Katelyn Beaty is still trying to make sense of the 2016 presidential election. “Eighty-one percent of white evangelicals who voted ended up supporting Trump,” Beaty said. “This is not something a lot of evangelical leaders
Responding to Craigslist ads doesn’t always work out this well. But that was the catalyst for The Hot Sardines, whose lead singer Elizabeth Bougerol and bandleader Evan Palazzo both showed up to a jazz jam
When Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem was preparing to celebrate its bicentennial in 2008, it turned to Wynton Marsalis. The result was distinctly sacred. Marsalis created The Abyssinian Mass — a large-scale, 19-movement work for
Winners of the annual writing contests, sponsored by the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends, were announced Sunday on the porch of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall. Fred Zirm, president of the Friends and interim
Three books have just been added to many Chautauquans’ reading lists: Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett, Jane Hamilton’s The Excellent Lombards and Everybody’s Fool, by Richard Russo. Those books are the first selections for the 2017
Last Tuesday, Alton Sterling was shot to death in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. On Wednesday, Philando Castile was killed in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Both were black men in their 30s. Both were killed by police.
The first summer Roger Rosenblatt hosted a week at Chautauqua Institution, “Doonesbury” creator Garry Trudeau helped him close out the series. Eight years later, Trudeau and his wife, television journalist Jane Pauley, are with Rosenblatt