• Denver's Airport Finally Celebrates Conspiracy Theorists
    October 21 at 6:03 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Even before Denver International Airport opened, conspiracy theories were taking off. Once it opened, its dooms-day themed art didn't help. On October 20, the airport embraced that suspicious reputation at a big costume bash. Invitees were…

  • Project Angel Heart Hosts 25th Annual Taste for Life
    October 20 at 9:30 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Project Angel Heart turned 25 this year and to help celebrate, the organization held its annual Taste for Life fundraiser last night at the Grand Hyatt. More than twenty chefs and food vendors showed up to help raise money to provide healing food…

  • Unreal Horrors at the City of the Dead Haunted House
    October 18 at 2:03 p.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    The City of the Dead is the largest haunted house in Denver, clocking in at "over 30,000 square feet of pure terror," according to organizers; It just made our list of the ten craziest haunted houses in Denver. We sent brave photographer Aaron…


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  • Katie Wells of Giddyup! Gets Halloweeny at the Denver Fashion Truck's New Boutique
    October 18 at 10:58 a.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Designer Katie Wells of Giddyup! whipped up a scary evening of Halloween-inspired fashions with a spook show on the runway at Denver Fashion Truck's new brick-and-mortar in Sunnyside on October 15. Photographer Ken Hamblin III brings back these…

  • Of Montreal's Visual Pop Spectacle at the Bluebird
    October 18 at 10:10 a.m. by Ryan Cox Photography

    Experimental pop band Of Montreal performed at the Bluebird Theater on Monday, October 17, 2016. The band's set exploded with visual spectacle: color, lights, oversized costumes (including five costume changes by singer Kevin Barnes), and general…

  • Fans Rally to Save Cold Crush in RiNo
    October 17 at 8:43 p.m. by Lindsey Bartlett

    "This is my Cheers," said one of more than 300 supporters who gathered in front of Cold Crush on October 17, to register their objections to the bar's recent closure as a public nuisance. While fans of Cold Crush offered testimonials that were…

  • The Van Doren Pro Jam Flies Off the Rails at the Snowboard Block Fest
    October 17 at 10:58 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The Snowboard Block Festival returned to Denver last weekend with a new, expanded and streamlined two-day format at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Sculpture Park, with plenty of room for snowboard film screenings, live music and…

  • Grand Coffee Bazaar Perks Up Denver
    October 17 at 10:45 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    The third annual Grand Coffee Bazaar brought all manner of coffee drinks and products to the Redline Art Gallery on Saturday, October 15, keeping attendees jittery with the joy of java. More than a dozen roasters brought their best beans, and five…

  • The Lantern Festival Shines On a Warm October Night
    October 15 at 11:08 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    The Lantern Fest made its way through Denver for the third time on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Nearly 4,000 people let lanterns go in the warm night sky above the Colorado National Speedway, writing on the lanterns as a way of signifying cosmic…

  • A Glass Act: The Six Artists of Everdream Studios
    October 14 at 11:59 a.m. by Kate McKee Simmons

    Tucked on the side of a mountain in Evergreen, Colorado, is a studio that houses six of the best glass-blowers in the game. The artists of Everdream Studios create bongs designed to look like the cosmos, rabbits, cats and even a dinosaur head…

  • The Denver Cannabis Community Comes Together at Sensi Night
    October 14 at 11:58 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Thursday night, tokers gathered downtown at City Hall to network, smoke and chat with cannabis companies about their products. Sensi Night featured over sixty companies who each had representatives on site to answer questions. As guests came and…

  • Phantogram at the Fillmore
    October 13 at 12:17 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Let there be lasers! Synth-pop duo Phantogram performed at the Fillmore Auditorium on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. The Range opened. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

  • Homeless Individuals Pack First Hearing in Lawsuit Against Denver
    October 13 at 11:19 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The first hearing in a class action lawsuit against Denver was packed with homeless individuals on Wednesday, October 12. The suit alleges the city is violating the U.S. Constitution when it conducts regular sweeps of the homeless. Magistrate Judge…

  • Hillary Clinton Comes to Pueblo
    October 13 at 11:13 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton stopped by the Colorado State Fair grounds for a rally on Wednesday, October 12. Clinton is currently leading her Republican opponent Donald Trump in polls in Colorado. Photos by Brandon Marshall. 

  • Fall in Telluride When Neil Young Doesn't Let You in the Show
    October 12 at 6:12 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    On Friday, September 30, and Saturday, October 1, Neil Young and the Promise of the Real performed in Telluride for the first time. Westword had high hopes of documenting these landmark concerts at Telluride Town Park, but we were left searching…

  • Ophelia's Sunday Peepshow Goes Batty for Burlesque
    October 11 at 12:51 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Hostess with the mostest (and a founder of the Denver neo-burlesque scene) Vivienne VaVoom and an all-star bevy of beauties celebrated the spooking season with a slate of Halloween-themed routines on October 9 in the sexy confines of Ophelia’s…

  • Slayer and Fans Churn Through Gale-Force Set at the Fillmore
    October 11 at 8:27 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Who says people don't mosh anymore? This week a video clip went viral of a shirtless Slayer fan rocking out to "Raining Blood" while brandishing an American flag — in the middle of Hurricane Matthew. On Monday, October 10, Slayer fans stirred up a…

  • What a Long, Strange Desert Trip It's Been: the Sights, Bands and Fans of "Oldchella"
    October 11 at 7:59 a.m. by Shane Lopes

    The Who and Roger Waters ended the classic-rock Desert Trip festival on a high (and decidedly anti-Trump) note on Sunday, October 9, 2016, the last night of the three-day concert's first weekend. (The entire thing happens all over again next…

  • Dave Matthews Jammed the Vote for Clinton-Kaine in Denver
    October 11 at 4:12 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    On Monday, October 10, 2016, Dave Matthews performed at a rally with Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine in support of the Democratic presidential ticket at the National Western Complex in Denver. Matthews played an acoustic medley of some of his…

  • Tech N9ne Did Not Remain Calm at Red Rocks
    October 10 at 4:14 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Touring in advance of new album The Calm Before the Storm, independent rapper Tech N9ne performed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Sunday, October 10, 2016. The Kansas City native inspired many fans to wear Chiefs jerseys and masks in tribute. The…



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