2013 High Plains Chautauqua

Thursday, July 25, noon – 1:00 pm

History Brown Bag Presentations: Young Chautauquans
Greeley History Museum Community Room
714 8th Street
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Friday, August 2, 6:30 pm

Film screening: Touch of Evil
Post-screening discussion facilitated by Gail Rowe, Ron Edgerton, and David Caldwell
Farr Branch Library
1939  61st Ave.
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Monday, August 5, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Greeley Museums Walking Tour: Hillside/Farr Neighborhood
Led by Betsy Kellums
Starting location: Farr Park Shelter
13th Avenue and 26th Street
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Tuesday, August 6

YOUTH PROGRAMS
Jesus Rodarte Cultural Center
920 "A" St.

1:30 - 2:30 pm
(Ages 8 - 11)
Once upon a Time - Frankenstein
Susan Marie Frontczak

2:30 – 4:30 pm
(Ages 6 - 11)
Exploring Kids’ Arts & Crafts Boundaries
Make & Take Activities
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KICKOFF RECEPTION
5:30 - 7:00 pm
By invitation only for sponsors, Chautauqua scholars, Young Chautauquans, presenters, and volunteers
Buffet sponsored by Cables Pub & Grill
Become a High Plains Chautauqua donor and you, too, will be invited to this lively annual kickoff!

EVENING PROGRAMS
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Under the Big Tent
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th Street

7:00 - 7:45 pm
Young Chautauqua Cameos
CLARA BARTON
by Hannah Kerkes

LA MALINCHE
by Ilse Montes

J.R.R. TOLKIEN 
by Dante Quezada

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7:45 – 9:00 pm
THOMAS JEFFERSON (1742-1826)
by Bill Barker

Wednesday, August 7

8:00 - 9:15 am
Coffee & Conversation
with Chautauquan Bill Barker
Ed Beaty Hall Student Lounge
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.

ADULT PROGRAMS
Ed Beaty Hall Black Box Theatre
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.

9:30 - 10:30 am
Crossing the Divide of Race
Charles Pace
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10:45 – 11:45 am
Jefferson on Religion and Slavery
Bill Barker as Thomas Jefferson
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1:00 – 2:00 pm
WASPs – Fly Girls of World War II
Elsa Wolff
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2:15 – 3:15 pm
Andrew Carnegie and the League of Peace
Jeff Smith
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YOUNG CHAUTAUQUA PRESENTATIONS

Under the Big Tent
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
ALL AGES
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EVENING PROGRAMS

5:45 - 9:00 pm
Under the Big Tent
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.

5:30 - 7:00 pm Food Vending Tent: Texas Roadhouse

6:00 - 6:50 pm
Performance by the Dance Factory
Bringing tap, jazz, ballet and hip hop to you for your enjoyment! Dancers from 6-17 years of age take the stage with high energy and excitement. Interested in joining the fun? Contact the Dance Factory at 970-506-9040 or check out our website at www.dancefactorylb.com. Fall classes begin August 19th.

7:00 – 9:00 pm
MARGARET MEAD (1901-1978)
by Amelia (Newport) Wagner

FRANCISCO PIZARRO (1475 - 1541)
by Hank Fincken

Thursday, August 8

8:00 - 9:15 am
Coffee & Conversation with Chautauquans
Amelia (Newport) Wagner and Hank Fincken
Ed Beaty Hall Student Lounge
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Ed Beaty Hall Black Box Theatre
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.

9:30 - 10:30 am
A Nation Founded on Principle
Bill Barker as Thomas Jefferson
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10:45 – 11:45 am
America Today: Fighting to Maintain the Peace
Hank Fincken
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1:00 – 2:00 pm
Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make History
Mary Jane Bradbury
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2:15 – 3:15 pm
A Jungian Reading of Moby Dick
George Frein
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YOUTH PROGRAMS

(Ages 8-12)
Monfort Children’s Clinic
Community Room
100 North 11th Ave.

2:00 – 3:00 pm
If You Were a Millionaire
Jeff Smith
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3:00 – 4:00 pm
A Belly Whopper, a Roller Coaster, and a Yellow Canary!
Elsa Wolff as Amelia Earhart
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EVENING PROGRAMS

5:45 - 9:00 pm
Under the Big Tent
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.

