The pulse of art beats through Chautauqua’s veins. Whether it is listening to the sounds of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra in the Amphitheater, seeing a row of young ballerinas in line for lunch, or attending a Friday night performance in Bratton Theater, there are myriad ways for Chautauquans engage with one art form or another.
Chautauqua Opera Company’s costume shop is filled with wigs atop head-shaped bases, racks hung with period garb, tables supplied with sewing machines, clothes washers and dryers and ironing boards.
For Ruth Gerrard Cole, family roots at Chautauqua run almost as deep as the Institution’s history.
Rich Koerner may be the most important man that many Chautauquans don’t know.
Theodore Roosevelt: governor, Rough Rider, father, president and speaker at Chautauqua. At 3:30 p.m. today in the Hall of Christ, Roosevelt will once again appear on a Chautauqua platform.
The following is excerpted from the July 19, 1914, edition of The Chautauquan Daily.
During a summer in the early 1990s, a freighter laden with shipments from northeast Asia pulls into port in Detroit, Michigan. The port authority, which oversees over 17 million tons of cargo per year, has just received a shipment it did not expect — a stowaway, hidden within the thousands of pallets and wooden crates.
For Jack and Yvonne McCredie, volunteering for the Chautauqua Fund is a duty and a pleasure.
At 1 p.m. today at the Chautauqua Women’s Club house, Lynne Andersson will give the fifth talk in the Chautauqua Professional Women’s Network Speaker Series, titled “Ecology After Capitalism?: Inherent Contradictions Between U.S. Corporate Interests and Climate Change.”
The Walk and Talk Man, unnamed other than by his Chautauqua Assembly Herald byline, walked the grounds and talked with residents and lecturers during the 1890s. He referred to himself in the third person.