Home #Hwoodtimes Here’s Your Gay Desert Guide for the Weekend: Jan. 7-9, 2022🌴

Here’s Your Gay Desert Guide for the Weekend: Jan. 7-9, 2022🌴

January 7–9, 2022 


How are you coming on your New Year’s Resolution(s)?  Here are the Top 10 from Country Living Magazine (an unlikely source, I agree!):

  • Lose weight.
  • Eat healthier or change diet.
  • Get fitter and take more exercise.
  • Spend more time with family and friends.
  • Be more aware and take care of mental health.
  • Sort out finances and cut back spending.
  • Travel more.
  • Take up a new hobby, sport or other interest.
  • Be more environmentally friendly
  • Look for a new job

Share yours on our socials @GayDesertGuide #NewYearsResolutionAnd stay safe in this era of Omicron and flu!

Brad Fuhr, your Gay Desert Guide & KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs


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This Weekend in #ILoveGayPalmSprings
January 7–9, 2022

We’re keeping you updated on the weekend’s Top Events: Always, Patsy Cline jukebox musical opens, Emergence Michael Childers and Gordon Clark exhibit, Cowboy & Cowgirl Night benefit for Hot Rodeo, Pinot Noir Festival, Desert Lens exhibit, Ross Mathews on KGAY, January at the McCallum Theatre…and more!

Read Brad’s Blog to Learn More!

Always, Patsy Cline

Desert Theatreworks’ latest production opens Friday, January 7 at the Indio Performing Arts Center, based on the true story of one wild night in 1961 Houston, when single mom Louise Seger became fast friends with her idol, Ms. Patsy Cline. This touching, down-home country musical comedy features a live band and many of Cline’s unforgettable hits such as “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Walkin’ After Midnight.” Get tickets

Emergence Photo Exhibit

The Joshua Tree Gallery of Contemporary Art presents EMERGENCE, now through March 13, featuring the photographic artwork of Michael Childers and Gordon Clark. The exhibition presents new works from each artist as well as works that have adorned the walls of esteemed museums and galleries around the globe. Gallery is open Thursdays 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 1:00–5:00 p.m. More info

Hot Rodeo Cowboy & Cowgirl Night

Palm Springs Hot Rodeo presents Cowboy Night (Cowgirls Too) at Trunks Bar on Saturday, January 8 from 7:00–11:00 p.m. This monthly social and dance will give you the chance to do the two step, shadow, waltz, line dances, west coast swing, shuffle and more all while raising funds for the Hot Rodeo with a cash prize raffle and drink specials. More info

We have a featured HOT DEAL for savings at Jolene’s Bar & Grill, plus deals at Bear Wear, Coachella Valley Coffee Co., 1501 Uptown Gastropub, Monster Shakes, Destination PSP, Grand Central, Il Giardino, Runway, Rick’s Desert Grill, Oscar’s, Thai Smile and more! See All Deals

Saturdays with Ross Mathews on KGAY!


Saturdays with Ross Mathews is on KGAY 106.5 every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. on the FM dial in the Coachella Valley and streaming worldwide online! With the premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 14 this week, listen for Ross to weigh in on the latest episode with his insider’s perspective! Brought to you by the John White Real Estate Group. Ask your smart speaker to “Play K-G-A-Y Palm Springs.”

Featured Events
Welcome New Partners This Week
AsiaSF Palm Springs is back this weekend with a Grand Reopening starting Friday, January 7, almost two years after its record-breaking grand opening in January 2020. This Cal-Asian restaurant, cabaret, dinner theater and nightclub features the beautiful and talented “Ladies of AsiaSF.” Seatings this weekend: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. Learn more
The Nickerson-Rossi Dance Company is an internationally renowned contemporary dance company. Top modern dancers in the industry are hired to perform in company performances and may assistance Michael Nickerson-Rossi in educational programs. The Palm Springs Dance Academy is the official Nickerson-Rossi school, preparing young talent for the intense competition they will meet in colleges, conservatories, and the professional dance world. Learn more
Articles We’re Reading: Bookmarks
  1. 2021 LGBTQ+ Data in Review
  2. In Memoriam: Remembering LGBTQ+ Lives Gone in 2021
  3. Organizers of the Inaugural Oasis Music Festival Want to Show Off Palm Springs’ Extensive Entertainment Legacy
  4. Best Of Palm Springs 2022: Where To Sleep, Eat And Chill In The Coachella Valley
  5. New 2022 California Laws
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