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Deadline Extended: Chautauqua 2018: Call for Living History Performers

Published: April 19, 2017

Ohio Chautauqua 2018 Modern Legends: America in the Mid‐20th Century Ohio Humanities seeks high‐quality living‐history scholars to portray historical characters for Ohio Chautauqua 2018, which will explore the theme Modern Legends: America in the Mid‐20th Century. The 2018 troupe will include American characters (1940‐1970) whose legacy has touched… Read More

Supporting Culture in Rural Counties: The Ashland Chautauqua Adventure

Published: April 11, 2017

For eighteen years, Ashland has been home to a living history festival that draws hundreds of people on summer evenings for live performances in the historic band shell in Ashland’s Brookside Park. Ashland is the county seat of a rural, north central Ohio agricultural county of the same name, with… Read More

Another Reason to Crack the Books

Published: March 29, 2017

Who knew?  Readers live longer than non-readers. I just saw an item in the AARP magazine that cited a study by Yale University scientists who discovered that reading 30 minutes a day increases longevity.  Reading fiction is particularly helpful. That’s good news for people who read constantly. Authored by Becca… Read More

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