Feature Stories

Dine In and Rock Out at Big Rock Pub, the Newest Dining in the East Valley,

Dine In and Rock Out at Big Rock Pub, the Newest Dining in the East Valley,

By | February 15, 2017 at 11:38 pm | No comments

Plus So Much More! By Chris Clemens All of the ingredients have come together for a unique dining experience at Big Rock Pub, the newest dining venue in the East Valley. Located at Indian Springs Golf Club and open to the public, the restaurant presents a Rock & Roll...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Local Business, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Tickets on Sale Now for the Bianca Rae Foundation’s 5th Annual Faith, Hope & Pups

Tickets on Sale Now for the Bianca Rae Foundation’s 5th Annual Faith, Hope & Pups

By | February 15, 2017 at 4:12 pm | No comments

Fundraiser Benefiting Local Animal Welfare Organizations Tickets are now on sale for the 5th Annual Faith, Hope & Pups polo luncheon being held Sunday, February 19 at 10 a.m. at the Empire Polo Club in Indio (81-800 Avenue 51). This event will raise much-needed funds for...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

The Annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

The Annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

By | February 15, 2017 at 4:05 pm | No comments

Announces a star-studded performer lineup for 2017 The Eli young Band will be performing at the Fair on Saturday, February 18th at 7:30 p.m. With three number one hits under their belt as well as a Grammy nomination and an Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

The Warburton – Chairman Clarke Rheney Named “VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR”

The Warburton – Chairman Clarke Rheney Named “VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR”

By | February 15, 2017 at 3:37 am | No comments

Making it Rain for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital By Lisa Morgan Somewhere, working into the wee hours of the morning, a former Boy Scout and scratch golfer is returning emails, making contact with bighearted celebrities, and organizing the next meeting of his...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Desert Reggae Residency – MOZAIQ & DJ JOURNEE OF STRONGHOLD REGGAE

Desert Reggae Residency – MOZAIQ & DJ JOURNEE OF STRONGHOLD REGGAE

By | February 15, 2017 at 3:20 am | No comments

By Noe Gutierrez Saturday, February 18, 2019 at 9 p.m. at Tack Room Tavern marks the return of ‘Desert Reggae Residency’. In conjunction with Ronnie King Music and Coachella Valley Weekly, Desert Music brings you Mozaiq LIVE with ‘special guest’ DJ Journee of...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

KCLB PRESENTS… LOCAL BAND NIGHT!

KCLB PRESENTS… LOCAL BAND NIGHT!

By | February 15, 2017 at 3:15 am | No comments

Desert Music Scene Gets Support From Local Radio By Esther Sanchez Pretty much any Coachella Valley resident who hasn’t been living under a rock for the past couple of decades can tell you that our beloved desert empire has become a virtual Mecca to artists of all types....

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

ARIAL TRAMPWAY TO PRESENT DRG SUNDAYS

ARIAL TRAMPWAY TO PRESENT DRG SUNDAYS

By | February 15, 2017 at 3:10 am | No comments

DIVAS OF ROCK GLAM AT HARD ROCK HOTEL PALM SPRINGS BEGINNING SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH Arial Trampway Presents DRG Sundays at Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs. This concept is the brainchild of Alfie Pettit springing from his love of all things Rock and Glam. What better venue for...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Bill’s Pizza Comes to Palm Desert!

Bill’s Pizza Comes to Palm Desert!

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:20 am | No comments

By Denise Ortuno-Neil East valley pizza lovers take heart, because we no longer have to make the long trek to Palm Springs for scrumptious Bill’s Pizza…as they are now in Palm Desert too! Opened in 2010 at their Palm Springs location, Bill’s Pizza has been satisfying...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, The Pampered Palate, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Hot Purple Energy Goes Red For Women

Hot Purple Energy Goes Red For Women

By | February 8, 2017 at 11:53 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons Tis the season to celebrate the heart -- the quintessential symbol of love and affection. For centuries, this country and many others have fondly embraced Valentine’s Day as a cherished cultural tradition where we joyfully take the opportunity to express...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

The Mary Pickford Theatre is D’Place Announces Two “Pickford Presents” Special Screenings with Live Q&A, Movie Events

The Mary Pickford Theatre is D’Place Announces Two “Pickford Presents” Special Screenings with Live Q&A, Movie Events

By | February 8, 2017 at 9:58 pm | No comments

Bestselling author and co-screenwriter and multi-Oscar-nominated film score composer to discuss their films. Continuing to build on the success of its recent “Pickford Presents” Live Q&A event with the star of the acclaimed Warren Betty film, “Rules Don’t...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Film, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association’s (PSCA) 15th Annual Dr. George Car Show

Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association’s (PSCA) 15th Annual Dr. George Car Show

By | February 8, 2017 at 9:57 pm | No comments

Saturday, February 11, 2017 By Chris Clemens Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association’s (PSCA) 15th Annual Dr. George Car Show takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Saturday, February 11, 2017. This show is one of the largest one-day car events in...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

