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Madras, OR - Madras Performing Arts Center

Madras Performing Arts Center 07.20.2017
Madras Performing Arts Center

July 20th at 7:00om at the Madras Performing Arts Center!

But explore our other FREE programming in Madras:

Sunday, July 16th:

    ●  Parade! ​Chautauqua kicks off the week with a celebratory ​parade​ at 1:00 pm on July 16. Led by a 20-piece marching band, jugglers, stilt-walkers, and hula hoopers, the parade will start at Madras Elementary (215 SE 10th Street). Members of the community are welcome to join the parade. Wear a costume or come as you are!

    ●  Workshops!​ Free workshops will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at the Jefferson County Library, (241 SE 7th Street). Workshops are open to all ages and skill levels; participants can attend for all or part. More Info

July 20th at 7:00om at the Madras Performing Arts Center!

But explore our other FREE programming in Madras:

Sunday, July 16th:

    ●  Parade! ​Chautauqua kicks off the week with a celebratory ​parade​ at 1:00 pm on July 16. Led by a 20-piece marching band, jugglers, stilt-walkers, and hula hoopers, the parade will start at Madras Elementary (215 SE 10th Street). Members of the community are welcome to join the parade. Wear a costume or come as you are!

    ●  Workshops!​ Free workshops will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at the Jefferson County Library, (241 SE 7th Street). Workshops are open to all ages and skill levels; participants can attend for all or part.

Session One - 1:30-2:30 pm
Juggling, Ukulele, Violin, Mime, Earth Geography.

Session Two - 2:30-3:30 pm
Juggling, Hula Hoop, Puzzle Making, Singing in Rounds, Ayurvedic Medicine (an ancient Indian practice)

Session Three - 3:30-4:30 pm
Magic, Marimba, Feather Crafting, Song Swap, Qi Gong (a gentle form of Chinese exercise).

    ●  Community Potluck! ​The day wraps up with a community potluck at the Jefferson County Library (241 SE 7th Street). Everyone in town is invited! Bring food, instruments, the kids, and a good joke to tell!

Thursday, July 20th

The Big Show! ​A knock-yer-socks off vaudeville extravaganza will take place at the Madras Performing Arts Center at 7:00 pm on ​Thursday, July 20t​h​. This free event offers an evening of entertainment and delight for the whole family - juggling, acrobatics, dancing, magic, mime, live music, and more - and will feature locally and internationally-acclaimed talent.

The Flying Karamazov Brothers​ will wow you with their hilarious juggling and cheap theatrics; magician ​Joey Pipia​’s marvel-packed illusions will leave you astonished; hula hooper extraordinaire ​Vanessa Vortex​ will impress you with her coordination and grace; and Madras’ own ​Sophie Pipia​ (Buff Elementary’s music teacher) will be joined by her sister ​Phina Pipia​, to delight you with their whimsical songs on dueling tubas.

Throughout the show, enjoy the rousing live music and zany wisecracks by the Fighting Instruments of Karma Marching Chamber Band/Orchestra, playing music ranging from marches and sambas to New Orleans Jazz.

La Grande, OR

La Grande High School Auditorium 07.22.2017
La Grande High School Auditorium

The New Old Time Chautauqua, a nonprofit arts organization, comes to La Grande on July 22nd, offering a live vaudeville show featuring circus arts, music, and magic, free workshops in everything from juggling to singing in rounds, a celebratory parade through town, and more!

The New Old Time Chautauqua tours every summer, bringing live performances, community events, and arts education to rural communities across America. This group of volunteer educators, performers, and supporters are committed to keeping the great American legacy of the circuit Chautauquas alive.

Event Schedule

Parade! Chautauqua kicks off the day with a celebratory parade

More Info

The New Old Time Chautauqua, a nonprofit arts organization, comes to La Grande on July 22nd, offering a live vaudeville show featuring circus arts, music, and magic, free workshops in everything from juggling to singing in rounds, a celebratory parade through town, and more!

The New Old Time Chautauqua tours every summer, bringing live performances, community events, and arts education to rural communities across America. This group of volunteer educators, performers, and supporters are committed to keeping the great American legacy of the circuit Chautauquas alive.

Event Schedule

Parade! Chautauqua kicks off the day with a celebratory parade at 11:30 am starting at the corner of Adams Street and Greenwood Avenue. Led by a 20-piece marching band, jugglers, stilt-walkers, and hula hoopers, the parade will end at the Farmer’s Market, where you can catch a glimpse of the big show to come in the evening. Members of the community are welcome to join the parade. Wear a costume or come as you are!

Workshops! Free workshops will take place from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at the Cook Memorial Library (2006 4th Street). Workshops are open to all ages and skill levels; participants can attend for all or part.

Session One - 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Make Your Own Tutu, Ayurvedic Medicine (an ancient Indian practice), Earth Geography, Marimba, Facepainting, Juggling.

Session Two - 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Feather Crafting, Puzzle Making, Singing in Rounds, Magic, Qi Gong (a gentle form of Chinese exercise), Juggling.

