The “immersive experience” is a pricey ticket, but it’s such a unique way to see his works and learn about his life. You may want to make a stop at Lighthouse Coachella before you attend. Just saying…
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And I look forward to seeing many of you in Idyllwild Saturday for “Pride Under the Pines”!
Brad Fuhr, your Gay Desert Guide & KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs
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Pride Under the Pines
Pride Under the Pines, the Idyllwild Pride Festival, is this Saturday, October 1 at the Rustic Theatre in Idyllwild-Pine Cove. Come for a great day filled with fun, laughter, celebration and love with food, bars and entertainment hosted by Sabryna Williams, featuring Transgender singer/songwriter Alexa Abraxas and Thea Austin from Snap! KGAY’s DJ Galaxy will be providing the beats. You can purchase general admission or VIP tickets for the festival, or the festival plus a screening of The Birdcage, and a bus-ful of early ticket buyers get to catch a ride on the now sold-out KGAY Party Bus with John Taylor, taking off from Palm Springs, taking you to Idyllwild and back! More info
Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
The “sensory extravaganza” of Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience opens this weekend at The Forum at Empire Polo Club, running from September 30–November 27. The tour of this show has sold over 3 million tickets globally making it one of the most popular current traveling exhibitions. Imagine being completely immersed in more than 300 of the greatest works of post-Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh. Now imagine experiencing all of this art liberated from its two-dimensional limitations into a three-dimensional experience that exhilarates every sense and brings to life one of the most influential artists the world has known. Get tickets
Bros Opening Weekend
The groundbreaking romantic comedy Bros opens in wide release on Friday, September 30. This is the first time a major studio has backed a story written by a gay man, telling a gay love story with an all-LGBTQ principal cast. The premise: An “out and proud but also scared and self-doubting” New York museum curator (Billy Eichner) is hired to write a romantic comedy about a gay couple. Along the way, he meets—and eventually falls in love with—a “macho” lawyer (Luke McFarlane). Bros is now playing at the Mary Pickford Theater is D’Place and KGAY 106.5 has your passes when you enter to win on the KGAY Contest Page! Also playing at the Palm Springs Cultural Center and other local cineplexes.
“Score” Help for your LGBTQ+ Business
“SCORE” Coachella Valley, Gay Desert Guide and KGAY present: “SCORE” Help for Your LGBTQ+ Business and DBA Mixer on Monday, October 3 from 4–7 pm. Learn about how small business owners and entrepreneurs can sign up to get access to free SCORE mentoring and other resources. KGAY/Gay Desert Guide’s Brad Fuhr will share insights about local and national LGBTQ consumer trends. He’ll share data from Community Marketing and Insights, the largest annual LGBTQ community survey, and examine social media trends as well. Following the presentation, there’s a DBA business networking mixer providing a unique opportunity to network with small business professionals and organizations from the Coachella Valley. Free event, registration required. More info
Song of the Day VACAYA Caribbean Cruise Giveaway
KGAY 106.5 wants to send you on a VACAYA LGBT+ VACATION to the Caribbean for a full-ship LGBTQ+ cruise! You’ll be sharing and celebrating with 3,000 new friends in February 2023. You’ll set sail from Fort Lauderdale onboard “Celebrity Reflection” for 7 nights while enjoying world class dining, star-studded entertainment, signature VACAYA activities and mind-blowing parties! Listen for the VACAYA LGBT+ Caribbean Cruise Song of the Day at 8 am & 5 pm, and then go to the KGAY 106.5 Contest Page. Put in the name of the song, and you’re entered. The more days you play, the more chances you’ll have to WIN! (One entry per day). Brought to you by VACAYA, Visit Lauderdale, and KGAY 106.5!
ENDS FRIDAY: Vote KGAY and John Taylor for Best of Desert 2022
The Desert Sun has opened the final round of voting for Best of Desert 2022, celebrating and recognizing the best our community has to offer, and both KGAY 106.5 and KGAY Morning Host John Taylor are among the nominees in the Local Radio Station and Radio Personality categories, respectively! Both can be found under the “Media” category of the ballot. Votes can be placed through Friday, September 30. Vote today!