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Ziggy Marley
Fly Rasta
THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014, 08:00 PM
Chautauqua Auditorium
SOLD OUT

A native of Kingston, Jamaica, Ziggy Marley and his siblings first sat in on recording sessions with his father’s band, the legendary Bob Marley and the Wailers, when he was ten years old.  Later, Ziggy joined with brother Stephen and sisters Sharon and Cedella to become The Melody Makers, allowing him to craft his own soulful sound which blends blues, R&B, hip-hop and roots reggae.  The Melody Makers earned their first Grammy (Best Reggae Recording) for “Conscious Party “ (1988), produced by Talking Heads Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, which included the hit songs “Tomorrow People” and “Tumbling Down.

The six-time Grammy Award winner's newest album “Fly Rasta,” scheduled for release April 2014, marries Ziggy’s distinctive reggae sound with elements of psychedelica, rock, funk, soul and pop, and explores further musical zones with the addition of sitar, tabla and taiko drums. The lyrical themes are a call to empowerment, enlightenment, freedom and, as with many of Ziggy’s songs, the higher power of love.
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Ziggy Marley

Katharine Hayhoe
Climate Change with Mind & Heart
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014, 07:30 PM
Chautauqua Auditorium
$12.00 ($9.00 Chautauqua Concert Member)
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Recently named to TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World list for 2014, Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change and what it means for people and the natural environment. But Hayhoe may be best-known to the general public because of how she's bridging the broad, deep, gap between scientists and conservative Christians— work she does in part because she's a conservative Christian herself.

Together with her husband Andrew Farley, a professor of applied linguistics and best-selling author of "The Naked Gospel," Hayhoe wrote "A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions," a book that untangles the complex science and tackles many long-held misconceptions about global warming.

Hayhoe’s work as a climate change evangelist is featured on the documentary series "Years of Living Dangerously" and "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers," and in articles appearing in On Earth, Grist, the LA Times, Climate Progress, and others. In 2012 she was honored to be named one of Christianity Today’s 50 Women to Watch.

This event is part of University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)’s  Walter Orr Roberts Distinguished Lecture Series

 

 

Katharine Hayhoe

REEL ROCK 9
Valley Uprising
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014, 07:30 PM
Chautauqua Auditorium
$20.00 ($17.00 Member)
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In its 9th year the REEL ROCK Film Tour is kicking off its world tour at Chautauqua Auditorium with the premiere of “Valley Uprising’ — the riveting, unforgettable tale of Yosemite climbing, spanning half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity and the laws of the land. Don’t miss this festive community event featuring thrilling action films, appearances by filmmakers, athletes like Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell and Lynn Hill and more! Watch the trailer of “Valley Uprising” here.

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REEL ROCK 9

REEL ROCK 9
Valley Uprising
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014, 07:30 PM
Chautauqua Auditorium
$20.00 ($17.00 Member)
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In its 9th year the REEL ROCK Film Tour is kicking off its world tour at Chautauqua Auditorium with the premiere of “Valley Uprising’ — the riveting, unforgettable tale of Yosemite climbing, spanning half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity and the laws of the land. Don’t miss this festive community event featuring thrilling action films, appearances by filmmakers, athletes like Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell and Lynn Hill and more! Watch the trailer of “Valley Uprising” here.

Ride the FREE HOP 2 Chautauqua shuttle to this show!

 

 

REEL ROCK 9

An Evening with Steven Wright
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014, 08:00 PM
Chautauqua Auditorium
$32.50 - $50.00 ($29.50 - $47.00 Member)
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Academy Award winner Steven Wright is a prototype comedian that many others continually try to follow. He known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical jokes, paraprosdokians, anti-humor and one-liners with contrived situations. He is a regular guest with David Letterman, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel and Craig Ferguson.

Steven was honored as the first inductee into The Boston Comedy Hall of Fame, is a recipient of the Johnny Carson Comedy Legend Award and is a two-time Grammy nominee for Best Comedy Album. In 1989, Steven was honored with an Academy Award for Best Short Film for his film entitled “The Appointments of Dennis Jennings” in which he starred and co-wrote.  

