Category: On The Town
Idyllwild’s Pookie, of the Deesing family, is caught in the hair and makeup department prior to shooting a TV commercial last Monday Aug. 6 in Los Angeles. Pookie is no stranger to television; several years ago, she was also on “America’s Funniest Home Videos” in a clip shot while visiting Paris.
Share/BookmarkWith energy and momentum still high from a successful Lemon Lily Festival weekend in July, organizers had much to discuss at their initial planning session for the 2013 Lemon Lily Festival. “What worked, what didn’t and what needs improvement,” were the topics last week. The first item was when to schedule the 4th Annual Lemon […]
Share/BookmarkOn Saturday, Aug. 11, members of the Valley Wide Kayak Club will paddle their kayaks across Lake Hemet to raise money for Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times’ camp in Garner Valley. The paddlers will also be celebrating the club’s 13th year in existence. During this time members have raised more than $105,000 to support […]
Share/BookmarkFrom September through May, arts education is the principal focus of adults and students at Idyllwild Arts Academy. For decades, whether it is theater, visual art, film or music, instilling and transferring the stewardship of the arts to the next generation has been the focus at the western terminus of Tollgate Road. This purpose […]
Share/BookmarkIf you want to feel special and have a little elegant red carpet treatment here on the mountain, the Associates of Idyllwild Arts have the perfect end of summer elixir — the Jazz in the Pines Patron’s Package highlighted by the Patrons’ Dinner Dance on Friday, Aug. 24. “It is a VIP evening, elegant […]
Share/BookmarkThe ever-popular classical DJ of station KUSC, Rich Capparela, will be resuming his preconcert talks at the Faculty Chamber Music Concerts as part of the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program. The festival was put on hold for several years due to the economy, according to Steve Fraider, vice president of Idyllwild Arts and Director of […]