Things To Do

Uniquely Palm Springs: The Scents

  • Posted By: October 18, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Aromas have the power to transport your mind to another place, time, and experience. As a signature scent wafts into your nasal cavity, childhood recollections flood your soul soon thereafter.

Breathe deep and create a new sense-memory landscape here in Palm Springs.

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Uniquely Palm Springs: The Sights

  • Posted By: October 16, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Consult the mental scrapbook in your head. Conjure every destination you have ever experienced and think about how you remember them. The Eiffel Tower represents Paris; the neon iconography of The Strip is pure Las Vegas; The Taj Mahal is a monument of innovation and grandeur for its native India and all those who visit her. The sights you collect in your mind’s eye create a tableau of exploration and excitement.

Now get ready to expand your horizons with a sensory tour of Palm Springs.

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Uniquely Palm Springs: The Feels

  • Posted By: October 15, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Stress takes a physical toll on the human body. Your muscles tense, your skin cracks, and your every cell aches with the desire to get away.

Welcome to your escape, Palm Springs style.

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Drag Divas After Dark

  • Posted By: October 15, 2019

BY KEVIN PERRY

By day, you’re a mild-mannered go-getter multi-hyphenate clad in sensible tweed and distinguished restraint…

But that’s SO not you (we’ve met).

Drop the blahs and get some ahs, because the moon is comin’ out and so are you! Palm Springs boasts a bevy of drag supremacy every night of the week, so we’ve compiled an itinerary of eye candy (an eye-tinerary, if you will… and we know you will). Pack your calendar like a stuffed bra and join the fun!

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Brunch, Bingo & Brassy Broads

  • Posted By: September 24, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Hangovers can be brutal, so stomp them out with a stylish stiletto and keep the party going! Weekends in Palm Springs heat up fast, and the drag scene is awake at the cleavage of dawn to entertain you. Nurse your morning-after woes with a mimosa (or ten) and wake up juuuust enough to follow the breakneck action of one of our town’s raucous bingo affairs.

But don’t worry; you’ll have an irreverent female impersonator helping you maneuver the mayhem of sass, class, and a healthy dose of kiss-my-a--

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Sweet Charity, Tommi Rose!

  • Posted By: September 20, 2019

By Kevin Perry

For many in the LGBTQ’mmunity, our heritage begins the day we come out of the closet. Most of us are raised by straight families, so we must seek out gay culture in order to fully embrace its history, herstory, and humanity. But Tommi Rose is the Rosetta Stone of Palm Springs. In addition to slaying and sashaying for 43 years, her encyclopedic knowledge of drag entertainment has tendrils that stretch back to the roots of a grand (dame) tradition.

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Greater Palm Springs Pride

  • Posted By: September 12, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Autumn is the embodiment of Greater Palm Springs Pride. The crispness in the air denotes how cool our event is; the changing of the seasons represents the evolution of self, from denial to acceptance to celebratory wonder; and harvest time symbolizes how we as a community have lovingly gathered our friends and arranged them into a second family.

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48 Hours: The Ultimate in Swank

  • Posted By: September 11, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Life is short but your wish list is long and lavish. If you only have two days to treat yourself, then Palm Springs is the ideal vacation destination.

From the moment you roll through our sun-dappled downtown, your appetite for excess cries out to be satiated. Listen to that inner gourmand, feed it luxury by the mouthful, and experience the upscale wonders of 48 hours in Palm Springs…

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48 Hours: Down Home in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: September 04, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Our downtown area is configured like an architectural embrace. Palm Canyon welcomes you into its outstretched arms, then routes you lovingly to Indian Canyon and pulls you back again in an endless loop of sustenance and style. The eateries offer tasty food done right and the shopping options are playful; stroll and peruse without the stress of a hard-sell scenario.

And where better to start than at the heart?

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Color Us Impressed

  • Posted By: August 16, 2019

By Kevin Perry

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then our hometown is engaged in a macro-conversation that reverberates to the stratosphere and beyond. The Palm Springs art scene embraces a dynamic dichotomy of fiery passion and cool refinement; it paints a legendary tableau at the intersection where gritty technique meets upscale euphoria.

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