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  • The Dead Weather and the Ettes at the House of Blues
    Sometimes bands come along that burn so hot and bright that words fail you. And sometimes all you can do at their shows is stand there with your hands at your side in utter shock at what you are seeing. If you were at Dead Weather on Saturday night, you perhaps still feel this even as you sit...
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  • Houston Scooter Battalion's Third Annual Pawdrophenia
    Members of the Houston Scooter Battalion, art car enthusiasts and animal lovers gathered at Beer Island in the Heights Sunday for the Houston Scooter Battalion's third annual Pawdrophenia fundraiser, benefitting the SMART Animal Rescue. The group of scooterists, many with dogs in tow, rode as a...
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  • Saturday Night at Taps House of Beer
    Beer by the yard takes the edge off a hot, sweaty night on Washington Avenue. PHOTOS BY BRYAN WILLIAMS
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  • Best of the 2012 Gathering of the Juggalos
    Between August 8th and August 12th, Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos took over Cave-in-Rock, Illinois. What ensued? Oh, just wrestling, strippers, clown rap, MMA, roller skate tug-of-war, pyrotechnics, amusement park rides, make-up, and Faygo -- lots and lots of Faygo. Relive the...
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  • Monday Open Mike at Sherlock's
    Think you're funny? Then step up to the mike at Sherlock's on Monday nights to test the waters. We promise not to laugh at you. (Bah-dum-PA!) PHOTOS BY BRYAN WILLIAMS
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  • Phoenix at Verizon Wireless
    Songs like "Lasso," "Consolation Prizes," "Fences" and "Armistice," which normally sound perfectly okay digitally spewed from the comfort of earbuds, didn't really translate well live. They felt forced, making the obligation of the sometimes blinky light show behind the band feel more like the...
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  • Toots and the Maytals at the House of Blues
    Almost 50 years on from his earliest historic recordings, Toots Hibbert and the Maytals have the reggae thing down to a massively fun science. And in spite of his age (about 67, although Hibbert doesn't tell), the first man to use the term reggae in a song still brings it live like a man half...
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  • Big Bite Night at HMNS
    Hungry patrons took a bite out of science last night at the Houston Museum of Natural Science's annual Big Bite Night, featuring over 40 of the city's best restaurants and performances by Collide of Divisi Strings and DJ Dame Hype. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Bikinis and Boardshorts: BuzzFest XXIV
    Between the shirtless brosephs, the scantily clad middle-aged suburbanites and the endless screams of "WE DID IT ALL FOR THE NOOKIE!" BuzzFest's enduring popularity continues to confound us. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
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  • Lupe Fiasco, Trae and Bun B at the House of Blues
    House of Blues was stuffed to the gills last night, as the crowd proved that people of all races, ethnicities and various persuasions love alt-rap. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Buzzfest XXIV: The Bands
    Limp Bizkit is still around? Sadly, yes. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
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  • Houston's Most Gorgeous Graffiti
    Even though some city councilmembers think graffiti is Houston's biggest scourge, we disagree. And we aren't alone. Aerosol Warfare and artists like Weah and Ack! are taking it to the mainstream. Street art is an expression of the disenfranchised, the dissatisfied or simply the deviant minds...
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