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  • Galveston's 100th Mardi Gras Celebration
    The two weeks leading up to Fat Tuesday kicked off last Friday with a parade along Galveston's historic Strand celebrating the island's 100th Mardi Gras. Friday's parade was a tribute to George Mitchell, the BOI preservationist who revived Mardi Gras Galveston in 1985 following a 44-year break...
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  • The Setlist: Concert Photography by Marco Torres
    Marco Torres, longtime freelancer photographer for the Houston Press, opened his first photo show Friday evening at Dionysus, a hair salon/gallery at Louisiana and Elgin. The show consisted of concert photos taken by Torres, many of which have appeared in the Press and on our music blog Rocks...
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  • Rodeo Cookoff and Midway Fun
    The Rodeo Cookoff is one big party -- if you can get an invite to a tent, that is. But even for casual cowboys and girls, the Midway is where the real excitement is. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Music Macabre: Honky Tonk Blood
    Honky Tonk Blood, the film created by local musicians Johnny Falstaff, John Evans and Hank Schyma premiered last night at the River Oaks Theatre. It's equal parts hyperbolic music-biz parody, sly noir homage (the Coen Brothers' Blood Simple is a major influence), and big-time valentine to...
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  • Catwalks for Hearts: The River Oaks Fashion Show
    Last night, Weingarten Realty Investors and the American Heart Association staged a fashion show that made buying a new dress, bag or heels feel good for your health. Benefiting the AHA and raising awareness for heart disease, the River Oaks Fashion Show showcased models walking the aisle of...
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  • Lucero at Fitzgeralds
    About 12:30 a.m. this morning - we know because we wrote it down - Lucero front man Ben Nichols had a question. "Is there any more whiskey left backstage?" Read the full review of last night's show on Rocks Off. PHOTOS BY JIM BRICKER
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  • Supper's On at Natachee's Supper 'n Punch
    "You need a punch in the mouth," the sign greeted me as I walked into Natachee's Supper 'n Punch one evening. Sly little touches abound in the restaurant — this one a reference to the alcoholic punches that Natachee's whips up behind its bar — that's full of tongue-in-cheek playfulness and...
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  • 2011 Best Bites and Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
    Over 4,000 guests and 50 restaurants packed Reliant Center for this annual food and wine exhibition, where the HLSR's top winners from the International Wine Competition were announced at the end of the evening. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Konichiwa! Robyn at Warehouse Live
    If Robyn's name sounds familiar to you, it's for a reason: she debuted on the musical scene back in 1997, with her breakthrough dance hit "Show Me Love." (Google it.) Since then, she's spent most of the early '00s in relative anonymity, but her most recent efforts prove she was spending that...
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  • Underworld's 12th Annual Gothic Beauty Pageant at Numbers
    Underworld hosted the 12th annual Gothic Beauty Pageant at Numbers Saturday night, where contestants had the chance to win up to $600 in cash and prizes. Performers included local DJs as well as Ms. Spooky 2006, Scarlett St. Vitus, and Ms. Spooky 2007, Lady Spleen. PHOTOS BY KRISTEN EIDE.
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  • Genitortuers: Sexxx U 2 Death Tour (NSFW)
    Industrial metal band Genitorturers brought their show, complete with human suspensions and a fetish ball atmosphere, to Scout Bar Saturday night. Some pictures are NSFW or for the squeamish. PHOTOS BY ROBERT EASLEY
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  • Married to Rock at Drake
    Married to Rock star Josie Stevens (center) and her husband, famed guitarist Steve Stevens (right), made an appearance at Drake Saturday night in an event hosted by Houston's Sticky Promotion. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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