Lithwick to discuss role of women on supreme Court, Page 5 The Chautauquan Daily The Official Newspaper of Chautauqua Institution | Tuesday, July 26, 2011 Seventy-Five Cents Volume CXXXV, Issue 27 Chautauqua, New York MORninG LeCTuRe E v E N i N G E N T E R TA i N M E N T “It’s such a great thing to meet new people and Coleman to have an opportunity to make music for all the right reasons.” —Larr y Rachleff | Guest conductor link women, Islam and foreign policy Emma Morehart Staff Writer When information travels across the Atlantic Ocean from the Middle East to the United States, it tends to get lost in translation, sucked into various stereotypes between West- ern tradition and Islam. I s o b e l Coleman, a senior fellow for U.S. for- eign policy for the Coun- cil on Foreign Relations, tracks this i n format ion and applies it to foreign policy. Too Coleman many West- erners have expressed surprise at The Chautauqua symphony orchestra performs Thursday evening in the amphitheater. Photo | greg Funka the success of women in bringing about change in the Middle East. FEAST YOUR EARS Too many, she said to clarify, be- cause this dynamic has been build- ing for many years. “(There are) rising levels of fe- male education, increasing work force participation and just a CSO, guest conductor Rachleff prepare program with contrasting musical styles greater awareness through media (of all kinds) that women play an important role in the world, and a Lauren Hutchison Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music in Hous- role that I think has had rising as- Staff Writer ton. pirations and demands for women Rachleff and the CSO designed tonight’s pro- For Larry Rachleff, guest conducting is like going which you now see playing out gram to be a complete contrast of musical styles. out to dinner. in the streets of the Middle East,” The concert opens with Maurice Ravel’s “La Valse.” Coleman said. “Women are very “(The orchestra) has prepared this beautiful Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 and much on the forefront of the dra- meal, which you get to enjoy,” he said. “It’s such Ravel’s “La Valse” are similar in that they both are matic changes that are happening a great thing to meet new people and have an op- very impressionistic and colorful, but the similari- in that part of the world.” portunity to make music for all the right reasons.” ties end there, Rachleff said. Coleman will address what fed Rachleff and the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra “La Valse” is a Strauss-like waltz gone awry, into the stereotypes and inequalities will feast on Beethoven’s “Pastoral” symphony at 8:15 he said. It reflects the dark story of World War I, for women in the Middle East, and p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater. in which Ravel fought for France against Austrian how that region is changing right This is Rachleff’s first time conducting the CSO. forces. The piece is almost inaudible when it starts. before her eyes in her lecture at 10:45 He currently is the music director of the Rhode Is- a.m. today in the Amphitheater. land Philharmonic and the director of orchestras at See CSO, Page 4 rachleff See COLEMAN, Page 4 inTeRFAiTH LeCTuRe FA MiLY enTeRTAinMenT SeRieS Khan to address Islam stereotypes, faith as strength Bubbles to invade Smith Wilkes tonight Emma Morehart In the face of inequality and Suzi Starheim Staff Writer stereotypes, Khan’s grandmother Staff Writer studied religious books and taught From Fortune 500 to fighting Khan about the strength and com- Round bubbles, fog-filled bub- the uphill battle toward breaking passion that come with a strong bles and even caterpillar-shaped stereotypes about Islam, Daisy faith, Khan said in a lecture at bubbles will fill Smith Wilkes Hall Khan has been representative of Chautauqua last summer. as “Bubble Man” Doug Rougeux a 21st century woman breaking performs BubbleMania! for to- “My faith empowers me as a barriers in gender, religion and night’s Family Entertainment Series woman, and it inspires my activ- social justice. event at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. At 2 p.m. today in the Hall of ism. I am not alone. In fact, I con- Rougeux graduated from the Philosophy, Khan will discuss the sider myself one humble inheritor University at Buffalo and went on role of Muslim women as part of of the grand legacy of American to The Ringling Bros. and Barnum the theme “Women Transcending women’s faith-based activism,” and Bailey Clown College. This Submitted photo rougeux Boundaries” during the Interfaith Khan said in a blog post for The earned him two years of experience Lecture Series. Washington Post called “Faith- clowning with The Ringling Bros. upstate New York since 1991.” Khan said she will talk about Based Feminism: The Most Power- and Barnum and Bailey Circus. In Rougeux, who has performed women around the world who ful Model.” addition to blowing bubbles of all are on the front lines of change Women like Harriet Tubman, shapes and sizes, Rougeux also can BubbleMania! for Chautauqua au- in society and in religious inter- Khan Susan B. Anthony and Amelia mime and juggle. diences at least three times in the pretation, and those who are ad- Boynton Robinson used their faith While BubbleMania! was started past, said he is excited about per- dressing critical social pressures cues from her grandmother, by performer Casey Carle, this is forming in Smith Wilkes Hall again as strength to bring about social within their societies. whom she considers her greatest justice for women and minorities. Rougeux’s 20th year performing because of the building’s design. Khan’s faith is a source of teacher, but also other faithful as part of BubbleMania! He said he strength for her, and she takes women in history. 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Link buttons can be found on our website. www.chqdaily.com Page 2 The Chautauquan Daily Tuesday, July 26, 2011 News Weis Family Fund supports Coleman lecture The edris and David H. dow manufacturing com- in Chautauqua. edris weis mer in Chautauqua as a full- Briefly weis Family Fund provides funding for the lecture at 10:45 a.m. today by Isobel pany, his wife and daughter were involved in theater, music and dance. edris weis was on the first board of the Friends of Chautauqua Theater Company, handling time ballet student and con- tinued to take dance classes each summer as a teenager. News from arouNd the grouNds Coleman, senior fellow for was part of the founding all of their publicity for two David and edris weis con- Us foreign policy at the group and president of a lo- years. she took a sabbati- tinue to be patrons of the Chautauqua Women’s Club events Council on Foreign Relations. cal community theater with cal for four years to serve as Chautauqua symphony Or- • The Chautauqua women’s Club Young women’s Group This fund, established within ties to Carnegie Mellon dra- president of the Chautauqua chestra during the summer will socialize at 9:30 a.m. today in the Clubhouse. All wom- the Chautauqua Foundation ma students. she participat- Property Owners Associa- and supporters of the Flor- en, 55 and under, are welcome to meet new Chautauquans in 2000, supports a different ed in every aspect of theater tion and now has returned ida west Coast symphony and reconnect with old friends. Membership is not required. element of the program each production. Later, she be- to Friends activities. Their and many of the theater and • women’s Club offers Duplicate Bridge sessions for both year and thus over time sup- came the booking agent and other daughter, elise, spent art programs in sarasota, men and women. Games begin at 1 p.m. at the women’s ports the broad mix of Chau- personal representative to her early Chautauqua years Fla., during the winter. Clubhouse. single players are welcome. Fee collected at the tauqua’s artistic and educa- Columbia Artists for several becoming a silversmith at If you are interested in dis- door. Membership not required. tional programming. classical musicians. Their the Art Quad. In college, cussing the possibility of es- • The women’s Club thrift shop, the Flea Boutique, will be The arts and Chautauqua daughter, Topaz, was the she taught at the Children’s tablishing an endowment to open from noon to 2 p.m. wednesdays, Fridays and sundays have been two very impor- cohost of the first live chil- school, and now her two support the performing arts or behind the Colonnade on Ramble. The boutique features tant parts of the lives of the dren’s television program on daughters, samantha and supporting another aspect of bargain-priced items, and your donations of small quality David weis family. During KDKA-TV. emily O’Leary, attend Chil- Chautauqua’s program, please recyclables will be gratefully accepted at these times. The their years in Pittsburgh, For 31 continuous sum- dren’s school and take ballet contact Karen Blozie, director proceeds from the women’s Club Flea Boutique provide for while David weis was the mers, the weis family has classes through the dance of gift planning, at 716-357- women’s Club-sponsored student scholarships, program- president and CeO of Ther- been involved in the vari- department. 6244 or email her at kblozie@ ming and the women’s Club facility. mal Industries Inc., a win- ous arts programs offered Topaz spent her first sum- ciweb.org. CLSC class events • The Chautauqua Literary and scientific Circle Class of 2012 will hold a formation meeting today from 9:30 a.m. to Waasdorp Fund sponsors Singleton, Shelburne 10:30 a.m. in Alumni Hall. The prospective graduates will make plans for Recognition Day on Aug. 8, 2012. • The Class of 1974 invites all CLsC class members whose Kahn Interfaith Lecture funds support tonight’s classes no longer meet to join them at 4:30 p.m. today at The waasdorp Fund for host to interfaith students the home of members Mary Lee Talbot and Joan Jacobs, 17 McClintock Ave. Bring a snack to share. For questions, call Mary Lee at 716-357-2035. Religious Initiatives spon- sors the Interfaith Lecture with Daisy Khan, execu- from the Middle east in 2006, served as delegates to the Chautauqua Inter- CSO performance tive director of the Ameri- faith London Conference The Dr. James and Mary and a symphony Patron. Her BTG sponsors Bird Talk and Walk can society for Muslim Ad- in 2005, and serve as advo- Anne evans singleton Fund family (Aldredge/Munger) vancement today at 2 p.m. cates for the Department At 7:30 a.m. today, nature guide Tina Nelson will lead a for the Chautauqua sympho- has summered at the Insti- The waasdorp Fund of Religion’s initiative to Bird Talk and walk sponsored by the Bird, Tree & Garden ny Orchestra and the Ger- tution since 1901. she was for Religious Initiatives introduce younger Chau- Club. Meet at the lake side of smith wilkes Hall, rain or trude Aldredge shelburne baptized by Bishop John H. was established in 2005 tauquans to the Abraha- shine. Bring binoculars. Fund provide funding for Vincent, and her father was as an endowment fund in mic program. During the tonight’s CsO performance the first golf club president. the Chautauqua Founda- season, Nancy, a music BTG sponsors Garden Walk featuring Larry Rachleff as she also was a wellesley tion by Peter and Nancy teacher by trade, is a mem- guest conductor. College music graduate and Meet horticulturist Joe McMaster at 4:15 p.m. today under waasdorp of Rochester, ber of Thursday Morning established in 1996 by held many civic and cultural the green awning at the lake side of smith wilkes Hall for N.Y. since its inception, Brass, playing the French James and Mary Anne ev- positions in Dallas. she was a Garden walk sponsored by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club. the fund has been used to horn. Peter serves as a ans singleton, the fund is a the president of the Dallas The walks vary each week. support the Department team captain for the Chau- permanent endowment fund symphony Association and of Religion at Chautauqua tauqua Fund and was a held within the Chautauqua of the Dallas symphony Or- Symphony Partners hosts symphony meet and greet Institution, particularly volunteer for the Chautau- Foundation to offer general chestra and served on the the Abrahamic commu- qua Idea Campaign. After support for the Chautauqua Meet the members of the Chautauqua symphony Orches- nity programming. a career at Xerox Corp., he executive committee of the symphony Orchestra. James tra’s viola, cello and bass sections after Tuesday’s concert on The waasdorps have a became a professor at the Dallas symphony, the Dal- is a retired physician/OB- the Amphitheater back porch. The symphony Partners will long commitment to pro- at the University of Roch- las Garden Club, and the GYN and Mary is a former provide light refreshments. This date is corrected from the moting interfaith under- ester, from where he re- women’s Council of Dal- elementary school music symphony Partners brochure. standing at Chautauqua cently retired. The waas- las County. she is survived teacher. They are both long- and around the world. At dorps own property on by her children Alice shel- time supporters of Chautau- Hebrew Congregation to hold Shabbat Dinner Chautauqua, they played Bliss Avenue. burne Neild, Dr. samuel A. qua and have volunteered for the Chautauqua Fund and shelburne, Jr. and George A. The Hebrew Congregation will sponsor a community been active in the symphony shelburne and was prede- shabbat dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the everett Jewish Life Center at Chautauqua, 36 Massey Ave. Reservations Patrons, Friends of Chautau- ceased by her husband, Dr. are required. The cost is $30 for adults and $15 for children Bike Safety Tips qua Theater Company, CPOA, samuel A. shelburne, who under 12. For reservations and information, call Bea weiner Literary Arts Friends and was a physician. Gertrude Bike riders under 14 years of age must wear a NYS-required helmet. was a staunch advocate of 716-753-3573 or Carole wolsh 716-357-5449. Bird, Tree & Garden Club. They have three children and maintaining and enhanc- Children’s School holds bake sale five grandchildren who visit ing excellence at the Institu- Chautauqua annually. tion. The piano recital hall The Children’s school is holding a bake sale at 11 a.m. Gertrude shelburne was at sherwood was dedicated Thursday on Bestor Plaza across from Chautauqua Bookstore. a lifelong Chautauquan, a to her mother and grand- trustee of the Chautauqua mother during the second 2011 graduates honored at Guild luncheon Institution from 1974 to 1982 Century Campaign. Guild of seven seals 2011 Graduates will be feted by the Guild membership during a luncheon held in their honor at 12:15 p.m. Aug. 4 in Alumni Hall. Class of 2011 mem- bers will be guests of the Guild but are requested to RsVP by picking up a