Archive for August, 2008

Palm Springs Desert Museum

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

Established in 1938, the Palm Springs Art Museum has become the center of the desert’s art community. What began as a museum about the desert has evolved into an oasis for the arts with Modern and Contemporary American works by artists such as Robert Motherwell, Helen Frankenthaler, Duane Hanson, and Mark di Suvero; Contemporary California […]

Moorten Botanical Gardens

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Located at the southern end of Palm Canyon Drive, the Moorten Botanical Gardens and Cactarium is a favorite Palm Springs attraction and the enduring legacy of Patricia and Chester “Cactus Slim” Moorten. Both shared a love of the Desert and its beauty, plants and wildlife. Nicknamed Slim for his tall lanky form and work as […]

Palm Springs ShortFest

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

It’s time to get your shorts on for the 2008 Palm Springs International ShortFest, held from August 21-27, 2008 at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs, CA. Now in its 14th year, the Festival has announced its roster of 317 films, selected from a record of more than 2,700 worldwide entries. ShortFest will showcase 53 […]

Balloon Above the Desert

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Greet the sun or bid it farewell as you drift in beautiful desert skies in one of the most peaceful experiences of a lifetime. While floating effortlessly in one of our colorful hot air balloons, you will view breathtaking vistas of some of the most picturesque landscapes in California. Vineyards, polo fields, world famous golf […]

Amazing Experience

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

I was planning a surprise birthday trip for my partner when a good friend recommended the Hacienda at Warm Sands. We had vacationed many times in Palm Springs but in the last few years were disappointed in the resorts we picked. I went on the Hacienda’s web site and liked what I saw. I followed […]