Actor and advocate Kal Penn had starred in Hollywood films and popular television shows, but he was nervous when he began his job in the White House’s Office of Public Engagement.
The word “cartoon” brings to mind punchlines and quick sketches, but according to Tom Toles, this year has proven that
“Selma,” the first major feature film to depict Martin Luther King Jr., was thought to be impossible to make. The script drifted through Hollywood for five years, went through seven male directors and six different versions.
Few people make the leap from acting to public service; fewer still leave a role on a successful TV show
Classical music might have been relegated to the labs of evil geniuses in popular culture, but Bard College’s James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Music Christopher Gibbs thinks there’s more to the realm of Beethoven, Mozart and Brahms than stiff upper lips.
When actor David Oyelowo speaks as Martin Luther King Jr. in “Selma,” some of King’s famous speeches might sound a
About 20 years ago, lifelong Chautauquan Christopher Gibbs wrote a review for The Chautauquan Daily on German composer Carl Orff’s
Wrapping up a week on the irrational side of human nature, behavioral economist Leslie K. John gave Chautauqua some proven methods to make everyone’s irrational natures a positive rather than a negative.
Column by: The Rev. Dwight D. Andrews In the vibrant and idyllic environment of Chautauqua, it is tempting to bask
Chautauqua can’t get enough of behavioral economist Dan Ariely. Ariely returned to the Amphitheater stage Thursday for his second morning