Steven Reigns, poet and next presenter at Eduardo Santiago’s Idyllwild Author Series, is from St. Louis. And although place of birth does not necessarily define one, it can inform one’s choices and determine how one navigates the world. Reigns’ poetry has been called plainspoken. In fact his poems, though difficult of subject matter, are sparse, […]
Category: On The Town
The occasion was celebrated with Local Color, dance, poetry, song, prayer, reverence for Mother Earth, humanity, and the light of the Sun.
The Soroptimist International of Idyllwild’s current fundraiser is Beehive Hairstyle on the Hill. The contest will be held during the Lemon Lily Festival, July 13 and 14. All contestants will be introduced at the bluegrass stage during the festival. “We are searching for the most outrageous, outstanding, elaborate, extraordinary, elegant, extravagant, exaggerated, fanciful, flamboyant, grandiose, […]
The Lemon Lily Steering Committee met Wednesday, June 5, as plans for the fourth Lemon Lily Festival firm up. The festival will be the weekend of July 13 and 14 at the Nature Center. In Dave Stith’s absence, Sue Nash gave an update on the Lemon Lily plants, which should be blooming during the festival. […]
This weekend, the 10th-annual Aroma Spring Jazz Festival will be a tribute to New Orleans jazz and food, according to Paul Carman, festival producer. Carman, local saxophone and bass musician, usually goes to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. “This year I wasn’t able to go, so I decided to bring the music here,” […]
Diana Wagman, the next author at Eduardo Santiago’s Idyllwild Author Series, explores how an unexpected event in an ordinary day can alter a city’s landscape and the course of a woman’s life. In her fourth novel, “The Care and Feeding of Exotic Pets,” Wagman’s central character, Winnie, is a 38-year-old woman who, after a divorce, […]
Ken Dahleen opens season 14 of the Idyllwild Summer Concert series with a Dixieland combo in the Fourth of July Parade and his Big Band Staff on the concert stage that night at the Idyllwild Community Center. “It’s the first time we’ve opened the series on the Fourth of July,” said Dahleen. His Dixieland six, […]