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Denver Chalk Art Festival: Photo gallery captures one of the city's great events

Now in its ninth year, the Denver Chalk Art Festival on Larimer Square has evolved into the sort of gathering that captures all that's great about the city and the people who live here. And this year, the weather cooperated to make it even better. Relive highlights via the following photo gallery of entries in a contest sponsored by Southwest Airlines and Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design. You'll chalk it up as a winner.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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