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Book Review

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Latest entries
Modernism Week Returns!

Modernism Week Returns!

Modernism Week Returns! By Bob Bogard Modernism Week’s signature February festival takes place February 15 – 25, 2024, highlighting midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. The popular annual 11-day festival will feature more than 400 events including the Palm Springs Modernism Show,...
The 35th Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 35th Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 35th Palm Springs International Film Festival By John Bayern The Palm Springs International Film Festival brings Hollywood to Palm Springs Now entering its 35th year, the Palm Springs International Film Festival has a well-established reputation as one of the most prestigious and well-attended film festivals in the country. The Festival has long secured its...
Interior Motives

Interior Motives

Interior Motives A Conversation with Designer Dann Foley By Chris Astrala Dann Foley has been designing residences and hospitality projects for more than 30 years.  He is a writer, author and speaker on all things related to the home.  He has been featured in many national magazines. His namesake brand, Dann Foley Lifestyle includes licensed...
Palm Springs Food and Wine Festival

Palm Springs Food and Wine Festival

By Jeff Hocker The wildly anticipated return of the Palm Springs Food and Wine Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, November 11 & 12 at the Palm Springs Stadium Pavilion (1901 East Baristo Road). 40 acclaimed restaurants, 80 boutique wineries, tastings, sippings, pairings, live music (Jazzgrass) and demonstrations by celebrity chefs will all come together...
Drag Now. Drag Forever.

Drag Now. Drag Forever.

Drag Now. Drag Forever. Drag is not a crime. Drag is art. Drag is entertainment and has existed for hundreds of years and is part of everyday life. Performers can rest knowing they will be judged by their look and personas and celebrated for serving realness, elegance, and glamor, not just by wit and originality....
Cinema Diverse is Back!

Cinema Diverse is Back!

By Michael C. Green The Sixteenth edition of Cinema Diverse, The Palm Springs LGBTQ+ Film Festival will soon be underway. The schedule is set, and tickets and passes are now on sale. The festival, which includes forty-nine feature films and over 100 short films this year, runs for two long weekends at the Palm Springs...
LGBTQ+ Filmmakers and Artists on the Rise in 2023

LGBTQ+ Filmmakers and Artists on the Rise in 2023

LGBTQ+ Filmmakers and Artists on the Rise in 202 By Francisco Rivas Twenty twenty-three is shaping up to be a Very Queer Year. Sundance was very gay, between the new Ira Sachs film, and a documentary about the Indigo Girls, and Anne Hathaway in a lesbian drama. The talk of Cannes was Pedro Almodóvar’s queer...
Field Of Dreams

Field Of Dreams

Field Of Dreams Rugby Champ Ben Cohen Pursues His Hollywood Dreams By Sean Larkin Ben Cohen, the Rugby champion and longtime ally of LGBTQ+ rights, is making his acting debut this summer in Patterns, a new LGBTQ+ series acquired by TLA Releasing, streaming now on Dekkoo. “When I first read the script for Patterns, I...
Wellness Trends 202

Wellness Trends 202

Wellness Trends 2023 By Adrian Castro Wellness trends look a little different year after year. In 2022, we ate our greens in powdered form, opened up about mental health struggles on social media, and tried quiet quitting our jobs in the name of less stress. So, what’s on the agenda in 2023? The fact is...
Eurovision

Eurovision

Eurovision: One of the Biggest Nights in Music on the LGBT+ Calendar By Travis Espinoza Eurovision has a long and proud history of supporting queer artists and championing LGBT+ rights. There have been countless key moments that waved the flag for LGBT+ representation. In 1998 Dana International entered the competition as the first trans performer...
Drag is Not a Crime!

Drag is Not a Crime!

By Chris Astrala Say it again; DRAG IS NOT A CRIME ! Drag is an art form built on self-expression and artistic performance. Drag is also powerful tool for political protest, that uplifts the LGBTQ+ community in the face of discrimination and oppression. Once a fringe art form, drag has become an increasingly visible and...
Adventures Await

Adventures Await

Adventures Await By Nestor M. Allende For LGBTQ individuals, finding LGBTQ-friendly travel destinations is an important part of the experience where there are many options for those seeking a safe and welcoming space to prioritize their mental and physical health. Sometimes a break away from the day-to-day grind is exactly what your mind and body...