Fresh City Life

Author Event: Zachary Lazar, I Pity the Poor Immigrant, September 12

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Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vida Ellison Gallery - Level 7

With his distinctive writing style and a clever sense for blending the lives of fictional characters into the stories of true life, Zachary Lazar is an author for the new century. Denver Public Library is thrilled to host Lazar for an exclusive reading and talk about his most recent novel, I Pity the Poor Immigrant, called 'brilliant' in the New York Times Book Review. Artfully blending the history of mobster, Meyer Lansky, with an eccentric cast of real and imagined characters, Lazar’s novel has been garnering fantastic reviews from readers and critics alike.

Pre-event Online Chat with author Zachary Lazar

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Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook

In anticipation of our author event with bestselling author Zachary Lazar, he'll be connecting with readers right on Facebook on Tuesday, September 9 before his event on Friday, September 12. Meet the author at our Fresh City Life facebook event and Zachary will answer any questions you have about his writing. Ask him about his story characters, his writing style or his writing habits. Everyone who participates in this fun question and answer session will be entered to win one of three signed copies of Zachary Lazar's latest novel, I Pity the Poor Immigrant.

Mystery Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room

Join us for refreshments and a lively discussion. Share your favorite authors and titles, and catch up on new releases and other news. This month’s pick is How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny.

Saturday Sessions-Manuel Molina, Latin Solo Guitar

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

Born in Peru, internationally recognized guitarist Manuel Molina, began his career as a musician at a very young age. At age seventeen, he became the youngest conductor of the Peruvian National Symphony. He travels extensively and plays solo guitar tours all over the world. Denver Public Library is pleased to be hosting Manuel Molina for this afternoon of exceptional Latin solo guitar.
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Lunch Box Music Series- Steve Mullins

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Music and Dance
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Level 7, Vida Ellison Gallery

Get out of your cubicle jungle for an hour and join us for our summer music series. With a gorgeous view of the park, and access to our balcony, you’ll be serenaded while you have lunch. Grab some food on the way and our friends at Whole Foods Market will supply something sweet to send you back to the office in a state of bliss.
Spanish Flamenco Guitarist Steve Mullens enchants with a spectacular flurry of percussive rhythms and expressive tunes full of passion and color.
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Saturday Sessions- Autumn Guitar with Michael DeLalla

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

It is fitting that Michael DeLalla will be playing us into the cooler months. His cool guitar concert kicked off our 2014 concert season; he is back for an encore performance of his solo guitar compositions and arrangements of traditional tunes gathered from his cultural explorations. Hailed as "one of the very best acoustic guitarists in the world" by All Music Guide, Michael DeLalla blends his jazz, Celtic and folk stylings in a memorable performance.

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Saturday Sessions- Amelie Trio

Film
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

The ubiquitous music of Paris cafés was used to brilliant cinematic effect in the film Amelie. This trio of musicians recreates that wonderful feeling of café society with their concerts; Amelie Trio plays music ranging from Parisian standards and Edith Piaf ballads to gypsy swing and tango. The trio is comprised of Dave Willey (accordion), Maggie Sallee (violin), and Kevin Garry (guitar). This concert will feature chanteuse Britta Laree. Mark your calendars for this ‘don’t miss’ event.

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Film Series- Beautiful Monster: Classic Horror Films- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde(1941)

Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

“All my life, and the hereafter, I’ve never seen – seen one like you. You’re a knife, sharp and deadly. And it’s me that you cut into. But I don’t mind; in fact I like it though I’m terrified. I’m turned on but scared of you.” R&B singer Ne-Yo,lyrics from Beautiful Monster

Film Series- Beautiful Monster: Classic Horror Films-The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

“All my life, and the hereafter, I’ve never seen – seen one like you. You’re a knife, sharp and deadly. And it’s me that you cut into. But I don’t mind; in fact I like it though I’m terrified. I’m turned on but scared of you.” R&B singer Ne-Yo,lyrics from Beautiful Monster

Film Series- Beautiful Monster: Classic Horror Films- The Mummy (1932)

Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Beautiful Monster: Classic Horror Films
“All my life, and the hereafter, I’ve never seen – seen one like you. You’re a knife, sharp and deadly. And it’s me that you cut into. But I don’t mind; in fact I like it though I’m terrified. I’m turned on but scared of you.” R&B singer Ne-Yo,lyrics from Beautiful Monster

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