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04/28/08

Take Your Dog To The Movies!

Paws & Hearts, a nonprofit therapy dog organization, is holding a "Take your dog to the movies" even Wednesday April 30th at 6:30 pm at Cinemas Palme d'Or, 72-840 Highway 111.Friendly dogs on short, non-retractable leashes are invited to sit on laps or on the floor next to their handlers during the screening of Disney's "101 Dalmatians," featuring Glenn Close. Manny the Movie Guy from KMIR 6 will be on hand to kick off the event and introduce the movie. Kathy Hart from Bones-n-scones will have her own doggie concession stand set up. Once again she will have doggie ice cream cones and a host of treats that can be purchased for your pooch.Admission: $12.00 per adult, $7.00 per child. All proceeds benefit "Paws & Hearts."What a great way for you and...

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04/22/08

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE REUNION TOUR AT SPOTLIGHT 29 CASINO REUNITES JOE PISCOPO, VICTORIA JACKSON AND FATHER GUIDO SCARDUCCI

Comedy Night Is A Benefit For Gilda's Club Desert Cities Live from Spotlight 29 Casino, it's Saturday night! "Saturday Night Live" fans celebrate, because reuniting for a hilarious night of comedy are three of the show's most beloved, and funniest, performers. Joe Piscopo, Victoria Jackson and Father Guido Sarducci are coming together for one night of fun and laughter at Spotlight 29 Casino in the "Saturday Night Live Reunion Tour." The concert takes place Thursday, May 1, and the evening is a benefit for Gilda's Club Desert Cities, a free support community for men, women and children touched by cancer in the Coachella Valley. Piscopo was one of the members of the "new" cast that replaced the original "Saturday Night Live" cast, a difficult job...

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04/22/08

American Cancer Society's "Desert Spirit XIX" Features the Finest Chefs for the Desert's Premiere Food and Entertainment Event

WHO: American Cancer Society Desert Palms Area Office, with event Chairperson Nelda Linsk; Host Restaurateur, Paul Bruggemans; American Cancer Society California Division CEO David Veneziano; Broadway star Byron Nease; American Cancer Society Regional Vice President Stephen Browning; American Cancer Society past National President Sally West Brooks; and recipients of the "Celebration of Life" Award, Michael and Stephanie Landes. WHAT: Desert Spirit XIX - The Desert's Premiere Food and Entertainment Event featuring gourmet dining from: Bing Crosby's Restaurant and Piano Lounge; Castelli's Restorante; El Mirasol, Le St. Germain, Le Vallauris, Wally's Desert Turtle, Sullivan's Steakhouse; Tommy Bahamas Tropical Cafe; Kaiser Restaurant Group (Kaiser Grille, Hog's Breath Inn,...

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04/17/08

WHITE PARTY SPRING BREAK 2008 PRESENTS THREE DAYS AND FOUR NIGHTS OF THE BEST PARTIES ON THE PLANET

Men from all over the world converge on Palm Springs : April 17-21, 2008 Surprise performances happening all weekend long! PALM SPRINGS - This is the event that attracts men from all over the world to the desert oasis of Palm Springs , CA ! Jeffrey Sanker's White Party Spring Break happens at new date in 2008-- April 17-21, with an action-packed weekend of non-stop parties, superstar performances and the hottest men from all over the globe. Totally new for 2008: the sexy Boxers and Briefs Underwear Party, happening Friday, will let it all hang out. Saturday's main event: White Party - Boogie Fever celebrates 30 years of dance music. Not to mention Sunday's Extreme T Dance, an over-the-top dance event taking the action farther than it's ever been before. Weekend passes are on sale...

