Fresh City Life is proud to present this very special violin concert: Kailin Yong makes music with the intention of promoting peace and building cultural bridges. Born and raised in Singapore, trained at the Vienna Academy of Music, Kailin has dedicated the last ten years of his life to exploring folk music from around the world and finding commonality amidst cultural differences. He was the recipient of the Daniel Pearl Memorial Violin for his work to foster peace and cross-cultural understanding in the world. http://denverlibrary.org/node/2094
Denver’s loveliest songbird, Marta Burton and her talented musician husband, Jeff Hooton will be bringing the Irish! Our great Schlessman Hall will be filled with the familiar sounds of Irish folk music and a lighthearted ditty or two. All to put you in the spirit of St Patrick’s Day and Erin Go Bragh! http://denverlibrary.org/node/2094
With a global reputation, Joe Lukasik has created and recorded some of the most interesting music for saxophone in recent history. He’ll bring a set of new music and old favorites to this solo concert for saxophone. http://denverlibrary.org/node/2094
There really is no better chef to tell a culinary story about Ireland than Chef Jessica Gaydos. Trained in the Emerald Isle, Chef Jess is a passionate advocate for the foods, recipes and traditions of the Irish. Join us for a spot-on cooking demo that looks beyond the stereotypical St. Patrick’s Day fare for the delicious foods that native cooks will be preparing. Samples and recipes included. Registration encouraged; go to denverlibrary.org/fresh or call 720.865.1206.
Saturday, March 17, 1:30-3p, Vida Ellison Gallery, Level 7
Expert Chef Amy Hoyt is demonstrating a gem from the 70s and 80s: Monkey Bread. The origins of this bread are uncertain – but it is a true American original and is virtually unknown outside of the United States.
This exhibit is open during Central Library open hours. "Personal Geographies" is an exhibit of handmade, mixed media maps by Jill K. Berry and other artists. The show is in Western History and Genealogy, on the 5th floor of the Central Library through March 31, 2012.
Small Classroom, Community Technology Center - Level 4
Applying for college financial aid? Not sure what the FAFSA is or how to fill it out? This workshop will cover everything you need to know to fill out your FAFSA correctly, and provide advice about financial aid. If you want to fill out your FAFSA in class, please bring all of the required documents. Presented by College in Colorado.
The Juanita Gray Community Service Award is presented to African American men and women who exemplify the ideals and spirit represented by Mrs. Gray’s commitment to the community. Established in 1987, this award kicks off the Library’s celebration of Black History Month.
The Cousins Gallery hosts the exhibit 'Echoes of A Middle Passage' featuring collage artist Leonard Scott. In a time where digital media is taking over, Leonard Scott creates intricate, hand pieced collages that serve as a mirror and stunning reflection of black history and culture. A collage artist for 25 years, Scott considers this show a personal examination of the middle passage as well as middle age. / La Galería de Arte Cousins presenta la exhibición "El eco del pasaje del medio" con las obras del artista Leonard Scott.
To commemorate Black History Month and the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Colorado Humanities invites you to join us in presenting Black History Live with Hasan Davis as Angus Augustus Burleigh, a 19th century ex-slave, soldier and scholar who became an acclaimed black educator and minister. Davis will interact with the audience as Burleigh. Join us for this unique way of exploring history.