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Two Rivers Chautauqua

10th Annual Two Rivers Chautauqua:  "Rascals and Rogues"

Museum of Western Colorado
3073 F Road, Grand Junction

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18 September 2015 - 12:00am - 19 September 2015 - 12:00am
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An Evening with Rosa Parks in Durango

Chautauqua scholar-performer Becky Stone will portray the Civil Rights activist and Mother of the Freedom Movement, Rosa Louise McCauley Parks.

16 September 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Opening at 5:30 pm, The Way We Worked Smithsonian Exhibit at the Steelworks Center of the West, Pueblo

Public Opening Reception Firday , May 15, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Steelwroks Center of the West

215 Canal Street

Pueblo, CO 81004

719-564-9086

15 May 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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Young Chautauqua at the Pioneers Museum Colorado springs

Young Chautauquas from Eagleview Middle School will present character portrayals of historical figures studied in the Young Chautauqua program.

10am to 12 pm

Pioneers Museum in Colorado Springs

All are invited

9 May 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Jay Fell at the Aurora History Museum

Dr. Jay Fell will speak at the Aurora History Museum in conjunction with the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit The Way We Worked

2 pm

Reception to follow

3 May 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Dr. Jay Fell at the Aurora History Museum

Dr. Jay Fell will speak at the Aurora History Museum in conjuction with the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit The Way We Worked

2 pm

Reception to follow

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BHL at Colorado Northwestern Community College

These programs are free and open to the pubic.

Charles Pace will portray Frederick Douglass

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BHL at Aims Community College

This program is free and open to the public.  Charles Pace will portray Frederick Douglass.

 

Aims Community College

Ed Beatty Hall

Greeley, CO

24 February 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Metro are Young Chautauqua Teacher Institute

Chautauqua workshop with Charles Pace.  Location TBD.  Please register by contacting Betty Jo Brenner at brenner@coloradohumanities.org.

23 February 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
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BHL at Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

This program is free and open to the public.  Charles Pace will portray Frederick Douglass at 2pm.

21 February 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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Black History Live programming begins this week with Charles Pace portraying Frederick Douglass in honor of Black History Month

This BHL Tour will extend from Feb. 17 to Feb. 25, 2015.

16 February 2015 - 12:00am - 25 February 2015 - 12:00am
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BHL at Eagleview Middle School in Colo Springs

This program is for Eagleview students

20 February 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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BHL at Mountain Range High School

This program is for Mountain Range High School students

 

20 February 2015 - 9:00am - 10:30am
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BHL at Community College of Aurora

This program is free and open to the public

Community College of Aurora

Fine Arts Building- F100

1600 Centre Tech Parkway

Aurora, CO 80011

6 pm

 

19 February 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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BHL at Arapahoe Community College

This program is free and open to the public

Waring Theater

ACC

 

19 February 2015 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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BHL at Front Range Community College in Longmont

This program is free and open to the public

Front Range Community College

Boulder County Campus

2190 Miller Dr.

Longmont, CO 80501

18 February 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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BHL at Metropolitan State University

This program is for students at the university

18 February 2015 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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BHL at Metropolitan State University

This program is for students at the university

Charles Pace will portray Frederick Douglass

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BHL at Blair-Caldwell AARL

This program is for students

Charles Pace will portray Frederick Douglass at 10:30 am at the library Conference Room

Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

2401 Welton St.

Denver, CO 80205

18 February 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
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BHL at Rawlings Library in Pueblo

This program is free and open to the public

Charles Pace will portray Frederick Douglass at 7 pm in the Ryals Room

Robert Hoag Rawlings Library

100 E. Abriendo Ave.

Pueblo, CO 81004

17 February 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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BHL at Pikes Peak Community College

This program is free and open to the public

Charles Pace will portray Frederick Douglass at 2 pm at the Centennial Campus Theater.

Pikes Peak Community College

Centennial Campus Theater

5675 S. Acadmey Blvd.

Colorado Springs, CO 80906

17 February 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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BHL at Pueblo Community College

This program is free and open to the public.

Charles Pace will portray Frederick Douglass at Pueblo Community College at 10 am, Hoag Theater.

PCC

900 Orman

Pueblo, CO

81004

 

17 February 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle film discussion series

Created Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle film discussion series

The Rifle Branch Library is pleased to host "Create Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle" film clip and discussion series led by scholar Sarah Swedberg.  This four week series allows individuals to revisit the history of civil rights and reflect on the ideals of freedom and equality.  Discussion will center around clips from four powerful films.

October 6, at 6:30 pm

October 13, at 6:30 pm

October 20, at 6:30 pm

October 27, at 6:30 pm


27 October 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle film discussion series

Created Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle film discussion series

The Rifle Branch Library is pleased to host "Create Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle" film clip and discussion series led by scholar Sarah Swedberg.  This four week series allows individuals to revisit the history of civil rights and reflect on the ideals of freedom and equality.  Discussion will center around clips from four powerful films.

October 6, at 6:30 pm

October 13, at 6:30 pm

October 20, at 6:30 pm

October 27, at 6:30 pm


20 October 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle film discussion series

Created Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle film discussion series

The Rifle Branch Library is pleased to host "Create Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle" film clip and discussion series led by scholar Sarah Swedberg.  This four week series allows individuals to revisit the history of civil rights and reflect on the ideals of freedom and equality.  Discussion will center around clips from four powerful films.

October 6, at 6:30 pm

October 13, at 6:30 pm

October 20, at 6:30 pm

October 27, at 6:30 pm

 

13 October 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle film discussion series

Created Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle film discussion series

The Rifle Branch Library is pleased to host this Colorado Humanities sponsored program "Created Equal:  America's Civil Rights Struggle" film clip and discussion series led by scholar Sarah Swedberg.  This four week series allows individuals to revisit the history of civil rights and reflect on the ideals of freedom and equality.  Discussion will center around clips from four powerful films.

