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  • Roger Waters' The Wall
    Roger Waters' solo career post-Pink Floyd enjoyed sporadic success, but it wasn't until his "In the Flesh" and Dark Side of the Moon tours that the idea of his revisiting The Wall again became a real possibility. That prospect came true for a sold-out crowd at the Toyota Center last night, as...
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  • Mai's Rebuilds for a Spring Reopening
    After 31 years serving late-night Vietnamese food in Midtown, Mai's burned down in February 2010. The restaurant plans to reopen in the spring with a modern new look, including expanded seating upstairs and a full bar downstairs. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • Phosphene Dream: Black Angels at Warehouse Live
    Wednesday night at Warehouse Live, you could practically smell the Napalm as the Black Angels let fly one necromantic, woozy tone poem after another. Read our full review on Rocks Off. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
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  • Behind the Scenes at Sheba Cafe: Ethiopian Breakfast Is Served!
    If there were any justice in this world, more people would be enjoying Ethiopian food for breakfast. Read the full review of Sheba Cafe and its breakfast (and dinner) offerings here. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS
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  • Sneak Peek at TQLA
    The newest restaurant to open along Washington Avenue serves cuisine not often seen in Houston: Southwestern food. TQLA's chef, Tommy Birdwell, puts a Baja and Tex-Mex twist on many of its dishes, however. And they're all served alongside a selection 167 tequilas curated by tequilier (yes,...
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  • Decision Points: George W. Bush Booksigning
    Fans of former President George W. Bush lined up outside the River Oaks Barnes & Noble Bookstores as early as 5 a.m. to get a few seconds with the recent author as he signed copies of his new memoir Decision Points. Read more about the event and the small protest it drew on Hair Balls. PHOTOS...
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  • Lightnin' Hopkins Historical Marker Dedication
    A crowd that overflowed the weather-proof tent - although, thankfully, it never actually rained - came out to witness the dedication of the official Texas State Historical marker in legendary Third Ward bluesman Lightnin' Hopkins honor, a process that began when Houstonian R. Eric Davis was...
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  • Art on the Avenue
    Lucky man Ed Mazzu was the winner of the raffled Matisse painting that was given away as part of the Art on the Avenue event this weekend. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Fetish Fair Fleamarket
    Members of the leather, fetish and BDSM community from across the country visited Houston this weekend to share their wares and offer workshops on the fetish and BDSM lifestyle in a convention at the Sheraton Brookhollow Hotel. We sent a photographer to check out the booths and the most...
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  • The Texas International Pop Festival (1969)
    Full story: At Long Last, Texas International Pop Festival In Lewisville to Receive a State Historical MarkerFriends of Unfair Park are aware of the Texas International Pop Fest--held during Labor Day Weekend, 1969. Tuesday, September 13, the festival was awarded with an Official Texas...
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  • Pilgrim Party at Brixx
    Pilgrims and Indians gave thanks for the nightlife at Brixx on Washington over the weekend. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Pretty in Pink at Ei8ht
    Clubgoers partied in pink boas at the Washington Ave hotspot this weekend. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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