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Sham Ibrahim: Drag Queen, Artist and so much more…

Sham Ibrahim: Drag Queen, Artist and so much more…

By | April 19, 2017 at 10:25 am | No comments

By Avery Wood Every Tuesday night at The Hood Bar and Pizza in Palm Desert, a sequin-clad Sham Ibrahim takes the stage to host the wildly popular Drag Queen Bingo as the crowd shouts welcomingly. The event drew a bigger crowd than was expected at its inception, with new...

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GENO BIGGI INDUCTED INTO SFA HALL OF FAME

GENO BIGGI INDUCTED INTO SFA HALL OF FAME

By | January 28, 2016 at 12:46 am | No comments

By Janet Newcomb The 41st Winter Fancy Food Show, produced by the Specialty Food Association for food and wine purveyors and wholesalers, took place in San Francisco on January 17-19 at the Moscone Center showcasing 1,400 exhibitors representing the latest in specialty foods...

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Barbara and Jerry Keller: A Love Story

Barbara and Jerry Keller: A Love Story

By | February 12, 2015 at 12:54 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons Some valley residents may not be familiar with the names Barbara and Jerry Keller or know them personally, but if you live in the Coachella Valley it is very likely you have been affected by their community philanthropy. Between the two, they are involved...

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Bradley Ryan, Savannah Valdez and Baby Bradvannah

Bradley Ryan, Savannah Valdez and Baby Bradvannah

By | February 12, 2015 at 12:51 am | No comments

CV Weekly's Pick for Valentines of the Year, 2015 By Lisa Morgan I first got to know Bradley Ryan, one of the most popular radio personalities and entertaining event hosts in the desert, when I wrote an article about him for CV Weekly. I wondered why the guy was single. This...

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Patrick Evans – The Sausage King

Patrick Evans – The Sausage King

By | January 29, 2014 at 5:56 pm | No comments

By Haddon Libby Most know Patrick Evans for his work as Chief Meteorologist and host of Eye on the Desert on local CBS affiliate, CBS Local 2. Others know him for his active involvement in local charities or his occasional appearances where he sings songs from the Great...

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Andrea Carter Cooks Up Creative Marketing

Andrea Carter Cooks Up Creative Marketing

By | January 15, 2014 at 9:46 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil Marketing and public relations in business is essential to insure success. To get your name out there through unique and creative ways can make the difference between getting the most out of your venture or not. Andrea Carter & Associates Strategic...

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Diana Marlo

Diana Marlo

By | December 4, 2013 at 6:54 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil Diana Marlo, marketing and public relations extraordinaire, recently pulled off another successful event- The Desert Woman’s Show. As the creator of the event she has brought together women and businesses for dynamic days of shopping, entertainment,...

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