Fred Blanco presents: Character Development for Chautauqua (Ohio Chautauqua, Youth Workshop)

Kids, on Saturday, June 16 at 10:30 AM, join us in welcoming Fred Blanco, living historian, portraying Cesar Chavez.

Cesar Chavez (March 31, 1927 -- April 23, 1993) was a labor leader and a civil rights activist. He traveled throughout California making speeches in support of workers' rights and urged Mexican Americans to register to vote.

In this presentation, Fred Blanco will discuss creating a character for Chautauqua.

Susan Marie Frontczak presents: Hooked on Humor (Ohio Chautauqua, Adult Workshop)

Adults, on Saturday, June 16 at 2:30 PM, join us in welcoming Susan Marie Frontczak, living historian, portraying Erma Bombeck.

Erma Bombeck (February 21, 1927 -- April 22, 1996) was an Ohio native and the author of the popular newspaper column "At Wit's End". She wrote over 4,000 newspaper columns, reading an audience of 30 million readers by the 1970s, and published 15 books.

Robert F. Kennedy as presented by Jeremy Meier (Ohio Chautauqua)

Ohio Chautauqua's Modern Legends will conclude its tour in Gallipolis on Saturday night under the big red and white tent located at the City Park.

On Saturday night, June 16, at 7:30 PM, scholar Jeremy Meier will present an in-character performance as Robert F. Kennedy, politician, candidate for president, and icon of modern American liberalism.

Live music performed by Ariel Tuba Time will begin at 6:30 PM.


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