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  • Before the Prius: 10 Compact Cult Cars
    They're compact, mostly cheap and often cute. Here are ten compact cars that inspired a following, long before smug Prius drivers took to the streets.
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  • Dance/USA Conference "Curtain Call" at Freneticore Theatre
    Dancers, choreographers, directors and dance companies from across the nation converged on Houston this weekend for the annual Dance/USA conference, which was held at the Hyatt Regency with special performances at the Houston Ballet and Discovery Green. The "Curtain Call" at Freneticore Theatre...
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  • Absinthe Brasserie at Midnight
    People enjoyed a sultry Saturday night at Absinthe Brasserie, the romantic, tucked-away hot spot on Richmond in Montrose famous for its Pernod absinthe and purposeful near-anonymity. PHOTOS BY BILL OLIVE
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  • New York Dolls at the House of Blues
    Were we expecting too much from a band that lost three-fifths of its soul when Thunders, Jerry Nolan and Arthur Kane went to the big Max's Kansas City in the sky? Perhaps, because all we got out of the New York Dolls' performance at the House of Blues last night was an hour-long set of sporadic...
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  • 20 Fictional Foods & Drinks We Wish Were Real
    Magical (and sometimes terrible) foods and beverages from pop culture throughout the ages have always resonated with us. We dream of what they might taste like, look like, smell like. We relish the idea of their amazing properties and we even try to approximate them in our own kitchens. While...
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  • Houston's Ten Most Expensive Homes
    With the real estate market becoming increasingly soft, a home really has to pony up the goods these days in order to get its asking price. Are the ten most expensive homes on the market in Houston today really worth millions of dollars? Judge for yourself.
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  • Terra Cotta Warrior Exhibit at HMNS
    The Houston Museum of Natural Science's new exhibit of the famed Terra Cotta Warriors from Shaanxi Provence is nothing short of stunning. And so are the pictures. While photography isn't allowed in the exhibit, a few lucky Flickr photographers were allowed to take private and extraordinary...
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  • No Doubt at Cynthia Woods Mitchell
    Last night saw the epic reunion of seminal 90s rock-ska band No Doubt at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, the 12th stop on their Summer Reunion Tour. Opening acts Paramore and The Sounds prepped the sold-out crowd of 16,000 No Doubt fans whose screams could nearly be heard...
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  • 10:05 p.m. at Aerosol Warfare
    Houston's street art gallery Aerosol Warfare had two shows open this Saturday, "7 Artists 7 Car Hoods," an exhibit of work on auto hoods by seven artists including GONZO247, give up, Skeez 181, Color One, Ghost Town, Sode and Jester was in the outside gallery. Inside, Gabriel Prusmack had...
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  • 12:30 a.m. at the CCSD Annual Gala
    The Connoisseur's Club of Smoking and Drinking held their annual gala this weekend. You can usually catch members of the exclusive club, which counts homebrewing and cigar appreciation among its activities, congregating at Jimmie's Place in the Heights. PHOTOS BY BILL OLIVE
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  • 11:30 p.m. at Dan Electro's Guitar Bar
    A sweltering Saturday night saw the regulars at Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, the longtime Heights institution, rocking to the sounds of Come See My Dead Person and The Hightailers. PHOTOS BY BILL OLIVE
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  • Flickr Photos of the Week: May 23 to 29
    Each week, we showcase our favorite photos from the growing and vibrant Houston Press Flickr Pool. Submit your own photos from around town by clicking here.
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