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  • How Jewish architect William Krisel built a desert oasis

    By Avishay Artsy

    February 17, 2016 | 12:15 pm

    Thousands of residential and commercial buildings designed by modernist architect William Krisel can be found throughout Southern California. His postwar housing developments, cooperative apartment complexes and resorts stretch from the San Fernando Valley to Orange County to the...

  • A Visit to Palm Springs

    By Joy Bennett

    January 15, 2014 | 8:52 pm

    Palm Springs International Film Festival, photo by Joy Bennett

    Just got back from a weekend in Palm Springs at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.  This was a wonderful event featuring excellent films and shorts from all corners of the world.  The festival was...

  • Real Housewives of BH: Much Ado About Nothing

    By Ilana Angel

    December 10, 2013 | 8:55 am

    We start this week with Brandi who is with some girlfriends talking about sex for her new book. It is racy, over the top, and not really my cup of tea. I love ballsy women who are unafraid of their sexuality, but this is silly to me and edited in a way that makes Brandi look like a...

  • Nov. 22-29, 2012

    By Ryan Torok

    November 21, 2012 | 1:08 pm

    [Pick of the WeekWed., Nov. 28]

    “Other Desert Cities”

    Pulitzer Prize finalist Jon Robin Baitz’s first Broadway play unfolds in Palm Springs on Erev Christmas. High drama, serious laughter and repartee ensue as Brooke presents her Reagan-adjacent parents with a tell-all...

  • Jewish topics in spotlight at Palm Springs film fest

    By Tom Tugend

    January 5, 2011 | 12:52 pm

    Among its 193 movies from 68 countries, the Palm Springs International Film Festival has included a varied menu of special Jewish interest during its Jan. 6-17 run.

    One entry is the world premiere of “The Rescuers,” which documents the remarkable deeds of 13 gentile diplomats...

  • Is There Life After Denominations?

    By Gaby Wenig

    January 8, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    There were rabbis in hot tubs, rabbis on couches, rabbis in restaurants -- rabbis just about everywhere you turned in Palm Springs this week as more than 300 gathered for the Pacific Association of Reform Rabbis' (PARR) 58th annual convention and the (Conservative) Rabbinical...