Fresh City Life

Classic Film Series -Dueling Divas: Old Acquaintance (1943)

Film
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
B2 Conference Center

DING! In this corner, weighing in with pithy comments, memorable dialog, and those famous eyes – the feisty female from Boston – Bette Davis! And in this corner, weighing in with smoldering glances, a face made for film noir, and enormous shoulder pads – that Texas tomboy turned Glamour Queen – Joan Crawford!

Classic Film Series -Dueling Divas: Queen Bee (1955)

Film
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Level B2 Conference Center

DING! In this corner, weighing in with pithy comments, memorable dialog, and those famous eyes – the feisty female from Boston – Bette Davis! And in this corner, weighing in with smoldering glances, a face made for film noir, and enormous shoulder pads – that Texas tomboy turned Glamour Queen – Joan Crawford!

Saturday Sessions-Dick Weissman

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Dick Weissman has had a long and distinguished career as a composer and songwriter, with many recorded instrumental pieces and songs. He is especially noted as a unique banjo player who integrates traditional music styles like bluegrass and clawhammer playing into new compositions that include everything from blues to jazz and world music. A current review of
his latest CD in Bluegrass Unlimited says that: "If you enjoy banjo, then you'll love Weissman's surprising arrangements." Dick also plays guitar in a variety of styles, and a mandolin-like instrument called the octaphone.

Saturday Sessions-Jim Bailey and Alfredo Muro

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Join us for a soulful Latin American musical experience featuring the brilliant Peruvian guitarist, Alfredo Muro and Denver cellist James Bailey. Romantic music of Brazil, Argentina, and Spain sprinkled with a few classical surprises will raise your spirit and send you home with your feet tapping. The combination of cello and guitar is both sensuous and unique - a concert to remember!

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Saturday Sessions-Ambient Harp with Star Edwards

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Star delivers an entertaining performance that brings cultural connections, heartfelt stories with passion and humorous observations of life. Steeped in the mythology of harp from the Celtic cultures, her playing recalls an ancient calling. A truly contemporary interpretation that speaks through her own finely crafted original songs and music that blends the rhythm of the heart with the spirit of the world.

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Saturday Sessions-Looping Violin with Josie Quick

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Starting simply, Josie Quick creates her own string orchestra with a single electric violin. With the use of live looping she can sound like a blues band, other times like an African marimba ensemble. Her wide musical influences and various techniques create an ocean of sound, providing the perfect accompaniment to her spontaneous improvisations.

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4th Annual Anti Valentine's Day Party

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

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party: Xanadu starring Olivia Newton-John

Saturday Sessions-Latin Roots: Manuel Molina

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Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Born in Peru, internationally recognized guitarist Manuel Molina began his career as a musician at a very young age. At age seventeen, he became the youngest conductor of the Peruvian National Symphony. He travels extensively and plays solo guitar tours all over the world. Denver Public Library is pleased to be hosting Manuel Molina for this afternoon of exceptional Latin solo guitar.
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Saturday Sessions-Harmonic Convergence with Jeff Jenkins: The Music of Jerome Kern

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Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

One of Denver’s finest musicians, Jazz pianist, composer and teacher, Jeff Jenkins has recorded four CDs and delights in entertaining audiences all over the metro Denver area. When you hear Jeff play, you’ll understand why his performance schedule is often filled to capacity.
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Saturday Sessions- Middle Eastern Chillout: Jesse Manno

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Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Jesse Manno brings a modern desert vibe to the great hall with his lounge and trance music inspired by the rhythms and tones of the Middle East. As soothing and complex as a traditional rose tea, this music creates an atmospheric charm in our common, everyday world. Jesse’s lush drones and deep beats are blended with live Middle Eastern style vocals, lutes, flutes and more.
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