Spotlight

Palm Springs: A Music Mecca and All That Jazz

    Greater Palm Springs is known for many things, among them a world-class resort lifestyle, celebrities, art, and architecture. With the widespread popularity of music festivals such as The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival, Stagecoach Festival, and Palm Springs’ own Splash House, music joins that illustrious list as well. Bruce Fessier, …

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Greater Palm Springs Pride Unveils 2015 Marketing Campaign

Greater Palm Springs Pride recently unveiled artwork [pictured at right] created by renowned, mid-century modern artist, Nat Reed as the cornerstone of the 2015 marketing campaign for Palm Spring Pride Festival and Parade scheduled to take place November 6-8, 2015 in downtown Palm Springs. “We wanted to take our marketing …

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Palm Springs Gears Up for Coachella Fest 2015!

Coachella 2019: April 12-14 and April 19-21 Palm Springs gets ready to rock this weekend! The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will take place April 10 – 12 and April 17 – 19 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Along with headliners AC/DC, Jack White, and Drake, more than …

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The Top 3 New Year’s Resolutions from Palm Springs Movers & Shakers!

For the last PalmSprings.com Spotlight of 2014, I invited some of my favorite interviewees from 2014—and it was difficult to choose as there are so many amazing people I had the pleasure to interview this year—to share their top three resolutions for 2015. They are a talented and diverse group—eclectic to say the least—and their …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with JD Samson of EVERYONE, an International Pride Party

JD Samson is best known for her time as one-third of the electronic-feminist-punk band and performance project Le Tigre, as well as with her band MEN. For more than a decade JD’s career as a singer, producer and DJ has landed her at the intersection of the music, art, activism, …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Designer Greg Wolfson

Greg Wolfson began his career in design at 18, creating unique advertising campaigns for mens’ sportswear in Seattle, WA for companies like Union Bay and International News.  Upon landing in Los Angeles in 1987 at age 21, Greg embarked on a career in set design. He quickly found a niche in …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with James “Gypsy” Haake

PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with James “Gypsy” Haake James Haake never imagined he’d find fame and success dressed in outlandish women’s clothes. After dancing on Broadway, he opened a club in New York called “Gypsy’s” and his wicked sense of humor and A-list crowd made the club a hit. Gypsy then moved …

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