Palm Springs

Photography

Take a Virtual Vacation with These Unearthed 1960s Snapshots

Robert Doisneau was so taken with the man-made oasis of Palm Springs that he used color film for the first time.
Beckett Mufson
3.6.18
Features

The THUMP Guide to Coachella's Best Parties

How to get your festival fix without breaking the bank.
Krystal Rodriguez
4.11.17
land art

A Mirrored House By Doug Aitken Reflects California's Desert Beauty and Solitude

The piece is Aitken's contribution to Desert X, the first biennial for desert art.
Annie Armstrong
4.5.17
Los Angeles

I Rode In a Tesloop, But I’m Glad We Still Had a Driver

It's a cross between a bus, Uber and Tesla.
Shawna Kenney
1.16.17
Photo

Photos from Fire Island's Gayest Weekend

At the 18th annual Pines Party, gay men arrived to carouse among their own, shrouded from the world by woods and dunes.
Nathan Bajar
7.26.16
Broadly

Girls Just Wanna Have Girls: A Weekend at the Biggest Lesbian Party in the World

We traveled to Palm Springs for Dinah Shore Weekend, the iconic lesbian "Spring Break" that serves as a right of passage for queer women everywhere.
Broadly Staff
6.28.16
Art

Meet the Artist Shooting #NoFilter Photos by Moonlight

Tom Blachford shoots Palm Springs’ swank, midcentury mansions using only lunar illumination.
Kara Weisenstein
6.20.16
Stuff

The Strange Case of the American Tennis Pro Who Forgot English One Day and Thought He Was Swedish

The troubled life and mysterious death of a man named Michael Boatwright.
Mike Pearl
12.30.15
Festival Season!

​These Are the People You Meet at Splash House

"It's like if Coachella and Vegas made a baby in a pool."
Jemayel Khawaja
6.15.15
thump presents

​It's Time to Shave Your Back Because THUMP Is Going to Splash House

Oh, it's about to get all sorts of soggy in Palm Springs, June 13-14 and August 8-9.
THUMP Staff
5.28.15
Words

LED Day Club in Palm Springs Will Be a Mecca of Untz This April

It's all going down around Coachella week(s). Start waxing your back now, buddy.
David Garber
2.11.15
Travel

Elvis’s Honeymoon House Is on Sale for a Mere $8.5 Million

There's a scene at the end of Richard Pryor's <i>Brewster's Million</i> where Pryor steps into a room built specially for him and says, "This is the room I want to die in." I felt the same way when I walked inside Elvis's home in Palm Springs.
Chris Nieratko
1.27.15
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