Chautauqua Institution offers a wide range of concerts, theater, movies and talks that inspire.  Calendar of Events .Here are some highlights. Tickets – call 716- Chautauqua Institution - Calendar - Concerts - Talks - Summer, 2013357-6250.

Concerts

June 28 – Steve Martin and the Sleep Canyon Rangers Featuring Edie Brickell

July 5 – 8:15pm – Sailing Rock

July 12 – 8:15 pm – Michael McDonald

July 19 -8:15pm – Travis Tritt

July 26 – Frankie Avalon and Bobby Rydell (didn’t know they were still alive!!)

August 2 – Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion Romance Tour

August 9 – 8:15 pm – Beach Boys

August 16 – Conversations with Paul Simon and Poet Billy Collins (conversation???)

August 23 – 8:15pm – KC and the Sunshine Band and Village People

August 24 -8:15pm- Amy Grant – $40

Talks

June 24 – 10:45 am -Brian Green – World’s Leading Theoretical Physicist – described by Washington Post as “the best explainer of abstruse concepts in the world”

June 26 – 7:30pm – The Astronaut Story Musgrave – NASA Astronaut

June 27 – 10:45 am – Kobie Boykins – Mars Exploration

July 2 – 10:45 am – Paula Kahumbu – Exec. Director of Kenya Land Conservation Trust

July 16 – 10:45am – David Brooks op-ed from NY Times

July 25 – Margaret Atwood – Author of A Handmaid’s Tale

July 26 – 10:45am – Paula Kerger – President and CEO of PBS

July 29 – 10:45am – Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Supreme Court

August 17 – 3pm – Julia Preston -NY Times Immigration Columnist