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  • Extreme Makeover: Kemah Edition
    The Kemah Boardwalk has been hopping more than usual lately - and in a weird way, some of it's because of Hurricane Ike. It's not gawkers hoping to see debris everywhere, 16 months later. Rather, it's gawkers piling aboard shuttle buses in one of the parking lots, endeavoring to catch a glimpse...
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  • Posing at Plush
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  • Keeping It Loud at Hush
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  • Texas High School Rock Off at the House of Blues
    Houston's Backslash, none of whom were alive when Appetite for Destruction came out, won the first annual Texas High School Rock Off Friday night at House of Blues, taking home $500, a spiffy new trophy and the chance to open for a national act to be named later at House of Blues. PHOTOS BY...
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  • The Wailers with The Supervillains at the House of Blues
    It's disappointing that the band touring in Bob Marley's stead - featuring bassist Aston "Family Man" Barrett, the only current member to have actually played with Marley - did such a piss-poor job of honoring the man's legacy on the stage. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Long Faces for the Longhorns
    After star quarterback Colt McCoy was injured early in the first quarter, the Rose Bowl was all downhill for the Longhorns. Ultimately, they couldn't stem the Crimson Tide and Alabama won 37 to 21.
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  • Roll Tide!
    Alabama fans hit the Fox and Hound for last night's matchup against the University of Texas in the Rose Bowl, and the Longhorns were no match for the Crimson Tide. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Mayor Annise Parker's Inaugural Concert at Discovery Green
    Hardy partiers braved the wind and the cold to enjoy our new mayor's free concert at Discovery Green, which featured artists like Mango Punch, Yvonne Washington, Roy Head, Archie Bell, and Tony and Grammy award-winning Broadway star Jennifer Holliday. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Houston's 61st Mayor: Annise Parker's Public Inauguration Ceremony
    While the inauguration wasn't without its low points (i.e., Fred Phelps and his merry band of morons with their hatemongering signs), the swearing in of Houston's 61st mayor - who is also the city's first gay mayor and the first Rice grad in office - went over without a hitch as excited...
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  • Texans vs. Patriots: Game Time
    The Texans always manage to pull it out when it's important, and yesterday's game against the Patriots was a fine example with 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter. PHOTOS BY MARK C. AUSTIN
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  • Ringing It In at Roxy
    New Year's Eve at the Roxy brought pretty ladies on poles and dancing queens on the floor. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Happy New Year from the House of Blues
    Cross Canadian Ragweed played in the main hall as revelers rang in the new year in the swanky Foundation Room. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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