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Exhibit: The Art of Addiction and Impossible Healing

Exhibit: The Art of Addiction and Impossible Healing
Exhibit: The Art of Addiction and Impossible Healing
Exhibit: The Art of Addiction and Impossible Healing

Artist Bakheit Ibra debuts at the Blair-Caldwell Library

I met Bakheit Ibra through a mutual friend back in 2006. Little did I know that 8 years later I would be in the position to help introduce his art to Denver.

The Changing Image of Blacks in Comics Exhibit - Extended

The Changing Image of Blacks in Comics Exhibit - Extended
The Changing Image of Blacks in Comics Exhibit - Extended
The Changing Image of Blacks in Comics Exhibit - Extended
The Changing Image of Blacks in Comics Exhibit - Extended

Exhibit Available until March 29th

The Cousins Gallery of the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library has extended the traveling educational exhibit th

Calling All Artists – Let the Principles of Nguzo Saba Guide You

Calling All Artists – Let the Principles of Nguzo Saba Guide You
Calling All Artists – Let the Principles of Nguzo Saba Guide You

Kuumba in the Community Exhibit

To kick-off the 2013 Kwanzaa season, The Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library is calling all artists for art submissions th

The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Archives

The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Archives
The first Manuscript Division Reading Room, Thomas Jefferson Building, ca. 1920s. Library of Congress Archives, Manuscript Divis

October Is American Archives Month...But Wait, Do You Know What An Archives Is?

1. Archives go beyond books. An archives is a place where people go to find information.

Feel Good Meditation - Free 4 Week Workshop Starts Tomorrow

Feel Good Meditation - Free 4 Week Workshop Starts Tomorrow
Feel Good Meditation - Free 4 Week Workshop Starts Tomorrow

Begin Healing From the Inside Out

Join meditation instructor Bea Marion for a four week workshop exploring the positive affects meditation can have on creative thinking, relaxation, stress levels and even success.

Espionage, Treason and Peril - The Story of Mary Louvestre

Espionage, Treason and Peril - The Story of Mary Louvestre
Espionage, Treason and Peril - The Story of Mary Louvestre

From award-winning author Alex Haley’s widow, his collaborator on the bestselling

The “I Have A Dream” Speech Turns 50

The “I Have A Dream” Speech Turns 50
The “I Have A Dream” Speech Turns 50
The “I Have A Dream” Speech Turns 50

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Forty Decades and a Meal

Forty Decades and a Meal
Forty Decades and a Meal

Who knew food could be so interesting? Adrian Miller, local author and self proclaimed "soul food scholar" does!!! He is the ultimate southern/soul food foodie (aficionado of food).

Vibrancy, Color and Creativity Unfold With The RMWS Quilt Guild

Vibrancy, Color and Creativity Unfold With The RMWS Quilt Guild
Vibrancy, Color and Creativity Unfold With The RMWS Quilt Guild
Vibrancy, Color and Creativity Unfold With The RMWS Quilt Guild

Let the language of color speak to you during the month of August in the latest exhibit, Common Threads by The Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild