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  • Denver Chicken Swap!
    "I wanted to create a community marketplace where people could easily buy and sell chickens, but also where people could get information by talking to vendors and farmers," says Denver Urban Homesteading founder James Bertini. That's what happened on Saturday, August 6 in the parking lot of...
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  • Yelawolf: A Day in the Life on Warped Tour
    Alabama-born rapper Yelawolf, born Michael Wayne Atha, is on Warped Tour this year, one of the few true-hip hop artists on the predominantly rock (and formerly punk rock) -based touring festivals. Photographer Aaron Thackeray followed around Yelawolf for a few hours on Friday, August 5, 2011 at...
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  • 20 Best Dressed Flaming Lips Fans
    The Flaming Lips are known for putting on one of the best, and certainly most visually entertaining, live shows. Their fans are no slouches when it comes to visual appeal, either. Shot on August 3, 2011 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Photos by Brandon Marshall. Read the Flaming Lips and Primus at...
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  • Denver's 10 Coolest Neon Signs
    Photos and captions by Stephen Cummings. Curated by Susan Froyd. Know of great neon sign that you think should be included? Send us your photo and your thoughts on the sign to nick.lucchesi@westword.com Additions: - The Bluebird Theater (Photo 11) - Bonnie Brae Ice Cream (Photo 12) - Skate...
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  • Midnight at Chloe
    Chloe Mezze Lounge has gotten as much media attention for its concept -- "Chloe's a lounge and a 'fictitious, jet-setting socialite'" -- as its attractive clientele. Photographer Aaron Thackeray brings back these photos from the lounge that sits at 1442 Market, in the former Ruth's Chris...
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  • The devil's in the details at El Diablo
    Despite any problems I encounter with the food, El Diablo always lures me back. The devil here really is in the details. Continue reading Laura Shunk's El Diablo restaurant review. Photos by Mark Manger.
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  • Street Art vs. Modern Medicine
    Brian Bradley often feels that he's only kept alive through science and his art, which focuses on his struggles treating type 1 diabetes without insurance in today's health-care system. Here is a sampling of his work. Photographs by Eric Magnussen and captions by Jenny An. Read the feature...
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  • A Perfect Circle at Red Rocks
    A Perfect Circle played to a sold-out Red Rocks crowd on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 with openers Red Bacteria Vacuum. Spotted in the crowd were dozens of A Perfect Circle t-shirts and the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne. The Flaming Lips were set to play the next night at Red Rocks. Photos by Aaron...
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  • Titwrench Fest 3 at Mercury Cafe
    The third night of 2011's Titwrench Fest -- a "D.I.Y., feminist art and music collective" founded in 2008 in Denver -- got underway at the Mercury Cafe on Saturday night, July 30. Joy Von Spain from Seattle, Milch de la Manquina from Albuquerque, the Mariner Variations from Albuquerque, Hatchet...
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  • Friday at the Denver County Fair
    Scenes from the Denver County Fair on Friday, July 29, 2011, the first year for the fair, which promises to "mix up a big batch of tradition with a side of now." That roughly translates to drag queens and organic food under the same roof as indie-rock cellists and chickens. Kate Levy brings...
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  • American Idol Auditions in Denver
    American Idol hopefuls stood in line well before dawn on Friday, July 29, 1011 to audition for producers at Invesco Field. Our photographer Brandon Marshall brings back these photos, shot between 4:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.
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  • Devo at the Denver County Fair
    On Saturday, July 30, 2011 at the first-ever Denver County Fair. With DJ Rockstar Aaron and the Itchy-O Marching Band opening. Photos by Aaron Thackeray. Read an interview here: Devo's Gerald Casale: "We're the predators that nobody can stop".
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