This week’s CLSC Young Readers selection is Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery winning Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, a novel in which young readers meet Flora, a self-professed cynic, and her amazing squirrel, Ulysses.
At 4:15 p.m. today in the Garden Room of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall, young readers will be joined by Brian Castner, the Week Eight prose writer-in-residence for the Writers’ Center and author of the 2013 Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection The Long Walk.
The double bass may not be the grand star of an orchestra, but it knows how to play its position.
At 4 p.m. today in Fletcher Music Hall, former Steinway manager Ray Rotuna will give a presentation on the “Secrets of Steinway.”
For 10-year-old Há, Saigon, Vietnam, has always been home. Like any young girl, she loves spending time with her friends and celebrating age-old traditions. Há especially loves the papaya tree in her yard that bears the sweetest fruit she’s ever known.
At 10 a.m. today in McKnight Hall, the 10 cellists of the Music School Festival Orchestra hope to play a sound as heavenly as Villa-Lobos’ in their cello recital.
“Journalism is about an event that happens, and many times, journalists ignore the ramifications of that event 10 years later. And Ken Burns’ work is off the ball. It’s at the larger effect, the larger implication, the larger collection of information,” said President Tom Becker in welcoming the documentarian Burns back to the Amphitheater stage at 10:45 a.m. on Monday.
It has been 53 days since the students of the Voice Program stepped foot in Chautauqua. Since day one, they have been working nonstop, not only to put on great performances, but also to improve as performers.
At 4 p.m. today in Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall, audiences will feel the boom from African drums and catch the groove from Argentina in the Student Percussion Recital.
At 4:15 p.m. today in the Garden Room of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall, Young Readers will be joined by morning lecturer Brian Winter and discuss his experiences in working with soccer phenomenon Pelé on his memoir, Why Soccer Matters (this week’s Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection) and his coverage of Brazilian culture as chief correspondent for Reuters.