Performance and Presentations

Laughter Yoga

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Performance and Presentations
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Meeting Room

Developed by Dr. Madan Kataria, a family practice physician, Laugher Yoga is simple and fun, accessible to people of all ages and fitness levels, and just makes you feel good. It uses a blend of playful laughter exercises interspersed with gentle breathing and stretching. Laughter Yoga strengthens the immune system, increases tolerance to pain and combats negative effects of stress.

Dance! Demonstration + Tell Us What You'd Like to Learn / ¡A bailar! Demostración + Dinos Que Te Gustaría Aprender

Performance and Presentations
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Colorado Ballet will offer six weeks of varying dance workshops at Valdez-Perry branch.

After a brief demonstration of multiple dance styles, youth in the After School Is Cool (ASIC) program will determine which six dance styles they’d like to experience in class! Potential options include: Creative Movement, Ballet, West African, Jazz, Hip-hop, Bollywood, Hula, and many more!

Come to one class or join us for them all! Ages 7 and up, please.

Dance! / ¡A bailar!

Performance and Presentations
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Colorado Ballet will offer six weeks of varying dance workshops at Valdez-Perry branch.

After a brief demonstration of multiple dance styles, youth in the After School Is Cool (ASIC) program will determine which six dance styles they’d like to experience in class! Potential options include: Creative Movement, Ballet, West African, Jazz, Hip-hop, Bollywood, Hula, and many more!

Come to one class or join us for them all! Ages 7 and up, please.

Limited to the first 20 students. No registration required.

Sunday School for Atheists: Obedience with Warm Cookies for the Revolution

Performance and Presentations
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Celebrate community while having a lively discussion on the broad topic of obedience. When is obedience a good thing? When is it necessary to not obey? Is it hard to obey? We'll watch part of film called Human Behavior Experiments, with a discussion following. Cookies provided!

Lincoln Hills: Memory Kitchen

Performance and Presentations
2:00 pm

Performance artist Lonnie McCabe portrays the personal childhood story of Linda “KaiKai” Tucker, a woman whose uncle was the founder of Lincoln Hills (1925-1965), one of only four African-American resorts in the United States at the time.

Ferguson Revisited: 4 Months Later

Performance and Presentations
2:00 pm

Associate Professor Hillary Potter, CU Department of Ethnic Studies will present her ongoing ethnographic research conducted in Ferguson, Missouri, which investigates the legal, socio-structural, community, and racialized responses and issues surrounding the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Professor Potter will be joined by members of The Denver Ferguson Freedom Riders.

For more information, contact the Blair-Caldwell Library (720) 865-2401 or email askblaircaldwell@denverlibrary.org.

Active Minds: Chocolate

Performance and Presentations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meeting Room

The story of chocolate is a "rich" tale indeed, involving aristocracy and slavery, innovation and coincidence. Active Minds will describe how bitter cacao beans are transformed into one of the world's most sought-after flavors, and share chocolate history stories.

Active Minds®: expanding lives and minds with community-based educational programs. Sponsored by the Stapleton Master Community Association.

Colorado Humanities Presents: Black History Live, Fredrick Douglass

Performance and Presentations
2:00 pm

The eminent national humanities and Chautauqua scholar Charles Everett Pace will explore African-American history and culture during his vivid performance portraying the life and times of Frederick Douglass.

More than Gold and Silver: Mining in Colorado

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Performance and Presentations
2:00 pm

Join Historian James E. Fell, Jr., PhD, of the University of Colorado Denver as he discusses the impact of the mining industry in Colorado. Light Refreshments Served

The Way We Worked Exhibit
January 2 - February 6

African American Quilters and Collectors: Table of Brotherhood Award Ceremony

Performance and Presentations
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cousins Gallery - Level 3

Promoting the preservation and art of quilting. We teach, we create, we giveaway and we collect.

The quilts made are presented annually through an award ceremony to outstanding community members in recognition of their service of those in need, or to individuals in crisis, as well as to agencies that help the needy and the homeless.

Free and Open to the Public.

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