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Saturday Sessions - Afro Pop Fusion with Nokuthula

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

Nokuthula plays contemporary and traditional Afro-pop fusion dance music from Zimbabwe, South Africa, and beyond. The band’s roots are in Zimbabwe- style marimba and mbira, but its music is also influenced by jazz, blues, Latin, Afro- Cuban, and other world music. Nokuthula’s sound is joyous, energetic, and upbeat; guaranteed to entertain audiences of all ages.
Saturday, June 27, 2-3 p.m., Schlessman Hall, Level 1
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Saturday Sessions - Portuguese Romance with Suzanne Morales

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

Dazzling concert audiences all over Denver, Suzanne Morales is a favorite performer at our Saturday Sessions. She has created special collections of her cherished Latin music – and each of her concerts at Denver Public Library have a unique sound and rhythm. Her newest set of songs will feature romantic Portuguese ballads and a tribute to the Bossa Nova era. Suzanne’s singing and guitar playing hold listeners in sway.
Saturday, June 13, 2-3 p.m., Schlessman Hall, Level 1
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Saturday Sessions - Fingerstyle Guitar with Michael DeLalla

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

Guitarist and composer Michael DeLalla serves up a delicious brew of solo guitar compositions and arrangements drawn from musical traditions gathered worldwide. Matt Fink of All Music Guide describes Michael DeLalla as "One of the very best acoustic guitarists in the world....music of the most exquisite order." And he’s returning to Fresh City Life for another afternoon of evocative compositions, taut arrangements and inspired improvisations. Come join him on a Fingerstyle Guitar Journey that spans a world of traditions.
Saturday, June 6, 2-3 p.m., Schlessman Hall, Level 1

Funereal: Meet Caitlin Doughty, Author of the bestseller, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Book Clubs
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Caitlin Doughty writes about the rituals and customs surrounding death. Her recently published book, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, has charted on the New York Times bestseller list and has garnered enthusiastic notices from reviewers and readers. Doughty is currently working on her second book and on a mortuary project that is close to her heart. Mixing humor with storytelling and cultural asides, she is an engaging speaker who makes talking and thinking about death more accessible and even joyful. Caitlin Doughty puts the fun in funereal. http://www.orderofthegooddeath.com/

Oscar Wilde’s Lemonade Stand and Queer Button Making

Arts and Crafts
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Acoma Plaza

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.
Saturday, June 20, noon-4 p.m., Acoma Plaza near the west entrance of Central Library
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Ford-Warren Crafters

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Join this group of neighborhood crafters for fun, conversation and all things craft. Current attendees like to knit, quilt, and crochet. Bring what you are working on and join the fun.

Domino Pin Ink Art / Broche de ficha de dominó

Performance and Presentations
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Large Conference Room - Level 1

Each participant will decorate a domino game piece while learning about the art of ink stamping. Special sealant will be used to extend the life of the wearable art pin. For ages 6 and up. Limited to 24 participants. No registration is required.

For more information contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at (720) 865-2401 or email askblaircaldwell@denverlibrary.org.

Slam NUBA Presents: Poetry and Pancakes

Book Clubs
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Large Conference Room - Level 1

Poetry & Pancakes is a monthly writing workshop open to all ages. Each program is coordinated by the award winning & Denver based literary organization Slam NUBA all to the tune of a wonderful breakfast.

Upcoming Workshop Dates:
Saturday, September 26, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 31, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 28, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Slam NUBA Presents: Poetry and Pancakes

Book Clubs
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Large Conference Room - Level 1

Poetry & Pancakes is a monthly writing workshop open to all ages. Each program is coordinated by the award winning & Denver based literary organization Slam NUBA all to the tune of a wonderful breakfast.

Upcoming Workshop Dates:
Saturday, May 30, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 27, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 1 and August 29, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 26, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 31, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 28, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Saturday Sessions - Spirit of the Celts: Jerry Barlow

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

Acclaimed Celtic guitarist Jerry Barlow is a virtuoso musician, a warm and accessible performer, and a world-class storyteller. His repertoire is composed of a synthesis of traditional music from the British Isles and his own original Celtic-inspired compositions. Barlow’s music transports the listener across time and space on an imaginary journey to a rustic Irish fishing village, the misty Scottish Highlands or an enchanted English forest. Enjoy the arrangements that have been described as “music to soothe the soul, warm the heart, and lift the spirit.”

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