Denver’s first-ever Running of the Gays, a three-block “marathon” along 17th Avenue for men in heels, went down on Sunday afternoon, with one of our own intrepid reporters slipping into a pair of kitten heels for the race (and winning the whole thing, congrats.) Photos by Aaron Thackeray.
Westword's annual foodie orgy known as Dish, was held last night, September 22, 2010, at the Exdo Event Center (35th and Walnut), attracting dozens of local restaurateurs, bartenders and a few thousand hungry people. Editorial photography intern Teal Nipp brings back these photos.
The annual KTCL Big Gig concert, held on Saturday, September, 18, featured the Smashing Pumpkins, Chevelle, Anberlin, Flobots, Darling Thieves, Tickle Me Pink and the Locals Only Stage, featuring a slew of local acts on the, well, fittingly dubbed Locals Only Stage. Photos by Aaron Thackeray.
They look a little silly and they're just fine with it. Maybe because they're a little drunk, maybe because they just really like beer, they dress like this. Shot by Aaron Thackeray on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at the Great American Beer Festival.
Queen of Sheba owner Zewditu Aboye came to this country in the late '70s after leaving Ethiopia to travel the world, learning to cook along the way. She opened her own place in 1993, in a dilapidated building on Colfax that also houses a hair salon and beauty-supply store, filling the space...
DJ'ing pirates, drinking and partying pirates, zombie pirates and more. As described on its website, "BrethrenCon is by far Coloradoâ€™s largest and most exciting pirate event, and Denverâ€™s first EVER pirate convention!" Kate Levy hit up this pirate convention on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at...
Nan Desu Kan -- "the premier anime convention of the Rockies" -- was held over the weekend of September 10-12, 2010 in Denver. And by far, the most popular event of the weekend was the Cosplay contest. Photographer Kate Levy was there and brings back these 50 memorable costumes of the convention.