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.

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Chick Art

Palm Springs' Craig Deman has combined his photographic skills with Polish painter Julia Curylo's "Chicks" series to bring inflatables to the desert.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment

Palm Springs native Craig Deman has combined his photography skills with those of Julia Curylo, a painter from Poland, in a desert-based art project.