Palm Springs Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Ten Queens and a Full House, May 31, 2017

The fourth annual Queen of the Desert competition serves up a royal performance for Desert AIDS Project.

Susan Stein Social Scene

The Palm Springs Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence greeted 725 guests as they entered the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel for the fourth annual Queen of the Desert competition. The event raised more than $40,000 for Desert AIDS Project, but beyond fundraising this fun-filled, talent-heavy soirée paraded a sense of intersectional togetherness and positivity. An international organization, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence celebrates

family ymca of the desert

A Golden Circle of Thanks, May 18, 2017

Susan Stein Social Scene

Major donors, board members, and founders were recognized for their commitment to the Family YMCA of the Desert at its annual black-tie thank you dinner at Wally’s Desert Turtle for members of the Y’s Golden Circle. The elegant evening began with cocktails and photo opportunities for guests and was followed by a special dinner prepared by Wally’s executive chef, Pascal

united way of the desert

United Way’s 27th Annual VIP Gala presents “Paris en Rouge”, May 12, 2017

Susan Stein Social Scene

United Way of the Desert raised more than $150,000 for its Impact Fund at its annual VIP gala at The Ritz Carlton, Rancho Mirage. The funds will serve the organization’s mission to break the cycle of poverty in the Coachella Valley as part of United Way of the Desert’s 70-plus year commitment to the desert. Local philanthropist Harold Matzner underwrote


Food for Thought

Palm Springs Regional Association of REALTORS will hold its annual summer fundraiser to benefit The Community Food Bank.

Site Staff Social Scene

The Palm Springs Regional Association of Realtors will hold its annual summer fundraiser in July to benefit The Community Food Bank at The Center in Palm Springs. The event will kick off July 1 and culminate with a wrap party sponsored by Acme House Company July 26 at a location to be announced. This is PSRAR’s 10th year working with

contour dermatology

Contour Dermatology Day of Beauty, May 20, 2017

Baseball-themed event benefits Shelter from the Storm.

Erika Byrd Social Scene

Contour Dermatology hit a home run with its baseball themed Day of Beauty to benefit patients with game-changing procedures at great savings while raising funds for an important local resource – Shelter from the Storm. Exciting live demonstrations showcased the latest treatments from Vollure by Allergan, which is a new facial filler that lasts for 18 months. Also featured was


A Celebration in the Art of Stone, May 25, 2017

Site Staff Social Scene

The Cambria Cook Street Gallery was aflutter with design industry professionals and homeowners alike at the quartz company’s most recent design launch event. The honorees of the evening were Cambria’s eight new designs and revolutionary Cambria Matte™ finish. Guests enjoyed food and cocktails from Il Corso while browsing the new designs in the Marble, Coastal and Waterstone collections, which feature

Denise DuBarry

Palm Springs Life Honors Talented Trio

Congratulations to 2017 Women in Business honorees, Susan L. Davis, Ann Mostofi, and Paula Simonds

Erin Peters Social Scene

The 2017 Women in Business Awards luncheon, a Palm Springs Life event, honored the Coachella Valley’s best and brightest talent from throughout the diverse business community May 19 at The Ritz-Carlton in Rancho Mirage. Presented by SBEMP Attorneys and sponsored by El Paseo Jewelers, indiGO Auto Group, BMW of Palm Springs, The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage and PSAV, the honorees come

Barry Manilow

Ready for a “Heat Wave” at AAP’s Evening Under the Stars, May 6, 2017

Susan Stein Social Scene

AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans took the opportunity during its 24th annual Evening Under the Stars to announce a new alliance with Desert AIDS Project. AAP CEO and Executive Director Mark Anton and Desert AIDS Project CEO and President David Brinkman noted that to better maximize the organizations’ combined efforts regarding nutritional support, AAP will lead the program. The

One Night Only

“One Night Only” Benefits Jewish Family Service, April 20, 2017

Susan Stein Social Scene

Composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has said he wanted to give audiences “songs they could whistle as they left the theater and take home in their pockets.” Michael Childers made certain that happened for attendees of his One Night Only – Hello Jerry event, a tribute to Herman benefiting Jewish Family Service of the Desert. Childers, who has produced One