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100th Edition

100th Edition

Favorite Issue Retrospective For our 100th edition, we decided to do a retrospective of our favorite issues from the past 100 issues. Coming up with our top issues seemed like a major endeavor, so we asked several of our avid readers to give us what they considered their favorites. With that information we put together...
The Standard Magazine 2020 Revisited

The Standard Magazine 2020 Revisited

This Year in Review we would like to revisit some of the articles featured on the pages of The Standard Magazine, highlighting excerpts from particular articles from each month that we think deserve a second gander. You can read the complete article by simply clicking on the link after each excerpt. Have fun reminiscing. January...
Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

By Joshua Pinto This year the holidays have taken on a completely different meaning and although it may not feel like it, the season is upon us. And I’m guessing you have no clue what to get those certain special people in your life. Most of us will be social distancing and relying on FedEx,...
The Show Must Go on…

The Show Must Go on…

By Jim R. Delfino Theatre is about human connection … that once in a lifetime moment of exchange between actor and audience.  Simply, that’s what makes the COVID-19 pandemic so very difficult, particularly for the industry, because it has deprived this exchange that inspires performances. What will the post-pandemic stage look like? No one knows...
Dua Lipa & The Blessed Madonna

Dua Lipa & The Blessed Madonna

Remix Album Club Future Nostalgia Out today Club Future Nostalgia is a stellar collection of brand-new remixes and features from an incredible roll call of superstars, underground heroes and some of the world’s finest dance music talent. Featuring remixes handpicked by The Blessed Madonna, the mix tape also includes classic house and pop samples woven...
New Releases

New Releases

With this quarantine at times comes creativity. Here are a few artists who haven’t let this time get them down and have come up with fantastic results. Billy Porter Releases New Single – ‘For What It’s Worth GRAMMY®/EMMY®/TONY®-winner Billy Porter has released a soul-stirring cover of Stephen Stills’ “For What It’s Worth,” as performed by...
Ring In the New Year: Palm Springs Style

Ring In the New Year: Palm Springs Style

Toucan’s Tiki Lounge Bring in the New Year with a tropical flare. Toucan’s is the place to be. Champagne toast at midnight. Get your tickets at www.toucanstikilounge.com Hunters Palm Springs The best dance club in the desert is throwing a spectacular New Year’s Eve bash, no cover, Champagne bottle specials, free champagne toast and of...
Fashion Trends 2018

Fashion Trends 2018

Fashion Trends 2018 What’s in Your Closet? By Franco Carmona   Trends are misunderstood. Stop most men in the street and they’ll tell you they don’t follow fashion trends, but look inside their wardrobes and hanging alongside the timeless classics you’ll see ripped jeans, seventies knitwear, Cuban collar shirts… and those are just the trends...
CVREP 2018/19 Theatre Season

CVREP 2018/19 Theatre Season

CVREP Announces 2018/19 Theatre Season By Shari Lippman   Four Intriguing, Entertaining Plays and One Musical… Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre (CVREP) Artistic Director, Ron Celona, has announced the upcoming 2018-2019 CVREP season to include three dynamic, entertaining plays and one rock opera musical, each with the common theme, “‘A HANDFUL OF…ISMS” – exhilarating, theatrical works...
King of Queens QBoy Reclaims His Throne

King of Queens QBoy Reclaims His Throne

King of Queens QBoy Reclaims His Throne By Jamie Booth   QBoy was one of the OG queer rappers who helped to lead, create and shape the sub-genre of hip hop known as homo hop in it’s infancy. When he first premiered in the late nineties, everyone reacted to QBoy as an oxymoron. International news...
Gay Travel 2014 Ready for your Summer Escape

Gay Travel 2014 Ready for your Summer Escape

Gay Travel 2014 Ready for your Summer Escape By George Zander   For decades, it has been known that gay and lesbian folks are in every country continent in the world. All of us in our Desert have favorite destinations; some are made from dreams and some from reality. Therefore, in a sense all destinations...
30 Years of service by Desert AIDS Project …

30 Years of service by Desert AIDS Project …

30 Years of service by Desert AIDS Project … Supported by 20 years of Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards The very first Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards on February 13, 1995 … which has grown to become one of the “must-attend, hot tickets” on the Coachella Valley social calendar … was first staged 10 years after Desert...