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Getting the job done right is Priority No. 1 for Desert Arc workers at Sunnylands

Friday, April 10, 2015

With job coach Edgar Martinez in the background, Marco Meza, Ulisses Cervantes, and Isaias Woods take out trash from bins near the Center & Gardens.

APRIL 10, 2015 -- Like clockwork, a white van with the Desert Arc logo pulls into the Sunnylands maintenance yard at 8:30 a.m. on a Monday. Out pop three men eager to get to work. “What I’m trying...

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Two new design books feature Sunnylands architecture

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Palm Springs Modern Living by James Schenpf and The Desert Modernists: The Architects Who Envisioned Midcentury Modern Palm Springs.

Sunnylands Gift Shop now has two new design books for sale, both of which have details about Sunnylands and its famed architect A. Quincy Jones. The books feature full color photographs of many of the...

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Wading back into Sunnylands’ lakes, streams for a wetlands check-up

Monday, March 23, 2015

Michaeleen Gallahger, education and environmental director, and Danielle Sombati, education programs coordinator, collect data from the lakes on the historic estate.

The lakes and streams on the historic estate got a check-up March 6 as part of the ongoing exploration of the ecological health of the estate’s wetlands. Michaeleen Gallahger, education and environm...

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Performers shine at Festival of the Desert launch

Friday, March 20, 2015

Angel Romero
Geoffrey Cowan, Diane Deshong, Barrett Wissman, Michael Kaiser, David Hallberg
The Rosetti String Quartet and pianist Christopher Taylor

MARCH 20, 2015 -- There were the piercing high notes of opera singer Ilana Davidson, the warm strumming of Angel Romero’s Spanish guitar, and the passionate play of Christopher Taylor on a grand pia...

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The State of the Arts in America

Thursday, March 19, 2015

This paper was delivered on March 19, 2015 by Michael M. Kaiser, the former president of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Kaiser is currently president of the DeVos Institute at the Un...

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