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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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  • George Clinton Headlines a Packed iFest
    Local acts like the Wild Moccasins and the Sideshow Tramps took the stage alongside nationally popular bands Steel Pulse and headliners George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic.
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  • Dreadlocks, Steel Drums and Dancing at iFest
    The second weekend of iFest brought sunny weather and crowds of people looking for a miniature tropical vacation on the streets of downtown Houston. We think they found it.
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  • Paul Wall & Chamillionaire, Together Again at House of Blues
    The subtext is pretty clear: If this is a sham, a ploy to do nothing more than bolster album sales (both have new albums due this summer), then the show will be lifeless and corporate and their images might be irreconcilably tarnished. But if it's genuine, and they joined back up for history's...
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  • Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of Chamillionaire's "The Main Event"
    As we walked into the warehouse off Commerce Street where a music video was scheduled to be shot for Chamillionaire's recent single, "The Main Event," Slim Thug pulled up. Read more at Rocks Off. PHOTOS BY MATTHEW KEEVER
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