January 22, 2015

Cool. Modern. Iconic.

Now this is something I plan on attending next year. With my golf clubs in the trunk, of course. No dinero this year, but it has been on my bucket list for awhile. Home tours, seminars, parties and socializing with folks with like-minded interests, how can you beat it?

The mission of Modernism Week is to celebrate and foster appreciation of mid-century architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in Palm Springs.

Modernism Week’s signature February Event is an annual celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture, art, fashion, and culture. This exciting “festival” takes place in February in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. It features more than 100 events including the Modernism Show, home tours, films, lectures, double decker bus tours, parties, walking and bike tours, a pre-fab showcase, vintage fashion, live music events, a vintage travel trailer exhibition, and more.

Tracey, of course, wouldn’t be interested – she hates mid-century modern architecture and the whole concept in general – heck, I don’t blame her, she’s not from that time – but she’d go for the music and the food and drink. It’s the one reason she refuses to take a six-month extended leave from work to see the country: she’s afraid that when she got back she’d find the house completely remodeled in mid-century modern style.

Filed in: Uncategorized by The Great White Shank at 01:22 | Comments (2)
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  1. This is so much of my childhood….house parties with the neighbors, cocktails, ALL that music. My parents did not have the decor but a lot of the neighbors did and ALL the TV shows did. I would so go with you for this.

    Comment by Jana — January 22, 2015 @ 6:30 am


  2. Let’s plan for it!

    Comment by The Great White Shank — January 22, 2015 @ 8:16 am


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