Bring your lunch and we'll bring the poetry! Join us for live poetry readings by featured poets including Arturo Garcia, Eduardo Gabrieloff, Steve Smallwood, Gillian Edwards, Mario Spassov, Tameca L. Coleman and Juan Manuel Patraca. Drop in over lunch and stay as long as you like.
Our knitatrix, Janny Potter, explores short rows in this class highlighting a bonnet for toddlers, kids or adults called Aviatrix. This popular online pattern will help you master the creation and uses of short rows, as well as giving you an opporturnity to learn some basic and advanced pattern reading skills. Students should be familiar with these basic knitting skills: Cast on, Knit, Purl, Increase, Decrease, Bind off. Materials list included with registration confirmation. To register, go to denverlibrary.org/fresh or call 720.865.1206.
Your first chance of the new year to learn the craft of knitting. Fresh City Life has been creating new knitters since fall of 2004 with the aid of our expert knitting teachers and the relaxing multiple-night classes. Learn the basics and we’ll help you move on to more advanced knitting as your confidence grows. All materials provided; $10 materials fee. To register, go to denverlibrary.org/fresh or call 720.865.1206.
Mondays, April 8, 15, 22 and 29, 5:30-7:30p
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.
Freestyle Knitting, every Monday, 5-7:30p, Fresh City Lounge, no registration required.
A classic locket opens to hold a photo or sentimental objects and is worn around the neck – usually to keep thoughts of a loved one near. In this workshop, we’ll learn to make a modern locket – a shapely tile of clear glass with a favored photo reproduction glazed onto the back creating a luminescent portrait necklace. Fresh City Life provides everything you need to make this beautiful keepsake that makes a wonderful gift for someone or even for you!
Born in Pabianice, Poland in 1929, Jack Adler and his family were swept into the terror of the Nazi concentration camps. His parents and four siblings all perished at the hands of the Nazis. In his powerful and inspiring firsthand account, Y: A Holocaust Narrative, Jack (Yacob) tells his story and describes his struggle to survive, overcome and regain a sense of joy about being alive. Always warm and gracious, Adler will share readings from his book as well as take questions and engage in dialogue with the audience. Book signing to follow.
APQ (Astor Piazzolla Quintet) was recently dubbed the Number-One-Not-To-Be-Missed group at the 2012 Houston International Festival. APQ has been stunning audiences in Austin and beyond since 2009. Featuring some of the finest talent on the Austin music scene today, APQ specializes in the intense and passionate compositions of the late Astor Piazzolla. In addition to Piazzolla's compositions, the group continues in the Nuevo Tango tradition with unique arrangements of Piazzolla's classic works, talented improvisations, and breathtaking original compositions.
Monica Kadillak shares some favorite dishes that were introduced to the U.S. by immigrants from all over the world. Recipes & samples included. Part of Light: The Holocaust and Humanity Project in partnership with The Colorado Ballet.