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  • Rockets vs. Mavs, Final Home Game
    The Rockets lost their final home game this season 98-91 to the Dallas Mavericks in overtime at Toyota Center on Monday night. Rocket center Chuck Hayes fouled Jason Terry with two seconds left on the clock which sent the Mavericks to the line where they tied up the game and sent it into...
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  • Best Bites Competition at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
    Over 50 area restaurants, caterers and culinary institutes competed for top honors in Sunday night's Best Bites Competition at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • Ladies' Night at Plush
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  • Ten Memorable Political Comedies
    The Campaign, which was released today and stars Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, is the latest in a long line of political satire. Here are ten other great movies which poke fun at politics.
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  • Escapades at Escobar
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  • Two-Step Showdown at Rebel's Honky Tonk
    It was a competition the likes of which Houston hadn't seen since the Gilley's days in Pasadena, as Reliant Energy sponsored a Two-Step Showdown this past Friday night. PHOTOS BY BRYAN FOTOGRAPHER
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  • Pretty Things Peepshow at Rocbar
    Go-Go Amy, Bettina May and Heather Holliday evoked the style and showmanship of Gypsy Rose Lee last night at Roc Bar, where their vintage vaudeville and burlesque acts entertained the crowds until the wee small hours of the morning. PHOTOS BY BRYAN WILLIAMS
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  • Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson at the Verizon Wireless Theater
    There's a line in Merle Haggard's "Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)" that has become a daily affirmation of sorts for us. It's not the pre-parenthetical part of the title, although we've wondered that often enough. It's this one: "Are we rolling downhill like a...
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  • Brennan's Reopens After 17 Months
    The beloved Houston restaurant, which originally opened in 1967, was destroyed by a fire during Hurricane Ike. Tonight, February 16, it finally reopens its doors to the public after extensive renovations. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • An Evening of Burlesque Entertainment at Frenetic Theater
    Who needs a box of chocolates and a dozen roses for Valentine's Day when Calla Doll and friends, along with special guest Hollywood Roadkill, were up to their burlesque antics at the Frenetic Theater this past Sunday night. PHOTOS BY BRYAN WILLIAMS
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  • The English Beat with Fishbone at Warehouse Live
    At first glance, when The Beat's frontman and sole original member Dave Wakeling stepped onto the stage, our heart sunk a bit. He looked pretty washed up. But the minute the band launched into "Twist & Crawl" all was right with the world, since Wakeling's hot toddy voice hasn't changed a note...
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  • Snoop Dogg Smokes Out the House Of Blues
    Snoop Dogg is one of a handful of artists who have carte blanche when it comes nearly anything. At this point all Snoop needs is his massive catalog of hits from 1992 on to command sold-out concert stands and packed rooms, like the one at the House Of Blues on Friday night. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
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