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Ashland Chautauqua 2017: Voices of Courage

Published: July 18, 2017

With funding support by Ohio Humanities, the Ashland Area Convention and Visitors Bureau presents, Ashland Chautauqua: Voices of Courage.  This five-day event features living history performances of  timeless advocates to the rights of others. The event’s featured advocates are: • Civil rights activist Rosa Parks, by scholar Becky Stone; • Civil aviator… Read More


Gene Worthington as Theodore Roosevelt (MILAN)

Published: July 1, 2017

Gene Worthington as Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919), often referred to as Teddy or TR, was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States, from 1901 to 1909. Gene Worthington’s Teddy Roosevelt introduces us to this… Read More


Dianne Moran as Dian Fossey (MILAN)

Published: June 30, 2017

Dianne Moran as Dian Fossey Dian Fossey (January 16, 1932 – c. December 26, 1985) was an American zoologist, primatologist, and anthropologist whose 1983 book Gorillas in the Mist brought worldwide attention to her study of mountain gorilla groups in Rwanda and her battle to save the gorillas from extinction. Dianne Moran’s dramatic depiction of Fossey… Read More

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