Fresh City Life

Day Trippers - Beginning Crochet: Registration Opens April 17

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Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Level 1, Fresh City Lounge

Christa Rogers has been crocheting for many years and brings experience and excitement for the craft to this 3 part workshop centered around the basics of crochet. Once you’ve learned the foundation stitches, Christa will show you all the right moves to make a couple simple projects to reinforce your new skills. There is a $15 fee for Beginning Crochet; all materials provided for this workshop. Registration is required and will open on Wednesday, April 17. Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15, Noon-2 p.m.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#crochet

Film Series: Funny Business Documentaries - Get Bruce!

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

Denver Public Library’s Film Series has put together a mini-collection of docs that explore the world of comedy entertainment. Documentary films are often funny accidentally, these are no exception – but they also chronicle the world of professional comedy and comedy writing. It’s serious fun to watch other people try to be funny, with varying levels of success!

Get Bruce! (1999)

Film Series: Funny Business Documentaries - The Yes Men

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

Denver Public Library’s Film Series has put together a mini-collection of docs that explore the world of comedy entertainment. Documentary films are often funny accidentally, these are no exception – but they also chronicle the world of professional comedy and comedy writing. It’s serious fun to watch other people try to be funny, with varying levels of success!

The Yes Men (2003)

Film Series: Funny Business Documentaries - Exporting Raymond

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

Denver Public Library’s Film Series has put together a mini-collection of docs that explore the world of comedy entertainment. Documentary films are often funny accidentally, these are no exception – but they also chronicle the world of professional comedy and comedy writing. It’s serious fun to watch other people try to be funny, with varying levels of success!

Exporting Raymond (2010)

Weekend Music Series: Violin Solos and Nyckelharpa with Sandra Wong

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

Colorado violinist Sandra Wong returns to Denver Public Library for this solo concert. No musician makes a violin weep like Sandra Wong; similarly she makes them laugh as well. Bringing a touch of wistfulness to all of her music, Wong will make the great hall ring with joyful noise. Fresh City Life is proud to present this very special solo violin and nyckelharpa concert.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#world

Weekend Music Series -World Music with Sandra Wong and Greg Harris

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

Sandra Wong and Greg Harris come together in a dynamic combination of nyckelharpa/fiddle and vibraphone/piano/ghanian gyil/world hand percussion to explore music from all corners of the globe, including their own compositions.
Reaching into their individual roots of Classical, African, Bluegrass, Jazz, Scandinavian, Middle-eastern, Old-time American music and more, their arrangements honor each tradition while moving into new, unchartered territory. Sandra and Greg create a musical playground for everyone (both musicians and listeners) to explore, play, stretch, and grow in a joyful space.

Weekend Music Series -Klezbros: Traditional Klezmer Music

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

Musicians Joseph Lukasik and Eyal Rivlin explore the Yiddish folk music that became an important form of expression for Jewish immigrants coming to the United States from 1880 through the 1920s. The sound of Klezmer music is meant to mimic human vocalizations from talking and laughing to mournful crying. It’s evocative of Old World celebrations and a treat to hear.

Day Trippers - Short Rows and Pattern Reading: Intermediate Knitting Registration Opens

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Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fresh City Lounge, Level 1

Our knitatrix, Janny Potter, explores short rows in this class highlighting a bonnet for toddlers, kids or adults called Aviatrix. This popular online pattern will help you master the creation and uses of short rows, as well as giving you an opporturnity to learn some basic and advanced pattern reading skills. Students should be familiar with these basic knitting skills: Cast on, Knit, Purl, Increase, Decrease, Bind off. Materials list included with registration confirmation. To register, go to denverlibrary.org/fresh or call 720.865.1206.

First Train to Knitopia: Beginning Knitting- Registration Opens

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Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fresh City Lounge, Level 1

Your first chance of the new year to learn the craft of knitting. Fresh City Life has been creating new knitters since fall of 2004 with the aid of our expert knitting teachers and the relaxing multiple-night classes. Learn the basics and we’ll help you move on to more advanced knitting as your confidence grows. All materials provided; $10 materials fee. To register, go to denverlibrary.org/fresh or call 720.865.1206.
Mondays, April 8, 15, 22 and 29, 5:30-7:30p

Madame Defarge’s Knitting Salon

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Arts and Crafts
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fresh City Lounge, Level 1

Freestyle Knitting
Every Monday evening the Fresh City Lounge is open for freestyle stitchers to come in and enjoy the company of other knitters. Bring any portable handwork.
Freestyle Knitting, every Monday, 5-7:30p, Fresh City Lounge, no registration required.

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