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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...
She’s Every Woman

She’s Every Woman

She’s Every Woman Chaka Khan Headlines the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Ten time Grammy Award winner, Chaka Khan is a true Renaissance woman. A singer, songwriter, producer, visual artist, author, actor, philanthropist, entrepreneur, activist and mother, Chaka is an international music icon who has influenced multiple generations of artists and continues to do so. We...
2016 SCHA Honorees

2016 SCHA Honorees

2016 SCHA Honorees By Barry Dayton   The Spotlight … Brightens a stage, a dance, a speech, a song. It penetrates … pierces the darkness … Illuminating the moments of our lives. Almost since the very first AIDS diagnoses in 1981, thousands of people, businesses, organizations, foundations, and other supporters have helped D.A.P. develop from...
Kristine W Feeds The Bears

Kristine W Feeds The Bears

Kristine W Feeds The Bears Serving Delicious Hits at the International Bear Convergence By Keith Hubner   Kristine W has long been a staple on gay dance floors, first launching into pop music in the nineties with the hit single, “Feel What You Want”. The song climbed all the way to #1 on the dance...
International Bear Convergence 2016

International Bear Convergence 2016

International Bear Convergence 2016 The Bears Are Coming International Bear Convergence (IBC) is the premier winter event for Bears & admirers in Palm Springs, California, February 4-8, 2016. This desert oasis opens its arms and welcomes you to the hip Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs to thousands of frisky, furry bears, their friends & their fans....
2015 Year In Review

2015 Year In Review

News That Made Headlines JAN U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Louisiana Same-Sex Marriage Case (Jan. 12): The U.S. Supreme Court decides not to hear a challenge to Louisiana’s ban on same-sex marriage. The court declines to hear the case while it is deciding whether or not to look at the issue of same-sex marriage...
Transforming The Fashion Modeling Industry

Transforming The Fashion Modeling Industry

Transforming The Fashion Modeling Industry By Mike Bahr   Slay Model Management Throws Down The Gauntlet. It is the first exclusively transgender modeling agency. The agency is working to break down barriers that have prevented trans models from rising to the top echelons of the fashion industry. “It’s time the world recognizes the amazing talent...
Holiday Gifts For The Dance Floor

Holiday Gifts For The Dance Floor

Holiday Gifts For The Dance Floor By Jimmy Newsum   So you’re planning your annual holiday bash and you’re still not sure what new tunes to cue up for the big celebration? Rest assured, our friends at Nexus Dance Radio have ya covered with the season’s hottest beats. In fact, we’re worried their list of...
The Annual Holiday Gift Guide

The Annual Holiday Gift Guide

The Annual Holiday Gift Guide   Yes, it’s that time of year again. When you promise yourself things will be different, no last minute mad dash to the corner convenience store to get a gift and the only thing you find is a pine tree car freshener and a couple cans of Red Bull. We...
The Perfect Gift

The Perfect Gift

Always Overbooked By Terri Schlichenmeyer   The Perfect Gift   It sounds so cliché doesn’t it? But that’s what you want to give to every single person on your gift list this year, from your family to your bestie to your neighbor. The Perfect Gift, however, isn’t so perfectly easy to find – especially for...