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Seventh book in the Chautauqua Girls series. Written by Isabella Alden under the pseudonym “Pansy.” Erskine, Ruth's son (a 5-year-old at the end of Judge Burnham’s Daughters) is now a grown man, and Ruth is 50-something. He brings home an American wife from Paris, a woman who seems to want to tear apart mother and son. But Irene has some big secrets to hide. (Summary by TriciaG) Previous book in series: Workers Together, or, An Endless Chain Next book in series: Four Mothers at Chautauqua
 
Fearing that her son, Robert, will grow too intellectual to relate to his parents, Mrs. Fenton starts a "Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle" in the town of Centreville. The C.L.S.C. draws in members from all strata of society - from the maid of a well-to-do family and 3 lazy, wild youths to society girls and the eminent Professor Monteith. We follow various members of the Circle as the studies at home and the social interactions and programs at the actual Chautauqua in New York shape an ...
 
Final book in the Chautauqua Girls series. The four original girls return to Chautauqua on the 25 year anniversary of the trip that changed their lives forever. They have with them some children that could use the lessons they themselves learned there. (Introduction by TriciaG) Music for the hymn in Chapters 9 & 26 is titled "Chautauqua" by William, F. Sherman, 1877. http://www.cyberhymnal.org/htm/d/a/dayisdin.htm. Music for the children's song in Chapter 19 is adapted from "Love Lifted Me" ...
 
Now in its second season, CHQ&A is the flagship podcast of Chautauqua Institution, featuring interviews with prominent guests who participate in Chautauqua's summer season of programs in the arts, education, interfaith dialogue and recreation. Hosted by Jordan Steves, Chautauqua's director of communications, with interviewers from around the Chautauqua community.
 
Rabbi Michael E. Harvey of the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas, was ordained by the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in 2015. He earned a Master’s degree in Hebrew Letters from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion & a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Boston University. Throughout his tenure at HUC-JIR, Rabbi Harvey served congregations, small & large, in Arkansas, Missouri, Ohio, Alabama, Mississippi, & Texas.Certified as a Prepare & Enrich marital & p ...
 
American Public Media's Word for Word is a one-hour weekly program featuring the very best of the nation's recent speeches. Speakers address current events and issues and are drawn from the National Press Club, the Chautauqua Institution, the Aspen Institute and other notable institutions. It's updated every Friday.
 
Join us every week for great stories that explore history, folklore, science, art and ecology. These fun, family friendly programs might celebrate the life story of a famous scientist or artist, another may be folk tales about trees or birds, or just one long ghost story. Storyteller Brian "Fox" Ellis has been traveling the world for more than 40 years telling and collecting tales. He will be inviting friends and plans a segment where you can share a favorite short story. Every episode inclu ...
 
"Ben Franklin for President" is a Podcast by G.Robin Smith (produced by Ehren Ziegler of www.InYourEarShakespeare.com) featuring the life, times, thoughts and ideals (and failings) of our greatest Founding Grandfather - Benjamin Franklin. G.Robin Smith portrays Benjamin Franklin in a first-person presentation "Benjamin Franklin LIVE! & On Tour" www.Ben-Franklin.org for information. All thoughts, views and mistakes are the responsibility of the Franklin Scholar and Speaker, G.Robin Smith. (c) ...
 
The one-stop Western Maryland vacation station for visitors, residents, and everyone in between. Learn about & celebrate the history, culture, music, and outdoor/recreational opportunities in these beautiful Appalachian mountains. Find out the latest on new businesses, upcoming events, the real estate/lake residential market, and so much more. And most importantly; Stay Wild, My Friends! All at www.wildful.wordpress.com and on all the major social and podcasting sites.
 
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About This Episode: For years, Bill Miller’s music has moved audiences around the world. He’s an icon of the Native American music community, having won 3 Grammys in the last 4 years. Bill is an accomplished artist whose paintings are exhibited nationwide. Yet, in the view of singer, composer, flutist, painter and storyteller Bill Birdsong Miller, …
 
Acclaimed country singer-songwriter Steve Earle was a protégé of legends Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark. His 1986 debut album Guitar Town shot to number one on the country charts. His songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Joan Baez, Emmylou Harris, The Pretenders, and countless others. Steve's latest release GUY i…
 
