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  • iFest Weekend: The Bands
    The Houston International Festival opened this past weekend and, as usual, it was loaded with great local, regional, national and international artists. PHOTOS BY JULIAN BAJSEL, ALLISON MCPHAIL AND MARCO TORRES.
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  • Saturday Night at Eight Bar
    The crowds were out in force at Eight Bar on Washington Avenue over the weekend. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Buzzfest XXVIII At Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
    KTBZ took over the Woodlands on Saturday with its annual Buzzfest featuring Evanescence, Korn, Blue October, Mutemath, Neon Tress, Cage the Elephant, Dirty Heads and Band of Skulls. PHOTOS BY JODY PERRY
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  • Lucha Libre Masked Warriors
    The Lucha Libre USA Masked Warriors Tour flew into the Bayou Music Center on Friday - April 20th, 2012. Kids and adults alike dressed in their masks to see favorites like Blue Demon Jr. and Chavo Guerrero Jr. slam opponents such as R.J. Brewer and Marco Corleone. We spoke with current champion...
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  • 2012 Menu of Menus and Iron Fork Competition
    Forty-six restaurants sampled food last night at the Houston Press's annual Menu of Menus Extravaganza, featuring everything from cupcakes to crawfish to crusty banh mi sandwiches. 2012 also marked the first year for the Iron Fork challenge, a competition between two local up-and-coming chefs...
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  • Playing For Keeps: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Vinyl
    Vinyl records are making a comeback, but are production values suffering as a result? We tour a record pressing factory and several record specialty stores to find out. BY MARK GRAHAM AND ALLISON McPHAIL
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  • East Side Vacation at El Petate
    El Petate has this almost vacation-like feel down, without even seeming to try. Part of it is the food -- all deeply authentic Salvadoran dishes, from the more accessible mainstays like pupusas down to more off-the-beaten-path dishes like chilate y nuegados. And part of it is the cheerful...
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  • Go Pig Or Go Home
    This past Sunday, there was plenty of pig to be had at the 1st Annual Suckling Pig Throwdown at Kata Robata. See what the 13 chefs came up with as they competed for the title of Suckling Pig Throwdown King. PHOTOS BY MAI PHAM AND KIMBERLY PARK
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  • Bikes & Bugs Charity Swimsuit Contest
    The 5th annual Bikes & Bugs Charity Swimsuit Contest at San Jacinto Harley Davidson took place this weekend benefiting drug research for epilepsy. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Indie Book Fest and Menil Community Art Festival
    Art lovers enjoyed near-perfect weather Saturday at the Menil Community Art Festival, an open house of sourts centered around the Indie Book Festival on the lawn of the Menil Collection. PHOTOS BY DANIEL KRAMER
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  • 2012 Texans Cheerleader Tryouts
    More than 950 women (and one man) showed up for Texans cheerleader tryouts at Reliant Park this weekend. This large group would eventually be cut down to 100 with final selections to be made on Draft Day. The final Texans cheerleader squad will consist of about 25-35 cheerleaders. Hopefuls...
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  • Sunset Strip: Steel Panther at House of Blues
    Enter Steel Panther, who moistened House of Blues last night for about an hour and a half of stroking, sucking and sexual innuendo. The California metal parody band's following ranges from youngsters who were too young to see the likes of Crue and Poison in their prime, to older folks who are...
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