Fresh City Life

NaNoWriMo Drop-In Write-In

Books Authors and Writing
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Level 1, Fresh City Lounge

Do you need to write hard till midnight to complete the challenge? If you're short on inspiration, remember every word counts toward your 50,000 word goal. Tip: Writing a thorough acknowledgement may push you over the finish line for a win!

NaNoWriMo Drop-In Write-In

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Books Authors and Writing
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Level 1, Fresh City Lounge

Producing 50,000 words in 30 days is a writer's marathon! At day 16, you're past the half-way point. Tip: A pep talk may help you visualize success!

NaNoWriMo Drop-In Write-In

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Books Authors and Writing
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Level 1, Fresh City Lounge

Writing a novel in 30 days sounded like a good idea in October but now you need to produce results! Tip: Set a strong pace and begin day 1 writing towards your 50,000 word goal. Come the end of November, you be glad you started now!

A Million Monkeys: Or Strategies to Get Your Book Written During National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

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Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Level 1, Fresh City Lounge

If you have neither the primate power nor infinite amount of time to pound out your answer to Shakespeare, you're not alone. Join the discussion on how to survive the NaNoWriMo challenge: 50,000 words in 30 days. 'Tis nobler to have a draft in hand than a monkey on your back! Our special guest, author and NaNoWriMo survivalist, Natalie Winslow, will host and inspire your novel writing experience.
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Saturday Sessions-Casey Hrdlicka’s Kitchen Pickins

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Coming from an array of different groups in Denver, including Atomga, Casey Hrdlicka plays a wide range of musical styles. Drawing from a musical pool consisting of originals, deep cut funk, R&B and front porchy, foot stompin blues, Casey's music appeals to people of all ages and cultures.
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Saturday Sessions-Henry and Reinhardt

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Barbara Henry and Mark Reinhardt (aka Henry & Reinhardt) will be performing a set of holiday songs, including some of your favorites, and some you’ve never heard before. If you like your holiday music to swing, be poignant, and include a touch of humor, this will be the show for you!
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#music

Saturday Sessions-Fingerstyle Guitar with Jon Sousa

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Jon Sousa will give a one hour performance on guitar and tenor banjo, with repertoire mainly stemming from Traditional Irish music, but including some Jazz and Classical. Jon’s passion for music has taken him all over the world from the beautiful countryside of France, studying with master fingerstyle guitar player Pierre Bensusan to Senegal, West Africa, studying Sabar drumming and a lengthy sabbatical in Ireland in 2008 where he refined his skills in interpreting Irish music.

Saturday Sessions- Denver Gay Men's Chorus

Music and Dance
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Fresh City Life is honored to be hosting a free performance of the Denver Gay Men's Chorus in its 34th season. This spectacular event will feature almost 100 men. Their angelic singing, bright spirits, and holiday cheer will enhance your season. This concert will include favorite holiday carols, and plenty of inspirational singing and maybe even an audience sing-along. Come see why the Denver Gay Men's Chorus is the premiere chorus in Denver. A perfect prelude to downtown’s Parade of Lights!
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#music

Hark! How the Bells: Holiday Bell Choir Concert

Music and Dance
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Returning for an encore performance, the Castle Rock Community Ringers make incredible music using only the classic choir bells – and these musicians know how to create a joyful noise! The well-regarded Castle Rock Community Ringers will show us how to ‘throw cares away’ with their thoughtful blend of holiday and secular songs all created with perfectly pitched handbells.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#hark

Saturday Sessions- Sweet Song: Hammered Dulcimer with Peter Hebert

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

An expert instrumentalist, Peter Hebert plays the evocative hammered dulcimer and its cousin, the psaltery, with masterful ease – filling the air with the ancient sounds of Medieval Europe. The Graeco-Roman dulcimer (sweet song) derives its name from the Latin dulcis (sweet) and the Greek melos (song). Find out how perfectly named this haunting instrument can be when Peter Hebert makes his dulcimer sing a sweet song. This concert will feature improvisations on songs and melodies of the Holiday Season.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#music

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