8989E. Colfax Ave.
(Colfax and Dayton)
For more information call 720-329-0869. To make reservations call 303-739-1940.
Wednesday, October 20th, 12 noon
Exploring Peace: Creating From Within
Its the most elusive thing the world has ever known. Can you imagine it? Writer/producer Joice Fairchild will include the audio play Imagine Peace in a discussion of ways to foster peace.
Wednesday, December 8th, 12 noon
Spinning New Ideas: A Celebration of Chanukah in Writing
With the holiday season upon us, including the celebration of Chanukah (December 7-14), learn about the traditions of this Festival of Lights. Hear folk stories about dreidels and latkes from Ann Klaiman, creative writing teacher for thirty years and author of publishing the Literary Magazine (McGraw-HillWednesday
Wednesday, January 19th, 12 noon
Negro Spirituals: The Root of American Music
A musical demonstration of the evolution of Negro spirituals will explore the role of music as a method of coping with slavery. Educator and lecturer Gwen H Scott will examine how jazz, blues, gospel, rap, soul, and rock and roll all developed from the music of this time and spirit of a people.
Wednesday, February 23rd, 12 noon
Be a Poet: Learn Haiku and Tanka
Explore these three and five line forms of Japanese poetry as a way to capture the world around you through words. Sandy Grubb Chapman, creative writing teacher and editor for over thirty years, will show you that writing an effective haiku is within everyones ability. You too can write haiku.
Wednesday, March 23rd, 12 noon
Capturing Moods: Poetry and Stories, Writing With Feeling
Joice Fairchild, award winning poet and novelist, will use her own and other writers story-style poetry to explain methods for bringing out moods and creating empathy. Try writing from the heart!
Wednesday, May 11th, 12 noon
Its In the Details: Bringing Historical Figures Alive
Nancy M Peterson, author of several Western nonfiction books and writer for historical magazines, will use examples of how getting the concrete details of a persons time and place brings them to life. Nancy will describe how she does extensive research of unknown people from the frontier era such as homesteader Luna Kelly, and famous people including Robert Lewis Stevenson, John Brown, and Buffalo Bill Cody.