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.

Palm Springs Spotlight: Modernism Week Announces Local Contributions

You’ve heard of Modernism Week. You’ve probably even attended a grand event or two. But did you know that this annual festival also gives back on a grand scale? Modernism Week recently announced that it contributed significant funds to local Coachella Valley neighborhood organizations, local and statewide preservation organizations, and awarded two …

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Comic Con Comes to Palm Springs This August!

COMIC CON PALM SPRINGS brings the very first comic con to the desert. The three days of festivities arrives in August, featuring signature events, special guests, and an unparalleled list of artists. The inaugural event kicks off Thursday night, August 25th with a private VIP party and begins officially on Friday …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: A Perfect Palm Springs Weekend Escape!

I woke up last weekend and decided I couldn’t take a second longer of gray skies and socked in skylines at the beach. I was weary from working 16 hour days and craving the peace and expanse of the mountains—yearning for unadulterated sunshine to infiltrate my cells and my soul. …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: Palm Springs—Home Away from Home?

There is probably no American city more uniquely suited for renting a private home in order to immerse oneself in the local lifestyle than Palm Springs. Since the 1940s, this desert oasis has served as a top destination where people can experience a home away from home—relaxing beneath a canopy …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: Our Top Ten List to Prepare Your Home for Time Away

This week, Kate Buckley is delighted to feature a guest post by Leslie Spoor, President of Executive Errands®, a Lifestyle Management company servicing the Coachella Valley since 2006.  Since creating Executive Errands®, Leslie has become a Certified Concierge Specialist (CCS); earned the 2012 Concierge Member of the Year award from the International Concierge …

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The 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival – A Retrospective

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

UPDATE! Coachella 2019 > April 12-14 and April 19-21 Missed this year’s Coachella? Or went to a weekend (or both!) and want to relive the memories? For this PalmSprings.com Spotlight, I’ve put together a retrospective on the event, including a #Coachella2016 gallery for your viewing pleasure! XOKate This year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: Fashion Week El Paseo Returns to Palm Springs

This week, Kate Buckley is delighted to feature a guest post by the iconic Susan Stein, Fashion Editor, Palm Springs Life Magazine and creative producer/director, Fashion Week El Paseo.  It’s that time of year again! From April 2-9, 2016, thousands of people will come to our community from near and far …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Bruce Bibby of Ted Casablanca Gallery

Bruce Bibby

Bruce Bibby, aka Ted Casablanca, is a widely acclaimed, former Hollywood journalist, who, for two decades wrote about sensational, often prurient, Hollywood goings-on. His undergraduate degree is in sculpture from CalArts, after which he left to pursue a long and highly successful career in Hollywood and New York publishing—but he’s …

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