Desert Spotlight

Desert Spotlight

From Broadway-caliber productions to rare art exhibits and collections…find out what world-renowned artists and performers are coming into town.

Modernism Week 2019 Tickets on Sale Now

  • Posted By: December 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.

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30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

  • Posted By: November 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.

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Spotlight: Johannes

  • Posted By: November 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.”

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The Story of Thick As Thieves

  • Posted By: November 26, 2018

By Samantha Caltagirone

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We’re Big on Small

  • Posted By: November 20, 2018

Meet Andy Wysocki and Bill Sanderson of Townie Bagels

  • Posted By: November 19, 2018

To find a great bagel in Palm Springs head to  Townie Bagels in the south end of town.

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Eat + Drink: Peabody's Café

  • Posted By: November 09, 2018

Peabody's Cafe opened in 1992 as a coffee house. Over the years they became a full restaurant and bar serving simple American food with a Southern California twist. Most everything is made fresh to order.  Debbie Alexander, the owner of Peabody's Café, didn't dream up the name of her restaurant, she still feels an affinity with the moniker. "The name came from the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and was the name of the restaurant when I bought it back in 1994," she says. "Peabody is also a big name where I’m from in Massachusetts.

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Inside and Out, The Saguaro Hotel Is A Riot of Color

  • Posted By: November 09, 2018

Located at the intersection of East Palm Canyon Drive and Sunrise Way, the Saguaro Palm Springs immediately catches your eye. It's brightly hued exterior is painted in 14 different desert wildflower colors that are native to California's Colorado Desert.

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Leading Edge Palm Springs Art Museum A+D Center

  • Posted By: November 08, 2018

By Christina Cary

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