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ART SATURDAY: Paper Comes From Trees / Sábado artístico para familias: del árbol viene el papel

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Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You and your family are invited to join us every third Saturday of the month for art and literacy activities hosted by the Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC), a collective of artists dedicated to promoting Chicano/Latino art and culture.

On Saturday, September 21, we will learn about hand-made paper with origins in pre-Hispanic Mexico and how this paper is used for indigenous paintings. Be inspired and create your own paintings on hand-made paper from Mexico.

Exhibit: Sisters of Freedom

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The “Sisters of Freedom” is an exhibit of classic and modern poster-art paying homage to African-American women who have transformed their lives, their culture and their country. These phenomenal women--activists, entertainers, teachers and preacher--represent some of the most indomitable figures from the 1800s to the present. The exhibit in its entirety highlights the work of 41 women leaders (as well as 33 Freedom Riders) who have changed the course of history with their commitment to, and passion for, social justice and racial equity.

All Singing, All Dancing, All Dead!: Matthew Martin in Concert- Tickets on Sale now!

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Music and Dance
7:30 pm
Vida Ellison Gallery, Level 7

Famed for his fabulous Bette Davis impersonation, Matthew Martin first dazzled Denver audiences with his evening of Bette hosting a special presentation of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane. Matthew is back and won’t be satisfied until he’s made his tribute to every dead diva he can. All Singing, All Dancing, All Dead! is a tour de force evening of non-stop musical and comedy entertainment. Along with Ms. Davis, Martin will also be conjuring up screen idols Katharine Hepburn, Peggy Lee, Judy Garland, and even the tap-dancing goddess Ann Miller.

Madame Defarge's Knitting Salon

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Arts and Crafts
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fresh City Lounge, Level 1

Every Monday evening the Fresh City Lounge is open for freestyle stitchers to come in and enjoy the company of other knitters. Bring any portable handwork.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#madame

Beauty and the Bead- Registration Opens

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Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fresh City Lounge, Level 1

Learn the technique of knitting beads into your projects with this workshop for advanced knitters. Our teachers Ann Myhre and Janny Potter will show great techniques for beaded knitting and you’ll come away with a chic bead cap. Materials list provided with registration confirmation. Registration is required. Please register online http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#beauty or call 720-865-1206.
Mondays, September 9, 16, 23 and 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Craft Tech: DIY Craft Tutorial Video Production

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Computers and Tech
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Technology Center, Level 4

If you are an expert at duct tape wallets or master baby bootie knitter, and you’d like to share your knowledge with the world, this special Craft Tech workshop will get you headed in the right direction. Learn how to produce high quality tutorials to share on YouTube, Vine, Craftsy or your own blog. This class will cover filming teaching techniques, lighting, camera angles, uploading formats, and general tips-n-tricks.

Craft Tech: Making Online Photo Albums

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Computers and Tech
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Technology Center, Level 4

If you prefer your photo collections be free of flocked hearts and glitter glue, then digital photo albums might be for you. In this overview workshop, you'll learn about the best sites, cool techniques and even how to turn your digital photos into a real book - if you choose. Taught by our Community Technology Center experts.

Film Series- Designer Label Fashion on Film: Auntie Mame (1958)

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Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

Celebrate four of Hollywood’s greatest fashion designers with the films that are part of their legend and part of the ‘superstructure’ of their stars. Joan Crawford was known for her exaggerated shoulders; this was an innovation of MGM’s main designer, Adrian. Marlene Dietrich is inextricably linked with exotic costumes and exquisitely tailored men’s tuxedos; she was ably dressed by Paramount’s legendary Travis Banton. Edith Head helped to create Grace Kelly’s film ‘look’ and she is still remembered for her waspy, Vassar-girl glad rags in Rear Window.

Film Series- Designer Label Fashion on Film: Blonde Venus (1932)

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Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

Celebrate four of Hollywood’s greatest fashion designers with the films that are part of their legend and part of the ‘superstructure’ of their stars. Joan Crawford was known for her exaggerated shoulders; this was an innovation of MGM’s main designer, Adrian. Marlene Dietrich is inextricably linked with exotic costumes and exquisitely tailored men’s tuxedos; she was ably dressed by Paramount’s legendary Travis Banton. Edith Head helped to create Grace Kelly’s film ‘look’ and she is still remembered for her waspy, Vassar-girl glad rags in Rear Window.

Film Series- Designer Label Fashion on Film: Rear Window (1954)

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Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

Celebrate four of Hollywood’s greatest fashion designers with the films that are part of their legend and part of the ‘superstructure’ of their stars. Joan Crawford was known for her exaggerated shoulders; this was an innovation of MGM’s main designer, Adrian. Marlene Dietrich is inextricably linked with exotic costumes and exquisitely tailored men’s tuxedos; she was ably dressed by Paramount’s legendary Travis Banton. Edith Head helped to create Grace Kelly’s film ‘look’ and she is still remembered for her waspy, Vassar-girl glad rags in Rear Window.

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