Celebrate el Dia de los Muertos with sugar skulls and paper flowers! It is thought that loved ones who have passed still join in celebrations on All Souls' Day. Celebra el Día de los Muertos (Día de los Fieles Difuntos) con calaveras de azúcar y flores de papel. Se cree que los seres queridos difuntos todavía participan en las celebraciones durante el Día del los Muertos.
Remember loved ones who have passed by making a special alter in their honor. We will leave these alters up for community members to visit and observe. Recuerda y honra a los seres queridos difuntos con un altar. Vamos a exhibir los altares para que la comunidad los pueda ver.
Think you can beat your friends at Super Smash Brothers? Want to see what it's like to play games with no controller with our new Kinect? If you are in grade 6-12, come on down to the Community Technology Center at the Central Library and show everybody what you can do! We have a Wii, a PS3, and a Xbox 360 PLUS a Kinect! Did I mention all this fun is 100% FREE?! Call 720.865.1706 for more information. ¿Crees que puedes ganarles a tus amigos jugando al Super Smash Brothers?
Presenter Judy Richardson brings a unique perspective to her workshop: she was a staff member of the student civil rights organization, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), working in the Deep South for three years in the early 1960s; she was the first full-time staffer for the initial version of what was to become Eyes on the Prize; she was a member of the production team for all 14 hours of that seminal PBS, Academy Award-nominated series; and she participated in many of the social change events portrayed in Eyes.
An interactive panel, led by Dr. Ella Maria Ray and Dr. Rachel Harding, that brings local scholars and poets together to dialogue with the audience about how Africans in the Americas have historically embraced vocal music as they moved towards and continue to advance in the direction of authentic liberation.
Professor Winston Grady-Willis, Department Chair, African and African American Studies, Metropolitan State College of Denver, will discuss the roles and contributions of students in the Civil Rights Movement.
Panel discussion moderated by Holly Hurd addressing art, activism and leadership in the 21st century. Accompanies Get On The Bus! the November exhibit in the Cousins Gallery, featuring local African American artists. Part of Moving Toward Liberation: Freedom Riders 1961-2011 http://aarl.denverlibrary.org/events_exhibits/freedom.html
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