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.
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.”
Anna J. Hardwicke Pennybacker signed her 1936 letter to John D. Rockefeller Jr., “I am, most faithfully yours, Anna J. H. Pennybacker.”
At 9 a.m. tomorrow at the Women’s Club house, Chautauqua’s director of religion will discuss “Religion at Chautauqua: Spirituality, Ethics and the Common Good,” as part of the CWC’s Chautauqua Speaks series.
The Chautauqua Women’s Club celebrates 125 years and the 100th birthday of their oldest member Mary Jane Shank.
According to Denise Fugo, who has coached numerous CEOs through the challenges of nurturing successful organizations and promoting job creation based on her experience in the restaurant industry, a family business means business.
Forming a Woman’s Club was not unique to Chautauqua. In the last two decades of the 19th century, these clubs were being created across the country.
Memorials do work. In 1966, Nina Terrill Wensley gave the Windsor Boarding House to the Institution to be used as a guest cottage.
Since April, artist Rita Argen Auerbach has been celebrating 40 years of her watercolor career with three exhibitions in the greater Buffalo area, and a soft-cover book chronicling her work that was produced by her daughter Carrie.
There’s much more to zombie detective novels than a fun, light read. “Junk lit,” Persephone Braham said, “tells us a lot about the world.”