Six Events During February 1–8

Fri February 1, 2013 7:00 am
Kim Christensen
Throw your plans out the window. We scoured the state in search of the top events and offerings, from the honoring the death of rock legend Buddy Holly to Mardi Gras in Galveston and Fredericksburg. Here’s our super select guide to the things you absolutely can’t afford to miss.
[February 1–12]

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HOUSTON

Warred Out
Recent gun violence in the United States has distracted from the drug war in Mexico and on the border. But in “ Crónicas,” the new exhibition at Foto Fest, seven photographers, filmmakers, and printmakers whose families deal with the violence on a daily basis take the eye back to this brutal landscape. “It’s an alternative to what the mass media is putting out there,” said Jennifer Ward, the show’s curator. “There was recently a story about twelve bodies being found in a car. And that’s all we heard about. There

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