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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.

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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.

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Doorway to Art

La Quinta's Artist Studio Tour takes participants into the homes and studios of artists like Darleen Wilkerson, whose batik work is better understood in person.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment

The walls of Darleen Wilkerson’s home are filled with her colorful batik artworks, which can be seen during the La Quinta Artist Studio Tour Dec. 3.