ticket at Alumni Hall gratis on or before Monday. Other seals members planning to attend may pur- chase a luncheon ticket for $4 on or before Monday at the Alumni Hall desk. Opera Surprise Box offers activities for children The Chautauqua Opera Guild presents the Opera sur- prise Box, an education series, from 4 to 5 p.m. sunday at the Hall of Christ. Children ages 6 to 9 are invited to partic- ipate. The Opera Trunk, filled with books, CDs, videos, cos- tumes, props and photographs, creates a variety of exciting lessons and activities out of the surprise Box. each week’s lesson presents a different opera learning experience. To reserve a place contact Virginia DiPucci at 716-789-2120 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. CLSC Alumni Association holds Eventide Presentation The CLsC Alumni Association eventide Presentation is at 6:45 p.m. wednesday in the Hall of Christ. Jeanne wiebenga will be presenting “south Africa, swaziland and Lesotho: Highlights of a Journey.” From the first day in soweto to the last on the Cape Peninsula, the two-week trip to south Africa was packed with surprises. From visits to monuments of south Africa’s complicated history to sa- faris in Kruger Park and private game reserves; from side trips to swaziland and Lesotho to tours of Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town; from walks through desolate townships to a cable ride to the top of Table Mountain — these were all part of this unforgettable journey that will be highlighted in wiebenga’s presentation. Students offer chamber music concert The Chautauqua school of Music continues its chamber music celebration with a student chamber music concert at 2 p.m. today in McKnight Hall. Donations benefit the Chau- tauqua women’s Club scholarship Program. Jacobsen presents Tallman Organ mini-concert Jared Jacobsen will revive some of the 17th and 18th cen- turies’ “Graveyard Gems” and “Resurrected Relics” in the Tallman Tracker Organ concert at 12:15 p.m. today in the Hall of Christ. ernest white, an influential organist and teacher in the mid-twentieth century, compiled music from composers like Josef Fiocco, Thomas Arne, Domenico Zipoli, Giles Farnaby and Carl Philipp emanuel Bach into two rep- ertoires from which Jacobsen will perform. Tuesday, July 26, 2011 The Chautauquan Daily Page 3 news M any of the major challenges of our time, from protesting alongside men; blogging passionately and prolifi- tackling global poverty and climate change, to cally; covering the demonstrations as journalists and news- improving food security, global health and good casters; launching social media campaigns. From Tunis and governance, cannot be effectively addressed Cairo to Riyadh and sana’a, veiled and unveiled female pro- without a focus on women and girls. Mindful of this reality, testers have become the iconic image of the Arab revolutions. governments and non-governmental organizations, multi- Their defiance has surprised many in the west who have long lateral organizations like the world Bank and, increasingly, corporations are all making greater efforts to close gender gaps and improve the status of women. But while women From Today’s Lecturer viewed Muslim women as oppressed victims of conservative patriarchy and religion. Yet young Arab women today are significantly better educated, marrying later, having fewer around the world are making strides in education, income Guest Column by Isobel coleman children and more likely to work outside the home than their generation and public participation, significant gaps still ex- mother’s generation. Their demands for greater freedom ist, particularly in sub-saharan Africa, the Middle east and and communities. such gains are powerful levers for raising have been building for years. women’s success in to promot- south Asia. These regions all have deeply entrenched cul- per capita incomes and transmitting the advantages directly ing not only their rights within the new political landscape tural traditions and patriarchal practices that work against to the next generation. of the region, but also a broader human rights agenda, will changes for women. And in conservative, Muslim-majority Islamic conservatives are no longer the only ones to cite be a critical determinant for the success of democracy in the communities, women’s rights are among the most conten- religious justifications for their positions. Muslim reformers Middle east. tious political and ideological issues. — whether out of a faith-based conviction or an acknowl- Indeed, many women activists see their efforts to rec- In places like nigeria, somalia, egypt, saudi Arabia, edgment of the growing religiosity of their societies — also oncile a modern role for women with the tenets of Islam as Yemen, Afghanistan and Pakistan, Islamic conservatives are using Islamic arguments to bolster their positions. an important driver of a larger reform initiative within the link women’s piety to the purity and religious authenticity These efforts are slowly converging into a global movement faith. Muslim feminists are benefiting from rising levels of their societies. They then use religious justifications to sometimes called “Islamic feminism” — the promotion of of female education and greater access to global media enforce that piety through a limited public role for women, women’s rights through Islamic discourse. across the Middle east to shift the terms of religious debate. gender segregation and harsh punishments for any perceived Just as conservatives have used Islam as a barrier to wom- networks across national borders now are helping illiter- transgressions. Powerful Islamists do their best to smear en’s empowerment, Islamic feminists are using their faith to ate peasant women marshal the religious justifications women’s groups as followers of an illegitimate, neo-colonial- promote gender equality. They argue that Islam, at its core, they need to push back on centuries of tribal customs and ist western agenda. is progressive for women and supports equal opportunities traditions that have been sustained in the name of Islam. Fortunately, the desire for economic growth is becoming for men and women alike. By firmly grounding their argu- Advocacy groups use email and social media to bombard an effective counterweight to such opposition. All over the ments in religious discourse, these advocates offer a cultur- policymakers with pleas for justice, exposing brutality and world mothers and fathers, husbands and wives, business ally acceptable and sustainable way to expand opportunities injustice with simple video footage captured on a cell phone owners, government officials and religious leaders are com- for women. Their success holds promise for a more stable, and uploaded to YouTube. ing to recognize that their countries cannot prosper without prosperous and progressive Middle east. It is important, however, to keep in mind that cultural the full participation of half the population. Investments in Today, women are on the move across the Arab world. shifts happen slowly. The process will be uneven, and the out- girls’ education and economic opportunities for women have since the Arab uprisings began in Tunisia more than six comes from place to place will no doubt differ. But change is already begun to yield tremendous benefits for households months ago, women have been on the front lines of change: happening, and more often than not, it is being led by women. Lessons from the Woman’s Land Army: Weiss to focus brazile replaces landrieu on lecture platform on historical models for contemporary practices Veteran political strategist Donna Brazile will give the Amphitheater lecture on Friday, July 29, at 10:45 a.m., George Cooper ited the Archives and read work like that.” mer months, and shop girls replacing previously announced sen. weiss has been surprised who wanted a change of pace. Mary Landrieu. Staff Writer the old copies of The Chau- weiss has been asked to Brazile is vice chair of Voter Registra- tauquan Daily to better put as well. she expected certain The woman’s Land Army speak by any of a number of tion and Participation at the Democratic together the Chautauqua/ academics might have an in- encamped at Chautauqua surprising organizations. national Committee and former chair Land Army connection. terested in the wLA history, in the summers of 1918 and “I have been asked to talk Brazile of the DnC’s Voting Rights Institute. “It was a surprise to Jon but she did not expect the 1919. Land Army farmerettes, to groups who train prison- she served for a brief time earlier in (schmitz, Chautauqua archi- kind of broader response she 2011 as acting DnC chairwoman. she is a former mem- women trained to do farm and vist and historian),” weiss has received. ers,” she said, “not under the ber of the board of directors of the Louisiana Recovery field work, had great influence said. “It takes someone will- “Audiences have taken the gun for forced labor, but as a Authority, responsible for leading the state’s rebuilding at home while the men fought ing to fish for a particular story to heart,” she said. “The new career.” school groups. process in the aftermath of two catastrophic hurricanes. in the world war I. And then stripe of fish.” organic food movement and Groups of volunteers who Brazile has worked on every presidential campaign they were gone, almost with- Among the things she urban gardeners have gotten want to go back to the land from 1976 through 2000, when she served as campaign out a trace, until elaine weiss found was that during the 1919 excited and taken the wLA and produce good food. manager for Al Gore, becoming the first African-Ameri- met Alice Holway, a genuine season, the Daily ran a series as a model,” weiss said. A lot of people want to can woman to manage a presidential campaign. farmerette, and pursued her of diary entries of a farmerette. “They see in it a model for buy local and grow food, Brazile is author of the best-selling memoir Cooking interest in these unsung wom- An entry for July 15, 1919, citizen action.” but they don’t know how. with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics, an ad- en, culminating with the pub- began, “The alarm clock women who first joined the The woman’s Land Army, junct professor at Georgetown University, a syndicated lication of Fruits of Victory: The awoke us at five a.m. we wLA were very civic minded. a group long ago forgotten, newspaper columnist, a columnist for Ms. Magazine, Woman’s Land Army of America dressed quickly, had break- “They saw that no one was provides a model to help city and O, The Oprah Magazine, and an on-air contributor to in the Great War. fast before the sun dared to stepping up to the plate, and people understand what it Cnn and ABC, where she regularly appears on “This But the seeming end was show his face, and then away they did something about it, takes to raise their food and week with Christiane Amanpour.” a beginning, and weiss will to the Morris Farm to milk learning to be stewards of the bring an invigorated popula- speak to Chautauqua about the cows. After milking, we land and producing healthy tion to farm labor, weiss said. some of the persistent lessons hoed corn and potatoes till food,” weiss said. of the woman’s Land Army noon, when we fell hungrily People are eager to see his- at 3:30 p.m. today in the Hall to our lunches, which we had torical models for programs of Christ. Her lecture is part brought with us.” active in the present. of the Oliver Archives Heri- They bunched hay in the “It is kind of an heirloom tage Lecture series. afternoon, and the propri- seed suddenly sprouting weiss said she will pro- etor of the Morris Farm, Mr. again,” weiss said. vide the full history of the Houseman, was pleased with During wwI, the wLA wLA and address the role their work. attracted a lot of teachers Chautauqua played with the “He was also greatly sur- who had summers off, or fac- organization. when at Chau- prised, too, for he hadn’t ex- tory workers from plants that tauqua in 2009, weiss vis- pected that ‘city gals’ could ceased production in sum- Page 4 The Chautauquan Daily Tuesday, July 26, 2011 f r o m Pa g e o n e ROUGEUX to the show, and then rou- CSO slow motion during a prayer Before coming to Chau- “I know that the arts — all from Page 1 geux will attempt to blow from Page 1 of thanksgiving to god’s tauqua, rachleff was teach- kinds of arts — are essential bubbles off of these objects. gifts of nature. ing conducting classes at the to civilization’s growth and rougeux said he will select “It’s such a powerful aspen music festival, and he “Bubble shows are very The work sounds like a to the profound understand- three of the objects from piece because it’s really the will return to continue teach- tricky with air movement, sweet old waltz, but the en- ing that it gives all of us,” he guests, and any objects most perfect aspect of na- ing there for the duration of and that hall is a magi- vironment around the waltz said. “It gives all of us a mir- brought to the show must ture,” he said. “It isn’t total- this summer before return- cal hall,” rougeux said. “It theme suggests a deeper ter- ror to look at ourselves.” “be oK to get wet.” ly real. It’s not just that it’s a ing to the rhode Island Phil- feels like you’re outdoors, ror, rachleff said. but you’re protected from By the end of the show, storm; it’s an overwhelming harmonic and teaching at rachleff will perform “I love how he takes the storm. It’s not just a spiri- rice University. rachleff is the elements onstage. Some rougeux said, he will have with the CSo again at 8:15 simplicity of the tune, and tual day in the country, but a firm believer in the impor- of the newest theaters I’ve big band swing music play- with its background, twists p.m. Thursday with his played in have been like the most spiritual day in tance of arts education. ing, because it is “music it into something demonic,” wife, soprano soloist Susan standing in a wind tunnel.” the country.” “It sounds self-important that was made to move to, he said. “It’s a work of enor- Lorette Dunn. Thursday’s each performance will rachleff said that in order to say that it’s giving back, and the way the bubbles mous imagination and great program is complementa- last approximately 45 min- for the symphony to work, it but really it’s just trying to move is perfect. “These substance.” ry with tonight’s program utes, and rougeux said needs to not sound like Jell-o. further along all that we bubbles can swing.” ravel’s angular, aggres- “one of the challenges can do, so that the human within this time, he plans and will feature “Chants rougeux said for his sive, acetic work is followed is to give it the punch that potential is more realized,” to bring a variety of bub- shows, he mixes up the se- d’auvergne” by Joseph Can- ble tricks to his