Brad Fuhr

Jack-in-the-Box a sex club? That’s how I read the map put out by the City of Palm Springs after the council approved a new zoning area around Sunny Dunes and South Palm Canyon. Now that’s not likely to happen, but according to the Talkington Post it’s the general area of where such businesses will be allowed. Next on the council’s agenda according to the article: “The Council tabled a decision on public nudity that centered around which parts of the body can be exposed in public after agreeing that more discussion was needed.” I love this town…

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Rock the Park: Prince Again – The Music of The Purple One

Prince Again Tribute

The Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce’s free outdoor concert series of tribute bands at the Palm Springs Downtown Park, “Rock the Park,” presents Prince Again – The Music of The Purple One, featuring the music of the one and only Prince, on Wednesday, February 1 at 7 pm. Rock the Park continues on the first Wednesday each month, through May 3. Future dates will pay tribute to Bon Jovi (3/1), Bee Gees (4/5), and Journey (5/3). The concerts are free and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and/or folding chairs. More info

Harry Styles Love on Tour Lands at Acrisure Arena

Harry Styles Love on Tour

Acrisure Arena is presenting Harry Styles – Love on Tour with Special Guest Madi Diaz on Tuesday, January 31, and Wednesday, February 1 at 8 pm. These performances will close out the North American run of Love on Tour. Acrisure Arena is Southern California’s newest 11,000-capacity world-class venue in Greater Palm Springs. Love on Tour boasts a massive 104-date international global run in support of Styles’ latest album Harry’s House, including 28 countries across North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand and Asia. More info

Catching up with the Rothmiller-Thompsons

Rothmiller-Thompson 09

David Rothmiller and LD Thompson, who spent many years in the Coachella Valley, and founded Sanctuary Palm Springs, the first-ever LGBT Foster Care Transitional Home, have guest-blogged an update on what they’ve been up to lately! You may have seen their adopted daughter, Addieson Rothmiller-Thompson, on the Golden Globes recently, as Ambassador (handing awards to presenters), and doing the same for the American Music Awards. This trailblazer was the first transgender Varsity Cheerleader and Homecoming Princess at Palm Springs High School and is now a model signed with Slay Models in Los Angeles. Read more

Coachella Valley Invitational Soccer Competition

Coachella Valley Invitational Soccer

The first match of the Coachella Valley Invitational Soccer Competition is Wednesday, February 1 at the Empire Polo Club. This event welcomes the best clubs in MLS (and their fans!) for a three-week competition to secure roster spots, build momentum, and unofficially officially launch the 2023 MLS season. Get tickets

Backstreet Art District ARTWALK

Backstreet Art District

On the first Wednesday of every month, including this Wednesday, February 1, Maxson Art and other galleries in the Backstreet Art District open their doors from 5–7 pm for ARTWALK, an evening of art community, refreshments and fun! Come enjoy seeing the latest creations from the Backstreet artists! More info

John Mayer Tickets Go On Sale This Week

John Mayer Solo

John Mayer is bringing his Solo acoustic tour to Acrisure Arena on Thursday, April 6 and tickets go on sale starting Friday, February 3 at 10 am, with presales starting on Wednesday. This audacious tour features solo performances by Mayer, leaning heavily on his acoustic guitar work with special performances on piano and electric guitar. Get tickets

Open Play Bridge

Bridge Cards

The LGBTQ Center of the Desert presents Open Play Bridge, Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 am–Noon in-person at the Center. Have fun and enjoy playing Bridge in the company of fellow Bridge lovers! One-time registration and proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to attend. More info

Outbook Club: The Prophets

Outbook Club Group Photo

The OutBook Book Club will meet on Wednesday, February 1 from 6:30–8:30 pm in the Community Room at Mizell Center, with the first half hour being a social mixer. The selection for this meeting is The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr. Outbook is supported by The Palm Springs Cultural Center and the Palm Springs Public Library. Selections are chosen by group members and highlight a mix of new LGBTQ+ releases and influential classics. More info

Desert Blues Revival: Gand Band Chicago Blues Caravan

Gand Band Chicago Blues Caravan

Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs presents the Desert Blues Revival every Wednesday at 8 pm in the Cascade Lounge. On Wednesday, February 1, Gand Band Chicago Blues Caravan takes the stage. Each week, come enjoy great bands

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