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 “Fitness” by Dennis Mason, BFA, CPT a certified Personal Trainer and Master Fitness Coach with over 40 years’ experience and “Wellness” by Dr. Kenneth Toth, BA, MAT, DC, RN, holds multiple degrees and credentials as a Science Educator, Chiropractor, Registered Nurse, and Personal Trainer.
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theStandard

theStandard

In each issue of theStandard you will find new TRENDS in fashion, music, books, movies, tech & home decor.
Epicurean

Epicurean

Each month, The Standard Magazine presents “Epicurean”.  
theStandard Trends

theStandard Trends

In each issue of theStandard you will find new TRENDS in art, fashion, music, books, movies, tech & home decor.
Welcome to The Standard

Welcome to The Standard

The Standard is sharp, sophisticated, contemporary, stylish, intelligent, entertaining, and instantly available via desktop, laptop and soon mobile device. Read our latest issue HERE! Please subscribe!                  
theStandard Trends

theStandard Trends

In each issue of theStandard you will find “Always Overbooked…” the latest book reviews by Terri Schlichenmeyer.
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Local Flavor

Local Flavor

Local Flavor Every year we select a few local standout restaurant to feature in our yearly food issue. With so many fine restaurants here in the valley the choice is daunting. This year we decided to put that task on the staff to come up with a few of the places they repeatedly frequent. So...
Q&A with Willie Rhine

Q&A with Willie Rhine

A Conversation with Willie Rhine Co-owner of Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge   And the winning number is 849… or should I say Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge. That’s the name of what is sure to become one of Palm Springs’ newest hot spots. Co-owned and operated by the inimitable Willie Rhine (the other half of the...
Beat Box

Beat Box

Beat Box Summer’s Hottest Dance Beats By Jimmy Newsum   Who remembers Will Smith, when he was one half of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, singing about summer, summer, summertime? If you’re among the boys shaking up dance floors today, you probably do not. The point is, even nineties kids...
Indelible Artistry

Indelible Artistry

Indelible Artistry By Chris Astrala   LGBT artists have continually challenged mainstream understandings of gender and sexuality. The impact of this on our society is immeasurable. For example, artists of the 1980s who worked tirelessly to bring attention to HIV/AIDS in America, artists today maintain their roles as leading figures striving for change and cultural...
Local Art Redefined

Local Art Redefined

Local Art Redefined Webster defines art as the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance. We have gathered a small group of local artist who have expressed their own definition of what art means to them; what inspires them, what projects they...
Cairns

Cairns

Cairns A guide to the Unofficial Gay Capital of Tropical Australia By Jay Horne, Editor FNQ Magazine   Welcome to the Tropical Paradise that is the city of Cairns – The Unofficial Gay Capital of Tropical Australia and home to FNQ Magazine! Situated on Trinity Bay on the coast of Far North Queensland, the city...
Unknown But Very Trendy LGBT Destinations

Unknown But Very Trendy LGBT Destinations

Unknown But Very Trendy LGBT Destinations  By George Zander   In the search for the perfect LGBT vacation spot, you may NOT have visited these new comers to tourism scene.  But trust me, for those of you who have stayed and played in more well known and famous spots, this is a great new list...
Ten Best Travel Destinations for 2015

Ten Best Travel Destinations for 2015

Ten Best Travel Destinations for 2015 By Jaymes F. Frank   Here are the 10 best travel destinations in 2015 – put them at the top of your lists and beat the crowds, these places are set to boom this year and beyond…   Bosnia & Herzegovina A picture conveys a thousand words and Bosnia...
Are You Covered?

Are You Covered?

Are You Covered? 4 Smart Questions About Your Comprehensive Travel Insurance By Lisa Jeeves   There are numerous viable options for comprehensive travel insurance. But you should still ask the right questions before putting pen to paper on a policy. The devil is in the details of comprehensive travel insurance. While you must pore through...
The Irish Referendum

The Irish Referendum

The Irish Referendum By Harry Hayfield, Special Correspondent to The Standard Magazine   The history of gay rights in the Irish Republic has been one of reality catching up fast. Being a homosexual man in Ireland was a criminal offence right up until 1990 (in the United Kingdom the act was decriminalized in 1963) and...
Evening Under the Stars

Evening Under the Stars

Evening Under the Stars Ending the season on a High Note   It’s everybody’s favorite gala of the year. AIDS Assistance Program’s Evening Under the Stars has served as the grand finale of the charity season in the valley for the 22nd year running now. Like the grassroots organization it benefits, Evening Under the Stars,...
All You Need is Love

All You Need is Love

All You Need is Love A setting desert sun, an Evening Under the Stars in the shadow of the San Jacinto Mountains, and the indisputable talents of Darlene Love — what else is there? By M. M. de Crinis   With one of the most recognizable voices that you might not have recognized as hers,...