Week 03/02 – 03/08 2017

Make A Splash! 35th La Quinta Arts Festival

Make A Splash! 35th La Quinta Arts Festival

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Thursday to Sunday, March 2 to 5 Named #1 Fine Art Festival in the Nation by Art Fair Sourcebook (2013, 2014, 2015) and #3 in 2016, the 35th La Quinta Arts Festival returns to the stunning La Quinta Civic Center Campus this Thursday through Sunday, March 2-5 2017. Join us for...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Star-Studded Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament

Star-Studded Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament

By | March 1, 2017 at 9:31 am | No comments

Bringing 75 Celebrities, One-of-a-Kind Music Events and BMW Race to the Desert March 9-12  7th Annual Fundraising Weekend Raises Funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® The seventh annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament will return to the desert from March...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

13th Annual Desert Smash – A Charity Celebrity Tennis Event

13th Annual Desert Smash – A Charity Celebrity Tennis Event

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

Jon Hamm Hosts Charity Tennis Event Featuring Top-Ranked Tennis Pros and Hollywood Celebrities Benefitting St Jude Children’s Research Hospital By Brittney Levine The Desert Smash is known for bringing together some of the biggest names in Hollywood with the...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Desert X – The Journey Begins

Desert X – The Journey Begins

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:37 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo  Desert X has now become reality. As the inaugural event takes over the Coachella Valley a perfect opportunity to showcase ecotourism is upon us. The event runs through April 30th.  Desert X involves 16 artists: Doug Aitken, Lita Albuquerque, Will...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

NEXT DESERT ROOTS MUSIC HOUSE CONCERT ON MARCH 8 PRESENTS AUSTIN SINGER/SONGWRITER REBECCA LOEBE

NEXT DESERT ROOTS MUSIC HOUSE CONCERT ON MARCH 8 PRESENTS AUSTIN SINGER/SONGWRITER REBECCA LOEBE

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

Desert Roots’ House Concert Series Features Intimate Poolside Performances Desert Roots Music will present its next performance by singer Rebecca Loebe on Wednesday, March 8 at the historic, midcentury modern Desert Star resort in Palm Springs. Following five successful...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Musician Giselle Woo, Letting Local Be Heard Around the World the World

Musician Giselle Woo, Letting Local Be Heard Around the World the World

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:32 am | No comments

By Rich Henrich This weekend, the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System will hold the 77th Annual International IBS Conference and Awards in New York City where KCOD, College of the Desert’s student-run radio station has been nominated for multiple awards. One nomination is...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Musician Profile: David Macias

Musician Profile: David Macias

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

By Rich Henrich The Yucca Valley musician just returned from an urgent mission- to find his dog. “He escaped, I was worried he would be coyote feed. You know it’s open desert, you hear the dogs being eaten all the time. Gene Navarro’s dog just got attacked by a coyote...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

COLIN HAY “Fierce Mercy” (Lazy Eye Records/Compass Records)

COLIN HAY “Fierce Mercy” (Lazy Eye Records/Compass Records)

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:28 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin If you look up the term “Raconteur” in the dictionary, you will probably see a photo of Colin Hay. The man is a born yarn-spinner and storyteller. Best of all, he sets his stories to music. He is probably best known as the front-man for Men At Work, one...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Academy of Musical Performance: Onward and Upward in 2017

Academy of Musical Performance: Onward and Upward in 2017

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

By Noe Gutierrez The Academy of Musical Performance (AMP) is a non-profit music education organization created for young musicians in the Coachella Valley who are seeking the complete rock band experience. With grant funding from Goldenvoice, AMP has been able to achieve its...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 1

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 1

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:22 am | No comments

By Morgan James Week #1 of the CV Open Mic Competition 2017 at The Block Sports Bar & Grill in Cathedral City brought on some enthusiastic performers who took the stage with confidence and conviction. Live video feeds filled social media and photos flashed throughout the...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Paparazzi Alfie Pettit DRG Brunch at Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs

Paparazzi Alfie Pettit DRG Brunch at Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs

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

By Patte Purcell Ok, it's not jazz, but it sure is a lot of fun! Alfie Pettit aka Arial Trampway puts on one great party at the DRG Brnch at Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs. Sunday's a fun day starting at 11:00 am. The show starts with a parade of the performers through 'The...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

DESERT’S GOT TALENT AUDITIONS

DESERT’S GOT TALENT AUDITIONS

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:16 am | No comments

Boo2Bullying proudly presents the Desert’s first annual talent showcase “DESERT’S GOT TALENT” featuring the Desert’s breakout stars of tomorrow. DGT is a talent show that features singers, dancers, magicians, comedians, and other performers of all ages. Hosted by...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Follies Singers Debut at the Tram

Follies Singers Debut at the Tram

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

By Craig Michaels It’s been almost three long years now since the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies closed its doors at the Plaza Theater in downtown Palm Springs.  During its 23 seasons, the Follies described itself as a “Broadway-caliber celebration of the music,...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE DESERT HOST 1ST ANNUAL DERBY DOWNS: A NIGHT AT THE RACES

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE DESERT HOST 1ST ANNUAL DERBY DOWNS: A NIGHT AT THE RACES

By | March 1, 2017 at 2:12 am | No comments

By Nyla Patzner         Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert will hold their 1st Annual “Derby Downs: A Night at the Races” Fundraiser at Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells. It will be a spirited evening of horse races, betting,...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Mario Pikus – Back to the Future

Mario Pikus – Back to the Future

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By Rebecca Pikus Is it possible for an Artist to be Futuristic -- and Old  School -- at the same time?  Well painter & sculptor Mario Pikus proves it can be!  Throughout the ages, many artists -- writers, painters, sculptors, musicians, poets, have let...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Desert Theatreworks presents the Tony award winning musical-comedy THE DROWSY CHAPERONE.

