Installation view of Reach for the Sky: Tradition + Inspiration, at Sunnylands Center and Gardens through June 7, 2020. Photo courtesy of Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.   ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN Museum exhibition surveys influential designs of Alexander Girard (Palm Springs Life) Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe at Palm Springs Art Museum includes the legendary designer’s textile…

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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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Pop art, edgy theater, and a variety of music and heritage festivals make March an exciting month for culture lovers visiting and living in the California desert. Load up your calendar with some of these events recommended by the staff of the California Desert Arts Council: Above: Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn), (II.23), AP edition…

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