October 6, at 6:30 pm

October 13, at 6:30 pm

October 20, at 6:30 pm

6 October 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Charles Pace portrays Frederick Douglass at History Colorado Center

Charles Pace will portray Frederick Douglass at History Colorado Center as part of the RACE Exhibit programming.

Tuesday, Octoer 21, 2014 at 1 and 7 pm.

Charles Everertt Pace illuminates the life and times of Frederick Doiuglass in a vivid scholarly performance, explores Afican American history and culture, and embraces the concept of a useable past.

For more infomation or to register, go to the History Colorado Center website or call 303-866-2394.

21 October 2014 - 1:00pm - 7:00pm
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Ludlow Centennial Commemoration Event

Ludlow Centennial Commemoration Events

Dr. Sarah Deutsch will speak on "Moving Mexican Descent Women to the Center" at the following locations in September, 2014.

Sarah Deutsch is a Professor of History at Duke University who specializes in the study of Hispanics in Southern Colorado.

All programs are free and open to the public.

 

September 18, 2014 - 11:00 am

Metropolitan State University

King Center, Room 314

890 Auraria Parkway

Denver, CO 80204

 

September 18, 2014 - 7 pm

18 September 2014 - 11:00am - 19 September 2014 - 4:00pm
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Two Rivers Chautauqua in Grand Junction

Two Rivers Chautauqua in Grand Junction will take place on Friday, September 19 and Saturday, September 20, 2014.

The theme of the 2014 Two Rivers Chautauqua is "American Dreams."  Come hear from some of Americ'a dreamers:  Alexander Hamilton, John James Audubon, Jane Addams, and Rosa Parks.  For a complete schedule of events, go to www.tworiverschautauqua.com.

 

Cross Orchards Historic Site

3073 F Road

Grand Junction, CO 81504

970-434-9814

19 September 2014 - 12:00am - 20 September 2014 - 12:00am
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Hal Bidlack to perform a Chautauqua presentation of Alexander Hamilton in Durango

Hal Bidlack will perform a Chautauqua presentation of General Alexander Hamilton in Durango on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.  Location and time TBD.

17 September 2014 (All day)
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Ludlow Commemoration Event

Dr. Anthony DiStefanis will present "The Road to Ludlow:  Breaking the 1913-14 Southern Colorado Coal Strike" at the La Veta Public Library on May 4, 2014 at 7 pm.

4 May 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration Event

Dr. Anthony DiStefanis will present "The Road To Ludlow:  Breaking the 1913-14 Southern Colorado Coal Strike" at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, on May 5, 2014 at 5 pm.

Location:  UCCS Campus

Centennial Hall Auditorium, Room 203

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway

Colorado Springs, CO

5 May 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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Women's History Month Chautauqua presentation

March 11, 2014

In honor of Women's History Month, Chautauqua presenter Helen Trencher will portray Golda Meier at 12 pm at the Community College of Aurora, 16000 CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, CO, Fine Arts Building.

This program is free and open to the public.

11 March 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Women's History Month Chautauqua presentation

March 4, 2014

In honor of Women's History Month, Chautauqua presenter, Elsa Wolff, will portray Amelia Earhart at 12 pm at the Community College of Aurora, 16000 CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, CO, Fine Arts Building.

This program is free and open to the public.

4 March 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

May 18, 2014

United Mine Workers of America, Ludlow Centennial Remembranc Ceremony, Ludlow Memorial National Historic Landmark, 11 am

18 May 2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

Bicycle Ride, from Cokedale to Coal Camps & Ludlow (ends 11 am)

17 May 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am
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Ludlow Commemoration event

May 17, 2014

United Mine Workers of America, Family Day, Ludlow Memorial National Historic Landmark, 11 am to 4 pm

17 May 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

May 16, 2014

Night of Remembrance, Mt. Carmel Wellness Center, Trinidad, 5 to 8 pm

16 May 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

May 10-17, 2014

Theatre Play, Kaiulani Le:  The Story of Mother Jones in Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo (El Pueblo History Musuem), Trinidad, (Middle School Auditorium)

10 May 2014 - 12:00am - 17 May 2014 - 12:00am
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Ludlow Commemoration event

May 1, 2014

"The Road to Ludlow:  Breaking the 1913-14 Southern Colorado Coal Strike," Dr. Anthony DeStefanis, InfoZone News Museum, Rawlings Public Library, 7 pm

1 May 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

April 26, 2014

Mt. Carmel Wellness Center's Second Annual Run/Walk for the Fallen Coal Miners, starts and ends at the Ludlow Memorial Site (5k/10k/1/2 Marathon), Registration 7 am, Race starts 8 am

26 April 2014 - 7:00am - 5:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

April 22, 2014

Juan Morales:  Pilgrimage Magazine "Labor" Release, Bessemer Historical Society, Steelworks Museum, Pueblo, 7 pm

22 April 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

April 20, 2014

Greek Orthodox Agape Service with Metropolitan Isaiah from Greek Metropolitan Orthodox Cathedral of Denver, Ludlow National Historic Landmark, (tentative:  2 pm)

20 April 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

April 21, 2014

"Remembering Ludlow Today" panel discussion, History Colorado Center, Denver, 7 pm

21 April 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Smithsonian Exhibit Journey Stories opening

Smithsonian Exhibit "Journey Stories" opening at Overland Trail Museum, Sterling, 6 pm

4 April 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

"Using Music to Organize," with Daniel Valdez and Tony Garcia, El Pueblo History Museum, Pueblo, 7 pm

19 April 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

April 19, 2014

LaborFest Academic Symposium, El Pueblo History Museum, Pueblo, All Day

19 April 2014 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

April 18, 2014

Ludlow in Requiem:  Labor & Coal Mining Concert, Memorial Hall, Pueblo, 8 pm

18 April 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

April 18, 2014

Exhibit Opening "Reports from the Field," InfoZone News Museum, Rawlings Public Library, Pueblo 6 pm

