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  • A Look Back: October in Observer Photos
    We kicked off the month with visits from Sarah Palin and King Tut (well, some of his stuff, anyway), took you behind the scenes with the Mavericks dancers, and behind the shuttered doors of downtown's abandoned buildings. We got a look at Bill Clinton's charms, Dirk Nowitzki's Guitar Hero chops...
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  • "Pin Up" Burlesque Show at Wish Ultra Lounge
    Wish Ultra Lounge on Knox Street had some special guests last Friday, with the Ruby Revue Troupe's burlesque dancers performing to a couple of songs. Hollywood's DJ Cobra was spinning the tracks. The night was titled "Pin Up: An Exhibition of Stunning Beauty and Graceful Skill." You decide....
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  • TV on the Radio at the Lakewood Theater
    TV on the Radio and the Dirtbombs play the Lakewood Theater, Tuesday, October 28, 2008. Photos by Dylan Hollingsworth.
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  • 12:58 at Lizard Lounge with Moby
    Moby headlined a slew of DJ sets at the Lizard Lounge Saturday night, a chance for partiers to break out their Halloween costumes a weekend early. Photos by Ray and Peter Lek.
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  • 11:04 at the Lounge on Elm Street
    The Chinese Stars play at The Lounge on Elm Friday night, presented by Parade of Flesh with opening acts Cosmic Cocks (Joel Martinez and Matt Thompson), and Darktown Strutters and El Paso Hot Button. Photos by Ray and Peter Lek.
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  • Giant Beach Balls Roll Through Downtown Dallas
    In a Guinness World Record-setting stunt, 35-foot-diameter beach balls were inflated and rolled around downtown Dallas October 25 and 26, as part of a promotion for Carnival Cruise Lines.
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  • Star Wars Fan Days with Bruce Campbell in Plano
    Bruce Campbell spoke, and some original Star Wars actors turned up for the Star Wars Fan Days and Sci-Fi Expo at the Plano Convention Center, Saturday, October 25, 2008.
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  • The Maxim Super Bowl Party at Fair Park With Wyclef Jean
    Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders and Maxim "Hometown Hotties" joined celebrities like Olivia Munn, Pauly D, Guy Fieri, and the great Kevin Sorbo at Fair Park's Centennial Hall on Saturday Night, February 5th for Maxim Party, powered by Motorola XOOM. Wyclef Jean played the event with Jason Derulo....
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  • Dirk Nowitzki at Guitar Hero World Tour Debut
    Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki was one of the first to try out the new edition of the rock video game Guitar Hero World Tour. Accompanied by Mavericks dancers and the Mavericks ManiAACs cheerleaders, Nowitzki did a yeoman's job playing Nirvana's "About A Girl" for a crowd in front of the...
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  • "The F Word" by The Fashion Society
    Each Thursday night, The Fashion Society hosts "The F Word," a cancer research benefit and fashion showcase for designers including BCBG, Roberto Cavalli, Ketsanam and Oscar Fierro. Photos by Courtney Clenney.
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  • Ben Folds at the Palladium Ballroom
    Ben Folds packed the Palladium Ballroom with loyal devotees Thursday night, with a set that drew heavily from his new album, and a few fake songs inspired by the real songs' titles. Folds said the fakes had been hastily recorded in Dublin one day, and leaked onto the Internet as decoys....
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  • Butthole Surfers at the Granada Theater
    Featuring the classic lineup of Gibby Haynes, Paul Leary, Jeff Pinkus and dual drummers Jeff King Coffey and Teresa Taylor, the legendary art punks played to a packed house at the Granada Theater, Wednesday, October 22. Photographs by Hal Samples.
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