Young musician pursues musical dreams

Idyllwild Arts Academy (IAA) senior Joseph Davis has been a jazz piano major and songwriting minor since he started at IAA a...

Idyllwild Arts senior visual artist wins major awards

Idyllwild Arts senior Yixuan “Maisie” Luo is known to her classmates and teachers to be thoughtful, contemplative, soft-spoken and considerate of others. She is...

Local composer releases ‘Rockaxeon’

Do It Records/Sony will release Darien Martus of Idyllwild’s rock epic poem “Rockaxeon” Friday, Oct. 1. It will be...

Dr. Marja Kay, classical singer dedicated to contemporary music: ‘I needed to become a...

Dr. Marja Kay developed many areas of expertise in her youth – 17 years of dance classes starting at 3, piano beginning at 6,...

From ocean to mountain, Lareé Gibson chronicles her life in song

“I have a message in my music,” said singer/songwriter and Idyllwild resident Lareé Gibson. “It is, ‘Live for today. Every day is a gift.’” Gibson’s...

Spotlight on Leadership: Ellen Rosa-Taylor

By Associates of the Idyllwild Arts FoundationContributed The Associates of the Idyllwild Arts Foundation continues its monthly series, Spotlight...

Longtime Idyllwild resident, film and TV actor Chris Pennock died at age 77

By Lynn PennockContributed Chris Pennock first came to Idyllwild 40 years ago to rock climb with his stunt man....

Gary Kuscher shapes Manzanita Cantina’s new look

“Life always gives more than it takes away,” mused Gary Kuscher with a wistful glance. Born into a family of artists, his parents both...

Actress finds home and new career on the Hill

By David JeromeCorrespondent Marisa Quintanilla has lived in Idyllwild for about 2 1/2 years. Her business here, Wildland Organics,...

Betty Ginsberg Anderson, vibrant actor and teacher

Betty Ginsberg Anderson came to Idyllwild when daughter Gemini started in the Idyllwild Arts theater program. “We thought we’d stay for two years while...
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