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Patti Gribow Profile As the newly-elected president of the Palm Springs chapter of Women in Film and Television, local TV personality Patti Gribow brings more...

Eve To Adam

“I’m calling from Baton Rouge, LA,” stated Taki Sassaris, lead singer/ guitarist and songwriter for the band Eve to Adam. “It’s our first...

THE FUN ART OF WINE TASTING

by Rick Riozza Welcome back my friends to the wine that never ends; we’re so glad you could attend—come inside, come inside. Yeah—we’re talking...

Valley Rhythms by Lola Rossi-Meza

Roberta Linn returns to the stage with a new Dinner Show, “I’m Here Again” on Sunday. Lyons English Grille located at 233 East Palm Canyon...

Robin Hood Archery

By Marissa Willman Archery might be getting a lot of buzz these days with the popularity of “The Hunger Games,” but the owners and instructors...

ShareKitchen

Business Incubators, or business development and support centers, originated in 1956 when a man named Joseph Mancuso turned an 850,000 square foot abandoned warehouse...

MORE COOL FLICKS FOR HOT SUMMER FUN

By Robin E. Simmons There’s a long list of movies vying for your attention (and wallet) over the next few months. Here are three...

Pet Place

You see these cute creatures run from under bushes in restaurant parking lots. You see them scurry across vacant fields. Sometimes you see mothers...

The Homestead

Elegance and sophistication unite with the best home cooking I’ve ever had, at The Homestead in La Quinta. Appropriately named, The Homestead was...

Foot Notes

Kick off your shoes and relax. It’s time to meet your feet. Have you ever thought about what a big job your...

Take it Off

Don't just shed layers of clothing in the desert heat, start shedding unnecessary layers of skin too. I'm not talking about taking it all...

J-DUFF BREAKS THROUGH IN THE BIG EASY….

by Mike Livingston; Co-Host, The CaddyShack Radio Show Several times a bridesmaid, never a bride….that had been the story thus far in the brief (but...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

Week of May 3 © Copyright 2012 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): On the one hand, you're facing a sticky dilemma that you may...

THE DILEMMA CYBER-ESPIONAGE HAS CAUSED

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is either a critical tool in fighting crime or a violation of the Fourth Amendment of...

East Coast DJ feelin’ Some California Love

Growing up on the East coast in the small town of Jacksonville, Florida, Mia Dangerfield got her first taste of house music when a...

ABC’s of Estate Planning:

People don’t plan to fail they fail to plan! Many famous people have died without Estate Planning and their estate was a mess....

C.V. DESERT DATELINE: R.S.V.P. A.S.A.P.

BYLINE: DIANE MARLIN-DIRKX There’s an old gag from Vaudeville used to describe the acts for an audience that flocked to the stages in every...

Neil’s Lounge

By Marissa Willman With its western saloon vibe, stiff pours and unbeatable food specials, Neil’s Lounge has remained a valley nightlife staple for decades. A...

A CREATIVE LIFE, IMAGINE

By Heidi Simmons IMAGINE: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer Shouldn’t all of life be about creative pursuit? Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer (Houghton...

S.C.R.A.P. Gallery Blends Art, Environment and Sustainability

By Marissa Willman S.C.R.A.P. Gallery Executive Director Karen Riley wasn’t sure if her idea for a program that would promote awareness of environmental issues through...

Brew at the Zoo

By Marissa Willman   Dozens of craft beer, wine and food vendors will descend upon The Living Desert on Saturday to help raise funds for the...

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

By Marissa Willman Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and plenty of local businesses are celebrating the increasingly popular Mexican holiday. From family-friendly...

“Red Hot Date” to Bring Valley Singles Together

“Red Hot Date” to Bring Valley Singles Together By Marissa Willman Single in the desert? Valerie Wells and her crew at “Red Hot Date” might change...

Hello, Old Friend

In a moment of desperation, I sold part of my soul. But then late one night … By Jimmy Allen In the spring of 1994, my...

Rocker Aaron Lewis is a Country Boy

by Tracy Dietlin After a long successful career as the front-man for the rock band Staind, Aaron Lewis decided to go country. I’m not talking...

The Charms of Chardonnay

by Rick Riozza The Charms of Chardonnay  Now to you ABC—Anything But Chardonnay—wine fans of the last decade, the news is great.  You may again be...

