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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...
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...