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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Cocktails, Concerts & Conversations with Chautauqua Dance featuring Pilobolus
At 5 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 11, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Pilobolus Co-Artistic Directors Renee Jaworski and Matt Kent in conversation with Chautauqua Dance Artistic Adviser Sasha Janes. With Pilobolus’ Big Five-OH (50th anniversary) year upon them, Jaworski and Kent will share videos and stories about where they have been and where they are going, as a world-renowned and visionary company.

School of Music Piano Program Master Class with Jon Nakamatsu
Join the School of Music Piano Program for a master class featuring Jon Nakamatsu at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 11, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch.

Authors’ Hour
Chautauqua authors will read from their work 12:15 p.m. EDT every Thursday on Zoom during Weeks One through Nine. Find more information at www.chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com. Week Seven’s authors are Sabeeha Rehman, (memoirist), author of Threading My Prayer Rug: One Woman’s Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim, and Karen Weyant (non-fiction), author of Leading While Muslim: The Experiences of Muslim Principals After 9/11.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

CLSC Book Discussion
Join Atom Atkinson and Laura C. Ryan for the CLSC Book Discussion at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 10, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, for a conversation about Week Seven’s Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection, We Cast a Shadow, by Maurice Carlos Ruffin.

School of Music Voice Program Master Class Featuring Ben Moore
Join the School of Music Voice Program for a master class broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 10, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. This week’s master class features American composer Ben Moore, whose works include art song, musical theatrer, cabaret, chamber music, choral music and opera.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296. 

Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell
Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the seventh of nine weekly community webinars at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 13, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be  “CHQ Assembly Feedback Session No. 3.” Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.

Chautauqua Women’s Club
At 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 11, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, NBC News and MSNBC’s politics senior editor Beth Fouhy will give her lecture, “Politics, Protests and a Pandemic: How the 2020 Election Has Been Transformed,” as part of the Chautauqua Women’s Club Virtual Contemporary Issues Forum Lecture Series. Following the lecture there will be a live Q-and-A.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Coffee & Conversation with CHQ
At 8:30 a.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 8, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Vice President and Emily and Richard Smucker Chair of Education Matt Ewalt, Vice President of Performing and Visual Arts Deborah Sunya Moore, and Vice President of Religion Gene Robinson for a review of the week and a quick look ahead with CHQ Assembly.

Open Mic
The Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center (formerly the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends) encourage Chautauqua writers over the age of 18 to share their work at 5 p.m. EDT this Sunday, Aug. 9, and every Sunday via Zoom. Plan on reading for no more than five minutes, or just come and listen. Find more information at chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com.

Smith Memorial Library News

The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Smith Memorial Library News

The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Post-Lecture Community Conversation Moderated by Howard Teibel
At 12:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 6, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join education consultant Howard Teibel for a community conversation on the week’s theme. As the founder of Teibel Education Consulting, for three decades, Teibel and his team have worked with higher education leaders to develop new habits and practices that shift how teams embody collaboration over cooperation. With the confluence of accelerating technology, external economic forces, demographic shifts and the questioning of the value of higher education, Teibel believes that the answer lives in learning to navigate building a culture of shared commitment, where academics, administrators and boards and students drive positive change. 

Authors’ Hour
Chautauqua authors will read from their work 12:15 p.m. EDT every Thursday on Zoom during Weeks One through Nine. Find more information at www.chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com. Week Six’s authors are Carolyn Haldeman (memoirist), author of Adventures of a Septuagenarian Teacher, and Karen Weyant (poetry), author of Stealing Dust and Wearing Heels in the Rust Belt.

Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell
Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the second of nine weekly community webinars at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 6, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be “Strategic Plan Deep Dive No. 2: Diversifying Revenue.” Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.

School of Music Violin Master Class with Nurit Pacht
At 3:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 6, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, the School of Music broadcasts a violin master class with Nurit Pacht,  a top prize winner in international competitions including the Irving Klein International Music Competition in California and the Tibor Varga International Violin Competition in Switzerland.

