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  • Silver Boot Series: Astros vs. Rangers
    The Lone Star series has occurred every year since 2001 with the introduction of interleague play. This past weekend, the Rangers won the first of two, three game series against the Astros this season. Friday's game found the Rangers on top 1-4. The Astros came back Saturday and won 6-5. On...
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  • Ethan Hawke and Richard Linklater at Cinema Arts Festival
    Special guest (and native Texan) Ethan Hawke answered questions at the MFAH following a screening of his film The Woman in the Fifth at the 2011 Cinema Arts Festival. Film critic Joe Leydon moderated the discussion. Director Richard Linklater (also a Texan) directed the 2001 film Tape starring...
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  • HPMA 2011 Showcase: Faces in the Crowd
    The chance to see more than 50 awesome local bands for just $10? Not a bad deal. Here are some of the music lovers who came out to the 22nd annual Houston Press Music Awards Showcase. PHOTOS BY SON LAM (1-28), JASON WOLTER (29-39), MARCO TORRES (40-45) AND MARC BRUBAKER (46-56)
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  • Rockin' Out with the Bands at the 2011 HPMA Showcase
    The best bands of Houston took over nearly half of Downtown Saturday for the 2011 Houston Press Music Awards Showcase. But only the fittest will survive. Winners in the 22nd annual HPMAs will be announced Tuesday night at Warehouse Live. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER (2-25), MARCO TORRES (1, 26-42),...
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  • For Sale: Modern Outdoor Design Tour
    The Modern Outdoor Design Tour itself took place for only one day and gave a look into some interesting modern designs around Houston, with no two homes taken from pages of the same play book. The tour consisted of 13 houses, nine of which are currently on sale. PHOTOS BY TRAVIS HENSLEY
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  • Melee on the Bayou Pole Dancing Competition
    Amateur pole fitness enthusiasts performed at Houston's first ever pole dancing competition, Melee On The Bayou. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO MONTES
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  • Night Race For A Brighter World
    The Energizer Night Race for a Brighter World took place in at Sam Houston Race Park Friday night, an event that Energizer called once-in-a-century due to the date of 11-11-11. The race consisted of an 11K and 1.1 Mile Family Fun Run. All participants received a shirt and finisher's medal. In...
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  • Red Carpet: Opening Night at the Cinema Arts Festival
    Local notaries, donors and film lovers walked the red carpet last night at the Museum of Fine Arts for the opening of the 2011 Cinema Arts Festival. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Rap Boom Reload: Houston's Young Rap Scene
    In 2005, rappers put Houston on the map. Then the spotlight moved on. These musicians are working hard to turn it back this way. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Chatter's on Eldridge: West Side Chic
    Chatter's Cafe & Bistro might also call to memories another long-lived Houston establishment: After all, it's the second location of the Heights-area restaurant that's held court in a little blue building for years. This new incarnation of Chatter's is spiffed up and decidedly chic for its...
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  • Pecan Creek Grille: Breakfast, Texas-Style
    Pecan Creek Grille was the brainchild of Brock and Stacy Silverstein, who ran one of the ever-popular Buffalo Grille locations for ten years. That's why there are familiar touches throughout the place — witness the canister of hot maple syrup, for example — that remind one of a west-side...
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  • On a Roll: Uchi Under Construction and Opening Soon
    Uchi co-owner Daryl Kunik couldn't stop beaming as he gave a tour of the modern Japanese restaurant, which was painstakingly crafted from the ashes (and termite-decimated timbers) of Felix last Friday afternoon. "It was a lot of work to reuse this building," he said. "But in the end, it's worth...
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