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 School Orchestra at Tahquitz High

The Idyllwild School Orchestra played a concert at Tahquitz High Saturday. Director Dwight “Buzz” Holmes conducts the students...

Jazz and drums at Idyllwild Arts

Justin Holmes (center) adds tap dancing into the mix during the “History of the Drum” event Thursday at Idyllwild Arts. Musicians providing rhythm for Holmes are (from left) Bob Boss on guitar, Marshall Hawkins on bass, Toby Williams on drums and Najite on African drums ...

Hemet resident wins $50,000 at Soboba

At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, Karyn Bearden, a Hemet resident, was one of the biggest winners of Soboba Casino’s “Survive the New Year”...

Idyllwild’s biggest art party is coming up

The Art Alliance of Idyllwild continues its full calendar of public events with this year’s iteration of its popular “Eye of the Artist” art...

History buffs face off in first ever Hillbilly Games

Last Thursday, Feb. 19, the “Hillbilly Games” were held at the Idyllwild Library. The first event pitted two teams in a game of Idyllwild Jeopardy. Here, members of Team One — Barbara Hunt, Bud Hunt and Gina Genis — prepare to answer the first question, “Who was named homecoming queen the same year her brother, David, came home from the Air Force?” All the questions were based on archived copies of the Idyllwild Town Crier, available at the Idyllwild Library or online, from 1949 through 1956.

Black Tie Bash

On Sunday, Roger Bates and Barbara Rayliss perform the night’s theme song “Let Me Entertain You” to start off Stratford Players Black Tie Bash, which thanked supporters and patrons of the theater company at the Caine Center.

Talking trusts

On Thursday, Kay Wanner speaks to a full house at Silver Pines about setting up trusts and the large costs of probate. Wanner was part of the Idyllwild Community Center Speaker Series.

King of the Cage returns to Soboba

King of the Cage, an internationally broadcast Mixed Martial Arts company, is returning to Soboba Casino in San Jacinto on Sunday, March 15. In...

PHOTOS: Town Hall kids have castle fun

Before seeing “The Sword in the Stone” at the Rustic Theatre Wednesday, Feb. 18, King Darrell Gillett knights Rylan Righetti.

Lake Elsinore Storm minor league baseball’s ‘Thunder’ comes to Idyllwild School:...

Being a 6-foot-tall green dog called Thunder with a red nose and floppy ears is funny enough. But when Thunder, the Lake Elsinore Storm’s...
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