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An Evening with Steven Wright

Three Tales of Poe
Presented by Theatre-Hikes Colorado
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014, 01:00 PM
Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
$20 ($16 Chautauqua Member, $18 Colorado Mountain Club Members), $15 kids 10 and under
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Join Theatre-Hikes Colorado this halloween season for a spooky retelling of three stories by the master of horror himslef Edgar Allan Poe.  Adapted by local playwright Christine Winn, these tales of woe, madness and even murder will give you chills while the fall air on Colorado trails warms you. This performance is appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from "The Raven," "Tell Tale Heart" and "Fall of the House of Usher" are performed along the way. Audience members are encouraged to bring camping chairs and/or blankets and mats to sit on while watching the scenes. Water, sunscreen and hats are suggested. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are strongly encouraged.

 

 

Three Tales of Poe

Three Tales of Poe
Presented by Theatre-Hikes Colorado
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014, 01:00 PM
Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
$20 ($16 Chautauqua Member, $18 Colorado Mountain Club Members), $15 kids 10 and under
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Join Theatre-Hikes Colorado this halloween season for a spooky retelling of three stories by the master of horror himslef Edgar Allan Poe. Adapted by local playwright Christine Winn, these tales of woe, madness and even murder will give you chills while the fall air on Colorado trails warms you. This performance is appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from "The Raven," "Tell Tale Heart" and "Fall of the House of Usher" are performed along the way. Audience members are encouraged to bring camping chairs and/or blankets and mats to sit on while watching the scenes. Water, sunscreen and hats are suggested. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are strongly encouraged.

 

 

 

Three Tales of Poe

TaraShea Nesbit: The Wives of Los Alamos
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014, 07:30 PM
Chautauqua Community House
$10.00 ($7.00 Member)
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“The Wives of Los Alamos” is a novel that sheds light onto one of the strangest and most monumental research projects in modern history. It's a testament to a remarkable group of women who carved out a life for themselves, in spite of the chaos of the war and the shroud of intense secrecy.Read more here.

The novel, Nesbit’s first, was published this year with great notoriety and some controversy, not because of the fascinating subject matter but because of her choice of narrative voice: first-person plural. The book was selected as Amazon.com’s best book of the month in February of 2014, an Indies Next Pick, and Indies Debut Novel Selection and a Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers Pick. Ms. Nesbit will read from and discuss writing “The Wives of Los Alamos.”

 

 

TaraShea Nesbit: The Wives of Los Alamos

Hot Rize
featuring Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014, 07:00 PM
Chautauqua Auditorium
$25.00 - $50.00 ($22.00- $47.00 Member)
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Hot Rize -- America's Bluegrass Band rides again.
This will be the CD Release Party show for Hot Rize's first studio album in almost twenty five years.  Hot Rize has been astounding the bluegrass world with their fresh, contemporary approach to traditional music since 1978, but with only select shows since 1990. This weekend kicks off a busy fall as Hot Rize tours the country to promote their new release, but of course they wanted to share with the hometown folks first.
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Hot Rize

Three Tales of Poe
Presented by Theatre-Hikes Colorado
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014, 01:00 PM
Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
$20 ($16 Chautauqua Member, $18 Colorado Mountain Club Members), $15 kids 10 and under
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Join Theatre-Hikes Colorado this halloween season for a spooky retelling of three stories by the master of horror himslef Edgar Allan Poe. Adapted by local playwright Christine Winn, these tales of woe, madness and even murder will give you chills while the fall air on Colorado trails warms you. This performance is appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from "The Raven," "Tell Tale Heart" and "Fall of the House of Usher" are performed along the way. Audience members are encouraged to bring camping chairs and/or blankets and mats to sit on while watching the scenes. Water, sunscreen and hats are suggested. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are strongly encouraged.

 

 

 

Three Tales of Poe

Three Tales of Poe
Presented by Theatre-Hikes Colorado
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014, 01:00 PM
Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
$20 ($16 Chautauqua Member, $18 Colorado Mountain Club Members), $15 kids 10 and under
Buy Tickets Online

Join Theatre-Hikes Colorado this halloween season for a spooky retelling of three stories by the master of horror himslef Edgar Allan Poe. Adapted by local playwright Christine Winn, these tales of woe, madness and even murder will give you chills while the fall air on Colorado trails warms you. This performance is appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from "The Raven," "Tell Tale Heart" and "Fall of the House of Usher" are performed along the way. Audience members are encouraged to bring camping chairs and/or blankets and mats to sit on while watching the scenes. Water, sunscreen and hats are suggested. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are strongly encouraged.

