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  • Dia de los Muertos at Lawndale Art Center
    The 22nd annual celebration of the important "Day of the Dead" holiday at Lawndale is an open, non-juried exhibition of art by area artists and students. In addition to the exhibition, Lawndale also offers workshops and classes and will have a grand fiesta on November 7. For more information,...
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  • Halloween Costumes For Your Blow-Up Doll
    Don't have a date this Halloween? Don't fret! Just grab your handy blow-up doll (you know you have one, you pervy loner) and dress her up in one of the costumes below. Voila! Instant date -- and you don't even have to pay for her drinks. PHOTOS BY OLIVIA FLORES ALVAREZ
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  • The 14 Hottest Chicks of Ren Fest
    Despite appearances, the Texas Renaissance Festival isn't all chihuahua butt-plugs and rampant insults. There are plenty of activities to do each weekend, such as chug ale, gnaw on turkey legs, try out your longbow skills and ogle beautiful women -- just like they did in Ye Olde Tymes! PHOTOS...
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  • 2009 RE/MAX Ballunar Liftoff Festival
    Hundreds of colorful hot air balloons took to the sky over the Johnson Space Center this weekend as the Ballunar Liftover Festival celebrated both the beauty of balloons and the majesty of modern flight. PHOTOS BY TRICIA BADGER
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  • Friday Night Lights: B.F. Terry Rangers vs. Bay City Blackcats
    In our first 4-A game of the year, we traveled to Rosenberg to see the Terry Rangers play a struggling Bay City. PHOTOS BY PAUL KNIGHT
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  • Dark & Dramatic at The Drake
    The Drake is still going strong as one of Washington Avenue's hottest spots, with a sumptous interior full of beautiful people. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Queens of the Dance Floor at Rich's
    Thursday through Sunday, Rich's is a dance factory, churning out the beats and laying down the heat. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Star Wars In Concert at the Toyota Center
    A nearly sold-out crowd packed the concourse of the Toyota Center last night as they oohed and aahed over Star Wars memorabilia and characters, before enjoying a live concert of the Star Wars music along with Anthony Daniels (the voice of C3PO), clips from the movies and lasers. Lots and lots...
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  • Zombie Walk 2009: They Live!
    Houston's 2nd annual Zombie Walk took place on Saturday, October 24 as the undead staggered -- in shockingly well-organized fashion, considering they're just reanimated corpses driven by the need for flesh -- through Montrose all in the name of charity. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • VIP Grand Re-Opening Party at Sew Crafty
    Houston's only crafting studio and lounge has moved to a fitting new location along bustling and artsy 19th Street in the Heights. Along with a lofty upstairs area for classes, Sew Crafty also offers plenty of arts and crafts supplies for everyone from traditionalists to punk rockers. Their...
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  • Houston Bookstores, Post-Alabama Bookstop
    It's been a just a little over a month since Alabama Bookstop closed. Maybe some of you haven't found a new bookstore to call home yet. Here are a few suggestions that may make you feel as cozy as the old Bookstop used to feel. PHOTOS BY LIANA LOPEZ
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  • Emilie Autumn and the Bloody Crumpets at the Meridian
    Like the joy division for Baron Munchausen's cast and crew, five corset-adorned harlequin harlots traipsed across the Meridian stage, bedraggled as the entertainment for Deadwood in James West's clockwork pocket of the Multiverse, but only a little worse for wear. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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