audiences by Beethoven’s “Pastorale” it needs and the direc- he said. cret bubble formula in his teloube and Brahms’ Sym- as well as engage his audi- symphony, a work rachleff tion it needs,” he said. “We Though he sees an overall laboratory, which is really described as a work of enor- phony no. 1 in C minor, ence members. must connect with it and decline of support for arts his kitchen. The formula mous beauty. It gives the lis- bring the sense of care that education, rachleff said he op. 68. The two can be envi- “There’s a lot of call and response,” rougeux said. enables the bubbles to be tener the opportunity to take Beethoven’s dramatic mes- chooses to remain optimistic sioned as two halves of the “I break down that wall strong enough to withstand in the beauty of the world in sage requires.” about the future of the arts. same concert, rachleff said. and speak directly to the the unique forms they take children and encourage on during the show. them to speak back.” “Soap is my medium,” women face inequalities in middle east and look at the the economic problems. rougeux said he will rougeux said. “To capture COLEMAN from Page 1 the middle east, especially implications of them on for- “I mean, clearly women’s begin tonight’s show with my exhaled air inside of in countries like Saudi ara- eign policy. rights is a moral issue and what he calls “Pop art.” a bubble and try to make bia where women cannot Coleman has been inter- This involves bubbles In 2010, Coleman wrote a it’s a human rights issue, but something amazing out of participate in most activities ested in foreign policy and filled with fog from a fog book called Paradise Beneath I hope (the Chautauqua audi- it, that’s what I love. We are without the permission of a international relations since machine being linked to- Her Feet: How Women Are ence) will understand what a really taking bubbles across legal male guardian, the in- college, but did not expect gether to form objects like Transforming the Middle East central economic issue it is,” the world in a big way.” equalities vary greatly across her focus to steer in this di- snowmen, caterpillars and that identified much of the Coleman said. “Countries rougeux said more than countries. This aspect is often rection. Her curiosity and even spaceships. rougeux progress women were mak- overlooked by americans, critical thinking about a post- that under-invest in half of anything, he wants guests said these bubbles will ing in those countries. Critics Coleman said. 9/11 middle east inspired her their population under-per- to leave his show a little hap- be “glistening in the light of the book called her analy- “american focus on par- study of the region. form economically. and the filled with snow white fog pier than they walked in. sis “naïve and misplaced,” ticular aspects that are very “I almost stumbled upon reverse is also true.” that can cool people off on “I like to spread joy,” but Coleman simply points at head-turning,” Coleman the topic when … asking the Ultimately, the misinfor- a hot July day.” rougeux said. “I want the obvious change happen- said. “But americans might question, ‘What went wrong mation and miscommunica- next on tap is rougeux’s them to smell the joy, feel ing in the middle east only be surprised to know that in in this (area) and why is it in tion needs to be corrected “Challenge Bubble.” for the joy and walk out more one year after the publication other arab countries, women the state that it’s in? Why is before it reaches shore. this part of the show, audi- joyful. People love bub- of her book. actually do enjoy many rights there such a democracy defi- “I think there’s the per- ence members are invited bles. It brings out the kid “Here we are a year later and in a country like Tunisia, cit and why has it lagged eco- to bring unusual objects in everybody.” ception that Islam is a barrier seeing dramatic transfor- for example, there were more nomically?’” Coleman said. to women’s empowerment mation in that part of the women on their Supreme “and many of the answers and in many respects, it has world, and in many ways Court before we had women I came up with kept leading Connect with the Daily on Facebook & Twitter to me it’s very rewarding to been used that way,” Cole- on ours.” back to the role of women in know that a lot of the trends Women also received legal society and the lack of oppor- man said. “Islam has been www.facebook.com/chqdaily Follow @chqdaily that I identified as happen- abortion rights in Tunisia at tunities that women have.” interpreted and practiced ing have happened,” Cole- approximately the same time The freedoms that many in a way that has retarded man said. “There’s more american women did, Cole- women lack are societal as women’s rights, but you also speed and momentum than man said. What Coleman well as economic. Simply in- have many muslims who are even I imagined.” does is take these misconcep- cluding women in the equa- using Islam as a tool of wom- although it is true that tions and broad trends in the tion can help solve many of en’s empowerment.” diverse movement of muslim have not been at the fore- “This perfectly describes KHAN women that are using their front and have never en- what extremists like the Tal- from Page 1 faith in Islam, both as inspi- gaged their scriptural texts, iban have done to Islam,” ration and justification, to that they are not part of the she said in the blog. “Women In addition to blogging empower muslim women,” discourse. This is not true,” must enter this sphere of re- for The Washington Post’s Khan said in her “faith- Khan said. “I want to high- ligious interpretation — in The Chautauquan Daily “on faith” section, Khan is the executive director of the Based feminism” blog, add- ing that WISe is just one ex- light that women are doing work, but … the field is not Pakistan or elsewhere — es- pecially as we are the first to Celebrating 135 Years of Continuous Publication american Society for muslim ample of the trend toward a level because of different advancement, a non-profit suffer from this oppression.” www.chqdaily.com revival in muslim women’s societies that have different organization that works to cultural norms.” Change of this magnitude faith-based activism. Editorial Staff build bridges between the The biggest challenge that although Khan embraces requires a movement of po- Matt Ewalt editor muslim community and the muslim women face is that her femininity and advocates litical and social change that Jordan Steves assistant editor american general public. there is a distorted scriptural for gender equality, she also engages many people, not Mia Stevens office manager Rebecca McKinsey Copy editor Through aSma, Khan interpretation, Khan said, works daily to bridge the just muslim women. This Jennifer Shore Copy editor formed the Women’s Islamic citing a poll from 2010 of 200 gap between the stereotypes understanding is what Khan George Cooper archives Initiative in Spirituality and women from approximately americans have about mus- hopes the Chautauqua audi- Josh Cooper opera, Children’s School, filmmaker Series lims and vice versa. John Ford features equality and the muslim 44 muslim countries. ence will walk away with. Sarah Gelfand Development, Lincoln ethics Series, Leaders of Tomorrow. “There is a misinterpre- In 2004, Khan’s husband, “I think that (the audi- special afternoon conversations “WISe represents a global, tation or myth that women Imam feisal abdul rauf, es- ence) will have a much bet- Nick Glunt morning lectures tablished the Cordoba Initia- ter nuanced understanding Beverly Hazen Bird, Tree & garden Club tive, a multi-faith organiza- of the challenges that mus- Patrick Hosken recreation, Sports Club, Boys’ and girls’ Club tion that strives to improve lim women face,” Khan said. Lori Humphreys Chautauqua Women’s Club, understanding and commu- “also, they will walk away Contemporary Issues forum nication between religions Lauren Hutchison Symphony, Logan Chamber music Series, knowing that women have and cultures. This organiza- College Club tion is recently most known struggled in all societies Aaron Krumheuer Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, Writers’ Center for its plans to build Park51, and in all countries, and that Emma Morehart religion: Interfaith Lecture previews, a muslim community center the women’s struggle is one Sacred Song services, Chautauqua Choir, near ground zero. struggle and that muslim massey and Tallman organs Emily Perper religion: Interfaith Lectures, mystic Heart, Khan, one of the founders women currently are facing a abrahamic Program for Young adults of Park51, said that she sees large share of it.” Leah Rankin School of music, Young readers Program; the center as a place for open 2011 Ernest Cawcroft Journalism Fellow discussion and inclusivity, 4 Taylor Rogers Dance, Institution administration, board of trustees, property owners according to an article by The association Wall Street Journal from au- Suzi Starheim Theater, family entertainment Series gust 2010. Mary Lee Talbot morning Worship Elora Tocci Visual arts, Bookstore, “It’s a place for muslims Smith memorial Library to come together in a place Meg Viehe Interfaith news where divisions would grad- Eve Edelheit Photographer ually peel away and a new vi- Demetrius Freeman Photographer Greg Funka features Photographer sion of Islam that is cultural- Ellie Haugsby Photographer ly american would emerge,” Megan Tan ProdUCtioN Staff Photographer Khan said in the article. The plans for the commu- days until the nity center were more tenta- Raymond Downey Amanda Davis Jonathan DeAngelo Production manager Design editor Web editor tive when Khan last spoke at Chautauqua in 2010, but old first Linley Myers Catherine Pomiecko Samantha Rainey Design editor Design editor Design editor even then, she compared the goals of the center to the Night BUSiNESS offiCE daily activities at Chautau- qua that promote education run/Walk/ Heather Kozuchowsky advertising manager and openness. 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Staff Writer mean all learning, includ- “For that poem, I was try- ing language, science, magic ing to get at this relationship William Wenthe, the and astrology. that artists have — not all Supreme Court poet-in-residence for Week Five, sees a kind of magic at work in poetry that comes from a dictionary, not a spell “In medieval times, the field of knowledge included magic and astrology,” Wen- the said. “These were more artists, but artists I admire — that is one of affection for the subject matter, for the world we live in,” Wenthe book. or less legitimate forms of said. Sarah Gelfand Wenthe’s lecture, “Po- inquiry, in this pre-scientif- It is the kind of affection Staff Writer etry and the Secret Lives of ic age. Glamour goes from the goldsmith has for his Words,” will touch upon the beauty to magic from back statue, and the poet for his The Supreme Court is a hidden, forgotten meanings to language, back to magic.” poem. widely discussed topic on of words that can transform It is an idea that he has A native of New Jersey, the grounds of Chautauqua. poetry to magic. He will written about in recent es- William Wenthe is a profes- In fact, the theme of Week speak at 12:15 p.m. today at says and that becomes word- sor of poetry and literature Nine during the 2010 Season Wenthe the Literary Arts Center at play in some of his poems, at Texas Tech University. He was simply, “The Supreme Alumni Hall. as in “Goldsmith and Char- has published two books of Court.” Adding to the lively the word “glamour.” In his lecture, he will ity,” a poem he wrote about poetry, Not Till We Are Lost, discussion surrounding the “The word ‘glamour’ is discuss the “vertical dimen- a Rembrandt etching depict- which was nominated for a nation’s highest court, Dahlia one we tend to associate sion” of poetry. That is, the ing a goldsmith hammering Pulitzer Prize in poetry, and Lithwick will speak at 4 p.m. with superficial beauty and today in the Hall of Philoso- way that a word can open a statue. The statue is that of Birds of Hoboken, his first col- up a poem in directions oth- appearance, but in its initial a woman holding two chil- lection. Next year, LSU Press phy on the subject. meaning, the word glamour Following the gendered er than its sole, horizontal dren, a classic allegory for will release his newest book, function within a sentence, meant magic and sorcery charity. Words Before Dawn. Wenthe discussions around Sonia Lithwick and the supernatural,” Wen- Sotomayor’s confirmation he said. The goldsmith and the has been awarded two Push- Wenthe will address po- the said. woman of the statue both cart Prizes and a fellowship hearings, Lithwick plans to tices) have been extremely ets like Gjertrud Schnacken- Though this is the for- seem to stare down at the from the National Endow- discuss the role of women on impoverished and quite berg, Sarah Kennedy, Phillis gotten meaning behind the same spot — “as though ment for the Arts. the Supreme Court and the cartoonish,” Lithwick said. Levin and Paul Muldoon, word ‘glamour,’ it also is in- the artwork beheld the arti- His criticism has been conversations that surround “The question that Justice those women. She said that whose work demonstrates dicative of the ghostly quali- san/ hammering from gold published in The Kenyon Sotomayor was asked about the effect. ties that lurk beneath the the word/ whose alchemical Review and The Yale Review, with three women currently whether a ‘wise Latina wom- There are hidden and for- words on the printed page, ore is dear.” and his poems have ap- on the court, there is more an’ would come to differ- gotten meanings of words he said. Here he referred to the peared in numerous publi- fodder for conversation and ent conclusions than a white that resonate unconsciously Glamour, in a more ob- Latin root of the word cations, including Orion, Tin analysis than ever before. man — those questions are in a poem, Wenthe said, and scure etymology, is a Scot- “dear,” cara, which is the House, Poetry and the 2004 “When there was only one incredibly important, not just the idea is summed up in tish corruption of the word base of the word “charity,” Chautauqua Literary Journal. woman on the court in the for legal doctrine but also 1980s, I think there was a lot of speculation that there was for the way we think about going to be this new sort of the courts. My hope is that if we can think about it a little Dear Editor: women’s justice, and that I related to Jay Lesenger’s saying that he doesn’t consider women judges are funda- more rigorously and drain it of the caricatures and the himself a particularly religious person but considers himself a mentally different than men spiritual person. judges — that bringing wom- snap judgments, we can have a much more