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04/17/08

BODY DOUBLE OPENING RECEPTION / MEET THE RIKERS

FORMER HERB RITTS MODELS AND IDENTICAL TWINS, DREW & DEREK RIKER BLESSJANSSENARTSPACE WITH THEIR NEW PHOTOGRAPHIC SERIES, BODY DOUBLE OVER WHITE PARTY WEEKEND.BODY DOUBLE OPENING RECEPTION / MEET THE RIKERSSATURDAY APRIL 19TH 7-10PMJ A N S S E N A R T S P A C E333 south indian canyon drive at baristo downtown palm springswww.stevenjanssen.com 760.864.9922

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04/17/08

Save the date: Dining Out for Life is Thursday, May 1

WHAT: Dining Out for Life, a fundraiser benefiting the clients of Desert AIDS ProjectWHERE: Participating restaurants throughout the desert cities WHEN: Breakfast, lunch, or dinner on Thursday, May 1, 2008 Bank of America returns for its third year as presenting sponsor of Dining Out for Life - that day of the year when making a donation to Desert AIDS Project is as effortless as having a meal at variety of restaurants in Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, and Palm Desert. "Our friends at Bank of America have been by our sides with Dining Out for Life since we first did it as a fundraiser in 2006. They seem to be our good luck charm because each year, we've secured more participating restaurants and raised more money," said David Brinkman, Executive Director of...

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04/17/08

MILTON JONES AND PALM SPRINGS LIFE HONORED BY PALM SPRINGS MAYOR STEVE POUGNET

At a Palm Springs City Council ceremony on April 16, 2008, Milton Jones was honored by the city for the 50th anniversary of Palm Springs Life. The city proclaimed April 2008 as Palm Springs Life Month, and Jones was presented with a proclamation by Mayor Steve Pougnet. Jones has pioneered city and regional magazine publishing and Palm Springs Life has become one of the finest magazines in the United States. The magazine celebrates Palm Springs' lifestyle and promotes its reputation as a tourist destination, its cultural events, institutions, architecture, amenities, and natural beauty. It has been influential in shaping the image of the desert for 50 years. Milt Jones and Palm Springs Life magazine have received many awards over the years, one of the highest being the CRMA (City and...

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04/17/08

Get out those nail files - Les Dames du Soleil return for Mother's Day Show

As the 1939 cult movie classic, "The Women," starring Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, and Rosalind Russell pronounced, the only nail polish suitable for gold-digging, scheming, and social climbing is "Jungle Red...Dahling." You might want to hold on to your wig because that's the name of this year's Mother's Day show, benefiting Desert AIDS Project, when Les Dames du Soleil return to the Wyndham Hotel on Sunday, May 11. Ever-so-smart cocktails will be served at 6:00 PM, followed by a wickedly funny, razor-sharp performance at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $30 and sure to sell out fast - with standing room only offered at $20 - so call J.P. Allen at Desert AIDS Project at 760.323.2118, ext. 266. You also won't want to miss the exciting live auction, which includes offerings...

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04/17/08

Convention and Visitors Authority (CVA) Member Orientation Thursday, April 24, 2008

Whether you are a new or seasoned Member, we encourage you to join us at our next Member Orientation. Learn more about the Convention and Visitors Authority (CVA) and how you can create new business opportunities working with the CVA and other Members. There will be no formal presentations, as this is a networking event.When: Thursday, April 24, 2008Where: CVA Boardroom at 70-100 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm 10:00 am - 11:30 pm Orientation:The first half of Orientation will be an opportunity for you to showcase and promote your business to CVA staff and attendees. We recommend that you bring flyers, brochures, and other descriptive materials. (You are more than welcome to drop off your materials, just arrange a time...

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04/17/08

World Pride It Begins With You

Did you know that when you support the Greater Palm Springs Pride parade and festival, you are supporting numerous organizations that are vital to the health and well-being of our entire LGBT community?The annual philanthropy within our LGBT community makes the parade and festival weekend a real success. GPS Pride is the producer, bringing together the skills, talent and vision of our diverse community to produce the annual Pride events. The ultimate goal of GPS Pride is to distribute funds raised during the Pride weekend to benefit the community organizations. When the Pride festival is a financial success, GPS Pride distributes to those organizations which have partnered with it, supported it, and sought a larger participatory role in Pride celebration events. Since the year 2000,...

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