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  • Soul Nite at the Eldorado Ballroom
    Aurora Picture Show hosted their second annual Soul Nite screening at the historic Eldorado Ballroom Saturday night. Guest curator Peter Lucas, who collects old reels of musical performances, put together a series of films that has members of the crowd dancing in the aisles. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
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  • Dynamo Break Ground On New Stadium
    More than 2,000 Dynamo fans joined the Dynamo players, Head Coach Dominic Kinnear, co-owner and boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya, Mayor Annise Parker, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to break ground on the new Dynamo Stadium Saturday afternoon. The 22,000-seat...
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  • Lunar New Year 2011 at the Chinese Community Center: Happy Year of the Rabbit
    The annual Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinese Community Center in west Houston took place this past Saturday, February 5. Traditional festivities such as lion dances and shaolin acrobatics were accompanied by food booths and vendors selling countless rabbit-shaped or bunny-based treats...
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  • Tet at Manor Bar
    Friday night Manor Bar celebrated Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. While the Chinese were celebrating the Year of the Rabiit, the Vietnamese welcomed in year 4709, the Year of the Cat. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Alexis Ford Signs Autographs at Adam & Eve
    Porn star Alexis Ford signed autographs for fans at the grand opening of Adam & Eve in the Willowbrook Shopping Center, the first Houston location of the popular mail-order adult novelty store. Ford was recently awarded Newcomer of the Year at the Adult Video News ceremony in Las Vegas. PHOTOS...
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  • 5th Amendment Bar in Midtown
    5th Amendment Bar (named after the right not to incriminate oneself) opened in December next to Crave Sushi and Escobar and Republika in Midtown. Among its eye-catching features is a swing that hands over the bar and DJ booth. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Free Energy at Fitz
    "This cold does some crazy shit to Houston," remarked Free Energy front man Paul Sprangers to his sparse but devotedly enthusiastic Fitzgerald's crowd Thursday. The band played to an uncharacteristically small trickle of people; it seems most of the city opted to heed the news' myriad weather...
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  • Blizzaster 2011! Winter Storm Shuts Down Houston
    We didn't get the 1-2 inches of snow that were forecast, but a nice layer of ice coated most of Houston this morning, leading to school and business closures, deserted highways, and a few accidents from those who dared to face the Icemageddon.
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  • College Rock: Vintage Concert Posters from UH's Hofheinz Pavilion
    College campus concert tours are now pretty much a thing of the past, but back in the '70s, the University of Houston's Hofheinz Pavilion played host to leagues of rock legends, from The Who to The Clash to The Dead.
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  • 4th Annual One Pot Showdown at Saint Arnold
    First time competitors Eatsie Boys - of the food truck with the same name - swept the One Pot Showdown with their mussel and chorizo stew. The One Pot Wenches took second place in their third year with a surprisingly wonderful stew of collard greens and pork. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Fresh Food at the Highland Village Farmer's Market
    Rain didn't vendors, shoppers and performers from visiting the Highland Village Farmer's Market, Houston's newest farmer's market. Organized by Urban Harvest, the market takes place every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. PHOTOS BY ROBERT Z. EASLEY
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  • 2011 Houston Marathon and Half Marathon
    Rain and unusually high temperatures didn't keep the nearly 22,000 runners from participating in Houston's largest sporting event, the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon. A new course record was set by Ethiopian Bekana Daba, who finished the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours and 7.04...
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