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  • Denver Arts Week Kicks Off
    The fifth-annual Denver Arts Week starts tomorrow, November 4 and runs through November 12, 2011 and kicked off Thursday, November 3, with a presser at the Denver Art Museum. The Lion Dance Troupe performed and pieces from the DAM show Xu Beihong: Pioneer of Modern Chinese Painting were on...
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  • Dine like a 1-Percenter at Edge
    The Four Seasons luxury chain brought on a company veteran to run the kitchen of its hotel: British-born executive chef Simon Purvis has helmed Four Seasons restaurants since 1990, starting in Vancouver and then moving on to Melbourne, Berlin, Bali, Singapore, Scottsdale and Jackson Hole. For...
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  • October 2011 in Photos
    Zombies, rock concerts, street festivals and more: Here's your month-in-photos from the Westword. By Westword photographers. Click through all our photos at
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  • Skrillex at the 1STBANK Center
    On Halloween, LA-based 23-year-old DJ Sonny Moore, better known as Skrillex, played a show at the 1STBANK Center with openers Skream & Benga, Nero Live, 12th Planet, Two Fresh and Nadastrom. Photos by Eric Gruneisen. Also Read: Review: Skrillex at 1STBANK Center, 10/31/11: Includes full recap...
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  • Getting Air at Valmont Park
    The city of Boulder recently opened Valmont Bike Park, located at the intersection of Valmont Road and Airport Road. It's a massive outdoor mountain/BMX/freeride complex with just enough variety to keep even the most experienced of riders happy. Valmont opened in June 2011 and has seen...
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  • 2011 Denver Gorilla Run
    More than 1,000 runners in gorilla costumes again took part in the 5K foot race through Lower Downtown, benefiting the Denver-based Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund. The start and finish was at the Wynkoop. Eric Gruneisen brings back these photos.
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  • Nightmare on Blake Street
    My Body Sings Electric, The Pirate Signal, Eldren, Shoot To Please and Valedictorian were on the bill for an "A Nightmare on Blake Street," held on Saturday, October 29, 2011. Photos by Aaron Thackeray.
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  • Manitou Springs Coffin Races
    For the seventeenth year, a parade of coffins went down the streets of Historic Manitou Springs, Colorado. Chip Kalback brings back these photos from Saturday, October 29, 2011.
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  • Forbidden Planet at Bar Standard
    Walking into Forbidden Planet -- which organizer Marie Vlasic describes as a "galactic bordello" -- was be a retro/sci-fi jolt into the future-past, with a flying-saucer bar, hundreds of twinkling lights, hanging rocks, '50s space creatures, robots and more than a few Barbarella babes. And...
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  • Portishead at 1STBank Center
    Portishead made a rare appearance at the 1STBank Center last night; Chip Kalback was there to capture the moment. Read Tom Murphy's review of the Portishead show.
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  • Paul Simon at 1STBank Center
    Paul Simon rocked the 1STBank Center on Wednesday, October 26; Chip Kalback was there to record the event. Read the full review of the Paul Simon concert by Jef Otte.
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  • Zombie Crawl After-Party at City Hall
    What's better than the famous Denver Zombie Crawl? Leaving your fake rotting flesh on for a few more hours and hitting up an after-party. Photographer Aaron Thackeray brings these photos from the Zombie Crawl after-party at City Hall, 1144 Broadway. DJ Ecto Cooler provided the music.
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