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  • Lauren Pierce: Houston Fashion Week Day 2
    The beginning of day two at Houston Fashion Week brought causes to the main stage, and well as members of the Bush family. PHOTOS BY JAY MARROQUIN
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  • Opening Day at the City Hall Farmers Market
    The newest farmers market from Urban Harvest -- which also hosts the enormous Saturday market on Eastside -- had its inaugural showing today around the reflecting pool at City Hall. The market will be held every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and features dozens of vendors from all over the...
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  • Art Attack Party at Bering Art Collective
    It was a terrific turnout Monday night as we celebrated the launch of our Art Attack blog with a party hosted by Bering Art Collective, a cool gallery tucked behind Gravitas near Allen Parkway. John Jenkins' exhibit "The History of Rock & Roll" was on display, this year's MasterMinds Award...
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  • After the Smoke Clears: Cai Guo-Qiang's Odyssey
    Last night, artist Cai Guo-Qiang lit the fuse on his 162-foot gunpowder drawing Odyssey at a packed-to-fire-code-capacity warehouse near Reliant Stadium. Ignition time was originally scheduled for 7 p.m., but preparation delays stalled the explosion for a little over an hour-and-a-half. As...
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  • Christian Siriano: Houston Fashion Week Day 1
    Christian Siriano of Project Runway's collection was the evening's showstopper during Day 1 of Houston Fashion Week. Read more coverage on Art Attack. PHOTOS BY JAY MARROQUIN
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  • Ramen and Pork Cutlets Take Center Stage at Umai
    If your experiences dining in Japanese restaurants are mainly confined to sushi, sashimi or hand rolls, Umai may present an interesting dining adventure: There is no sushi on the menu, save for five basic rolls, purposefully segregated on the menu into their own tiny box. The rest of the food...
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  • ACL Fest In Pictures, Day 3
    The final day of the 2010 Austin City Limits Music Festival was a beautiful day (and night) for performances by the Eagles, Flaming Lips, Norah Jones, Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, Warpaint, Rebelution, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and lots more. Read Rocks Off's complete ACL 2010 coverage...
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  • The Great Pumpkin Fire at Whole Foods Market
    The Whole Foods at 2955 Kirby experienced Halloween come early today when a seasonal display of pumpkins caught fire at the store's entrance. It was quickly put out and the store reopened at 5 p.m., but many pumpkins perished in the blaze.
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  • Fire Fest 2010: Real Firefighters and Real Fun
    The Houston Fire Museum and the Houston Fire Department as hosted Fire Fest 2010 Saturday, a family-oriented event to promote awareness about fire safety and fire prevention in recognition of National Fire Prevention Week. Firefighters entertained kids and adults with antique fire trucks,...
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  • Chefs Under Fire
    Five Houston chefs competed in the local Chefs Under Fire cookoff last night to see which would advance to the state finals in Austin. Who won? Read on to find out. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • The National at House of Blues
    We watched as a much larger crowd than we expected - not everyone went to Austin City Limits this weekend, apparently - settled in and shut up for a generous set by a band that, as icy and distant as it can come across on record, was just as warm, engaging and surprisingly soulful live. PHOTOS...
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  • Graffiti Gala at Aerosol Warfare
    Aerosol Warfare, Houston's graffiti-loving art gallery, hosted the Graffiti Art Foundation for a gala Saturday night where attendees learned about the street art and watched artist SKEEZ181 create a complete mural. The event also featured light painting by FrenetiCore, Laser tagging and a fully...
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