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Where Do I Go?

Where Do I Go?

Where Do I Go? By Chris Astrala   Robert Louis Stevenson once said “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” Whether your reason to move is to experience something new, re-experience something you have loved or to just get...
Take Five with Travel Guru

Take Five with Travel Guru

Take Five with Travel Guru, Casey Zilionis   Casey Zilionis is owner of CruiseC2C, Palm Spring’s newest travel agency. With over thirty years in the travel industry, Casey’s career has taken him around the world as an international flight attendant, a tour guide, and an advertising executive for various cruise lines. Now he’s living his...
Gary Paterson

Gary Paterson

The geometric surfaces of the paintings by Gary Paterson are derived from the decorative concrete blocks used in Midcentury architecture. Palm Springs homes from this era often include a “brise soleil” – outdoor living space within the privacy of a wall, created to separate the house from street noise and traffic. These walls have geometric-shaped...
Evening Under the Stars

Evening Under the Stars

AIDS Assistance Program/Food Samaritans Expands it Services By Bob Bogard   AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans was founded 25 years ago with the goal of helping the most at-risk members of the Greater Palm Springs community – people who are low-income and compromised by HIV/AIDS. It recently expanded its services to include people suffering...
Dining Out For Life 2016

Dining Out For Life 2016

Dining Out For Life 2016 Dining Out For Life is that one day each year when supporting Desert AIDS Project is as simple as having breakfast, lunch, dinner, a snack, dessert, coffee, a cocktail, or all of the above (is your mouth watering yet?) at your favorite participating business. In addition to many long-time Dining...
Meet the Museum - The Art of Justice

Meet the Museum – The Art of Justice

Meet the Museum – The Art of Justice Eleventh Annual Membership Drive Party   The Meet the Museum membership drive party will be held on April 8 from 6-9 p.m. on the Friday of White Party Weekend. Now in its eleventh year, Meet the Museum is an annual event that encourages new museum membership by...
Paddling Against The Stream Club Artists Fight To Survive The Digital Age

Paddling Against The Stream Club Artists Fight To Survive The Digital Age

Paddling Against The Stream Club Artists Fight To Survive The Digital Age By Shawn Larkin   Adele and Taylor Swift are making loads of money as their honest song writing, paired with catchy tunes, top the charts with platinum sales. Yet, they are proving to be the exception to the rule. It turns out that...
Worldwide Musical Voyage

Worldwide Musical Voyage

Worldwide Musical Voyage By Chris Astrala   Music. No matter who you are or where you are from, music is part of your life. We decided to take you on a musical journey around the world and visit ten of the most renowned music festivals. So pack your bags, check that your passport is up...
Up & Coming LGBT Musicians

Up & Coming LGBT Musicians

Up & Coming LGBT Musicians   Sam Smith Academy Award winner Sam Smith, with his voice, equal parts powerhouse belt and heartbreaking falsetto, is now ubiquitous on the radio. His album, In the Lonely Hour, is as relatable as it is critically acclaimed, and it is mostly about the experience of unrequited love. On coming...
It’s a Mod, Mod, Mod World

It’s a Mod, Mod, Mod World

It’s a Mod, Mod, Mod World PS Modernism 2016 Modernism Week’s signature February festival is a celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture in Palm Springs California. The annual 11-day festival features a rich array of events including the Modernism Show & Sale, tours of iconic homes, architectural walking, biking and double-decker...
Christopher Kennedy Compound

Christopher Kennedy Compound

Christopher Kennedy: The Return of the Modernism Week Show House The Christopher Kennedy Compound, which will be open to the public for tours during Modernism Week. Presented by Traditional Home magazine and California Homes magazine, the Compound is the brainchild of noted Palm Springs designer Christopher Kennedy, who has spearheaded the project for the last...
2016 Native FilmFest

2016 Native FilmFest

2016 Native FilmFest Storytelling in Many Voices: Native Film Now by Elizabeth Weatherford   In 2016, the art of Indigenous storytelling in film has never been more interesting and diverse. This year, Native FilmFest features films from outstanding directors from the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, and Venezuela. The range of stories throughout this...