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  • 00:33

    Rock Hudson's Physician, Dr. Michael Gottlieb, Honored by Desert AIDS Project

    in Current Events

    The 2015 Science and Medicine Award was presented to Dr. Michael Gottlieb, a physician and immunologist best known for his identification of AIDS as a new disease with the first diagnoses in June 1981. Gottlieb was famously Rock Hudson’s doctor, following the actor’s AIDS diagnosis until his death in 1985, as well as physician to the namesake of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, which shares with Desert AIDS Project the distinction of being named a “Top 20 HIV/AIDS Charity” for both 2013 and 2014.


    Nicholas Snow (with guest co-host Kristin Johnson) is thrilled to present a seven-part comprehensive series documenting the 2015 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards held February 9th at the Palm Springs Convention Center, raising $1.3 million for direct client services at Desert AIDS Project. Special thanks to the gala producer Momentous Events for helping us secure the audio.

  • 01:42

    Gala's Riveting Speeches Expose the Heart & Soul of Desert AIDS Project

    in Current Events

    This final episode of the Nicholas Snow Live coverage of the 2015 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala brings together powerful and poignant speeches by D.A.P. CEO David Brinkman, Board Co-Chairs Barbara Keller and Jim Casey, Allan Joy, and Paul Koval, with performance by Keller's 13-year-old Graham Berger Sacks, Shoshana Bean and the cast of Live It Up! Productions.


    Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) serves people living with HIV and AIDS by providing comprehensive support, including medical care, case management, and social services, like food, housing, and counseling. D.A.P. also offers free and confidential HIV testing at a number of locations throughout the communities it serves. 


    Nicholas Snow (with guest co-host Kristin Johnson) is thrilled to present a seven-part comprehensive series documenting the 2015 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards held February 9th at the Palm Springs Convention Center, raising $1.3 million for direct client services at Desert AIDS Project. Special thanks to the gala producer Momentous Events for helping us secure the audio.

  • 00:27

    Philanthropists Support Desert AIDS Project

    in Current Events

    On Friday, February 7, 2014, philanthropists who support Desert AIDS Project gathered at a VIP pre-party for the 20th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards the following night. Veteran Entertainment Reporter and Actor Nicholas Snow and guest co-host Kristin Johnson were on hand to capture the festivities, and they'll be bringing you coverge of the awards gala as well.


    Follow Nicholas Snow on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and at SnowbizNow.com, and discover his riveting new living-powerfully-with-HIV memoir, Life Positive: A Journey to the Center of My Heart, at LifePostiveBook.com.

  • 00:34

    13-Year-Old Singer Shines at Humanitarian Awards Benefiting Desert AIDS Project

    in Current Events

    "Graham Berger Sacks, a young man of 13 years, played keyboard and sang an original song he had written for the event, "Something You Can Do." His tenderness and sweet voice added a heartwarming touch to the celebration, resulting in a standing ovation. Sacks, by the way, is the grandson of philanthropists Barbara and Jerry Keller," reported Alexis Hunter for The Desert Sun.  Also, in this episode, the Kellers on the red carpet, plus powerful speeches by co-chairs Jim Casey and Barbara Keller.


    Nicholas Snow (with guest co-host Kristin Johnson) is thrilled to present a seven-part comprehensive series documenting the 2015 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards held February 9th at the Palm Springs Convention Center, raising $1.3 million for direct client services at Desert AIDS Project. Special thanks to the gala producer Momentous Events for helping us secure the audio.

  • 02:11

    Desert AIDS Project Honors Philanthropy, Arts & Activism at Steve Chase Awards

    in Entertainment

    Just as the entertainment industry often recognizes ensemble casts, plays, and movies that are, collectively, greater than the sum of any individual performance, Desert AIDS Project honored a few remarkable films - and some fabulous individuals -  at the February 8th, 2014, 20th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards, including And the Band Played On, Boys on the Side, Philadelphia, andd How to Survive a Plague.


    Veteran Entertainment Reporter and Actor Nicholas Snow, himself a Desert AIDS Project client, and guest co-host Kristin Johnson, bring you the the most comprehensive coverage of the event available online.


    Follow Nicholas Snow on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and at SnowbizNow.com, and discover his riveting new living-powerfully-with-HIV memoir, Life Positive: A Journey to the Center of My Heart, at LifePostiveBook.com.

  • 01:01

    Palm Springs Healthy Living; Desert Aids Project & Sustainability Commission

    in Fitness

    Live show but no sorry callers


    Brett Klein was just promoted into a newly created retail marketing position at the Desert AIDS Project in Palm Springs, CA. Now helping create awareness of Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) by building a greater network of community partners, while helping to enhance D.A.P. revenue potential through greater sponsorship of and attendance at fundraising events, as well as by driving traffic to the Revivals chain of stores for the Coachella Valley and San Diego.


    For over 28 years he has worked beside business and community leaders, volunteers and service groups. He understands the importance of team building, and works in partnership with local LGBT organizations, business groups and volunteer efforts. 

