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  • Thanksgiving Eve 2011
    The night before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest bar nights of the year. Britt Chester brings back these photos from Wednesday, November 23, 2011.
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  • Burning Man 2012: Black Rock City Life
    Between outlandish art and massive explosions, it's important to remember that Burning Man's home of Black Rock City is just a collection of people enjoying life in an expressive and artistic environment. Enjoy this window into the life of Black Rock City, the annual temporary environment that...
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  • Get Lit Lighting Ceremony at El Diablo
    The historic 1st Avenue Hotel on South Broadway, which now hosts El Diablo restaurant on its ground floor, was lit up with holiday lights Wednesday night. Drinks, food, music and a reindeer petting zoo, naturally, were all available. Jim Wills brings back these photos from the scene.
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  • Belly Up to the Bar at Le Grand Bistro
    The bar is the best place to sit if you really want to re-create the casual atmosphere of a bistro, where you can concentrate on your meal rather than your surroundings. The bar — an old, massive, L-shaped piece — serves as Le Grand's centerpiece, anchoring and lending energy to the rest of the...
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  • Mountain Time: Sandzén in Colorado
    Blake Milteer, the director of the museum at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, has presented Sandzén in Colorado, a major retrospective of the oeuvre of Swedish-born but Colorado-claimed artist Birger Sandzén. This may be the largest exhibition ever devoted to Sandzén, and if Milteer...
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  • PANTyRAiD at the Fillmore
    PANTyRAiD, the act made up Josh Mayer of Glitch Mob and Marty Folb of MartyParty, brought its sexy, dubbed out hip-hop beats to the Fillmore on Saturday, November 19, 2011. Photos by Britt Chester. Also Read: - Interview: PANTyRAiD on why the act doesn't tour and why its name is synonymous...
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  • Shoe Shine 7 at City Hall
    The 2011 version of Shoe Shine, the seventh installment of the annual custom sneaker competition hosted by DJ Mu$a, went down Saturday night, November 19, 2011 at City Hall with appearances by DJ Premier and homegrown DMC World Champion DJ Vajra. Also Read: - Review: DJ Premier, DJ Vajra, DJ...
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  • Thanksgiving on a Stick!
    On Saturday, November 19 at Taxi, 3455 Ringsby, chef Andrew Novick was on hand to provide free Thanksgiving samples on a stick in celebration of the Denver County Fair's release party for Thanksgiving on a Stick! A cookbook compiled from dozens of foods from the Denver County Fair, the...
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  • Unmasking Slipknot's Corey Taylor
    Corey Taylor, best-known as the masked frontman for Slipknot, returned to his "second home" of Denver Saturday night, November 19 2011. Fans were treated to a softer side Taylor at the Gothic Theatre, who was on tour for his book Seven Deadly Sins. Taylor stopped by to read excerpts, performed...
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  • 2011 Denver #WebAwards
    Westword recognized the best of the local Web again in 2011 with the Denver #WebAwards, held on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at Casselman's. View the complete list of 2011 Denver #WebAwards winners. Photos by Chip Kalback, captions by Britt Chester.
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  • GWAR at Summit Music Hall
    Every Gwar performance follows a storyline of sorts, one that always begins with the alien beasts inside their Castle of Death -- wherever the stage is -- and last night included Snooki, a Nazi necromancer and what appeared to be several adult cast members of Aaahh!!! Real Monsters. Continue...
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  • Get hooked on Land of Sushi
    Land of Sushi opened eleven years ago in a strip mall across from what was then Southglenn Mall, now the Streets at SouthGlenn, and quickly made a splash. Owners Steve and Jessie Lin are Chinese, but Steve trained in sushi restaurants in New York before coming out to Colorado to open his own...
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