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                   The Chautauquan Daily                    The Official Newspaper of Chautauqua Institution | Friday, July 1, 2011
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                                                                                                                                                                                             Volume CXXXV, Issue 6
Chautauqua, New York

                                                                                                                                                                          MoRNING LECTURE

                                                                                                                                                                          lecture to
                                                                                                                                                                          focus on aid
                                                                                                                                                                          to Pakistan
                                                                                                                                                                          Rebecca McKinsey
                                                                                                                                                                          Staff Writer

                                                                                                                                                                             “She was there
                                                                                                                                                                          for many of the
                                                                                                                                                                          most       important
                                                                                                                                                                          firsts: the first mo-
                                                                                                                                                                          ments of startled
                                                                                                                                                                          clarity, the first
                                                                                                                                                                          phone calls from
                                                                                                                                                                          Washington to Is-
                                                                                                                                                                          lamabad, the first Chamberlin
                                                                                                                                                                          high-level      meet-
                                                                                                                                                                          ings. On Thursday morning, Sept.
                                                                                                                                                                          13, she brought the list of eighteen
                                                                                                                                                                          key military demands to President
                                                                                                                                                                          Pervez Musharraf and sat stiffly in
                                                                                                                                                                          his office for forty minutes until he
                                                                                                                                                                          answered the question she’d car-
                                                                                                                                                                          ried from the president: ‘Are you
                                                                                                                                                                          with us in this fight?’ When he said,
                                                                                                                                                                          ‘I am, without conditions,’ she got
                                                                                                                                                                          up and left.”

          STEVE MARTIN
                                                                                                                                                                             Ron Suskind’s book, The Way of
                                                                                                                                                                          the World, describes a woman who
                                                                                                                                                                          was the U.S. ambassador to Paki-
                                                                                                                                                                          stan during the 9/11 attacks. Today,
                                                                                                                                                                          that woman will speak to Chautau-
                                                                                                                                                                          qua about global development in
                    AND THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS                                                                                                                          the context of the U.S. relationship
                                                                                                                                                                          with Pakistan.
                                                                                                                                                                             Wendy Chamberlin, president
          ‘There’s a million ways to be inspired’                                                                                                                         of the Middle East Institute and
                                                                                                                                                                          former U.S. ambassador to Laos
                                                                                                                                                                          and Pakistan, will present “U.S.
                                                   NICK GLUNT
                                                                                                                                                                          Aid to Pakistan: Harmful or Help-
                                                   Staff Writer                                                                                                           ful?” at 10:45 a.m. today in the

                teve Martin and his wife, Anne String-      As it turned out, though, his joining “dou-
                field, sat in a small venue in New York     bled the size of their audience.”                                                                                         See ChAMbeRlIN, Page 4
                City called Joe’s Pub.                         As part of their current tour, Steve Mar-
            Martin had released his bluegrass album         tin and the Steep Canyon Rangers will be
         “The Crow,” but that was mostly a solo al-         performing a bluegrass show at 8:15 p.m.                                                                      INTERFAITH LECTURE
         bum, although it featured several famous           tonight in the Amphitheater. It will be Mar-
         musicians. He didn’t expect the band play-
         ing onstage — one that his wife had known
         since before their marriage — to ask him to
                                                            tin’s first Chautauqua experience.
                                                               “The show we do is not a comedian who
                                                            goes out, turns his back on the audience,
                                                                                                                                                                          Keehan to examine
         join them.
            But that’s just what the band members
                                                            and plays 20 songs in a row and then says,
                                                            ‘Good night,’” Martin said in a teleconfer-                                                                   relationship between
         did.                                               ence held June 9.
            So he went backstage and practiced a bit
         with the band, the Steep Canyon Rangers.
                                                               He said some of the songs might be in-
                                                            herently humorous, but the members of the
                                                                                                                                                                          money, health care
            Martin said he kept thinking, “This song        band are still serious musicians.                                                                             Emma Morehart
         has never sounded this good before.”                  Aside from music and comedy, Martin is                                                                     Staff Writer
            And when it came time for him to choose         also an accomplished playwright and nov-
         a band to tour with, the Steep Canyon Rang-        elist. Though he has many talents, he said                                                                        To close the first week of the In-
         ers stuck out in his mind. He worried his          there are people better than him in each                                                                      terfaith Lecture Series, Sister Carol
         joining would damage their reputation in           skill. Before joining the Steep Canyon Rang-                                                                  Keehan will discuss the economics
         the world of bluegrass, as Martin had fo-          ers, he said, he had to “practice like mad.”                                                                  of maternal health in her lecture,
         cused primarily in recent years on the com-                                                                                                                      “Will U.S. Health Reform Advance
         edy and acting for which he is most known.                                   See MARTIN, Page 4                                                                  Maternal and Child Wellbeing?”
                                                                                                                                                                              At 2 p.m. today in the Hall of
                                                                                                                                                                          Philosophy, Keehan will address
                                                                                                                                                                          the misconceptions that people of-
YoUTH                                                                                                                                                                     ten have when ex-
                                                                                                                                                                          amining maternal

Children’s School students prepare for annual Fourth of July parade                                                                                                       and child health
                                                                                                                                                                          and the relation-
                                                                                                                                                                          ship between mon-
Josh Cooper                                   qua Fire Department will lead the pa-                                                                                       ey and health care.
Staff Writer                                  rade. More than 100 children are expect-                                                                                        “With maternal
                                              ed to participate, and in years past, the                                                                                   and infant mortali-
   Near the beginning of every Chau-          spectators crowding Bestor Plaza have                                                                                       ty, most of what we
tauqua summer, the sounds of children         numbered almost 1,000.                                                                                                      need to know we Keehan
belting out patriotic tunes fill the air as      The parade is usually not held on July                                                                                   already know very well,” Keehan
the highly anticipated Children’s School      4 because many of the children attend                                                                                       said. “It’s finding ways to make that
Independence Day parade marches               Children’s School for only one week;                                                                                        available to the women. We know
through the grounds. This year will be        having the parade late in the week al-                                                                                      what we need to do for mothers. We
no exception.                                 lows the children more time to prepare.                                                                                     know how to treat the most com-
   Today at 10 a.m., the children of Chil-    The children spend Week One learning                                                                                        mon conditions that kill mothers
dren’s School, along with Group 1 and         the patriotic songs and making banners,                                                                                     and infants.”
Group 2 from Boys’ and Girls’ Club,           special hats, vests and other apparel.                                                                                          Keehan is the president and CEO
will leave the Children’s School build-          Children’s School Director Kit Tra-                                                                                      of the Catholic Health Association,
ing, march down Pratt Avenue, stop at         passo said the kids aren’t the only ones                                                                                    and she combined her degrees in
the Colonnade to sing several songs and       who benefit from the parade; the adults                                                                                     nursing and health care finance
proceed to the Amphitheater for a bit         in attendance enjoy the event, too.                                                                                         to gain a unique perspective on
                                                                                                                                                                          health care.
more singing.                                                                                                                                          Daily file photo
   This year, a truck from the Chautau-                            See PARADe, Page 4     students march in front of the Colonnade during the 2010 parade.                                  See KeehAN, Page 4

                                                                                                                                         poverty and
                                                                                                                                         poor health
                                                                                  characters                                                                                                  A study
                                                                                  through                                                                                                     in color
                                The ‘intrigue’                                    wardrobe                                               Hunter-Gault
                                of art                                            Theater costume                                        Gayle in                                             Anthony Bannon
                                Van Aken to give                                  shop prepares for                                      Thursday’s                                           reviews two
                                VACI lecture                                      ‘Three Sisters’                                        morning lecture                                      VACI exhibitions
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                                                       Rain: 10%                                             Rain: 30%                                                         Rain: 20%
               Today’s WeaTher                         Sunset: 8:58 p.m.          saTUrday                   Sunrise: 5:41 a.m. Sunset: 8:58 p.m.   sUNday                     Sunrise: 5:41 a.m. Sunset: 8:58 p.m.

    Beginning this week on the Daily’s website, read morning and Interfaith lecture recaps the day before they’re published in the paper.                                  
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                                                                                                 BTG SpoNSorS purple M arTiN ChaT

         News from arouNd the grouNds

CWC offers Mah Jongg for members
   The Chautauqua women’s Club invites members to meet
at 2 p.m. today at the women’s Clubhouse for an afternoon
playing Mah Jongg. Bring your own cards. Cards, if need-
ed, are available at the Chautauqua Bookstore. women’s
Club memberships are available at the door.

Gulvin leads BTG Nature Walk
  Meet Jack Gulvin, naturalist, at 9 a.m. under the green
awning at the lake side of smith wilkes Hall for a nature
walk on the Chautauqua grounds. The walk is sponsored
by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.

College Club hosts ‘Breakfast at Wimbledon’
   watch the wimbledon men’s and women’s semi-finals
and finals on large-screen TV 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. saturday and
sunday at the College Club (near the Miller Bell Tower).
strawberries and cream, bagels, Danish pastries and coffee
will be served. All are welcome.

Chautauqua accepts non-perishable food
   Chautauquans can dispose of their sealed, non-perish-
able foods, such as boxed and canned items, in the gold-
papered carton on the floor inside the north entrance of
the Post Office. The Mayville Food Pantry makes the food                                                                                                              Photos | Greg Funka

available to needy individuals and families in the Chau-                                                                                                              Jack Gulvin presents a Purple
tauqua Lake Central school District. For more information                                                                                                             Martin Chat at 4:15 p.m. today
contact Lou wineman at 716-357-5015.                                                                                                                                  at the purple martin houses
                                                                                                                                                                      between the Sports Club and
                                                                                                                                                                      Miller Bell Tower. He will lower
Tennis Center hosts Wednesday luncheon
                                                                                                                                                                      the houses so people see
   Come play tennis followed by a noon luncheon wednes-                                                                                                               the birds up close and take
day at the Chautauqua Tennis Center. Call the courts at                                                                                                               photographs. Bring a chair for
716-357-6276, or sign up at the Tennis Center for details.                                                                                                            guaranteed seating. ABove: A
                                                                                                                                                                      purple martin flies into its house.
Merkley to speak at Men’s Club                                                                                                                                        LeFT: Gulvin holds one-day-old
                                                                                                                                                                      babies so he can clean out the
   Marty Merkley, vice president and director of program-
                                                                                                                                                                      nest. Despite cool weather, the
ming for Chautauqua Institution, will be the guest speaker
                                                                                                                                                                      babies are “healthy and warm.”
at the first meeting of the Men’s Club at 9:15 a.m. today at
                                                                                                                                                                      They were returned to the clean
the women’s Club. Merkley will reflect on his 21 years at
                                                                                                                                                                      nest and the parents continued
Chautauqua and his background in arts management.
                                                                                                                                                                      to feed them.

                                                               Jackson Religious Initiative Fund                                      Jacobs Memorial Lectureship
               Happy                                           supports Keehan Interfaith Lecture                                     sponsors Chamberlin lecture

                                                                  The Dr. william n. Jack-       Department of Religion.
                                                               son     Religious    Initiative      If you are interested in dis-        The Robert Jacobs Me-         where she was a member
                                                               Fund supports today’s Inter-      cussing the possibility of es-       morial Lectureship Fund          of shi Ai and Kappa Delta
                                                               faith Lecture by sister Carol                                          underwrites the lecture at       sorority. During world war
                                                                                                 tablishing an endowment to
                                                               Keehan, president and CeO                                              10:45 a.m. today by wendy        II, she joined the American
                                                                                                 support Interfaith Lectures or

                                                               of the Catholic Health Asso-                                           Chamberlin.                      Red Cross. she served as a
                                                                                                 another aspect of Chautauqua’s          The Robert Jacobs Me-
                                                               ciation of the United states.                                                                           social worker at the Infan-
                                                                  Friends of Jackson estab-      program, please contact Karen        morial Lectureship Fund          try Base Hospital in salina,
                                                               lished the fund in 1992 upon      Blozie, director of Gift Planning,   was established in 2004          Kan., and as the assistant
                                                               his retirement as director of     at 716-357-6244 or email her at      as an endowment fund in          field director at the seda-
                                                               the Chautauqua Institution                   Chautauqua        Foundation
                enGLiSH                                                                                                               by H. Louise Tice Jacobs of
                                                                                                                                                                       lia, Mo., Air Base Hospital,
                                                                                                                                                                       where she met her future
                o Canada!                                                                                                             Hinsdale, Ill.
                                                                                                                                                                       husband. Following the
                our home and native land!                                                                                                Although Louise died
                                                                                                                                      in February 2008, her lov-       war, she volunteered at the
                true patriot love in all thy sons command.                                                      ing tribute to her deceased      Red Cross Home Chapter
                with glowing hearts we see thee rise,                                                                                                                  in Binghamton, n.Y. she is
                                                                                                                                      husband Robert continues
                the true North strong and free!                                                                                                                        survived by two sons, Mi-
                                                                                                                                      to give back to the Chautau-
                from far and wide, o Canada,
                                                                                                                                      qua Institution. Louise was      chael (Diane), stephen (Pa-
                we stand on guard for thee.                                                                                           born and reared on the fam-      tricia Curley), a daughter
                god keep our land glorious and free!                                                                                  ily farm near Greenview, Ill.    Judy Miller (stephen), five
                o Canada, we stand on guard for thee.                                                                                 she attended the Greenview       grandchildren, three great-
                o Canada, we stand on guard for thee.                                                                                 schools and graduated from       grandchildren and several
                                                                                                                                      the University of Illinois,      nieces and nephews.

