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The 2016 Greater Palm Springs Pride Week celebrates 30 years of change and diversity in city

The 2016 Greater Palm Springs Pride Week celebrates 30 years of change and diversity in city

By | November 2, 2016 at 10:52 pm | No comments

‘Solidarity Through Pride’ Bringing Pride back to downtown where it belongs By Judith Salkin Mmmm. Let’s see, there is a ton of stuff to do this weekend in Palm Springs – and most of it is tied to the 30th annual celebration of Greater Palm Springs Pride. While...

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ANNUAL HEALING FIELD EVENT

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ANNUAL HEALING FIELD EVENT

By | November 2, 2016 at 10:22 pm | No comments

The opening ceremony will be at noon Saturday, Nov. 5, in Patriot Park Volunteers are needed to help the Rotary Clubs of Cathedral City as they prepare for the 11th annual Healing Field event, which is scheduled to take place from Nov. 5 through 12 at Patriot Park. Patriot...

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The ‘MIX-perience’ of KAABOO 2016

The ‘MIX-perience’ of KAABOO 2016

By | November 2, 2016 at 9:58 pm | No comments

By Laura Hunt Little KAABOO is an experience that is noticeably different from other festivals. The sophomore year festival brought together a multi-generational lineup of genre-spanning musical performances along with top comedians, chefs and visual artists. The four day...

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Snoop Dogg to Headline the 6th Annual Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience along with Pepper and The Expendables

Snoop Dogg to Headline the 6th Annual Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience along with Pepper and The Expendables

By | November 2, 2016 at 9:56 pm | No comments

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 fields on Saturday, March 4th, 2017....

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STREET: The 2nd Annual Free Fest Celebrating Urban-inspired Art, Music, Food & Fashion

STREET: The 2nd Annual Free Fest Celebrating Urban-inspired Art, Music, Food & Fashion

By | October 28, 2016 at 3:11 am | No comments

Unfolds Friday, November 4, 5pm - 10pm at The Deck, the Third Level Parking Area Under the Stars at Westfield Mall Palm Desert By Tracy Dietlin Keeping in sync with their penchant for showcasing performers in unconventional settings while uniting art and commerce, The CV Art...

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Palm Desert’s ‘First Weekend’ Returns!

Palm Desert’s ‘First Weekend’ Returns!

By | October 28, 2016 at 3:08 am | No comments

STREET at Westfield Palm Desert and More Fun Events Kick Off the Season Nov. 4-6 By Chris Clemens Palm Desert announces the line-up of events and programs slated for the fourth season of the popular PD First Weekend – held the first weekend of each month from November...

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THE 2016 FERRIGNO LEGACY

THE 2016 FERRIGNO LEGACY

By | October 28, 2016 at 3:06 am | No comments

LOU FERRIGNO TO CELEBRATE FITNESS WITH CELEBRITIES, FANS, AND COMPETITORS Fans will meet Lou Ferrigno and a cast of fitness celebrity legends October 28-30th at the Ferrigno Legacy The 3rd Annual Ferrigno Legacy™ presented by Carr Cellular Fitness returns to Agua Caliente...

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Desert Arc Brings Italy to Rancho Mirage, Celebrating All Things Italian!

Desert Arc Brings Italy to Rancho Mirage, Celebrating All Things Italian!

By | October 28, 2016 at 3:05 am | No comments

The 6th Annual Italian Festival is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, November 12th & 13th from 10am to 4pm in Rancho Mirage at the Rancho Mirage Community Park. Free general parking and shuttles are located at the River. Desert Arc hosts over 40 vendors. This will include...

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The 6th Annual Voice of the Valley Vocal Competition

The 6th Annual Voice of the Valley Vocal Competition

By | October 28, 2016 at 2:57 am | No comments

Calling all Coachella Valley Singers: Battle it out for the $2,500.00 Grand Prize in Rancho Mirage on January 13th. The 6th Annual Voice of the Valley Vocal Competition is moving from the San Jacinto Valley to the Coachella Valley in search of new talent. AY Productions...