18 April 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

April 17, 2014

Scott Martelle, author of Blood Passion, InfoZone News Museum, Rawlings Public Library, Pueblo, 7 pm

17 April 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

April 16, 2014

Film: Matewan, InfoZone News Museum, Rawlings Public Library, Pueblo, 6:30 pm

16 April 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

April 15, 2014

Southern Colorado Reading Series presents David Mason author of Ludlow, LARC Auditorium, CSU-Pueblo, 7 pm

15 April 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

March 20, 2014

"Excavating - and Remembering - Ludlow," Dr. Dean Saitta, El Pueblo History Museum, Pueblo, 7 pm

20 March 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

March 18, 2014

"Memories of Ludlow," Dr. Fawn-Amber Montoya, History Colorado Center, 1 pm

"Memories of Ludlow," Dr. Fawn-Amber Montoya, History Colorado Center, 7 pm

18 March 2014 - 1:00pm - 7:00pm
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Ludlow Commemoration event

Louis Tikas Night:  El Grito de las Minas, Su Teatro, Denver, Reception 6 pm, Show at 7 pm

15 March 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
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Remembering Ludlow

Remembering Ludlow memory workshop
El Pueblo History Museum

 

16 November 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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The Ludlow Tragedy

The Ludlow Tragedy: A Colorado Militia Retrospective
with Major Adam Morgan
El Pueblo History Museum

14 November 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Two Rivers Chautauqua

Two Rivers Chautauqua at Cross Orchards Historic Site, Grand Junction

13 September 2013 - 7:00pm - 14 September 2013 - 9:00pm
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BLACK HISTORY LIVE TOUR

Black History Live

Where: Blair Caldwell African American Research Library, 2401 Welton St., Denver

When: February 9, 2013, 02:00 pm to 03:30 pm

Who: Hasan Davis Chautauqua presentation of YORK

Contact: Danny Walker, Sr. Librarian, 720-865-2401

9 February 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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BLACK HISTORY LIVE TOUR

Black History Live

Where: Arapahoe Community College, Littleton Campus, Half Moon (Room M1800)

When: February 7, 2013, 06:00 pm to 07:30 pm

Who: Hasan Davis Chautauqua presentation of Angus Augustus Burleigh

Contact: Jennifer Husum, Student Affairs, 303-797-5667

7 February 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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BLACK HISTORY LIVE TOUR

Black History Live Tour

Where: Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton, CO 80120

When: February 6, 2013, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Who: Hasan Davis Chautauqua presentation of Angus Augustus Burleigh

Contact:  Phyllis Larison, Librarian Manager of Programs, 303-795-3961

6 February 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Black HISTORY LIVE TOUR

Black History Live Tour

Where: Pikes Peak Community College, Centennial Campus Theater

When: February 6, 2013, 12:00 pm to 01:30

Who: Hasan Davis Chautauqua presentation of Angus Augustus Burleigh

Contact: Anjuli Perez, Campus Activities Coordinator

 

6 February 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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BLACK HISTORY LIVE TOUR

Black History Live Tour

Where: Pueblo Community College, Dr. Mike Davis Academic Building

When: February 5, 2013, 11:00 to 12:30 pm

Who: Hasan Davis Chautauqua presentation of YORK

Contact:   Strider Swope, Chair, Diversity Activities Committee, 719-549-3382

5 February 2013 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
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Civil War Library Discussion Series at Centennial Park LIbrary #5

The Civil War Library Discussion Series #5 at Centennial Park Library in Greeley will occur on July 11th at 6:00 pm

Centennial Park Library

2227 23rd Ave.

Greeley, CO

Contact:  Khristine Gamer at kgamer@highplains.us

11 July 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Civil War Library Discussion Series at Centennial Park LIbrary #4

The Civil War Library Discussion Series at Centennial Park Library in Greeley will take place on June 27th at 6:00 pm

Centennial Park Library

2227 23rd Ave.

Greeley, CO 80634

Contact:  Khristine Gamer at kgamer@highplains.us

27 June 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Civil War Library Discussion Series at Centennial Park LIbrary #3

The third session of the Civil War Library Discussion Series at Centennial Park Library in Greeley will take place on June 20, 2012 at 6 pm

 

Centennial Park Library

2227 23rd Ave.

Greeley, CO 80634

Contact:  Khristine Gamer at kgamer@highplains.us

20 June 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Civil War Library Discussion Series at Centennial Park LIbrary #2

The second session of the Civil War Library discussion series will be held at Centennial Park Library in Greeley on June 13, 2012

at 6 pm

Centennial Park Library

2227 23rd Ave.

Greeley. CO 80634

970-506-8600

Contact Khristine Gamer at kgamer@highplains.us

13 June 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Civil War Library Discussion series at University Hills Library in Denver

The Civil War Library discussion series will begin at the University Hills Public Library in Denver on September 13, 2012 at 6:30 pm Participants of this 5 week discussion series, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanitites and the American Library Association, will read select readings specifically selected by NEH scholar Ed

13 September 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Civil War Library Discussion series at Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

The Civil War Library discussion series will begin at the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library in Denver on September 8, 2012 at 2 pm.

8 September 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Civil War Library Program at Bemis Library

The Civil War Library discussion series will begin at the Bemis Public Library in Littleton on September 5, 2012 at 7 pm.  Participants of this 5 week discussion series, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanitites and the American Library Association, will read select readings specifically selected by NEH scholar Edward L. Ayers.  Civil War historian, Dr. Patricia Richard, will lead discussion and provide context for attendees.

Session dates are 9/5; 9/12; 9/19; 9/26; 10/3

5 September 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Richard Marold as Nikola Tesla

A Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presentation of Nikola Tesla by Richard Marold will take place at the Southridge Recreation Center on May 21, 2012 at 7 pm.

