The 5th Annual Red ball was held on Sunday, December 1st, at EXDO center in Denver in observance of World AIDS Day. The event was produced by Denver Colorado AIDS Project. There were 18 designers, which consisted of Regal Rowe, Gino Velardi, Gabriela Designs, Mona Lucero, Vandalism Designs and more. Also, 17 salons that brought some creativity. Photographer Delmy Gooch
Lupe Fiasco brought his stage presence swagger as he knows best - dropping new with the old and bringing in the audience to fill in the chorus lines as he emerged in Denver - lights flashing and guns blazing. Ogden's crowd was in delight as the floor filled up quickly. Come find your photos and this amazing performance inside. Photos by Brent Andeck
On Saturday, November 16th, Delmy Gooch photography and Kindra Harris, owner of Love Hertz clothing, released Colorado Girls 2014 calendar at Chances Grill Hip-Hop Night club: 1523 Market st. A huge thanks to Mike Villano and Chances Grill for their hospitality and support. The excited models were dolled up and signed numerous copies of the calendar. Also a BIG thanks to Kindra's mother, Dolores Barela, for the lovely venue decorations. The following individuals collaborated in the calendar: Designer: Kindra Harris, MUA: Casandra Gallardo, Hairstylist: Philip Loren, Logistics: Jason Pluth, and Graphic Designer: Mai Linh Nguyen. Photographer Delmy Gooch
The Denver Bacon and Beers festival was held at the EXDO Event Center on Sunday, November 10th. The room was filled with amazing food from local restaurants all containing bacon as well as many local breweries. Check out the gallery to see photos of you and your friends! Photos By: Jackie Collins
303 Magazine kicked off another stellar fashion show in Denver. This night showcased some of the most amazing styling and hair fashions around. Featured Designers, Stylists, Salon Owners, and Make-up Artists included: J Audrey hair studio, Blow dry lounge, Evolution, Antoine du Chez, Swank, Ted's hair studio, The Look, El Salon, Rita B, Vida, G 3, Juno, Mode, Halo, and more. Magazine Publisher: AB Aharonian; Editor is Lindsay Maynard; Emcee: George Peele. Check out all of the night's extravagant fashions. Photography provided by: Brent Andeck
Night two of Denver Fashion Weekend showcased some of Denver's best salons and hair stylists. From the sleek and refined, to the wild and untamed, you'll see it all in this stunning gallery. J. Audrey Nelson, Blow Dry Lounge, Evolution, Antoine du Chez, Swank, Ted's Hair Studio, The Look, El Salon, G-3, Vida, Rita B, Juno, Mode, and Halo are featured here. Photography by Glenn Ross
Get an exclusive back stage pass with 303 magazine and our photographers. See what it takes to put together a polished and awe inspiring fashion show. You'll see some of the most creative and passionate groups of people that help make magic on the runway. Big hair, infinite cans of hairspray, beautiful models and colorful concoctions all await you! Photography provided by: Brent Andeck
The first night of Denver Fashion weekend was quite a success! 303 Magazine partnered with Ralph Schomp Mini to showcase another electrifying event! Local designers featured were Mona Lucero, Kitty Mae Millinery, Equilibrium, Andrea Li, Live Worldly and Kotomi Yoshida. Local boutiques included Blush, A Tsagas, Donna Baldwin Men and Garbarini. This gallery features backstage photos, runway photos as well as attendees having fun. Find you and your fashionista friends in this gallery. Photography by Crystal Rhea
International Superstar Rihanna graced the Pepsi Center to adoring fans Saturday night for her Diamonds Tour. She kept the crowd on their feet all night as she performed her top hits with a few surprises thrown in. 2 Chainz opened up the concert and got the energy going. Find your photos and Rihanna's performance inside! Photography by Brent Andeck
At American Crew they believe that every stylist is an artist and that point was proven last night at the American Crew All-Star Challenge. Competitors from all over the world entered, finalists were chosen and last night two winner’s received All-Star trophies. The American winner was Bradford Davison and the Canadian winner was Jacob Rozenberg. Check out this gallery for cutting- edge styles. Photos by Crystal Rhea
The Gothic was packed for DeVotchKa’s Halloween show. The costumes were gruesome or hysterical depending on the lighting. Shady Elders got the party started dressed as a band of marmots and Kitty Crimes rocked with a bite sized set. DeVotchKa took the stage with skewered skeletons and a bottle of wine. Check out this gallery for pictures of you and your friends! Photography by Caitlin Savage
Colorado Crush 2013 sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon, the Urban Arts Fund and local artist Dread took over Larimer Street to repaint the 4-block radius of local street-art and urban contemporary masterpieces. Work this year was done by artists including Tats Cru, Phetus 88, Gamma Acosta, Syntex, Zepol, Like Minded Productions, crews TKO and KD, Diety Art, Jolt, and many more! Photography by Lindsey Bartlett.
Finch drew a fierce, passionate, and embattled crowd as they took over The Gothic and treated fans to something Denver had been waiting for. Arms flailed, voices shrieked out, and life and limb flew through the pit and over the crowd as adventurous surfers tested the fates. Out of California originally, Finch brought their hypnotizing verses and tunes as the crowd chanted along with every song. Find your photos and the nights performance here. Photography by Brent Andeck
Chris Anthony, pro skier for over 20 years and well known from appearing in and hosting the Warren Miller movies, hosted an amazing event to benefit his Youth Initiative Project (www.chrisanthony.com) by showing the film "A Climb to Glory," showing the amazing story of the brave men in the 10th Mountain Division fighting in WWII, and came back to create much of the ski industry in Colorado. Also an amazing performance by 12 year old Jaden Carlson on guitar who's talent for exceeds her age! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
On Tuesday October 29th, the Ogden Theater hosted a night with Empire of the sun. The night was explosive with energy and showmanship. Each song was accompanied by a costume change by the lead singer and his dancers. The night was truly inspiring to be apart of and photograph. Check out the gallery to see photos of the evening! Photography By: Jackie Collins
It was a bright beautiful day in City Park during the Chipotle Cultivate Festival on August 17th. 303 Magazine got to chat with Air Dubai after their set. Check out the Music page for info on that interview. From pastries to Tabasco sauce there was something to eat for everyone. Take a look through this gallery for photos of you and your friends! Photography by Caitlin Savage
The final day for the 11th annual Global Dance Festival at Red Rocks brought the amazing weekend to a close with artists such as: Mimosa, Gramatik, Griz, Baauer and RL Grime, Cookie Monsta, Kill Paris, Savages, Jim-E Stack, Seven Lions, Ryan Hemsworth and more. The light show were just as impressive as the beats and you really can't ask for more out of a sound system and the natural acoustics of Red Rocks. Check the gallery to see all the action and find photos of you and your friends! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
The heart and soul of Nashville rocked the Bluebird Theater on Friday night with the help of Bob Schneider. People came out from all over the state (Bob gave a shout out to a friend from Aspen in the audience) to experience the smooth tunes that flowed all evening. Check out the photos and spot your friends! Photographed by Jerusaliem Geb
Coloween was a Hell of a good time! One of the biggest parties of this fall! There were some incredible costumes And amazing people. The DJ's Played amazing music all night and even after two the partying continued in the surrounding hotels! It was an amazing way to start Halloween week. Photos by EricSG
Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom hosted some exciting acts during Friday Night. The lyrical genius and melodic tunes built throughout the night as guests went between the two rooms and the main stage. Acts included Orgone, Latyrx,Analog Son, and Recovery Act. Come see these great performances and find your pics! Photography by Brent Andeck.
City and Colour once again sold out a great show at The Ogden Theater. It was an incredible night with guest performances by Sleepy Suns. Amazing people, all packed in to watch and amazing show. Look through this gallery to find pictures of the bands and You and your friends! Photos by EricSG
For those who made it in to the sold out Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque show, you can consider yourself lucky! Using popular movies and music as inspiration for the dances, these ladies left every jaw dropped, and put a smile on every single face. They showed us all that there is no one definition of beauty, and that actually everyone one is, these ladies know it, and flaunt it! Check the gallery for photos of all the hot action and of you and your friends! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
"Les" Claypool is an American musician and writer, best known Les Claypool, known as the lead vocalist and bassist in the band Primus, brings a new playing style to the electric bass and mixes tapping, flamenco-like strumming, whammy bar bends, and slapping. Duo De Twang is Les' most recent project and includes Marc "Mirv" Haggard to complete the Duo. Photos by Teresa Taylor
They came, they saw, they conquered. Hoards of beer and craft-loving minions alike came together for the international event known as Great American Beer Festival. There's a reason this sold out in a mere twenty minutes this year. Sure ticket master is partly to blame, but there's no contesting the sheer magnitude of brewmasters, and attendees at the event with over 2100 beers to choose from. Many a warrior have fallen trying to get through every one. This was the largest tasting in the world. . . yes the WORLD. Hopmasters, Ales, Stouts, IPA's, Coffees, Fruit, Wheats, Pilsners, and Chocolates - pick your poison. So grab a pretzel necklace, thrown on some horns and your favorite lederhosen/stache, buckle down and let's do this right! (hangover included) All Photos by: Brent Andeck
1st Bank Center hosted some of the biggest performances of the EDM scene. Electro sensations of sight and sound pulsated through the crowds and walls of the sold out venue. By the time Krewella and Zeds Dead took the stage you could feel the energy. Find your photos inside and your favorite performers. Photography by Brent Andeck.
On Saturday night, many gathered at the Oxford Hotel in Denver for the "Colorado Fashion Week" finale show. It didn't disappoint: stunning designs, models, makeup, and hair! "COLORADO FASHION WEEK, created and produced by Justice Kwesi Kwarteng, is the premier fashion industry trade and marketing event of the Rocky Mountain Region fully dedicated to the building an economically sustainable and a highly respected professional fashion industry in Colorado."Featured designers: Regal Rowe, The Nicholas Anthony clothing, Apricot Lane, The Kimono Dragons, The Indi-Apparel, Jayme's Touch Clothing, The Mai Couture, and The Robbi Saguri Collection. Makeup & Hair by Casandra Gallardo, Phillip Loren, Cha Cha Romero, and Boston Priest. Too many to name. Photographer Delmy Gooch
Nothing says autumn like Oktoberfest. Beer, pretzels, strudel, and fun hats crowded Larimer street this weekend. The air was filled with polka music and the aroma of sausage as everyone, stein in hand, reveled in Oktoberfest. Check out this gallery for pictures of you and your friends. Photography by Caitlin Savage
Waylon Albright "Shooter" Jennings is an American singer-songwriter active in the country music and Southern rock genres as well as making his first foray into psychedelic rock in 2009. Jennings made his debut with the single "4th Of July" of his 2005 album Put the "O" Back in Country, which peaked at No. 26 on the Billboard country charts. Shooter put on a great show and packed the Bluebird to capacity. Check out the show inside. Photos by Brent Andeck
"Nicholas David Mrozinski is a vibrant, dynamic and multi-talented singer/songwriter from Saint Paul, MN. For more than a decade, Nicholas has composed alternative soul music that connects with people worldwide on a deeply human level." Nicholas David brought a vibrant crowd and impressed us all with his quirky sound. Photos by Teresa Taylor.
