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The Sound of OUR Music The LGBT Academy of Recording Arts

The Sound of OUR Music The LGBT Academy of Recording Arts

The Sound of OUR Music By Chris Astrala In 1990, life partners Daniel Martin and Michael Biello in their East Village apartment in New York, NY founded OUTmusic Inc. a 501(c) 3 non-profit charitable organization. In 2007, Diedra Meredith was appointed the Executive Director. Under her new leadership, the organization was re-founded as OUTmusic – The LGBT Academy...
The Dinah Celebrates 25

The Dinah Celebrates 25

The Dinah Turns Silver Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend Celebrates 25 Now ready to soar to new heights, the 25th installment of The Dinah is already expected to be one of the major events of the 2015 Palm Springs festival season. A quarter-century ago, Mariah Hanson did more than just kick-start her Dinah. She also and...
Mariah Hanson: Founder of Club Skirts

Mariah Hanson: Founder of Club Skirts

Take Five/ Five Questions with Mariah Hanson Founder & CEO of Club Skirts Mariah Hanson is the founder and CEO of the world-famous “Club Skirts Presents The Dinah,” the largest lesbian event in the world and the original version of the modern Dinah Shore Weekend of festivities in Palm Springs. Mariah, whose past philanthropic endeavors...
Texas Bear Round-Up 20 Return to the Discoteque

Texas Bear Round-Up 20 Return to the Discoteque

Texas Bear Round Up 20: Get Ready to Boogie By Bronson Taylor Dust off your platform shoes, whip out that Afro pick and get ready to “Boogie, Oogie, Oogie”, because it would be a “Shame” if you miss “The Best Disco in Town”. This year Texas Bear Round Up is taking you back to the...
Modernism Week Celebrates Ten Years in Palm Springs

Modernism Week Celebrates Ten Years in Palm Springs

Modernism Week Celebrates Ten Years in Palm Springs By Cindy Duffy   Modernism Week’s signature event will take place February 12-22, 2015, celebrating ten years highlighting midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture in the greater Palm Springs area. The festival features more than 200 exciting events including the 15th annual Modernism Show &...
Five questions with Chris Mobley

Five questions with Chris Mobley

Take Five – Five questions with Chris Mobley, Board Chairman of Modernism Week   You opened your store Just Modern in 2011 in Palm Springs, and a year later became the board chairman of Modernism Week. How has one position helped the other? We started Just Modern as an online business in 2011, and opened our...
Always Overbooked...

Always Overbooked…

Always Overbooked… By Terri Schlichenmeyer   Once, many years ago, your grandmother chased your grandpa out of the house. Nobody remembers why or what happened afterward; the particulars are lost, and they aren’t important anymore, really. The laugh-til-you-cry telling, the knee slapping, each embellishment as years go by – that’s what truly matters. Family stories...
Throwing the Ultimate Mid-Century Modern Party

Throwing the Ultimate Mid-Century Modern Party

Throwing the Ultimate Mid-Century Modern Party Modernism Week is upon us and so we decided to offer up another way to dive right into this iconic Palm Springs event, a Mid Century Modern theme party. Setting a Mid-Century Scene If you or a friend has a period decorated Mid-Century modern home like those designed by...
Events

Events

In every issue you can find the latest “Local Calendar” as well as “PSP Focus” with all the upcoming events in Palm Springs.
Fitness & Wellness

Fitness & Wellness

In each issue we bring you “Fitness” by Dennis Mason, BFA, CPT a certified Personal Trainer and Master Fitness Coach with over 40 years’ experience and “Wellness” by Dr. Kenneth Toth, BA, MAT, DC, RN, holds multiple degrees and credentials as a Science Educator, Chiropractor, Registered Nurse, and Personal Trainer.
The Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards and D.A.P. invite you to … Imagine a world without HIV

The Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards and D.A.P. invite you to … Imagine a world without HIV

The Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards and D.A.P. invite you to … Imagine a world without HIV by Barry Dayton   Desert AIDS Project has long been part of the fabric of the desert cities communities … almost since the first AIDS diagnoses in 1981. Even before it was incorporated as a nonprofit in 1984, D.A.P....
Always Overbooked…

Always Overbooked…

Always Overbooked… By Terri Schlichenmeyer   A toast… You’ve been doing that often lately. A toast to friends and family around the table. To a new job, new baby, new marriage. To accomplishments made in the past and possibilities that lie in the future. Like you, your favorite actors enjoy raising a glass, too. And...