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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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  • 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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