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"Baubles, Bangles and Beads: Rose Weiss, Costume Designer..."
Originally broadcast Wednesday, November 2, 2022.
Heritage Lecture Series Howard Vincent Kurtz - discusses “Baubles, Bangles and Beads: Rose Weiss, Costume Designer for ‘The Lawrence Welk Show.’” Rosalind Beverly Friedman Weiss Berman, known as Rose Weiss, was born Jan. 28, 1921. The costume des...
Climate Change and Landscape Design: What Would Olmsted Do?
Premiering Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
Part of Chautauqua Institution’s 2022 Heritage Lecture Series, and in coordination with Olmsted 200, this program will focus on the relevance of Olmsted ideals to the modern movement to create landscapes that contribute to climate sustainability goals. Th...