Events

Events

In every issue you can find the latest “Local Calendar” as well as “PSP Focus” with all the upcoming events in Palm Springs.
Fitness & Wellness

Fitness & Wellness

In each issue we bring you articles on fitness and wellness.
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Feature

Feature

In each issue of theStandard you will find some new trends in architecture, fashion, music, books, movies, tech, home decor or a feature on local artist.
Epicurean

Epicurean

Each month, The Standard Magazine presents “Epicurean”.  
Welcome to The Standard

Welcome to The Standard

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Book Review

Book Review

In each issue of theStandard you will find “Always Overbooked…” the latest book reviews by Terri Schlichenmeyer.
Latest entries
Evening Under the Stars

Evening Under the Stars

25 Years of Honoring Community Heroes and Providing Outstanding Performances By Bob Bogard   In 1991 AAP – Food Samaritans was founded (originally called AIDS Assistance Program) with the goal of helping the most at-risk members of our community – people who are low-income and compromised by health issues – by providing nutritional support to...
Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton

Celebrates 25 Years In Music By Martha Tang   Multi-platinum, seven-time Grammy Award®-winning superstar and icon Toni Braxton released SEX & CIGARETTES last month via Def Jam Recordings. SEX & CIGARETTES – the ninth album in Toni’s legendary career – is her first studio album since 2014’s Grammy-winning collaboration with Babyface, Love, Marriage & Divorce...
2018 Food Trends

2018 Food Trends

What Are YOU Eating? By Chris Astrala   Remember when kale was the new lettuce, quinoa the new rice and cauliflower the new mashed potato? We are constantly looking for that latest thing to tickle our taste buds and at the same time be a bit healthy . We’ve run down a few trends that...
Transgender History

Transgender History

Always Overbooked By Terri Schlichenmeyer   It had to start somewhere.   Someone had to make the first step, to pave the way, to stick a fork into the ground and say, “Here, now.” Someone had to be the first so that others could follow, and in the newly updated book “Transgender History” by Susan...
Ji Strangeway

Ji Strangeway

Visual Artist, Poet & Filmmaker, Ji Strangeway By Michel Khordoc Visual Artist, Poet & Filmmaker, Ji Strangeway offers a raw and realistic take on the teenage experience for LGBTQ youth in new graphic novel “Red As Blue” With a unique, genre-bending style that is sometimes lyrical, sometimes sharp as a razor’s edge, and always engaging;...
The 24th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

The 24th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

The 24th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards By Steven Henke   Co-chairs Patrick Jordan and Lauri Kibby will join Senator Barbara Boxer on February 10 when they welcome more than 1,500 D.A.P. supporters at the 2018 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards benefitting Desert AIDS Project. The party begins with red carpet arrivals at the Palm Springs Convention...
Desert AIDS Project

Desert AIDS Project

Desert AIDS Project Looks Toward the Future: Innovation and Commitment By Jack Bunting   In our work to address the health needs of the most vulnerable in our community, including our core focus on those affected by the HIV epidemic, we had believed for some time that the need for services was greater than the...
Amanda Lepore

Amanda Lepore

Buckle Up Amanda Lepore Takes Fans On A Wild, Fun Ride By Tom Corliss   Amanda Lepore’s “Buckle Up” is flirty and playful song, with a burlesque, retro-pop swing. It is the first single from her soon-to-be-released LEPORE Ep and the first original solo release from the world’s mega-famous transsexual since “I…Amanda Lepore,” her acclaimed...
Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

5th Annual Holiday Gift Guide By Chris Astrala   Every year we say the same things, “Where has the year gone?” “Is it that time already?” “I have no idea what to get him/her/them.” Well it IS that time again and if you are starting to wonder what to get those certain special people in...
HeartThrobs and Hounds

HeartThrobs and Hounds

A Year of HeartThrobs and Hounds By Larry Olsen   Big or small, fluffy or shorthaired, young or old, everyone loves photos of adorable pooches. So what happens when you pair the cutest pups on earth — who just happen to be in need of forever homes — with beautiful, hunky men? The year’s most...
James Arena

James Arena

James Arena Takes Us Down Memory Lane By Chris Astrala   James Arena is a published author, freelance writer, host and commentator who has interviewed over 160 singers, songwriters, producers, DJs and mu-sic industry professionals from around the world. James takes a look at the fascinating pop music history through the memories and anecdotes of...
Palm Springs Pride 2017

Palm Springs Pride 2017

Viva La Vida By Ron deHarte   Welcome to Palm Springs Pride 2017! We kick off this season of Pride under the worldwide theme of Viva la Vida.  Live life… and celebrate that you live life as you please. Shout VIVA LA VIDA… yours, mine, ours… And celebrate that we feel alive, alive because we...