Modernism Week Announces Fall Preview 2018 Schedule!

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Modernism Week’s 2018 Fall Preview will take place October 18-21 at various locations throughout Greater Palm Springs. A full schedule of events featuring more than 50 events may be viewed online at modernismweek.com; tickets may be purchased through the site now as well. The weekend’s events provide attendees with a sampling of the events and activities that will be offered during the annual 11-day festival in February 2019. Highlights of the October Fall Preview include a wide range of events in Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, and Indian Wells including walking tours, Premier Double Decker […]

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It's Almost Time for the August Edition of SPLASH HOUSE!

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Get ready, Palm Springs—it’s almost time for the August edition of Splash House! The 6th annual Splash House will return to Palm Springs, CA, August 10-12, 2018, for its second summer run (the first week of Splash House was June 8 – 10). Hosting the best-in-house music across three resorts, The Saguaro Palm Springs, Riviera Palm Springs, and Renaissance Palm Springs, with each featuring a poolside stage, Splash House has quickly become a Southern California staple, not to be missed.

From Frank Sinatra to the modern socialite, Palm Springs has long been a legendary desert haven and SoCal […]

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From Palms to Pines: Idyllwild's 25th Annual

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One of the things I love most about Palm Springs (in addition to the natural beauty, sunshine, mountains, arts and culture, philanthropy, architecture, design, and vibrant food and wine scenes) is its proximity to so many other fun getaways within easy driving distance. And one of my favorite day trips from Palm Springs is Idyllwild! And don’t get me started on how much I love jazz…

Idyllwild Arts will present the 25th Annual Jazz in the Pines August 10–12, 2018 in Idyllwild, California. And for a very good cause—the beloved jazz event benefits Idyllwild Art Academy Scholarship Program. […]

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OUTstanding Voices: Palm Springs Leaders Recognized During Pride Month

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As the city of Palm Springs turns 80 years old and during the worldwide Pride Month in June, Palm Springs Pride announced it is recognizing the contributions and achievements of 80 lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender leaders and allies as OUTstanding Voices from Palm Springs.

The list of 80 influential individuals features those who exemplify the spirit of equality and opportunity for all. Along with the full Palm Springs City Council, the 2018 list includes Gail Christian and Lucy Debardelaben, Katherine Forrest, Christine Hammond, Alexis Ortega, Arlene Rosenthal, Dr. Ronni Sanlo, Ron Oden, John Williams, Rev. Kevin […]

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Is There Life Out There? Find Out At "Contact In The Desert"!

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Interest in Contact in the Desert, the largest UFO conference in the world, is surging due to a recent story in the New York Times detailing some of the findings of a “mysterious UFO program,” that included video of a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet encountering an unknown flying object. The video was released by the Defense Department’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, an initiative funded from 2007 to 2012 by then Senate majority leader Harry Reid. The article details a 22 million-dollar program hidden deep within the Pentagon budget with the expressed intent “to investigate aerial threats,” including what the […]

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“Fly Local” — Why Everyone Wins When You Fly Via Palm Springs International Airport

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It’s darling. It’s easy. It’s stylish. It’s close. No, I’m not talking about the latest hot boutique, restaurant, or nightspot, I’m talking about our own Palm Springs International Airport. Turns out a lot of other people are too. In fact, the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce (GCVCC), in partnership with the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, has announced the launch of “Fly PSP First,” a regional public service campaign designed to highlight the economic impact of the Palm Springs International Airport (PSP). This “Fly Local” campaign will encourage both local business […]

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Women Who Lead Luncheon with Trina Turk at the Ritz-Carlton in Rancho Mirage

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Trina Turk

Join Palm Springs Life for the Women Who Lead Luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton in Rancho Mirage. Palm Springs Life presents a celebration of six remarkable women in the Coachella Valley. These leaders and role models — both in business and in life — are bettering our community through their extraordinary accomplishments and dedication. Join us as we honor the commitment, vision, and talents that have made these women the Women Who Lead in 2018.

The event’s featured keynote speaker is Trina Turk. Ms. Turk is a California-based and California-inspired fashion and lifestyle designer, businesswoman, and philanthropist, who opened […]

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Palm Springs Named One of Palm Springs Named One of "Best Places to Live" by Sunset Magazine

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Korakia Pensione | Photo: Sarah Sherman Samuels

Best of the West

The top cities of the Western U.S. that rank as “Best of the West” include Palm Springs, California in the most recent issue of Sunset Magazine.  A city reimagining its present and future, Palm Springs new downtown is evolving to embrace a new, energetic vibe.

A perennially sunny city nestled at the foot of the majestic San Jacinto mountains, and only two hours from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is drawing more than weekenders and snowbirds. Throw in palm-lined streets, James Beard award-winning restaurants, midcentury architecture, and modern housing communities […]

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Modernism Week Takes to the High Seas! Get Your Passport Ready: Modernism Goes Mediterranean in 2019

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First-Ever Modernism Week Cruise Will Provide Participants with Opportunities to See Stunning Mediterranean Modernist Structures 

Modernism Week’s CEO Chris Mobley

Modernism Week announced that it has partnered with Oceania Cruises to offer the first-ever ModernismWeek@Sea educational excursion on Oceania’s Marina. This 7-day cruise, hosted by Modernism Week’s CEO Chris Mobley, will visit eight culturally significant Mediterranean ports that demonstrate how modern influences in architecture and design have been artfully folded into these sometimes ancient cities. The cruise participants will explore Spain, France and Monaco through special Modernism Week-curated tours and parties. ModernismWeek@Sea is an enriching custom-curated travel […]

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Palm Springs Opera Guild's Opera in the Park Returns for 20th Anniversary!

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Last year’s singers, left to right: Ricardo Garcia, Guadalupe Paz, Ben Lowe, Amina Edris, Madison Leonard, Joshua Wheeker, Jacquelynne Fontaine and Marcus Klotz

Palm Springs Opera Guild, one of the longest-standing cultural institutions in the Coachella Valley, will host the 20th Anniversary Opera in the Park on Sunday, April 8, 2018 from 1 – 4 pm at Sunrise Park in Palm Springs (located at 2000 East Ramon Road). This popular free event regularly attracts more than 5000 attendees, who will be treated to performances by eight career-ready singers accompanied by a professional orchestra.  The concert will feature […]

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