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Thursday, July 05, 2018
  • Thursday, July 05, 2018 | 09:15am

    Rev. David Gushee

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    Widely regarded as one of the world's leading Christian ethicists, Dr. David P. Gushee is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of 22 books and hundreds of articles in his field.

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

    Location: Amphitheater


  • Thursday, July 05, 2018 | 10:30am

    Opera Invasion #2: So You Think You're Louder Than an Opera Singer

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    The Chautauqua Boys’ and Girls’ Club will compete to see who can out-sing the Chautauqua Opera Young Artists.

    Location: Sharpe Field


  • Thursday, July 05, 2018 | 10:45am

    David Brooks

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    Columnist, The New York Times

    David Brooks became an op-ed columnist for The New York Times in September 2003. He has been a senior editor at The Weekly Standard and is currently a regular commentator on the “PBS NewsHour.”

    Location: Amphitheater


  • Thursday, July 05, 2018 | 02:00pm

    John Halpin

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    John Halpin is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress focusing on political theory, communications, and public opinion analysis. He is the co-director and creator of the Progressive Studies Program at CAP, an interdisciplinary project researching the intellectual history...

    Location: Hall of Philosophy


  • Thursday, July 05, 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


  • Thursday, July 05, 2018 | 03:15pm

    Afternoon of Song Recital #2

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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, July 05, 2018 | 03:30pm

    Caroline Fraser, CLSC Author, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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    Millions of readers of Little House on the Prairie believe they know Laura Ingalls — the pioneer girl who survived blizzards and near-starvation on the Great Plains, and the woman who wrote the famous autobiographical books. But the true saga of her life has never been fully told.

    Location: Hall of Philosophy