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  • 00:32

    Maestro Dino Zonic Proves 'The Force' is Strong with the Palm Springs Orchestra!

    in Music

    Nicholas Snow welcomes "the World-acclaimed and Golden Karma Award-winning, composer, conductor, director, Maestro Edin Dino Zonic, one of the visionaries who is bringing the Palm Springs Orchestra into reality.  The Maestro "was born and raised in the Olympic city of Sarajevo. His altering life experience inspired Maestro Zonic to dedicate his work to the service of life affirming music; music that bridges cultural, national and religious barriers to bring a universal message of peace and hope to all people. As a Cultural Ambassador of Bosnia, Maestro Zonic creates and conducts music to foster and inspire unity between people and nations through his Concerts and Music Spectaculars which he has produced all over the world.


    If you happen to come across this podcast before December 17th and 18th, 2015, you're in luck, as Maestro Zonic and the Palm Springs Orchestra, and the City of Palm Springs are coming together to host a series of upscale, one-of-a-kind orchestral extravaganzas. They proudly present the Little Stars with Maestro Zdravko Sljivac, the World Champion Girls Choir-Cultural Ambassadors of the European Union from Zagreb, Croatia; renowned violinist, Elizabeth Pitcairn, proud owner of 1720 Stradivarius “Red Violin”; Chris Bennett, Grammy Nominated Artist, and the Palm Springs Orchestra Inaugural Awards.  More info.

  • 00:19

    Popular Charitable Santa Fun Run Launches Palm Springs Edition Sun, Dec 13, 2015

    in Current Events

    GED Magazine Presents the 2015 PALM SPRINGS SANTA FUN RUN  SUNDAY DECEMBER 13th. Benefit Proceeds and Non-Perishable Food Donations benefit The LGBT Community Center of the Desert, The Kill Meth Foundation and The Community Food Bank @ The Center.   The 2015 Palm Springs Santa Fun Run starts at TOUCANS TIKI LOUNGE at 12:30 pm  for pre-Fun Run Bloody Mary Bar, Bagels provided by Townie Bagels, photos and meeting Santa's sexy elves!  Around 2:30pm the Fun Run will commence and head down Palm Canyon Drive to Three Sixty North.  Arriving at THREE SIXTY NORTH the After-Party will kick into gear, hosted by BELLA DA BALL.  Participants will be treated to a buffet luncheon, drink specials, raffles for great prizes and a special prize for the MOST FESTIVE OUTFIT!  The After-Party will also include Mrs. Claus (IRENE SODERBERG) singing some holiday songs for your enjoyment and Sexy Santa (TRENTON DUCATI) for photo ops on his lap!  Registration is currently available online at this link, and the day of the event beginning at 12:30pm at TOUCANS TIKI LOUNGE, 2100 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. The Host Hotel is The Monroe Palm Springs, easy walking distance to the event, with special rates for out-of-town participants by mentioning “GED”.   


    This episode sponsored by Desert AIDS Project and Lulu California Bistro.  For everything Nicholas Snow, visit NicholasSnow.com.

  • 00:27

    Dyke March (The First-Ever in Palm Springs) & Rally Set for Nov. 7, 2015

    in Current Events

    Nicholas Snow welcomes to the show Celesbians Alexis Ortega and Shann Carr to preview the first-ever Palm Springs Dyke March & Rally, an Official Palm Springs Pride Event, set for November 7, 2015, kicking off at Jackie Lee Houston Park at 4:00 p.m. Among the participants, emcee Shann Car, singer Jennifer Corday, Lisa Middleton (Chairwoman of One PS, a City of Palm Springs Planning Commissioner and board member of The LGBT Community Center of the Desert), Dr. Marsha Martin (Health Educator), Alexis Ortega (Interactive Marketing Specialist, Desert AIDS Project), Gail Christian (producer of the Women's Jazz Festival), Dr. Ronni Sanlo (as featured in the documentary, Letter to Anita) and others.  The ralliers will march from Jackie Lee Houston Park to Arenas road.


    This episode's main sponsors are Desert AIDS Project and Lulu California Bistro.

  • 00:26

    Women's Dance to take place at Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs Pride Weekend

    in Current Events

    L-Fund and Rainbow Women Present a Women's Pride Dance to benefit Lesbians in Crisis in the Coachella Valley.  Nicholas Snow welcomes Barbara Carpenter, Joy Silver and Kate Ullman to tell us all about the festivities. It's all happening at the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Palm Springs on Saturday, November 7th, from 7:30 p.m. until midnight.  $20.00 Advance Tickets. $30.00 at the Door.  More info.


    This episode sponsored by Desert AIDS Project and Lulu California Bistro.

