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  • The 2011 Gold Buckle Foodie Awards at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
    Now in its third year, the Gold Buckle Foodie Awards are the reason that certain food booths in the Rodeo's midway proudly display little wooden plaques and ribbons that proclaim their food as some of the best in town - even if "best" also means "fattiest," "strangest" or "most likely to kill...
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  • Canned Acoustica II: Acoustic Boogaloo
    By the time Come See My Dead Person finished up their swaggering gypsy folk set in the wee hours of this morning, the four bins were nearly full with canned goods for the Houston Food Bank, and a host of Houstonians had seen a bevy of local acts for next to nothing. Read our review of the show...
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  • The Walkmen at Fitz
    "Play the rock, already!" yelled an impatient spectator toward the empty Fitzgerald's stage. Fans at Thursday's sold-out show (an understatement) were awaiting New York rockers The Walkmen - and impatiently so, evidently. Read out review of the show on Rocks Off. PHOTOS BY JIM BRICKER
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  • Linkin Park at Toyota Center
    Rock writers cannot change what we see, but we can change how we see them. We can glean new ways to digest what we hear, or see live. Linkin Park should be critic-proof, out of the regard for the almost universal derision that's been rampant since they debuted with 2000's Hybrid Theory. The...
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  • HLSR: Celebrity Goat Milking Contest
    Yesterday was the Celebrity Goat Milking Competition at Reliant Center, one of the opening day attractions at this year's RodeoHouston. Joining Houston Press's Craig Hlavaty as contenders were Theresa from 94.5 The Buzz, Michael Garfield, Outlaw Dave, Gene Norman, and Pepito from Estereo...
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  • Rodeo Opening Night: Clay Walker and Food On A Stick
    Clay Walker kicked off Rodeo Houston last night with a patriotic performance (read our review here) while kids and adults alike too advantage of all the festival's Midway had to offer. PHOTOS BY ROBERT EASELY
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  • Supreme Diva: Diana Ross at Verizon
    All those Supremes songs are designed for maximum impact in a minimum amount of time, punctuated by a couple of off-script hiccups - Ross exclaiming "Real horns!" after a tasty baritone solo in "Where Did Our Love Go?" and giggling in the middle of "Stop! In the Name of Love." Read our fill...
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  • Opa! Niko Niko's Livens Up Market Square
    "There is just so much to love on this table right now," I found myself gushing over a recent dinner at the new Niko Niko's in Market Square Park. I don't normally get quite this silly over meals, especially meals I've eaten for most of my life. But there's something special about this little...
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  • February 2011: Month in Photos
    This month, Houston kicked off the Lunar New Year, was serenaded by Clay Aiken, and survived a winter storm.
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  • Steers & Beers at Aurora Picture Show
    Saturday night, supporters of Aurora Picture Show showed up at an old, closed-down Academy store in Hedwig Village for Steers & Beers, an “alternative rodeo,” featuring mechanical bull riding, keg roping, steer decorating, brews by Saint Arnold, and of course a “curated series of artist-m...
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  • Knick Knacks and Collectibles: Hada Spring Antiques Show
    The Hada Spring Antigues Show and Sale was in town this weekend at the GRB, where dealers displayed an odd range of goods from squirrel-shaped cups to war memorabilia. Check out the 5 coolest things we found
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  • Rodeo Run and Trail Ride Parade
    The official start to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo kicked off Saturday morning as a record 13,000 runners converged downtown for a 5K and 10K before trail riders made their way from Memorial Park to Reliant Arena and rodeo central. PHOTOS BY ROBERT EASELY
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