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  • Do the Twist: Hairspray Flash Mob
    In celebration of Country Playhouse's summer musical, Hairspray, a flash mob gathered at City Center to perform a choreographed dance to the musical's song "You Can't Stop the Beat." We also got video of the action. Hairpsray opens July 14 at Houston's oldest community theater. PHOTOS BY MARC...
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  • Houston Proud: June 2011 Month in Photos
    From the 33rd annual Pride Parade at the 3rd annual Free Press Summerfest, June was a good month to be a Houstonian, in spite of the drought.
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  • Silver Boot: Astros vs. Rangers at Minute Maid
    The Houston Astros lost their fifth game in a row to their in-state rival Texas Rangers last night at the Juice Box in Houston, ensuring that the “Silver Boot” will remain in Arlington for another year. Astros starter Brett Myers gave up two longballs to Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsle...
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  • Street King: Trae Tha Truth's Record Release Party
    Trae, the man who walked face-first into a war with corporate radio because his morals dictated he do so, took the stage at House of Blues last night to celebrate next month's release of Street King, his first solo album in more than three years. He was joined by everyone from Lupe Fiasco to...
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  • People of Denver Debate 2012
    On October 3, 2012, President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney took on domestic policy at the first presidential debate before the forthcoming election. Christopher Morgan took these photos at the University of Denver. See also: - Slide show: Denver Debate 2012,...
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  • Greatfully Delicious: Behind the Scenes at Greatfull Taco
    As with nearly every person I've taken to Greatfull Taco since it opened earlier this year, every assessment of the pseudo-gourmet tacos after the style of Austin-based Torchy's Tacos has ended with a similarly glowing, expletive-laced statement. Tacos that bring people to profanity. That's...
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  • Repticon! Exotic Animal Convention in Pasadena
    Snake wranglers, lizard lovers and other exotic animal collectors gathered at the Pasadena Convention Center to show off their pets and admire rare reptiles from across the world. PHOTOS BY MARK BRITAIN
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  • Last Night: Hats Off to Hospitality Gala at Haven
    Hundreds of Houston's food fans and service industry members gathered at Haven last night in support of a fundraiser for Linda Salinas, a local bartender who was injured in a scooter accident. Ticket prices and silent auction items raised thousands of dollars for Salinas, while food lovers had...
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  • World's Largest Sprinkler at Discover Green
    Target co-sponsored an installation of the world's largest sprinkler at Discovery Green over the weeken, adding a much-needed cool-down to Houston's unusually hot and dry summer. PHOTOS BY BATLI JOSELEVITZ
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  • Vans Warped Tour: Lucero, Against Me! and More at Sam Houston Race Park
    "If I give you my number, will you text me and let me know when Reliant K is playing?" she asked with an "I know this is an awkward request" kind of smile. "I really only want to see them, and I don't know if I can leave once I go in." Strange requests, mosh pits and more, at the Vans Warped...
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  • Wake Nation: Pearland Gets Wet
    Earlier this month Pearland welcomed Wake Nation, Houston's first cable waterboarding complex, a water park where boarders can play without the need for boats thanks to zipline-like overhead cables. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Gritsy's 5th Anniversary at Warehouse Live
    Gristy, Houston's monthly dubstep party, celebrate five years of slowed-down bass beats at Warehouse Live on Saturday. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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