Get Your 80's On at The Mid-Summer Dance Party!
TAKE ON ME or BEAT IT, DOWN UNDER, where we'll be LIVIN' ON A PRAYER before having SWEET DREAMS. You may be LIKE A VIRGIN, but DON'T YOU WANT ME? EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE, YOU SPIN ME ROUND. You've caused a TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART! You're such a THRILLER. Don't believe me? Just ask BILLIE JEAN. I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY… You!
Okay, so you've just read a short story comprised of all your favorite 80's songs. Just in time! This Saturday night, Chill Bar and GayDesertGuide.com are joining forces to produce and host the Mid-Summer Dance Party.
FLASH! Two VIP tables with bottle service remain! Buy yours today!
Lost 80's LIVE!
Are you now totally in an 80's music mood? The Show at Agua Caliente Spa Resort Casino is coming to the rescue August 19th with Lost 80's Live!
Twice Grammy nominated and 2.7 million albums sold, The Cutting Crew formed in England in 1985, just one year before “(I Just) Died in Your Arms” made them stars at home and across the Atlantic.
Wang Chung’s story begins in the late 1970s, when the creative core of Jack Hues and Nick Feldman first met in London, later finding success at home and abroad with hits like “Don’t Let Go” and “Dance Hall Days.”
The 80s have taken on an almost mythical place in pop culture, and at the vanguard remains Naked Eyes with hits like “Always Something There To Remind Me,” “Promises, Promises” and “When The Lights Go Out.”
With a return to the stage, Jade Starling and long-time Pretty Poison partner and co-writer Whey Cooler have been having their best years yet. Wow! Get more info!
You Can Help Improve Coachella Valley’s Heath Care for the LGBTQIA Community
HARC is a nonprofit research organization in Palm Desert who has partnered with Eisenhower Medical Center to conduct a health survey of the Coachella Valley LGBTQIA community. The more people who take the survey, the better understanding we will have of LGBTQIA health needs in our local community. The goal of this survey is to inform healthcare practice so that we have more resources available in our Valley for the LGBTQIA community, and better culturally competent healthcare.
NOW OPEN!!! Acqua California Bistro at the River
The Keller family is excited to have created their newest restaurant and invite you to join them now for finest modern California cuisine with favorites from their former Acqua Pazza restaurant and the five-year-old, extremely popular LULU California Bistro in Palm Springs. (Photo below by Nicholas Snow)
The ALL NEW Acqua California Bistro features revamped and expanded
The River shopping, food and entertainment venue is getting a bit of a makeover as well, including covered parking, with the new Acqua California Bistro a cornerstone of its new look. The River’s owners CL Asset Management said in a press release. “I am confident that the Kellers will bring the same energy and excitement back to this location with their new Acqua California Bistro.” More Info
Cool Off This Summer Inside the Palm Springs Art Museum
Summer Lab (S/LAB) at the A+D Center This summer marks the launch of the museum’s new Summer Lab or S/LAB. An initiative of Brooke Hodge, Director of Architecture and Design, S/LAB will engage the community in workshops and design exercises related to the new park planned for downtown Palm Springs.
- Grass Roots: Native American Basketry of the West For centuries Native Americans have cultivated and harvested various native plants and roots, from the arid deserts of the Southwest to the wooded forests of the Northwest, weaving them into magnificent baskets.
- Pat Lasch Retrospective Pat Lash: Journeys of the Heart surveys more than four decades of the artist’s work, highlighting delicate cake and pastry sculptures for which she is best known, alongside stitched canvases, porcelain figures and a stunning display of life-size dresses marking significant moments in a woman’s life.
- John McLaughlin: The Tamarind Prints John McLaughlin (1898-1976) is acknowledged as one of the most important artists of the post-war period. Working in southern California, by 1948 he had pioneered a distinctive style of “geometric Western abstraction” which a decade later was identified as “minimal art” or Minimalism.
Summer Splash Discounts for Visitors!
Happy Hour Finder
Tucked in the center of gay nightlife in downtown Palm Springs is The Retro Room. With a daily happy hour until 7pm and a late night happy hour from 9pm-midnight it’s always a party in there! And did we mention karaoke and craft cocktails too? Also be sure to catch their new Drag Show every Saturday night, “Diva and Friends”, as our very own Pinky Meringue Shimmer has retired and passed down the torch!