Posts tagged "Palm Springs"
Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

5th Annual Holiday Gift Guide By Chris Astrala   Every year we say the same things, “Where has the year gone?” “Is it that time already?” “I have no idea what to get him/her/them.” Well it IS that time again and if you are starting to wonder what to get those certain special people in...
Palm Springs Pride 2017

Palm Springs Pride 2017

Viva La Vida By Ron deHarte   Welcome to Palm Springs Pride 2017! We kick off this season of Pride under the worldwide theme of Viva la Vida.  Live life… and celebrate that you live life as you please. Shout VIVA LA VIDA… yours, mine, ours… And celebrate that we feel alive, alive because we...
The Center

The Center

The Center: What’s it all About The Center creates a vibrant community by helping LGBTQ people along their way, in Coachella Valley and visitors of all ages, totaling nearly 56,000 client visits annually. A thriving, community-based organization, The Center provides a safe and supportive environment for members to enjoy wellness, educational, support and social programming...
Modernism Week Preview

Modernism Week Preview

Modernism Week Announces Fall Preview 2017 Schedule   Modernism Week’s 2017 Fall Preview has now been expanded to four days and will take place October 19-22 at various locations in the Coachella Valley. The weekend’s events provide attendees with a sampling of the events and activities that will be offered during the annual 11-day festival...
Hot off the Runway

Hot off the Runway

2017-2018 Hot off the Runway By Chris Astrala   From Seventies inspired athletic silhouettes to eclectic patterns and unexpected motifs, the runways came to life in a sea of invigorating men’s fashion trends. A wild animal print jacket here and a sleek velour tracksuit there; looks were political, whimsical, and oft times personal.   Shades...
Big Bear Romp Promises a Romping Good Time

Big Bear Romp Promises a Romping Good Time

Big Bear Romp Promises a Romping Good Time   Big Bear ROMP returns for its third anniversary to Big Bear, CA and with it bringing playful fun to new heights as SoCal’s biggest, beariest summer escape.   Drawing hundreds of guys from the west coast and beyond, this weekend gathering provides a unique opportunity to...
The Art of Living Well

The Art of Living Well

The Art of Living Well By Dann Foley   This month at The Standard we are celebrating a summer of Arts & Entertainment. Frankly, I could not have chosen a better editorial theme for the month myself!   It is like a gift to me because I love entertaining! Summer entertaining is really one of my...
Throw a Sizzling Summer Cocktail Party

Throw a Sizzling Summer Cocktail Party

Throw a Sizzling Summer Cocktail Party Raise your glasses high – cocktail parties are the toast of this summer’s entertaining. Don’t know where to start? Think barware, which is nearly as hot as the rising temperatures. That’s why we turned to designer Julie Robbins from Replacements, Ltd., the world’s largest retailer of vintage and current...
LGBT Travel Has Really Evolved!

LGBT Travel Has Really Evolved!

LGBT Travel Has Really Evolved! By Leigh Gernert   There was a time when if two men checked into a hotel with only one bed, the front desk personnel would heave an audible gasp and say, “I’m so very sorry for our error, but we booked you into a room with only one bed –...
AIDS Assistance Program / Food Samaritans The Legacy Continues

AIDS Assistance Program / Food Samaritans The Legacy Continues

AIDS Assistance Program / Food Samaritans The Legacy Continues   26 years ago, Jeannette Rockefeller, Gloria Greene and Joanna Jakway had a vision; a vision of a community where people suffering the ravages of HIV/AIDS would never go hungry, and from this selfless objective created an organization that speaks to the needs of those with limited...
Where Can I Get It?

Where Can I Get It?

Where Can I Get It? By Dann Foley   As a professional designer with more than 30 years of experience in my own firm, I can honestly say that one of the most asked questions I get is, “Where can I get it?” In a world of homogenized retail and internet searches it seems as...
Chef Stuart O’Keeffe

Chef Stuart O’Keeffe

Chef Stuart O’Keeffe, Heating Things up in the Kitchen By Chris Astrala   Chef Stuart O’Keeffe is heating things up in the kitchen with his new cookbook that shows you how to make some great meals using the number 6 as his inspiration. The handsome Irish import; set to appear at the Food & Wine...