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Steven Tyler Coming To THE SHOW

Steven Tyler Coming To THE SHOW

By | October 28, 2016 at 2:45 am | No comments

FOR HIS FIRST SOLO APPEARANCE IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Steven Tyler is coming to The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, marking his inaugural solo appearance in the Coachella Valley.  Tyler is set to bring his revolutionary range of rock to The...

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“Music for Scholars” Concert with Chuck Negron of Three Dog Night

“Music for Scholars” Concert with Chuck Negron of Three Dog Night

By | October 28, 2016 at 2:42 am | No comments

Friday, November 11th at The Show at Agua Caliente from 7pm to 9pm By Morgan James The Coachella Valley has become known worldwide for great concerts. Musical acts from oceans away find themselves here in this great valley of ours to play for thousands of people. While some...

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BB’s 32nd Annual Halloweekend

BB’s 32nd Annual Halloweekend

By | October 20, 2016 at 10:04 am | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil It’s that special creepy time of year when thoughts of witches, vampires and ghosts fill the imagination and ghouls come out to play. And if you live in the Coachella Valley, it’s also when the most anticipated party of the year takes place, BB...

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High Desert and Nashville Music Scenes Collide… in the Low Lands… Next to Chicano Batman

High Desert and Nashville Music Scenes Collide… in the Low Lands… Next to Chicano Batman

By | October 20, 2016 at 10:02 am | No comments

Friday, October 21st at The Hood Bar & Pizza By Lisa Morgan The Hood Bar and Pizza is offering plenty of selections this season, and I’m not just talking about their killer bar menu.  They are using both indoor and outdoor staging areas to provide a wide (and I mean W...

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The Vortex Music & Arts Festival

The Vortex Music & Arts Festival

By | October 20, 2016 at 9:50 am | No comments

Saturday, October 22nd from 12 to 8pm By Morgan James The city of Desert Hot Springs is an artistic mecca comprising of brilliant visual artists and a number of cultivated musical and performance artists to boot. While the city has held a certain stigma for being less than...

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PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAM ROAD CHALLENGE OCTOBER 22

PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAM ROAD CHALLENGE OCTOBER 22

By | October 20, 2016 at 9:15 am | No comments

By Craig Michaels For some, a trip to the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway means riding up the mountain to the top Tram station for some amazing views. While others, venture there to test their endurance by running, jogging, or walking up the Tramway road. The 31st Annual Tram...

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Village Pub Celebrates 21 Years

Village Pub Celebrates 21 Years

By | October 20, 2016 at 8:55 am | No comments

With Mayor Moon and a Palm Springs Chamber Ribbon Cutting. Event includes New Menu Food Samplings, Entertainment, Raffle Prizes and More! Village Pub is celebrating 21 years in downtown Palm Springs with a special celebration event, commencing with Mayor Robert Moon and Palm...

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SHIELDS DATE GARDEN HOSTS THIRD ANNUAL TASTE OF EAST VALLEY

SHIELDS DATE GARDEN HOSTS THIRD ANNUAL TASTE OF EAST VALLEY

By | October 20, 2016 at 8:50 am | No comments

Event Will Showcase More Than a Dozen Restaurants, Feature Live Music The City of Indio, in partnership with the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Indio Visitors Bureau, will present the Third Annual Taste of East Valley on Thursday, October 27 at Shields...

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The Hellions Celebrate 18 Years Of Rocking The Desert And A New Album

The Hellions Celebrate 18 Years Of Rocking The Desert And A New Album

By | October 13, 2016 at 8:09 pm | No comments

And You Are Invited: October 28th at The Hood Bar & Pizza By Esther Sanchez At what is sure to be one of the parties of the year, on October 28th at The Hood Bar & Pizza, The Hellions will be joined by The After Lashes, De-Con and all of the cool kids to commemorate...

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The LA Women’s Theatre Project Celebrates the 2nd Annual “Women Making History – A Work In Progress.”

The LA Women’s Theatre Project Celebrates the 2nd Annual “Women Making History – A Work In Progress.”

By | October 13, 2016 at 7:46 pm | No comments

Gloria Steinem said, “Women have always been a part of the past. We just haven’t always been a part of history.” 2016 marks the 96th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote.  A right not given freely nor out of benevolence, but...

