Tag Archives: 2011 Week Six
Photo | Nels Sandberg

SLIDESHOW: 2011 Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle Recognition Day

SLIDESHOW: Special thanks to the Chautauqua community for sharing photographs from the 2011 Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle Recognition Day parade and ceremonies on Aug. 3.

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Straight No Chaser performs in the Ampihtheater on August 5, 2011.

SLIDESHOW: Straight No Chaser

SLIDESHOW: Scenes from the Straight No Chaser performance on Friday, August 5, 2011.

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Daryl Freedman receives visual admiration from guest conductor Stuart Chafetz as she sings “The Boston Beguine.” Throughout the performance, Chafetz and the Young Artists simultaneously gave equal gestures of recognition and appreciation. Photo by Megan Tan.

‘Over-the-top musical pleasure’

Sunrise, sunset
Sunrise, sunset
Swiftly fly the years
One season following another
Laden with happiness and tears…

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Arts and crafts on display at Art in the Park earlier this season. Photo by <a href="http://ww.chqdaily.com/tag/ellie-haugsby.

Art in the Park benefits VACI Partners’ scholarship fund

If you missed Week Four’s Art in the Park, don’t worry — it’s happening again on Sunday.

From noon to 4:30 p.m., Miller Park will be filled with artwork from local artists. Artists from Jamestown, Buffalo, Dunkirk and surrounding New York areas have purchased tables on which they will display and sell their work.

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2010 Chautauqua Theater Company actor Blake Segal reprises his performance in the title role in CTC’s Virginia Arts Festival production of “Amadeus” in May. Photo courtesy of David Beloff.

CTC takes show on the road in producing ‘Amadeus’ in Virginia

Chautauqua Theater Company doesn’t rest, even in the off-season.

This spring, the company took the show on the road, performing “Amadeus” at the Virginia Arts Festival with the Virginia Symphony and Chorus May 20 and 22.

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Next Generation CLSC Zimbabwe member Masimba Nyamanhindi, a leader of the Zimbabwean Student Solidarity Trust, speaks as part of a panel discussion on the role of youth in rebuilding Zimbabwe in May. Submitted photo.

Through CLSC, Chautauqua links hands across Atlantic with Zimbabwe

The nation of Zimbabwe has joined Chautauqua as the home of a Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle chapter.

As collaboration between the State Department and the Chautauqua Institution, two groups of prominent Zimbabweans and future leaders were given Amazon’s Kindle e-reader loaded with 12 CLSC book selections.

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Photo by Ellie Haugsby.

Scholarship students form personal relationships with their sponsors

It is a twilight performance of a string quartet, reminiscent of those 18th century scenes of an English country house — reminiscent but not identical. This is 21st-century Chautauqua: the dress is casual, and the music is Three Rags for String Quartet in Morton and Natalie Abramson’s living room. The players are violinist Giancarlo Latta, violist David Beytas and cellist James Mitchell — three Chautauqua Women’s Club scholarship students sponsored by Morton, who is a violinist, and Natalie.

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Photo 6 | Reza

‘One World, One Tribe’

Just yards from the Hall of Philosophy, a young girl with tousled curls and a maroon-colored robe sits huddled on a stark gray rock. Her father has died in a war, and her last family connection — her home — has been destroyed in a bomb raid.

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