Denver music fans can count themselves among the lucky if they were there for the Yellowcard show with supporting artist Geoff Rickley (of Thursday). Touring in support of the 10 year (yes really) anniversary of "Ocean Avenue," Yellowcard played an acousitc set as well as an electric set which featured songs from all their other cds. Geoff playing solo was amazing and personally gave me goosebumps when he played "This Song Brought To You By a Falling Bomb." Check the gallery for all the photos! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
The skies lit up Saturday night in Morrison as the locals Big Gigantic took the stage to impress not only with their incredible electo-funk dance music, but also with their light show. Supporting acts Maniac Focus, Carnage, and Adventure Club from Montreal heated up the crowd and set the stage for an amazing night! Check the gallery for pictures of the night and of you and your friends! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
One More Time: A Tribute to Daft Punk is the first and only realistic tribute of their kind. They donned replica chromed helmets and FULL SCALE pyramid stage to create the perfect Daft Punk inspired vibe and performed an awe-inspiring encore in electro-luminescent suits, reminiscent of the “Alive 2007” tour. Photography by: Brent Andeck One More Time flawlessly produce a high-octane hour and fifteen minute set combining Daft Punk anthems, club bangers, and their own remixes.
And then the rain came... The staff at Riot Fest worked really hard at re-opening the show after an incredible thunder storm passed above us. Everything went by smoothly and the show continued where it left off! finishing the night with Matt and Kim, Bad Religion, Awolnation and Blink-182! Find your muddy wet selfs in the last gallery of Riot fest! Photos by: EricSG
Day two started out a little cooler in temperature. and gradually just started getting colder and colder! Still and incredible day with awesome music and amazing people to share it with! bands like: Bob Skizzum, Kitten, Lydia and more started out the day! Find yourself in part 1 of day two! Photos by: EricSG
The 1st Bank Center was a haven for Rock and Roll as Twenty One Pilots, Panic! At the Disco and Fall Out Boy sang their hearts out. The crowd sang right along with them to deafening volumes. Check out this gallery for shots of the band and the lucky kids in the front row. Photography by Caitlin Savage
On Sunday, September 22, 2013, many health fanatics gathered at the Denver Coliseum for some glow in the dark fitness that consisted of: zumba, body combat, and an obstacle course. The event was filled with paint, music, djs, vendors, and an opportunity to socialize while working out. Photographer Delmy Gooch
On Saturday, September 21st, 2013, Birdseed presented and hosted: A Fashion Smash Exdo: A benefit for Street Kidz in downtown Denver. All the proceeds were donated to the organization for art programming and a form of inspiration for these at risk youth. The designers consisted of Regal Rowe-elegant evening gowns, Jaymie Alexander, B.A. Hero, Petra LaVigne, MAM Couture, Rakun Women's Clothing, Fast Geek Boutique, Nettle & Thistle, Phaulty Phantasmajoria. Music by The Ruckus, Rowdy Shadehouse, The Other Black, Man Mantis and DJ Lockbox Photographer: Delmy Gooch
You could cut the anticipation with a knife. Crowds filled the Pepsi Center that had been waiting for hours to get a prime spot on the floor. You could feel the energy. Once Cage the Elephant came on, the arena was buzzing with excitement. They told their devoted if they had to build a boat to get to this show with all the flooding, that's what they would have done. The audience chanted along to Cage's intoxicating melodies. Then Muse came on and took the Pepsi Center by storm. Known for being theatrical, high energy, and extravagant, they did not disappoint. Described as space rock, progressive, alternative, symphonic rock, and electronica - Muse spans many musical genres to make just the right amount of special sauce that everyone craves. It was a good night in Denver. Take a look at Tuesday's electrifying performance. Photos by: Brent Andeck
A continuation of the action at the Block Festival, including riders at the Red Bull skate ramp, shenanigans at the Neff tent, and even Vanessa Vitali sliding down the snow in a bikini! Scorpion Child and more video premiers rounded off the night to keep the energy going! Check the gallery for photos of you and your friends! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
On Saturday the snowboard season had it's first official kick off party to get Denver stoked on the snow to start falling. Hosting the 2013 North American Snowboard Festival premiering 20 snowboard films. Scotty Vine, Tim Humphreys, Dylan Alito, and other's battled it out in the Rail Jam and there were plenty of bands all day long. Check the gallery to see photos of all the action of you and your friends. Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
How many miles in a marathon? 26.2! How many bars to hit in a Beerathon? That's right - 26! Only the strongest survive and drinking mojos were pushed to their limits. Teams and groups of people ran all over Denver to test featured bars and make new friends. Is your check liver light on? Photos by: Brent Andeck
Channel 93.3 held its annual Big Gig concert at Red Rocks on September 14th. The Lumineers and Family of the year played to a sold out amphitheater. The rain held off long enough for the show and everyone who took the stage played with high energy and enthusiasm. Check out this gallery for photos of the musicians and the crowd. Photography by Caitlin Savage
Saturday morning was filled with excitement , families and a beautiful sunrise over the Sports Authority Field. Fans of all ages joined together to run to support the Broncos' upcoming season. Check out this gallery to see photos of your family and friends! Photography by : Jacqueline Collins
On September 7th, Harmony Yoga hosted Sounding the Sacred. It was an end of Summer healing concert performed by Chris Anne and Jason Coviello. Chris Anne played the Tibetan singing bowls, whole her husband Jason played the Hang drum. The concert was aimed at relaxing the mind, body, and soul.
KS 107.5 hosted All Stars featuring Ludacris, Ice Cube, Eve, E-40, Too Short, and Warren G. Eve had the crowd buzzing with past hits and new material. It Was a Good Day when Ice Cube came on followed by some Southern Hospitality with Ludacris. Get front row access and find your photos in our gallery. Photos by: Brent Andeck
Denver Broncos Pro Bowl guard traded in his helmet for elephant tusks on September 8, 2013 at the Exdo Center to celebrate the launch of his non-profit the Zane Beadles Parade Foundation. Fans and families from Brent's Place, the beneficiary of the events funds, flocked for the chance to meet Zane along with other members of the Broncos like: Ben Garland, J.D. Walton, Chris Kuper, Orlando Franklin, Vinston Painter, Ryan Clady, Paul Cornick, and Brock Osweiller for breakfast and elephant-themed fun. Emceed by Denver’s D Bar restaurant chef and Food Network personality, Keegan Gerhard, the parade of fun did not stop all day. Cake walks, a silent auction, cupcake decorating tables, a bouncy castle for the kids, face painting, a photo booth, broadcasts of the first NFL games of the season, and even a chance to dance with the players. Photography by: Teresa Taylor
On Saturday, September 7th, Quarterly Karma presented "Fire In the Sky: A Fashion Show to help benefit the wildfires" at Cluster Studios in Denver. The evening consisted of fashion booths, designer appearances, music, drinks, and a fashion show showcasing BLK-ID, Elm & Oak, CODEN, SO-Gnan, Feline Swimwear, Kimono Dragons, and more. Photographer Delmy Gooch.
MGMT lit up Filmore's Auditorium to a euphoric spectacle of sights and sounds. Fans packed in the venue, chanting their favorite songs while proudly displaying their neon signs and freshly painted faces. MGMT is an American psychedelic rock band founded by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden. After the release of their first album, the members of their live band, Matthew Asti, James Richardson and Will Berman, joined the core band in the studio. Formed at Wesleyan University and originally with Cantora Records, they signed with Columbia Records and Red Ink in 2006. Find your Photos inside. Photography by Brent Andeck
Rising Star is the 7th Biennial Signature Event presented by The Fashion Group International of Denver in collaboration with Dress for Success Denver saluting fourteen emerging Colorado designers who competed for the title of the next "rising star”. The winner of the competition was Carol Ann Wachter. She is a fashion designer based in Boulder, Colorado. Carol has drawn from her painting and sculpture background to create her own line of women’s clothing. With a focus on fine fabrics, craftsmanship, and classic forms, Carol has built a reputation for wearable, elegant silhouettes.
Space Gallery hosted the Barrera International Autumn/Winter 2014 Couture and Ready to Wear Collection Preview fashion show. The Designs of Jaun Jimenez were striking and beautiful against the stark white of the gallery walls. Check out this gallery to see the style! Photography by Caitlin Savage
Welcome to the second day of A Taste of Colorado! A four-day festival celebrating local food, music, art, and creativity in Denver. The streets were filled with smiles,sweets, laughter, and tender kisses between loved ones. I was impressed by the following artists that set-up a booth and showcased their work: IMPS and MONSTERS: Justin Hillgrove Art Illustrations: Brenda Dunn High Spirits Flutes: Harry Seavey Special appearance and performance: Aaron Neville! Photographed by: Delmy Gooch
The 2nd annual Tiki Ball had people dancing the night away with plenty of entertainment on hand, to include mermaids, Elvis, hula dancers, a vintage bikini contest, limbo contest, and even Hawaiian fire dancers! Everyone dressed in their best vintage island garb and looked amazing. Check the gallery to see pictures of all the events of the night as well as pictures of you and your friends! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
A fashion show by designers Bitter Sweet Dolor, Infatue, and Clothes Minded with all donations benefiting "Help Find Kelsie" to help find the missing 22 year old Kelsie Scheiling. With the help of Barizon Southwest and Pansophy PR, this fashion show was a great success and hopefully with everyone's help we can bring Kelsie home! Check the gallery to see the event. Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
303 magazine at Breakers Resort hosted yet another successful Sunday Funday. Good Music, Good Drinks, and Good People made for some new memories. DJ Ecotek provided some body-movin' music once again. Take a look in inside to see all the festivities and to find your picture. Photos by: Brent Andeck
Red Bull team members Jeff Provenzano from Arizona and Miles Daisher from Idaho jumped and soared from heights of 45 stories off the Four Seasons roof top Tuesday night! This poolside soiree below helped raise funds for the Colorado Scholarship Coalition. This is the first RBAF jump in Denver. RBAF has worked with 13 separate buildings around the country for permission to jump including: the Sears/Willis Tower Chicago, Trump International hotel/tower Chicago; Trump Marina Atlantic City; Grand Hyatt San Diego; Silver Legacy, Atlantis, Hilton Hotel and The Nugget in Reno; MGM Signature Tower Vegas; and GM Renaissance Center Detroit.
One Republic provided an electrifying performance and provided great stage presence. One Republic formed in 1996 after Ryan Tedder and Zach Filkins befriended each other during their senior year at Colorado Springs Christian High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During a drive home, as Filkins and Tedder discussed favorite musicians including Fiona Apple, Peter Gabriel and U2, they decided to put together a band. Check out photo's from Thursday's show! Photos by: Brent Andeck
This was a one-of-a-kind private event hosted by Hornitos Tequila. It’s directed towards Denver’s local bartenders and local media, featuring musical guest St. Lucia and showcased a tasting room of the Hornitos Tequila portfolio. Guests also had an exclusive first look at Hornitos Black Barrel, a yet-to-be released premium tequila. There were aerialists, shadow and fire dancers and a great crowd! Find you and your crew in this gallery! Photos by Crystal Rhea
This pool party was definitely the best way to end! Great music, great people and an amazing pool to cool down in. Proud to say that we have also been voted one of the best pool parties by Maxim Magazine. Check out this gallery for pictures of yourself and friends and all the craziness that went on. Photos by EricSG
DJ SLAVIK entertained at one of Denver's finest venues, the Epernay Lounge, played the hottest remixes of Russian and popular Euro Top 40 remixes. Hosted by Nikolai and the REDwave staff, this event was nonstop from start to finish. Check the gallery to see pictures of you and your friends! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
Denver's premier Fashion Show/Charity event with proceeds from the auction hosted by Reggie Rivers, former Denver Bronco, benefiting Urban Peak, a non-profit the help homeless youth. Fashion show on Colorado's longest runway with designs by Pure Addiction, Ruckus Apparel, Lawless Ambition, Multiblazer, Mona Lucero, 50 Dresses by Tess Vigil, /baskit/, and more, followed by a stunning performance by Deborah Cox, multi-platinum R&B singer. An amazing event under the same overpass of Colfax where the homeless youth sleep and Mile High Station. Check the gallery to see the event to find pictures of you and your friends! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger Stay tuned, more images to come!
