The plans for the Idyllwild Community Center, including the 6,000-square-foot Butterfield Family Center, the amphitheatre, the park and sculpture garden, and all of the parking areas and access roads are in the final stages of development.
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“This year they should be perfect,” said Gary Parton, owner of Alpenglow Lilac Gardens, referring to the vagaries of nature and how they affect when his lilacs bloom. Each year it is a worry because the Idyllwild Garden Club, in partnership with Parton and the Art Alliance of Idyllwild, hope, Parton’s lilacs are in perfect bloom just when the annual Lilac Walk, Tea and Art Show takes place in mid May. This year, the beautifully choreographed event takes place Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, and if Parton is right, it will be perfect.
Share/Bookmark Mark Votapek, assistant professor of cello at the University of Arizona, is an accomplished cellist with a distinguished resume. A graduate of Indiana University’s prestigious Jacobs School of Music and the New England Conservatory of Music, Votapek has served as associate principal cellist with the St. Louis Symphony, principal cellist with the Honolulu, Oregon [...]
Share/Bookmark“The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later – an Epilogue” will be Isis’s next 2013 production. Idyllwild’s Howard Shangraw directs this provocative and insightful piece that reverberates beyond Laramie. On Nov. 6, 1998, gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard left the Fireside Bar with Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. The following day he was discovered [...]
Retired arts educator Ken Young, popular with Idyllwild audiences for his portrayals of famous painters, made his last Idyllwild appearance as French pointillist Georges Seurat Thursday night at the Rainbow Inn. The Friends of the Idyllwild Library and Idyllwild Community Recreation Council co-sponsored the event.