Being a Harry Potter fan isn't as easy as it was just a few years ago, when the saga was tops. But that backslide didn't stop diehard fans of the series. An Enchanting Evening of Wizardly Wonders went down on Saturday night at the Mercury Cafe, with performances by Harry and the Potters, the magical Potter Puppet Pals, and Mega Gem, a “pop-punk orchestra” that includes at least one local Quidditch player. Not enough magic for you? There was also a sneak peek at a new board game based on the search for Horcruxes, plus a costume contest for the best-dressed witch or wizard.
The Whomp Truck, a moving target of a dance club, again was seen on Denver's Art District on Santa Fe on Friday, August 3, 2012 for the monthly First Friday party. Britt Chester brings back these photos for Westword.
- First Friday on Santa Fe
The Hive kicked off its new club night, Libation Fridays, with the internationally-renowned house DJ, Bass Kleph, on Friday, August 3, 2012. Jason Bills of Together Productions, one of Denver's dance scene pioneers early on, conceived the new weekly event and says the aim is to parlay his...
A Nicki Minaj worldwide tour must be hard to plan for. Every new audience, every new visual, every different genre of song -- no formula to follow. Continue reading Review: Nicki Minaj at Wells Fargo Theatre, 8/2/12. Photos by Eric Gruneisen fro Westword.
- Nicki Minaj at Wells...
Down pouring rains and heavy lightning may have deterred some fans from heading up to Red Rocks last night for Kaskade. Those fans missed out. Photos by Britt Chester for Westword.
- Review: Kaskade at Red Rocks, 8/1/12
"We're gonna go all Aerosmith mojo on your ass tonight," lead screecher Steven Tyler promised vaguely but aggressively less than a minute after appearing center stage in a cloud of smoke, on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at the Pepsi Center. Continue reading Kelsey Whipple's Aerosmith in Denver...
Cake performed on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre with openers the Lumineers and the collective enthusiasm and zeal from the crowd was impossible to miss. Photos by Eric Gruneisen for Westword.
- Review: Cake at Red Rocks 7/28/12
- The Lumineers shed light on life...
Do these riders resemble their rides? We set to find out during Mile High Mayhem 15, the annual scooter rally in Denver. Brandon Marshall brings back these photos for Westword, during the Saturday ride around Denver. Photos shot on July 28, 2012.
On Thursday, July 26, 2012, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom kicked off the weekend early with a preview of the River Beats at State Bridge Festival, which starts today. Last night, Eliot Lipp celebrated the release of his album on the PrettyLightsMusic label, while Ana Sia, Samples, Knight...