Start: 12:30 pm
Colfax Avenue: Fifty years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, this island country remains a mystery to many in the U.S. Join Active Minds for a past, present and future look at our communist neighbor to the south. We will cover Castro’s revolution, the Bay of Pigs, Guantánamo Bay and ongoing property disputes. We will also take a look at what the future holds for Cuba after Fidel and Raúl Castro. PDF of the Active Minds Lecture Series.
Start: 7:00 pm
Colfax Avenue: Acclaimed Colorado mystery author Stephen White will read from and sign his essay in the new book My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read and Shop (Black Dog & Leventhal). My Bookstore collects the essays, stories, odes, and words of gratitude and praise for stores across the country in 80 pieces written by our most beloved authors. With an introduction by Richard Russo, this book is a joyful celebration of brick-and-mortar bookstores and a validation of the value and importance of these stores in their communities. Guests are invited to join us at 7:00 pm for a light refreshments prior to the presentation. Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: firstname.lastname@example.org