Past events tagged "poetry"


Apr. 09, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Teens talk poetry! Let's discuss what you think about contemporary poetry and hear from poets working today. Special guest Bianca Mikahn is a local spoken word artist, hip hop musician and activist. Hear from her about why poetry is so important and ideas for becoming a part of the local poetry...

Mar. 26, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
What exactly is performance poetry and how can I get involved?  Join Colorado poet laureate Bobby LeFebre to talk about the contemporary poetry movement and how you can be a part of it! Read, recite, listen and discover how amazing the poetry community can be. Appropriate for ages 12-18.  Space is...

Mar. 06, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Join the Colorado Symphony Education Department and spoken word artist Frankie Le’Troy for a two-part online workshop that will provide participants with an opportunity to explore their own voice through spoken word. Under the guidance of a professional artist, work toward creating your own...

Dec. 01, 2020 - 9:00 am to Dec. 31, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Put pen to page and write your world. Art from Ashes, a Denver-based writer’s group, has created writer kits for teens that are full of supplies, ideas and inspiration to get your creative juices flowing. Pick up your kit at Anythink Wright Farms, and have your voice heard. Art from Ashes is also...

Nov. 20, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore your creativity during this spoken word virtual workshop with Art from Ashes (AfA). The words we choose to define ourselves and our reality can dictate how we think, what we do — even our experiences and circumstances. Discover how powerful your words can be through a series of interactive...

Oct. 19, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Join us at a safe distance for an evening of poetry, reflection, and – let’s not forget – fun. Write a poem before we meet—no poetry experience necessary –on the theme of “The Year Was 2020...”. Then join together online to share your poem aloud with our small group, and reflect together on the...

Aug. 15, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Poetry is all around you, if you know where to look. Come cultivate the accident of artistry with a variety of techniques and exercises designed to get your creative muscles working. Appropriate for beginners. 

Apr. 29, 2019 - 6:15 pm to 8:00 pm
Enthusiasts of beer and poetry: Join us as we celebrate National Poetry Month with a free beer tasting from Mother Tucker Brewery and with poems written throughout history inspired by the drinking of beer. Hear from favorites such as Walt Whitman, Edgar Allen Poe and Sylvia Plath. Try your hand at...

Repeats every 3 weeks every Thursday 2 times.
Apr. 04, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Apr. 25, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Using design software and open source fonts, teens will celebrate National Poetry Month by creating their own custom magnetic poetry kits. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

Repeats every week every Thursday until Fri Apr 26 2019.
Apr. 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Apr. 18, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Apr. 25, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Led by a working author in partnership with Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, explore elements of poetry like rhyme, rhythm, meter and stanzas. Then, create poems in different forms like haikus, sonnets, sestinas and free verse throughout the month with the opportunity of a final showcase. Appropriate...