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                  The Chautauquan Daily                  The Official Newspaper of Chautauqua Institution | Thursday, July 15, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                     Volume CXXXIV, Issue 17
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                          [ ChAuTAuquA SymphoNy oRCheSTR A [                                                                                                               MOrNING LeCTure




                                                                “I’m deeply in                         A star is born
                                                                         love with                     Gavrylyuk to perform with CSO
                                                                                                       by Kathleen Chaykowski
                                                                    Chautauqua,                        Staff writer



                                                                                                       C
                                                                                                               hautauqua’s star, Alexander Gavrylyuk, will join
                                                                                                               the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra tonight for
                                                          and I have many                                      the first of two collaborative concerts this season
                                                                                                       under the baton of Uriel Segal.                                     Nasr
                                                                                                          The concert, which starts at 8:15 p.m. in the Amphi-
                                                     friends there. It feels                           theater, opens with Richard Wagner’s “Overture” from
                                                                                                       Tannhäuser and Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 10 in F-
                                                                                                       sharp Major: Movements I & III, followed by Gavrylyuk
                                                                                                                                                                           Middle East
                                                          very comfortable                             as the featured soloist on Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto
                                                                                                       No. 1 in E-flat Major.
                                                                                                          The performance is somewhat of a homecoming for
                                                                                                                                                                           prosperity
                                                          onstage because                              both Gavrylyuk and Segal. Segal completed his 18th
                                                                                                       year as music director of the CSO in 2007 and currently
                                                                                                       serves as principal guest conductor at the Jacobs School
                                                                                                                                                                           anchored in
                                                           there is a mutual                           of Music at Indiana University and Laureate Conductor
                                                                                                       of Century Orchestra in Osaka, Japan.
                                                                                                                                                                           middle class,
                                                                love for music
                                                                                                          For Segal, coming back as a
                                                                                                       guest conductor is a pleasant
                                                                                                       change of pace.
                                                                                                                                                                           Nasr says
                                                                                                          “It’s better and better, be-                                     by Anthony Holloway
                                                                                                       cause now I come to Chautau-                                        Staff writer
                                                       and a mutual wish                               qua as kind of a free person,”
                                                                                                       Segal said. “I don’t have all of                                       Vali Nasr, senior adviser to
                                                                                                       the duties that a music director                                    the U.S. Special Representa-
                                                                      to share it.”                    has, but I have all of the plea-
                                                                                                       sures of conducting the sym-
                                                                                                                                                                           tive for Afghanistan and Pak-
                                                                                                                                                                           istan, is speaking during the
                                                                                                       phony. We make music like we                                        10:45 a.m. lecture in the Am-
                                                     — Alexander Gavrylyuk                             understand each other instan-                                       phitheater on the topic of his
                                                                                                       taneously. It is a most reward-                                     new book: the importance of
                                                        CSo featured soloist                                                                segal                          capitalism to the healthy rela-
                                                                                                       ing experience.”
                                                                                                                                                                           tionship between the Muslim
                                                                                                          Segal met Gavrylyuk when
                                                                                                                                                                           world and the West.
                                                                                                       he won first place in the Arthur Rubinstein International
                                                                                                                                                                              Nasr points to the rise
                                                                                                       Piano Master Competition in 2005, and takes pride in the            of the middle class as a
                                                                                                       fact that he introduced Gavrylyuk to Chautauqua.                    powerful force that can
                                                                                                          The first piece Segal heard Gravrylyuk perform was               transform the region, but one
                                                                                    Daily file photo   “Pictures at an Exhibition.” Segal said the performance             that is too often overlooked.
      Alexander Gavrylyuk in his 2009 solo performance at Chautauqua                                   left an impression on him.                                             “The problem and solution
                                                                                                                                                                           to the Muslim world is not a
                                                                                                                                                    See CsO, Page 4        part of mainstream global
                                                                                                                                                                           thinking,” he said. “My
                                                                                                                                                                           point is that we shouldn’t be
                                                                                                                                                                           bogged down with religious
INTerFAITH LeCTure                                                      CHAuTAuQuA LITerArY & sCIeNTIFIC CIrCLe                                                            reform. It should be on the
                                                                                                                                                                           capitalist revolution.”

Yacoobi fights for education In ‘Enemies of the People,’ Marton                                                                                                               In his new book, The Rise of
                                                                                                                                                                           Islamic Capitalism, Nasr said,
                                                                                                                                                                           he explains how the growth

to empower Afghan women shares intensely personal story                                                                                                                    of capitalism and the middle
                                                                                                                                                                           class is the key to break past
                                                                                                                                                                           the extremists and funda-
by Laura McCrystal                                                                                                                                                         mentalists.
                                                                        by Sara Toth                                                                                          “Looking at the Muslim
Staff writer                                                            Staff writer                                                                                       world, and I have a lot of ex-
   When Sakena Yacoobi                                                                                                                                                     perience traveling there and
                                                                            Kati Marton has published seven books
came to the U.S. from Af-                                                                                                                                                  dealing with these issues, I
                                                                        and traveled the world as a reporter for
ghanistan at age 16, she had to                                                                                                                                            thought was a missing piece
                                                                        ABC News and National Public Radio. She
work several odd jobs to pay                                                                                                                                               here,” he said May 2010 dur-
                                                                        is the former chairwoman of the Interna-
for her education and support                                                                                                                                              ing a UC Television broadcast.
                                                                        tional Women’s Health Coalition and the
herself and her family back                                                                                                                                                “There was too much focus on
                                                                        Committee to Protect Journalists. She’s
home. She also learned that                                                                                                                                                the symptom rather than the
                                                                        married, has two grown children and has
the power of an education is                                                                                                                                               cause and very little attention
                                                                        won numerous awards for her work. But at                                                           on how do we move from here
unparalleled.
                                                                        the heart of everything, she said, she’s still                                                     forward to something else.
   That is why she has dedi-
                                                                        a little Hungarian girl.                                                                              “I thought the missing
cated her life to fighting for
education, health care and                                                  Marton, a first-time Chautauqua Liter-                                                         piece in a lot of the discussion
rights for Afghan women.                                                ary & Scientific Circle author, will present                                                       was the middle class. Pros-
   Yacoobi will deliver the 2      Yacoobi                              her most recent work, Enemies of the People:                                                       perity and democracy are an-
p.m. Interfaith Lecture today                                           My Family’s Journey to America, at 3:30 p.m.                                                       chored in the middle class,”
in the Hall of Philosophy, with    organization. AIL works at a         today at the Hall of Philosophy. Enemies                                                           he said.
an Afghan perspective on this      grassroots level to empower          of the People is Marton’s true-life account                                                           Nasr said capitalism is a
week’s theme, “Women of the        women in Afghanistan; it             of her childhood in communist Hungary,                                                             powerful tool for reform, cit-
Middle East.”                      has supported underground            and of her parents, Endre and Ilona Mar-                                                           ing how capitalism has af-
   When she first came to          home schools, was the first          ton — reporters for The Associated Press                                                           fected the progression of the
the U.S., Yacoobi said she         organization to offer hu-            and United Press, respectively — who con-                                                          United States.
“learned a lot about life”; her    man rights and leadership            tinued their journalistic work behind the                                                             He said the solution is in
struggles taught her patience      training to Afghan women             Iron Curtain, incurring the wrath of, and                                                          no way a quick one, but it is
and wisdom and brought her         and has benefited more than          subsequent imprisonment by, the govern-                                                            important for Muslim coun-
closer to God. Since she grew      6,900,000 Afghans since 1996.        ment and secret police.                                                                            tries to be included in the
up surrounded by the suffer-          The title of Yacoobi’s lec-           Enemies of the People began as a personal                                                      markets and global trade.
                                                                                                                          (D.C.,) too, and these two Cold War capi-
ing of Afghan women, she           ture today is “The Strength          project Marton undertook — she said she                                                               “In some countries that is
                                                                        was severely lacking in knowledge about           tals — Washington and Budapest — were
said she felt compelled to do      of Afghan Women.” Afghan                                                                                                                going to be a long time and
something to improve their         women are intelligent, but           her family’s history — but rapidly turned         deeply engaged in my family’s history at         some countries, it will not be
lives.                             they continue to suffer and          into a book when the writer realized how          the highest level, going up to the secretary     as long,” he said. “Economic
   Yacoobi is the founder          must be given greater oppor-         deeply her family’s story was connected to        of state, and all the way up to the Krem-        livelihood will start at some
and executive director of the      tunities, she said.                  history. The Martons’ file was one of the         lin,” Marton said.                               point.”
Afghan Institute of Learn-                                              largest in the Hungarian archives.
ing, an Afghan women-led                     See YACOObI, Page 4            “It was a big story in Washington,                                    See MArTON, Page 4                     See NAsr, Page 4

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                                                                          Waasdorp Fund for                                                                 younG SuPPoRTeRS




                        Briefly                                           Religious Initiatives
          News from arouNd the grouNds

The Briefly column appears on Page 2 daily and is intended to pro-
                                                                          sponsors Yacoobi
vide space for announcements of Institution-related organizations.           The waasdorp Fund for          Chautauqua, they played
If a meeting or activity is featured that day in a story, it should not   Religious Initiatives spon-       host to interfaith students
be repeated in Briefly. Submit information to Priscilla in the edito-     sors today’s 2 p.m. Interfaith    from the Middle east in
rial office. Please provide name of organization, time and place of       Lecture with Sakena Yacoo-        2006, served as delegates to
meeting and a contact person’s name with phone number. Deadline           bi, executive director of the     the Chautauqua Interfaith
is 5 p.m. four days before publication.                                   Afghan Institute of Learn-        London Conference in 2005,
                                                                          ing, an Afghan women-led          and serve as advocates for
CLSC class news                                                           nongovernmental organiza-         the Department of Reli-
   • The CLSC Class of 1999 will hold a meeting at 12:15 p.m.             tion she founded in 1995.         gion’s initiative to introduce
Friday in the Alumni Hall dining room. Drinks will be provided.              The waasdorp Fund for          younger Chautauquans to
   • The CLSC Class of 2005 will hold its annual class meet-              Religious Initiatives was         the Abrahamic program.
ing at 9 a.m. today on the Alumni Hall porch.                             established in 2005 as an         During the season, nancy,
   • The CLSC Class of 2010 will have a class meeting, at 9:15            endowment fund in the             a music teacher by trade,
a.m. today in the Alumni Hall Kate Kimball Room.                          Chautauqua Foundation by          is a member of Thursday
   • CSLC alumni may sign up to work at the Great Ameri-                  Peter and nancy waasdorp          Morning Brass, playing the
can Picnic at Alumni Hall. The picnic is from noon to 3 p.m.,             of Rochester, N.Y. Since its      French horn. Peter serves
Sunday and the rain date is July 25. Call Ellen at (716) 753-7170         inception, the fund has           as a team captain for the
with any questions.                                                       been used to support the          Chautauqua Fund and was
                                                                          Department of Religion at         a volunteer for the Chautau-
CLSC Alumni Association events                                            Chautauqua       Institution,     qua Idea Campaign. After
   • The Scientific Circle will sponsor a Brown Bag discus-               particularly the Abrahamic        a career at Xerox Corp., he
sion on back pain with Dr. stephen Bethea at 12:15 p.m. today             community programming.            became a professor at the
on the Alumni Hall porch.                                                    Peter and nancy have a         simon school of Business at
   • At 3 p.m. Friday, the CLSC Class of 2006 will hold an                long commitment to pro-           the University of Rochester,                                                            Photo by Tim Harris
Asian tea. It will feature several Asian teas, as well as goodies         moting interfaith under-          from where he recently re-         From left to right, Kevin Steitz, nate Steitz and Alexa Brown raised
from Asian countries and a tea-tasting. Tickets are $10, and              standing at Chautauqua            tired. The waasdorps own           $51.20 for the Chautauqua Fund by running a lemonade stand over
are available at the Alumni Hall front desk.                              and around the world. At          property on Bliss Avenue.          the July Fourth weekend with the help of Kiera Steitz, not shown.

Department of Religion hosts Brown Bag lunch
   Join us at 12:15 p.m. every Thursday and Friday in the Hall
of Christ for a Brown Bag conversation. This week we’ll dis-
cuss conflict resolution. How should the world community
help countries in conflict? What role can faith traditions play?          Doolittle Fund supports tonight’s CSO performance
Chautauqua Women’s Club events                                                The Elizabeth Elser Doo-       turing guest conductor Uriel     Trusts. Mrs. Doolittle was a        in discussing the possibility of
    • The CWC sponsors Artists at the Market from 1 to 4                  little endowment Fund for          Segal and pianist Alexander      resident of Buffalo, N.Y., at the   establishing an endowed CSO
p.m. today at the Farmers Market, benefiting the Chautauqua               Adult Programming, a fund          Gavrylyuk. This fund, origi-     time of her death, but was born     performance or supporting an-
Women’s Club Scholarship Fund.
                                                                          held by the Chautauqua             nally established by Eliza-      and raised in Milwaukee. she        other aspect of Chautauqua’s
    • The CWC Flea Boutique will hold its grand opening on
                                                                          Foundation, provides fund-         beth Elser Doolittle in 1972,    was a member of the Uihlein         program, please contact Karen
Friday in our shop behind the Colonnade. Doors open at noon
                                                                          ing for this evening’s per-        was added to at her death by     family which controlled the         Blozie, director of gift planning,
and close at 2 p.m. Come browse through the “can’t-live-with-
out” items and find a treasure.                                           formance of the Chautauqua         the trustees of the Elizabeth    Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co.            at (716) 357-6244, or e-mail her
    • The annual CWC Antiques Show and Sale will take                     Symphony Orchestra, fea-           Elser Doolittle Charitable          If you would be interested       at kblozie@ciweb.org.
place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at Turner Com-
munity Center. A $4 donation is requested, with proceeds
benefiting the CWC Property Endowment Committee.


                                                                          Bellowe Fund supports theater production
    • The CWC invites all Chautauquans to the dedication of
the Mary Jane Shank Garden at 3:30 p.m. today at the Club-
house. This beautiful garden was donated by Mrs. Shank’s
son, John DeVillars, in honor of his mother, who resides at
CWC’s house each season. Please join us for the dedication                    The Arnold and Jill Bel-     Community College. She was        to 2005. He is the retired pres-     Santa Barbara City College
and Mrs. Shank’s birthday party immediately afterward.                    lowe Fund for Theater pro-       a founding member of the          ident and CEO of Forest City         and the Chancellor’s Council
    • A. R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” will be performed by Presi-           vides funding for tonight’s      Friends of the Chautauqua         Auto Parts Company, and for          at the University of Califor-
dent Tom Becker and Ann Fletcher at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug.              theater production of “You       Theater Company, as well          many years was a member of           nia. He is also on the board
5, in Fletcher Music Hall. All Chautauquans are invited. Plan             Can’t Take It With You” in       as president of the Friends       the board of Tyler Corpora-          of speaking of stories, a liter-
to attend the preview party at 4 p.m. sunday, Aug. 1, at the              Bratton Theater. Through         from 1997 to 1999. She joined     tion of Dallas, Texas. Over the      ary organization that brings
Clubhouse, and the cast party following the performance.                  their gift to the Chautau-       the Chautauqua Institution        years, he has taken advantage        literature to at-risk youth,
Reservations are limited, and fulfilled on a first-come basis.            qua Foundation, Arnie and        Board of Trustees in 2009 and     of many of the special studies       and has been involved with
                                                                          Jill Bellowe established this    serves as chair of its Program    classes and studied piano at         mentoring young people
Chautauqua Tennis Center events                                           endowment fund in 1998.          Committee.                        Chautauqua.                          as well. At Chautauqua,
   • All are invited to sign up for an Adults vs. Juniors Dou-                Mrs. Bellowe, who               Mr. Bellowe was a member          In Santa Barbara, Calif.,         Mr. Bellowe has worked on
                                                                          holds a master’s degree in       of the Chautauqua Institution     Mr. Bellowe is involved in           the Chautauqua Challenge
bles Tennis Tournament being held Saturday, July 17, at the
                                                                          counseling, was a teacher        Board of Trustees from 1997       the President’s Council at           and Idea campaigns, as
Tennis Center. The entry deadline is Thursday. Those inter-
                                                                          and counselor special-                                                                                  well as the Renewal Cam-
ested may sign up at the center or call (716) 357-6276.                   izing in post-traumatic
   • Team tennis will be offered during Week Four on Satur-                                                                                                                       paign, for which he was the
                                                                          stress disorder and stress                                                                              Theater Team Chairman. He
day, July 24. The entry deadline is Thursday, July 22, and all            management. she taught                                                                                  has also served on the De-
interested may sign up at the center or call (716) 357-6276.              at Cuyahoga Community                                                                                   velopment Council.
                                                                          College and Santa Barbara                                                                                   The Bellowes, formerly of
Samuels to present Lazarus lecture                                                                                                                                                Moreland Hills, Ohio, cur-
   At 8 p.m. sunday in the sanctuary of Hurlbut Memorial                                                                                                                          rently reside in santa Barbara,
Community United Methodist Church, the Hebrew Congre-                                                                                                                             Calif. They bought their home
gation presents speaker Harry Samuels. His topic is “Cross-                                                                                                                       in Chautauqua Shores in 1972.
roads: Chance of Destiny,” and everyone is welcome.                                                                                                                               Their two children, stacy Bel-
                                                                                                                                                                                  lowe Tager of Los Angeles
Friends accepts submissions for Poem Project                                                                                                                                      and Greg Bellowe of Denver,
    The Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends are accepting sub-                                                                                                                       grew up in Chautauqua and
missions for their Favorite Poem Project on July 28. Applica-                                                                                                                     love to return here. The Bel-
tion forms are available at the Literary Arts Center at Alum-                                                                                                                     lowes’ three grandchildren,
ni Hall. To submit electronically, e-mail your favorite poem                                                                                                                      Jake, Jordan and Justin, are
and your name, address, phone number, age, relationship to                                                                                                                        continuing the family tradi-
Chautauqua and reason for selecting the poem to Chautau-                                                                                                                          tion and spend time each
quaLiteraryArtsFriends@yahoo.com, with the subject line “Poet-                                                                                                                    summer at Chautauqua.
ry Project.” The poem or poet must be a part of the recognized
literary canon. The deadline for submissions is July 21.

