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High 10 issues to do within the larger Palm Springs-area this week

‘Plant’s Cannot Transfer. So What?’ Lecture

Buddies of the Desert Mountains holds a number of free lectures each month, and this one focuses on the subject of how vegetation, regardless of their static nature, survive grazers who need to eat them or steal their saved water. How are they in a position to appeal to pollinators and reproduce? They produce chemical substances that allow them to outlive with out shifting, and people have used a few of these chemical substances to complement our lives. Find out about some examples of vegetation that produce uncommon chemical substances and the way people use those self same chemical substances at this discuss.

When: 11am-noon Sunday, Jan. 15

The place: Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains Nationwide Monument Customer Heart, 51-500 California 74, Palm Desert

Value: Free, however donations of $5 are inspired, and you need to RSVP

Extra data: (760) 862-9984 or

Fireplace Nights

Must get your Latin music repair? Head to weekly live performance sequence Noches De Fuego to rejoice the style’s most iconic songs outdoors on the Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort On line casino. Featured bands carry out quite a lot of Latin types together with Tejano, Merengue, Cumbia, Norteño and Salsa, and for many who want a extra fashionable vibe, there will even be a DJ spinning the most effective in Latin dance music. This month’s featured group is Los Garza’z.

When: 7:30 pm-midnight each Sunday

The place: Fantasy Springs Resort On line casino, 84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio

Value: Free admission

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‘Lucy Loves Desi: A Humorous Factor Occurred on the Method to the Sitcom’

Lucille Ball, Desert Circus Queen, with Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz, Jr., Desert Circus Parade, Cadillac convertible c.  1963

Come benefit from the hilarious and true story behind one in every of America’s most beloved TV comedies. Lucille Ball paved the best way for a lot of of right now’s high comediennes, whereas forcing Hollywood to start coping with the rising energy and affect of ladies artists each on-screen and behind the scenes. Her iconic sequence of hers, “I Love Lucy,” stays some of the groundbreaking and influential reveals in tv historical past.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17

The place: McCallum Theatre, 73-000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert

Value: $25-$75

Extra data: (760) 340-2787 or

Monterey Jazz Competition On Tour

Dee Dee Bridgewater, right, Karen Hammack, left, and bassist Mimi Jones perform in 2018 at the Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival at the Annenberg Theater.

In search of some distinctive stay music this week? Try this touring manufacturing of the Monterey Jazz Competition, which is celebrating its sixty fifth 12 months with a “once-in-a-lifetime” ensemble. That includes Tony and Grammy Award-winning NEA Jazz Grasp vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater alongside Grammy Award-winning vocalist Kurt Elling and critically acclaimed rising star saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin, this gifted band might be directed by visionary pianist Christian Sands and anchored by his longtime rhythm part, bassist Yasushi Nakamura and drummer Clarence Penn.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19

The place: McCallum Theatre, 73-000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert

Value: $45-$85

Extra data: (760) 340-2787 or

Yoga With a Ranger

Enjoy the great outdoors with a free yoga class this week at the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center.

If you wish to begin 2023 in a extra relaxed state, be part of park ranger Meg for a enjoyable yoga circulate for all talent ranges. This out of doors class will enable individuals to attach with the panorama via a sequence of bodily postures, actions and respiration methods that additionally strengthen the physique and thoughts. Poses generally mimic Earth, animals and timber. Carry a yoga mat or towel, water and sunscreen. Restricted to fifteen individuals. Meet on the Customer Heart patio.

When: 9-10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20

The place: Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains Nationwide Monument Customer Heart, 51-500 California 74, Palm Desert

Value: Free, however area is restricted so you need to register on-line by Jan. 19

Extra data: (760) 862-9984 or

The Cruise Evening Stroll

Classic and custom car owners cruise El Paseo on November 5, 2021, during El Paseo Cruise Night in Palm Desert, CA.  The event, co-founded by Jerry and Judy Martin, will mark its 10-year anniversary in January 2022.

When you’re trying to exhibit your journey—or simply take a look at everybody else’s—cruise right down to El Paseo for this automotive fanatic’s dream. When you have a traditional automotive you need to point out, head to the higher west stage of The Gardens on El Paseo at 2 pm When you aren’t exhibiting off your wheels, you possibly can view the vehicles from the sidewalk when the cruise kicks off at 4:30 pm, after which meet the house owners as soon as they park.

When: 2-5 pm each Friday, November-April

The place: 73-545 El Paseo, Palm Desert

Value: Free

Extra data: (760) 862-1990 or

Palm Canyon Theater Presents: ‘Palm Springs Getaway: A Musical Romp’

Only seven more performances remain of Palm Canyon Theatre's original, desert-themed musical

Musical followers have a brand new possibility for leisure within the Coachella Valley: an authentic, nostalgic romp via the desert that includes glimpses of historical past, icons and the celebrities who made Palm Springs well-known. With a set of well-known and authentic songs, the present transports audiences from the early desert panorama to the colourful and inclusive neighborhood folks know and love right now – and each decade in between.

When: Numerous occasions, Jan. 20-29

The place: Palm Canyon Theatre, 538 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Value: $17-$38

Extra data: (760) 323-5123 or palmcanyontheatre.web

Palm Springs Licensed Farmers Market

Spring Hill Jersey Cheese is one of the many vendor booths at Palm Desert Farmer's Market in Palm Desert, Calif.  on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

Change up your grocery buying routine this week. The Palm Springs Licensed Farmers Market is outside for the season, so come peruse California-grown produce and different do-it-yourself merchandise, and luxuriate in chef demonstrations and different stay leisure.

When: 8am-1pm each Saturday

The place: Palm Springs Cultural Heart, 2300 E. Baristo Street, Palm Springs

Value: Free admission

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Girls Evening That includes Sheena Easton and Taylor Dane

Scottish singer Sheena Easton (pictured) will be joined by American singer Taylor Dayne for a Jan. 21 performance at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa.

Scottish singer and actress Sheena Easton, who’s most identified for her look on the British actuality TV present “The Huge Time: Pop Singer,” will share the stage with American singer, songwriter and actress Taylor Dayne for this Girls Evening-themed present. Dayne rose to fame in 1987 after her debut single “Inform It to My Coronary heart,” and achieved six extra US top-10 singles.

When: Doorways open at 8 pm, present begins at 9 pm Saturday, Jan. 21

The place: Morongo On line casino Resort & Spa, 49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon

Value: $39-$59

Extra data: (951) 849-3080 or


Train lead singer Pat Monahan takes a video of fans during a concert outside Lambeau Field as part of Green Bay Packers Kickoff Weekend on Sept.  17, 2022, in Green Bay, Wis.

The band Prepare will lastly “sail throughout the solar” into the Coachella Valley this weekend for this rescheduled faculty. The group, which now consists of Pat Monahan (lead vocals), Taylor Locke (guitar, vocals), Hector Maldonado (bass, vocals), Jerry Becker (keyboards, guitar), Matt Musty (drums), Sakai Smith (backup vocals) , and Nikita Houston (backup vocals), has come a great distance since its “Drops of Jupiter” days, so be ready for an evening of recent music with a number of throwbacks tossed in.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21

The place: Fantasy Springs Resort On line casino, 84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio

Value: $59-$109

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Niki Kottmann covers quite a lot of subjects, from well being to arts and tradition, as options editor for the Desert Solar. She might be reached at or on Twitter at @niki_mariee.

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