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Flying Aviation Expo Features All Things In-Flight

Flying Aviation Expo

Starting on Thursday, October 20, 2016 and continuing through Saturday, October 22 the Valley will be treated to the fabulous Palm Springs Flying Aviation Expo at multiple venues scattered around the Palm Springs area. One of the biggest events of its kind, the agenda is jam-packed with three days of exciting exhibits, seminars, celebrity appearances,…

Oldchella Weekend Two Promises Even More Fun

Oldchella

If you were lucky enough to be present during this past Weekend One of Desert Trip I don’t have to tell you how spectacular it really was. For everyone else I would recommend you try to score a ticket for weekend two if possible. Both Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones have never sounded better…

Desert Trip Finally Arrives In Town

Desert Trip

The long awaited musical extravaganza of the decade will finally hit the stage at the Empire Polo Grounds this weekend! On October 7, 2016 the three day Weekend One concert of the century will take place at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio. Affectionately coined “Oldchella” by many this is the older generation’s bailiwick and…

Neil Young and Paul McCartney Top The Desert Trip Concert List

As fall approaches we are all excited here in the greater Palm Springs area for the upcoming season.  For two consecutive weekends, October 7-9 and October 14-16, 2016 the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio will host one of the biggest music extravaganzas of the decade with a focus on the over 50 generation. Affectionately dubbed…

Morongo Nation Welcomes Powwow Celebrants

From September 23-25, 2016 get ready to celebrate with the mighty Morongo Nation in Cabazon as they host one of the most spectacular events of the year anywhere in California. For those of us who are fortunate enough to live in Cahuilla and Serrano territory, which is pretty much the entire Coachella Valley, we already…

Julio Iglesias Wows Valley Fans at Fantasy Springs

When you are the most famous Latin singer in the world and one of the best-selling artists of all time it creates a major stir of excitement any time you come to town. Even the star-studded greater Palm Springs area is not immune from the charms of Julio Iglesias. On September 17, 2016 Fantasy Springs…

Grammy Award Winning Toto Comes to Indio

It is always great fun when one of our favorite Grammy award-winning bands comes to town so hearing that Toto will be in concert on September 9 at the luxurious Fantasy Springs Resort Casino was welcome news. Everyone has heard their 1983 Grammy award-winning hit, Rosanna, and enjoyed so many of their upbeat songs over…

4th Annual Palm Springs Woman’s Jazz Festival

Palm Springs Woman’s Jazz Festival

As Labor Day weekend approaches the Valley looks forward to the Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival, presented by the Palm Springs Women’s Jazz and Blues Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the furtherance of the artistry of female jazz musicians and vocalists. For the fourth consecutive year, multiple venues will host the event including the…

The Stones and Bob Dylan Roll Into The Desert for Desert Trip

Desert Trip

This time, Goldenvoice Productions may just have outdone sells and that is no easy feat,  considering they produce Coachella and Stagecoach year after year to sellout crowds. On October 7, 2016 the three day concert of the century will take place at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio. Dubbed “Oldchella” by a few cynics, it…

Earth, Wind and Fire Evoke Great Memories For Valley Fans

Earth, Wind and Fire

On Friday, July 29 Fantasy Springs Resort Casino will host the iconic and world famous Earth Wind and Fire in a one night show that is bound to bring back some great memories for those of us who are longtime fans. This is a group that has spanned the spectrum of rhythm and blues, disco…

Celebrity Jazz Jams Delight Music Fans

Summertime in the Coachella Valley is one of the most relaxed and peaceful times of year. All sorts of special events are planned to keep us cool and help us enjoy the dog days of summer. Among the favorites are the Celebrity Jazz Jams at the palatial Desert Willow Golf Resort in beautiful Palm Desert….

Top of the Tram Keeps Summer Relaxed and Chill

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

One of the traditional and favorite summertime activities here in the Coachella Valley is taking a ride up the world’s largest rotating tram car at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Ascending over 2 ½ miles to an elevation of 8,516 feet, it is one of the most exciting activities available in this beautiful valley filled…

Old-Fashioned Fourth Of July Fun For the Coachella Valley

Fourth Of July Palm Springs

As we look forward to the long Independence Day weekend, there are plenty of great events and activities planned all the way across the Coachella Valley. Leave it to Palm Springs to plan an “All-American Fourth of July” with an entire day of baseball, swimming, cotton candy and snow cones culminating in a spectacular fireworks…

Spotlight 29 Casino Celebrates the Music of Selena

Summer in the valley is off to a great start as usual, and adding to the musical menu this year will be the tribute band Los Chicos del 512 (The boys in Apartment 512) who took their name from the song by Selena, the popular Tejana songbird they are paying homage to. It was the…

Palm Springs International ShortFest Thrills Film Buffs

Palm Springs International ShortFest

With an absolutely incredible lineup, the 22nd Annual Palm Springs International ShortFest gets underway from June 21-27, 2016 at the Camelot Theaters in Palm Springs. Tickets are available for film screenings but also for the Opening and Closing Night Screenings and Receptions, Festival Forums and other special events. Put on annually by the Palm Springs…

Coachella Valley Art Scene Creates MAKE

Coachella Valley Art

If you haven’t been to the Westfield Shopping Center in Palm Desert lately, now is a great time to go and enjoy the new Pop Up Gallery, MAKE, created and designed by the Coachella Valley Art Scene. You probably already know that this popular and local nonprofit agency is dedicated to developing and promoting art,…

Prixe Fixe Menus Abound For Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Palm Springs Restaurant Week

The summer is getting off to a wonderful start as it always does when Restaurant Week rolls around for the Greater Palm Springs area. This is the golden opportunity to try out a new restaurant and sample some of the diverse cuisine that we enjoy in the laid-back, but elegant California desert. Marking a decade…

2016 Palm Springs Air Museum Flower Drop Honors Fallen Heroes

The stunning annual floral tribute at the Palm Springs air Museum get under way at 1PM on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016 at the Palm Springs Air Museum as they celebrate the memory of our fallen heroes from the past wars and military conflicts. The 18th annual flower drop in airfare at the Museum’s location…

Endangered Species Day Highlights Threatened Animals At The Living Desert Zoo

On Friday, May 20, 2016 the Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Gardens in beautiful Palm Desert will feature Endangered Species Day dedicated to raising awareness of threatened animals around the world. Starting at 9 AM with the Jaguar, the day will unfold with featured displays of the Giraffe, the Cheetah, the Striped Hyena, the Mexican…

Certified Farmer’s Markets Keep Valley Foodies Happy

One of the best parts of living in the Coachella Valley is the incredible array of gourmet and organic foods we have at our fingertips. Certified Farmers Markets operate every month of the year at various locations throughout the Valley. From Old Town La Quinta, to College of the Desert to Palm Springs, our friends…

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