Kam Franklin has been associated with a number of different musical acts over the course of her career, but joining the Houston-based rock ‘n’ roll and soul band The Suffers as its lead vocalist required her to transform in a way.
Falling into a one-way romantic affair can be devastating.
About 20 years ago, lifelong Chautauquan Christopher Gibbs wrote a review for The Chautauquan Daily on German composer Carl Orff’s…
Violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain is always in tune. If one prods further, they will find a Roumain from his 2009…
Former director of the Chautauqua Institution Department of Religion (1984 to 1989) the Rev. William N. Jackson will present a…
It’s a musical beginning for this year’s Family Entertainment Series at Chautauqua Institution.
Some people equate the word “radio” with FDR’s fireside chats, helter-skelter antennae and news broadcasts. Younger people may conjure up images of stereos and Sirius FM. Ken Hardley wants to bring back the former.
Those who jumped, jived and wailed at the 2012 Amphitheater Ball can look forward to a repeat performance tonight. The Ladies First Big Band returns at 8 p.m. to a semi-benchless Amp for a concert that they expect will make Chautauquans of all ages get up and move.
After more than 40 years of tooting their own horns on an international stage, the gold-plated ensemble Canadian Brass is coming to Chautauqua Institution, at 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater.
“Chautauqua’s very hard to describe,” said Billy Collins, former poet laureate of the United States, “as anyone who’s asked to describe it probably says.”
This marks Collins’ fourth visit to the Institution. He noted that whenever he comes to Chautauqua, it seems to involve some time-travel to a simpler, more thoughtful time. He described the place’s origins as very philosophical, which perhaps explains why so many people on the grounds are buzzing about the chance to spend their Friday nights watching a conversation between a poet and a musician.