Week 04/06 – 04/12 2017

2nd Annual CV Music Showcase Finals

2nd Annual CV Music Showcase Finals

By | April 6, 2017 at 1:07 am | No comments

From the Publisher Tracy Dietlin: This Saturday night at The Hood Bar & Pizza, 6 bands will take the stage to compete in a Battle of the Bands Showcase finals. Four preliminary competitions took place at The Hood over the last four months with the preliminary winners...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, CV Music Showcase, Feature Stories, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

The 2017 CV Music Awards Nominees

The 2017 CV Music Awards Nominees

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:17 am | No comments

By Tracy Dietlin Below you will find the Nominees in 37 categories for the 2017 CV Music Awards to be held Sunday, June 4 at the Riviera Resort in Palm Springs. Keep in mind that you can only vote one time from each device (one per wifi or data connection). We have several...

Posted in: Columns, CVMAs, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

INNA VISION – THE HIGHEST GRADE

INNA VISION – THE HIGHEST GRADE

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:15 am | No comments

By Noe Gutierrez INNA VISION Born “Michael Kamakoakeauoliokekai Lopes” Polynesian/Reggae/Dancehall artist Inna Vision grew up on the Hawaiian island of Maui and at age 12 started his first band. Currently supporting his latest release, a five song EP called Highest...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys Kick Off Festival Season at Big Rock Pub

Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys Kick Off Festival Season at Big Rock Pub

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:12 am | No comments

Thursday, April 6, Free Show 7 pm By Lisa Morgan Hide your mamas and your girlfriends – Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys (GGB) are coming to town.  The new Big Rock Pub is kicking off the month of music festivals (and testing the limits of their new house sound system),...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

The Road to the Tachevah Finals

The Road to the Tachevah Finals

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:10 am | No comments

By Lisa Morgan   This was a night I couldn’t miss.  Thursday, March 30th at Palm Canyon Road House, some of the most talented local bands I’d ever had the pleasure of knowing and hearing would be competing in the Tachevah band competition.  Just before...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Get into the Grooves at the Westin

Get into the Grooves at the Westin

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:05 am | No comments

By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna "Grooves at the Westin" wrapped up an incredible series last Saturday night on Master’s Plaza at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage. The season, which featured four shows over seven weeks started on Feb 18th with...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Local Music Spotlight, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

An evening with the Palm Springs Orchestra

An evening with the Palm Springs Orchestra

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:00 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell We were lucky enough to be invited to the fundraiser for the Palm Springs Orchestra under the direction of the award-winning Maestro Dino Zonic at the Mirada estate in Rancho Mirage. (Dr. Raila and Dennis Horne owners of the estate). The Palm Springs...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 6

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 6

By | April 5, 2017 at 5:55 am | No comments

The CV Open Mic Competition 2017 at The Block Sports Bar & Grill in Cathedral City week #6 brought on some enthusiastic fans! Cheers from the crowd could be heard throughout the night after each performer gave us their best song. Plus multiple screams, yells, and even dance...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Local Music Spotlight, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

DERRICK ANDERSON “A World Of My Own” (Omnivore Recordings)

DERRICK ANDERSON “A World Of My Own” (Omnivore Recordings)

By | April 5, 2017 at 5:50 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin “Guess you almost had to be there, thumbin’ through the pages of my life/Is there nothing more to see there, take another chance to get it right.” That’s Derrick Anderson, reflecting on the myriad twists and turns that led him to record his first...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Art Walk – End of season Sale to Benefit Loving All Animals

Art Walk – End of season Sale to Benefit Loving All Animals

By | April 5, 2017 at 4:25 am | No comments

By Craig Michaels The Art Place in the Palm Desert Design District would like to thank Coachella Valley residents for making them the premier destination for all home design and decor needs. To show their appreciation, The Art Place is inviting the public to their Art Walk...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Three Sisters: Off the Grid

Three Sisters: Off the Grid

By | April 5, 2017 at 4:25 am | No comments

Judy Wold, Martha Wold Cornwall and Mary Wold Souza By Angela Romeo The High Desert is always a place to find provocative and compelling exhibitions. The location is stark beauty fraught with mystery and mysticism. Three Sisters: Off the Grid continues the tradition of art...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Comedy, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

This.Is.Now.

This.Is.Now.

