Robin McDonald knew she would marry Eric Martin well before he proposed to her at the Girls’ Club last summer in what would be a nostalgic return to the area they once roamed as Boys’ and Girls’ Club counselors.
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.
The Buffalo Bills were responsible for bringing barbershop music to Chautauqua Institution in 1950, but Rex Ryan and his team…
John Pless considers himself a fatalist, or one who believes all events in life — love and loss, tragedy and triumph — can be boiled down to the idea humans are powerless to what actually transpires.
Thunderstorms bookended the men’s softball championship game on Monday, though it probably would not have prevented the Slugs and Pounders from duking it out on the diamond.
The Chautauquan Daily photographers will present their work to the community tonight at 6 p.m. in Smith Wilkes Hall.
At 6 p.m. Wednesday in Smith Wilkes Hall, the photography staff of The Chautauquan Daily will showcase their work in a public photography exhibition and presentation.
On June 24, 1964 in Chautauqua, Bill Ingram had made a bet with his two other brothers: Whomever was the first to pick up a girl at the College Club mixer could have free rein of their mother’s car for the night.
Chautauqua’s 2015 season passed its midpoint this week. The major arts programs are all in full swing, and there are still significant orchestra, theater, opera, music, arts and dance events to look forward to. The education and religion departments fill the days with erudition. Hundreds of smaller events enrich the cultural smorgasbord to which Chautauquans have become accustomed.
Tim Stephenson, Christine Wu and Elizabeth Crecca have more in common than just their age.