Desert Theatreworks presents the Tony award winning musical-comedy THE DROWSY CHAPERONE.

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:59 am | No comments

Ten performances only, at the Arthur Newman Theatre beginning March 9, 2017. The Drowsy Chaperone was called "the perfect musical" by New York magazine. It begins as a die-hard theatre fan puts the cast album of his favorite stage musical on his record player to chase his blues...

Posted in: Columns, Theatre, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

FIRST “BEST MOVIE”

FIRST “BEST MOVIE”

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:56 am | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons Like the Super Bowl, the Oscar© are hard to not watch.  I guess at least for the past several decades we have been conditioned through repetition to experience en masse these two near liturgical American rites.  It must be some kind of primitive...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

The Not So Simple Life

The Not So Simple Life

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:53 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- Unsettlers by Mark Sundeen Nonfiction ----- Part of the American spirit is the desire to be independent and live free.  But in today’s world, freedom comes at a cost.  In Mark Sundeen’s Unsettlers: In Search of the Good Life in...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Medical Advancements

Medical Advancements

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:51 am | No comments

By Haddon Libby Our lives have benefitted from advances in medicine driven by technological breakthroughs.  This week, let’s take a look at some of the most recent breakthroughs and advancements that we can expect to impact our lives in the next few...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

AND THE OSCAR GOES TO LA LA…MOONLIGHT?

AND THE OSCAR GOES TO LA LA…MOONLIGHT?

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:50 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow So what does this week's Oscar mix up have to do with an accident? Well, you do not always get what you think you deserve. You get what the facts suggest or your lawyer is able to get into evidence. Occasionally I get a client who comes into my office...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

The Whittier PD Tragedy – Remember SAM

The Whittier PD Tragedy – Remember SAM

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:48 am | No comments

From every tragedy come lessons learned. In public safety, this process is even more necessary; although we must first grieve for those who protect us, we must quickly recognize a second responsibility: to study what happened and identify steps to try to prevent it from...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

XENA, THE WARRIOR PRINCESS

XENA, THE WARRIOR PRINCESS

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:44 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee "In a time of ancient gods, warlords and kings, a land in turmoil cried out for a hero. She was Xena, a mighty princess forged in the heat of battle. The power...the passion...the danger. Her courage will change the world." – (Introduction to the television...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Sauntering up to Sauternes

Sauntering up to Sauternes

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:42 am | No comments

  By Rick Riozza Sauternes, a French term pronounced saw-turn even with the “s” at the end, might be the most expensive dessert you’ll ever order. Wine enthusiasts, including myself, will describe this wine with non-wine adjectives such as “heavenly”,...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Asadero Los Corrales Delivers with Authentic Fare!

Asadero Los Corrales Delivers with Authentic Fare!

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

By Denise Ortuno-Neil Asadero Los Corrales delivers in so many ways! The Coachella Valley restaurant quietly sits as one of THE BEST Mexican eateries in the desert. Specializing in authentic homemade Sinaloa fare, with excellent service and lingering flavors, they will leave...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Good Grub, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Lotus Botanical Elixirs

Lotus Botanical Elixirs

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:38 am | No comments

By Denise Ortuno-Neil There is no question that we live in a time where we not only need a healthy amount of energy to take on daily tasks, but also to feel balanced. To achieve the energy part, we turn to supplemental remedies such as vitamins, food and often times,...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Health & Fitness, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

The Benefits of CBD OIL

The Benefits of CBD OIL

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:33 am | No comments

By Brenda Martin CBD oil is a natural non-psychoactive {meaning no high concentrate extracted from the Hemp plant. It interacts with the body through Endogenous cannabidiol system. The Endocannabidiol system regulates the body's homeo stasis or balance impacting functions...

Posted in: Cannabis Corner, Columns, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

The best (and worst) of the US PGA Tour’s West Coast Swing

The best (and worst) of the US PGA Tour’s West Coast Swing

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:12 am | No comments

By Flint Wheeler A look back at what we’ll remember in pro golf from the opening stretch of 2017. Best Player: Justin Thomas Not only did Thomas win both events in Hawaii, but he also became just the seventh player to break 60 in US PGA Tour history and set the...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

There’s A Filler For That!

There’s A Filler For That!

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:10 am | No comments

By Dr. Maria Lombardo Through the normal aging process we all lose volume or fullness in our faces.  Usually the first noticeable sign is a deepening of the naso-labial folds that start at the corner of the nose and end at the corners of the mouth.  Replacing the...

Posted in: Beauty, Columns, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:08 am | No comments

Week of March 2 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): I predict that you will have earned the title of Master Composter no later than March 26. Not necessarily because you will have packed your food scraps, wilted flowers, coffee grounds, and...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

“Am I ever going to find the right one?”

“Am I ever going to find the right one?”

By | March 1, 2017 at 1:06 am | No comments

Dear Jenny, I know that most people write in and ask you questions about relationships. But I have to share with you that I am so sick and tired of relationships! I am a great girl and I have a lot to offer someone. And I think I’m a very loving person, if I do say so myself....

Posted in: Ask Jenny, Columns, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

ARE YOU SETTLING?

ARE YOU SETTLING?

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

By Bronwyn Ison Settling for second best, without a doubt, will render you feeling less empowered than what you deserve.  Yet, if you settled, you are cognizant, accepting less than what you desire.  Rather thought provoking don’t you think?  At what point...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017

Project Patience

Project Patience

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

By Sunny Simon Recently I’ve become involved in a very large project, one that will have a significant impact on my life. It’s not a solo venture. I am joined by a partner. This endeavor has many moving parts meaning I do not have full control and must often rely on...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach, Week 03/02 - 03/08 2017