 

Southridge Recreation Center

4800 McArthur Ranch Rd.

Highlands Ranch, CO 80130

May 21, 2012

7 pm

21 May 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Enrique La Madrid and Angel Vigil as Rafael Chacon and El Vaquero

Chautauqua Speakers Bureau Chautauqua presenters Enrique La Madrid and Angel Vigil will perform the characters of Rafael Chacon and El Vaquero at the Hilos Culturales Institute on August 1, 2012 at 1:30 and 2:30 pm respectivey at Alamosa State College.

 

 

1 August 2012 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
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Gail Beaton as Rosie the Riviter

A Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presentation of Rosie the Riviter by Gail Beaton will take place at the home of Betty Shantz at 10:30 am on November 8, 2012 for the Philanthropic Education Organization, Chapter HB.

 

Betty Shantz

8059 S. Oneida Ct.

Centennial, CO 80112

10:30 am

November 8, 2012

8 November 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
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Doc Susie: Life of a Country Physician

A Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presentation titled Doc Susie:  Life of a Country Physician by Kathrn Naples will take place at the 1st Presbyterian Church of Littleton at 12:45 pm on June 23, 2012.  All are invited to attend this free and open to the public program.

1st Presbyterian Church of LIttleton

1609 W. Littleton Blvd.

Littleton, CO 80120

12:45 pm

June 23, 2012

 

23 June 2012 - 12:45pm - 2:00pm
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Old Fashioned 4th of July with Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (portrayed by Jack Van Ens) will appear at the Four Mile Historic Park on July 4, 2012 at 10:30 am and 2:00 p.m.

Four Mile Historic Park

715 S. Forest St.

Denver, CO 80246

4 July 2012 - 10:30am - 3:00pm
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Charla Stilling as Molly Brown

East Library in the Pikes Peak Library District will host Charla Stilling as Molly Brown on June 9, 2012 at 3 pm.

East Library

5550 North Union blvd.

Colorado Springs, CO 80918

9 June 2012 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Mary Jane Bradbury as Molly Brown

As part of Colorado Living Month, the Smoky Hill Library will host Mary Jane Bradbury as Molly Brown on April 24, 2012 at 7 pm.

Smoky Hill Library

5430 S. Biscay Circle

Centennial, CO 80015

24 April 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Mary Jane Bradbury as Martha Maxwell

As part of Colorado Living Month, the Castlewood Library will host Mary Jane Bradbury as Martha Maxwell on April 17, 2012 at 7 pm.

Castlewood Library

6739 So. Uinta St.

Centennial, CO 80112

17 April 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Richard Marold as Winfield Scott Stratton

The Colorado Heritage Club at Anthem Ranch will host Chautauquan Richard Marold to present the character portrayal of Winfield Scott Stratton on September 11, 2012 at 7 pm. at the Aspen Lodge.

Aspen Lodge

16156 Lowell Blvd.

Broomfield, CO 80023

 

11 September 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Jack Van Ens as Thomas Jefferson

The Red Feather Lakes Community Library will host the program "Why the Mudslinging Presidential Election of 1800 Was So Nasty" by Jack Van Ens presenting as Thomas Jefferson on August 16, 2012 at 3 pm.

Red Feather Lakes Community Library

71 Firehouse Lane

Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545

16 August 2012 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Evenings of Engagement at the Town of Vail Public Library

The program "Evenings of Engagement" will feature Mary Jane Bradbury as Augusta Tabor at the Town of Vail Public Library on August 22, 2012 at 5:30 pm.

 

Town of Vail Public Library

292 W. Meadows Dr.

Vail, CO 81657

22 August 2012 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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Steve Lee portrays Otto Mears in Montrose

The Montrose County Historical Society will host a presentation of Otto Mears, Pathfinder of the San Juans, presented by Steve Lee on September 14, 2012 at 7 pm at the Montrose Historical Society.

 

Montrose Historical Society

21 N. Rio Grande Ave.

Montrose, CO

 

14 September 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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"Writing Biographies for Young People" Teacher Institute

The Writing Biographies for Young People Teacher Institute for Denver Public School Teachers will occur on July 9, 10, 11, and 12, 2012.

 

For more information, please contact Betty Jo Brenner, Program Coordinator, at brenner@coloradohumanities.org

9 July 2012 - 9:00am - 12 July 2012 - 4:00pm
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High Plains Chautauqua in Greeley

High Plains Chautauqua will occur from August 7 - 11, 2012 at Aims Community College in Greeley.

For more information please go to the website www.highplainschautauqua.org

 

 

7 August 2012 - 10:00am - 11 August 2012 - 9:00pm
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Civil War Library Discussion series at Centennial Park Branch Library in Greeley

A NEH Civil War Library discussion series will occur at the Centennial Park Branch Library in Greeley for five sessions on the following dates:

 

June 6, 13, 26, 27, and July ll, 2012 at 6 to 8 pm.  This program will be facilitated by Dr. Patricia Richard, Associate Professor of History at Metropolitan State College of Denver.

6 June 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Judy Winnick presentation of Irena Sendler

The Ouray County Historical Society is hosting Judy Winnick's presentation of Irena Sendler in the program"Vignettes of History - War and Angels" on August 17, 2012 at 7 pm at the Wright Opera House in Ouray.

Wright Opera House

Main Street

P.O. Box 17

Ouray, CO 81427

17 August 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Mary Jane Bradbury as Molly Brown

The History and Heritage of Colorado will host Mary Jane Bradbury as Molly Brown at the Aspen Lodge in Broomfield, April 16, 2012, at 7 pm for Anthem residents.

