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  • Via Colori: Painting the Town Red (and Blue and Green and Yellow)
    The fourth year of Via Colori, the two-day street painting festival in downtown Houston, saw more artists and visitors than ever before this weekend. Benefiting the Center for Hearing and Speech, the annual festival brought over 200 artists to create enormous and beautiful - if ephemeral -...
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  • AFI at Verizon Wireless Theater
    California rockers AFI sung the sorrow at Verizon Wireless Theater on Saturday night after two of their opening bands cancelled. Luckily, a third was on hand to fill the gap. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Zappa Plays Zappa at the House of Blues
    Frank Zappa's son Dweezil faithfully recreated his father's songs on Saturday night at the House of Blues along with a 12-piece band and a healthy dose of rock 'n' roll. PHOTOS BY JAY LEE
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  • Westheimer Block Party: The Sunday Bands
    Sunday brought rainy weather and a somber mood to the Westheimer Block Party after the death of FPH staffer Lee Powers the night before. Despite that, the bands still rocked on and rocked hard. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
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  • The 20 Most Unpatriotic Album Covers of All Time
    With the 4th looming ahead, what better time to dig through the Net for some cheerful bastardizations of American iconography? OK, not all of it is particularly cheerful - some of it is downright disturbing. Got better? Leave a comment below.
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  • Michelada Throwdown at Beaver's Ice House
    Because Houston can never have too many Michelada Throwdowns, Beaver's Ice House hosted another one this past Sunday and upped the ante: a Bloody Mary Throwdown that took place immediately afterward. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Westheimer Block Party: The Saturday Bands
    Saturday brought good (if warmish) weather and musicians of every stripe to lower Westheimer for the semiannual Westheimer Block Party. You've seen the crowds, now here's who they were watching.
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  • Westheimer Block Party: The Crowds
    Saturday and Sunday saw what could be the last Westheimer Block Party - at least in its current format. The crowds definitely took advantage of the gorgeous weather to enjoy it while it lasted.
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  • Saturday Night at Mantra
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  • Saturday Night @ Venue
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  • Chris Brown at House of Blues
    Yes, he still has fans. Lots of them. We don't get it either. Shea Serrano walks us gently through the madness over at Rocks Off. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • The Dude Abides: Lebowski Bash at Discovery Green
    Houston's second annual Lebowski Bash took place on Friday night at Discovery Green, where the air was scented with White Russians and the odor of dozens of sweaty Dudes in bathrobes. The Big Lebowski was screened for hundreds on the lawn after costume and trivia contests let fans show off...
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