Art & Culture

Jazz in the Pines, Art Alliance of Idyllwild, Idyllwild Arts and other arts and entertainment, theatre, live music and visual arts coverage. The most comprehensive arts and entertainment calendar covering the Idyllwild area.

Idyllwild Arts alumn poet David Shook to read his work

Recent Idyllwild Arts (IA) graduate David Shook returns to read his poetry, informed and enriched by his burgeoning career as translator, documentarian and activist....

It’s all about the animals at Living Free

Living Free Animal Sanctuary, which last year celebrated 30 years as a “no-kill” facility, is throwing a party, “It’s All About the Animals” ...

Darwin to restore Center of Idyllwild mural

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.

Idyllwild Community Fund celebrates cooperation

The Idyllwild Community Fund (ICF) held its annual gala at the Rainbow Inn on Thursday, Sept. 22 and the watchword, as awards were given...

Herb Jeffries celebrates 98th birthday in Idyllwild

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.

Seuss stops in

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.

Whole Being Weekend in Idyllwild

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.

Kuscher tackles Art & Wine Walk

More wineries, more wine stations, more music venues planned ...

Peterson team scores at pool nationals

Geri Peterson plays pool. She plays pool extremely well.

Strong Idyllwild showing for Casey’s homecoming party

The crowd was estimated at “almost 1,000,” however locals interviewed simply said that all their neighbors and friends attended ...
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