"From the first time I ever saw Tarot cards, I was very interested in the visuality of it," says Connie Lehman, who later collaborated on her own set. The Tarot is often seen as an obscure art, but Tarot Life Cards: Using Your Birthday to Chart Your Course, by Lehman and Irene Clurman, makes it more accessible. These photos come from their new set of cards.
Thousands of the walking dead converged upon the 16th Street Mall on October 20, 2012 for the city's annual Zombie Crawl. All photos by Aaron Thackeray.
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Over the weekend, photographer Brandon Marshall stopped by South Broadway's Vinyl, El Diablo, Barry's on Broadway, Blue Ice, Sputnik, hi-dive, 3 Kings Tavern, Badger's Pub and Skylark Lounge to capture the area's nightlife.
- Midnight in LoHi
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Denver's third annual March For a World Without Police began at Sonny Lawson Park on October 20, 2012. The anti-police brutality event, supported by groups including Occupy Denver, then continued through the streets of downtown before collecting members of the 2012 Zombie Crawl and ending in...
The annual "Victorian Erotica ball by Kevin Larson Presents" took over La Boheme and Diamond Cabaret on October 20, 2012 with the theme "13 Shades of Grey." All photos by Kevin Larson Presents photographer Chad M. Julius.
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The 44th edition of MileHiCon, Denver's SciFi convention, went down over the weekend at the Hyatt Regency in the DTC. Photographer Christopher Morgan brings back these memorable costumes of the convention.
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In honor of Halloween, Denver's regular costumed skate night went all out at Exdo Event Center on October 19, 2012. Westword photographer Britt Chester brought back these photos of the night's fifty best looks.
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The Deftones brought fans out to the Fillmore Auditorium on October 19, 2012. Photographers Aaron Thackeray and Brandon Marshall captured these photos of the band at both their show with openers Scars on Broadway and the acoustic set that proceeded it. For more details, read our show...
In mid-October, Civic Center was named a national landmark, but it "was created by Mayor Robert Speer, who was elected in 1904 and was a big proponent of the City Beautiful movement." For more, read "Denver's Civic Center named a national landmark." In honor of Denver's latest title, Westword's...
On October 18, 2012, burlesque maven Cora Vette and friends presented "Zombielesque": a clothing-optional tribute to the culture of the undead at Bar Standard. All photos by Jim Wills.
- A Salute to the Legends of Burlesque at Bender's Tavern
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"Don't fuck with Madonna. She'll shoot you dead..." For our full take on Madonna's spectacular set at the Pepsi Center on October 18, 2012, read Cory Lamz's review. All photos by Eric Gruneisen.
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SoCo Clubs held its semi-regular search for new go-go dancers at Vinyl on October 17, 2012. Britt Chester captured these photos of the women who tried out for the coveted spots.
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In this week's food review, Cafe Society food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Squeaky Bean at its new location in LoDo. Photographer Mark Manger brought back these photos of its seasonal, progressive delights.