Aspen Lodge

16156 Lowell Blvd.

Broomfield, CO 80023

16 April 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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"Snow and Ice Adventure" John Stansfield as Enos Mills

John Stansfield will portray Enos Mills for the Catamount Institute on March 28, 2012 at 6 pm at the

John Wesley Ranch, 21285 Hwy 67, Divide, CO 80814

28 March 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Jack Van Ens as Thomas Jefferson

Study of Eminence Unit Presentation

Cottonwood Plains Elementary School

525 Turman Dr.

Fort Collins, CO 80525

March 29, 2012

Mr. Jack Van Ens portraying Thomas Jefferson

The 5th grade TAG (Talented and Gifted) reading class has begun its "Study of Eminence" Unit.  To expand on this work, Mr Jack Van Ens will be playing Thomas Jefferson for the entire 5th grade at Cottonwood Plains Elementary School.  In addition, Mr. Van Ens will conduct a workshop with the TAG students about giving first person presentations.

29 March 2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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El Vaquero with Angel Vigil

El Vaquero with Angel Vigil

 

Friday, April 13, 2012

 

Eagleview Middle School

1325 Vindicator Dr.

Colorado Springs, CO 80919

 

13 April 2012 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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John Stansfield as Enos Mills

This event is the Annual South Platte Park Volunteer Appreciation Celebration where recent volunteer achievements are honored.   John Stansfield will portray Enos Mills as part of the celebration.

Buck Recreation Center

2004 W. Powers St.

Littleton, CO 80120

For more information, contact Phil Waltz at 303-730-1022.

 

 

27 January 2012 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
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Thomas Jefferson at Westminster High School

Chautauqua Speakers Bureau

Westminster High School celebrates Early American history with a visit from Jack Van Ens as Thomas Jefferson on February 15, 2012. The performance will take place at 1:15 pm in the auditorium.

For more information, please contact Susan Gilbert, Teacher Librarian, 720-542-5425.

sgilbert@adams50.org

 

 

15 February 2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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Colorado Springs Young Chautauquans to present at the Pioneers Museum

Young Chautauquans from the Colorado Springs Conservatory, Eagleview Middle School, and the Academy for Advanced & Creative Learning will portray historical figures from the past at an all day event at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum on Feb. 10 and 11, 2012 at times to be determined.

Pioneers Museum

215 S. Tejon St.

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

719-385-5990

10 February 2012 - 12:00am - 11 February 2012 - 12:00am
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Celebrating Great Lives in Colorado History biography authors at the Governor's residence

a Reception to honor The Great Lives in Colorado History teacher authors will will occur this evening at the Governor's residence.

Time: 5:30 to 7:00 pm

 

400 E. 8th Ave.

Denver, CO 80203

303-866-5344

12 December 2011 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
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An Evening with Alexander Hamilton

 

An Evening With Alexander Hamilton, featuring Dr. Hal Bidlack presenting as Alexander Hamilton, will take place from 7 to 9:30 pm at the St. Patrick's Presbyterian Church, 716 16th St., Greeley, CO. Tickets can be purchased for $75.  Please contact Ron Edgerton at  ron.edgerton@comcast.net for more information.

5 November 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm


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Voices of the Valley in Pueblo

Pueblo's second annual Voices of the Valley Chautauqua will be held Friday and Saturday, July 29-30. For three consecutive nights beginning on Monday, July 25, movies corresponding to Voices of the Valley presentations will be shown at the Rawlings Library in Pueblo. Voices of the Valley will bring history alive and introduce you to famous authors of the past who have left lasting impressions on the world's ideologies.  Professional Chautauqua scholar-performers Kevin Radaker and Brian Ellis will present Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, C.S. Lewis and Walt Whitman.

29 July 2011 - 8:00am - 30 July 2011 - 9:00pm
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Thomas Jefferson at 4 Mile Historic Park

Title:  Jack Van Ens as Thomas Jefferson

Date:  Monday, July 4th, 2011 10:30 am and 2:00 pm

Location:  Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St. Denver, CO 80246

Reacquaint yourself with Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States.  Jack Van Ens portrays this man of immense talent and multiple interests.  Adults and young adults will enjoy learning about this Founding Father and author of the Declaration of Independence.

4 July 2011 - 10:30am - 2:00pm
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High Plains Chautauqua

2 August 2011 - 12:00am - 6 August 2011 - 12:00am
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Heritage Celebration in Limon on August 6

August 6th is the last day of the Smithsonian Exhibit "Between Fences" at the Limon Heritage Museum.  Limon residents will be celebrating the 20th annual Heritage Celebration which is an all day festival to honor the heritage of the Colorado plains and the final opportunity to se the "Between Fences" exhibit at the Museum.

6 August 2011 (All day)
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Limon Heritage Museum opening of Between Fences Exhibit

During Museum Railroad Days on June 5, a Community Reception and Tour will be held to introduce the "Between Fences" Exhibit to the general public.

5 June 2011 - 12:35pm
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Fence building by Limon FFA groups at Limon Heritage Museum, "Between Fences" Exhibit

On May 5, 20111, area FFA groups in Limon will gather at the Limon Heritage Museum to build a variety of 16' long fences depicting many of the fences highlighted in the exhibit in actual size.  A noon meal will be provided for all participants.

5 May 2011 - 12:00pm
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Martha Maxwell Chautauqua at Kiwa Korral-Girl Scouts of Colorado Day Camp 6/27/11

Mary Jane Bradbury will portray Martha Maxwell for Girl Scouts at the Kiwa Korral-Girl Scouts of Colorado Day Camp on June 27, 2011 at 10 to 11 and 11 to 12 pm.

27 June 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Jonathan Edwards Chautauqua presentation at Red Feather Lakes Community College at 3 pm 8/12/11

Jack Van Ens will portray Jonathan Edwards at the Red Feather Lakes Community College at 3 pm on August 12, 2011.

12 August 2011 - 3:00pm
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Augusta Tabor at the Lakewood Arts Council Community Arts Center

Mary Jane Bradbury will portray Augusta Tabor at the Lakewood Arts Council Community Center on April 15 at 12:00 pm.  The address is 85 South Union Blvd. Lakewood, CO 80228.  Contact Melinda Fiscus for more information happytrails94@msn.com.

