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  • Neil Diamond at the 1STBANK Center
    Neil Diamond returned to Colorado on Thursday, July 26, 2012 with a show at the 1STBANK Center. Photos by Eric Gruneisen for Westword.
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  • Eliot Lipp's album release party Cervantes'
    On Thursday, July 26, 2012, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom kicked off the weekend early with a preview of the River Beats at State Bridge Festival, which starts today. Last night, Eliot Lipp celebrated the release of his album on the PrettyLightsMusic label, while Ana Sia, Samples, Knight...
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  • July 2012 in Photos
    Independence Day Eve in Civic Center Park, Dog the Bounty Hunter, Global Dance Festival 2012, clubs, restaurants and more all in Westword's July 2012 in photos. Curated by Melody Parker.
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  • Florence + The Machine at Red Rocks
    Florence + The Machined played for a sold-out crowd on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre with openers The Walkmen. Photos by Eric Gruneisen for Westword. See Also: - Review: Florence and the Machine at Red Rocks, 7/25/12 - Interview: The Walkmen's Peter Bauer: "Skrillex makes...
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  • 2012 Denver SlutWalk
    According to its website, Denver SlutWalk, which began in 2011, "aims to to provide a safe space for survivors and allies to come together to voice their collective anger, share stories, build a community, and become empowered to continue to change the conversation around sexual assault...
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  • Brothers of the Sun Tour hits Denver
    The Brothers of the Sun tour -- featuring Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Grace Potter and Jake Owen -- hit Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday, July 21. Eric Gruneisen brings back these photos of the musicians and their fans.
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  • New Belgium's Urban Assault Ride in Denver
    The annual bicycle scavenger hunt again took place on the streets of Denver on Sunday, July 21, 2012 with competitors who raced Big Wheels and BMX bikes along the route. Photos by Christopher Morgan for Westword. See Also: - New Belgium Urban Assault Ride 2011
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  • Airistotle wins the US Air Guitar Championships
    Airistotle -- a.k.a. Matt Burns of New York City -- won the the U.S. Air Guitar Championships on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at the Bluebird Theater and now is Finland-bound for the global championships. This year was the first year Denver hosted the finals, after hosting a regional event last...
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  • People of Global Dance Festival 2012
    What was launched more than a dozen years ago by KTCL as Rave on the Rocks and later came to be known as the Weekend of E has since evolved into a three-day electronic festival. Global again went down last weekend. Aaron Thackeray brings back these photos from the annual dance-music party at...
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  • Inside Boulder's Dushanbe Teahouse
    You could date the beginning of this story to the teahouses of the ancient Silk Road, the network of trade routes connecting Asia, Europe and parts of Africa and a nexus of artistic, culinary and cultural exchange. Or you could date it to the 1987 visit of Dushanbe mayor Maksud Ikramov, whose...
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  • Backstage at the 2012 Colorado Burlesque Festival
    The third-annual Colorado Burlesque Festival went down over the weekend, a gathering of about 75 dancers that festival producer Lola Spitfire says "is a gathering spot for a wild assortment of performers who are ready to entertain and amaze Colorado audiences." Photographer Jim Wills brings...
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  • Run For Your Lives Zombie 5K
    The Run For Your Lives zombie 5K run came to Colorado on Saturday, July 14, and Lakewood's Thunder Valley Motorcross park was turned into a scene from the zombie apocalypse. Photos by Jim Wills for Westword. See Also: - Realize your worst nightmare with the zombie 5K run - Five zombie movies...
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