Week Eight :: Aug. 10–16

Shifting Global Power

Power is shifting on the international stage. It always has been. In this week we focus on the geopolitical hot-spots of the moment, examining the new holders, and even the new definitions, of global power.

  • Each day, we explore one topic or definition of power, and identify the major players in that arena.
  • How is power even defined, beyond money and military might? Is it natural resources, technology, education, diplomacy and aid, culture?
  • As power shifts, so too do identities and values. Are there ways power ought to shift?

 

Interfaith Lecture Theme :: Soft Power

Power is often conflated with might, but increasingly faith traditions are promoting new paradigms for conflict transformation, understanding, and collaboration through shared visions and ideals, restorative practices, relationship-building, and rituals – all the components of soft power. In this week we will learn from those who are utilizing soft power for global peacemaking, reconciliation, and quality of life. 

  • Sunday, August 11, 2019 | 10:45am

    Rev. Dr. Mary Luti

    View Details    

    Sun., August 11 at 10:45 a.m. | Mon., August 12 – Fri., August 26 at 9:15 a.m.

    A native of Boston, MA, Mary Luti is a pastor and teacher ordained in the United Church of Christ, retired as a seminary educator and administrator.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Sunday, August 11, 2019 | 02:30pm

    Chautauqua School of Dance Gala

    View Details    

    Chautauqua is recognized as having one of the finest summer dance programs in the U.S., led by Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Director of Ballet, Kennedy Center Honoree Patricia McBride. Young dancers from around the country audition to be part of this excellent program.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Sunday, August 11, 2019 | 04:00pm

    One Man, Two Guvnors

    View Details    

    How hard can it be to have two jobs? This hilarious adaptation of Carlo Goldoni’s Comedia masterpiece The Servant of Two Masters plants us in Brighton in 1963.



    Location: Bratton Theater

     

  • Monday, August 12, 2019 | 09:15am

    Rev. Dr. Mary Luti

    View Details    

    Sun., August 11 at 10:45 a.m. | Mon., August 12 – Fri., August 26 at 9:15 a.m.

    A native of Boston, MA, Mary Luti is a pastor and teacher ordained in the United Church of Christ, retired as a seminary educator and administrator.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Monday, August 12, 2019 | 02:00pm

    Bill Moyers

    View Details    

    Bill Moyers has been recognized as one of the unique voices of our times.  His career in broadcast journalism has spanned five decades and earned him more than 36 Emmy Awards, nine Peabody Awards...



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Monday, August 12, 2019 | 04:00pm

    Donald Sinta Quartet

    View Details    

     

    The Donald Sinta Quartet, hailed as “…a tight-knit ensemble exploding with power and virtuosity and an unconcealable ambition to connect with its newly found listeners” (Boston Musical Intelligencer), has earned praise for its virtuosic performances of distinctive saxophone quartet repertoire. 



    Location: Lenna Hall

     

  • Monday, August 12, 2019 | 08:15pm

    School of Music: Music School Festival Orchestra

    View Details    

    Purchase Tickets



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, August 15, 2019 | 03:30pm

    Hala Alyan, CLSC Author, Salt Houses

    View Details    

    On the eve of her daughter Alia’s wedding, Salma reads the girl’s future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel and luck. Her predictions will all soon come to pass when the family is uprooted in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. 



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Thursday, August 15, 2019 | 08:15pm

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: “Mahler 4”

    View Details    

    Purchase Tickets

    Rossen Milanov, conductorInbal Segev, cello Rebekah Howell, soprano Repertoire: Anna Clyne: Cello Concerto;
    Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G major 



    Location: Amphitheater