Arts and culture in the Coachella Valley are taking a hard hit from the COVID-19 crisis. Music and theater performances, museum and gallery exhibitions, film screenings, and other events have been canceled or postponed, arts institutions shuttered, and jobs lost. Like everyone else, California Desert Arts Council (CDAC) is grappling with how best to serve…

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The sweet smell of fresh baked goods wafts from Las Tres Conchitas on the corner of Sixth Street and Vine Avenue in downtown Coachella while locals file into Jalisco for lunch across the street. On the same block, construction workers are building a new library, and another crew sets up chairs in front of City…

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