Although it moved to a smaller venue this year, the 2009 Oni-Con (an anime and cosplay convention) was larger than ever. The grand costume competition was the place to be on Halloween night, and we guarantee these costumes were far better than yours. PHOTOS BY JEFF BALKE
Hundreds of drummers met in a warehouse on Sunday afternoon to do two things: wail on their drum sets and raise money for charity. And at 4:45 p.m., they joined 11 others cities in setting a new world record for most drummers drumming simultaneously. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
The 22nd annual celebration of the important "Day of the Dead" holiday at Lawndale is an open, non-juried exhibition of art by area artists and students. In addition to the exhibition, Lawndale also offers workshops and classes and will have a grand fiesta on November 7. For more information,...
Don't have a date this Halloween? Don't fret! Just grab your handy blow-up doll (you know you have one, you pervy loner) and dress her up in one of the costumes below. Voila! Instant date -- and you don't even have to pay for her drinks. PHOTOS BY OLIVIA FLORES ALVAREZ
Despite appearances, the Texas Renaissance Festival isn't all chihuahua butt-plugs and rampant insults. There are plenty of activities to do each weekend, such as chug ale, gnaw on turkey legs, try out your longbow skills and ogle beautiful women -- just like they did in Ye Olde Tymes! PHOTOS...
Hundreds of colorful hot air balloons took to the sky over the Johnson Space Center this weekend as the Ballunar Liftover Festival celebrated both the beauty of balloons and the majesty of modern flight. PHOTOS BY TRICIA BADGER
Cosplayers took their costumes to the next level
with interpretations and execution of shows, movies and comics like
Brave, The Walking Dead, Ghost Rider, Adventure Time, Harry Potter and
Beetlejuice. All photos by Shannon Cottrell.
A nearly sold-out crowd packed the concourse of the Toyota Center last night as they oohed and aahed over Star Wars memorabilia and characters, before enjoying a live concert of the Star Wars music along with Anthony Daniels (the voice of C3PO), clips from the movies and lasers. Lots and lots...