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.

‘Call of the Wyld’ Cranston Fire benefit concert

Several months ago, the Art Alliance of Idyllwild’s board wished to support local musicians. It came up with the idea to record and...

Helen Hixon buys working studio Mountain Pottery

Two weeks into her ownership of Mountain Pottery, Helen Hixon could not be happier or more enthusiastic. The working studio offers ceramic classes, including all...

From kindergarten student to sixth-grade teacher

Nicole Picchiottino returns to her K-6 alma mater Nicole (Hoffman) Picchiottino, along with other first- and second-grade students at Idyllwild School, used to slide her...

‘Call of the Wyld’ benefit concert planned

Several months ago, the Art Alliance of Idyllwild’s board wished to support Idyllwild’s local musicians. It came up with the idea to record and...

Christopher Scott takes reins of Rotary

Service, whether as a professional or a volunteer, has been one of the anchors of Christopher Scott’s life. He is neither a native “hillbilly”...

Ginger and Her Hoosier Daddys send up tunes that are the...

Danceable music of the 1920s and 1940s Editor’s note: This band was originally scheduled the week of the Cranston Fire. The Idyllwild Summer Concert Series...

Master violinist makes Mountain Center home

Violin virtuoso and recent Mountain Center resident Farhoud Moshfegh admits, “I collect beautiful instruments in an almost obsessive way. The history of the instruments...

Help celebrate Idyllwild Library’s 100th birthday

The Idyllwild Library is one of the oldest and most respected institutions on the Hill and staff and volunteers there are proud to celebrate...

Café Aroma – Hubert remembers era of inspired hip dining

Café Aroma’s most recent owner, Hubert Halkin said, “It was a time in my life when I was an adventurist, primarily paragliding and hand...
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