‘Action!’ Idyllwild film fest begins: Opening day Thursday, Jan. 5

It’s opening day and opening weekend for year eight of the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema. And this audacious upstart festival that Stephen Savage...

Idyllwild Arts opens ‘Spotlight on Leadership’ series: Speakers are department chairs...

Mary Aebischer, department head of the modern language department at Idyllwild Arts Academy, opens “Spotlight on Leadership,” a new IA speaker series. As part of...

PHOTOS: The week in Idyllwild, Dec. 29, 2016

The Christmas Eve snow attracted many visitors to Idyllwild on Christmas Day. Traffic around the Butterfield Commons on Strawberry Creek, Ridgeview Drive and Highway 243 was more like city commuter traffic than Idyllwild ...

‘The Red Pill,’ IIFC opening-night film, a difficult pill for filmmaker

Making “The Red Pill,” Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema opening-night film, was a difficult and extraordinarily personal journey for documentarian Cassie Jaye. When Jaye...

Associates bank on magic to fund scholarships

With a mission to raise scholarship money for Idyllwild Arts, the Associates of Idyllwild Arts Foundation are banking that magic will fill the coffers. Celebrated...

PHOTOS: The Week in Idyllwild: December 22, 2016

                     

Dear Santa: Letters to Santa

  To: Santa I love Santa. May I please have a Frozen Tea Party. Emily Jones Dear Santa I’ve been a very good boy and I’m doing well in school....

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

This year marks the 120th anniversary of probably the most famous Christmas newspaper editorial of all time. It was written by Francis P. Church...

Librarian experiences the ‘Idyllwild effect’

Idyllwild Librarian Shannon Houlihan Ng said her nearly five years in Idyllwild have changed her in ways she never expected. “I’ve always been focused...

Film festival firsts: What’s new at IIFC 2017?

One of the great pleasures of Idyllwild’s independent film festival is seeing new works by up-and-coming filmmakers. The Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema year eight...
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