Things To Do

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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View to a Thrill

  • Posted By: August 13, 2019

By Kevin Perry

You’ve got your seasonal tan locked down, a killer sense of fashion, and sassiness to spare… so are you ready for a change of scenery?  Why don’t you spice things up and show your followers how to live it up, YOU style.  Get out and get fabulous at the most Insta-worthy locations in Palm Springs.

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Arenas District, where the fun is!

  • Posted By: August 07, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Leave the drama with your mama, because the daddies are partying on Arenas. This is the epicenter of LGBTQ unity in Palm Springs; it’s the so gay of SoCal; a big gulp of queerness with a small-town-charm chaser.

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Like Mother, Like Daughter --Kimberly Nilsson, owner of Desert Adventures

  • Posted By: August 02, 2019

By Barbara Beckley

What’s a girl to do? When your Mom creates the first Jeep tour company in the desert – grows it into the biggest and best – and then tells you she’s going to “retire.” Follow in her footsteps, of course.  

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Power to the Public Art

  • Posted By: July 24, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Artistic expression can never be contained in a museum, a church, or a coffee table book. It is boundless and vibrant, spilling into the world and connecting humanity with every burst of color and curvature. Art weaves a shared experience through time, linking us to the masters of the past and beckoning future innovation.

What better place to do so than in the glorious open air?

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The Eagle Has Landed

  • Posted By: July 17, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Gay bars elicit myriad descriptions: provocative, bold, progressive, enticing, and even a little bit naughty. But according to Eagle 501 owner Scott Murchison, they can also be subversively traditional.

“We lived in our solitude until Stonewall,” Scott recaps, “and our coming-out era was about connecting with other people. And bars were the way to do it. But with the advent of the internet, I’ve noticed that bars are kind of fading all around, particularly in the big cities.”

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All Together Now

  • Posted By: July 10, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Our LGBTQ story often goes unwritten. Though we have contributed some of the world’s greatest art, philosophy, and humanity, many gay pioneers are systematically relegated to the shadows of history…

But when nobody hears you, just raise your voice.

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Viva Palm Springs

  • Posted By: June 10, 2019

“Speak now or forever hold your peace.” These are the familiar yet ominous words spoken at most weddings, but it was the gossip uttered before Elvis’ nuptials that almost doomed the whole ceremony.

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Treat Your Pa to a Spa

  • Posted By: June 05, 2019

By Kevin Perry

 

You’ve given your father enough stressful moments over the years…

Pause for self-reflection.

So now it’s time to help him de-stress from the distress with a Palm Springs spa day. The most important man in your life deserves the most luxurious tune-up in town, and our resorts are ready to deliver. From foot rubs to body scrubs and everything in between, these tantalizing treatments are customized to meet the special needs of your special dude.  

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The Gay Agenda

  • Posted By: June 05, 2019

By Kevin Perry

 

Weekdays are for sticking to the rules, getting the job done, and generally playing it straight(ish).

But the weekend is ours.

The LGBTQ’mmunity really knows how to live it up, and Palm Springs is the capital of cutting loose. The following COOLendar (that’s like a regular calendar, but way cooler) lays out the perfect 3-gay weekend for you, your squad, and anyone willing to take a walk on the wow side…

 

TGI-YAAS

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