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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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  • Rich's Freakshow: Arabian Nights
    Rich's was all belly dancers and bindis during its monthly Freakshow night, since February's theme was Arabian Nights. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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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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