Guild hosts Connolly Memorial Golf Tournament
   The Chautauqua Opera Guild presents the Second Annual
Marcia Connolly Memorial Golf Tournament on Sunday, Aug.
8, at the Chautauqua Golf Club. Golf, dinner, event finale and
combination packages are available. Proceeds benefit Chau-
tauqua Opera’s Young Artist Program. Forms are available at
the Colonnade’s information desk, in the brochure rack and at
the Main Gate Ticket Office. Register by contacting Virginia
Cox at (716) 357-5775 or WAVACOX@verizon.net.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                     Photo by Tim Harris
At left, members of North Carolina Dance Theatre take a bow after performing “Cinderella” in the Amphitheater. At right, Traci Gilchrest as Cinderella in the production, choreographed by Chautauqua Dance Artistic
Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux. For a review of Tuesday’s performance, please see Page 13.




Loss of innocence explored at Opera Young Artists recital
by Alison Matas                    she’d thought about attend-                                                                                 for people to get emotional,’”      exciting prospect, it’s hard to
Staff writer                       ing a music conservatory in-                                                                                robinson said. “I know every        turn down,” he said.
                                   stead. his suggestion intro-                                                                                time I sing it, I get emotional        In the meantime, hood is
    Four Chautauqua Opera          duced her to the possibility                                                                                because it’s just meaning-          at Chautauqua to soak up as
Company Young artists will         of being a voice student.                                                                                   ful. It’s something where I         much knowledge as he can
present British and american           ”My whole life, from the                                                                                don’t really have to, I guess,      from his fellow Young art-
songs at 4 p.m. today during       time I was three, I was sing-                                                                               really think about the sing-        ists.
the third installment of art-      ing songs for the family be-                                                                                ing. It all comes from inside,         “There are 20-some people
songs at the athenaeum ho-         fore dinner and getting up                                                                                  like something I always feel        here, which means there are
tel.                               on the little table and belting                                                                             inside when I start singing         20-some different paths to
    The first of the performers    my heart out, but this was                                                                                  is just beautiful,” robinson        get here,” hood said. “each
is 23-year-old mezzo Carla         the first time I really thought,                                                                            said. “If you’re not even spiri-    of these people have learned
Jablonski, who will be sing-       well, maybe, I did have the-                                                                                tual, I should say, you will        and worked and succeeded
ing three american pieces.         ater experience, so maybe I                                                                                 find something out of the           and failed in different ways,
    “I’m very fond of singing      should try the singing to bal-                                                                              song.”                              and learning from them is
in english, and I love that        ance it out,” Jablonski said.                                                                                   In contrast, she’ll close       equally important as learn-
these songs really represent           and she has been pleased        Hood                                Jablonski                           with “another New Voice             ing from people who teach
the american spirit, and they      with the outcome. “some-                                                                                    Teacher” by andrew Thom-            us.”
translate very well, and they      times, you are hit with sur-                                                                                as.                                    Today, he’s singing four
communicate with the audi-         prises, and things don’t end                                                                                    “Basically, it’s a big, campy   songs from George Butter-
ence, and I think they really      up the way you might have                                                                                   song … making fun of clas-          worth’s “a shropshire Lad,”
create a wonderful mood,”          planned, but it’s been a re-                                                                                sical voice teachers,” she          which is a setting of a. e.
Jablonski said.                    ally, really exciting journey                                                                               said. “You know, like what          housman poems.
    One of these is “Go ‘way       to come this far already,” she                                                                              to think when you’re sing-             “It’s predominantly about
From My Window” by John            said.                                                                                                       ing this, what to do when           war and examining the dif-
Jacob Niles. “It tells the story       also on the docket for to-                                                                              you’re singing this. It’s really    ference between those who
of loss and recovery from a        day is William “Bill” Dwyer,                                                                                funny.”                             live through war and those
relationship,” Jablonski said.     24. The tenor loves opera but                                                                                   Beyond this afternoon,          who perish and who of
“It’s very touching.”              is particularly excited for his                                                                             robinson is looking forward         those two are better off,” he
    Jablonski also gets to in-     artsongs performance.                                                                                       to performing in the Young          said. “It’s about those who
corporate her love for musi-           “recitals are great be-                                                                                 artists scenes Program.             return home and finding
cal theater into the recital.      cause you get to delve into                                                                                 she’ll be singing Cleopatra         home changed and noticing
The Young artists will end         a lot more various literature                                                                               in Antony and Cleopatra in the      the loss of people who used
with “You Got Me, Baby”            and fun, exciting new works                                                                                 samuel Barber selection and         to stand next to you,” hood
from “On the Town” by              that you don’t necessarily get                                                                              alice Ford in Merry Wives of        said.
                                   to tap into,” he said. “and it’s    Robinson                            Dwyer                               Windsor by Otto Nicolai.               he thinks his age allows
Leonard Bernstein as a pre-
cursor to the musical the-         piano. It’s just you and the                                                                                    “They’re just amazing           him to better relate to the
                                   piano, so it’s very collabora-      by accident in 2005, and only       these moments,” Dwyer said.         pieces. I sat back and was          songs.
ater revue “Bernstein’s New
                                   tive. It’s a very intimate thing    last year was he able to sing       “You’re moving away from            like, ‘I got good music this           “They’re different voices,
York,” which opens tonight
                                   that you can’t get anywhere         them.                               your childhood, which was           year,’” she said.                   but, for the most part, it’s ei-
at 10:30 p.m.
                                   else,” he said.                        “These pieces have be-           so white and great and pure             Opera aside, robinson           ther people who are my age,
    In addition, Jablonski’s
                                       For Dwyer, singing has          come sort of my baby,” he           … and dealing with growing          would like to tell Chautau-         who are in their young 20s,
final song will be “a Trip to
                                   been a defining activity. The       said. “They’re all so different,    up.”                                quans her closet is emptier         or people who are thinking
the Library” from “she Loves
                                   youngest of five children, he       and they present different             Next up is 27-year-old so-       than they may have expect-          about life when they were in
Me” by Jerry Bock.
    “This is a song that follows   is the only musician.               colors and ideas that are just      prano Brittany ann reneé            ed.                                 their early 20s, so it’s really
the story of a young girl who          “I am the freak show. I         so exciting to play with.”          robinson. she developed her             “I know in the bio it said I    easy to connect to it in that
has never really been inside a     have two lawyers, two teach-           The lyrics come from a set       love for music by performing        was a shoe fanatic,” she said,      way,” he said.
library,” Jablonski said. “she     ers, and then me, so it’s a very    of poems by Thomas hardy.           choral works in Minnesota,          “but I don’t know. I didn’t            hood hopes the audience
happens to meet a fellow           homogenous group except             “The overarching theme of           her home state. Today, she’ll       really bring that many with         will appreciate the music
there, and it’s a really cute      for me,” he said. “My par-          each of the pieces is about         be singing two pieces by            me.”                                as well. “It’s especially poi-
story of her recounting this       ents are very sports-oriented,      moments in life, very little        Margaret Bonds with poetry              Today’s final performer is      gnant now, I guess, consid-
guy, Paul, that she met there      and so is my whole family,          things in life that you catch,      by Langston hughes: “The            baritone errik hood. he is 25       ering we’re having two wars
who approaches her and             so it was like, ‘Yeah, we en-       that you sort of have an awe-       Minstrel Man” and “Dream            years old and just completed        overseas, and trying to sym-
helps her learn how to read        courage (your singing),’ but        inspiring moment with,”             Variation.”                         his education at Northwest-         pathize not only with the
                                   they were never overbearing         Dwyer said, “things that               “It’s     very    classical      ern University. Now, he’s           struggles they go through
because she’s apparently il-
                                   about it.”                          you look back on, that you          (George) Gershwin,” robin-          looking for work.                   while they’re over there but
literate.”
                                       This afternoon, he’ll be        remember and think how              son said. “Certain parts are            “I want to have people          also what life is like when
    The song harkens back to
                                   performing four songs from          small they were but how re-         like classical fluidity, and        pay me to sing. I want to be        they come back, and how it’s
Jablonski’s acting roots. Be-
                                   Benjamin Britten’s Winter           ally significant they are in        then you have the random            an opera singer. That’s it. Do-     changed for them in a way
fore she began singing opera,
                                   Words. he came upon them            your life. “                        jazz chords.”                       ing what I love as a way of         that people who don’t go
she was planning on attend-
ing a theater conservatory.                                               The songs have a darker             she is also performing the       sustaining myself is such an        don’t understand.”
Before her senior year of high                                         theme, however, as they ex-         Moses hogan spiritual “Give
school, she participated in                                            plore experience and the loss       Me Jesus.”
a summer musical theater                                               of innocence.                          “Carol (rausch, the cho-
program at New York Uni-                                                  “as we get older, we sort        rus master and music admin-
versity. after she sang a song                                         of lose the innocence we had        istrator for the Chautauqua
in class, her teacher asked if                                         as children, and it’s harder        Opera Company) actually
                                                                       and harder for us to find           told me … ‘Just be prepared
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                                                                            f r o m Pa g e o n e
             CSo              lyuk, particularly because it                   gavryluk has performed              as an anecdote, but to dem-         pretation	 of	 the	 Liszt,	 Wag-                   as mahler aged, Segal
           from Page 1        is an environment in which                   with many orchestras, in-              onstrate	 the	 influence	 Wag-      ner’s “overture” also re-                       said, he “became more and
                              people love art, he said.                    cluding the russian na-                ner	had	on	Liszt,”	Segal	said.	     volves	 around	 conflict	 over	                 more of a profound com-
                                 “I’m deeply in love with                  tional orchestra, the Israel              gavrylyuk described the          love. Like most of Wagner’s                     poser.” mahler had a heart
                              Chautauqua, and I have                       Philharmonic orchestra, the            Liszt	 as	 very	 expressive	 of	    operas, Tannhäuser is based                     condition and knew that he
   “He always struck me as many friends there,” he said.                   Seoul Philharmonic orches-             “stories of relations between       in nordic mythology. Segal
a modest person, but at the “It feels very comfortable                                                                                                                                                didn’t have long to live. His
                                                                           tra and the netherlands Phil-          men and women,” both des-           described the piece as high-
same time, as a person with onstage because there is a                                                                                                                                                pieces were spiritual, and
                                                                           harmonic, and has upcom-               perate and humorous.                ly passionate and said that it
tremendous inner strength,” mutual love for music and a                    ing engagements around                    The piano makes a dra-           evokes	images	of	fire,	“active	                 very much about the transi-
Segal said. gavrylyuk and mutual wish to share it.                         the globe. His performance             matic	 entrance	 in	 the	 first	    and shining and bright.”                        tion to another life.
Segal have played together       “It is always a pleasure to               DVDs have received four-               movement, which transi-                after the Wagner, the or-                       “His last pieces, one could
for many years, and have share music at Chautauqua,”                       and	 five-star	 ratings	 from	         tions from being passionate         chestra will take on mahler’s                   almost say, belonged to a
formerly      played  Tchai- he added.                                     the international press.               and grandiose to more ro-           massive and highly demand-                      different sphere or a differ-
kovsky, rachmaninoff, and        gavrylyuk,      born     in                  The	Liszt	concerto	Gavry-           mantic and melodic. The sec-        ing tenth, a work which was                     ent world,” Segal said.
grieg concertos together.     Kharkiv, Ukraine, began play-                lyuk will perform, Segal               ond movement is expressive          highly	 influenced	 by	 Wag-                         Philosophical, complex
   When	 Gavrylyuk	 first	 ing piano at the age of 7. He                   said, is well-suited to be             of the “pure beauty of some-        ner’s legacy, and celebrates the                and enigmatic, mahler’s
came to the grounds, he was played	his	first	concerto	when	                programmed with Wagner’s               thing that applies (to) hu-         150th anniversary of mahler’s                   tenth is no exception. The
an instant hit.               he was nine, and has since                   “Overture”	 because	 Liszt	            man love,” gavrylyuk said,          birth.	Mahler	died	before	fin-                  piece seems to sum up
   “He won Chautauqua over gone	on	to	win	first	prize	and	                 and Wagner were not only               and the third movement is           ishing the symphony.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mahler’s	life	—	his	joy,	frus-
as nobody else did within the gold medal in the third                      close spiritually and person-          a “very humorous one with              Despite	 Wagner’s	 influ-
memory,” Segal said. “His Horowitz	International	Piano	                                                                                                                                               tration, irony and feelings of
                                                                           ally, but also had familial            lots of jokes between the or-       ence, mahler took classical
phenomenal piano playing Competition in 1999. Critics                      ties through Wagner’s mar-             chestra and piano.” The con-        in his own direction, incor-                    ascension. as Segal put it,
made him an instant star.”    in Japan proclaimed him to                   riage	to	Liszt’s	daughter.             certo ends triumphantly, sig-       porating folk tunes, Bohe-                      in mahler’s tenth, the com-
   Visits to Chautauqua are a be “the best sixteen-year-old                   “We found it appropriate            nifying the victory of good         mian style and the Jewish                       poser has one “leg already
special time both personally pianist of the late twentieth                 to do a piece by Wagner to             over evil.                          influence	 of	 his	 childhood	                  in heaven or somewhere else
and musically for gavry- century” in 2000.                                 make a connection, not only               Like gavrylyuk’s inter-          into his music.                                 —	out	of	this	planet.”	


