All posts by Cortney Linnecke

Commissioned ballet to capture Haucks’ lifetime of love

Commissioned ballet to capture Haucks’ lifetime of love

The lighthearted humor of the Terrie Haucks’ first meeting with her husband, and the warmth and affection with which Terrie now recalls it, are all emotions that translated into their long marriage. These are emotions that Terrie hopes are evoked in the Charlotte Ballet’s performance this evening, a ballet which she commissioned in Jimmy’s honor.

Dance students prepare for farewell performance

Dance students prepare for farewell performance

This weekend marks the last opportunity for the community to enjoy the talents of Chautauqua’s student dancers before their season concludes. The second annual Student Gala, which features both workshop and festival students, will take place at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Amphitheater.

Burns, Ward to continue intimate look at Roosevelts

Burns, Ward to continue intimate look at Roosevelts

At 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, director Ken Burns and writer Geoffrey C. Ward plan to delve into a deeper dialogue about “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” Picking up where they left off in Thursday’s lecture, Burns and Ward will bring the Roosevelts to life, bypassing the idyllic veneer with which many historians gloss their lives and instead approaching them as fundamental human beings.

Property owners nominate Butler for board of trustees

Property owners nominate Butler for board of trustees

Hugh Butler is a familiar face to many Chautauquans. He can often be found meandering through Chautauqua’s winding paths on his bike, proudly sporting his “Shared Space” T-shirt, or crusading for various causes and organizations both in and outside of the Institution’s gates.