The Arts

CLSC Young Readers Program brings books to life

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There are obvious ways to enjoy summer, like swimming, bike riding, ice cream and picnics. But for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle’s Young Readers Program, the summer — which is full of talking animals, angels, poets, unlikely heroes and adventure — is anything but typical.

Writers’ Center welcomes new, returning writers

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A whole new cast of writers and poets will return this summer to live at the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall. The Writers’ Center will welcome both new and old writers-in-residence for lectures and workshops, including several new additions to the programming.

Opera program seeks new, returning audience this season

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Opera programs across the country have been facing struggles in light of the recent economic crisis, and many are seeing drastically lower attendance rates. With the recent closing of several notable companies, like the Baltimore Opera Company, and the gloomy forecast for others, like the New York City Opera, many opera administrators are seeking ways to bring the art form to a new audience, without ostracizing the loyal. Jay Lesenger, Chautauqua Opera Company’s artistic/general director, said this opera company is no exception.
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