Get your passes now and join the party at North America’s largest and most celebrated short film festival, with more than 320 great new shorts, 400 participating filmmakers from around the world,nightly parties and receptions at Palm Springs’ favorite nightspots and restaurants, seminars featuring well known filmmaking talents, major press figures and leading industry experts and a whole lot more! It’s the desert’s favorite summertime celebration, featuring the brightest lights of the world’s up-and-coming filmmakers, biggest cinematic surprises and coolest special events. Less is always more at ShortFest!
Opening Night and Closing Night tickets and 6-Packs for the Palm Springs International ShortFest & Film Market are on sale now. For Passes or Opening and Closing Night Tickets, Click Passes or to purchase 6-packs, click on Buy 6-Packs.
For additional information, please call the Festival office at 800-898-7256 or 760-322-2930.
ABOUT PALM SPRINGS DESERT RESORTS RESTAURANT WEEK:
Founded in 2007, Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week showcases the diverse dining opportunities in Greater Palm Springs. In just seven years, this annual event has grown from fewer than 30 participating restaurants, hotels, spas, and attractions to over 100 in 2014. Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week is produced by an organizing committee comprised of restaurateurs, hoteliers, and additional business leaders from throughout the Valley—in conjunction with Palm Springs Life magazine—working to promote business and tourism in the region. Featuring dining deals, exclusive hotel packages, and special rates at area attractions and spas, the Restaurant Week’s signature “Eat. See. Stay.” experience provides guests with a unique opportunity to explore Palm Springs and its neighboring communities—at an exceptional value.
Participating dining establishments throughout the Coachella Valley are offering three-course, prix fixe dinners priced at $26 or $38 per person (tax, beverage, and gratuity not included). These exceptional values enable restaurants to showcase their signature dishes and allow food lovers the opportunity to explore the incredible diversity of cuisine in the Valley. In addition— and a unique aspect of Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week—hotels and area attractions are also offering special rates, perks, and amenities available exclusively during Restaurant Week. Please visit www.palmspringsrestaurantweek.com for a full listing of specials and participants.
Friday, May 30 – Sunday, June 8, 2014
ABOUT PALM SPRINGS DESERT RESORTS RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION
The Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week Association, Inc. officers and committee members represent a cross-section of prominent restaurateurs and hoteliers from throughout the Coachella Valley, as well as operators of local attractions and publications, executives of local tourism boards, and members of the Palm Springs Life magazine staff. Officers include Ex Officio Kim Crandal, President Tony Marchese (Owner of Trio Restaurant and the Purple Room in Palm Springs); Vice President Eric Morcus (Director of Sales for the Kaiser Family Restaurant Group, with locations in Palm Springs, Palm Desert, La Quinta, and Indio); Secretary Marc Lodovico (General Manager of Vicky’s of Santa Fe in Indian Wells); Treasurer Juliana Manion- Copley (Owner of Copley’s on Palm Canyon in Palm Springs); and Director of Communications Bob Schneider (Operator of Desert Adventures—Red Jeep Tours in Palm Desert). Overall, the 21-member committee represents award-winning restaurants, acclaimed resorts, golf clubs, influential local publications, attractions, and area convention and visitor bureaus.
Lifetime Patios had been serving the Palm Springs area with Custom Designed, Quality Built, Affordably Priced and Maintenance Free Weatherwood Patio Covers and Shade Structures since 2003. We also build pergolas, carports and custom landscape features.
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The Private Collection Consignment features high end furniture and accessories on prestigious El Paseo in Palm Desert. Browse our beautiful 12,000 square foot gallery and you will find everything you need in home furnishings plus unique pieces to personalize your home. Finely crafted designer brand furnishings and one-of-a-kind accessories, available at discounted prices you can afford.
We maintain a very high standard on all items we accept. Thus, your merchandise is arranged alongside other high quality and unique items. We believe this maximizes the value you receive from your consignments. We are unique in our consignment process. We prefer to come to your home to view your items and discuss the best way to market them to attain the best price possible. We will also help you arrange delivery to our gallery … the process is efficient and well managed from start to finish.
