• Women's History Month

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    Chautauqua Institution invites you to celebrate Women's History Month by exploring lectures, conversations, and performances by Virginia Johnson, Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Susan Straight, Terry Madonna, Dr. Bruce Rabin, Alicia Olatuja, Gina Chavez, Clarice Assad, Megan Smith, Kathy Hochul, Simone Boyce...

  • CLSC: "The Final Revival of Opal & Nev" with Dawnie Walton

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    Premiering Wednesday, March 15, 2023.

    Dawnie Walton lectures in the Hall of Philosophy on the 2022 CLSC selection, The Final Revival of Opal & Nev.

    Named best book of the 2021 by Barack Obama, The Washington Post, NPR, Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Goodreads, The Millions, Reader’s Digest, Kir...

  • CHQ Backstage: Girl Named Tom

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    Premiering Friday, March 24, 2023.

    CHQ Backstage: Girl Named Tom joins Deborah Sunya Moore to talk about their unique sibling harmony and life in music.

    Recorded August 19, 2022

  • CHQ Backstage: Matthew Whitaker

    Originally broadcast Friday, March 10, 2023.

    CHQ Backstage: Matthew Whitaker sits down with Deborah Sunya Moore

  • AAHH: Royal Kennedy Rodgers and Kathy Vance

    Originally broadcast Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

    Royal Kennedy Rodgers is a producer, director and writer with experience in local and network news as well as public broadcasting. She began her career as a reporter for NBC television stations in New Orleans, Cleveland and Chicago. As an ABC Netw...

  • Heritage Lecture Series: Bird Tree & Garden Club House Tour

    Originally broadcast Wednesday, March 1, 2023.

    Heritage Lecture Series: Bird Tree & Garden Club House Tour - Betsy Burgeson shares the beautiful history and stories of Chautauqua Institution's homes and gardens.

    Recorded at Smith Wilkes Hall, July 14, 2022

  • Rebecca Cammisa (2018)

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. ET Wednesday, August 23, 2018.

    Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Rebecca Cammisa discusses the process and impact of her latest film, “Atomic Homefront" during Chautauqua Institution's week on "Documentary Film as Facilitator: Storytelling, Influence and Ci...

  • From Cradle to Grave: The Impact of Sears Roebuck on Rural America

    Originally broadcast Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

    Heritage Lecture Series with Gary Moore speaking about Sears homes and the impact on rural America.

    Recorded August 23, 2022

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern Ne...

  • AAHH: Naomi Davis

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    Premiering Wednesday, February 8, 2023.

    African American Heritage House Lecture: Naomi Davis

    Originally recorded August 3, 2022.

    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...

  • CLSC: "Gunfight" with Ryan Busse

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. ET Thursday, August 18, 2022.

    Book available online at the Chautauqua Bookstore: https://www.chautauquabookstore.com/book/9781541768734

    For 30 years, Ryan Busse chased his childhood dream and built a successful career selling millions of firearms for one of Ame...

  • Chautauqua Dance Collection

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  • Ray Chen: Master Class

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    Originally broadcast Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

    Ray Chen is a violinist who redefines what it is to be a classical musician in the 21st Century. With a media presence reaching out to millions, Ray Chen's remarkable musicianship transmits to a global audience that is reflected in his engagemen...

  • Advancing Democracy: Inside Campaign Legal Center

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    Originally broadcast Tuesday, November 1, 2022.

    A conversation between Campaign Legal Center (CLC) Founder and President, and Republican former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Trevor Potter and Chautauqua President Michael E. Hill, examining the mission of CLC and key issues at...

  • Chautauqua Opera Collection

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    Chautauqua Institution celebrates opera with a collection of programs that include an all-new master class with Susan Graham premiering on World Opera Day (October 25th). Chautauqua's Opera Collection also includes a Marlena Malas Master Class, the CHQ original opera film "In Our Silence," docume...

  • Chautauqua Dark Sky Initiative

    Chautauqua Property Owners Association (CPOA) Outdoor Lighting-Dark Sky Committee members Bill Neches, John Dilley, Terry McGowan, and Naomi Miller tell the story of Chautauqua's initiative to improve lighting for property owners and the quest to become recognized by the International Dark Sky As...

  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA)

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    Chautauqua Institution has named inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA) as a cross-cutting imperative in its strategic plan, 150 Forward. As an imperative that impacts all initiatives underway and contemplated by the Institution, our commitment to IDEA is elevated in all that we d...

  • Climate Change

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    Dedicated to exploring the most important issues of our times and stimulating creative responses, Chautauqua Institution is mission-bound to bring sustained focus to perhaps the most consequential issue today, climate change. Our collection of climate lectures showcases Chautauqua’s unparalleled ...

  • CHQ Community Shorts

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    Short documentaries highlighting some of Chautauqua Institution's programs and initiatives.

    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 a...