Recitals with Rossen featuring Ilya Kaler
At 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 6, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, Chautauqua Institution broadcasts Recitals with Rossen featuring Ilya Kaler. Kaler is the only violinist to win the Gold Medal at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, the Sibelius Competition in Helsinki, and the Paganini Competition in Genoa). Each summer, Kaler serves on the faculty of Chautauqua’s School of Music and can be frequently heard performing at Chautauqua. Recitals with Rossen is hosted by Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Music Director Rossen Milanov.

The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

School of Music Voice Program Master Class with Renée Fleming
At 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 5, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, the School of Music Voice Program broadcasts a master class featuring soprano Renée Fleming, one of the most beloved and celebrated singers of our time.

NOW Generation News
At 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 5, on Zoom, the NOW Generation hosts “Continuing the Conversation.” Email advancement@chq.org for access.

Tallman Tracker Organ Recital
Joshua Stafford, interim organist for Chautauqua Institution, gives a recital on the Tallman Tracker Organ in the Hall of Christ, broadcast at noon Wednesday, Aug. 5, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform immediately following the Chautauqua Lecture Series presentation of the day.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

Library Day
Join us in celebrating this year’s virtual Library Day. There are three ways to participate in this year’s celebration: Email your 30-second (or less) kazoo video to library@chq.org; on Thursday, Aug. 6, watch Chautauqua Institution social media channels for ways to share your favorite book; and at smithlibrary.com, scroll down to “Join the Friends” with a gift-by-mail in any amount.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Post-Lecture Community Conversation Moderated by Howard Teibel
At 12:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 4, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join education consultant Howard Teibel for a community conversation on the week’s theme. As the founder of Teibel Education Consulting, for three decades, Teibel and his team have worked with higher education leaders to develop new habits and practices that shift how teams embody collaboration over cooperation. With the confluence of accelerating technology, external economic forces, demographic shifts and the questioning of the value of higher education, Teibel believes that the answer lives in learning to navigate building a culture of shared commitment, where academics, administrators and boards and students drive positive change. 

Library Day
Join us in celebrating this year’s virtual Library Day. On Thursday, Aug. 6, watch Chautauqua Institution social media channels for ways to share your favorite book, and at smithlibrary.com, scroll down to “Join the Friends” with a gift-by-mail in any amount.

Authors’ Hour
Chautauqua authors will read from their work 12:15 p.m. EDT every Thursday on Zoom during Weeks One through Nine. Find more information at www.chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com. Week Six’s authors are Carolyn Haldeman (memoirist), author of Adventures of a Septuagenarian Teacher, and Karen Weyant (poetry), author of Stealing Dust and Wearing Heels in the Rust Belt.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

The Mirror Project: A Conversation about Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility at Chautauqua Institution

At 3:30 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 3, join Robert M. Franklin, former director of religion at Chautauqua Institution, for a conversation about “The Mirror Project: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility at Chautauqua Institution,” on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch.

CLSC Book Discussion

Join fellow readers for a discussion of Week Six’s Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection, The Gifted School, by Bruce Holsinger, at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 3, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. The discussion will be led by Fred Zirm and CLSC Octagon Manager Stephine Hunt.

Library Day

Join us in celebrating this year’s virtual Library Day. There are three ways to participate in this year’s celebration: Email your 30-second (or less) kazoo video by Monday, Aug. 3, to library@chq.org; on Thursday, Aug. 6, watch Chautauqua Institution social media channels for ways to share your favorite book; and at smithlibrary.com, scroll down to “Join the Friends” with a gift-by-mail in any amount.

Smith Memorial Library News

The Smith Memorial Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296. 

Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell

Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the second of nine weekly community webinars at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 6, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be “Strategic Plan Deep Dive No. 2: Diversifying Revenue.” Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.

