Hawkins’ Town Jazz is a hit

Local jazz icon Marshall Hawkins brought in a band of brothers, and a sister or two, to the first ever, post Jazz in the Pines

Rain brightens, not dampens, jazz fest

Large claps of percussion and thunder descended on Idyllwild Saturday.

Lytle guides 18th jazz fest to smooth landing

In a few days, the result of Marsha Lytle’s past year will be unveiled. Thousands of people, notably jazz aficionados, will judge her work...

“Budding Botanists” discover local species

Idyllwild Nature Center’s Junior Naturalist program was “The Budding Botanist” in which youngsters learned about flowers, planting, soil and seeds. Nature Center volunteer Susie Hampson assists, An Lin, Liam Walsh, William Taylor and Meixing Lin.

Idyllwild Arts Chamber Orchestra performs

Idyllwild Arts Chamber Orchestra members tune their instruments to the sound of the lead violinist prior to performing Jean Sibelius’ “Finlandia, Op. 26,” under the direction of conductor Joshua Roach as part of the 2011 Idyllwild Arts Summer program on Sunday, Aug. 21 at the IAF Theatre.

Locals celebrate “Kid Galahad” anniversary

Idyllwild residents fall silent as the movie “Kid Galahad” starts at a special showing at Town Hall organized by a group of local seniors on Saturday.

Hawkins & Jazz: Together in town

This weekend, Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28, is the first ever Town Jazz concert

Marine Corps band closes summer concert series

Marine Gunnery Sergeant Joel Daniel, Thursday night’s emcee for the summer concert, brought the crowd to its feet during a rousing performance of an original piece traditional bagpipes.

Young musicians shine at chamber music recital at Idyllwild Arts

Three students perform during Idyllwild Arts’ Student Chamber Music Recital at Stephens Recital Hall on Friday, Aug. 19.

Little Phat Band with big band sounds

Gordon Goodwin and the Little Phat Band take the Holmes Amphitheatre stage Sunday afternoon, Aug. 28