The Big Show! A knock-yer-socks off vaudeville extravaganza takes place at theL a Grande High School Auditorium at 7:00 pm. This event offers an evening of entertainment and delight for the whole family - juggling, acrobatics, dancing, magic, mime, live music, and more - and will feature locally and internationally-acclaimed talent.

This one of a kind vaudeville extravaganza features locally and internationally-acclaimed talent. The Flying Karamazov Brothers will wow you with their hilarious juggling and theatrics; magician Joey Pipia’s marvel-packed illusions will leave you astonished; hula hooper extraordinaire Vanessa Vortex astounds with coordination and grace; and the Pipia Sisters delight with whimsical songs on dueling tubas.

Acrobatics and dancing, hat tricks and mime, stilt-walkers and musicians and more - all backed up by the rousing live music and zany wisecracks by the Fighting Instruments of Karma Marching Chamber Band/Orchestra, playing music ranging from marches and sambas to New Orleans Jazz.

Tickets are $12 for adults, and $8 for children under 12 and are available at the door beginning on 6:30 pm.

Enterprise, OR - OK Theatre

Enterprise, Oregon 07.28.2017
Enterprise, Oregon

In July 2017, Chautauqua will be revisiting some of the small towns in which we built connections during our 2012 Eastern Oregon Tour. We will be teaming up with local community organizers to bring laughter, light and education to prisons, reading programs, and assisted living homes, as well as the general public. We will be presenting a program of free potlucks, parades, and workshops, as well as a Big Vaudeville show in each town.

In Enterprise, a celebratory parade downtown starts the day on Friday, July 28, followed by workshops from 12:30 to 2:30 on the lawn in front of the Wallowa County Courthouse. In the evening, Chautauqua returns to the OK Theatre for a rollicking night of juggling, music, and vaudeville at 7:00pm.…

More Info

In July 2017, Chautauqua will be revisiting some of the small towns in which we built connections during our 2012 Eastern Oregon Tour. We will be teaming up with local community organizers to bring laughter, light and education to prisons, reading programs, and assisted living homes, as well as the general public. We will be presenting a program of free potlucks, parades, and workshops, as well as a Big Vaudeville show in each town.

In Enterprise, a celebratory parade downtown starts the day on Friday, July 28, followed by workshops from 12:30 to 2:30 on the lawn in front of the Wallowa County Courthouse. In the evening, Chautauqua returns to the OK Theatre for a rollicking night of juggling, music, and vaudeville at 7:00pm. Tickets are available at The Bookloft.

Event Schedule

Thursday July 27th

Community Potluck! Join Chautauqua for a community potluck at the Wallowa County Courthouse Gazebo. Everyone in town is invited! Bring food, instruments, the kids, and a good joke to tell!

Friday, July 28th

Parade! Kick off Friday’s events with a celebratory parade at 12:00 pm. Led by a 20-piece marching band, jugglers, stilt-walkers, and hula hoopers, the parade will start at the Enterprise High School parking lot and end at Wallowa County Courthouse. Members of the community are welcome to join the parade. Wear a costume or come as you are!

Workshops! Free workshops will take place from 12:30 to 2:30 pm at the gazebo at the Wallowa County Courthouse and at the Enterprise Library across the street. Workshops are open to all ages and skill levels; participants can attend for all or part. Workshops take place at the Wallowa County Courthouse unless otherwise specified.

Session One - 12:30-1:30 pm
Juggling, Magic, Partner Acro, Marimba, Earth Geography, and Ayurvedic Medicine (an ancient Indian practice)*.

Session Two - 1:30-2:30 pm
Juggling, Puzzle Making, Singing in Rounds, Feather Crafting, Qi Gong (a gentle form of Chinese exercise), and Clowning in Difficult Situations*.

*Workshops held at the Enterprise Library.

The Big Show! A knock-yer-socks off vaudeville extravaganza takes place at the OK Theatre (208 W. Main Street) for one night only at 7 pm on Friday, July 28th.

This one of a kind vaudeville extravaganza features locally and internationally-acclaimed talent. The Flying Karamazov Brothers will wow you with their hilarious juggling and theatrics; magician Joey Pipia’s marvel-packed illusions will leave you astonished; hula hooper extraordinaire Vanessa Vortex astounds with coordination and grace; and the Pipia Sisters delight with whimsical songs on dueling tubas.

Acrobatics and dancing, hat tricks and mime, stilt-walkers and musicians and more - all backed up by the rousing live music and zany wisecracks by the Fighting Instruments of Karma Marching Chamber Band/Orchestra, playing music ranging from marches and sambas to New Orleans Jazz.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children under 12, and are available at the Bookloft, (107 E Main Street) or at the door. Chautauqua last performed in Enterprise in 2012 was sold out, so get your tickets early. Proceeds benefit the Wallowa Valley Music Alliance.

NOTC at Festival of the River

River Meadows County Park, Arlington, WA 08.12.2017 - 08.13.2017
River Meadows County Park, Arlington, WA
    

New Old Time Chautauqua returns to the Stillaguamish Tribe's Festival of the River & Pow Pow!

Shows 4:00 Saturday and Sunday at the Trout Stage, along with workshops and parades.

The event is free! See the full schedule of music and entertainment at http://www.festivaloftheriver.com/


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