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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Coffee & Conversation with CHQ
At 8:30 a.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 29, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Vice President and Emily and Richard Smucker Chair of Education Matt Ewalt, Vice President of Performing and Visual Arts Deborah Sunya Moore, and Vice President of Religion Gene Robinson for a review of the week, and a review of the 2020 season of CHQ Assembly.

Open Mic
The Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center (formerly the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends) encourage Chautauqua writers over the age of 18 to share their work at 5 p.m. EDT this Sunday, Aug. 30, via Zoom. Plan on reading for no more than five minutes, or just come and listen. Find more information at chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Starting Monday, Aug. 31, hours will be noon to 6 p.m. on Mondays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; and noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

AA/Al-Anon Meeting
At 12:30 p.m. EDT Sunday, Aug. 30, there will be virtual AA/Al-Anon meetings via Zoom. If you are interested in attending, please email judithlee@runbox.com for access.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

The Mirror Project Conversation #2
At 5 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 28, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, Chautauqua Institution continues its conversations on The Mirror Project. Iyabo Onipede, facilitator at Leadership Matters and co-leader at Compassionate Atlanta, will facilitate a discussion about why it is necessary to talk about race and culture, and how The Mirror Project might evolve as we transition from introspection to community action. This event is presented by the African American Heritage House and Chautauqua Institution.

AA/Al-Anon Meeting
At 12:30 p.m. EDT on Sunday, Aug. 30, there will be virtual AA/Al-Anon meetings via Zoom. If you are interested in attending, please email judithlee@runbox.com for access.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Starting Monday, Aug. 31, hours will be noon to 6 p.m. on Mondays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; and noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Authors’ Hour
Chautauqua authors will read from their work 12:15 p.m. EDT every Thursday on Zoom during Weeks One through Nine. Find more information at www.chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com. Week Nine’s authors are Mathias Svalina (poet), author of The Wine-Dark Sea, and Marjorie Wonner (poet), author of Sparks in the Dark.

Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell
Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the last weekly community webinar of the season at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 27, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be “Season Debrief and Forecast for 2021.” Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Chautauqua Opera Company Master Class Broadcast with Guest Artist Todd Thomas
At 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 26, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, Chautauqua Opera Company General and Artistic Director Steven Osgood hosts a watch party of a master class with Guest Artist Todd Thomas, coaching Young Artists James Eder, Yazid Gray, John David Nevergall, Max Potter and Jake Skipworth.

Tallman Tracker Organ Recital
Joshua Stafford, interim organist for Chautauqua Institution, gives a recital on the Tallman Tracker Organ in the Hall of Christ, broadcast at noon EDT Wednesday, Aug. 26, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform immediately following the Chautauqua Lecture Series presentation of the day.

NOW Generation “Continuing the Conversation”
The NOW Generation is hosting a “Continuing the Conversation” event at 8 p.m EDT Wednesday, Aug. 26, via Zoom. Email advancement@chq.org for access.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Authors’ Hour
Chautauqua authors will read from their work 12:15 p.m. EDT every Thursday on Zoom during Weeks One through Nine. Find more information at www.chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com. Week Nine’s authors are Mathias Svalina (poet), author of The Wine-Dark Sea, and Marjorie Wonner (poet), author of Sparks in the Dark.

NOW Generation “Continuing the Conversation”
The NOW Generation is hosting a “Continuing the Conversation” event at 8 p.m EDT Wednesday, Aug. 26, via Zoom. Email advancement@chq.org for access.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

daily_briefly

The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Erie Insurance Panel Discussion on “Belonging and Placemaking for Equitable Communities of the Future”
At 3:30 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 24, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Week Nine Program Sponsor Erie Insurance for a roundtable discussion on equity and collective action. In a panel titled “Belong and Placemaking for Equitable Communities of the Future,” three changemakers in Erie, Pennsylvania, will explore how community-building, the arts and education drive solutions toward a more equitable future for the northwestern Pennsylvania region and beyond. Panelists include Patrick Fisher, executive director of Erie Arts & Culture, who works to advance work in the creative and cultural sector, with a focus on the intersection between the arts and social change; Tesha L. Nesbit, who leads the Diversity & Inclusion discipline in 12 states and Washington D.C. for Erie Insurance Group and is a thought partner on community and economic development efforts and oversees employee engagement survey administration and workplace practices; and Leslie C. Sotomayor, an artist, curator, and professor in Art Education and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

CLSC Book Discussion
Join Julie Phillips Brown and Director of Literary Arts Sony Ton-Aime for the CLSC Book Discussion at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 24, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, for a conversation about Week Nine’s Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection, The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives, edited by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296. 

Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell
Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the last weekly community webinars at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 27, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be “Season Debrief and Forecast for 2021.” Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.