The Presale Party for the upcoming "After Party on the Bridge in Riverfront Park", taking place on Friday, September 13th was a highly successful event. Held at the lavish EDGE Restaurant and Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Denver, guests enjoyed DJs, drinks and lively conversation. Coming soon - the After Party on the Bridge in Riverfront Park. Photos by Teresa Taylor.
The Bluebird Theater was a quite the party on Friday the 16th complete with face painting at the entrance, wild costumes and the grooviest ambience imaginable. The Psychedelic American Dream was a conceptual show put together by members of Eldren, The Foot, and The Yawpers that encompassed the nostalgia of classic rock with a modern twist. This was a show not to be missed, in case you did, check out the gallery and be sure to catch the next show! Photographed by Jerusaliem Geb
Round two of Pretty Lights performing at Red Rocks was just as awesome as the first. Pretty Lights released a new full-length album titled A Color Map of the Sun on July 2, 2013. This is the first Pretty Lights album that does not rely on borrowed samples. Smith conducted and composed all music for the record himself and with musicians in studios in Brooklyn, New Orleans and Denver.Artist’s from Smith’s record label opened the show and it was a great turn out! Find you and your friends in this gallery! Photos by Crystal Rhea
The Denver Bronco Cheerleaders hosted the release of the 2014 swimsuit calendar and the 5th annual race to keep kids on track. These go-karts have 13 horsepower Honda one-speed engines and reach speeds up to 55mph. Fans were able to race the cheerleaders and Broncos alumni. It was a hot one but it was an awesome turn out for a great cause. All proceeds helped fund a dance program at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver. Photography by Crystal Rhea.
Pretty Lights put on another incredible show for his home crowd at Red Rocks. The beats were on point and the light show as impressive as ever. Opening act Blue Sky Black Death was very impressive with their ambient electronica and got us all hyped for Talib Kweli and Pretty Lights. Check out the gallery to see all the photos of you and your friends, as well as all the action on stage. Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
I could not imagine a better way to re-live my teens then partying with these guys last night! Five Iron Frenzy brought some amazing energy to The Ogden last night and their fans did not hold back! The night was full of amazing music and even an awesome marching band! Check this gallery out to find your pictures! Photo credit EricSGoitia
Denver fashion designer Stephanie Ohnmacht put on an amazing show revealing her spring 2014 line inspired by the artist Clyfford Still. She has been exploring her artistic side in recent seasons, collaborating with or finding inspiration in fine art. A reception followed to view to art that inspired the clothing. View the gallery to see the clothes and find you and your friends as well! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
The Larimer Lounge hosted the Levi’s Commuter Bike Shop for its Denver stop on August 14th. All services including tire patches and make-your-own tool wrap were free. People lined up to give their bikes some love. For the competitive biker there were sprint races. Check out this gallery for pictures of you and your friends. Photography by Caitlin Savage
This one night spectacular event at Red Rocks Amphitheater featured Yonder Mountain String Band with The Devil Makes Three as the opening act. The venue was the fullest this photographer has ever witnessed and the music far surpassed all expectations. All around it was an amazing night of bluegrass. Photos by Teresa Taylor.
It was the Saints of Valory first headlining gig and they're someone to keep an eye on. I have a feeling these might be one of the few small venues they perform at before hitting the big venues like Red Rocks full force. Saints of Valory have a unique brand of melodic, catchy rock that combines elements of alt & pop rock while maintaining their indie Influences, fusing together their own blend of talents, sound and experiences into one solid rock package. Find show pics inside. Photography by: Brent Andeck
The Colorado Golf Club hosted the ellebelle Fashion Show on August 9th. This sassy fashion show launched the contemporary active wear line ellebelle. The proceeds from the evening went to benefit Saddle Up!, an equine therapy foundation. Check of the sporty styles on this gallery and stop by the fashion section of 303 Magazine for the whole scoop on ellebelle Fashion. Photography by Caitlin Savage
Phoenix lit up the stage at the 1st Bank Center on August 7th. Dragon Jr. warmed up the stage for Phoenix and the crowd grew as the night wore on. Rain or shine everyone enjoyed the show. Check out this gallery for photos from the show and stop by our music page for the review. Photographed by Caitlin Savage
The Ogden was packed for Grizzly Bear on August 6th 2013. Regal Degal opened to warm the crowd up. Everyone went nuts at Grizzly Bear took the stage. Check out this gallery for photos of you and your friends! You can find 303 Magazine’s review of the show in our music section. Photography by Caitlin Savage
Aired LIVE on AXS TV, The Plain White T's returned to Denver, bringing with them Andrew Ripp and The Wind and the Wave. Treating the fans with loads of new songs from the new EP "Should've Gone To Bed" without forgetting some of the older fan favorites, the Plain White T's put on an amazing show and the opening acts did an amazing job getting the crowd excited and into the show! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
Maxim magazine called it one of US's best pool parties. And you're about to find out why. Colorado's golden sun shone down on bronzed beauties, sparkling waters, and festive party goers. Nestled lakeside, cabanas provided cover for Grey Goose and Bacardi filled drinks while DJ Ecotek pumped bass through the venue. Dance offs, Bacardi bottle pool races, shot-filled super soakers, and itsy-bitsy bikinis were just some of the main attractions. Check out our pictures inside. All Photography by: Brent Andeck
It was National IPA Day on August 1st and Upslope Brewery in Boulder hosted live music, beer, and the Heirloom food truck to celebrate the day. The Heirloom serves fresh foods from local growers and Upslope makes their beer onsite. It was a great way to spend a Thursday evening. Check out this gallery for photos of you and your friends and don’t forget to stop by our Food and Booze section for the article on this event! Photography by Caitlin Savage
Yesterday was the second of three for the Ink Monstr pool party series. Although there were scattered clouds and sprinkles that definitely didn’t stop the party at Exdo center. There was also a 60 foot slip in slide, giant beer pong, outdoor pool, great beats, awesome people and multiple giveaways. Find you and your crew in this gallery! Photos by Crystal Rhea
Euro Wave with DJ Fink brought together a beautiful crowd for Saturday night's event. The party was hosted by Nikolai and featured the best Russian-Euro and top 40 remixes. The main room featured lounge area and bar with an outdoor patio, while the back room heated up with couches and dance floor. Find your pictures inside. Photos by: Brent Andeck
City Hall Events Venue held a unique, elegant, and festive Bollywood fashion show Friday Night. The show featured fashions by OmanaFashion US. Production by Norvan Entertainment. Intricate designs made for some beautiful pieces with jewelry to match. After the show, the hall was outfitted into a dance club complete with DJ and Silver Coin Tequila offering drink specials. Come see this spectacular show inside! Photos By: Brent Andeck
Epernay Lounge hosted their very first Fashion series last night. These shows will take place the first Thursday of every month. Trendy pieces were presented by Kate Spade New York as well as designers from The Art Institute. Some of the featured designers were Jessica Gonzales, Jennifer Hamlet, Jenny Chao, Crystal Pope, Jenny Wertz, Irma Reyes, and Ndindisa Chabwerd. Please find yourself and your friends in this gallery!
Last night Epernay Champagne Lounge hosted 303 Magazine’s Open Casting Call for runway models to work Denver Fashion Week. DFW is one of 303 Magazine’s biggest events of the year so for the first time in three years they opened up the casting for models. Epernay was packed with a line to the back wall. Models from all over town walked their walk after they spoke with the panel of judges. Check out who auditioned in this gallery and keep your eyes open to catch some of these Ladies and Gents during Denver Fashion Week!
On Friday, March 1st TUACA Drinks & Ink 2013 took over Stoney’s Bar in Grill. It was a celebration of tattoo and cocktail artistry. Bartenders competed for a tattoo from the tattoo legend himself Corey Miller who was the host and one of the judges of the evening. Everyone watched as each bartender put their spin on a drink using TUACA, then the judges decided which one stole their taste buds. One lucky female bartender won, and will be inked by Corey Miller the next day. Not only were there drinks being mixed, DJ RAVIDRUMS showed up and put on a wild show. He remixed songs while adding his own beats using an out of this world drum set. At one point later in the night they topped things off with making a Harlem shake video and getting everyone involved. Overall Drinks & Ink 2013 was a good time for everyone involved and be looking for it next year!
Global enters it's 11th Dance Festival and Red Rocks provided a stage larger than life for some of today's hottest artists. Global ORIGINATED in Colorado and it's roots run deep, represented by some of EDM's most loyal fan base. Some artists there Saturday included Savoy, Sander Van Doorn, Arty, Emma Hewitt, Carnage, and Candyland! Enter our gallery to see some of today's top artists and find your pictures! Photography by: Brent Andeck
Fans were treated to a special live set by the Kyle Hollingsworth Band (of String Cheese Incident) for the 4th annual Kyle's Brew Fest at the Boulder Beer Company. On tap were more than 60 craft beers from 30 different breweries, mostly local but some coming from as far as Bend, Or and San Diego, CA. As part of the ticket price, one of a kind pint glasses for the event were handed out to taste all the beers from. There was also a silent auction to benefit the Conscious Alliance charity with bids on rock memorabilia. Find you and your friends enjoying the day in this gallery! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
The masses were awake early for the Third annual Fitness on the Rocks mass workout and health expo was yesterday at Red Rocks. The event had some fantastic sponsors and featured various fitness competitions and classes. Participants enjoyed yoga, Zumba, total body combat and tug-of-war. Various health companies, leading fitness gear, personal trainers, supplement companies and food trucks were also representing. The weather was perfect for this outdoor venue and the energy was great! Find you and your friends in this gallery. Photos by Crystal Rhea
South Broadway filled it's streets Friday night with an eclectic display of musical performances. Over 20 different venues opened their doors to music lovers and is a prime example of why Denver's music scene stands out in the nation. Come see your photos inside and some of the bands of the night. Photographed By: Brent Andeck
The Underground Music Showcase, presented by the Denver Post, is a bar-crawl of music venues with hundreds of bands playing throughout the weekend. All types of Denver-ites come out an witness all types of music from Denver and elsewhere. This event lasts all weekend so be sure to check it out! Photos by Teresa Taylor.
Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna was Denver's first look at this spectacular, exotic, and gravity defying production. Audiences were engaged by performers and transported back to a whimsical coming of age time between a girl on the brink of womanhood and the man who is trying to win her heart despite all obstacles. Exquisite scenes, makeup, and costume design graced the stage while acrobatics and high flying aerials kept everyone on the edge. Show founder is Guy Laliberté. Princess Miranda is played by Iuliia Mykhailova her Romeo is played by Evgeny Kurkin Come see shots from this awe-inspiring show. Photography Courtesy: Brent Andeck ; email@example.com
On Saturday night, Railroad Earth played an amazing show for a crowd of already adoring fans. Forming in 2001, this bluegrass band from Stillwater, NJ, consisting of Todd Sheaffer Tim Carbone, John Skehan, Andy Goessling, Carey Harmon, and Andrew Altman showed us what true musical talent and mastery of their instruments looks like and the group of, "hobos" as their fans are referred to, danced all night! Check the gallery to see photos of you and your friends! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
On Saturday Josh, Denver's authority of local craft coffee, took us on a 21 mile bike ride around the downtown area to the 6 newest local independent coffee shops that serve the very finest the Denver has to offer in good coffee. We started at Purple Door coffee, and then ventured to Boxcar Coffee, Black Black Coffee (Josh's shop), Steam coffee, Little Owl, and finally came to the Novo coffee shop on 16th and Glenarm. Each shop served up espresso pulled with the utmost in care and expertise to fuel our bike ride. It was a great morning with a really great group of coffee and bike lovers getting together to enjoy shared interests and to meet new people! Check out these shops ASAP, you won't be disappointed! Photography by: Adam Ripplinger
The A-Oks, The Potato Pirates, Be Like Max (NV), The Last Slice (OK), and The Repercussions played an amazing show at the Gothic Theater Friday night, showcasing some of the best that Denver has to offer in the ska scene. Every set was played with crazy energy and that crowd went nuts supports every band that took the stage. Denver saw an incredible night of trombones and saxaphones with no lack of stage diving and crowd surfing. Check the gallery to see photos of you and your friends! Photographed by: Adam Ripplinger
Bottle Rock It was a musical experience in a venue you wouldn't expect. DJs, Mike Disco, Styles Davis, Drop Logic, and Daniel Ash pumped EDM and mash-ups through the airwaves. This open bar event had 3 different rooms to experience within The Sanctuary Church. Attendees had a chance to try Deep Eddies latest concoctions, TyKu Sake, wines from Peach Street Distillers, Breckenridge Brewery and Pabst Blue Ribbon. The event was hosted by Beauty Bar Denver, Lipgloss and Castle Searcy. Combining philanthropy, international talent and top-shelf liquor, LoHi's music scene just stepped up a notch. Find your pictures inside. Photos: Brent Andeck
Colorado Burlesque Festival is a four day festival showcasing a cast of spectacular performers to celebrate a historic art of performing arts. Everything from, aerialists, tassel twirling dancers, magicians, go-go dancers and cabaret acts this show has it all! Some of the performers were Lola Spitfire, Midnite Martini, Honey Touche, Bunny Bee, Kitty Crimson, Ophelia Flame, Fannie Spankings, Bazuka Joe, Foxy Tann, Jett Adore and many more. Photos by Crystal Rhea
The Official 710 Event - Dabs of Denver - held at The Oriental Theater on 7/10 was a tremendous gathering of some of the most talented and influential people in the Oil world. Top Shelf Extracts, along with many of Colorado's top extract companies joined forces with artists, vendors, and live music to put on a celebration that kicks off a whole CONCENTRATEd weekend with The 710 Cup.
On July 10th Red Rocks hosted The Black Angels and Robert Plant presents The Sensational Space Shifters. All kinds of people filled the stands for the Led Zeppelin legend. It was a perfect night for a show at Red Rocks. Check out the Music page for more details on this show and don’t forget to flip through the photos for shots of you and your friends. Photographed by Caitlin Savage
The Museum of Outdoor Art in Englewood hosted the Underground Music Showcase kick off party on July 9th. Food, drink, and live music created the perfect cocktail for the launch of the 400 hundred bands that will play over the four day Underground Music Showcase from July 18th through July 21st. Members of the 303 Magazine Staff will be attending all three days so keep a look out for our Underground Music Showcase coverage.
The 2013 Cherry Creek Arts Festival took over the streets of Cherry Creek, Denver from July 5th - 7th. Over 250 exhibitors were involved in this years display, including many award-winning artists, emerging artists, and local heroes in the art world. A huge presence in this year’s live art displays was Tim Decker - a well-traveled speed painter and crowd-pleaser. Check out photos of the artists and some of the unique art found at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival! Photographed by: Teresa Taylor
This next warped tour gallery from the afternoon and on includes awesome bands such as: Oh, Sleeper, Bless The Fall, We Came As Romans, Sleeping With Sirens, Bring Me The Horizon, and Memphis May Fire. By far one of the most fun Warped Tours I Have been too! Check this gallery and find yourself! Photo Credit: EricSGoitia
Warped Tour didn't press snooze as the afternoon rolled around, the festival kept up its energy well into the evening. Highlights include Reel Big Fish, Black Veil Brides, Wall Paper, Hands like Houses, Crown the Empire and Chiodos. Find your friends in our gallery! Photographed by Jerusaliem Geb.
Vans Warped Tour in denver this year was definitely amazing. This gallery includes earlier in the day acts such as: Upon A Burning Body, The Coast is Ours (Denver local), Hawthorne Heights, Like Moths to Flames, The Ataris, Never Shout Never and Architects! Also Look through and find pictures of you and your friends! Photo Credits: EricSGoitia
With sets from Forever the Sickest Kids, Motion City Soundtrack, Silverstein, Never Shout Never, Tonight Alive, The Early November, 3OH!3, Anarbor, and countless others, Warped Tour started out strong. Check out your favorite artists and try to spot your friends! Photographed by Jerusaliem Geb.
The Santa Fe Art District lives up to it's name as elaborate graffiti pieces line the streets. Old and new street art collide in this cultural hot spot. These are some photographs of the street art I fell in love with as I experienced this bustling south Denver neighborhood. For more information check out my article in the Culture section. Photographed by Lindsey Bartlett.
Yesterday was the first of three for the Ink Monstr pool party series. The get together was held at the Exdo event center and a pool was built for the occasion. There was also a 60 foot slip in slide, live music plenty of outdoor games. A great time was had by all! The party was made possible by Ink Monstr, Ruckus, Redbull, Deep Eddy and Green Man. Find you and your crew in this gallery. Photos by Crystal Rhea
La Piccola Venezia - a little piece of Venice in Cherry Creek North hosted a night of art and fine food. Artists including Michelle Van Hoesen displayed works of art in the form of uniquely crafted masks. Workshops will become open this week for you to paint your own crafted Venetian mask! Delicious plates of meats and cheeses were prepared by culinary artists. Italian sounds transported you over to Venice. Find your pictures inside! Photos by Brent Andeck; firstname.lastname@example.org
Denver's Epic Beer Festival celebrated craft beer at its finest and beer lovers everywhere came out to indulge. The festival featured 160 craft breweries and over 350 beers to sample. Attendees filled their mini mugs of joy and sampled wheats, ipas, ambers, reds, stouts, and everything in-between. Attendees dressed in their finest lederhosen, beer hats, bottle cap tiaras, and more! Find your pictures inside! All Photos: Brent Andeck; email@example.com
Presented by Karmaloop a great night of fashion, Street wear, music and art. The models sported threads by Dymelyfe, CompanyBrand Villians, AlumniClothing, SoGNAR, ArrogantBastard, ClothesMinded Heet, BuckleyOmega, Infatue & Censored wear. Casey Veggies, Adrian Swish, AD, Unit 27 Productions Black P, H*Wood and Myke Charles got the crowd going with their beats. Find yourself and your crew in this gallery. Photos by Crystal Rhea
Everyone at The Ogden last night, June 26th, could feel the heart beat of Rock and Roll as Sponge, Filter, Live, and Everclear played on live television through AXS TV. The 2013 SummerLand Tour Denver show was a huge success. The crowd was loud and the music was so good you could feel it in your toes. Check out this gallery for photos of you, your friends, and the rock stars of SummerLand! Photography by Caitlin Savage
In honor of their first album dating back to 2008 "Save Rock & Roll", Fall Out Boy has come back from their hiatus with a riveting North American Tour. With the dynamic and highly talented group New Politics, FOB set out across the country to reunite with their loyal fans. Complete with backflips, tributes to heroic artists of the last century, the boys gave us a show never to forget. Find your friends in the gallery! Photographed by Jerusaliem Geb.
The Official Westword Music Showcase after party was packed on Saturday night as festival goers piled into the Gothic Theatre to end the weekend. Musical acts included Black Actors, Prof and Grieves. A impromptu venue change didn't hinder fans from making it out to the event. Spot your friends in the gallery! Photographed by Jerusaliem Geb.
Rollin’ Dreams Summer Festival is a car show with spectacular classic cars on display with awards in eight different categories. The Foundation was formed in honor of Austin Williams, a student at Thunder Ridge High School who battled Rhabdomyosarcoma cancer and who had a major passion for classic cars. His dying wish was to own his “dream car,” a 1972 Chevy Chevelle. Thanks to the generosity of many in the community, Austin was able to live out his dream before his passing in March of 2013. He and his family formed the “Rollin ' Dreams Foundation” to share his passion for cars and provide activities and distractions for kids fighting cancer. There were numerous food vendors, free microbrews, plenty of cars and lots of fun had at this event. Photos by Crystal Rhea
Guests and VIP's at this years Denver Fashion Week were treated to hair, make-up, and body paint stations while they sipped on cocktails in the waiting room in preparation for the night's fashion show. They were entertained by dj's and had a chance to be photographed red carpet style at 303 magazine's photo booth. Come find your picture in our gallery. Photography by Brent Andeck.
EUROwave rolled out the Red Carpet at Epernay Lounge Thursday night to an eclectic and exotic fashionista crowd featuring DJ Yan spinning the hottest Russian Top-40 remixes with EDM flavor. “Thirsty Thursdays” drink specials made the evening even more enticing. Look inside to find your pictures! Photos: Brent Andeck; firstname.lastname@example.org
The fifth anniversary of the 1940‘s ball was celebrated last night at the Boulder Airport. Guests danced the night away to the music of the Hot Tomatoes while WWII bomber planes flew overhead. Swing dancers, re-enactors, vintage cars, costume contests and aerialists made this event extraordinary! There was a roulette table, 40’s style hair salon and plenty of pin up style boutiques to purchase gifts from. Find yourself and your pack in the photo gallery. Photography by Crystal Rhea
Red Rocks has an aura about it that you just can't deny. Tedeschi Trucks Band and Grace Potter put a spell over the crowd as they sung and danced the night away. Grace brought energy and stage presence to the people. This only added her charm and why many become enchanted by her. Tedeschi soothed with her sweet sounds. Come inside and see the magic and your photos! All images by Brent Andeck; AndeckPhoto DBA
Sub.mission presents the Firepower Laser Show with BAR9, CRNKN, Dayquill, and of course Datsik. Fans lined up outside to see their favorite DJ and he delivered quite the thrill. Bumpin' tunes were spun into the morning and each artist delivered an epic performance. Find your friends in the gallery! Photographed by Jerusaliem Geb.
The Dealbreaker Heart Tour stopped in at the Bluebird Theater on Thursday, June 13th to give Yamagata and Bohlke fans alike a riveting show. From the soulful and truthful words Sanders crooned to Yamagata's effortless melodies, the audience couldn't help but sway along. Utterly captivating, the singer songwriters gave attendees a humorous yet heartfelt performance. Check it and find your friends! Photos by Jerusaliem Geb.
On June 12 Elway’s Restaurant in Cherry Creek hosted the Hot Rocks Griller Challenge. Denver’s best chefs got together to compete for all the glory of the Best Slider in Denver. 16 different sliders all with there own sides were available for tasting and voting. 303 Magazine’s Food and Booze editor Brittney Werges found the Tag Godzilla Burger to be one of the best. Check out her article in our Food and Booze page for more details. Don’t forget to stop in this gallery and check out who came and who ate. Photography by Caitlin Savage
Celtic Woman was absolutely amazing last night. Colorado definitely showed them some love. There were people who had never seen them before and fans who have gone to 150 plus shows. The music and their voices were moving and it was by far the best experience I have had at Red Rocks so far. Find your picture in this gallery!
