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Let the cleansing begin

Let the cleansing begin

I left my toxins in Sparkling Hill, Vernon, B.C. I've been stroked, prodded, heated, chilled, immersed, exfoliated, contorted, creamed, steamed and hydrated

Dino DiNicolo chooses to stay a positive force

- Dino DiNicolo hosting Jam Night at the Rusty Gull, Thursday, Aug. 25. DINO DiNicolo is a one-man show, and he likes it that way.

Lover's story falls apart

- One Day. Directed by Lone Scherfig. Starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess. Rating: 6 (out of 10) SOULMATES don't always find their way. Sometimes it takes years, and decades peppered with poor decisions and the wrong people.

Elvis gets his due in rockabilly history

- Rockabilly. Edited by Michael Dregni. Voyageur Press, 230 pages, $33. The '50s saw an explosion of music as youth found their own voice. That voice turned into screams as fans became more passionate in support of the new rockabilly sound.

Museums dot the Houston landscape

Two dramatic examples of Edmontosaurus stare down at us one adult and one juvenile.

Rave On taps into the myth

- Rave On Buddy Holly - Various Artists (Fantasy Records) Rating: 7 (out of 10) Rave On Buddy Holly, released on the eve of what would have been the late legend's 75th birthday in September, features 19 covers of his classic songs by a diverse range
Ximena Sariñana makes her English-language debut with new album

Ximena Sariñana makes her English-language debut with new album

- Ximena Sariñana performing with Sia and Oh Land at the Commodore Ballroom tonight, Tickets $26.50. Doors 8 p.m. Show 9: 30 p.m.
Ninfa's put fajitas on the map

Ninfa's put fajitas on the map

East end restaurant the place to go in Houston

Pack your snorkel and spacesuit

ARE the kids complaining that they never get to go on inter-galactic holidays? Maybe they'd like to make friends with a certain red-headed mermaid? Either way, Disneyland Resort in Anaheim has the ticket to new adventures.
Free Maui

Free Maui

Supercharge holiday without breaking the bank