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  • Best Observer Covers 0f 2008
    Each week, our art director Alexander Flores designs a new cover image for the paper, nurturing each concept until it's ready to set free in the city. In a way, each one is like a child -- so naturally, we asked him to pick his favorites. Here are Flores's top 10 cover images of 2008, plus 10...
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  • Unsilent Night at the Plano Centre
    The Plano Centre hosted the second Unsilent Night Festival Sunday, December 28, for a little post-holiday noise-making, headlined by Forever the Sickest Kids and Scary Kids Scaring Kids.
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  • Night Moves: Bunny Ears and Groping Between Friends at Fallout and Zubar
    Keith P and Blake Ward spun at Fallout Saturday, and Zubar hosted the Orchid Bar Five-Year reunion party. Photos by Ray and Peter Lek.
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  • Night Moves: Christmas at Green Elephant
    Christmas at the Green Elephant, with Acid & Tribal music versus Psytrance music. Photos by Ray and Peter Lek.
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  • Night Moves: The Year in Club Photos
    OK, well it's more like three months -- but since the Lek Brothers began covering the club scene for us, Dallas nightlife just hasn't looked the same. We're also including other standout shots from other nightlife galleries this year.
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  • Night Moves: 11:36 at Zubar
    The Lek Brothers headed to Zubar Saturday night, December 20, and caught photos of the crowds who turned up for DJ Love, who spun in the front room, and Redeye, Kelle Marie and James Warren in the back.
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  • The Year in Photos: 2008
    Step into the wayback machine for a look back at the year's top news, as seen through Observer photographs.
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  • The Best Off-the-Radar Music Festivals
    With Coachella next week, the summer music festival season is officially beginning. And for outdoor live music, this country offers a lot more than just sweaty hipsters in Southern California. There are sweaty metalheads in Maryland, sweaty EDM dancers in Las Vegas and sweaty reggae lovers in...
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  • Lil Wayne at the American Airlines Center
    Lil Wayne impressed the crowd at the AAC by showing up Friday night, December 19 -- and the pyro effects didn't hurt, either. After you check out the photos, you can read our review here. Photos by Caity Colvard.
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  • Top Concert Photos of 2008
    A look back at the best concerts of the year we covered on
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  • White Rock Marathon
    The White Rock Marathon course ran a loop from the American Airlines Center, out to the lake and back to the AAC Sunday, December 14. Photos by Dylan Hollingsworth.
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  • Polyphonic Spree at the Granada
    The Polyphonic Spree played a pair of shows at the Granada Theater on December 13, including this one Saturday night. Photos by Brian Harkin.
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