The Marine Band San Diego’s 18-piece jazz ensemble included trumpeters Sgt. Jeremy Tandy and Lance Corp. Matthew Petrovich proudly performing at Saturday’s concert in town.
Category: On The Town
Business leaders with an interest in promoting the arts and gaining recognition for Idyllwild as an art lover’s destination are sought by the Art Alliance of Idyllwild. “We are working to establish officers for this coming year’s board of directors,” offered Lea Deesing, current AAI president, adding, “I have a strong interest in the arts, […]
Broadway conductor and pit band veteran Wayne Abravanel is the new maestro of the Coachella Valley Symphony, appearing next for the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series. For his first season as the symphony’s principal conductor, Abravanel tapped into his Big Apple roots. Those included 25 years in Broadway musical pit bands, on piano, for the […]
Amy Wallace, daughter of author Irving Wallace, met Carlos Castaneda on her father’s recommendation when she was 15. “You would love him,” he said. And eventually she did. Wallace had already established herself as a successful writer when, pursued and seduced by Castaneda’s stories, charisma and promise of marriage, she joined him in Mexico only […]
The Marine Band is an 18-piece jazz ensemble led by Gunnery Sgt. Jonathan Bley …
On Thursday and Friday, July 13 and 14, the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program’s Native American Arts Festival paid tribute to Soto, a much honored principal dancer of the New York City Ballet. On Thursday the festival screened “Water Flowing Together,” a PBS/Independent Lens documentary. Gwendolen Cates directed the film that follows Soto as he […]
The Idyllwild Arts Native Arts Week speaker, architect Hank Louis, gave a new and refreshing perspective on architectural training and education. Louis’ presentation was entitled “Building with Empathy: Homes on the Navajo Reservation.”