         MartoN                       man and not emotionally                                                     grown-ups’ voices took on a                          NaSr             a master’s from fletcher
           from Page 1                available. I discovered that                                                certain tone. This was real.’ I                    from Page 1        School of Law and Diplo-
                                      he adored his children; I owe                                               had to step out in my writing                                         macy and his doctorate in
                                      this to the secret police.”                                                 and say, ‘This is important!
                                                                                                                                                           nasr also said the pro- political science from mIT.
                                          endre marton died in                                                    Pay attention here!’”
    “This merger, or intersec-                                                                                                                          cess of changing the beliefs      In addition to advising
                                      2005 at the age of 95; Ilona                                                   Ultimately, marton said
tion, of the personal and the                                                                                                                           of religious extremists, as the obama administration,
                                      died the previous year at the                                               her research for Enemies of
historic was quite astonish-                                                                                                                            some	 have	 emphasized	 as	 nasr is a senior fellow at
                                      age of 92. They settled with                                                the People triggered many
ing to me, and it certainly has                                                                                                                         a root of the problem, is the Belfer Center at Har-
                                      their two young daughters                                                   long-buried emotions and
changed me in unexpected                                                                                                                                much less likely to happen
                                      —	 Marton	 and	 her	 sister,	                                               long-forgotten       memories.                                        vard and professor of in-
ways. This is the most person-                                                                                                                          than economic change.
                                      Juli	 —	 in	 Bethesda,	 Md.,	 in	
al thing I have ever written,                                                                                     growing up, she said, she                “economic transforma- ternational politics at Tufts
                                      1956, after years of report-                                                was hell-bent on becoming
and it’s made me feel much                                                                                                                              tion is a lot easier than reli- University.
                                      ing on the totalitarian state.                                              an all-american girl, a goal                                             nasr is the author of
more centered, a person with                                                                                                                            gious reform,” he said.
                                      The martons drew the at-                                                    at which she succeeded. But
a real history, which I did not                                                                                                                            nasr is an Iranian- The Shia Revival, Democracy
                                      tention of the aVo not only                                                 now, marton said, she can
have before.”                                                                                                                                           american political com- in Iran and The Islamic Le-
                                      because of their professions,                                               look backward as well as for-
    The	 files	 the	 AVO	 (the	 se-                                        Marton                                                                       mentator and scholar of viathan and an editor of The
                                      but because of their attitudes:                                             ward, and can contain both
cret Hungarian police) had                                                                                                                              contemporary Islam who, Oxford Dictionary of Islam.
                                      modern, forward-thinking                                                    identities as an american
on her family provided mar-                                                reactions and whole range of                                                 born in Iran, immigrated
                                      and bourgeoisie. They took                                                  and Hungarian and not be                                              He has also been published
ton	 with	 pieces	 to	 a	 puzzle	     many risks for their jobs and        emotions I went through as a                                                 to the United States with
she had never before pieced           lifestyles	 —	 risks	 that	 Mar-     little kid separated from her          threatened by the past.               his family after the 1979 Is- in The New York Times, Time
together.	Between	those	files	                                             parents, and from everything              “I felt that I was burdened        lamic revolution.               and The Washington Post, as
                                      ton said she doesn’t think she                                              by such a heavy legacy, and
and all of the scrapbooks her         would ever take as a mother.         familiar	 for	 the	 first	 time.	 I	                                            nasr has a bachelor’s de- well as appeared on Cnn,
parents smuggled out of the                                                had	to	find	that;	I	had	to	find	       now I feel like I’ve assimilat-       gree from Tufts University, the BBC and nPr.
                                          Enemies of the People was
country	when	they	finally	did	                                             those emotions and I had to            ed all of that,” marton said.
                                      a	 finalist	 for	 the	 National	
make it to safety in america,                                              find	 that	 child,	 and	 I	 had	 to	   “I know who I am.”
                                      Book Critics Circle award
marton said she was able to                                                get	 it	 from	 papers	 and	 files,	       The process of writing
                                      in 2010, and is currently in
gain a much deeper knowl-                                                  and that was not so easy.”             this book, marton said, high-
                                      the	very	early	stages	of	film	
edge and appreciation of her                                                   The balance marton had             lighted her good fortune and
                                      development. marton said
parents and became privy                                                   to strike, she said, was stay-         evoked a deep sense of grati-
                                      niels arden oplev, director
to moments and memories               of “The girl With the Dragon         ing as straightforward as              tude toward her parents, who
of which she had previously           Tattoo,” is attached to the          possible with the writing,             would not have wanted to
been ignorant. It was a great,        project. The book is set to          while also avoiding the emo-           delve so deeply into their own
thrilling	 and	 fulfilling	 pro-      be published in france and           tional detachment prevalent            past as their daughter has
cess, marton said, and a nec-         germany, rounding out                in academic sources on the             done, but with good reason.
essary process at that.               the list of major european           Cold War.                                 “They could not have gone
    “I got a real sense of my
own identity,” she said. “I
                                      languages in which the
                                      book is now printed. marton
                                                                               “I wanted the reader to
                                                                           feel what it was like to be liv-
                                                                                                                  back the way I did and worked
                                                                                                                  over	all	of	these	files,	because	
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                                                                                                                                                        Editorial Staff
with tremendous respect for           wasn’t sure if she was able          such a big cliché, or a big ste-       and then the communists,”
                                                                                                                                                                      Matt Ewalt           editor
what they went through and            to do it justice because of her      reotype, like ‘the secret po-          marton said. “They were di-                      Jordan Steves           assistant editor
the decisions they made and           emotional attachment to the          lice,’” marton said. “I wanted         rectly affected by that, and                Priscilla Nickeson	          Office	Manager
their courage. not all their          material.                            to grab the reader by the col-         they wanted to put a huge wall                 Allison Borgelt           Copy editor
                                                                                                                                                                Natalie DeBruin            Copy editor
decisions do I approve; I                 “The challenge for me was        lar and say, ‘Listen up here!          between them and that past.                    Marion Calvert            editorial assistant
don’t think they were model           to keep my emotions as un-           This is what is what it was            Because I was raised as a very           Kathleen Chaykowski             Symphony, Logan Chamber music Series,
parents in some ways, un-             der control as I could manage,       like! You’re not reading this in       secure american woman, I                                                 College Club
til I learned that they really                                                                                    wanted to own that past, and                    George Cooper            archives
                                      without losing the emotional         a	history	book	—	this	is	how	
                                                                                                                                                               Beth Ann Downey             School of music, Young readers Program
loved us more than I real-            power of the story,” mar-            it	 was.	 These	 three	 letters	 —	    plumb it and try to make sense                       John Ford           features
ized	 —	 certainly	 my	 father,	      ton	 said.	 “I	 had	 to	 find	 my	   AVO	—	scared	the	bejesus	out	          out of it. above all, I wanted                   Beverly Hazen           Bird, Tree & garden Club
who was a very reserved               child’s	 voice	 and	 to	 find	 my	   of me as a kid, because the            people to know about it.”                    Anthony Holloway            Development, Lincoln ethics Series,
                                                                                                                                                                                           special afternoon conversations
                                                                                                                                                                  Lori Humphreys           Chautauqua Women’s Club,
                                                                                                                                                                                           Contemporary Issues forum
         YaCooBi                      their lives and become good          education of afghan wom-               equal opportunity, gender                       Karen S. Kastner         morning lectures
           from Page 1                citizens.	Her	ultimate	goal	is	      en, she said, “because they            issues, equality and justice.”                    Laura Lofgren          Visual arts, Bookstore,
                                      to achieve this level of edu-        know that once women get                  The people of afghani-                                                Smith memorial Library
                                                                                                                                                                      Mallory Long         Dance, Institution administration,
                                      cation for all children in af-       educated, they will speak              stan also want to have edu-
   “The only thing that can           ghanistan, boys and girls.           up, and they are responsible           cation, peace and sustain-
                                                                                                                                                                                           board of trustees, property owners
                                                                                                                                                                                           association
transform the women’s                    although education can            and they are hard workers.”            able lives, but they need to                Elizabeth Lundblad           religion: Interfaith lectures, mystic Heart
lives, bring advancement              transform afghan women’s                These challenges can                be given greater opportuni-                                              program, abrahamic Program for Young
and empower women is ed-              lives, the biggest challenge         make	it	difficult	to	find	signs	       ties, she said.
                                                                                                                                                                                           adults (aPYa)
                                                                                                                                                                     Alison Matas          opera, Children’s School
ucation,” she said. “and it’s         in Yacoobi’s mission is en-          of hope, Yacoobi said, but                “once you give them                          Laura McCrystal          religion: Interfaith lecture previews,
having many effects, and I            couraging women to ac-               she	tries	to	remain	confident	         opportunity, … they re-                                                  Sacred Song services, Chautauqua Choir,
can see the results of it. We         cept this opportunity for            and	 finds	 “really	 believing	        ally change,” Yacoobi said.
                                                                                                                                                                                           massey and Tallman organs
                                                                                                                                                                   Kelly Petryszyn         Theater, family entertainment Series
still have a long way to go,          empowerment, she said.               in god” to be important in             “When you are educating                           Jack Rodenfels         recreation, Sports Club,
but we could see day to day           Her lecture will address the         achieving her goals for af-            a poor society, you need to                                              Boys’ and girls’ Club
that thousands and thou-              need to encourage women              ghan women.                            really give them a chance to           Joan Lipscomb Solomon             morning Worship
                                                                                                                                                                      Sara Toth	           Chautauqua	Literary	&	Scientific	Circle,		           	
sands of women are getting            to understand and stand up              Yacoobi said she wants              take care of themselves.”                                                Writers’ Center, filmmaker Series;
jobs, getting employment,             for their rights.                    people around the world to                Yacoobi’s work with the                                               2010 Ernest Cawcroft Journalism Fellow
choosing their life, standing            She said the issues of se-        understand that the religion           women and children of af-                             Meg Viehe          Interfaith news
                                                                                                                                                                 Brittany Ankrom           Photographer
up on their feet.”                    curity, health care and pov-         of Islam does support educa-           ghanistan can begin a posi-                           Emily Fox          Photographer
   education is more than             erty also must be addressed          tion.                                  tive cycle for the afghan                            Tim Harris          Photographer
learning to read and write,           in order to truly change the            “We have a religion that            people. When they see the                         Rachel Kilroy          Photographer
Yacoobi said; a true educa-           lives of the women whom              encourages family relation-            outcome of education and              ProdUCtioN Staff
tion teaches people to have           she seeks to empower. There          ships,” she said. “We have             empowerment,	 they	 realize	                 Raymond Downey              Production manager
responsibility,      examine          is strong resistance to the          a religion that encourages             their full potential, she said.               Justin Armburger           Design editor
                                                                                                                                                                    Halley Miller          Design editor
                                                                                                                                                                  Stefanie Romba           Design editor



Painter Avril to speak on music’s effect on art
                                                                                                                                                                      Sam Twarek           Design editor

                                                                                                                                                        BUSiNESS offiCE
                                                                                                                                                                    Melissa Long           advertising manager
                                                                                                                                                                Allison Baggiano           advertising assistant
by Laura Lofgren                      tute of the                          said her lecture will touch            steady pace to her art.                       Jordan Nicholson           Circulation manager
                                                                                                                                                                     Bob Stevens           Business manager
Staff writer                          arts      and                        on her inspirations to create             “music keeps me in a cer-                 Kayleigh Erickson	          Business	Office	Associate	
                                      her     mas-                         her recent charcoal draw-              tain rhythm,” she said.
   Painter and teacher Pam            ter of fine                          ings and oil paintings. She               Seemingly looking for a
avril will lecture at 7 p.m.          arts degree                                                                                                       Business telephone                                                   (716) 357-6206
                                                                           will show slides of her work           sense of stillness and calm,          Advertising telephone                                                (716) 357-6206
tonight in the Hultquist              from Ben-                            and take questions from the            avril’s paintings have a              Circulation telephone                                                (716) 357-6235
Center.                               nington                                                                                                           Fax number                                                            (716) 357-9694
   avril has taught painting                                               audience after her lecture.            sense of movement that
                                      College in                                                                                                        Editorial telephone                                      (716) 357-6205 or 357-6330
at Bard College in new York                                                   Influenced	 by	 Claude	             flows	 steadily	 from	 each	          E-mail address                                                     daily@ciweb.org
                                      V e r m o n t , avril                monet and asian sculpture,             edge of her 6-by-7 canvases.
and the San francisco art             and she has                                                                                                       Published by Chautauqua Institution, P.o. Box 1095, Chautauqua, n.Y. 14722,
Institute. She has lectured                                                avril said her work is in-             avril dances as she creates,
                                      received awards to study at                                                                                       daily, monday through Saturday, for a period of nine weeks, June 26 through
at Bard College, the School                                                fused with tranquility.                which, she said, circulates           August	28,	2010.	The	Institution	is	a	not-for-profit	organization,	
                                      the Yale/norfolk and Inter-                                                 into her work.
                                                                                                                                                        incorporated and chartered under the laws of the state of new York.
of Visual arts in new York                                                    “The theme (of my work)
                                      lochen academy.                      would be this settling and                a spiritual person, avril          Entered	at	periodical	rate,	July	11,	1907,	at	the	post	office	at	Chautauqua,	N.Y.,	under	
City and the State Univer-                                                                                                                              the act of 1870: ISSn 0746-0414.
sity of new York at Pur-                 avril, who is teaching a          finding	 the	 center	 in	 one-         seeks peace within her work           55 issues; home delivery by carrier, $37.50; mail, $59.50.
chase, n.Y. She received her          weeklong	 figure	 drawing	           self,” avril said.                     and hopes to expound on               Postal regulations require that mail subscriptions be paid in advance.

Bachelor of fine arts degree          class at the School of art for          When working, avril                 her spirituality at her lec-
from the California Insti-            the	first	time	at	Chautauqua,	       listens to music that sets a           ture.
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Brown Bag reveals ‘How I Got That Job’ and audition process
by Kelly Petryszyn                     servatory members will share         dous audition.”
Staff writer                           more about their audition               shaw performed three
                                       processes at the Brown Bag           monologues at his audition.
   Michael                             presentation, “how I Got that        all were recalled from mem-
James shaw                             Job,” at 12:15 p.m. today at         ory and performed without
was not go-                            Bratton Theater.                     any practice. he did a mono-
ing to au-                                This season, more than 400        logue from “King hedley II,”
dition     for                         aspiring actors auditioned for       “Measure for Measure” and
Chautau-                               a coveted spot in CTC, and           “angels in america.”
qua Theater                            only 14 were chosen. Brown              Benesch and Mcsweeny
C o m p a n y.                         Bag attendees will get to hear       were impressed by shaw’s
Fate would Shaw                        why CTC artistic directors           impromptu audition.
have it oth-                           Benesch and ethan Mcswee-               “he clearly had the tech-
erwise. he                             ny choose these 14 actors to         nique and the craft, but he
was dressed in a suit and tie          be a part of the conserva-           also brought himself,” Ben-
and was heading off to a pan-                                               esch said. “We liked who he
                                       tory. Marcia DeBonis, CTC
el discussion about the play
                                       casting instructor, will be at       was. That’s the most impor-
“Neighbors” for an organiza-
                                       the Brown Bag to talk about          tant thing we were looking
tion he is involved in, Young
                                       the difference between audi-         for. For Donald, he has to have
artists reaching for Diver-
                                       tioning for stage and for film       a big soul. Mike had that.”
sity. But before he could go
make an introduction at the            and TV. Benesch said Brown              Benesch thinks it is to
event, CTC Co-artistic Direc-          Bag attendees will have the          shaw’s advantage that he did
tor Vivienne Benesch stopped           chance to hear the mono-             his audition on the spot, with-
him in the hallway.                    logues conservatory mem-             out preparation.
   “I’m walking through the            bers had to present during the          “sometimes I really believe
hallway and Vivienne pops              audition process.                    that people do much better au-
out of the room,” shaw said.              Benesch pulled shaw into          ditions when they don’t have
“she grabs me by the arms              the audition that day because        time to get fearful,” she said.
and said, ‘You’ve got to come          she and Mcsweeny were still             shaw said he was not ner-
audition.’ I went in with her          searching for an actor to play       vous. The material was al-
and ethan and did three                Donald in “You Can’t Take It         ready memorized from pre-                                                                                               Photo by Mark L. Anderson

monologues. I was in my suit           With You.”                           vious auditions. all he had        Chautauqua Theater Company’s 2010 conservatory.
and tie and told them where I             “I literally walked into the      to do was recall it. Because       undergraduate program at            was his professor at The Juil-      mires his work.
was going. They said, ‘Oh, it’s        hall, and Mike was in the hall.      shaw’s mind was previously         howard University, he even          liard school, where shaw is             shaw is happy Benesch
OK, it will only take a second.’       I said, ‘You, what are you do-       on the event, he was able to       filled out the application,         currently enrolled in the dra-      pulled him out of the hallway
I went in there and did it and         ing this summer?’” Benesch           be calm and just focus on the      got an audition slot and then       ma program. he had worked           that day. he said he is thank-
went to my event. a couple             said. “he said, ‘I don’t know.’      moment during his audition.        “chickened out,” he said. The       with her on a project and had       ful for the support of arts that
days later, I got an e-mail            I said, ‘Why aren’t you au-             In years past, shaw had         program caught his eye be-          liked her approach. shaw has        exists at Chautauqua because
from Vivienne and I got in. I          ditioning for Chautauqua?’           seen posters for CTC and al-       cause shaw was familiar with        also seen many plays featur-        it does not exist anywhere else.
was like ‘Yeah!’”                      he’s like, ‘Well, I’d love to.’      ways wanted to apply. Dur-         the founders of CTC, rebecca        ing Kahn while at school in             “It’s been amazing,” he
   shaw and other CTC con-             he came in and did a tremen-         ing his sophomore year in the      Guy and Michael Kahn. Guy           Washington, D.C., and ad-           said.




Schoenhals recital revisits ‘free’                                                                                                              M aSkerpieCe TheaTer


