Our permanent, interactive digital exhibit of Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales, for whom our library is named.
Learn about his history & amazing life in this multimedia exhibit that includes unique photos from the Gonzales Family such as the only recording of one his boxing matches. There are videos, photos, narratives, and audio as well as one of his most famous works, the epic poem "I am Joaquin."
Plaza is a meeting place where international migrants from all over the world connect with information, make new friends, and enjoy new experiences, building Denver's global community. What do you need to work on?! We can help you!
La Plaza es un lugar de reunión donde inmigrantes internacionales de todo el mundo conectan con información, hacen nuevos amigos y disfrutan experencias nuevas, logrando formar la comunidad global de Denver. ¿En qué necesitas trabajar? ¡Te podemos ayudar!
History panels dedicated to highlighting the richness of West Denver and Denver’s Jewish Pioneers.
Colorado Jewish History Panels is Courtesy of Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society and Beck Archives,
Center for Judaic Studies and University Libraries Special Collections, University of Denver.
Visit our branch to learn about Denver’s Jewish Pioneers:
• Jewish Consumptives’ Relief Society
• Charitable Contributions
• Open Air Therapy
• National Jewish Hospital
• Frances Wisebart Jacobs
• Joseph & Nettie Goldfain
• Passover Seder
• Robert Lazar Miller
For those of us who grew up listening to what is arguably one of the most important albums ever produced in American popular music, Carole King’s Tapestry perfectly marks a time in our lives. This music is now being rediscovered by new generations; you can’t keep a good album down. Singers and songwriters Janis Kelly and Lisa Bell pay tribute to Carole King’s masterful breakout album in Tapestry Revisited.
Pianist Nick Busheff returns to the library, this time performing highlights of his recent performances in Germany. The program includes classical, jazz and pop favorites along with original compositions like Grimm's Fairy Tales for Piano and The Monster Opera Suite. https://www.denverlibrary.org/fresh#busheff
Jon Sousa’s library concert includes pieces performed on tenor banjo and his signature fingerstyle guitar. His repertoire highlights Traditional Irish music, but includes jazz standards and classical pieces as well. Jon’s passion for music has taken him all over the world from the beautiful countryside of France, studying with master fingerstyle guitar player Pierre Bensusan to Senegal, West Africa, studying Sabar drumming and a lengthy sabbatical in Ireland in 2008 where he refined his skills in interpreting Irish music.
In celebration of Denver’s Taste of Colorado event in Civic Center Park, thrill to the thunderous sounds of the taiko (Japanese drum). Taiko with Toni and Friends brings an exciting “Matsuri” (Japanese festival) to the stage. The festival sound of Japan – from traditional songs to contemporary compositions – the “Matsuri” performance entertains and educates. In traditional costume, using taiko drums, various hand percussion, and bamboo flutes, Taiko with Toni and Friends delights audiences all over Denver and Colorado.
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.
USTA Colorado’s Breaking Barriers ¡Vive el Tenis! Portrait Series
Inspired by the Rhode Island based International Tennis Hall of Fame’s traveling exhibit, called ¡Vive El Tenis!: Common Threads Different Peoples, which explores tennis players from South and Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean, USTA Colorado created a portrait series devoted to showcasing Hispanic tennis pioneers, contributors, and rising stars from Colorado.