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Anyone expecting fireworks at Friday’s dialogue meeting on the Amphitheater project may have left the session disappointed. What had seemed to many as a potential showdown turned into a frank but civil give-and-take between Institution President Tom Becker, other panelists and an engaged community audience. The subject was historic preservation in the context of the Amp.
Civility returned Friday in the Hall of Christ as Chautauquans packed the auditorium to ask questions of and offer opinions
Chautauqua Institution is building strong roots. Literally.
After the moderator had concluded Friday’s raucus two-hour Amphitheater dialogue, an oddly reassuring Chautauqua scene developed.
At Saturday’s Chautauqua Property Owners Association general meeting, the Hall of Philosophy was packed with homeowners itching to know how eventual construction on the Amphitheater could affect their properties.
Prior to the season, the Institution announced plans to further engage the Chautauqua community on the Amphitheater project. It’s working. The community is engaged.
The Chautauqua Property Owners Association will use its first general meeting 9 a.m. Saturday in the Hall of Philosophy as
Community interest in Chautauqua’s ambitious plans for its Amphitheater centerpiece continues to run high. There was another full house at Friday’s Institution-sponsored session in the Hall of Christ.
Chautauqua Institution’s outreach to community members on the Amphitheater project concluded its first week last Friday morning in the Hall