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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: Kate’s Top Picks for Halloween in Palm Springs!

Looking for something spookily seasonal to enjoy in Palm Springs this Halloween? Whether high—think Dias de los Muertos altars, or low—pumpkin bowling; young—trick or treat stations, or old—a DJ’d costumed street party—Greater Palm Springs has something for everyone this Halloween! On this week’s Spotlight, check out my curated top picks to get your ghost …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Athena Award Winner Shari Kelley of Shari Kelley Events

Shari Kelley

Shari Kelley, CEO of Shari Kelley Events, has been creating parties in the desert since 1978 and lists among her clients, The Palm Springs International Film Festival, the Palm Springs Art Museum, The Palm Springs Air Museum, Eisenhower Hospital and Jim Houston, Stacey and Greg Renker, Donna MacMillan, Annette Bloch, Arlene …

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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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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Lisa Vossler Smith of Modernism Week

Lisa Vossler Smith is the Executive Director of Modernism Week and is passionate about promoting cultural tourism and the rich heritage of the Palm Springs desert region.  Lisa attended Indio High School and grew up in La Quinta where she began her early career training at La Quinta Hotel under …

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Make This Season Merry: A Guide to Sparkle & Shine Palm Springs-style!

Spending the holidays in Palm Springs? Lucky you! There’s nothing like the clear starry skies of a Palm Springs December night, and the days are picture perfect: sunny and bright with the bluebird skies cradling the mountains—and the perfect temperature to enjoy all your favorite outdoor activities: golf, tennis, hiking, cycling, …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Scott White, President of the Greater Palm Springs CVB

Scott White

Since 2010, Scott White has served as President and CEO at the Greater Palm Springs CV. Scott previously served as the Executive Director of the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau where he oversaw the promotion of San Antonio’s $11 billion visitor industry.  Scott also served as the Executive Vice President of the Greater …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Mark Jones

Mark Jones

Mark Jones is Chief Creative Officer of Palm Springs-based Brighthaus Marketing. Mark and his business partner, Brian Vatcher, specialize in helping businesses both large and small with critical assessment, strategy development and execution. They specialize in Integrated Community Marketing—a practice of helping the right customers find and fall in love …

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Rock and Roll Legend Lou Christie Makes Palm Springs Follies Debut!

Lightnin’ Strikes Plaza Theatre Stage Starting January 8th, 2013! Lou Christie’s chart topping, multi-million selling career as a songwriter, recording artist, and performer started in a two-track studio in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania, his rural hometown near Pittsburgh. His first million-selling song, “The Gypsy Cried,” transformed a local choirboy, Lugee Alfredo Giovanni …

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Come Celebrate the Holidays in Palm Springs!

A special PalmSprings.com Spotlight guest post by Amy Blaisdell, Communications Director, City of Palm Springs. Palm Springs, with our year-round sunshine and relaxed desert lifestyle, is truly like no place else when it comes to celebrating the holidays in high style! The City is currently the hippest and most happening …

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