The Denver Art Society hosted Denver Paint the Runway on Friday, June 8th. Artists and lovers of art gathered for First Class Fashionista’s presentation of some of the best designers in Denver . The Art Institute of Colorado was the grand finale to a long list of designer: Maggie Burns of Marie-Margot Bridal Couture, Juan Jimenez of Barrera International, Gabriela Martinez of Gabriela Designs, Lisa Helm of Lisa Wear Clothing, Rachel Marie Hurst of Fashions by Rae Marie, and Francis D Roces of Kimono Dragons Check out this gallery to see the people and what they are wearing! Photographed by: Caitlin Savage
Since the release of their Grammy nominated 2010 album, Backatown, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue has become quite popular while winning hordes of new fans and performing on over five continents. Their mix of old school, jazz, funk and soul and hip hop beats warmed up the crowd nicely for BHTM. Big Head Todd and the Monsters, (BHTM), was founded in Colorado in 1986 and has over three million album sales to date. They’ve sold out in their home state’s Red Rocks Amphitheater seven times now. BHTM is gearing up to give their fans exactly what they want this year, a headline tour with cross-country stops at intimate theaters, and two full sets every night. They mixed it up and are played a wide variety of old and new tunes. Find you and your friends in this gallery!
Wash Park injected itself with a shot of volleyball-adrenaline, as nets took over the grassy plains and competitors and spectators came to enjoy some action on the fields. Wash only permits 2 tournaments per year and this is one of them! The Beach Bash doubles doubles volleyball tournament takes place each year early in June. Mens, women's and mixed matches were all represented. Sponsored by The Island and Volleyball of the Rockies, Beach Bash Doubles (BB2's) offers 13 different divisions of play and VOTR will be celebrating their 25 year anniversary. Some great matches took place throughout the day - take a peek to see your action shots and images! Photography provided by: Brent Andeck
This was the first Everything Recycled Art Market in Lakewood, Colorado. The Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival was the inspiration for the Everything Recycled Art Market. The exhibition featured over 30 artists at the 40 West Gallery that showcased vibrant color and art that captured the beauty of repurposed and reinvented "trash." All work displayed was original and at least 75% recycled. The criteria for recycled artwork was using elements that were manufactured and would otherwise be discarded. A lot of creativity and hours were put into creating these mini-masterpieces and works of art! 40 West Arts is a volunteer, non-profit arts district. Look inside to see your art pieces and photo's! Photography provided by: Brent Andeck
Coral King played host to ALIST: A space for professionals with good music. Also hosted by Urban League Young Professionals of Metro Denver, CBCC Foundation, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Denver Alumni Chapter, 100 Black Men of Denver. Musical act Danette Hollowell performed with Neo Soul with the Old Souls. Reggae, R&B, Neo Soul, and Old School tunes were spun the rest of the night by DJ B-Groovy. Guests looked their best for this exclusive event at Epernay Lounge, home to sushi, sake, and champagne in Denver. Photographed by: Jerusalem Geb
The peoples Fair is a great way to kick start the summer on a good note. Awesome live music, food, and attractions for people of all ages. Also a great place for artist to showcase their. Some of those artists include: Steam & More Photography, Step Photography by Diana Weir, Echo Lake Glass Studio, Andy Van Schyndle, and Bud's Birdhouses are just but a few of the hundreds of artist there this past weekend. Check out this gallery to find yourself.
Jana Krame and Rodney Atkins opened for Darius Rucker at Red Rocks Amphitheater last night, June 6th. The stands were packed by the time the sun set and the beautiful Colorado evening was the perfect setting for this concert. It was denim and cowboy boots as far as the eye could see. Check out photos of you and your friends in this gallery! Photographed by: Caitlin Savage
Epernay Lounge played the lavish host to the launch event of Papi Travel and Leisure on Saturday June 1st. Guest dressed their best as they enjoyed some of the best seafood in the city of Denver and had delicious cocktails curated by Epernay bartenders. The attendees looked effortlessly chic and we invite you to check out some of our favorite images from the night. Photos by Jerusaliem Gebreziabher.
The Wall Tavern opened it's doors for it's Grand Opening Party on Sunday. A live band entertained guests as drink specials flowed all night. Owners Isiah Pachner, Justin Cooper and Adam took careful watch designing the Taverns custom Wooden Plank bar backdrops, connected outdoor patio lounge and game center, booths and social gathering spots. This is a bar you won't want to miss out on! Find your photo's inside! Photography: Brent@303magazine.com
303FEM Female Entrepreneur Marketing group gives woman the chance to expand their social circle by networking. The ladies shared their desire and motivation for personal success and enjoyed some great cocktails sponsored by Little Black Dress vodka. They had the pleasure of having Leanna Frederich, mindset life coach and motivational speaker, share her inspirations and advice with the group. The ladies were also able to get a makeover by Blowdry Lounge in Cherry Creek and take the new Volkswagen Beetle TDI for a test drive. For more information in the 303FEM Facebook group. Find you and your gals in this gallery!
Emich Volkswagen and 303 Magazine hosted the second 303FEM event on May 30th. 303FEM is a networking group for women entrepreneurs in Denver. For this event Emich VW hosted test-drives for VIP guests in the new VW Beetle TDI. The Step and Repeat welcomed everyone and Leanna Fredrich spoke about pathways to success. Check out this gallery for your Step and Repeat photos!
ArtStir was a great success this year! Bringing you some of the best artists from all over, concentrating on all different kinds of media. There was live music, and lively people everywhere enjoying the beautiful day and art Colorado has to offer. Some of the people showcasing and selling their work were: Pattie Parkhurst, ChriSara, Wild Lotus Photography and many many more!
On Saturday May 25th Magness Arena was filled for DUPB Musicfest 2013 presented by: DUPB, 97.3 KBCO, Westword, & Amplitude Entertainment. The band Places kicked things off to a great start followed by Thao & the Get Down Stay Down who rocked the whole arena. They had the whole place quite lively by the time Mayer Hawthorne took to the stage with their groovy love songs. Then The Head and The Heart appeared to top off the whole Musicfest by playing a mix of old and brand new music which was quite a treat for all who were there. Overall DUPB Musicfest 2013 was a giant success and everyone who came out had a wonderful time. We hope to see you there next year!
Larimer Square hosted the “Arts Young Professional Friend- Raiser” featuring summer fashions and summer arts. It took place at the Westin's Downtown Pool and Patio Deck offering spectacular views of the mountains and clock tower. Performances included women from: The Denver Centre Theatre Marquee Club, The Central City Opera, Opera Colorado, and The Reel Social Club. Retailers and Boutiques represented were: Apricot Lane, Blue Ruby, Blush, Cry Baby Ranch, Eve, Hailee Grace, Moda Man, and Roxy. Attendees were dressed to impress and enjoyed good company and the latest fashions of the summer. Photography: Brent@303magazine.com
View House launched its Summer Sports Leagues and outdoor lawn festivities on Sunday to overwhelming success! Players signed up for volleyball tournaments where losing teams had to face the dunk tank and get wet. Ladder Ball, Corn Hole, Bocce Ball, Giant Jenga and even the occasional water balloon fight all graced the lawn in front of cabanas catered with buckets of beer. Also on hand were snow cones, cotton candy, and festive drink buckets to keep the crowd re-energized! Activities didn't end there as an obstacle course, tug of war, and more volleyball ensued for the quest for the Wilson (from Cast Away) Volleyball Trophy Cup. Five Hype and WhiteOut303 hosted the party, with Mike Downey emcee'ing all the action. Expect more Sunday Fundays week after week and get a peek at what you may have missed out on! Photography: Brent Andeck
Flux Pavilion gave Colorado EDM rage heads quite a show Friday night at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Dirty Phonics, Zomboy, Excision, and Flux Pavilion held a sold out concert to fans of all ages. The Electronic Dance music crowd went crazy for the DJs music and talented Go Go dancers. Find yourself in this gallery.
On friday May 17th the Bluebird Theater was packed for Black Super Moth Rainbow's show. While everyone was eagerly awaiting for them to take the stage Oscillator Bug was getting things warmed up. Followed up by The Hood Internet who kicked things up a level, with his wild lights and crowd pleasing music. By the time Black Super Moth Rainbow took over the stage the theater was filled wall-to-wall with very excited fans. They played in the darkness as interesting imagery played on the wall behind them which was fitting for their sound. Overall the whole night was a fun time and I am sure everyone there left satisfied.
Norad Dance Bar provided a great experience for all that attended. This great bar offered a main stage downstairs, 2nd DJ upstairs, VIP, 2 bars, and an outdoor patio lounge. Little Mike and Slow Hands kept the beats going throughout the night. Find your photo inside! Photography: email@example.com
SMASH! is Denver's and perhaps the nation's, biggest ping pong party. There were over 26 tables available for recreational and tournament play at the event. Not to mention plenty of paddles, balls, sweatbands, beer and cocktails for all to be had. Contestants played at the singles’ tables or challenged the SMASH! pros for a bar tab. Find yourself in this gallery!
Elm & Oak and BOPPO! Hosted Cinco De Drinko this past Saturday, to celebrate Cinco De Mayo! Up beat DJs, fire dancers, and gogo dancers kept the crowd movin in the main room, while other sponsors presented their merch booths. A step and repeat was set up for fun filled candids, and everyone got their drink on! The party continued at the BOPPO! warehouse, filled with drinks, dancing, and good company. Find your photo and exclusive shots of this event in this gallery.
The Annual Derby Party took place saturday outside on the green lawn in front of the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Every year Denver is proud to host the largest Kentucky Derby party outside of Churchill Downs. All of the proceeds from the event were given to a lucky participant of the Sean Ranch Lough Memorial Scholarship. This year the winner of the full ride scholarship to Colorado State University was Magdalena Stroud. They also announced a wonderful surprise when they decided to also award a full ride scholarship to Magdalena’s twin sister Allegra Stroud. Now both sisters will be attending CSU together in the fall. They also had a Nordstrom hat competition for the women who came sporting outrageous works of art on their head. Winners were awarded jockey club seats as well as gift cards to Nordstrom. Overall everyone was having a ball enjoying free food and drinks, entertainment, and nice weather throughout the afternoon. With it all building up to watching the big race live on a huge HD screen. The whole event was wonderful and we hope to see you there next year!
The Denver Derby Party happens to be the 2nd biggest party event for the Kentucky Derby in the Nation every year. Held at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, the sold out event was a huge success leaving their guests satisfied and entertained. Complimentary food and drinks were served, along with classic derby music tracks, and a big screen to watch the race go down. If you weren't at this event, you missed out! Find your photo in this gallery.
The party kept going downtown after the races had ended. The immaculately dressed crowd showed up in their best dresses, elaborate hats, and bowties as they toasted to the days succeses. Every booth was taken as lines formed down the street. 303 was happy to be there to support a great cause and snap guests pics on the red carpet. Epernay offered Colorado’s largest champagne menu to the packed house. A portion of the proceeds went to the Sean "Ranch" Lough Memorial Scholarship. Photos Brent Andeck; firstname.lastname@example.org
Steam opened it's doors much to the delight of the Platt neighborhood on Saturday. Weekend warriors, bikers, joggers, families and friends all gathered to take part in the festivities and see owner Hani Yaafouri, DU Alumni. The details truly set Steam apart with it's hanging chandeliers, custom wood work, rear seating area, outdoor patio, garden and grounded airplane! Music was performed by Marco and fruit plates and cakes were served. Come inside to see this great shop! Photos Brent Andeck; email@example.com
Last night Tacks Night Club in Denver hosted one of the many Denver Has Talent: Karaoke Idol tournaments in May this year. The grand prize for the competition is $2000 in cash, prizes, and a recording and licensing package. Amateur night is over because everyone I saw take the stage was impressive. Adele and Etta James would be happy to hear the contestants’ rendition of their classic songs. Check out the Gallery for photos from the completion and search Denver has Talent for more information. They will be at it again next Wednesday and the bigger the crowd the better.
