Events

Arts News Digest – May 2019

ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN Palm Springs hosts preservation conference (Palm Springs Life) Cindy Heitzman, executive director of the California Preservation Foundation, discuss the organization’s high-priority issues as well as the popularity of Modernism Week in Palm Springs. 10 things to notice while touring the Walker Guest House (Palm Springs Life) In 1952, Paul Rudolph designed a…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: May 2019

The “season” in the desert seems to grow longer every year, and this one is no exception. In May, Greater Palm Springs has an abundance of music festivals, theater productions, film screenings, and art exhibitions. Here are our recommendations for an artful month ahead. Above: The Joshua Tree Music Festival runs May 16–19 with an…

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Arts News Digest – April 2019

A levitation performance by artist Josephine Wister Faure was among scores of compelling installations at the Bombay Beach Biennale. Photograph by Steven Biller.   FILM Lili Rodriguez discusses new role as Palm Springs film fest artistic director (The Desert Sun) Palm Springs International Film Festival recently announced that Lili Rodriguez, who has been in charge of…

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Arts News Digest – March 2019

After a long legal battle, Kenny Irwin’s controversial RoboLights will leave Palm Springs for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit. Photo courtesy Kenny Irwin   FILM Native Film Fest shrinks to two days of screenings (The Desert Sun) Joely Proudfit is dedicated to bringing Native American and other indigenous stories to the big screen with…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: March 2019

The arts season reaches a fever pitch in March, offering a world-class lineup of performances, exhibitions, and tours across Greater Palm Springs. Culture vultures can visit Desert X installations and many other art and architecture offerings by day, and take in live music and theater by night. Here are our staff’s best bets. Visit our…

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Arts News Digest – February 2019

Kathleen Ryan’s Ghost Tree in Desert Hot Springs has emerged as one of the most popular of the site-specific art installations in Desert X, a valleywide exhibition continuing through April 21. Photo courtesy Steven Biller.   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN ‘Forgotten Frey’ house opens to public tours during Modernism Week (Palm Springs Life) Be among the…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: February 2019

With Desert X, Modernism Week, and Art Palm Springs, a fresh wave of culture lovers will visit Greater Palm Springs in February. The events offer local arts organizations a time to shine with their own programming. Here are some of our staff’s recommendations for a month of enriching arts and entertainment. You can find many…

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