Start: 5:30 pm
Colfax Avenue Seventy years of Soviet control of Ukraine ended in 1991 with the collapse of the Soviet Union. During that time Ukraine suffered extensive famines, deportation of its citizens, and repopulation of its country by ethnic Russians. Since independence, Ukraine has aligned more with the west, resulting in escalating tension between ethnic Russians and Ukrainians. Recently Russia has sent troops into Ukraine in an effort to protect their interests as Ukraine has destabilized. This has dramatically escalated the crisis. Join Active Minds as we explore this delicate situation. For information on Active Minds go to www.activeminds.com PDF of the Active Minds Lecture Series.
Start: 7:00 pm
Highlands Ranch M. John Fayhee is the former editor of the Mountain Gazette, and a one-time contributing editor at Backpacker magazine. He is the author of many books, including Along the Colorado Trail and The Colorado Mountain Companion. Fayhee will discuss and sign his new book Colorado Mountain Dogs ($16.99 Westwinds Press), which offers a dog’s-eye view of the backcountry, ski slopes, and resort towns in the Colorado mountains. This full color book Includes 150 photos of frolicking canines, heartwarming stories, and sidebars on how to photograph dogs, reasons why people have dogs, and the naming of dogs. Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Start: 7:00 pm
Colfax Avenue Neely Tucker is a veteran journalist with a career spanning twenty-five years, thirteen of which he spent at The Washington Post. His 2004 memoir, Love in the Driest Season, was named one of the Best 25 Books of the Year by Publishers Weekly. Tucker will discuss and sign The Ways of the Dead ($27.95 Penguin), his electrifying first novel in a new crime series. Based on the real-life 1990s Princeton Place murders, and offering a pitch-perfect rendering of a fast-paced newsroom and a layered, edge-of-your-seat mystery, The Ways of the Dead is sure to please fans of Elmore Leonard and George Pelecanos. Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: email@example.com Neely Tucker’s website