Week 02/02 – 02/08 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

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

RANCHO MIRAGE WRITERS FESTIVAL – The Fiction and Poetry Authors

RANCHO MIRAGE WRITERS FESTIVAL – The Fiction and Poetry Authors

By | February 1, 2017 at 9:55 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons Out numbered by nonfiction authors, but nonetheless appreciated, RMWF fiction writers and poets brought color, humor, imagination and a hyper-reality to the weekend event. At the same time Senator Barbara Boxer talked about her career, compassion and...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns, 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

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB of Palm Springs Announces Its 2017 YOUTH OF THE YEAR: Ensuring Great Futures Recipient

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB of Palm Springs Announces Its 2017 YOUTH OF THE YEAR: Ensuring Great Futures Recipient

By | February 1, 2017 at 3:05 am | No comments

Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs is pleased announce Palm Springs High School senior Gabriel Gustavson as its Youth of the Year. The Youth of the Year is the Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs’ premier way of recognizing one exceptional member for serving the Club...

Posted in: Columns, Community, 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

SON OF the VELVET RAT “Dorado” (Fluff & Gravy Records)

SON OF the VELVET RAT “Dorado” (Fluff & Gravy Records)

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:50 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin “There’s something about the soul of a song that you can’t control/It might want to kill you tonight it might want to be your friend, and if it’s a dream it might come true in the end.” That’s Son Of the Velvet Rat, breaking down the...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

Jazz at the Mansion A 420 Friendly Party

Jazz at the Mansion A 420 Friendly Party

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:45 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell What a buzz! Jazz at the Mansion delivered the first phenomenal 420 party of the year at a stunning contemporary mansion in Palm Springs. Presented by Atomic Budz/NestEggg we hosted a beautifully diverse crowd of desert goers. The guests lounged, viewed,...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, 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

What Is Abstract Art?

What Is Abstract Art?

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:35 am | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus Abstract Art is a painting or sculpture that does not depict a person, place, or thing in the natural world -- it is non-representational and non-literal. It is a symbolic reality, as depicted in such mediums as ancient rock paintings, and textile &...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

Heather James Fine Art Celebrates 20 Years

Heather James Fine Art Celebrates 20 Years

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:30 am | No comments

By Chris Clemens Recognized for showcasing museum-grade art and never-before-seen artworks, Heather James Fine Art is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The gallery offers a rare look into art history’s past and present featuring a wide breadth of genres...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

The Journey to Art – Vern Chamness

The Journey to Art – Vern Chamness

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:25 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo Artists take may forms but it is substance over form that is key. Vern Chamness was born and raised in southern Illinois. His demeanor resembles that of gentleman, a breath of fresh air in a time when manners and respect are lost to vitriolic diatribes. But...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

Saving the Cats with TNR

Saving the Cats with TNR

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:20 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee You might see these lovely feline creatures sunning themselves in vacant fields or spot groups of them scurrying through restaurant parking lots.  They might include mother cats with adorable kittens, wide eyed and frightened at the sight of humans. ...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

Verona Vintners Revel in Trending Wines

Verona Vintners Revel in Trending Wines

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:20 am | No comments

By Rick Riozza Ciao! Tutti! Greetings everyone! Last time we covered with a broad brush, the red comforting wines of winter.  And as fast as the wintertime season here in the desert treks, it may well behoove us to get our bellies full with some new and diverse red wines...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice, 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

FOUR FINE FOREIGN FLICKS TO FIND

FOUR FINE FOREIGN FLICKS TO FIND

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:10 am | No comments

By Robin E, Simmons Not all these terrific films are playing locally, but keep an eye out for them at your neighborhood art theater and various streaming sites.  Several of these titles were big hits art our just completed Palm Springs International Film Festival. If you...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

A Stage Review of “Baby, The Musical”

A Stage Review of “Baby, The Musical”

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:05 am | No comments

By Dee Jae Cox 283 performances on Broadway and 7 Tony Award nominations should be enough to indicate that a stage play/musical is pretty good.  But this show went beyond expectation.  “Baby, the musical,” with book by Sybille Pearson, music by David Shire and...

Posted in: Breaking the 4th Wall, Columns, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

New England or Atlanta? Regardless, Your Safety Comes First!

New England or Atlanta? Regardless, Your Safety Comes First!

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:00 am | No comments

As you prepare for Super bowl festivities make sure to be a good sport and keep your ‘Safety’ front and center at all times says Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna. Are you hosting the game in your Home Field?  Be a good Quarterback and avoid a false start with unhealthy...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

Year of the Cock

Year of the Cock

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

By Haddon Libby Only one week after the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States, we say goodbye to the Year of the Monkey and ‘select’ Muslim immigrations to the United States and hello to the Year of the Cock. Why am I mentioning the...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

FAQ’s: “HOW IS MY ACCIDENT CASE GOING AND HOW MUCH IS IT WORTH?”

FAQ’s: “HOW IS MY ACCIDENT CASE GOING AND HOW MUCH IS IT WORTH?”

By | February 1, 2017 at 1:35 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow "HOW IS MY ACCIDENT CASE GOING?" This is often asked at the beginning of the case and before or while the victim is still treating. Upon signing a new accident case I give each new client my "OVERVIEW OF AN ACCIDENT CASE" that I wrote for several multipart...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

Terpenes?

Terpenes?

By | February 1, 2017 at 1:30 am | No comments

BIG ED the Budtender C.C. RELEAF’S Lead Budtender One of the things that you will hear about once you start to study Marijuana is Terpenes or Terps. Terpenes are a group of fragrant essential oils – secreted alongside cannabinoids like THC and CBD – that contribute...

Posted in: Cannabis Corner, Columns, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

Super Bowl 50 Props: Picking 3 Winners Off The Betting Board

Super Bowl 50 Props: Picking 3 Winners Off The Betting Board

By | February 1, 2017 at 1:25 am | No comments

By Flint Wheeler The thing that makes the Super Bowl so entertaining for sports bettors is also what makes it soprofitable for sports books.  Gamblers love proposition wagers because they provide hundreds, if not thousands, of ways to bet on the biggest game of the...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

LIGHTEN UP – GET HAPPY!  

LIGHTEN UP – GET HAPPY!  

By | February 1, 2017 at 1:20 am | No comments

By Doug Morin Executive Director CV Volunteers In Medicine Indio, CA We all have the choice between being happy or unhappy, and I’m pretty sure that you, like me, feel better when you’re happy. The revered philosopher Dale Carnegie said “It isn’t what you have,...

Posted in: Columns, Health & Fitness, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

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

Week of February 2 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Once upon a time, Calvin of the Calvin and Hobbes comic strip made this bold declaration: "Happiness isn't good enough for me! I demand euphoria!" Given your current astrological aspects,...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

“I need to make sure I am free of clutter.”

“I need to make sure I am free of clutter.”

By | February 1, 2017 at 1:05 am | No comments

Dear Jenny, I am recently divorced and am moving out on my own.  It is the first time I have lived alone since college.  I plan on getting rid of lots of old furniture and some old pieces of art that hold bad memories for me.  People keep mentioning that I need...

Posted in: Ask Jenny, Columns, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

The 3 R’s of Rejection

The 3 R’s of Rejection

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

By Sunny Simon Reading the urgent email from my client I experienced one of those queasy feelings in my stomach having nothing to do with extra spicy Thai food I’d eaten at lunch. It was more like the feeling you get when your BFF tells you she was dumped by her long-time...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017