Chautauqua Women’s Club 

At 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 4, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, Senior Curator of the Senator John Heinz History Center Leslie Przybylek will give her lecture, “A Woman’s Place IS IN THE Exhibition,” as part of the Chautauqua Women’s Club Virtual Contemporary Issues Forum Lecture Series. Following the lecture there will be a live Q-and-A.

School of Music Piano Program Master Class featuring Alexander Kobrin

At 2 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 3, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Alexander Kobrin for a broadcast of a master class with School of Music Piano Program students.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Coffee & Conversation with CHQ
At 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 1, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Vice President and Emily and Richard Smucker Chair of Education Matt Ewalt, Vice President of Performing and Visual Arts Deborah Sunya Moore, and Vice President of Religion Gene Robinson for a review of the week and a quick look ahead with CHQ Assembly.

Virtual Old First Night Run/Walk
Sign up for the virtual “Around the World” Old First Night Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 1. Run or walk your own 2.75-mile race course and receive a race T-shirt. Proceeds benefit the Chautauqua Fund. To register for the race, please visit forms.chq.org/oldfirstnight.

Open Mic
The Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center (formerly the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends) encourage Chautauqua writers over the age of 18 to share their work at 5 p.m. EDT this Sunday, Aug. 2, and every Sunday via Zoom. Plan on reading for no more than five minutes, or just come and listen. Find more information at chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com.

Literary Arts Contests
Writers of all ages are invited to submit their poetry or prose by Sunday, Aug. 2 to the writing contests sponsored by Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center. Prizes are awarded in the adult, young adult, and youth categories. For more information and submission instructions, please go to chq.org/fcwc. Please direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com

Favorite Poem Project Broadcast
The Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center are pleased to present a YouTube recording, available on-demand, of the 2020 Favorite Poem Project, featuring Chautauquans of all ages reading their favorite published poem and explaining why it is their favorite. This initiative, now in its 12th summer, is based on the Favorite Poem Project that former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinksy introduced to Chautauqua when he was a 2009 Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle author.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

Library Day
Join us in celebrating this year’s virtual Library Day. There are three ways to participate in this year’s celebration: Email your 30-second (or less) kazoo video by Monday, Aug. 3 to library@chq.org; on Thursday, Aug. 6, watch Chautauqua Institution social media channels for ways to share your favorite book; and at smithlibrary.com, scroll down to “Join the Friends” with a gift-by-mail in any amount.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

School of Music Voice Program Master Class featuring Margo Garrett
At 2 p.m. EDT Friday, July 31, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, the School of Music Voice Program broadcasts a master class with Margo Garrett, one of the most widely recognized ensemble pianists in the business.

Literary Arts Contests
Writers of all ages are invited to submit their poetry or prose by Sunday, Aug. 2, to the writing contests sponsored by Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center. Prizes are awarded in the adult, young adult, and youth categories. For more information and submission instructions, please go to chq.org/fcwc. Please direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com

Virtual Old First Night Run/Walk
Sign up for the virtual “Around the World” Old First Night Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 1. Run or walk your own 2.75-mile race course and receive a race T-shirt. Proceeds benefit the Chautauqua Fund. To register for the race, please visit forms.chq.org/oldfirstnight.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296. 

Library Day
Join us in celebrating this year’s virtual Library Day. There are three ways to participate in this year’s celebration: email your 30-second (or less) kazoo video by Monday, Aug. 3, to library@chq.org; on Thursday, Aug. 6, watch Chautauqua Institution’s social media feeds for ways to share your favorite book; and at at smithlibrary.com, scroll down to “Join the Friends” with a gift-by-mail in any amount.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

daily_briefly

The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Recitals with Rossen featuring Maja Bogdanovic and Daniel Rowland
Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Music Director hosts Dutch–English violinist Daniel Rowland and Serbian–French cellist Maja Bogdanovic for this week’s Recitals with Rossen at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 30, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform. Bogdanovic and Rowland have performed all over Europe and the world, including engagements with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series and the Festival Artes Vertentes international festival of the arts in Tiradentes, Brazil. Viewers are invited to submit questions at any time through www.questions.chq.org or on Twitter, using #CHQ2020.

