On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, backers of the Flobots.org Youth Media Studio broke ground on the site at West 10th Avenue and Navajo Street. When it opens in August 2012, the 6,000-square-foot, energy-efficient youth space, built in partnership with the Denver Housing Authority, to write and record music, video and take part in mentorships. Photos by Britt Chester for Westword.
The owners of Denver Beer Co. found out how long it takes a bike-powered grain mill to chew up barley when they fired up a new contraption provided by their Platte Street neighbor, Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop. The mill was will be hooked up to a bike on a spinning stand. Read more: Denver Beer...
DJ Bedz provided the music at launch of SINfluential on Sunday, April 8, 2012 -- the brand new service industry party at 24K Lounge -- with a performance by My Body Sings Electric. Photos by Javid Rezvani for Westword.
Dub-step and art night Sub.mission celebrated its five-year anniversary on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at City Hall. Photos by Britt Chester for Westword.
- With Sub.mission, Nicole Cacciavillano brings dubstep to the masses
Gotye (born Wouter "Wally" De Backer) performed on Friday, April 6, 2012 at the sold-out Ogden Theatre with opener Kimbra. Three full-length albums into a career that began in 2001, Gotye, the 31-year-old Belgian singer, won international success with last year's radio-saturating single...
This week's cover story, "Why Denver is home to the best Mexican dish in the United States," by Gustavo Arellano, has the Orange County-based Mexican traversing Denver over several stops in the Mile High city seeking out great Mexican food. To go with the story, enjoy this tour. Photos and...
EDM shows -- like any live music -- have a parking lot scene all their own. Britt Chester brings back what it was like before Caffeine Music & Arts Festival 2012, held on March 31 at the 1STBANK Center in suburban Denver.
- People of Caffeine 2012
Brit Chester brings back these photos from the 2012 Caffeine Music & Arts Festival at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, held all through the night of March 31 and the very early morning hours of April 1.
People of Caffeine 2011
Caffeine Festival 2010 (NSFW)
On Friday, March 30, 2012 the Denver Art Museum played host to Forever Darling 5 in conjunction with its monthly Untitled series and the Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective exhibition. This edition of Forever Darling featured eight designers from Project Runway: Michael Costello, Becky Ross,...
The West Coast punks are pogoing into town this spring at MCA Denver, Gildar Gallery, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center and other locations, for a series of shows falling under the aegis of Search & Destroy. So-named for the San Francisco 'zine or the '70s), the ring of satellite shows came...