Week Four :: July 15–22

Geopolitics Today:

A Partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies

For more than 50 years, the Center for Strategic and International Studies has worked to develop practical solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. From the economics of energy and climate change, to international security in the age of terrorism, CSIS and its experts bring the issues of the world to Chautauqua’s doorstep.

 

Interfaith Lecture Theme :: Religion and Statecraft Today: The Soft Power of Global Peacemaking 

Across the global community a shared consciousness is arising that can guide us towards a sustainable, healthy, and peaceful earth for humans and for all living beings. Increasingly, interfaith traditions are promoting new paradigms for conflict transformation, understanding, and collaboration through promising practices, rituals, visions, and ideals. In this we week will learn from organizations and individuals who are exploring and practicing these emerging paradigms for global peacemaking, reconciliation, and enhancing the quality of life.  

 

  • Sunday, July 16, 2017 | 10:45am

    Rev. Isaac Canales

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    The Rev. Dr. Isaac J. Canales, PhD. is the Senior Pastor of the great Mission Ebenezer Family Church, in Carson, CA, a dynamic urban ministry 3,000 members strong.



    Location: Amphitheater
    Admission to the Grounds and Amphitheater is free on Sundays. Sunday Parking is free until 2 p.m.

     

  • Sunday, July 16, 2017 | 02:15pm

    Chautauqua Theater Company: Noises Off

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    Michael Frayn’s Noises Off is a roller-coaster, side-splittingly funny look at theatre – both onstage and off – as a hapless troupe of actors attempt to mount a dreadful, ill-fated farce of a play.



    Location: Bratton Theater
    Event ticket required. Your theater ticket will admit you to the grounds. You do not need an additional gate pass.

     

  • Sunday, July 16, 2017 | 02:30pm

    Chautauqua School of Dance Student Gala, Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, director

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    Chautauqua is recognized as having one of the finest summer dance programs in the U.S. Young dancers from around the country audition to be part of this excellent program.



    Location: Amphitheater
    Admission to the Grounds and Amphitheater is free on Sundays. (Parking is free until 2 p.m.)

     

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 | 09:15am

    Rev. Isaac Canales

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    The Rev. Dr. Isaac J. Canales, PhD. is the Senior Pastor of the great Mission Ebenezer Family Church, in Carson, CA, a dynamic urban ministry 3,000 members strong.



    Location: Amphitheater
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  • Monday, July 17, 2017 | 02:00pm

    Larry L. Greenfield

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    Larry L. Greenfield is executive director of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, the largest and the most historic convening organization of the interfaith movement, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy
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  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 10:45am

    Kathleen Hicks

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    Senior vice president, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, International Security Program Director, CSIS

    Kathleen Hicks is senior vice president, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, and director of the International Security Program at CSIS and is a frequent writer and lecturer on...



    Location: Amphitheater
    Gate pass required. Purchase at our Main Gate Welcome Center, (716) 357-6250

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 02:00pm

    Akbar Ahmed

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    Ambassador Akbar Ahmed is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C and the former Pakistani High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland. He's a filmmaker, author of more than a dozen award-winning books, and travels throughout the country promoting peace through understanding.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy
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  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 05:00pm

    Chinese Acrobat Li Liu

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | In this one-woman acrobatic performance, Ms. Liu performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolo, foot juggling and Chinese Kung Fu fan manipulation.



    Location: Smith-Wilkes Hall
    Free Family Event. Get your free passes at our Main Gate Welcome Center. (Parking fees still apply)

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra – Into the Music Series No. 1

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    "Very Wagner: From Valkyries to Valhalla"
    Rossen Milanov
    , conductor

    Repertoire: Richard Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre  [5’]; Richard Wagner: Forest Murmurs from Siegfried  [9’]...



    Location: Amphitheater
    Gate Pass or event ticket required.
    Community Appreciation Night

     

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 10:45am

    Christopher K. Johnson

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    Senior adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS

    Christopher K. Johnson is a senior adviser and holds the Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS. An accomplished Asian affairs specialist, Johnson spent nearly two decades serving in the U.S. government’s intelligence and foreign affairs...



    Location: Amphitheater
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  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 03:00pm

    Conversations in Red

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    July 19–August 22 / Opening Reception Wednesday, July 19 / 3–5 p.m.

    We are pleased to present this contemporary thematic exhibition of abstract oil and resin paintings, fiber, ceramics and works on paper. Approximately 30 works will be shown, all focusing on the color RED.



    Location: Strohl Art Center / Main Gallery
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  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Dance Innovations, Charlotte Ballet

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    Charlotte Ballet in Residence presents an evening of innovative and exciting dance. World-premiere choreography will highlight an evening of the dramatic and fanciful in contemporary dance.



    Location: Amphitheater
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    Community Appreciation Night

     

  • Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 10:45am

    Jon B. Alterman

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    Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program, CSIS

    Jon B. Alterman is a senior vice president, holds the Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and is director of the Middle East Program at...



    Location: Amphitheater
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  • Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 03:30pm

    Sandra Cisneros, CLSC Author, The House on Mango Street

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    Acclaimed by critics and beloved by readers of all ages, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy
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  • Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

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    Rossen Milanov, conductor; Bella Hristova, violin

    Repertoire: Ástor Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires  [22’]; Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, op. 47  [44’]



    Location: Amphitheater
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  • Friday, July 21, 2017 | 10:45am

    Sarah Ladislaw

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    Director and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

    As director of the Energy and National Security Program, Sarah Ladislaw leads CSIS’s work in energy policy, market, and technology analysis.



    Location: Amphitheater
    Gate pass required. Purchase at our Main Gate Welcome Center, (716) 357-6250

     

  • Friday, July 21, 2017 | 08:15pm

    An Evening with Garrison Keillor

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    Heard by millions of listeners on his iconic public radio show A Prairie Home Companion, Garrison Keillor continues to walk and talk the best of Americana.



    Location: Amphitheater
    $43, Preferred Seating Available, gate pass or event ticket required