Just as there has been every week, a Sacred Song Service will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday in the Amphitheater.
Column by: Thomas M. Becker The layers of art and politics are profound this week at Chautauqua. Chautauqua Theater Company’s
Art drives Chautauqua in ways other communities and organizations only dream of, and early Sunday evening, the Institution thanked those who help make the full range of artistic and programmatic offerings found on the grounds possible.
As promised at Friday’s public dialogue on the Amphitheater renewal project, the independent advisory panel of state and regional preservation experts released its report to the public today. The findings will serve as important input for the Chautauqua Institution Board of Trustees as it prepares for a likely Aug. 29 vote on the project, and will also inform the project’s design team as it works toward a final design proposal.
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.
On Chautauqua Institution’s 141st birthday Tuesday, the Chautauqua Foundation hosted the Promise Celebration on Bestor Plaza.
Over the next two days, Chautauqua Institution President Tom Becker will appear in two public forums that will focus on the future of Chautauqua’s centerpiece Amphitheater.
Civility returned Friday in the Hall of Christ as Chautauquans packed the auditorium to ask questions of and offer opinions
When someone dies, people often struggle to find the right words to honor them. But when Anne Fadiman’s student Marina
Flashback to 1973, an article with the headline “Stars of New York City Ballet to dance in Chautauqua Amphitheater,” appears in the Chautauquan.