• The Flags of Ultra Music Festival 2017
    March 27 at 12:33 p.m. by George Martinez

    There is no doubt that Ultra Music Festival is a global mecca for electronic music fans. People from around the world descend on Miami to party like there is no tomorrow and showcase their hometown pride in the form of massive flags. Check out the…

  • The Fashion at Ultra Music Festival 2017
    March 27 at 11:31 a.m. by George Martinez

    Body paint, coordinated groups, homemade costumes, and a less-is-more approach dominated the fashion of Ultra Music Festival 2017. Festival-goers with panache got their moment in the spotlight at downtown Miami. Because what easier way to identify…

  • Stanley Marketplace Hosts Rad '80s Yoga and Beer Party
    March 26 at 5:45 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Feeling the burn? This weekend the Hangar at the increasingly lively Stanley Marketplace hosted an '80s-style yoga workout, followed by a totally tubular beer bash. All photos by Brandon Marshall.


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  • Aztec Priest Blesses Alexandre Orion's Vandalized Mural on Cherry Creek Path
    March 24 at 12 p.m. by Lindsey Bartlett

    Brazilian muralist Alexandre Orion came back to Denver to fix vandalism on his dual-mural set "Paramount" along the Cherry Creek bike path. With help from renowned artist and Denver native Patrick McGregor, Orion finished the fix on his piece and…

  • Ravers Loosen Up, Party Down and Greet the Morning at Daybreaker
    March 22 at 9:17 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Who needs coffee when you can rave at 7 a.m.? Daybreaker specializes in early-morning parties that start your day off a little differently. The group brought an "intergalactic planetary 90s dimension" party with DJs and yoga sessions to Space…

  • NSFW: Kinksters Come Together at Colorado Leather Fest
    March 20 at 3 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Colorful Colorado's BDSM and kink scene gathered this weekend under the theme "Come Together." And the kinksters did. All photos by Kenneth Hamblin III.

  • Anomalycon: Where Alternate History and Steampunk Buffs Play Dress Up
    March 20 at 1:52 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Over the weekend, March 17-19, steampunk and alternate history enthusiasts gathered to dress up and celebrate imaginative possibilities in the past and future.  All photos by Danielle Lirette.

  • Frozen Dead Guy Days Festival Comes Back to Life in Nederland
    March 12 at 8:12 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Frozen Dead Guy Days, Colorado's "most frigidly fun festival," returned to Nederland this past weekend for the sixteenth annual celebration of the life and almost-death of Bredo Morstoel, who is frozen in a state of suspended animation in a Tuff…

  • A Hair-Raising Experience: St. Baldrick's Shaves Heads for Charity at Fadó
    March 10 at 4:53 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Volunteers from the St. Baldrick's Foundation spent March 10 shaving heads at Fadó Irish Pub; it's part of the organization's latest fundraiser for childhood cancer research. Interested in losing your locks? There will be other hair-raising events…

  • Smashing and Crashing at the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls Double Header
    March 7 at 2:30 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Rocky Mountain Rollergirls hit the floors of the Fillmore Auditorium (and each other, too) on Saturday, March 4. The Dooms Daisies took on the Sugar Kill Gang, and the United States Pummeling Service went head to head with the Red Ridin’ Hoods.

  • Amazing Images Taken by the Twenty Best Instagrammers in Denver
    March 7 at 6:50 a.m. by Lindsey Bartlett

    Our cover story this week takes you across the state and behind the lenses of the twenty best Instagrammers in Denver. The great outdoors, motorcycle culture, city skylines, decadent food: They're all captured by these amazing photographers. Click…

  • Art Lovers Celebrate First Friday on Santa Fe Drive
    March 4 at 7:11 a.m. by Scott Lentz

    People came out to celebrate the 303 on the First Friday of March. The Art District on Santa Fe hosted an amazing crowd of revelers who turned out to enjoy the weather, the music, the food and, yes, the art. All photos by Scott Lentz.

  • A Wild Runway and Twist Ending at Artopia Whiteout 2017
    February 27 at 4 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    The runway was wild at Artopia on Saturday, February 25, at City Hall Amphitheater. Fashion designers made profound statements both in style and substance, as models showed off outfits by designers, including D'Lola Couture, Gino Velardi, Denver…

  • Creative Overload as Fashion Meets Street Art at Artopia 2017
    February 27 at 7:56 a.m. by Lindsey Bartlett

    Thirty minutes after the Whiteout fashion show ended at Artopia 2017 on February 25, the amphitheater at City Hall had been transformed into a street-art venue. Using black paint only, artists representing Larimer Street — including Lionel-Bravo…

  • Cupid's Undie Run Takes Off (and Takes It Off) for Charity
    February 26 at 9:51 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Participants in Cupid's Undie Run headed the McNichols building in Civic Center Park on February 25, when they took off (and took it off) for a one-mile fun run in the middle of a big party to benefit the Children’s Tumor Foundation. I'm with…

  • Freezin' for a Reason at Denver Polar Plunge
    February 26 at 9:44 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Hundreds of brave people came out to the Denver Zoo and City Park on February 25 for the Splash & Dash 5K and the Denver Polar Plunge, a benefit for the Special Olympics. The water was cold, but the feelings were warm. All photographs by Miles…

  • The People of Westword's Artopia 2017
    February 26 at 5:29 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    It was the party of the year: On February 25, Westword's Artopia 2017 filled City Hall with the work of more than forty of Denver's best street artists and musicians, as well as nine top local designers in the Whiteout Fashion Show. Another…

  • The Art of Westword's Artopia 2017
    February 26 at 2:09 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Colorado is known for its scenery, both natural and manmade. Talented artists are changing the landscape of the Mile High City, and over forty of them were caught in the act at Artopia 2017. Curated by Jolt, they brought the street art of famed…

  • Artopia 2017: Whiteout Fashion Show Designers in Fifty Photos
    February 23 at 2:06 p.m. by Lindsey Bartlett

    Things are looking good for the Whiteout Fashion Show at Artopia 2017, on February 25. Curator Jenny Lee Strasburg has recruited some of the top designers in the state, including Mona Lucero, AnnaFesta, Gino Velardi, D'Lola Couture, Denver Bespoke,…

  • Look...Puppies! These Are the Dogs of the 115th Annual Colorado Dog Show
    February 20 at 4:14 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Cute dogs, ugly dogs, tall dogs and small dogs. The Colorado Kennel Club hosted its 115th annual Colorado Dog Show at the National Western Complex, from February 17 to 20. Challenges included agility, training, show dogs, diving dogs and much more.…



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