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Over the Weekend: A Warhol birthday celebration on Santa Fe Drive

What happens each First Friday on Santa Fe Drive never fails to amaze me: The whole street becomes this living, animal thing, as culture-goers snake this way and that on the overflowing sidewalks in long, organic conga lines of humanity. It's a thing, Denver! Be proud. This past Friday, we saw pirates and belly dancers and hip-hoppers and snowboard designers on street corners, and, for an extra-special touch, folks celebrating Andy Warhol's birthday, which magically fell on the same day. After the jump, see a few of the sights we saw (and if that piques your interest, check out Eric Gruneisen's Santa Fe slide show).
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Susan Froyd started writing for Westword as the "Thrills" editor in 1992 and never quite left the fold. These days she still freelances for the paper in addition to walking her dogs, enjoying cheap ethnic food and reading voraciously. Sometimes she writes poetry.
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