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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.

Film Series- Designer Label Fashion on Film: The Women (1939)

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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.

Author Talk: Imogen Binnie

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Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vida Ellison Gallery, Level 7

One of the powerful, new voices in transgender literature, Imogen Binnie is a writer to watch. She'll be visiting Denver Public Library for an author talk and book signing this August. Nevada, Binnie's first novel, is the darkly comedic story of Maria Griffiths, a young trans woman living in New York City and trying to stay true to her punk values while working retail. When she finds out her girlfriend has lied to her, the world she thought she’d carefully built for herself begins to unravel, and Maria sets out on a journey that will most certainly change her forever.

Which Gadget is Right for You?

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Computers and Tech
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Whether you are shopping for a gift or just getting a new gadget for yourself, you need to know what which device is right for you. Come in with questions or just listen as we talk about the pros and cons of different eReaders, tablets and smartphones.

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