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February ends on a great note with plenty to do in #ILoveGayPalmSprings. Check out the upcoming events below.

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DBA Networking Mixer at The Joslyn Center

DBA at Joslyn

Join the Desert Business Association (DBA) for their next Networking Mixer on Monday, February 26 at 5:30 pm at The Joslyn Center. Since its grand opening in 1985, the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert has provided programs, services, and activities for adults 50 and better in the cove communities of Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, and Indian Wells. Come to network, learn more about The Joslyn Center, and participate in the DBA’s Youth Scholarship Raffle, supporting LGBTQ youth through Safe Schools Desert Cities. More info

The Center Social – February

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The February Center Social presented by The LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert is on Wednesday, February 28 from 5:30–7 pm. This month the social will be at Hunters Nightclub Palm Springs. Join in this monthly social mixer of fun and community, and look forward to friendship, connection, and a tasty happy hour. Spread the word–everyone is invited! More info

Christian Cooper in Conversation with Lorenzo Taylor

Mizell's 3rd Wednesday Speaker Series

In honor of Black History Month, Mizell Center presents Christian Cooper in Conversation with Lorenzo Taylor this Wednesday, February 28 from 4–5 pm. Mr. Cooper will discuss his lifetime of activism as an advocate for civil rights, protecting the environment and LGBT rights. He was thrust into the spotlight in 2022 when a white woman in New York’s Central Park weaponized race by threatening to call the police when he asked her to obey park policy by putting a leash on her dog. Since then, he has written an autobiography and hosts a NatGeo television program Extraordinary Birder, while encouraging more African Americans to participate in birding activities. More info

An Evening with Terry McMillan

Terry McMillan

The Friends of the Palm Springs Library’s Palm Springs Speaks series presents author Terry McMillan on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:30 pm at the Palm Springs Cultural Center. One of America’s most beloved and critically-acclaimed authors, Terry McMillan became the empowering voice of a generation of women with her New York Times #1 bestsellers Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back. Known for “irreverent, pitch perfect tales of women’s lives,” McMillan’s seven bestsellers are rich in fearless wisdom, heart-touching characters and unforgettable stories of friendships, healing, intergenerational bonds and women saving their own lives. As a speaker, McMillan dives into the many themes of her books and shares her own personal journey through challenges, relationships, addiction and health issues. Get tickets

PSPD Neighborhood Town Hall Meetings

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The Palm Springs Police Department presents a series of four Neighborhood Town Hall Meetings, scheduled for February 26–29 at each of four locations representing the North District, Business District, Central District, and South District. The PSPD invites residents, businesses, and community stakeholders to attend for a progress update, while participating in setting priorities for the next two years. More info


Witchland Hazmat

Revolution Stage Company presents Witchland, playing its final week of performances, Wed/Thu/Sat/Sun through March 2. The story is based on author Tim Mulligan’s experiences growing up in Richland, a small town in Eastern Washington – deemed ‘the most toxic place in the Western Hemisphere, ’ and combines elements of traditional theatrical storytelling with immersive haunted elements. It tells the story of a family who moves to a town plagued by decades of misfortune. Is the terror they are shrouded in due to the nuclear reactor that the town revolves around – or is it something more sinister? And what about that mysterious elderly woman who lives across the street, alone in her run-down government home, piles of sticks and all – is she actually a witch, or just another victim of … WITCHLAND? Get tickets

POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive

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CVRep presents POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, playing Wednesdays through Sundays, February 28–March 10. This side-splitting comedy applauds the women who somehow manage to keep things running in, and out, of the presidential Oval Office. Jump aboard the ridiculous ride in this play as seven brilliant and beleaguered women surrounding the most powerful man on earth, as they increasingly take desperate measures to save face when his scandals spark a global crisis. Join CVRep for this hysterical Tony Award nominated comedy and start off the election year with a smile. Get tickets

Celebrating Black History Month Through Film

Celebrate Black History Month and the 2024 theme of African Americans and the Arts with a thoughtfully curated and narrated video tour through black production and representation in film and television at the Palm Springs Public Library on Wednesday, February 28 from 6–7:30 pm. Local film archivists/historians Melissa Dollman and Devin Orgeron (Deserted Films) will guide viewers from the silent film era to the shows and films we’re watching today. And because it’s a Deserted Films event, there will definitely be some home movies and a rare, archival short from the Deserted Films archives. More info

Inner Circle Arts Society presents Black History Theatre

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The Inner Circle Arts Society, a premier Black owned arts group in Southern California, presents the world premiere of A Sacred Obligation on Wednesday & Thursday, February 28 & 29, at 7 pm at The Palm Springs Cultural Center. This original, never before seen production in the dynamic new theatrical style of DocuTheater, tells the drama and tragedy of the life of John Brown using videographic documentary alongside live actor portrayals. The group is also presenting the much-anticipated return of Medgar X’n James this Friday & Saturday, March 1 & 2 at 7 pm, at the Palm Springs Cultural Center. Medgar X’n James is an original solo play that offers a fresh, unique perspective on three of American history’s most important men: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and James Baldwin. Get ticket

Palm Springs Chamber Mixer at Impala

Impala Bar and Grill Chamber Mixer

The Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce monthly mixer will be held at Impala on Wednesday, February 28 from 5–7:30 pm. Indulge in a variety of delicious complimentary light appetizers and enjoy the perfect atmosphere for networking and socializing! Free for all Chamber members and $15 for non-members. More info

Wonder Woman Night at Quadz

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QUADZ bar & The Filmmaker’s Gallery are throwing a celebration night for the 49th Anniversary of the classic TV show Wonder Woman on Wednesday, February 28 from 6–8:30 pm. The bar is hosting Mike Pingel, author and owner of Channel Surfing: Wonder Woman. Pingel has written seven books, was on TVLand’s show Chasing Farrah and was Farrah’s assistant for 2 years. Pingel will be on hand showing rare Wonder Woman clips and selling his books. More info

An Evening with PSIPC and Friends

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Spend an evening with the Palm Springs International Piano Competition & Friends on Thursday, February 29 at 6 pm at the Palm Springs Cultural Center. The evening will showcase a diverse program of performers doing popular classical favorites, as well as the brilliant compositions of PSIPC President Joe Giarrusso. Featuring Artistic Director Laureate John Bayless, French hornist Bram Conley, mezzo-sporano Elaine Wang Meyerhoffer, pianist Howard Schreiber, vocalist Debra Pollock, The Latsos Piano Duo – Giorgi Latso and Anna Federova Latso and Artistic Director and Pianist Robert Koenig. This incredible performance will be followed by a post-concert dessert and cocktail reception. Get tickets

Tastes & Sounds of Cathedral City

Tastes Sounds Cathedral City

The City of Cathedral City’s Communications & Special Events Department proudly presents Tastes & Sounds of Cathedral City, a free weekly food and music event held every Tuesday from 5–7 pm at the Cathedral City Community Amphitheater including this Tuesday, February 27 and continuing through Tuesday, April 9. Each week will feature a unique theme, with a local artist while a local restaurant or food truck provides dinner. This week, Radio Ready will perform. Next week, on on March 5: Cathedral City LGBT Days Kickoff! More info

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