Palm Springs Follies

Fantastic fun for family members of all ages can be had at the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies.  But let’s face it, those in their forties, fifties, and beyond will especially get a kick or two out of the special blend of nostalgia, vaudevillian-style acts, and unapologetic patriotism that is on display nine times each week,…


25 Years of Palm Springs Pride

Palm Springs Pride is the perfect opportunity for people of all walks of life to partake in what I like to call rockin’ and rollin’ rainbow revelry! What started out 25 years ago as a simple gay pride parade—partly as a way to respond to the HIV/AIDS pandemic and also as a way to fight…

Idyllwild Jazz

Jamming with the Jazz-lovers in Idyllwild

I’m such a sucker for a super fundraiser—especially one as fantastic as the “Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines” event.  Not only have the organizers done a heck of a job for the past 17 years raising money for the Idyllwild Arts Academy and all their ancillary summer activities, but the festival also foists a truly…