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  • Denver Cruisers: America F Yeah!
    The Denver Cruisers weekly Wednesday night ride fell on July 4 this year, giving cause to celebrate all things U-S-A with a theme from the South Park creators' movie, Team America: World Police. Christopher Morgan brings back these photos from the rolling party. See Also - Back in Black with...
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  • Foster the People at Red Rocks
    Foster the People returned to Denver with a July 3, 2012 show at Red Rocks. Opening were Kimbra and Mayer Hawthorne. Photos by Loren Wohl for Westword.
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  • Eric Prydz at Beta
    To help ring in the fourth of July, Swedish producer Eric Prydz took over the decks at Beta Nightclub. Though lacking in fireworks, Beta blew things off with its custom Kryogenifex intant cooling system and multiple confetti blasts into the crowd. Backbeat photographer Britt Chester brings back...
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  • Independence Day Eve in Civic Center Park
    The annual July 3 fireworks show at Civic Center Park in Denver again went down beneath clear skies, with lots of American-flag apparel and a few libations at the mostly family friendly, incredibly popular, community event. Photos by Jim Wills for Westword.
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  • The Costumes of the Colorado Renaissance Festival
    Despite wildfires in the region, organizers of the Colorado Renaissance Festival assured that the festival would be open last weekend (June 29-July 1). And while you don't have to wear a costume to attend the Ren Fest, those are the folks that gather the most attention. Photos by Christopher...
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  • The Women of Denver Comic Con
    The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. That much was evident this past weekend at the first-ever Denver Comic Con, held at the Colorado Convention Center....
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  • Celena Hollis vigil brings hundreds to City Park Jazz
    City Park was awash in purple Sunday night, July 1, 2012, as hundreds gathered in Celena Hollis's favorite color during a vigil for the fallen Denver police officer. Exactly one week after she was shot and killed in City Park, politicians, law enforcement and residents visited the same place to...
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  • Renegade Brewing's One-Year Anniversary
    Renegade Brewing on Saturday, June 30, 2012 celebrated its one-year anniversary with food trucks, live music and a slew of special beers (Ryeteous IPA, Renegade's Russian Imperial Stout, Hammer and Sickle, aged for nine months; a six-month aged version of its winter seasonal, Radiator; a...
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  • Justice League of Street Food in the Denver Design District
    The Denver food truck group Justice League of Street Food held its latest summer party in the Denver Design District on Saturday, June 20, 2012 on South Broadway. Jim Wills brings back these photos.
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  • Cambodian Weed
    The invasive plant water spinach is banned in some states — and essential to Asian cooking. In a small village outside Houston, relocated Cambodians are growing and selling it across state lines, up North, out West, hoping to get rich. The authorities don’t have a clue. PHOTOS BY DANIEL KRAMER
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  • The Avett Brothers at Red Rocks, 6/30/12
    It was the perfect date-concert at Red Rocks. The heat forced people to drink copious amounts and wear very little. The natural romance of the setting was out in force, with the uplights against the rock reaching up to an almost-full moon. And then there was the music. Continue reading...
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  • Foam in the City at City Hall
    Fresh Foam Society Global Dance Music put on a foamy party on Saturday, June 30, 2012 City Hall with DJ's Trajikk, Axis of Evil, Beckley & Krootz, Basis Beats, and Fink. Photos by Britt Chester for Westword.
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