15 April 2011 - 12:00pm
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Maria Josefa Caramillo Carson

23 February 2011 - 9:00am - 10:15am
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El Vaquero at Regis University

16 February 2011 - 9:00am - 10:15am
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Yng. Chautauqua Festival

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The Young Chautauqua Festival Brings the 1950's to Life

Encore Performance: February 19, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

19 February 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Yng. Chautauqua Festival

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The Young Chautauqua Festival Brings the 1950's to Life
February 15 and 19, 2011

15 February 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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BLACK HISTORY LIVE TOUR

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Mountain Range High School

Greeley West High School

 

22 February 2011 (All day)
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BLACK HISTORY LIVE TOUR

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Blair Caldwell African American Research Library 1 pm performing as Joe Louis

19 February 2011 (All day)
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BLACK HISTORY LIVE TOUR

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Blair Caldwell African American Research Library 10:30 am

Overland High School (Aurora) 1 pm

 

18 February 2011 (All day)
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BLACK HISTORY LIVE TOUR

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Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy (Colorado Springs)

Mitchell High School (Colorado Springs)

Robert Hoag Rawlings Library (Pueblo) 7 pm performing as Joe Louis

 

 

17 February 2011 (All day)
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Elisa Wolff as Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

presented by Elsa Wolff

Buck Recreation Center

2004 West Powers Ave.

Littleton, CO 80120

28 June 2010 - 12:00pm
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents David Skipper as Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

presented by David Skipper

Louisville Public Library

951 Spruce Street

Louisville, CO 80027

11 December 2010 - 1:00pm
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Mary Jane Bradbury as Martha Maxwell

Martha Maxwell

presented by Mary Jane Bradbury

Corwin international Magnet School

1500 Lakeview Ave.

Pueblo, CO 81004

20 April 2010 - 10:00am
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Old Fashioned Fourth of July with Thomas Jefferson

Four Mile Historic Park

715 South Forest Street

Denver, CO 80246

Benjamin Franklin was a writer, scientist, philosopher, statesman and businessman. He developed a set of values and assumptions about human existence that grew into a cultural credo for the 18th century. Twenty-first century Americans can identify with Franklin's pragmatism, his work ethic and his ideas about civic duty and self-reliance.

4 July 2010 - 10:30am
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Margaret Brown Living History Program

Mary Jane Bradbury as "The Unsinkable" Molly Brown.

Superior Town Hall

124 East Coal Creek Street

Superior, CO 80027

22 April 2010 - 7:00pm
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Richard Marold as FDR

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

presented by Richard Marold

The Academy

29 April 2010 - 8:45am
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter

presented by Gail M. Beaton

Koelbel Library

5955 South Holly Street

Centennial, CO 80121

"Rosie the Riveter," the name given to women war workers during World War II, lived and worked throughout the United States welding, making bullets, and doing a wide variety of factory jobs for the war effort.

26 May 2010 - 3:00pm
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Augusta Tabor & Winfield Scott

Mary Jane Bradbury & Richard Marold as Augusta Tabor & Winfield Scott

Bemis Public Library

6014 S. Datura Street

Littleton, CO 80120

27 April 2010 - 7:00pm
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Mary Jane Bradbury as Augusta Tabor

Augusta Tabor

presented by Mary Jane Bradbury

Eagle Town Hall

200 Broadway Eagle, CO

7 October 2010 - 6:30pm
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History Comes to Life at the Vail Public Library

Kathy Naples as Doc Susie

Dr. Susan Anderson, or "Doc Susie," is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable figures from Grand County's past. She arrived in Fraser in 1907, at the age of 37, thinking she would die within the year of the tuberculosis she had contracted while nursing patients in Greeley, Colorado. Beloved Doc Susie remained in Fraser, practicing medicine, for nearly 50 years.

9 June 2010 - 5:30pm
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Two Rivers Chautauqua

Cross Orchards Historic Site in Grand Junction,will again be the setting for the 2010 Two Rivers Chautauqua, a unique blend of theatre, history and the humanities under a Chautauqua tent, in which audiences meet and engage in a conversation with personalities from the past. This year's event will take place on September 17 and 18. Tentative acts include Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Robert E. Lee and William Lloyd Garrison. Check back as more information will be available soon.

Cross Orchards Historic Site  3073 F Road Grand Junction, Colorado 81504

 

17 September 2010 - 12:00am - 18 September 2010 - 12:00am
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11th Annual High Plains Chautauqua

Aims Community College campus in Greeley, Colorado, will again be the setting for the 2010 High Plains Chautauqua (HPC), a unique blend of theatre, history and the humanities under a Chautauqua tent, in which audiences meet and engage in a conversation with personalities from the past. The August 3-7, 2010 HPC, theme is “American Voices: Breaking the Mold.”

3 August 2010 - 12:00am - 7 August 2010 - 12:00am
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Lynne Swanson as Isabella Bird

Lynne Swanson, an accomplished Chautauquan, as Isabella L. Bird, presented by Colorado Humanities on Wednesday, April 14th, 5:30 pm. In 1872, a stout, high-minded English spinster boarded a steamship in London to sail around the world. Isabella Bird attracted adventures. She recorded her lively experiences in letters to her stay-at-home sister, Henrietta. When Isabella returned to Britain, the two sisters compiled these letters in a widely read book, A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains.

14 April 2010 - 5:30pm
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Museum on Main Street - Between Fences at Buena Vista Heritage Museum 8/12 to 9/30, 2011

Colorado Humanities is proud to sponsor the 2010-11 Colorado tour of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street exhibition Between Fences. Between Fences will be hosted by the Buena Vista Heritage Museum August 12 to September 30, 2011.