By | April 5, 2017 at 4:20 am | No comments

By Rebecca Pikus "This.Is.Now." is an exciting new Exhibit which presents an in-depth and dynamic look at Modern Art today through Sculptures, Paintings, & Photographic Art.  Rebecca Fine Art Gallery will also be showcasing selected works of 3 amazing sculptors for...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

CYBER SOUL SURVIVOR

CYBER SOUL SURVIVOR

By | April 5, 2017 at 4:07 am | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons NOW PLAYING: GHOST IN THE SHELL Mamoru’s 1995 same-name Japanimation masterpiece is a certified cult favorite.  When the live action reboot was announced, there was considerable controversy when Scarlett  Johansson was named for the lead...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Desert Writers Expo 2017

Desert Writers Expo 2017

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:55 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons “Turning Your Writing Dreams Into Reality” is the slogan of the Palm Springs Writers Guild and for many, that refrain has come to fruition.   Last week, 40 authors shared their published books. An energized hubbub of writers gathered in the...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Viet-Fusion Hot Spot Gets A New Look to Kick Off to Year 3

Viet-Fusion Hot Spot Gets A New Look to Kick Off to Year 3

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:50 am | No comments

Owner and Chef Chad Gardner announces Pho 533 will evolve to the next phase of his vision with a new brand: 533 Viet-Fusion with all the great food and service you know plus some new items! Palm Springs restaurateur, caterer and event planner Chad Gardner has established two...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, The Pampered Palate, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

The Pride of Puccioni

The Pride of Puccioni

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:49 am | No comments

By Rick Riozza I simply love the wines of Puccioni Vineyards. I love how the name “Puccioni” sounds so Sonoma with that old world Italian thing going on.  I think of the grandeur of Puccini with his lush romantic Italian opera that also sings in the wine. ...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

The Cubicle Cats

The Cubicle Cats

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:48 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee A Texas publishing company might not seem like the typical home for a cat.  But for Jeffy, a tuxedo male cat rescued from the local public shelter, getting a "home" at Mike Byrnes & Associates Publishing, probably saved his life.  He paid his...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

The Fortunette

The Fortunette

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:45 am | No comments

By Haddon Libby Forbes Magazine just released their annual list of the 400 wealthiest people in the world. Topping the list was Microsoft founder, Bill Gates clocking in with a net worth of $81 billion.  For the last twenty-three years, he has been the wealthiest...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Rossana Rosanna Dana: “If It Is Not One Thing It Is Another.”

Rossana Rosanna Dana: “If It Is Not One Thing It Is Another.”

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:42 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow Last weekend's winds were some of the worst I can remember in our area. Drivers had hard time staying in their lanes and making unsafe turns as the winds impaired their vision. The winds are just as dangerous as talking on the phone or reading emails/ Facebook....

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

3 Secrets to Winning Multiple Offers

3 Secrets to Winning Multiple Offers

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:41 am | No comments

By Bruce Cathcart Spring has definitely sprung here in the desert and with it comes the amazing desert flowers, festivals and “snowbirds”. It is also the height of our “Selling Season” here in the Coachella Valley which means that more buyers will be competing for the...

Posted in: Columns, Real Estate, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Why Does Everyone Seem Uptight?

Why Does Everyone Seem Uptight?

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:40 am | No comments

It’s common conversation at work, at home with friends and strangers. Everyone seems uptight!  On our roads, in grocery stores, restaurants, at work, in the gym everyone is so uptight. We seem to have become an angry nation. Why don’t we all take a deep breath and...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Golf Shows Us Again Why It Struggles For Viewership and Fans…

Golf Shows Us Again Why It Struggles For Viewership and Fans…

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:24 am | No comments

By Flint Wheeler The LPGA Tour has suffered for years now with viewership, key sponsors for headline events, and an image bruise regarding the lack of quality American Players and now it just threw up all over itself in our backyard.  A stunned Lexi Thompson...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:20 am | No comments

Week of April 6 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Be interested in first things, Aries. Cultivate your attraction to beginnings. Align yourself with uprisings and breakthroughs. Find out what's about to hatch, and lend your support. Give your...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

“It’s not like I dislike her…”

“It’s not like I dislike her…”

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:15 am | No comments

By Jenny Wallis Dear Jenny, A friend of mine, who I have been close friends with for quite a few years, recently started bothering me.  Let me explain, we have been through so much together and when it seems like I can’t depend on anyone or anything….we are always...

Posted in: Ask Jenny, Columns, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Traveling a New Path

Traveling a New Path

By | April 5, 2017 at 3:13 am | No comments

By Sunny Simon Sometimes I think there are two kinds of people, individuals who set their path and follow it and others who relish the idea of creating a second act. In my coaching practice I meet people from both groups. My heart goes out to the followers who have been...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017