So here, five far better choices for your Valentine’s week than the latest soul-killing iteration of Fifty Shades of Grey. Ugh.
Monday, February 12, 7 p.m.
2526 East Colfax Avenue
As president of Executive Forum, a Denver leadership training and development company, Margie M. Mauldin has been helping business types to enhance their chances of advancement for over thirty years. She puts that know-how and insight to work in her new book, Feedback Revolution: Building Relationships and Boosting Results, which suggests ways to put those pesky performance reviews to use. Come discuss how to make delicious and profitable lemonade out of the lemons of corporate life.
Tuesday, February 13, 5:30 p.m.
City Stacks Books and Coffee
1743 Wazee Street
Tom Noel, University of Colorado Denver professor of history and Director of History, Preservation and Public Studies, signs and discusses his book Colorado: The Highest State. Illustrated with stunning, full-color photography by Carol Highsmith, this book is a project by the Library of Congress designed to capture the essence of each state. Who better to tackle an assignment like that than Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel himself?
Wednesday, February 14, 4 p.m.
4280 Tennyson Street
Does every love poem you try to write end up either starting with “roses are red” or coming out sounding like a dirty limerick? Millions of creative-writing students throughout the years share your pain. But not Michael Prince, the “Typewriter Poet.” Armed only with his typewriter, Howard and his rapier-sharp skills in poesy will take a word or phrase of your choosing and turn it into a kick-ass custom poem. Come up with a person, place or thing, and watch the creative process come to life — on a typewriter, as was intended.