On October 3, 2012, President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney debated domestic policy at the University of Denver before the forthcoming election. Political reporter Sam Levin brought back these photos from behind the scenes at the first presidential debate.
On October 4, 2012, the Colorado Ballet performed a sneak peak dress rehearsal of The Sleeping Beauty at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Elyse Mitchell stopped by to take these photos. The performance officially opens on October 5.
On October 2, 2012, Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson brought their Twins of Evil tour to the 1STBANK Center. "Denver and surrounding cities," Manson told the crowd, "I'm sure you came to see one thing besides the tits, dick or vagina of the person next to you. Which is perfectly respectable." For...
Governor Hickenlooper has declared October 1-7 to be Colorado Fashion Week, and the events kicked off last night, October 2, 2012, at the Seawell Grand Ballroom. Jim Wills brings back these images of the preparation behind the fashion.
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In this week's cover story, Westword focuses on the thirtieth anniversary of the 16th Street Mall, which we'll continue to highlight throughout the week. These photos, taken by Elyse Mitchell, show scenes from the area's shops.
In this week's food review, Cafe Society food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Sassafras American Eatery, a homey, southern style breakfast and lunch joint. Photographer Mark Manger brought back these photos of its comfort food.
Boulder electronica duo Big Gigantic played Red Rocks on September 29, 2012. "This is the first headlining show for Big Gigantic at Red Rocks. This is sold out. The light show is unprecedented. There are so many firsts tonight, but all they want in this moment is to get rowdy..." Read more in...
The Running of the Gays, Denver's annual well-dressed "marathon," brings together men and women in heels for a brief (and fashion-friendly) run downtown. Brandon Marshall brought back these photos from September 20, 2012.
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Sandwiched between the end of summer and the beginning of fall, September in Denver caught the best of both worlds -- along with Furthur at Red Rocks, the state's biggest anime convention, a visit from the President, Jell-O wrestling, dancing, drinking and raving.
Casual, a rarely occuring Denver Britpop night, soundtracked the Meadowlark with vintage Brit hits on September 29, 2012. The night's music featured New Order, The Smiths, Pulp, Blur, the Stone Roses, The Cure and Echo and the Bunnymen. All photos by Christopher Morgan.
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Hurricane Sandy devastated New York, New Jersey, and the rest of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic and left millions without power. Our C.S. Muncy was out to cover the storm and its aftermath, and he shares these breathtaking photos with us.
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Zombies, killers and haunted brides! Photographer Christopher Morgan found all three on his visit to Aurora's 13th Door. The haunted house celebrated its opening night on September 28, 2012.
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