    Brett is also chairman of Palm Springs Sustainability Commission that works diligently toward bringing sustainable jobs to the Coachella Valley, and is a leader in the City’s sustainability and non-motorized transportation activities and initiatives…specifically biking, hiking and walking for a healthier community. 


    He also serves on the West Coast of Dining Out For Life International. Dining Out For Life is an annual fundraising event where more than 60 AIDS service organizations fundraise in over 3000 restaurants on one day. Annually raising over $4 million for HIV/AIDS services across the U.S. and Canada.


    www.DesertAIDSProject.org 


     

  • 01:27

    30 Years of AIDS in Film: Standouts to be Honored by Desert AIDS Project

    in Movies

    Just as the entertainment industry often recognizes ensemble casts, plays, and movies that are, collectively, greater than the sum of any individual performance, Desert AIDS Project will honor a few remarkable films (and some fabulous individuals) at the February 8th, 2014, 20th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards...  Including And the Band Played On, Boys on the Side, Philadelphia, andd How to Survive a Plague.


    Veteran Entertainment Reporter and Actor Nicholas Snow and guest co-host Kristin Johnson preview the signature fundraiser (where they'll also be reporting on the red carpet) which last year raised more than $1.4 million for client services.


    Follow Nicholas Snow on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and at SnowbizNow.com, and discover his riveting new living-powerfully-with-HIV memoir, Life Positive: A Journey to the Center of My Heart, at LifePostiveBook.com.

  • 03:00

    Stars Fight HIV/AIDS; Support Desert AIDS Project

    in Entertainment

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    Join Nicholas Snow and Kristin Johnson for exclusive comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala.  Walking the Red Carpet: Stephanie J. Block, Melissa Etheridge, Morgan Fairchild, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Megan Hilty, Lainie Kazan, Queen Latifah, Ray Leeper, Mario Lopez, Greg Louganis, Lorna Luft, Matthew Morrison, Danielle Bisutti and more!  As one of the signature fundraisers for Desert AIDS Project, the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards last year raised more than $1.4 million for client services.
    Desert AIDS Project serves people living with HIV and AIDS by providing comprehensive support, including medical care, case management, and social services, like food, housing, and counseling. D.A.P. also offers free and confidential HIV testing at a number of locations throughout the communities it serves.
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  • 00:31

    QUEEN OF THE DESERT! Who will be crowned? A Preview!

    in Entertainment

    Nicholas Snow Live previews the 2nd annual Queen of the Desert So-Cal, Lip Sync Competition benefiting Desert AIDS Project takes place Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the Palm Springs Renaissance Hotel, emceed by the fabulous, Bella da Ball and Ethylina Canne, and featuring a special performance from the 2014 Queen of the Desert, Champagne Showers. Celebrity Judges include Raymundo Baltazar, Maude Chapeau and Dottie Du Bois (Les Les Dames Du Soleil), Steven Henke and Steven Michael. Tickets!  Contestants include Jazmyn Simone-Echelon, Miss Lola, Fabeyonce, Melissa Stratman, Crystal Champagne and Jayla D Foxx!


    Follow Nicholas on Twitter and Facebook to be alerted at the start of live broadcasts!


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  • 00:32

    Senator Barbara Boxer Presents "100 Women Award" to Helene Galen

    in Current Events

    The generosity and philanthropy of Helene Galen has helped to sustain many a nonprofit organization in our desert communities, including Desert AIDS Project. Although one of the ways she’s supported D.A.P. is through her long-standing sponsorship of one of the awards given at the annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards, on February 7th, it was Ms. Galen receiving the 100 Women Award for 2015. 


    Nicholas Snow (with guest co-host Kristin Johnson) is thrilled to present a seven-part comprehensive series documenting the 2015 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards held February 9th at the Palm Springs Convention Center, raising $1.3 million for direct client services at Desert AIDS Project. Special thanks to the gala producer Momentous Events for helping us secure the audio.

  • 00:29

    Will & Grace's Leslie Jordan presents Award to David Morgan

    in Current Events

    In this episode, "David Morgan, recipient of the 'Partners for Life Award,'" is "lauded by presenter-comedian Leslie Jordan who himself was one of the highlights of the evening. Jordan's delightful recount of his "incarceration" with Robert Downey, Jr. had the audience howling," reports Alexis Hunter for The Desert Sun.  


    Dave Morgan is president of Reaction Marketing & Promotions, which created and has produced and presented the increasingly-popular Dancing with the Desert Stars event for four years. The recently-staged 4th Annual “Dancing” raised nearly $65,000 for the 100 Women and Partners for Life annual giving programs at D.A.P.


    Nicholas Snow (with guest co-host Kristin Johnson) is thrilled to present a seven-part comprehensive series documenting the 2015 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards held February 9th at the Palm Springs Convention Center, raising $1.3 million for direct client services at Desert AIDS Project. Special thanks to the gala producer Momentous Events for helping us secure the audio.