Hundreds of Colorado gay and lesbian couples celebrated at the McNichols building Civil Soiree party before they put an official government seal on their relationships. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the state's civil-unions law took effect. Couples are now legally able to apply for civil unions licenses for the first time in history. The event was hosted by One Colorado Education Fund (OCEF) Please find you and your friends in this gallery!
The View House was definitely a great place to have the Bacardi Pineapple Fussion Launch Party. There were tons of amazing people just enjoying the sun and awesome drinks all day. There was games and live music and just tons of people dancing and having a great sunday funday! Check out this gallery and find your picture!
Dieselboy aka Damian Higgins had the crowd jumping with his popular mixes at Beta on Friday! His focus on creating complex and unique mixes every performance have created legions of fans around the world. He is the co-founder of Subhuman and has been the gateway for countless fans to the high energy, futuristic, science fiction sound of dubstep. Go ahead and find you and your crew in this gallery!
City Hall Amphitheater hosted the Pancakes and Booze Art Show last night, the 26th of April. Every inch of wall space was covered with innovative and interesting works of art. Artists and civilians alike enjoyed the fluffy pancakes as they meandered around the show. This was such a fun event. If you were there, check out this gallery for photos of you and your friends!
303 Magazine and Little Black Dress Vodka sponsored the launch party for the new women’s group 303FEM at the Clock Tower on the 16th street mall. 303FEM is a group for women entrepreneurs to meet and network and have a some fun. The Clock Tower was an excellent venue and women of all trades talked about life and business. If you interested in joining 303FEM there is more information in the 303FEM Facebook group. For all the ladies that attended you can find the photos of your and your friends in this gallery.
Thursday evening 303 Magazine launched 303 FEM at the Clock Tower Events on 16th st. mall in Downtown Denver. FEM, standing for, Female Entrepreneur Marketer, is an exclusive female focused, members only group, that gathers monthy to network. Epernay Lounge provided mouth watering sushi rolls, and women enjoyed tasty drinks at the top of the lovely Clock Tower. M.pulse as a sponsor also provided handsacials to women. Make sure to attend 303 Magazine's next 303 FEM event, and find your photo in this gallery.
The 1st Annual High Times Magazine Cannabis Cup was record breaking for 2013. Being the first cannibus cup ever in the United States, the event is planning on changing locations for next year! The two-day cannabis expo featured cultivation seminars and activism sessions with HIGH TIMES editors, leaders of the marijuana movement, and major cannabis celebrities. 303 Magazine got exclusive shots of Red Card booths such as Strainwise, a local dispensary in Colorado. Find images of 420 and yourself, in this gallery.
4/20 at Casselman's Bar & Venue was an unforgettable night thanks to High Times! The bar was packed with reggae music fans excited for Barrington Levy. With opening acts from The Melodians and Colorado's own P-Nuckle to put people in the right mindset. Not to mention a surprise appearance from RUN DMT, who turned things up a bit. Once Barrington Levy came out the whole place was feeling the vibe and were ready for his legendary music. Overall it was the perfect after party for the High Times 4/20 rally in Denver, with everyone clearly having a good night.
The Highland Tavern hosted a private viewing party for TLC’s Four Houses Colorado episode in Denver last night. Denver’s own Liza Kampstra held the event for friends and family to see if her house would win the $10,000 prize. In the 1-hour episode of Four Houses 4 homeowners visit each others homes and give them points for originality, livability and overall impression. Everyone in the place was on the edge of their seats as the show neared the big reveal. To the joy of all in attendance Liza and her house won! Check out this gallery for photos from this great night.
303 Magazine filled City Hall Amphitheater last night for Denver Fashion Week Night Two Hair Show! Local salons The Blow Dry Lounge, Berenices, The Look, J Audrey Hair Studio, El Salon, Antoine Du Chez, Mode, and Halo Salon had models rock the runway in their most creative hair styles. Find photos of the catwalk in this gallery.
City Hall Amphitheater hosted Denver Fashion Weekend’s second night last night, April 13th. The runway was smoking with everything from Grunge and Goth to Classic and Sassy. The packed house cheered for the clothes they liked best and the models kept it serious from beginning to end. Check out this gallery to see the clothes and the hair from this years Denver Fashion Weekend Hair Show.
Denver Fashion Weekend’s second night at City Hall was a huge success. A packed house and an excellent runway show made for an great night. The Step and Repeat captured the high fashion of the attendees as well as the promoters, the DJ, and the staff of 303 Magazine. The bar was busy and fun was had by all. Look through this gallery for your Step and Repeat photos. Don’t forget to share it on your preferred social media!
The second night of Denver Fashion Weekend brought to Denver by Schomp MINI, 303 Magazine, and F.E.M. was a very fashion forward event. All of Denver’s finest came out sporting the latest in fashion, ready to see an eyeful of hair styles and beauty trends in the runway hair show. Backstage the models provided by Donna Baldwin Agency and Wilhelmina Denver were getting prepped to hit the runway. While in the club above Fashion Week goers were mingling, getting drinks, and having their photo taken by one of the many photographers covering the event. 303 Magazine also released their Spring Issue which, I highly recommend that you grab a copy if you did not already do so. Overall the final night of the Denver Fashion Weekend was greatly enjoyed by all who went. Hope to see you there next time!
Night two of Denver Fashion Week ended, and 303 Magazine’s guests celebrated the fashion filled week at The Living Room for the After Party of the event. Drinks and dancing had the evening filled with beautiful people, and love for 303 Magazine’s latest Spring Issue. Denver fashion rocked the party; as well as models from the show, 303 Magazine staff, salon stylists, and DFW guests. Find your photo in this gallery.
The Runway Hair Show on night two of Denver Fashion Weekend brought to you by Schomp MINI was quite a head turner. With lovely models provided by Donna Baldwin and Wilhelmina Denver strutting their stuff down the runway. Not to mention hair and makeup that left everyone wanting more. Many wonderful spring beauty looks made a striking arrival thanks to the Blow Dry Lounge, Berenices, The Look, and J. Audrey Hair Studio in the first act. Then the second act wrapped the Runway up nicely with El Salon, Antoine Du Chez, Mode, and Halo Salon. We saw everything from braids, faux bob’s, to crimped hair for the spring/summer season hair trends. Overall the Runway Hair Show was a big hit, and it left many people eagerly awaiting the next Denver Fashion Week!
303 Magazine's Denver Fashion Week, Night 1, has been the talk of Denver this weekend. Not only are fabulous local designers from Denver having models walk the runway in their latest line, but Mondo Guerra and Geoffery Mac headlined the event. What makes this runway so special? 303 Magazine decided to get creative with a water filled catwalk. Models rocked designs and splashed their way down the runway. Find photos of this fabulous show in this gallery.
303 Magazine and Schomp MINI presented the Premier Spring Event, Denver Fashion Week on Thursday night. Fashion royalty from the show included Geoffrey Mac, New York based designer who has designed for Ke$ha and Lady Gaga, and Mondo Guerra - winner of Project Runway: All Stars, and has designed for Heidi Klum and Jessica Simpson. Local Segments were introduced by Fox's Chris Parente and included Piazza, 50, Covello, Incroyables, Rachel Marie Hurst, and Fallene Wells. The body art exhibit was inpired by Georgia O'Keefe. This year's hottest fashion statements dazzled the audience as models strut down a custom made water walkway. Thanks to publisher AB Aharonian and Editor in Chief Jennifer McGlincy. Runway Fashion Show Photography by Brent Andeck.
Beer! Beer! and more Beer! The Prohibition Party at The Oriental Theater was the place to be at yesterday, If you like beer. There were 150 craft beers, some of those included: DeSteeg Brewing, Prost Brewing Company, Wynkoop Brewing Company, St Martin, Caution Brewing Company and many more!
Colorado Agency for Jewish Education presented an evening with A.J. Jacobs. He is an editor-at-large at Esquire Magazine, author of three New York Times bestsellers, and periodic commentator on NPR. Guest came together to support a good cause and were entertained with eclectic stories and good company. CAJE is a beneficiary agency of the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado. View your pictures inside. Photography: Brent Andeck
The Oriental Theater hosted the 2nd Annual Girl Wreck Fest this past weekend. Featuring performances by The Blackouts, Throttlebomb, The Heroine, Crash, Salt, 9 Volt Fatale, The Front, The Lollygags, In the Company of the Serpents, The Cutthroat Drifters, The West, Mike Borgia & The Problems, Dead Orchids, Chella Negro & The Charm, Fujita Scale, Atomic Americans, Paris by the Sea, Tender Krease, Number Station, Brian Parton, The Ghost-Towners, Gata Negra. Find yourself in this gallery!
On Saturday, March 30th several people put on their fanciest attire and headed to Mercury Cafe for Fancy Plants Vegan Prom. Presented by NOOCH, Plants and Animals, and Vegan Coloradical this was not only a one of a kind prom but for a good cause as well. All the proceeds from the event benefited the Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary. They also had an assortment of free vegan food that was provided along with tables to sit down. Even though several couples took to the dance floor all night long. Everyone enjoyed dancing to the music of 80’s cover band Chadzilla and the Asteroids. They also raffled off some wonderful prizes throughout the night from their sponsors, NOOCH, Bee Free Honee, and Earth Balance. Prom goers were also able to take a prom photo. Overall Vegan Prom was a hit and hopefully they raised a good amount for a good cause!
On Friday night April 5th, Beta Night Club was packed with music goers ready for a lively show put on by Xilent. Xilent A.K.A. Eryk Kowalczyk is a dub step, drum & bass, and electro house music producer living in the U.K. The night was nicely warmed up with great music from Subliminal, followed by Mystical Influence before Xilent took to the stage. There were also some other D.J.s playing upstairs in case the music downstairs was not enough to fill your ears with. Overall the club was filled with people enjoying great music and having a fun night.
Last night in Greenwood Village m.Pulse opened their 4th location in Colorado. The one stop shop for your beauty needs m.Pulse is a IPL hair removal and photo rejuvenation center. They treat everything from acne to ageing and even have a special treatment for your hands! The Ladies were sporting fantastic spring fashion and the Fellas were dressed to the nines. It was a great night and if you were there check this gallery for your photo!
The Ogden was packed last night for the sold out show. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds took the stage after the lovely Sharon Van Etten. Her bluesy voice sent shivers through the crowd as people swayed and danced. Nick Cave sang to the crowd from the edge of the stage and the Bad Seeds played flawlessly. If you were at the show check out this gallery for pictures of you and your buddies!
