Palm Desert Center

75080 Frank Sinatra Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211

Upcoming Events

Autism Goes to College film screening

Meet Guillermo, Jasmine, Caroline, Jonathan and Aniella – five students on the spectrum take us on campus and into their lives to see how they’re doing...

1/28 6pm
Arts & Letters: Susan Straight

Susan Straight, author of eight novels, was a National Book Award finalist for the book Highwire Moon. Her latest is the memoir, In the Country of Women. A...

1/29 6pm
Top Three: Books That Inspired Modern Heroic Adventures

UCR's Center for Ideas and Society presents a free series of conversations with UCR faculty on "The Top Three: Books, Songs, Comics, and Television Series...

1/30 6pm
Wild Coachella: The History of Joshua Tree

Learn the history of one of our nation's most beloved parks from speaker William West.

2/5 6pm
Joyce Kozloff: Maps + Patterns

The Artists Council Mixed Media Series brings notable art makers and art-world professionals to the UCR campus. Their ideas and images will fill our...

2/7 6:15pm

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Dan Newell

Dan Newell left a positive review 11/13/2019


Suzanne Thomas

Suzanne Thomas left a review 10/5/2019

I've enjoyed the UCR Lit Flick series this summer, but I'm regretful to report this was my least favorite movie shown. I hadn't seen it; and now I know why! Too bad the Gwenyth Paltrow version was not shown--my favorite--and it stayed fairly true to the novel. As always, really enjoyed Tod's moderation!!

Suzanne Thomas

Suzanne Thomas left a positive review 9/18/2019

Good to compare different versions, lively discussion & amusing adaptation of novel—although No Colin Firth! 😉

Suzanne Thomas

Suzanne Thomas left a positive review 8/14/2019

Great discussion & interesting movie to follow up reading of novel.

Suzanne Thomas

Suzanne Thomas left a positive review 7/10/2019

Thoroughly enjoyed the movie, the commentary and the evening out!

Daniel Kavuto

Daniel Kavuto left a negative review 4/17/2019

I was at this event yesterday and was shocked and appalled at the lack of balance and nuance with the speakers. They pained all of animal research, animal consumption, animal torture with one broad brush. Neither of them has ever performed animal research and they are from English and Gender studies respectively. Supposed they have benefited from advances in animal research but failed to mention any of that in their remarks. Osher and UCR should strive to put on more balanced events that inform the public instead of serving as an echo chamber to radical opinions that can harm crucial advances in science and health.

Gautier Muhire

Gautier Muhire left a positive review 1/25/2019

A beautiful reception with the great artists present at the gallery to explain their work. posted a photo 10/2/2018

Palm Desert Center

Palm Desert Center posted a photo 12/12/2017