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Top 10 Road Trip Videos in Greater Palm Springs Area

  Unique places to explore near and not so far BY JIM POWERS You don’t have to drive that far to experience something completely different in the Greater Palm Springs Area.We’ve compiled some of the unique places we have spotlighted over the past year into a top 10 list for you to peruse. Before heading […]

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Evan Christopher Returns to Idyllwild to Headline Jazz in the Pines

  Idyllwild experience helped shape his musical career BY MARCIA GAWECKIEvan Christopher recalls the first time he saw snow. Or rode a horse. It was in Idyllwild. At age 16, world-renowned clarinetist Evan Christopher was attending Los Alamitos High School and nearly dropped out. Then he went to a summer jazz camp at Idyllwild Arts […]

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Mutts & Martinis

  Pet-friendly establishments cater to man and best friend during cocktail hour Palm Springs Life /August 2014 Happy hour — a custom that came about during the Prohibition era — has remained a long-standing tradition of the laid-back, luxury Palm Springs lifestyle. As the sun starts to descend over the San Jacinto Mountains, it’s time to fill […]

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Announcing Modernism Week Fall Preview Weekend – Oct 10-13, 2014

Good news Modernism Week fans!  Based on feedback and turn out from last year, Modernism Week is excited to announce expanded programming during the Fall Preview Weekend over Columbus Day Weekend, October 10th through 14th.  Consider this a sneak peek at what’s to come in 2015 during Modernism Week’s big 10th Anniversary celebration.   Modernism […]

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Turn On, Tune In, Rock Out Catch stellar live gigs as music-fest fever sweeps the desert

BY MICHELLE ROE From street performances to poolside parties and live music shows, the Coachella Valley is prime stomping ground for new and established acts. Industry execs and promoters scour our music scene to seek out the best up-and-coming artists — and revel in the acts of seasoned veterans. With the Coachella and Stagecoach festivals […]

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Coachella 2014: Where to Party in Palm Springs Area

  There are plenty of alternatives to enjoy the influence of Coachella BY MICHELE MCMANMON From world famous DJs at the Hard Rock Hotel and LA’s finest indie music groups at the Riviera Palm Springs, to pool parties at the Ace Hotel and Saguaro, the Coachella Music and Arts Festival’s second home has become Palm Springs. Crash […]

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2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival, Jan 3-13

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Iconic Hotel Lautner in Desert Hot Springs

  The iconic desert hideaway built by legendary architect John Lautner in 1947 is reimagined today as Hotel Lautner, a stunning modern day oasis in Desert Hot Springs, California. Hotel Lautner, formally known as The Desert Hot Springs Motel, was designed by John Lautner in 1947 as a master planned community of over 100 buildings, […]

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100 Cheap Date Ideas in Los Angeles: Arts and Culture

  Getty Villa photo courtesy of Mike Chen, Flickr Los Angeles has a wealth of arts and culture, from historic architecture to cutting-edge galleries. Expand your mind — not to mention, impress your date — with these date ideas under $20: 1. Venture out to the Getty Center, where you’ll enjoy art, architecture and free admission. […]

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Farewell Marilyn: Iconic Palm Springs Statue to Make Move

Before Marilyn leaves town, a “farewell” concert will be held, it was announced Monday. Posted by Renee Schiavone (Editor),  July 8, 2013 at 03:23 pm A “farewell” concert will be held in September for the “Forever Marilyn” statue that has been in downtown Palm Springs for more than a year, it was announced Monday. The free concert, which […]

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