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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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  • Dog the Bounty Hunter in Edgewater
    Dog is still a big draw in Colorado. Despite that Duane "Dog" Chapman's A&E network reality show Dog the Bounty Hunter was canceled in May 2012 after eight seasons, the bounty hunter and his wife, Beth Chapman, still generate long lines and attracts devoted fans. A street festival around the...
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  • Westword Music Showcase Awards at the Bluebird Theater
    The 2012 Westword Music Showcase Awards went down on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at the Bluebird Theater. Photos by Emily Driskill for Westword. See Also: - Westword Music Showcase news archive
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  • Ringo Starr in Vail
    The Beatle was at the Vilar Center for the Arts with his All-Starr band on Tuesday, July 10, 2012. Brandon Marshall headed up the hill and brings back these photos from the show.
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  • Don't Look Down at MCA
    The "Don't Look Down" concert series on the rooftop of the Museum of Contemporary Art debuted on Sunday, July 8, 2012 with Sweet Tooth Meat Tooth, a new band featuring members of Snake Rattle Rattle Snake. MCA is collaborating with Audiovore, a music documentation project, for the summer...
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  • Women that Rock at Mayhem Festival 2012
    Proving once again that heavy metal shows (and festivals) are not just the domain of testosterone-fueled bros looking to get their headbang on. Shot on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre. Photos by Brandon Marshall for Westword. See...
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  • 2012 Cherry Creek Arts Festival
    The people and art of the 2012 Cherry Creek Arts Festival, which took place June 6-8, 2012. Photos by Nathan Federico for Westword. See Also - 2010 Cherry Creek Arts Festival photos - 2009 Cherry Creek Arts Festival photos
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  • Warehouse Party 3.0
    A party set for a caffeinated teenager -- "an above ground pool (you read it right.. yes we have a pool.. so ladies, make sure to bring your bikinis), giant bouncy castle, sumo suit wrestling, laser trike-bike races, beer pong/battle shots, stunning lighting" -- or anyone who wanted to act like...
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  • People of the Colorado Tomato Battle
    Two decades ago, Coloradans and Texans exercised their interstate animosity by throwing tomatoes at each other during the Colorado Texas Tomato War in Twin Lakes. Now an epic tomato fight has returned to the state, but with a completely different flavor. Tomato Battle founders Max Kraner and...
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  • 9 Good Bets for Oscar
    Good Bets for Oscar: Even if, deep in your cinephile heart, you feel utter disdain for the Academy Awards and all such events, it can't be denied that the AFI Fest is chock-full of likely contenders. We spy at least three Best Picture nominees and a number of likely acting contenders among...
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