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A Note of Change

Following a one year hiatus, Jazz in the Pines will return in 2020 with a two-week run and focus more on its connection to Idyllwild Arts Academy.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment, Current Digital

The 26th annual Jazz in the Pines Concert Series in Idyllwild will resume in summer 2020 but with an expanded focus and format. Pamela Jordan, president and head of school at Idyllwild Arts Academy, tells Palm Springs Life that taking a one-year hiatus gave the festival organizers a chance to assess where the popular jazz fest was headed. “The 25th

conor ofarrell

He’s Good at Being Bad

Idyllwild resident Conor O'Farrell has carved out a good acting career by being the bad guy to the point that it has seeped into his personal life.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment, Current Digital

Idyllwild resident Conor O’Farrell has carved out a good acting career by being the bad guy to the point that it has seeped into his personal life.

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Raise Your Dining Experience

Eating among the pines at Idyllwild restaurants should still be on your hot-weather escape plans, and here are five worth making the trek up the mountain.

Marcia Gawecki Current Digital, Restaurants

Although the town has a population of under 5,000 residents, Idyllwild restaurants make it worth the trek up the mountain. Here are 5 to get you started.

glen-wexler

Camera Ready

Glen Wexler returns to his native Palm Springs to show images from his latest photography book, The ’80s Portrait Sessions.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment, Current Digital

Glen Wexler returns to his native Palm Springs in May to show images from his latest photography book, “The ’80s Portrait Sessions” at Janssen Artspace.

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Broadcasting at 5,000 Feet

Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema establishes March dates to avoid a run-in with Mother Nature.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment

It wasn’t competition that led to moving the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema from its traditional January run to early March, but Mother Nature.

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The Golden Touch

David Salk has been honoring the Native American tradition with his ceramic work for 50 years.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment

David Salk, a ceramicist and an art gallery owner in Palm Springs and Idyllwild, may be one of the longest running artists at the La Quinta Arts Festival, which runs March 1–4.