“Sally is the co-owner and she and her staff are knowledgeable, friendly and professional. Their gallery is furnished with gorgeous Estate pieces- quality accessories and beautiful furniture. She is selective regarding what she consigns- giving her buyers assurance of her quality of merchandise. This store far exceeded our expectations in every way! We strongly recommend her when purchasing or consigning- I have done both, and will again soon! Without reservation I give 5 Stars!” Karen A, Rancho Mirage
Dr. Joan Warren provides the finest experience personally and professionally. After 13 years of practice devoted to phlebology and completing thousands of procedures, Dr. Warren is very adept at eliminating varicose and spider veins. Warren is also certified in “SmartLipo™” or laser assisted liposuction, was FDA approved in the United States and has since safely completed hundreds of procedures.
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Dr. Warren is certified in “SmartLipo™” or laser assisted liposuction, was FDA approved in the United States and has since safely completed hundreds of procedures. To date she has not had a single post operative infection.Laser-Assisted Liposuction is the latest method for removing fat utilizing laser technology. The technique involves the use of a laser to rapidly dissolve the fat and tighten the surrounding skin almost anywhere in the body. The procedure is done in an office setting and does not require the use of a general anesthetic.
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The ninth annual Fashion Week el Paseo™ unfolds March 16-22, 2014 under the Toscana Country Club Runway Tent on Larkspur Lane between El Paseo and Shadow Mountain in Palm Desert, California — the heart of Palm Desert’s most celebrated shopping district: El Paseo. Fashion Week El Paseo™ showcases the newest collections by top designers as well as fresh ideas by emerging designers. Produced by Palm Springs Life, it has become one of the Coachella Valley’s most popular events.
The Premiere Cultural Weekend of the Year Where Art Meets Design
PSFAF is strategically scheduled over the popular President’s Day weekend (Feb, 13-16) traditionally one of the most highly populated weekends of the year in the region. The Coachella Valley explodes in population from 400,000 permanent residents to over 800,000 during this prime time 3 day weekend.Additionally, thousands of design lovers, interior designs and architects will already be planning their visit to the Convention Center as the fun and well attended 14th Modernism Show and Sales is held in the adjacent exhibit hall. It’s a rare opportunity for the region’s second-home owners, art loving snowbirds, and weekend visitors to experience not only modernism design- but the very best in post-war and contemporary art. The Palm Springs Fine Art Fair is the Desert’s largest and widest selection of fine art, ever- with $100 million in art for acquisition, 2,500 important works of art showcased by 60+ renowned galleries from around the world.
The Premiere Art Fair in the Southwest During the Height of the Season
The third annual Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2014 returns to an eagerly awaited audience. The 2013 edition successfully uncovered one of the nations’ best kept secrets – that the Palm Springs region is a sparkling cultural mecca during the winter. In 2013, a substantial 12,000 acquisition oriented art lovers flowed into the Palm Springs Convention Center. The results were stunning with millions of dollars in art sales recorded by the 53 exhibiting galleries. Many attending art cognoscenti referred to the fair as “the best looking art fair in Southern California”. Anchored by the region’s most revered dealers, the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair in 2013 demonstrated that the wealthy, acquisition/art driven resort community will support a major international art event.
The Press Document the Success
The show attracted a flurry of rave reviews on Examiner, Coachella Valley Art Scene, ArtInfo and theDesert Sun. The press were eager to define and document the discovery a new market of art lovers who were ready, willing and able to embrace and support such a stellar entry in the art fair circuit.
Fairgoers were Dazzled and Impressed
The desert was buzzing after opening night as fairgoers were amazed by the world-class quality of the post-war and contemporary art on display, the impeccable production standards which included 12 ft high walls, awe-inspiring common are public installations and an impressive speaker program. The 2013 fair will raise the bar even higher.
An Art Oasis in the Desert
Once the playground of movies, captions of industry and world leaders, the region has evolved into a respected art oasis in the Southern California desert with a vibrant cultural scene devoted to the visual arts. It home to an expanding major arts museum (5,000 member The Palm Springs Art Museum- our opening night beneficiary), a vibrant art gallery scene (with 20 + galleries) and a remarkably strong base of highly savvy art patrons and collectors. The region is comprised of some of the highest -income zip codes on the west coast,, such as Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, and Indian Wells. After the rousing success of the first year, Palm Springs region is set to be the gracious host to the second year edition. – with festivities beginning February 14, St Valentine’s Day 2013, at the spectacular and readily accessible Palm Springs Convention Center.