“They’ve played seven of our 12 seasons,” said Idyllwild Summer Concert Series promoter Ken Dahleen
Category: On The Town
Always a highpoint of the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series (ISCS), the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Band stationed at 29 Palms returns as the closing act for the 12th season, on Thursday, Aug. 18. The 51-member band has been such a popular part of Ken Dahleen’s series that its annual appearance is almost synonymous […]
The Idyllwild’s Nature Center Junior Naturalist program for youngsters held Saturday, Aug.6 was titled “The Nose Knows: When a scent is worth a thousand words.” Under the supervision of center staffer Jyoti Kintz and the youngsters’ grandmother, Diane Johnson (not shown), three Junior Naturalists learn how to handle a small boa.
At the Sunday, Aug. 7 annual meeting of the Idyllwild Area Historical Society (IAHS), the featured speaker, aviation archeologist Gary “Pat” Macha, spoke of crash sites in local mountains. Prior to Macha’s talk, Treasurer Bob Smith reported that IAHS was flying high financially on a strong course with good instrument ratings. “We feel fortunate to […]
With trumpeter Stan Watkins and vocalist Sherry Williams, the Keith Droste Quintet wowed the capacity crowd at its Thursday, Aug. 4 performance as part of Idyllwild Summer Concert Series. Keith Droste, on keyboard, along with Luther Hughes on bass and Sinclair Lott on drums played a medley of Broadway show tunes, old standards and jazz and pop selections.
Cajun fiddler Lisa Haley and her Zydekats arrives in Idyllwild with the force of a major weather front …
Brian D. Cohen became president of Idyllwild Arts Academy (IA) on July 1. One of his stated goals is to expand outreach to the Idyllwild community and create more avenues of cooperation and connection between town and gown. “The town’s [residents] are welcome here and I hope they take advantage of it,” he said. Cohen […]