In this week's cover story, Westword focuses on the thirtieth anniversary of the 16th Street Mall, which we'll continue to highlight throughout the week. These photos, taken by Elyse Mitchell, show scenes from the area's vendors
On October 6, 2012, the Denver Roller Dolls' Electrocuties competed against the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls' Contenders at the Fillmore Auditorium. Christopher Morgan brought back these photos of the battle on skates.
Forbes Magazine recently named Lower Highlands one of "America's Hippest Hipster Neighborhoods," but we're not so sure. Over the weekend, photographer Christopher Morgan patrolled the neighborhood in search of clues.
- Midnight on South Broadway
- Midnight on East Colfax
On October 6, 2012, Denver's own Epilogues played The Summit Music Hall with Take to the Oars, Darling Thieves and My Body Sings Electric. All photos by Eric Gruneisen.
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More than 350 custom-designed skateboard decks were up for auction at RedLine gallery on October 6, 2012, for the annual Bordo Bello. Photographer Jim Wills stopped by to capture the art behind the sport.
Chipotle brought the free Cultivate Food, Ideas & Music Festival to Denver's City Park on October 6, 2012. The day feature bands including Best Coast. Okkervil River, GroupLove and Tennis alongside demonstrations from celebrity chefs, exhibits by food artisans and other events geared toward...
On October 5, 2012, THC Magazine hosted an all-out circus of a party dedicated to marijuana and featuring an awards ceremony, aerial acrobats, fire dancers and funnel cakes at Casselman's. All photos by Brandon Marshall.
- Epic 420 Rally in Civic Center Park
- Ten dankest marijuana...
On October 3, 2012, President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney debated domestic policy at the University of Denver before the forthcoming election. Political reporter Sam Levin brought back these photos from behind the scenes at the first presidential debate.
On October 4, 2012, the Colorado Ballet performed a sneak peak dress rehearsal of The Sleeping Beauty at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Elyse Mitchell stopped by to take these photos. The performance officially opens on October 5.
On October 2, 2012, Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson brought their Twins of Evil tour to the 1STBANK Center. "Denver and surrounding cities," Manson told the crowd, "I'm sure you came to see one thing besides the tits, dick or vagina of the person next to you. Which is perfectly respectable." For...
Governor Hickenlooper has declared October 1-7 to be Colorado Fashion Week, and the events kicked off last night, October 2, 2012, at the Seawell Grand Ballroom. Jim Wills brings back these images of the preparation behind the fashion.
See also: Denver Fashion Week: Behind the Scenes
In this week's cover story, Westword focuses on the thirtieth anniversary of the 16th Street Mall, which we'll continue to highlight throughout the week. These photos, taken by Elyse Mitchell, show scenes from the area's shops.