After seven years, three albums, innumerable sold out shows, and countless beers, bluegrass mavericks Horseshoes & Hand Grenades appropriately consider themselves a “family” on a wild, wonderful, and often whacky roller coaster. The bond between the quintet—David C. Lynch [harmonica, accordion, spoons, vocals], Collin Mettelka [fiddle, mandolin, vo…
 
Come sail the Great Lakes and the Seven Seas with Big Top Chautauqua’s Blue Canvas Orchestra. Their fantastic production draws on the bountiful collection of sea shanties, sailing songs and rowdy sailors-in-port songs that have come down through time from those that roamed the great waters aboard vessels of wood with canvas sails. Of course not all…
 
Through relentless touring and terrific word-of-mouth support, Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela have established themselves as an in-demand live act, particularly in America. they sold out the Hollywood Bowl (two nights) and the Red Rocks Amphitheatre as recently as summer 2018. They have also sold out multiple nights at the Roya…
 
Last year, I conducted an experiment in Ultralearning that I hoped would help me achieve a lifelong dream of mine of writing and releasing an album. I’m happy to say it was far more successful than I ever imagined it would be! As I mentioned in the initial Ultralearning podcast episode, the hope for the 3-month experiment was that it would accelera…
 
Meet Lincoln's Law partner Billie Herndon, the brilliant scientist Charles Darwin, and one of the most successful yet less well known Civil War Generals Black Jack Logan. It is Chautauqua Season! Please subscribe to Fox Tales International, it costs you nothing and means so much to me! Share the link with your friends. Support this channel directly…
 
On Tuesday evening, noted presidential historian and best-selling author Doris Kearns Goodwin will deliver the 25th annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities. Because of the pandemic, she’ll speak virtually from her home in Massachusetts, with her comments shaped around her recent book, “Leadershi...…
 
About This Episode When it comes to making music with both extraordinary passion and exceptional chops, few acts today can surpass the sheer excellence of The War And Treaty. Newly signed to Rounder Records—and named the 2019 Emerging Act of the Year by Americana Music Association—the husband-and-wife team of Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount-Tr…
 
One of my favorite financial writers, Morgan Housel, is on the Financial Independence Podcast today! I’m not the one conducting the interview this time though (all is explained in the episode). Morgan’s insight into how to handle uncertainty, market crashes, and this weird stock boom that we now find ourselves in is invaluable so hope you enjoy it!…
 
Travel with a drop of water around the world and write your own story about where your water comes from and where it goes when you are done with it! Please subscribe to Fox Tales International, it costs you nothing and means so much to me! Share the link with your friends. Support this channel directly with your contribution at https://paypal.me/fo…
 
The wisdom of a hummingbird. More than mere beauty, real strength, endurance, determination and an inner light, these are the things we admire. Join us in these delightful tales from long ago and a snippet from my favorite hummingbird banders with South East Avian Research (https://southeasternavianresearch.org) Join the effort to restore hummingbi…
 
The pandemic has caused a change in what was supposed to be an in-person Nebraska Chautauqua this week in Ashland. Chautauquas are educational gatherings popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries that have been continued in Nebraska. This year’s abbreviated Chautauqua has been moved online a...…
 
Come spend an afternoon fishing with my father and I; help us celebrate the web of life. Hear my story and garnish ideas for telling your own. Listen to frog songs and hear Wangari Maathai tell of her childhood encounter with frogs. Then go outside and catch bugs in your local pond or stream… they will tell you how clean is your stream? Please subs…
 
Back in the time before time, when animals could talk and people took the time to listen, there was much we could learn from our feathered and four footed furry friends, from the slimy and the scaled creatures who share our world. Fables are animal stories that are really about humans in animal skins. And I would say there is still much we can lear…
 
A dream to return a nearly 100-year-old building in the Benson area of Omaha to its former glory is closer to reality. Work has started on the renovation of the historic Benson Theatre, a building that has had many lives over the years, but will soon fill a local need.The roar of giant fans cooling...…
 
John James Audubon is without a doubt one of the most important artists and naturalists in our Nation’s history. IN this episode you get to hear the man tell his story, join him on a museum tour as he describes his art and ornithology and then participate in a discussion with live birds of prey. A Special thanks to the Audubon State Park Museum in …
 
