• Thursday, June 28, 2018 | 10:45am

    Kory Stamper

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    Lexicographer, Merriam-Webster; Author, Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries

    Kory Stamper is a lexicographer at Merriam-Webster, and is the author of Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries, which brings to life the hallowed halls (and highly idiosyncratic cubicles) of Merriam-Webster, a startlingly rich world...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 | 02:00pm

    John Shelby Spong

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    John Shelby Spong will present the 2:00 Interfaith lectures during Week One, Monday, June 25 through Thursday, June 28.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 | 03:15pm

    Afternoon of Song Recital #1

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    Enjoy the sunny ambiance of the Athenaeum Parlor and a view of the lake as you are serenaded with a variety of art songs ranging from the very old to the very new.



    Location: Athenaeum Parlor

     

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 | 03:30pm

    Andrew Krivák, CLSC Author, The Signal Flame

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    The stunning second novel from National Book Award finalist Andrew Krivák is a heartbreaking, captivating story about a family awaiting the return of their youngest son from the Vietnam War.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: "Opening Night"

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    Rossen Milanov, conductor | Ilya Kaler, violin          

    Repertoire: J.S. Smith/Arr. Damrosch: The Star-Spangled Banner; Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, op. 77; Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, op. 95, "From the New World"



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, June 29, 2018 | 09:15am

    Rev. Karoline M. Lewis

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    Rev. Dr. Karoline M. Lewis is the Marbury E. Anderson Chair in Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary, having previously taught at Candler School of Theology, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Augsburg College.

    Sun., June 24 at 10:45am | Mon., June 25 – Fri., June 29 at 9:15am



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, June 29, 2018 | 10:45am

    Michael Kahn

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    Artistic director, Shakespeare Theatre Company

    A theater director and drama educator, Michael Kahn has served as artistic director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company since 1986 and, in 1983, founded what was then called the Chautauqua Conservatory Theater Company.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, June 29, 2018 | 02:00pm

    Khalid and Sabeeha Rehman

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    Khalid Rehman, M.D. is a physician, born and raised in Pakistan, who came to the U.S. in 1969, becoming a citizen of the USA in the mid nineteen-eighties. Sabeeha Rehman was born and raised in Pakistan, and came to the United States in 1971. Her 25-year career as a hospital executive spanned hospitals in New York, New Jersey, and Saudi Arabia.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Friday, June 29, 2018 | 07:00pm

    Henry Finkelstein, VACI Lecture Series

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    Henry Finkelstein, Faculty, National Academy of Design



    Location: Hultquist Center

     

  • Friday, June 29, 2018 | 08:00pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: An Octoroon

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    In 1859, Dion Boucicault wrote a hit melodrama about the fate of an Octoroon woman in the antebellum south. Today, BJJ (a young black playwright) can’t get the story out of his head and writes his own version. But when the actors in his adaptation quit, BJJ takes on the role of the racist plantation overseer himself.



    Location: Bratton Theater

     

  • Friday, June 29, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Voctave: The Corner of Broadway and Main Street

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    Voctave is an 11-member A cappella group known for their gorgeous performances of Disney and Broadway hits. Members of Voctave have performed all over the world and can be heard on countless recordings. The group has performed with Grammy, Dove and American Music Award recipients...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Saturday, June 30, 2018 | 04:00pm

    Berofsky, Gavrylyuk and Lipsky: Music for Piano Trio

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    Aaron Berofsky, violin; Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano; Arie Lipsky, cello

    The inaugural program of the Chautauqua Chamber Music Resident Artist Series is truly a “Triple-A” event, featuring Aaron, Alexander and Arie, all faculty for Chautauqua’s School of Music.



    Location: Lenna Hall

     

  • Saturday, June 30, 2018 | 06:00pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: An Octoroon

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    In 1859, Dion Boucicault wrote a hit melodrama about the fate of an Octoroon woman in the antebellum south. Today, BJJ (a young black playwright) can’t get the story out of his head and writes his own version. But when the actors in his adaptation quit, BJJ takes on the role of the racist plantation overseer himself.



    Location: Bratton Theater

     

  • Saturday, June 30, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: "Verdi Requiem"

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    Rossen Milanov, conductor | Buffalo Philharmonic ChorusMichelle Johnson, soprano | Leah de Gruyl, mezzo-soprano | William Burden, tenor | Kevin Thompson, bass

    Repertoire: Giuseppe Verdi: Messa da Requiem



    Location: Amphitheater

     

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  • Sunday, July 01, 2018 | 10:45am

    Rev. David Gushee

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    Rev. Dr. David Gushee is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University.

    Sun., July 1 at 10:45am | Mon., July 2 – Fri., July 6 at 9:15am



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Sunday, July 01, 2018 | 11:00am

    Art in the Park

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    There will once again be two Art in the Park shows in 2018. These events are hosted by the VACI Partners, Chautauqua's friends of the visual arts group. 60 artists will have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their works in Miller Park on Sunday, July 1 or Sunday, August 5, 2018.



    Location: Miller Park

     

  • Sunday, July 01, 2018 | 02:15pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: An Octoroon

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    In 1859, Dion Boucicault wrote a hit melodrama about the fate of an Octoroon woman in the antebellum south. Today, BJJ (a young black playwright) can’t get the story out of his head and writes his own version. But when the actors in his adaptation quit, BJJ takes on the role of the racist plantation overseer himself.



    Location: Bratton Theater

     

  • Sunday, July 01, 2018 | 02:30pm

    American Legion Band of the Tonawandas

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    This 90-member band was formed in 1929 by WWI veterans and American Legion members, and has performed concerts from Carnegie Hall to Chicago. As Independence Day approaches, the band stands ready to perform for community celebrations while upholding the great tradition of the American Legion.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Sunday, July 01, 2018 | 08:00pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: An Octoroon

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    In 1859, Dion Boucicault wrote a hit melodrama about the fate of an Octoroon woman in the antebellum south. Today, BJJ (a young black playwright) can’t get the story out of his head and writes his own version. But when the actors in his adaptation quit, BJJ takes on the role of the racist plantation overseer himself.



    Location: Bratton Theater