As a wedding photographer and hair and make-up specialist, Jewels Gray was tired of seeing the same old routine play out in the wedding industry. But it wasn't just the traditional wedding themes that bored her -- it was what she saw as the "Mason jar" wedding. "One of the things that brought all of ... More >>
Christie zumBrunnen and Nicole Lowery started their Hey! Party Collective business as a way to bring together fellow wedding and big-event innovators, in order to throw the perfect party. Almost two years later, the Hey! Party Collective is throwing its own party, Rebel Bells at Artwork Network on S ... More >>
For local bridal dressmaker Maggie Evans, it's not just about creating the perfect gown -- it's about the woman wearing it. "I really see the wedding dress as a cocoon; the bride and I are spinning the web, so to speak, or making the cocoon from the silk, and it is the safe place," says Evans. "It i ... More >>
A couple wants a kickass wedding with all the trimmings -- full band with the saxophone player, twenty-tier French cake with custard filling, individually plated sashimi selections, and a photo booth that takes those old-fashioned sepia pictures -- all in an urbane, affected, pastoral setting comple ... More >>
Welcome to Ask Willie D, where legendary rapper Willie D of the Geto Boys answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! Dear Willie D, I loaned my cousin $500 more than six months ago. She promised to pay me bac ... More >>
Truth is definitely stranger than fiction -- especially when it's all gussied-up in a bridesmaid's dress. In honor of Bridesmaids, the featured movie at Film on the Rocks tomorrow (the festivities will also include the premiere of the Nix Bros.-produced video for T.J. Miller's Denver), we asked peop ... More >>
Some of us hate Bridesmaids, if only for the fact that it likely was one of the reasons Kristen Wiig decided to leave SNL. Oscar nominations will do that to an actor/writer. However! We found a pair of tickets to see the movie at Film on the Rocks on Tuesday night at Red Rocks, and we know that man ... More >>
After sitting through two recesses and a combined seven hours of debate and testimony before the House State Affairs Committee killed the civil unions bill last night, I left the Capitol with a numb ass and a heavy heart. But as I and other GLBTQ persons and allies face another year of Colorado legi ... More >>
As smartphones have opened the door to amazing mobile applications, the sheer amount of them being released makes it difficult to keep up with the best of them. So to help filter though all of it, we take a look at the best and tally them up here. This round, we've got an amazing rhythm game, ... More >>
We survived another wedding season, folks. With August officially upon us, the chances of being invited to any more summer ceremonies is nearly over. Looking back on many blissful marital moments, however, we've learned a lot about what to do and, better yet, what not to do at weddings -- and ... More >>
Cayton-Holland.Freaky weather shut down Film on the Rocks last week. But before being driven off by rains and lightning, at least the crowd got to see one spectacle: local stand-up comic and Westword alum Adam Cayton-Holland getting down on one knee and proposing to his beloved Lizzy. As show ... More >>
Photo: Hunter StevensThis Smashburger location in Aurora was the setting for a wedding reception on Saturday.It's spring and love is in the air, as is the smell of grilled meat.
Brian Dorsey Studio, NYCIf you don't know who Ron Ben-Israel is, then we're going to make the wild guess that you aren't getting married anytime soon. Or didn't get married anytime in the recent past. Or don't follow celebrity weddings at all. Or never watch Wedding Central, the cable televis ... More >>
Not Galchinsky. Herby the Love Judge is leaving the bench. After spending sixteen years as a Denver County Court judge, Herbert Galchinsky is hanging up his black robe in January due to the county's mandatory-retirement-at-age-72 rule. The court is now accepting applications for his replacem ... More >>
Full-sized photos below.Carmelo Anthony and Lala Vazquez may have sold their exclusive wedding broadcast rights to cable channel VH1, but that doesn't mean you will have to wait until the reality show airs in September to see photographs of awful bridesmaids' dresses and drunk-celebrity rece ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship
Carmelo and La La want to share.Lala Vazquez may not be the queen of all media yet, but she's in the running. She's the cover girl on the debut issue of the new mag Juicy and her forthcoming nuptials with Nuggets baller Carmelo Anthony will be the subject of a VH1 reality series to premiere o ... More >>
Non-traditional weddings are the new black. The bride wears whatever she wants, the wedding party jams to Kanye as they bebop down the aisle and beaches, backyards, and city parks have replaced chapels and churches. But a couple in Japan recently took the cake (or the sashimi, more appropriately) ... More >>
Alan and Denise Fields are on a mission to warn new parents about the baby/industrial complex.
Dr. Etiquette's Wedding Reception Survival Guide
DJ Quote gets caught in the Troubleshooter’s crosshairs.
The bride says she married for love; her mother-in-law suspects it was money. The only person who can settle the dispute is dead.
Puttin' on the Ritz
The Butterfly Pavilion
Gary Magness/Sarah Siegel
In Style Weddings
Vuong Vu is cornering the market on west Denver weddings, and yes, yes -- he likes it!
A lively bridal-party setup fails to mate with a story line.
A new king in the castle.
Marriage will be costly for the couples who planned to wed at Pitkin County's Redstone Castle.