theme, provides new repertoire
by Beth Ann Downey                        Tonight’s program will be-
Staff writer                           gin with Franz schubert’s Fan-
                                       tasy in C Major, Op. 15, which
   Joel schoenhals may be              is nicknamed “Wanderer.”
speaking the same language,            schoenhals said the four-
but he has something differ-           movement fantasy is “rich in
ent to say.                            imagination,” and has motive
   The 13-year Piano Pro-              that is purveyed throughout
gram faculty member will               the piece that carries the same
revisit the fantasy theme he           rhythm but different timing
performed last year with his           in every occurrence. It is one
annual solo recital at 4 p.m.          of schubert’s largest works at
today in elizabeth s. Lenna            about 25 minutes in length.
hall. however, he will pres-              “schubert himself said,
ent a completely new program           ‘Let the devil himself play
and all other changes brought          this piece’ because he
about by becoming another              thought it was so difficult,”
                                                                            Schoenhals
year older and wiser.                  schoenhals said.
   “every year is a differ-               after an intermission, this
ent year, you’re a different                                                out his new programs on the
                                       devilishly good pianist will
pianist,” schoenhals said. “so                                              Chautauqua audience, and he
                                       launch into alexander scri-
one of the things that’s nice                                               usually receives good feedback
                                       abin’s sonata-Fantasy No.
about being back at Chautau-                                                year after year. he also enjoys
                                       2 in G-sharp Minor, Op. 19.
qua is that it sort of marks                                                showing his students that he
                                       schoenhals said it was writ-
time in my life. every time I                                               practices what he preaches.
                                       ten in the style of Beethoven’s
come back, I’m sort of a differ-                                               “(I) do it because the Chau-                                                                                             Photo by Rachel Kilroy
                                       “Moonlight sonata,” but that
ent person. You always have                                                 tauquan audience appreciates         Chautauqua Theater Company conservatory members take a comedic approach to illustrate Week Two’s
                                       scriabin’s work is a freer ver-
something a little different to                                             these things more than a lot         theme, “The ethics of Leadership,” during a late-night pop-up performance last Thursday in Bestor plaza.
                                       sion and breaks slightly from
say the next year.”                                                         of audiences you can find in
                                       the traditional aspects of the
   Despite the differences,                                                 the world,” he said. “Then you
                                       sonata. It also reflects the su-
schoenhals decided to con-             pernatural element that is
                                                                            do it because the students re-
                                                                            ally appreciate it. You know,
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tinue the theme from his last          typical of fantasy works, as the
solo recital at Chautauqua on                                               you’re spending hours with           Check out the new chqdaily.com this summer for the headlining
                                       piece is reflective of a calm sea
fantasy, which, he said, in-                                                them each week and for you           stories from the Daily, multimedia content, a downloadable PDF of
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cludes pieces that typically                                                to go up and do this yourself,
                                          schoenhals usually con-                                                today’s newspaper and a printable program of today’s events.
have a very free type of struc-                                             it means a lot in their develop-
                                       structs a new program every
ture and an improvisatory                                                   ment and learning.”
                                       year in the months of May
nature that is almost like the         and June and uses his first
stream of consciousness. he            solo recital in Chautauqua to
said he usually tumbles onto           play it live, as he will tonight.
the themes for programs like           he typically then spends the
these, and they then evolve            rest of the year touring with
with a life of their own.              that same program, as he did
   “It’s really like an amoeba,”       this past year with his last fan-
he said. “You always want to           tasy program, playing every-
pick things that you resonate          where from Texas to Chicago
with and that mean some-               to Ontario.
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Ashrawi traces history of Palestinian women’s struggle
by Elizabeth Lundblad               revolution. The decade saw            During the 1970s, there         sistance to the occupation.”
Staff writer                        the emergence of the Pales-       was a resurgence of the Pal-           After the establishment
                                    tinian liberation organiza-       estinian women’s movement           of the Palestinian national
   The elusive two-state solu-      tion and the focus among          but with a conscious gender
tion to the israeli-Palestinian                                                                           Authority, which stemmed
                                    Palestinians was on national      agenda, which was also part         from the oslo peace agree-
conflict is not going to be         identity and Palestinian rev-     of the global women’s move-
a viable option for long if                                                                               ment in 1993-1994, the wom-
                                    olution, Ashrawi said.            ment, Ashrawi said.                 en were relegated to the is-
women do not step up and               “As a result, the Pales-           “By that time we had had
take a larger problem-solving                                                                             sues of social justice while
                                    tinians were labeled with         (good rapport) with israeli         the men took over the politi-
role, Hanan Ashrawi said in         what i call the Aristotelian      women and israeli activists
Tuesday’s interfaith lecture.                                                                             cal system, Ashrawi said.
                                    dualism, we were either the       and it was very serious then be-       Despite the signing of
   Palestinian history is told      pitiful refugees or we were       cause it wasn’t legal,” she said.   agreements, the occupation
through parallel struggles:         the fearful terrorists, so we     “instead of dialogue, what we       reinvented itself and main-
working internally for good         became subject to pity and        had was solidarity and activ-       tained its control. The result
governments, a liberated so-        fear,” she said. “You either      ism. We had one agenda: re-         was more violence, more ex-
ciety and social justice for        pitied us as refugees help-       sisting the occupation.”            tremism, a heightened sense
women and everybody; and            less and hapless, or as ter-          in 1976, israel allowed         of disillusionment and the
working externally against          rorists. These two labels         municipal elections in the          feeling that at one point
occupation, oppression and          stuck, but the terrorist label    Palestinian          territories.   Palestinians were victims
expulsion, she said.                stuck even more so, and we        Women mobilized and were            of occupation and now the
   The women’s movement             are neither.”                     part of the driving force           Palestinians are victims of a
in Palestine dates back to             Women were part of the         that helped to elect nation-        peace process, she said.
the 1920s with mainly ur-           Plo, particularly with rep-       alist and Plo supporters,              “There was a loss of con-
ban, middle-class women             resentation within the (Pal-      Ashrawi said.                       stituency for peace, and the
establishing charitable so-         estine) national Council,             “That was a turning point       Palestinian territories be-
cieties and organizations.          the exiled parliament. How-       in Palestinian politics, and        came a powder keg ready
Women from rural areas, al-         ever, in many cases women         israelis said they blamed the       to explode at any moment,”
though less educated, were          remained only active in a         women for this election and         she said. “Post-2002, we en-
economically active on the          symbolic way, Ashrawi said.       rightfully so,” she said. “We       tered a new phase in which
land they worked and took              “Tokenism was the name         gladly took the credit for this.”   not only women were totally
their produce to market to          of the game because you               From then on, there was         alienated, but both societies
sell, Ashrawi said.                 could always point to one         a dichotomy that pitted             were completely alienated
   When the state of israel         or two women and say, ‘See,       national liberation versus          from each other.”
was created in 1947-1948,           we have women,’ rather            social justice and women’s             Political processes broke
it displaced, dispossessed,         than something that is re-        rights. Palestinian women           down and military occupa-
fragmented and exiled Pal-          ally collective,” she said.       were told that the occupa-          tion overran the Palestinian
estinian society. From this            During the 1967 occu-          tion was more urgent and            territories. More than 600
emerged a tremendous refu-          pation of the West Bank,          that women’s rights were            checkpoints were built and
gee population that was at          women became part of the          secondary, Ashrawi said.            the concrete wall was be-
the mercy of host countries         underground         resistance.   Women’s reactions were ra-          gun, Ashrawi said.
such as lebanon, she said.          Women were expelled and           tional and direct.                     “The wall not only steals
   “They lost the land, and         imprisoned, but they could            “We said, ‘if you are fight-    the Palestinian peoples’ ho-
you know what that means            count on the sexism of the        ing against injustice, dis-         rizon, it also prevents the
to people who were of the           israeli army, which arrested      crimination, exclusion and          israelis from seeing what
land, who lived off the land        far more men, Ashrawi said.       oppression, then you are
                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo by Brittany Ankrom
                                                                                                          is happening beyond the           Hanan Ashrawi gives her lecture titled “National Identity, Gender
and who defined themselves             “The women took over,”         fighting against the same           wall,” she said. “And when        Equality and Peace with Justice: The Palestinian Women’s Quest for
by the relationships of the         she said. “When you have          forces. The forces (that) op-       you don’t know what your          Validation” Tuesday in the Hall of Philosophy.
communities and the land,”          thousands of men in jail,         press women are the forces          government or your army is
Ashrawi said. “The loss of          there’s more room for women       who oppress nations. it’s           doing on the other side, then
land led to the loss of an-         to become not just wage earn-     that same mentality. And if                                           entire civil service and secu-    wall, islamic extremism and
                                                                                                          you can escape responsibil-       rity services were cut off, she   women who “are willing to
chor, of self-definition; loss of   ers and supporters of families,   you are fighting for self-de-       ity and avoid knowledge.”
community support systems,          but to become political lead-     termination for a nation, you                                         said. This reaction from the      sacrifice their children to be-
                                                                                                             in 2006, the Palestinian is-   international      community      come suicide murderers.”
family, clan and so on.”            ers and resistance leaders.”      cannot withhold self-deter-         lamic political party Hamas
   Palestinians were not al-           Since 1967, women have         mination from women.’”                                                positioned Hamas as the un-          “Historically, walls have
                                                                                                          won the majority of seats         derdog, the victim and the        proven to be failed policies
lowed to work certain jobs          found themselves in the               it was in the 1980s, during     in the Palestinian elections.
because the host country was        position of having to keep        the first intifada — the 1987                                         party that never got a chance     everywhere in the world,
                                                                                                          Hamas won because of the                                            from the great Wall of China
worried about being settled         up the fight against occupa-      Palestinian uprising, non-                                            to govern, Ashrawi added.
                                                                                                          failure of the Plo and the                                          to the Berlin Wall. You can
by the refugees and chang-          tion and also maintain the        violent — there was a genu-                                              For peace to ever be
                                                                                                          nationalists to deliver peace                                       never build walls between
ing the religious composition       survival of their society,        ine empowerment of women                                              achieved there needs to be
                                                                                                          and because it built institu-
of the country, she said.           Ashrawi said. The occupa-         and a drastic transformation                                          the involvement of women          people and (call it) security,”
                                                                                                          tions and provided services
   “Since many of the men           tion is an intrusive and per-     of social norms and values,                                           and it must be based on in-       Ashrawi said.
                                                                                                          that the other parties did
could not find work, wom-           vasive system of violence         Ashrawi said.                                                         ternational law, she said.           in her speech, Ashrawi
                                                                                                          not, Ashrawi said.
en had to work, mainly in           and violation, she added.             “Traditional       societies                                         “one of the serious flaws      said that this is not a reli-
                                                                                                             “The response to Hamas’
domestic areas ... trying to           “in many ways it affects       generally measure male                                                of all peace negotiations has     gious conflict — it is a politi-
                                                                                                          victory is one who dealt a
make ends meet,” she said.          every aspect of your life,”       honor and family honor in                                             been the absence of wom-          cal one. The moment god is
                                                                                                          serious blow to democracy
“This constituted the most          she said. “it’s not just eco-     direct relation to women’s                                            en,” she said. “Along with        made to take sides, there can
                                                                                                          because it sent the message
significant, collective na-         nomics, not just the dramat-      behavior, particularly sexu-        to the Palestinian people         that, Palestinian women are       be no reconciliation, she said.
tional trauma for the Pal-          ic aspects. (Under the occu-      al, social behavior,” she said.     that ‘Democracy is fine,          committed to nonviolent              “i don’t care if they’re
estinians, and women, as            pation) you cannot make the       “We transformed that defi-          have elections, provided          resistance to the occupa-         Christian, Muslim or Jew.
always, were its primary            decision just to move from        nition at that time … so that       that you elect the people we      tion because that’s how you       The more fundamentalist
victims.”                           one place to another or to go     sources of shame and honor          like. if you elect the people     prove your confidence, your       you are, the worse it is for
   The 1960s was the age of         to your place of work.”           were in direct relation to re-      we don’t like, we will pun-       spirit is not broken.”            justice and for reconcilia-
                                                                                                          ish you,’” she said.                 During the question-and-       tion,” said Ashrawi, who is
                                                                                                             immediately after Hamas’       answer portion of the lec-        a Christian Palestinian.
                                                                                                          victory, 1.5 million Palestin-    ture, Chautauquans asked             The question about Pales-
                                                                                                          ians found themselves with-       pointed questions about the       tinian women sending their
                                                                                                          out any income because the        necessity of the israeli-built    sons off to be suicide bomb-
                                                                                                                                                                              ers is an excuse, she said.
                                                                                                                                                                                 “You may use the suicide
                                                                                                                                                                              bombing as an excuse to do
                                                                                                                                                                              everything you want to Pal-
                                                                                                                                                                              estinians,” she said. “The
                                                                                                                                                                              women’s movement con-
                                                                                                                                                                              demned suicide bombers.
                                                                                                                                                                              no woman — and you can-
                                                                                                                                                                              not accuse Palestinian wom-
                                                                                                                                                                              en of being different from
                                                                                                                                                                              other women — no mother
                                                                                                                                                                              will ever sacrifice her child




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                                                                                                                                                        Morning Worship
                                                                                                                                                           Column by Joan Lipscomb soLomon



                                                                                                                                                     God loves the ordinary
                                                                                                                                                     W
                                                                                                                                                                     aiting. nobody likes to do it. Yet, most of
                                                                                                                                                                     our lives are spent this way, said Chaplain
                                                                                                                                                                     M. Craig Barnes in Wednesday’s sermon,
                                                                                                                                                                     “Blessed to be a Blessing: Choosing Hope.”
                                                                                                                                                     it’s especially irksome when we’re told, or have to tell
                                                                                                                                                     ourselves, to “wait and see.”
                                                                                                                                                         “Honey, we’ll have to wait and see” was the classic
                                                                                                                                                     response of Barnes’ mother to his urgent boyish requests.
                                                                                                                                                     But leaving childhood doesn’t allow us to leave that
                                                                                                                                                     phrase behind.
                                                                                                                                                         “Honey, we’ll have to wait and see” is what the hopeful
                                                                                                                                                     job-seeker tells his wife after a job interview … what the wife
                                                                                                                                                     tells her husband about her lab tests … what we all must tell
                                                                                                                                                     ourselves about the oil-gushing rupture in the ocean floor,
                                                                                                                                                     the Middle east conflicts, the uncertain economy.
                                                                                                                                                         “We even get impatient with god,” Barnes said. “Scrip-
                                                                                                                                                     ture promises: ‘Train up a child in the way he should go,
                                                                                                                                                     and when he is old, he will not depart from it.’ … ‘Ask and
                                                                                                                                                     ye shall receive.’ … ‘All things work together for good for
                                                                                                                                                     those who love god.’ All too often, we feel god isn’t mov-
                                                                                                                                                     ing fast enough for us. Abram felt that way, too.
                                                                                                                                Photo by Emily Fox       “The thing we have to remember,” he said, “is that wait-
M. Craig Barnes, pastor and head of staff at the Shadyside Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh, highlights aspects of his personal faith journey       ing is not a waste of time. it’s through the waiting that god
at Sunday’s vespers service in the Hall of Philosophy.                                                                                               shapes our souls. Jesus was never in a hurry. in fact, he
                                                                                                                                                     usually arrived after the nick of time had come and gone.
                                                                                                                                                     Yet, he still raised Jairus’ daughter and his friend, lazarus,
                                                                                                                                                     from the dead.”
                                                                                                                                                         What gets us into trouble is that we confuse expectation’s
Baptist House                                                                                               Psalm.” Collins was paster               demands with expectancy’s openness, Barnes said. With
  The rev. Thomas Hast will                                                                                 to churches for five years be-           the former, it’s all our agenda. With the latter, we know
speak on “Two Thousand                                                                                      fore coming to Chautauqua.               something’s going to happen, and it’s going to be wonder-
Years of Asian Missions” at 7                                                                               This is her 10th year at Chau-           ful. This is especially true at Christmas, Barnes said. The
p.m. tonight at Baptist House.                                                                              tauqua.                                  children have the right idea. it’s about receiving — espe-

                                             Interfaith News
                                                                                                                                                     cially the gift god gave to all of us.
Blessing and Healing                                                                                        Presbyterian House                           Barnes invited his listeners to imagine winning, in a
Daily Service                                                                                                  The rev. neale l. Miller              lottery, a day with Jesus in galilee. What a disappoint-
   The Blessing and Healing                          Compiled by meg Viehe                                  will lead a vesper service               ment when it turns out to be “laundry day” until you
Service takes place at 10:15                                                                                from 7 to 7:45 p.m. today in             realize you can tell your friends, “Hey, i did laundry
a.m. every weekday in the                                                                                   the house chapel. He will                with Jesus.”
randell Chapel of the United        vance. This event is co-spon-       Hurlbut Church Meal                 discuss the impact that Hur-                 “Well, guess what!” Barnes chuckled. “Whenever you do
Church of Christ headquar-          sored by the eCoC with the                                              ricane Katrina and the oil               laundry or any other ordinary task, Jesus is doing laundry
                                                                        Ministry
ters. This service is one op-       Department of religion.                                                 spill had and continue to                or whatever it is with you.” god loves the ordinary, the
                                                                           The weekday lunches offer
portunity that provides a                                               a choice of homemade soup           have on the gulf South.                  routine. According to Barnes, g. K. Chesterton said: “The
time for quiet prayer in the        Episcopal Chapel of the             and sandwich, turkey salad             All Chautauquans are                  sun rises each morning because god commands it to ‘do it
midst of a busy Chautauqua          Good Shepherd                       plate, fresh fruit plate, or a      invited to the Presbyterian              again.’ Children, screaming with glee when tossed in the
schedule. it is sponsored by           The right rev. Walter Asbil      special-of-the-week quiche,                                                  air understand this. Their first words, on touching ground,
                                                                                                            House porch following morn-
the Department of religion.         presides at Holy Communion          taco salad or crab salad. one                                                are ‘Do it again!’”
                                                                                                            ing worship during the pe-
                                    7:45 a.m. daily in the chapel,      special is offered throughout                                                    Blessings are always waiting behind the routine, Barnes
                                                                                                            riod preceding the morning               said. But how do we deal with the waiting to find them,
Catholic Community                  which is handicap-accessible        an entire week, with a new          lecture. Coffee, hot chocolate           especially as we get older? St. Paul is a good role model,
   Daily masses are at 8:45         via an elevator on the Park         special replacing it the fol-
a.m. and 12:10 p.m. Monday                                                                                  and lemonade will be avail-              as, eventually, was Abram, whom god, for the first time,
                                    Avenue side of the church.          lowing week. All lunches are
through Friday in the Chapel                                                                                able. This coffee time is a great        praised for his good waiting by “counting it unto him for
                                                                        served with a beverage and a        opportunity to meet and greet
of the good Shepherd.               Hebrew Congregation                                                                                              righteousness.” We are blessings to those around us when
                                                                        freshly baked cookie for $6.        old and new friends.
   The rev. Timothy Keat-               The Hebrew Congregation                                                                                      we, too, wait well.
                                                                           Thursday evening turkey
ing will speak on “rejoice          will hold a Kabbalat Shabbat                                                                                         The chaplain quoted the Apostle’s counsel to the Philip-
                                                                        dinners include roast turkey
Always, never Cease Pray-           service, a service to welcome                                           United Church of Christ                  pians: “Just keep on doing what you know is honorable,
                                                                        breast, stuffing, mashed po-
ing, render Constant Thanks         the Sabbath, from 5 to 5:45                                                The rev. Christopher Pon-             just, pure, pleasing to god, commendable and excellent.”
                                                                        tatoes, gravy, cranberry, veg-
— Words of St. Paul: Are            p.m. Friday at the Miller Bell                                          nuraj will lead a 7 p.m. vesper          Though St. Paul realized that he would not live to see the
                                                                        etable, a delicious homemade
They ‘Pipe Dreams’ or a life        Tower. rabbi Harry rosen-                                               service today in the randell             Kingdom of god on earth, he knew the importance of con-
                                                                        dessert and a beverage. The
Plan?” at 12:45 p.m. today in       feld of Temple Beth Zion in                                             Chapel of the headquarter                tinuing to do the kingdom’s work.
                                                                        cost is $10 for adults and $5
the Methodist House chapel.         Buffalo, n.Y., will conduct                                             house.                                       “Jesus’ activities in the four gospels could easily be
   The rev. Joseph Mele will                                            for children.
                                    the service. For information                                                                                     fitted into one year and yet, his ministry lasted for three,”
speak on the subject “roman         about the memorial or heal-                                             United Methodist                         Barnes said. “let the Holy Spirit show you Jesus in the
Catholic liturgy and Pope           ing portion of the service,
                                                                        Lutheran House                                                               ordinary, the routines of your life as you wait and see what
                                                                           The rev. norman K. Bak-             The rev. William J. Pegg
Benedict’s reform: Standing         call (716) 357-5042. The rain                                                                                    only He can do.”
                                                                        ken will preside at a 7 p.m.        and his wife, Dianne, will
at the Threshold — an invita-       venue is the Pier Building.                                                                                          Barnes is pastor and head of staff at Shadyside Pres-
                                                                        service of evening prayer to-       lead “Hymns old and new“
tion” at 12:45 p.m. Friday in           Following services, the                                                                                      byterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pa., and robert Meneilly
the Methodist House Chapel.                                             day in the lutheran House.          at 7 p.m. tonight in the cha-
                                    Hebrew Congregation will                                                                                         Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Pittsburgh Theological
   All are welcome to attend                                            Douglas and elsa Fenton of          pel. All are welcome.                    Seminary. Pastor nathan Day Wilson, senior minister of
                                    sponsor a Shabbat dinner at
these free lectures.                6:30 p.m. at the everett Jew-       evanston, ill., will provide           Join us for coffee on the             First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Shelbyville,
                                    ish life Center. reservations       music for the service.              porch each day between                   ind., was liturgist. ryan Dekker, international order of
Chabad Lubavitch                    are required. For informa-                                              morning worship and the                  King’s Daughters and Sons Scholarship Program, read
   rabbi Zalman Vilenkin            tion, call Bea Weiner at (716)      Metropolitan Community              morning lecture.                         genesis 15:1-6.
will lead a class titled “Mai-      753-3573 or Carol Wolsh at          Church                                                                           Worship coordinator Jared Jacobsen led the Motet
monides — a guide to the            (716) 357-5449.                        Pat Collins, a recognized        Unity of Chautauqua                      Choir’s women in Ken Berg’s setting of Joseph H. gilmore’s
Perplexed” at 9:15 a.m. to-             The Hebrew Congregation         lay minister of the United             The rev. ron neff will                “He leadeth Me.”
day in the library room of          will hold a Sabbath morning         Church of Christ, will facili-      present a lecture titled, “god
Alumni Hall.                        service at 9:30 a.m. Saturday       tate the 7 p.m. vesper service      is, i Am — Seven Steps to
   rabbi Vilenkin will lead a       in the sanctuary of Hurlbut         today in the Hall of Christ.        Spiritual Understanding” at
class titled “Bible Decoded”        Memorial Community Unit-            The title of the talk is “A         6:30 p.m. tonight in the Hall
at 9:15 a.m. Friday in the li-      ed Methodist Church. rabbi                                                                                                                 A WORLD OF FOOD
                                                                        Shepherd Speaks on the 23rd         of Missions.
brary room of Alumni Hall.          rosenfeld will conduct this
   Challah baking will take         service. Beth Bates of Temple
place at 12:15 p.m. Friday on       Torah in Boynton Beach, Fla.,
the porch of the everett Jew-       is soloist. Following services,                                                                                     EVERYTHING AVAILABLE TO GO!
ish life Center at Chautauqua.      a special Kiddush lunch will
                                    be served in celebration of                                                                                                New             Pizza
Christian Science House             the 50th anniversary of the                                                                                              for this          Soups
   All are welcome to use the       Hebrew Congregation. ev-
study room 24 hours a day.          eryone is welcome and urged                                                                                                 year           The Grill
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Kemp, Golan, Miller discuss possible solutions for Middle East conflicts
by Karen S. Kastner
Staff writer

