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  • Clutch Fantasy Mascot Camp at Toyota Center
    Saturday morning around eight we were standing next to the administration entrance at the Toyota Center with a group of high school and college mascots, their parents, and a few other assorted costumed campers. They all came packing their respective characters in huge Rubbermaid containers or...
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  • Pat Benatar at the House of Blues
    For some reason whenever we saw people after Friday night's Pat Benatar show and they asked what we thought, all we could do was shrug our shoulders. Usually after a show, we have some sort of semblance of an opinion either way, from the artist reminding us of a burrito or, on the opposite end,...
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  • Cyndi Lauper at House of Blues
    Hoping Cyndi Lauper might tackle Lightnin' Hopkins Thursday night proved a little much, but lady can sing the blues. Perhaps sensing that her fans might get fidgety waiting around for the hits - as indeed they did - she told us early on: "It's a blues show, but it's not dead." Then she showed...
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  • Houston Press Music Awards: The Winners
    More than 40 winners accepted awards at the 2010 HPMA Ceremony at Warehouse Live last night. See some of them in the slideshow above. See the full list of winners on the Rocks Off blog. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Houston Press Music Awards Ceremony: The Performers and The Crowd
    Nominees, friends and fans gathered at Warehouse Live last night for the 2010 HPMA Ceremony honoring more than 40 members of the Houston music scene. Read a full recap of the evening on the Rocks Off blog. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Midtown Moussaka at Harry's
    Harry's is a Midtown institution, although you wouldn't know it from the exterior of the restaurant, which was remodeled in 2003. Founded in 1948 by Eugene Pavlovich as a blue-collar, blue-plate joint with a daily steam table, it catered mostly to area construction workers and other working men...
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  • Saturday's White Linen Night in the Heights
    Art lovers, wine drinkers and music fans gathered in the Heights Saturday night to celebrate White Linen Night, a block party and business open house of sorts featuring entertainment, shopping and more. PHOTOS BY KRISTEN EIDE
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  • Corporate Corruption Protest
    Local members of held a rally Tuesday taking aim at corporate control in Washington, delivering petition signatures to the Heights office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and urging other elected officials to endorse the "Fight Corruption Pledge."
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  • John Hughes Party at Etro
    Eighties lovers danced the night away at Etro Friday in honor of iconic filmmaker John Hughes. The evening included a costume contest, Nagels on the walls and Farris Bueller on a big screen TV. to read our picks of recent movies that could have used a John Hughes soundtrack, them put on your...
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  • Sawyer Park Dodgeball Association
    Teams with names like The Facials and Moose Knuckle gather at Sawyer Park every Sunday to face off on the dodgeball court. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Houston Press Music Awards Showcase: The Bands
    Almost 60 local bands played 11 venues along a sprawling couple of miles of Washington Avenue during Saturday's HPMA Showcase. Concertgoers got a final chance to vote for their favorites and the party was closed out by an energetic set from indie favorites Matt & Kim. See the Rocks Off blog for...
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  • Houston Press Music Awards Showcase: The Crowds
    Houstonians braved a mid-afternoon rain shower, near 100% humidity, sweltering temperatures, cramped Washington Wave jitneys and even more packed bars to see some of the best bands in Houston perform at the 2010 HPMA Showcase this Saturday.
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