                Ô Canada!
                terre de nos aïeux,
                ton front est ceint de fleurons glorieux!
                Car ton bras sait porter l’épée,
                Il sait porter la croix!
                ton histoire est une épopée
                des plus brillants exploits.
                et ta valeur, de foi trempée,
                Protégera nos foyers et nos droits.
                Protégera nos foyers et nos droits.
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Writer-in-residence to speak on dirt, dish in nonfiction                                                                                                When nature calls: A history
Aaron Krumheuer                                                                                               got arrested, and it was a re-
                                                                                                                                                        and evolution of the outhouse
Staff Writer                                                            “We live in a time                    ally tough experience for her             George Cooper                       of America and earned the
                                                                                                              and her town,” Greenwood                  Staff Writer                        American FFA degree.
   David Valdes Green-
                                                                         where narrative                                                                                                        “I just enjoyed it,” Moore
                                                                                                              said. “But nothing morally
wood, returning writer-in-                                               nonfiction is very                   required me to include it.”
                                                                                                                                                           It is a subject people tend      said of agriculture.
residence, has no issue writ-                                                                                                                           to talk in the vernacular; in           But the land in Texas is
                                                                         popular, and we also                    eventually, he concluded               fact, there is little formal lan-
ing memoir, a genre where                                                                                                                                                                   tough, and the 173 acres on
the author can spill the                                                 live in a time where                 the scandal truly did serve               guage to describe a privy or        which Moore grew up were
beans on all his own secrets                                             reality television is                the story because the ordeal              outhouse.                           just not enough to sustain an
and mishaps. Yet nonfiction,                                                                                  was not just personal; it re-                As informal as it might be,      agricultural living.
as he learned, is a different                                            very popular.”                       flected the emotional impact              as out of sight, out of mind its        And he loved teaching. Af-
story altogether.                                                                                             and the importance of tradi-              function, the outhouse has          ter graduating from Tarleton
   “we live in a time where                                              — David Valdes Greenwood                                                       a history and evolution, one        state University with a degree
                                                                                                              tion for her whole commu-
narrative nonfiction is very                                                                                  nity.                                     that Gary Moore, professor of       in agricultural education,
popular, and we also live in                                                                                     His sensitivity paid off,              Agricultural and extension          Moore taught high school ag-
a time where reality televi-                                             of the subjects’ dignity.                                                      education at north Carolina         riculture for four years and
                                    stone Sisterhood: A Journey                                               as he allowed the four pag-
sion is very popular,” Green-                                                                                                                           state University, will discuss      later worked and studied at
                                    Through Small Town America,             “It can be a very tricky          eant queens to read the gal-
wood said. “Those two                                                                                                                                   at 3:30 p.m. today in the Hall      The Ohio state University to
                                    One Tiara at a Time, a project       and complicated thing, to            leys of the book before it was
things have resulted in a                                                                                                                               of Christ.                          earn his graduate degrees.
                                    he started immediately after         walk the fine line between           published. They liked it. Yet
lot of publishers and agents                                                                                                                               But he will do more than             His interest in outhous-
                                    leaving Chautauqua in 2008.          being truthful and hon-              there were still detractors.
looking for stories with a lot                                                                                                                          talk. Moore and his audienc-        es began when Moore was
                                       He spent a year chroni-           est and telling the story as            “what was interesting
of personal dish.”                                                                                                                                      es interact.                        teaching a course in the phi-
                                    cling the lives of four small-       you see it, but also know-
   writers and readers are                                                                                    was that somebody in pub-                    “Research has shown the          losophy of agriculture. Dur-
                                    town festival queens in              ing that your subjects are                                                     adult attention span to be
invited to bring a lunch and                                                                                  lishing had a sort of off-                                                    ing the preparation for and
                                    Louisiana and pageant girls          people with lives who will                                                     about seven minutes,” Moore
come listen to Greenwood’s                                                                                    hand comment: ‘well, aren’t                                                   instruction of that course,
                                    with titles like Frog and            be around other people that                                                    said.
take on nonfiction at his                                                                                     you the luckiest person ever,                                                 he learned of how during
                                    Cattle Queen. His reporting          can read also,” he said.                                                          To combat this, Moore
Brown Bag lecture, “Other                                                                                     because I don’t know what                                                     the presidency of Franklin
People’s Lives,” at 12:15 p.m.      carried him to Cajun coun-              For    Greenwood,      the                                                  hands out clickers to members       Delano Roosevelt, the works
                                    try festivities like parades         curveball came two-thirds            your book would have been
today on the front porch of                                                                                                                             of his audience. In a timely        Progress        Administration
                                    and pig chases. It is a story        of the way through writing           about if she hadn’t been ar-
Alumni Hall.                                                                                                                                            fashion, Moore asks questions,      built a lot of outhouses —
                                    about local spirit and hard-         The Rhinestone Sisterhood,           rested,’” Greenwood said.                 which the audience members          thousands and thousands.
   Greenwood has spent the
week teaching a workshop            working young women, and             when one of the pageant                 Despite the gossip, Green-             answer via the clicker, the re-     some of those outhouses ex-
on memoir writing, and he           Greenwood’s The Rhinestone           queens was arrested. Be-             wood felt great about the fi-             sults of which are tabulated        ist still today and are models
is the author of two: A Little      Sisterhood has been praised          cause he intended the book           nal product. He will speak                and shown on a screen for           of how efficient, clean and
Fruitcake: A Childhood in Holi-     in reviews for its good-na-          to be about life experiences         on the current state of narra-            everyone to see. In this way,       fly-free an outhouse can be.
days and Homo Domesticus:           tured humor and respect for          and the tradition of the pag-        tive nonfiction at his Brown              people can see whether their            On the other hand, some
Notes from a Same-Sex Mar-          Louisiana communities.               eant, he struggled with how          Bag lecture and how to write              answer was right or not and         people at the time resented
riage.                                 Yet despite Greenwood’s           to include the scandal. After        it with dignity.                          where they fit in with the au-      the role government was
   He is an instructor at Tufts     success with positive por-           spending months with his                                                       dience as a whole.                  taking in personal lives, and
                                                                                                                 “It was a case where all of
University, a former colum-         trayals, the current market          subject, building trust and                                                       “People are more in-             the privy earned the name
                                                                                                              the subjects were as invested
nist for The Boston Globe and       for nonfiction does not re-          friendship, publishing the                                                     volved,” Moore said. “They          “Roosevelt” or “eleanor,”
                                    flect the same values. Recent        details of her arrest would          in the final product being of
the current author of “The                                                                                                                              have something riding on the        reflecting a somewhat back-
                                    best-sellers have some dis-          memorialize in print the             quality and really opened up
Family Gaytriarch,” a blog                                                                                                                              exchange of information.”           handed compliment to the
on same-sex parenting on            turbing similarities, he said,       personal mishap.                     their lives and shared, the                  Far from the world of click-     policies that created work for
AOL’s           and they stem from the pres-            “It’s not like covering           downsides and the tough                   ers and interactive education,      millions of unemployed, and
   Greenwood’s         newest       sure from publishers to in-          a scandal with Anthony               things,” Greenwood said.                  Moore grew up on a livestock        maybe a little more pleasant
book is a work of narrative         clude juicy gossip and gory          weiner, where the public             “They felt like there was a               ranch in central Texas. He was      experience in the backyard
nonfiction called The Rhine-        details, often at the expense        has a right to know. This girl       value in doing it.”                       active in the Future Farmers        when nature called.

                                                                                                                                                           Letters to the Editor
                                                                                                                                                                 CorrespondenCe from our readers

                                                                                                                                                           Dear Editor:
                                                                                                                                                              At the end of her Tuesday lecture, sandra Thurman was
                                                                                                                                                           asked to talk about Middle eastern countries, specifically
                                                                                                                                                           including Israel. not a word about Israel was said by her.
                                                                                                                                                           The audience might have been interested to hear that Israel
                                                                                                                                                           has a first class medical system, that medical services for
                                                                                                                                                           all citizens, Jews and Arabs, are provided and funded by
                                                                                                                                                           the Israeli government, that many important medical dis-
                                                                                                                                                           coveries have been made there, and that it routinely sends
                                                                                                                                                           medical staff to help in countries where catastrophes have
                                                                                                                                                           occurred, as for instance in Haiti after its earthquake.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dr. Sol Messinger

                                                                                                                                                           Dear Editor:
                                                                                                                                                              Before the 2010 elections our congressman, Ted Deutch,
                                                                                                                                                           who I had not met before, spoke at our condo clubhouse in
                                                                                                                                                           Delray Beach, Fla. when he saw my Chautauqua T-shirt he
                                                                                                                                                           said that he has spent a week each summer for about nine
                                                                                                                                                           years, with his wife and children.
                                                                                                                                                              I asked him if he remembered seeing the snapshots of
                                                                                                                                                           children on boards near the Refectory. He said, “so you are
                                                                                                                                                           the person who took those photos. My kids kept asking me
                                                                                                                                      Submitted photo
                                                                                                                                                           to call you and I didn’t. This year I definitely will.”
“Trees of 40 Fruits,” on display as part of Sam Van Aken’s exhibition “New Edens” at the 2011 Armory Show, exhibited with Ronald Feldman Fine Art.            so now I have a friend in washington thanks to Chautauqua.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Uncle” Howie Schiller

Sculpture lecture to focus on ‘intrigue’ of art                                                                                                            Letters Policy
Elora Tocci                          form with sculpting. His             branched out into an all-in-          making small discoveries
                                                                                                                                                           The Chautauquan Daily welcomes letters to the editor. Letters
Staff Writer                         most recent project, a single        clusive fruit tree.                   while working and enjoys
                                     tree with plums, apricots,              Van Aken said he hopes to                                                     should be typed or printed, double-spaced, no more than
                                                                                                                seeing his students at syra-
   For sam Van Aken, the             nectarines, cherries, peaches        bring a deeper understand-                                                       350 words and are subject to editing. Letters must include
                                                                                                                cuse make those realizations.
best part of sculpting is the        and other fruits, has roots in       ing of his work through his                                                      writer’s signature and typed or printed name, address and
process of creating his art.                                                                                       “I don’t tell students they             telephone number for verification. Works containing demeaning,
                                     his upbringing on a farm.            lecture and help people con-          have to do this or that, but I
   And the most challenging             “I always thought it was          nect with his art.                                                               accusatory or libelous statements will not be published. Submit
part? The process of creating                                                                                   like being involved in their
                                     fascinating that you could              “The work needs to be ex-                                                     letters to:
his art.                                                                                                        learning process,” he said.
                                     take one living thing and            perienced, so I’ll try to trans-
   Van Aken, an associ-                                                                                            The most important piece
                                     craft it into another,” he said.     late that as much as possible,”                                                  Matt Ewalt, editor
ate professor of sculpting                                                                                      of advice he can give to his
                                        Van Aken largely forgot           he said.                                                                         The Chautauquan Daily,
at syracuse University, will                                                                                    students or people interested
lecture at 7 p.m. tonight in         about that fascination until            He will also show videos                                                      PO Box 1095
                                     several years ago, when he           to help people get more of a          in making art: “Follow your                Chautauqua, NY 14722
the Hultquist Center to shed
light on his recent work and         had pieces of plastic fruit ly-      feel for his work.                    intrigue, and keep working
the process that goes into his       ing around his office. He ex-           Van Aken said he loves             toward where it leads you.”
sculpting.                           perimented with joining the
   Van Aken started his ca-          fruit together and realized
reer dabbling in various art         it was a project he wanted
forms, including printmak-           to pursue. He started off
ing and painting, but loved          working on a smaller-scale
bringing ideas to a tangible         project with vegetables and
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                                                                      F r o m Pa g e o n e
                                                                                              IN A FOG

