Haute cuisine had a moment this weekend at the Denver Food and Wine Classic at the Metropolitan State University of Denver, a four-day festival dedicated to the finer side of dining. At the Grand Tasting on Saturday afternoon, forty of Denver's top establishments offered guests the opportunity to sample over 600 wines and spirits, as well as gourmet bites. All photos by Lori Midson.
A full day of graffiti -- and no one had to run from the police. Street artists from around the state gathered on Saturday to battle it out on walls along Walnut and Larimer. Entertainment included sets by Maxilla Blue and Boogie Blind. All photos by Antonio Valenzuela.
A selection of Colorado craft distillers took over Rackhouse Pub on September 8 for the third annual Colorado Distillers Festival, showcasing their small-batch whiskies, gins, vodkas, and more, as well as pouring signature cocktails mixed with their products. All photos by Philip Poston.
Thousands of costume cyclists took over downtown Denver on Saturday, September 7 as the Tour de Fat, the annual celebration of music, bikes, and booze sponsored by New Belgium, came to town. Participants enjoyed beers from the well-known microbrewery, as well as music by He's My Brother, She's...
Georgia-based electro-jam band Sound Tribe Sector 9 returned to Colorado on September 6 for a two-night run at Red Rocks. Joining them on their first night was rapper Nas. All photos by Eric Gruneisen.
Gillian Austin, head of wardrobe for Priscilla Queen of the Desert gives Westword a behind-the-scenes look at a few of the hundreds of costumes and props used in the play. The Broadway show can be seen now through September 15th at the Buell Theatre. All photos by Jim Wills.
The Bronco's victory over the Ravens on September 5th may have been the first game of the regular season, but their seven-touchdown win was anything but regular. That went for the fans too, who came out in force -- and in costume -- to support their team. All photos by Christopher Morgan
Burning Man's attendee-created installations and art cars continually represent the annual Black Rock Desert gathering's emergence as one of the year's premiere art events. Enjoy photos by Burning Man veteran photographer CuriousJosh of this year's wonderful work.
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Burning Man's principal of radical self expression draws a diverse population spanning all ages and nationalities, even including complete families. Enjoy a selection of the wide variety of attendees expressing themselves through costumes and art by veteran Burning Man photographer...
As Burning Man's population expands to a record 68,000 attendees, the annual temporary Nevada desert city continues its traditional blend of amazing art, music and warm human interactions. Enjoy a return trip to Black Rock City brought to you by Burning Man veteran CuriousJosh.
The Denver Cruisers celebrated baseball season on September 4th with a ride themed around America's pastime. Baseball uniforms and mascots abounded, as did some more creative costumes. All photos by Kyle Huninghake.
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