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  • Comic Con: Families That Cosplay Together Stay Together!
    June 18 at 2:16 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    This year, Denver Comic Con wrapped up on Father's Day on Sunday, June 17. What could make for a better day with your dad than geeking out over celebrities, comic books and TV? Maybe dressing up together. Here are seventeen of our favorite family…

     
  • The Best Costumes of Denver Comic Con, Day Three
    June 18 at 5:45 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    The crowds came to Denver Comic Con 2018, and they were dressed to impress this year. Superheroes, smarmy villains and comic-book characters spilled out of the Colorado Convention Center and out onto the Denver streets in an amazing display of…

     
  • Tenth Annual 1940s World War II Era Ball Invades Boulder
    June 17 at 8:32 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The tenth annual 1940s World War II Era Ball got off to a swinging start at the Boulder Airport on June 16, 2018, heralding an evening of music, dance and period-specific special guests, including host Bob Hope! World War II veterans were also…

     

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  • The Best Costumes of Denver Comic Con 2018, Day Two
    June 17 at 6:05 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Superheroes and villains have invaded the streets of downtown Denver. Yes, Denver Comic Con is back at the Colorado Convention Center, and the crowds are again dressed to impress. The fantastic fun isn't over yet: Doors open at 10 a.m. on Sunday,…

     
  • The Best Costumes of Denver Comic Con 2018, Day One
    June 16 at 7 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Denver Comic Con has invaded the Colorado Convention Center for the seventh year in a row, and people are definitely dressed to impress. Doors open today at 10 a.m.; here were the best costumes we spotted in the crowd on opening day, June 15.

     
  • What's Next? Meow Wolf Presents<i> Special Guest </i>at Next Stage Gallery
    June 14 at 2:55 p.m. by Westword Staff

    Special Guest, a collaborative installation created by local talents Molly Bounds, Derrick Velasquez, Laura Shill, Diego Rodriguez-Warner and Dmitri Obergfell and presented by Meow Wolf, is now open at Next Stage Gallery, an interactive space in…

     
  • Saturday at Cherry Creek State Park's Off-Leash Area for Dogs
    June 12 at 1:28 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    It's no secret that Denver has some amazing parks, both for humans and their canine companions. Dogs and owners soaked up the fun on Saturday, June 9, at Cherry Creek State Park's off-leash area. 

     
  • MCA Denver's Fashion-Forward Summer Opening Celebration
    June 11 at 12 p.m. by Erin McCarley

    On Friday, June 8, the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver held an opening celebration for four new exhibitions: Derrick Adams: Transmission; Kristen Hatgi Sink: Honey; Lisa Oppenheim: Spine; and Patrice Renee Washington: Charts, Parts, and Holders.…

     
  • Inside Denver's Mile High Dungeon
    June 9 at 9:25 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    Behind the one-way windows of a squat warehouse in west Denver is the domain of two professional dominatrixes. Mile High Dungeon is one of the premier dungeons in the United States, these dommes say, with clients flying in from around the world.…

     
  • Rise and Shine! Yogis Welcome the Day at Daybreaker's Sunrise Rooftop Yoga
    June 7 at 11 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Revelers of the sun and early risers participated in rooftop yoga at Lodo's Bar & Grill on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The event was the first of Daybreaker's Summer Sunrise Series in Denver. 

     
  • Yogis Flex With Felines at the Denver Animal Shelter's Cats on Mats Series
    June 7 at 10:42 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    For the third year, the Denver Animal Shelter is hosting Cats on Mats, a yoga series that runs through August that lets yogis interact with some of the shelter's feline guests. Classes are offered every Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 1241 West…

     
  • Denver's Architecture in Eight Hours
    June 5 at 4:19 p.m. by Westword Staff

    In April, Serbian-born, Dallas-based photographer Nikola Olic visited Denver for less than a day. His mission? Take as many photos of architecture in the daylight as possible. Playing with shadows and light, Olic captured famed Denver buildings…

     
  • People's Fair Livens Up Civic Center Park
    June 4 at 2:19 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Few festivals are as colorful and accessible as the People's Fair, Denver's oldest neighborhood festival, which took place this year June 1-3 at Civic Center Park. Denverites of all ages enjoyed live music, arts and crafts, warm weather and goat…

     
  • The Bboy Factory Celebrates Six Years of Break Dancing
    June 3 at 11:15 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    The Bboy Factory, a Denver-based hip-hop dance studio, hosted its annual competition to celebrate its six-year anniversary on Saturday, June 2, 2018. 

     
  • The Wheel Thing: The First Denver Cruiser Ride of 2018
    May 31 at 11:11 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Denver Cruiser Ride kicked off its 2018 season with a May 30 "Shades of Grey" extravaganza that started at the Ginn Mill, then cruised through LoDo (and right up the alley of the Dairy Block, startling security guards and revelers who'd…

     
  • Inside the Dark Creators of Morbid Curiosities' Macabre Delights
    May 27 at 8:34 a.m. by Jake Holschuh

    On June 2, Morbid Curiosities will bring artists and crafters to lot in Aurora at 800 South Havana Street for the darkest flea market around. Ahead of the expo, we took a peek at some of the artisans at work, including a painter who works with…

     
  • Heritage Amusement Park Skipped 2017, but It's Open for the 2018 Season
    May 27 at 7:33 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Head for the hills! After a year's hiatus, Heritage Amusement Park opened for the season in the foothills of Golden on Saturday, May 26, 2018 — minus the "Square" in its former name, but with some new bumper cars and amenities. 

     
  • Road Trip! Denver to Moab in Three Days
    May 22 at 3:25 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    In the time it takes to binge-watch twelve episodes of your favorite half-hour show, you could be transported to another state...one that looks like a different planet in spots. Moab, Utah, is less than six hours from Denver, making it an…

     
  • Toys! Toys! Toys! Bombastic Plastic Show at Spectra Art Space
    May 22 at 5:37 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Bombastic Plastic, a celebration of fantastic handmade toys, turned Spectra Art Space into an adult playground on May 19, 2018. The exhibit runs through the end of the month.

     
  • ThriftCon Brings the Best of Vintage, Collectibles to RiNo
    May 20 at 4:47 p.m. by Jake Cox

    The first-ever ThriftCon brought vintage, collectibles and more to INDUSTRY RiNo Station on Sunday, May 20. All photos by Jake Cox. 

     

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