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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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  • Super SWAT: Scenes from the 2012 SWAT Competition
    Hosted by the Dallas Police Department, at the Firearms Training Center, 3200 Mountain Creek Parkway in Dallas, 30 SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) groups from around the country converged to compete in a test of strength, will and the trigger over three days. Photographer Stephanie Embree...
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  • The Art at Spare Parts 2012
    Over in West Dallas the Fort Worth Avenue Development Group is shaking things up. They're negotiating bike lanes, sidewalk expansion and public art programs, like Mobius Bench, the cool new point of pedestrian respite sitting on the corner of Chicken Scratch's lot. To raise money for it all,...
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  • The Plano Balloon Hot Air Balloon Festival
    Celebrating 33 years of hot air ballooning, the Plano Hot Air Balloon festival spent the weekend Oak Point Park(September 21-23) sending humans into the sky. Photographer Mike Mezeul was on hand to capture the festival.
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  • Night Moves: Flirt the Night Away
    For this week's Night Moves, photographer Roderick Pullum captured the evenings at Thrive for their Lady in Red party, followed by a night of sexy class at Winston's Supperclub with DJ Inzo.(All photos by Roderick Pullum)See also: Night Moves: Temptation, AfterhoursPhotos 1-26: ThrivePhotos...
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