Fresh City Life

Saturday Sessions - Jazz Guitar with Laurie Dameron

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

Billboard Magazine award recipient, Laurie Dameron, has been playing the guitar for 45 years and singing even longer. She recently competed and graduated to the second round of tryouts for America’s Got Talent. At Fresh City Life, we’ve always known that Denver has talent and Laurie Dameron is a fine example of the artistry we are fortunate to have in our midst. Laurie will present a melodic landscape of many styles and will share some of her original compositions.

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Saturday Sessions - Flamenco Denver

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

Members of Flamenco Denver perform traditional flamenco dance and original flamenco-fusion music with Steve Mullins (guitar), Meagan Chandler (voice) and Maria Vazquez (dance). Yes, you are reading this correctly – there will be playing, singing and dancing. And you’ll be where at two o’clock?

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Saturday Sessions - Looping Bass with Matt Skellenger

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

“In electroacoustic music, a loop is a repeating section of sound material. Short sections of material can be repeated to create ostinato (motif) patterns.” – Wikipedia.com. Matt Skellenger utilizes looping techniques to create complex musical pieces that are haunting and memorable. This is Matt’s debut solo performance at Denver Public Library.

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Brown Bag Mysteries – Storytime for Adults

Performance and Presentations
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Level 7, Vida Ellison Gallery

This June and July!
Brown Bag Mysteries – Storytime for Adults
30-minute Mysteries, Capers and Thrilling Stories
Presented by Whole Foods Market

Classic Film Series- He’s a Lady: A Brief History of Drag in Film- Kinky Boots (2005)

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

Fresh City Life explores the role of male drag and crossdressing in films. Much like classic cabaret drag queens, these films represent one thing on the surface and, for those willing to look for it, reveal so much more through subtext and innuendo. Underneath the makeup and the theatrical dressing and the sharp-tongued rejoinders, there is humanity and understanding and compassion. But there are also laughs. There must always be laughs.

Kinky Boots (2005)

Classic Film Series- He’s a Lady: A Brief History of Drag in Film- Flawless (1999)

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

Fresh City Life explores the role of male drag and crossdressing in films. Much like classic cabaret drag queens, these films represent one thing on the surface and, for those willing to look for it, reveal so much more through subtext and innuendo. Underneath the makeup and the theatrical dressing and the sharp-tongued rejoinders, there is humanity and understanding and compassion. But there are also laughs. There must always be laughs.

Flawless (1999)

Classic Film Series- He’s a Lady: A Brief History of Drag in Film- Tootsie (1982)

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

Fresh City Life explores the role of male drag and crossdressing in films. Much like classic cabaret drag queens, these films represent one thing on the surface and, for those willing to look for it, reveal so much more through subtext and innuendo. Underneath the makeup and the theatrical dressing and the sharp-tongued rejoinders, there is humanity and understanding and compassion. But there are also laughs. There must always be laughs.

Tootsie (1982)

Classic Film Series- He’s a Lady: A Brief History of Drag in Film- Some Like It Hot (1959)

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

Fresh City Life explores the role of male drag and crossdressing in films. Much like classic cabaret drag queens, these films represent one thing on the surface and, for those willing to look for it, reveal so much more through subtext and innuendo. Underneath the makeup and the theatrical dressing and the sharp-tongued rejoinders, there is humanity and understanding and compassion. But there are also laughs. There must always be laughs.

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Oscar Wilde’s Lemonade Stand and Queer Button Making

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Arts and Crafts
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Acoma Plaza near the west entrance of Central Library

Fresh City Life celebrates our GLBT community at this year’s Pridefest. When you need a break from all the pageantry in the park, come by to cool down and have some fun. We’ll be serving up festival realness at our lemonade stand in the Acoma Plaza. Sample some cooling beverages from our friends at Whole Foods Market and make a free button or fridge magnet commemorating an important figure or quotable quote from GLBT history.

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Saturday Sessions- One Man Band with Dan Tulinko

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

Accordion maestro, Dan Tulinko, will demonstrate the fascinating versatility of the instrument nicknamed the ‘one man band’ known for its ability to carry and create both the harmonic and melodic structure of a song at the same time. From button box and piano accordion, Dan uses the ‘squeeze box’ to play jazz, vaudeville and European folk music.
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