Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Asking Alexandria and 16 more of metal's heavy hitters took the stage at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on July 15 for the Denver stop of Mayhem Fest 2014.
Trivium, Body Count featuring Ice-T, Miss May I, Mushroomhead, Suicide Silence, Cannibal Corpse, Emmure, Veil of Maya, Upon a Burning Body, Texas Hippie Coalition, Darkest Hour, Ill Nino, Wreched, Islander, King 810 and Erimha also took the stage. All photos by Brandon Marshall
Now in its fifth year, the Apocalyptic Ball at Tracks raised money for the Colorado AIDS Project with a drag show and an appearance from RuPaul's Drag Race contestant Delta Work. All photos by Eric Gruneisen
The Denver Automotive and Diesel Center celebrated timeless automobiles at its classic car show on July 12. The gathering included a rockabilly costume contest, body painting and hot dogs by Denver's own Biker Jim. All photos by Jake Shane
Breckenridge Brewery celebrated 24 years in business with a shindig on July 12, complete with a pig roast and live music from the Deadphish Orchestra, Colorado Goat Ropers and more. All photos by Brandon Marshall
Denver's cosplay game is strong. Over the past seven months, photographer Danielle Lirette visited sci-fi, anime, Star Wars and steampunk conventions around Denver, capturing some of the most creative and eye-catching costumes. Here, we share fifty of our favorites.
The Denver Cruisers were positively glowing on their recent You Light Up My Life ride, which had participants festooning their bikes and bodies with glowsticks, LEDs and all other manner of lights. All photos by Brandon Marshall
Michael Paglia visits the Arvada Center in this week's review, taking in a show that exhibits the expansion of the center’s available art space. Many well known Colorado artists have contributed sculptures or installations to this collective body of work.
In this week's restaurant review, Westword food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits LowDown Brewery + Kitchen to give her take on their lighter bar fare. Read the full review of LowDown Brewery + Kitchen by Gretchen Kurtz. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
Herbivores unite! The Jefferson County Fairgrounds hosted VegFest Colorado on July 5 and 6, where plant-eaters gathered to enjoy vegan and vegetarian food, cooking demos and more. All photos by Jake Shane
Lovers of food, performance and the visual arts converged in Cherry Creek on July 4, 5 and 6 for the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, the neighborhood's annual three-day celebration of creation. All photos by Ken HamblinSee also: Turkey legs and treats at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival