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Holiday party etiquette 101: five tips on how to not be a social jerk face

Work parties, especially around the holidays, can be awesome, or they can be full of awkward, even horrible, interactions. I recently attended a Westword fiesta that had a little bit of both. Mostly, it was great: free food and booze and plenty of chances to rub elbows with some of Denver's more interesting artists, comedians and celeb-types.

But there was one conversation that stuck out in my mind, an interaction so heinous I wanted to tell Twitter about it in great detail and out the offenders -- but I didn't.

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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