12 August 2011 (All day)
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Museum on Main Street Exhibit at Limon Heritage Museum, 5/1 to 7/5, 2011

Colorado Humanities is proud to sponsor the 2010-11 Colorado tour of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street exhibition Between Fences. Between Fences will be hosted by the Limon Heritage Museum May 1 to July 5, 2011.

1 May 2011 - 12:00pm
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Museum on Main Street

Colorado Humanities is proud to sponsor the 2010-11 Colorado tour of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street exhibition Between Fences. Between Fences will be hosted by the Fort Morgan Museum March 6 to April 23, 2011

Fort Morgan Museum  414 Main St. Ft. Morgan, CO 80701  970-542-4014  www.ftmorganmus.org

6 March 2011 - 12:00pm - 23 March 2011 - 12:00pm
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Museum on Main Street

Colorado Humanities is proud to sponsor the 2010-11 Colorado tour of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street exhibition Between Fences. Between Fences will be hosted by the White River Museum, Meeker December 4 to February 27, 2011

White River Museum  565 Park Avenue, Meeker, CO 81641  970-878-998

4 December 2010 - 12:00pm - 27 February 2011 - 12:00pm
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Museum on Main Street

Colorado Humanities is proud to sponsor the 2010-11 Colorado tour of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street exhibition Between Fences. Between Fences will be hosted by the Cortez Cultural Center October 29 to November 27, 2010.

Cortez Cultural Center  25 N. Market St. Cortez, CO  81321     www.cortezculturalcenter.org

29 October 2010 - 12:00pm - 27 November 2010 - 12:00pm
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Museum on Main Street

Colorado Humanities is proud to sponsor the 2010-11 Colorado tour of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street exhibition Between Fences. Between Fences will be hosted by the Museum of Colorado Prisons September 4 to 23, 2010.

4 September 2010 - 12:00pm - 23 September 2010 - 12:00pm

Colorado Humanities is proud to sponsor the 2010-11 Colorado tour of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street exhibitionBetween FencesBetween Fences will be hosted by the Museum of Colorado Prisons September 4 to 23, 2010.

For more information about activities in Canon City, please contact the Museum of Colorado Prisons 201 N. 1st St. Canon City 81212 www.prisonmuseum.org  719-269-3015

For more information about the statewide tour of the exhibition, please contact Betty Jo Brenner 303.894.7951 x 17 or atbrenner@coloradohumanities.org.

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2009 High Plains Chautauqua - 10th Anniversary!

American Spirit: An Endless Quest

4 August 2009 - 12:00am - 8 August 2009 - 12:00am

August 4-8, 2009
American Spirit: An Endless Quest

High Plains Chautauqua focused on the 20th century to conclude our 3-year series examining the American identity.

Read more about this event
View photos from this year's event

Read congratulatory letters from Sen. Mark Udall and Rep. Betsy Markey

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Augusta Tabor: Colorado Pioneer

Chautauqua scholar Mary Jane Bradbury will present the character portrayal of Augusta Tabor to members, family, friends and guests of the Colorado Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  The Chautauqua format of speaking includes 40 minutes of monologue, 10 minutes of q and a in character and 10 minutes of q and a out of character.  The program will take place at the Glenmoor Country Club, 110 Glenmoor Drive, Cherry Hills Village.

21 May 2011 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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Celebration of Women's History Month: Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History

Mary Jane Bradbury will present "Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History" at the Village Playhouse in Estes Park on April 2, 2011, at 2:00 pm.  The Playhouse is located at 900 Moraine Avenue, Estes Park, CO.  This program is sponsored by the Estes Park Women's Club.

2 April 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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This is My Story: Eleanor Roosevelt During the Great Depression

Susan Marie Frontczak will portray Eleanor Roosevelt at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on March 17th at 7:00 pm.  The program title is "2011 Winter Lecture Series."  This program is sponsored by the  Frontier Historical Society Museum and the Friends of Glenwood Springs Branch Library.

17 March 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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An Affair of the Heart: Franklin Roosevelt and the Women in his Life

An Affair of the Heart, a dramatic presentation, will reveal the close relationships that Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States, had with several women.  This historically accurate program, using letters and personal documents, will examine the complex and intertwined relationship between Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor, his wife; Lucy Mercer Rutherford, initially a social secretary to Eleanor; and Margaret Daisy Suckley, a close companion and correspondent .  Richard Marold, an historian and journalist, will portray Roosevelt.

26 April 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Spirit Week Character Assemblies

Twin Peaks Charter Academy, Longmont, CO, a core knowledge school, has accessed the Chautauqua Speakers Bureau and Authors in Community Programs to provide historical character speakers for its Spirit Week.  TPCA will host Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Jack Van Ens, to educate the elementary school students on the process of writing a Declaration of Independence.  The middle school students will have the opportunity to hear FDR, portrayed by Richard Marold.  Approximately 700 students will meet these historical characters and see their core knowledge education come to life.

28 April 2011 - 8:10am - 1:45pm
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BLACK HISTORY LIVE

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Stargazer Theater and Event Center (Colorado Springs) performing as York
Matinee and evening performance

16 February 2011 (All day)
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Denver Union Station - Portal To Progress Premiere

5 February 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Young Chautauqua

Young Chautauqua is a program of scholarship, research, rehearsing, and performing in which students bring history to life by immersing themselves in the writings and lives of historical characters. Student Chautauquans work directly with professional presenters and scholars from the Colorado Humanities Speaker's Bureau and may provide public performances. For more information call Program Coordinator Betty Jo Brenner  at 303-894-7951 x 17 or email at Brenner@coloradohumanities.org.

11 May 2009 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Young Chautauqua

Young Chautauqua is a program of scholarship, research, rehearsing, and performing in which students bring history to life by immersing themselves in the writings and lives of historical characters. Student Chautauquans work directly with professional presenters and scholars from the Colorado Humanities Speaker's Bureau and may provide public performances. For more information call Program Coordinator Betty Jo Brenner  at 303-894-7951 x 17 or email at Brenner@coloradohumanities.org.

