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  • Street Artist WK Interact Opening at Black Book Gallery
    July 15 at 10:07 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Art moved off the streets and into the Black Book Gallery at a July 15 opening for street artist WK Interact. He was born in France and now lives in New York City, but this interaction was all Denver.  Photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Frida Kahlo Celebrated by Westwood Food Cooperative
    July 15 at 9:59 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Community members displayed art inspired by Frida Kahlo at the open show Frida Kahlo: A Celebration of Life, at the Westwood Food Cooperative on July 15. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Here, Kitty, Kitty: Denver Dumb Friends League Hosts CatFest
    July 9 at 8:35 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The Dumb Friends League hosted CatFest at its South Quebec Street shelter on July 7. With dozens of adoptable and adorable kittens on hand, it was a purrfect day. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     

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  • TheBigWonderful Even More Wonderful at Stanley Marketplace
    July 9 at 8:30 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The BigWonderful, which got its start in RiNo in 2014, moved to the Stanley Marketplace July 7-9 for a three-day party filled with music, food, beer and shopping opportunities. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Sexy, Scary or Dopey? Costumes at Halloween in July at Bar Standard
    July 8 at 5:27 p.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Assemblage 23 performed for a full room of creepy revelers celebrating Halloween a few months early at Bar Standard's spooktacular fright fest, Friday, July 6. All photos by Aaron Thackeray.

     
  • First Friday in the Art District on Santa Fe Drive, July 7
    July 8 at 3:50 p.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Development has severely cut into Denver's arts districts, but the Art District on Santa Fe (Westword's Best Art District in the Best of Denver 2017) keeps attracting hordes of arty party-goers every First Friday. And July 7 was no exception! All…

     
  • The Best Denver Costumes of 2017 (So Far)
    July 6 at 9:19 a.m. by Westword Staff

    Is Denver the best-dressed city in the U.S.? No? Well, could have fooled us. Between 1940s balls, Denver Comic Con, Pride, May the Sith and more, we've seen a bevy of eye-catching and industrious costumes so far in 2017. Here are some of our…

     
  • Independence Eve at Civic Center Park
    July 4 at 7:32 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    On July 3, thousands of people gathered in Civic Center Park for the eighth annual Independence Eve bash. After a greeting from Governor John Hickenlooper and live music performances, fireworks lit up downtown Denver. All photos by Brandon Marshall

     
  • The Most Patriotic Costumes at Denver Comic Con 2017
    July 4 at 5:02 a.m. by Westword Staff

    Red, white and...costume. The 2017 Denver Comic Con inspired fans to dress as their favorite heroes, many of whom sported all-American costumes. Happy Fourth of July! Photos by Danielle Lirette and Aaron Thackeray.

     
  • Paint the Town: 2017 Cherry Creek Arts Festival
    July 3 at 6:05 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    The Cherry Creek Arts Festival has again filled the streets and sidewalks of Cherry Creek North with an award-winning celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts. Hundreds of thousands of people have already visited the free fest, which…

     
  • Fans Celebrate Twenty Years of Harry Potter at Denver Comic Con
    July 3 at 12:25 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Happy twentieth birthday, Harry Potter! This is the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the book that inspired two decades of fandom. And there were plenty of Harry Potter fans at the 2017 Denver…

     
  • The Bloodiest Noses and <I>Stranger Things</I> at Denver Comic Con 2017
    July 2 at 9:20 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Denver Comic Con experienced that flashback to '80s horror films that is the Netflix series, Stranger Things. Child actors including Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin all made appearances. All photos by Danielle Lirette.

     
  • More Out-of-This-World Costumes at Denver Comic Con 2017
    July 2 at 11:14 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Fans at the sixth edition of Denver Comic Con are dressed for success. The festivities continue through July 2 at the Colorado Convention Center; here are more out-of-this-world costumes you'll see there. All photos by Aaron Thackeray.

     
  • The Costumes and Characters of Denver Comic Con
    July 1 at 9:14 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Denver Comic Con got under way on June 30, filling downtown Denver with an assortment of heroes, anti-heroes, characters and cosplay. The festivities continue through July 2 at the Colorado Convention Center; get a feel for the action through these…

     
  • 100 Colorado Creatives You Need To Know in 2017: #1-24
    June 30 at 3:03 p.m. by Kyle Harris

    Westword launched the third edition of 100 Colorado Creatives beginning in January 2016, sending our Colorado Creatives questionnaire to the state's best musicians, hackers, curators, writers, performers, directors, dancers and more. All of these…

     
  • Denver, Your Festivals Were Beautiful All June Long
    June 30 at 1:15 p.m. by Westword Staff

    Summer means festivals. Lots and lots of festivals. And June of 2017 was no exception. From tacos, to chalk art, to beer, Denverites enjoyed June. All photos by Westword staff. 

     
  • 100 Colorado Creatives You Need To Know in 2017: #25-49
    June 30 at 12:10 p.m. by Westword Staff

    Westword launched the third edition of 100 Colorado Creatives beginning in January 2016, sending our Colorado Creatives questionnaire to the state's best musicians, hackers, curators, writers, performers, directors, dancers and more. All of these…

     
  • 100 Colorado Creatives You Need To Know in 2017: #50-74
    June 29 at 8:07 a.m. by Westword Staff

    Westword launched the third edition of 100 Colorado Creatives beginning in January 2016, sending our Colorado Creatives questionnaire to the state's best musicians, hackers, curators, writers, performers, directors, dancers and more. All of these…

     
  • Yoga with Goats at a Dog Bar...Yes, in Boulder County
    June 28 at 9:23 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Yoga with goats at a dog bar: Yes, it's a thing...in Boulder County, of course. Specifically, Romero's K9 Club and Tap House in Lafayette, which hosted an event June 28 showcasing yoga's newest fad, Goat Yoga, at a benefit for the non-profit…

     
  • 100 Colorado Creatives You Need To Know in 2017: #75-100
    June 27 at 4:30 p.m. by Westword Staff

    Westword launched the third edition of 100 Colorado Creatives beginning in January 2016, sending our Colorado Creatives questionnaire to the state's best musicians, hackers, curators, writers, performers, directors, dancers and more. All of these…

     

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