Hermann Park's new plaza got a workout with the Japan Festival this weekend. Drumming, singing, and dancing groups performed along with martial artists who demonstrated their fighting skills. From young Japanese dressed in traditional garb to non-Japanese visitors who just wanted to try on a kimono, from Pente players to kids who won goldfish in the arcade, everyone enjoyed the great weather and the chance to glimpse another slice of Houston.
Although the rain kept most people away last weekend, festvial-goers headed out to Spring this past Saturday for the second and final weekend of music and all-you-can-eat crawfish at the 23rd annual festival.
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The city turned out in droves to Discovery Green last night for the annual Menu of Menus event. For only $35, guests sampled food and drink from dozens of local restaurants, bars, vintners and brewers while enjoying live music and a cool night on the grassy lawn.
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Monday's game against the Hornets saw the Rockets cruise to a 20-point win thanks in large part to a strong defensive performance and a freshly-mended Yao Ming. (And maybe a little bit in part to the lovely Power Dancers, too.)