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Paul Anka at the McCallum Gala

Paul Anka at the McCallum Gala

The McCallum Theatre held is Annual Fundraising Gala on Dec. 3rd honoring Helene Galen. Co-chairs Harold Matzner and Donna MacMillan announced the honoree with a video of her accomplishments and philanthropy. CEO and McCallum President Mitch Gershenfeld announced they had raised over 1.2 Millions dollars and the event was sold out again this year. He […]

The Desert Remembers 911

The Desert Remembers 911

Former Marine Christopher Cerillo and Pamela Diamond held their annual open house memorial for 911 victims and their families at a private residence on Maravilla in Cathedral City. The event was held on Sept. 11th from 7 to 10 pm. An I-Beam from the North Tower was on display surrounded by lit candles. Plaques with […]

Tolerance, Civility, Respect and Understanding

Tolerance, Civility, Respect and Understanding

The Tolerance Education Center held a fundraiser on Sunday Sept. 28th. The event was a style show directed by the signature model at Chico’s, Beverlee Greene. Six lovely ladies showed the newest fashions for all ages. The styles ranged from very sporty to a more dressy attire for both daytime and evening. Each model wore […]

Cinema Diverse Film Festival

Cinema Diverse Film Festival

Report and Photos by Pat Krause The Camelot Theatre hosted the Cinema Diverse Film Festival again this year. This is the 7th year of the festival, and it gets bigger and better each year. This year shot 28 feature films with 38 short motion pictures which are more than last year. Record ticket sales again […]

CV wins Worldquest

CV wins Worldquest

The 26th Annual Desert Christian Academy Auction Gala was held at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa on March 29th. Magic Johnson was to be the guest speaker, but at the last minute had to cancel due to a family emergency. Luckily, Mr. Robert Griffin III accepted the last minute request to fill in as […]

Of Christmas Trees and Decadent Treats

Of Christmas Trees and Decadent Treats

PALM SPRINGS – Nowhere else can you attend a quartet of philanthropic events, rub shoulders with world-class artists, sip a goblet filled with Vichy Catalan water and then cap the evening with a scrumptious strawberry butterscotch milkshake — crowned with a homemade doughnut and light-as-a-feather marshmallow — all in the same month. Parties flow like […]

A ‘Top Rock’ Kick-Off

A ‘Top Rock’ Kick-Off

PALM SPRINGS – The new Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs debuted Top Rock, the first of its offerings under its entertainment banner The Edge, to help preview the 20th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards last Friday, November 8. The invitation-only occasion was held to announce those who will be honored at the next Steve Chase […]

Happy Trails at YMCA’s Hoedown at Sundown

Happy Trails at YMCA’s Hoedown at Sundown

RANCHO MIRAGE – The YMCA held its 26th annual Hoedown at Sundown at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa last Saturday, Nov. 9. This fun-filled event raises money for the YMCA’s 44 sites in the Coachella valley through ticket sales and silent and live auctions. There were tables of silent auction items and 11 live […]

Hero Dedication

Hero Dedication

Our Hero sculpture by Tony and Karen Barone was dedicated on November 9th at the Palm Springs Fire Station. Our Hero sculptures have been given all over the Desert in various colors to Community venues. Mayor Steve Pougnet and Councilwoman Ginny Foat were featured speakers at this dedication. Fireman were present and stood for photos […]

STREETWISE AESTHETES:

STREETWISE AESTHETES:

Last Saturday evening, Gallery 446, at 446 S. Indian Canyon Dr. in Palm Springs hosted an artists’ reception for its new exhibition, “The 5th Element: The Golden Era of Street Art.” Proceeds from the show, running Sept. 28 to Nov. 3 and curated by Laurie Weitz and Eddie Donaldson, benefit the anti-bulling organization BOO2bullying.org. Attending […]

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