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12 - 18 August, 2018
August 12
August 13
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  • Monday, August 13, 2018 | 09:15am

    Rev. Irene Monroe

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    The Reverend Monroe is an ordained minister and motivational speaker who speaks for a sector of society that is frequently invisible.

    Sun., August 12 at 10:45am | Mon., August 13 – Fri., August 17 at 9:15am



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Monday, August 13, 2018 | 10:45am

    Sara J. Bloomfield

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    Director, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

    Sara J. Bloomfield is director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, a global institution that raises Holocaust awareness, deepens understanding of the lessons of the Holocaust, confronts denial, and advances genocide prevention.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Monday, August 13, 2018 | 02:00pm

    Bryan Stevenson

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    Bryan Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama. Mr. Stevenson is a widely acclaimed public interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated, and the condemned. Under his leadership, EJI has won major legal challenges eliminating excessive and unfair sentencing...



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Monday, August 13, 2018 | 04:00pm

    Calidore String Quartet

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    The Calidore String Quartet’s “deep reserves of virtuosity and irrepressible dramatic instinct” (The New York Times) has won them accolades across the globe. They recently made international headlines as the winner of the Grand-Prize of the inaugural 2016...



    Location: Lenna Hall

     

  • Monday, August 13, 2018 | 04:00pm

    Lincoln Applied Ethics Series, Volker Benkert

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    Volker Benkert, assistant professor of history, Arizona State University
    Memory, History and Forgetting in Germany. Apologetic and Redemptive Memory of World War II and the Holocaust in Contemporary Germany



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Monday, August 13, 2018 | 08:15pm

    School of Music: Music School Festival Orchestra

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    Timothy Muffit, music director and conductor



    Location: Amphitheater

     

August 14
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  • Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | 09:15am

    Rev. Irene Monroe

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    The Reverend Monroe is an ordained minister and motivational speaker who speaks for a sector of society that is frequently invisible.

    Sun., August 12 at 10:45am | Mon., August 13 – Fri., August 17 at 9:15am



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | 10:45am

    David Grann

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    Staff writer, The New Yorker; Author, Killers of the Flower Moon

    Known for his immersive reporting, David Grann is a staff writer at The New Yorker and author of Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, a true crime tale that unravels one of the most sinister crimes and racial injustices in American history.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | 02:00pm

    Peniel E. Joseph

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    Dr. Peniel E. Joseph joined the University of Texas at Austin as Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy in the Fall of 2015.  He received a joint professorship appointment at the LBJ School of Public Affairs as the Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values and at the History Department in the College of Liberal Arts.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | 03:30pm

    Paisley Rekdal, CLSC Author, The Broken Country

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    Winner of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction, The Broken Country: On Trauma, a Crime, and the Continuing Legacy of Vietnam, uses a violent incident that took place in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 2012 as a springboard for examining the long-term cultural...



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | 06:00pm

    Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet

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    A part of the Chautauqua community for over 20 years, CRYB has maintained a reputation for excellence in both their teaching studios and on stage in their performances. Come join these talented youth as they show young audience members the best part about staying on their toes!



    Location: Lenna Hall

     

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | 07:00pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: Into the Breeches!

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    Buffalo, 1942. With the men of the Oberon Play House away at war, Maggie (the Artistic Director’s wife) decides to take charge and direct an all-female production of Henry V. Written by award winning playwright George Brant (Grounded, 2012 Smith Prize) and directed by Cleveland Play House Artistic Director Laura Kepley, Into the Breeches! follows a passionate, if amateur, group of theater artists...



    Location: Bratton Theater

     

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

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     Into the Music Series No. 3Gemma New, conductor | Johannes Moser, cello

    Repertoire: Felix Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture, op. 26, "Fingals Cave"; Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85; Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, D. 485



    Location: Amphitheater

     

August 15
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  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | 09:15am

    Rev. Irene Monroe

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    The Reverend Monroe is an ordained minister and motivational speaker who speaks for a sector of society that is frequently invisible.

    Sun., August 12 at 10:45am | Mon., August 13 – Fri., August 17 at 9:15am



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | 10:45am

    Beverly J. Warren

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    President, Kent State University

    Beverly J. Warren has served as president of Kent State University since 2014. Warren oversees one of the nation’s largest university systems, ranked in the first-tier of Best National Universities by U.S. New & World Report, with more than 39,000 students across eight campuses in Northeast Ohio.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | 02:00pm

    Clara Ester

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    Clara Ester was actively engaged in the Civil Rights Movement and personally witnessed the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  As an active worker in the Civil Rights Movement in Memphis, Tennessee, what began as a five-month community survey assignment grew to two years, then to a thirty-nine year relationship...



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | 02:15pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: Into the Breeches!

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    Buffalo, 1942. With the men of the Oberon Play House away at war, Maggie (the Artistic Director’s wife) decides to take charge and direct an all-female production of Henry V. Written by award winning playwright George Brant (Grounded, 2012 Smith Prize) and directed by Cleveland Play House Artistic Director Laura Kepley, Into the Breeches! follows a passionate, if amateur, group of theater artists...



    Location: Bratton Theater

     

  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | 07:00pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: As You Like It

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    Rosalind and her cousin Celia journey through the Forest of Arden to find safety, and eventually love. Along the way they meet a rag-tag group of rebels in the woods, the lovesick poet Orlando, the melancholic philosopher Jacques, and the witty clown Touchstone.



    Location: Allen Park, Jamestown

     

  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | 08:15pm

    An Evening with Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi

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    Stunning Chautauqua during her 2017 performance, Rhiannon Giddens returns to the Amphitheater as a 2017 recipient of the MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Grant. Giddens is an American artist specializing in folk and traditional music, equally adept performing on banjo, fiddle and voice...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

August 16
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  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 | 09:15am

    Rev. Irene Monroe

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    The Reverend Monroe is an ordained minister and motivational speaker who speaks for a sector of society that is frequently invisible.

    Sun., August 12 at 10:45am | Mon., August 13 – Fri., August 17 at 9:15am



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 | 10:45am

    Abby Smith Rumsey

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    Author, When We are No More: How Digital Memory Will Shape Our Future

    Abby Smith Rumsey is a writer and historian focusing on the creation, preservation, and use of the cultural record in all media. Her most recent work is When We are No More: How Digital Memory Will Shape Our Future.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 | 02:00pm

    Drew Dellinger, Ph.D.

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    Drew Dellinger, Ph.D., is an internationally known speaker, poet, writer, and teacher whose keynotes and poetry performances—which address ecology, justice, cosmology, and interconnectedness—have inspired minds and hearts around the world.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 | 04:00pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: Into the Breeches!

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    Buffalo, 1942. With the men of the Oberon Play House away at war, Maggie (the Artistic Director’s wife) decides to take charge and direct an all-female production of Henry V. Written by award winning playwright George Brant (Grounded, 2012 Smith Prize) and directed by Cleveland Play House Artistic Director Laura Kepley, Into the Breeches! follows a passionate, if amateur, group of theater artists...



    Location: Bratton Theater

     

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 | 08:15pm

    The Red Violin: Film with Live Orchestra featuring Joshua Bell

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    An instrument of passion. A shocking secret. An extraordinary journey. Academy Award-winning director François Girard’s 1998 film, The Red Violin, celebrates its 20th anniversary with violinist Joshua Bell performing live with orchestras on a select anniversary tour.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

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