         MARTIN                    america. and, you know, I                                               tion she currently holds.
          From Page 1              can tell sometimes that the
                                                                          CHAMBERLIN                          The middle east Institute
                                                                               From Page 1
                                   audience almost gets inad-                                              has operated for 64 years
                                   vertently moved by — not                                                with the goal of educating
    “I hadn’t done a stage
                                   by my playing, but by the             Chamberlin has held var-          people about Pakistan. The
show in 25 years, and I had
                                   sound of the banjo. I’d like       ious jobs that have shaped           organization teaches lan-
never done a stage show of
                                   to think that sort of runs         her positions on develop-            guages, has an internship
music,” he said. “But I think,
                                   through americans’ Dna,            ment and foreign policy.             program and sponsors lec-
certainly, I had to prove my-                                                                                                                                                                                           Photos | Greg Funka
                                   you know?”                            From 1995 to 1998, Cham-          tures, panels and confer-
self to them, and I had to                                                                                                                    lEft: Morning mist rolls off the lake.
                                      He said that his work in        berlin was the U.S. ambas-           ences, Chamberlin said.
prove myself to myself, you                                                                                                                   riGHt: a thick morning mist blankets Bestor Plaza.
                                   bluegrass seems to be inspir-      sador to Laos.                          Several days after Presi-
know, of whether I could do
                                   ing interest in bluegrass. It         “I had first been to Laos         dent Barack obama an-
                                   wasn’t his intention, but the      as a teacher during the war,         nounced osama bin Laden
    The first performance was                                                                                                                    Area Information
                                   record’s been selling well, so     a volunteer with the peace           had been killed, Chamber-
for a crowd of 60 people; he
                                   he think it’s happening acci-      corps,” Chamberlin said. “I          lin was interviewed on the
said he couldn’t take his eyes                                                                                                                   Information about nearby attractions outside the Chautauqua Institution
                                   dentally.                          returned 20 years later as           “PBS newsHour” about the
off his banjo because of his                                                                                                                     grounds is available at the Main Gate Welcome Center and
                                      martin views himself as a       ambassador, and it was an            U.S. relationship with Paki-
nerves. now, though, he said                                                                                                                     Colonnade lobby. The Chautauqua County Visitors’ Bureau is located
                                   writer, musician and comedi-       interesting period for me            stan and about the problems
he feels more like a profes-                                                                                                                     at the Main Gate Welcome Center ( or
                                   an — he doesn’t give himself       to see how Laos had devel-           that would be caused if the
sional musician.                                                                                                                                 716-357-4569 or 1-800-242-4569).
                                   just one title. He said each as-   oped and not developed.”             U.S. were to cut back on ci-
    martin said he plays an                                              Chamberlin served as
arrogant Hollywood idiot on        pect comes together under an                                            vilian developmental aid.
                                   “umbrella of creativity,” add-     the U.S. ambassador to Pak-             “(Cutting back on aid)
stage, while the rest of the                                          istan from 2001 to 2002.
band plays modest north            ing that inspiration comes to                                           would just feed the anti-
                                   him in many ways.                     “I was immediately                american narrative that is
Carolinians. It’s all in good                                         thrown into the whole
fun, he said, and it’s the basis      “Sometimes, there’s a mil-                                           out there that goes some-
                                                                      mix,” Chamberlin said. “at           thing like: We use Pakistan;
of their comedic relationship      lion ways to be inspired,”
                                                                      my first meeting with Presi-         as soon as we get what we
on stage.                          martin said. “For example,
                                                                      dent musharraf, I had to             want, we leave them. We
    He said he chose the           playing the banjo and mak-
                                                                      deliver the whole ‘are you           abandon them,” she said
banjo when he was in his           ing a mistake, hitting the
                                                                      with us or are you against           during the show. “Let’s
teens because of its unique        chord and going, ‘That             us’ and had to persuade
sound. Folk music stars like       sounded good, what was                                                  understand what civil-
                                                                      him to change his policies           ian aid can do and what it
the Kingston Trio and earl         that? I’ve never heard that
Scruggs turned him on to the
                                   before.’ Sometimes, you’re
                                   inspired by deadline. It’s
                                                                      and support our counter-
                                                                      terrorism. I think we did es-
                                                                      tablish a good relationship
                                                                                                           cannot do. It cannot buy
                                                                                                           us hearts and minds in a
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like it comes from a place,”       wander and finding some-                                                as large as Pakistan. You                                
                                                                      ment; we reinvigorated the
he said. “Like it comes from       thing fresh that you never                                              don’t buy friends. It’s not
                                                                      relationship very quickly.”                                                Editorial Staff
a locale. Like it comes from       thought of before.”                                                     transactional.”
                                                                         after her time as an                                                                  Matt Ewalt           editor
                                                                                                              Chamberlin’s lecture to-
                                                                      ambassador, Chamberlin                                                                Jordan Steves           assistant editor
                                                                                                           day will focus on her time
                                                                      worked with the Bureau for                                                              Mia Stevens           office manager
                                      a common belief in coun-                                             in Pakistan and the U.S.-                    Rebecca McKinsey            Copy editor
         KEEHAN                                                       asia and the near east Bu-
                                                                                                           Pakistan relationship.                          Jennifer Shore           Copy editor
          From Page 1              tries that suffer from high        reau in the U.S. agency for                                                          George Cooper            archives
                                   rates of HIV, aIDS or mater-       International Development               “What I’m going to do is                        Josh Cooper           opera, Children’s School, Filmmaker Series
                                   nal mortality consider the         for two years, according to          to put our whole relation-                           John Ford           Features
   “It grew out of my concern      death to be either punish-                                              ship in context,” Cham-                         Sarah Gelfand            Development, Lincoln ethics Series,
that we need to be able to do                                         the middle east Institute                                                                                     special afternoon conversations
                                   ment from god or god’s will        website.                             berlin said. “our U.S. aid
programs that take care of         for that person’s life.                                                 throughout the history of
                                                                                                                                                                 Nick Glunt         morning lectures
the poor, because so often,                                              “Since (1961), USaID                                                                 Beverly Hazen         Bird, Tree & garden Club
                                      “It is so easy, and it ought    has been the principal U.S.          Pakistan has been an inte-                        Patrick Hosken         recreation, Sports Club,
people are saying, ‘Well, that     to frighten us, but it doesn’t                                          gral part of the way Paki-                                               Boys’ and girls’ Club
would be nice to do, but we                                           agency to extend assistance                                                          Lori Humphreys           Chautauqua Women’s Club,
                                   seem to — to decide what we        to countries recovering              stan has developed.”
can’t afford it,” Keehan said.     think god’s will is, and sub-                                              The last lecturer in this
                                                                                                                                                                                    Contemporary Issues Forum
“Well, we can afford to do a                                          from disaster, trying to es-                                                       Lauren Hutchison           Symphony, Logan Chamber music Series,
                                   stituting our judgment for         cape poverty and engaging            week’s global Health and                                                 College Club
lot of things if we spend our      god’s,” Keehan said. “I don’t                                           Development as Foreign                        Aaron Krumheuer            Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle,
money right.”                                                         in democratic reforms,” the                                                                                   Writers’ Center
                                   happen to believe it works         USaID website states.                Policy series, Chamberlin                       Emma Morehart            religion: Interfaith lecture previews,
   The standards may not           that way, and I think it’s too                                          will seek to put develop-
                                                                         Chamberlin was also the                                                                                    Sacred Song services, Chautauqua Choir,
be the same in Haiti, for ex-      easy to say everything is                                               ment into context through
                                                                      deputy high commissioner                                                                                      massey and Tallman organs
ample, as in america, but          god’s will. our failure to re-                                          her experience in Pakistan.                         Emily Perper         religion: Interfaith lectures, mystic Heart,
                                                                      for the United nations High
improvements can be made.          spond to get a person decent                                                                                                                     abrahamic Program for Young adults
                                                                      Commissioner for refugees               “To understand our de-                           Leah Rankin          School of music, Young readers Program;
Instead of a physician’s of-       care is not god’s will.”           from 2004 to 2006, an agen-          velopment assistance, you                                                2011 Ernest Cawcroft Journalism Fellow
fice and a board-certified            Still, some choices should      cy that works to protect the         have to understand the                             Taylor Rogers         Dance, Institution administration,
obstetrician for every moth-       be easier than others, Keehan                                                                                                                    board of trustees, property owners
                                                                      safety and rights of refu-           culture, policy and history
er, Haiti could have nurse         said. She cited the Bible verse                                                                                                                  association
                                                                      gees worldwide.                      of Pakistan,” she said. “I’ll                    Suzi Starheim           Theater, Family entertainment Series
midwives. In cultures where        matthew 25:40 in which Jesus          In 2007, Chamberlin be-           be talking about the entire                     Mary Lee Talbot          morning Worship
male doctors are taboo, the        said, “Truly I tell you, just as                                                                                            Elora Tocci
                                                                      came president of the mid-           narrative, the Pakistan rela-                                            Visual arts, Bookstore,
solution can be a midwife,         you did it to one of the least                                                                                                                   Smith memorial Library
                                                                      dle east Institute, the posi-        tionship.”
rather than no doctor at all.      of these who are members of                                                                                                 Meg Viehe            Interfaith news
                                                                                                                                                             Eve Edelheit           Photographer
   “You can look at what’s         my family, you did it to me.”                                                                                       Demetrius Freeman            Photographer
the best way to spend the             “If you believe that every-                                                                                             Greg Funka            Features Photographer
money that will get the most                                                   PARADE                      controlling the families.”
                                   one is created in the image                                                                                             Ellie Haugsby            Photographer
from the money we have to                                                      From Page 1                    Papania said some fancy                         Megan Tan             Photographer
                                   and likeness of god, you just
spend,” Keehan said.               can’t know these things and                                             logistics are involved in
                                                                                                                                                 ProdUCtioN Staff
   Keehan’s approach com-          not try to respond,” Keehan           “Parents simply love it,”         getting the kids on and off
                                                                                                                                                       Raymond Downey               Production manager
bines morality and econom-         said. “If you believe in the       Trapasso said. “Parents,             the amphitheater stage on                       Amanda Davis             Design editor
ics to tackle the challenge of     teachings of the gospel…           grandparents and friends             time.                                      Jonathan DeAngelo             Web editor
determining the most suc-                                                                                                                                   Linley Myers            Design editor
                                   who’s more vulnerable than         will be lining the streets              “We have to get them on-
                                                                                                                                                      Catherine Pomiecko            Design editor
cessful methods of improv-         a mother and her baby, about       cheering on the children,            stage right after the church                 Samantha Rainey             Design editor
ing health care and choosing       to deliver in a place where        waving flags and making              service at 9:15 (a.m.), and we
the cheapest methods from          there’s not good access to         lots of noise.”                      have to herd them off the
                                                                                                                                                 BUSiNESS offiCE
those options.                     care if you have complica-            gwen Papania, assistant           stage just before the morn-
                                                                                                                                                   Heather Kozuchowsky              advertising manager
                                                                                                                                                       Allison Baggiano             advertising assistant
   The concept of choice is        tions?”                            director of the Department           ing lecture,” Papania said.                  Kevin Carpenter             Business manager
not a strictly economic the-          often, the miscommuni-          of recreation and Youth                                                              Kevin Creech             Circulation manager
                                                                                                           “So if the speaker in the
ory; people make choices in        cations are cleared by a little    Services, said it’s some-                                                       Kayleigh Erickson             Business office associate
their beliefs and their faiths,                                                                            morning is a lengthy gab-
                                   introspection, open-minded-        times a struggle to curb the
and often these choices seem       ness and cooperation among         enthusiasm of the parents.           ber, it gets a little tight.”
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risy.                                 “Sometimes, if we think         acting as the ‘queen of yel-         I do a big sigh of relief,” Pa-       Circulation telephone                                                716-357-6235
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                                                                       t h e at e r / m u s i c

