Palm Springs LBGTQ+ History and Events

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PALM SPRINGS LGBTQ+ HISTORY & FALL CELEBRATIONS

This episode of Big Blend Radio’s 2nd Saturday “Palm Springs Sunshine Stays” Show focuses on LBTGQ+ History and Upcoming Fall Events in Palm Springs, California. Watch here in the YouTube player or download the podcast on Acast.

 

Featured Guests:

–  KIMBERLI MUNKRES who represents Palm Springs Preferred Small Hotels, a consortium of independently-owned boutique hotels in the desert resort community of Palm Springs, in Southern California. Plan your visit and sign up for the monthly Boutiquely Palm Springs newsletter at: https://www.palmspringspreferredsmallhotels.com/

 

JULIE WARREN who represents the LGBTQ+ History & Archives of the Desert, a community-based archive that documents, collects, preserves, and makes accessible the history of LGBTQ individuals, businesses, organizations, and events centered in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. More: https://lgbtqpshistory.org/

  • Dan Westfall - caretaker of Cheeta the Chimp.-Photo by Christina Bush
    Dan Westfall - caretaker of Cheeta the Chimp.-Photo by Christina Bush

Upcoming LGBTQ+ Events in Palm Springs 2023:

* Pride on the Page Book Festival on Oct 13-14: https://tinyurl.com/4e29v6kj

* Out on the Walk Exhibit – Celebrating LGBT Honorees on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. Some of Palm Springs living honorees to be highlighted as part of the Out on the Walk Exhibit Celebrating LGBT Honorees on the Palm Springs Walk of the Stars, pictured: Clothing Designer Michael Costello, (Project Runway Contestant), Dan Westfall (caretaker of Cheeta the Chimp), Del Shores (writer and creator of “Sordid Lives”), Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner, and Photographer Michael Childers.
Info: https://lgbtqpshistory.org/

* Palm Springs Public Library  – Drag Story Hour on Oct. 24: https://tinyurl.com/bdddwaad
* Palm Springs Gay PrideNov. 3-5: Known for celebrating strength, equality, and self-determination of the LGBTQ+ community, Greater Palm Springs Pride celebrates with a parade, festival, and a vendor marketplace. More: https://www.pspride.org/

* Palm Springs Public LibraryArt of Drag Art Exhibit on Nov. 18: https://tinyurl.com/bdhpmbhy

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Photos Courtesy of  LGBTQ+ History & Archives of the Desert & Pride on the Page Book Festival.  

 

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