    Arab-Israeli peace is so
near, yet so far away.
    Israeli activist Galia Go-
lan said during Wednes-
day’s morning lecture that
22 Middle eastern countries
hammered out a 2002 agree-
ment that is not well-known
in America. Israel looks to-
ward America, and, specifi-
cally, to Barack Obama, to
bring the plan to fruition.
    Middle east policy expert
Aaron David Miller — Go-
lan’s partner in the lecture
— said in response that
while it would be within
the realm of “possibilities”
for Obama to focus his at-
tention for a time on Arabs
and Israelis, Miller stopped
short of characterizing this
as among “probabilities.”
    In an unusually upbeat
moment during the sober
presentation, Golan asked
Miller, who had advised
six u.S. secretaries of state,
for help in convincing the
Obama administration to                                                                                                                                                                      Photo by Rachel Kilroy
take the lead in Arab-Israeli     Geoffrey Kemp, Galia Golan and Aaron David Miller replaced Husain Haqqani, Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States, for Wednesday morning’s lecture in the Amphitheater.
peace talks. The audience
giggled when Golan, stating       morning lecture after his         and the onset of “normal re-           “In the Middle east,”          meeting between Obama              for all Palestinians, to agree
that Israeli Prime Minister       shuttle had broken down           lations” among the groups.          Miller said, “urgency is mea-     and Netanyahu in the wake          on solutions to each of these
Benjamin Netanyahu’s “po-         and he was forced to follow          The Arab league, she said,       sured … by pain and gain.”        of Israel’s raid of an aid flo-    core issues? That, in essence,
litical position is very strong   the driver’s suggestion that      “already agreed” to rectify            For her part, Golan said       tilla heading toward Gaza,         is the problem. There are nu-
only as a result of American      he hitchhike to the grounds.      the “refugee problem” and           that while the Israelis and       Kemp asked whether Israel          merous ways you could do
pressure,” directly enlisted         He made it, he said, with      to “create a Palestinian state.”    other groups have experi-         is, for America, an asset or       it. You could have George
Miller’s assistance in influ-     the help of “two Austra-          No military action is to be in-     enced “a great deal of pain,”     liability as an ally.              Mitchell spend the next year
encing the administration to      lian ladies” who were kind        volved, she reported. In fact,      she acknowledged, “We do              Miller, the first to answer,   and a half trying to identify
“help us to get that pressure.”   enough to offer him a lift.       Golan said, “Most Israelis be-      need leadership … and a           said the “special” relation-       where the parties’ positions
    The Golan-Miller pairing      None of the three had any         lieve (an accord is) necessary      certain sense of urgency.”        ship between the two coun-         are and then develop bridg-
took the place of a speech by     idea where chautauqua was         … if Israel is to sustain legiti-   She said some urgency “can        tries is certainly “worth sus-     ing proposals. You could al-
Husain Haqqani, the Paki-         located, Kemp recalled.           macy,” Golan said.                  be created by outside pres-       taining.” He explained that        ternatively bring the parties
stani ambassador to the unit-        Kemp posed the initial            Kemp, introducing Mill-          sure,” but within the region,     Israel and America share a         together, as we did at camp
ed States. In his introduction,   question for Golan and Mill-      er’s remarks, pointed out           she said, people are so “dis-     “value affinity” and “escha-       David 10 years ago today,
chautauqua Institution Pres-      er, “can these two (world         that Miller had acknowl-            couraged … that nothing is        tology” involving, literally,      the assumption that only a
ident Thomas M. Becker told       leaders) make progress?”          edged Tuesday that, while           going to work.”                   the “end of days.”                 leaders’ summit, only in the
the audience that Haqqani         Kemp went on, “Is the two-        a peace accord is not likely           lack of progress toward            Acknowledging that Is-         crucible and the heat in a ne-
                                  state solution still viable?”     to be carried out without           peace, she observed, has          rael has sometimes proved          gotiation, will a real leader
“could not be with us” due
                                     Golan, who answered            intense action by America,          proven and will prove a           a liability for the u.S., Go-      be willing and able to make
to a “wicked” storm in Wash-
                                  first, stated, “The two-state     Obama simply has “other             “mobilizing factor in (fur-       lan joked that Israelis “feel      these types of decisions, or
ington, D.c. The ambassador,
                                  solution is the only solution.    (domestic) priorities.”             ther) radicalizing” the re-       the United States is a terrific    alternatively, you could have
Becker said, “has to be on his
                                  … We are perhaps closer to           Miller said, “Government         gion, “causing a threat to        satellite to Israel,” pointing     the president of the united
way to Pakistan tomorrow”
                                  that solution than we have        is about choosing.” He said         regimes.”                         to the many Americans who          States do what some of his
with u.S. Secretary of State
                                                                                                           Answering Kemp’s ques-         live in Israel and vice versa.     predecessors have done,
Hillary rodham clinton.           ever been.” She explained         it seems unlikely that the
                                                                                                        tion as to why Israel has re-         America’s “support for         which is to outline a u.S.
    The Nixon center’s Geof-      that an agreement is “possi-      current u.S. administration
                                                                                                        fused to apologize to Turkey      Israel is “extremely impor-        plan which isn’t a peace trea-
frey Kemp, who kicked off         ble” because “both peoples”       would “invest that kind of
                                                                                                        for the recent deadly flotilla    tant” at least “psychological-     ty, but which reveals where
two weeks of morning lec-         — the Israelis and Palestin-      prestige” in Arab-Israeli
                                                                                                        confrontation, Golan re-          ly,” but, she said, “What Is-      the Americans are on each
tures related to the Mid-         ians — “are ready for it” af-     talks. referring to President
                                                                                                        sponded, saying that there        rael needs is a future. … We       of the core issues and offers
dle east on Monday, joked         ter negotiating at length and     Obama, Miller said, “In the
                                                                                                        has long been a “deteriora-       need peace.” Wars, she said,       that up as a basis on which
while serving as moderator        because both groups “ac-          end, he is not Jimmy carter.”
                                                                                                        tion of relations with Tur-       “are eating away at our so-        to continue the negotiations.
Wednesday that, given his         knowledge its necessity.”            reiterating what he said
                                                                                                        key” that parallels increas-      ciety. … I do believe we can       That’s really, in terms of the
return performance, regular          later on, she elaborated,      in his address in Tuesday’s                                                                              diplomatic process, that’s
                                                                                                        ing “isolationism” in Israel.     end the conflict. … I think
morning lecture attendees         saying that, in a 2002 meet-      morning lecture, Miller said




                                                                                                                                            QA
                                                                                                           It was then that she said      America can help us.”              about all you can do. I do
were experiencing a bit of        ing of 22 states that compose     that “in order to move from                                                                              not believe and have never
                                                                                                        Israel has “no friends in eu-



                                                                                                                                             &
a “Groundhog Day” movie           the league of Arab States,        the world of possibility” to                                                                             believed now, 10 years after
moment.                           the body adopted a resolu-        that of “probability,” there        rope,” maintaining only its
                                                                                                        alliances with the u.S. and                                          these serious discussions on
    explaining that “impro-       tion that she said ends the       would have to be more “au-                                                                               these issues began, that the
vising for morning lectures       conflict between Israel and       thoritative leadership” in the      Micronesia. Israel’s relation-
                                                                                                        ship with Jordan, she said,                                          real problem is that people
is not unusual,” Kemp re-         the Palestinians. She said the    Middle east.” Also, he said,                                                                             don’t know how to fix them.
called that he had just barely    agreement would provide           “You need urgency … regis-          “is not as strong as it was in
                                                                                                        the past.”                                                           There are very clever people

                                                                                                                                          Q.
arrived in time for a 1985        “security” for all involved       tered in political terms.”                                                   What are Tony Blair and     who have been working for
                                                                                                           She acknowledged that
                                                                                                        Israel, which bars construc-             George Mitchell doing?      a long time, both in front

                                                                                                                                          A.
                                                                                                        tion of both an airport and              Miller: I think they        channels and back channels,
                                                                                                        seaport in Gaza, has “ba-                are both outgrowths         doing enormous amounts of
                                                                                                        sically trapped” residents        of the absence of a coher-         work on this. This is a ques-
                                                                                                        there. “Gazans see them-          ent and effective strategy on      tion of the absence of po-
                                                                                                        selves as occupied,” Golan        the part of the administra-        litical will and the trust and
                                                                                                        said, calling their position      tion. I’m not critical. I think    confidence levels to motivate
                                                                                                        “untenable.”                      Barack Obama inherited a           Israeli and Palestinian lead-
                                                                                                           The Gaza Strip, she said,      better hand than George W.         ers to do things that they
                                                                                                        has 90 percent unemploy-          Bush did on the Arab-Israeli       have never done before.

                                                                                                                                                                             Q.
                                                                                                        ment as Israelis “ultimately      issue. But we don’t know                  This question sort of
                                                                                                        … control their comings and       what the strategy of the ad-              builds on your observa-
                                                                                                        goings.” Tunnels in and out       ministration really is. The        tion, particularly about Jeru-
                                                                                                        of Gaza to traffic medicine       reality is that you’ve got four    salem and the capacity to fix
                                                                                                        and food “have made Hamas         core issues. Borders, that is      things, where else in the world
                                                                                                        rich,” she said.                  to say where the Palestin-         do we have a successful two-
                                                                                                           Kemp observed shortly          ian state will be. Security,       state solution example?

                                                                                                                                                                             A.
                                                                                                        afterward that the black          what will the arrangements
                                                                                                                                          be with respect to demili-                Miller: This situa-
                                                                                                        market “is exactly how Iraqi                                                tion is idiosyncratic.
                                                                                                        dictator Saddam Hussein …         tarization, border crossings,
                                                                                                                                          monitors, a u.S. NATO-led          There is no exact model for
                                                                                                        got rich (while) his people                                          this. On the Palestinian side,
                                                                                                                                          force. Jerusalem, whose cap-
                                                                                                        got poor” after the war there                                        there is no historical prece-
                                                                                                                                          ital, where will it be, how do
                                                                                                        in 1991.                                                             dent for a people negotiating
                                                                                                                                          you work out the municipal
                                                                                                           Observing that “Gaza is                                           — negotiating — its way out
                                                                                                                                          realities of a place like the
                                                                                                        the poster child for dysfunc-                                        of an occupation. And build-
                                                                                                                                          old city, which is one square
                                                                                                        tion” in the region, Miller       kilometer. You certainly           ing institutions at the same
                                                                                                        said that until the “Pales-       can’t divide it. You’re going      time. There is no precedent
                                                                                                        tinian Humpty Dumpty is           to need some overarching           for that. On the Israeli side,
                                                                                                        fixed, it is almost impossible    committee or commission.           there probably is no prec-
                                                                                                        to move forward.” Palestin-       Finally, the very difficult        edent for a state that had
                                                                                                        ians, he said, with their “two    issue of … what do you do          taken territories as a conse-
                                                                                                        separate visions of what con-     about overlapping, divine          quence of conflict and pro-
                                                                                                        stitutes a future” are “not       sacred space? How do you           tracted war in agreeing to
                                                                                                        agreed … on its aspirations”      divvy that up? So the ques-        negotiate them back on the
                                                                                                        as a national movement that       tion, in the end, when you         basis of creating the whole
                                                                                                        would involve both Fatah          strip all this away, Tony Blair    new polity called Palestine,
                                                                                                        and Hamas.                        and George Mitchell — and          on the assumption on that,
                                                                                                           Golan agreed, saying that      George Mitchell’s talented         that new polity will live in
                                                                                                        “by weakening moderate            and tenacious — are really         peace and security alongside
                                                                                                        leadership, we strengthen         manifestations of the pro-         the state of Israel. So, I think
                                                                                                        Hamas.”                           cess. The question is, how do      the whole situation really is
                                                                                                           “Time is running out” for      you get an Israeli prime min-      without precedent, which is
                                                                                                        peace, she said, opining that     ister who is uncertain and         why it is so difficult.
                                                                                                        “more terrorism” is sure to       relatively weak and a Pales-          KeMp: Some people would
                                                                                                        follow.                           tinian president who lacks         say the Balkans is another
                                                                                                           Although Kemp said it          the moral authority and            model we might want to
                                                                                                        was “all smiles” in a recent      credibility to make decisions      look at, at some point.
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                                                                                    symPhony
                                                                                                                          TOGETHER, IN SONG




