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  • May the 4th Be With You
    Comics and sci-fi are the new archetypes of our culture; we relate to Star Wars and Stan Lee's characters, and we've created new mythologies through them," says Dan Landes, restaurateur and self-confessed sci-fi geek. And this Friday, May 4, Landes will make a long-held dream reality by turning...
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  • Miss Hooters Colorado 2012!
    If regular beauty pageants are the equivalent of defrosted shrimp cocktail and Andre brand champagne, the Ms. Hooters Colorado competition is Bud Light and chicken wings. We dispatched photographer Jim Wills into the beer-and-chicken dinner of beauty pageants at Suite Two Hundred on Thursday,...
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  • Styx, REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent
    Holy classic rock! The trio of excellent rock bands whose heyday was in the '70s and '80s returned to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Photographer Brandon Marshall has these shots for Westword. Also see: - "Obama vs. The Nuge at Red Rocks."
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  • Roger Waters at the Pepsi Center
    A packed (and rapt) Pepsi Center audience watched the scenes unfold for Roger Waters on Monday night, May 6, 2012; and although most of us know each chord of the album by heart, seeing it performed live is something else entirely. Continue reading Amber Taufen's Roger Waters concert review....
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  • BoomBox at the Ogden Theatre
    Fresh off its appearance at this year's SnowBall Music Festival and 2010 Westword Music Showcase alumni, BoomBox came back to the Centennial State on Saturday, May 5, 2012 for a show at the Ogden Theatre. Photos by Eric Gruneisen for Westword.
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  • Cinco de Mayo at Civic Center Park
    Scenes and people from the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Denver's Civic Center Park, held Saturday, May 5, 2012. Photos by Chris Morgan for Westword.
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  • 138th Kentucky Derby at Chloe and the Lobby
    Photographer Chris Morgan brings back these photos from Chloe and The Lobby during each establishment's respective parties for the 138th Kentucky Derby, held Saturday, May 5, 2012.
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  • JunoWhat at Cervantes'
    JunoWhat performed on Friday, May 4, 2012 at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver with Bernie Worrell (Parliament-Funkadelic, Talking Heads) on keys and Euforquestra, which opened the show. Photos by Nick Callaio for Westword.
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  • Rubedo at Unit E
    Rubedo played its record release show on Friday, May 4, 2012 at Unit E in downtown Denver with Achille Lauro, Cougarpants and Hindershot. Read our feature story on Rubedo. Photos by Brandon Marshall for Westword.
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  • Mana at the Pepsi Center
    Mana played the Pepsi Center on Tuesday, May 2, 2012. Photos by Eric Gruneisen.
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  • Black Keys at the 1STBANK Center
    The Black Keys and the Arctic Monkeys played the first of a two-night stay at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield on Monday, April 30, 2012. Photos by Eric Gruneisen for Westword. Also read: - Black Keys Denver concert review
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  • The last pour at Pete's Monkey Bar
    After a two-and-half year run, Pete Penzastadler closed Pete's Monkey Bar, 717 East Colfax Avenue, with one last blowout on Monday, April 30, 2012. Penzastadler, who says it was "a fucking awesome run," closed the spot because he just needed to move on. Penzastadler, a former bartender at...
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