Adult

Saturday Afternoon Family Movie & Craft - Paddington

Film
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room

Come watch the 2014 hit Paddington. We will create Paddington paper plate crafts and provide movie theater snacks. Fun for the whole family!

Paint and Sip

Arts and Crafts
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join artist Porscha Banker as she walks you through painting a picture of the Colorado State Bird, the lark bunting. This will be the first in a series of Colorado wildlife. In keeping with the tradition of paint and sip events, we will be offering mocktails! Space is limited to the first 20 participants.

Plaza

Life Skills
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Plaza program is your community resource connecting your goals with our support to help you practice languages, start a project, draw on your creativity, plan your next step in life, do homework, and do much more! What do you need to work on?! We can help you!

El programa Plaza ofrece apoyo a los nuevos inmigrantes. Se incluyen oportunidades para mejorar las habilidades de conversación en un segundo idioma, preparación para el examen de la ciudadanía, creación de una red de contactos para el negocio, y mucho más.

Saturday Sessions - Sweet Song: Hammered Dulcimer with Peter Hebert

Music Dance and Performance
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.
https://www.denverlibrary.org/fresh#music

Saturday Sessions - Looping Bass with Matt Skellenger

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

Wowing audiences in our 2014 season, Matt Skellenger is back for an encore performance of his exciting concert set. “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.
https://www.denverlibrary.org/fresh#music

Saturday Sessions - Compositions and Kibitzing: Brian Burch and Randal Ames

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

Fingerstyle guitarist Brian Birch and mandolinist Randal Ames have been wowing audiences in the Denver area for the past ten years. Their acoustic compositions and other musical renderings cover a wide variety of musical styles ranging from classical and folk, to new age and blues. Along with their original pieces they also play great instrumental music from some of the best pickers on the planet including: Leo Kottke, Chet Atkins, Steffan Grossman, Alex DeGrassi, Bill Mize, David Qualey and Ed Gerhard.

Classic Film Series- In Cold Blood (1967)

Film
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
B2 Conference Center

To highlight the July debut of Harper Lee’s new novel, Go Set a Watchman, Fresh City Life will be looking at a trio of films that illuminate the lives and friendship of two southern writers, Harper Lee and Truman Capote. Through these films and our after-film discussion, we’ll get to know Truman and Harper and explore their sometimes difficult relationship and their work as two of the most significant American writers of the 20th Century.

Starring Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, and John Forsythe. Directed by Richard Brooks.

Classic Film Series- Capote (2005)

Film
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
B2 Conference Center

To highlight the July debut of Harper Lee’s new novel, Go Set a Watchman, Fresh City Life will be looking at a trio of films that illuminate the lives and friendship of two southern writers, Harper Lee and Truman Capote. Through these films and our after-film discussion, we’ll get to know Truman and Harper and explore their sometimes difficult relationship and their work as two of the most significant American writers of the 20th Century.

Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, and Clifton Collins Jr. Directed by Bennett Miller.

Classic Film Series-To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Film
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
B2 Conference Center

To highlight the July debut of Harper Lee’s new novel, Go Set a Watchman, Fresh City Life will be looking at a trio of films that illuminate the lives and friendship of two southern writers, Harper Lee and Truman Capote. Through these films and our after-film discussion, we’ll get to know Truman and Harper and explore their sometimes difficult relationship and their work as two of the most significant American writers of the 20th Century.

Starring Gregory Peck, John Menga, and Frank Overton. Directed by Robert Mulligan.

Pop Up Hitch - North by Northwest (1959)

Film
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Acoma Plaza near the Denver Art Museum

This summer, the Denver Public Library is taking Hitchcock outside – and we are throwing his best films up on the side of our building. Join us for Pop Up Film on the Side with Alfred Hitchcock classics. Seating will be provided, but you can bring pillows, blankets and yoga mats if you’d like to sit on the plaza or nearby lawn. Showtimes for all these films will be dusk.

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