About This Episode About This Episode Tonight the Big Top Chautauqua makes way for two women of power…the big note brassy blues of Joyanne Parker, and the retro-current all-her-own-sounds of Nicole Atkins. JOYANN PARKER Armed with a guitar and a voice that manages to sound all bluesy and brokenhearted and yet blasts like a locomotive wrapped in bra…
 
About This Episode "Supaman" is Christian Takes Gun Parrish, a Apsáalooke Native American dancer and innovative hip hop artist who has dedicated his life to empowering and spreading a message of hope and faith through hip hop music. Christian's presentation combines Native American and urban hip hop cultures, dazzling audiences and captivating list…
 
The River is a Time machine and this is your magic ticket to join us for a journey through time. Storyteller and naturalist Brian "Fox" Ellis shares his favorite river stories from the Spirit of Peoria riverboat! Support this channel directly with your contribution at https://paypal.me/foxtalesint Or Join our Patreon Team to help support this produ…
 
Wherein we discover Maryland's only Wild and Scenic River, learn all the fun and recreation it offers, and also discover the delicate ecological balance needed to keep it both rare and wonderful. The Youghiogheny River is an incredible and unique resource, both as a natural and a cultural asset. Find out all its secrets, and all the ways you can en…
 
About This Episode Tonight the Big Top Chautauqua makes way for two Singer-Songwriters making music about love, life, and laughter. This episode brings together Adam Melchor’s “angelic vocals and poetic lyrics” with David Blong’s soulful songwriting and many musical influences. About Michael Perry Michael Perry is a New York Times bestselling autho…
 
Travel with us from the flood plains of Ohio to the jungles of Africa, from the Steppes of Russia to your backyard! Storyteller and naturalist Brian "Fox" Ellis shares his favorite tree tales along with instructions for planting your own tree! All of Fox's Tales come with fun and engaging lesson plans: http://www.foxtalesint.com/images/LessonPlanpd…
 
It’s Big Top’s traditional season kickoff night to conjure the blue magic with top musicians. Our own house band the Blue Canvas Orchestra will play favorites old and new. Severin Behnen leads the famed house band that has graced the Big Top stage since its founding in 1986. They are an eclectic blend of string instruments, driving rhythm section, …
 
About This Episode For years, Bill Miller’s music has moved audiences around the world. He’s an icon of the Native American music community, having won 3 Grammys in the last 4 years. Bill is an accomplished artist whose paintings are exhibited nationwide. Yet, in the view of singer, composer, flutist, painter and storyteller Bill Birdsong Miller, h…
 
About This Episode Acclaimed country singer-songwriter Steve Earle was a protégé of legends Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark. His 1986 debut album Guitar Town shot to number one on the country charts. His songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Joan Baez, Emmylou Harris, The Pretenders, and countless others. Steve's l…
 
About This Episode After seven years, three albums, innumerable sold out shows, and countless beers, bluegrass mavericks Horseshoes & Hand Grenades appropriately consider themselves a “family” on a wild, wonderful, and often whacky roller coaster. The bond between the quintet—David C. Lynch [harmonica, accordion, spoons, vocals], Collin Mettelka [f…
 
About This Episode Big Top Chautauqua's Blue Canvas Orchestra draws on the bountiful collection of sea shanties, sailing songs, and rowdy sailors-in-port songs that have come down through time. Hear the tales of those who roamed the seas aboard vessels of wood with canvas sails – and those who never returned – in song, story, and big screen picture…
 
About This Episode Through relentless touring and terrific word-of-mouth support, Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela have established themselves as an in-demand live act, particularly in America. they sold out the Hollywood Bowl (two nights) and the Red Rocks Amphitheatre as recently as summer 2018. They have also sold out multiple…
 
About This Episode Judy Collins has inspired audiences with her sublime vocals and boldly vulnerable songwriting for over 50 years. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. Five decades later, new generations bask in the glow of her iconic 50-album body o…
 
About This Episode Blues icon Keb' Mo' owes his longevity as a singer and writer to a combination of masterful, anecdotal writing skills, distinctive guitar versatility, and resonant, blues-soaked vocals. Every song tells a story, and every story reminds us why Keb' Mo' is one of the most versatile and engaging musical figures on today's roots rock…
 
About This Episode This week's episode is a dedication to the legendary John Prine. Prine was an American country folk singer-songwriter. He was active as a composer, recording artist, and live performer from the early 1970s until his death and was known for an often humorous style of original music that has elements of protest and social commentar…
 
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