Fresh City Life

The Best Homemade Pizza with Monica Kadillac

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Cooking
3:00 pm

Tired of delivery pizza or worse frozen pizza for dinner? Then be sure to sit in and learn from the best Monica Kadillac. She will demonstrate how to prepare the best homemade pizza. Recipes and samples included.

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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Saturday Sessions- Erhoopla Variety Show

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

Brian Mullins and Mike Fitzmaurice play the Chinese erhu, a two-stringed bowed instrument, along with a variety of other Chinese instruments. This lively group has performed at Denver Public Library before and is back by popular demand. Enjoy traditional Chinese tunes mixed with contemporary and American music played on these classical instruments.
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Saturday Sessions-Perpetual Motion

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

Experience acoustic world fusion! Perpetual Motion, elegant with an element of adventure, blends the sounds of Central and South American folk, progressive jazz, blues and rock, which informs their original compositions and cover tunes. Featuring violinist Josie Quick and guitarist Tom Carleno.
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Saturday Sessions- Alternate Tunings: Tom Carleno on Guitar

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

Guitarist Tom Carleno blends jazz, folk and pop to create a unique musical experience. He is most know for his distinctive use of a wide variety of alternate tunings, which form the blank canvas for his songs. His recent CD, titled Perfect Imperfection, is receiving rave reviews and radio airplay internationally and climbed to the number two spot on the Zone Music Reporter Radio Chart. Tom has also been nominated by the Zone Music Reporter (New age and instrumental music) for Best New Artist and Best Instrumental album-Acoustic
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Felted Ballet Slippers - registration opens

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Arts and Crafts
9:15 am - 10:15 am
Level 1 Fresh City Lounge

Knitting experts Janny Potter and Ann Myhre teach all the steps for creating cozy house slippers in earthy and durable felted knitting. This is a great project for any knitter and an excellent introduction to the technique of knitting oversize and shrinking a project into a thick, warm felt. All materials except needles will be provided; $25 materials fee. Students in this workshop should know basic knitting stitches (knit, purl, cast on, bind off, decrease and increase); no beginning students please. Registration is required. Please register at denverlibrary.org/fresh or call 720-865-1206.

Open Up Your Von Trapp and Sing With The Sound of Music

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

Directed by Robert Wise. Starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer. Do we care if you are pitch perfect? No. Will we fuss if you don’t know all the words? No. But we will have trouble naming all of our favorite things without your help, so join us for a unique opportunity to sing somewhere other than your shower. Central City Opera will be on hand to award some tickets to the summer production of The Sound of Music, too. Relive the classic film with music so memorable that, on one special night in Denver, we’ll all be cast members of this beloved classic.

Sing Out, Sister: Broadway Musicals Through a Hollywood Lens- Oklahoma! 1955

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

Filmmakers have always turned to Broadway for inspiration and story ideas. And producing song and dance numbers for film is as old as sound recording on film itself – beginning with the movie The Jazz Singer in 1927. Fresh City Life takes a fresh look at four classic films – all stage hits interpreted by Hollywood for mass film audiences.

Sing Out, Sister: Broadway Musicals Through a Hollywood Lens- Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, 1954

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

Filmmakers have always turned to Broadway for inspiration and story ideas. And producing song and dance numbers for film is as old as sound recording on film itself – beginning with the movie The Jazz Singer in 1927. Fresh City Life takes a fresh look at four classic films – all stage hits interpreted by Hollywood for mass film audiences.

Sing Out, Sister: Broadway Musicals Through a Hollywood Lens- Sweet Charity, 1969

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

Filmmakers have always turned to Broadway for inspiration and story ideas. And producing song and dance numbers for film is as old as sound recording on film itself – beginning with the movie The Jazz Singer in 1927. Fresh City Life takes a fresh look at four classic films – all stage hits interpreted by Hollywood for mass film audiences.

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