Cultural Tourism

Arts News Digest – January 2019

Coachella–based psychedelic cumbia group Ocho Ojos was invited to perform both weekends of this April’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. Photo: Courtesy Ocho Ojos   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN 10 Modernism Week events not to miss (Palm Springs Life) Architecture and design enthusiasts return to Greater Palm Springs…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: January 2019

If your New Year’s resolution includes more art and culture (and even if it doesn’t), you’re in luck. The exciting offerings in January span a variety of disciplines: art, architecture, music, film, theater, and stage. Here are some of our staff’s recommendations for a robust month of enriching arts and entertainment. Mark your calendar, and…

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Arts News Digest – December 2018

Photo: Joshua Tree rocker Jesika von Rabbit has released her second solo album, Dessert Rock. Photograph by Jessica Janos/courtesy ReverberationsMedia.com   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN California dreamin’ (Palm Springs Life) Two years after taking charge of the Architecture and Design Center at Palm Springs Art Museum, curator Brooke Hodge fully embraces desert living. FILM Mexican director to receive Sonny…

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Arts News Digest – November 2018

The Salton Sea, photographed from the North Shore Yacht Club, is the subject of an awareness-raising film by a group of young local filmmakers. Image courtesy Steven Biller.   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN Modernism Week reveals 2019 program highlights (Palm Springs Life) Tours, lectures, parties: Here are the must-see events during Modernism Week, which is set…

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Arts News Digest – October 2018

Val Powelson designed the dramatic parabaloid roofline for the Maranz Residence, one of the featured houses in Mod Mirage, the new book by Melissa Riche. Photograph by Jim Riche.   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN Meet modern Rancho Mirage (Palm Springs Life) The city’s distinctive homes and neighborhoods finally share the spotlight with its neighbor to the west. In…

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Workshop: How to Get Your Audience to ‘Love, Like, Follow’ You on Social Media

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Sixty-six Coachella Valley creative professionals learned market-tested tactics for connecting and engaging with their social media audiences Sept. 12 at Love, Like, Follow, a workshop presented by California Desert Arts Council welcomed at UCR Palm Desert. Experts Stefanie Paquette and Katy Carrier of The Social Bar, a boutique communication and creative content agency in Palm…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: October 2018

Take your vitamins. The busy season of arts and culture starts now: Modernism Week Fall Preview, Latino and women’s film festivals, live music and theater, and more art than your eyes can see in one month. Here are our staff’s recommendations for an artful October. Above: A replica of architect Paul Rudolph’s 1952 Walker Guest…

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Arts News Digest – September 2018

DANCE Choreography festival returns to McCallum Theatre (Uken Report) This one-of-a-kind festival, scheduled for Nov. 10 and Sunday Nov. 11, promotes dance as an art form by creating a venue for emerging and established choreographers and developing new dance audiences. IDEAS & ISSUES Should artists be fundraisers? (Barry’s Blog) A popular blogger suggests that arts…

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Tour With Us? Cultural Art Tours Survey

Coachella Valley to Los Angeles Cultural Art Tours  Share your feedback for Cultural Arts Tours in the upcoming 2018/2019 season. We have identified outstanding exhibitions and performances available in a few hour comfortable bus ride away, which would depart and return the same day. Share your interest and preferences in this brief online survey. Thank you!

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