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Lunch Box Music Series - Jeff Jenkins

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Music and Dance
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Level 7, Vida Ellison Gallery

Get out of your cubicle jungle for an hour and join us for our summer music series. With a gorgeous view of the park, and access to our balcony, you’ll be serenaded while you have lunch. Grab some food on the way and our friends at Whole Foods Market will supply something sweet to send you back to the office in a state of bliss.
Thursdays, June 5, 12, 19 and 26, noon-1 p.m., Level 7, Vida Ellison Gallery

Jazz pianist, composer and teacher Jeff Jenkins has recorded four CDs and delights in entertaining audiences all over the metro Denver area.

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Chocolate LEGOS!

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Cooking
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Chocolate LEGOS…sounds delicious!

Come join us for a LEGO chocolate making party on Saturday, March 22 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Community Room/basement of Cherry Creek Branch Library. Bring the whole family to make treats, build with LEGO blocks, and use your creativity!

Monochrome Photography: Brown Bag Lecture

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Arts and Crafts
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

Bring your lunch and find out more about monochrome photography at a brown bag lecture on Thursday, March 20, noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Denver Public Library, Central Library, Level 5 in the Gates Conference Room. It’s also an opportunity to view the Prelude photography exhibit on Level 5 and meet members of the Rocky Mountain Monochrome Salon. Discussion will include traditional film-based B&W, digital B&W, hybrid imagery combining aspects of both film and digital, and historic processes that date back to photography’s earliest days.

Free and open to the public.

Celebrate World Poetry Day! / ¡Celebra el Día Mundial de la Poesía!

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Performance and Presentations
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Join us for live poetry readings by local poets.
Acompáñanos. Poetas locales van a recitar poemas--¡en vivo!

7th Annual Athmar Park Art Show / 7ª Exposición Anual del Arte de Athmar

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Social Events
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us for an evening of art and refreshments at the Athmar Park Branch Library, as we showcase the artistic talent of our After School is Cool program and unveil a new art installation created by our Teen Advisory Board. See the art. Meet the artists. Acompáñanos en una noche de arte y refrigerios en la Biblioteca Athmar Park. Será exhibido el talento artístico de los participantes en nuestro programa pos-escolar After School Is Cool. Además será revelada una nueva instalación de arte creada por nuestro consejo consultivo adolescente (Teen Advisory Board). Ve el arte.

Shakespeare in Space: A Bard’s Birthday Party

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Performance and Presentations
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Level 7, Vida Ellison Gallery

In celebration of William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, join Fresh City Life and Shakespearean scholar Rachael Deagman for an exploration of space: the performance spaces that were the original stage for Shakespeare’s writing. We often think about William Shakespeare’s astonishingly rich and complex use of language and his clever experimentation with genre. But we should also remember that his plays were written to move from page to stage; that is to say, they were meant to be performed by embodied actors in a playing space.

Genealogy: Exploring Your Roots

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History and Genealogy
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join James Jeffrey, DPL Genealogy Specialist, in Exploring Your Roots. Discover research tools and methods for family historians.

Eat Like a Greek: Discussion and Book Club

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Cooking
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The annual Denver Greek Festival has us all craving gyros, tzatziki, spanakopita but what are the origins of the cuisine and how does it differ from that of the Mediterranean? 5280 Magazine’s food editor Amanda M. Faison will untangle the mysteries of one of the world’s healthiest diets. Bonus: Since olive oil is one of the cornerstones of Greek cookery, Faison has selected Tom Mueller’s book Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil to pair with the program. Pick up the book beforehand and prepare for a book club-style discussion.

Desiring Ancient Athens: Art, Culture, and Memory in the Most Famous Classical City

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Arts and Crafts
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join CU professor Margaret L. Woodhull, Ph.D. in an exploration of classical Acropolis in Athens. Adventure through ancient Greek architecture, art, culture, theater, and politics of High Classical Athens.

Greek Travel

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Performance and Presentations
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Kick off Denver Greek Festival season at the library! Join travel aficionado and professional tour leader Paul Samaras to discuss Greek history, culture, and travel.

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