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  • Houston Roller Derby Exhibition at the Dairy Ashford Roller Rink
    About 200 cheering fans of all ages packed the Dairy Ashford Roller Rink Sunday night for the Houston Roller Derby exhibition game. With the team split into three squads for a round-robin-style competition, rookies got to skate alongside veterans, and in the ensuing bad-assedness, even some of...
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  • A Tribute to Bettie Page at the Alamo Drafthouse
    Burlesque performers from across the state - including members of the famous Jigglewatts troupe and Houston's own Grace Truvant - came to Houston on Saturday night to put on a naughty but nice show in honor of pin-up queen Bettie Page. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE.
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  • Artopia Preview Party at Reign
    The preview party on Friday night was only a taste of the good things to come on January 30 at the second annual Artopia. PHOTOS BY BRYAN.
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  • Magnificent 7 Ice Carving Competition at Discovery Green
    Veteran ice carver Reverend Butter (primarily known for carving his sculptures with a chainsaw) competed at the Magnificent 7 Ice Carving Competition at Discovery Green. See his sculpture take shape below. PHOTOS BY OLIVIA FLORES ALVAREZ
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  • Goodie Mob at the House of Blues, with special guest Bun B
    Standing in line to pick up tickets with the photographer, Bun B happens to walk up right behind us. (The Bun B Law of Inevitability is infallible.) I turn around and tell him hello and that we've spoken several times and met briefly backstage at the T-Pain concert. He pretends to remember who...
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  • Extreme Makeover: Kemah Edition
    The Kemah Boardwalk has been hopping more than usual lately - and in a weird way, some of it's because of Hurricane Ike. It's not gawkers hoping to see debris everywhere, 16 months later. Rather, it's gawkers piling aboard shuttle buses in one of the parking lots, endeavoring to catch a glimpse...
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  • Posing at Plush
    PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Keeping It Loud at Hush
    PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Texas High School Rock Off at the House of Blues
    Houston's Backslash, none of whom were alive when Appetite for Destruction came out, won the first annual Texas High School Rock Off Friday night at House of Blues, taking home $500, a spiffy new trophy and the chance to open for a national act to be named later at House of Blues. PHOTOS BY...
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  • The Wailers with The Supervillains at the House of Blues
    It's disappointing that the band touring in Bob Marley's stead - featuring bassist Aston "Family Man" Barrett, the only current member to have actually played with Marley - did such a piss-poor job of honoring the man's legacy on the stage. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Long Faces for the Longhorns
    After star quarterback Colt McCoy was injured early in the first quarter, the Rose Bowl was all downhill for the Longhorns. Ultimately, they couldn't stem the Crimson Tide and Alabama won 37 to 21.
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  • Roll Tide!
    Alabama fans hit the Fox and Hound for last night's matchup against the University of Texas in the Rose Bowl, and the Longhorns were no match for the Crimson Tide. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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