Through the winter of 1908 and into 1909, Chautauqua was abuzz with activity. The first 1909 issue of The Chautauquan Daily announced that “a new and beautiful Chautauqua greeted Chautauquans.”
Every day, Chautauquans walk the walk of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford — literally, in their footsteps, as the two
Chautauqua Institution archivist and historian Jon Schmitz said the Chautauqua experience is worth thinking about. “What is it really that
Chautauqua — with its many and varied activities — helps to keep people young. It brings out the youth in
There was jubilation, there was joy, there was a kiss to say goodbye to war. The announcement caught people by
For people looking for something idealistic, practical and of linguistic interest, Esperanto might be just the thing. Something utopian. Something
It was not something to construct a summer lecture platform around, but then again maybe it was. At any rate,
If water could talk, would people listen? According to the WNED/WBFO documentary titled “If Our Water Could Talk,” the answer is yes. But it can take some time.
Some people do their best thinking on a long bike ride or a good jog or maybe while out weeding the garden. Amelia Earhart said she does her best thinking while up in the air, at the controls of a small aircraft. That sounds just about right for a woman named Amelia Earhart — in this case, Amelia Rose Earhart.
On a quiet Chautauqua evening, nearing dusk, there are 24 notes in the air — 24 notes that tap deep