Upcoming Events

Write Denver: Art-i-Fax Block Party
[Collaboration with the Colfax Ave BID]
Saturday, July 30, 2:00 to 6:00 PM
@UMB Bank, 1635 E. Colfax Ave. [Gilpin & Colfax]
Join us for this inaugural street party & launch of the Colfax Art on the Ave program. Enjoy music, Colfax tastes, art demos, and vendors. Write Denver is bringing along its poetrees, parking signs, and Mavis the Magical Bookmobile, so don't miss out!

Visiting Author Series: Reading, Reception, and Q&A with Tyrone Jaeger
Saturday, July 30, 6:30 to 7:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street
Join us for a free reading and Q&A with visiting author Tyrone Jaeger, drinks and light refreshments included. Tyrone is the author of the story collection So Many True Believers and the novella The Runaway Note. He'll be teaching a craft workshop on Contradictions in Character prior to the reception.

Monday Writing Hours
Monday, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor, 1515 Race Street
Every Monday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Lighthouse members are invited to write and relax and be inspired by the good vibes at Lighthouse. Guests are welcome to come and write with us once before joining.

Hard Times Writing Workshop
[Collaboration with Denver Public Library]
Tuesday, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 3:00 to 5:00 PM
@Central Library's Level 1 Book Club Room, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
Telling our stories can often help us process our life experiences and find new paths. Led by Lighthouse instructor Jane Thatcher, these weekly workshops are for people experiencing homelessness or extreme poverty. Join us for a safe and supportive writing workshop that's free and open to all. Writing prompts, tools, and refreshments provided.

Poetry Foundation Fellows Reading
Thursday, August 4, 5:30 to 8:00 PM
@Lighthouse Grotto, 1515 Race Street
Reading and Reception with the Poetry Foundation’s Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellows: Safiya Sinclair, Jamila Woods, Nate Marshall. Erika L. Sánchez, Danniel Schoonebeek. Reading and Q&A, 5:30 to 7:00. Reception, 7:00 to 8:00. Free!

Write Denver: The Write Age
[Collaboration with the Office on Aging and Denver Parks and Recreation]
Friday, August 5, 1:00 to 3:00 PM
@Decker Branch Library, 1501 South Logan Street
What are your memories you never want to forget? Which experiences—good, bad, funny, and sad—have shaped you? Writing down your story is a great way to capture the fundamental moments of your life—for you, your family, and your friends. We’ll work with facilitators from Lighthouse Writers Workshop to find our most memorable stories and put them on the page. No previous writing experience necessary. Ages 50 and up. For more info and to register, contact Platt Park at 720.865.0630.

Joy Sawyer Reading
Friday, August 5, 7:00 to 8:30 PM
@Lighthouse Grotto, 1515 Race Street

Write Denver: 48 Hours of Socially Engaged Art & Conversation Summit
[Collaboration with RedLine]
Thursday, August 11, 1:15 to 2:30 PM
@RedLine, 2350 Arapahoe Street
48 Hours of Socially Engaged Art & Conversation Summit is a two day summit examining the relationship between social revolution and cultural or political evolution. Denver's leading cultural organizations, artists, and activists will come together to create, share, and learn. This year's summit will focus on the themes of accessibility, arts & institutional policy, social change through art, and collective leadership. The summit is taking place on August 10th and 11th and is free and open to the public.

Write Denver: The Write Age
[Collaboration with the Office on Aging and Denver Parks and Recreation]
Friday, August 12, 1:00 to 3:00 PM
@Decker Branch Library, 1501 South Logan Street
What are your memories you never want to forget? Which experiences—good, bad, funny, and sad—have shaped you? Writing down your story is a great way to capture the fundamental moments of your life—for you, your family, and your friends. We’ll work with facilitators from Lighthouse Writers Workshop to find our most memorable stories and put them on the page. No previous writing experience necessary. Ages 50 and up. For more info and to register, contact Platt Park at 720.865.0630.

Friday 500
Friday, August 12, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street

Back-to-School Party
Saturday, August 13, 7:00 to 8:30 PM
@Lighthouse, 1515 Race Street

Drop-In Writing: Expressions in Shape & Color
[Collaboration with the Denver Art Museum]
Tuesday, August 23, 1:00 to 3:00 PM
@Denver Art Museum, 100 14th Avenue, Hamilton Building - Level 1
Pick up a pencil and spark your creative interests in these informal writing sessions. With the help of a DAM instructor, try your hand at a new writing topic every month, while visiting various museum galleries. Using the gorgeous Women of Abstract Expressionism exhibit as our muse, we’ll explore how color and shape—abstract expressions of emotion—can inform concrete expressions in written form. Free with museum admission. No reservations required.

