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TODAY @ MODERNISM WEEK – SUNDAY, FEB. 24

1st Annual Modernism Yard Sale

We couldn’t ask for a more perfect day to conclude this year’s Palm Springs Modernism week with. Spend your sunny Sunday exploring the best of today’s modernist designs, tour local architecture gems, and shop the 1st Annual Modernism Yard Sale while you still can! Continue reading

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TODAY @ MODERNISM WEEK – SATURDAY, FEB. 23

Moby

Moby, modernism, Marrakesh – need we say more? Check out today’s top Modernism Week events! (Also, you won’t want to miss the unveiling of Modfire’s newest design, the Astrofire, at the Modern Living Expo, 10:30am.) Continue reading

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TODAY @ MODERNISM WEEK – FRIDAY, FEB. 22

Marrakesh

It’s the last weekend of Modernism Week! Be sure to make your way to these fabulous Friday events before they’re gone! Continue reading

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Today’s @ Modernism Week – Tuesday, Feb. 19

Altius Architecture, Modernism Week Prefab ShowcaseIt’s officially mid-week, but Modernism Week shows no signs of slowing down.  Once you’ve had breakfast and nursed yourself back to full energy, be sure to check out the day’s full array of lectures, exhibitions, showcases, and more.

LECTURES
Just a reminder that tickets are still available for lectures and films.  Buy them at the Hospitality Desk at the Hilton Hotel or at the door at the Annenberg Theater at the Palm Springs Museum of Art.

FILMS
Tickets to films can be bought at the door at the Anneberg Theater at the Palm Springs Museum of Art.

COCKTAIL PARTIES

  • Poolside Reception at the Viceroy Hotel – 415 S. Belardo Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 320-4117.  Buy your tickets at the door.  The $20 ticket includes two glasses of wine and assorted canapes.

SHOWCASES & EXHIBITIONS

  • Welcome Aboard – Check out the preview here.  Tickets available at the door for $10.  California Poppy Room, The Saguaro Hotel, 1800 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
  • Prefab Showcase – Our much-lauded prefab pop-up village, just featured on the local news.  Tickets are only $5 through Thursday.
  • Marrakesh Designer Showcase – Tours leave on the half hour.  Book now.

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Photo via Secret Agent PR, Fashion Flood.

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Preview: Welcome Aboard with Phillip Keene

Pan Am uniform. Photo: Christine Kim

“To you, it’s the world. To us, it’s home.”

For former Pan Am flight attendants like actor Phillip Keene (The Closer, Major Crimes), the collapse of the international airline was a sudden and devastating loss.

“It was December 4, 1991,” Keene recalls. “I woke up that morning and learned that I didn’t have a job anymore.” Continue reading

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Preview: Welcome Aboard – The Pan Am Experience

As hundreds of people get ready to hit the airports on their way home for the holidays, we thought we’d reminisce a bit about the good old days of ‘Jet Age’ of travel when passengers enjoyed real silverware, fine dining, and immaculately styled stewardesses delivering deliciously strong Clipper cocktails.  Ah, don’t we miss Pan Am?

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