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  • Fun Fun Fun Fest 6: Babes, Beards and Bandanas
    Fun Fun Fun Fest celebrated its sixth year with a move from Waterloo Park to Auditorium Shores. Many in the crowd, undeterred by Austin's record dry spell, donned bandanas to get the dust away. Heartthrob actor Ryan Gosling also made an appearance, setting the blogpsphere a'twitter. Be sure to...
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  • Roman Orgy at Texas Renaissance Festival
    The cup runneth over this weekend at Ren Fest, where the theme was Roman Bacchanal. Maidens and men wore togas and hoisted jugs of vino while playing bocce ball and enjoying the fruits of ancient Italy. PHOTOS BY BARRY SIGMAN
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  • Taylor Swift at Minute Maid Park
    Minute Maid Park was packed to the rafters with kids and their parents Saturday night who had come to take part in the spectacle and bask in the non-judgmental glow of Taylor Swift, the patron saint of unrequited teenage love, sundresses and cowboy boots. PHOTO BY MARCO TORRES
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  • 5th Annual No Holds Barred Chili Cook-off at Shady Tavern
    The fourth No Holds Barred Chili Cook-off, held to benefit the Houston Heights Association, drew 13 competitors this past Saturday afternoon. The baker's dozen turned out some wild and wooly chilis, but it was the Holy Cowboys that took first place for the second year in a row. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Stiletto Stampede for Breast Cancer Awareness
    Both men and women donned high heels to participate in the Stiletto Stampede, a 100-yard dash benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation and breast cancer awareness at CityCentre Houston this Saturday. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO MONTES
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  • Feast With The Beasts and B-52s
    For the last six years, the Houston Zoo has been home to an autumnal fundraiser and eating extravaganza cheekily referred to as Feast with the Beasts. The feast part of the equation is provided by local area restaurants and food purveyors, and as for the beasts, the Houston Zoo is home to many....
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  • All Hands on Deck at Drake
    A few servicemen took a much-deserved night of R&R at Drake this weekend. Hello sailors! PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Dynamo Advance to Conference Finals
    The Houston Dynamo entered last night's game against the Philadelphia Union with a 2 goals to 1 lead in the two game, aggregate playoff series. Dynamo Brian Ching scored late in the first half, leading to a 1-0 win, eliminating the Union from playoffs. The Dynamo advance to the conference...
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  • Santo Rollout Party at Saint Arnold Brewery
    Saint Arnold officially introduced its newest year-round beer, a Mexican-style black kolsch, at the downtown Brewery November 1 with a Day Of The Dead-themed party featuring music by Umbrella Man. The Santo label was designed by popular local artist Carlos Hernandez. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Moroccan Tapas at Majorca
    We decided to give Majorca Bistro & Tapas a shot that night, and were rewarded for it in spades. The food here isn't by any means the tapas that I've been looking for in Houston, but it's good on its own merits. The North African influence suggested by the name — the island of Majorca in the...
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  • 100 Creatives 2011
    The Houston Press art blog Art Attack spent a good portion of 2011 profiling the many creative movers and shakers of Houston, from fashion designers to street artists to dancers and members of the art community, both underground and mainstream. No order, no ranking. 100 Creatives.
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  • Halloween Unleashed at the Boneyard Drinkery
    Halloween Unleashed took place last night at the Boneyard Drinkery, the dog park/bar on the far western end of Washington Avenue. Pets and owners could dress up for Halloween and become part of a playful competition. Boneyard Drinkery sponsored the event to help raise funds for the Houston...
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