What do macaws and chocolate have in common? This was the topic of the lecture by Dr. Patricia Crown, professor of anthropology, University of New Mexico, delivered at the Idyllwild Arts Academy during Native American Arts Week. The Mayans and Aztecs discovered the nutritious and culinary value of the nut from the cacao tree in […]
Author Archive for Sally Hedberg
Sally Hedberg lives in the desert but enjoys staying in Pine Cove in the summer. She loves writing about people; everyone has a story.
Idyllwild audiences will have the opportunity to hear one of the foremost Native American musicians, and concert and film composers of the 21st Century. The National Endowment for the Arts named Brent Michael Davids one of the 29 pre-eminent American choral composers for its national “American Masterpiece: Three Centuries of American Artistic Genius,” along with […]
A series of four Alzheimer Awareness Seminars, sponsored by the Idyllwild Community Presbyterian Church, began June 22 and continue through July 13. Shannon Eaton, with degrees in human development and counseling ministries, and Jane Farmer, her co-facilitator, lead the series. Eaton and Farmer lend personal experience, special expertise and practical suggestions to educate the public […]
The Idyllwild Nature Center has announced the topics for its summer Junior Naturalist Programs. Children, ages 7 to 11 years, can engage in a number of educational and fun nature programs for a cost of $3 per child. Each session will be limited to 20 participants on a first-come basis. All programs are held on […]