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An Evening of Taizé and Tea

An Evening of Taizé and Tea

The soft hum of music and flickering candlelight emanate from Randell Chapel Monday evenings. In the midst of the normal Chautauqua bustle, the United Church of Christ hosts the Taizé service — a simple service of silence, Scripture, prayer and chant.

Six final stars

Six final stars

There is a sense of change in the air. While Week Nine’s plethora of entertainment and accessible erudition awaits those on the grounds, transition is close. The major arts companies have concluded their seasons. The weather is often a bit cooler. The days are noticeably shorter. Chautauqua is nearing the end of its 2015 season, and many of its seasonal employees have left to return to school or regular employment. Others remain well into the fall. Here are six of their stories.

Remembering a singular woman

Remembering a singular woman

By many accounts, Susan Hirt Hagen — “Susie” to those who knew and loved her — was a singular woman. Hagen passed away June 13 at the age of 79; a memorial service on the grounds is set for 1 p.m. Saturday in the Hall of Philosophy.