Autumn in Idyllwild is a treat for the senses. It’s a time of transition and celebration, when the mountain air takes on a pine-scented crispness and the leaves on hardwood trees erupt into a rust-colored backdrop. It’s also a time when art lovers and wine connoisseurs gather in the mile-high village for the Art Alliance […]
Category: On The Town
The St. Petersburg String Quartet, one of the world’s most esteemed chamber ensembles, will perform in Idyllwild for the first time at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in Stephens Recital Hall on the Idyllwild Arts campus. Given the fame of the quartet and limited seating at Stephens, early arrival is recommended for this free event. […]
Recent Idyllwild Arts (IA) graduate David Shook returns to read his poetry, informed and enriched by his burgeoning career as translator, documentarian and activist. Shook, a 2004 graduate, who has not even attended his tenth-year reunion, will read from his recent works of poetry at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Parks Exhibition Center on […]
The Art Alliance of Idyllwild (AAI) has commissioned artist T.J. Darwin to restore the beauty of the “Center of Idyllwild” mural on The Fort facing Highway 243. On Monday, Oct. 3, Darwin began by washing the grime off. The mural was built in 1992 and, according to AAI representatives, has not had any improvements during that time. Darwin plans to complete his work by Oct. 18.
The Idyllwild Community Fund (ICF) held its annual gala at the Rainbow Inn on Thursday, Sept. 22 and the watchword, as awards were given to community organizations, was “cooperation.” Speakers during the evening noted that grant recipients often share resources with other Hill organizations in a spirit of cooperation that “pays those gifts forward” to […]
Popular jazz singer and famous cowboy actor Herb Jeffries celebrated his 98th birthday in Idyllwild on Saturday, Sept. 24. Jeffries spent the weekend visiting with old friends and was seen Monday morning having breakfast with more friends at Jo’An’s Restaurant.
Children’s author Dr. Seuss came to life when portrayed by Broadway and film actor Duffy Hudson for a large audience at Community Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Sept. 24. In the photo above, Dr. Seuss captivates the audience with “And To Think I Saw It On Mulberry Street,” one of many Seuss classics he performed.
The Whole Being Weekend took place last Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Camp Buckhorn in Idyllwild. The annual tradition brings together people from all walks of life, people who look forward each year to a spiritual retreat, punctuated with entertainment, workshops and recreation.