Coloring stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. De-stress to the sounds of soothing music and jumpstart your creativity as line and color flow from your pen. All supplies provided.
Tai chi was originally developed for self-defense but has evolved into a graceful form of exercise. Come experience this “meditation in motion” and gain serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Appropriate for all levels.
Recovering the Classics is a crowdsourced collection of original covers for great works in the public domain where anyone can contribute. The selection of book covers in this exhibit is from fifty students from East High School in Denver.
Denver has an exciting comic book community, filled with women and men who travel the country sharing their work. Scheduled one week before DINK, (Denver’s new convention for independent comics), this is your chance to meet and talk with some of these creators about their work! Some will be sharing excerpts from their comics; others will be drawing while you’re there.
To celebrate Women’s History month, we invite you to come hear a panel of literature lovers from the community read historic works written by African American women. The panel will present a diverse sampler of poetry and prose from different eras, including pieces from the Harlem Renaissance to the Revolutionary Black Power eras of the sixties and seventies, and beyond.
Wendy Robinson is a writer and facilitator who grew up in the Five Points area.
Harris County, Georgia, 1912. A white man, the beloved nephew of the county sheriff, is shot dead on the porch of a black woman. Days later, the sheriff sanctions the lynching of a woman and three men, all African American and all of them innocent. In The Family Tree, Karen Branan, the great-granddaughter of the sheriff, digs deep into the past to deliver a shattering historical memoir a century after that horrific day.
From Combat to Canvas will showcase the art and photography of local veterans as well as work about the veteran experience. Invited artists include Jerry de La Cruz, John Davis, Jess DuBois, Dwayne Glapion, Jud Hart, Ted Moore, Andrienne Norris, Bill Potts, David Stevens, Floyd Tunson, Jerry Vigil, and Irving Watts. Ranging from painting and photography to sculpture, the work will offer veterans an opportunity to reflect on their experiences and share their current creative outlet.
All the Way vividly portrays the controversial steps taken by ambitious figures of the 1960s to pass the Civil Rights Act. Set in the pivotal year after JFK’s assassination, President Lyndon Baines Johnson hurls himself at the cause fronted by Martin Luther King, Jr., determined to rebuild the country into The Great Society that promised equality for all. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The 12, The Kentucky Cycle), All the Way bowled over Broadway last year garnering the 2014 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics’ Circle Awards for Best Play.