Chautauqua Women’s Club
At 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 25, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, Terry Madonna will give his lecture, “The Politics of a Divided America: The Factors that will Matter for ALL voters in the 2020 Elections.” Madonna is a professor of public affairs and director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College. This lecture is part of the Chautauqua Women’s Club Virtual Contemporary Issues Forum Lecture Series. Following the lecture there will be a live Q-and-A.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Coffee & Conversation with CHQ
At 8:30 a.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 22, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Vice President and Emily and Richard Smucker Chair of Education Matt Ewalt, Vice President of Performing and Visual Arts Deborah Sunya Moore, and Vice President of Religion Gene Robinson for a review of the week and a quick look ahead with CHQ Assembly.

Open Mic
The Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center (formerly the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends) encourage Chautauqua writers over the age of 18 to share their work at 5 p.m. EDT this Sunday, Aug. 23, and every Sunday via Zoom. Plan on reading for no more than five minutes, or just come and listen. Find more information at chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

AA/Al-Anon Meeting
At 12:30 p.m. EDT Sunday, Aug. 23, and every Sunday this season, there will be virtual AA/Al-Anon meetings via Zoom. If you are interested in attending, please email judithlee@runbox.com for access.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Oliver Archives Heritage Lecture Series
Institution archivist and historian Jon Schmitz will present the Oliver Archives Heritage Lecture Series’ Week Nine presentation “Science and Religion (and Art) at Chautauqua” at 3:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 21, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform. Schmitz will discuss the history of the ever-changing relationship between these three pillars of the Institution. This series is made possible with a gift from Jeff Lutz and Cathy Nowosielski.

AA/Al-Anon Meeting
At 12:30 p.m. EDT on Sunday, Aug. 23, there will be virtual AA/Al-Anon meetings via Zoom. If you are interested in attending, please email judithlee@runbox.com for access.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

CSO Rebroadcast: Strauss’ Don Quixote
At 8:15 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 20, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, join others for a rebroadcast of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra’s Aug. 8, 2019, performance of Strauss’ Don Quixote.

Authors’ Hour
Chautauqua authors will read from their work 12:15 p.m. EDT every Thursday on Zoom during Weeks One through Nine. Find more information at www.chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com. Week Eight’s authors are Judith Bowles (poet), author of Unlocatable Source, and Debbie Almontaser, author of Scholarship Boy: Meditations on Family and Race.

Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell
Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the seventh of nine weekly community webinars at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 20, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be “Strategic Plan Deep Dive No. 3: Chautauqua Lake.” Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Tallman Tracker Organ Recital
Joshua Stafford, interim organist for Chautauqua Institution, gives a recital on the Tallman Tracker Organ in the Hall of Christ, broadcast at noon EDT Wednesday, Aug. 19, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform immediately following the Chautauqua Lecture Series presentation of the day.

Chautauqua Opera Company Master Class Broadcast
At 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 19, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, Chautauqua Opera Company broadcasts its weekly master class, led by Guest Artist Elaine Alvarez. Each master class will feature the Guest Artist of the week coaching four or five Young Artists, working on a wide variety of repertoire. During the event, hosts will offer commentary and answer questions submitted by attendees. This week’s class includes Young Artists Samina Aslam, Kelly Guerra, Chasiti Lashay, Daniela Magura and Wan Zhao.

CVA 2020 Online Auction
From noon EDT Wednesday, Aug. 19 to 11:59 p.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 22, Chautauqua Visual Arts hosts the CVA 2020 Online Auction. Featuring works by 22 professional artists, proceeds benefit the CVA School of Art student scholarships. Register and bid online at 32auctions.com/cva-gala-auction. Learn more at art.chq.org/galleries/

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Authors’ Hour
Chautauqua authors will read from their work 12:15 p.m. EDT every Thursday on Zoom during Weeks One through Nine. Find more information at www.chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com. Week Eight’s authors are Judith Bowles (poet), author of Unlocatable Source, and Debbie Almontaser, author of Scholarship Boy: Meditations on Family and Race.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

daily_briefly

The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

CLSC Book Discussion
Join Mary Pat MacFarland and CLSC Octagon Manager Stephine Hunt, for the CLSC Book Discussion at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 17, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, for a conversation about Week Seven’s Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to Present, by David Treuer.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296. 

Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell
Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the seventh of nine weekly community webinars at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 20, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be  “Strategic Plan Deep Dive No. 3: Chautauqua Lake.” Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.

Chautauqua Women’s Club
At 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 18, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Division of Clinical Immunopathology and the Healthy Lifestyle Program Medical Director Bruce Rabin will give his lecture, “Understanding and Managing Stress for Better Mental and Physical Health,” as part of the Chautauqua Women’s Club Virtual Contemporary Issues Forum Lecture Series. Following the lecture there will be a live Q-and-A.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Special Screening of the National Comedy Center Virtual Lucille Ball Festival Broadcast featuring Jay Leno
At 5 p.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 15, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, join others for a special screening of the National Comedy Center Virtual Lucille Ball Festival Broadcast featuring Jay Leno. The two-part series (the second will be available at comedycenter.org/festival) features thelegendary comedian as he discusses his extensive career in stand-up, writing and late-night television in a conversation with Stephen J. Morrison, executive producer of exhibit media for the National Comedy Center.

