Live Music by Wes Watkins and Kukuwa Dance Performance

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Join the Bob Ragland branch every month for LoUD (Library of Unity & Diversity), a free community centered music and performance series for all ages! This family friendly series and is supported by Denver Arts & Venues’ Denver Music Advancement Fund.  

December's performance features live music by local artists Wes Watkins and an Kukuwa dance performance. This month we are also honoring our namesake, prolific Denver  artist Bob Ragland, and celebrating his legacy and birthday.

Drinks and food are available for free during the event!* While supplies last.

More about Wes Watkins:

Watkins has been a figurehead in the Denver music scene having worked with everyone from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats to Air Dubai. You may have seen him at Red Rocks, Coachella, Bonnaroo, or Jazz Fest. Or on Fallon, Conan, or Holland. His roots come from gospel, jazz, and R&B with a sprinkle of folk music from around the world: making for a unique sound — part OutKast, part Sly & the Family Stone, with some Miles Davis. He loves using music to create a space where others can experience themselves, as they truly are, and be together, without filters. 

More about Michela

Michela Brooks is born and raised in Colorado. A lover of diverse genres of dance and fitness, she has been a lifelong student and now instructor. She believes that dance is a way to not only share and learn about different cultures, but also to promote physical, mental and emotional well-being. She is the only certified KUKUWA® African Dance Workout instructor in Colorado. Michela founded Diaspora Dance to share dance and fitness from across the Black diaspora with local communities. DD members include Joya Brooks, Lisa Pope and Andrea Hall.


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