On May 23, 2013, Becky Creighton, the founder of Culinary Connectors, a company that exposes foodniks -- both locals and visitors -- to various Denver, Boulder and Aspen restaurants as part of a walking tour of those city's top dining dens, rolled out a new food-and-cocktail event: Toques and 'Tails, a chef and bartender battle created, says Creighton, to "celebrate and promote the culinary and beverage talent of innovative restaurants in Denver and Boulder -- and to feature the culinary team from the same restaurant."
More than sixty women competed in this year's Ms. Hooters Colorado pageant on May 23, 2013. The event, which took place at ViewHouse, featured three segments: the handmade Hooters outfit, a swimwear competition and the Top 10 finale. All photos by Christopher Morgan for Westword.
The Denver Cruisers biked around the city with the theme "Under the Sea" on May 22, 2013. Westword photographer Kyle Huninghake captured these scenes of the bikes and their riders.
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Lamb of God, Decapitated, and Anciients rocked the Boulder Theater on May 22, 2013. All photos by Eric Gruneisen.
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Dogs and their owners gathered for a “Mutts and Models Mardi Growl” on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the EXDO events center. The event raised funds for PetAid Colorado with a live auction and fashion show. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
The Five Points Jazz Festival took place along Welton Street Saturday, May 18, 2013. Jazz fans of all ages enjoyed live performances by local musicians, art, and street food. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
Roving Westword nightlife photographer Christopher Morgan spent Friday night out on Colfax capturing these nightlife scenes from spots including the 2 Up, the Irish Snug, Kinga's Lounge, X Bar and Sancho's Broken Arrow May 17, 2013.
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