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  • Kentucky Derby Hat Contest at Sam Houston Race Park
    Houston's haberdashers were put to good use on Saturday as the 135th Running of the Kentucky Derby was celebrated at with mint juleps, silver cups and a hat contest with a $500 grand prize.
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  • 12:30 a.m. at Anvil Bar & Refuge
    The newest hot spot in Montrose, the bartenders at Anvil Bar & Refuge on Westheimer were slinging their old-school libations late into the night.
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  • 11:20 p.m. at Rare Bar
    The Heights-area bar on Durham was already pulsing by 11:20 p.m. on Saturday night.
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  • Yelawolf, Wu Tang, Erykah Badu play VVM SXSW Party
    Village Voice Media brought Wu Tang, Erykah Badu, Fishbone, Yelawolf, Wild Flag, Times New Viking and more to the Austin Music Hall during SXSW in Austin, TX. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on March 17, 2011
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  • Album Covers That Smell Like Pork
    In our search for pig-centered songs Wednesday, we found that the little porkers have a bigger role as musical thematic material than we had ever dared dream. Here, then, are some swine-happy album covers for you to enjoy, assuming you have Internet access in your flu-proof bunker.
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  • Sunday Evening at iFest
    The last day of iFest this past weekend saw huge crowds, belly dancers, the Blarney Stone, hot beef sundaes, zydeco bands and fried Oreos. If only every weekend could be iFest.
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  • Month In Photos: April 2009
    Wrestlemania and iFest, Morrissey and Nickelback. April was a study in contrasts. Formerly ultra-patriotic conservatives threw a tea party protesting the government, the Easter Bunny spent the holiday partying on Montrose, and Jesus himself had a 666 cake at his birthday party. You couldn't...
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  • Really Bad Buzz-Rock Album Covers
    We're so stoked about Creed reuniting and coming to Houston in September we can hardly contain ourselves. The more we gazed longingly at the cover of Human Clay, the more it inspired us to put together a slideshow of other buzz-killing graphics from heavily tattooed bands who once shared their...
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  • Saturday Afternoon at iFest
    A slight drizzle didn't keep the crowds away from the second weekend of iFest or the rivers of Irish beer.
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  • Johnny Romano Skate Park Christening in Galveston
    Saturday afternoon, only two days after what would have been his 11th birthday, Menard Park in Galveston was renamed in honor of Johnny Romano. The young skateboarder passed away last September after a prolonged battle with leukemia and was a popular, compelling figure in the local and...
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  • The Lovely Canals of Houston
    One of the nice things about Houston is that every time it rains for more than two days straight, the whole city takes on the exotic feel of a foreign locale. Venice, to be exact. Keep posting your flood pics to the Houston Press Flickr group!
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  • 10:00 p.m. at Clown Town
    The Catastrophic Theatre held its annual Clown Town fundraiser Saturday night at Last Concert Cafe and the entire block surrounding the restaurant. The result was an insane clown posse playing bingo, wrestling in pudding, making the world's largest balloon animal and trying to fit as many of...
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