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Oh, baby! In case you missed it: Fez Garcia in front of the infamous O.J. Simpson crime scene

Once upon a time, long before Fez Garcia was the drummer for half the bands in Denver (or, at the moment, just Fingers of the Sun, Bury My Bones and Night of Joy), he was a goofy kid with glasses. When we put the call out earlier this week for childhood photos of our favorite local musicians playing the Westword Music Showcase tomorrow for this week's contest (stay tuned, we'll be revealing who's who and picking winners shortly), Fez's mom gladly offered up this picture of him. She also casually happened to mention that not only was a ten-year-old Fez standing in front of some crime-scene tape, but that, well, he was standing in front of the Nicole Brown-Simpson/Ron Goldman murder scene. Apparently, the summer almost-eleven-year-old Fez went to visit his dad in Los Angeles, the district attorney was also working on the O.J. Simpson murder case with Marcia Clark. The story behind a childhood photo really doesn't get any better than this.
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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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