     Symphony Notes
   A primer for tonight’s Cso performAnCe


Richard Wagner (1813-1883)             The summer of 1910, how-
Overture to Tannhäuser (1845)       ever, was riddled with dis-
                                    tractions. In may and June
   Redemption by love —             mahler was busy rehearsing
the overarching theme of            his “symphony of a Thou-
all Wagnerian music drama           sand” (as the publicist in-
— is the heart of Tannhäuser.       sisted on calling his Eighth
A knight who abandons his           Symphony) for its scheduled
faith (and his fiancee) when        premiere in september. he
he stumbles into the realm          had composed it back in 1906.
of Venus, goddess of love, is       As usual the work had wait-
rescued from an eternity of         ed several years for its first
servitude to the goddess.           performance. The Eighth re-
   The overture opens with          quires an extremely large or-
the Pilgrims’ Chorus, gradu-        chestra, eight vocal soloists,
ally approaching, then pass-        two huge mixed choruses
ing by. suddenly, as the            and a children’s choir of pro-
composer tells us, a “magi-         digious size. no single city                                                                                                                                 Photo by Brittany Ankrom
cal ... mist arises, wafting        could provide enough musi-            Chautauquans sing “For the Beauty of the Earth” during Sunday’s Sacred Song service in the Amphitheater.
voluptuous shouts of joy ...        cians for the work, so mahler
These are the seductive magic       spent much of the spring and
spells of the Venusberg ...”        early summer of 1910 travel-                                             symphony, with mixed re-                                             truth, though the first move-
                                                                       it contains “all the horrors                                            had another mountaintop ex-
Tannhäuser, the minnesinger,        ing between Vienna, Leipzig,                                             sults. The score used tonight     perience — he heard Paganini       ment does have a conclusion,
                                                                       of this time.”
approaches, challenging the         and munich, rehearsing the                                               does not attempt to flesh out
                                                                          mahler was composing,                                                for the first time. On the spot    it is so wispy and weightless
wanton charms before him.           choruses of those cities in                                              mahler’s sketches, but limits
                                                                       but emotionally he was un-                                              he determined to become “the       that it seems clear that Liszt
“Endowed now with super-            preparation for the premiere.                                            itself to the two movements
                                                                       raveling.                                                               Paganini of the piano.”            intends to lead the ear right
natural powers of vision, he           Before setting out on his                                             that were finished in draft
                                                                          he labeled the folder for                                               Then, only a few months         into the beginning of the next
perceives ... an unspeakably        rehearsal marathon, mahler                                               form. obviously, mahler
                                                                       the new music “Purgatorio or                                            later came the encounter that      movement.
lovely female figure, hears a       settled his wife, Alma, and                                              would have tinkered with
                                                                       Inferno.” he found himself                                              really put flesh onto Liszt’s          To understand this work
voice ... of tremulous sweet-       their daughter at a spa resort                                           them once he had completed
                                                                       scrawling messages in the                                               musical persona — he met           (regardless of the compos-
ness ... like the call of the si-   near Graz, to enjoy the wa-                                              the other movements, but
                                                                       music — “have mercy!!” “o                                               Chopin. Though just one year       er’s warning in the motto),
rens. It is Venus herself.”         ters in his absence. While he                                            this version presents as close-
                                                                       God! o God! Why have you                                                older than Liszt, Chopin had       it helps to imagine the first
   Aflame with desire, he is ir-    was gone, a handsome young                                               ly as is possible his thoughts
                                                                       forsaken me?” “Thy Will be                                              already invented and perfect-      performance, with two of
resistibly drawn into her pres-     architect named Walter Gro-                                              when he put down his pen in
                                                                       done!!” As he continued, the                                            ed a genre: understated ex-        the world’s greatest show-
ence. his holy faith falls away     pius, also resident at the spa,                                          August 1910.
                                                                       messages became more and                                                pression of personal emotion       men in charge — Liszt at
and he pours out a hymn of          started a flirtation with Alma
                                                                       more desperate — “The Devil                                             at the keyboard — Romantic         the keyboard, and his friend
rapture to her beauty.              mahler that rapidly blos-                                                Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
   Tannhäuser spends the                                               dances it with me. Insanity                                             poetry for piano.                  Berlioz conducting the or-
                                    somed into a passionate affair.                                          Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat
night in ecstatic coupling                                             grabs hold of me, the Cursed                                               Berlioz’s ideé fixe and ex-     chestra. What a show that
                                       A full month elapsed be-                                              (1830-1855)
with the goddess, amid Bac-                                            one! destroys me, so I forget                                           periments in orchestration,        must have been.
                                    fore mahler could get away for
chanalian shouts of delirious                                          that I am! that I might cease to                                        Paganini’s pyrotechnics, the
                                    a summer holiday. he came                                                    In 1830, more than 25 years
joy. The goddess bestows im-                                           be, that I ... (breaks off).” Later                                     gripping poetry of Chopin,            “Symphony Notes” are by
                                    to the spa — his wife still had                                          before the work’s completion,
mortality on him, but also                                             in the music, he writes notes                                           swirled together in the ro-        Lee Spear, retired music profes-
                                    two weeks remaining in her                                               Liszt sketched material that
makes him her captive. As                                              for his wife to find — “To live                                         mance of glorious revolu-          sor at the University of Pitts-
                                    treatment there — and then                                               eventually found its way into
morning dawns, he recalls                                              for you! To die for you!” “you                                          tion — there you have Liszt’s      burgh-Bradford. For more specif-
                                    went on ahead to their moun-                                             this concerto. It was an in-
the Pilgrims’ Chorus and            tain retreat. Following his        alone will know what this                                               foundation.                        ic musical detail on these works,
                                                                       means. oh! oh! oh! Farewell           toxicating time. First came a
longs for liberty. he swears to     daily composing regimen in                                               literal revolution, the three-       Listeners’ Aid: This con-       readers are invited to tonight’s
the goddess that Love will al-      his hut, he made rapid prog-       my lyre! Farewell! Farewell!                                            certo is in four movements,        pre-concert lecture, where Spear
                                                                       Farewell! Farewell!”                  day rebellion in Paris to over-
ways be his compass, but that       ress on a new symphony, his                                              throw King Charles X. Liszt       but the second and third are       will provide musical examples
for salvation he must put his       10th. Completely absorbed in          At the end of August,                                                connected so seamlessly that
                                                                                                             resolved to make a Revolu-                                           and strategies for listening. The
hope in the Virgin. Venusberg       his work, he was oblivious to      mahler obtained a referral to                                           you might lose count. The
                                                                                                             tionary symphony on those                                            talk will begin at 6:45 p.m. in the
melts away and, as Wagner           any evidence of his wife’s af-     sigmund Freud, who agreed
                                                                                                             “three days of glory.” The        third movement, a scherzo,         Hurlbut Memorial Community
put it, Love unites with salva-     fair. Even after she joined him    to see him while on vacation
                                                                                                             symphony was never com-           also slips into the finale with-   United Methodist Church sanc-
tion (Nature with God) in a         there on July 15, he missed        in holland. They spent four
                                                                                                             pleted, but sections found        out coming to a stop. And in       tuary. Admission is free.
throbbing kiss of life.             the fact that she was collect-     hours talking and walking
                                                                                                             new life in this concerto.
                                    ing letters at a separate mail     and, on the train back to Vi-
                                                                                                                 next, in December 1830,
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)           address in town. But on July       enna, mahler wrote a poem to
                                                                                                             Liszt met hector Berlioz and
Symphony No. 10 (unfinished,        29, one of the love letters from   his wife that says, “my quak-
                                                                                                             heard his “symphonie fan-
draft completed 1910)               Gropius was “accidentally”         ing thoughts and my tumul-
                                                                                                             tastique.” It swept him away,
                                    delivered to mahler. he read,      tuous emotions draw togeth-           particularly the orchestral
    searching music for clues       astonished, that this stranger     er into a single unique chord.”       colors and the “ideé fixe” con-
to the composer’s emotional         intended to carry off his wife.       That unique chord literally        cept. The powerful motto that
state is a fool’s mission — ex-        When he confronted her,         exists. mahler inserted it as         became the ideé fixe of Liszt’s
cept with mahler. his compo-        his wife admitted the affair,      the anguished climax in the           first piano concerto dates
sitions are embarrassingly re-      but she blamed mahler, say-        first movement of this sym-           from this time. It is a seven-
velatory. And symphony no.          ing his self-absorbed neglect      phony. It coalesces around            note phrase marked marcato
10 is the big payoff.               had forced her to find love        a long-held A, getting ever           deciso and delivered by strings
    summer was always the           with Gropius. Anguish, then        more shrill and dissonant —           in octaves, answered by a “ta-
time mahler devoted to com-         rage, then profound guilt con-     climbing from a low C# to             dah!” in winds and brass. It
position. The rest of his year      sumed mahler. he fell into a       G#, B, D, F, A, C, E, G — nine        opens the concerto and can
he was fully engaged in con-        deep depression. Concentra-        pitches that make a musical           scarcely be missed.
ducting, but in summer, he          tion on composition was out        equivalent of “The scream”                Trivia: This aggressive
could concentrate on compos-        of the question.                   by Edvard munch.                      seven-note phrase with its
ing. For his final three years,        Then about a week later,           mahler never completed             two-note response acquired
the family rented a large, re-      Gropius arrived, intent on         the symphony, but he did              words at some point. Liszt,
mote house in the south Tyrol       taking Alma away. mahler           make a draft orchestration for        or perhaps his son-in-law, the
with a forest, mountain trails      told her to talk it out with       the “Adagio” and the “Purga-          pianist and conductor hans
and vast meadows, about a           him. “Whatever you decide          tory” movements.                      von Bülow, invented a seven-
30-minute walk from the vil-        will be correct. Choose!”             his summer from hell               syllable phrase suggesting a
lage. mahler required near             That night she sent Gro-        ended. The september perfor-          hidden meaning in the music
total silence in order to com-      pius away.                         mance of his Eighth sympho-           — “Das versteht Ihr alle nicht!
pose, so he worked in an iso-          still, behind mahler’s          ny was a triumph, the great-          ha-ha!” (“none of you will
lated “composing hut” tucked        back, letters and telegrams        est of his career, and then he        understand! Ha-ha!”) Liszt
away in the woods. A servant        between her and Gropius            left immediately to take up           is rumored to have sung this
stocked it every day at dawn,       continued, which is the            his very lucrative post with          text under his breath when-
bringing supplies of food and       reason so much is known            the new york Philharmonic.            ever performing the concerto.
fuel for the wood stove, so         of those weeks. In one let-        on February 21, 1911, he col-             Three months later, Liszt
that the composer could ar-         ter just a few days after          lapsed during a concert in
rive at 6 a.m. and work un-         sending Gropius away, she          new york and was rushed
disturbed. Interruptions were       reports that mahler had            back to Europe. he died on
strictly forbidden. not even        resumed composing, and a           may 18, at age 50.
his wife or daughter were           week later she tells Gropius          several attempts have
permitted to come to the hut        that the new symphony was          been made to make perform-
when he was working.                fully sketched out, but that       able versions of the Tenth
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                                                                                   lecTures

Historian examines cases of uncommon civility: models of generous action
by George Cooper                    the recent and, it seems, on-    officer, hearing about and             In New York state his-          ant had prohibited Quakers           golden rule. But today, “it
Staff writer                        going misbehavior of lind-       living the credo of being           tory, Bullock found such an        from practicing their reli-          seems more common that
                                    say lohan, the proliferation     an officer and a gentleman.         example of uncommon ci-            gion, saying they had devel-         the saying is, ‘Do yourself as
   Given the attraction that        of reality TV shows — which      Moreover, he was a proto-           vility: the 1657 Flushing re-      oped a reputation for being          you would have others do for
bad behavior provides, one          are based upon poisonous         col officer, “sensitized early      monstrance. Bullock said the       disruptive.                          you.’ It is not about others; it
might wonder whether civil-         interpersonal antagonism —       in (his) career to decorum          remonstrance is a matter of            The english freeholders          is about me,” Bullock said.
ity is just something to reflect    and the “cloak of anonymity”     and behavior.”                      compassion and empathy. It         presented the petition on be-           Young people, still form-
on as one would on a bygone         that the blogosphere offers to      His interest in history          was a petition brought by a        half of the Quakers, a group         ing their ideas about right
era. At least it is a point to      anyone with an opinion.          led him to read biographies         group of english freeholders       that was not their own, and in       and wrong, are being influ-
ponder for robert Bullock,             Bullock said he writes        of people who possessed             to Peter stuyvesant, then the      it suggested the need for tol-       enced by entertainment that
president of the New York           a blog for the Albany, N.Y.,     and practiced what Bullock          governor of New Netherland.        erance of others. In response        contains no notion of civil-
state Archives Partnership          Times Union newspaper, but       calls “uncommon civility.”             stuyvesant was a man of         to the petition, stuyvesant          ity: “The Apprentice,” “The
Trust, and he will relate his       has found the responses near-    People like Abraham lin-            commerce. Quoted in the            put the Flushing town clerk          Bachelor,” “Hell’s Kitchen,”
thoughts on the subject at          ly debilitating. “Part of me     coln, Martin luther King Jr.        book A History of New York         and sheriff in jail, and further     he said.
3:30 p.m. Friday in the Hall of     wants to give it up because of   and George Marshall. And,           State by David ellis, James        years of struggle ensued be-            “Young people see these
christ. His lecture, “Is civil-     the degree of hate speech,” he   too, it is part of his job at the   Frost, Harold syrett and           fore Quakers were accorded           behaviors as models,” Bull-
ity Just a Matter for the His-      said. “And this was to ideas     Archives Partnership Trust.         Harry carman, stuyvesant           religious freedom. Nonethe-          ock said.
tory Books?” as part of the         that were not such that war-     As stated on the Partner-           said, “We derive our author-       less, the petition and its ar-          Bullock wants to offer a
chautauqua Heritage lec-            ranted hate speech.”             ship’s website, “New York           ity from God and the West          gument for the free exercise         counterexample, uncommon
ture series sponsored by the           Bullock has spent much        has served as a leader in           India company, not from            of religion set a precedent for      civility, he said. “We can re-
Oliver Archives center.             time thinking about the          confronting social, economic        the pleasure of a few igno-        the u.s. constitution.               mind the young of these gen-
   As a measure of current so-      subject of civility. He spent    and political issues of broad       rant subjects.” Following              Bullock said every major         erous actions, and their spiri-
cial demeanor, Bullock cited        20 years as a u.s. Air Force     national importance.”               such a principle, stuyves-         religion has a version of the        tual aspect, too.”




Brady to talk give
Chautauqua Speaks
talk on living in India
by Lori Humphreys
Staff writer

    so what is it like to live
in modern India? Is it more
“slumdog Millionaire” than
Taj Mahal? More curry than
biryani (a vegetable rice dish)?
chautauquan Barbara Brady
will offer an answer to these
questions from her perspec-
tive gained while living in Hy-
derabad, India. she will share
her adventure in her presenta-
tion, “life in Present Day In-
dia,” at 9:15 a.m. today at the
chautauqua Women’s club-
house, as part of the chautau-     Brady
qua speaks series (formerly           Hyderabad is also hot
Thursday Morning coffee). A        and “deserty.” However,                                                                                                                                         Photo by Tim Harris
10-minute video, with a voice-     the winters are, in Brady’s       The 2010 Children's School staff
over compliments of her hus-       words, “amazing, with tem-
band, Jim Brady, will begin
her description.
    Brady is a pioneer. she
squelched her fear, left her
                                   peratures in the 70s.”
                                        Her advice to families
                                   who may be facing inter-
                                   national living is to “take
                                                                     Children’s School prepares for open house
Alpharetta, Ga., home and          a deep breath, just enjoy it,     by Alison Matas                     us out, I’m sure they would be     perform       “skinnamarink.”        the community to see what
moved to Hyderabad, India,         relax and take advantage of       Staff writer                        welcome,” curriculum assis-        In addition, they’ll be sing-        the youngest chautauquans
to join her husband, who was       living there.”                                                        tant Gretchen Jervah said.         ing “Twinkle, Twinkle, little        are doing at school — they are
asked by the accounting and           she home-schools chris            Parents can take a peek             Both open houses will com-      star,” “Baa, Baa, Black sheep”       also a fundraiser for Old First
financial consulting firm De-      and Alexandra, and the trio       into their children’s worlds        mence on the lawn, and Direc-      and the “ABc” song.                  Night. On sale at the Friday
loitte & Touche to take on an      volunteers at a small, private    as schools host open houses         tor Kit Trapasso will speak to        “They all have the same           open house will be brownies
assignment there. As women         orphanage, sOs children’s         this week.                          the parents. Immediately fol-      melody,” Miller said. conse-         and lemonade, T-shirts, post-
have done for centuries, she       Orphanage. They work with            Group One’s open house is        lowing, Annie Miller, the mu-      quently, it’s almost as though       ers and postcards.
is making a home in a distant      10 Indian children, prepar-       at 11 a.m. today, and the chil-     sic teacher, will lead the stu-    the kids are singing one song
                                                                     dren’s school open house is                                                                                    ultimately, it’s a time for
land, if only for 21 months.       ing them for school.                                                  dents in songs as they give a      with three different verses.
    It was a family decision.                                        at 11 a.m. Friday. each will                                                                                parents to be a part of what
                                      The girl from Olean, N.Y.,                                         demonstration for their guests.       After the musical per-
After a visit to the city in                                         last about an hour.                    During the Group One            formances, parents will be           their children are doing at
                                   has become something of a
southern India last June,                                               While parents have tra-          open house, the 6-year-olds        invited into the classrooms          chautauqua Institution.
                                   globe-trotter. Hyderabad is
her children, chris, 11, and       not Barbara’s first foreign       ditionally populated the            will be singing the sharon,        to complete “construction”              “They’re here for the
Alexandra, 13, said, “We           venture. Alexandra was            events, anyone is welcome to        lois & Bram tune “skin-            activities with their chil-          chautauqua experience, but
can do this!” though chris         born in Moscow in 1997,           attend the open houses.             namarink.” They’ll also be         dren, in conjunction with            kids are here for the chil-
wondered about the food.           during the Bradys’ three-            “It is a showcase for chil-      doing a Bolivian folk dance.       the week’s theme.                    dren’s school experience,”
    “Food is still a chal-         year residence there.             dren’s school, so if there is          Friday, the students from          The open houses are more          Jervah said. “It kind of puts
lenge,” Brady said.                   But wherever the Bradys        somebody who wants to check         the children’s school will         than just an opportunity for         their kids in the spotlight.”
    so the Bradys began life       roam, chautauqua has be-
in a gated community of            come a second home. The
62 homes, complete with a          family has been coming for
swimming pool and ten-
nis courts. Not so different
                                   eight years and is planning
                                   to purchase a house here.         Bostom is EJLCC’s guest speaker Men’s Club to host Freay as speaker
from the united states. But           Brady graduated from
oh, so different. Brady will
introduce chautauquans to a
                                   High Point university in
                                   North carolina in 1993.
                                                                     today, discussion leader Friday                                              Andrew Freay, manager
                                                                                                                                               of chautauqua Health and
                                                                                                                                               Fitness, will be the guest
                                                                                                                                                                                  they are nervous, don’t
                                                                                                                                                                                  know who to talk to for ad-
                                                                                                                                                                                  vise, or assume there is only
country of contrasts.              In true chautauqua style,            Andrew G. Bostom, M.D.,          tion and violence. The study          speaker at the weekly meet-        one way to exercise.
    “Just outside our gate         she will graduate from the        an associate professor of           is based on an examination of         ing of the Men’s club at 9 a.m.       “There are simple fears
are the homes of the poor,”        chautauqua literary & sci-        medicine at Brown univer-           Islamic primary sources.              Friday at the Women’s club.        we try to alleviate,” Freay
she said.                          entific circle this summer.       sity Medical school and the             The Legacy of Islamic An-            Freay said he will touch        said. “Our staff and per-
                                                                     author of several books and         tisemitism is a collection of         on health and fitness pro-         sonal trainers work with
                                                                     numerous articles on Islam,         scholarly articles that attempts      grams available on the             you, discuss your concerns
                                                                     will be the featured speaker        to demonstrate that Muslim            grounds, from the year-            and explore different train-
                                                                     at 3:30 p.m. today at the ever-     hatred of Jews has been ex-           round Turner community             ing styles.”
                                                                     ett Jewish life center. Bostom      pressed continuously since            center facilities to the Heinz        “There is a team of people
                                                                     is the author of The Legacy of      the advent of Islam and that          Beach Fitness center avail-
                                                                                                                                                                                  who are there not just for
                                                                     Jihad and The Legacy of Islam-      the current notion that ani-          able during the summer —
                                                                                                                                                                                  safety, but making sure your
                                                                     ic Antisemitism: From Sacred        mosity toward Jews is fueled          facilities that he considers
                                                                                                                                                                                  day-to-day program is going
                                                                     Texts to Solemn History.            by the present Arab-Israeli           one of chautauqua’s “most
                                                                                                         conflict is wrong. The various        underutilized resources.”          well,” he added.
                                                                        The Legacy of Jihad is a volu-
                                                                     minous compilation of docu-         chapters in the book attempt             Freay and his staff work           Freay, an Aerobics and
                                                                     ments concerning the concept        to show that the Koran itself is      with chautauquans of all           Fitness     Association    of
                                                                     of jihad in which he attempts       a significant source of hostil-       ages and fitness goals, from       America-certified personal
                                                                     to refute the often-repeated        ity toward Jews as are other          sports-specific       (improv-     trainer, is now in his fifth
                                                                     argument that jihad has many        Muslim texts.                         ing your golf swing, for ex-       summer as manager of
                                                                     meanings, one of the most com-          In addition to the lecture,       ample) to rehabilitation and       chautauqua Health and Fit-
                                                                     mon of which is “inner strug-       Bostom will also be avail-            general fitness.                   ness. He earned his Bach-
                                                                     gle.” Instead, Bostom insists       able at the everett Jewish life          Freay said he thinks            elor of science in exercise
                                                                     that jihad is really expressed      center for an informal dis-           many people resist starting        physiology from slipper
                                                                     through bloodshed, subjuga-         cussion at 9 a.m. Friday.             a fitness program because          rock university.
Thursday, July 15, 2010                                                                      The Chautauquan Daily                                                                                           Page 11

                                                                                             music



                                                                                                                                                      Letters to the Editor
                                                                                                                                                            CorrespondenCe from our readers



                                                                                                                                                      Dear Editor:
                                                                                                                                                         i have no problem with Hanan Ashrawi presenting
                                                                                                                                                      the Palestinian narrative, nor do i question the enormous
                                                                                                                                                      hardship the israeli occupation has wreaked on the every-
                                                                                                                                                      day life of her people. However, for the audience to have
                                                                                                                                                      a more complete picture of the situation, it was incum-
                                                                                                                                                      bent on ms. Ashrawi to present the context for the occu-
                                                                                                                                                      pation, a context that includes four decades of Palestin-
                                                                                                                                                      ian terrorism perpetrated against, yes, israeli women and
                                                                                                                                                      children. Living in israel in 1987-88, i knew many parents
                                                                                                                                                      there who, with great fear, put their children on school
                                                                                                                                                      buses each morning following a spate of attacks on just
                                                                                                                                                      such vehicles. Periodically, terrorists would attack restau-
                                                                                                                                                      rants, shopping malls, or teen-age discos, all in the name
                                                                                                                                                      of Palestinian independence. That israel imposed a harsh
                                                                                                                                                      occupation, with innumerable check-points and constant
                                                                                                                             Photo by Rachel Kilroy   surveillance, as well as a wall of separation, has been an
From left: Lacy Sauter, Casey Candebat, Eric Neuville, Laura Sauer, Arthur MIller, Taylor Johnson. Chautauqua Opera Company Young Artists             attempt, which of late has proven successful, in limiting
rehearse the musical theater revue “Bernstein’s New York.” The show will open at 10:30 p.m. tonight in Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall.                       the number of attacks. ms. Ashrawi did her audience a
                                                                                                                                                      disservice by not providing this crucial context.

