Sheriff addresses Rotary Club

Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff was the invited speaker at the Idyllwild Rotary Club weekly meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 8. Although he is up...

Idyllwild Strong, a Cranston Fire benefit festival

The 25th-annual Jazz in the Pines is barely over and already, another three-day music festival is planned for the following weekend. Brian Parnell of Throw...

Blue Breeze returns with their Motown ‘A game’

Harold Wherry returns to the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series with his Motown, R&B and soul band Blue Breeze. A favorite of ISCS audiences, especially the...

‘Choose Happiness’: Buddhist Monk Gen Kelsang Rigpa

Balance is often a nebulous goal, even for those blessed with a seemingly prescribed life. But its attainment becomes nearly impossible to manage during...

25th Jazz in the Pines was a community celebration

The Cranston Fire affected lives on the Hill. It burned seven homes. It also threatened the Hill’s biggest entertainment and education event of the year.

Jazz in the Pines takes one year rest

In the July 19 issue of the Town Crier, Pamela Jordan, president and head of school for Idyllwild Arts, published a letter to the community. She described the origins of Jazz in the Pines, even before the first festival in 1994, its history and volunteers.

Gigi Rabe and Her Atomic Hipsters perform ’60s retro music

A ‘musical smoothie’ blending eclectic sounds and songs To say that Gigi “Gee” Rabe knows music is an understatement. This virtuoso accordion and steel drum...

Mayor Max welcomes residents home

Mayor Max II is very happy about the Cranston Fire disaster’s amazing outcome. Firefighters, early responders, hot-shot teams and supporters from the community unified...

Alumni return to jazz festival to honor their mentor

Gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, for Idyllwild Arts’ 25th-annual Jazz in the Pines festival. This year’s event honors Marshall Hawkins, festival...

Lauren Koval and the Paul McDonald Sextet next at ISCS

Sweet and swinging standards from the Great American Songbook Vocalist Lauren Koval and the Paul McDonald Sextet, next at the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series, will...
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