CSO Rebroadcast of Stravinsky’s ‘The Rite of Spring’
At 8:15 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 30, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra rebroadcasts its 2019 performance with the Music School Festival Orchestra, of Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring.”

School of Music violin master class with Ilya Kaler
At 3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 30, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, the School of Music broadcasts a master class with Ilya Kaler, the only violinist in the world to win the Gold Medal at three of the world’s most prestigious international violin competitions: the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (1986), the Sibelius Competition in Helsinki (1985), and the Paganini Competition in Genoa (1981). Three Music School Festival Orchestra students will each perform a short work before a give-and-take discussion with Kaler. 

Week Five Post-lecture Conversations on the Virtual Porch
Following the morning’s Chautauqua Lecture Series program, join others at 12:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 30, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch to discuss this week’s lectures on “The Women’s Vote Centennial and Beyond.” All are welcome. The conversation will be facilitated by Kimberly Hamlin, associate professor of history and American studies, at Miami University of Ohio.

Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell
Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the fourth of nine weekly community webinars at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 30, on the Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be “CHQ Assembly Feedback Session No. 2. Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.

Authors’ Hour
Chautauqua authors will read from their work 12:15 p.m. EDT every Thursday on Zoom during Weeks One through Nine. Find more information at www.chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com. Week Five’s authors are Pat Averbach (prose), author of Resurrecting Rain, and Shara McCallum (poetry), author of Madwoman and This Strange Land.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Chautauqua Opera Company Master Class Featuring Wendy Bryn Harmer
At 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, July 29, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Chautauqua Opera General and Artistic Director Steven Osgood for the broadcast of the Week Five master class. This week’s master class is led by Guest Artist Wendy Bryn Harmer, and features Chautauqua Opera Young Artists Samina Aslam, Celeste Godin, Shafali Jalota and Michael Miller.

Tallman Tracker Organ Recital
Joshua Stafford, interim organist for Chautauqua Institution, gives a recital on the Tallman Tracker Organ in the Hall of Christ, broadcast at noon Wednesday, July 29, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform immediately following the Chautauqua Lecture Series presentation of the day.

Virtual Old First Night Run/Walk
Sign up for the virtual “Around the World” Old First Night Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 1. Run or walk your own 2.75-mile race course and receive a race T-shirt. Proceeds benefit the Chautauqua Fund. To register for the race, please visit forms.chq.org/oldfirstnight.

Robert Pinsky Favorite Poem Project
At 5 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 29, via Zoom, selected Chautauquans will be given the chance to read their favorite published poem and briefly explain why it is their favorite. This event, sponsored by the Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center, is modeled on the initiative introduced to Chautauqua by the former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Questions should be directed to 4normarees@gmail.com.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Week Five Post-lecture Conversations on the Virtual Porch
Following the morning’s Chautauqua Lecture Series program, join others at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 28, and Thursday, July 30, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch to discuss this week’s lectures on “The Women’s Vote Centennial and Beyond.” All are welcome. The conversation will be facilitated by Kimberly Hamlin, associate professor of history and American studies at Miami University of Ohio.

Literary Arts Contests

Writers of all ages are invited to submit their poetry or prose by Sunday, Aug. 2, to the writing contests sponsored by Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center (formerly Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends.) Prizes are awarded in the adult, young adult, and youth categories. For more information and submission instructions, please go to www.chq.org/fcwc.  Please direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com

Authors’ Hour

Chautauqua authors will read from their work 12:15 p.m. EDT every Thursday on Zoom during Weeks One through Nine. Find more information at www.chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com. Week Five’s authors are Patricia Averbach (novelist), author of Resurrecting Rain, and Shara McCallum (poetry), author of Madwoman and This Strange Land.

School of Music Piano Program Master Class with Natalya Antonova

At 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 28, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, the School of Music Piano Program broadcasts a master class with Natalya Antonova.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

CLSC Book Discussion

Join fellow readers for a discussion of Week Five’s Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection, In the Country of Women, by Susan Straight, at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday, July 27, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. The discussion will be led by Sherra Babcock.

