The "42BELOW Cocktail Word Cup 'Carnival of the Cocktail'" went down on Sunday, January 22, 2011 at the Bluebird Theater, a presentation by the the United States' and Colorado Bartenders' guilds. In addition to libations, the party included performances by Ms. Easy Doesit, the Mile High Flying Tease, Midnight Martini and Tatianna TaTa, among others. Photos by Jonathan Shoup.
A former steakhouse cook, a former DJ and a former WWE wrestler: they all love to "kick ass." We interviewed four of the five participants in "Extreme Midget Wrestling," which came to Summit Music Hall on January 22, 2011.Photos by Aaron Thackeray.
Spoke in Wordz latest release, Power of Wordz: "Essentially, the record is a gathering of his favorite MCs and a showcase of their individual talents — a collection of dope verses from veterans and more than one new kid on the block, coupled with Spoke's own brash and raspy delivery." Continu...
Night one of the Gothic Theater's Hot Congress 2011 fest went down on Thursday, January 20 with performances by Fingers Of The Sun, Lil Slugger, Kissing Party, Night of Joy and Thee Goochi Boiz. Pictured here are Kissings Party, Lil' Slugger and Fingers of the Sun. Photos by Jonathan Shoup.
Fridays are hip hop night at Sutra, only one night of seven days of genere-specific events at the club at 1109 Lincoln Street. DJ's Ktone and KDj provided the music and photographer Kate Levy provides the photos.
The Festivus Film Festival kicked off on Thursday, 13, 2011 and on Saturday, January 15, the awards party blow-out went down at Blake Street Tavern, 2301 Blake Street, with music by Total Ghost. Photos by Aaron Thackeray.
Philadelphia's the Disco Biscuits played the second of three Denver area shows over the weekend on Saturday night, January 15, 2011, to a capacity crowd at the Ogden Theatre on Colfax. Photos by Jonathan Shoup.
Freshcraft was a member of the class of 2010, the creation of brothers Lucas and Jason Forgy. Lucas was working as a chef in Milwaukee when brother Jason, a self-described "beer geek," approached him with the idea of opening a restaurant. Continue reading Laura Shunk's review of Freshcraft....
An intoxicating look at Governor John Hickenlooper's heady political career. Each golden moment also serves as a draft for waht he may have on tap for Colorado's future. By Westword cartoonist Kenny Be.
A year of drinking, smoking, dancing, and generally cutting loose: The best party photos we shot over the course of 2010. If you close your eyes, you might smell the weed and feel the bass from the house PA. Maybe. Curated by Aaron Thackeray and Nick Lucchesi.