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  • The 13th Floor's Slasher Fest Brings April Showers of Blood and Guts
    April 16 at 3:10 p.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    April's Friday the 13th ushered in a one-night-only haunted-house event, Slasher Fest, hosted at one of Denver's scariest haunts, the 13th Floor.

     
  • The Hottest Costumes at Deviant's ’80s Party
    April 16 at 2:30 p.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Deviant hosted yet another creative costume ball at Tracks nightclub on Friday, April 13, 2018.

     
  • Seeing This Art Is a Moving Experience
    April 15 at 8:32 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    Some art is figuratively moving; some actually moves. From pieces by RTD stops, to works on buses, bikes and bridges, here is some of the best transit-oriented art in Denver.

     

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  • Join the Arty Party at DINK Independent Comics & Art Expo at McNichols
    April 14 at 6:11 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    DINK, Denver's independent comics art expo, returned for a third year on April 14, filling the McNichols Building with three floors of entertainment, panel discussions, craft sessions, adult coloring, art auctions and comedy shows. And it's back…

     
  • NSFW: Exxxotica 2018 Spices Up Denver
    April 10 at 7:34 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Exxxotica rolled through Denver April 6-8, bringing with it over 150 adult stars, seminars on all things love and sex, and vendors hawking the latest sex toys. The largest "adult convention in the USA devoted to love and sex" was, of course, great…

     
  • The Cutest Goats on the Front Range Live at Broken Shovels Farm
    April 9 at 11 a.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Broken Shovels Farm's open farm and snuggle days have become a warm-weather tradition in the metro area, when animal-rights activists and families gather to visit and feed rescued farm animals. On Sunday, April 8, 2018, visitors to Andrea Davis's…

     
  • Double Dutch Saturdays Skips Through Brother Jeff's Cultural Center
    April 2 at 10:53 a.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Saturday, March 31, ushered in Double Dutch Saturdays at Brother Jeff's Cultural Center in Five Points. The event takes place on the last Saturday of the month from March through June and celebrates the rope-skipping game that can involve…

     
  • The Force Was Strong With the Colorado Symphony at <i>Star Wars</i> Performance
    March 26 at 12:20 p.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Fans young and old joined together to enjoy a special screening of Star Wars scored by the Colorado Symphony on Saturday, March 24, 2018. All photos by Aaron Thackeray.

     
  • Colorado Gets Animated at Anime Fest 2018
    March 25 at 8:11 a.m. by Scott Lentz

    Nerds, cosplayers and anime lovers of all ages met at the Colorado Anime Fest for three days of animated fun starting March 23. The convention included games, vendors and panels for all things animated.

     
  • Adventures Within Two Hours of Denver
    March 20 at 3:31 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    Looking for adventure this spring? When you live in Denver, you don't have to go too far. These spots are all two hours or less from the Mile High City and waiting for you to explore them. All photos by Kenzie Bruce.

     
  • Colorado Vibes on Display at Spectra Art Space
    March 19 at 12:55 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Colorado love was on full display Friday, March 16, at Spectra Art Space, when the art gallery began its month-long Colorado Vibes Art, Music and Fashion Showcase. The opening reception featured dozens of artists, performers, fashion designers,…

     
  • The Revelers of Denver's St. Patrick's Day
    March 18 at 9:18 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Along with being a celebration of the Emerald Isle, St. Patrick's Day is an excuse to party. And Denver sure did party on March 17. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Everyone Was Irish at Denver's St. Patrick's Day Parade
    March 18 at 9:16 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Denver's St. Patrick's Day parade on March 17, 2018, had plenty of sunshine and warm weather and an estimated 250,000 spectators. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • DIY Community Honors Colin Ward's Life at Black Cube Memorial
    March 12 at 12:38 p.m. by Scott Lentz

    Colin Ward, a prolific musician, artist and visionary who lived and breathed the DIY spirit, died on February 1, 2018, at age 27. Family, friends and admirers from across the art and music scene gathered Saturday, March 10, at Black Cube, to…

     
  • Holi Festival, World's Most Colorful Festival, Celebrated at Cheesman Park
    March 5 at 11:58 a.m. by Santiago Vidal Charboneau

    Hindus around the world celebrated Holi, a festival of colors and love that rings in spring, over the weekend, and Denver got its own Holi Fest on March 3 at Cheesman Park. All photos by Santiago Vidal Charboneau.

     
  • The Best Costumes at WhimsyCon 2018
    March 4 at 8:17 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Steampunks were in heaven this weekend at WhimsyCon 2018, what event planners hoped would be a "worthy successor" to the now defunct AnomalyCon. All photos by Danielle Lirette.

     
  • Denver's Lost Movie Theaters
    February 26 at 5:37 p.m. by Westword Staff

    Losing landmarks is nothing new in Denver; waves of development have been altering the city’s landscape since the town was nothing more than a plank set across two whiskey barrels. Arts establishments have been particularly vulnerable; more than a…

     
  • Cupid's Undie Run Takes Off as Runners Take It Off
    February 25 at 7:28 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Runners stripped down to their undies or colorful, scanty costumes for the annual Cupid's Undie Run, a brief run that led to big fun at the McNichols Building on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The annual event is a fundraiser for the battle…

     
  • Artists Get Creative at the 2018 Artopia
    February 24 at 10:46 a.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Artopia, Westword's annual celebration of art, culture and fashion, was livelier than ever this year, filling The Church with an immersive experience on February 23. Curated by Jolt, the lineup of artists included Rashelle Stetman, Patrick…

     
  • What Is Dating in Denver Like? We Asked Attendees of the Great Love Debate
    February 24 at 8:11 a.m. by Nicole Daniels

    The Great Love Debate, a town hall-style discussion about love, was back at the Denver Improv on Thursday, February 22, returning to "America's Worst City to Find Love," according to last year's Great Love Debate. Was GLD host Brian Howie correct…

     

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