Young Artists break the opera mold                                                                                                                                                                        Arthur Salz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                4 Ames



to perform musical theater revue                                                                                                                      Dear Editor:
                                                                                                                                                         i never thought i’d be embarrassed to call myself a
by Alison Matas                                                                                                an hour long, this can be              chautauquan, but the verbal abuse to which this after-
Staff writer                                                                                                   difficult. To combat static            noon’s speaker, Hanan Ashwari, was subjected was truly
                                                                                                               characters, actors use little          embarrassing. chautauqua stands for the proposition that
    Tonight, Taylor Johnson                                                                                    movements to give their                people of differing opinions should be able to engage in a
is swapping her southern                                                                                                                              civil exchange of ideas. ms. Ashwari stated her position
                                                                                                               roles more depth. Young
drawl for a New York accent                                                                                                                           in a very factual and civil manner. During question time,
                                                                                                               Artist Arthur miller plays
as she takes the stage for the                                                                                                                        however, she was bombarded by a series of non-question
first cabaret of the season.                                                                                   sam, a man who’s “burnt
                                                                                                                                                      political polemics that at best could be described as petu-
    At 10:30 p.m. tonight and                                                                                  out” on his marriage.                  lant and boorish, and at worst, racist.
Tuesday, July 20, in Eliza-                                                                                       “There are moments                     The shameful behavior of those questioners reflects poor-
beth s. Lenna Hall, 10 studio                                                                                  when i think sam is think-             ly on the entire chautauqua community that likes to think
artists from the chautauqua                                                                                    ing about cheating on his              of itself as tolerant and fair-minded. instead, the question-
Opera Young Artists pro-                                                                                       wife,” miller said. “sam’s             ers showed themselves to be intolerant and narrow-minded.
gram will perform “Bern-                                                                                       already faced with a temp-             What must ms. Ashwari think of chautauqua?
stein’s New York,” a musical                                                                                   tation because he goes and
                                                                                                                                                                                                Thomas C. Roantree
theater revue. There are no                                                                                    buys (another character) a                                                                    39 Vincent
tickets to get in, but a dona-                                                                                 drink, and i’ve added a lit-
tion will be taken at the door.                                                                                tle touch of taking off my
    The production is con-                                                                                     wedding ring whenever
ceived and directed by Bill                                                                                    she looks over at me for the
Fabris, with Emily urbanek                                                                                                                            Dear Editor:
                                                                                                               first time. i’m trying to get
serving as the musical di-                                                                                                                                This is a heartfelt thank you note to all the chautau-
                                                                                                               as many opportunities as i
rector. The show was per-                                                             Photo by Rachel Kilroy                                          quans who have helped make the Flea market a success
                                   Eric Neuville, playing Tony, and Andrea Arias-Martin as Maria,              can to show sam as a full              over the years. it is a fun event for the community and
formed about a decade ago
                                   rehearse the musical theater revue “Bernstein’s New York.”                  person.”                               recycling at its best!
but has been expanded to
                                                                                                                    The presence of this                  Thanks to all the dedicated workers who spent count-
accommodate a larger num-
ber of Young Artists.                                                                                          marital tension leads to               less hours on their feet — sorting through the donations,
                                   lens through which he sees         opera and musical theater is
    “i set it in New York                                                                                      one of the more memorable              weeding out the junk, pricing, boxing the stuff and then
                                   New York,” Neuville said.          that the latter involves more
1950s, which is the time                                                                                       moments of the show. sam               selling on sale day. Without each and every one of you this
                                   “We all see the city through       elements.
Leonard Bernstein was writ-                                                                                    and his wife sing the “Rain            would not have been a success.
                                   different lenses, and mine is         “One of the things i like
ing a lot of his music dealing     just wanderlust in love.”          about musical theater is that            Duet” from Trouble in Tahiti,              Thanks to the community for providing donations all
with New York,” Fabris said.          While some Young Art-           it does incorporate every-               expressing their frustra-              throughout the year and then coming on sale day to buy
“‘West side story,’ ‘On the        ists, like Neuville, grew into     thing: your body, emotion,               tions with their relation-             back what your spouse donated and you wanted to keep.
Town,’ ‘Wonderful Town,’           their voices performing in         acting and then your voice               ship.                                  it is a fun place to shop, people watch, search for bargains
all of these were like love        musical theater productions,       as well,” Fabris said.                      “(it) is probably the               and meet and greet friends and neighbors.
letters to New York.”              others are acting in a show           in layman’s terms, this               most intense, maybe dark-                  special thanks to the Operations office for making the
    The show also incorpo-         of this nature for the first       means learning choreogra-                est moment in the show …               colonnade spaces available to us, removing our trash, re-
rates songs from more “ob-         time. Johnson, who plays a         phy. “(Fabris) created a nice,           and, at the very end, they             serving tables for us, and cooperating with us on this mas-
scure” Bernstein musicals          secretary, can already see         simple form to things with                                                      sive effort.
                                                                                                               say, ‘can’t we find the way
like “candide,” “mass,”            the benefits of trying a new       simplistic gestures, and                                                            Thanks to the police department for keeping an eye on
                                                                                                               back to the garden?’ and
“1600 Pennsylvania Ave-            singing style.                     nothing extremely extensive                                                     the area over the winter, supplying a key to donors, put-
                                                                                                               then the final ‘make Our               ting up with us cluttering the street, allowing us to use
nue” and “Peter Pan.”                 “it shows off different         that’s going to make the eyes            Garden Grow’ (song) just               their security room and giving us all those lost bikes who
    “Keeping it down to an         personalities. it shows off        go crazy as the audience is              sort of pulls it all togeth-           never found their owners.
hour is tough because it’s         different aspects of our voic-     watching,” miller said.
                                                                                                               er,” urbanek said.                         Thanks to the institution employees who put up with
such great music, and i want       es maybe we haven’t had a             And the Young Artists
to put in so many things,”                                                                                        miller agreed. “After the           our many requests for help, hauling our trash away, work-
                                   chance to tap into before. i       have willingly embraced the
Fabris said. “i wanted to get      just think it stretches us as      challenge.                               ‘Rain Duet,’ (sam) comes               ing on Flea market day and helping clean up the area after
a little bit of everything from    an artist,” she said.                 “Not a lot of opera sing-             to terms with everything,              it is all over.
his vast volume of pieces.”           Breaking out of the opera       ers can dance, but they can              and at the end, during                     The Flea Boutique, which begins on Friday, July 16, will
    The cast is complete with      mold, however, can seem            all move very confidently,”              ‘make Our Garden Grow,’                be open sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays for the rest
typical New York person-           formidable.                        Neuville said.                           he comes back to his wife. i           of the season from noon – 2 p.m. stop by and shop some
alities, such as a taxi driver,       “in getting opera sing-            The studio artists have               think he realizes where his            more.
sailor and tourist. Young          ers to kind of expand their        also delved into character               love really lies.”                                                                        Lynn Ballard
Artist Eric Neuville will be       expressive range into styles       development.                                ultimately, the show                                                                      40 Waugh
playing a bartender, Tony,         that aren’t really opera,             “We talk about dramatic               should appeal to a wide
whose character is loosely         sometimes it’s just a little       intention, plot, character               variety of audiences, al-
based on the protagonist           hard to get them going there,      analysis,” Fabris said. “i want          though not everyone may
in “West side story.” Tony         but they’ve been really good       them to create the character             be familiar with each piece
falls “completely head-over-                                          given the music and dialogue                                                    Dear Editor:
                                   about being open and trying                                                 of music.
                                                                      that’s in the show.”                                                               it is 6:45 a.m. on July 6, and a baseball-capped, red-shirt-
heels in love” with maria,         to do that,” urbanek said.                                                     “Truth be told, the un-
                                      One difference between             Because the revue is only                                                    ed female thief is spotted snipping blue and white hydran-
a waitress, and “that is the
                                                                                                               known Bernstein is some                geas on Warren. could this be one of our honorable resi-
                                                                                                               of his best writing as well,”          dents? This perpetration is particularly disturbing in light
                                                                                                               miller said. “(The songs)              of [last] week’s subject of ethics. Perhaps she should attend
                                                                                                               make such an impact with               the lectures.
                                                                                                               their text and with the me-                                         Marion Oakley and Susie Merrill
                                                                                                               lodic line he creates, and it                                                                  4 Warren
                                                                                                               just brings a wonderful feel-
                                                                                                               ing to the audience.”
                                                                                                                  urbanek         concurred.
                                                                                                               “Bernstein is everybody’s
                                                                                                               style. There’s music that
                                                                                                                                                      Chautauqua Network meeting
                                                                                                               is more classical and mu-
                                                                                                               sic that is more popular in
                                                                                                                                                      seeks host homes for attendees
                                                                                                               style, but it’s all brilliant             The chautauqua institu-      Piasas, ill., mt. Gretna, Pa, and
                                                                                                               in my book, and i think                tion is hosting the 27th an-    Lakeside, Ohio.
                                                                                                               there’s something for ev-              nual meeting of the chautau-       The network meetings
                                                                                                               erybody,” she said. “it’s just         qua Network this season Aug.    include presentations, op-
                                                                                                               iconic American music.”                1 through 3. Representatives    portunities to share infor-
                                                                                                                                                      are expected to attend from     mation and social activities.
                                                                                                                                                      chautauqua, N.Y., Ocean         currently, we have more re-
                                                                                                                 Bike Safety Tips                     Grove, N.J., Florida chau-      quests for home stays than
                                                                                                                                                      tauqua, Ocean Park, maine,      we have hosts. if you have
                                                                                                                 When riding at night,                Boulder, colo., Epworth         room to host a network at-
                                                                                                                 always use a headlight and           mich., monteagle, Tenn., Bay-   tendee, please contact myra
                                                                                                                 ride with caution.                   view, mich., Waxahachie,        Peterson in the institution
                                                                                                                                                      Texas, musoka, Ontario, New     Relations office at 357-6230.
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          C h au tauqua wom e n ’ s C lu b                                                  spor t s Clu b t h u r sday
               t u e sday a f t e r noon                                              a f t e r noon du pl iC at e br i d ge
                 du pl iC at e br i dge                                                                     July 7, 2010                                                                          By Dave Green

                                                                                                                                                                                  1       5
                                 July 6, 2010
                                                                                       North/South
         North/South
                                                                                                                                                                              8               6
                                                                                       1st	 Mort	&	Sandy	Litvin	                      60.52%
         1st	 Adele	&	David	Hast	                         57.94%
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                                                                                       2nd	 Kathy	&	Tom	Roantree	                     53.44%

                                                                                                                                                                    9             3 2               8
         2nd	 Sylvia	Bookoff/Bernie	Reiss	                56.75%                       3rd	 Jon	&	Leslie	Tramer	                      53.25%
         3rd	 Bill	&	Peggy	Blackburn	                     55.16%                       4th	 Pat	Klingensmith/Barbara	Schuckers	       52.27%

                                                                                                                                                             7                3                           9
         4th	 Bruce	Burr/John	Corey	                      54.37%
                                                                                       East/West

                                                                                                                                                                              4       6       5
         East/West                                                                     1st	 Bill	Blackburn/John	Corry	                61.81%
         1st	 Barbara	&	Herb	Keyser	                      62.70%                       2nd	 Barbara	&	Herb	Keyser	                    58.40%

                                                                                                                                                             6                                7           1
         2nd	 June	Bonijor/Betty	Lyons	                   55.16%                       3rd	 June	Bonyer/Rita	Paul	                    57.21%
         3rd	 Joyce	Daoit/John	Hunter	                    51.98%	                      4th	 Rivona	Ehrenreich/Edie	Sklar	             55.17%
         4th	 Nancy	Bechtolt/Mildred	Beckwith	            51.59%

                                                                                     please come enjoy our friendly, non-intimidating games.
                                                                                                                                                                    7                 5 9           4
                                                                                                                                                                              6               3
      please come enjoy our friendly, non-intimidating games.
                                                                                      1:15 p.m. Thursdays and 7 p.m. Sundays at the Sports Club.
        1–4 p.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Sundays at the Sports Club.
                                                                                              You are welcome with or without a partner.
              You are welcome with or without a partner.

                                                                                                                                                                                  6       2
                                                                                                     Bridge Director: Herb Leopold
            The next duplicate bridge game will be at 1 p.m.                             Bridge Lessons by Jill Wooldridge at the Sports Club,
               Tuesday, July 13. Jill Wooldridge, Director                                      1:15 to 3:15, Mondays and Wednesdays.
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                                                        spor t s Clu b su n day                                                                              6      5         1   9   4   3   7     8     2
                                                   e v e n i ng du pl iC at e br i dge
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                                                                     July 11, 2010

          North/South                                                        East/West
                                                                                                                                                             7      9         4   2   6   8   5     1     3
          1st	  Peggy	Blackburn/Hannon	Yourke	
          2nd	 John	&	Craig	Hunter	
                                                           71.42%
                                                           58.69%
                                                                             1st	  Bill	Blackburn/Dave	DePriest	
                                                                             2nd	 Ted	Raab/Burt	Coffman	
                                                                                                                             61.37%
                                                                                                                             56.83%
                                                                                                                                                             1      4         9   5   3   2   8     6     7
          3rd	 Adele	&	David	Hast	
          4th	  Ron	&	Susan	Diner	
                                                           58.34%
                                                           56.59%
                                                                             3rd	 Gail	&	Grant	Hennessa	
                                                                             4th	  Barbara	&	Herb	Keyser	
                                                                                                                             54.90%
                                                                                                                             54.22%
                                                                                                                                                             3      7         6   8   9   4   1     2     5
                                                please come enjoy our friendly, non-intimidating games.
                                                                                                                                                             5      2         8   6   1   7   4     3     9
                                                                                                                                                             9      6         3   4   5   1   2     7     8
                         1:15 p.m. Thursdays and 7 p.m. Sundays at the Sports Club. You are welcome with or without a partner.
                                                             Bridge Director: Herb Leopold
                                                 Bridge Lessons by Jill Wooldridge at the Sports Club,
                                                        1:15 to 3:15, Mondays and Wednesdays.
                                                                                                                                                             2      1         5   7   8   9   3     4     6
                                                                                                                                                             4      8         7   3   2   6   9     5     1
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                                                                                          dance

