Slideshows

  • The Excellent Cosplayers of Animeland Wasabi 2015
    2 days ago

    Games, comics, cartoons: it was all fair game for the cosplayers who showed off their work at Animeland Wasabi, the Denver anime convention that took place at the Sheraton Denver Tech Center. After facing a lawsuit from American anime distributor...

     
  • Cannabash at City Hall
    2 days ago

    Even the most casual smoker knows that pot goes great with comedy. City Hall catered to fans of both with Cannabash, which combined standup by TJ Miller, drinks and industry networking. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Splash and Dash 5K Freezes Runners For a Good Cause
    2 days ago

    Runners braved the cold to raise money for Special Olympics Colorado at the Splash and Dash 5k at CIty Park. Originally meant to combine a polar plunge with a run, organizers switched out the dip for an ice bucket challenge due to structural...

     
  • Haus of Dollz' Eat Your Heart Out Burlesque Show
    3 days ago

    It may have been chilly outside this weekend, but it was hot inside the EXDO Event Center, where Haus of Dollz took to the stage for a night of burlesque, drag and comedy. Some photos NSFW. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Dance Parties, Video Games and New Skis: The 35 Best Denver Photos of February 2015
    5 days ago

    From warm and sunny to snowed-in, February gave Denver residents perfect weather to do just about whatever they wanted. We pick thirty-five of our favorite photos from the past month.

     
  • Groundation at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom
    5 days ago

    California roots reggae act Groundation took the stage at Cervantes on February 26, with internationally-influenced Colorado acts Euforquestra and Policulture providing support. All photos by Scott Lentz.

     
  • Steve Aoki at the Ogden Theatre
    6 days ago

    Fans came to get caked -- and hopefully they weren't disappointed. Steve Aoki headlined at the Ogden Theatre on February 25 with Caked Up and Dirtyphonics. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Behind the Scenes at Sarto's
    8 days ago

    This week, Gretchen Kurtz visits Sarto's to give her take on Brian Laird's new Italian spot. Read the full review of Sarto's. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.

     
  • The Blood and Roses Ball at The Church
    8 days ago

    Creatures of the night, unite! Vampire enthusiasts gathered at The Church on February 22 for the third annual Blood and Roses Ball. All photos by Ken Hamblin.

     
  • LUPEC Fire and Ice Prom at Syntax Physic Opera
    9 days ago

    Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails took revelers back to their high school days with a Fire and Ice Prom fundraiser at Syntax Physic Opera on February 21. The event raised money and gathered apparel donations for Prom...

     
  • Musicians and Artists at Artopia 2015
    10 days ago

    There was merriment, there was music and yes, there was art. Colorado's best performers and visual artists gathered at City Hall on February 21 for Artopia 2015. Among the performers were The Reminders, Dragondeer, Wheelchair Sports Camp, Venus...

     
  • Denver Fashion and Art on Display at Artopia 2015
    10 days ago

    Denver designers including D'Lola and Whorl debuted their latest work at the Whiteout fashion show, held at City Hall during Artopia 2015. All photos by Ken Hamblin

     
  • Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias at the Pepsi Center
    14 days ago

    Top 40 regulars Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias heated up the Pepsi Center during their gig on February 17. All photos by Ken Hamblin.

     
  • Behind the Scenes at Mercantile Dining & Provision
    15 days ago

    This week, Gretchen Kurtz visits Mercantile Dining & Provision to give her take on the new union station spot. Read the full review of Mercantile Dining & Provision. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.

     
  • The Colorado Custom and Vintage Bicycle Expo
    15 days ago

    Bikes old and new were on display at the Colorado Custom and Vintage Bicycle Expo, which gather builders, vendors and fans of the two-wheeled form at

     
  • The Love Shack at Cervantes' Masterpiece
    16 days ago

    The Love Shack, a seasonal supergroup bringing together members of Big Gigantic, The Disco Biscuits, and bands from around Colorado, celebrated Valentine's Day early at Cervantes' Masterpiece on February 13. All photos by Scott Lentz.

     
  • Downtown Loveland Chills Out at the Fire and Ice Festival
    16 days ago

    Loveland celebrated Valentine's Day with a live snow sculpting contest and fireworks at the Fire and Ice Festival on February 14. The family-oriented street fair also featured live music and carriage rides. All photos by Ken Hamblin.

     
  • Inside Avery Brewing's New Restaurant and Taproom
    16 days ago

    Twenty-two years after it opened its first facility, Avery Brewing has a shiny new restaurant and taproom. The Boulder beer producer gave industry professionals a look at its new digs on February 13 in advance of the taproom's opening to the...

     
  • DeVotchKa's Valentine's Day Concert in Denver
    16 days ago

    Hometown heroes DeVotchKa spent the most romantic holiday of the year playing to a crowd at the Fillmore Auditorium with A. Tom Collins and Nathaniel Rateliff. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Marilyn Manson and Fans at the Fillmore
    20 days ago

    At 46 years old, Marilyn Manson is still capable of delivering the kind of scares that audiences love. That's just what he did during a recent performance at the Fillmore Auditorium, which saw the industrial rock icon delve into his back...