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  • 2012 Paper Fashion Show
    The Art Directors Club of Denver presented the eighth annual Paper Fashion Show Thursday, March 15, 2012 at the Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Guests were treated to 50 original fashion designs created (almost) entirely of paper. Flowers, wings, lace and...
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  • In the kitchen at Rio Grande
    When Jason Barrett took over as CEO of the Rio Grande restaurant group in the summer of 2011, he pulled all of his kitchen managers into a room and flashed them excerpts of reviews from Yelp, Tripadvisor and Urbanspoon. "They were mediocre at best, and in some ways, they were downright critical...
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  • Radiohead at the 1STBANK Center
    Thom Yorke apparently has no idea where he's at right now. "Wassup," he intones after a lively rendition of "Morning Mr Magpie," a decidedly jittery track from King of Limbs. "Where are we? Where the fuck are we? We're on the ground somewhere, near the mountains somewhere." Continue reading...
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  • Odd Future at the Fox in Boulder
    LA's Odd Future returned to the Fox Theatre in Boulder on Sunday, March 11, 2012, the site of its Colorado debut back in October. Photos by Eric Gruneisen for Westword. More Odd Future: - Insane Clown Posse vs Odd Future: Without Google, can you pick who's who from the lyrics? - Review: Odd...
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  • Caffeine go-go dancer auditions at the Church
    Caffeine Music & Arts Festival goes down on March 31, 2012 at the 1STBANK Center, but like last year, go-go dancer auditions went down, this time on Friday, March 9 at the Church nightclub. Photographer Javid Rezvani brings back this photo essay of last night's events.
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  • Umphrey's McGee at the Fillmore
    Umphrey's McGee played to a sold-out crowd at the Fillmore Auditorium on Friday, March 9, 2012. Photos by Britt Chester. Also Read: Umphrey's McGee: "It's good when people can look back at a show and say, 'How did that happen?'"
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  • In the kitchen at New Saigon
    While Denver has dozens of ridiculously good pho shops, at New Saigon you can taste the full spectrum of that country's culinary canon. Continue reading Laura Shunk's New Saigon restaurant review. Photos by Mark Manger.
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  • Girls in spirit hoods
    Love them or hate them, spirit hoods have taken hold of Colorado culture -- and from the amount of hoods we've been seeing around Denver lately -- they aren't going away any time soon. Curated by Claire Delahorne, from photos shot between September 2011 and March 2012 in and around Denver.
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  • Best of the SnowBall Music Festival
    If you didn't make it to the Vail Valley Friday, March 2 to Sunday, March 4, 2012 for the SnowBall Music Festival, rest assured Backbeat has you covered. We present a slice of SnowBall in these photos by Britt Chester for Westword. More SnowBall 2012 coverage: - Review: Bassnectar at SnowBall...
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  • Aurora's tourist destinations on East Colfax
    Read "Aurora's not exactly a tourist trap, but you might just visit it anyway," by Melanie Asmar. Photos by Brandon Marshall for Westword.
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  • Quidditch in City Park
    Quidditch -- the official sport of Harry Potter fans the world over -- is alive and well in Colorado, as the Denver Dementors and the UNC Golden Griffins faced off on Sunday, March 4 in City Park. "Though our brooms don't fly," wrote the organizers, they did entice the public with the question:...
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  • Frozen Dead Guy Days 2012
    While wind blew back many of planned events from Saturday to Sunday, March 4, Frozen Dead Guy Days still went on up in Nederland, complete with coffin races, a "polar plunge," sand/snow volleyball, lots of beer and a tour of the Tuff Shed where Bredo Morstol's body still lies, frozen by...
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