Upcoming JKS Guest Serena Chopra…

will be perfomring in an evening of new choreography on November 2nd and 3rd in the Performance Space at the Dairy Center for the Arts and November 8th and 9th at the KRD Venue in Denver. All performances begin at 7:30pm. SKIN examines the questions: Why do we touch? How do we use touch to communicate and what ARE we saying when we do? Why do we long for human contact? How can touch be so universal and, at the same time, so uniquely intimate? What happens to the human body at the moment of touch? Our skin is our largest organ and our means of contact to anything that is not part of us. What is your skin holding in?

Serena Chopra is a graduate of University of Colorado at Boulder’s MFA program and is the 2011 Writer-In-Residence at RedLine Gallery in Denver. She is recently published in the Denver Quarterly, Fact-Simile, The Laurel Review, VOLT, Versal, Vinyl, Hot Metal Bridge, and No Tell Motel. Her chapbook Speaking to Your Man was released in August 2010 by Peninsulas Now Press. Her latest chapbook Penumbra will be released in 2012 from Flying Guillotine Press. Coconut Books will release her still-to-be-titled, first full-length book in 2013. She is a 2010 Kundiman fellow, the co-founder and curator of TitMouse Magazine and art events. She works with Writers in the Schools to teach creative writing to Denver elementary school children and is a faculty member at the Boulder Writing Studio. She teaches writing at Metropolitan State College and is a dancer with Evolving Doors Dance Company in Boulder. She lives and works in Denver.

What: What Where Reading: Khadijah Queen, Chris Pusateri, and Serena Chopra
Where: Naropa Performing Arts Center
When: Tuesday, November 13, 7:30pm
Price: Free!

What: Skin
Where: The Dairy Center 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO 80302
When: Friday, Nov 2nd and Saturday, Nov 3rd 7:30pm
Price: GA – $18, Student/Senior – $16
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