Costume shop blends Victorian silhouettes with modern accents
Suzi Starheim                                                                                                                                                                  Photos | Megan Tan
Staff Writer                                                                                                                                                                    LEFT: Costume assistant Hannah
                                                                                                                                                                                Wald of Wapto, Wa., sews
   the chautauqua theater                                                                                                                                                       a costume for the upcoming
company costume shop is                                                                                                                                                         Chautauqua Theater Company
accustomed to the process                                                                                                                                                       production of “Three Sisters.”
of constructing garments for                                                                                                                                                   The costumes were researched
plays, but a modern twist                                                                                                                                                       and designed to have a
on anton chekhov’s “three
                                                                                                                                                                                Victorian look accompanied with
sisters” has made this time
                                                                                                                                                                                modern touches. BELOW LEFT:
a unique blend of Victorian
                                                                                                                                                                                Intern Elizabeth “Beth” DuBon
and modern styles.
   Olivera Gajic, designer of                                                                                                                                                   of Brooklyn, N.Y., completes the
the costumes for the produc-                                                                                                                                                    finishing touches to a Russian
tion, said she has worked                                                                                                                                                       soldier’s costume. DuBon
with Brian mertes, director of                                                                                                                                                  attended college for acting but
the production, approximate-                                                                                                                                                    found herself in the costume
ly a dozen times on past pro-                                                                                                                                                   shop. “I got sucked into the
ductions, and nearly half of                                                                                                                                                    costume portion by the end
those times involved chek-                                                                                                                                                      of it,” DeBon said. “It’s nice to
hov plays. this has allowed                                                                                                                                                     hold something up and say, ‘I
them to develop a comfort-                                                                                                                                                      did this.’” BOTTOM: Audra
able system for getting the                                                                                                                                                     Vaillancourt of Vermillion, S.D.,
design of costumes fitted                                                                                                                                                       costume shop manager, works
with each play and character.                                                                                                                                                   on the details of a costume for
   Gajic begins designing                                                                                                                                                      “Three Sisters.” Vaillancourt is
costumes by utilizing all
                                                                                                                                                                                accompanied by four additional
of her research resources.
                                                                                                                                                                                seamstresses who work nine
this involves doing internet
                                                                                                                                                                                hours a day with patterns made
searches tied to the period
in each play, as well as each                                                                                                                                                   from scratch. “I like to make
character in the play.                                                                                                                                                          things out of nothing. That’s what
   Gajic said she also refer-                                                                                                                                                   I do,” Vaillancourt said. “I put
ences personal collections of                                                                                                                                                   pretty clothes on pretty people.”
photos she has accumulated
throughout her career. these
include piles of russian pho-
tographs for this play specifi-
cally because of its placement
in a provincial town in rus-
   “i didn’t go too far from
russia in their looks,” Gajic
   audra Vaillancourt, cos-
tume shop manager, said
that while the process of
making the costumes for this
show began approximately
four weeks ago, Gajic and
mertes began formulating
the designs well before the
costume shop got involved in      it’s not fussy,” Vaillancourt        responsible for taking the
the process.                      said. “so we don’t have a lot of     drawn designs from Gajic
   “Once they figure out          the crazy details that go into       and turning them into pat-
what the look of the show is,     that. it’s just very much the sil-   terns and real garments. she
then it can go into the shops,”   houette and then we are add-         began this process by talking
she said. “the costume shop       ing modern things onto it.”          to Gajic about the details of
ends up with a finished de-           this involves using the          the costume to make sure she
sign concept, ideally.”           manner in which clothing             interpreted it properly.
   For this show, the shop is     pieces were cut in the Vic-             Once she determined that
constructing approximately        torian period without go-            she understood Gajic’s vi-           in this show, many of the          While the costume shop          character in the production,
a dozen pieces from scratch,      ing into too much detail on          sion, saxton began the drap-      fabrics for the costumes are      has been hard at work on            rather than viewing cos-
Vaillancourt said.                small touches, such as lace,         ing process, which involved
                                                                                                         silk chiffons and other “light,   each costume for “three sis-        tumes as separate from the
   she added that the look of     Gajic said.                          beginning to construct the
                                                                                                         airy fabrics,” saxton said.       ters,” Vaillancourt said alter-     characters.
these pieces is “vaguely Vic-         Other pieces, such as the        costume on a dummy similar
torian with a modern feel,”       traditional russian uniforms         to each actor’s size.             this makes constructing           ations could be made up un-
                                                                                                                                                                                  “costume really helps ac-
which involves construct-         for the male actors, are be-            “Draping is one of those       pieces a little more difficult.   til the final rehearsal if pieces
                                                                                                                                                                               tors form character,” Gajic
ing costumes with layering        ing purchased or rented and          things that takes five min-          “it’s like sewing dewdrops     are not working properly for
                                                                                                         and cobwebs,” saxton said.        what the actors need.               said. “they have to wear it to
aspects and adding modern         then altered, if necessary, to       utes to learn and a lifetime
touches.                          fit the same look.                   to master,” saxton said. “it’s    “it’s beautiful, and it moves         Overall, Gajic said she         be it. it’s not that i’m just put-
   “We are looking for a sil-         Jennifer saxton, assistant       like trying to wrap a crazy       great, but it’s more difficult    wants audiences to view             ting clothes on them; it’s that
houette that is Victorian, but    costume shop manager, is             present.”                         sometimes to sew that.”           the costumes as part of each        i’m creating a character.”

In master classes, Israelievitch teaches different styles for different composers
Leah Rankin                       and mentor for the 24 vio-           different dynamic than play-      Orchestra. the violinist said     her second year at chautau-         there is something in par-
Staff Writer                      linists enrolled in this year’s      ing in a symphony orchestra.      he believes in a sense of hu-     qua. she said she loves the         ticular that she enjoys most
                                  program and tutor them in               “When you play in an or-       mility toward the composer        style of teaching she finds         about working with him.
   When violinist Jacques         solo, chamber and orchestral         chestra,” israelievitch said,     of a piece, another lesson        from her professors at the             “i really enjoy playing
israelievitch performed Ol-       repertoire.                          “you can drown in the mul-        he will teach to his students     school of music and discov-         Bach with him because he’s
ivier messiaen’s “theme and          “One of my efforts is to          titude.”                          this summer.                      ering ways of looking at mu-        full of new ideas on how to
Variations” in front of the       try to have a different style           chamber music, he said,           Four students will per-        sic that are “new and fresh.”       play it,” Kim said.
composer in Paris, messiaen       and different sound for each         allows musicians to hear how      form in today’s class: Kiyo-         she said she has played             today’s master class is open
said, “Oh, you play very well,    composer,” israelievitch said.       their own part fits in with       shi hayashi, Kenneth Jones        for israelievitch before, and       to the public with a $5 fee.
but then it’s been a long time    “You must find your own              the other instruments in the      madrid, Giancarlo Latta and
since i heard that piece.”        way and be respectful to the         group.                            sofia Kim.
   israelievitch has contin-      composer at the same time.”             israelievitch will also per-      Kim, who will perform
ued to showcase French mu-
sic throughout his career as
a concert violinist, soloist
                                     But sometimes the best
                                  way to teach is to lead by ex-
                                  ample. israelievitch will per-
                                                                       form solo recitals and cham-
                                                                       ber works with members of
                                                                       the chautauqua symphony
                                                                                                         Jeno hubay’s “‘Fantasie Bril-
                                                                                                         liante’ on themes from the
                                                                                                         opera Carmen,” is enjoying
and chamber musician. he          form throughout the sum-
believes that part of making
good music is to adopt differ-
                                  mer as part of the New arts
                                  trio, the trio in residence at
ent styles for different com-
posers; it’s one of the lessons
                                  the school of music. Playing
                                  chamber music, he said, is re-
                                  warding in that it presents a
                                                                                                                                                       CRÈME BRÛLÉE
he will impart on his students
during his master class at 2
p.m. today in mcKnight hall.
   the master class will be
the first of many for students
at the school of music. israe-
lievitch will be the coach

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                                                                                                                                                           Morning Worship
                                                                                                                                                                     Column by MARY LEE TALBOT

                                                                                                                                                                    he Rev. Dr. george Wirth, assistant to the
                                                                                                                                                                    Department of Religion who is presiding at
                                                                                                                                                                    morning worship this week, told the 9:15 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                    Thursday worship congregation that there were
                                                                                                                                                         a few things people did not know about the Rev. Alastair
                                                                                                                                   Photos | Greg Funka
                                                                                                                                                             “He is a former rugby player; he has a 10 handicap in
Chautauqua Women’s Club members gathered Monday evening to begin the season, thank the many donors who made the off-season Clubhouse
                                                                                                                                                         golf, and he speaks French, german, greek, Hebrew and
renovation a reality, and to bless the house. Above left, Women’s Club leaders Cheryl Gorelick; Ann Fletcher; Paula Mason, board chair; and Marilyn
Rhoads Mock, president, pose outside the Clubhouse. Chautauqua’s pastor Joan Brown Campbell, above right, offered a blessing for the newly
                                                                                                                                                             When Symington took the pulpit, he said, “george
refurbished house: “Bless this house — may it be a place where all are welcome, where ideas flower, where diversity is the hallmark of the house
                                                                                                                                                         forgot to tell you that i speak one more language, english,
and those who live there.”
                                                                                                                                                         and that is the one i will be speaking in to you today.”
                                                                                                                                                             The topic for the day was “Time to Move on,” and the
                                                                                                                                                         Scripture readings were isaiah 35:1–10 and Acts 18:5–17.

