The Charlotte Ballet performed its annual “Evening of Pas de Deux” Wednesday in the Amphitheater. The program included 11 dances.
Geraldine Gebbie Bellinger bought Chautauqua’s Amphitheater in 1935. Well, to be precise, she joined her daughter, Janet, and sister, Marion Bertram Gebbie, and made a $5,000 sentimental purchase of the Amp. It was a donation to the “Save Chautauqua Fund” and was one of the larger single contributions to the three-year effort to rescue the Institution from its creditors.
The idea began with William Jennings Bryan’s “Cross of Gold” speech, where he speculated that if cities were taken down, they would reemerge; but if rural America were taken down, the cities would die. This speculation got Jeremy M. Johnston thinking, and he will share some of those thoughts at 3:30 p.m. today in the Hall of Christ.
The Chautauqua Symphony Partners will be hosting their second Brown Bag lecture of the season at 12:15 p.m. today at Smith Wilkes Hall.
Landscape painter Stanley Lewis continues to stumble onto inspiration in odd places — like the figurative paintings of Italian Renaissance painter Giotto Di Bondone.
Tink Tinker is a part of the Wazhazhe Nation, which is a member of the Earth Division and the Eagle Clan. These are facts, just like it’s a fact that Tinker’s ancestors were killed and driven from their land.
Josh Long, one of the most familiar faces at the Institution’s Turner Community Center, recognizes this fact and relishes the opportunity to listen to and learn from regulars at the Center. As a personal trainer, Long said he enjoys his job most — and does it best — when he builds relationships with his clients.
Author Donna Jo Napoli is well on her way to 100. Books, that is.
Guest conductor Bruce Hangen and saxophone soloist Kenneth Radnofsky will join the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra at 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, the party will include guest conductor Bruce Hangen, who will highlight David Amram’s “Ode to Lord Buckley; Concerto for Alto Saxophone” with soloist Kenneth Radnofsky.