Lancaster: A California Desert Getaway

Lancaster: A California Desert Getaway

It seems there’s lots more sprouting in the high-desert city of Lancaster than its signature orange poppies. Nestled in the Antelope Valley known for its aviation history, Lancaster is making its own history these days as a progressive California city that also offers a high desert getaway full of…

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How to See Desert X in 4 Hours

How to See Desert X in 4 Hours

You want to see Desert X but have only about a half a day to get around to the sites? Here’s a four-hour loop that will take you to around to most of the sites and have you back on schedule. Before you head out, pick up a program and map at the Desert X Hub at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs, or visit…

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High-Fashion Finds at Fashion Week El Paseo 2017

High-Fashion Finds at Fashion Week El Paseo 2017

Glitz and glamour arrive on the runway this season as Fashion Week El Paseo returns on March 18 – 25. Now in its 12th year, this star-studded fashion event is known for bringing top designers, runway shows, trunk shows and sales to Greater Palm Springs. Known as the “Best in the West” in the fashion show world,…

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Searching for Desert X

Searching for Desert X

Here’s an invitation to see world-class art with no jacket required. In fact, hiking attire and a supply of water will be more appropriate to experience Desert X, the free-to-the-public exhibition of art installations across Greater Palm Springs from Feb. 25 to April 30. This is art outside the white walls of…

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Modernism Week 101

Modernism Week 101

The moment the clock ticks over to the new year, a familiar rush of excitement permeates Greater Palm Springs. People of all ages begin flocking to the Trina Turk and Wil Stiles boutiques or combing the thrift and vintage store racks looking for retro cocktail dresses, patterned suits and Bakelite bracelets. Famous…

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Fitz and the Tantrums CHILL in Greater Palm Springs

Fitz and the Tantrums CHILL in Greater Palm Springs

Kaylee Defer on Motherhood   Being a mother has given former Gossip Girl star Kaylee Defer some personal perspective. “I think an essential part of living a healthy lifestyle is being able to escape," says Defer. Motherhood has made her even more aware of the need to get some time for herself. "I think every…

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Desert Region Itinerary: San Diego to Greater Palm Springs

Desert Region Itinerary: San Diego to Greater Palm Springs

For those exploring the desert beyond San Diego, adventure awaits. Choose from down and dirty off road antics in the raw desert or explore the surrounding desert areas for some interesting discoveries. Have a perfect three-day itinerary for you! Day One: Adventures in Ocotillo Wells Head out early in the morning…

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Wander List

Wander List

Greater Palm Springs presents ‘Wander List,’ an exciting new series hosted by Emmy Award-winning journalist and Coachella Valley native Anndee Laskoe. Follow her on a whimsical journey tailor-made for dreamers and adventurers at heart. Leave footprints on mountain tops, travel dirt roads to curious places and…

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The Best Live Theater in Greater Palm Springs

The Best Live Theater in Greater Palm Springs

If all the world’s a stage, then set your GPS to Greater Palm Springs. The oasis is a goldmine of great theater, with a decades-old history of rat-pack performers and terrific cabaret. The tradition continues within the intimate theater scene where live performances receive standing ovations, whether during…

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An Art Oasis of Fests

An Art Oasis of Fests

Greater Palm Springs is a mecca for art lovers, with numerous shows and festivals throughout the season and across the valley. Whether you’re a serious collector or just looking for a special piece for your living room, you will be inspired and impressed by the high quality of creativity on show. Nearly every…

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Get Ready to See Stars: Film Festivals in Greater Palm Springs

Get Ready to See Stars: Film Festivals in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs is known as a major film mecca. Starting in January with the Palm Springs International Film Festival and continuing throughout the year with an abundance of shorter, niche fests, people trek from near and far to experience cinematic glory. Oscar worthy, indigenous, short, serious, academic,…

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Find ‘Exclusively Oasis’ Experiences in Greater Palm Springs

Find ‘Exclusively Oasis’ Experiences in Greater Palm Springs

Embracing the boundless energy of inspiring natural landscapes, Greater Palm Springs and its nine distinct cities showers with a buffet of exclusive diversions that engage everyone from hikers and bikers to those into art, animals and architecture. Find your special oasis at one of these. Palm Springs Aerial…

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Signature Events in Greater Palm Springs

Signature Events in Greater Palm Springs

  From mouthwatering food festivals and world-class sporting events to star-studded film premiers and unparalleled music festivals, the calendar is always bursting with exciting events in Greater Palm Springs. Find your vacation inspiration with this sneak peek of can’t-miss signature events in the…

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Palm Desert’s Vibrant Arts & Cultural Scene

Palm Desert’s Vibrant Arts & Cultural Scene

El Paseo, the city’s central shopping street, is Greater Palm Springs’ leading art destination. Browse and buy artworks in multiple galleries along the street, starting with the Melissa Morgan Fine Art Gallery at El Paseo’s western end, unmissable with its outdoor sculptures on Monterey Avenue. Imago Gallery just…

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On Location in Greater Palm Springs

On Location in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has long been a chosen destination for filmmakers looking to capitalize on the beauty of the desert and its distinctive landmarks, properties and visitor haunts. It’s not unusual for visitors to catch a glimpse of larger than life personalities strolling Palm Canyon Drive on hiatus from daylong…

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