Friday 500
Friday, August 26, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street

Write Denver: The Next Stage Now
[Collaboration with Denver Arts & Venues]
Saturday, August 27, 2:00 to 5:00 PM
@Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1400 Curtis Street

Lit Crawl Denver
[Collaboration with At the Inkwell, BookBar, FBomb Reading Series, Mile-High MFA Program, Colorado Center for the Book, Tethered by Letters]
Friday, September 2, 8:00 to 8:45 PM
@Call to Arms Brewing Company, 4526 Tennyson St.

Hard Times Writing Workshop
[Collaboration with Denver Public Library]
Tuesday, September 6, 13, 20, 27, 3:00 to 5:00 PM
@Central Library's Level 1 Book Club Room, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
Telling our stories can often help us process our life experiences and find new paths. Led by Lighthouse instructor Jane Thatcher, these weekly workshops are for people experiencing homelessness or extreme poverty. Join us for a safe and supportive writing workshop that's free and open to all. Writing prompts, tools, and refreshments provided.

Friday 500
Friday, September 9, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street

Pony-Up: A Shindig of Western Proportions
Saturday, September 10, 4:30 PM
@Bear Creek Lake Park, 15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewoood, CO

Monday Writing Hours
Monday, September 12, 19, 26, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor, 1515 Race Street
Every Monday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Lighthouse members are invited to write and relax and be inspired by the good vibes at Lighthouse. Guests are welcome to come and write with us once before joining.

Write Denver: Seniors in September
[Collaboration with the Commission on Aging, Office on Aging, and Denver Art Museum]
Thursday, September 15, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
@Denver Art Museum, 100 14th Avenue

Lighthouse Presents: Making the Mountain
Friday, September 16, 6:00 to 8:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street
Presenters:
TBD

Lighthouse Presents: Assembly
Saturday, September 17, 6:00 to 8:30 PM
@Lighthouse Grotto, 1515 Race Street
Celebrate with us for a free night of readings and performances!

Writing the West @AMWA
[Collaboration with the American Museum of Western Art]
Wednesday, September 21, 2:30 to 4:30 PM
@American Museum of Western Art, 1727 Tremont Place

Friday 500
Friday, September 23, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street

Castlewood Canyon State Park Hike & Write
[Collaboration with the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club]
Saturday, September 24, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
@Castlewood Canyon State Park, 2989 Colorado 83, Franktown, CO
We will meet in the parking area right next to the entrance station.
***A suggested donation of $10 is requested for this event. All proceeds will be split between Lighthouse and Sierra Club. If you appreciate these types of outings, please support them.***

Drop-In Writing: The World Is Imagined--Stories of Fantastic Creatures & Places
[Collaboration with the Denver Art Museum]
Tuesday, September 27, 1:00 to 3:00 PM
@Denver Art Museum, 100 14th Avenue, Hamilton Building - Level 1
Pick up a pencil and spark your creative interests in these informal writing sessions. With the help of a DAM instructor, try your hand at a new writing topic every month, while visiting various museum galleries. September 27: This month we’ll break away from reality in Tableau and embark on journeys into strange and dreamy new lands, spending time with fantastical creatures, all in a quest to free our imaginations and create new fables of our own. Free with museum admission. No reservations required.

Freeman's Release Party
Saturday, October 1, 6:00 to 7:00 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street
Following his craft talk, writer and editor John Freeman will join us for a release party for his biannual lit magazine, Freeman's. Lighthouse instructor and featured writer Amanda Rea will participate in a reading and Q&A.

Monday Writing Hours
Monday, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor, 1515 Race Street
Every Monday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Lighthouse members are invited to write and relax and be inspired by the good vibes at Lighthouse. Guests are welcome to come and write with us once before joining.

Hard Times Writing Workshop
[Collaboration with Denver Public Library]
Tuesday, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 3:00 to 5:00 PM
@Central Library's Level 1 Book Club Room, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
Telling our stories can often help us process our life experiences and find new paths. Led by Lighthouse instructor Jane Thatcher, these weekly workshops are for people experiencing homelessness or extreme poverty. Join us for a safe and supportive writing workshop that's free and open to all. Writing prompts, tools, and refreshments provided.