sophisticated Just as people are intimidated by the term “chamber mu- en to the court was going to sic” I am intimidated by things labeled department of reli- really affect jurisprudence in the country,” Lithwick said. “Now that we’ve had conversation about some- thing that I think is, in fact, profoundly important.” Letters to the Editor gion and seldom see things that encourage me to add to my already too full agenda. Last week was an exception. Presenting the artistic directors on the 2 p.m. series dur- four different women, we’ve Lithwick is a senior edi- CorresPondenCe from our readers ing Arts Week was, to me, fabulous insight, foresight and had a bit of an opportunity tor for the online magazine Dear Editor: creative thinking. It reinforced the morning lectures, en- to see how they judge and Slate, for which she writes on I regret that I have to write this; heck, I’ve never felt the hanced and added to them, and gave those not usually in- how they write and conduct legal issues in her “Supreme volved in the arts and the artistic process new understand- themselves. We have a lot Court Dispatches” column. need to write any newspaper about anything. However, I am now compelled to address what I perceive as a malady creep- ings of the soul of art, and hopefully encouragement to better data to look at in terms She received her juris doc- participate more fully and comfortable in the future. of making conclusions about tor from Stanford University ing into society in general and our community specifically. Tonight, I was in attendance for the screening of “Midnight A deserved standing ovation for this! women judging differently and previously served as a than men.” legal commentator on NPR’s in Paris” at the Chautauqua Cinema. I love the Chautauqua Kay Logan Lithwick said she plans to “Day to Day” program. She Cinema and have been going there since the 1960s. I’ve al- 8 Prospect look at how previous discus- has written for publications ways enjoyed my time there. Now try to imagine this scene: ranging from The New York Girlfriend and I, out for a date, enter the theater and happily Dear Editor: sions about female justices look forward to watching the film from the small balcony. I noticed with some interest a statement made in the Let- will impact future dialogue. Times and The Washington We pick our seat behind an empty row that is covered with ters to the Editor that said Catholics do not attend the Ecu- “I think that past conver- Post to Elle. This is her first backpacks, clothing, etc., in an effort to, I guess, save seats. A menical Services or the Devotional Service in the Amphithe- sations (about women jus- time at Chautauqua. couple arrives and sits directly in front of us in these saved ater. I am, of course, not sure how many Catholics it would seats. The woman of the couple proceeds to drape her feet take to constitute attendance, but I do know that many Cath- Joan Brown Campbell, over the front safety rail and balcony buttress which places olics go right from the 9:15 Mass on Sunday to the service in author of Living Into Hope, is them in direct conflict to the view of the screen from our per- the Amp. Especially I know that five of the ordained clergy signing books at 1 p.m. at the spective. My date and I discussed this view of feet as opposed attend every service, Sunday and weekdays. As a visiting Athenaeum Hotel. to the screen and I jokingly suggested that surely, this person priest, I did during my two weeks; so did the two Catholic wouldn’t possibly keep her frankly dirty feet in a position to priests assigned for those weeks, and they regularly quote block our view once the film started. Nobody could possible favorable excerpts from the sermons. The two ordained dea- Friday feel so self-important and entitled. At this point, this person cons at Catholic House also attended every morning, and Amina Wadud, visiting turned to us and said that not only was she going to keep her the director of Catholic House sings in the choir. professor at Gadjah Mada feet there but that this is why she sits there, so she and her Granted, we Catholics have a Eucharistic component as Tuesday University, is signing books mates can put their feet on the railing. Furthermore she had essential to our liturgy, as do the Episcopalians. But I dare- Elaine Weiss, journalist following the 2 p.m. round- no intention of removing her offensive appendages from our say that we do attend the ecumenical service even though it and author, is signing books table at the Hall of Mis- direct view once the film began. We moved to the floor lev- does not have that element. I felt badly that the impression following her 3:30 p.m. lec- sions. el. (By the way, when we reached our floor seats, these folks may be broadcast to the effect that Catholics do not attend. ture at the Hall of Christ. mockingly waved to us in a demonstration of their “victory.”) Rev. Donald A. Blaes Saturday When did common respect, humility and dignity get re- Thursday James Fallows, national placed in Chautauqua with the loutish, “screw you” attitude Kati Marton, journalist that these folks exhibited tonight in the Cinema. What self correspondent for The Atlan- Connect with the Daily on Facebook & Twitter centered, entitled boors. and author, is signing books tic, will be signing books fol- at 1:15 p.m. at the Author’s lowing at 3 p.m. lecture at the W.F Rittman www.facebook.com/chqdaily Follow @chqdaily Alcove. Hall of Philosophy. 55-year Chautauquan Page 6 The Chautauquan Daily Tuesday, July 26, 2011 lecTure Germain: Securing women’s rights requires time, large-scale action Nick Glunt worldwide, Germain said. cannot make decisions about Staff Writer The personal and familial other aspects of her life, such safety of women all around as education and employ- Female genital mutilation the planet, as well as global ment,” Germain said. is a serious concern among economies, relies on those Despite all these issues young girls in Nigeria. women, she said. facing women globally, Ger- One such girl attended a “The president and our main said, most problems are program — the Girls’ Pow- secretary of state have seen largely preventable. er Initiative, sponsored by firsthand, as I have,” she said, Germain referenced a the International Women’s “that when a woman dies or survey of the American pub- Health coalition — with the is seriously incapacitated, lic that found most Ameri- results the program hoped her children also decline and cans think u.S. foreign aid for. then die, and her family eas- contributes to 25 percent of The girl defied her parents’ ily slides into deep poverty.” America’s total budget. How- will, telling them she refused Germain said women ever, foreign aid actually is to undergo the procedure. in Africa, Asia and South less than 1 percent. “Your refusal of the proce- America “don’t only do If the American people dure means no one will mar- housework.” could get the government ry you,” her parents told her. Sub-Saharan African wom- to boost that value, she said, “Anyone who marries me en produce 80 percent of the many problems worldwide is lucky,” the girl replied. region’s food. In West Africa could be solved. Adrienne Germain, presi- and Peru, women are market- Aside from providing ed- dent of the International ers. In South Asia, they pro- ucation to women, Germain Women’s Health coalition, cess food. Agricultural econo- said providing women’s told this short story dur- my would deteriorate without rights education to men is ing her lecture at 10:45 a.m. women, Germain said. just as important. Monday in the Amphithe- Similar trends exist in oth- IWHc has addressed ater. Germain’s presenta- er portions of the economy as most, if not all, of these prob- tion, “Women’s Health and well, she said. lems since its inception. Human rights,” was the “The investments I’ve sug- first in Week Five’s topic on Taking action gested … will take years, “21st century Women: The even generations, to bear road to Social and economic Despite these positive fruit,” Germain said. “un- Growth.” benefits on society, Germain fortunately, this reality runs Germain said women all said, women face regular dis- counter to the mentality of over the world, but especial- crimination. most politicians and also do- ly in poorer countries, face “Today, high death rates nors, who think that there sexual discrimination and among women and their as- are simple solutions that can abuse. education on women’s sociation with child deaths be achieved in a year or two.” and with poverty are broadly A rights issues, for both women Q& and men, is key to solving acknowledged,” she said. this global problem. “Our challenge today is to Germain has been in the turn acknowledgment into field of international wom- concrete, large-scale actions en’s rights for more than to keep women healthy and alive.” A full transcript of the Q-and-A is 40 years. According to The available with this lecture recap at Huffington Post, for which Though men also face hu- www.chqdaily.com she is a blogger, Germain has man rights violations, Ger- Q: “helped revolutionize the main said, women are the One of the largest chal- way the world views popu- ones who can end up preg- lenges to women’s health lation policy and funding nant. STDs — including HIV in developing nations is forms by making women’s sexual and AIDS — affect women of violence such as honor kill- and reproductive rights and more often than, or just as ings. What are your views on health central.” much as, men. Furthermore, combating violence that is so she said women are more deeply embedded in some soci- Why women matter vulnerable to physical and eties and cultures? emotional abuse. Photo | Megan Tan Germain said that when she began her career, many of the governments worldwide Germain said most people think of HIV as a problem A: We talked briefly about domestic violence — that is, violence within the Adrienne Germain, the first lecturer in a week on “21st Century Women: The Road to Social and Economic Growth,” speaks Monday morning in the Amphitheater. facing mostly gay men. This women when they’re being fourth, to get through the important it is to raise our didn’t recognize the value of is false: Half of all new HIV home. Many societies are women. They put forth little making progress in regard beaten or assaulted in their court system. It’s just very dif- children differently. every- infections are among women. to no medical aid. Develop- to changing laws and poli- homes. Then, the judicial sys- ficult. Not only in this coun- where, somehow, men grow However, she also said STDs ment experts, she continued, like gonorrhea and syphilis cies to make this dimension tem has to be prepared to re- try, but around the world, up feeling an entitlement, and didn’t know that poverty and are much more prevalent. of so-called “private life” view evidence and take cases many women are afraid to that requires not just that our productivity were related to Women in countries that public, and we’ve had to go in court. Now, that’s one piece do all that. They’re afraid of fathers talk differently to our women’s health. IWHc targets may not even through that process in the of the progress, but even in more violence. They don’t sons, but that our mothers Today is better, she said, be aware of human rights, united States. It’s a state-level this country, and certainly in have anywhere to go. It’s im- and our grandmothers and but there are still plenty of Germain said. Thus, they re- subject in this country, and so other countries, for a woman possible, they think, to escape our aunts — in other words, problems. linquish control unknowingly. we have to do it state by state. to get justice is extremely, ex- an abusive partner. There are that women raise sons differ- President Barack Obama “A girl or woman who But similarly, in other coun- tremely difficult. It’s a very too few shelters for women ently — but also, that we raise and Secretary of State Hill- doesn’t have control over tries, laws are being passed long, arduous process to, first who are willing to leave an our daughters differently so ary clinton have been open her own body — including that make domestic violence of all, be brave enough to call abusive partnership, etcetera. our girls know that they don’t in their beliefs that gen- whether or not to marry, in the home a crime, that in the police; second, to collect So, on the prevention side, have to accept this. der-based discrimination when to have sexual rela- mandate that police need to the evidence; third, to get the this is why, in my talk this —Transcribed by is detrimental to societies tions and to bear children — respond to calls for help by legal assistance that you need; morning, I emphasized how Patrick Hosken Tuesday, July 26, 2011 The Chautauquan Daily Page 7 SYMPHONY on the concert stage, where the listener has a range of im- ages available that is unlimit- ed except by the imagination. Ravel published it with the subtitle “Poème choré- graphique pour Orchestre,” Symphony Notes and provided these stage in- structions: “Now and again, through clearings in billow- ing clouds, waltzing couples COLUMN BY LEE SPEAR can be glimpsed. The clouds gradually dissipate and a huge ballroom is revealed, Maurice Ravel shielding him from knowing peopled with a great whirl- (1875–1937) her condition, just as he had ing crowd. The scene grows been keeping his own illness gradually brighter. At the La Valse (1919–1920) secret from her. Her death fortissimo the lights of the In 1906, Ravel spoke of came in January 1917. It left chandeliers break forth. The plans for a symphonic poem, Ravel emotionally empty and scene is an imperial palace “a grand waltz, a sort of hom- depressed. about 1855.” age to the memory of the Physically he was healthy great Strauss (not Richard, enough to be returned to ser- Ludwig van Beethoven the other one, Johann). You vice, but his emotional state know how much I love those was a shambles. The army (1770–1827) wonderful rhythms, and that discharged him in June 1917. Symphony No. 6, Photo | Demetrius Freeman I treasure the joie de vivre ex- Ravel found it almost im- “Pastoral” (1808) Guest violinist Joan Kwuon prepares for her performance with Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra in the pressed by the dance.” The possible to pick up compos- In the great Beethoven Amphitheater Thursday, July 21. project had a working title ing after the war. The many cliché, he is an isolated ge- of “Vienne” or “Wien,” but friends killed in the service, nius who takes refuge in Na- the country is that of a vaca- tounding simplicity in the movement’s ending is inter- it was sidetracked in 1907 the terrors and the brutalities ture’s realm. Cliché or not, tioning tourist. The serene, first movement. It is indeed rupted by an alien element by other works, including he witnessed