Music fans invaded Red Rocks on Saturday, September 13, for the second annual Monolith Festival, starring DeVotcKa, Silversun Pickups, Vampire Weekend, Cut Copy, and more. Read our Monolith live blog, and see photos of the fans from Day One here. Oh, and just a head's up: neon is back.
With Monolith Festival, and one of the year's top lineups, headed to Red Rocks this weekend, we can't help dream of a live recording of the fest's top acts. Red Rocks, after all, has been a popular place to record albums over the years. Here are 14 of the most (and least) memorable.
Denver's roller derby queens, the Rocky Mountain Roller Girls, went skate to skate with the Windy City Rollers on Saturday, September 6, 2008, and Westword was there. Catch a photographic elbow to the pancreas with photos by Jamie Secrest.
Local artists, designers, and musicians gathered Saturday, September 6, 2008, at Bender's Tavern to celebrate the new label of local designer Jonathan Applegate, who designs and makes his own screen-printed T-shirts under the name Broken Perception.
Westword ranks the 10 best shows we saw (and photographed) this summer. Think this list sucks? Tell us which shows we missed, and if we've got pictures -- it's likely we do -- we'll add them to the slide show.
This show includes more than a hundred pieces, almost all of them works on paper from editions that were loaned to the CVA by the two artists themselves. Well-known as total control freaks, Christo and Jeanne-Claude also sent elaborate hanging instructions and blueprints locating each piece on...
Denver recently hosted a large convention of drunks and degenerates. But once all those damn Democrats cleared out of town, we opened our arms to a much more civilized group: the Modern Drunkards! Here, images by Jon Solomon from the magazine's convention, which took place the weekend of August...
Thousands of police, private security, Secret Service, and other law enforcement descended on Denver this week for the Democratic National Convention, in anticipation of possibly violent clashes with protesters. Here's what those clashes looked like.
Hidden among all the complete crap that was being hawked on the streets of Denver this week was some stuff that we'll likely wish we snagged when we saw it. Don't get us wrong, some of it is pretty craptastic. But it would been fun to have in our closet.