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  • July in Observer Photos
    July was, quite simply, DOMA month here at the Observer, and while it was mostly a celebration of local music, it had plenty to offer fans of Martellus Bennett and/or self-inflicted injuries. Add lingerie football and burlesque, plus skating, grinding and cheese grating, and you've got yourself...
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  • Night Moves: Kick Off Your Shoes
    Our nightlife crew began their weekend with the Kixpo pre-party at the Lounge on Elm Street Friday night, where DJs Sober and A1, plus Jabee and Playdough spun for the shoe-loving crowd. Saturday night, though, the shoes came off as New York DJ Tim Sweeney spun along with Redeye, James Warren...
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  • Scenes From Kixpo 2009
    Kixpo 2009 celebrated the best in sneakers and streetwear at Life in Deep Ellum Saturday, July 25. Photos by Ray and Peter Lek.
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  • Tryouts for Next Season's Mavericks Dancers
    The Mavericks Dancers held auditions for next season's team this weekend, including this final round Sunday afternoon at Elevation Fitness downtown. Dozens of dancers waited in the gym for their chance to impress judges with the a quick routine. Read more on Unfair Park. Photos by Patrick Michels.
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  • Monty Python Madness in Grapevine
    Grapevine's annual Monty Python Madness Charity Festival included a silly walk down Main Street from the railroad station and a costume contest. Sunday's events included a Spam cooking contest. Photos by Danny Hurley.
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  • 2009 Dallas Observer Music Awards Ceremony
    The DOMAs turned 21 this year, with a house party-themed ceremony at the Granada Theater Tuesday night, July 21. Mike Modano, Willa Ford, Martellus Bennett and Joey Greco handed out the awards onstage, and the punk acts gave everyone an excuse to tear the couches apart. Photos by Patrick Michels.
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  • Web Extra: DOMA Portrait Shoot
    More party pics from the DOMAs' 21st birthday bash at the Annex House, featuring this year's music awards nominees. All photos by Allison V. Smith.
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  • Dish Extra: Rathbun's Blue Plate Kitchen
    More photos from Rathbun's Blue Plate Kitchen, the subject of this week's Dish column. Photos by Sara Kerens.
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  • Night Moves: Who Do You Love?
    Austin's DJ Chicken George spun at Suite Basement Friday night, July 17. Saturday night after the DOMA showcase, DJ Nick Le Shade & DJ Hooligan spun at Shade, and from there our nightlife crew roamed over to Fallout Lounge for Hot Flash! where six DJs spun in a small, action-packed setting....
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  • Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase Night
    The DOMA showcase took over six Lower Greenville clubs Saturday night, July 18, to spotlight the best of the local music scene, including plenty of contenders for this year's music awards.
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  • Atomic Frolic Burlesque Revue at the Lakewood Theater
    Atomic Frolic, billed as "a night of booze, babes and burlesque," featured Kitten DeVille, Miss Exotic World 2002, La Divina and more dancers, plus music by Ricki Derek at its Sunday night, July 19, show at the Lakewood Theater. Photos by Danny Hurley.
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  • Aerosmith at Center
    Aerosmith played to a packed house at the Center in Fair Park, Sunday night, July 19. Photos by Patrick Michels.
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