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Fashion Trends 2018

Fashion Trends 2018

Fashion Trends 2018 What’s in Your Closet? By Franco Carmona   Trends are misunderstood. Stop most men in the street and they’ll tell you they don’t follow fashion trends, but look inside their wardrobes and hanging alongside the timeless classics you’ll see ripped jeans, seventies knitwear, Cuban collar shirts… and those are just the trends...
Pose

Pose

The Category Is … Pose   Each competition in “Pose,” the boisterous, resplendent drama of the 1980s ball scene on FX, begins with a ritual phrase from Pray Tell (Billy Porter), the M.C.: “The category is …” That category — the theme to which teams dress, strut and, yes, pose — might be royalty, or...
CVREP 2018/19 Theatre Season

CVREP 2018/19 Theatre Season

CVREP Announces 2018/19 Theatre Season By Shari Lippman   Four Intriguing, Entertaining Plays and One Musical… Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre (CVREP) Artistic Director, Ron Celona, has announced the upcoming 2018-2019 CVREP season to include three dynamic, entertaining plays and one rock opera musical, each with the common theme, “‘A HANDFUL OF…ISMS” – exhilarating, theatrical works...
A New Age of Entertainment

A New Age of Entertainment

A New Age of Entertainment By Jerri Acosta   Webisode is a word of art made up of web and episode . These are short, maximum fifteen-minute TV episodes on the Internet. For the advertising world Webisodes are the hope of the future . They have great potential as more and more companies use these...
Jazz in the Pines

Jazz in the Pines

Jazzing It Up in the Pines By Bob Bogard   Idyllwild Arts will present the 25th Annual Jazz in the Pines August 10–12, 2018 in Idyllwild, California. The three-day event will feature more than two-dozen bands on the breathtaking 205-acre Idyllwild Arts mountain campus among the pines, under the festival’s signature colored parachutes. Attendees can...
Youth Gone Wild

Youth Gone Wild

Youth Gone Wild By Christina Vronay Ruggles   The Question Look, we’re both strangers here. I don’t know who you are, and you don’t know who I am. Through the medium of the printed word, we can only solve one of these problems. I’m Christina, and I’m addicted to estrogen. I inject the stuff once...
Fitness Trends 2018

Fitness Trends 2018

Fitness Trends 2018 Fitness trends come and go every year, but we’re going back to the basics in 2018, according to a new annual survey from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) published in its Health & Fitness Journal. For the survey, the authors identified 40 possible fitness trends for 2018 and asked more...
Palm Springs Focus

Palm Springs Focus

TCC Presents The Stonewall Humanitarian Awards Gala Transgender Community Coalition (TCC) began as TDoR Palm Springs in 2014 and is a certified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. In the beginning, its purpose was to raise funds for the first Transgender Day of Remembrance Memorial Cenotaph Statue. Due to the strong demand by the local transgender, intersex, gender...
Queer Love Songs

Queer Love Songs

Be Steadwell Releases New Album Queer Love Songs By Martha Tang Follow Up To 2017 Album Breakup Songs “Be’s songwriting is fresh and individual in the same personal storytelling way of Joni Mitchell or Carly Simon. Some might think it’s premature to align Be’s Queer Love Songs with such large and iconic artists but much...
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...