday and...

Posted in: Columns, Comedy, Events, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

TASTE OF LA QUINTA RETURNS TO OLD TOWN

TASTE OF LA QUINTA RETURNS TO OLD TOWN

By | January 11, 2017 at 11:15 am | No comments

Popular Event Has Become One Of The Largest Taste Events In The Valley The Annual Taste of La Quinta will again return to Old Town on January 14th, 2017.  The unique event blends culinary and wine tasting into a can’t miss celebration for foodies and wine connoisseurs...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

JASON DUFNER HEADLINES CAREERBUILDER KICK-OFF EVENT

JASON DUFNER HEADLINES CAREERBUILDER KICK-OFF EVENT

By | January 11, 2017 at 10:20 am | No comments

CareerBuilder Defending Champion To Speak At Chamber Event  Jason Dufner, in addition to defending his CareerBuilder Challenge title this year, will also be interacting with fans ahead of the event.  The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

Terry Fator performs at Fantasy Springs Casino on Friday, January 20

Terry Fator performs at Fantasy Springs Casino on Friday, January 20

By | January 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm | No comments

By Gilbert Ward Kane Terry Fator is a ventriloquist like no other.  His unique act combines ventriloquism, singing, and impressions.  He uses up to 16 different puppets in his act, and they all have very unique and fun personalities.  They range from a turtle...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/05 - 01/11 2017

1st Annual Priority Lighting Builders Expo To Add An Art Fair

1st Annual Priority Lighting Builders Expo To Add An Art Fair

By | January 4, 2017 at 11:32 am | No comments

By Craig Michaels Since announcing their Expo last month, The Art Place in the Palm Desert Design District has received an overwhelming response from the building, design and now, the art community. The 1st Annual Priority Lighting Builders Expo and Art Fair will take place...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 01/05 - 01/11 2017