What you missed while you were eulogizing baseball season ...
The Denver Tattoo Convention kicked off the weekend with a Hottest Ink Party and Contest. Jamie Secrest captured the scene, which stings just to look at.
Two big parties downtown on Saturday: The Planet of the Drums tour took over Cervantes (above), and Michael Ramirez braved the sweaty half-nakedness to bring you a slide show; Chad Fahnestock caught DJ Deadmau5's set at Beta.
All weekend long
Jamie Secrest and Aaron Thackeray took in all the ink the Sheraton had to offer at the the Denver Tattoo Convention. See their photos at westword.com/slideshow.
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