Welcome to the last week of Summer! If your employer is generous, you may have two – 4 day weeks with Friday off this week and Labor Day next.
The heat is on this week, so we have many indoor and a few outdoor activities for you to participate.
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The Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus is holding auditions on Tuesday, August 30 from 6–8:30 pm at Mizell Center. Reservations are required, so do your homework and review the audition requirements by visiting our event listing and be assured that PSGMC strives to make it an easy, friendly process. You’ll never know if you don’t try! More info
Purple Room Reopens Tuesday
The Purple Room Supper Club is gearing up to re-open for the season on Tuesday, August 30. The gin will be cold and the jazz will be hot as jazz legend Rose Mallett performs on Tuesdays & Thursdays with Darci Daniels & Charles Herrera serving up classic Rat Pack Era stylings on Wednesdays. The weekend entertainment for September is now posted on our event listing, and tickets are on sale! Kicking off with Marilu Henner, September performers include Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon, Brenna Whitaker, Clint Holmes, Scot Bruce, Chadwick Johnson, Lady Bunny and more! Get tickets
Boots in Squares is hosting a FREE Community Open House Introduction to Modern Square Dancing on Monday, August 29 from 6:30–9 pm at Cathedral City Senior Center. Tedd Foley, President of Boots in Squares, says “Square dancing has given me years of exercise, pleasure, joy and opportunities to develop many lasting and cherished friendships. It is one of the most wholesome, inclusive, supportive activities available within our community.” Everyone is welcome and no partner–nor experience–is needed. Don’t worry about the dress code either, but do bring your proof of COVID vaccination. More info
Join DAP Health for a Raw Talk Q&A panel on Tuesday, August 30 from 5–7 pm at Hunters Nightclub. Adult entertainers Charlie Harding and Dallas Steele will discuss and answer questions on all things STI related like prevention, testing, and treatment. Free hors d’oeuvres and raffle prizes! The first 50 people in attendance get two free drink tickets. All are invited to stick around for Hunters’ Karaoke show after the Raw Talk Q&A. Free STI testing will be available at the event. Moderated by Miss Rusty Waters. More info
The last Wednesday of every month is Rainbow Night at Playoffs Sports Lounge in Desert Hot Springs, and this month it’s Wednesday, August 31. Playoffs is a friendly and eclectic sports oasis with twelve high-definition big screen televisions and a kitchen that’s open all night for those looking for a late night snack. Come play Bingo and be entertained by your favorite drag queens! The action starts at 7 pm. More info
Desert Blues Revival: Laurie Morvan Band
Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs presents the Desert Blues Revival every Wednesday at 8 pm in the Cascade Lounge. On Wednesday, August 31, The Laurie Morvan Band takes the stage. Each week, come enjoy great bands playing Authentic Blues, Soul, R&B, and Rock from all over the globe right here in your backyard. Get tickets
Jazzville, the live jazz scene presented by Barry Martin/DJ Baz and Take Five, takes place at the vibrant Cascade Lounge inside Agua Caliente Casino in Palm Springs. Experience the hottest acts in jazz and step back in time to when all the cool cats came to play and put Palm Springs on the map! On Thursday, September 1 from 7–8:30 pm, Jazzville presents Stardust Revue. Jump back in time with this 9-piece troupe of musicians, showgirls, comedians and classic burlesque artists. Vintage Vegas lounge meets Hollywood cabaret hosted by the fabulous Bobbi DeCarlo. And with a stellar band led by Mando Dorame and Jennifer Keith (Royal Crown Revue), you don’t want to miss a second of this one-night-only showcase revue! Cocktails, wine and delicious small bites will be available while bopping to the tunes of the evening. Get tickets