Ohio Chautauqua 2019: Modern Legends

Defiance

June 4 – 8

Evening Performances

Gather under the Chautauqua tent with neighbors and friends for an evening of live music, living history, and engagement.

AuGlaize Village

Live local music at 6:30 p.m.

Performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 4

Susan Marie Frontczak as Erma Bombeck
Music by Morgan Bland

Wednesday, June 5

James Armstead as Benjamin O. Davis Jr.
Music by Sam Dell

Thursday, June 6

Karen Vuranch as Julia Child
Music by Kelly Bazely

Friday, June 7

Fred Blanco as Cesar Chavez
Music by Jerome Schooley

Saturday, June 8

Jeremy Meier as Robert F. Kennedy
Music by Jazz Musicians

Daytime Programs for Adults

Engage in real conversations about real issues at scholar-led programs.

Tuesday, June 4

10:30 a.m.
Defiance High School
1755 Palmer Drive, Defiance
El Teatro Campesino: A Chicano Theatre Movement with Fred Blanco (Cesar Chavez)

2:00 p.m.
VFW Post 3360
201 Clinton St, Defiance
America Emerges as a World Power with  James Armstead (Benjamin O. Davis Jr.)

Wednesday, June 5

10:30 a.m.
St John UCC
950 Webster St, Defiance
Food as Fellowship with Karen Vuranch (Julia Child)

2:00 p.m.
Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St, Defiance
Zoot Suit Riots with Fred Blanco Cesar Chavez)

Friday, June 7

2:00 p.m.
Johnson Memorial Library
116 W. High St, Hicksville
Food Fads in America: From Feasting to Fasting, Frozen to Fabulous with Karen Vuranch Julia Child)

Saturday, June 8

10:30 a.m.
Northtowne Mall
1500 N. Clinton St, Defiance
Ruthless Showdown: Kennedy v. Hoffa with Jeremy Meier (Robert F. Kennedy)

10:30 a.m.
Huber Opera House
175 E. High St, Hicksville
Erma Bombeck — Feminist? with Susan Marie Frontczak (Erma Bombeck)

Daytime Programs for Youth

Thursday, June 6

10:30 a.m.
Defiance Public Library
320 Fort St., Defiance
Legendary Children’s Stories from the Mid-Twentieth Century with Susan Marie Frontczak (Erma Bombeck)

2:00 p.m.
Stroede Center for the Arts
319 Wayne Ave, Defiance
Fundamentals of Flight with James Armstead (Benjamin O. Davis Jr.)

Friday, June 7

10:30 a.m.
Johnson Memorial Library
116 W. High St, Hicksville
To Make Gentle the Life of This World: Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy with Jeremy Meier (Robert F. Kennedy)

 

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Questions about Ohio Chautauqua, call 1.800.293.9774