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Film About Idyllwild Arts Legend Lora Steere Opens January 10th

Film About Idyllwild Arts Legend Lora Steere Opens January 10th

December 29, 2010–Lora Woodhead Steere taught for 16 years at the Idyllwild Arts Academy without ever taking a paycheck. She first came to the San Jacinto Mountains in 1890 as a toddler riding in front of her mother’s saddle. With her saint-like face and her mystical dedication to Tahquitz Peak, the acclaimed sculptor influenced scores of students to turn toward art and nature. Steere died in 1984. She’s becoming increasingly well-known these days thanks to exhibits and events organized by Idyllwild arts supporters. Now you can learn about Steere in a new film by 16-year-old Paris Deesing, a film student…

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