Epernay Lounge and Macy's hosted the Official Derby Party Kickoff on Thursday night! It was one of party goers last chances to secure tickets to one of Denver's biggest and best fund raisers - Derby Party. DJ Bones spun records to guests as they sipped on featured drinks Churchill and Baby's Bourbon Sour featuring Hendrick's Gin and Hudson Whiskey. Come see your photos inside and a peek at some of those famous chic dresses and big hats that the Derby Party is sure to bring out! Photography by Brent Andeck
Spread the Word Fest featured 2 stages and over ten bands including Green River Vibe, Eldren, The Big Motif, Drop Switch, CollieRAD, ChemDawgz, The DBC, Knobby Roots, Wandering Natives, Candy Cobra, and Hatch the Birds. See Atomga, The Flash Mob, and Rastasaurus in action if you missed out on this great show! Find your photos inside. Photography: Brent Andeck
Epernay Lounge celebrated their Official Champagne Lounge Grand Opening last Saturday with beautifal people and sparkling champagne. Epernay was packed with people enjoying drinks, sushi, and dance music. The private Lounge curtains created the perfect spacial experience for private events, and for intimate gatherings. The event included everything from red carpet, to live entertainment, photographers, special tastings from their dining room menu, and signature cocktails that Epernay's bar talent have personally crafted specifically with their guests in mind. Find yourself in this gallery.
The Oriental Theater was proud to present: Aaron Carter, Carson Allen and Petrel. The amount of screaming girl fans waiting for Aaron Carter was incredible. And being in the crowed taking pictures was crazier than any show I've been too. Fans definitely showed their love that night. Carson Allen killed it again playing an amazing show and leaving everyone with awe and wonder in their faces. And the band Petrel surprised everyone. This was the the first time I have heard of them and They gained many fans that night, including myself. It was a night of great music, memories and crazy fun!
The Odgen Theater was getting down last weekend! Conspirator Features Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner from The Disco Biscuits, Chris Michetti from RAQ and Mike Greenfield from Lotus. Signal Path, SunSquabi and Mantaray also showcased their musical skills last night. Grassroots California also set up shot and sold their one of a kind music festival hats, which are always a hit. Find yourself in this gallery.
The Odgen Theater was getting down last night! Conspirator Features Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner from The Disco Biscuits, Chris Michetti from RAQ and Mike Greenfield from Lotus. Signal Path, SunSquabi and Mantaray also showcased their musical skills last night. Groassroots California also set up shot and sold their one of a kind music festival hats, which are always a hit.
The FIFA World Cup Qualifer took place on Friday night at Dick Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City Colorado. USA vs Costa Rica was quiet a loud crowd. With extreme weather of harsh snow, the crowd was still crazy for the game, and the USA had a proud victory, beating Costa Rica 1-0. Find your 303 Magazine photo and images of the game in this gallery.
Don't own a Ferrari, Maserati, or Bentley? What's the best way to get up close and personal with one you ask? The Denver Auto Show of course! 303 takes you into the show first hand in some of the most expensive, exotic, and luxurious vehicles on the face of this Earth. So buckle your seat belts and take a ride with us as we tour the latest and greatest from Jeep to BMW to Aston Martin. You'll also feel what it's like to be off-loading inside the latest Jeep offers in its Camp Jeep indoor driving course. Over 500 vehicles are on display in the show with the latest technologies, concept cars, custom styling, and accessories. It's the show's 111th year anniversary and does not fail to impress every type of auto-enthusiast out there. Photography: Brent Andeck
Denver Fashion Week went bigger and bolder this year, showcasing premier designers, stylists, hair & makeup artists, and body painters. You have an exclusive back stage pass this year with behind the scenes photography by Brent Andeck. Come inside and see how a fashion show comes together!
Saturday March 16th was a chilled and grey day but that did not stop people clad in green from enjoying the St. Patty’s Day Parade. Blake Street was filled to the gills with Irish Pride and silly hats. The parade itself was full of marching bands, clowns, and even pirates dancing to Gangnam Style. If you were at the parade check out this gallery for pictures of you, your friends, and the floats!
On Saturday night The Ogden Theatre was packed with a rowdy crowd ready for G. Love & Special Sauce. First John Fullbright started things off to get the crowd moving with his unique folk/blues sound. Their music was the perfect way to prepare the crowd for G. Love. Once G. Love & Special Sauce took over the stage everyone was ready for their quirky off beat take on hip-hop. Their stage presence was just as lively as their music, drawing the crowd in. They came all the way from Philadelphia where they are known for their laid back blues that encompasses classic R&B. As for the night they related to several fans in Denver and spread the G. Love.
Viewhouse opened it's doors to delighted downtown patrons looking for the new hot spot to be. Overlooking Market Street and The Ballpark, VH served complimentary drinks and items from it's trendy menu. Proceeds went to Ballpark Neighborhood Association. VH entertained on multiple levels with an eclectic and warm atmosphere that catered to each visitor. Come inside to see the opening and check out your pictures! Photos: Brent Andeck
This years SnowBall Music Festival held in Winter Park ran very smoothly and kept the crowd raging through the cold. Everyone was bundled up in snow attire in order to endure the whole night. Polica took the Main Stage by storm with her surprisingly mighty voice. While Teed got people all warmed up in the Groove Tent. Just in time for Datsik to really get the night turnt’ up. During the night the Groove tent was packed so tightly that people could rely on others for support when dancing on the ice rink-like footing. Portugal The Man provided a nice change from the groove tent to enjoy some non-electronic music. Then finally Pretty Lights hit the Main Stage and powered through the end of the night in his visually awe-ing fashion. Lazers where cascading over the crowd as everyone was feeling the SnowBall vibe. Overall it was a great second day that kept spirits high, and transitioned nicely into the third and final day!
The 2013 SnowBall Music Festival was one fired up Winter Wonderland. Day 3 wrapped things up nicely with a wide range of artists so everyone felt satisfied. Michal Menert got the good vibes going early on in the Groove tent. All day long people were wandering the grounds wearing anything from spirit hoods to galaxy leggings. Even Surfer Blood had an Abominable Snowman riding a stick pony make a debut appearance on the Main Stage. Aeroplane kept the crowed alive in the Groove tent with two fabulous ice queen dancers. Finally people made their way into the Ball room in time for a stand out performance from Ishi who really rocked out. Flosstradamus took things up a notch once the night set in, getting things a little dirty. Followed closely by Grizmatik’s wild show on the Main Stage, with streams of fog billowing out into the crowd. Flying Lotus closed down the Groove tent with a very creative set while the entire festival rounded out as STS9 brought things to a wonderful end. Overall SnowBall 2013 was a fun experience and hopefully you will be there next year!
This year Winter Park was home to the three-day music festival SnowBall. From Friday March 8th so Sunday March 10th the bundled music fans raged despite the cold and the snow. It was a well organized event with everything from turkey legs to furry hats for sale on the extensive grounds. Bonfire Dub, Robert Randolph and Grizmatic took the main stage throughout the last day of the festival. The Grove tent was teeming with people as Areoplane and Flosstradamus put on excellent shows. Chris B, Bestfreinds, and Ishi kept the Ballroom tent bumping for hours. Check out the photos from of these sets in this gallery and don’t forget to find the photos of you and your friends!
Vail Mountain's momentous first US Open exceeded all expectations, with the best snowboarders in the world treating a record-breaking crowd to some of the most progressive riding in the history of the sport. Shaun White put together an unbeatable second run at the US Open with a top score of 95.58, earning him his fifth US Open men’s halfpipe victory. Fourteen-year-old phenom Ayumu Hirano secured second place at the US Open with his game-changing style. Kelly Clark in women's comps earned an unprecedented sixth US Open halfpipe championship title. White and Clark both pocketed $45,000. Not a bad day for boardin! Legendary Jake Burton, founder of Burton joined the awards ceremonies. Spectators cheered on their favorite athletes and took part in the festivities in town. Check out the gallery to take part in all the action! Photography: Brent Andeck
Winter Park was host to the SnowBall music festival March 8 through March 10th. It was a frozen wonderland of crazy hats and thumping light shows. On SnowBall day 2 the Main Stage was lit up by Polica, Portugal. The Man, and Pretty Lights. Datsik had the crowd raging in the Grove Tent and Rubblebucket put on an energetic show in the Ballroom Tent. From the first beat to the last flicker of the lights people had a great time. Check out the artists and find photos of you and your friends in this gallery!
Denver Natives Churchill entertained the enthusiastic crowd at the Ogden Theatre with Ha Ha Tonka and The Autumn Film. Recently coming off of Jimmy Kimmel and from their busy tour schedule, Churchill said coming back to Denver was something that drove them and had been looking forward to it for some time. Check out this great show and your pictures inside. Photos: Brent Andeck
Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis performed a free concert much to the delight of concert goers in Vails snow-kissed mountain town. Crowds were packed to capacity as Mackelmore as performed his Billboard topping single, Thrift Shop. He announced that night he would be on Saturday Night Live. Come see your pictures inside! Photos: Katt Isbey and Brent Andeck
The First Annual Winter Thaw was held at The Boathouse of The Ginn Mill! A celebration for warm weather being right around the corner and a non profit event where all proceeds went to benefit a local foundation, Sense of Security, a local charity that provides a sense of security from financial hardship and enhance the quality of life for Colorado breast cancer patients in treatment. Live music was brought to you by That Eighties Band, and they rocked all night.
Funhouse Saturday’s at Beta Nightclub! Marshall Monica and Dragon threw down some beats before James Zabiela made his appearance. Known for his turntable skills, this UK DJ and producer had the the place jumping with his mixes. ‘Born Electric 001’is his recently released album. His signature style of fusing breakbeat and house music showcases his creative streak and are some of his best mixes yet. Find yourself and your friends in this album!
The Burton US Open was held this year for the first time in Vail, Colorado. A competition for purely snowboarding, people from all over the world traveled to see these amazing athletes of all ages compete on the Half Pipe and Slopestyle. 303 Magazine captured the Half Pipe on this trip. Taking home the gold on the Half Pipe was legendary snowboarder Shaun White, followed by fourteen year old Ayumu Hirano in second place, and Louie Vito in third. Taking home gold for women's pipe was Kelly Clark, followed by Hannah Teeter in second, and Arielle Gold in third. These athetes not only take home medals, but also pize money in the thousands. Many sponsors attended this event as well such as Mt. Dew, Paul Mitchell, Boarding 4 Breast Cancer, Nokia, GoPro, and many more. Find photos of the athletes competing on the Half Pipe and much more in this gallery!
On Febuary 22nd Summit Music Hall was filled with nerds excited for Nerd Prom 2013 feat. Bop Skizzum. People were dressed up in everything from prom attire, cosplay wear, to the nerdiest outfits Denver has ever seen. The music opened with Medic followed by The Messers who got things off to a good start. Once Filthy T took the stage all the nerds were out on the dance floor. Bop Skizzum rounded out the night perfectly with Super Mario related tunes mixed into their set. They even had a part where breakdancer’s took over the dance floor and showed off their sweet moves. They also had a photo booth where people could hold up signs with texting terms like LOL and OMG, or choose from other nerd related props. Overall the Nerd Prom was a success and everyone got their nerd on.
303 Magazine hosted PURIM's 80's Party. Miss Israel International greeted guests and posed with party goers in 303's Photo Booth. A LIVE MEGILLAH reading by Rabbi Israel Ort of Chabad of Auraria Campus was given and 80's and Israeli music followed - played by Yala Balagan. Rafi Daugherty was the MC for the event. Come see the festivities and all your photo booth pictures inside! Photos by Brent Andeck.
Brought to you by Denver Westword, Artopia showcases musicians, artists, live performances as well as great culinary venues. This event has been going on for eighteen years now. Located at five different venues, the action started at Vinyl then moved on to City Hall, The Living Room and Bar Standard. Check out this gallery and find yourself!
