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.
- Babes Around Denver Go-Go Dance Auditions
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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.
"SSION's Cody Critcheloe has this ability to bring out the teenage idolatry in his audience; from the clothes to the attitude, there's an energetic desire from his followers to be just like whatever incarnation of himself Critcheloe is wearing at that moment in time." For more, read our full...
Taste of the Nation 2012 featured more than thirty local restaurants, food trucks and breweries in its annual benefit to support an end to child hunger. Cafe Society editor Lori Midson brought back these photos from the event on October 13, 2012 at Mile High Station.
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After 28 years in business, Cherokee Dining on 12th Avenue closed permanently on October 14, 2012. Westword photographer Brandon Marshall captured these scenes from its final night.
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Photographer Christopher Morgan stopped by several East Colfax clubs during the neighborhood's rowdiest hours on October 13, 2012 to capture these photos of the scene. The images feature The 2UP, The Streets of London, Sancho's Broken Arrow, Rockbar, Atomic Cowboy, Mezcal and P.S. Lounge.