during military Beethoven’s love for nature unhurried, country life he “cheerful,” as the caption that bridges the gap into the his “Rapsodie espagnole” service, and the loss of his is a fact. Moreover, the daily admired and portrayed for tells us to expect, but it also finale. Beethoven puts music (which, like “Wien,” was emotional anchor, his moth- walks in the countryside, the his Viennese audience of is placid — long stretches of in the gap between move- based on a foreign land he er, weighed down his imagi- enthusiasm for getting out- wealthy noble and merchant- simple repetition, and a har- ments normally reserved had not actually visited). nation and blocked creativity. side the city, and the enjoy- class listeners bears scant monic rhythm (i.e., how fast for silence (and coughing). In 1914, he returned to his Serge Diaghilev provided ment of public parks were the chord changes come) so In the Pastoral, the bridge is waltz piece, but the war with resemblance to the daily toil the shove needed to move hardly unique to the com- slow it borders on the static. tempestuous, and it usually Germany and Austria erupt- of rural Austrian peasantry. Ravel out of his despair. He poser, but rather common The first movement’s devel- gets identified as a separate ed and his composing life commissioned a ballet score Ah, but this is art, not news among the European intel- opment, which is the section movement; in the Fifth Sym- was totally derailed. for the Ballets Russes, based reporting. ligentsia at the dawn of the where harmonic changes phony, it instead is a section Ravel was turned down on the abandoned waltz Notwithstanding all the Romantic era. Jean-Jacques normally come thick and of curious meanderings with for military service when he project. metaphorical aspects of Rousseau’s “return to na- fast, is a stunning example. no obvious programmatic first went to enlist in 1914. Whatever Ravel had origi- the symphony, Beethoven ture” writings in the previ- He starts with 12 bars of one meaning. But in both cases At 5 feet 3 inches, he was nally imagined as a tribute warned us that the Pastoral ous century inspired genera- chord (B-flat major) and then the extra music breaks tradi- too short for the army, and to the Strauss waltz, it had tions, including Beethoven’s, still is a symphonic work, not a piece of tone painting. changes to another chord (D tion by linking movements he also was five pounds shy crumbled with the devasta- instilling a lust for the natu- major) for the next 28 bars. while also separating them. of the minimum weight. He tion of World War. The glori- ral freedom, equality, wis- He worried that the allu- sions to nature might seduce One change in 40 measures (Note: Symphonies 5 and 6 maintained it was an artist’s ous nobility of Imperial Vi- dom, and goodness of Rous- — it is an astounding sta- both premiered on the same responsibility to fight for enna had turned irrelevant in seau’s “noble savage.” We at listeners into hearing noth- ing but scenery. His warning sis. (The exactly comparable concert, so that first audience France. He harbored roman- the trenches of France. Vienna Chautauqua by the lake are spot in the Fifth Symphony got a double dose of the ex- tic notions of getting into the no longer symbolized that joie his heirs today. is particularly apt today, in an age of animations, music has 41 changes.) He has periment.) air service, where, he argued, de vivre Ravel had treasured. Beethoven called his Sixth stripped away the traditional “Symphony Notes” are by his height and weight would He removed the name of the a “Pastoral symphony, a rec- videos, and YouTube mash- ups. For all of its undoubt- first-movement character of Lee Spear, retired music pro- be an advantage. city from his project, chang- ollection of country life.” He power, grandiloquence and fessor at the University of In 1915, he succeeded in ing its title from “Wien” to provided evocative charac- ed innovation and genius, Beethoven would not likely complexity, and has replaced Pittsburgh-Bradford. For more getting into the army (he had “La valse.” Whether Ravel terizations for each of the it with long country vistas. specific musical detail on these mysteriously “grown” two consciously intended it or symphony’s five movements have enjoyed seeing the ver- The Pastoral’s most famous works, readers are invited to inches taller), and he wrote not, “La valse” indicts the ele- to buttress the musical rep- sion of his Pastoral in Dis- segment, the Storm, similarly tonight’s pre-concert lecture, his friend Ralph Vaughan gant world of Johann Strauss, resentations of babbling ney’s “Fantasia!” has an extra level of mean- where Spear will provide musi- Williams, “I have at last got Jr., demonstrating its hollow- brook, bird calls, lightning Rather than focusing our ing. The Storm almost de- cal examples and strategies for myself accepted in the 13th ness. The imperial waltz had and thunder, so that his lis- attention on a single image — mands comparison to a vir- listening. Hurlbut Memorial Artillery Regiment. Now I become a shallow and maca- teners might be predisposed cupids playing matchmaker tually identical experiment Community United Methodist am waiting for my appoint- bre memory. to create mental imagery that for a herd of sexy Centaurs in Beethoven’s Symphony Church sanctuary, 6:45 p.m. ment as an aeroplane bom- When Diaghilev heard matched his own: and Centaurides, for one No. 5. In both cases the third Admission is free. bardier, which I have applied Ravel play through the work, 1. Awakening of cheerful example (that’s the second for and which cannot be long he called it a masterpiece but sensations upon arrival in movement in the “Fantasia” in coming.” Instead, he was rejected it as unsuitable for the countryside version, if you are wonder- 2. Scene at the brook ing) — Beethoven urges us to Connect with the Daily on Facebook & Twitter assigned to driving a truck. dancing. He was dispatched to the “It is no ballet. It is a por- 3. Merry gathering of let our minds work on more www.facebook.com/chqdaily Follow @chqdaily battle zone at Verdun. trait of a ballet, a painting of countryfolk than one level at once. It is ar- In the summer of 1916, he a ballet,” he said. 4. Thunder, Storm tistic multi-tasking — some- contracted dysentery — the Ravel walked out of the 5. Shepherd’s song: Happy thing akin to driving while disease that reputedly killed room. The friendship be- and thankful feelings talking on the cell phone. more soldiers in the war than tween composer and impre- after the storm Surface-level information combat did. Hospitalized sario that had lasted over a Perhaps it is self-evident, is available at a glance, but for surgery in September, decade ended that night. but it is worth noting that at a deeper level he begs us he was sent home to Paris Diaghilev was probably Beethoven’s view of life in to hear, for example, an as- to recover. Arriving at his correct. Although the work mother’s home, he found that has been choreographed she was dying. She had been since, it finds its true home Page 8 The Chautauquan Daily Tuesday, July 26, 2011 MUSIC Former piano student New Arts Trio keeps music fresh Shimron to give guest Leah Rankin Staff Writer Every once in a while, “The older you get, the easier it is to put music amidst the chaos of coach- lecture and recital ing more than 40 chamber together on a regular groups at the Chautauqua basis. The older you get, School of Music, music the easier it is to be a teachers have to lead by ex- Leah Rankin ation finds inspiration from ample. little softer around the Staff Writer Beethoven, Franz Liszt, jazz At 4 p.m. today in Eliza- edges.” and even progressive rock. beth S. Lenna Hall, members Pianist Omri Shimron “That’s why I fell in love of the New Arts Trio will —Rebecca Penneys pianist, New Arts Trio spent three years work- with it,” Shimron said. “It perform the works of Lud- ing as a student with piano takes you on a tour of 20th- wig van Beethoven, Dmitri chair Rebecca Penneys at century music — high art, Shostakovich and Antonin to showcase a different side the Chautauqua School of low art, classical and non- Dvořák. to each of these composers. Music. He even followed classical.” “Some groups, it’s like Beethoven’s B flat major her to the Eastman School of Shimron is an assistant they’re meant to be,” cellist piano trio was published af- Music, where she is a mem- professor of music at Elon Arie Lipsky said. That seems ter his death and is not per- ber of the piano faculty. University. He believes to be the case with the New formed nearly as often as his Shimron has returned to that educating his audience Arts Trio. famous string quartets. The Chautauqua as both an ac- about the pieces he plays, Lipsky, violinist Jacques Shostakovich Piano Trio No. complished musician and regardless of whether they Israelievitch and pianist Re- a music teacher to play two 1 also is seldom performed have a music background, is becca Penneys are all distin- because the composer wrote concerts, one of which will a better way to connect than guished faculty members for have him seated next to his it when he was 16 years old. just playing the piano. the seven intense weeks of The F minor trio, Op. 65 former teacher in a chamber Particularly with con- the Chautauqua Music Festi- concert. by Dvorák, is not as famous temporary music, Shimron val. Their New Arts Trio has as the composer’s “Dumky” Today, Shimron will feels guiding the audience been the trio in residence give a lecture and recital at Trio but is what Penneys through a difficult piece since 1978. called a “breathtakingly gor- 2:30 p.m. in the Sherwood- makes the music more ac- Forming a chamber Marsh Studios. He said it New Arts Trio geous romantic work.” cessible and interesting. group, Penneys said, begins A tour de force, this pro- will be easy to relate to stu- Penneys said. “The older you said. “I think talking to the with a group of profession- gram is demanding for all dents because of the time he get, the easier it is to be a lit- He said orchestra conduc- audience is always im- als who enjoy making music three players. spent in their place not so tle softer around the edges.” tors can’t change their style portant, no matter what together. At a time when teachers long ago. Israelievitch said it is easy from concert to concert, but kind of music you’re play- “You have to have an af- at the School of Music are “I remember very viv- to keep music fresh with the a chamber group can be flex- ing, even if it’s repertoire finity for playing with a per- trying to emphasize the ben- idly my days as a student New Arts Trio, even though ible each time its members they’ve heard many times son,” she said, “and enjoy efits of playing chamber mu- there,” Shimron said. “It each musician has per- come together to rehearse. was a wonderful experi- before,” Shimron said. most of that person’s techni- sic, the New Arts Trio seals He added that the idea of cal and musical attributes.” formed so much of the same Chamber music is like a the message. It is a concert ence; it was a very intense the piano recital is a tradi- But after close to two de- repertoire either together or good conversation, he said; meant to inspire music stu- experience. You’re learn- tion that has remained un- cades of performing cham- apart from the group. the same person does not dents and prove that even ing a lot in a short amount changed for the past hun- ber music with the same trio, “So much music goes by hold forth all the time. the classical composers that of time and you’re being put on the spot to perform dred years, maybe more. it is that professionalism that in a year that each time a Although Beethoven, seem most familiar can have and compete in front of an Shimron said he thinks the holds the group together. piece comes back, it’s got Shostakovich and Dvořák different sides to their musi- audience all the time. It’s a recital should be reinvent- “The older you get, the to be fresh, because you’re are common names in the cal personalities. really unique experience ed, and the way to start is easier it is to put music to- coming at it with new eyes classical music library, the “Chamber music is in the that they’re getting there.” for performers to speak to gether on a regular basis,” and new ears,” Israelievitch New Arts Trio has decided air,” Israelievitch said. As part of today’s lecture, their audiences. Shimron will talk about a Although Shimron has piece he has been working been championing more on for the past year. It is a “theme and variations” contemporary works, he tells students it is impor- Lecture examines threat to New York bat population work — with 36 variations, tant to master the classical repertoire as a sort of “rite Beverly Hazen to be exact — and it encom- of passage.” Staff Writer passes a wide scope of mu- sical styles. Every piece by Bach, No doubt many Chautau- It is a contemporary work Beethoven and Frédéric quans have heard about a titled “The People United Chopin was once new, and disease that is affecting the Will Never Be Defeated!,” just like it is possible to re- bats in this country. Today by the living American invent the piano recital, it is Elizabeth L. Buckles, an as- composer Frederic Rzewski. possible to reinterpret the sistant professor of patholo- The piece was composed in classics. gy at Cornell University, will 1975 as a tribute to the Chil- Shimron also will par- talk about the malady that is ean struggle against the op- ticipate in the “Two Pianos, decimating the northeastern pression of the Salvador Al- Eight Hands” concert with U.S. bat population. lende government that was Penneys and other piano “White Nose Syndrome: A overthrown in 1973. faculty members of the Grave Threat to Chautauqua’s The main melody is a School of Music at 4 p.m. Bats” is the title of the Bird, simple and catchy folk tune, Friday in Elizabeth S. Lenna Tree & Garden Club’s Brown Shimron said, but each vari- Hall. Bag lecture at 12:15 p.m. today in Smith Wilkes Hall. According to the U.S. Fish Post Office and Wildlife Service website, the disease was first discov- A full-service post office (716-357-3275) is located on Bestor ered in a cave in New York Plaza. During the season, the lobby is open weekdays 7 a.m. to State in 2006 and has killed 5:15 p.m.; the window, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturdays, the lobby more than one million bats is open 7 a.m. to noon; the window, 10 a.m. to noon. The post in the eastern United States Photo | Greg Funka office is closed Sundays. It appears as a white smudge The Bat Sculpture, by Larry Griffis, is part of the Francesca Rappole Night Garden outside of Smith Wilkes Hall. on the bats’ noses. (Off-season, the lobby is open 7 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.; the window, “I will talk