Art & Culture

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“Our Town” sells out all three nights

Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” was a sold out event at the Caine Learning Center for the three nights it played this weekend. Below, Chris Maxson, right, guides two visitors, Cathy Vasilev, left, from Los Angeles and Idyllwild resident Patty Kaplan, center, on a personal tour of her studio as part of the Art Alliance of Idyllwild Member Studio Tour.

VIDEO: Celebration marks Ernie Maxwell centennial

Laurie Maxwell (top left) and family gather at the Ernie Maxwell Scenic trailhead in Humber Park prior to the Friday EMax hike

Authors series features Noel Alumit

Noel Alumit, author of “Talking to the Moon,” answers questions from the audience regarding his book at B’s Mountain of Books during another Idyllwild Authors Series presentation Sunday, July 10.

Quiet Creek hosts double artists’ reception

The Quiet Creek Living Room Gallery held a double artist’s reception and exhibition on Saturday, featuring award-winning Plein Air artist Paul Strahm, center, and internationally-recognized ceramist Leslie Thomson (not shown).

‘Bohemio’ keeps concertgoers on their feet

“Bohemio,” a Santana tribute band, opened Idyllwild’s Summer Concert Series with a comprehensive repertoire

Art lovers go inside the artists’ studios

Five artists’ studios were featured in the Art Alliance of Idyllwild Member Studio Tour held Saturday, July 9.

2011 Lemon Lily Festival schedule of events

WEDNESDAY July 13 Lemon Lily Festival Open House Reception 5:30–7:30pm @ Idyllwild Nature Center Open to the Community (no day use fee required) • Appetizers & Drinks •...

The Lemon Lily quilt story

Annamarie Padula is a local resident and a brilliant quilter. For the second year, she and friend Nancy Borchers have collaborated in designing a...

The Hill at the time of the Lemon Lily

As the end of the 19th century approached, Strawberry Valley (“Idyllwild” didn’t officially exist until 1901) was a far different place from anything we can readily picture today.

Samba sounds at Idyllwild Summer Concert series

The summer sounds of Brazilian samba and bossa nova will waft over the community center meadow on Thursday, July 14