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MUSIC

Boz Scaggs – September 1

Fans who have followed the remarkable career of blues-rock singer Boz Scaggs recognize his solo triumphs – with classic albums like “Silk Degrees” (1976), which sold five million copies, and “Middle Man” (1980), reaching number 8 on the Billboard 200 album chart. His late-period high points like “Some Change” (1994) and “A Fool To Care” (2005) are instant reminders of his characteristically deft touch as a blues-rock singer. His soul is effortless and deeply felt, never making a show of itself, but unmistakably evident in every lyric he delivers. Listen to a song from Boz Scaggs’ brand-new album, “Out of the Blues,” here. Saturday, September 1. 7:30 PM. Chautauqua Auditorium. Ride the FREE HOP 2 Chautauqua shuttle to this show! Get your tickets before it sells out! Buy tickets online.

FILM

Beggars of Life (1928) – August 15

With live musical accompaniment by Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra

Tonight, the 2018 Chautauqua Silent Film Series comes to a close with the American silent film classic, “Beggars of Life” (1928). This silent film stars Louise Brooks as a train-hopping hobo who disguises herself as a boy to survive. After escaping her violent stepfather, she befriends a kindly drifter (Richard Arlen), as they ride the rails together to escape the police and reach Canada. Watch the trailer here. Wednesday, August 15. 7:30 PM. Chautauqua Auditorium. Buy tickets online.

Mountainfilm on Tour – September 7

Join us for an evening of inspiring and captivating films handpicked from the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado. This special film screening will feature a collection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and enlightening documentary short films in pursuit of Mountainfilm’s mission to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. View the film lineup here. Check out a sneak-peak here. Friday, September 7. 7:00 PM. Chautauqua Auditorium. Ride the FREE HOP 2 Chautauqua shuttle to this showBuy tickets online.

Symbols of Resistance: a tribute to the martyrs of the Chican@ Movement – September 13

The documentary film, “Symbols of Resistance,” looks at the history of the Chican@ Movement as it emerges in the 1970’s in Colorado and Northern New Mexico. The documentary film explores the struggle for land, the student movement and community struggles against police repression. Jasón Romero Jr. will give an introduction as well as participate in a panel discussion after the screening. View the full list of panel members here. Watch the official trailer here. Thursday, September 13. 7:00 PM. Chautauqua Auditorium. Buy tickets online.

TALKS

Your Life, Your Legacy – September 10

Most people make financial plans for the future-planning college funds, vacation, retirement—but very few like to think about death, let alone plan for it. By pre-planning your funeral and final legacy wishes, you enable your family to make important financial decisions and fulfill your requests because you made them known. Join Matt Fox, general manager of Crist Mortuary & Mountain View Memorial Park, for an afternoon conversation on the value of pre-arranging your final wishes as a gift to surviving family members. Monday, September 10. 2:00 – 3:00 PM. Chautauqua Community House, Meadows Room. FREE event. Coffee and cookies will be served.

Please RSVP here.

LODGING

Military discount

To our active and retired military, we thank you for your brave and dedicated service! We are honored to offer special rates on studio and one-bedroom cottage reservations* year-round. Use promo code USMILITARY when booking and save up to 35% on your getaway today!

*Restrictions: Valid proof of service required for discount to apply. Offer valid on studio and one bedroom cottages only. Valid for new reservations only. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Minimum night stay requirement may apply.

For reservations, call 303.952.1611, or click here to reserve online.

CHAUTAUQUA DINING HALL

120th Anniversary-inspired Menu – August

Running each month in 2018, the Chautauqua Dining Hall will feature a dish and cocktail inspired by a decade in our history. August’s menu highlights the meat shortage felt by many American families in the early 1970’s, and in turn, the invention of Hamburger Helper. Our Colorado Helper features elk, one of Colorado’s most popular game animals. To top our creation, we added a 1970’s classic: fondue. For our beverage this month, we turn to a long-time favorite and Colorado specialty: Coors Banquet. View the full menu here.

Served daily from 5:00 p.m. – close. For reservations, click here or call 303.440.3776.

SUPPORT

Help us Raise the Roof & Enter to Win a Pedego Electric Bike!

Do you love the Chautauqua Auditorium? Want to pedal around your community with ease and support this beloved place at the same time?

Since 1898, the Chautauqua Auditorium has served as a community asset and provided a place for people to enjoy speakers, films, dance performances and world-renowned musicians from around the globe. The lofty, open architecture and the incredible acoustics make the Auditorium an only-in-Boulder experience – unique, organic and real.

It’s time to replace the roof of this historic building, and with your help, the Chautauqua Auditorium will continue to serve the community for another 120 years.

Here’s’ how it works:

Buy a raffle ticket
Enter to win a brand-new Pedego City Commuter electric bike, valued at $4,300
All proceeds benefit the Colorado Chautauqua Association
Every ticket counts!

Raffle tickets start at only $20! Click here for your chance to win today!

The raffle drawing will be held September 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the Graham Nash performance in the Chautauqua Auditorium. Presence is not required to win, but we hope to see you at the show!

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