about bats in population, based on studies at Chautauqua. ter’s degree at Ohio State 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturdays, the lobby is open 7 a.m. to noon; New York State and what done at Cornell. She will answer questions University and did further the window, 10 a.m. to noon.) is going on with the white “We can detect it,” she from the audience at the end training at the University of nose syndrome,” Buckles said. She will give a Power- said, “but don’t know what of her lecture. Tennessee and University of Point presentation and share causes it.” Buckles received her vet- California, Davis, where she the current status of the bat This will be her first time erinary medicine and mas- received a Ph.D. Boating Boat owners must register their boats at the Central Dock office, located on the lake in front of the Athenaeum Hotel. You may moor your boat at a private or Institution dock, ramp or buoy, but not on shore. Use of Institution–operated moorage may be reserved on a space-available basis at the Central Dock office. If you are arriving at Chautauqua by boat, please utilize the Central Dock (716-357-6288). Tuesday, July 26, 2011 The Chautauquan Daily Page 9 Religion “ T his is Jacob’s story. it is all about Jacob. it is a said. “Maimonides, in the 12th century, wrote that (lot’s mythic story that goes to the heart of preaching. wife) was looking back to see who was following. A 14th- Jacob the trickster, stealing his brother esau’s in- century rabbi wrote that she was concerned for her married heritance for a bowl of lentils. Jacob the deceiver, daughters. Another wrote that god was compassionate who covers himself in skins to receive the blessing from his upon her so she would not have to live with all that was father, isaac. But is this the only story here?” asked the Rev. lost.” Barbara lundblad at the 9:15 a.m. Monday worship service. Her title was “Women on the Far Side,” and her text was genesis 32:22-31. Morning Worship A poet wrote that while lot was looking up at god, his wife was concerned with everyday happenings. “What is good to god and what is good to humans is in the Scripture, Jacob had sent his two wives, leah and Column by MARY LEE TALBOT different,” lundblad said. “(lot’s wife’s) ethics were close Rachel, two maids and 11 children across the Jabbok River. to the ground where people live.” it says he had 11 sons, but he also had a daughter, Di- male and female in the image of god.’ Dinah said, ‘god cre- They remembered how Rebekah, wife of isaac, helped nah,” lundblad said. “So he sent his two wives, two maids, ated me in her image.’ She was very precocious.” Jacob fool his father. 11 sons and one daughter, Dinah, across the stream. What lundblad said, “on the far side, we see god in new ways. leah prayed, ‘god, mother of all living things, pro- “it was all her fault, Jacob said,” lundblad said. “He had were they doing on the far side of the Jabbok? What were read the first part of genesis, too. But (the women) came they talking about? We don’t know. The text is silent.“ tect us through the night. Protect the children. Keep Jacob safe.’ We see god in new ways on the far side.” to cling to each other; they needed each other to survive. lundblad introduced the congregation to the concept of leah and Rachel’s handmaids, Bilhah and Zilpah, re- We are invited to the far side to share stories of courage, “midrash,” or critically interpreting a text. membered Sarah and Hagar. strength, hope and surprise. What are your forgotten stories? “our Jewish brothers and sisters do midrash to fill in “Bilhah said, ‘i hope we never treat others like Hagar “At stake is the image and fullness of god. We have the gaps,” she said. “Maybe sermons are midrash. Today, was treated.’ Rachel responded, ‘Hagar was a slave.’ Bilhah been invited to the far side to hear stories that have not i want us to go to the far side. Something was happening there that involved the wives, the maids, the children.” replied, ‘no. She was a maid. There is a difference.’ Zilpah been told, to dare to get a fuller image of god in men and Jacob gave the name “Peniel” to the place where he added, ‘i hope we never give a woman away without her con- women together. Don’t miss the journey. May god be with wrestled all night, “for i have seen god face to face and was sent. And i hope they stop asking that question at weddings.’” you on the far side, those places with stories that have not destroyed.” The congregation laughed. never been told. May god be with you on the far side to see lundblad said, “He was wrestling with a man, but did “Hagar said, ‘i want to speak to all white women. Don’t the face of god. May god be with you on the far side and he see a man’s face?“ speak for me as an African woman.’ White feminists talked may you never be the same,” she concluded. “i don’t think so,” leah said. She looked at Dinah and about all women as if they could speak for everyone. it took The Rev. Joan Brown Campbell, director of the Depart- said, “When i look at you, i see the face of god.” Delores Williams and Katie Cannon and others to wake us ment of Religion and Chautauqua’s pastor, presided at the lundblad continued, “Then they remembered the creation up and say to us, ‘We will speak for ourselves,’” lundblad service. The Rev. John Morgan, senior pastor of the First story. oK, it had not been written yet, but we are doing a little said. “They remembered many things. The children had Presbyterian Church of York, Pa., read the Scripture. The midrash of voices that are silenced in the text. even the young fallen asleep, but they kept talking. They talked about lot’s Motet Choir sang “Alleluia” by Bradley nelson adapted ones knew the refrain (repeated in genesis 1) ‘and it was eve- wife, a very sad and unfair story. Presumably, she never from a hymn tune by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Jared ning and morning — the first day… and it was evening and had a name of her own.” Jacobsen, organist and coordinator of worship and sacred morning — the second day.’ Then they got to the sixth day. Rachel and Zilpah wanted a different story for lot’s wife. music, directed the choir. The Harold F. Reed, Sr., Chap- ‘let us — wait a minute — make humankind in our image, “The rabbis wanted a different story, too,” lundblad laincy supports this week’s services. Fl aShBack Photos | Demetrius Freeman Students from the School of Dance perform a flash mob on Bestor Plaza Friday afternoon. Businesswomen of Chautauqua Area Local women who are making an impact in the Chautauqua Area Page 10 The Chautauquan Daily Tuesday, July 26, 2011 RELIGION SINGING THEIR HEARTS OUT Photos | Ellie Haugsby Students from the New York State Summer School of the Arts’ Choral Studies program perform Sunday afternoon in the Amphitheater. … and Give You Peace of Christ headquarters. This from Holy Trinity Lutheran Ave. Members of Unitarian service is one opportunity Church, Jamestown, N.Y., Universalist Congregation of A new worship service, that provides a time for quiet serve Lutheran punch and Erie, Pa., host. “… and Give You Peace,” is at prayer in the midst of a busy homemade cookies. 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday Chautauqua schedule. United Church of Christ Learn about this program at Hurlbut Memorial Com- that seeks to promote under- All Chautauqua guests munity United Methodist Church. John A. Jackson and Juanita W. Jackson, both certi- Chautauqua Catholic Community Daily Masses are at 8:45 Interfaith News standing among the three branches of the Abrahamic religions. The APYA coordi- are welcome to meet the Rev. Christine Neiffer Ronataine at the social hour 3:15 p.m. ﬁed lay speakers in the United COMPILED BY MEG VIEHE nators this year are Jeremy a.m. and 12:10 p.m. week- today at the UCC Headquar- Methodist Church, lead the Simons, who has just com- days in the Episcopal Chapel ters House. Refreshments services, which are intended at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Ecumenical Community pleted his second year of rab- of the Good Shepherd. are served. to explore how Christianity Christian Science House binical studies at the Jack H. protects believers from fear, All are invited to attend of Chautauqua the social hour at 3:15 p.m. are a time for readings on Skirball Los Angeles campus United Methodist anxiety and apprehension. a current topic and a time There will be tea and of Hebrew Union College - today at the Catholic House. All are invited to join us Take this opportunity to expe- and for sharing ways the cookies at an afternoon so- Jewish Institute of Religion; Hostesses are chairman for our chaplain’s chat at rience relief from the destruc- application of Christian Sci- cial at 3:15 p.m. today at the Julia Sprague, who is a 2011 Cheri Anderson assisted by noon today. The Rev. Paul tive effects of the stresses that ence has made a difference ECOC house. graduate of St. Lawrence Uni- Carol Weis, Dee Svetz, Sandy Taylor leads a discussion confront us daily. in lives. versity; Ali Karjoo-Ravary, Shouse, Sue Rater and Nancy Episcopal Chapel of the of how ancient Scriptures For more information, who is a 2011 graduate from Dahlkemper of St. Matthias Disciples of Christ become the authoritative contact Hurlbut Church or Good Shepherd SUNY Stony Brook Univer- and Living Word of God in the Department of Religion, Altar and Rosary Society. Jean Chandler presents Holy Eucharist is celebrat- sity; and Nur Kara, who is our lives today to shape our co-sponsors. Chabad Lubavitch “See the Amazing World of ed at 7:45 a.m. weekdays in studying at the University of identity, behavior, meaning the Galapagos” at the social the Chapel. Chicago in Hyde Park. in and for life and ultimately Baptist House Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin, hour program at 3:15 p.m. as a community of believers Talmudic Seminary, Brook- All are welcome to attend lyn, N.Y., speaks on “Medical today at Disciples of Christ Episcopal Cottage Presbyterian House and doers. Please stop by a social hour at 3:15 p.m. Headquarters House. Chan- Meet the Rev. Linda All Chautauquans are the House or call 357-2055 to Ethics—Who Goes First?!” today at the Baptist House. dler, a frequent presenter Privitera, the chaplain of the invited to Coffee Hour order your lunch. from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. to- Chautauqua composer and and teacher, tells about and between morning worship There will be coffee of- day in the Hall of Philosophy. week, at the afternoon tea pianist Stephen Crosby pres- shows photos of some of and the morning lecture fered between morning Rabbi Vilenkin leads a 3:15 p.m. today at the Episco- ents a program titled “Impro- the most unique creatures each weekday at Presby- worship and the 10:45 a.m. study on “Project Talmud” pal Cottage. visations on the Great Ameri- and scenery of the Gala- terian House. The porch weekdays on the porch. at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday in She leads a Bible study at can Hymnbook.” Members of pagos Islands. Members At 3:15 p.m. today on the the Library Room of Alumni 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the overlooking the Amphithe- First Baptist Church provide of Erie Christian Church porch, there will be a social Hall. Come study the Tal- cottage. ater provides a good place refreshments. (DOC), Erie, Pa., with Pas- hour hosted by members of mud, where age-old wisdom to ﬁnd old friends and make tor Jean Reidel provide Hebrew Congregation the Cuba United Methodist Blessing and Healing offers solutions to modern new friends. It’s a place for refreshments. Church from Cuba, N.Y. day problems. No prior The Hebrew Congregation conversation, good fellow- Daily Service Chandler loves travel- The Rev. Paul Womack knowledge is necessary. invites everyone to attend ship and that traditional ing, nature, Chautauqua of Hurlbut Memorial Com- The Blessing and Heal- an hour of conversation and Presbyterian coffee, that Christian Science House and the denominational munity United Methodist ing Service, sponsored by social discourse at 3:15 p.m. to- special Presbyterian coffee houses, among other the Department of Religion, There is an afternoon so- day at the Everett Jewish Life (mocha), cocoa or lemonade. Church leads a Bible study things. She spends winters takes place at 10:15 a.m. ev- cial at 3:15 p.m. today at the Center at Chautauqua. Join The often-overﬂowing porch on “Lessons from Saint in Florida near her par- ery weekday in the Randell Christian Science House. friends for interesting discus- indicates there is a warm Paul’s Epistle to the Romans” ents, Chautauquans Bill Chapel of the United Church The testimony meetings sion and light refreshments. welcome for everyone. at 7 p.m. this evening at the and Phyllis Duty, and the United Methodist House. rest of the year in Massa- Unitarian Universalist Lutheran House This study is sponsored by chusetts, where she enjoys There is a tea at 3:15 p.m. the Department of Religion, her grandchildren and The coordinators of the today at the Unitarian- and all are welcome. teaching a course titled Abrahamic Program of Young “The Owner’s Guide to the Adults provide the program Universalist House at 6 Bliss Unity Brain” at the New England for the 3:15 p.m. social hour at Conservatory of Music. Unity holds a morning the Lutheran House. Women meditation from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. weekdays in the Hall of Missions. Women in Ministry Women in ministry meet at noon Wednesday in the Hall of Missions. Anyone who is in ministry or has interest in the ministry of women is invited to bring a brown-bag lunch and join fun and conversation. All you can Bellinger Hall eat buffet D A I LY S E R V I C E O F F E R I N G : Breakfast: 7:30 - 9 a.m. $7* Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. $9* Dinner: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. $12* The Cafeteria at Bellinger Hall is open to the public. Enjoy a hearty breakfast, a variety of hot and cold lunch fare or a comforting dinner at a fair price. *Price is per person inclusive of tax and includes a beverage and dessert. Dining Tuesday, July 26, 2011 The Chautauquan Daily Page 11 ArTs Bonnefoux, McBride surprised with annual Artist Teacher Award Taylor Rogers to her craft, as well as her close relation- Staff Writer ship with the choreographer, earned her a “It’s astounding for two individual place in the Balanchine Trust. Not everyone can say they were a mem- people of such breadth and focus she’s staged several of his works at ber of the Paris Opera Ballet at the age to come together, first of all, per- the Institution, including “Western sym- of 14 or that George Balanchine created phony,” “stars and stripes” and sunday’s works just for them. Not everyone can say sonally as a couple, and then as “Donizetti Variations.” they’ve