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  • Montbello Drum Line on the 16th Street Mall
    Montbello High School's drum line marched down 16th Street Mall on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in preparation for the inaugural Make Music Denver event on June 21. Hosted by the Downtown Denver Partnership, Make Music Denver will be a daylong festival that celebrates World Music Day, simultaneously...
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  • Leftover Salmon on Santa Fe
    Leftover Salmon played Sunday, May 13, 2012 in the middle of 7th and 8th street on Santa Fe. The band's new album, Aquatic Hitchhikers, drops May 22, but the band couldn't resist to take over the streets for a little while to show Denver that they still got it. Photos by Nick Callaio for...
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  • Drake at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
    Not only did Drake bring along a slew of his homeboys for The Club Paradise tour on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, he displayed mind-blowing artistry. Erudite and gorgeous, the Toronto MC charmed the entire place with his theatrics and gestures while his live band crushed...
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  • Colorado Beer Week at Highland Tap & Burger
    Colorado Beer Week began Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Highland Tap & Burger, which will be pouring beers outdoors from fifteen breweries and two distilleries. Great Divide, Odell, Denver Beer Co, Caution Brewing, AC Golden, Oskar Blues, Left Hand, Ska, Firestone Walker, Alaskan, Arvada Beer...
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  • Colorado Chocolate Festival
    The fifth-annual Colorado Chocolate Festival included the chocolatier championships, chocolate cake competitions and Andrew Novick's X-Treme Confection Creation. In addition, there were chocolate-and-beer pairings from "chocolate therapist" Julie Pech and a chocolate-pudding eating contest for...
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  • 2013 Colorado Firefighter Calendar try-outs
    The women of Denver were out in big numbers on Friday night, May 11, 2012 to cheer on thirty men and three women who competed to be featured in the 2013 Colorado Firefighter Calendar. The five-alarm event was held at the Exdo Events Center. Photographer Jim Wills brings back these images.
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  • Skinny Dip at Summit Music Hall
    Skinny Dip went down Friday, May 11, 2012 at Summit Music Hall, with LazerDisk Party Sex, Viceroy, The FatRat, Religion and Coyote Kisses. The show was presented by ThisSongIsSick.com and Souls In Action. Photos by Britt Chester for Westword.
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  • The Fray at Red Rocks
    It cold, wet and foggy and miserable last night, May 11, 2012, at Red Rocks, but hometown heroes The Fray evoked love from the crowd that no weather issues could quash. Continue reading Stephanie March's The Fray at Red Rocks concert review.
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  • Downtown Derby Debauchery
    The Derby Party -- self-proclaimed as "Denver's Original, and best, Derby Party!"-- again got underway in 2012, this year taking place in downtown Denver. Britt Chester brings back these photos from the daytime drinking festival that raises money annually for a scholarship at Colorado State...
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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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