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2nd Annual Food Issue!

2nd Annual Food Issue!

Palm Springs Flavor : The 2014 Chefs of the Desert By Chef Andre Carthen They’re hot, succulent, savory, sexy and delicious…and their food is good too! Yes, I’m talking about this year’s Chefs of the Desert and I’m very happy to say that I’ve had them all…their food, that is. Like the people that flock...
Food & Wine: Making that Perfect Match

Food & Wine: Making that Perfect Match

Food and Wine: Making a perfect match If you have ever stood before an aisle of wine completely baffled by what to serve at your next dinner party, you are not alone. Whether red or white, dry or sweet, the options can be overwhelming. Two wine experts from The Art Institutes system of schools have...
Is Gluten-Free the way to go?

Is Gluten-Free the way to go?

DON’T JUMP INTO A GLUTEN-FREE DIET WITHOUT THE FACTS By Linda Bergersen Gluten-free has become this decade’s nutritional buzzword, but do you really need this type of diet? Not everyone does. But if you’ve been tested, and know you are gluten intolerant, beware of the gluten-free foods on the market; most are not nutritiously sound....
Evening Under the Stars: Put On Your Dancing Shoes in Support of AIDS Assistance Program

Evening Under the Stars: Put On Your Dancing Shoes in Support of AIDS Assistance Program

Evening Under the Stars: Put On Your Dancing Shoes in Support of AIDS Assistance Program Since its founding in 1991, AIDS Assistance Program of Palm Springs remains dedicated to providing nutritional support to improve the quality of the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS. Initiated by a small group of concerned citizens led by the...
Coachella Fest 2014 Rocks the Valley

Coachella Fest 2014 Rocks the Valley

Coachella Fest 2014 Rocks the Valley Coachella Fest featuring more than 150 acts performing on several stages kicks off April 11-13 and April 18-20. As in past years, the same lineups will play two consecutive weekends. Coachella Fest has established itself in the recent years as one of the country’s premier music festivals. A reunited...
You can be a Hero when you  Dine Out, Fight AIDS

You can be a Hero when you Dine Out, Fight AIDS

You can be a Hero when you Dine Out, Fight AIDS By Barry Dayton   Pam Grier and Mondo Guerra will kick it off with a cooking lesson at D.A.P. Pam Grier and Mondo Guerra are featured as cartoon superhero spokespersons in the current Dining Out For Life TV commercials and online campaign, along with...
White Party

White Party

Twenty-Five Never Looked So Good! White Party Palm Springs Celebrates its Landmark 25th Anniversary For twenty-five years, Jeffrey Sanker’s White party has been the crown jewel of the gay party circuit. Featuring four days and nights of sold out dance parties, with the most renown and talented DJ’s in the world descending upon Palm Springs....
TBRU

TBRU

Boots, Buckles & Bears TBRU 19 “Cowboys and Bears” Ready or not Dallas, here they come! A “Party with a Purpose” that donates thousands of dollars to deserving local charities; that’s what the Texas Bear Round-Up is all about.  Through the help of priceless volunteers, generous donations and willful sponsors, this celebration of bear brotherhood ...
The Dinah Shore Weekend 2014

The Dinah Shore Weekend 2014

All You Need to Know About The Dinah Shore Weekend 2014 By Stephanie Brooke Smith In a little less than a month from now, the largest, and most well-known lesbian events in the world is coming for its 24th annual festivities in Palm Springs! Yep, you guessed it: The Dinah Shore Weekend, presented by Club...
Cool, Iconic, Modern…Palm Springs

Cool, Iconic, Modern…Palm Springs

Cool, Iconic, Modern…Palm Springs By Cindy Duffy   This year marks the ninth anniversary of Modernism Week’s signature February event, an exciting 11-day celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture. The event, which has become a highlight in Palm Springs, began in 2006 as a means of showcasing Palm Springs’ world-renowned mid-century...
Jason Dottley’s Return to Love Story

Jason Dottley’s Return to Love Story

  Jason Dottley’s Return to Love Story Star of TV’s Sordid Lives On Life and Love After Divorce By Mick Sandoval   When Sordid Lives star Jason Dottley married his long-term partner, playwright-filmmaker Del Shores, in 2003, the pair imagined theirs would be a love to last a lifetime. Together, the ‘first couple of West...
The Bears Converge on Palm Springs IBC 2014

The Bears Converge on Palm Springs IBC 2014

Are you ready for a party?  Bears from around the world are coming to Palm Springs to make a big splash! The first International Bear Convergence event will be held in Palm Springs, President’s Day Weekend, 2014. The event attracting men from all over the world, associated with the LGBT subset known as ‘Bears”, will...