been a principal dancer with the a couple, to be able to move for- since they’ve been here, Bonnefoux and New York City Ballet or that they’ve been McBride have led various talented chore- surprised with an award for their legacy. ward and change people’s lives.” ographers and instructors to Chautauqua But Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia —Marty Merkley to pass on their knowledge as well. Names McBride can, and they’ve been honored Vice president and director of programming like Peter Pucci, Violette Verdy and Mark for their educational contributions with Diamond, Chautauqua Dance’s associate the Chautauqua school of Dance’s annual artistic director, all have come to work Artist Teacher Award. Marty Merkley, Ballet and North Carolina Dance Theatre, with the students and company members. vice president and director of program- the Institution’s resident ballet company. And Merkley said the couple has had a ming, and Kay Logan, who endowed the Bonnefoux’s own career began at the profound effect on those they work with. award, surprised the pair on the Amphi- Paris Opera Ballet, where he spent 13 “It’s astounding for two individual people theater stage at Monday’s performance. years and was named Danseur Etoile, a of such breadth and focus to come together, Logan has been funding the award title given only to the best in the company. first of all, personally as a couple, and then since 1995. He then joined NYCB, where he stayed for as a couple, to be able to move forward and “I think teachers are undervalued,” she 10 years. since then, he’s been committed change people’s lives,” Merkley said. said. “somehow people think that talent is to spreading his knowledge around the Logan agreed. going to get it there, and they don’t realize country. He worked as artistic director “You’re not usually going to find peo- how you went from point A to point B, so I for the ballet company at Indiana Univer- ple who attain what they’ve attained pro- just think it constantly has to be brought to sity, and in 1996, he joined North Carolina fessionally, who then are truly passionate everybody’s attention that masterful teach- Dance Theatre as artistic director, where about teaching and do it so well,” she said. ing — not just teaching, but good teaching he now serves as president. This award has been given to Diamond, — should be valued and nurtured just as McBride joined Bonnefoux at Chautau- Choreographer Michael Vernon and shir much as the talents that they’re nurturing.” qua as a master teacher after retiring from Lee Wu, among others, in past seasons. Bonnefoux has been getting dancers from the NYCB, where Balanchine created 19 Bonnefoux and McBride also received point A to point B at Chautauqua for 29 years. works for her. she had danced with the the first annual Ilona Copen Award earlier His students have gone on to careers with company for 30 years, according to a 1994 this year from the New York International Photo | Roger Ball various companies, including the American Dance Magazine article on Chautauqua’s Ballet Competition for their dedication to Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet, san Francisco dance program. Her talent and dedication dance instruction. Independent, nontraditional NPW event clarifies video game language artist to lecture tonight Suzi Starheim Staff Writer Elora Tocci the Museum of Modern Staff Writer Art, The santa Barbara Mu- Terms like codebase, FTP, seum of Art and the Hood digital wall and level design Independent artist Museum of Art, as well as will be defined for guests to- Charles spurrier lectured at public corporate collections. day at the second event in the Chautauqua last year about He has exhibited nation- New Play Workshop Festival the continuity of his and ally and internationally and series “The World Onstage.” others’ work in his life so far. in group shows of global Today’s event will focus on spurrier, who taught a caliber, including the 44th the second new play in the painting seminar for the Corcoran Biennial, “Paint- festival, Michael Golamco’s first time at the school of ing Outside Painting” in “Build,” and is titled “The Art last season, will return 1996 and historically signif- World Onstage: The Building to Chautauqua to lecture icant shows in London, Ma- Blocks of Gaming.” in the Hultquist Center at 7 drid, Manchester, sao Paulo “The World Onstage: The p.m. tonight. and others. Building Blocks of Gaming” spurrier uses non-tra- spurrier has taught art begins at 12:45 p.m. today at ditional materials, includ- at a wealth of universities, the Brawdy Theater studios. ing adhesive tapes, mirror including New York Uni- Golamco’s play follows shards, plastic beads and versity, Dartmouth College, two video game design- Christmas tree-shaped air Brandeis University and ers, Will and Kip, as they fresheners to create his art. Mount Holyoke College. use technology to create In doing so, he both em- He won the Fine Arts Work game worlds in their image. braces and challenges aes- Center Fellowship in Prov- Throughout the play, the two thetic traditions. incetown in 1985 and 1986 men are faced with issues of Photo | Ellie Haugsby identity through a technolog- Rabbi Samuel Stahl provides background for the New Play Workshop “Elijah” during “The World Onstage” spurrier’s work has been and was awarded a Pollock- event hosted by Chautauqua Theater Company this weekend. The second “World Onstage” event, which included in collections in Krasner Grant in 1987. ical standpoint. Associate Artistic Director focuses on Michael Golamco’s “Build,” takes place at 12:45 p.m. today at Brawdy Theater Studios. Andrew Borba said the pur- pose of today’s “The World otherwise there would be guests the technological ter- final product consumers see Medical Services Onstage” event is to “take six people in the world who minology used in the play. and play. away some of the jargon” would actually understand “The goal of this event is The third and final “The The Westfield Hospital Chautauqua Health Care Clinic offers that Golamco’s characters and appreciate the show,” to demystify the video games World Onstage” event — basic medical care for children and adults, similar to that use throughout the play. The Borba said. “That’s not what for people,” McGerr said. “I “How Creative Property provided in a doctor’s office. The clinic offers treatment for event also will provide guests it’s about. It’s about the inter- know nothing about video is Carved out” — will give minor medical emergencies and provides wellness services with in-depth information personal relationships within games and I think for a lot of supplemental information such as health checkups, allergy shots, prescriptions, etc., about what it takes to write the play, but he does use this people here, it’s something for the third play in the computer games. language because that’s who their grandkids do.” NPW Festival, Molly smith plus free blood pressure screening. The clinic is located at “The good news is, Michael these characters are.” McGerr said today’s event Metzler’s play, “Carve.” This 21 Roberts Avenue, near the Amphitheater. The clinic is open has written a play that doesn’t Literary and NPW Coordi- will feature local video gam- event takes place at 12:45 Monday–Friday 8:30–11:30 a.m. and 12:30–4:30 p.m. (716- hinge on you knowing or nator Katherine McGerr said 357-3209). er raleigh Hawk, who will p.m. saturday at the Brawdy having a deep understanding in setting up this supple- talk about the basics of play- Theater studios. and knowledge of what it is to mental event, she, like Borba, ing a video game and define Today’s “World Onstage” Defibrillators are located in the Colonnade (second floor), write computer gaming code, hopes to make more clear to some of the vocabulary used is set to last one hour and will Amphitheater, Turner Community Center, Heinz Beach Fitness by gamers. she said this event finish in time for guests to at- Center, Sports Club, Smith Memorial Library, Beeson Youth also will explain the work of tend the 2:15 p.m. performance Center, Hall of Missions, Bellinger Hall and Athenaeum Hotel. chqdaily.com game designers to deliver a of “Build” at Bratton Theater. 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Lissow “It’s almost one of the only things I’m good at,” he said. “Everything else is all ly me,” he said. “Me onstage is like me kind of forced.” “The best thing about the art joking with my friends.” Lissow graduated from SUNY Fredo- Tonight, Lissow will likely joke about nia with degrees in mathematics and form of comedy is that if I going to the gym, his experiences in the psychology. Both help him onstage in think of a joke right now, I can South and stories about his crazy kids. unexpected ways. “I do a lot of personal stories,” he said. “You would think the psychology literally try it out tonight, and I can tell you tomorrow if it’s “That’s where I get the best response: re- helps more than the math, but it’s funny how a joke is like a problem,” he said. latable personal experiences like going funny or not.” to college, hanging out with your family “You’re kind of saying, ‘I’m going to prove to you that this is funny.’” —Jamie Lissow or having kids. That’s where I feel like I Lissow said he’s always had a come- Comedian get the bigger reaction.” dic mindset, and he thinks he probably In Rochester, Lissow can be heard on got a lot of laughs as an infant. “The Wease Show” on Fox 95.1 and seen “When you’re going to be a come- comedy is that if I think of a joke right now, I can literally try it out tonight, and on Fox News Channel’s “Red Eye.” Re- dian, the first thing you think about cently, he wrote jokes for Rob Schneider when someone says something to you, I can tell you tomorrow if it’s funny or not,” he said. on “The Howard Stern Show,” a roast even if it’s very serious, is, ‘What can I do to make this funny?’” he said. “It’s Some comedians have a character or for Quentin Tarantino and at CBS for an our default.” persona that’s different from their ev- as-of-yet untitled Rob Schneider pilot. 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For more information and hours, call 716-357-6430. Wednesday, July 26, 2011 The Chautauquan Daily Page 13 SYMPHONY Sensational, terribly moving music making tiones,” which means “all REVIEW generations,” bass Brian Zunner, bouncing on his feet, swung his only solo, “Quia fecit,” and tenor Jef- John Chacona frey Thompson, after cov- Guest Reviewer ering Ms. Kojanova in the “Et misericordia” duet, was After electrical power was rhythmically alert for his restored to a darkened Chau- “Deposuit.” The orchestra tauqua Institution, conductor was fine, if lacking in the ul- Doreen Rao restored a dif- timate measure of Baroque ferent sort of power — the style, with heroic work by the power of an idea — to the principal cellist — not Chaim Amphitheater stage with a Zemach tonight — and the program that may have been three flawless trumpets. the most demanding of the In its original version, Chautauqua Symphony Or- Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass” chestra season. Ranging from is a messy piece, as messy as the high Baroque of Bach’s the man. Bernstein contained 18th Century “Magnificat” multitudes and in “Mass,” to Leonard Bernstein’s 1971 folk rock, Renaissance vocal “Mass,” an omnium gather- music, show tunes and coun- um of styles, Saturday’s pro- terpoint collide and eventu- gram covered wide historical ally coexist, embraced with and stylistic ground. the sweaty hugs the compos- But it also ranged just as er was fond of giving back- far intellectually, exploring stage following performanc- humankind’s relationship es. There is a roiling energy, with the divine, precisely the restless and hot, that boils kind of inquiry that Chau- through much of the piece — tauqua was founded to pur- the energy of the late ’60s and sue and that animates this early ’70s — and in it, you’ll place to this day. hear all of the dreams, fool- performance into the extraor- The opening “Fanfare for ishness, yearning and hope Photo | Megan Tan dinary. St. Edmundsbury” by Benja- of that unruly time. Above, the Buffalo Philharmonic “Mass” opens with a noisy, min Britten had three trum- But “Mass” is not compre- Chorus and Chautauqua contentious “Kyrie,” where pets positioned behind the hensively inspired. There are Symphony Orchestra, under the soprano — Ms. Schneider, chorus where each played, pages of filler, some of them the direction of guest conductor in the choir loft and wearing in turn, a searching motif, embarrassingly dated (“West Doreen Rao, perform selections a microphone — quarrels a hunting call and a martial Side Story” and other works from Britten, Bach and Bernstein proved that Bernstein “got” with clattering, disjunctive theme. It was a reveille, a Saturday evening in the jazz, but for all the man’s percussion. This is no po- muster call to attend to the Amphitheater. raw, almost animal energy, lite request for mercy, but evening’s lessons, and Rao, clearly intending a sense rock eluded him). There are, an ultimatum given to God Photo | Ellie Haugsby by a people who are fed up Phil Reynolds, a tenor with the of ritual, followed the fan- for instance, passages that Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus, fare by giving the downbeat seem to be the musical in- and want a quick answer. It without a pause for the “Air” spiration behind the baleful sounded terrifyingly appro- prepares in the Amphitheater’s from Bach’s Orchestral Suite folk masses that became the priate to the present moment. choir loft. in D, BWV 1068. A bit slow af- music of choice in many Ro- The noise is interrupted by ter the historically informed man Catholic churches (Ste- “Simple Song” a gentle-lilt- performances I have been phen Schwartz, who contrib- ing folk-rock melody song by chorus also was completely en- ceded it. When the “laudas” “The mass is ended,” the listening to for weeks, the fa- uted much of the text, was the celebrant, reed-thin tenor gaged, twice delivering a very melted into the a capella cho- celebrant (or was it Marty miliar melody was nonethe- the composer of “Godspell,” Joseph Mikolaj, wearing a moving “Prayer for the Con- ral prayer “Almighty father” Merkley?) said. “Go in peace.” less a balm and an invitation which premiered five months black cassock with a Roman gregation.” — taken by Rao at a daringly It was a sensational 35 min- to enter a sacred space. before “Mass”). collar. On the lines, “I will In Bernstein’s hands, slow tempo — it was a mo- utes of music making and ter- Bach’s “Magnificat” opens Rao, to her great credit, sing God a simple song,” he “Dona Nobis Pacem (Give ment of shattering musical ribly moving. The performance with the declamation “Mag- has retained some of this fluff opened his arms wide, hint- Us Peace),” is