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City of Rancho Mirage

Historic Preservation Commission

Presents Frederick Fisher, Architect

Tuesday, February 17, 2 – 3 p.m.

Frederick Fisher,

AIA, FAAR, and

principal of Frederick Fisher and Partners

Architects (FFP) presents a lecture


Living Modernism: A.Q. Jones’

Legacy in aContemporaryArchitectural


Discriminating clients in art, education,

business, and culture turn to Frederick

Fisher and Partners Architects for

architecture that brings clarity, purpose,

and delight to modern life. FFP

designed the Visitor’s Center at

Sunnylands, the Annenberg Center

at Caltech, the Erburu Galley at The

Huntington, the Firestone Gallery at

Princeton, and many other significant

projects across the nation.

An Afternoon with Gloria Greer

Tuesday, March 10, 2 – 3 p.m.

Veteran journalist

Gloria Greer


covered the Coachella Valley for over

forty years. In this illustrated lecture,

Ms. Greer examines the role of

perception and deception in hard and

soft news. She shares anecdotes from

her years of interviewing politicians,

philanthropists, and celebrities who

have lived and visited here.

Gloria Greer came to the desert in

the early 1960s, and has worked

as a columnist and feature writer

for the Pulitzer Prize-winning


Enterprise, Daily Variety, Variety

(weekly), and as a correspondent for



Newsweek News Service,

Associated Press, and

Town and


She currently edits


Springs Life’s

Social Life section and

hosts and produces television shows

for PBS in Southern California.


Presented by the Rancho Mirage Public Library Foundation