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The Dinah 2017

The Dinah 2017

Building Community and Breaking Barriers The Dinah 2017 By Mona Elyafi   Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend (aka The Dinah) continues to make its presence felt across our country and around the world by raising the visibility of women in all facets of life, from artists, to comics, to filmmakers, to athletes and beyond.  ...
ModMansions

ModMansions

ModMansions   Have you been dreaming of indulging in a luxury retreat where you can simply and totally unwind? Have you been searching for a vacation rental where there’s no skimping on extras or amenities? Have you been struggling to find a Palm Springs vacation home that is really a home?   If so, then...
Modernism Visionaries

Modernism Visionaries

Modernism Visionaries   Albert Frey Albert Frey belonged to a generation that believed in a political role for modern architecture, that of social liberation through machine-made, egalitarian and affordable designs. His chosen materials were aluminum, glass, cables and, eventually, the very boulders and sands of the desert where he settled. In a career that spanned...
Tony Moran Unleashes His Moodswings

Tony Moran Unleashes His Moodswings

Tony Moran Unleashes His Moodswings By Sal Calandra     The two-time Grammy Nominated Producer and king of the Gay Dance floor releases a double album of new dance beats featuring 2017’s Greatest Divas. Tony Moran drew inspiration from his thirty years in dance music for Moodswings, his new double album of pop anthems.   “I’ve...
International Bear Convergence 2017

International Bear Convergence 2017

International Bear Convergence 2017 By Chris Astrala   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, that will take place on February 9-13, 2017. This desert oasis opens its arms and welcomes you back to the...
In Loving Color

In Loving Color

In Loving Color A Romantic Comedy About Love Shared Between African American Gay Men By Mike Bahr   Don’t Marry Griff tells the story of Lyodell, his fiancé Griffith, and best friend Sutton. The friendship between Lyodell and Sutton is shaken to its core when Sutton confesses his love for Lyodell. Things get even more...
Palm Springs Pride Festival

Palm Springs Pride Festival

Downtown Pride Festival returns with expanded lineup for 30th Annual Pride celebration.   Palm Springs Pride will host a diverse group of artists including, dancers, singers, musicians, activists, and DJs gathering under the theme of Solidarity through Pride to celebrate diversity, equality, and solidarity. The November 4-6 Pride Celebration will take place in downtown Palm...
Smearly Departed

Smearly Departed

Smearly Departed LeSueur Breathes New Life Into Joan Crawford By Tom Tietjen   In Mommie Smearest, author L. LeSueur reinvents Joan Crawford as a rap artist named mo.m.m.i.e.D. Why, you ask? It all starts when Joan departs the earthly realm and is stopped at the gates of Hollywood Heaven by a sleeve-tattooed security guard and...
Comic Con makes its Debut in Palm Springs

Comic Con makes its Debut in Palm Springs

Be part of The Palm Springs Comic Con, a geek culture conference celebrating comic books past & present while embracing its diverse & multi-media future, August 26-28 at the PS Convention Center. Executive producers Chris Spellman, Brett Xavier and Rommel Chevez promise you a weekend you soon won’t forget. Along with panels, seminars, and workshops...
The Art of Food

The Art of Food

The Art of Food By Chris Astrala   Remember when you were growing up, your parents always told you not to play with your food? Well you can be sure that the following artists were told that too, but after you take a look at their work you will be glad that they did not...
The Art Of Film

The Art Of Film

Ava’s Impossible Things By Chris Astrala   Since creating her Soul Kiss Films in 2009, writer, director, producer Marina Rice Bader has been on an unstoppable roll. From Elena Undone, Anatomy of A Love Seen to Raven’s Touch and now “Ava’s Impossible Things”, Bader has been (on average) releasing a film a year. Continuously breaking...
March To Equality

March To Equality

March To Equality: An Online Movement On It’s Way To Making History By Chris Astrala   Back in fall 2014 Stephan Anspichler of Berlin, Germany began an extraordinary journey in the U.S. by making the first step to develop a never before seen campaign for the LGBT movement. “At this time we only knew where...