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In each issue of theStandard you will find some new trends in architecture, fashion, music, books, movies, tech, home decor or a feature on local artist.
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Epicurean

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Book Review

Book Review

In each issue of theStandard you will find “Always Overbooked…” the latest book reviews by Terri Schlichenmeyer.
Latest entries
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...
Art In The Park In The Dark

Art In The Park In The Dark

Art In The Park In The Dark By Shann Carr Lasers and flaggers and bikes, oh my! The first-ever Art in the Park in the Dark will take place from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, April 15, at Demuth Park, on Mesquite Avenue between the Pickleball courts and the playground. The event is part of...
DAP Health’s 2023 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

DAP Health’s 2023 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

By Daniel Vaillancourt The Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards, DAP Health’s biggest annual fundraiser, also fondly known as The Chase returns to dazzle donors outdoors at the Palm Springs Convention Center on the evening of Saturday, March 25. Fashion, medicine, and music will take center stage at the starry annual benefit gala. Created by (and named...
Modernism Week 2023

Modernism Week 2023

Modernism Week 2023 By Bob Bogard Modernism Week’s signature February festival will take place February 16-26, 2023, highlighting midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in Palm Springs. For the seventeenth year, the annual 11-day festival will feature a wide array of events including the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale,...
The 34th Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 34th Palm Springs International Film Festival

By John Bayern The Palm Springs International Film Festival brings Hollywood to Palm Springs Now entering its 34th 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 place on the world stage as the...
2022 Review

2022 Review

The Standard Magazine: A Look Back to 2022 Compiled By Jeremy Faust As we look forward to a New Year, we would like to revisit some of the articles featured on the pages of The Standard Magazine, highlighting excerpts from articles from each month that deserve a second gander. You can read the complete article...
2022 Holiday Gift Guide

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

By Ethan Thorpe Although it may not feel like it, but the holiday season is upon us and we’re guessing you have no clue what to get those certain special people in your life? While it may seem like the holidays are a long way away, as always, they’ll be sneaking up on us before...
Shooting Adam

Shooting Adam

By Brian Hug In the provocative, gritty drama, Adam in Fragments, a young man returns to his former life as a sex worker where he quickly re-engages with his seedy and often dangerous male clients.  All appears status quo until his urge to guide a young and naïve aspiring adult film starlet and protect her from...
“SAY GAY” Palm Springs Pride 2022

“SAY GAY” Palm Springs Pride 2022

By Tom Jimenez Palm Springs Pride announced the 2022 theme ‘Say Gay’ as a challenge to fight extremism at the ballot box this November. Palm Springs Pride president and CEO Ron deHarte said, “Say Gay” is a theme, it’s a political statement, it’s a call to action. Mobilize your friends, family, neighbors, and workplace to...