Week One chaplain shares stories of ministry                                                                                                                 “We have trivia and add-ons that need to be cleansed,”
                                                                                                                                                         Symington said.
                                                                                                                                                             He quoted Acts 18:15: “…but since it is a matter of ques-
                                                                                                                                                         tions about words and names and your own law, see to it
Mary Lee Talbot                      him, and i did for two years.         mission to go out and evange-        on same-sex relationships in             yourselves; i do not wish to be a judge of these matters.”
Staff Writer                         it was a four-hour round trip         lize. But we can’t do it in an       2013,” Alastair said. “We are                “We are assailed by words in the UK as you are here,”
                                     plus the hour with him,” he           unacceptable way. We have to         not supposed to talk about               he said. “That is a fine thing for a preacher to say, since
    When i was doing research        said. eileen went with him,           allow the integrity of the oth-      the issue until then. The topic          words are our stock in trade. We like to think that as
about the Rev. Alastair Sym-         and they unofficially adopt-          er person. We can’t dismiss          threatens to split the church.”          educated men and women we ought to listen, but at some
ington for the Daily preview         ed him.                               the basis of our faith; we have         He also mentioned that                point we switch off. or as the parlance of the day says,
article, i was intrigued that           “When he asked to be bap-          to have our integrity too.”          there is a great apathy to-              ‘word overload; time to reboot.’”
he and his wife took a young         tized, i took eileen and an              eileen agreed.                    ward the church.                             like gallio, the Roman consul, we are fed up with the
man who had been convicted           elder from the church and                “There are many people               “People are not hostile to            nattering, chattering nitpickers of the law.
of armed robbery into their          the chaplain planned a party          who have no faith, no com-           god, and they expect us to be                Symington told the story of a country solicitor in ire-
home. it was one of those sto-       with cake and Coca Cola,” he          munity, and we need to reach         there for weddings and fu-               land named Sullivan who was defending a simple man
ries that puts a fuller perspec-     said. “At the party, another          out to them,” she said.              nerals, but the week-by-week             from the countryside on a minor charge.
tive on the ministry of some-        boy pulled on my shirt and               in his 5 p.m. Vespers talk,       commitment is hard to get,”                  “The judge had come down from Dublin, full of
one who is a chaplain to the         asked if we could adopt him.”         Alastair told the congrega-          Alastair said.                           himself,” Symington said. ”He asked Sullivan, ‘i assume
Queen in Scotland. i asked              it was not easy for any of         tion he would be retiring in            eileen added that there               your client understands…’ and then quoted a line of legal
Alastair and eileen Syming-          them.                                 April 2012. i asked if it was        are social and economic                  mumbo-jumbo. Sullivan said, ‘i assure you that when he
ton about that experience.              “We persevered,” eileen            mandatory, and he said the           problems as well.                        is sitting in his cottage, he thinks of nothing else.’
    “He was a 16-year-old who        said.                                 mandatory age was 70.                   “You need two salaries                    “like the judge, the Jewish leaders met their match in
was thrown out by his fam-              The young man is learn-               “one of the things we look        to afford a mortgage,” she               gallio. Why was Paul before him? He had not offended
ily,” Alastair said. “in Scot-       ing a trade, becoming a tat-          forward to is living in our          said. “Children’s activities             any Roman laws. There was no crime, so no charge. He
land, you become an adult            too artist, and plans to get          own home,” eileen said. “in          are scheduled on Sunday
                                                                                                                                                         told them to see to it and not bother him,” Symington
when you are 16. He got his          married. And he has not               Scotland, you must live in a         morning, so children have
                                                                                                                                                         said. “This was the state of a once great religion in tur-
few things and a birth certifi-      gone back to jail.                    manse if you are a minister.”        to choose between Sunday
                                                                                                                                                         moil. They had been given the chance to win the world to
cate that told him that his ‘fa-        “He is in his 20s now and             She added that she looked         school and rugby. Parents
ther’ was not his father. That is                                                                                                                        god. They had spawned preachers and prophets. it was a
                                     he looks to us as parents,”           forward to the phone not             don’t want them to miss out if
a hard thing to learn like that.                                                                                                                         faith with fire and energy, but it had become a parody of
                                     eileen said. “He comes back           ringing quite so much and            they are good at something.”
He slept rough and someone                                                 spending more time togeth-              Alastair noted the growth             its old self. it has recovered now but not then.”
                                     when there is a crisis or ma-
gave him drugs and drink and         jor decision and we help him          er and with family. She said         of churches in Asia and Af-                  The Jewish leaders went away, but they did not listen.
a knife and told him to go get       make decisions.”                      Alastair would travel and            rica, many times through                 They did not look at themselves.
some money. He robbed a tan-            i moved on to the subject of       might do preaching tours.            persecution.                                 “There are many outsiders to the church today who
ning studio but left the money       Symington’s Sunday sermon.               “And come to Chautau-                “The church has been here             are not hostile or want the church to disappear, but they
behind at the door. The dam-         one reaction to it was that           qua,” Alastair said. “i also         before over the last 2,000               are uncommitted,” Symington said. “For instance, people
age had been done, though,           people heard Alastair saying          look forward to hearing oth-         years,” he said. “in europe, it          say that the church is always asking for money. They
and he got four years. “             we should go and evangelize           er preachers and worshiping          was the monasteries that held            act as if it is a crime. They are wrong that we ought not
    Alastair had known the           people of other faiths.               in other traditions.”                the church together in an ear-           to ask and they are right that we do ask. But there are
boy’s grandparents and had              “look,” Alastair said, “if            The church in Scotland            lier time. god will not let the          people like gallio who deserve to be heard. We have to
buried his grandmother. “i           you are in Christ, you have an        struggles with many of the           church die. Perhaps it is our            confront the unacceptable faces of faith, our own words,
visited the grandfather when         obligation to be a good Chris-        same issues as American              calling to hold it together. i           names and laws.
he was ill and asked about           tian. if you are a Jew, you have      churches.                            will not be depressed about                  “We are keen today to play around with words, to
the boy, and the man started         an obligation to be a good Jew.          “We have a theological            the decline. We are a monas-             make what is wrong sound right and pure,” he added.
to cry. He asked me to visit         The Christian faith has a com-        commission that will report          tery for today.”                         “People are perplexed and don’t know what we believe
                                                                                                                                                         and what we stand for. We need to stop worrying about
                                                                                                                                                         who gets first place in eternity. We are more anxious
                                                                                                                                                         about names than we are about doing god’s work. This

Pomerantz to present for Hebrew Congregation series                                                                                                      is Christ’s church, and it is Christ who should be pro-
                                                                                                                                                         claimed and worshiped.”
                                                                                                                                                             The Pharisees tried to trick Jesus with their questions
   gigi Pomerantz, nurse             series at 8 p.m. Sunday in the        Shames and has been assist-          and Tikkun Ha-ir, both Jew-              about the law, and Symington said there are still legal
practitioner and longtime            sanctuary of Hurlbut Me-              ing her own community in             ish agencies focused on the              hypocrisies in the church today.
social justice activist, will        morial Community United               Milwaukee and communities            issues of justice and human                  “i sat on a commission of the Church of Scotland which
be the guest speaker for the         Methodist Church.                     in Haiti for many years. She                                                  was wrestling with accepting money from winnings in
                                                                                                                rights in Milwaukee. She is
Hebrew Congregation’s Shir-             Pomerantz is the daugh-            served on the boards of the                                                   the national lottery,” he said. “We were sorry to miss out
ley lazarus Sunday Speakers          ter of Chautauquan enid               American Jewish Committee            the founder and executive di-
                                                                                                                                                         on the national lottery, but we decided that we could not
                                                                                                                rector of Youthaiti, a Wiscon-           accept gambling money. We could accept the 5 percent
                                                                                                                sin-based non-profit organi-             interest from the invested money that came our way.”
                                                                                                                zation that has been working                 We need to hear what outsiders tell us about ourselves.
                                                                                                                in Haiti since 2006. Youthaiti           We occupy a fantasyland, but that is not the whole story,
                                                                                                                is dedicated to helping and              Symington said.
                                                                                                                encouraging young Hai-                       “if the fantasy land was all there was, i would not
                                                                                                                                                         waste my life in it,” he said. “There is an alternative. like
                                                                                                                tians in the development of
                                                                                                                                                         Chautauqua, we need to be expansive, inclusive and try
                                                                                                                ecological sanitation, water             other things. We can’t get bogged down in trivia. We have
                                                                                                                source protection, hygiene               to live our faith simply, to tell what Jesus Christ means to
                                                                                                                education and agricultural               us so that not one person feels unwelcome.”
                                                                                                                development.                                 The alternative to empty words and outdated names
                                                                                                                    now fluent in Haitian Cre-           and laws is to love the lonely and the outcasts, Symington
                                                                                                                ole, Pomerantz returns to Hai-           said.
                                                                                                                                                             “We need not be dismissed for our failings,” he said.
                                                                                                                ti two or three times a year to
                                                                                                                                                         “Faith must mean more to us than anything. We need not
                                                                                                                oversee the various projects             offer the detritus of the old church. We want gallio and
                                                                                                                run by the Haitian young                 his like to turn in expectation and say, ‘of Christ and your
                                                                                                                people in conjunction with               gospel i must know more.’”
                                                                                                                Youthaiti. The work of Pomer-                Sharon Messmore from the international order of the
                                                                                                                antz embodies the Jewish                 King’s Daughters and Sons’ Scholarship Program read
                                                                                                                principle of “tikkun olam,”              the scripture. She is from east Peoria, ill., and attends the
                                                                                                                                                         University of illinois where she is studying new media.
                                                                                                                which means “repairing the
                                                                                                                                                         The Motet Choir, under the direction of Jared Jacobsen,
                                                                                                                world.” She has dedicated her            organist and coordinator of worship and sacred music,
                                                                                                                time and energy into making              sang, “Wake Up, Sinnuh, let the glory in,” by lloyd lar-
                                                                                                                the communities in Haiti bet-            son with text by John Parker. The Randall-Hall Memorial
                                                                                                                ter places to live.                      Chaplaincy provides support for this week’s chaplain.
Friday, July 1, 2011                                                                          The Chautauquan Daily                                                                                            Page 7


Gayle: Global poverty and
poor health are symbiotic
Nick Glunt                        doctors and nurses see op-         because the U.S. gives more
Staff Writer                      portunities for greater in-        money than any other. Gayle
                                  comes in more developed            said there’s room for more
   As a pediatrician at an in-    countries. As a result, few        generosity. One percent of
ner-city hospital, Dr. Helene     remain inside the borders of       incomes isn’t enough, in her
Gayle found herself treat-        their homes.                       opinion; she said there is
ing the same patients over           If these countries are de-      more Americans can do.
and over.                         veloped, doctors will have            “Money helps,” Gayle
   These children weren’t         more incentive to remain, she      said, “but I think what peo-
necessarily facing a particu-     said.                              ple often don’t think about is
lar disease — their visits had                                       using their voice.”
more to do with their fam-        Development by                        Even if Americans aren’t
ily situations, events they                                          donating money, she said,
couldn’t solve on their own.
                                  empowering women
                                                                     they can pressure their poli-
   “After a while, I realized        CARE       USA’s      efforts   ticians to distribute more to
that if I really wanted to have   against poverty are mainly         developing countries.                                                                                                            Photo | Eve Edelheit
an impact on these children,”     directed at the female popu-          “It really is about coming          Charlayne Hunter-Gault interviews Helene D. Gayle during the morning lecture on Thursday in the Amphithe-
Gayle said, “it wasn’t by prac-   lation in countries. This is       together and realizing that
                                                                                                            ater. Gayle is the president and CEO of CARE USA.
ticing individual medicine.”      only natural, Gayle said, af-      to be a healthy world,” Gayle

   She started practicing         ter looking at the statistics.     said, “we have to look at it in

                                                                                                            will say, I think Ethiopia has      sure how to answer that. We                (Gayle) And I was read-
medicine to help people, but         She said 70 percent of the      a global nature.”

                                                                                                            a very, very interesting plan       are a non-affiliated NGO, so               ing that in a slightly
said that if she wanted to        people who live on less than
                                                                                                            to accelerate its economic          we are not affiliated with          different way, and maybe
have a “long-term impact,”        a dollar a day are women,
                                                                                                            development, and it has a           any church organization and         because I’m here in Chau-
she needed to do more. Hav-       and women make up two-
                                                                                                            president who some may say          have taken that stance partly       tauqua, and there’s so much
ing a say in the policies that    thirds of the illiterate popu-
                                                                                                            is controversial, but he has        because we work in so many          focus on bringing different
affected large populations        lation. Furthermore, she said                                             been incredibly innovative          different countries in which        faiths together. I think ideal-
would make more of a differ-      women work 50 percent of                                                  in his commitment to things         being aligned with one faith        ly in a society where there is
ence, she said. Public health     the world’s farmland, but                                                 like a clean environment. He        or the other can cause prob-
seemed to be the next step.       only make 10 percent of the        A full transcript of the Q-and-A is                                                                            freedom of religion and peo-
                                                                                                            has a plan. He’s a man with a       lems, but our background
   NPR foreign correspon-         world’s farming wages.             available with this lecture recap at                                                                           ple can practice whatever re-
                                                                                                            plan. He says by 2015, I think,     has always been non-sec-
dent Charlayne Hunter-Gault          “If you want to go and                       he wants to be a middle-in-                                             ligion speaks to their heart or
interviewed Gayle on stage        make a difference in pov-                                                                                     tirian; it’s who we are. I don’t    to their culture, then I think
                                                                                                            come country. So Ethiopia is
during the 10:45 a.m. lecture     erty,” Gayle said, “you have                                                                                  know if I would say religion
                                                                             Reproductive        health     one of these countries that’s                                           you have a society that is go-
Thursday in the Amphithe-         to focus on girls and women,                                                                                  — the question was religion
                                                                             continues to be a politi-      on the move.                                                            ing to be free in a lot of differ-
                                                                                                                                                leading — that’s a broad
ater. While answering a va-       because they make up the           cal football here in America. In              (Hunter-Gault) Actu-                                             ent ways. So I was thinking of
riety of questions, Gayle ex-     greatest number (of those in                                                                                  question, and I think it really
                                                                     terms of global health, please                ally I do have some-                                             it more from that standpoint,
pressed her views on poverty                                                                                                                    depends on the country.

