Brad Fuhr

What a fun weekend ahead with the Dress Red/Red Dress Party. Photos will reveal all on our socials – @KGAY1065 and @GayDesertGuide.

Brad Fuhr, your Gay Desert Guide & KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs 

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ONE PS Picnic and Community Expo

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ONE PS (Organized Neighborhoods of Palm Springs) presents the 13th Annual Picnic & Community Expo on Saturday, March 19 from 11 am–2 pm at Ruth Hardy Park. There will be exhibits and information booths along with a complimentary luncheon. Gay Desert Guide and KGAY 106.5’s John Taylor will be there, broadcasting live from 12–2 pm! There will also be a special tribute to City of Palm Springs workers, live performances, cute dog contest, and a Police Department “Cornhole” contest. More info

Red Dress, Dress Red 2022

The annual Red Dress, Dress Red party in Palm Springs is one of the most bedazzling social occasions on the gay calendar and brings more than 1,200 guests together for a night of glitz and glamour. And it always SELLS OUT like hotcakes. Guests will be in everything from red top hat and tails to red sequin and feathers as they dance the night away to tunes from DJ Galaxy at the Palm Springs Air Museum, from 8–11 pmMore info

If you were unable to attend the main event, you can still see some of the best-dressed revelers when the fun keeps going at two Official Red Dress, Dress Red After Parties, from 10 pm–2 am at both The Barracks in Cathedral City and Eagle 501 on Arenas Road in Palm Springs. DJ Matt Consola will be spinning at The Barracks, while DJ Hazmat will be at Eagle 501. More info

Team Frasier Reunites to Save the Plaza Theatre


The cast and creative team of the well-loved television show Frasier will take the stage at the historic Plaza Theatre for a fun look back at the making of the pilot episode of the highly acclaimed and long-running television series on Saturday, March 19 at 1 pm. This special fundraising event, Team Frasier Reunites to Save the Plaza Theatre, features acclaimed television producers David Lee and Peter Casey and celebrated actors David Hyde Pierce and Peri Gilpin. Proceeds go to restore, preserve, and celebrate the Plaza Theatre. VIP reception to follow. Get tickets

On the afternoon of Friday, March 18 at 3 pm, the Palm Springs Chamber presents David Lee’s Walk of Stars Dedication. The star will be unveiled at the Downtown Park behind the stage and is open to the public. David Lee wrote and produced The Jeffersons and Cheers, and co-created, wrote, and directed Wings and Frasier. He lives in Palm Springs, and he is very active in local philanthropic endeavors. More info

BNP Paribas Open Finals

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The largest international tennis tournament outside of the four Grand Slams, the BNP Paribas Open (aka “Tennis Paradise”) wraps up this weekend with the Semifinals and Finals at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. More info

Little Shop of Horrors Opens

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Desert Theatreworks presents Little Shop of Horrors opening this weekend on Friday, March 18 and running through April 10. A deviously delicious musical send-up of ‘50s B movies, Little Shop of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatergoers for more than 30 years, telling the story of a geeky florist shop worker who is secretly harboring a man-eating plant (voiced in this production by singing sensation Keisha D). His conundrum grows out of control as the sounds of early ’60s rock, doo-wop and Motown numbers fill the air. Get tickets

Color Wheel Art Show


Rubine Red Gallery presents COLOR WHEEL, a gallery show of works by Jennifer Davis & Michael Soltis from March 19–April 4, open daily from 10 am–6 pm. Come take a glorious romp around the Color Wheel with colorful vibes and large scale works. The opening reception for the show is on Saturday, March 19 from 5–8 pmMore info

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