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  • Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism
    Professional and novice artists alike focused their talents on beautifying South Grand businesses on November 25, 2014. The community had endured destruction or vandalism in the hours after the grand jury declared that it would not indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting...
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  • Demonstrators Protest in Downtown St. Louis, Close I-70
    Reaction to the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson hasn't been confined to Ferguson itself. On November 25, 2014, demonstrators took to the streets of downtown St. Louis to protest the decision, ultimately making their way to I-70 near the Edward Jones Dome and...
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  • Grapeseed Brings Seasonal Cuisine to Southampton
    Grapeseed, the most recent addition to Southampton's revitalized business district, is at its best when dealing in seasonal, classic American cuisine. Chef/owner Ben Anderson worked with Bill Cardwell, whose influence can be felt throughout. Order the smoked-turkey nachos: They're destined to...
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  • Run the Jewels Talks Ferguson at the Ready Room
    Hip-hop duo Run the Jewels gave a passionate performance at the Ready Room on November 24, 2014. Taking the stage shortly after St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced that Ferguson officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for fatally shooting Michael Brown, RTJ's Killer Mike...
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  • More Scenes from Ferguson after Grand Jury Decision
    As November 24 yielded to November 25, 2014, tensions continued to rise in Ferguson, with many businesses in the area going up in flames. Police and protester relations grew more pointed, and the lighted "Season's Greetings" sign over W. Florissant Avenue served as a bitter reminder that the...
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  • Crowds in Clayton React to Grand Jury Decision
    Inside the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in downtown Clayton, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch read the grand jury's decision that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not face charges after his August 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Outside, a small crowd of citizens reacted...
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  • Scenes from Shaw after the Darren Wilson/Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision
    A crowd gathered near MoKaBe's Coffeehouse on South Grand Boulevard on November 24, 2014, to await the grand jury's decision about Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's actions and intent in his fatal shooting of Michael Brown on August 9. Upon learning that Wilson would not be charged, the...
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  • Anguish, Arson and Tear Gas in Ferguson after Grand Jury Decision
    Tensions were high on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, where thousands gathered near the town's police department to find out if the grand jury would indict officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting Michael Brown on Canfield Drive on August 9. Upon hearing that there would be no...
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  • Inside the Year's End Ball for Anime St. Louis
    One of St. Louis' foremost anime and cosplay groups got a jump on celebrating 2014 in style. The inaugural Year's End Ball, held November 22, 2014, at the Gateway Center in Collinsville, gathered more than 100 anime appreciators for an evening of food, fun and philanthropy. As part of the...
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  • Randy Dandies Serve Up Sci-Fi Burlesque (NSFW)
    Sci-fi sauciness was the theme of the night when the Randy Dandies presented "Serentitty" on November 22, 2014, at the Ready Room. With a central story built around Joss Whedon's Firefly and Serenity, the burlesque troupe also nodded to Futurama, Spaceballs, Star Trek, Star Wars and other...
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  • Kentucky Knife Fight's Farewell Show at Off Broadway
    After nearly a decade of blending folk, Americana, blues, rock, garage and a smorgasbord of other musical genres, St. Louis' own Kentucky Knife Fight played its final show November 22, 2014, at Off Broadway. The farewell show came on the heels of the band's latest album Hush Hush. Kentucky...
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  • Shaggy at the Ready Room
    Shaggy brought his thrust-inducing Jamaican-fusion sounds to the Ready Room on November 19, 2014, but not without a hiccup. RFT photographer Micah Usher reports that Shaggy's tour bus broke down en route to the show, slightly delaying things and sending some anxious fans to the nearby Taháa...
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