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Palm Springs Historical Society

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March 2019

PSHistorical Society: Let’s Talk: Concrete Screen Block: The Power Of Pattern

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Join authors Ron and Barbara Marshall for a fascinating lecture about one of the least appreciated but most readily recognized features of midcentury design - concrete screen block. See how screen block exploded onto the architectural scene of the late 1950s and reached its peak at the 1964 New York World's Fair.  Screen block is now experiencing a mini-revival in the work of talented designers like Jonathan Adler and Trina Turk. Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm Duration 1 hour Cost: Members -…

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April 2019

PSHistorical Society “Let’s Talk” Our Most Precious Resource: Water In The Desert

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Follow the history of the Palm Springs water supply with the early pioneers, like P.T. Stevens and Alvah Hicks, who were instrumental in bringing water to the desert. Learn about the Agua Caliente Native Americans and their unique relationship with water in the desert. Discover the people and the stories behind ongoing efforts to effectively manage and conserve water in the Coachella Valley. Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm Duration 1 hour Cost: Members - $10  Non-Members $20 Speaker:  Tom Kieley and…

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