NCDT connects with audience in night
punctuated by ‘barnstorming celebration’
by Jane Vranish                                                        prince Sasha James could not      volved around a young cou-
Guest reviewer                                                         establish the relationship to     ple, including a men’s dance
                                    R· E ·V· I · E ·W                  carry off what is usually a       with axes, an intoxicated
    coming on the heels of a                                           starry-eyed moment.               fight scene complete with
highly successful debut at the                                            Bonnefoux’s “destiny” re-      moonshine and a wedding
Kennedy center as part of the       hesitant 2001 premiere here,       lied on the atmospheric first     celebration.
Ballet across america series,       more like a work-in-progress,      movement of Schubert’s “Un-          Similarly, diamond’s cho-
north carolina dance The-           when Bonnefoux had a heart         finished Symphony.” Build-        reography offered its own
atre exhibited some of its best     attack and staff members           ing on the undulating strings,    round of flashbacks. It was
qualities on Tuesday evening        filled in the choreography.)       he presented Wilkes and Jus-      easy to see tidbits of the musi-
at the amphitheater.                    It has since apparently        tin VanWeest as doomed lov-       cal “Oklahoma!” in references
    The company appeared            become a favorite at ncdT          ers. But Bonnefoux viewed         to agnes de Mille’s iconic
in Washington, d.c., in June        with some reworking. But           the music as alternating be-      dream Ballet (the six friends/
with eight other groups,            the audience here could only       tween that passion of life and    bridesmaids and the insertion
gathered from various re-           briefly immerse themselves         oncoming tragedy, portrayed       of a wedding dress instead
gions coast to coast. each          in this problematic fairy tale     by a trio of dancers (Layton,     of a veil) and the alternating
performed a work selected by        child of a ballet. It has many     dee and Morse).                   circles at the end. at times it
a curator, taking into account      trappings — a sweet heroine           While the concept worked       bordered on “Seven Brides for
production values, thematic         and her prince, the dark com-      well, led by a rapturously        Seven Brothers” (and there
content and choreographic           edy of the wicked stepsisters      compelling Wilkes, the tempo      were seven men at one point,
style, so as to build three bal-    and a Step Mother who, in the      was just a tad slow, meaning      deliberate or not) with acro-
anced programs.                     very best of British music hall    that the action sometimes         batic moves, the ax dance and
    north carolina dance            traditions, is played by a man,    dragged. and while the two        the jovial interaction between
Theatre was the last to per-        in this case with the very dry     emotional dynamics each           men and women. But I didn’t
form on opening night (with         humor of ncdT associate ar-        stood on their own choreo-        see the necessity for the wom-
another performance the fol-        tistic director Mark diamond.      graphically, there could have     en’s sack race across stage.
lowing night) and used one              It also has a disturbingly     been more modulation be-             Take it for what it was,
of its signature works, Jean-       angular Prokofiev score for a      tween them to support the         diamond skillfully staged
Pierre Bonnefoux’s “Shin-           fairy tale, albeit well-played     piercing climax.                  “appalachian Suite.” and he
dig.” If there had been a prize     by the chautauqua Sym-                That wasn’t the case           used his expert knowledge
awarded for most popular            phony Orchestra. This made         with “appalachian Suite,”         of the folk idiom in a par-
company, ncdT would have            it difficult for the snippets to   a straightforward, almost         ticularly lovely way in the
won hands down.                     connect with the audience.         earthy brand of ballet that       opening duet for the radiant
    “Shindig” featured blue-        Bonnefoux began with part of       wore many hats. First, it was a   anna Gerberich and a smit-
grass music from the Greasy         the opening scene, where di-       robust collaboration between      ten Layton. There was an
Beans, but the ballet was clas-     amond and Step Sisters Jamie       choreographer diamond and         open-hearted simplicity to
sically based, much in the          dee and Kara Wilkes toyed          guest conductor Grant coo-        their movements, where dia-
style of George Balanchine’s        with cinderella Traci Gil-         per, who composed a score         mond provided a sweep to
“Square dance.” The dancers         chrest in over-the-top fashion.    based on the folk songs of his    the lifts and used a flexed foot
used their own engaging per-            He included the dress          appalachian home in West          sparingly, sometimes to con-                                                              Photo by Tim Harris
sonalities, nurtured by Bon-        Maker (dustin Layton) and          Virginia that was a fun fit for   nect with their heritage, other      Jamie Dee of the North Carolina Dance Theatre performs “Destiny” on
nefoux and wife Patricia Mc-        dance Master (a very clean         the orchestra.                    times to provide a romantic          Tuesday night in the Amp.
Bride, nattily layered on their     david Morse), along with              One could hear the flavor      exclamation point.
quick-witted and impeccable         cinderella’s meditative solo,      of “ashoken Farewell,” fa-           Of course, one of the most
aWhile any concert is always        usually the highlights of the      mously used in Ken Burns’         important factors in the end
a snapshot of a company (and        first act. Diamond and his co-     PBS documentary “The civil        was the audience itself, and            Automated Teller Machines
Ballet across america was           horts then engaged in some         War.” But then, both songs        the enthusiastic response was
a mere microcosm of that in         audience interaction, prob-        shared Scottish roots. and        immediate. after all — who              An automated teller machines (ATM), are located in the Main
comparison), chautauquans           ably to allow Gilchrest time to    the ending evoked the esca-       can resist a barnstorming cel-          Gate Welcome Center, Colonnade lobby and Anthenaeum Hotel
instead get to observe the          transform into her ball gown,      lating excitement of Hershey      ebration?                               lobby during the summer season.
strengths of the company in         but otherwise not necessary.       Kay’s “Western Symphony,”            Jane Vranish is a former dance
five performances over the              devoid of the palace sur-      seen here last year. That gave    critic for the Pittsburgh Post-
course of the season.               roundings, Gilchrest, always       this ballet big shoes to fill.    Gazette and continues there as
    The sylvan setting of the       a smoothly elegant dancer,            Still, cooper succeeded        a contributing writer. Her sto-
amphitheater doesn’t allow          could not conjure up the won-      in creating his own plea-         ries can also be read on the dance
for much wing space or back-        derment that was needed and        surable musical character         blog Cross Currents at pitts-
drops, so certain adjustments,      it was apparent that she and       through five scenes that re-      burghcrosscurrents.com.
mostly regarding entrances
and exits, must be made. But
that allows the focus to fall, as
it should, on the dance itself.
    Full-length     productions
such as “cinderella” are rare,
given their cost and complex-
ity. For the start of the mixed
bill program, Bonnefoux
elected to offer a smattering
of dances from his own full-
length production. (chautau-
qua veterans might recall its




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                                                                                            PROGRAM
Thursday, July 15                                                                                                                                                                                       (Purchase tickets at Main
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gate Welcome Center.)
7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market
7:15 (7:15 – 8) Mystic Heart                                                                                                                                                                       2:15 THEATER. Moss Hart and
     Meditation. Leader: Subagh                                                                                                                                                                         George S. Kaufman’s You
     Singh Khalsa (Sikhism/                                                                                                                                                                             Can’t Take It With You. Paul
     Kundalini Yoga Meditation).                                                                                                                                                                        Mullins, director. Bratton
     Main Gate Welcome Center                                                                                                                                                                           Theater (Reserved seating;
     (Bring gate pass)                                                                                                                                                                                  purchase tickets at Main
7:45 Episcopal Holy Eucharist.                                                                                                                                                                          Gate Welcome Center,
     The Rt. Rev. Walter Asbil,                                                                                                                                                                         Colonnade lobby and Turner
     St. George’s, St. Catharines,                                                                                                                                                                      Community Center ticket
     Ontario, Can. Chapel of the                                                                                                                                                                        offices, and 45 minutes
     Good Shepherd                                                                                                                                                                                      before curtain at the Bratton
8:00 Morning Meditation.                                                                                                                                                                                kiosk.)
     (Sponsored by Unity of                                                                                                                                                                        3:00 Dance presentation. “My
     Chautauqua.) Hall of                                                                                                                                                                               Dancing Career from a
     Missions                                                                                                                                                                                           Student to a Professional.”
8:45 Catholic Mass. Chapel of                                                                                                                                                                           (Programmed by
     the Good Shepherd                                                                                                                                                                                  Chautauqua Dance Circle.)
8:55 (8:55 – 9) Chautauqua Prays                                                                                                                                                                        Traci Gilchrest and David
     for Peace. Hall of Missions                                                                                                                                                                        Ingram, Chautauqua Dance.
     Grove                                                                                                                                                                                              Smith Wilkes Hall (PLEASE
9:15 DEVOTIONAL HOUR.                                                                                                                                                                                   NOTE TIME CHANGE)
     The Rev. M. Craig Barnes,                                                                                                                                                                     3:30 Chautauqua Heritage
     pastor, Shadyside                                                                                                                                                                                  Lecture Series. “Is Civility
     Presbyterian Church,                                                                                                                                                                               Just a Matter for the History
     Pittsburgh. Amphitheater                                                                                                                                                                           Books?” Robert Bullock,
9:15 Chautauqua Speaks.                                                                                                                                                                                 president, NYS Partnership
     (Programmed by the                                                                                                                                                                                 Trust. Hall of Christ
     Chautauqua Women’s Club)                                                                                                                                                                      4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of
     Barbara Brady. Women’s                                                                                                                                                                             Grounds. Leave from Main
     Clubhouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gate Welcome Center. Fee.
9:15 Class. Maimonides–“A                                                                                                                                                                               (Purchase tickets at Main
                                                                                                                                                                             Photo by Tim Harris
     Guide to the Perplexed.”                                                                                                                                                                           Gate Welcome Center.)
     Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin,             Sasha Janes, rehearsal director and choreographer for the North Carolina Dance Theatre, plays the Prince in “Cinderella” Tuesday evening
     Chabad Lubavitch of                in the Amphitheater.                                                                                                                                       4:15 Purple Martin Chat.
     Chautauqua. Alumni Hall                                                                                                                                                                            (Programmed by the
     Library Room                       1:15 Duplicate Bridge. Herb               Bard College. Hultquist         8:45 Catholic Mass. Chapel of          12:15 (12:15 – 12:55) Communities              Chautauqua Bird, Tree &
10:15 Service of Blessing and                Leopold, director. Sports            Center                               the Good Shepherd                       in Conversation Brown Bag                Garden Club) Jack Gulvin,
      Healing. UCC Chapel                    Club. Fee                      8:00 THEATER. Moss Hart and           8:55 (8:55 – 9) Chautauqua Prays             Lunch. (Co-sponsored by                  BTG naturalist. Purple
                                        2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE                   George S. Kaufman’s You              for Peace. Hall of Missions             the Dept. of Religion,                   Martin houses between
10:45 LECTURE. “Future of the
                                             SERIES. Sakena Yacoobi,              Can’t Take It With You. Paul         Grove                                   Ecumenical Community of                  Sports Club and Bell Tower
      Muslim World: Economics
      Versus Extremism.” Vali                executive director, Afghan           Mullins, director. Bratton                                                   Chautauqua and the
                                                                                  Theater (Reserved seating;      9:00 Nature Walk. (Programmed                                                    5:00 (5 – 5:45) Hebrew
      Nasr, senior adviser to U.S.           Institute of Learning. Hall                                                                                       Interfaith Alliance). “Conflict
                                                                                  purchase tickets at Main             by the Chautauqua Bird,                                                          Congregation Evening
      Special Representative for             of Philosophy                                                                                                     Resolution.” Jewish,
                                                                                  Gate Welcome Center,                 Tree & Garden Club) Jack                                                         Service. “Kabbalat Shabbat:
      Afghanistan and Pakistan.                                                                                                                                Christian and Muslim pre-
                                        2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of              Colonnade lobby and Turner           Gulvin, BTG naturalist.                                                          Welcome the Sabbath.”
      Amphitheater                                                                                                                                             senters. Hall of Christ
                                             Grounds. Leave from Main             Community Center ticket              Meet under green awning at                                                       Service led by Rabbi Harry
12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of               Gate Welcome Center. Fee.            offices, and 45 minutes              back Smith Wilkes Hall            12:15 (12:15 – 1:30) Brown Bag
                                                                                                                                                               Lunch/Support Meeting.                   Rosenfeld. Miller Bell
      the Good Shepherd                      (Purchase tickets at Main            before curtain at the Bratton   9:00 (9 – 10) Informal discussion.                                                    Tower. (Pier Building in case
12:15 (12:15 – 1) Brown Bag:                 Gate Welcome Center.)                kiosk.)                                                                      (Sponsored by the
                                                                                                                       “Understanding the Islam in                                                      of rain) Shabbat dinner
      Theater. “How I Got That                                              8:15 CHAUTAUQUA                                                                    Chautauqua Chapter of
                                        3:30 CLSC ROUNDTABLE/                                                          Islamic Anti-Semitism.” Dr.                                                      follows at Everett Jewish
      Job.” Ten CTC Conservatory                                                  SYMPHONY                                                                     Parents, Families and
                                             LECTURE. Kati Marton,                                                     Andrew Bostom. Everett                                                           Life Center.
      members share audition                                                      ORCHESTRA. (Community                                                        Friends of Lesbians & Gays
                                             Enemies of the People. Hall                                               Jewish Life Center
      monologues that got them a                                                  appreciation night). Uriel                                                   and the Metropolitan                5:00 Studio Preview with NC
                                             of Philosophy                                                        9:15 (9:15 – 10:15) Men’s Club.
      place with this season’s                                                    Segal, guest conductor;                                                      Community Church.)                       Dance Theatre. Carnahan-
                                        3:30 (3:30 – 5) Lecture. “Past as         Alexander Gavrylyuk,                 Women’s Clubhouse                       Chautauqua Women’s Club
      company. Bratton Theater                                                                                                                                                                          Jackson Dance Studios. $5
                                             Prologue: The Historically           piano. Amphitheater             9:15 DEVOTIONAL HOUR.
12:15 CLSC Scientific Circle.                Relevant Meaning of Jihad”                                                                                  12:45 Chautauqua Catholic                      Fee
                                                                                • Tannhäuser: Overture                 The Rev. M. Craig Barnes,               Community Seminar. Vy.
      “Back Pain.” Dr. Stephen               with Dr. Andrew Bostom.                                                                                                                               6:00 (6 – 7:45) Chautauqua Choir
                                                                                  Richard Wagner                       pastor, Shadyside                       Rev. Joseph Mele, Vicar
      Bethea. Alumni Hall porch              Everett Jewish Life Center                                                                                                                                 Rehearsal. All singers wel-
                                                                                • Symphony No. 10 in F-sharp           Presbyterian Church,                    General, vice rector, St. Paul
12:15 (12:15 – 1:15) Knitting.          4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of              Major: Movements I & III             Pittsburgh. Amphitheater                                                         come. (Two rehearsals
                                             Grounds. Leave from Main                                                                                          Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pa.
      “Women4Women–                                                               Gustav Mahler                                                                                                         required to sing at Sunday
                                                                                                                  9:15 Class. “The Bible Decoded.”             Methodist House Chapel
      Knitting4Peace.” UCC                   Gate Welcome Center. Fee.          • Piano Concerto No. 1, E-flat                                                                                          worship services.) Elizabeth
                                                                                                                       Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin.            1:00 Jum’a/Muslim Prayer.
      Reformed House Porch                   (Purchase tickets at Main            Major                                                                                                                 S. Lenna Hall
                                                                                                                       Chabad Lubavitch of
                                             Gate Welcome Center.)                                                                                            Hall of Christ
12:15 (12:15 – 1:45) Communities                                                  Franz Liszt                          Chautauqua. Alumni Hall                                                     8:00 THEATER. Moss Hart and
      in Conversation Brown Bag         4:00 Faculty Artist Recital. Joel                                              Library Room                      1:15 Master Class (Sponsored by                George S. Kaufman’s You
                                                                            10:30 Musical Theater Revue.
      Lunch. (Co-sponsored by                Schoenhals, piano. (Benefits                                                                                     Chautauqua Opera Guild).
                                                                                  “Bernstein’s New York.”         10:15 Service of Blessing and                                                         Can’t Take It With You. Paul
      the Dept. of Religion,                 the Chautauqua Women’s                                                                                           Marlena Malas, chair, Voice
                                             Club Scholarship Fund.)              Chautauqua Opera Studio               Healing. UCC Chapel                                                             Mullins, director. Bratton
      Ecumenical Community of                                                                                                                                 Program. Fletcher Music
      Chautauqua and the                     Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall              Artists. Elizabeth S. Lenna     10:45 LECTURE. “Is China                                                              Theater (Reserved seating;
                                                                                                                                                              Hall. Fee for non-members
      Interfaith Alliance). “Conflict                                             Hall                                  Outcompeting the U.S.?”                                                         purchase tickets at Main
                                        4:00 Artsongs at the Athenaeum.                                                                                  2:00 Violin Master Class (School
      Resolution.” Jewish,                                                                                                                                                                              Gate Welcome Center,
      Christian and Muslim pre-
                                             Recital with Chautauqua        Friday, July 16                             Minxin Pei, adjunct senior
                                                                                                                                                              of Music). Jacques                        Colonnade lobby and Turner
                                             Opera Studio Artists.                                                      associate, China Program,
      senters. Hall of Christ                                               7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market                                                      Israelievitch, violin.                    Community Center ticket
                                             Athenaeum Hotel parlor                                                     Carnegie Endowment for
12:30 (12:30 – 2) Mystic Heart                                                                                                                                McKnight Hall. Fee                        offices, and 45 minutes
                                                                            7:15 (7:15 – 8) Mystic Heart                Peace. Amphitheater
      Meditation Seminar.               6:00 (6 – 7:45) Chautauqua Choir                                                                                 2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE
                                                                                 Meditation. Leader: Subagh       12:00 (noon – 2) Flea Boutique                                                        before curtain at the Bratton
      “Meditation as Healing.”               Rehearsal. All singers wel-                                                                                      SERIES. Teny Pirri-
                                                                                 Singh Khalsa (Sikhism/                 Grand Opening. (Sponsored                                                       kiosk.)
      Part Two. Meditation                   come. (Two rehearsals                                                                                            Simonian, Armenian
                                                                                 Kundalini Yoga Meditation).            by Chautauqua Women’s                                                      8:15 SPECIAL. Ballroom with a
      teacher: Subagh Singh                  required to sing at Sunday                                                                                       Orthodox Church,
      Khalsa (Sikhism/Kundalini                                                  Main Gate Welcome Center               Club). Behind Colonnade                                                         Twist! Amphitheater
                                             worship services.) Smith                                                                                         Catholicosate of Cilicia,
      Yoga Meditation). Hall of                                                  (Bring gate pass)
                                             Wilkes Hall                                                          12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of              Antelias, Lebanon. Hall
      Missions. Donation                6:30 Unity Class/Workshop.          7:45 Episcopal Holy Eucharist.              the Good Shepherd                     of Philosophy
12:30 Special presentation on                (Programmed by Unity of             The Rt. Rev. Walter Asbil,
                                                                                                                  12:15 (12:15 – 1:15) Brown Bag         2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of
      World Leaders Travel                   Chautauqua) “God Is, I              St. George’s, St. Catharines,          Lunch/Lecture.
                                             Am.” The Rev. Ron Neff.             Ontario, Can. Chapel of the                                                  Grounds. Leave from Main
      Programs. Information                                                                                             (Programmed by the
                                             Hall of Missions                    Good Shepherd                                                                Gate Welcome Center. Fee.
      session on travel programs                                                                                        Writers’ Center) “The Writer
      for Chautauquans. Smith           6:45 Pre-Chautauqua Symphony        8:00 Morning Meditation.                    and the Culture of
      Wilkes Hall                            Orchestra Concert Lecture.          (Sponsored by Unity of                 Entertainment.” Richard
12:45 Chautauqua Catholic                    Lee Spear. Hurlbut Church           Chautauqua.) Hall of                   Terrill, prose writer-in-resi-
                                             Sanctuary                           Missions                               dence. Alumni Hall porch.
      Community Seminar. Rev.
      Timothy Keating, CSsR,            7:00 Devotional Services.
      co-director, St. Francis               Denominational Houses
      Chapel, Springfield, Mass.        7:00 (7 – 7:45) Metropolitan
      Methodist House Chapel                 Community Church
1:00 (1 – 4) Artists at the Market.          Vespers Service. Hall of
      (sponsored by the                      Christ
      Chautauqua Women’s Club)          7:00 Visual Arts Lecture Series.
      Farmers Market                         Pam Avril, visiting faculty,

				
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