Art Deco ushered in a new way of looking at art, design and architecture nearly overnight. And while the movement is often associated with those fields, Jared Jacobsen said the style reaches as far as music.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, music director candidate Maximiano Valdés will be leading the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra for a program highlighting an alumna of the Institution: soprano Leela Subramaniam.
It’s 9 a.m. on a Tuesday, and Brandon Coleman and his “Fitness Crew” have just sprinted 800 meters through Bestor Plaza. Before that, they went on a 4-mile run, did 10 push ups, 10 jumping jacks and one-minute wall sits. Tomorrow, they’ll push for 5 miles — if they have the time.
When she started playing the piano at age 3, Helga Hulse’s tiny hands provided a challenge. Ninety years later, sometimes they still do.
Here is where the artist’s hand meets its surface, as where rubber meets the road.
At 4 p.m. today, 17 Chautauquans will get the chance to share those favorite poems at the Hall of Philosophy as part of the Pinsky Favorite Poem Project.
Poet Richard Hugo said in his essay “The Triggering Town” that poets should create an imaginary town and write poems out of it.
Pam Spremulli will read her book Letter Birds at 10:45 a.m. today during Story Time at the Smith Memorial Library. She will be signing books at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the bookstore.
Conductor Bruce Hangen made his Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra debut Thursday evening in the Amphitheater, leading the first of two season appearances.
Elizabeth Scarboro is the author of My Foreign Cities, a memoir in which she recounts her life with her first husband, Stephen, who had cystic fibrosis. In just under 300 pages, Scarboro tells the story of their love and Stephen’s death, a story that spans over a decade.