More Slideshows

  • Mucca Pazza at the Firebird, 5/22/10
    The many-member Chicago "circus punk marching band" somehow all fit on the modest Firebird stage on Saturday night. Locals Fattback and the Monads opened up the show. Photos by Jon Gitchoff.
    30 images
  • Human Chess Game at the Chess Club
    The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis hosted this human chess game on Friday, May 20, 2010, in advance of the final rounds of the national Chess Championships, May 22-25, 2010. Middle school students from Innovative Concept Academy, along with St. Louis Blues player Cam Janssen...
    30 images
  • St. Louis Summer Guide Slideshow
    Your guide to all things great during the glorious, sticky, sweaty summer months in St. Louis. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
    8 images
  • Kota Wood Fire Grill Ditches the Broadway Kitsch
    Smartly, Kota's menu and overall aesthetic are crafted to appeal to a broad (which is not to say generic) audience rather than strictly a theatergoing one. The décor ditches the Broadway kitsch of previous inhabitants for a clean, colorful design that mostly relies on the view from the windows o...
    16 images
  • Graffiti "Ink Off" at 2720 Cherokee
    A dozen graffiti artists went head-to-head for a $1,500 prize in the R-Sole "Ink Off" at 2720 Cherokee on Saturday, May 15, 2010. The contest was sort of like an NCAA Tournament of street art -- each artist was given an 8' x 8'canvas and a 90 minutes to create something better (in the eyes of...
    35 images
  • Show-Me Burlesque at Off Broadway
    "Naughty Fairytales," the final show of the weekend-long, first-ever Show-Me Burlesque festival in St. Louis, went down on Saturday night, May 15, 2010 at Off Broadway. Photos by Crystal Rolfe.
    38 images
  • KDHX Midwest Mayhem at the City Museum
    Beer, burlesque, music and more beer. The annual party for members and supporters of KDHX (88.1 FM) community radio gathered at the City Museum downtown to celebrate the station and raise money for it. Photos by Lee "White Light" Harris.
    32 images
  • BitterSweet Bakery is True to Its Name
    BitterSweet Bakery, a new Benton Park bakery, is as intriguing as any restaurant that has opened in town in the past year -- and as deserving of our attention. Continue reading Ian Froeb's review of Bittersweet Bakery. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
    24 images
  • My Gold Mask at the Gramophone, 5/8/10
    Chicago duo My Gold Mask played the Gramophone on May 8, 2010, invited by regular nightlife party London Calling. Photos by Lee "White Light" Harris.
    24 images
  • Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street
    The 2010 version of Cinco de Mayo actually fell on Saturday, May 8, but people still crowded Cherokee Street for music, food, a mechanical bull, dancing and a parade. Photos by Nick Schnelle and Keegan Hamilton.
    50 images
  • Pins & Needles Fashion Show at REO Lofts
    Designers including TrashBiscuit, Jennifer Neal, Conjetta, Evil Kitty and Me Against the World showed off styles at the REO Lofts in Midtown on Friday, May 7, 2010. Photos by Lee "White Light" Harris.
    49 images
  • Frightened Rabbit at the Old Rock House, 5/7/10
    After a week in which Nashville flooded, Greece burned, the stock market freaked, and Times Square was nearly blown up, we could all be forgiven for feeling like frightened rabbits. The fearless, if-not-quite peerless, Scottish rock band, led by supremely unpretentious and sweat-drenched singer...
    27 images