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  • Bun B and Friends at Warehouse Live
    A who's who of rap talent from both Houston (Devin the Dude, Lil' Flip, Paul Wall, Chamillionaire) and out of town (Lupe Fiasco, the Cool Kids) turned up at Warehouse Live Saturday, June 20, to help the one and only Bun B "Swang on 'Em" for a couple of hours. UGK for life! PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Music Awards Showcase 2008
    A retrospective from the Houston Press 2008 Music Awards Showcase.
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  • MaxXandauX at Avant Garden
    Fans of the avant garde gathered at Avant Garden on Westheimer on Saturday night for a screening of MaxXandauX, a new documentary by Rachel Estrada that follows the singularly named Houston performance artist "Max." PHOTOS BY BILL OLIVE
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  • Saturday Afternoon at Winter Street Studios
    Winter Street Studios, home to some of Houston's best and most diverse artists, opened their doors to the public this past Saturday. Visitors were able to view the various works of art and chat with the artists themselves, while learning about different techniques and processes used by the...
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  • Gigantic Garbage Dams in Buffalo Bayou
    Spencer Langford paddles his canoe west from Eleanor Tinsley Park along his usual route through Buffalo Bayou. He tries to get on the water every day. A nature buff, he notes the different species of birds, fish, turtles and snakes. But as he nears Studemont, by the dog park, he stops at...
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  • Fried Chicken Throwdown at Beaver's
    Chefs from across the city took the gloves off at Beaver's on Monday night, competing in creative and classic categories that featured dishes like fried chicken pasta, chicken balantine and chicken ice cream. Read more and see the winners here. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • Best of Houston 2008
    A retrospective from the Houston Press Best of Houston 2008 Awards.
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  • Menu of Menus 2009
    A retrospective from the Houston Press Menu of Menus 2009 party.
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  • The Humble Oil Building's Humble Beginnings
    Chester E. Burdick, Jr. faithfully photographed progress on construction of the ultra-modern Humble Oil building, which today we know as the quaintly outdated ExxonMobil building. He also shot various other angles on Downtown Houston.
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  • Sengelmann Hall in Schulenburg
    If you feel like two-stepping away from Houston for a while, this past weekend Sengelmann Hall - a meticulously restored genuine 1890s dance-hall - reopened in Schulenburg, 90 miles west of Houston. Rocks Off's main man Nick DiFonzo stuck his head out of the cutout bin long enough to snap these...
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  • Houston in the Space Age: The 1960s In Photos
    When we wrote about the documentary being made about the Astrodome, we showed some pictures taken by Cecil E. Burdick, Jr. His son Josh has forwarded some more, offering a fascinating color look into Houston as it entered the Space Age.
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  • Saint Arnold's 15th Anniversary Party and Beer Olympics
    Houston's favorite microbrewery celebrated their 15th anniversary on Sunday, June 7, with a barbecue feast from Goode Co. BBQ, special brews on tap and the first annual Beer Olympics. Teams competed in keg rolls, two-story beer pours and beer pong, but only one team could win: Two Guys, One Cup...
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