CHQ Assembly is the digital expression of Chautauqua Institution — a nonprofit organization that exists to explore the best in human values and the enrichment of life. This exploration takes place in an interdisciplinary and intergenerational way that is characterized by a unique commitment to upholding the dignity and contributions of all people. We invite you to join us in exploring critical issues of the day through a range of experiences — lectures, artistic experiences, master and enrichment courses, and conversations — that combine to call you to your best self for a better world.
Desi Arnaz: A National Comedy Center Conversation with Lucie Arnaz
Featuring special guest Oscar Nunez and hosted by David Bianculli
Lucie Arnaz, the daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, talks with NPR host and TV critic David Bianculli for a Father’s Day tribute to Desi, who changed the face of television — both on screen and behind the scenes — with “I Love Lucy.” Featuring special guest Oscar Nunez, the Cuban-born actor and comedian best known for his role on the hit TV comedy “The Office.”
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.