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The Iconic Michael Childers

The Iconic Michael Childers

Picture Perfect The Iconic Michael Childers By Dominic Silva For the past several decades, photographer Michael Childers has captured the essence of Hollywood’s most famous faces. The roster of artists featured in his iconic portraits is a virtual who’s who’s of the Hollywood elite: Julie Christie, Catherine Deneuve, Clint Eastwood, Richard Gere, Dennis Hopper, Rock...
Me, Myself & Shirley

Me, Myself & Shirley

Cindy Williams To Star In One-Woman Show Me, Myself & Shirley By Kathleen Bennett Cindy Williams will take the stage at the Annenberg Theater in the West Coast Premiere of her one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for a limited four-show engagement January 20-22, 2022. Tickets are on sale now and available at www.MeMyselfandShirley.com All...
The Standard Magazine: A Look Back to 2021

The Standard Magazine: A Look Back to 2021

Compiled By Josh Furnell As we look toward a New Year we would like to revisit some of the articles featured on the pages of The Standard Magazine, highlighting excerpts from particular articles from each month that deserve a second gander. You can read the complete article by simply clicking on the link after each...
The Palm Springs Gay Men's Chorus (PSGMC) is Back Led By New Artistic Director Jerry R. Soria-Foust

The Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus (PSGMC) is Back Led By New Artistic Director Jerry R. Soria-Foust

By Greg Torres The Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus (PSGMC) is back and ready to perform for its spectacular holiday show “Sparkle, Twinkle, Jingle!” at the Palm Springs Museum Annenberg Theater Friday, December 10, Saturday, December 11 and Sunday, December 12. The Chorus is proud to welcome its new artistic director Jerry R. Soria-Foust, who...
Always Overbooked, Holiday Edition

Always Overbooked, Holiday Edition

By Terri Schlichenmeyer You knew this was coming. You knew that you were going to have to finish your holiday shopping soon, but it snuck up on you, didn’t it?  And even if you’re close to being done, there are always those three or five people who are impossible to buy for, right?  Remember this,...
Holiday Gift Guide: 2021 Edition

Holiday Gift Guide: 2021 Edition

Holiday Gift Guide: 2021 Edition By Ethan Thorpe If you are like most people you haven’t given the holidays much thought. Granted the reminders have been in the stores since before Halloween, pumpkin carving kits right next to Christmas tree ornaments. Some of us might still be social distancing and relying on FedEx, UPS and...
Holiday Movies, Make the Yuletide Gay

Holiday Movies, Make the Yuletide Gay

Holiday Movies, Make the Yuletide Gay Ethan Thorpe Who’s ready to make the yuletide gay this year? It’s a banner year for LGBTQ representation in holiday movies, with both Hulu and Hallmark releasing new flicks with LGBTQ characters in the lead. And at least seven more have come out in 2020 with some sort of...
You Are Included

You Are Included

You Are Included Greater Palm Springs Pride 2021 By The Standard Magazine Staff After the stress, uncertainty, and isolation of the pandemic, there is finally a bit of light at the end of the tunnel and a chance to finally come together. Greater Palm Springs Pride is back; large, in charge and live. The 35th...
Modernism Week

Modernism Week

Modernism Week Announces Exciting Fall Preview 2021 Schedule By Bob Bogard Modernism Week’s 2021 Fall Preview will take place October 14-17 at various locations in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. A full schedule of events featuring more than 40 events may be viewed online at modernismweek.com as well as ticket sales. The events...
More than a Little Respect -- A Conversation with Erasure’s Andy Bell

More than a Little Respect — A Conversation with Erasure’s Andy Bell

More than a Little Respect — A Conversation with Erasure’s Andy Bell By Steven Henke I caught up with Andy Bell via email to talk about his career, his new album “The View from Halfway Down,” and his September 18 keynote address at the Aging Positively – Reunition Project HIV and aging conference. Bell shed...
Why There are Few Openly Gay Athletes in Professional Sports

Why There are Few Openly Gay Athletes in Professional Sports

By NPR Staff When Nashville Predators prospect Luke Prokop came out last month, it was the first time an active player under contract to an NHL team had ever publicly acknowledged they were gay. Overnight, Prokop’s announcement doubled the number of out gay athletes currently playing in the country’s four major men’s sports — football,...
The Dinah is Back!

The Dinah is Back!

The Dinah Announces 2021 Fall Dates By Staff   The Dinah is Back!   Celebrating 30 years as the largest and most iconic all-girl music festival in the world, The Dinah will bring leading non-binary artist and actor Kat Cunning to the Friday Pool Party Stage.   After endless months of lockdown, social distancing, pandemic...