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Miyavi performs at House of Blues this weekend. And if the Internet videos are anything close to what the Dallas show's going to be like, bring your fangirl-scream-canceling headphones. Miyavi is a J-rock (Japanese rock) artist participating in the Visual Kei movement (which basically means he looks like Gwen Stefani and her harajuku girls had a glam baby). No promises on the music being any good, but it'll definitely be a "What the H just happened here?" YouTube-able performance. At 8 p.m. Saturday, see the visual spectacle that is Miyavi: Neo Tokyo Samurai on 2010 Black World Tour at the House of Blues, 2200 N. Lamar St. Tickets are $22.50 to $45 depending on how close you want to be to his much-better-than-Bret-Michaels' extensions. Call 214-978-BLUE or visit houseofblues.com.
Sat., July 3, 2010
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Alice Laussade writes about food, kids, music, and anything else she finds to be completely ridiculous. She created and hosts the Dallas event, Meat Fight, which is a barbecue competition and fundraiser that benefits the National MS Society. Last year, the event raised $100,000 for people living with MS, and 750 people could be seen shoving sausage links into their faces. And one time, she won a James Beard Award for Humor in Writing. That was pretty cool.
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