There's a lot happening in the valley other than the Super Bowl?!
From the Desert Sun community calendar.
Monday - Jan. 27 // Herb Alpert, Lani Hall
Grammy Award-winning husband-and-wife duo Herb Alpert and Lani Hall perform a blend of jazz, world and American pop standards. $75 at the McCallum Theatre at 7pm.
Monday - Jan. 27 // Jason Stuart
Actor and comedian Jason Stuart presents a book signing for his new book “Shut Up, I’m Talking!” A career retrospective will be screened before guest moderator Jeffery Patrick Olsen conducts a conversation interview with Stuart. Free at QUADZ Palm Springs from 5-8:30pm.
Monday - Jan. 27 // Heavy Metal
Heavy metal bands Alpaca from Shanghai, China and Three Towers, from Oakland, perform in addition to Coachella Valley locals FACELIFT and DED//ICH. Free 21+ at Bart Lounge from 9pm-2am.
Tuesday - Jan. 28 // Wine Club
Experience a variety of wines from lesser-known regions of Italy as part of the Dead or Alive wine club. Free for members, $15 at Dead of Alive Bar from 5-8pm.
Tuesday - Jan. 28 // CVRep Luminary Luncheon
Actor and director Jerry Mathers will answer questions during an “Inside the Actors Studio” -style interview before sharing backstage stories. $55 at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage from 11:30am-1:30pm.
Wednesday - Jan. 29 // Tai Chi Chuan
Tai Chi Chuan instructor Susan Jordan leads this weekly Chinese martial arts class, suitable for participants of all skill and fitness levels. Guests will learn Yang style Tai Chi Chuan forms in addition to standing postures. $35 at Yucca Valley Community Center Complex from 6-7:30pm.
Wednesday - Jan. 29 // Job Fair
Explore available event staff and security positions in the Inland Empire and Coachella Valley. Free 18+ at Indio Workforce Development Center from 10am-4pm.
Wednesday - Jan. 29 // Rancho Mirage Writers Festival
The seventh annual Rancho Mirage Writers Festival takes place through Friday, featuring 54 authors including Sen. Jeff Flake, Robin Wright and Doris Kearns Goodwin, Panels of authors will discuss their work, all themed around the 2020 election. Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory from 8:30am-3:45pm.
Thursday - Jan. 30 // Game Show
Comedian Shann Carr hosts an interactive game show-themed dinner with audience participation. Guests can win prizes while enjoying a four-course dinner, including a prize for the most creative “Let’s Make a Deal” -inspired costume. $79 at PS Underground from 7-10pm.
Thursday - Jan. 30 // Gutter Candy
Entertaining with heavy rock music, Gutter Candy performs hits from the ‘80s and ‘90s era of rock, metal and punk infusion. Free at Red Barn from 8pm-1am.
Friday - Jan. 31 // Piano Men: Generations
Father and son duo Terry and Nick Davies perform their tribute act to Billy Joel and Elton John, including classic hits such as “Piano Man” and “I’m Still Standing.” $10 for 21+ at Spotlight 29 Casino at 8pm.
Friday - Jan. 31 // Adult Coloring Club
Adults can enjoy weekly coloring sessions to meet new friends and share childhood coloring memories every Friday. Free at Spotlight 29 Casino at 8pm.
Friday - Jan. 31 // Luna Negra Goth Nights
Luna Negra founders and residents DJs Edgar and Karla host a night of multilingual, international darkwave, with bands such as Los Angeles-based Famblood and Walls of Poland, and Corona-based The Consumer. Free for 21+ at Bart Lounge from 9pm-2am.
Saturday - Feb.1 // Author Luncheon
The 50th annual Friends of the College of the Desert Library fundraiser will feature keynote speaker Elizabeth Cobbs, author of “The Hamilton Affair,” and more recently, “The Tubman Command.” Attendees can meet with Cobbs prior to her speech. $75 for members and $90 for non-members at Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa at 11:30am.
Saturday - Feb.1 // Mardi Gras
Guests can enjoy live music while experiencing New Orleans-inspired live music, food trucks and street performers. Reservation recommended. Free at The Shops on El Paseo from 11am-4pm.
Saturday - Feb.1 // Bird songs
The annual bird song and dance festival, Wikitmallem Tahxmuweh, brings together different tribes from Southern California to celebrate traditional Native American culture and heritage. Free at Palm Springs High School Gym from 11am-5pm.
Sunday - Feb.2 // Yappy Hour
Animal Samaritans hosts its monthly pet-friendly fundraiser, with a mid-century modern theme. Browse classic cars on display, check out pop-up vendors or listen to vocalist Julie Lazzari perform songs from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Guests are encouraged to wear retro, rat pack, mod or atomic-inspired outfits and are welcome to bring their sociable leashed dog, but a dog is not required for entry. $20+ door donations to Animal Samaritans at Cody’s Courtyard at The Riviera Palm Springs from 3-5pm.
Sunday - Feb.2 // Super Bowl Sunday
Guests can enjoy an “indoor tailgate party,” complete with a buffet of game-day food, while watching the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs on a projection screen and multiple televisions. Reservations strongly suggested. $27.99 at Lulu California Bistro at 1pm.