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  • Yoga Protest at Gardner's Office Symbolizes Senator's Changing "Positions"
    March 23 at 2:25 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Activists are known to protest in front of Republican senator Cory Gardner's Denver office. But ProgressNow Colorado, Colorado Common Cause and Stop Healthcare Sabotage did things a little differently on Friday, March 22. Between noon and 1 p.m.,…

     
  • Denver Students Say Yes to the Prom
    March 20 at 12:28 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Monte Durham, TLC's fashion director and star of Say Yes to the Dress, came to Denver on March 19 to help nearly 250 high school students from Denver Public Schools "Say Yes to the Prom," as they were outfitted with free dresses, tuxedos,…

     
  • Smile: Vince Staples's You're On Camera Tour Comes to Denver
    March 19 at 11:43 a.m. by Brandon Johnson

    Vince Staples's Smile, You're On Camera Tour took over the Ogden Theatre for a sold-out concert on Monday, March 18. He was joined by JPEGMAFIA and Trill Sammy. 

     

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  • A Day in the Life of a Cosplay Couple
    March 19 at 9:02 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Jesse Phillips and Laura Jerdak first met in 2013 at a party and bonded over the video game Mass Effect. This shared passion led them to cosplay together in 2014, and they were married in 2017. The couple, known together in the cosplay world as…

     
  • KTCL's Keggs & Eggs Kicks Off Denver's St. Patrick's Day Parties
    March 16 at 1:48 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Music fans scrambled to find a spot at the annual KTCL 93.3 Keggs & Eggs party at Jackson's LoDo, which this year featured Jukebox the Ghost, Morgxn and the Mowgli's. The bash on March 15 kicked off a weekend of St. Patrick's Day partying in the…

     
  • Get to Know These Ten Irish Pubs Before St. Patrick's Day
    March 11 at 4:29 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Whether you drink Guinness or Murphy's, Jameson or Bushmills, Harp or Smithwick's, you'll find something to love at these ten Irish pubs from Aurora to Wheat Ridge to downtown Denver. Take a virtual tour before you don your green and head out for a…

     
  • Good Food for a Good Cause at International Women's Day Dinner
    March 8 at 10:49 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    On International Women's Day, four of the best chefs in Denver created an epic meal as Jennifer Jasinski (Ultreia, Stoic & Genuine, et al.), Dana Rodriguez (Super Mega Bien, Work & Class), Nadine Donovan (Steuben's, Ace Eat Serve, Vesta) and Kat…

     
  • International Women's Day: Three Denver Organizations That Support Working Women
    March 8 at 8:02 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, March 8, we asked women from three different Denver organizations what the word "strength" means to them. Comal Heritage Food Incubator is a lunch restaurant and training program…

     
  • John Hickenlooper Kicks Off Presidential Campaign at Civic Center Rally
    March 8 at 1:33 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    John Hickenlooper kicked off his campaign for president at Civic Center Park on March 7, standing between Denver City Hall, where he served as mayor, and the State Capitol, where he just finished his second term as Colorado governor. Now he's…

     
  • Everyone's Talking About Noname After Her Ogden Show
    March 7 at 12:41 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    The Chicago rapper known as Noname, born Fatimah Nyeema Warner, has roots in slam poetry that are evident in her music. She even cites poets and authors, including Toni Morrison and Patricia Smith, as lyrical muses. The rapper sold out the Ogden…

     
  • A Photo Tour of Denver's Food Halls
    March 3 at 6:30 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    In just a few short years, Denver went from no food halls to one of the country's top cities for the indoor, multi-vendor centers that have become popular throughout the U.S. Have you lost track already? Here are mini-tours of Union Station, Denver…

     
  • Hip-Hop Ruled at Artopia, Denver's Arty Party
    March 2 at 8:24 a.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Artopia, Westword's annual arts celebration, filled The Church on Friday, March 1, with decades of hip-hop history. The festivities included a pop-up fashion show, a new VIP experience and live painting by Denver graffiti legends, and the place was…

     
  • Tattoos of Denver Musicians
    March 1 at 8:09 a.m. by Jake Cox

    To be a true Denver musician, do you need a tattoo? Of course not, but plenty of people in the local music scene have ink. See what these individuals have to say about their favorite tattoos and about how body art and music intersect. 

     
  • The Best Things We've Eaten So Far in 2019
    February 27 at 3:52 p.m. by Westword Staff

    We're two months into 2019, and we've already eaten more than our fill of great food around town — so we want to share it with you. From dumplings to barbecue to rellenos, there's a little something for every taste. Here are the best things we ate…

     
  • Wheat-Pasting in Denver: Mark Sink
    February 27 at 8 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    Denver has embraced street art. There are city grants that celebrate mural-making, intended to enrich communities and prevent graffiti. Crush Walls, RiNo's annual street-art festival, documents much of that neighborhood's wall art for a year, going…

     
  • Climbing for a Cause at Heart & Soul Competition
    February 25 at 1:51 p.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    The Denver Bouldering Club held its sixth annual Heart & Soul climbing competition on Saturday, February 23, 2019. This year's competition featured nearly 200 competitors climbing their way to a good cause; each competitor pays to compete, and the…

     
  • Cupid's Undie Run Was Brief...but Big Fun!
    February 25 at 4:57 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    The day was chilly but the race was brief...and the fun was big! On February 23, the annual Cupid's Undie Run fundraiser headed off for a mile run (or amble) around the Golden Triangle, taking off from Stoney's Bar & Grill. Game participants took…

     
  • A Photo Tour of Broadway Market, Opening Friday
    February 20 at 9:09 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Bright lights, the smells of food cooking, bartenders shaking up colorful cocktails: These are the signs that Broadway Market, Denver's newest food hall, is ready to open at 950 Broadway. Friends and family sampled bites from some of Denver's top…

     
  • Sharon Van Etten Sold Out the Gothic Theatre
    February 20 at 9 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    On a snowy Monday, Sharon Van Etten sold out the Gothic Theatre in support of her upcoming album, Remind Me Tomorrow. Opener Nilüfer Yanya brought some rocking tunes for Etten's electrifying set. 

     
  • The Hottest in Men's Streetwear
    February 19 at 8:16 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    Local men's boutique Station closed in Five Points at the end of January 2019. The spot, which was open for three years, branded itself as a streetwear boutique. Where else can the same sort of style be found in Denver? We checked out other options…

     

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