Watch and engage with Chautauqua programs live or on demand this summer using our five CHQ Assembly online platforms. Many of our programs premiere live, so you'll want to register ahead of time so you're ready to watch lectures and programs when they begin.


How do I find events?

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Register for events on a specific platform ahead of time and/or save them to your own event list. To view all of our events in one place you can use our website calendar or use the links below. Nearly all events will be available on demand upon completion. (In some cases it may take a day or two for the recordings to be available.)

CHQ Assembly

CHQ Assembly Video Platform

Lecture, worship, performing and visual arts, and recreation programs. Stream to up to three devices at once: desktop, laptop and mobile devices, and TVs via Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV and Android TV streaming services. 

30-DAY FREE TRIAL (then $3.99/month)

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Upcoming Programs

  • Saturday, August 15, 2020 | 05:00pm EDT

    Jay Leno: A National Comedy Center Conversation (Part 1)

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    A special presentation of Part 1 of The National Comedy Center's "Lucille Ball Virtual Comedy Festival" discussion with comedian Jay Leno. Hosted by Stephen J. Morrison, Leno discusses his career in stand-up, acting, writing, and late-night television.



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  • Wednesday, September 09, 2020 | 08:00pm EDT

    Alan Zweibel: A National Comedy Center Conversation Hosted by Kelly Carlin

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    Original Saturday Night Live writer and five-time Emmy winner Alan Zweibel discussed his new memoir, Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier, and his nearly five decades as an award-winning comedy writer with writer/producer/actress/radio host Kelly Carlin, the daughter of George Carlin.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Saturday, September 12, 2020 | 08:00pm EDT

    Kenan Thompson: A National Comedy Center Conversation

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    Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson, the longest-tenured cast member in SNL history and 2020 Emmy-nominee discusses comedy with Stephen J. Morrison, executive producer of exhibit media for the National Comedy Center.



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  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | 12:00pm EDT

    Release of 2020 Piano Recitals

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    Enjoy hours of uninterrupted music from the world’s piano masters, including several Chautauqua favorites such as Alexander Gavrylyuk, Alexander Kobrin, Natasha Paremski, Sara Davis Buechner, Christopher Taylor and more.



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  • Saturday, September 19, 2020 | 08:00pm EDT

    A Carl Reiner Interview from the National Comedy Center Archives

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    With the Emmy Awards taking place this weekend, we’re pleased to present an interview from the National Comedy Center Archives with comedy legend, founding National Comedy Center Advisory board member and eleven-time Emmy Award-winner Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show, Caesar’s Hour)...



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Sarah Hurwitz

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    "God, Politics and Lessons Learned from a Jewish Journey in the White House and Beyond” | Sarah Hurwitz was a White House speechwriter from 2009 to 2017, starting out as a senior speechwriter for President Barack Obama, and then serving as head speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 08:00pm EDT

    Bill Engvall: A National Comedy Center Conversation Hosted by Rutledge Wood

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    Comedian Bill Engvall discusses finding his unique comedic voice and the phenomenon of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour in a National Comedy Center Conversation hosted by Floor is Lava’s Rutledge Wood.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, October 06, 2020 | 12:00pm EDT

    IDEAs in Classical Music

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    This four-part series of conversations on inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility will explore issues in the classical music industry worthy of deep discussions, such as the audition process and promotion, national diversity fellowships, and pathways for conductors and others in the field of classical music.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform