Palm Springs Modernism Fall Kick Off
Oct 10 – 13

Fall Kick-Off to Modernism Week, will be held over the Columbus Day holiday weekend. This year the event will be held Oct. 10-13, 2014, and will feature bus tours, walking tours, and other exciting events. This event is a prequel the 10th annual Palm Springs Modernism Week that will be held from February 12-22, 2015 to celebrates that classic mid-century design aesthetic and architecture. For info go www.modernismweek.com

 

Transgender Arts Festival
Oct 10 -12

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) Palm Springs will be having a Transgender Arts Festival, coinciding with National Coming Out Day, October 10th, 11th and 12th. The events will showcase transgender artists, films and entertainers. For complete schedule, tickets and info please visit www.TDORPalmSprings.com

 

2014 Desert AIDS Walk
Oct 18

Now in its 26th year, the 27th Desert AIDS Walk is a grassroots community event supporting HIV and AIDS services, prevention and advocacy at Desert AIDS Project. Registration starts at 7:30 at Ruth Hardy Park with the walk stepping off at 9:30. For more info visit www.desertaidsproject.org

 

Streetbar Artwall Project
Oct 8 – Nov 5

David Farnsworth and Zane Rhys have collaborated on another exhibition for the Streetbar Artwall Project. Working with pencil on paper, Zane created images of the mythological demi-god ‘PAN ‘. David used those drawings to create ceramic tile reliefs. The work will be shown together October 8 -November 5 , 2014. An artist’s reception will be held Wednesday,  October 8 at 6pm at Streetbar. David and Zane have chosen  the LGBT Center as the benefactor of 20% of art sales  from their exhibit. For information contact drfar@aol.com

 

Hollywood Dine & Dish II
Nov 1

AIDS Assistance Program (AAP) announces the return of an exclusive, star-studded event in support of its vitally needed food voucher program. Hollywood Dine and Dish II will include hors d’oeuvres, premium cocktails, and an exquisite dinner courtesy of Brad & Lynne Toles of Savoury’s Catering, along with all the Tinsel Town dish that’s too hot to print! Hollywood Dine and Dish II will take place at 7 pm on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at a private estate in Palm Springs. Tickets for Hollywood Dine and Dish II are $500 per person or $750 per couple. For more information and to purchase tickets, please call 760-325-8481 or visit www.aidsassistance.org

 

DBA October Events
Oct 6 Mixer 6:00-8:00 pm
Hosted by Doug Balog at the Desert Princess
28655 West Natoma Dr. Cathedral City

Oct 20 Halloween Themed Mixer 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Hosted by PS Regional Association of Realtors
4045 E. Ramon Road Palm Springs
For more info visit
www.desertbusinessassociation.org

Ongoing

Copa. In a throwback to old Palm Springs’ nightclubs, the Copa is fashioned around an elevated performing stage and a stunning u-shaped bar lined with leather barstools, upholstered booths, and gilded cocktail tables. Sink into the sexy lounge, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the lineup of local and guest entertainers. For weekly schedule visit www.coparoomps.com

The Purple Room. Supper club, drinks and live music. It’s where Palm Springs plays. Great entertainment nightly and dinner specials. You never know whom you might see at The Purple Room. For monthly schedule and info visit www.thepurpleroompalmsprings.com

Oscar’s Café & Bar. Located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs on the corner of Tahquitz Canyon Way and Indian Canyon, Oscar’s has a huge outdoor patio with lots of umbrellas for shade and misters to keep you cool, too. You can beat the heat any time of year and enjoy the views of Palm Springs. And our patio is dog friendly for your leashed four-legged family members! On Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 2pm, enjoy a $9 Bottomless Mimosas (juice included), a single $2 mimosa or a $5 Bloody Mary with brunch, during which both our full breakfast and lunch menus are available. Also join us for Sunday Funday Weekly Tea Dance 4pm-Close! www.oscarspalmsprings.com

Flirt at Hard Rock Hotel. Thursday nights in downtown Palm Springs got a little hotter and a little more exciting with a new show/new dance party/new venue/new room/new night/new international brand…Flirt at Hard Rock Hotel. Doors open each Thursday at 7:00 p.m. to the new Flirt Showroom, located inside the Hard Rock Hotel, Indian Canyon and Arenas.  Two shows each Thursday, 7:30 and 9:00 p.m.  No cover charge.  21+. Entrance is immediately off the Porte Cochere.   Two item minimum (food and/or drink per person per show). Check out Hard Rock Hotel and Bella da Ball on Facebook.
www.hrhpalmsprings.com

Hunters Nightclubs® Palm Springs, Palm Springs’ go-to gay bar and dance club, has been leading the way in full-out fun for 13 lucky years now! And we keep it pumping, making it better for you all the time with our unparalleled event line-up. We enjoy having the desert’s most sought-after and friendly DJs, full-on themed events, and a staff that has it all without the attitude. And of course, we are proud to hold the longest happy hour in the entire Valley. Remember: Size Matters. Come by for our happy hour from 10am – 7pm. Yes, that’s right: 9 hours long! For a list of all events and specials visit www.huntersnightclubs.com

“The Playgirls” at Toucans Tiki Lounge featuring Tommi Rose. Performances 8, 10pm.These darling Divas of drag really deliver with their very own brand of entertainment to packed houses. Special guests appear weekly. DJ in the sound booth. Every Sunday Complete list of events www.toucanstikilounge.com

Wang’s in the Desert. The weekly Wang’s Live Entertainment series features the best in local and regional musical talents. Guests can relax from cabaret and Broadway show performances to upbeat, jazzy showcases on the Zen Patio, with its beautiful stone outdoor fireplace, giant red Buddha statue and lush tropical surroundings. The Sunday series is becoming the new performance showcase for weekends and holidays in downtown Palm Springs. It’s the perfect, casual venue for great music, cool cocktails and of course, a fantastic crowd. For more information about Wang’s in the Desert, visit www.wangsinthedesert.com

For a complete calendar of events visit our Media Partner, Gay Desert Guide. Click HERE