Palm Springs Life Magazine May 2016

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ON THE COVER - Key photographed by Fredrik Broden.

Brazilian Modern
By Carol Crotta.
The desert's midcentury modern movement and that of Brazil are united by their striving for a similar ideal.


The Big Valley
By R. Daniel Foster, Mona De Crinis, Patti Myers, and Mike MacDonald.
Photographs By Taylor Sherrill.
Our Special Real Estate section asks the big philosophic questions: Who am I? Where should I live? Fixed rate or variable?

Palm Tree Keys
By Bernadette Murphy. Photographs By Tom Brewster.
Southern California sprouts palm trees like Wyoming produces sagebrush. Among the hundreds of varieties, only one is indigenous.

Naked Purse
Photographs By Fredrik Broden. Produced By Kent Black.
Out in the badlands of Painted Canyon, this colorful and forbidding natural landscape provides a stunning backdrop for some revealing photography.

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FLIGHT: Bird Is the Word
Are pigeons desecrating the vintage Brown Jordan outdoor furniture? Are angry geese chasing you down the golf cart path? Prey for a solution.

DESIGN: The Natural
The soaring structures designed by Charles R. Stinson are firmly rooted in the earth that sustains them.

BEAUTY: Beauty From the Neck Down
It's time to pay attention to what goes on between your tonsils and your toes.

BUSINESS: O Pioneers
The Coachella Valley's businesswomen from Nellie Co man to Marion Davies made our desert communities grow. Palm Springs Life honors three in a long line of desert entrepreneurs.

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FOOD: It's a Family Affair
For the owners of TKB Bakery & Deli, the family jewels are Mom's recipes and her formidable workforce of "kids."

Editor's Letter
and our contributors.

PSL Connect

From Placido and Renee to Saturday Night Fever, the best parties, galas, and events.

By Sheryl Nova.


The Guide
The best resource for May events.

Coldwell Banker
A chart of desert country clubs and golf courses.