The weekend stretched out an extra day for the lucky among us, and Westword writers and photogs for our slideshow page and Backbeat Online, Cafe Society and Show and Tell blogs were on hand to witness the spectacle.
Check out samples involving Broncos fans, Fitz & the Tantrums, an oatmeal festival and Bring It On: The Musical."
"With the 2011-2012 Denver Broncos season now over, take a look back with these photos from four sports bars during four quarters of the Broncos-Patriots playoff game on Saturday, January 14, 2012."
See more in "Broncos vs. Patriots: Four bars in four quarters."
"Fitz & The Tantrums put on a show that was magnetic, engaging and inspiring. Boasting an impressive presence unable to be captured by its recordings, the Los Angeles act absolutely set the stage on fucking fire with an undeniable chemistry between dual vocalists Michael Fitzpatrick and Noelle Scaggs."
Read more in "Review: Fitz & The Tantrums at the Ogden Theatre, 1/15/12."
"The city of Lafayette has been hosting the Quaker Oatmeal Festival since 1996. This annual celebration starts with an oatmeal breakfast, which leads into an oatmeal baking contest, a health fair and 5k run, and ends with hundreds of people getting plenty of fiber in their diets -- and free, full-sized cans of Quaker Oats to take home. Along the way, they can also hug a gigantic, inflatable box of oatmeal."
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"As a feminist, I believe no woman should have to defend her journeys into girl culture. As a realist, I offer the following defense as to why I took my friend Katie's free ticket offer and went with her and two friends to Bring It On: The Musical on Saturday at the Buell Theatre instead of watching the Broncos playoff game...."
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