• Peace Rally at Civic Center Park Decries War, Violence and Hate
    August 21 at 9:23 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    With so much hate and violence in the world, activists in Denver decided to hold a peace rally on Sunday, August 20. Featuring speakers including Queen Phoenix, Jeanette Vizguerra, Tay Anderson and Leslie Herod, the rally featured no counter…

  • <i>Westword</i> Turns Civic Center Park Into Tacolandia
    August 21 at 7 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    There were tacos for miles and nothing but smiles yesterday at Tacolandia, Westword's annual celebration of Denver's best Mexican street food. For a few glorious hours, Civic Center park was transformed into a delicious kingdom where the mighty…

  • Trombone Shorty &amp; Orleans Avenue Brought the Funk to Red Rocks
    August 20 at 7:29 a.m. by Kelly Hueseman

    Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue brought the funk to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on August 16. The Record Company Opened. All photos by Kelly Hueseman.


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  • The Art and People of the Denver Tattoo Club's Landlocked Art Show
    August 20 at 7 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The Denver Tattoo Club hosted the eighth annual Landlocked Art Show on August 19, 2017, spotlighting some of the most talented artists in Colorado's tattoo community.

  • This Weekend's Chillest Party: Tubing Down the Platte River
    August 20 at 6 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Revelers met at the Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton to tube their way down the Platte River, on a lazy Saturday in August. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

  • Stoned and Slightly Stoopid at Red Rocks
    August 20 at 6 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The genre deviants in Slightly Stooped performed at Red Rocks on August 18, 2017. Iration, J Boog and The Movement offered support. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

  • Brews & Bites Raises Funds for Governor's Mansion Preservation
    August 18 at 12:50 p.m. by Westword Staff

    Colorado chefs and brewers helped raise money for the Governor's Residence Preservation Fund on the evening of Thursday, August 17. The fourth annual Brews & Bites celebration served up good food and plenty of cold brews for the 100 guests lucky…

  • Paint the Town: Street Artists Return to the I-70 Viaduct
    August 17 at 7:45 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    On Friday, August 18, Denver artists will begin creating murals on blank spaces along the I-70 viaduct as part of 'duct-work 2. Although the controversial I-70 expansion project would eliminate the viaducts, these artists, the Denver Arts and…

  • The Bronnor Facility: A Pot-Infused Fantasy Factory
    August 16 at 2:10 p.m. by Scott Lentz

    The Bronnor Cooperation's 25,000-square-foot warehouse in north Denver doesn't really stand out, but a quick walk inside will show you a pot-infused fantasy factory. The infused-product manufacturer doesn't make goodies under its own name, instead…

  • Everybody's Crushing on Ed Sheeran
    August 16 at 12:30 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    British pop superstar Ed Sheeran played a sold-out show at the Pepsi Center on August 15, 2017. Fellow Brit James Blunt opened. The crowd adored them both. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

  • Cory Gardner Holds Raucous, Testy Town Hall in Lakewood
    August 16 at 8:48 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    At his Lakewood town hall on Tuesday, August 15, Senator Cory Gardner saw a lot of red. Audience members were handed signs before the event that had nothing more than a red thumbs-down and a green thumbs-up on either side, and the crowd of mostly…

  • All the Bars and Restaurants on Colfax: Race Street to Colorado Boulevard
    August 15 at 11:17 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Colfax Avenue runs through the heart of Denver and feeds the soul of this city. So not surprisingly, restaurants and bars — everything from fast-food joints to classic dives to hipster hangouts — abound on this street. And we're photographing them…

  • All the Kids Came Out for Logic
    August 15 at 10:15 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    When Logic and openers Joey Bada$$ and Big Lenbo played Red Rocks on August 14, 2017, the crowd went wild. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

  • The Star-Studded Lineup of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame Concert
    August 14 at 11 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Amy Grant, the Lumineers, Michael Martin Murphey, Richie Furay, Joe Walsh, John Oates and others performed at the Colorado Music Hall of Fame concert on August 13, 2017. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

  • Denver Rallies Against Racism, Hatred and White Supremacy
    August 14 at 5:53 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    To oppose "racism, hatred and white supremacy, and in solidarity with everyone resisting oppression everywhere," Resistance 5280 quickly organized a rally on August 13 in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the day before. A…

  • Portugal. The Man Closes Out FMQB's Triple A Conference
    August 14 at 5:47 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    Friday Morning Quarter Back’s (FMQB) Triple A Conference commenced on Wednesday, August 9, and ended with Portugal. The Man on Friday, August 11, at the Fox Theatre in Boulder. This was the eighth year of FMQB's conference, which started with free…

  • Walking Among the Weeds at a Pueblo Pot Farm
    August 14 at 5:46 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Denver's cannabis cultivation warehouses are easy to smell but hard to access. The outdoor farms of Pueblo West, however, are out in the open: secured, but spread out under the sun. Perhaps that's why the folks at Nature's Gift Shop are so happy to…

  • The Bites and Beverages of Cherry Creek North Food &amp; Wine
    August 13 at 2:30 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Despite all the recent growth and changes, Cherry Creek North has remained a top food and drink destination in Denver. On Saturday, August 12, all the best bites in the neighborhood were all available at Cherry Creek North Food & Wine, an annual…

  • Party People Shine at Pretty Lights
    August 13 at 5 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Electronic music impresario Pretty Lights played Red Rocks on Friday, August 11. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

  • Even Babies Partied Hard at Blink-182
    August 12 at 11:46 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Blink-182 played Fiddler's Green on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Bleachers and Marian Hill opened. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.



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