                                  poverty).”                         suggest strategies that will make      thing to say about that. All of                                         and I think if you look at dif-
abroad.                              She said that if women are      everything from basic birth con-                                                  (Hunter-Gault) I was
                                                                                                            what you’ve just said is true.             having a conversation        ferent societies when there’s
   Gayle is now the president     educated, their daughters are      trol to safe abortion available for    Those of us involved in the                                             this kind of extremism and
and CEO of the U.S. branch        more likely to get educated.       women in the developing world.                                             with the priest, (CLSC au-
                                                                                                            free speech and freedom of                                              where there isn’t freedom

of the Cooperative for Assis-     Thus, women are more likely                                                                                   thor Uwem) Akpen ... and in
                                                                             (Gayle) Well, you’re           expression movement would                                               of religion and freedom of
tance and Relief Everywhere,      to have fewer children and                                                                                    the northern part of Nigeria,
                                                                             right.     Reproductive        hope that the president                                                 thought, then I think you
a secular non-governmen-          to get married later in life.                                                                                 that’s definitely a problem
                                                                     health continues to be a very          would be a little bit more                                              have a very, very different
tal organization dedicated        These are qualities that con-                                                                                 and to a certain extent in Su-
                                                                     delicate issue in many plac-           progressive in that arena. I                                            kind of society, and I think
to fighting global poverty.       tribute to the development of                                                                                 dan and some of the other
                                                                     es. What we’ve tried to do             have been to jails in Ethio-
CARE USA generally focus-         nations, Gayle said.                                                                                          places where you have some          it cuts across not just reli-
                                                                     is to talk about it less from          pia where journalists have
es on the empowerment of             Countries     with      more    the standpoint of a woman’s                                                of the more militant Muslim         gion, but I think it cuts across
                                                                                                            been kept for many, many
women as a means to elimi-        women in their parliaments         right or reproductive health,                                              extremists trying to deter-         many other things. I think
                                                                                                            months because of their out-
nating said poverty.              have more stable govern-           but more from the standpoint                                               mine the direction of the so-       a world like you’re creating
                                                                                                            spoken criticism of, or an at-
                                  ments, less corruption and         of good health. We know that           tempt to balance the political      ciety, and I think that’s a real    here in Chautauqua, where
Global health and poverty         higher economic growth,            a mother who is able to space          discussion in the country           challenge. I think that’s a real    there’s actually opportuni-
                                  Gayle said.                        her children is going to both          by giving voice to the op-          problem, and it’s very wor-         ties for people to talk across
    When Gayle first entered         She added that further-                                                                                    risome in a country like Ni-
                                                                     be healthier herself as well as        position, which has landed                                              religions — I think opens up
the field, the phrase wasn’t      more, women with extra in-                                                                                    geria, which has more Mus-
                                                                     have healthier babies, and I           them in prison, so we want                                              freedoms of all sorts.
“global health” — it was “in-     come provide more money                                                                                       lims in it than in the Middle
                                                                     think for many people that’s           to just help ensure that the                                                         ­ Transcribed­by­
ternational health.” It was       for their families as opposed                                                                                 East, which is not to say that
                                                                     much less controversial than           president, while he’s being                                                              Suzi­Starhein
looked at more as a compari-      to men, who are more “ego-                                                                                    all Muslims are militant and
                                                                     saying, “a woman’s right to            progressive on those issues,
son between nations. Now,         centric.”                                                                                                     want to do some of the things
                                                                     choose,” or some of the other          also becomes a little bit more
she said, it’s viewed as the         Focusing on women can                                                                                      that the extremists do, but
                                                                     ways in which people talk              progressive, as he promised
world as a whole.                 even help to combat AIDS,                                                                                     the extremists are tending to
                                                                     about reproductive health.             us when we met with him,
    “Global health isn’t about    Gayle said. Safe-sex cam-                                                                                     give the religion a bad name,
                                                                     So I think we, and others,             on the issue of freedom of
poor people over there,” she      paigns can reduce the spread                                                                                  and I think that the more
                                                                     have taken the stance that             speech.
said. “It’s about, ‘How do we     of AIDS, which in turn can                                                                                    outspoken clerics, and oth-
                                                                     if you talk to people about
all work together in a way
that enhances everybody’s
health around the globe?’”
                                  reduce poverty.
                                     “When you talk about safe
                                                                     the safety of a woman and
                                                                     a child, you’re more able to           Q:    This one has the saluta-
                                                                                                                  tion of “Dear cousin.”
                                                                                                            What role has religion played
                                                                                                                                                ers who condemn this kind
                                                                                                                                                of behavior, there needs to be
                                  sex and safe behaviors,” Gay-      get some common ground                                                     more of that in order to con-
    She said one of the driv-     le said, “you have to remem-       around those issues.                   in your work as you travel from     front this very real challenge
ing forces behind this shift                                                                                one country to another? Is soci-

                                  ber that people have sex for                                                                                  in some of the countries, par-
in thought was the realiza-                                                 Could you please give us        ety guiding religion, or is reli-
                                  all kinds of reasons.”                                                                                        ticularly in Africa, that I am
tion that diseases can spread                                               an update on Ethiopia           gion guiding society?
                                     Women, she said, can be                                                                                    aware of.
between countries seem-                                              since 1985, in terms of the gov-             (Gayle) Well, first of all,
                                  performing sexual acts in
ingly overnight. To improve                                          ernment, tourism and overall                 I want to recognize this
                                  exchange for food, water or
the health of populations                                            sense of progress?                     row of all my cousins here. I

                                  money. This just increases
around the globe, she said,       the possibility that AIDS will            (Gayle) I don’t know            looked up and saw some that
there needed to be global co-     spread further.                           if I can do it justice. I       I hadn’t seen in years. I’m not
    By aiming to develop
countries out of poverty,
                                  U.S. donations and aid
CARE USA can increase pub-           Gayle cited a survey of
lic health.                       the American population
    “Poverty is a consequence     that asked about monetary
of poor health,” Gayle said,      donations to global poverty.
“and poor health is a conse-      Americans believed the na-
quence of poverty.”               tion gave 25 percent of its
    Health in developing          worth to poverty abroad, but
countries is slipping in part     they said they’d be willing to
because of a mass “exodus of      give about 10 percent. In re-
medical professionals,” Gayle     ality, Gayle said, Americans
said.                             give less than 1 percent.
    In many of these countries,      However, America is seen
Gayle and Hunter-Gault said,      as the most generous nation
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Meleis: Empower the whole woman to promote worldwide well-being
Emily Perper                      was wise in terms of life,”       a proverb describes cultural
Staff Writer                      she said.                         attitudes toward pregnancy:
                                     Half of her grandmother’s      “To be pregnant is to put one
    It’s all about women, and     children died at a young age.     foot in the grave.”
she’ll explain why in fives.         “She helped me ask the            “There is a global shortage
    “For ancient Egyptians,       questions — why she didn’t        of nurses and midwives …
five was for worship” — Dr.       get help with her birthing        because of lack of investment
Alaf Meleis raised her right      and why so many babies            … because of lack of valu-
hand — “and it was for of-        died — which are the ques-        ation of the work that those
ferings” — she extended her       tions we’ve been asking this      caregivers provide, because
right hand — “and it was on       week,” Meleis said.               these are women’s profes-
temples to keep the evil eye         Her second inspiration         sions,” she said.
away, which now is the kham-      was her grandmother’s de-            Investment in these pro-
sa that’s used in so many cul-    termination to secure an          fessions has not been a part
tures … (and) brings its own-     education for Meleis’ mother,     of programs like the Presi-
er happiness, luck, health,       who went on to become the         dent’s Emergency Plan for
good fortune and safety. And      first woman to receive ad-        AIDS Relief or other foreign
that’s what we want to bring      vanced nursing degrees in         aid packages.
to women of the world.”           the Middle East.                     But Meleis emphasized
    So it should come as no          “It was my mother’s            this is not just a problem in
surprise that Meleis chose to     knowledge,         perspective,   faraway countries.
organize her lecture, “Em-        compassion, and passion              “In the United States, one
powered, Healthy Women:           and diligent work as a nurse-     in five women of reproduc-
Overcoming Universal Chal-        midwife that ignited my pas-      tive age lack health insur-
lenges,” by fives.                sion for women’s health,”         ance and can’t afford prena-
    She started with five rea-    she said.                         tal care,” she said. “We rank                                                                                                         Photo | Megan Tan
sons she loves visiting Chau-        Her third inspiration was      50th among the nations with             In her Interfaith Lecture, Dr. Afaf Meleis emphasizes the importance of the whole woman, rather than just her
tauqua: her admiration of         her childhood friend. Close       the lowest rates of maternal            disease or her reproductive ability.
Rev. Joan Brown Campbell,         to tears, Meleis described        mortality. It’s unforgivable.
the “warm and inviting”           how her friend, who was just         The second myth is that              the global population and            national and international           Nations Secretary General
Chautauqua community, the         12 years old, left one summer     motherhood is joyous for all            workforce. They earn 10 per-         actions that are happening           Ban Ki-moon.
presence of her colleagues        and never returned, fated to      women. For one, female chil-            cent of the world’s income,”         today that treat “women as              “(He) speaks so passion-
and opportunities to make         be a child bride.                 dren are devalued in some               Meleis said. “Women’s jobs           whole, rather than reproduc-         ately about (women’s health)
new friends, intellectual            Nursing was her fourth         societies.                              outside the home tend to be          tive beings.”                        … he also appointed Michelle
stimulation and spiritual         inspiration.                         “When we put our gen-                the worst compensated, the              First, Meleis discussed           Bachelet the under-secretary
inspiration.                         She said she learned that      der glasses on, we find out             least secure and the most            political progress in the            of UN Women,” she said.
    “I simply love this place!”   nursing and midwifery help        that (technology) has some              dangerous.”                          United States.                          Bachelet was the first fe-
she said.                         to solve many of the health       perils for motherhood,” Me-                She said a lack of legal             “President Obama and              male president of Chile. Her
    Meleis is the Dean of         issues women face.                leis said. “Mothers suffer              protection encourages ma-            Secretary of State Hillary           full, formal title is Under-
Nursing of the University of         Her extensive research, in     the loss of their daughters             nipulation, abuse and ex-            Clinton made girls and wom-          Secretary-General for Gen-
Pennsylvania and directs the      countries from Brazil to Ye-      before they are even born…              ploitation, and the work that        en central, not mothers and          der Equality and the Empow-
university’s WHO Collabo-         men to the United States, was     They abort them because                 women do inside the home is          not pregnant women only,             erment of Women.
rating Center for Nursing         the fifth factor.                 society does not like having            not counted by governments           but girls and women, cen-               “The priorities (of the
and Midwifery Leadership.            This same research helped      daughters.”                             as “real” work.                      tral in U.S. global health pro-      committee) are about ending
She is also Council Gen-          her to identify many myths           She referenced the book                 The fourth rumor is that          grams, advocating also for           violence, expanding women’s
eral Emerita of the Interna-      about women’s health. She         Unnatural Selection by Mara             marriage is bliss. One out of        maternal and child health,”          voices and leadership and
tional Council on Women’s         shared five of these miscon-      Hvistendahl, who estimates              seven women are married              she said.                            enhancing economic empow-
Health Issues.                    ceptions with the audience.       that 163 million girls have been        before the age 15, she said.            Obama requested an in-            erment,” Meleis said. “All
    “This talk today is about        Pregnancy, she began, is       aborted since 1970 because of              “Child marriage is one of         crease of 20 percent funding         those lead to better maternal
advocating for safe woman-        not a wonderful time for all      their sex.                              the major obstacles prevent-         for global maternal and child        and child health, but (don’t
hood and diplomacy about                                                                                    ing 600 million girls from           health programs, and ap-             only) focus on maternal and
women’s health, diplomacy                                                                                   getting their education and          pointed Melanne Verveer to           child health.”
that’s not about health in gen-                                                                             reaching their full potential,”      the position of ambassador-             The fourth factor is the
eral but is particularly about    “In the United States, one in five women of                               Meleis said.                         at-large for Global Women’s          emphasis on the investment
women’s health,” she said.                                                                                     Child marriage also in-           Issues, she said.                    and training of midwives
“This is not about maternal-
                                  reproductive age lack health insurance and                                creases the risk of con-                Meleis said she regards           and nurses, demonstrated by
child health; it’s not about      can’t afford prenatal care. We rank 50th among                            tracting diseases like HIV,          Verveer as an influential, ar-       World Health Organization
women as reproductive be-                                                                                   she said.                            ticulate spokesperson.               and United Nations’ call for
ings. This is about women
                                  the nations with the lowest rates of maternal                                “This is not unusual in              The U.S. State Department         1 million more health care
as productive human beings.       mortality. It’s unforgivable.”                                            the United States, so please         recently released new infor-         providers.
It’s about half the population                                                                              don’t sit here and think this        mation and ideas to combat              The fifth action is an ini-
                                                                                        —Alaf Meleis,       is happening somewhere               human trafficking.
of this world who are vital                                   Dean of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania                                                                             tiative taken by Meleis’ own
for productivity, for econom-                                                                               else,” said Meleis, citing the          “When you have a report           University of Pennsylvania.
ic security, and for peace. …                                                                               incidents surrounding War-           like that, it becomes a key             “We are preparing a ca-
This is about safe woman-                                                                                   ren Jeffs and the Yearning for       diplomatic tool,” Meleis said.       pacity of future physicians
hood, not safe motherhood.”       women. The No. 1 killer for          In addition, malnutrition            Zion Ranch in 2008.                     Former first lady Lau-            and nurses who think about
    In her next set of five       women between ages 15–19          plagues motherhood.                        She said honor killings           ra Bush has developed                women and women’s health,”
points, Meleis shared the ex-     is the complications that            “Malnutrition is the cause           pose a serious problem, and          the     Women’s       Initiative,    Meleis said. “(University
periences that fuel her pas-      arise from pregnancy.             of one-third of all mater-              according to the United Na-          which encourages women               of Pennsylvania) President
sion for safe womanhood.             “For many disadvantaged        nal and childhood deaths,”              tions, 5,000 women are killed        in the United States and             (Amy) Gutmann invited 25
    First, she listened to the    and marginalized women,           she said.                               annually.                            abroad to take part in the           presidents of universities
stories of women around the       (pregnancy) comes with               Malnutrition leads to                   “Marriage is a risk fac-          political sphere.                    from 25 countries, and we
world. Meleis has traveled to     grave risks,” Meleis said.        delayed cognitive develop-              tor,” Meleis said, referenc-            “(The initiative) looks at        partnered with the United
60 countries and researched       “A woman dies every 90            ment, which can affect a                ing a “culture of silence” that      how to give (women) a voice          Nations in calling for each
formally in 10, but her own       seconds from a pregnancy          country’s overall economic              causes a woman to worry her          in the election process and          of those universities to come
roots inspired her.               complication. What’s even         development.                            husband might take a second          put them in parliaments,”            up with a plan on how their
    “My listening actually        more staggering is that 90           Other phenomena, like                or third wife if she complains       Meleis said. “It encourages          participation in their own
started with my own grand-        percent of these deaths are       hunger and human traffick-              about her situation.                 girls and women (in the Unit-        country (can help to empow-
mother … who was illiterate       preventable.”                     ing, complicate women’s abil-              The fifth myth concerns           ed States) to transform their        er women). We developed a
in terms of education but she        In some parts of the world,    ity to care for their children.         urbanization.                        communities.”                        white paper to be a model for
                                                                    Again, Meleis emphasized                   “It contributes to scarcity          In addition to actions in
                                                                                                                                                                                      other organizations.”
                                                                    that such problems are local            of resources, lack of infra-         the United States, Meleis ex-
                                                                                                                                                                                         To conclude the lecture,
                                                                    to the United States as well as         structure, the provision of          plained the positive impact
                                                                                                                                                                                      Meleis offered six actions for
                                                                    global.                                 a social network … women             of the G8 Summit. Canadi-
                                                                                                                                                                                      the audience to consider.
                                                                       The third myth is about              face new health risks,” Mel-         an Prime Minister Stephen
                                                                                                                                                                                        • A is for Act, Advocate
                                                                    women and work.                         eis said.                            Harper introduced a multi-
                                                                                                                                                                                          and Ask questions.
                                                                       “Women comprise half of                 Of the world’s people who         billion-dollar initiative to
                                                                                                                                                                                        • B is for Be a voice and Be
                                                                                                            live in urbanized areas, 32          target maternal and child
                                                                                                                                                                                          involved in your
                                                                                                            percent reside in slums, and         health.
                                                                                                            70 to 80 percent of those who           “It’s focusing on nutrition
                                                                                                                                                                                        • C is for Collaborate.
                                                                                                            live in slums are women,             and relationships and immu-
                                                                                                            she said.                                                                   • D is for Dispel myth and
                                                                                                                                                 nizations,” Meleis said.
                                                                                                               Meleis then named five               Though she would rather               Disseminate accurate
                                                                                                                                                 such an initiative focus on              information.
                                                                                                                                                 empowering women, she                  • E is for Engage with
                                                                                                                                                 said she was encouraged by               groups working for the
                                                                                                                                                 the parts of the initiative that         safety of women.
                                                                                                                                                 went beyond disease preven-            • F is for move Forward.
                                                                                                                                                 tion and treatment.                     “Make sure wherever you
                                                                                                                                                    Meleis praised United             are, that you advocate for ac-
                                                                                                                                                                                      countable maternity leave,
                                                                                                                                                                                      benefits of eldercare, for child-
                                                                                                                                                                                      care, for public safe places for
                                                                                                                                                                                      women,” Meleis said. “We
                                                                                                                                                                                      need to be enraged and nur-
                                                                                                                                                                                      ture a passion for making a
                                                                                                                                                                                      difference in the world.”
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                                                                      Youth movement

