Key Private Bank helped underwrite An Evening with Jackie Evancho Friday in the Amphitheater.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, the 14-year-old soprano Jackie Evancho will make her Chautauqua debut, performing with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra in “An Evening with Jackie Evancho.”
At 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, director Ken Burns and writer Geoffrey C. Ward plan to delve into a deeper dialogue about “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” Picking up where they left off in Thursday’s lecture, Burns and Ward will bring the Roosevelts to life, bypassing the idyllic veneer with which many historians gloss their lives and instead approaching them as fundamental human beings.
At 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, documentarians and longtime collaborators Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward will have their first discussion on the Roosevelts and their latest film, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.”
For 10-year-old Há, Saigon, Vietnam, has always been home. Like any young girl, she loves spending time with her friends and celebrating age-old traditions. Há especially loves the papaya tree in her yard that bears the sweetest fruit she’s ever known.
Four students from Chautauqua Institution’s Schools of Fine and Performing Arts will take their talents from the Amphitheater to the small screen next spring as features of a documentary produced by WQED-TV, Pittsburgh’s PBS affiliate.
Susan Dentzer will wrap up the Week Nine examination of “Health Care: Reform and Innovation” — and the 2013 morning lecture series — at 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater.
Dentzer is a longtime health care analyst on “PBS NewsHour,” former editor of the journal Health Affairs and a senior health policy adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, N.J.
Following the adventures of Bert, Ernie and Big Bird was an integral part of almost every American’s childhood.
But Paula Kerger wants people to know that there’s more to PBS than just Sesame Street.
Guest column by Paula Kerger. Kerger will give Friday’s Morning Lecture in the Amphitheater at 10:45 a.m.
The topic of happiness seems to be on everyone’s mind these days. From the recent cover of Time magazine to the highest levels of government, across the country and around the world, this topic has become increasingly important. What does it mean to be happy? How does the happiness of individuals contribute to robust communities? How can we build public policy that supports the attainment of happiness? What may seem like an unusual focus, given these difficult economic times, actually is a very basic human need, and is at the root of the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness outlined by our nation’s founders.
Paula Kerger, president and CEO of PBS, recently returned home from a trip to Dublin, where she spoke on the impact of public broadcasters on vibrant communities. During two different radio interviews, she heard the now-infamous clip of Mitt Romney threatening to cut the government subsidy for PBS during his presidential campaign.
“I have to tell you, hearing it in another country being played back was even more stunning,” she said.