Upcoming events

Hollywood's Biggest Night @ TRIO

It’s awards season! The arrival of the Palm Springs International Film Festival and the subsequent Golden Globes awards ceremony means only one thing: Hollywood is about the bestow the most anticipated awards of all – the Oscars®!

And what better place to watch all the glamour of this night than the 8th Annual “Hollywood’s Biggest Night” Party benefiting AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans, held on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at TRIO Restaurant (707 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs). 

The magic begins at 4:30 p.m. with our signature ‘Orange Carpet’ arrivals, complete with ‘paparazzi.’  (Make sure you know who you are wearing!)  Then come inside and enjoy a sumptuous meal and watch the OSCARS® live (the show begins at 5:30 p.m.). Tickets for this fundraising event for AAP –Food Samaritans are priced at $125 (bar seating), $150 (general seating) and $175 (VIP/premium seating).  VIP tickets are advance purchase only. All tickets include a prix-fixe dinner, well drinks, wine and champagne. For reservations, please contact AAP at 760-325-8481 or visit aidsassistance.org.

Many thanks to Tony Marchese and Mark Van Laanen for once again hosting this spectacular event and fundraiser!

Event Date 02-26-2017 4:30 pm
Location Trio Restaurant

‘RED HOT & RICH’ Featuring the Music and Life of Cole Porter

Chicago’s legendary pianist and orchestra leader Stanley Paul will bring his lively and fascinating show “Red Hot & Rich” to the Coachella Valley on Friday, March 10 with a reception at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. at Heather James Fine Art, located at 45188 Portola Avenue in Palm Desert. Throughout Paul’s five-decade career, he has been fortunate to have enjoyed intimate moments with dozens of music and entertainment legends, including Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Lauren Bacall, Gloria Swanson, Carol Channing, Liberace, Joan Crawford, Ethel Merman, and Oprah Winfrey among many, many more. In this West Coast Premiere performance, Paul will feature more than 30 legendary Cole Porter songs in a fast-paced and stunning presentation that presents the songs in the manner in which they were originally produced. 

Limited tickets for this event (which includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and show) are $125 and may be purchased by calling (760) 325-8481 or clicking below. All proceeds will benefit AAP – Food Samaritans.

Stanley Paul – now a resident of Palm Springs - will take the audience back to the glamorous lifestyle of Cole and Linda Porter in Paris and Venice in the 1920s to Broadway and Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s. Paul will share colorful stories about Porter and his incredible career, and will leave the audience mesmerized by the genius that was Cole Porter. As Paul says, “We think Cole would have approved.”

Event Date 03-10-2017 6:30 pm
Location Heather James Fine Art

24th Annual Evening Under The Stars

May 6, 2017 will mark our 24th annual event, which includes an extended cocktail hour, delicious dinner, awards, fireworks and much more. For best seating purchase tickets early!

For 2017 we are thrilled to present Martha Reeves and the Vandellas.  The ultimate Motown Diva, Martha’s hits include Heat Wave, Dancing In The Street, Jimmy Mack, and Nowhere To Run.

Reeves is the recipient of the Dinah Washington Award, a Rhythm n’ Blues Foundation Pioneer Award, a Black Woman in Publishing Legends Award, and has been inducted in the Alabama, Soul, Rock and Roll, and Vocal Group halls of fame. “Dancing in the Street” has been entered into the Library of Congress Registry of Historical Recordings and the Grammy Hall of Fame. Martha Reeves and the Vandellas are listed among Rolling Stone magazine’s “100 Immortal Artists” and Martha herself was named one of the “30 Top Lead Singers of all Time.” For more about Martha Reeves,  click here.

One of the desert’s most enjoyable and beloved fundraising events, Evening Under the Stars will continue its traditional ‘Dance Party’ theme with dancing immediately after the show with DJ Jerry Bonham on the main stage.

Tickets are now available! General Seating - $395 and Preferred Seating - $500.

For tables and other ticket levels, please click here or contact us at (760) 325-8481

Please note: No refunds if event is cancelled due to inclement weather or other causes beyond our control.

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Event Date 05-06-2017 6:00 pm
Location O'Donnell Golf Course