                                                                                                                                                                       Photos | Eve Edelheit
                                                                                                At top, Boys’ and Girls’ Club counselor Anna Linn Currie whispers a
                                                                                                number to Group 4 camper Annie Saxton and, above, Elsa Wood
                                                                                                catches a ball during a game of “spud” on Tuesday.
                                                                        Photo | Greg Funka
Ethan Cooke of Annapolis, Md., rediscovers the wonders of the Rocket
Balloon in Bestor Plaza.
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                                                                                   visual arts

Strohl, Fowler-Kellogg exhibitions a study in color contrast
Anthony Bannon
Guest Reviewer

‘A very colorful, just odd
enough show’
    and how we love our ani-
    Our animals.
    We tame them. We wor-
ship them. We sleep with
them. We admire them. We
eat them. We use them for
sport, for fashion, for profit.
We nurture them, cultivate
them, hunt them, kill them.
they are devils. they are
    and here we have an art
show about them, “animal
Craft,” on the second floor of
Fowler-Kellogg art Center.
    Enter the mountain go-
rilla, anne lemanski’s cre-
ation, made from copper
rods, paper, leather and
stitched together with arti-
ficial sinew, mounted to the
wall like a trophy in a hunt-
er’s den. the artist makes the
point that there are only 680
of the gorillas remaining.
    the gorilla is installed next
to a lion made of cloth from
the Maasai people, redstriped
blue plaid. and the lion has
silly pink ears. this is a com-
plex ecology. the artist makes                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo | Ellie Haugsby

the point that the lions are be-    Amy Stark and her son Robert, 4, view Bill Reid’s “Untitled III,” on display as part of the “Animal Craft” exhibition currently open at Fowler-Kellogg Art Center.
ing killed by a poison that is
packaged in pink containers.
the Maasai are poisoning the
lions because the lions are
killing the Maasai’s cattle.
    this is a very colorful, just
odd enough show: Great ce-
ramic pots with elephant and
rabbit handles by Christian
Kuharik and a hammered
rusted steel stag trophy, al-
most close enough to be
termed representational.
    speaking personally, i was
particularly taken by the car-
toon fierce clay dogs by Wes-
ley anderegg, who makes                                                                     Photo | Ellie Haugsby
dogs doing silly things while       Wesley Anderegg’s “That’s My Bone,” on display as part of the “Animal
trying to act menacing.             Craft” exhibition.
    i am also partial to the
amazing narratives that Bill        ing about how strange hu-             ferring fundamentals, such
reid constructs with his            mankind can be? this is               as a double helix.
welding equipment and then          the ticket, through July 21.              Carol Prusa, a Florida art-
paints up in jumpy colors                                                 ist, has the corner on funda-
— an owl, for instance, hold-       ‘All a bit silver-tongued’            mentals, particularly with
ing under its wings the icons                                             her wall-mounted domes.                                                                                                                     Photo | Eve Edelheit
of sea and sky and land, all           across Wythe avenue is             several of the domes emit                 Jennifer Halvorson’s “Reserve,” on display as part of the “Silver Lining” exhibition at Strohl Art Center.
there beneath its outstretched      a gentle crosscurrent on the          tiny points of light, one a cen-
wings, which, just by the way,      second floor of strohl art            tering red, and their delicate            about love or God.                     — one of the ocean and the             through July 28.
reveal a mouse and its cheese       Center. this one is all about         silverpoint designs infer the                On a lighter note, Nicole           other of railroad tracks, off to          Anthony Bannon is the Ron
right there at the owl’s heart.     silver. that’s right. Just silver.    basics of the ocean, while the            ayliffe takes the prize for            the vanishing point.
    and it goes on like this        and, of course, it is called          dome shape itself suggests                                                                                              and Donna Fielding Director of
                                                                                                                    cleverness. inside a blown                it is all a bit silver-tongued,
with vigorous imagination:          “silver lining.” it, too, is the      spaces for basic shelter and              glass vessel fit for flowers,          but the show should be for-            George Eastman House, the Inter-
the teapots and baskets and         invention of Galleries Direc-         elaborated worship.                       she lodges black and white             given its excesses for the             national Museum of Photography
a vase honoring birds, and a        tor Judy Barie.                           Her other works in the                photographs — silver prints!           sake of its friendly charms.           and Film in Rochester, N.Y.
wall full of tiny clay bunny           so there are silvery lined         show are circular panels.
heads cheerfully celebrating        glasses and a tall vase, which        For an artist, this commit-
a birthday or masquerading          really are pewter, and silvery        ment to spheres and circles
behind a mask.                      teapots, which are hollow-            is a risky business; the circle
    Finally, lisa and scott Cyl-    ware, and aluminum mesh               shape is about as exhausted
inder have the invention to         sculpture that stands off the         as a form portending singu-
make animal-shaped jewelry          wall in a variety of ways in-         larity as is a sonnet today
out of a piano hammer, a clar-
inet key and a bottle opener.
the artists’ mind holds no
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                                                                                                             A L AKE FOR ALL AGES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Photos | Demetrius Freeman, Megan Tan
LEFT: Elyza Skemp and Angelin Lucus jump into Chautauqua Lake. RIGHT: Jack Dennis, a member of the Polar Bear Club of New England, steps into the 7 a.m. waters of the lake. He later was joined by his friend Lyman Page.
Dennis and Page visited Chautauqua for the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science Conference, a weeklong program held before the season began.

                                                    writer-in-residence.	Alumni	Hall	             Service.	“Kabbalat	Shabbat:	                David Brancaccio, special	                      Hall	of	Philosophy                         executive	director,	Tahirih	Justice	
                                                    Porch                                         Welcome	the	Sabbath.”	Service	              correspondent,	public	radio’s	daily	   9:30	 Unity Service.	Hall	of	Missions               Center,	Falls	Church,	Va.	Smith	
                                             12:15	 Brown Bag Lunch.	(Programmed	                 led	by	Rabbi John Bush;	Joanna              program	“Marketplace;” host	                                                               Wilkes	Hall	
                                                                                                                                                                                     9:30	 Religious Society of Friends
                                                    by	the	Everett	Jewish	Life	Center.)	          Bush,	soloist.	Miller	Bell	Tower	           and	senior	editor,	“NOW.” Hall	of	
                                                                                                                                                                                           (Quakers) Service.	Octagon	            3:30	 Poetry and Prose Reading.	
                                                    “Washington	and	American	                     (Pier	Building	in	case	of	rain)             Philosophy
                                                                                                                                                                                           Building                                     (Programmed	by	the	Chautauqua	
                                                    Jews.”	Daniel Kotzin,	speaker.	        6:00	 (6–7:45)	Chautauqua Choir            4:00	 Faculty Artist Recital. John                                                                Writers’	Center.)		
                                                                                                                                                                                     9:30	 Christian Science Service.	
             FRIDAY,                                Everett	Jewish	Life	Center                   Rehearsal.	All	singers	welcome.	           Milbauer,	piano.	(Benefits	the	
                                                                                                                                                                                           Christian	Science	Chapel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Andrew Mulvania,	poetry;	Toni
                                                                                                 (Two	rehearsals	required	to	sing	          Chautauqua	Women’s	Club	
             JULY 1                          12:15	 (12:15–1:30)	PFLAG	Brown
                                                                                                 at	Sunday	worship	services.)	              Scholarship	Fund.)	Elizabeth	S.	         10:15	 Sunday School.	Through	Grade	6.	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jensen,	prose.	Alumni	Hall	porch
                                                    Bag Lunch/Support Meeting.	                                                                                                                                                   3:30	 (3:30-5:00)	Jewish Film Festival.	
                                                                                                 Elizabeth	S.	Lenna	Hall                    Lenna	Hall                                      Child	care	for	infants.	Children’s	
                                                    (Sponsored	by	Chautauqua	                                                                                                                                                           (Programmed	by	the	Everett	
                                                    Chapter	of	Parents,	Families	and	      7:00	 Visual Arts Lecture Series. Sam      4:00	 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds.	                                                           Jewish	Life	Center.)	“The	Gefilte	
       CANADA DAY                                   Friends	of	Lesbians	and	Gays	                Van Aken,	sculptor,	associate	             Fee.	(Purchase	tickets	at	Main	          10:45 SERVICE OF WORSHIP AND
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fish	Chronicles.”	Everett	Jewish	
7:00	 (7–11)	Farmers Market.                        and	the	Metropolitan	Community	              professor	of	art,	Syracuse	                Gate	Welcome	Center.)	Leave	                   SERMON. The Most Rev.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Life	Center
                                                    Church.)	“Three	Questions	                   University.	Hultquist	Center               from	Main	Gate	Welcome	Center                  Katharine Jefferts Schori,
7:15	 (7:15–8)	Mystic Heart Meditation.	                                                                                                                                                   Presiding	Bishop	and	Primate,	         4:00	 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds.	
                                                    about	Marriage	Equality.”	Ross         8:15   SPECIAL.	Steve Martin               5:00	 Catholic Mass.	Hall	of	Philosophy
      Leader:	Dariel Woltz	(Yoga/                                                                                                                                                          Episcopal	Church.	Amphitheater               Fee.	(Purchase	tickets	at	Main	
                                                    McKenzie,	former	head	of	the	                 performing with The Steep
      Meditation)	Bring	gate	pass.	Main	                                                                                              6:00	 (6–7:45)	Chautauqua Choir                                                                   Gate	Welcome	Center.)	Leave	
                                                    Chautauqua	Dept.	of	Religion.	                Canyon Rangers. “An	Evening	                                                       12:00	 (12–3)	Special Studies Meet and
      Gate	Welcome	Center	Conference	                                                                                                       Rehearsal.	All	singers	welcome.	                                                            from	Main	Gate	Welcome	Center
                                                    Women’s	Clubhouse                             of	Bluegrass	and	Banjo.”                                                                  Greet.	Hultquist	Porch
      Room                                                                                                                                  (Two	rehearsals	required	to	sing	
                                             12:15	 Challah Baking.	(Programmed	by	               Amphitheater                                                                       12:00	(12:00-2:00)	Community Kosher          5:00   VESPER SERVICE.	(Chaplain’s	
                                                                                                                                            at	Sunday	worship	services.)	

