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  • Dan Aykroyd at the House of Blues
    Fresh off his Master of Ceremony duties at the 2010 Art Car Parade, Dan Aykroyd paid a visit to the Peacock Room at the House of Blues alongside Diunna Greenleaf, Little Joe Washington, TX Johnny and Milton Hopkins. PHOTOS BY MARK BRITAIN
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  • Ben Folds with Kate Miller-Heidke at the House of Blues
    Quirky and quirkier was the name of the game at the House of Blues on Saturday night, when Kate Miller-Heidke, Ben Folds and his piano charmed the crowd with their unusual but beautiful music. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Ludacris and Monica A-Town Stomp the Arena Theatre
    Is it just us, or does it seem weird to have a hypeman at a Monica concert? It's like having a hypeman while you're making out with someone. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Gipsy Kings at the House of Blues
    Although the Gipsy Kings were just a few tickets shy of selling out The Woodlands Pavilion when they last visited Houston, they had no trouble selling out the House of Blues. It was absolutely packed on Friday night. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Un Pueblo Unido: Scenes from Houston's Immigration Protest
    An estimated 7,000 people marched down Bellaire Boulevard and Chimney Rock on Saturday in protest of Arizona's SB 1070. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • Cinco de Dynamo
    The Dynamo held the "nation's largest soccer tailgate" prior to the big match against FC Dallas last night at Robertson Stadium, which they unfortunately lost 1-0. One consolation: The Dynamo easily have the hottest cheerleaders in the entire MLS. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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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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  • 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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