Week Seven :: Aug. 3–9

Grace: A Celebration of Extraordinary Gifts — A Week in Partnership with Krista Tippett and “On Being”

Be it emotional, physical or spiritual, grace takes many forms. It exists in the way we treat one another, the way in which we move through the world, and the way in which we use our gifts, our grace, to lift up others.

  • Grace, as defined by religious terms, is the means by which we receive an unearned gift, one we’re not worthy of. Beyond religion, what does grace look like in the secular world?
  • When is grace difficult? In talking across differences? In compromise? In the face of adversity? We look at the moments in which grace is most needed.
  • How can we go out into the world, actively moving with more grace throughout our own lives?

 

Interfaith Lecture Theme :Grace: A Celebration of Extraordinary Gifts

There are many ways of defining or explaining the idea of Grace. Grace is thought to be something we receive, something we give, something we are, and something we do. In this week we will hear stories from four traditions – Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Humanism – exploring how each tradition perceives, interprets, and lives Grace.

  • Wednesday, August 07, 2019 | 10:45am

    Richard Blanco in conversation with Krista Tippett

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    Richard Blanco, author, How to Love a Country | Krista Tippett, founder and CEO of The On Being Project, host of “On Being”



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, August 07, 2019 | 02:00pm

    Dr. Abdallah S. Daar

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    Dr. Abdallah S. Daar, O. C. FRS (C), D. Phil, FRCS, FRCP, is Emeritus Professor of Global Public Health and of Surgery at the University of Toronto and a Permanent Fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study. 



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Wednesday, August 07, 2019 | 02:15pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: One Man, Two Guvnors

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    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

     

  • Wednesday, August 07, 2019 | 08:15pm

    Paul Taylor Dance Company

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    Paul Taylor helped shape and define American modern dance from the earliest days of his career as choreographer in 1954 to his death in 2018. 



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, August 08, 2019 | 10:45am

    Krista Tippett

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    Krista Tippett is the founder and CEO of The On Being Project, host of “On Being,” and curator of The Civil Conversations Project who, as Week Seven’s host and co-curator, will be leading daily conversations in the Amphitheater.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, August 08, 2019 | 10:45am

    Rev. Serene Jones in conversation with Krista Tippett

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    Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, the 16th president of the historic Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York | Krista Tippett, founder and CEO of The On Being Project, host of “On Being”



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, August 08, 2019 | 02:00pm

    Katherine Ozment

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    Katherine Ozment is the author of Grace Without God: The Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age. She is an award-winning journalist who has worked in publishing for more than twenty-five years..



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Thursday, August 08, 2019 | 03:30pm

    Sarah Ruhl, CLSC Author, Letters from Max: A Book of Friendship

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    In 2012, Sarah Ruhl was a distinguished author and playwright, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Max Ritvo, a student in her playwriting class at Yale University, was an exuberant, opinionated, and highly gifted poet. He was also in remission from pediatric cancer.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Thursday, August 08, 2019 | 04:00pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: One Man, Two Guvnors

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    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

     

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

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: “Don Quixote”

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    Rossen Milanov, conductorJolyon Pegis, cello | Repertoire: Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Isle of the Dead, op. 29; Richard Strauss: Don Quixote: Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character, op. 35



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, August 09, 2019 | 10:45am

    Krista Tippett

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    Krista Tippett is the founder and CEO of The On Being Project, host of “On Being,” and curator of The Civil Conversations Project who, as Week Seven’s host and co-curator, will be leading daily conversations in the Amphitheater.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, August 09, 2019 | 10:45am

    Michael E. Hill in conversation with Krista Tippett

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    Since he began his work on Jan. 1, 2017, Michael E. Hill has set about ushering in a fresh, expanded vision for the 145-year-old Institution, with an emphasis on building its brand and thought leadership.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, August 09, 2019 | 02:00pm

    Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede

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    Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede is a Zen Buddhist priest and Abbot of the Rochester Zen Center.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Friday, August 09, 2019 | 04:00pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: One Man, Two Guvnors

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    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

     

  • Friday, August 09, 2019 | 07:00pm

    Chautauqua School of Art Student and Emerging Artists Presentations

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    Location: Hultquist Center

     

  • Friday, August 09, 2019 | 08:15pm

    Brian Regan

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    Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree that Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country with Vanity Fair calling him, “The funniest stand-up alive,” and Entertainment Weekly calling him, “Your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian.”



    Location: Amphitheater