MOVIE MACABRE – Featuring William Friedkin’s Film ‘THE EXORCIST’ in 16mm Film

MOVIE MACABRE – Featuring William Friedkin’s Film ‘THE EXORCIST’ in 16mm Film

By | February 8, 2017 at 7:19 pm | No comments

WEDNESDAY FEBUARY 15TH, 2017 By Robyn Tanzer Palm Springs Vinyl Records and Collectibles and Demonic Pinfestation have teamed up to present MOVIE MACABRE, a once at month FREE movie night showcasing horror and cult classic pictures in vintage 16mm film format at Bart Lounge...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

COMEDY ICON DANA CARVEY IS COMING TO FANTASY SPRINGS

COMEDY ICON DANA CARVEY IS COMING TO FANTASY SPRINGS

By | February 8, 2017 at 7:13 pm | No comments

March 24th, 2017 Emmy Award-winner, Saturday Night Live alumni, and celebrated funny man Dana Carvey has been a part of the fabric of American comedy since the mid-80’s and now he’s set to have audiences roaring with laughter at The Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

Comic Con Palm Springs Returns to Palm Springs Convention Center

Comic Con Palm Springs Returns to Palm Springs Convention Center

By | February 8, 2017 at 6:50 pm | No comments

By Avery Wood The second annual Comic Con Palm Springs has been announced and will be occurring August 25-27, 2017 and according to creator Christopher Spellman, it is going to be bigger and better than last year’s already impressive event.   After the success of...

Posted in: Columns, Comic Con Palm Springs, Events, Feature Stories, 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

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

RANCHO MIRAGE WRITERS FESTIVAL – Better and Better!

RANCHO MIRAGE WRITERS FESTIVAL – Better and Better!

By | February 1, 2017 at 10:00 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons The definition of a festival is: “a period of celebration.”  With all the wonderful festivals in the Coachella Valley -- art, music, and film, the meaning is especially apropos to this year’s Rancho Mirage Writers Festival. With a hunger and...

Posted in: Authors, Columns, 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

The Importance of Your Local Comic Book Shop

The Importance of Your Local Comic Book Shop

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:58 am | No comments

CCPS all new website is live!!! www.comicconpalmsprings.com And... Get Ready To Suit Up!   By Thomas Novak Another Wednesday has come, and with it came another slew of new comic titles on the shelves for fans to dive into, all courtesy of their local...

Posted in: Columns, Comic Con Palm Springs, 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

SAVE THE DATE! Palm Springs Modernists Opening Artist Reception

SAVE THE DATE! Palm Springs Modernists Opening Artist Reception

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:40 am | No comments

Saturday, February 18 from 5:30-8:30 pm Meet Palm Springs Modernists Glen Wexler, Terry Masters and Craig Deman Public Is Invited The Palm Springs Modernists opening Artist Reception will be held during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2017 on Saturday, February 18 from 5:30-8:30...

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

Valentine’s Day at Miramonte

Valentine’s Day at Miramonte

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

Culinary Offerings (The Grove Artisan Kitchen, for reservations call 760-341-7200) 4-Course Prix Fixe Menu at The Grove Artisan Kitchen. This mouthwatering 4-course menu starts with an aphrodisiac amuse-bouche and continues with artisan farm-to-fork dishes such as Lobster...

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

SOUTHWEST ARTS FESTIVAL INDIO EXPANDS TO FOUR DAYS FOR 2017

SOUTHWEST ARTS FESTIVAL INDIO EXPANDS TO FOUR DAYS FOR 2017

By | January 25, 2017 at 11:51 pm | No comments

“Mole’s Eye View” by Photographer Nancy Roux selected for annual poster image The Southwest Arts Festival, Indio 2017 has announced that it has expanded its annual art Festival to now run for four days, Thursday, January 26 through Sunday, January 29, 2017, which will...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Week 01/26 - 02/01 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

Palm Springs Women’s March

Palm Springs Women’s March

By | January 25, 2017 at 9:20 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons After a dark, rainy inauguration in Washington D.C. and in Palm Springs, Saturday brought beautiful sunshine to the desert along with a peaceful gathering of women, men, children and pets.  “This isn’t a protest, this is to show support for...

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

Local Politicians and Citizens Discuss Trump

Local Politicians and Citizens Discuss Trump

By | January 25, 2017 at 9:15 pm | No comments

Coachella Mayor Steven Hernandez and State Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia spoke at a panel held in Coachella to discuss their intent to protect local populations from potentially detrimental legislation proposed by President Trump. By Avery Wood The panel concentrated on...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Feature Stories

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...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

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

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

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

Throw The Goat

Throw The Goat

By | January 18, 2017 at 7:45 pm | No comments

By Esther Sanchez From the pine covered peaks of Idyllwild, Throw the Goat has been spreading their infectious, hard-rock grooves throughout the desert empire and picked up a new drummer on the way. With their latest release, “Vote Goat” making ROCKwell UnScene...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 01/19 - 01/25 2017

Braun Fraulein

Braun Fraulein

By | January 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm | No comments

By Morgan James A professional, hard hitting sound from incredibly experienced and talented musicians would accurately describe Coachella Valley's own, Braun Fraulein. Poignant lyrics, moving melodies, distorted blues rock with driving rhythms encompass the band's prodigious...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, 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