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  • Rubedo at Unit E
    Rubedo played its record release show on Friday, May 4, 2012 at Unit E in downtown Denver with Achille Lauro, Cougarpants and Hindershot. Read our feature story on Rubedo. Photos by Brandon Marshall for Westword.
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  • Mana at the Pepsi Center
    Mana played the Pepsi Center on Tuesday, May 2, 2012. Photos by Eric Gruneisen.
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  • Black Keys at the 1STBANK Center
    The Black Keys and the Arctic Monkeys played the first of a two-night stay at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield on Monday, April 30, 2012. Photos by Eric Gruneisen for Westword. Also read: - Black Keys Denver concert review
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  • The last pour at Pete's Monkey Bar
    After a two-and-half year run, Pete Penzastadler closed Pete's Monkey Bar, 717 East Colfax Avenue, with one last blowout on Monday, April 30, 2012. Penzastadler, who says it was "a fucking awesome run," closed the spot because he just needed to move on. Penzastadler, a former bartender at...
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  • Denver's ten best new bars
    The metro area gained so many liquid assets in 2011, we had to do a lot of drinking before we could choose the winner of our Best New Bar award for the Best of Denver 2012. And even then, the awards kept spilling out for other new spots, including Best Neighborhood Brewery, Best Place to See a...
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  • Denver's ten best sushi restaurants
    We've compiled our favorite joints in Denver and its surrounding area that serve up raw fish. And we realized that, for a land-locked state, we've got quite a few sushi joints doing it right. Here are the ten best. (See the blog version of this slide show: "Denver's ten best sushi restaurants,"...
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  • Stevie Wonder at Outside Lands Festival
    Stevie Wonder capped off the three-day Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco on Sunday night. Before the headlining set, there were performances by Bloc Party, Tom Morello, Fun, Franz Ferdinand, Jack White, Skrillex and Rebelution, among others. Photographer Christopher Victorio brings back...
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  • In the kitchen: Hana Japanese Bistro
    Hana Japanese Bistro is the full package -- complete with instructions. Continue reading Laura Shunk's Hana Japanese Bistro restaurant review. Photos by Cassandra Kotnik for Westword.
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  • Metallica to Norah Jones at Outside Lands Festival
    The second day of the Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco closed out with Metallica's fiery hometown show, but softer sounds from Norah Jones and Portugal. The Man, in addition to ATL hip hop legend Big Boi, were heard in Golden Gate Park earlier in the day. Photographer Christopher...
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  • The falafel truth at Garbanzo
    Since opening his first Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill in Denver five years ago, founder Alon Mor -- a twenty-year veteran of the food industry and a self-proclaimed foodie -- has grown his company to fourteen locations. And after visiting the Garbanzo at 630 South Colorado Boulevard, I can see...
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  • Altitude Music Festival at CU Boulder
    CU Program Council and Insomniac Events blew the walls of Balch Field House Saturday night with what will hopefully turn into the annual Altitude Music Festival. Continue reading Britt Chester's review of Altitude Music Festival at CU Boulder, 4/28/12 in
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  • Expressions of a pinball wizard
    Despite technology providing plenty of digital alternatives, the public's interest in these anachronisms doesn't seem to be waning, says Dan Nikolich, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown and Gameroom Expo. Photographer Christopher Morgan brings back these photos of the faces and...
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