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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...
Somebody to Love

Somebody to Love

Always Overbooked By Terri Schlichenmeyer   Last year was a particularly rough one.   Every time you open a newspaper or turned on the computer or TV, it seemed as though someone – a Hollywood actor, singer, or stage performer you liked – had died. Even now, whether it was six months, a year or,...
Palm Springs Comic Con

Palm Springs Comic Con

Are you ready for some Cosplay? By Bob Bogard   Comic Con Palm Springs will return to the Palm Springs Convention Center August 25-27, 2017 and will feature an array of artists and celebrities, fun programming, colorful costumes, and musical entertainment. Headline celebrities will include Stan Lee, Marvel Comics founder, Rob Lefeild, artist/creator of Deadpool...
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...
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...
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...
4th Annual Gift Guide

4th Annual Gift Guide

4th Annual Gift Guide   Well it’s that time again and if you are starting to wonder what to get those certain special people in your life, we might be able to help. The Standard Magazine Holiday Gift Guide will perhaps give you some ideas with unique and fun items. You will find gifts from...
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 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...