11 May 2009 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Nation at the Crossroads

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected president four times, more than any man in U.S. history. Although born and raised in a privileged New York family, FDR became the spokesman for the average American. After 1921 he was unable to walk on his own because of polio, but he later brought the country back to its feet. During his administration, Social Security, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other programs were established to deal with the economic depression.

29 July 2009 (All day)
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents John Stansfield as Enos Mills

Soon after he arrived from Kansas as "an invalid boy" at age 14 in 1884, Enos Mills bonded with Colorado's wildlife, mountains, and wilderness. Growing strong and self-reliant, he roamed the American West summer and winter, experiencing numerous spine-chilling adventures, but always returned to his cabin at the foot of Longs Peak near Estes Park.  Famed explorer and nature writer John Muir inspired young Mills in his pursuits as naturalist, writer, speaker, and conservationist.

30 April 2009 (All day)
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Mary Jane Bradbury as Martha Maxwell

Martha Maxwell traveled to Colorado Territory with the first wave of the Pike's Peak Gold Rush in 1860. A self-educated naturalist and artist, she found her passion and life's work quite by accident and contributed to the development of taxidermy and museum display with ideas and techniques that are still used today. The foremost woman natural scientist of the 19 th century, Martha was one of the first women to collect and prepare her own skins and mounts.

17 April 2009 (All day)
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Mary Jane Bradbury as Augusta Tabor

Martha Maxwell traveled to Colorado Territory with the first wave of the Pike's Peak Gold Rush in 1860. A self-educated naturalist and artist, she found her passion and life's work quite by accident and contributed to the development of taxidermy and museum display with ideas and techniques that are still used today. The foremost woman natural scientist of the 19th century, Martha was one of the first women to collect and prepare her own skins and mounts.

16 April 2009 - 10:00am
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Mary Jane Bradbury as Augusta Tabor

Often called the First Lady of Leadville, Augusta Tabor is a legend on the Colorado mining frontier.   Though many consider her a footnote to the more well-known and scandalous rags to riches to rags saga of Silver Baron Horace Tabor and his second wife, Baby Doe, first wife Augusta Tabor stands alone as a pioneering businesswoman with a generous heart and strength of character that is the story of women on the western frontier.   A wife, a mother, and one of the first women to come west in the Pike's Peak gold rush, Augusta braved the journey across the prairies, the primitive, isolated co

31 March 2009 - 10:00am
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Rush to the Rockies: Richard Marold as Winfield Scott Stratton, Mary Jane Bradbury as Augusta Tabor

Winfield Scott Stratton, an itinerant carpenter and prospector in the Rockies during the 1870s and 80s, became the envy of the mining world in the 1890s when he emerged from the Cripple Creek gold fields as a multi-millionaire. A paradoxical character who struggled under the burden of his wealth, Stratton contributed enormously to the building and beauty of Colorado.

6 June 2009 (All day)
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Jack Van Ens as Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson -- author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia -- voiced the aspirations of a new America as no other individual of his era. As public official, historian, philosopher, and plantation owner, he served his country for over five decades.

4 July 2009 - 2:00pm
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Jack Van Ens as Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson -- author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia -- voiced the aspirations of a new America as no other individual of his era. As public official, historian, philosopher, and plantation owner, he served his country for over five decades.

4 July 2009 - 10:30am
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Lynne Swanson as Isabella Bird Bishop

In 1872, a stout, high-minded English spinster boarded a steamship in London to sail around the world. Isabella Bird had been advised by her doctors to seek new places to breathe ocean air in hopes of curing her “chronic spinal complaint.” Only after months at sea did these hopes begin to be realized. While in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, enduring terrible hardships, Isabella began to feel revitalized and to enjoy herself. She was having an adventure!

15 May 2009 (All day)
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Chautauqua Speakers Bureau presents Richard Marold as Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected president four times, more than any man in U.S. history. Although born and raised in a privileged New York family, FDR became the spokesman for the average American. After 1921 he was unable to walk on his own because of polio, but he later brought the country back to its feet.

14 May 2009 (All day)
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High Plains Chautauqua The American Spirit: an Endless Quest

For five days each August on Aims Community College campus, audiences step back in time as High Plains Chautauqua (HPC) recreates the turn-of-the-century traveling tent Chautauqua that brought education and entertainment to communities in the form of lectures, concerts, and plays.

4 August 2009 - 12:00am - 8 August 2009 - 12:00am
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Two Rivers Chautauqua

In its fourth year, Two Rivers Chautauqua in Grand Junction at the Cross Orchards Historic Site will present Chautauqua portrayals of Coco Chanel, Babe Ruth, P. T. Barnum and Irene Castle. The two-day program September 18-19, 2009 will include presentations in schools by visiting scholars as well as at the tent site to the general public during Apple Jubilee, a history re-enactment festival sponsored by the Museum of Western Colorado.  Daytime programs include presentations by Young Chautauquans under the big tent, lectures, children's activities and living history demonstrations.

18 September 2009 - 12:00am - 19 September 2009 - 12:00am
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Isabella Bird

Lynne Swanson as Isabella Bird

Exploring Our Past.
Local Series 2009.
The Erie Community Library and the Erie Historical Society present Isablla Bird
A Chautauqua evening celebrating Women's History Month featuring Lynne Swanson as the Englishwoman who explored around Long's Peak in 1873.

19 March 2009 - 7:00pm
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Eleanor Roosevelt

Susan Marie Frontczak as Eleanor Roosevelt

Chautauqua Program. Eleanor Roosevelt, "This is My Story" with Susan Marie Frontczak.

Meet the first Lady, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt during her husband's second term as president.

No other first lady had ever taken on such a public role advancing many progressive causes in the midst of an unfolding New Deal.

15 March 2009 - 3:00pm
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