Civility returned Friday in the Hall of Christ as Chautauquans packed the auditorium to ask questions of and offer opinions
Amit Peled is a multi-sport athlete: He plays basketball and cello. Torn as a teenager between pursuing sports or music, he threw himself toward music, resigning himself to the certainty that he would never be tall enough to play in the NBA.
Nothing is quite as indicative of small-town culture as grassroots Americana music from a local radio station. And at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Amphitheater, Jamestown’s Rolling Hills Radio will be back to bring that experience to America’s best small town — Chautauqua.
A current Amphitheater bench and a prototype for the proposed replacement bench design are now on display and available for sit tests on the Hultquist Center porch.
Chautauqua’s 2015 season passed its midpoint this week. The major arts programs are all in full swing, and there are still significant orchestra, theater, opera, music, arts and dance events to look forward to. The education and religion departments fill the days with erudition. Hundreds of smaller events enrich the cultural smorgasbord to which Chautauquans have become accustomed.
National Public Radio fans are used to hearing “A Prairie Home Companion” over the airwaves, but for nearly as long as he has been on the air, Garrison Keillor has been taking the show on the road to escape the studio.
It may seem odd, but Chautauqua audience members got a sneak peak of Charlotte Ballet’s future during “An Evening of Pas de Deux” at the Amphitheater on Wednesday night. Yes, two at a time taking to the stage, not ensemble ballets.
‘A feat of spectacle’ Review by Guest Critic: Rebecca Ritzel Oh, the early musicians. They are the nerds, outliers and
The word “cartoon” brings to mind punchlines and quick sketches, but according to Tom Toles, this year has proven that
One recent windy day in New York, violinist Tim Fain sat with his daughter, watching birds that reminded him of Samuel Barber’s “Violin Concerto.”