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  • The 20 most memorable Denver concerts of 2013
    From giant gigs at Red Rocks to the club circuit, our reviewers saw a lot of live music this year. But no matter what the new year brings, we'll remember these shows in 2014 and beyond.
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  • MiMoSa at the Fillmore Auditorium
    Tigran Mkhitaryan, a.k.a. MiMoSa, brought his hip-hop-influenced brand of dance music to the Fillmore on December 14. All photos by Eric Gruneisen. See also: Mimosa: "I don't have an ultimate goal. I'm just doing what I love, and following my heart"
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  • The 21 Best Movie Romances of 2013
    In 2013, love came in many forms: girl on zombie, boy on smartphone, and James Franco on -- count 'em -- two hot bikini babes at the same damn time. Sure, romantic comedies are as extinct as Oprah Winfrey's chances of winning Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes, but audiences had...
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  • Black Sky at the Gothic Theatre
    Anchored by a reformed Skinless, 18 local and national metal bands convened at the Gothic Theatre on December 14 for Black Sky, a celebration of heavy music. Organized by Skinless's Sherwood Webber, other bands included Exhumed, Dying Fetus, Ghoul, and Speedwolf. All photos by Brandon Marshall.
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  • The Head and the Heart at the Ogden Theatre
    Washington folk-rockers The Head and The Heart brought their music to the Ogden Theatre on December 13, with Ark Life providing support. All photos by Eric Gruneisen.
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  • Ugly Sweater Returns comes back to Wit's End
    Wit's End Taproom celebrated the reemergence of its winter seasonal ale Ugly Sweater Returns with -- you guessed it -- an ugly sweater party. Patrons donned their worst woolens for a bash featuring door prizes, an ugly sweater contest, and plenty of beer. All photos by Danielle Lirette.
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  • Fashion Feast 2013 with Sharon Needles
    Designers ranging from New Yorker Geoffrey Mac to locals Melissa May, Tess Vigil, and Rachel Marie Hurst showed off their latest creations during Fashion Feast 2013 at EXDO Event Center. Drag queen Sharon Needles, best known as the fourth-season winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, added a little...
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  • Live Gong Show at 3 Kings Tavern
    3 Kings and Sounds on 29th played host a local, live version of the classic variety-slash-game-show The Gong Show on December 12. MC Sid Pink oversaw the proceedings, while a panel of comedians, including Jordan Doll, Sam Tallent, and Kristin Rand, acted as judges and, occasionally, rang the...
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  • The Fray and ZZ Ward at Summit Music Hall
    Fans converged on Blake Street's Summit Music Hall on December 12 for Alice in Winterland, headlined by homegrown superstars The Fray. The bill also featured Oregonian singer ZZ Ward and Denver's Rachael James. All photos by Aaron Thackeray.
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  • The 20 Worst People of 2013
    Featuring threesome seekers, cokehead judges, hockey dads from hell and, quite naturally, Wells Fargo. By Pete Kotz. Illustrations by Kevin Cannon. See also: The 25 Worst People of 2012
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  • Marijuana: The top Colorado pot photos of 2013
    A lot has happened in the year since Amendment 64 made pot legal in Colorado. America's first commercial hemp harvest in over 50 years took place, anti-tax activists handed out free joints in Denver and Boulder, and a Central City dispensary became the first-ever establishment to receive a...
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  • A Closer Look at Thai Monkey Club
    In this week's restaurant review, Westword food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Thai Monkey Club to give her take on their cuisine. Read the full review of Thai Monkey Club by Gretchen Kurtz. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
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