Annual Writing Contests Ceremony
The annual writing contests held by the Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center will have an awards ceremony at 6:15 p.m. EDT Sunday, Aug. 16, on Zoom. Find more information on how to log-in at chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com.

Coffee & Conversation with CHQ
At 8:30 a.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 15, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Vice President and Emily and Richard Smucker Chair of Education Matt Ewalt, Vice President of Performing and Visual Arts Deborah Sunya Moore, and Vice President of Religion Gene Robinson for a review of the week and a quick look ahead with CHQ Assembly.

Open Mic
The Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center (formerly the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends) encourage Chautauqua writers over the age of 18 to share their work at 5 p.m. EDT this Sunday, Aug. 16, and every Sunday via Zoom. Plan on reading for no more than five minutes, or just come and listen. Find more information at chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

AA/Al-Anon Meeting
At 12:30 p.m. EDT Sunday, Aug. 16, and every Sunday this season, there will be virtual AA/Al-Anon meetings via Zoom. If you are interested in attending, please email judithlee@runbox.com for access

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

School of Music Voice Program Master Class with Marlena Malas
The School of Music Voice Program broadcasts a master class with Marlena Malas at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 14, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Malas, chair of the Voice Program at Chautauqua Institution, has taught at Juilliard for almost 30 years. Her students can be heard in the world’s major opera houses and concert venues, and her graduates also hold teaching positions at many esteemed conservatories and universities worldwide. A native of New York City, Malas, a mezzo-soprano, graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music in 1960.

AA/Al-Anon Meeting
At 12:30 p.m. EDT on Sunday, Aug. 16, there will be virtual AA/Al-Anon meetings via Zoom. If you are interested in attending, please email judithlee@runbox.com for access.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

daily_briefly

The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

School of Music Instrumental Program Master Class featuring Aaron Berofsky
University of Michigan violin professor and former first violinist of the Chester String Quartet Aaron Berofsky leads a School of Music violin master class, set to be broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 13 on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Three Music School Festival Orchestra students —  Diego Diaz, Kelsea Wang and Gabriela Lara — will each perform a short work, after which there will be a give and take between teacher and student. The focus of the work will be how best to help the student improve as a player, a musician and an artist. 

Recitals with Rossen featuring Pablo Ferrández
At 5 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 13, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, join Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Music Director Rossen Milanov for “Recitals with Rossen featuring Pablo Ferrández.” Ferrández is a prizewinner at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition, V Paulo International Cello Competition and ICMA 2016 “Young Artist of the Year.” Recent highlights of his career include the performances of Brahms’ Double Concerto alongside Anne-Sophie Mutter in Madrid and Oxford, the debut with the Bamberg Symphony under C. Eschenbach within the Orpheum Foundation Program and appearances with London Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony and the BBC Philharmonic.

CSO Rebroadcast: Wagner and Rachmaninoff
At 8:15 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 13, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, join others for a rebroadcast of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra’s July 2, 2019, performance of Wagner and Rachmaninoff.

Authors’ Hour
Chautauqua authors will read from their work 12:15 p.m. EDT every Thursday on Zoom during Weeks One through Nine. Find more information at www.chq.org/fcwc. Direct any questions to friendsofthewriterscenter@gmail.com. Week Seven’s authors are Sabeeha Rehman, (memoirist), author of Threading My Prayer Rug: One Woman’s Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim, and Karen Weyant (non-fiction), author of Leading While Muslim: The Experiences of Muslim Principals After 9/11.

Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell
Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the seventh of nine weekly community webinars at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 13, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be “CHQ Assembly Feedback Session No. 3.” Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.

Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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The Briefly column will appear every weekday and on Saturdays at www.chqdaily.com. It is intended to provide space for announcements from Institution-related organizations. If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not be repeated in the Briefly column. Submit information to Cloey Olkowski, editorial office manager, at daily@chq.org. Please provide the name of the organization, time and place of virtual event, and one contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT three days before publication.

Allegheny Health Network Panel
Week Seven “Program Sponsor” Allegheny Health Network holds a panel at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 12, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. The conversation, on personal genomics, social determinants and the use of big data on communities, will be moderated by Karen Surkala, president of Allegheny Health Network Westfield Hospital. 

Chautauqua Opera Company Master Class Featuring Daniel Belcher
Join General and Artistic Director Steven Osgood as Chautauqua Opera broadcasts a master class with Daniel Belcher at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 12, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch.

Tallman Tracker Organ Recital
Joshua Stafford, interim organist for Chautauqua Institution, gives a recital on the Tallman Tracker Organ in the Hall of Christ, broadcast at noon Wednesday, Aug. 12, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform immediately following the Chautauqua Lecture Series presentation of the day.

Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and library@chq.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.

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