In November 1919, after the signing of the formal Treaty of Versailles, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Nov. 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day.
Category: On The Town
In 1991, Keith Froehlich and his late wife Bonnie founded the Idyllwild chapter of PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians, Gays) in support of their gay son Ted. Froehlich opens this season’s Idyllwild Community Recreation Council (ICRC) Speaker Series with a talk titled, “The Power of One.” Froehlich reflects on the challenges in founding […]
Artist and ceremonialist David Reid-Marr undertakes a second 24-hour performance piece, “Solodium,” beginning at 7 p.m. on 11/11/11 at Om Sweet Aum yoga studio, 26120 Ridgeview Drive. Last year Reid Marr, recent creator of the line of ceremonial cairns at Idyllwild Arts, completed a 24-hour drawing ritual in the forest. “At two in the morning, […]
“We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.” — Anne Frank A free film series, “Seeing Diversity,” featuring five Academy Award-winning feature films and a moving and thought-provoking documentary is being presented at the Rustic Theatre beginning at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. The genesis […]
Holly Bratten stunned the judges at the Southern California Fair at the Perris Fairgrounds with her recipes and submissions in the food and baked goods categories. Bratten, who has submitted every year since 1992 at the SoCal Fair (previously the Farmer’s Fair), took home Best of Show for her pickled onions, 25 1st place awards, […]
It has been selected as one the world’s best films (regardless of category). It has been compared with the best efforts of any past literary endeavor (again, regardless of genre). It has been bent, spindled, folded, mutilated, diced, sliced, and spliced by the likes of everyone from Abbott and Costello to Andy Warhol in all of its 80-year existence, and has more than endured those and other tests of time.
The esteemed Idyllwild Area Historic Society (IAHS) has received another statewide award. At the annual conference for the California Council for he Promotion of History (CCPH) in Riverside last week, IAHS received the Council’s 2011 Dave Byrd Award for Meritorious Performance. The award is granted for outstanding contributions to the promotion of history. This year, […]
Idyllwild Arts Academy (IAA) welcomes Lori Stinson, soprano, Nelms McKelvain, piano and Shen Liu, clarinet for an evening of chamber music on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Stephens Recital Hall on the IAA campus. They will perform “12 Poems by Emily Dickinson” by Aaron Copland along with works by Franz Schubert and Gabriel […]