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  • Undy 5000 Race at White Rock Lake
    The Undy 5000, a 5K footrace sponsored by the Colon Cancer Alliance, drew hundreds of runners to White Rock Lake Saturday morning, November 1, 2008. Some ran to celebrate their own recovery from colon cancer, some to honor a friend or loved one, and some were just glad to have an excuse to run...
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  • 2010 NBA All-Star Game Announcement
    The best and brightest in Dallas sports and politics kicked off the Mavericks season Thursday night, with the "surprise" announcement that the team will host the 2010 N.B.A. All-Star Game. The ceremony was held in front of the American Airlines Center, but the game will be played in the...
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  • Dead Kennedys Rock Against Regan in 1984
    For two decades we had been unfairly burdened with the horrible memory of what happened that November morning in 1963. Twenty-one years later, a punk rock band called the Dead Kennedys was coming to town to lead a political protest rally only a few blocks from JFK was assassinated. Read more...
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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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