5:30 - 7:00 pm Food Vending Tent: Kenny's Meatloaf

5:45 - 6:50 pm
Classic Standards by The Matt Pack

The classic standards listened to and performed by so many people are the heart and soul of the Matt Pack. Lead vocalist Matthew Arguello has surrounded himself with great musicians like Dr. Kyle Malone on bass, Bill Bohnenblust on piano, Mike Sherpa on drums and Doug Carmichael on saxophone. Matthew Arguello and his band the Matt Pack (www.themattpackband.com) perform songs like "Moondance," "Mack the Knife," "What a Wonderful World" and many other great tunes that are unfortunately not performed live very often. Take a step back into time, sit back, relax and enjoy The Matt Pack.

7:00 - 9:00 pm
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON (1856 - 1915)
by Charles Pace

ANDREW CARNEGIE (1835-1919)
by Jeff Smith

Friday, August 9

8:00 - 9:15 am
Coffee & Conversation with Chautauquans
Charles Pace and Jeff Smith
Greeley Senior Activities Center
Dining Room
1010  6th St.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Greeley Senior Activities Center
Dining Room
1010  6th St.

9:30 - 10:30 am
Pushing Boundaries - Musically Speaking
Else Wolff
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10:45 – 11:45 am
The 21st Century Implications of Booker T. Washington’s Ideas on Education
Charles Pace
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1:00 – 2:00 pm
General Clark’s Front Porch
Jeff Smith as William Clark
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2:15 – 3:25 pm
The Pivotal Role of Colorado Statehood in the 1876 Presidential Election
Amelia (Newport) Wagner
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EVENING PROGRAMS

6:00 to 9:00 pm
Under the Big Tent
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.

5:30 - 7:00 pm Food Vending Tent: Los Comales

5:45 - 6:45 pm
Swing Band Music by The Board of Directors
The Board of Directors was a brain child of the late Bob Johnson shortly after acquiring an eight-piece book of arrangements from Paul Cox, a friend of John Williamson who was playing with Kream of the Krop at the time. Bob wanted to pick the best players out of the big band and call them "The Board of Directors." The group plays all the traditional songs of the big band era, plus tunes for dancing.

7:00 - 9:00 pm
CARL JUNG (1875-1961)
by George Frein

MARY SHELLEY (1797-1851)
by Susan Marie Frontczak

Saturday, August 10

8:00 - 9:15 am
Coffee & Conversation with Chautauquans
George Frein and Susan Marie Frontczak
Kress Cinema Lounge
817  8th Ave.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Morning: Kress Cinema
817  8th Ave.

9:30 - 11:00 am
A Conversation with Orson Welles
Gil Moon as Orson Welles
Film discussion facilitated by David Caldwell
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Afternoon: Greeley Senior Activities Center
Dining Room
1010  6th St.

1:00 – 2:00 pm
Grappling with the Monster
Susan Marie Frontczak
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2:15 – 3:15 pm
Jung’s Red Book
George Frein
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EVENING PROGRAMS

6:00 to 9:00 pm
Under the Big Tent, Aims Community College
5:30 - 7:00 pm Food Vending Tent: JBS Burgers & Brats

6:00 - 6:50 pm
Jazz by The Dana Landry Quartet

Jazz pianist Dana Landry, who directs the internationally recognized jazz studies program at UNC, has given concerts throughout the world and performs often with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. In the summer of 2012 the quartet toured Provence, France. Dana's CD Journey Home, featuring vibraphonist and jazz legend Gary Burton, was nominated for a Grammy award for its title track. For this special Chautauqua concert, Dana and his bandmates will feature interpretations of pieces from the Great American Songbook. Joining him are Erik Applegate on bass, Jim White on drums, and vocalist Kelsey Shiba. Visit www.danalandry.com for more information.

7:00 - 9:00 pm
GENERAL WILLIAM CLARK (1770-1838)
by Jeff Smith

AMELIA EARHART (1897-1937)
by Elsa Wolff