School of Music Voice Program Master Class

At 2 p.m. EDT Monday, July 27, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, prominent vocal coach and pianist Craig Rutenberg leads a master class featuring several students in the Chautauqua School of Music Voice Program.

Smith Memorial Library News

The Smith Memorial Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296. 

Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell

Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the second of nine weekly community webinars at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 30, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be “CHQ Assembly Feedback Session No. 2.” Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.

Robert Pinsky Favorite Poem Project
At 5 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 29, via Zoom, selected Chautauquans will be given the chance to read their favorite published poem and briefly explain why it is their favorite. This event, sponsored by the Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center, is modeled on the initiative introduced to Chautauqua by the former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.  Applications must be submitted online. Questions should be directed to 4normarees@gmail.com.

Chautauqua Women’s Club 

At 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 28, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will give her lecture “Equal Rights Now: The Fight for Equality 100 Years Later” as part of the Chautauqua Women’s Club Virtual Contemporary Issues Forum Lecture Series. Following the lecture there will be a live Q-and-A.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Coffee & Conversation with CHQ
At 8:30 a.m. EDT Saturday, July 25, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Vice President and Emily and Richard Smucker Chair of Education Matt Ewalt, Vice President of Performing and Visual Arts Deborah Sunya Moore, and Vice President of Religion Gene Robinson for a review of the week and a quick look ahead with CHQ Assembly.

Week Five Post-lecture Conversations on the Virtual Porch

Following the morning’s Chautauqua Lecture Series program, join others at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 28, and Thursday, July 30, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch to discuss this week’s lectures on “The Women’s Vote Centennial and Beyond.” All are welcome. The conversation will be facilitated by Kimberly Hamlin, associate professor of history and American studies at Miami University of Ohio.

Virtual Old First Night Run/Walk
Sign up for the virtual “Around the World” Old First Night Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 1. Run or walk your own 2.75-mile race course and receive a race T-shirt. Proceeds benefit the Chautauqua Fund. To register for the race, please visit forms.chq.org/oldfirstnight.

Open Mic
The Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center (formerly the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends) encourage Chautauqua writers over the age of 18 to share their work at 5 p.m. EDT this Sunday, July 26, and every Sunday via Zoom. Plan on reading for no more than five minutes, or just come and listen. Find more information at chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com.

Literary Arts Contests
Writers of all ages are invited to submit their poetry or prose by Aug. 2 to the writing contests sponsored by Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center. Prizes are awarded in the adult, young adult, and youth categories. For more information and submission instructions, please go to chq.org/fcwc. Please direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com

Robert Pinsky Favorite Poem Project
At 5 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 29, via Zoom, selected Chautauquans will be given the chance to read their favorite published poem and briefly explain why it is their favorite. This event, sponsored by the Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center, is modeled on the initiative introduced to Chautauqua by the former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Applications must be submitted online. Questions should be directed to 4normarees@gmail.com

Smith Memorial Library News

The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296. 

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

daily_briefly

The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Literary Arts Contests
Writers of all ages are invited to submit their poetry or prose by Aug. 2 to the writing contests sponsored by Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center. Prizes are awarded in the adult, young adult, and youth categories. For more information and submission instructions, please go to chq.org/fcwc. Please direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com

Robert Pinsky Favorite Poem Project
At 5 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 29, via Zoom, selected Chautauquans will be given the chance to read their favorite published poem and briefly explain why it is their favorite. This event, sponsored by the Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center, is modeled on the initiative introduced to Chautauqua by the former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Questions should be directed to 4normarees@gmail.com

Virtual Old First Night Run/Walk
Sign up for the virtual “Around the World” Old First Night Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 1. Run or walk your own 2.75-mile race course and receive a race T-shirt. Proceeds benefit the Chautauqua Fund. To register for the race, please visit forms.chq.org/oldfirstnight.

Smith Memorial Library News

The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

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