Partake in an 11-day celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture and culture in Palm Springs. There is nothing quite like the look and feel of the clean and simple design that crowned the desert during the 1940s, '50s and '60s. Learn all about it through architectural tours, films, lectures and parties held in mid-century modern homes and boutique hotels. Palm Springs. Times, prices and locations vary. Thu. to Feb. 26. http://www.modernismweek.com.