Star Wars took over venues around Denver for Starfest and May the 4th. Red Rocks and Fiddler's Green kicked off their seasons, and Suite 200 closed its doors for the last time. Here are 30 of our favorite photos from this spring's festivities.
Cora Vette and the Follies Voudou paid tribute to legends like Tempest Storm, Blaze Starr, and Bettie Page during a fundraising show at the Voodoo Comedy Playhouse on May 27. All photos by Brandon Marshall
In this week's restaurant review, Westword food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Work & Class to give her take on the Rino spot. Read the full review of Work & Class by Gretchen Kurtz. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
The newly-remodeled Fiddler's Green reopened with Volunteer Jam, featuring the Charlie Daniels Band, on May 24, and AEG Live celebrated by handing out nearly 14,000 tickets to Colorado military, police, and firefighters. All photos by Brandon Marshall.
Bartenders and chefs from Session Kitchen, the Corner Office, Ace, Old Major, Central Bistro and Bar, The Squeaky Bean, Lower48 Kitchen and TAG went head to head in a culinary competition at Toques and 'Tails, held at Casselman's on May 22. All photos by Danielle Lirette
After postponing a Denver show earlier this year, Riff Raff finally made it to the stage at the Bluebird Theater on May 21. All photos by Brandon MarshallSee also: Riff Raff live is good, but not nearly as good as Riff Raff on the Internet
The handlebar mustaches in the crowd weren't just hipster affectation at the Denver Cruisers' Denver 1894 ride on May 21, which had participants dressing up as everything from cowpokes to steampunk mad professors. All photos by Marissa Shevins.