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  1. Finding Serendipity - and Pupusa Ingredients - at Three International MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    The word "serendipity" derives from a Persian fairy tale about the three princes of Serendip, who were blessed with fortunate coincidences, so it seemed somehow appropriate that after exploring three international markets , I serendipitously came home with all the makings for traditional Salvadoran pupusas - when I'd started out looking for a Chinese ingredient. My goal had been to visit a few markets I'd been meaning to check out for the past several months.

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  2. The Ten Best Hidden Restaurant Patios in DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    Denver's a sunny city, according to weather statistics, but sometimes you want to have it made in the shade. Eats and drinks on a secluded, quiet patio can be nourishing for both the belly and the soul.

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  3. Diva Watch 2016: Introducing Bella Couture LeCher, Ultimate QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    In Diva Watch, we profile the passionate, diverse and fascinating performers who light up Denver's drag community, expanding on our Diva Dozen list from 2015 and our new Freshest Faces list for 2016 by asking different queens - from established to ingnue - questions that take a peek beneath the wigs, heels and makeup. In March a few dozen amateur and experienced drag performers entered the fierce Track's Ultimate Queen Competition and twelve weeks later, one performer emerged victorious, ready to claim her crown and place as a new cast member of the coveted Drag Nation .

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  4. Ten Tastiest Events on Denver's Culinary Calendar May 31-June 3Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    Eat too much over the holiday weekend? This week you can sign up for several food-related courses that will fill your brain as much as your stomach. But there are also feasts in which you can indulge, including a crawfish boil.

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  5. Film on the Rocks: The Big LebowskiRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    Who'da thunk that nearly twenty years after its original release, the Coen Brothers' goofy thriller The Big Lebowski would not only be a cult classic, but a staple at Film on the Rocks? The film follows Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski , a burned-out stoner who coasts along, barely getting dressed enough to go bowling and down gallons of White Russians. When a case of mistaken identity gets the Dude kidnapped and embroiled in a ransom plot, things go expectedly awry - and even though fans know what's coming, they scream for the movie's return every year.

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  6. Ten Great, Vanished Denver Music Venues - 2016 EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Westword

    Denver has been home to many music venues that have had major impact on the local scene and, to some extent, the national music scene. A list of those noteworthy concert venues that are now gone could easily be five times as long.

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  7. Sweet & LuckyRead the original story

    Sunday | Denver Westword

    The Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company has partnered with New York's acclaimed Third Rail Projects to bring Denver a theater experience unlike anything seen here before, described with words like "immersive," "experiential" and "large-scale." Sweet & Lucky , which opens at 7 p.m. May 17 for a preview in a warehouse space in the River North Art District, "operates on dream logic," according to Charlie Miller, the company's curator for alternative programming.

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  8. El Charrito Cancels Brunch Today After a Really Hot NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Denver Westword

    Sounds like it was a hot night at El Charrito - so hot that the fifty-year-old dive bar turned hipster hangout on Larimer Street will not be open for brunch today...and the rest of its entertaining entertainment schedule is up in the air. Here's the word on Facebook .

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  9. Yoga Rocks the ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Denver Westword

    Yoga outdoors gives a whole new meaning to sun salutations, and that might be the top reason that Denver's Yoga Rocks the Park packs Sunken Gardens Park every summer. This year's series, which begins May 29, has increased from five to eight Sundays, and each will begin with an exercise promoting world peace.

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  10. Turning Japanese: A Second Helping of Westword Food & Drink, May 23-27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Denver Westword

    There were plenty of Japanese eateries in the news this week, starting with Monday's opening of Bamboo Sushi, serving certified-sustainable seafood inside Avanti Food & Beverage. For Chef and Tell, Gretchen Kurtz tracked down the globetrotting Nobu Matsuhisa to talk about his newest Matsuhisa restaurant in Cherry Creek as well as highlights from his career as an innovator in Japanese and Peruvian cuisine.

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  11. Scott Shiller Out as CEO of the Denver Center for the Performing ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Denver Westword

    Scott Shiller , CEO of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts , spoke with us a few months ago for our Winter Arts Guide , sharing what every newcomer should know about the Denver arts scene. "Denver is a true 'arts city' with a national reputation for creating some of the best arts experiences in the country," said Shiller, who'd come here from Miami the previous year.

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  12. Critically Acclaimed Korean Restaurant Moves From Los Angeles to AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Denver Westword

    Another Korean restaurant opened in Aurora earlier this month, which is not exactly a rare phenomenon these days. But this one's a little different - in more ways than one.

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  13. Where to Find DUI Checkpoints in Denver and Beyond on Memorial Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Denver Westword

    Today marks the start of Memorial Day weekend, when thousands of Coloradans traditionally hit the roads to experience and enjoy the state they're in - sometimes while intoxicated. The operation, which runs from today through May 31, involves extra patrols, as well as numerous DUI checkpoints across Colorado.

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  14. Reader: I Had Given Up on Cherry Creek Dining - and Then Matsuhisa OpenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Denver Westword

    Matsuhisa opened in Cherry Creek this spring, and when chef/founder Nobu Matsuhisa was at the restaurant earlier this month, Gretchen Kurtz met with him for this week's Chef and Tell . This is the third Matsuhisa in Colorado, and the group of restaurants is continuing to grow as it approaches its thirtieth anniversary, attracting fans around the world.

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  15. S'More, Please: Three Tasty Shows on Denver Stages Memorial Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Denver Westword

    This holiday weekend, why not go to camp? Greetings from Camp Katabasis , the brilliantly funny new show from Buntport Theater Company, has a special Memorial Day performance. But there are other shows to remember around town, keep reading for mini-reviews of three favorites.

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  16. Solitaire's Smart Happy Hour is a Summer SurpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Denver Westword

    Depending on how you think about it, Solitaire on West 32nd Avenue could be a stormy portent of new Denver or a warm reminder of the old. Owners Andrea Faulisi Ferguson and Mark Ferguson bought the space that housed neighborhood standard Highland Garden Cafe since 1994 and transformed it into one that skews modern, even sexy, with a menu to match.

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  17. Change.org Petition: "Stop Transplants From Moving To Colorado!"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Denver Westword

    "The City of Denver" thinks the State of Colorado has reached capacity and has posted a Change.org petition calling for Colorado Governor John Hickenloopers to prevent more outsiders from relocating here. No, the real City of Denver isn't making this argument.

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  18. Reader: More White Fence Farm Spots? Copious Amounts of Corn FrittersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Denver Westword

    Since Lakewood's venerable White Fence Farm changed hands almost two years ago, the new owners have started a farm team , opening fried-chicken outlets in the Pepsi Center and at Green Valley Ranch. Now they're expanding into Capitol Hill and onto the 16th Street Mall - and a White Fence Farm spot will soon land at Elitch Gardens.

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  19. Air Guitar Elevated to Performance Art - Yes, ReallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Denver Westword

    When this scribe was a blossoming wee headbanger in the late 1980s and early '90s, air guitar was what we did instead of dance when we went to clubs underage. It was the tribal ritual for the terminally uncool - those of us without any sense of rhythm and next-to-no chance of getting laid.

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  20. Chelsea WolfeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Denver Westword

    On April 1, Chelsea Wolfe released a seven-inch single for "Hypnos," a song that invokes the name of the Greek personification of sleep. It was written as a kind of ode, a love song, that Wolfe says is set in a dark dream.

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