It’s been nearly 17 years and two weeks to the day since Barbara Jean last took the Amphitheater stage with
During the summer season, the Smith Memorial Library is easily overshadowed. The respectable, brick building anchors its end of Bestor Plaza, but most people are drawn to its larger neighbor, the Amphitheater.
Ido Millet has been flying planes for 27 years, yet he’s never once used an engine. His planes don’t need them.
If someone wanted a firsthand account of how the Motet Choir became what it is today, they couldn’t do much better than Lucille Piper.
Pat and Bud make the Baptist House feel like home for both their guests and anyone they cross paths with.
Robin McDonald knew she would marry Eric Martin well before he proposed to her at the Girls’ Club last summer in what would be a nostalgic return to the area they once roamed as Boys’ and Girls’ Club counselors.
Chautauqua Institution is known for its pristine grounds, intellectual community and as the home to an age-old program of philosophy, art, knowledge and religion. With the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, the Smith Memorial Library and the Chautauqua Bookstore, the Institution serves as a fertile ground for reading’s bountiful fruit.
Cathy Bonner made history this past weekend, becoming the first female chair of the Board of Directors of the Chautauqua
The soft hum of music and flickering candlelight emanate from Randell Chapel Monday evenings. In the midst of the normal Chautauqua bustle, the United Church of Christ hosts the Taizé service — a simple service of silence, Scripture, prayer and chant.
There is a sense of change in the air. While Week Nine’s plethora of entertainment and accessible erudition awaits those on the grounds, transition is close. The major arts companies have concluded their seasons. The weather is often a bit cooler. The days are noticeably shorter. Chautauqua is nearing the end of its 2015 season, and many of its seasonal employees have left to return to school or regular employment. Others remain well into the fall. Here are six of their stories.