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“INCREDIBLE HULK’s” FERRIGNO LEGACY FITNESS COMPETITION WEEKEND RETURNS TO PALM SPRINGS

“INCREDIBLE HULK’s” FERRIGNO LEGACY FITNESS COMPETITION WEEKEND RETURNS TO PALM SPRINGS

By | October 13, 2016 at 7:44 pm | No comments

Lou Ferrigno and Lou Ferrigno, Jr. Welcome Pro and Amateur Bodybuilders, Powerlifters and 3,000 Fitness Fans this October 28-30th The 3rd Annual Ferrigno Legacy™ presented by Carr Cellular Fitness returns to Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA near Palm...

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Season Opening Mixer at The ART Place in Palm Desert

Season Opening Mixer at The ART Place in Palm Desert

By | October 13, 2016 at 7:42 pm | No comments

By Craig Michaels The Art Place in the Palm Desert Design District has been a destination for designers and homeowners for over 20 years and is a one-stop-shop for all your decor needs. These unique shops are nestled in the Palm Desert Design District located at 41801...

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CV Weekly’s Top Men & Women’s 2016 Party a big success!

CV Weekly’s Top Men & Women’s 2016 Party a big success!

By | October 6, 2016 at 12:43 pm | No comments

The venue was opulent, the food was decadent and the crowd was as interesting and diverse as it was enthusiastic. On Thursday, Sept. 29th, friends, family and colleagues of the distinguished honorees gathered to celebrate 24 of the most interesting and influential people in the...

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DESERT TRIP: A CRAFTED EXPERIENCE FOR YESTERYEAR

DESERT TRIP: A CRAFTED EXPERIENCE FOR YESTERYEAR

By | October 6, 2016 at 12:42 pm | No comments

By Rich Henrich The Rolling Stones. Bob Dylan (and his band). Paul McCartney. Neil Young and Promise of the Real. Roger Waters. The Who. This is the line up for the first Desert Trip put on by none other than the champions of economic impact in the Coachella Valley and the...

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The 11th Annual Fall Joshua Tree Music Festival

The 11th Annual Fall Joshua Tree Music Festival

By | October 6, 2016 at 11:52 am | No comments

Happening October 6-9, in Joshua Tree, CA. The festival melds the overwhelming spirit of desert freedom, with powerful music from around the world, to create a lighthearted oasis for music lovers. Merging its funky desert style with an internationally acclaimed lineup of...

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Your Desert My Mind is the Latest Album from Punk Rockers The Mutants Released by Killer Tracks

Your Desert My Mind is the Latest Album from Punk Rockers The Mutants Released by Killer Tracks

By | September 28, 2016 at 11:05 am | No comments

Band announces new album release and tour dates in L.A., Las Vegas and Joshua Tree, CA with guest appearances by some of the biggest names in the desert music scene. Your Desert My Mind is the latest release from Killer Tracks Artist Series punk rock super-group The Mutants....

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Salton Sea to Host SeaFest Sat. Oct 1, 2016

Salton Sea to Host SeaFest Sat. Oct 1, 2016

By | September 28, 2016 at 10:20 am | No comments

By Craig Michaels This Saturday from 4pm to 9pm, bring your friends and family down to the Salton Sea for SeaFest 2016. The inaugural celebration aims to shine a light on the cultural, social and natural environment that makes the Salton Sea so special and unique. Local...

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A SEASON OF STARS IS LINED UP FOR THE “CONCERTS UNDER THE PALMS” OUTDOOR LIVE MUSIC SERIES AT SPA RESORT CASINO

A SEASON OF STARS IS LINED UP FOR THE “CONCERTS UNDER THE PALMS” OUTDOOR LIVE MUSIC SERIES AT SPA RESORT CASINO

By | September 28, 2016 at 10:08 am | No comments

Spa Resort Casino presents a new season of Concerts Under the Palms, a series of outdoor live music shows in a unique setting at the corner of Indian Canyon and E. Andreas Road in downtown Palm Springs starting on November 12, 2016, and continuing through April 8,...

