Chautauqua Institution’s sustainability for future generations was at the heart of this week’s Trustees Porch Discussion, on “Chautauqua’s Financial Planning.”
There are several items on the agenda for the Chautauqua Property Owners Association annual meeting, scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday at the Hall of Philosophy.
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.
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.
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.
All summer long, studios and stages throughout Chautauqua Institution have been graced by dancers moving through professional choreography.
Dancers don’t always have to be romantically invested in their partners to create a beautiful ballet pairing. But according to Anna Gerberich and Pete Leo Walker, principal dancers of the Charlotte Ballet and real-life power couple, it certainly doesn’t hurt.
A group of about 60 rain-chilled people huddled, packed like sardines, onto wooden benches in the damp corners of Hultquist Center porch Wednesday morning for the Chautauqua Institution Board of Trustees porch discussion.
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.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, audiences will have the chance to witness the Charlotte Ballet push dance into an area of creative discomfort. The company hopes that they will metamorphose into the unexpected and the enlightened.