Palm Springs Life Magazine July 2016

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On The Cover:
Kettlebell photographed by Fredrik Broden.


Throwing Shade
By David L. Ulin
When the author moved to Los Angeles from the East, he learned to live - and thrive - in a region of unrelenting light. Our photographers contribute their own visual meditations on the subject.

Made to Shade
Photographs by Ted Sun
Styling by Neil Cohen

When the desert sun gets serious, it seems there is nowhere to run and no place to hide. A few well-chosen accessories may be all you need.

Top Doctors 2016
Profiles by Lizbeth Scordo
Photographs by Ethan Kaminsky

Introducing the best medical practitioners in the Coachella Valley, chosen by a physician-led healthcare research and information enterprise.

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DESIGN: Coloring Outside the Lines
By Mona de Crinis
High-Desert artist Linda Carmella Sibio articulates the stigma of mental illness in a visual language.

BEAUTY: Palette Perfect
By Wendy Duren
Being neutral is not invisible; it's versatile.

HOME: East Meets West
By Carol Crotta
The erstwhile Palm Springs home of silent movie star Harold Lloyd makes a loud statement after having had some work done.

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DRINK: Desert Nectar
By Raoul Hausmann
The first legal distillery in the Coachella Valley proves that research, faith, and a little luck can make a tasty cocktail.

EVENT: Food & Wine Rewind
Highlights from the sixth annual Food and Wine festival remind us that we are lucky to live in the land of culinary excellence.

Editor's Letter
and our contributors

PSL Connect

From the Village People to Sondheim, the valley's socialites danced the days and nights away.

By Sheryl Nova


Stress is a fact of life, and the valley has no shortage of strategies from massage to yoga to just plain slowing down to neutralize the worst of it.


The Guide
Edited by Patricia Myers
The best resource for July events.