Monthly Archives: June 2010

Chautauquans live on air at KMEC

Big news. An hour’s worth of it! Our fabulous aerialist and songbird, Alyra, landed us a spot on KMEC, Ukiah’s alternative radio station.  Her father, Govinda, is the show host, and he put up with a large pack of Chautauquans … Continue reading

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Chautauqua Sonnet by Joannie Murayama

Chautauqua Sonnet By Joannie Murayama This poem, which was shared with Chautauquans at the beginning of the Redwood Vaudeville Tour, describes a strange phenomena that can happen when living with 60 other people for 24/7. She introduced the poem by … Continue reading

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Photos!

Our tour photographer, Michelle Bates, has started posting photos of the tour to an album here: Redwood Tour Album Enjoy!

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Chautauqua Time = Good Times

It’s not exactly common knowledge, but there is an obscure time zone, somewhere between Eastern and Pacific, known as Chautauqua Time. In this zone, an accordian-driven alarm clock that feels like it is ruining one’s dreams at 4 a.m.  — … Continue reading

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Chautauqua in Sebastopol!

Location: Analy High School Date & Time:SHOW @ 7:30pm / PARADE @ 12pm / WORKSHOPS 1-3pm Thursday night, we performed for a packed house at the Dance Palace in Pt. Reyes! The show was overwhelmingly funny and sweet and inspirational. One of the … Continue reading

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Pt. Reyes show beyond electric

Power to the people! Uh, literally. Who could have predicted that a crane operator in the parking lot across the street from The Dance Palace (our community center host site in Pt. Reyes) would drive through nearby power lines with … Continue reading

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Vaudevillians, Advance!

A bus makes it 30 miles from Bellingham, WA — and sputters to a stop. A backpack is left by a driveway in Blue Lake, CA, complete with the Kitchen Manager’s clipboard. The person drafted to write a tour journal … Continue reading

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