On the third Friday of each month, ten cities across the country host the Down & Derby roller disco party. Denver celebrated its one-year anniversary on September 21, 2012 with a night presented by Beauty Bar and hosted at the Exdo Center. Jim Wills brings back these photos of the super hero-themed party.
Ahoy, mateys! With just two rides left in the season, the Denver Cruisers pulled out the stops with their pirate-themed ride on September 19, 2012. Everyone from sailors to wenches were on hand to brave the churning waters of the Circle O' Death. Jim Wills brings back these images.
Twin Peaks celebrated lesser-loved holiday Talk Like a Pirate Day with enthusiasm -- and costumes. Photographer Christopher Morgan brings back these shots from September 19, 2012.
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In this week's food review, Cafe Society food critic Gretchen Kurtz samples an array of eats from downtown hot spot Red Star Deli. Photographer Mark Manger brought back these photos of their delectable sandwiches and other deli fare.
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On Monday, September 17, 2012, Occupy Wall Street turned one year old, and its local branch, Occupy Denver, celebrated that birthday with a dance party at Wells Fargo and a reflection in Civic Center Park -- complete with birthday cake. All photos by Britt Chester.
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"Like a rock and roll pissing contest writ impossibly large, 93.3's Big Gig was a spectacle of guys with guitars attempting to out-posture one another. (Spoiler alert: the Hives won.)" For more on 93.3's Big Gig, read our review in full. All photos by Eric Gruneisen.
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On Sunday, September 16, 2012, Nan Desu Kan 2012, Colorado's biggest anime convention, continued at the Marriott Hotel in the Denver Tech Center. Brandon Marshall snapped these photos of the weekend's best cosplay costumes.
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On the one-year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Westword is looking back at the local chapter's history in photos. And there's been a lot of it: Although Occupy Denver does not turn the same age until September 23, the best photos of the movement show a twelve months of...
Vine Street Pub hosted the Uptown Block Party and Beer Olympics on September 15, 2012 to raise funds for New Era Colorado. The local fest featured an olympic-size competition that pitted Colorado breweries including Mountain Sun, Breckenridge, Upslope, Wynkoop, Boulder Beer, Twisted Pine, Avery...
On Saturday, September 15, 2012, luchadores and ladies took over Beauty Bar with stints on the dance floor and in the pit -- the Jell-O wrestling pit, that is. Chistopher Morgan brought back these photos of the late-night mayhem that is Lucha Rama.
Colorado's largest annual anime convention brought out Bronies, Lolitas and fans of all genres at the Marriott Hotel in the Denver Tech Center. Photographer Brandon Marshall brought back these photos of the the costume contest on September 15, 2012.
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"With moments like those, it's pretty damn easy to see why folks keep coming back to see Gov't Mule's time after time," Jon Solomon wrote in his round-up of Gov't Mule's set at the Fillmore Auditorium on September 13, 2012. To read more, visit the full review. All photos by Eric Gruneisen.