Valley Rhythms

by Lola Rossi-Meza Jeff Stover produces the OnStage Musicals Concert Series and now, the OnStage Jazz Festivals Jeff and Cheryl Stover will present the OnStage Palm...

ShareKitchen

Love street food?  Fancy a food truck?  Mobile food operations are attractive to a new generation of entrepreneur because of their reasonable start-up costs...

COMING SOON!

POP CORN MOVIES LOOM LARGE FOR TEEN BOYS   By Robin E. Simmons   A key demographic for studios in the summer competition for eyeballs are teen boys. ...

FORGET-ME-NOT PEKE RESCUE

Pekingese dogs or "Pekes" are commonly referred to as "lion dogs" due to their resemblance to Chinese guardian lions. They originated in China thousands...

The Crab Pot

            It’s nice to get dressed up and have a multi-course meal served to me by a vest and tie,...

Just Juice It!

Do you find it near impossible to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables?  If you’re like most Americans your being pulled and...

Jekkel

Whatever happened to Jekkel? Ten years ago pop-punk rockers Jekkel were one the desert’s most accomplished young bands. Having been together since they were...

Botox 101

What is Botox? Men and women, young and old are getting injected with this anti-wrinkle miracle drug. But, what exactly is Botox Aesthetic and...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

Week of April 26 © Copyright 2012  Rob Brezsny   ARIES (March 21-April 19): "True life is lived when tiny changes occur," said Leo Tolstoy. I agree....

JOBS Act Explained

A few weeks ago, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Businesses Act aka JOBS Act.   The legislation makes it the easiest...

Musical Match Made in Heaven

DJ Luis and his wife Rose, (AKA DJ Thorn) are two of the most down-to-earth DJs you have ever met! They are very passionate...

C.V. DESERT DATELINE: R.S.V.P. A.S.A.P.

BYLINE:  DIANE MARLIN-DIRKX Hey, it’s only April!  That’s not you waving with abandon, hair streaming in the wind and burning rubber at warp speed as...

Club Crawler

 THU  APRIL 26  19TH HOLE; PD; 760-772-6696 Karaoke w/ T Bone  8pm 29 PALMS INN; 29 PALMS ; 760-367-3505 Bill & Beverly  6pm (JZ) ACE HOTEL; PS;...

MAGICAL MIND BEAUTIFUL BRAIN

Book Review by Heidi Simmons   My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D.     When was the last time you thought...

Interview with Cristopher Cichocki

by Kylie Knight The wind howls through the hills of Indio and Cristopher Cichocki walks with a long stride, his sure steps aimed towards exploration....

Habitat for Humanity Hopeful Despite Loss of Redevelopment Funds

By Marissa Willman   As cities and organizations across the state scramble to pick up the pieces of the recently shattered redevelopment agencies, Habitat for Humanity...

La Quinta Turns 30

By Marissa Willman The city of La Quinta will be celebrating its 30th birthday this weekend at its annual community picnic at the Fritz Burns...

Split Lip Rayfield Ready for Stagecoach

By Marissa Willman An eclectic mix of a mandolin, a banjo and a homemade gas-tank bass, the guys of Split Lip Rayfield are ready to...

The Unforgiven to Reunite at Stagecoach

By Marissa Willman Armed with their spaghetti western outfits and western-inspired songs, The Unforgiven is returning to its Inland Empire roots for a special reunion...

Wild and Crazy Banjo

Steve Martin—yes, THAT Steve Martin—and the Steep Canyon Rangers head for Stagecoach By Stephen Seigel If any modern artist in the pop-culture pantheon deserves to be...

Coachella Fest Weekend 1 Photo’s

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Sawa Sushi

By Marissa Willman   When editor Tracy Dietlan asked me to recommend a good restaurant for this week’s column, I hesitated to share what has been...

The Vino Voice

Wine  vs. The Desert Heat   The fun story of how Madeira wine came to be is when the Portuguese sailors, a few hundred years ago,...

Nicole Hannan-Jodoin

Valley Rhythms by Lola Rossi-Meza   Nicole Hannan-Jodoin re-creates her role as Lola from Cavalleria Rusticana   The International Opera Institute presents “Scenes From The World’s Four Greatest...

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