Posts Tagged '2012 Previews'

2012 lectures to bring returning guests, new inspiration to Amp

2012 lectures to bring returning guests, new inspiration to Amp

Chautauqua’s 2011 Season brought a multitude of speakers, ideas and experiences to the Amphitheater. Authors and historians shared the stage with spies, health workers and economists. Some lecturers made “A Case for the Arts,” while others focused on “The Path to the Civil War.”

Next summer, audiences have the chance to see nine weeks of new talks, each day an opportunity to learn, to grow and to be inspired. The 2012 Chautauqua morning lecture series kicks off on June 25 with a guest who’s no stranger to the Amp — writer Roger Rosenblatt.

Becker previews 2012 Season

Becker previews 2012 Season

Chautauqua President Tom Becker opened the final Trustee Porch Discussion of the 2011 Season on Wednesday afternoon with a preview of the 2012 Season and a discussion of the wider mission of the Institution. With several audience members voicing their belief that Chautauqua’s last three years have been some of the most successful in its history, Becker’s focus on the future revealed that the Institution has no intention of slowing down.