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.

Gail Qi opts for a time out: Leaves Far East Gifts...

“I’ve never stopped working since coming to the U.S. in 1982,” said Gail (Hai Fang) Qi, founder and longtime owner of Far East Gifts....

Dakota Boucher, 13, creates local lending libraries

Dakota Boucher, 13, Idyllwild resident and Girl Scout Cadette, plans to become a doctor — a general practitioner. At this moment in time, the...

Midnight Rumba in Cuba with Eduardo: A literary tour to places...

Cuban émigré and Idyllwild author Eduardo Santiago intimately knows the Havana landmarks in his novel, “Midnight Rumba” (Cuban Heel Press, 2013). And now, because...

Pickleball popular here and throughout U.S.

  Pickleball is the newest racquet and court sport and its popularity is soaring. Its origin is credited to a group of Washington state dads...

PHOTOS: Skate Bash

Zac Archuleta of Orange County and part of The Lost Boys Project, jumps over five people as fellow skaters watch on in awe last Saturday at the Idyllwild Skate Park. The Lost Boys Project’s vision is to provide an awesome, safe environment to build up, mentor and develop students in their academic and daily life, and spiritual journey in their Christian faith.

Idyllwild celebrates National Cheese Pizza Day

By Wendy Watts Special to the Town Crier Saturday, Sept. 5, marks Idyllwild’s first year commemorating National Cheese Pizza Day because, really, why not? This could...

Town Baker perfects the arts of oven and diplomacy

Paul Amick and Ken Urias, the couple who have made the Town Baker a local sensation, practice artistry — both in the kitchen and...

PHOTOS: Jazz 2015: Hot weather, hot music

Photos from the 2015 Jazz in the Pines Festival.                                          
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