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THE PET RESCUE CENTER PRESENTS DOG DAY AFTERNOON FALL FUNDRAISER

THE PET RESCUE CENTER PRESENTS DOG DAY AFTERNOON FALL FUNDRAISER

By | September 21, 2016 at 12:53 pm | No comments

Fashion, Fun and Celebrity Guest Speaker Cindy Williams Dog Day Afternoon, a fashion show and luncheon event to benefit The Pet Rescue Center, will be held on Monday, November 7, 2016 from 11:30am to 2:00pm at Mountain View Country Club in La Quinta. One highlight of the event...

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LISA FISCHER TO PRESENT OCTOBER 13 LIVE CONCERT AT RENAISSANCE INDIAN WELLS RESORT & SPA

LISA FISCHER TO PRESENT OCTOBER 13 LIVE CONCERT AT RENAISSANCE INDIAN WELLS RESORT & SPA

By | September 15, 2016 at 5:34 pm | No comments

Fischer’s 20 Feet from Stardom Also to be Shown the Prior Day, October 12, in the Resort’s Theatre Grammy® Award-winning vocalist LISA FISCHER and her band, GRAND BATON, will present a rare and intimate concert on Thursday, October 13 at Renaissance Indian Wells Resort...

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Fall Enrollment for Music & Dance Classes Now Open at Marquee Academy of Performing Arts

Fall Enrollment for Music & Dance Classes Now Open at Marquee Academy of Performing Arts

By | September 15, 2016 at 5:32 pm | No comments

Plus: Coachella Valley’s Only Music School Announces Fall Concert Series Now entering its third year as the only music school in the Coachella Valley, Marquee Academy of Performing Arts announces its fall schedule for after-school music and dance classes. Music classes...

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Classic Car Show Returns to Palm Springs

Classic Car Show Returns to Palm Springs

By | September 15, 2016 at 5:30 pm | No comments

Great Autos of Yesteryear announces that their annual benefit classic car show, Casual Concours VIII, will once again be returning to Palm Springs on Saturday, October 15, from 10 am to 3 pm, on the grounds of the Desert Princess Country Club, 28555 Landau Blvd, in Cathedral...

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Big Rock Pub, The Pub With a Cause

Big Rock Pub, The Pub With a Cause

By | September 15, 2016 at 5:15 pm | No comments

Inaugural Event: Rock the Ribbon, Tuesday, October 4th 5 p.m. In Support of Desert Cancer Foundation’s Paint El Paseo Pink By Lisa Morgan There has been a lot of buzz around the desert about the complete remodel of a new restaurant, bar and live music venue at Indian...

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LA QUINTA TO HONOR 9/11 VICTIMS IN CANDLELIGHT VIGIL

LA QUINTA TO HONOR 9/11 VICTIMS IN CANDLELIGHT VIGIL

By | September 8, 2016 at 2:10 am | No comments

The City of La Quinta will be honoring the victims and courageous first responders of the 9/11 tragedies in a candlelight vigil on the evening of September 11th at 7 p.m. The community event will include speeches by local dignitaries, musical tributes and a candlelight vigil at...

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INDIO PRESENTS STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS AND BUSINESS EXPO

INDIO PRESENTS STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS AND BUSINESS EXPO

By | September 8, 2016 at 1:58 am | No comments

Mayor to Discuss Economic Gains, New Developments and Upcoming Events The City of Indio, in partnership with the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce (GCVCC) and Indio Chamber of Commerce, will present the 2016 Indio State of the City Address on Tuesday, September 13 at...

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LINDA LAVIN AND BILLY STRITCH TO PERFORM ON DECEMBER 10

LINDA LAVIN AND BILLY STRITCH TO PERFORM ON DECEMBER 10

By | September 8, 2016 at 1:56 am | No comments

Performance at Annenberg Theater Benefits Temple Isaiah The Annenberg Theater at the Palm Springs Art Museum will be the setting for An Intimate Evening with Linda Lavin & Billy Stritch on December 10, 2016 at 6 p.m. This is the 2016 Temple Isaiah Benefit Concert and it...

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