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Modernism Week 2019 Tickets on Sale Now

Modernism Week 2019 Tickets on Sale Now

  • Posted by Dec 17, 2018

This 10 day signature event focuses on mid-century modern design and architecture that makes Palm Springs so unique. Over 75 events including Palm Springs Modernism Show at the Convention Center; Frey II House Tours, Double Decker Bus Tours, films, lectures, interior design tours, swanky parties and other special events.  Here is a quick look at some of the events. Go to Modernism Week for a full listing. Premier Double Decker Architectural…

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Palm Springs New Year’s Eve

Palm Springs New Year’s Eve

  • Posted by Dec 17, 2018

Rockin’ 80s NYE Party at Spa Resort Casino - 8 pm - 1 am The party at Spa Resort Casino is an outdoor ticketed event on E. Andreas Road between N. Calle Encilia and N. Indian Canyon Drive. BUY TICKETS The party will be marked by electrifying rock stars from the original cast of Broadway’s musical “Rock of Ages” at Spa Resort Casino. Music provided by DJ Dense, noted Los Angeles DJ. From 10:30 pm to midnight, Broadway’s Rock of Ages Band will…

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Vibrant City with a Past

Vibrant City with a Past

  • Posted by Dec 14, 2018

My friends, my husband and I discovered Palm Springs, California on a vacation to the city, desperate to trade the cold of the Midwest for the sunshine of Southern California. Our foursome spent three days exploring—and, yes, it’s as good as it looks. First steps The sun was out and so were we—my husband, Andrew; best friend, Lauren; and her husband, Carl—mingling among the many San Diegans and Angelenos taking in the year-round summer vibe.…

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Discover La Maison: A Classic European Style Resort

Discover La Maison: A Classic European Style Resort

  • Posted by Dec 14, 2018

By Kevin Perry   The human soul is a roadmap of where we’ve been and where we want to be. Every journey shapes our perspective until the global becomes local, and vice versa. That’s why entering La Maison feels like jet setting around the world without leaving the comfort of Palm Springs.   And it’s due to the wondrous worldliness of its owner, Cornelia Schuster.   Source: La Maison “I’m from Vancouver, British Columbia,” narrates…

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Meet Brandon Hoskins and Stephen Wilson of Towne Palm Springs

Meet Brandon Hoskins and Stephen Wilson of Towne Palm Springs

  • Posted by Nov 30, 2018

By Barbara Beckley “We’re men about towne,” Brandon Hoskins says with a twinkle in his eye. That’s how he likes to describe himself and his partner Stephen Wilson. And so they are – as interior designers and co-owners of one of Palm Springs’ premiere interior décor boutiques, frequented by locals, visitors and fellow interior designers from LA to Paris. Of course, Brandon and Steve didn’t plan on opening a boutique. Or even living in Palm…

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Spotlight: Trio Restaurant

Spotlight: Trio Restaurant

  • Posted by Nov 30, 2018

By Kevin Perry   Our hometown is a wonderland of indulgence, and Tony Marchese is its emcee of excess. He’s a born showman, drawing you in with a gruff guffaw and then ushering you deeper into the Inland Empire of upscale partying.   “I think if someone hasn’t been to Palm Springs, it’s gotta be on their to-do list. It’s a place that’s like no other,” Marchese beams. “I had done real estate in Chicago and had a client that bought a condo…

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Palm Springs Holiday Happenings

Palm Springs Holiday Happenings

  • Posted by Nov 29, 2018

26th annual Festival of Lights – December 1 26th annual Festival of Lights returns to Palm Springs Saturday, December 1. The parade will start on Palm Canyon Drive at 5:45 p.m.  The Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade has become a signature holiday event and an important part of the magic that makes our destination like no place else. When the twinkling floats, magnificent marching bands, enormous Macy’s-style holiday balloons — and of…

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30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

  • Posted by Nov 29, 2018

The Palm Springs International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming over 135,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries.  The Festival is also known for its annual Film Awards Gala, honoring the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents.  Produced by the Palm Springs International Film Society, the Festival offers 12…

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Spotlight: Johannes

Spotlight: Johannes

  • Posted by Nov 27, 2018

By Kevin Perry Genius and ambition are a delectable pairing. We are defined by a quixotic blend of abilities and passions… and sometimes, by a distaste for baked potatoes. “I got too many baked potatoes when we were children. My parents didn’t have much money, so the cheapest food for us was buttermilk, cheese, and baked potato, so I definitely had a little bit of an issue with baked potatoes. Bad childhood memory.” These are the formative…

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Discover the Wonderful World of Debra Hovel Footwear

Discover the Wonderful World of Debra Hovel Footwear

  • Posted by Nov 27, 2018

By Debra Hovel My husband Richard and I first visited Palm Springs in about 1999 just before we sold our design company in Minneapolis. We stayed in Palm Desert and found it to be so suburban we drove into Palm Springs and drove around trying to see what made it so special. It took us two visits before we discovered the Art Museum, Uptown design district and Modernism Week. Then we were goners.  I have always been a “maker”. All the things…

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