less a request drama, perhaps the most was broadcast live on WNED nificat anima mea Domi- (the “Responsory: Alleluia” ing that Bernstein’s original than a demand, a gospel a moving thing Bernstein, a in Buffalo and WQED in Pitts- num,” which means “My movement that sounds like a designation of “Mass” as “a shout chorus delivered in Promethean man of the the- burgh, and it is my hope that soul doth magnify the Lord,” Swingle Singers soundtrack theater piece” would be ob- pounding, insistent rhythms ater, ever wrote. orchestra programmers world- as close to a statement of pur- to a Charlie Brown special) served. by frequently unison voices. During this prayer, sev- wide were listening. By the pose as one could write for in her performing edition of Mikolaj certainly has a It’s the last part of the ordi- eral members of the Buffalo nary of the Tridentine Mass, Philharmonic Chorus, which time of Bernstein’s centenary the master. “Mass,” and it was the right theater voice. It’s not big, but Bernstein appends a final was magnificent through- in 2018, Rao’s performing edi- Rao took the magnificent decision. “Mass” is a work perhaps, but his tenor is true movement he subtitled “Se- out the work, left their seats. tion should be widely heard by five-part chorus at a broad very much of its time, and and wondrously expres- sive. He sang the text from cret Songs.” Reprising the They emerged in the wings to audiences everywhere, though tempo, allowing it to achieve the time was riotous. memory, and delivered his “Lauda laude” melody from go among the audience and it might be foolish to expect a its full weight. Soprano Tony Rao made the arrange- Arnold and mezzo Natalia sometimes-dopey lines, “I’ll “Mass’” opening, it is the offer their hands to the audi- better performance than the ment so that community, Kojanova wore body mi- believe in God if He believes answer to the order given in ence, as Bernstein directed. A one Rao gave tonight. It de- school and church choirs crophones and their solos could perform the very long in me,” with complete sincer- the “Dona nobis pacem,” a gesture that could have been served a big, sweaty hug. suffered from tentative bal- — nearly two hours in Bern- ity. Mikolaj was sensational placid and inspiring resolu- corny was transformed into a John Chacona is a freelance ances, though by the end stein’s own recording — and all evening long and had tion to the clamor that pre- sort of benediction. writer for the Erie Times-News. of the piece, the issue had complex piece. Under her ba- star-quality presence, even been resolved. Soprano Leah ton, it approached greatness. from his distant perch with Schneider appeared to have Her canny musical choices the chorus. Bernstein would no sound reinforcement, and in the performing edition have been lucky to have him her “Quia respexit,” while a were part of this, but it was on his recording. bit on the operatic side, rang her utter commitment and The CSO played with a out with a juicy, vibrato-lad- the lively energy of her Buf- crispness and vigor that I have en ardor. falo Philharmonic Orches- not heard all season. Ensemble The men also were fer- tra Chorus, the Chautauqua was, for the most part, precise vent. After the chorus’ Symphony Orchestra and her and the playing had great lift vigorous “Omnes genera- two soloists that lifted this and Bernsteinian energy. The Page 14 The Chautauquan Daily Tuesday, July 26, 2011 Program Tu History: Struggles and Victories.” Evelyn Baily, presenter and leader. United Methodist House ‘The Third M an’ their favorite poems. Hall of Philosophy 8:00 Ultimate Frisbee. (Programmed by Rochester Gay Alliance Archivist. the Abrahamic Program for Young 4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Alumni Hall Garden Room Adults.) Meet by entrance to the Leave from Main Gate Welcome 12:30 (12:30–2) Mystic Heart Meditation Dance Dorm Center. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Seminar. “Transcending Goals, 8:15 CHAUTAUQUA SYMPHONY Main Gate Welcome Center.) TUESDAY , Transcending Roles.” Eryl and ORCHESTRA. Larry Rachleff, guest 4:15 Bat Chat. (Programmed by the Wayman Kubicka (Zen Buddhism.) JULY 26 Donation. Hall of Missions conductor. Amphitheater Chautauqua Bird, Tree & Garden • La Valse Club.) Caroline Van Kirk Bissell. 12:45 The World Onstage. “The ‘Build’- Maurice Ravel (Children under 12 accompanied ing Blocks of Gaming”. Brawdy • Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 by adult.) Smith Wilkes Hall 7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market Theater Offices “Pastorale” 4:15 Young Readers Program. 1:00 Duplicate Bridge. For men and Ludwig van Beethoven Sweethearts of Rhythm by 7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation. Leaders: Eryl and Wayman women. (Programmed by the 10:00 Meet the CSO Section. Woodwind, Marilyn Nelson. Musicians from Kubicka (Zen Buddhist Chautauqua Women’s Club.) Fee. Horn. (Sponsored by Symphony the MSFO will help us understand Meditation.) Bring gate pass. Main Women’s Clubhouse Partners.) Amphitheater Back the musical language of swing in Gate Welcome Center Conference 2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. Porch following CSO concert this entertaining and informative W Room Daisy Khan, executive director, session. Alumni Hall Garden American Society for Muslim Room 7:30 Bird Walk & Talk. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Bird, Tree & Advancement. Hall of Philosophy 4:30 Amphitheater Study Group Garden Club.) Tina Nelson. Rain or 2:00 Docent Tours. Meet at Fowler- Public Information Session. shine. Bring binoculars. Meet at Kellog Art Center Amphitheater gazebo Smith Wilkes Hall entrance 2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. 5:30 Prayer Service. “...and Give You 7:45 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel Leave from Main Gate Welcome Peace.” (Programmed by Hurlbut of the Good Shepherd Center. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Memorial Church; Co-sponsored Main Gate Welcome Center.) WEDNESDAY, by the Dept. of Religion.) Juanita 8:00 Morning Meditation. (Sponsored by Unity of Chautauqua.) Hall of 2:00 Student Chamber Music Recital. JULY 27 and John Jackson, Certified Lay Speakers. Hurlbut Memorial Missions (Benefits the Chautauqua Church 8:45 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Women’s Club Scholarship Program.) McKnight Hall 6:45 Eventide Travelogue. Shepherd 7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market (Programmed by the CLSC Alumni 8:55 (8:55–9) Chautauqua Prays For 2:15 THEATER. New Play Workshop. 7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation. Association.) “South Africa, Peace Through Compassion. Hall “Build” by Michael Golamco. Leader: Eryl and Wayman Swaziland and Lesotho: highlights of Missions Grove Bratton Theater. (Reserved Kubicka (Zen Buddhist of a journey.” Jeanne Wiebenga. seating; purchase tickets at 9:15 DEVOTIONAL HOUR. The Rev. Meditation.) Bring gate pass. Donation. Hall of Christ Main Gate Welcome Center and Barbara Lundblad, Joe R. Colonnade lobby ticket offices, Main Gate Welcome Center Photo | Courtesy of David Zinman 7:00 Pre-Performance Lecture. Engle professor of preaching, and 45 minutes before curtain at Conference Room Orson Welles peers from a shadowy doorway in Vienna in a night (Programmed by the Chautauqua Union Theological Seminary. Dance Circle.) Dance Faculty. the Bratton kiosk.) 7:45 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel scene from the 1949 thriller “The Third Man.” The movie, ranked 57th Amphitheater Smith Wilkes Hall 2:30 Guest Lecturer Recital. Omri of the Good Shepherd on the American Film Institute’s list of best American films, will be shown 9:15 Jewish Ethics Series. Shimron, presenter. (School of 7:00 Christian Science Service. 8:00 Morning Meditation. (Sponsored Wednesday (July 27). Film historian David Zinman will lecture on the (Programmed by Chabad Music.) Fee. Sherwood-Marsh Christian Science Chapel by Unity of Chautauqua.) Hall of movie and lead a discussion after it is shown. It all starts at Chautauqua Lubavitch of Chautauqua.) Studios Missions Cinema, Hurst and Wythe, at 5:30 p.m. Brown bags encouraged. 7:00 Movie Night. (Programmed by “Medical Ethics: Who Goes 3:15 Social Hour Denominational the Abrahamic Program for Young First?!” Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin. 8:45 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Houses Adults.) Life of Brian. Includes Hall of Philosophy (PLEASE NOTE Good Shepherd 3:15 Hebrew Congregation Waltz” and Julius Reubke. Jared Center. Fee. (Purchase tickets at pizza and snacks. Hurlbut Church PROGRAM CORRECTION) 8:55 (8:55–9) Chautauqua Prays For Conversation & Refreshments. Jacobsen, organist. Amphitheater Main Gate Welcome Center.) 7:15 (7:15–7:45) Mystic Heart 9:30 Young Women’s Group. Peace Through Compassion. Hall Everett Jewish Life Center 12:15 Westfield Memorial Hospital 2:30 (2:30-4:00) Piano Master Class/ Meditation. Leader: Carol (Programmed by the Chautauqua of Missions Grove 3:30 Chautauqua Heritage Lecture Special Lecture. “Current Lessons. (School of Music.) Fee. McKiernan. Bring gate pass. Women’s Club.) Women’s 9:00 CLSC Scientific Circle. Series. “Lessons from the Techniques in Cataract Surgery.” Sherwood-Marsh Studios Main Gate Welcome Center Clubhouse porch (Programmed by the CLSC Alumni Women’s Land Army.” Elaine Dr. Robert F. Haverly, M.D., Conference Room 10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. Association.) “Hubble Telescope, 3:30 Contemporary Issues Dialogue. Weiss, journalist and author. Hall F.A.C.S. Hall of Christ (Programmed by the Chautauqua 7:30 Voice Department Performance. UCC Chapel NASA Telescope Optical of Christ 12:15 Book Review/Brown Bag Lunch. Women’s Club.) Hawa Abdi, M.D., Mikael Eliasen. (Benefits the 10:45 LECTURE. ”Paradise Beneath Systems.” John Mangus. Hall of 4:00 Special Lecture. Dahlia Lithwick, (Programmed by the CLSC Alumni director of the Dr. Hawa Abdi Chautauqua Women’s Club Her Feet: How Women Are Christ senior editor, Slate. Hall of Association.) Joe Prezio. U.S. Foundation. (Today’s Dialogue Scholarship Program.) McKnight Transforming the Middle East.” 9:15 DEVOTIONAL HOUR. The Rev. Hall Philosophy Grant: American Hero, American is an opportunity to be a part of Isobel Coleman, director, Women Barbara Lundblad, Joe R. 4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Myth by Joan Waugh. Alumni Hall a conversation with one of the 8:00 THEATER. New Play Worskhop. and Foreign Policy Program, Engle professor of preaching, Leave from Main Gate Welcome Porch morning lecturers. Doors open “CARVE” by Molly Smith Metzler. Council on Foreign Relations. Union Theological Seminary. Center. Fee. (Purchase tickets at 12:30 Youth Scholar Book Discussion. at 3:00. Admittance is free, but Bratton Theater. (Reserved Amphitheater Amphitheater Main Gate Welcome Center.) The Three Questions by Jon limited to the first 50 people.) seating; purchase tickets at 10:45 (10:45-11:15) Story Time at the 9:15 Project Talmud. (Programmed Women’s Clubhouse Main Gate Welcome Center and 4:00 Faculty Chamber Concert. Muth. Alumni Hall Garden Room Library. For ages 3 to 4. Smith by Chabad Lubavitch of Colonnade lobby ticket offices, New Arts Trio. (Benefits the 1:00 Chautauqua Literary and 3:30 (3:30–5:00) Special Conversation. Memorial Library Chautauqua.) Rabbi Zalman and 45 minutes before curtain at Chautauqua Women’s Club Scientific Circle Alumni (Dept. of Religion; co-sponsored 12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Vilenkin. Alumni Hall Library the Bratton kiosk.) Scholarship Program.) Elizabeth S. Association Docent Tours of by the Everett Jewish Life Shepherd Room Lenna Hall Alumni Hall and Pioneer Hall. Center.) Anat Hoffman. Follow up 8:15 AN EVENING OF PAS DE 12:15 Tallman Tracker Organ Mini- 9:30 Chautauqua Institution Trustees to the 2:00 Interfaith Lecture. Hall DEUX. North Carolina Dance 4:15 Garden Walk. (Programmed by the Porch Discussion. “The Case 1:00 (1-4) CWC Artists at the Market. concert: “Graveyard Gems and of Christ Theatre in Residence. Jean- Chautauqua Bird, Tree & Garden for the Arts - Chautauqua Style.” Farmers Market Resurrected Relics.” Jared 4:00 Favorite Poem Project. Pierre Bonnefoux, director. Club.) Joe McMaster. Meet under Marty Merkley. Hultquist Center Jacobsen, organist. Hall of Christ 1:15 Language Hour: French, Spanish, (Programmed by Literary Arts Amphitheater green awning at back (lake side) Porch 12:15 Brown Bag Lunch/Lecture. German. (Programmed by the Friends.) Chautauquans share 9:00 (9-12) Open Mic Night. College Club of Smith Wilkes Hall (Programmed by the Writers’ 10:00 Voice Master Class. (School Chautauqua Women’s Club.) 5:00 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT of Music.) Marlena Malas, Women’s Clubhouse Center.) “Poetry and the Secret SERIES. Doug Rougeux & presenter. McKnight Hall Lives of Words.” William Wentha, 2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. poet-in-residence. Alumni Hall Bubblemania. Smith Wilkes Hall 10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. Anat Hoffman, executive director, Bike Safety Tips Porch 6:45 Pre-Chautauqua Symphony UCC Chapel Israel Religious Action Center. Orchestra Concert Lecture. Lee Hall of Philosophy Bikes are not to be ridden on brick walks or other walks reserved 12:15 Brown Bag Lunch/Lecture. 10:45 LECTURE. Farhana Qazi, expert Spear. Hurlbut Church Sanctuary 2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. for pedestrian use. (Programmed by the Chautauqua on terrorism, women in war. Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) “White 7:00 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT Amphitheater Leave from Main Gate Welcome Nose Syndrome: A Grave Threat SERIES. Doug Rougeux & Bubblemania. Smith Wilkes Hall 12:00 (12– 2) Flea Boutique. (Sponsored chqdaily.com to Chautauqua’s Bats.” Elizabeth by Chautauqua Women’s Club.) Buckles, DVM, Department of 7:00 Visual Arts Lecture Series. Behind Colonnade Biomedical Sciences, Anatomic Charles Spurrier, painter/sculptor, Pathology Section, Cornell independent artist. Hultquist Center 12:00 Women in Ministry. Hall of University. Smith Wilkes Hall Missions 7:00 Bible Study. (Sponsored by the 12:15 Brown Bag Lunch. (Sponsored by Dept. of Religion.) “Chapters from 12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Metropolitan Community Church.) the Epistle to the Romans: An Good Shepherd Chautauqua Gay & Lesbian Introduction to the Audacity of 12:15 Massey Organ Mini-concert: Community. “Remembering our Paul.” The Rev. Dr. J. Paul Womack, Franz Liszt at 200! “Mefisto Bulletin Board A bulletin board available to the public for general postings is located at the Main Gate Welcome Center.
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