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Upcoming Food Festivals

Upcoming Food Festivals

Upcoming Food Festivals 2019 Food lovers and libation enthusiasts have much to look forward to in the oasis these upcoming months as the region transforms into a mecca of grub satisfaction and dining deliciousness. So, whether you’re in search of new, local fare or are simply looking for the best in regional festival food goodness,...
Modernism Week 2019

Modernism Week 2019

Modernism Week 2019 Modernism Week’s signature February festival will take place February 14-24, 2019, highlighting midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm Springs. For the fourteenth year, the annual 11-day festival will feature a wide array of events including the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale, tours of...
Modernism Visionaries

Modernism Visionaries

Modernism Visionaries From a movement that eschewed ornamentation in favor of function, to a solution for social issues, Modernist architecture has been influencing building design since before the Second World War. It is characterized by its heavy use of new technologies with particular emphasis on the use of glass, steel and, of course, reinforced concrete....
ClexaCon 2019

ClexaCon 2019

ClexaCon 2019 Pushing The Envelope Forward For LGBTQ+ Women’s Visibility in Entertainment By Mona Elyafi Putting A Laser Focus On Education To Empower LGBTQ+ Women To Create The Stories They Want To See Standing tall and strong as the largest convention for LGBTQ+ women and allies, ClexaCon continues to affirm its unwavering commitment to focus on...
25th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

25th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

25th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Featuring a Performance by Music Legend Barry Manilow By Steven Henke  Attendees of The 25th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards will be treated to a special performance by pop music icon Barry Manilow.  Barry Manilow’s unparalleled career encompasses virtually every area of music, including performing, composing, arranging and producing. A...
International Bear Convergence

International Bear Convergence

International Bear Convergence Giving a Big Bear Hug to Palm Springs Bears are coming out of hibernation and are heading to the International Bear Convergence (IBC), the premier winter event for Bears & admirers in Palm Springs, California. The event will take place on February 7-11, 2019. This desert oasis opens its arms and welcomes...
Year in Review

Year in Review

The Standard Magazine: Year in Review By The Standard Magazine Staff     In the past year The Standard Magazine has covered many topics. So we decided that the year in review would be a year in review at The Standard. Currently I think that many people are fed up with the daily barrage of...
NYE Palm Springs Style

NYE Palm Springs Style

Ring In the New Year: Palm Springs Style   Toucan’s Tiki Lounge Bring in the New Year with a tropical flare. Toucan’s is the place to be. Champagne toast at midnight. Get your tickets at www.toucanstikilounge.com   Hunters Palm Springs The best dance club in the desert is throwing a spectacular New Year’s Eve bash,...
Holiday Book Guide

Holiday Book Guide

Always Overbooked By Terri Schlichenmeyer   The mistletoe is hung… And so are the garlands, the ornaments, window decorations, and lights. You’d be ready for the holidays, too, if you weren’t hung up on a gift for that one certain person. Now what? Now head to the bookstore with this column in-hand, and look for...
Holiday Gift Guide: 2018 Edition

Holiday Gift Guide: 2018 Edition

Holiday Gift Guide: 2018 Edition By Ethan Thorpe   Although it may not feel like it, but the holiday season is upon us and I’m guessing you have no clue what to get those certain special people in your life? Well we might be able to help. The Standard Magazine Holiday Gift Guide will perhaps...
PSP Focus

PSP Focus

Palm Springs International Comedy Festival   The first Palm Springs International Comedy Festival is coming November 10th, 17th & 18th, at Hotel Zoso Palm Springs. It will feature great comedic talent from all around the world, and will showcase the works of seasoned professionals and celebrities. The festival kicks off with a star studded Comedy...
Tracks To be Thankful For This Season

Tracks To be Thankful For This Season

Tracks To be Thankful For This Season By Jimmy Newsum   With so much negativity everywhere you look (and to be fair, there are plenty of problems in the world that need solving), it can be refreshing to indulge in some gratitude every now and then. So let’s be thankful for some of the good...