7:45	 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel	                                                                                                                                                                                                  Journey	of	Faith)	The Most Rev.
                                                    Chabad	Lubavitch	of	Chautauqua.)	                                                       Elizabeth	S.	Lenna	Hall                         Barbecue. (Programmed	by	
      of	the	Good	Shepherd                                                                                                                                                                                                               Katharine Jefferts Schori. Hall	of	
                                                    Everett	Jewish	Life	Center	Porch                                                                                                        Chabad	Lubavitch	of	Chautauqua.)	
8:00	 Morning Meditation.	(Sponsored	                                                                                                 6:45	 Pre-Chautauqua Symphony                                                                      Philosophy
                                             12:45	 Catholic Community Seminar                                                                                                              Fee.	Miller	Bell	Tower	Park
      by	Unity	of	Chautauqua.)	Hall	of	                                                                                                     Orchestra Concert Lecture. Lee
                                                    Series.	“Hearts	Made	Whole:	The	                                                        Spear. Hurlbut	Church	Sanctuary          12:00	 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds.	     5:00	 Open Mic.	(Programmed	by	
                                                    Faith	Community	and	Behavioral	                                                                                                         Fee.	(Purchase	tickets	at	Main	             Chautauqua	Literary	Arts	Friends.)	
8:45	 Catholic Mass.	Chapel	of	the	                                                                                                   8:15     CHAUTAUQUA SYMPHONY
                                                    Health.”	Rev. Brian O’Donnell,                                                                                                          Gate	Welcome	Center.)	Leave	                Literary	Arts	Center	at	Alumni	Hall	
      Good	Shepherd                                                                                                                            ORCHESTRA. Jorge Mester,	guest	
                                                    S.J., executive	secretary,	Catholic	                                                                                                    from	Main	Gate	Welcome	Center               Ballroom
                                                                                                                                               conductor;	Karen Gomyo,	violin.	
                                                    Conference	of	West	Virginia.
8:55	 (8:55–9)	Chautauqua Prays For
                                                    Methodist	House	Chapel
                                                                                                    SATURDAY ,                                 Amphitheater	                         12:00	 (12-4)	CWC Artists at the Market.	    5:00	 Massey Memorial Organ
      Peace Through Compassion.	Hall	                                                                                                                                                       Farmers	Market
      of	Missions	Grove                      1:00	 Jum’a/Muslim Prayer.	
                                                                                                      JULY 2                                 •	Szimfonikus percek	(Symphonic	                                                           Children’s Encounter.	Jared
                                                                                                                                               minutes),	Op.	36		                    12:15	 Catholic Mass.	Hall	of	Philosophy           Jacobsen,	organist.	Amphitheater	
9:00	 Nature Walk.	(Programmed	by	the	             Hall	of	Christ                                                                              Ernst	von	Dohnányi                                                                       stage
      Chautauqua	Bird,	Tree	&	Garden	                                                                                                                                                2:00	 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds.	
                                             2:00   INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES.                                                               •	Violin	Concerto,	Op.	14	                                                           7:00	 Orientation Session for first-time
      Club.)	Jack Gulvin,	BTG	naturalist.	                                                                                                                                                 Fee.	(Purchase	tickets	at	Main	
                                                    “Will	US	Health	Reform	Advance	        7:00	 (7– 11)	Farmers Market.                       Samuel	Barber                                                                            Chautauquans.	Hultquist	Center
      Meet	under	green	awning	at	back	                                                                                                                                                     Gate	Welcome	Center.)	Leave	
                                                    Maternal	and	Child	Wellbeing?”	        8:45	 Catholic Mass.	Chapel	of	the	               •	Symphony	No.	4	in	F	Minor,		
      of	Smith	Wilkes	Hall.                                                                                                                                                                from	Main	Gate	Welcome	Center          7:00	 Palestine Park Program.	
                                                    Sr. Carol Keehan,	president	and	             Good	Shepherd                                 Op.	36	
9:15   DEVOTIONAL HOUR. “Take	                      CEO,	Catholic	Health	Association	                                                          Piotr	Ilyich	Tchaikovsky              2:30     CONCERT.	American Legion Band             “A	Journey	Through	Biblical	

                                                                                           9:30	 Hebrew Congregation Sabbath                                                                  of the Tonawandas Post 264.	              Times.”	Palestine	Park
       Courage	and	Go!” The Rev.                    USA.	Hall	of	Philosophy
                                                                                                 Service. Rabbi John Bush.                                                                    Amphitheater
       Alastair Symington,	Troon	Old	        2:00	 (2-4:30)	Violin Master Class.	                                                                                                                                                 7:00	 Duplicate Bridge.	Herb	Leopold,	
                                                                                                 Joanna Bush,	soloist.	Hurlbut	
       Parish,	Scotland.	Amphitheater              (School	of	Music.)	Jacques	                                                                                                       2:30	 Piano Performance Class.	(School	            director.	Fee.	Sports	Club
                                                                                                 Church	Sanctuary
9:15	 Men’s Club. Marty Merkley,                   Israelievitch,	presenter.	Fee.	                                                                                                         of	Music.)	Fee.	Sherwood-Marsh	        8:00   SACRED SONG SERVICE.	
                                                                                           9:30	 Chabad Lubavitch Community                                                                Studios
      vice	president	and	director	                 McKnight	Hall                                                                                                                                                                         “Favorite	Hymns	of	Our	United	
                                                                                                 Shabbat Service. Rabbi Zalman
      of	programming,	Chautauqua	            2:00	 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds.	                                                                                                 3:00	 (3–3:30)	Blessing of the Animals.	            States	Presidents.”	Amphitheater
                                                                                                 Vilenkin.	Kiddush	to	follow	at	
      Institution. Women’s	Clubhouse               Leave	from	Main	Gate	Welcome	                                                                                                           Miller	Park                            8:00	 Hebrew Congregation Shirley
                                                                                                 12:30	at	the	Athenaeum	Hotel
9:15	 The Bible Decoded.	(Programmed	              Center.	Fee.	(Purchase	tickets	at	
                                                                                           12:00	 (12:00–2:30)	Social Bridge	
                                                                                                                                                   SUNDAY  ,                         3:00	 Lecture.	(Programmed	by	Baha’i	              Lazarus Sunday Speaker’s Series.	
                                                   Main	Gate	Welcome	Center.)
      by	Chabad	Lubavitch	of	
                                                                                                  (Programmed	by	the	Chautauqua	                    JULY 3                                 Faith	Community;	Co-sponsored	               “Youthaiti.”	Gigi Pomerantz,	
      Chautauqua.)	Esther Vilenkin.	         3:30	 Chautauqua Heritage Lecture                                                                                                             by	the	Dept.	of	Religion.)	“Ending	          speaker.	Hurlbut	Church	
                                                                                                  Women’s	Club.)	For	men	and	
      Alumni	Hall	Library	Room                     Series.	“The	History	and	Evolution	                                                                                                     Global	Violence	Against	Women:	              Sanctuary
                                                                                                  women.	Women’s	Clubhouse
10:00	 Children’s School Independence              of	the	Outhouse.”	Gary Moore,                                                                                                           A	Spiritual	Imperative.”		             9:30	 Service of Compline.	Chapel	of	
                                                                                           12:00	 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds.                                                         Layli Miller-Muro,	founder	and	
       Day Parade.	Bestor	Plaza                    professor,	North	Carolina	State	                                                   7:45	 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel	                                                           the	Good	Shepherd
                                                                                                  Fee.	(Purchase	tickets	at	Main	
                                                   University;	president,	Association	                                                      of	the	Good	Shepherd
10:00	 Voice Master Class.	(School	                                                               Gate	Welcome	Center.)	Leave	
                                                   of	Career	and	Technical	
       of	Music.)	Marlena	Malas,	                                                                 from	Main	Gate	Welcome	Center       8:30	 Songs, Prayers, Communion &
       presenter.	McKnight	Hall
                                                   Education. Hall	of	Christ
                                                                                           2:00	 Voice Student Recital. 	School	of	
                                                                                                                                            Meditation.	Hurlbut	Church	                     Boating
                                             4:00	 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds.	
10:15	 Service of Blessing and Healing.	                                                         Music.	(Benefits	the	Chautauqua	     8:45	 United Church of Christ Worship
       UCC	Chapel
                                                   Fee.	(Purchase	tickets	at	Main	
                                                                                                                                            Service.	UCC	Randell	Chapel                     Boat owners must register their boats at the Central Dock office,
                                                                                                 Women’s	Club	Scholarship	Fund.)	
                                                   Gate	Welcome	Center.)	Leave	                                                                                                             located on the lake in front of the Athenaeum Hotel. You may
10:45 LECTURE.	“U.S.	Aid	to	Pakistan:	                                                           McKnight	Hall                        9:00	 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel	
                                                   from	Main	Gate	Welcome	Center                                                                                                            moor your boat at a private or Institution dock, ramp or buoy,
      Harmful	or	Helpful?”	Wendy                                                           2:00	 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds.	          of	the	Good	Shepherd
                                             4:15	 Purple Martin Chat.	(Programmed	                                                                                                         but not on shore. Use of Institution–operated moorage may be
      Chamberlin, president,	Middle	                                                             Fee.	(Purchase	tickets	at	Main	      9:15	 Catholic Mass.	Hall	of	Christ
                                                   by	the	Chautauqua	Bird,	Tree	&	                                                                                                          reserved on a space-available basis at the Central Dock office. If
      East	Institute	and	former	U.S.	                                                            Gate	Welcome	Center.)	Leave	
                                                   Garden	Club.)	Jack Gulvin,	BTG	                                                    9:30	 Services in Denominational
      ambassador	to	Pakistan.	                                                                   from	Main	Gate	Welcome	Center                                                              you are arriving at Chautauqua by boat, please utilize the Central
                                                   naturalist.	Purple	Martin	houses	                                                        Houses.
      Amphitheater                                                                                                                                                                          Dock (716-357-6288).
                                                   between	Sports	Club	and	Bell	           3:00   LECTURE.	(Programmed	by	
                                                                                                                                      9:30	 Unitarian Universalist Service.	
12:10	 Catholic Mass.	Chapel	of	the	               Tower                                          the	Chautauqua	Women’s	
       Good	Shepherd                                                                              Club.)	Contemporary Issues
                                             5:00	 Hebrew Congregation Evening
12:15	 Brown Bag Lunch/Lecture.	                                                                  Forum.	“Fixing	the	Future.”	
       (Programmed	by	the	Writers’	
       Center.)	“Other	People’s	Lives.”	
       David Valdes Greenwood,	prose	

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