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  • Scenes from the Lone Star Beards and Moustache Contest
    Dallas' best facial hair was on display this weekend at the Texas Theatre, which held the inaugural Lonestar Moustache and Beard contest. Awards were given to the best freestyle beards, fake moustaches, best fake beards (both women and men), best partial beard, side burns / chops and more....
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  • The Foods of the Greek Festival in Dallas
    Juicy gyros in creamy sauces, and filo dough desserts drenched in honey were the focus of the 56th Annual Greek Food Festival in Dallas this late September weekend. Photographer Danny Hurley was on hand to capture the food.See also: Our 100 Favorite Dishes in Dallas
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  • The Velvet Masquerade Ball at Zouk
    Masks were provided at the door for Zouk on Saturday, September 30, where the nightlife industry partied in stylish fashion for the Velvet Masquerade Ball. DJ provided the sounds, and photographer Roderick Pullum was on hand to capture the night. See also: Night Moves: Killing All Original Sounds
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  • Florence and the Machine and The Fans in Dallas
    Happiness hit fans, perhaps not unlike a bullet to the head, on Sunday October 1 at Dallas' Gexa Energy Pavilion, where Florence and the Machine brought her epic pop. Photographer Rachel Parker was on hand to capture the evening with opener The Maccabes.See also: The Five Best Shows in Dallas...
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  • The State Fair of Texas 2012 Opening Day Parade
    You can sense it--the crunch through the corny dog skin, the bubbling fryer liquid, the warm nights at Fair Park--Fried Christmas is here. It's the State Fair of Texas, the largest running state fair in the country. This year, photographer Jay Barker brings along photos from Day One's parade...
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  • Night Moves: Killing All Original Sounds
    For Friday's night moves, photographer Roderick Pullum caught El Paso based DJ/Drummer duo K.A.O.S. (Killing All Original Sounds)live at Plush.See also: Night Moves: Burlesque, Fire Breathers at Primebar
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  • Night Moves: Burlesque, Fire Breathers at Primebar
    It was a wild night at Primebar for their one-year anniversary celebration. The party included a burlesque performance, an aerial silk show, fire-breathers and a packed house full of Uptowners. Sounds were provided by DJ Wiki.26 Awesome Photos from September 2012 (NSFW)
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  • 26 Awesome Photos from September 2012 (NSFW)
    What began with a climaxing, scorching summer ended with the cool evenings at the Chinese Lantern Festival at the State Fair. This is the month in Dallas Observer photos from our excellent contributing photographers. See more stories like this on
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  • The Fans of Animal Collective
    Fresh of the release of their Human Centipede-inspired Centipede HZ, Animal Collective brought their vivid tour to the House of Blues in Dallas on September 27. Photographer Stephanie Embree was on hand to capture the fans.Read more on concerts in Dallas on DC9 at Night
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  • The Amazing Chinese Lantern Festival
    The Chinese Lantern Festival makes its Southwest debut this year at the Lagoon at Fair Park during the State Fair of Texas. There will be an "110-yard-long, larger-than-life dragon made from 15,000 porcelain dishes tied together by hand," among other massive lanterns, emblazoning the night sky...
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  • Our 100 Favorite Dishes in Dallas
    For the last few months, we've been counting off our 100 favorite dishes in Dallas leading up to the Best of Dallas issue. Well, here we are. At the end of all things. Food Critic Scott Reitz comes to you with the complete list, and a distended belly. See the full issue: The Best of Dallas:...
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  • Night Moves: 2 Chainz After-Party with Play N' Skillz
    Five Reasons Why 2 Chainz Should Make A Presidential BidThe Foundation Room at the House of Blues hosted an after-party for 2 Chainz, with DJ work by Play N' Skillz on September 25 (hosted by PartyChaser). Photographer Roderick Pullum was on hand, and moved over to Wish. There, DJ King James on...
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