  • 01:00

    Palm Springs Savant & Co 107

    in Environment

    Special guest Melissa McGinnis from Greenopolis.com to discuss simple steps you can take to help the environment and reduce your own carbon footprint. Reduce, reuse and recycle are the aspects discussed. Understand how choices you make in your everyday life can make a huge difference in helping the environment. We will also cover the wind farms in Palm Springs as alternative energy sources. Finally, discussions on recycle programs in palm springs.

  • 00:30

    Palm Springs Savant & Co 101

    in Entertainment

    This week's show will include a preview of the 2010 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards, to benefit the Desert Aids Project (DAP) of Palm Springs. The annual event will be held at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, February 27, it will be hosted by Stephanie Powers and Richard Chamberlain, with Linda Gray, Morgan Fairchild, Donna Mills and Diahann Carrol. The evening features Bob Mackie, Ann-Margret, Jennifer Holliday, Roslyn Kind, Linda Eder, and other celebrities yet to be announced! It attracts as many as 1,600 prominent attendees from across the country who want to help us recognize the achievements of people who are making a lasting impact in the fight against HIV/AIDS. It is one of the major annual charity fundraiser events held in the Palm Springs valley and continues to attract major celebrities to the desert community.

  • 00:36

    Brokeback Palm Springs: It's Hot Rodeo and Country Fair Time!

    in Current Events

    The 2015 Palm Springs Hot Rodeo and Country Fair will return from April 30th – May 3rd in Palm Springs and Banning.  In this episode, Jeff Rosenberg, president of the Greater Palm Springs Chapter of the Golden State Gay Rodeo Association (GSGRA), to give us the rundown!


    The annual rodeo festival, produced by the Greater Palm Springs Chapter of the Golden State Gay Rodeo Association (GSGRA), will welcome hundreds of rodeo enthusiasts and fun-seekers for a full weekend of dancing, drinking, pool parties, contests and a real country fair. Rodeo Competition, Festivities and Country Fair will be held on Saturday and Sunday May 2nd and 3rd at the AC Dysart Equestrian Park in Banning, CA, 25 minutes outside of Palm Springs. The remainder of the Hot Rodeo events will be held in Palm Springs and Cathedral City, with host hotel Caliente Tropics Resort being central to the West Valley events. 


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  • 00:38

    Geoff Kors Officially Kicks Off Campaign for Palm Springs City Council

    in Politics

    Easily over 100 people helped Geoff Kors officially kick off his campaign for Palm Springs City Council Friday, May 1st, at the home he shares with his husband, Palm Springs Unified School Board Member James Williamson.  In addition to speeches by the aforementioned, California State Controller Betty Yee gave her endorsement and encouraged attendees to mobilize at the grassroots level.  All of these speeches are featured in this episode of Nicholas Snow Live.  His official bio at GeoffKors.com explains he "first moved to Palm Springs in 2000 and immediately became an active member of the community. Today, Geoff is a candidate for City Council. Geoff takes everything he has learned from a lifetime fighting for equality and opportunity to step up and be the leader Palm Springs can rely on. Geoff understands government from the ground up. He knows how to build coalitions and has proven that he can deliver."  The who's who of the community were on hand to support the launch.


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  • 00:30

    60 Is the New 30! A Triple (180th) Birthday Celebration in Palm Springs

    in Entertainment

    Nicholas Snow's friend Carol Traylor pulled out all the stops in coordinating a triple 60th Birthday Celebration for mutual friends Shay Taylor, Jeff Bradley and Sue Rutter.  Favorite foods were important, decadent desserts served, and official proclamations made by the Mayor of Palm Springs!  A good time was had by all, and here's the podcast to prove it!  Nicholas has prepared this bonus episode of his broadcast to celebrate the bonds of friendship.  Enjoy!


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  • 00:28

    Nomad's Discount Giveaway, Palm Springs Pride, DRECP

    in News

    We have a giveaway for Nomad's provided by Climbing Life Guides! Lauren will share information about Palm Springs Pride, the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan and other events.


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  • 01:00

    Palm Springs Savant & Co 108

    in Entertainment

    A behind the scenes view of an upcoming stage performance by the award-winning entertainer Diahann Carroll. Ms. Carroll is a consummate entertainer with an impressive career that includes nightclubs, Broadway, Las Vegas shows, motion pictures and network television. During this week’s show I discussed Ms Carroll’s career highlights and also the impact Ms Carroll had on the entertainment industry as an African-American actress and performer. I will also covered Ms. Carroll’s upcoming special appearance here in Palm Springs which will showcase her incredible vocal talents. Her sold out show at the Annenberg Theatre is entitled The Lady..The Music..The Legend and is sure to have the desert community buzzing with delight. My special guest Jeffrey Lane shared his perspective on this incredible living legend from his 28 years of experience working closely with Ms Carroll. The show's intro comments began with an overview of the Coachella Music Festival and the line up which featured Jay Z, Muse and Gorillaz.