Coachella & Stagecoach are Almost Here

April always means good music in the desert. And with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival happening on the consecutive identical weekends of April 14-16 and 21-23 … plus Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival landing from the 28th to the 30th, there is literally something for everyone’s eyes and ears. The big news at…

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ANA Inspiration is Here!

From March 29 to April 2, more than a hundred pro and amateur women golfers will hit the greens at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage for the 2017 ANA Inspiration, the first LPGA major of the year (formerly known as the Colgate-Dinah Shore Winner’s Circle, the Colgate-Dinah Shore, the Nabisco Dinah Shore Invitational,…

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Why Rancho Mirage Cares About Fashion Week

Let’s face it: Most ladies and quite a few gentlemen in Rancho Mirage—and I’m talking both residents and visitors—are of the well-heeled, well-dressed variety. That’s why so many of us look so forward to the largest fashion show on the West Coast, AKA The El Paseo Jewelers Fashion Week El Paseo presented by Franklin Loan…

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The 2017 Rammys

The annual Hollywood awards season kicks off in high style right here in the Palm Springs Valley with early January’s Palm Springs Film Awards, part of the yearly Palm Springs International Film Festival. The Golden Globes follow before giving way to the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Grammys, the Film Independent Spirit Awards, and, of…

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The Writers are Coming, the Writers are Coming!

On January 28th and 29th, some 70 best-selling authors, moderators, and special guests—not to mention approximately 1,200 readers!—will converge at the Rancho Mirage Public Library to take part in 76 events at the Fourth Annual Rancho Mirage Writers Festival. I realize that—since passes to this incredibly popular event sold out within hours in March of…

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