Willfully Submit
Saturday, October 8, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
@Lighthouse, 1515 Race Street

Friday 500
Friday, October 14, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street

Drop-In Writing: This is the Modern World--The Shapes & Colors of Place
[Collaboration with the Denver Art Museum]
Tuesday, October 25, 1:00 to 3:00 PM
@Denver Art Museum, 100 14th Avenue, Hamilton Building - Level 1
Pick up a pencil and spark your creative interests in these informal writing sessions. With the help of a DAM instructor, try your hand at a new writing topic every month, while visiting various museum galleries. Join us as we explore writing about place using the tools we know best: color, shape, and texture. We’ll visit What It Meant to Be Modern as we consider not only how our sense of place is affected by such sensory information, but also how place often becomes a destination—and an emotional entity, too. Free with museum admission. No reservations required.

Friday 500
Friday, October 28, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street

Hard Times Writing Workshop
[Collaboration with Denver Public Library]
Tuesday, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 3:00 to 5:00 PM
@Central Library's Level 1 Book Club Room, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
Telling our stories can often help us process our life experiences and find new paths. Led by Lighthouse instructor Jane Thatcher, these weekly workshops are for people experiencing homelessness or extreme poverty. Join us for a safe and supportive writing workshop that's free and open to all. Writing prompts, tools, and refreshments provided.

Visiting Author Series: Free Reading, Reception, and Q&A with Margot Livesey
Friday, November 4, 6:30 to 7:30 PM
@Lighthouse, 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street
Following Margot's craft seminar, Hush, Shut Up, Please Be Quiet, join us for free reception, reading, and Q&A from 6:30 to 7:30 PM, drinks and light refreshments included.  Margot is the author of a collection of stories and seven novels. Her eighth novel, Mercury, will be published in September 2016. In July 2017, Tin House published her book about the craft of fiction, The Hidden Machinery.   

Monday Writing Hours
Monday, November 7, 14, 21, 28, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor, 1515 Race Street
Every Monday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Lighthouse members are invited to write and relax and be inspired by the good vibes at Lighthouse. Guests are welcome to come and write with us once before joining.

Friday 500
Friday, November 11, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street

Lighthouse Presents: Assembly
Saturday, November 12, 6:00 to 8:30 PM
@Lighthouse Grotto, 1515 Race Street
Celebrate with us for a free night of readings and performances!

Write Denver: Clyfford Still Museum 5th Anniversary Celebration
[Collaboration with the Clyfford Still Museum]
Friday, November 18, 2:00 to 3:00 PM
@Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock Street

Drop-In Writing
[Collaboration with the Denver Art Museum]
Tuesday, November 29, 1:00 to 3:00 PM
@Denver Art Museum, 100 14th Avenue, Hamilton Building - Level 1

Lighthouse Presents: Making the Mountain
Friday, December 2, 6:00 to 8:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street
Presenters:
TBD

Inside the Writer's Studio with Dana Spiotta and Jess Walter
Saturday, December 3, 6:00 to 8:00 PM
@Denver Art Museum, 100 14th Avenue - Lewis Sharp Auditorium

Monday Writing Hours
Monday, December 5, 12, 19, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor, 1515 Race Street
Every Monday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Lighthouse members are invited to write and relax and be inspired by the good vibes at Lighthouse. Guests are welcome to come and write with us once before joining.

Hard Times Writing Workshop
[Collaboration with Denver Public Library]
Tuesday, December 6, 13, 20, 27, 3:00 to 5:00 PM
@Central Library's Level 1 Book Club Room, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
Telling our stories can often help us process our life experiences and find new paths. Led by Lighthouse instructor Jane Thatcher, these weekly workshops are for people experiencing homelessness or extreme poverty. Join us for a safe and supportive writing workshop that's free and open to all. Writing prompts, tools, and refreshments provided.

Friday 500
Friday, December 9, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street

Willfully Submit
Saturday, December 10, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
@Lighthouse, 1515 Race Street

Friday 500
Friday, December 23, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
@Lighthouse 1st Floor and Grotto, 1515 Race Street

Drop-In Writing
[Collaboration with the Denver Art Museum]
Tuesday, December 27, 1:00 to 3:00 PM
@Denver Art Museum, 100 14th Avenue, Hamilton Building - Level 1

 

 

 

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