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  • Last-chance high school's final graduation
    In March, Life Skills Center lost its appeal to stay open before the State Board of Education, when the board sided with Denver Public Schools' decision to close the school. The last-chance high, which Westword profiled in 2007 ("Life Skills Offers Last-Chance High"), shut its doors after eight...
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  • PrideFest Kick-Off at Tracks
    The 2012 edition of Denver PrideFest kicked off on Friday night with Drag Nation at Tracks nightclub, which was be bigger than ever on Friday, June 15: RuPaul's Drag Race season-four winner Sharon Needles performed alongside Denver's best-known troupe of talented queens (hint: The one and only...
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  • Denver FilmCenter's Raise the Roof Block Party
    The first of three summer block parties by the Denver FilmCenter went down on Thursday, June 14, 2012 on the roof of the Lowenstein CulturePlex. Photos by Jim Wills for Westword.
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  • Denver's ten hottest dance clubs
    While a number of local dance clubs have changed names and concepts over the years to stay fresh, there are some standbys that have stuck to a tried-and-true formula that keeps people coming back. There are also some newer spots that have opened in the last few years. Whatever the case, here...
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  • The autograph tunnel at Red Rocks
    Photos by Britt Chester for Westword.
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  • Denver graffiti through Instagram
    Of the more than 180 or so images on Instagram tagged as #denvergraffiti, here are our favorites. More Denver on Instagram: - Visit the Denver Art Museum through the eyes of Instagram users
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  • In the kitchen at Karl's Deli
    It was once perfectly acceptable to have a three-martini lunch in this country, but that practice has gone the way of fax machines and napping under your desk after a long, liquid lunch. Not every culture is so prudish, though: The Italians and French still like wine at their mid-day meal, and...
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  • The Lyons Outdoor Games
    The Lyons Outdoor Games headed into its second decade this past weekend, attracting kayakers, runners, BMX'ers, mountain bikers and those who like to combine beer with music and Colorado sunshine. But the biggest draw was Saturday's Burning Can Beer Festival hosted by the Oskar Blues Brewery,...
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  • Lipgloss at Beauty Bar
    After a long run at La Rumba, Michael Trundle a.k.a. dj boyhollow announced this month that he would move his Lipgloss dance night to Beauty Bar. On Friday, June 8, the party got going at the Capitol Hill dance club and Jim Wills brings back these photos from the first Lipgloss at Beauty Bar...
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  • The Say So at the Hi-Dive
    Denver band The Say So released its new album, The Romantic, on Friday, June 8 at a show at the Hi-dive, with openers Eldren and Take to the Oars. Photos by Jim Wills for Westword. See Also: - Review: The Say So at The Hi-Dive, 6/9/12 - The Say So has its say on a new project
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  • Perc at NORAD
    On Friday, June 8, 2012, London's Perc (aka Ali Wells), one of the leading producers in techno today, performed at NORAD. Photos by Nick Callaio for Westword. Read more: "Perc at NORAD"
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  • First Look: The 2Up arcade bar
    Jourdan Adler, the owner of the 1Up, the hip arcade/bar in LoDo, has opened a second outpost of his video game bar in the former Pete's Monkey Bar space at 717 East Colfax, the 2Up. On Thursday, June 7, 2012, the 2Up -- complete with 35 arcades and eight pinball machines -- opened for business...
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