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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...
The Palm Springs International Film Festival brings Hollywood to Palm Springs

The Palm Springs International Film Festival brings Hollywood to Palm Springs

The Palm Springs International Film Festival brings Hollywood to Palm Springs Now entering its 26th year, the Palm Springs International Film Festival has a well-established reputation as one of the most prestigious and well-attended film festivals in the country. The Festival has long secured its place on the world stage as the portal for the...
2014: A Year for Equality

2014: A Year for Equality

2014: A Year for Equality By George W. Zander Actually a review of 2014 cannot really be written without some nods to 2012 and 2013. Taking a pre-election risk, which turned out to be a winning move, President Obama endorsed Marriage Equality on May 9, 2012. He made that bold decision knowing that his blue...
Year in Review

Year in Review

Year in Review 2014 was quite an memorable year. We’ve compiled a list of a highlights (and lowlights) of past year.   Same-Sex Marriages Blocked in Utah January. The United States Supreme Court blocks any further same-sex marriages while Utah officials appeal the decision made by Judge Shelby in December 2013. The block creates legal...
Blind Ambition

Blind Ambition

Blind Ambition By Shane Gallagher   In the spring of 2007, a young gay man living in San Francisco, was beaten and robbed of his sight at the hands of his gay friends. At the age of twenty-six, Belo Cipriani, was forced to relearn how to walk, cook, and date – in the dark. In...