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Year in Review

Year in Review

The Standard Magazine: Year in Review By The Standard Magazine Staff     In the past year The Standard Magazine has covered many topics. So we decided that the year in review would be a year in review at The Standard. Currently I think that many people are fed up with the daily barrage of...
NYE Palm Springs Style

NYE Palm Springs Style

Ring In the New Year: Palm Springs Style   Toucan’s Tiki Lounge Bring in the New Year with a tropical flare. Toucan’s is the place to be. Champagne toast at midnight. Get your tickets at www.toucanstikilounge.com   Hunters Palm Springs The best dance club in the desert is throwing a spectacular New Year’s Eve bash,...
Holiday Book Guide

Holiday Book Guide

Always Overbooked By Terri Schlichenmeyer   The mistletoe is hung… And so are the garlands, the ornaments, window decorations, and lights. You’d be ready for the holidays, too, if you weren’t hung up on a gift for that one certain person. Now what? Now head to the bookstore with this column in-hand, and look for...
Holiday Gift Guide: 2018 Edition

Holiday Gift Guide: 2018 Edition

Holiday Gift Guide: 2018 Edition By Ethan Thorpe   Although it may not feel like it, but the holiday season is upon us and I’m guessing you have no clue what to get those certain special people in your life? Well we might be able to help. The Standard Magazine Holiday Gift Guide will perhaps...
PSP Focus

PSP Focus

Palm Springs International Comedy Festival   The first Palm Springs International Comedy Festival is coming November 10th, 17th & 18th, at Hotel Zoso Palm Springs. It will feature great comedic talent from all around the world, and will showcase the works of seasoned professionals and celebrities. The festival kicks off with a star studded Comedy...
Tracks To be Thankful For This Season

Tracks To be Thankful For This Season

Tracks To be Thankful For This Season By Jimmy Newsum   With so much negativity everywhere you look (and to be fair, there are plenty of problems in the world that need solving), it can be refreshing to indulge in some gratitude every now and then. So let’s be thankful for some of the good...
PS Pride 2018 : Youth Power for Change

PS Pride 2018 : Youth Power for Change

PS Pride 2018 : Youth Power for Change By Ron deHarte   Greater Palm Springs Pride celebrating our diversity, advancing equality, and working for social justice for all. Inspired by and in support of youth-led movement-building efforts that are awakening critical conversations for social change, Greater Palm Springs Pride kicks off the 2018 Pride season...
The First Ever LGBTQ+ Focused Fashion Week

The First Ever LGBTQ+ Focused Fashion Week

The First Ever LGBTQ+ Focused Fashion Week By Mona Elyafi   Nik Kacy, Founder and President of gender-free luxury brand, NiK Kacy Footwear, brings the first ever LGBTQ+-focused Fashion Week, Equality Fashion Week to Los Angeles.   Equality Fashion Week is celebrating the Queer Fashion Community in all its colorful spectrums in a 5-day (Oct 5-9) experience of...
Modernism Week Fall Preview

Modernism Week Fall Preview

Modernism Week Fall Preview By Bob Bogard Modernism Week’s 2018 Fall Preview will take place October 18-21 at various locations in the Coachella Valley. The weekend’s events provide attendees with a sampling of the events and activities that will be offered during the annual 11-day festival in February 2019. Highlights of the October Fall Preview...
ECHO V

ECHO V

The Boys of ECHO V Reach for the “Rainbow” By Jeff Dorta   Jay, Mike, Randy, Devin and Gama are ECHO V, five guys with distinct, echoing voices that combine to create one beautiful sound. By all outward appearances, they seem to be the typical boyband with good looks, lush harmonies and killer choreography, but...
Alice Temple

Alice Temple

Indie-Rocker Alice Temple Releases Her Long-Awaited Album, “The End” By Jeff Dorta Nearly thirty years after the release of 24 Years of Hunger, an album AllMusic described as “one of the finest, most refined and fully realized recordings of the era,” alternative rocker Alice Temple makes her triumphant return to music with The End. In...
Palm Springs Pride Honors

Palm Springs Pride Honors

2018 Palm Springs Pride Honors Awards Recognizes Seven PS Residents & A Community Organization   The prestigious Pride Honors are presented annually to individuals to recognize their efforts in raising awareness and furthering the causes of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and their allies. The awards ceremony is September 26, at the Hilton Palm...