Kate Buckley

Kate Buckley is a brand strategist, premium domain broker and consultant, interviewer, storyteller, visual artist, and award-winning poet & writer. She’s worked in media and marketing since 1997, holds an MFA in Creative Writing, and is the author of A Wild Region (Moon Tide Press) and Follow Me Down (Tebot Bach). A four-time Pushcart Prize nominee, her awards include a Gabeheart Prize and the North American Review’s James Hearst Poetry Prize. She was most recently shortlisted for the Bridport Prize. A ninth-generation Kentuckian, she’s made her home in Southern California since 1998.

Spotlight on: Rob Woronoff of Sanctuary Palm Springs

Rob Woronoff

Sanctuary Palm Springs (SPS), the first of its kind home for LGBTQ foster youth and their allies in the Coachella Valley, is pleased to announce that Rob Woronoff, a nationally-recognized expert on the needs of LGBTQ foster youth, has been appointed as the new Executive Director for the organization. The Executive Director (ED) of Sanctuary Palm …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: Melissa Morgan of Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Gallerist Melissa Morgan is the owner of Melissa Morgan Fine Art in Palm Desert, CA. The gallery represents contemporary 2D, 3D and New Media artists both nationally and internationally, and evolved “Modern Masters Fine Art,” an El Paseo gallery opened by Melissa and her late husband in 2002. Melissa is also private art consultant …

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The Music of Elton John to Highlight Food Samaritans’ “Evening Under the Stars” Gala

Got your tickets yet? The Food Samaritans (AAP) legendary annual gala is just around the corner! The 27th annual “Evening Under the Stars” gala will feature the music of Elton John in a show titled “Almost Elton John,” starring Craig A. Meyer and featuring the Rocket Band. The performance, along …

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Nancy Sinatra Makes Rare Public Appearance at Palm Springs’ Plaza Theatre

Have you been following what’s been going on with the historic Plaza Theatre in the heart of Palm Springs? The city of Palm Springs, led by former council member J.R. Roberts, has launched a campaign to restore the grand dame Plaza Theatre to its former glory. It’s a sizable undertaking …

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Malibu-based Artist Claudia Taylor to Ace Palm Springs!

So much going on this month in Palm Springs—the season is in full swing! If you’re looking for something interesting to do as Palm Springs Modernism Week (February 13 – 23, 2020) is wrapping up, I’ve got a tip for you: check out Malibu-based artist Claudia Taylor’s show at Ace Hotel …

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Modernism Week 2020 Highlights Landscape Design and Outdoor Living

Modernism Week, the February festival that highlights midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm Springs area of Southern California, will offer a series of presentations, book signings and its always-popular Modern Garden Tour, focused on midcentury and contemporary landscape architecture and design. All …

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Catch “The Fantasticks” starring Broadway’s Sal Mistretta!

Acqua California Bistro and David Green’s Musical Theatre University continue their outstanding and very entertaining series of dinner theatre with a performance of The Fantasticks. The production is presented by the City of Rancho Mirage and starring Broadway’s Sal Mistretta, Ben Reece, and a talented cast of alumni from MTU …

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Mark Your Calendar’s for Mizell’s Annual “Stars Among Us” Gala

It’s December 31st as I write this and, after a frantic round of holiday travel back east, I’m heading back to Palm Springs to enjoy a relaxing New Year’s Eve under the bright desert stars, followed by an invigoration January 1st hike up Lykkin trail—one of my absolute favorite ways …

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Modernism Week Announces Schedule for its 15th Annual Festival in February 2020

Happy Holidays, friends! I know it seems like we’re barely done with 2019…where does the time go? But the New Year will soon be upon us, and our calendars will be completely consumed before we know it. Before your days are all committed, please do mark this very special event …

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