 

 

Three Tales of Poe

Life in Our Solar System
Chautauqua Space Series
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014, 07:00 PM
Chautauqua Community House
$10.00 ($7.00 Member)
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This year’s space series begins with the search for life in the solar system.

If life can survive and even thrive in extremely acidic waters near boiling point within Earth’s most extreme environments, then this may also be true elsewhere in the universe. Dr. Brian Hynek will explain how Mars and Jupiter’s moon Europa had many environments similar to Earth in the past that could have hosted similar types of life. Dr. Hynek will also give an introduction to the field of Astrobiology pondering life everywhere out there and all the places we might look.

 

 

 

 

Life in Our Solar System

The 10th
a staged play reading
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014, 07:30 PM
Chautauqua Community House
$25.00 ($22.00 Member)
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A two act play produced and premièred in Breckenridge March 2014, "The 10th" follows two recruits who join the 85th Regiment at Camp Hale in the Pando Valley for the purpose of becoming alpine soldiers. Thrown into a battalion already reeling from a disastrous mission in the Aleutian Islands, the new recruits must deal with a splintered division populated by an overly-educated army force of Dartmouth and Harvard graduates, oversize egos, cantankerous mule skinners, and the looming six week mission in the dead of winter known as "D Series."
Fortitude, faith and fighting spirit combine to create a brotherhood of soldiers never seen before - or since.

Written and directed by Christopher Willard for the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, "The 10th" is Part One of a three-play "ski cycle," telling the story of the ski industry in the Breckenridge area and focusing on the men who were instrumental in bringing recreational skiing to the region - the soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division. Some adult language.

 

 

The 10th

Three Tales of Poe
Presented by Theatre-Hikes Colorado
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2014, 03:00 PM
Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
$20 ($16 Chautauqua Member, $18 Colorado Mountain Club Members), $15 kids 10 and under
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Join Theatre-Hikes Colorado this halloween season for a spooky retelling of three stories by the master of horror himslef Edgar Allan Poe. Adapted by local playwright Christine Winn, these tales of woe, madness and even murder will give you chills while the fall air on Colorado trails warms you. This performance is appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from "The Raven," "Tell Tale Heart" and "Fall of the House of Usher" are performed along the way. Audience members are encouraged to bring camping chairs and/or blankets and mats to sit on while watching the scenes. Water, sunscreen and hats are suggested. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are strongly encouraged.

 

 

Three Tales of Poe

Three Tales of Poe
Presented by Theatre-Hikes Colorado
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2014, 03:00 PM
Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
$20 ($16 Chautauqua Member, $18 Colorado Mountain Club Members), $15 kids 10 and under
Buy Tickets Online

Join Theatre-Hikes Colorado this halloween season for a spooky retelling of three stories by the master of horror himslef Edgar Allan Poe. Adapted by local playwright Christine Winn, these tales of woe, madness and even murder will give you chills while the fall air on Colorado trails warms you. This performance is appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from "The Raven," "Tell Tale Heart" and "Fall of the House of Usher" are performed along the way. Audience members are encouraged to bring camping chairs and/or blankets and mats to sit on while watching the scenes. Water, sunscreen and hats are suggested. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are strongly encouraged.

 

 

Three Tales of Poe

David Haskell: The Forest Unseen
A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of forest
MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014, 07:00 PM
Chautauqua Community House
$12.00 ($9.00 Member)
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Written with remarkable grace and empathy, the award-winning "The Forest Unseen" is a grand tour of nature in all its profundity.

Biologist David George Haskell uses a one-square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window onto the entire natural world. Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace nature's path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life. Beginning with simple observations--a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter, the first blossom of spring wildflowers—Haskell spins a brilliant web of biology, ecology, and poetry, explaining the science binding together ecosystems that have cycled for thousands, sometimes millions, of years.

Haskell's research is supported by the National Science Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the World Wildlife Fund and the Templeton Foundation.

 

 

David Haskell: The Forest Unseen

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