How a cultural series held together by a slender string of part-mythology — Oscar Wilde's visit to Colorado to deliver a lecture on the aesthetics movement in 1862 — winds up pulling a Western film series out of its holster is open for debate, but once Fresh City Life's Chris Loffelmacher begins explaining this portion of the Denver Public Library's spring series, Wild Wilde West, it all makes perfect sense. Wilde, a man out of place in the mythical West of yore, was, after all, once feted in a Leadville mine shaft by silver baron Horace Tabor. By coincidence, the adjunct... More >>>