The Colorado Convention Center was proud to host the North American Handmade Bicycle Convention. Some of the best bicycle builders from around the world came to Colorado to show what makes them the best and most unique. Anywhere from bikes build straight from bamboo by the company Boo, to bikes made completely from wood by a company straight from Tokyo called Sano Magic which specializes in Wooden bikes and is also an amazing boat builder. At the convention you could find: Metrofiets Cargo Bikes, Bromptom (folding bike), Bread Winner, and many more.
Cash'd Out shows respectfully reference the late, great Man in Black's Sun Records and early Columbia era sound, combined with the energy of the classic multi-platinum live recordings from Folsom Prison and San Quentin. The group's genuine love (and authentic recreation) of Johnny Cash’s music and its universal appeal fans of all ages and of virtually all musical genres made this Cash’d Out show a must-see event. Cash’d Out has played to over 1.2 million fans since forming in 2005. And those fans continually tell the group how grateful they are that Cash’d Out continues to bring back memories of loved ones who once raised them on the music of Johnny Cash. If you missed out - take a look inside for their performance and your pics! || Photos: Brent Andeck
Hugo's Beer & Spirits, located on 13th Ave and Downing St. in Denver, had there Grand Opening Event on Saturday 02/16/13. The event featured samples of brews from Left Hand, Paradox, and Great Divide Breweries. The new liquor store sells wine, beer, and spirits from local and imported breweries. Find your photo in this gallery.
Life in Color was by far the most exciting and fun event of the year so far. CU Boulder Balch Field House turned from a running track to a live canvas. Everyone wearing white and ready to have the time of their lives. Before the big blast the crowd was teased with a little paint, but once the timer hit zero the crowd was blasted with paint canons and water guns filled with paint and confetti. It was a paint massacre. Music all night by Basscrooks, Seven Lions and Borgore! This event is fun for anyone, it doesn't matter if you like the music or not. This was a fun night for sure.
The classy sushi and champagne bar Epernay has its grand opening party last night. The theater district welcomed the classy sushi and champagne bar with a red carpet and 303 Magazine. It was a warm winter night and everyone was dressed to the nines. Check out the Step and Repeat photos for the red carpet shot of you and your friends.
303 Magazine was pleased to be apart of Epernay Lounge's grand opening. Complimentary champagne and fine sushi rolls were handed out to attendees dressed to impress. The DJ spun beats to it's guests that were lined throughout its VIP booths, unique bar area, and cozy restaurant areas. Come see your pictures from the night's special event! Photos: Brent Andeck
Epernay held its Grand Opening last night February 16, 2013. Denver’s theater district welcomed the classy sushi and champagne bar with a red carpet and 303 Magazine. Great food, lovely people, and expertly made drinks made it a successful opening night. Check out this gallery to see photos of you and your friends at this shindig.
The Jet Hotel and Lounge was proud to present The 3rd Annual Singles Day Soiree. If you were single in Denver last night or just wanted something fun to do, Jet was the place to be at. Free Nyotaimori was served ( Naked Sushi). Live music preformed by DJ Mr Willis and DJ Mr Rickdiculous. Also live body painting from Niki Blue From Colorado Skin Works-Face & Body Art.
The legendary, The Who, stopped in Denver to play a show at The Pepsi Center, last Tuesday night. With a 30 min. opening set of classic rock band, Vintage Trouble, who had crazy energy on stage, the show was a hit for patroning fans from all over. The Who still rocks hard and owns the stage when they perform, and 303 Magazine was excited to capture the show. Find pictures of The Who in this gallery.
The Polish Tavern was proud to host 303 Magazine’s owner Abraham Aharonian’s birthday. Awesome food and drinks were served by the great staff of The Polish Tavern, and DJ Rockstar Aaron Played awesome music all night! The Step and Repeat was an awesome way to start the night despite the cold. Great way to capture memories of a incredible night.
Last night at Cry Baby Ranch an unexpected term of events occurred. People of all ages dressed to the nines came together for a fun night full with lively people, food and lots of tequila. Cry Baby Ranch presented designers such as Liberty Boot CO, Comstock Heritage and Christy Lea Payne. Beautiful pieces such as awesome buckles to boots painted to portray Jimmy Hendrix were displayed and up for sale last night. Cry Baby Ranch was the place to be last night.
The Polished Tavern hosted 303 Magazine’s owner Abraham Aharonian’s birthday extravaganza. There were drinks and food a plenty as DJ Rockstar Aaron rocked the house. The Polished Tavern was an excellent venue with friendly wait staff and speedy service. The tables were filled with lighted ice and the bar was full of liquor. Fun was had by all and you can find yourself and your friends in this gallery!
Art of Winter presents Westword White Out. An amazing fashion show and art show took place at The McNichols Civic Center on February 7th. The show featured fashion from: Equillibrium, Akomplice, True Love, B. Shigley, Mona Lucero, Common Era, CSU department of Design & Merchandising, Goldyn, and D'Lola Couture.
Mile High Station hosted Carnivale – A Night in Rio on 2/2/13. The flavor of Brazil was in the air as this fundraiser for Denver Kids, Inc went into full swing. The Denver Kids, Inc organization looks after at-risk youth with an emphasis on getting the kids to their high school graduations. The drink of the night was an authentic Brazilian Caipirinha, which fit nicely with the women in feathers and sequins tearing up the dance floor. The entertainment concluded with a fire dancer who had some amazing unicycle skills. Check out this gallery for photos of you and your Friends!
On Friday Febuary 1st 2013, The SIA Snow Show featured the Shape the Future of Snow Trade Show. People from all around the world had come to the Colorado Convention Center to check out booths of Ski, Snowboard, Fashion, New Brands, and much more! Find your photo and images of this trade show in this gallery.
The SIA Snow Show took place this year in Denver at The Colorado Convention Center. To kick off the five day event, SIA launched the fashion show of Snow Sport clothing from around the world. Each walk consisted of clothes for Youth, Women and Mens Snowboarding, High Fashion, and Technical Skiing. These garments were focused on Colors, Material, Prints and Patterns. Featuring brands from around the world such as Halti Skiwear, Millenium Three Snowboard wear, Trespass Youth Wear, Krimson Klover Fashion, and much more. Find images of these exclusive designs in this gallery.
The winter XGames is one of the biggest actions sports competitions in the world. Involving anywhere from Snowboarding and skiing too snowmobiling! 303 Magazine covered the day 3 of the competition, and captured Ski Jeep Slopestyle Men's Elimination, Snowboard Street Round One & Final, and the Ski SuperPipe Women's Final. There were awesome games and competitions for everyone too be apart off!
The Winter X Games 2013 in Aspen Colorado is a huge sporting event where people all over the world come and compete in extreme sports competitions.. 303 Magazine covered Friday January 25th, day 3 of the competition, and captured Ski Jeep Slopestyle Men's Elimination, Snowboard Street Round One & Final, and the Ski SuperPipe Women's Final. Sponsors at this event included Office Depot, Jeep, America's Navy, and much more. With two more days to go in Snowboard and Snowmobiling competition, the X Games is getting more and more exciting! Find pix of your self and athletes from Friday's coverage in this gallery.
On Thirsty Thursday in Boulder Tribal Seeds and Stick Figure played a show at The Fox Theater! These two upcoming bands are on a two week tour from California, and were excited to stop in Boulder and Colorado Springs. Tribal Seeds plans to perform at Red Rocks Amhitheater in April, and has become a very well known reggae band in America. Find yourself and photos of Tribal Seeds in this gallery.
On Friday January 18th, legendary Blackalicious played a show at The Marquis theater with special guests Jackson and J.O.B. Blackalicious opened up his set with his famous song, Alphabet, and the sold out crowd loved it. Hip Hop ruled the stage at the Marquis that night, Find your photo in this gallery.
BYOB stands for Bring Your Own Beamer - and that's now a BMW. BYOB has already taken place in over a dozen cities worldwide, involving artists of an extended and dispersed networked community with artists using projectors to display their exhibits. Originally conceived by Berlin-based artist Rafael Rozendaal, Organized by Bryan Leister - this event brought together 20+ Denver-based artists to create a collaborative happening of moving light and sound. Various interpretations of the initial idea of BYOB have spawned several different approaches that include ad hoc installations, performances, and other immersive environments of DIY spontaneity and experimentation. Find your photos inside.
Last night was a night of awesome rock, bands and hardcore fans. The Bluebird Theater was proud to present Il Cattivo and Quicksand. Il Cattivo is an awesome local band from denver and Quicksand homeland is New York. The Bluebird was packed as full as it could be with amazing fans enjoying awesome music.
The Take Action Tour took over Denver last night. The Summit Music Hall was proud to present Crown The Empire, We came As Romans and The Used. Hardcore The Used fans lined up in freezing negative weather to see this show. It was a night full of amazing people and music. Last night was a night to remember.
Colorado Bridal Show - As Seen on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX. The Colorado Bridal Show take place six times a year in the Denver area market in various locations. CO Bridal shows feature local vendors,entertainment, fashions, samples, prizes and more. Each Colorado Bridal Show has different vendor & entertainment. Find you and your pals in this gallery!
On Saturday January 12th, The Oriental Theater had an event, The Prom Dress Exchange. The Prom Dress Exchange was founded to provide fashionable formalwear to High School students at a sensable cost. LUPEC Denver was also apart of this event, which raised funding to support the local event. The Event consided of a fashion show, singing performances, belly dancing acts, and annoucing the "Prom King and Queen", find your photo in this gallery.
Last night the Fox Theater in Boulder hosted Reel Big Fish. After 20 years of playing the fellas were as energetic and charismatic as ever. The first opener Dan Potthast was charming and entertaining as he riled up the crowd. The Pilfers took the stage second. The crowd was part of the show with call and response bits in the songs as well as an impromptu dance party on the pit floor. The crowd went crazy when Reel Big Fish took the stage and dropped their banner in a satisfyingly dramatic fashion. Check out the photos of you, your friends, and this amazing show in this gallery!
Reid Speed has been a dancefloor destroyer for over a decade, and is second to none when it comes to heavy bass genre mashing. She currently runs Play Me Records, a leader in dubstep and fidget house, while simultaneously holding down a full production and tour schedule. As one of the first US DJs to champion speed garage & 2 step, her new label's quick rise to the top of the dance charts reflects her continually forward thinking musical evolution. Ishea moved the crowds. His production work can be described as diverse but still dance floor oriented. Also mashing on the tables and based out of Boulder, Patrick "Dirt Monkey" Megeath has been producing for nearly 10 years, starting with hip-hop and breaks before trying his hand at dubstep. He can be described as innovative original productions and having energetic stage presence.
On the first weekend of the new year of 2013, local Denver bands Perfect Like Me, Caramel Carmela, and Aim 2 Miss rocked out at The Gothic Theater in Englewood. These bands are unique with not only their sound, but also their energy on stage. The venue was filled with people of all ages, with origanl fans as well. Find photos of yourself and the artists, in this gallery.
Three Legged Fox, an Alternative Rock/Reggae band really threw down the beats and got The Bluebird Theater warmed up for some MJ hits. Who’s Bad; The Michael Jackson Tribute Band rocked the sold out house and got everyone dancing. Who’s bad is the longest-running MJ tribute band and the only one to predicate his timely passing. Hailing from Chapel Hill, North Carolina the six-piece band played countless MJ hits while dancing to synchronized routines and sporting glitzy jackets and sequin studded hats. They will be playing again for anyone who would like to see them a second time! Find you and your group in this gallery!