Kristin Diable did not have the patience to “be discovered”; instead, the singer, songwriter and musician threw herself into the music world when she was a teenager.
Tyler Chamberlain, 10, flashes a grin as he fiddles with his straw-blond hair. He’s just recalled the time when, shortly after his family moved to the island of Trinidad, he ran home from school with a simple question:
Named after a Brazilian slang word meaning “country bumpkin,” Matuto plans to intoxicate listeners with its vibrant and refreshing musical cocktail at 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater.
At 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, award-winning National Geographic photographer Tyrone Turner will begin this week’s theme of “Brazil: A Rising Superpower” by looking back on his journey through Brazil with photos that not only show the beauty throughout the South American country, but also its history from the people on whose backs it was built.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, the Time Jumpers hope to bring a bit of that Tennessee feel to southwestern New York.
Big Easy sounds — an instrumental trifecta of piano, clarinet and percussion — will course through the Amphitheater tonight as Chautauquansget a taste of New Orleans’ Bourbon Street.
The BBC, National Geographic, standardized tests, Ken Burns and “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” don’t appear to have much in common. But their common thread is that they’ve all characterized the Battle of Gettysburg as the turning point in the American Civil War. And, according to historian Gary Gallagher, they’re all wrong.
Gallagher, a professor of American history at the University of Virginia, presented Wednesday’s morning lecture in the Amphitheater on how human memories of events and the actual events are often conflicting, which may result in painting a picture of historical events that is not completely accurate.