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  • The Cosplay of PAX South 2015
    PAX, the popular gaming convention, came to Texas for the first time, holding PAX South 2015 in San Antonio. Chuck Cook Photography was on hand and shares some of the best costumes he saw during the event.
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  • The Vehicles of the 2015 Houston Auto Show
    Car fans got a look at Texas debuts, alternative energy vehicles and more as the Houston Auto Show set up show at the NRG Center. Among the bigger debuts was the Pagani Huayra, a custom built supercar with a price tag estimated at $1.9 million. PHOTOS BY DERREK BARLOW.
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  • The Suffers Celebrate Their New EP With a Sold Out Show
    To celebrate the release of their new EP Make Some Room, The Suffers have been doing what they do best: playing live. After a sold out show in Austin, The Suffers returned home for a sold out celebration at Fitzgerald's, featuring a cameo from the one and only Willie D. PHOTOS BY GREG NOIRE.
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  • The Funny People of the Come & Take It Comedy Takeover
    Another page was added to the history book of Houston comedy, as comedians from near and far took the stages of the Come & Take It Comedy Takeover. Held at Warehouse Live, the festival included such names as The Whitest Kids U' Know, Norm Macdonald and Maria Bamford. PHOTOS BY J TOVAR.
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  • Celebrating Houston Culture at Houston Press Artopia 2015
    It's one of our favorite events of the year, one that celebrates all facets of Houston culture: art, music, fashion and more. It's the Houston Press Artopia, taking place at Winter Street Studios, a celebration of the art scene in the city we call home. From awarding our MasterMinds to taking...
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  • The Dogs of the Johnny Steele Dog Park Grand Opening
    Buffalo Bayou has an "official" dog park, and pups from all over Houston came to check it out. The Johnny Steele Dog Park held a grand opening celebration, and while some may debate if a new dog park was necessary in the first place, it appears that the visitors on four legs had a great time....
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  • The 2015 Houston Press Artopia Preview Party
    With the 2015 Houston Press Artopia in the very near future (January 24), we here at the Houston Press thought it would be nice to help people get in the mood for the event with the Artopia Preview Party at 1919 Wine & Mixology. Tickets for Artopia are still available, but they're going fast....
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  • Main Kitchen: A Closer Look
    "Main Kitchen's executive chef, Erin Smith, is formerly of Plonk! Bistro as well as the Clumsy Butcher group, whose establishments include Anvil Bar & Refuge, The Hay Merchant and Blacksmith. She helped create the menus at each of those places. When she's present at Main Kitchen, the food is on...
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  • 2015 Oscar Best Picture Nominees
    Announced again in the pre-dawn hours in Los Angeles—this year by actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs—were the nominations of eight films out of a possible ten for the Best Picture Academy Award. Also announced on Thursday, January 15 were the nominees in 23 other...
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