The voice department will be performing three songs in the Go West! production. Voice department student and coach Don St. Pierre teases what they will be singing on the night of Saturday, July 26.
Go West! is the first major inter-arts project produced by Chautauqua Institution that includes the visual arts element on the stage. Don Kimes, artistic director of VACI, explains how the images will be presented, and how the visual arts play a role in Go West!
Upon entering the Amphitheater, a friendly usher approaches, prepared to scan gate passes and greeting passersby as they enter the gates. Everyone, from vice presidents to first-time visitors, hesitates for a moment. Guests may feel a sigh of relief as they enter the Institution’s entertainment hub.
After last year’s The Romeo & Juliet Project, Go West! is the second inter-arts collaboration produced by Chautauqua Institution. This year, it is an original show created by the artistic leadership of Chautauqua, spearheaded by Chautauqua Theater Company associate artistic director Andrew Borba. In this video, Borba talks about what Go West! is all about.
The Chautauqua Women’s Club celebrates 125 years and the 100th birthday of their oldest member Mary Jane Shank.
Having news sellers on the grounds is a tradition in Chautauqua since 1876. Newsies singing their jingles is a unique scene you don’t see anywhere else. Patricia Dudley, 13, the only newsgirl in Chautauqua this year, shares her experience selling newspapers.
The Fourth of July is the great American summer family holiday. It has patriotism, parades, sunshine, beaches and kids of all ages enjoying themselves and their families — and Chautauqua has its own familiar holiday traditions.
Kids are at the center of much of the Fourth of July activity on the grounds, so a team from the Daily set out recently to meet some of them and their families. We visited the Children’s Beach on a warm Sunday afternoon and the Children’s School on a fun-filled weekday morning. These are the stories we found.
The 2014 annual Fourth of July Children’s School Parade Friday brings cute smiles and patriotism to Chautauqua.
The Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger, plays in tandem with a photo story entitled “Hebrides” captured by National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson.
Bestor Face Forward is a series of video portraits and vignettes, documenting how Chautauquans interact within this distinct, engaging, and beautiful community.