McCallum Theatre 2014-2015

McCallum Theatre 2014-2015

Those among us who love and admire the performing arts are so very fortunate to live in the Palm Springs Valley. Not only do we get a steady stream of A-list vocalists, musicians, and comedians gracing our desert—we’ve got the world-class venues and stages that permit all of these stars to shine their brightest. Of…

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Marx Madness in Rancho Mirage

Marx Madness in Rancho Mirage

If your impression of the City of Rancho Mirage Public Library is one that brings to mind a staid, silent place where laughter seldom should be heard, think again.  On Saturday, March 22 from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.—and again on Sunday, March 23 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.—in the Community Room of this beloved institution,…

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Rancho Mirage Library Hosts Virginia Waring Pianist

Rancho Mirage Library Hosts Virginia Waring Pianist

During the desert’s high season, there’s so much happening throughout the Palm Springs Valley that it’s inevitable that some healthy crossover will occur.  Such will be the case on Tuesday, February 25, when the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition comes to the City of Rancho Mirage’s Public Library.  A bit confused?  Let me clarify… On…

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Playing Poker at Agua Caliente

Playing Poker at Agua Caliente

Truth be told, playing poker has never been one of my passions.  But watching people play poker, that’s a whole different story…  Betting has rarely held my sway for me, as I’ve always been a pretty frugal fraülein (with the occasional foray into playing the slots).  But I’ve forever appreciated the skill, luck, audacity—whatever you…

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The Coachella Lineup

The Coachella Lineup

The long-awaited lineup for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival—which will once again take place over two consecutive weekends, April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2014—has finally been announced, and let me tell you, it’s standout stellar in every sense of the word. As has been previously announced, both weekends will be identical.  On the…

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Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals in 2014

Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals in 2014

A quick reminder to all my friends from far and wide:  The Palm Springs Valley is the place to be for music-lovers.  But then, you already know that, right?!  So if you’re thinking of coming out for the two biggest music events of the season—the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach California’s Country…

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